Place du Général de Gaulle
Monument aux Morts - Jeanne d'Arc
War memorial with 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
Élie Le Goff père
Dark granite statue of Jeanne d'Arc. On the socle a relief of a soldier.
pro deo - pro patria
enfants de lanvollon
morts pour la france
Inaugurated 23 April 1922.
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.
- Élie Le Goff père (1858-1938),
French sculptor from Saint-Brieuc, his three sons Elie fils, Paul and Henri were also sculptor, but all died in World War I.
Sources & Information
Location (N 48°37'55" - W 2°59'11")
Item Code: frbr007; Photograph: 27 May 2012
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