Fun Fact: The Embarrassing Death of French President Felix Faure

When French president Felix Faure died, it was caused by a seizure while he was having relations with a mistress named Marguerite Steinheil.

Fun Fact: Card Deck Size

The amount of cards in a deck of playing cards varied over the centuries. They were usually even numbers like 24, 36, 40, and 48. But it seems that France solidified the usage of a 52 card deck.

Fun Fact: The Only Monarch To Serve Longer than Elizabeth II

Louis XIV of France served longer than any other monarch in history. Beating the British queen by about two years. He did have a head start as he became king when he was just 5 years old while Elizabeth was an adult when she took the role.