Rue Dauphine

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Rue Dauphine
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Length268 m (879 ft)
Width16 m (52 ft)
Arrondissement6th
QuarterMonnaie
From57 Quai des Grands Augustins and 1 Quai de Conti
To72 Rue Saint-André-des-Arts and 51 Rue Mazarine
Construction
Completion1607
Denomination1607

Rue Dauphine is a street in Saint-Germain-des-Prés in the 6th 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 Métro stationOdéon.

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