Plombières

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Plombières

(plôNbyĕr`) or

Plombières-les-Bains

(–lā-băN), village, Vosges dept., NE France, in the Vosges Mts. It is a fashionable spa, with radioactive springs used since Roman times for medicinal purposes. Housewares and embroidered goods are also made there. Plombières was the scene of a meeting (1858) between Napoleon III and Cavour, which resulted in the cession of Savoy and Nice to France.
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Parkinson will be racing from Plombieres les Bains to Soultzmatt today, with the final stage from Lutterbach to Guebwiller taking place tomorrow.
After the Crimean War, in which Piedmont participated with an army against Russia to win the sympathy of Great Britain and France, fact that brought them a place in the Peace Congress in Paris in 1856, followed the secret meeting in Plombieres from 20 to 21 of July 1858 between the French emperor Napoleon III and the Prime Minister Camillo Benso di Cavour of Piedmont.
En su retiro veraniego de Plombieres manifiesta a Laverde su percepcion negativa por el rumbo de Espana, comunicandole que no sabe <<nada de lo que pasa en el mundo, ni menos en Espana, pero calculo que en Espana todo va de mal en peor, a pesar de lo muy catolicos que somos>> (2003, II, 309).
El ofrecimiento de ceder a Francia Saboya y Niza, conocido tambien con el nombre de plan de Plombieres, se hizo realidad en abril de 1860 (103), lo que enfurecio a tantos patriotas, en especial a Mazzini y a Garibaldi.
Stephane Pruvost, director-general for services in a small French municipality with 2,926 inhabitants, Plombieres les Dijon, explains how these constraints "that come from the Commission" complicate his task on a daily basis.
La tercera parte, que se denomina Gran historia y pequenas historias, incluye veintitres trabajos, verdadera miscelanea, con lo siguientes titulos: Ser curista en la Galia bajo los romanos; Una cura en Bade en la edad media: ambiente; El termalismo medieval; Los establecimientos termales de los siglos XVI y XVIII; Una cura termal en el siglo XVII; El Duque de Maine y La Senora Maintenon en las aguas de Bareges (1675-1677-1681); Las aguas Bourbon de Dancourt; Carlos Bagard, el rey Estanislao y Cotrexeville; Curistas celebres de Plombieres antes de la revolucion; Las villas termales y la revolucion; Lo que Luchon debe al Intendente Etigny; ?
In 1824, the aging, infirm painter, now seventy-eight and deaf from two bouts of near fatal illness, profited from permission to take the waters at Plombieres, for his health, to escape to Bordeaux, where many Spanish free-thinkers had preceded him.
Similarly, the red jasper necklace with matching earrings she gave her six-year-old goddaughter Josephine Van Hee, while taking the waters at Plombieres in 1805, illustrates her liking for hardstones, whether engraved or not.
En 1858 en Plombieres, Cavour acordo con Napoleon III el apoyo del Imperio frances al Reino de Cerdena en el caso de que este reino fuera agredido por el Imperio austriaco.
La feminisation de plombier en plombiere creerait une confusion genante avec une plombieres, << glace a la vanille garnie de fruits confits >> (NPR 1702b, plombieres), nommee d'apres la station thermale Plombieres-les-Bains ou elle aurait ete inventee.
Four months later, on July 20th, 1858, Napoleon III met Count Cavour, the prime minister of the independent Italian state of Piedmont, at Plombieres.