Borough-the-Queen is a common French of the department of the Hauts-de-Seine, in the area Île-de-France, pertaining to the Communauté of agglomeration Tops of Beaver.
Its inhabitants is called Réginaburgiens .
During the French revolution the city was called Bourg the Equality.
GeographyCommunes bordering: Antony (in the south), Bagneux (in the North-West), Cachan (in the North-East), the Haÿ-the-Pinks (in the east) and Seals (in the south and the west).
TransportThe commune is served by the station Borough-the-Queen the RER B. The city is served by Buses the RATP 172,192,197,297,388,390,391,394; Paladin 6,7,12; Daniel Meyer DM 151, DM 152; Noctilien N14, N21
HistoryThe name of Burgum Reginæ is attested since the beginning of the 12th century. Many assumptions were erected scaffolding as for the queen in question. The name changed only for the short period of the revolution where the commune was called “Borough-Equality”.
In 1360, Edouard III of England spends the night there whereas its army besieges Paris vainly.
In 1792, the count of Have made build a ceramics manufacture, but it stopped its activity since 1804.
the house of François Hennebique (inventive of the Reinforced concrete) was built of 1901 to 1904 in overhang of the Ligne of Seals, along the avenue of the Lycée Lakanal.
This villa was classified historic building in 1972.
Born with Borough-the-Queen
Welsh Évariste, born on October 25th, 1811
- Louis Joxe, born on September 16th, 1901
- Gilles Spares, senior official, born on July 5th, 1943
- Dorothée, TV host and singer, born on July 14th, 1953
- Andre Theuriet, poet, died in 1907
- Charles Péguy lived with Borough-the-Queen (7 rue Thieuret) when it left to the war where it died in the combat in 1914
- Leon Bloy lived this same house before dying there in 1917
- Michel Leeb, professor of philosophy to Borough-the-Queen with beginning of the year 70, before starting a career of humorist
- Leon Azéma, architect, lived 4 avenue Aristide Briand in " sa" house
- Jean Bastien-Thiry, organizer of the attack of the Petit-Clamart against the General De Gaulle, lived Borough-the-Queen and is buried there
- Francis Mer, former minister for the economy, finances and industry
- Jean-Jacques Goldman
- Julien Clerc
- Axel Kahn, geneticist
Died with Borough-the-Queen
- Condorcet, died in the prison of the village in 1794
- Arnold Van Gennep, died in 1957, ethnologist and folklorist
- Henri-Irenee Marrou, died in 1977, historian, specialist in primitive Christianity
Paul Lieutier, Borough-the-Queen. Test of local history , Paris, Letouzey Bookstore and Ané, 1914,306 p.
- Official site of the commune
- the house Hennebique
- 21 photographs of the house Hennebique
- François Hennebique
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