Noyon


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Noyon

(nwäyôN`), town (1990 pop. 14,628), Oise dept., N France. It has foundries, metalworks, and machine, clothing, and food-processing industries. In 768 at Noyon, Charlemagne was crowned king of the Franks. France and Spain signed a treaty there in 1516 (see Italian WarsItalian Wars,
1494–1559, series of regional wars brought on by the efforts of the great European powers to control the small independent states of Italy. Renaissance Italy was split into numerous rival states, most of which sought foreign alliances to increase their
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). The town was devastated in both World Wars, but the Cathedral of Notre Dame (12th–13th cent.) has survived. The house where John Calvin was born is now a museum.

Noyon

a town in N France: scene of the coronations of Charlemagne (768) and Hugh Capet (987); birthplace of John Calvin. Pop.: 14 471 (1999)
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The legacy of Jean Calvin, the visionary pioneer in the Reformed movement who originated from Noyon in France and made his main impact in Geneva has begun a movement which has reached far and wide," said Mr.
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He was born in Noyon in 1509 and studied theology at the University of Paris.
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