MEUDON , a
See also:town of
See also:northern France, in the department of
See also:Oise, 6 m . E. of
See also:Versailles by
See also:rail and about 21 M . S.W. of
See also:Paris . Pop . (1906), 9597 . The remains of a
See also:castle (17th century) burned during the
See also:siege of Paris in 1871 have since been adapted as an
See also:observatory . Its terrace commands a
See also:fine view of Paris . The handsome Galliera Institutions, on the
See also:hill of
See also:Fleury, were founded by the duchess of Galliera for the reception of aged persons and orphans . The buildings were completed in 1885, at a cost of £56o,000 . The town has a
See also:monument of
See also:Rabelais, who was cure there in 1553, and manufactures munitions of war for the
See also:artillery, and in the neighbouring
See also:park of Chalais is the
See also:Government military ballooning
See also:establishment . In the 16th century the
See also:Charles of
See also:Lorraine, built at Meudon a magnificent chateau, which was destroyed in 1803 . The
See also:present remains belong to a
See also:building erected by the dauphin, son of
See also:Louis XIV .
See also:wood of Meudon lies for the most
See also:part to the west of the town .
ANTONY FRANCIS VAN DER MEULEN (1634–1690)
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