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François-René de Chateaubriand

Saint-Malo 1768 - Paris 1848
French writer, politician, diplomat and historian
(Wikipedia)
Alphonse Camille Terroir
1930

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Description

Statue of grey Pouillenoy stone on a granite base. The back of the statue shows en oil lamp and a field of stars, symbols of knowledge and immortality.

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CHATEAUBRIAND

1768-1848

Signed: alpse terroir / 1930

Annotation

The statue stands on the square in front of the castle bought by Chateaubriand's father in 1761. François-René lived here a few years in his youth.

Combourg / François-René de Chateaubriand

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Location (N 48°24'25" - W 1°45'14")

Item Code: frbr163; Photograph: 2 June 2012
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