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Series “Press Archives tell our story”
In partnership with the press website of the Bibliothèque nationale de France, Retronews.

Logo du site de presse de la Bibliothèque nationale de France, BNF, montage avec titres de presse

Logo of the BNF press website, Retronews


The video series “Press archives tell our story” is the result of collaboration between the Archives & History department of BNP Paribas and Retronews-BNF, the team at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France dedicated to promoting a collection of press titles published between 1636 and 1950. Five episodes based on archive images highlight the key moments in the history of BNP Paribas’ forerunners. Origins of the Group, internationalisation of its activities, financing of the economy… (Re)discover our history through the eyes of the press.

Press archives tell our story

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Landmark buildings

Did you know that the buildings where BNP Paribas teams work are full of history? By turns they have seen important persons, have been witnesses of major historic and economic events, stamped milestones of the architectural history or housed prestigious art collections. From the civil wedding of Napoléon at 3 rue d'Antin in Paris to the prestigious artists of the 14 rue Bergère in Paris, enter BNP Paribas Group architectural heritage backstage.  
Bâtiments remarquables

Bâtiments remarquables

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    Well of History

    Since 1822, history has made us a key player and a witness of transformations taking place in society and economy in Europe and around the world. We invite you to share in our story and explore our archives to learn more about our constantly changing world.
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    of BNP Paribas