Ardennes (department)

department in France
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Ardennes 
department in France
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Named after
Location
Capital
Head of government
  • Benoît Huré
Inception
  • 4 March 1790
Highest point
  • Bois des Haies
Population
  • 268,859 (2021)
Area
  • 5,229 km²
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Map49° 34′ 43″ N, 4° 35′ 12″ E
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Wikidata Q3164
VIAF ID: 140247474
GND ID: 4252561-5
Library of Congress authority ID: sh85006979
Bibliothèque nationale de France ID: 13179872f
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NL CR AUT ID: ge291099
National Library of Israel ID (old): 000645484
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The french department (administrative area) of Ardennes comes from Ardennes massif that lays on north east of France, south Belgium and Luxemburg. It was created during the French Revolution, on March the 4th, 1790, according to the law of December, the 22nd 1789. It was made of part of the ancient provinces of Champagne, Argonne (celtic: "Ar Gonn", tansl: "deep forest") and Principalty of Sedan. Origins: The name of "Ardennes" ("Ar Denn", from old celtic : "the forest") was first mentioned by Julius Ceasar who talked in his "War of Gaules" about a celtic female god, who was named "Arduinna" (female warrior god usally painted as riding a wild boar).

Famous "Ardennais" edit

- Robert de Sorbon (1201-1274), who created in Paris la Sorbonne, the famous french university, was born in the village of Sorbon, near Rethel;

- Guillaume de Machault (1284-1370), poet, author of Livre du Voir Dit, was born in Machault;

- Turenne (1611-1675), maréchal de France, was born in Sedan;

- Corvisart (1755-1821), famous doctor and scientist, was born in Dricourt, near Vouziers;

- Hippolyte Taine (1828-1893), philosoph & historian, member of the Académie française, was born in Vouziers;

- Arthur Rimbaud (1854-1891), one of the most famous poet from France, was born in Charleville.