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    Tour de France 2012 - ÉTAPE.9;Arc-et-Senans->Besançon 41,5.Km(12)

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    09 Iulie 2012;
    The birthplace of Victor Hugo in Besançon
    Besançon was the birthplace of:
    Claude Goudimel (1510–1572) – Musician, Teacher of Palestrina. Composer of the music for Protestant hymns
    Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (1517–1586) – Cardinal, statesman and humanist. Counsellor of Charles V, Viceroy of Naples
    Jean-Baptiste Besard (1567-1625?) - Lawyer, Doctor of Medicine and Composer for the Lute
    Jean Mairet (1604–1686) – Dramatist
    Charles Fourier (1772–1837) – Inventor of socialist "phalansteries" (vast communal buildings surrounded by a highly cultivated agricultural area)
    Charles Nodier (1780–1844) – Writer. Leader of the Romantic movement
    Jean Claude Eugène Péclet (1793–1857) – physicist, gave his name to the Péclet number
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885) – Writer and poet
    Pierre-Joseph Proudhon (1809–1865)- Journalist (Le Peuple) and author of world-renowned anarchist theories
    Adolphe Braun (1812–1877) - Early photographer
    Hilaire de Chardonnet (1838–1924) – Inventor of artificial silk
    Louis-Jean Résal (1854–1920) – Engineer who built the Pont Mirabeau and the Pont Alexandre III in Paris
    Auguste and Louis Lumière, (1862–1954) and (1864–1948) – Inventors of cinematography
    Tristan Bernard (1866–1947) – Journalist and Humorist
    Albert Seitz (1872–1937) – composer and violist
    Ludovic Arrachart (1897–1933), aviator
    Jean de Gribaldy (1922–1987) – Professional racing cyclist and directeur sportif
    Raymond Blanc (1949– ) – Chef
    Morrade Hakkar (1972– ) – Boxer
    Gaspard Augé (1979– ) – One half of electro group Justice
    Cyril Kali footballer
    Yohann Lasimant footballer
    Lucien Laurent footballer