HAUSSMANN, Georges Eugène, Baron
(b. 1809, Paris, d. 1891

Aerial view

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Place de l'Étoile, Paris

The photo shows the avenues leading up to Place de l'Étoile in Paris.

The Place de l'Étoile (renamed in 1970 as Place Charles de Gaulle) is a large road junction in Paris, France, the meeting point of twelve straight avenues including the Champs-Élysées. The Arc de Triomphe stands at its centre. It was one of the main areas of Baron Haussmann's activities.