Why is French flag, blue, white and red?

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The three coloured French Flag was born with the Revolution. Prior to that the royal flag was white.

At the storming of the Bastille, the revolutionaries wore the blue and red colours of Paris in a cockade on their hats.

These colours were combined to unite the Old France represented by the white with the New France represented by the blue and red. In his memoires, La Fayette ...

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