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Sunday 21 December 2014

Discover saint-ouen - History

The origins of Saint-Ouen go back to the 7th century, a place which later will be highly prized by nobles and kings.
In 1814, Louis XVIII signed the déclaration of Saint-Ouen.
During the 19th century, the small village was transformed quickly into an industrial town.

The origin of Saint-Ouen - History

Saint-Ouen owes its name to Audoenus Dado, bishop of Rouen and also one-time chancellor of king Dago...

The time of kings - History

Saint-Ouen came to be much prized as a place to stay by the royal family and the nobility after Char...

The Declaration of Saint-Ouen - History

In 1814, after the abdication of Napoleon I, Louis XVIII returned from exile and stayed in Saint-Oue...

A village became an industrial city - History

In 1830, on the initiative of the banker Ardoin, a port and docks were built on the canal in the sty...

Archives and heritage - History

The Archives-Documentation–Heritage department is housed in the Persépolis multimedia centre. The A...

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