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L'Entente Cordiale (agreement signed on 8 April 1904 between the United Kingdom and the French Republic) inspirated drawings like these, mostly with Marianne (France) and Britannia (UK) .

But sometimes it was Marianne with John Bull (snarking Prussian Emperor on the original second illustration, that was one of the main agreement reasons at first).


Edit : and I could add a few!

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France was always a freakin' girl, even in royal days before Marianne's apparition.No difference between government and people, like Britannia and John Bull.Marianne is both.Her male counterpart, Jacques Bonhomme, once existed but soon forgotten.

And that's why it was always pictured as a lady.I was quite surprised when I discovered that France was male in Hetalia, but it's a bishonen ghetto after all.

I support Fruk, being an history nerd and an anglophile french.Just imagine the same with Arthur and Fem!Francis (Françoise, in Nyotalia.I've told you France is supposed to be female.)....Well it last since more than a century....
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LexaWard Featured By Owner Apr 2, 2012
I support FrUK for the main reason of their history so when I see this I instantly love it! XD
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windalchemist001 Featured By Owner Jan 13, 2012
i see france and england as a switching pair. though to be honest i do kind of prufer france toping*shifty eyes* but to me as long as their together and then it really doesn't matter cause their one good looking pair. now if only they where real
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francerules Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2011  Student General Artist
I like Fem!France more then Francis.
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Kaffeteria Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2011
Amen.
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darkangel160 Featured By Owner Oct 18, 2011
I imagine these two coexist in the Hetalia Universe and act as a sort of aunt or uncle figure to Francis and Arthur.
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Lady--knight Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
John and Marianne? Well they're the exemple to follow....^_^
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GoldenGirl954 Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Whohooo! :w00t:
Even before Hetalia I'd always picture the countries England and France as fighting lovers
(I'm a big history geek too)
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Lady--knight Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Professional Digital Artist
A kind of "Belligerent Sexual Tension",I think [link]
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Kaveirya Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011
Tellement vrai XD

L'Angleterre et la France ont une histoire qui dure depuis plus de 1000 ans, avec toutes les anecdotes, rivalités, guerres, invasions, découvertes, etc....

Avec une dispute d'héritage (qui mena à la guerre de Cent Ans), un PACS (l'Entente Cordiale), deux demandes en mariage (1940 et 1962), et des disputes de famille régulière (avec l'UE, les USA...)

Comment ne pas soutenir le FrUk après ça XD?
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ninjagirlninjagirl Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
same here, i can go either way... :D
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NilaWolfYuki Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2011  Hobbyist General Artist
meh FrUk USUK I'm fine with both |D
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