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Angers, France

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Where is Angers, France? 

Angers is a city in the Maine-et-Loire department in northwestern France about 300 km south-west of Paris. Angers is located in the French region known by its pre-revolutionary, provincial name, Anjou, and its inhabitants are called Angevins.

There are 150,000 people in the city of Angers and close to 270,000 in its metropolitan area. The city traces its roots to early Roman times. It occupies both banks of the Maine, which is spanned by six bridges. The district along the river is famous for its flourishing nurseries and market gardens. It is well known for its fresh produce and cut flowers.wikipedia


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Angers, France - Château d'Angers
The Château d'Angers is a castle in the city of Angers in the Loire Valley, in the département of Maine-et-Loire, in France. Founded in the 9th century by the Counts of Anjou, was expanded to its current size in the 13th century. wikipedia
Angers, France

Château d'Angers
The Château d'Angers is a castle in the city of Angers in the Loire Valley, in the département of Maine-et-Loire, in France.... Read MORE...
Angers, France - Cathédrale Saint-Maurice
Angers, MAINE-ET-LOIRE, PAYS DE LA LOIRE
Established 12-13th century
Source: Google maps
Angers, France

Cathédrale Saint-Maurice
Angers, MAINE-ET-LOIRE, PAYS DE LA LOIRE
Established 12-13th century
Source: Google maps
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12th-13th Century - Cathédrale Saint-Maurice established in Angers

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1649 - In 1649, the people of Angers revolted against rising taxes, the start of the Fronde in Anjou.
The Fronde was a nationwide military conflict opposing some aristocrats wanting more autonomy and...Read MORE...

1652 - In 1652, Henri Chabot, Duke of Rohan and governor of Anjou, decided to back Louis of Condé, leader of the Fronde. Angers again became rebellious and Louis XIV sent his army to seize it. The Duke of Rohan immediately surrendered and thus again

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1789 to 1790 - The first months of the French Revolution were relatively quiet in Angers.
In 1789, the city lost its ancient administrative positions, replaced in 1790 by the department of...Read MORE...

1794 to 1794
In 1794, fierce repression was conducted in the whole region against the Royalists. In Angers, 290...Read MORE...

1859
ANGERS, a town of France, the cap. of the dep. of Maine and Loire; in N lat. 47 28 17, and E long....Read MORE...

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1916
Angers, a city of France, capital of the department of Maine-et-Loire, on the Maine, just below the ...Read MORE...


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1705
Joseph DUROCHER (abt. 1680 - ) & Marguerite LEROY (abt. 1685 - )
married abt. 1705
 

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