Corentin Cariou is a name of a metro station in Paris.
The station was called until 1946, Pont de Flandre. It took the name of a bridge which spans the Canal de Saint-Denis leading the Rue de Flandre, the main street of the commune of La Villette, to the Porte de La Villette.
It is named after Corentin Cariou (1898-1942) a Brittany born man, who was a member of the municipal council of the XIX arrondissement of Paris.
He was shot by the Nazis as a hostage during World War II. [More ...]
The Flower Dock
The flower dock was named after the flower market created in 1808 that is nearby and close to Notre-Dame de Paris. This wharf took the name of the market. He was successively called the Quai Napoleon in 1804, the city Quai in 1816 and again in 1834 the Quai Napoleon. It is located in the 4th arrondissement. [More ...]
Rue De Tour Des Dames
The tower of the ladies Street is located in the IXe arrondissement.
It owes its name to the presence, between the 14th and the 19th century, of a mill in the form of aTower. It depended on the Abbey of Montmartre ladies. [More ...]
ROMAIN GARY Au Musée des Lettres et Manuscrits
Roman Kacew was born in Vilnius in Lithuania on May 21, 1914.
He was the son of actor Ivan Mozzhukhin and Mina Owczynska. With his mother, both departed into exile in Russia and Ukraine from 1915 to 1921. Then, on August 23, 1928, Mina and Roman emigrated to France and settled in Nice. Roman there attended the Lycée Massena and passed his Bachelor's degree in 1933. He began writing at the age of 17. After obtaining his French nationality on July 5, 1935, he decided to turn to the air in 1937 and launched into a military preparation before doing his military service in the air force. [More ...]
Adjacent to the Palace of the Senate, with its 23 hectares of greenery garden, the Luxemburg Garden is a true garden in the French style. One can spend hours to relax in a quiet location and in a pleasant and peaceful setting and surrounding. One can also read or simply admire nature. [More ...]