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History of Périgueux, France

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  • During the religious wars the town of Périgueux is occupied by the Huguenots for 6 years between 1575 and1581.

    southweststory.com/ perigueux-short-history

  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cite (originally the cathedral of Perigueux) - In 1577 Protestants destroyed two of its cupolas and its bell tower.

    www.wikipedia.org

  • Given amnesty by Louis XIV in 1654 for its part in the Fronde (a series of civil disturbances, 1648–53), Périgueux experienced an era of peace.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux

  • 1669 - Basilique-Cathédrale Saint-Front built in Périgueux

    www.gcatholic.org

  • At the time of the French Revolution (1787–99), Périgueux continued as the capital of a département covering the same area as the medieval province of Périgord Blanc.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux

  • From the July Monarchy (1830) onward many improvements were made, and the town of Périgueux received new impetus under the Second Empire (1852–70) and the Third Republic (1870–1940).

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux

  • 1856 - The rail went through Périgueux in 1856 and the city rapidly expanded.

    dordogne-dordogne.com/ perigueux/

  • Périgueux,  France

  • 1895 - Périgueux
    Périgueux, a town of France, capital of the department of Dordogne, on the right bank of the Isle, 45 miles S.E. of Angoulême. Pop. 23,290. The chief ...Read MORE...


  • Périgueux,  France

  • 1906
    Perigueux, a town of France, capital of the department of Dor dogne, on the right bank of the Isle, 45 miles SE. of Angoule'me. The mediaeval town...Read MORE...


  • During the year 1940, many Jews from Alsace and Alsatians were evacuated to Périgueux.

    www.wikipedia.org



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  • During the religious wars the town of Périgueux is occupied by the Huguenots for 6 years between 1575 and1581.

    southweststory.com/ perigueux-short-history
  • Eglise Saint Etienne de la Cite (originally the cathedral of Perigueux) - In 1577 Protestants destroyed two of its cupolas and its bell tower.

    www.wikipedia.org
  • Given amnesty by Louis XIV in 1654 for its part in the Fronde (a series of civil disturbances, 1648–53), Périgueux experienced an era of peace.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux
  • 1669 - Basilique-Cathédrale Saint-Front built in Périgueux

    www.gcatholic.org
  • At the time of the French Revolution (1787–99), Périgueux continued as the capital of a département covering the same area as the medieval province of Périgord Blanc.

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux
  • From the July Monarchy (1830) onward many improvements were made, and the town of Périgueux received new impetus under the Second Empire (1852–70) and the Third Republic (1870–1940).

    www.britannica.com/ EBchecked/ topic/ 451782/ Perigueux
  • 1856 - The rail went through Périgueux in 1856 and the city rapidly expanded.

    dordogne-dordogne.com/ perigueux/
  • 1895 - Périgueux
    Périgueux, a town of France, capital of the department of Dordogne, on the right bank of the Isle, 45 miles S.E. of Angoulême. Pop. 23,290. The chief ... Read MORE...

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  • 1906
    Perigueux, a town of France, capital of the department of Dor dogne, on the right bank of the Isle, 45 miles SE. of Angoule'me. The mediaeval town... Read MORE...

  • During the year 1940, many Jews from Alsace and Alsatians were evacuated to Périgueux.

    www.wikipedia.org

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