Avenue Kléber

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Coordinates: 48°52′11.00″N 2°17′31.70″E / 48.8697222°N 2.2921389°E / 48.8697222; 2.2921389

16th Arrt
Avenue Kléber
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Arrondissement 16th
Quarter Etoile
Begins Place Charles de Gaulle
Ends place du Trocadéro
Length 1,135 m (3,724 ft)
Width 36 m (118 ft)
Creation 1863
Denomination August 16, 1879

Avenue Kléber is one of the avenues in Paris. It is one of the twelve avenues leading out of the Arc de Triomphe. It was named after Jean Baptiste Kléber, a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars. It is "lined with grand examples of the ceremonial, yet never austere, buildings favored by Haussmann."[1] Of note is the Peruvian and Iceland embassies (Number 8 and 50 respectively), Hôtel Raphael, and The Peninsula Paris. Henri Busser (1872-1973) lived at Number 71.

It was one of the filming locations featured in The Bourne Identity.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Rotarian. Rotary International. March 1995. p. 20. ISSN 0035838X. Retrieved 5 November 2012.