Place:Compiègne, Oise, France

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NameCompiègne
Alt namesCompendiumsource: Encyclopædia Britannica (1988) III, 503
Compiègnesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
TypeCommune
Coordinates49.417°N 2.833°E
Located inOise, France
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Compiègne is a commune in the Oise department in northern France. It is located on the Oise River. Its inhabitants are called Compiégnois.

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History

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665 - Saint Wilfrid consecrated Bishop of York.
February 888 - Odo, Count of Paris and king of the Franks was crowned in Compiègne.
23 May 1430 - During the Hundred Years' War, Joan of Arc was captured by the Burgundians while attempting to free Compiègne. They then sold her to the English.
1630 - Marie de' Medici's attempts to displace Richelieu ultimately led to her exile to Compiègne, from where she escaped to Brussels in 1631.
17 July 1794 - The Martyrs of Compiègne are executed in Paris during the Reign of Terror.
1900 - The golf events for the 1900 Summer Olympics took place.
11 November 1918 - The Armistice with Germany (Compiègne), agreed at Le Francport near Compiègne, ends fighting of World War I
21 June 1940 - Another Armistice with France (Second Compiègne) was signed between Nazi Germany and the defeated France in Le Francport, near Compiègne, in the same place as in 1918, in the same railroad carriage, but with the seats swapped.
1941 - During the Nazi occupation of France, the Compiègne internment camp was established in Compiègne. A memorial of the camp, and another along the railway tracks commemorates the tragedy.
1968 - The starting location of the Paris–Roubaix bicycle race was changed from Paris to Compiègne.
2004 - The Communauté de Communes de la Région de Compiègne becomes a partner in a European Union INTERREG IIIb project called SAND (see link below)

Population

  • 1882: 13,393
  • 1990: 41,663 (municipal), 44,703 (total)
  • 1999: 41,076 (municipal), 44,703 (total), 69,903 (agglomeration), urban (108,234)

Quartiers et hameaux

  • Petit-Margny : Le recensement de 1831 distingue bien précisément ce quartier.

Personnes mentionnées dans les actes à cause de leur fonction locale

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Maires

an 11 : Mar* Jacques Joseph de Meaux

Adjoints au maire

1823 : Jean Louis Marie de Crouy

Curés

Instituteurs, maîtres ou recteurs d'école

Patronymes courants

External links

  • For more information, see the FR Wikipedia article Compiègne.

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