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Term: Paris

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Captured & fortified by Romans in 52 BC; ruled by Clovis from 486; besieged by Northmen 885-887; held by English 1420-1436; center for Revolution 1789-1792; taken by Germans 1870-1871; site of many international political conferences 18th-20th cen.

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French, born 1946
American, born Mexico, 1943
American, born France, 1887 - 1979
American, born France, 1911 - 2010
French, 1803 - 1860