Béziers Se Souvient

Béziers Se Souvient (HM14WC)

Location: Béziers, Languedoc-Roussillon 34500 Hérault
Country: France

N 43° 20.649', E 3° 12.945'

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1907 - 2007

— [Béziers Remembers] —

En 1907, Béziers a été le théâtre d'evénements exceptionnels liés à la crise de la viticulture. Le 12 mai, plus de 120000 personnes défilent en ville et le 21 juin, pour protester contre les fusillades de Narbonne, un demi-millier de soldats du 17e régiment d'infanterie, mutinés, campent sur les allées Paul Riquet, accueillis avec sympathie par la population. Après leur reddition, ces mutins sont transférés à Gafsa dans le sud Tunisien.
1907 - 2007

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Béziers Remembers
In 1907, Béziers was the scene of exceptional events related to the crisis of viticulture. On 12 May, over 120,000 people marched in the city and 21 June in protest against the shooting at Narbonne, a half thousand soldiers of the 17th infantry regiment mutinied, camping on Paul Riquet Aisles (a commons between opposing lanes of Boulevard Paul Riquet), greeted with sympathy by population. After their surrender, the mutineers were transferred to Gafsa in southern Tunisia.
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HM NumberHM14WC
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Year Placed2007
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 4:53pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)31T E 517486 N 4799055
Decimal Degrees43.34415000, 3.21575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 20.649', E 3° 12.945'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 20' 38.9400" N, 3° 12' 56.7000" E
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12 Allées Paul Riquet, Béziers Languedoc-Roussillon 34500, FR
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