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Coordinates : 48°52′11.00″N 2°17′31.70″E / 48.8697222°N 2.2921389°E / 48.8697222; 2.2921389

Avenue Kléber
Avenue Kléber
View of Avenue Kléber
Avenue Kléber

LENGTH 1,135 m (3,724 ft)

WIDTH 36 m (118 ft)

ARRONDISSEMENT 16th

QUARTER Etoile

FROM Place Charles de Gaulle
Place Charles de Gaulle

TO Place du Trocadéro

CONSTRUCTION

COMPLETION 1863

DENOMINATION August 16, 1879

AVENUE KLéBER is one of the avenues in Paris
Paris
. It is one of the twelve avenues leading out of the Arc de Triomphe
Arc de Triomphe
. It was named after Jean Baptiste Kléber , a French general during the French Revolutionary Wars . Before 1879, it was called l'avenue du Roi-de-Rome, in memory of Napoleon II
Napoleon II
.

It is "lined with grand examples of the ceremonial, yet never austere, buildings favored by Haussmann ." Of note are the Icelandic and Peruvian embassies (Number 8 and Number 50, respectively), the Hôtel Raphael at Number 17, and The Peninsula Paris
Paris
hotel at Number 19.

French composer Henri Büsser (1872-1973) lived at Number 71. Avenue Kléber was one of the filming locations featured in The Bourne Identity .

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Historic postcard *

Avenue Kléber
Avenue Kléber
in 2012 *

N° 17 *

N° 19 *

N° 50 *

N° 52 *

N° 64 *

N° 66

REFERENCES

* ^ The Rotarian. Rotary International. March 1995. p. 20. ISSN 0035-838X . Retrieved 5 Novemb

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