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R.I.Père Lachaise

Autumn is a beautiful time to visit Père Lachaise, Paris’s most famous cemetery, and also the world’s most visited. PERE FRANCOIS DE LA CHAISEThis 110 acre necropolis, established by Napoleon and named after the Jesuit priest Père François de la Chaise (the personal confessor of Louis XIV), is the resting place of numerous famous and extraordinary… Read More R.I.Père Lachaise

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72 Rue de Belleville, Paris: Edith Piaf’s Birthplace

“On the front steps of this house was born on December 19, 1915 in stark poverty EDITH PIAF whose voice, later, would awe the world” On this doorstep, over a hundred years ago on December 19, 1915, the celebrated singer Edith Piaf was born into the arms of a policeman who swaddled her in his… Read More 72 Rue de Belleville, Paris: Edith Piaf’s Birthplace

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