Jacques Tarade

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Portrait of Jacques Tarade in the Musée historique de Strasbourg

Jacques Tarade (1646–1720) was a French engineer and colleague of Vauban. He built the Barrage Vauban in Strasbourg. One of that town's streets is named after him. He also designed the church in Huningue.[1][2]

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Michel Villedo (1598–1667) was his uncle.[2]



  • Lepage, Jean-Denis (2010), Vauban and the French Military Under Louis XIV: An Illustrated History of Fortifications and Strategies (illustrated ed.), McFarland, p. 180, ISBN 9780786444014 
  • Wilhelm Ernst & Sohn staff (2012), Jacques de Tarade, International Database and Gallery of Structures, retrieved January 2012