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This article is about Orléans, France; for other meanings see Orleans is the name of a number of places in the United States of America: Orleans, Massachusetts Orleans, Vermont Orleans County, New York Orleans Parish, Louisiana Town of Orleans, Jefferson County, New York Orleans is also a city in north-central France, about 200 km (130 miles) south-west of... Orleans (disambiguation).
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Orleans cathedral, dedicated to the The term Holy Cross could refer to a number of articles on Wikipedia: The College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA, or a number of other Holy Cross Colleges The Holy Cross dispute surrounding Holy Cross Primary School in Ardoyne, Belfast, Northern Ireland in 2001 and 2002. The... Holy Cross, built from 1278 to 1329; the Protestants pillaged it in the 1560s; the Bourbon kings restored it in the 17th century.
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Orléans is a city and This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France Regional level Régions Régions doutre-mer Departmental level Départements Départements doutre-mer Arrondissement level Arrondissements Cantonal level Cantons Communal level Communes Communautés urbaines Communautés dagglomération Communautés de communes... commune in north-central Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.2 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. Subject to disclaimers. Trying... France, about 200 km (130 miles) south-west of For other uses, see Paris is the name of a variety of things. Contents // 1 Locations 2 People 2.1 Mythology and fiction 3 Other Locations France Paris Canada Paris, Ontario Paris, Yukon United States Paris, Arkansas Perris, California Paris, Idaho Paris, Illinois Paris, Kentucky Paris, Michigan Paris, Missouri Paris... Paris. It is the In The French Republic or France ( French (Français) Spoken in: The French Republic or France ( French (Fran ais) Spoken in: France and 53 other countries Region: Europe Total speakers: 128 million Ranking: 11 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Italic   Romance    Italo-Western  ... préfecture (capital) of the Loiret Missing image Blason_france_Loiret_petit.jpg Coat of Arms du Loiret Details Information This article is part of the series: This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France Regional level This article is part of the series: This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France... Loiret This article is part of the series: This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France Regional level This article is part of the series: This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France Regional level Régions Régions doutre-mer Departmental level Départements... département and of the Région Centre This article concerns places that serve as centers of government and politics. For alternative meanings see Capital is the following: A capital city (in many states the political, religious, and economic capital are the same): In geography and politics, a capital (also called capital city or... Centre This article is part of the series: Administrative divisions of France Regional level Régions Régions doutre-mer Departmental level Départements Départements doutre-mer Arrondissement level Arrondissements Cantonal level Cantons Communal level Communes Communautés urbaines Communautés dagglomération Communautés de communes... région. Population (1999): 113,126.


For other uses, see Joan of Arc (disambiguation). The neutrality of this article is disputed. Please see the relevant discussion on the talk page. Joan of Arc (French: Jeanne dArc) (January 6, 1412 - May 30, 1431), known as the Maid of Orléans (French: la pucelle dOrléans... Joan of Arc is sometimes called the Maid of Orléans.

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History

Orléans was founded during the The Roman Empire is not the Holy Roman Empire (843-1806). Roman Empire between AD 60 and 400 with major cities. During this time only Dacia and Mesopotamia were added to the Empire but were lost before 300. The Roman Empire is the term conventionally used to describe the Roman... Roman Empire as the city of Aureliani. In For other uses, see number 451. Years: 447 448 449 450 - 451 - 452 453 454 455 Decades: 420s 430s 440s - 450s - 460s 470s 480s Centuries: 4th century - 5th century - 6th century Events September 20 - Attila, king of the Huns, invades Gaul, but is stopped in his tracks at Troyes by... 451, For other uses, see Attila (disambiguation). The Huns, led by Attila (right, foreground), ride into Italy. Attila the Hun (Ic. Atle, Atli; Ge. Etzel; c. 406–453) was the last and most powerful king of the European Huns. He reigned over what was then Europes largest empire, from... Attila the Hun made an attempt to capture and sack the city, only to be driven off by the last-minute arrival of an army under the combined command of Theodorid, sometimes called Theodoric I, was the King of the Visigoths from 419-451. He was the Illegitimate son of Alaric. In 419 he succeeded king Wallia. He completed the settlement of the Visigoths in Aquitaine and expanded his realm into Spain. Under his reign the Visigoths were enemies of... Theodorid, king of the The Visigoths, originally Tervingi, or Vesi (the noble ones), one of the two main branches of the Goths (of which the Ostrogothi were the other), were one of the loosely-termed Germanic peoples that disturbed the late Roman Empire. After the fall of the western Roman Empire, the Visigoths continued... Visigoths, and the Roman general Flavius Aetius or simply Aetius, (circa 396 - 454), was a Roman general of the closing period of the Western Roman Empire. He is often called, sometimes along with Count Boniface, the last of the Romans. Contents // 1 Early years 2 Aetius, Boniface and Placidia 3 The ascendency of Aetius 4... Aetius.


Orléans is about as far as the English went when they tried to invade France in the Hundred Years' War.


Miscellaneous

Births

Orléans was the birthplace of:

  • Étienne Dolet ( Years: 1506 1507 1508 - 1509 - 1510 1511 1512 Decades: 1470s 1480s 1490s - 1500s - 1510s 1520s 1530s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Events February 2 - Battle of Diu took place near Diu, India. April 22 - Henry VIII becomes King of England on the death of his father, Henry VII... 1509- Years: 1543 1544 1545 - 1546 - 1547 1548 1549 Decades: 1510s 1520s 1530s - 1540s - 1550s 1560s 1570s Centuries: 15th century - 16th century - 17th century Contents // 1 Events 2 Science 3 Architecture 4 Births 5 Deaths Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by... 1546), scholar and printer
  • Isaac Jogues (January 10, 1607-October 18, 1646) was a Jesuit misionary who travelled and worked among the Native Americans in North America. He gave the original European name to Lake George, calling it Lac du Saint Sacrament, Lake of the Holy Sacrament. He is regarded as a martyr by... Isaac Jogues ( Years: 1604 1605 1606 - 1607 - 1608 1609 1610 Decades: 1570s 1580s 1590s - 1600s - 1610s 1620s 1630s Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century 1607 in literature 1607 in science Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. (Possibly tsunami) April 25 - Battle of Gibraltar Dutch... 1607- Years: 1643 1644 1645 - 1646 - 1647 1648 1649 Decades: 1610s 1620s 1630s - 1640s - 1650s 1660s 1670s Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century 1646 in literature 1646 in science List of state leaders in 1646 Contents // 1 Events 1.1 Ongoing events 2 Births 3 Deaths Events Ongoing events English... 1646), The Society of Jesus (Latin: Societas Iesu), commonly known as the Jesuits, is a Roman Catholic religious order. It was founded in 1534 by a group of University of Paris graduate students led by Iñigo Lopez de Loyola (Ignatius of Loyola). Contents // 1 Foundation 2 Early works 3 Expansion... Jesuit A missionary is a propagator of religion, often an evangelist or other representative of a religious community who works among those outside of that community. The English word missionary is derived from Latin, the equivalent of the Greek-derived word, apostle. Contents // Jehovahs Witnesses are known for their missionary... missionary
  • Robert-Joseph Pothier ( Years: 1696 1697 1698 - 1699 - 1700 1701 1702 Decades: 1660s 1670s 1680s - 1690s - 1700s 1710s 1720s Centuries: 16th century - 17th century - 18th century 1699 in literature 1699 in music 1699 in science List of state leaders in 1699 List of religious leaders in 1699 Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz... 1699- Years: 1769 1770 1771 - 1772 - 1773 1774 1775 Decades: 1740s 1750s 1760s - 1770s - 1780s 1790s 1800s Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century 1772 in art 1772 in literature 1772 in music 1772 in science List of state leaders in 1772 List of religious leaders in 1772 Events February 17... 1772), jurist
  • Stanislas Julien (April 13, 1797? - February 14, 1873) was a French orientalist. He was born at Orléans, probably on April 13, 1797. Stanislas Julien, a mechanic of Orléans, had two sons, Noël, born on April 13, 1797, and Stanislas, born on September 20, 1799. It appears that... Stanislas Julien ( Years: 1794 1795 1796 - 1797 - 1798 1799 1800 Decades: 1760s 1770s 1780s - 1790s - 1800s 1810s 1820s Centuries: 17th century - 18th century - 19th century 1797 in art 1797 in literature 1797 in music 1797 in rail transport 1797 in science List of state leaders in 1797 List of religious leaders in... 1797?- Years: 1870 1871 1872 - 1873 - 1874 1875 1876 Decades: 1840s 1850s 1860s - 1870s - 1880s 1890s 1900s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1873 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders Contents // 1 Events 1.1... 1873), Orientalism is the study of Near and Far Eastern societies and cultures, by Westerners. Initially it carried no negative freight. Like the term Orient itself it employs a Latin term Oriens referring simply to the rising of the sun, to imply the East in the most general sense. Unless one... orientalist
  • Gustave Lanson ( Years: 1854 1855 1856 - 1857 - 1858 1859 1860 Decades: 1820s 1830s 1840s - 1850s - 1860s 1870s 1880s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1857 in art 1857 in literature 1857 in music 1857 in rail transport 1857 in science 1857 in sports List of state leaders in 1857 List of... 1857- Years: 1931 1932 1933 - 1934 - 1935 1936 1937 Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s - 1930s - 1940s 1950s 1960s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1934 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious... 1934), historian
  • Charles Péguy ( Years: 1870 1871 1872 - 1873 - 1874 1875 1876 Decades: 1840s 1850s 1860s - 1870s - 1880s 1890s 1900s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1873 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders Contents // 1 Events 1.1... 1873- 1914 is a common year starting on Thursday. (see link for calendar) Years: 1911 1912 1913 - 1914 - 1915 1916 1917 Decades: 1880s 1890s 1900s - 1910s - 1920s 1930s 1940s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1914 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport... 1914), Poets are authors of poems. Poets are often regarded as imaginative thinkers or writers. List of poets Apocalypse poets List of surrealist poets Mystic poets Symbolist Poets War poet List of Contemporary Turkish Poets Georgian poets List of Albanian language poets List of Afrikaans-language poets List of Arabic language... poet and An essayist is an author who writes compositions which can be about any particular subject. The essay is (usually) shorter and (mostly) more tentative than a formal finished monograph or treatise. The essay was a favourite form of the man of letters, allowing a display of understated reading and culture... essayist
  • Raoul Blanchard ( Years: 1874 1875 1876 - 1877 - 1878 1879 1880 Decades: 1840s 1850s 1860s - 1870s - 1880s 1890s 1900s Centuries: 18th century - 19th century - 20th century 1877 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Literature - Music Other topics Canada - Rail transport - Science - Sport Lists of leaders: Colonial governors - State leaders Contents // 1 Events 1.1... 1877- Years: 1962 1963 1964 - 1965 - 1966 1967 1968 Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s - 1960s - 1970s 1980s 1990s Centuries: 19th century - 20th century - 21st century 1965 in topic: Arts Architecture - Art - Film - Literature - Music Science and technology Aviation - Rail transport - Science - Television Other topics Canada - Sport Lists of leaders: State leaders - Religious... 1965), geographer

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  • Treviso is a town (population 83,598 as of 1991) in the Veneto region of Italy. It is the capital of Treviso province. Categories: Italy geography stubs | Towns in the Veneto ... Treviso, in For other uses, see Italy is the name of: a European country: Italy places in the United States Italy, New York - a town in Yates County Italy, Texas - a town in Ellis County, Texas This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise... Italy
  • Münster, in The Federal Republic of Germany ( German (Deutsch) Spoken in: Germany, Switzerland, Austria, and 38 other countries. Region: Europe Total speakers: 120 million Ranking: 9 Genetic classification: Indo-European  Germanic   West Germanic    Old High German    Middle High German    Modern... Germany
  • Kristiansand kommune County Vest-Agder Landscape Sørlandet Municipality NO-{{{idnumber}}} Administrative centre Kristiansand Mayor (2004) Jan Oddvar Skisland Area 276 km² Population  - Total (2004)  - Density 75,280 /km² www.kristiansand.kommune.no Data from Statistics Norway (http://www.ssb.no/english/municipalities/{{{idnumber}}}) Kristiansand (earlier Christianssand... Kristiansand, in For other uses, see Norway is the name of a European country: see Norway. Other Norways can be found in the United States of America: Norway, Indiana Norway, Iowa Norway, Maine Norway, Michigan Norway, New York Norway, Wisconsin See also Norway House, Manitoba. Also of possible interest: Norway Corporation was... Norway
  • Wichita, the Air Capital, is the largest city in Kansas, as well as a major manufacturing hub and cultural center. It is located in South Central Kansas, and is the county seat of Sedgwick County6. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 344,284. Contents... Wichita, Kansas, in the This article is on the country in North America. For other uses, see United States may refer to: The United States of America, a country in North America. The SS United States, the fastest ocean liner ever built. The USS United States, a never-built aircraft carrier. The United Mexican... United States
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  • Saint-Flour, in France
  • Utsunomiya (Japanese: 宇都宮市; -shi) is a city located in Tochigi, Japan. In 2003 the city had an estimated population of 448,363 and a density of 1,436 persons per km². The total area is 312.16 km². The city was founded on 1 April 1896. External... Utsunomiya, in For other uses, see Japan can refer to one of the following topics: The East Asian island nation of Japan or Nippon (日本, Nihon); The British rock band. See Japan (band); Japanning, a lacquer technique japan, See Lacqerware This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... Japan
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See also

  • Duke of Orléans
  • The Loire River, the longest river in France with a length of just over 1000 km, drains an area of 117,000 km², more than a fifth of France. Originating in the north-eastern part of the southern Cévennes highlands, it flows roughly northward through Roanne and Nevers to... River Loire
  • Orleanists comprised a French political faction or party which arose out of the Revolution, and ceased to have a separate existence shortly after the establishment of the Third Republic in 1872. It took its name from the Orleans branch of the house of Bourbon, the descendants of Philip I, Duke... Orleanist

External link

  • Orleans city official web site : http://www.orleans.fr/

 
 

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