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France
Deauville
Calvados

Basse-Normandie

Place de Morny

Charles-Auguste de Morny

Saint-Maurice, Switzerland, 1811 - Paris 1865
French statesman, half-brother of Emperor Napoleon III
initiator of spa tourism in Deauville
(Wikipedia)
Edmond Morrignot
1867/1954

Deauville /  Charles-Auguste de Morny   Deauville /  Charles-Auguste de Morny

Description

Granite statue.

Inscription(s)

A
Le DUC de MORNY
la
VILLE de DEAUVILLE

Signed: E Morrignot / 1954

Information Sign

Charles-Auguste
de Morny
1811-1865

Président du Corps Législatif
et demi-frère de Napoléon III,
a fondé, à partir de 1860,
avec le Docteur Olliffe,
le banquier Donon et l'architecte Breney
la nouvelle station touristique
et balnéaire de Deauville.

In 1860, president of the legislature
and half brother of Napoleon III,
the 1st Duke de Morny-designate, together
with Sir Joseph Olliffe, doctor, Armand Donon,
banker, and Desle Francois Breney, architect,
founded the tourist resort and spa of Deauville

Deauville / Charles-Auguste de Morny

Sculptor

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Location (N 49°21'35" - E 0°4'39")

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