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Geneva


  • Type: City

Of all the cities of the world, all the homelands intimate that a man seeks to deserve during his travels, Geneva seems to me the most conducive to happiness. Jorge Luis Borges

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Places

Name of Notable Genus AsNotedIn No Address Proximity Area
Name Genus AsNotedIn Address Proximity Area
Grand'Rue Geneve
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Grand-Rue Rue de Cite to Rue Henry-Fazy
La Favola
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Rue Jean-Calvin 15 Rue du Puits-Saint-Pierre
Palais des Nations
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  • 1001 Hist
Ave de la Paix Parc de l'Ariana
Rue Calvin
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Rue Jean-Calvin
Vacheron Constantin Watch Factory
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  • 1001 Bldg

Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1914/00/00 Jorge Luis Borges Education The Borges family lives in Geneva from 1914 to 1919. Young Jorge learns French and discovers French literature at College de Geneve (Calvin College).

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Particulars for Geneva:
Locale Type City



Vicinage »

VicinageTypeAsNotedIn
Vieille Ville de Geneve Neighborhood

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Confessions (Rousseau) Memoir Jean-Jacques Rousseau In "Confessions", Rousseau recounts his life up to 1765.
Frankenstein (novel) Book Mary Shelly "Frankenstein" is set in Geneva, Switzerland
Thrilling Cities (travel articles) Travelogue
Ian Fleming

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