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Académie française

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  1. pre-eminent French learned body on matters pertaining to the French language, officially established in 1635

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  2. is the pre-eminent French learned body on matters pertaining to the French language

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  3. The Académie was officially established in 1635 by Cardinal Richelieu, the chief minister to King Louis XIII

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  4. Suppressed in 1793 during the French Revolution, it was restored in 1803 by Napoleon Bonaparte (the Académie considers itself to have been suspended, not suppressed, during the revolution)

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  5. the oldest of the five académies of the Institut de France

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