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  • Chief Rabbis of Paris

    ENNERY, MARCHAND French rabbi; brother of Jonas Ennery; born at Nancy 1792; died at Paris Aug. 21, 1852; studied Talmud under Baruch Guggenheim and at the rabbinical school of Herz Scheuer, in Mayence. He went to Paris, became teacher in the family of a wealthy coreligionist, and in 1819 was appointed director of the new Jewish school at Nancy. At this time he published his Hebrew-French lexi...

  • Cimetière du Père-Lachaise ◦ Paris ◦ France

    —WORK-in-PROGRESS—collegae BIENVENUE!—2013-jul-04-do-05:32—jMVu— Le cimetière du Père-Lachaise doit son nom à François d'Aix de La Chaize , plus connu comme le père Lachaise qui, en ce lieu, possédait une maison de campagne en dehors des murs de Paris (du 17ème siècle). Cimetière du Pè...

  • The Profanation at Saint Denis (1793)

    La Profanation de Saint-Denis (1793) WORK IN PROGRESS . After the French Revolution (1789), and during Robespierre's Reign of Terror (1793-1794), the French National Convention ordains the exhumation and destruction of all royal tombs. In October 1793, the profanation of the tombs at the Basilica of Saint Denis is executed. This basilica has been the necropolis for the kings and queens of...

  • List of the 72 names on the Eiffel Tower

    This project identifies the 72 people engraved on the Eiffel Tower. Overview On the Eiffel Tower, seventy-two names of French scientists, engineers and some other notable people are engraved in recognition of their contributions. This is according to the design by Gustave Eiffel. The engravings are found on the sides of the tower under the first balcony. The engraving was painted over...

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  • Musée du Louvre ‧ Paris ‧ France

    Musée du Louvre ‧ Paris ‧ France Ⓥlemish 21x - Ⓢpanish 14x- Francisco de GOYA Y LUCIENTES The Countess del Carpio, Marquesa de La Solana 1794-95 Ⓕrench 81x - Jean-Antoine WATTEAU (Valenciennes 1684- Nogent/Marne, 1721 Eugène DELACROIX (Charenton-Saint-Maurice 1798 – Paris, 1863) Fouquet Poussin Le Brun...