Paris

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Paris is the capitol of France and Thomas Jefferson lived there while he was U.S. minister to France from 1784 to 1789.

Jefferson's Residences

  • 1784 August 6-10. Lodges on the Right Bank at the Hotel d'Orleans (Rue de Richelieu near the Palais Royal).
  • 1784 August 10-October 17. Lodges on the Left Bank at the Hotel D'Orleans (Rue des Petits Augustins-present Rue Bonaparte).
  • 1784 October 17-1785 October 17. Rents a house on the Cul-de-sac Taitbout near the present Boulevard Haussmann. Jefferson called it "Hotel Tetebout."
  • 1785 October 17-1789 September 26. Rents the Hotel de Langeac (corner of the Rue de Berri and the Champs-Elysees).

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