Place du Marché aux Saules
Jeanne d'Arc - 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
Stone statue of Jeanne d'Arc with standard and shield with her coat of arms.
On the three others sides lists of victims of the 1914-1918 and 1939-1945 wars and the Malgré-Nous.
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.
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.
- Théodore Klem (Colmar 1849 - Colmar 1923),
Sources & Information
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique du XVIe au XXe siècle (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2008), p. 253-254.
Locatie (N 48°2'34" - E 7°18'21") (Satellite view: Google Maps)
Item Code: fral064; Photograph: 15 April 2012
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