|• Mayor||Michel Bernard|
|• Land1||7.59 km2 (2.93 sq mi)|
|• Population2 density||75/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|INSEE/Postal code||51518 / 51220|
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries.2 Population without double counting: residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once.
William of Saint-Thierry was elected abbot here in 1119. It was here that he wrote De natura et dignitate amoris (“On the Nature and Dignity of Love”) and De contemplando Deo (“On the Contemplation of God”). On 16th April, 1917 Saint-Thierry was the site of one of the soviets of the Russian Revolution when soldiers of the 1st Brigade of the Russian Expeditionary Force in France formed a soldiers committee on learning of the February Revolution.
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