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Fortress of Mont-Dauphin, Mont-Dauphin

  • French: Place forte de Mont-Dauphin

  • Address: Rue Catinat
  • Vicinity: Rue Rouget de I'Isle
  • Type: Stronghold, fort
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Sight
  • Sight Category: Structure

Fortress of Mont-Dauphin is a seventeenth century Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban designed military stronghold in Mont-Dauphin, France. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1692/00/00 Sebastien Le Prestre de Vauban Engineer After the region was invaded in 1692 by Victor Amadeus of Savoy, Vauban recommends that Frances's Alpine border defences be improved.
1713/00/00 After the Treaty of Utrecht establishes a new international border, Place forte de Mont-Dauphin begins to lose its strategic importance.
1815/00/00 Brief fighting occurs at Fort du Mont-Dauphin.
1940/00/00 During the Second World War, the Italian Army bomb a wing of the arsenal. One Fort du Mont-Dauphin's few recorded attacks.

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Particulars for Fortress of Mont-Dauphin, Mont-Dauphin:
Area of Significance Architecture
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Engineering
Structure Stronghold, fort
Sight Category Structure

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