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In Christianity, an abbess (Latin abbatissa, feminine form of abbas, abbot) is the female superior of a community of nuns, which is often an abbey.
Abbesses (literally Abbesses) is a station on Paris Métro Line 12, in the Montmartre district and the 18th arrondissement.
Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière (also given as Jean-Joseph-Alexandre Falguière, or in short Alexandre Falguière) (7 September 183120 April 1900) was a French sculptor and painter.
Armand-Augustin-Louis, Marquis de Caulaincourt, Duke of Vicenza (9 December 177319 February 1827) was a French soldier, diplomat, grand officer of the Grand Orient de France and close personal aide to Napoleon I.
Art Nouveau is an international style of art, architecture and applied art, especially the decorative arts, that was most popular between 1890 and 1910.
Assemblée Nationale is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 7th arrondissement, named after the nearby French National Assembly.
Aubervilliers is a commune in the Seine-Saint-Denis department in the Île-de-France region in the north-eastern suburbs of Paris, France.
Automatic train control (ATC) is a general class of train protection systems for railways that involves a speed control mechanism in response to external inputs.
Île-de-France ("Island of France"), also known as the région parisienne ("Parisian Region"), is one of the 18 regions of France and includes the city of Paris.
Île-de-France Mobilités (ÎDF Mobilités), formerly STIF (Syndicat des Transports d'Île-de-France), is the organisation authority that controls and coordinates the different transport companies operating in the Paris-area public transport network and rest of Île-de-France region.
Île-de-France tramway Line 1 (usually called simply T1) is a tramway operated by the Régie autonome des transports parisiens (Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports; RATP) just outside the city limits of Paris, connecting Les Courtilles with Noisy-le-Sec, parallel to the Paris northern city limit.
Tramway line T2 (Trans Val-de-Seine) is a tramway in Île-de-France.
Tramway line T3 is the first modern tramway in Paris proper, since the 1937 closure of the previous comparable system.
The Battle of Solferino (referred to in Italy as the Battle of Solferino and San Martino) on 24 June 1859 resulted in the victory of the allied French Army under Napoleon III and Sardinian Army under Victor Emmanuel II (together known as the Franco-Sardinian Alliance) against the Austrian Army under Emperor Franz Joseph I. It was the last major battle in world history where all the armies were under the personal command of their monarchs.
Boulevard Périphérique, sometimes called Périph', is a controlled-access dual-carriageway ring road in Paris, France.
Cast iron is a group of iron-carbon alloys with a carbon content greater than 2%.
Château de Vincennes is a station of the Paris Métro.
Châtillon – Montrouge is a surface station on line 13 of the Paris Métro in the communes of Châtillon and Montrouge.
Paris' former Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture ('small(er) belt railway'), also colloquially known as La Petite Ceinture, was a circular railway built as a means to supply the city's fortification walls, and as a connection between Paris' railway termini.
Principal Parisian city gates While Paris is encircled by the Boulevard Périphérique (Paris ring road), the city gates of Paris ("portes de Paris") are the access points to the city for pedestrians and other road users.
The Compagnie du chemin de fer métropolitain de Paris (Paris Metropolitan Railway Company), or CMP, was the forerunner of the RATP, the company managing the Parisian Underground.
Concorde is a station on lines 1, 8 and 12 of the Paris Métro in the Place de la Concorde in central Paris and the 1st arrondissement.
A convent is either a community of priests, religious brothers, religious sisters, or nuns; or the building used by the community, particularly in the Catholic Church and the Anglican Communion.
Convention is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.
Corentin Celton is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the commune of Issy-les-Moulineaux.
A déclaration d'utilité publique, or declaration of public utility, is a formal recognition in French law that a proposed project has public benefits.
The Declaration of the Rights of the Man and of the Citizen of 1789 (Déclaration des droits de l'homme et du citoyen de 1789), set by France's National Constituent Assembly in 1789, is a human civil rights document from the French Revolution.
The departmental councils (French: conseil départemental) of France are assemblies of the departments, elected by universal suffrage.
In the administrative divisions of France, the department (département) is one of the three levels of government below the national level ("territorial collectivities"), between the administrative regions and the commune.
Direct current (DC) is the unidirectional flow of electric charge.
Falguière is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.
The French Resistance (La Résistance) was the collection of French movements that fought against the Nazi German occupation of France and against the collaborationist Vichy régime during the Second World War.
Front Populaire is currently the terminus station on line 12 of the Paris Métro.
Fulgence Bienvenüe (27 January 1852 – 3 August 1936) was a noted French civil engineer, best known for his role in the construction of the Paris Métro, and has been called "Le Père du Métro" (Father of the Metro).
The Gare du Nord (North Station), officially Paris-Nord, is one of the six large terminus stations of the SNCF mainline network for Paris, France.
The Gare Montparnasse (Montparnasse Station), officially Paris-Montparnasse, is one of the six large Paris railway termini, in the 14th and 15th arrondissements of Paris.
The Gare Saint-Lazare (St Lazarus Station), officially Paris-Saint-Lazare, is one of the six large terminus railway stations of Paris.
The Goutte d'Or (Drop of Gold) is a neighbourhood in Paris, located in the 18th arrondissement.
Gypsum is a soft sulfate mineral composed of calcium sulfate dihydrate, with the chemical formula CaSO4·2H2O.
Hector Guimard (10 March 1867 – 20 May 1942) was a French architect, who is now the best-known representative of the Art Nouveau style of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
The count Henri Honoré d'Estienne d'Orves (3 June 1901 – 29 August 1941) was a French Navy officer, reputed "first martyr of Free France" and one of the major heroes of the French Resistance.
Issy-les-Moulineaux is a commune in the southwestern suburban area of Paris, France, lying on the left bank of the river Seine.
Jean-Baptiste Berlier (1841–1911) was a French engineer and inventor who was responsible for the Pneumatic tube postal system of Paris, which operated until as late as 1984.
Jean-Baptiste Pierre Antoine de Monet, Chevalier de Lamarck (1 August 1744 – 18 December 1829), often known simply as Lamarck, was a French naturalist.
Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (26 January 1714 – 20 August 1785) was a French sculptor.
Jules François Alexandre Joffrin (16 March 1846 – 17 September 1890) was a French politician.
Jules Joffrin is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the Clignancourt district and the 18th arrondissement.
La Courneuve is a commune in Seine-Saint-Denis, France.
L'église de la Madeleine (Madeleine Church; more formally, L'église Sainte-Marie-Madeleine; less formally, just La Madeleine) is a Roman Catholic church occupying a commanding position in the 8th arrondissement of Paris.
Lamarck — Caulaincourt is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the Montmartre district and the 18th arrondissement of Paris.
The Liberation of Paris (also known as the Battle for Paris and Belgium; Libération de Paris) was a military action that took place during World War II from 19 August 1944 until the German garrison surrendered the French capital on 25 August 1944.
Limestone is a sedimentary rock, composed mainly of skeletal fragments of marine organisms such as coral, forams and molluscs.
The London Underground (also known simply as the Underground, or by its nickname the Tube) is a public rapid transit system serving London and some parts of the adjacent counties of Buckinghamshire, Essex and Hertfordshire in the United Kingdom.
Loreto, a hill town, is a comune of the Italian province of Ancona, in the Marche and most commonly known as the seat of the Basilica della Santa Casa, a popular Catholic pilgrimage site.
Louis Pasteur (December 27, 1822 – September 28, 1895) was a French biologist, microbiologist and chemist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization.
Lucien Adolphe Bechmann (25 July 188029 October 1968) is a French architect known for the Fondation Émile et Louise Deutsch de la Meurthe in the Cité internationale universitaire de Paris, the building Washington Plaza, Rue Washington in Paris and the Synagogue Chasseloup-Laubat in Paris.
Madeleine is a station on lines 8, 12 and 14 of the Paris Métro in central Paris and the 8th arrondissement.
Mairie d'Issy is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the commune of Issy-les-Moulineaux.
Marcadet — Poissonniers is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 4 and Line 12.
René Marx Dormoy (1 August 1888 – 26 July 1941) was a French socialist politician, noted for his opposition to the far right.
Marx Dormoy is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the districts of La Chapelle and Goutte d'Or and the 18th arrondissement.
The MF 2000 (officially called the MF 01) is a model of steel-wheeled electrical multiple units used on Paris's Metro system.
The MF 67 is a steel-wheel variant of electric multiple units used on Paris's Métro system.
Montmartre is a large hill in Paris's 18th arrondissement.
The Montmartre Funicular (Funiculaire de Montmartre) is serving the Montmartre neighbourhood of Paris, France, in the 18th arrondissement.
Montparnasse(French) is an area of Paris, France, on the left bank of the river Seine, centred at the crossroads of the Boulevard du Montparnasse and the Rue de Rennes, between the Rue de Rennes and boulevard Raspail.
Montparnasse – Bienvenüe is a station of the Paris Métro which is a transfer point between lines 4, 6, 12 and 13.
Moulin Rouge (French for "Red Mill") is a cabaret in Paris, France.
The National Assembly (Assemblée nationale) is the lower house of the bicameral Parliament of France under the Fifth Republic, the upper house being the Senate (Sénat).
National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practices associated with the Nazi Party – officially the National Socialist German Workers' Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) – in Nazi Germany, and of other far-right groups with similar aims.
The Nord-Sud ("North-South") Company (Société du Chemin de Fer Électrique Nord-Sud de Paris) was an operator of underground trains in Paris established in 1904, which built two lines (now line 12 and part of line 13) and had a concession to build a third.
Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 9th arrondissement.
The Church of Notre-Dame-de-Lorette is a neoclassical church in the 9th arrondissement of Paris.
Notre-Dame-des-Champs is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 6th arrondissement.
An overhead line or overhead wire is used to transmit electrical energy to trams, trolleybuses or trains.
A pantograph (or "pan") is an apparatus mounted on the roof of an electric train, tram or electric bus to collect power through contact with an overhead line.
The Paris Métro, short for Métropolitain (Métro de Paris), is a rapid transit system in the Paris metropolitan area.
Paris Métro Line 1 is one of the sixteen lines composing the Paris Métro (in Paris, France).
Paris Métro Line 10 is one of 16 metro lines in Paris, France.
Asnières – Gennevilliers – Les Courtilles --> Line 13 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system.
Paris Métro Line 14 is a line on the Paris Métro that connects the stations Saint Lazare and Olympiades on a north-west south-east diagonal across the centre of Paris.
The Paris Métro line 14 before 1976, also called line C, was planned as line C of the Nord-Sud Company (line A being today's line 12 and line B being today's line 13).
Line 2 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system in Paris, France.
Line 3 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system in Paris, France.
Line 4 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system.
Line 6 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system.
Paris Métro Line 7 is one of sixteen lines of the Paris Métro system.
Paris Métro Line 8 is one of 16 lines of the Paris Métro.
Paris Métro Line 9 is one of 16 lines of the Paris Métro. The line links Pont de Sèvres in Boulogne in the west with Montreuil in the east via the city center of Paris, creating a parabola type shape to its route. It is the third busiest line on the network. Line 9 interchanges with all of the 13 other main Métro lines, except for one (Line 12), not including 3bis and 7bis according to the RATP maps. There is, however, a connection to Line 12 via the underground passageway from Saint-Augustin to Saint-Lazare. This connection is not advertised as it is not normally useful unless one is traveling between the southern portion of the 8th arrondissement and Levallois-Perret.
Pasteur is a station on lines 6 and 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.
Pigalle is a station on lines 2 and 12 of the Paris Métro, named after the Place Pigalle, which commemorates the sculptor Jean-Baptiste Pigalle (1714–1785) on the border of the 9th and the 18th arrondissement.
The Place de la Concorde is one of the major public squares in Paris, France.
Porte d'Italie is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 7 and Tramway Line 3a.
The Porte d'Orléans is one of 17 portes (city gates of Paris) in the Thiers wall, a defensive wall constructed in the mid-nineteenth century to protect Paris.
Porte de la Chapelle is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the districts of La Chapelle and Goutte d'Or and the 18th arrondissement.
Porte de Versailles is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro and a stop on tramway lines 2 and 3a in the 15th arrondissement of Paris.
Rapid transit or mass rapid transit, also known as heavy rail, metro, MRT, subway, tube, U-Bahn or underground, is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.
The RATP Group (French: Groupe RATP), also known as the Régie Autonome des Transports Parisiens (English: Autonomous Operator of Parisian Transports), is a state-owned public transport operator and maintainer headquartered in Paris, France.
The Réseau Express Régional (Regional Express Network), commonly abbreviated RER, is a hybrid suburban commuter/rapid transit system serving Paris, France and its suburbs.
Rennes (Roazhon,; Gallo: Resnn) is a city in the east of Brittany in northwestern France at the confluence of the Ille and the Vilaine.
Rennes is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 6th arrondissement.
The RER B is one of the five lines in the RER rapid transit system serving:Paris, France.
The RER C is one of the five lines in the RER system serving:Paris, France.
The RER E (originally referred to as the EOLE, or Est Ouest Liaison Express) is one of the five lines in the RER system serving:Paris, France.
La Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris.
Rue du Bac is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 7th arrondissement.
The Rue Saint-Lazare is a street in the 8th and 9th arrondissements of Paris, France.
The Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Paris, commonly known as Sacré-Cœur Basilica and often simply Sacré-Cœur (Basilique du Sacré-Cœur, pronounced), is a Roman Catholic church and minor basilica, dedicated to the Sacred Heart of Jesus, in Paris, France.
Saint-Denis is a commune in the northern suburbs of Paris, France.
Saint-Georges is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 9th arrondissement.
Saint-Lazare is a station on the Paris Métro serving lines 3, 12, 13 and 14 located on the border of the 8th and 9th arrondissements.
Sèvres – Babylone is a station on lines 10 and 12 of the Paris Métro.
The Seine (La Seine) is a river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.
Seine was a department of France encompassing Paris and its immediate suburbs.
Solférino is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 7th arrondissement.
Sprague-Thomson is the name of the first rolling stock on the Paris Métro made completely of metal.
Strike action, also called labor strike, labour strike, or simply strike, is a work stoppage caused by the mass refusal of employees to work.
The Thiers wall was the last of the defensive walls of Paris.
A third rail is a method of providing electric power to a railway locomotive or train, through a semi-continuous rigid conductor placed alongside or between the rails of a railway track.
Tour Maine-Montparnasse (Maine-Montparnasse Tower), also commonly named Tour Montparnasse, is a office skyscraper located in the Montparnasse area of Paris, France.
The Transilien is the brand name of the suburban railway service of the SNCF-owned railway network operating within the Île-de-France ''région''.
Transilien Paris-Montparnasse is one of the sectors in the Île-de-France suburban rail network, named Transilien.
Transilien Paris-Saint-Lazare is one of the sectors in the Paris Transilien suburban rail network.
Trinité - d'Estienne d'Orves is a station on Line 12 of the Paris Métro in the commercial centre of Paris and the 9th arrondissement.
A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end.
A tunnel boring machine (TBM), also known as a "mole", is a machine used to excavate tunnels with a circular cross section through a variety of soil and rock strata.
A tunnelling shield is a protective structure used during the excavation of large, man-made tunnels.
Vaugirard is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.
Vavin is a station of the Paris Métro on line 4 on the border of the 6th arrondissement and 14th arrondissement.
Versailles is a city in the Yvelines département in Île-de-France region, renowned worldwide for the Château de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles, designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Volontaires is a station on line 12 of the Paris Métro in the 15th arrondissement.
The volt (symbol: V) is the derived unit for electric potential, electric potential difference (voltage), and electromotive force.
The 13th arrondissement of Paris (XIIIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 14th arrondissement of Paris (XIVe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 15th arrondissement of Paris (XVe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 18th arrondissement of Paris (XVIIIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 1910 Great Flood of Paris (Crue de la Seine de 1910) was a catastrophe in which the Seine River, carrying winter rains from its tributaries, flooded the Paris conurbation, France.
The 1st arrondissement of Paris (Ie arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 6th arrondissement of Paris (VIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 7th arrondissement of Paris (VIIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 8th arrondissement of Paris (VIIIe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.
The 9th arrondissement of Paris (IXe arrondissement) is one of the 20 arrondissements of the capital city of France.