Marianne, the symbol of republican France

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Monument à la République
Place du Château d’Eau (Place de la République)


The Monument is topped by a Statute of Marianne, the personification of the French People
and a Goddess of Liberty (like the Statute of Liberty)

Marianne also appears in Delacrox’s most famous painting at Le Louvre

Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix)

Jeanne d’Arc (Joan of Arc) is another symbol of republican France

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