Birthplace of Daumesnil

General Pierre Daumesnil was born in this house (Maison natale de Daumesnil) on 27 July 1776. He famously said he would only surrender the Château de Vincennes if he was given his leg back (which he had lost during the Battle of Wagram).

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Adresse : 

7 rue de la Clarté

Nearby tourist attractions

Rue de la Constitution
Rue de la Constitution
The door of Hôtel de Crémoux (no3) is
15 minutes
Place du Coderc
Place du Coderc
Pigs were penned in this square until it
15 minutes
Cathédrale St-Front
Cathédrale St-Front
This vast Byzantine-style basilica
30 minutes
Place de la Clautre
Place de la Clautre
There's a lovely view of Saint-Front
15 minutes
St-Front quarter
St-Front quarter
The old crafts- and tradespeople's
90 minutes
Place du Thouin
Place du Thouin
This square features two bronze cannons
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Cathédrale St-Front
Cathédrale St-Front
This vast Byzantine-style basilica
30 minutes
Musée Militaire du Périgord
Musée Militaire du Périgord
Périgord's military past and great
60 minutes
Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord
Musée d'Art et d'Archéologie du Périgord
This museum boasts a major prehistoric
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