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Jemappes
Jemappes
(in older texts also: Jemmapes) is a Walloon town in south-western Belgium, province Hainaut. Since 1973, it is part of the city Mons. Jemappes
Jemappes
is known for the Battle of Jemappes
Battle of Jemappes
between the French and Austrian armies in 1792. During the French occupation of Belgium
Belgium
(1792–1814), there was a département named after the Battle of Jemappes, Jemmape. Jemappes
Jemappes
was also a battleground in the First World War. Notable inhabitants[edit]

Georges Emile Lebacq, painter born on 26 September 1876 Jean-Marie Buchet, author-filmmaker born on 24 February 1938. Salvatore Adamo, singer, lived here 1948 - ? Gérard Roland, noted Economist, born in 1954. Eric-Claude Ceccarelli, annoted Area manager, born in 1969.

Gallery[edit]

Wikisource
Wikisource
has the text of the 1911 Encyclopædia Britannica article Jemappes.

Old Town Hall.

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Coordinates: 50°27′N 3°53′E / 50.450°N 3.883°E / 50.450; 3.883

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Villages of the municipality of Mons
Mons

Ciply Cuesmes Flénu Ghlin Harmignies Harveng Havré Hyon Jemappes Maisières Mesvin Mons Nimy Nouvelles Obourg Saint-Denis Saint-Symphorien Spiennes Villers-Saint-Ghislain

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