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Citadel Mont Louis

  • French: Place forte de Mont-Louis

  • Address: 111 Ave du General Jean Gilles
  • Vicinity: La Citadel
  • Type: Stronghold, fort
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Fort Mont Louis is a seventeenth century, Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban designed military stronghold in Mont Louis, France. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1679/05/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer Commissioner General of Fortifications, Vauban, designs a new stronghold in the Pyrenees at an altitude of 1,600 meters. Construction will be carried out by the soldiers of Vierzet and Furstemberg regiments.
1681/10/26 The first governor, Franois de Fortia, Marquis of Durban, takes command of Citadel Mont Louis during a sumptuous celebration, amid "great acclamation for Vive le Roi!".
1964/00/00 Fort Mont Louis hosts the CNEC Centre National d'Entrainement Commando.

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Particulars for Citadel Mont Louis:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Category for Historic Use Defense
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Type Fortification
Structure Stronghold, fort
Sight Category Structure

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