17 October 2015

Paris 2015: François-Vincent Raspail, Cimetière du Père-Lachaise #17

The tomb of François-Vincent Raspail (1794-1878), who was a chemist, doctor, politician, republican and writer. He is buried with his wife Henriette Troussot (1799-1853), who died during one of his imprisonments, and is represented as a ghost in a shroud here. The boulevard Raspail is named after him.

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