Rue Dauphine

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6th Arrt
Rue Dauphine
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Arrondissement 6th
Quarter Monnaie
Begins 57 Quai des Grands Augustins and 1 Quai de Conti
Ends 72 Rue Saint-André-des-Arts and 51 Rue Mazarine
Length 268 m (879 ft)
Width 16 m (52 ft)
Creation 1607
Denomination 1607

Rue Dauphine is a street in Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the VIe arrondissement of Paris, France.

It was named after the Dauphin, son of Henry IV of France.

The Pont Neuf crosses the river Seine in front of the Rue Dauphine.

Nobel prize–winning physicist Pierre Curie, husband of Marie Skłodowska-Curie, was struck and killed by a horse-drawn carriage on this street in 1906.

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Located near the metro stationOdéon.

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Coordinates: 48°51′18″N 2°20′22″E / 48.85500°N 2.33944°E / 48.85500; 2.33944