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Place Jean Jaures, main city of Castres in the Tarn place named Jean Jaurès born in Castres September 3, 1859 and assassinated in Paris July 31, 1914.

It can be seen that place a statue of Jean Jaurès. Socialist parliamentary speaker, he won renown by his pacifism and his opposition to the outbreak of the First World War. A plaque recalls that this man was born in Castres.

According to Wikipedia:
"Formerly known as Place Royale under the July Monarchy (1830-1848) and Imperial Square during the Second Empire (1852-1870), and National Square during the Third Republic (1871-1920). After the assassination of Jean Jaurès 1914 in Paris, the square was renamed Place Jean-Jaurès in 1920.

The famous mathematician Pierre de Fermat was buried not far from the episcopal palace at the center of what became the Place Royale fitted in the 1830s. Josephine Pujol The canteen who served in the armies of Napoleon III and nursed soldiers during the Great War was born in an apartment in that place in 1836.

It hosts the market on Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturday mornings, cultural events, political. This site became pedestrianized in 2005 and it was renovated. It is covered with granite Sidobre. "

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