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Memorial of Sedan

Practical info

Type of location: Memorial

Memorial of Sedan

Place Voltaire, Sedan

Historical description


Sedan is well known as a former cloth-making centre and has seen many battles in recent wars. The Jewish presence in Sedan appears to date back to the Middle Ages. It developed thanks to the arrival of Jews from Amsterdam in the middle of the 17th century. However, ... Read more