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Saint-Eustache Church

  • English: Church of St Eustace
  • French: Eglise Saint-Eustache
  • Also Known As: Paroisse Saint-Eustache, Paris
  • Moniker: Royal Parish
  • English: Saint-Eustache Parish

  • Address: 2 Impasse Saint-Eustache
  • Vicinity: 2 Rue du Jour, Metro: Les Halles
  • Arrondissement Municipal of 1st Rt, Louvre in Paris
  • Type: Church
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building

Paroisse Saint-Eustache or Saint-Eustache Parish, is a 17th century, French Gothic church in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. Saint-Eustache is notable for a souring Gothic interior, painted Chapel of the Virgin and stained glass windows. - AsNotedIn



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1532/08/19 Cornerstone of the present Saint-Eustache was laid during the reign of Francois 1st
1586/05/05 Cardinal Richelieu Faith Armand Jean du Plessis, future Cardinal Richelieu, is baptized at Saint-Eustache.
1622/01/15 Moliere Faith Moliere is baptized at Saint-Eustache.
1637/04/26 Saint-Eustache is consecrated by Jean-Francois de Gondi, archbishop of Paris
1649/12/25 Louis XIV of France Faith Louis XIV makes his first holy communion
1655/00/00 Colbert, parishioner and former warden of St Eustache, has two chapels constructed under the towers of Saint Eustache
1666/00/00 Anne of Austria In Memoriam Funeral oration for Anne of Austria
1721/12/30 Madame de Pompadour Faith Jeanne Poisson, the future Madame de Pompadour, is baptized at Saint-Eustache
1754/05/22 Louis Philippe lays the cornerstone of the current facade, built to replace the facade weaken by Colbert's chapels
1778/07/04 Anna Maria Mozart In Memoriam Funeral of Anna Maria Mozart, mother Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1778/07/04 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Mourner Funeral of Anna Maria Mozart, mother Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
1791/04/04 Honore Gabriel Riqueti In Memoriam Funeral oration by Cerutti for Honore Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
1793/00/00 Eglise Saint-Eustache is closed to the Catholic faith and becomes the Temple of Agriculture, it reopened in 1795
1846/00/00 Victor Baltard Architect Eglise Saint-Eustache under goes a full restoration, led by Victor Baltard, 1846 to 1854
1855/04/30 Hector Berlioz Conductor Berlioz premieres his monumental composition, Te Deum, at the church of Saint-Eustache
1866/03/15 Franz Liszt Composer Franz Liszt attends the premiere of his "Gran Mass" at the Church of Saint-Eustache in Paris, France.
1870/00/00 Leon Auguste Perrey Sculptor Leon A Perrey carves Saint Genevieve for Saint Eustache

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Particulars for Saint-Eustache Church:
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Area of Significance Art
Sight Category Building
Building Type Church
Architectural Style Gothic
Era Medieval Europe
Musical Instrument Organ
Area of Significance Religion
Historic Use Religious Property
Building Attribute Stained Glass

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