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Wall of the Ferme générale

Index Wall of the Ferme générale

The Wall of the Ferme générale was commissioned by Antoine Lavoisier and built between 1784 and 1791 by the Ferme générale (General Farm), the corporation of tax farmers. [1]

42 relations: Antoine Lavoisier, Avenue d'Iéna, Avenue de Wagram, Avenue Kléber, Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne, Barrière d’Enfer, Batignolles, Belleville, Paris, Boulevard Auguste-Blanqui, Boulevard de Clichy, Boulevard de la Chapelle, Boulevard de Rochechouart, Boulevard du Montparnasse, Boulevard Raspail, Chemin de ronde, City walls of Paris, Claude Nicolas Ledoux, Farm (revenue leasing), Ferme générale, French Directory, French Revolution, Louis-Sébastien Mercier, Middle Ages, Montparnasse, Napoleon, Octroi, Parc Monceau, Paris Métro, Paris Métro Line 2, Paris Métro Line 6, Place Charles de Gaulle, Place d'Italie, Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad, Place de la Nation, Place Denfert-Rochereau, Quartier Pigalle, Rive Droite, Rive Gauche, Rue de Presbourg, Rue de Tilsitt, Seine, Trocadéro.

Antoine Lavoisier

Antoine-Laurent de Lavoisier (also Antoine Lavoisier after the French Revolution;; 26 August 17438 May 1794) CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique) was a French nobleman and chemist who was central to the 18th-century chemical revolution and who had a large influence on both the history of chemistry and the history of biology.

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Avenue d'Iéna

The Avenue d'Iéna is a tree-lined avenue in the 16th arrondissement of Paris, running from the Trocadéro (Avenue Albert De Mun) to the Place de l'Étoile.

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Avenue de Wagram

e, 17e | quartier.

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Avenue Kléber

Avenue Kléber is one of the avenues in Paris.

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Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne

Étienne Charles de Loménie de Brienne (9 October 1727 – 19 February 1794) was a French churchman, politician and finance minister of Louis XVI.

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Barrière d’Enfer

The Barrière d'Enfer (English: Gate of Hell) is a pair of tollhouses that once served as a gate through the Wall of the Farmers-General (Mur des Fermiers généraux) at the current location of the Place Denfert-Rochereau.

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Batignolles

Batignolles is a neighborhood of Paris, a part of the 17th arrondissement of the city.

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Belleville, Paris

Belleville is a neighbourhood of Paris, France, parts of which lie in four different arrondissements.

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Boulevard Auguste-Blanqui

The Boulevard Auguste-Blanqui is a boulevard in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.

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Boulevard de Clichy

The Boulevard de Clichy is a famous street of Paris, which lends its name to the Place de Clichy, resulted from the fusion, in 1864, of the roads that paralleled the Wall of the Farmers-General, both inside and out.

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Boulevard de la Chapelle

The boulevard de la Chapelle marks the border between the 10e arrondissement and the 18e arrondissement of Paris.

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Boulevard de Rochechouart

The Boulevard de Rochechouart is a street in Paris, France situated at the foot of Montmartre and to its south.

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Boulevard du Montparnasse

The Boulevard du Montparnasse is a two-way boulevard in Montparnasse, in the 6th, 14th et 15th arrondissements in Paris.

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Boulevard Raspail

Boulevard Raspail is a boulevard of Paris, in France.

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Chemin de ronde

A chemin de ronde (French, "round path"' or "patrol path")—also called an allure, alure or, more prosaically, a wall-walk—is a raised protected walkway behind a castle battlement.

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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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Claude Nicolas Ledoux

Claude-Nicolas Ledoux (21 March 1736 – 18 November 1806) was one of the earliest exponents of French Neoclassical architecture.

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Farm (revenue leasing)

Farming is a technique of financial management, namely the process of commuting (changing), by its assignment by legal contract to a third party, a future uncertain revenue stream into fixed and certain periodic rents, in consideration for which commutation a discount in value received is suffered.

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Ferme générale

The ferme générale ("general farm") was, in ancien régime France, essentially an outsourced customs, excise and indirect tax operation.

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French Directory

The Directory or Directorate was a five-member committee which governed France from 1795, when it replaced the Committee of Public Safety.

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French Revolution

The French Revolution (Révolution française) was a period of far-reaching social and political upheaval in France and its colonies that lasted from 1789 until 1799.

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Louis-Sébastien Mercier

Louis-Sébastien Mercier (6 June 1740 – 25 April 1814) was a French dramatist and writer.

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Middle Ages

In the history of Europe, the Middle Ages (or Medieval Period) lasted from the 5th to the 15th century.

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Montparnasse

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.

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Napoleon

Napoléon Bonaparte (15 August 1769 – 5 May 1821) was a French statesman and military leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and led several successful campaigns during the French Revolutionary Wars.

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Octroi

Octroi (octroyer, to grant, authorize; Lat. auctor) is a local tax collected on various articles brought into a district for consumption.

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Parc Monceau

Parc Monceau is a public park situated in the 8th arrondissement of Paris, France, at the junction of Boulevard de Courcelles, Rue de Prony and Rue Georges Berger.

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Paris Métro

The Paris Métro, short for Métropolitain (Métro de Paris), is a rapid transit system in the Paris metropolitan area.

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Paris Métro Line 2

Line 2 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system in Paris, France.

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Paris Métro Line 6

Line 6 is one of the sixteen lines of the Paris Métro rapid transit system.

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Place Charles de Gaulle

The Place Charles de Gaulle, historically known as the Place de l'Étoile, is a large road junction in Paris, France, the meeting point of twelve straight avenues (hence its historic name, which translates as "Square of the Star") including the Champs-Élysées.

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Place d'Italie

The Place d'Italie is a public space in the 13th arrondissement of Paris.

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Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad

The Place de la Bataille-de-Stalingrad is a square in the 19th arrondissement of Paris.

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Place de la Nation

The Place de la Nation (formerly Place du Trône, subsequently Place du Trône-Renversé during the Revolution) is a circle on the eastern side of Paris, between Place de la Bastille and the Bois de Vincennes, on the border of the 11th and 12th arrondissements.

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Place Denfert-Rochereau

Place Denfert-Rochereau, previously known as Place d'Enfer, is a public square located in the 14th arrondissement of Paris, France, in the Montparnasse district, at the intersection of the boulevards Raspail, Arago, and Saint-Jacques, and the avenues René Coty, Général Leclerc, and, as well as the streets Froidevaux, Victor-Considérant and de Grancey.

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Quartier Pigalle

Pigalle is an area in Paris around the Place Pigalle, on the border between the 9th and the 18th ''arrondissements''.

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Rive Droite

La Rive Droite (The Right Bank) is most commonly associated with the river Seine in central Paris.

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Rive Gauche

La Rive Gauche (The Left Bank) is the southern bank of the river Seine in Paris.

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Rue de Presbourg

Rue de Presbourg is a street in the 8th and 16th arrondissements of Paris.

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Rue de Tilsitt

Rue de Tilsitt is a street in the 8th and 17th arrondissements of Paris.

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Seine

The Seine (La Seine) is a river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.

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Trocadéro

The Trocadéro, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, France, in the 16th arrondissement, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower.

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Redirects here:

Farmers General Wall, Mur des Fermiers Généraux, Mur des Fermiers généraux, Wall of the Farmers-General, Wall of the Ferme generale, Wall of the General Tax Farm.

References

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

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