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Statue of Saint Joan of Arc

Updated: Jan 08, 2019 govt.chinadaily.com.cn Print

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Statue of Saint Joan of Arc [Photo/VCG]

The statue of Saint Joan of Arc is located at Place du Martroi, Orleans.

Joan of Arc, also known as the Maid of Orleans, is France's most famous historical martyr who fought against the English occupation of France during the Hundred Years War (1377-1453), was burned alive at the stake and became a symbol of French resistance. She was later made a saint by the Catholic Church.


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