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Jeanne d'Arc

Joan of Arc

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
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Princesse Marie d' Orléans
1838/43

Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc   Domrémy-la-Pucelle /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Bronze statue of Jeanne d'Arc, called Prière avant le combat ('The Prayer before the Battle'). Jeanne d'Arc is depicted in armour with her hands folded before here and holding a sword with her right hand. Behand her are her helmet and armoured gloves.

Inscription(s)

jeanne d'arc
par la princesse marie d'orléans
donnée par le roi son père
au département des vosges
pour être placée à domremy dans la maison
où naquit jeanne d'arc.

Annotation

This bronze statue is a reduction of the marble original made in 1836. Four bronze copies were made and donated to Domremy, Orléans, Compiègne and Eu.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Location (N 48°26'31" - E 5°40'28")

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