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The Thiers wall was the last of the defensive walls of Paris. [1]

16 relations: Adolphe Thiers, Art Deco, Bastion, Battle of Paris (1814), Bièvre (river), Boulevard Périphérique, Boulevards of the Marshals, Chamber of Deputies (France), Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture, City gates of Paris, City walls of Paris, Glacis, Jean-de-Dieu Soult, Louis Philippe I, Postern, Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis.

Adolphe Thiers

Marie Joseph Louis Adolphe Thiers (15 April 17973 September 1877) was a French statesman and historian.

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Art Deco

Art Deco, sometimes referred to as Deco, is a style of visual arts, architecture and design that first appeared in France just before World War I. Art Deco influenced the design of buildings, furniture, jewelry, fashion, cars, movie theatres, trains, ocean liners, and everyday objects such as radios and vacuum cleaners.

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Bastion

A bastion or bulwark is a structure projecting outward from the curtain wall of a fortification, most commonly angular in shape and positioned at the corners.

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Battle of Paris (1814)

The Battle of Paris was fought on March 30–31, 1814 between the Sixth Coalition—consisting of Russia, Austria, and Prussia against the French Empire.

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Bièvre (river)

The Bièvre is a long river of the Île-de-France région that flows into the Seine (left bank) in Paris.

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Boulevard Périphérique

Boulevard Périphérique, sometimes called Périph', is a controlled-access dual-carriageway ring road in Paris, France.

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Boulevards of the Marshals

The Boulevards of the Marshals (Boulevards des Maréchaux) are a collection of thoroughfares that encircle the city of Paris, France, near its outermost margins.

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Chamber of Deputies (France)

Chamber of Deputies (la Chambre des députés) was the name given to several parliamentary bodies in France in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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Chemin de fer de Petite Ceinture

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.

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City gates of Paris

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.

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City walls of Paris

Walls of Paris (enceintes de Paris or murs de Paris in French), refers to the city walls that surrounded Paris as it grew from ancient times until the 20th century, built primarily to defend the city.

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Glacis

A glacis in military engineering is an artificial slope as part of a medieval castle or in early modern fortresses.

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Jean-de-Dieu Soult

Marshal General Jean-de-Dieu Soult, 1st Duke of Dalmatia, (29 March 1769 – 26 November 1851) was a French general and statesman, named Marshal of the Empire in 1804 and often called Marshal Soult.

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Louis Philippe I

Louis Philippe I (6 October 1773 – 26 August 1850) was King of the French from 1830 to 1848 as the leader of the Orléanist party.

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Postern

A postern is a secondary door or gate in a fortification such as a city wall or castle curtain wall.

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Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis

Saint-Ouen is a commune in the Seine-Saint-Denis department.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thiers_wall

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