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The French Flag or Le drapeau tricolour is a proud symbol of France.
Through some misunderstanding, he reported on his return that the count had accepted all the terms offered, including the retention of the tricolour flag; and the count published a formal denial.
The drapeau tricolour was adopted officially on February 15 1794.
Prior to the adoption of the tricolour many other flags were used in France.
The tricolour which floated triumphantly over all the strongholds of Italy early in the year, at its close waved only over Genoa, wher Massna prepared for a stubborn defence.