Rue Principale / Rue du Presbytère
Jeanne d'Arc équestre - Monument aux morts
Joan of Arc - War memorial
Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
Red sandstone equestrian statue of Joan of Arc.
des deux guerres
On the sides of the pedestal are the names of the victims of the First World War, on both sides of the statue are steles with names of the victims of the Second World War respectively.
Inaugurated 21 September 1924.
Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline
- 1412 - Approx date of birth
- 1425 - Visions of Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who told her to drive out the English and bring the Dauphin to Rheims for his coronation
- 1428, May - Went to Vaucouleurs to ask garrison commander, Count Robert de Baudricourt, to send her to the royal French court at Chinon, but is sent away.
- 1429, February - Baudricourt allows Jeanne to join the Dauphin at Chinon.
- 1429, May 8 - Lifting of the siege of Orleans
- 1429, July 17 - Coronation of Charles VII in Reims
- 1430, May 23 - Captured at Compiègne
- 1431, May 30 - Executed at Rouen
- 1871 - After the defeat of 1871, in many French towns and villages statues of Jeanne d'Arc are erected.
War memorial - list of names
We have photos of the list(s) of victims on this memorial. Contact us if you want to see these lists.
- Paul Brutschi (1864 - Ribeauvillé 1922),
Sources & Information
Location (N 48°29'14" - E 7°29'16")
Item Code: fral033; Photograph: 17 April 2012
Of each statue we made photos from various angles and also detail photos of the various texts.
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