When did France declare independence?
France has no official date of independence, but there are some important landmarks in the development of the country. On August 10, 843 CE, Western Francia was established from the division of the Carolingian Empire. On July 14, 1789, the French monarchy was overthrown--this day is commemorated every year on Bastille Day, the most similar holiday to an independence day. On September, 22 1792, the First French Republic was founded). On October 4, 1958 the Fifth French Republic, the current system of government, was established.