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Charles Terront
CHARLES TERRONT (9 April 1857 – 31 October 1932) was the first major French cycling star. He won sprint, middle distance and endurance events in Europe and the United States. In September 1891 he won the first Paris–Brest–Paris cycle race, which at 1,196 kilometres (743 mi) was more than double the length of any previous event . He rode a Humber bicycle fitted with prototype removable pneumatic tyres made by Michelin . He won 54 major events over his 15-year career, was 'Champion of France' twice and 'Champion of Great Britain' twice. CONTENTS * 1 Early life and career * 2 Paris–Brest–Paris cycle race * 3 Honours * 4 Major results by year * 5 See also * 6 References * 7 Bibliography * 8 External links EARLY LIFE AND CAREERTerront was born in Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis
Saint-Ouen, Seine-Saint-Denis
. He took up cycle racing in 1876 along with his brother Jules
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Boulogne
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. BOULOGNE-SUR-MER (French pronunciation: ( listen )), often called BOULOGNE (UK : /buːˈlɔɪn/ , Latin
Latin
: Gesoriacum or Bononia, Picard : Boulonne-su-Mér, Dutch : Bonen), is a coastal city in Northern France
France
. It is a sub-prefecture of the department of Pas-de-Calais
Pas-de-Calais
. Boulogne lies on the Côte d\'Opale , a touristic stretch of French coast on the English Channel
English Channel
between Calais
Calais
and Normandy, and the most visited location in the region after Lille
Lille
conurbation
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Conflans-Sainte-Honorine
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Confluence of Oise (left) and Seine
Seine
(right) rivers CONFLANS-SAINTE-HONORINE is a commune in the Yvelines
Yvelines
department in the Île-de- France
France
region in north-central France
France
. It is located in the north-western suburbs of Paris
Paris
, 24.2 km (15.0 mi) from the center of Paris
Paris
. The commune was originally named for its geographic position at the confluence of the Seine
Seine
and Oise rivers
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Versailles (city)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. VERSAILLES (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a city in the Yvelines département in Île-de- France
France
region, renowned worldwide for its château , the Château
Château
de Versailles and the gardens of Versailles , designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites . According to the 2008 census, the population of the city is 88,641 inhabitants, down from a peak of 94,145 in 1975. A new town , founded by the will of King Louis XIV
Louis XIV
, it was the de facto capital of the Kingdom of France
France
for over a century, from 1682 to 1789, before becoming the cradle of the French Revolution
French Revolution

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Argenteuil
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. ARGENTEUIL (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris
Paris
, France
France
. It is located 12.3 km (7.6 mi) from the center of Paris
Paris
. Argenteuil
Argenteuil
is a sub-prefecture of the Val-d\'Oise department , the seat of the arrondissement of Argenteuil
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Rueil
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. RUEIL-MALMAISON (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune in the western suburbs of Paris
Paris
, in the Hauts-de-Seine department of France . It is located 12.6 kilometres (8 miles) from the centre of Paris
Paris
. It is one of the wealthiest suburbs of Paris. CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 History * 3 Main sights * 4 Economy * 5 Transport * 6 Education * 7 Notable residents * 8 International relations * 8.1 Twin towns – sister cities * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links NAMERueil-Malmaison was originally called simply Rueil. In medieval times the name Rueil was spelled either Roialum, Riogilum, Rotoialum, Ruolium, or Ruellium
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Charenton-le-Pont
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. Public park in Charenton-le-Pont, nearby Charenton-Ecoles metro station CHARENTON-LE-PONT is a commune in the southeastern suburbs of Paris
Paris
, France
France
. It is located 6.2 km (3.9 mi) from the centre of Paris
Paris
. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe
Europe
. The Charenton Psychiatric Hospital
Psychiatric Hospital
is located in the neighbouring commune Charenton-Saint-Maurice, which changed its name in 1842 to Saint Maurice
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Colombes
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. COLOMBES (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris
Paris
, France
France
. It is located 10.6 km (6.6 mi) from the centre of Paris
Paris
. CONTENTS * 1 Name * 2 History * 3 Administration * 4 Transport * 5 Education * 6 Personalities * 7 Sport * 8 Twin towns * 9 See also * 10 References * 11 External links NAMEThe name Colombes
Colombes
comes from Latin
Latin
columna ( Old French
Old French
colombe), meaning "column"
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Saint-Germain-en-Laye
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. SAINT-GERMAIN-EN-LAYE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de- France
France
in north-central France . It is located in the western suburbs of Paris
Paris
, 19.1 km (11.9 mi) from the centre of Paris
Paris
. Inhabitants are called Saint-Germanois or Saint-Germinois. With its elegant tree-lined streets it is one of the more affluent suburbs of Paris, combining both high-end leisure spots and exclusive residential neighborhoods (see the Golden Triangle of the Yvelines ). Saint-Germain-en-Laye
Saint-Germain-en-Laye
is a sub-prefecture of the department
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Angers
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. The Maine , the castle , and the spires of the cathedral ANGERS (French: ( listen )) is a city in western France, about 300 km (190 mi) southwest of Paris
Paris
. It is chef-lieu of the Maine-et-Loire department and was, before the French Revolution
French Revolution
, the capital of the province of Anjou
Anjou
. The inhabitants of both the city and the province are called Angevins. The commune of Angers
Angers
proper, without the metropolitan area, is the third most populous in northwestern France after Nantes
Nantes
and Rennes
Rennes
and the 17th in France
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Montauban
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. MONTAUBAN (French pronunciation: ​ ; Occitan : Montalban) is a commune in the Tarn-et-Garonne
Tarn-et-Garonne
department in the Occitanie
Occitanie
region in southern France. It is the capital of the department and lies 50 kilometres (31 mi) north of Toulouse
Toulouse
. Montauban
Montauban
is the most populated town in Tarn-et-Garonne, and the sixth most populated of Occitanie behind Toulouse, Montpellier, Nîmes, Perpignan
Perpignan
and Béziers. In 2013, there were 57,921 inhabitants, called “Montalbanais”. The town has been classified “Ville d’art et d’histoire” (City of art and history) since 2015
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La Garenne (La Garenne-Colombes)
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. LA GARENNE-COLOMBES is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris , France. It is located 9.6 km (6.0 mi) from Notre Dame de Paris
Paris
which is the center of Paris
Paris
. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe
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Courbevoie
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. COURBEVOIE (French pronunciation: ​ ) is a commune located 8.2 km (5.1 mi) from the center of Paris
Paris
, France
France
. The centre of Courbevoie is situated 2 kilometres from the outer limits of central Paris. It is one of the most densely populated municipalities in Europe
Europe
, and ranks as the third-best place to live in the Île-de- France
France
region, after the neighbouring communes of Levallois-Perret and Neuilly-sur-Seine
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Fougères
1 French Land Register data, which excludes lakes, ponds, glaciers > 1 km² (0.386 sq mi or 247 acres) and river estuaries. 2 Population without double counting : residents of multiple communes (e.g., students and military personnel) only counted once. FOUGèRES (French pronunciation: ​ ; Breton : Felger; Gallo : Foujerr) is a commune and a sub-prefecture of the Ille-et-Vilaine department in Brittany
Brittany
in northwestern France
France
. Its inhabitants are called the Fougerais. At the 2012 census Fougères
Fougères
had 20,040 inhabitants. The Fougères
Fougères
area comprises approximately 88,000 inhabitants and is currently in a process of growth, unlike the town centre
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Kingston Upon Hull
KINGSTON UPON HULL (/ˌkɪŋstən əpɒn ˈhʌl/ ( listen ) KING-stən ə-pon HUL , locally /-ˈhʊl/ -HUUL ), usually abbreviated to HULL, is a city and unitary authority in the East Riding of Yorkshire
Yorkshire
, England
England
. It lies upon the River Hull at its confluence with the Humber
Humber
estuary , 25 miles (40 km) inland from the North Sea
North Sea
, with a population of 260,200 (mid-2016 est.). The town of Hull was founded late in the 12th century. The monks of Meaux Abbey
Meaux Abbey
needed a port where the wool from their estates could be exported. They chose a place at the confluence of the rivers Hull and Humber
Humber
to build a quay. The exact year the town was founded is not known but it was first mentioned in 1193
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Edinburgh
EDINBURGH (/ˈɛdɪnb(ə)rə/ ( listen ); Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic
: Dùn Èideann ; Scots : Edinburgh) is the capital city of Scotland
Scotland
and one of its 32 council areas . It is located in Lothian on the Firth of Forth 's southern shore. Recognised as the capital of Scotland
Scotland
since at least the 15th century, Edinburgh
Edinburgh
is home to the Scottish Parliament
Scottish Parliament
and the seat of the monarchy in Scotland. Historically part of Midlothian
Midlothian
, the city has long been a centre of education, particularly in the fields of medicine, Scots law , literature, the sciences and engineering
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