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Haussmann, Baron Georges-Eugène

Baron Georges-Eugène Haussmann (1809–1891) was charged by Emperor Napoléon III with turning Paris into a capital worthy of an empire. Creating broad boulevards that connected the city and highlighted its greatest monuments, Haussmann used the principles of axiality and ...

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