In southern France, the village is well known for the psychiatric hospital, "Centre hospitalier de Montfavet" located on the Mont de Vergues. Camille Claudel was a patient in this hospital. Georges-Ernest Roux (1903-1981), a postman who lived in Montfavet, founded the Universal Christian Church (now named Universal Alliance), claimed to be Jesus, and was famous under the name "Christ of Montfavet".
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