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Orléans
Loiret

Centre

Place de l'Étape
(Hôtel Groslot)

Sept hommes célèbres d'Orléans

Seven famous men from Orléans

artist unknown
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Description

Six statues in niches in the façade:

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Caption Biography
SAINT-AIGNAN
ve siecle
Saint Aignan (b. 358-d. 453)
Bishop of Orléans (Wikipedia).
A. PETIT
1718-1794
Antoine Petit (Orléans 1722 - Olivet 1794)
Physician, anatomist in Orléans (Biography).
J. BONGARS
1554-1612
Jacques Bongars (Orléans 1554 - Paris 1612),
scholar and diplomatist (Wikipedia).
J.A. DVCERCEAV
15..-1592
Jacques Androuet du Cerceau (Paris c. 1510 - Annecy 1584)
architect of the Hôtel Groslot (Wikipedia).
D. PETAV
1583-1652
Denis Pétau (Orléans 1588 - Paris 1652),
Jesuit theologian (Wikipedia).
D. JOVSSE
1704-1781
Daniel Jousse (Orléans 1704 - Orléans 1781)
jurisconsult and writer (Wikipedia).
R.I. POTHIER
1699-1772
Robert-Joseph Pothier (Orléans 1699 - Orléans 1772)
Jurist (Wikipedia).

Sculptor

Tags

  • Androuet du Cerceau, Jacques
  • Architect
  • Bishop
  • Bongars, Jacques
  • Jousse, Daniel
  • Jurist
  • Pétau, Denis
  • Petit, Antoine
  • Physician
  • Politician/Statesman
  • Pothier, Robert-Joseph
  • Theologian
  • Location (N 47°54'9" - E 1°54'30")

    Item Code: frce071; Photograph: 10 September 2011
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