|Nickname||Le drapeau tricolore ("French Tricolor")|
|Designers||Gilbert du Motier (popularly known as 'Lafayette') and Jacques-Louis David|
|Adopted||15 February 1794|
|Design||A vertical tricolour of blue, white, and red|
Flag of France
The National Flag of the France consists of three equal vertical bands of blue (hoist side), white, and red. The dynastic colour of Bourbons, white, was put between blue and red, the traditional colours of Paris, to make the vertical tricolor. The Red-White-Blue Tricolor flag, adopted in 1790. A modified design of Blue-White-Red Tricolor by Jacques-Louis David was adopted in 1794.