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Mortagne-au-Perche is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.
||The arms of Mortagne-au-Perche are blazoned :
Or, 3 fern fronds vert.
- 1962: 3909
- 1968: 4322
- 1975: 4877
- 1982: 4851
- 1990: 4584
- 1999: 4513
1962 population without double counting
- Geoffrey II, Count of Perche and Mortagne, grandfather of Queen Margaret of L'Aigle
- Early Québécois settler, Zacharie Cloutier (1590-1677).
- City of Boucherville founder, Pierre Boucher (1622-1717)
- The count Joseph de Puisaye (1755-1827) born in Mortagne-au-Perche was the representative of the percheronne nobility in the Généraux States of Versailles of 1789. He rocks in the Counter-revolution after the arrest of the king and joined Chouannerie in Brittany. He was chosen by the Count d'Artois (future Charles X) to organize the English unloading of Quiberon in 1795 whose failure signs the end of his participation in the movement. He died exiled in Hammersmith, England.
- The philosopher and antimilitarist Émile Chartier dit Alain (1868-1951), born in Mortagne-au-Perche.
- Fashion designer Chantal Thomass lives in Mortagne-au-Perche.
- The colonizer of Canada, Pierre François de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil-Cavagnal.
- The journalist Jean Planchais (1922-2006), born in Mortagne-au-Perche.
- the journalist and Swiss writer Alex Capus, born in Mortagne-au-Perche in 1961.