Monument Etienne Richaud

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  • Monument Etienne Richaud
  • Monument Etienne Richaud
  • Monument Etienne Richaud
  • Monument Etienne Richaud
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Monument inaugurated on July 2, 1899, dismantled in 1943 under the Vichy regime to be melted down and recovered overnight by the Richaud family, it was hidden in Mimet then returned to the Liberation and put back in place.
This sculpture of a bronze bust on a pedestal is a homage to Etienne Richaud (1841-1889) provided by public funds. Etienne Richaud, son and grandson of fishermen, was born at no. 7 Rue Galinière in 1841. He was a brilliant student and had senior positions in the public service.
The first governor general of Indochina, then inspector of the marine and colonies, he died at sea on 31 May 1889 on the Calédonien.
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  • Environments :
    • In centre of town
    • Town location
  • Price :
    • Free
  • Historical patrimony :
    • Historic patrimony
    • Sculpture
  • Period :
    • 19th C
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Monument Etienne Richaud
Place de la Libération
L'Île
13500
Martigues
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Phone : 04 42 10 82 95
Phone : 04 42 10 82 90
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Monument Etienne Richaud
Place de la Libération
L'Île
13500
Martigues
GPS coordinates
Latitude : 43.404723
Longitude : 5.055124

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