Situated in the historic centre of Nancy, in Lorraine, Stanislas Square belongs ...to a magnificent architectural ensemble dating back to the 18th century, commissioned by Stanislas Leszcynski, the father-in-law of Louis XV. Listed as Unesco World Heritage, it is composed of Stanislas Square, Carrière Square and Alliance Square.
Jules Ferry (1832 – 1893)
Born in Saint-Dié, Jules Ferry, lawyer and politician, great figure of the ...Republic, was also heavily criticised in his day. Appointed Mayor of Paris after the fall of Napoleon III, he became unpopular due to the food restrictions he imposed on the people of Paris, who were under siege from the Prussian Army, and he ended up fleeing the capital.