Rueil-Malmaison

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Rueil-Malmaison

(rüĕ`yə-mälmāzôN`), town (1990 pop. 67,323), Hauts-de-Seine dept., N central France. It is an industrial center where metals, armaments, photographic equipment, film, pharmaceuticals, and automobile accessories are produced. Food products are also manufactured there. The town was originally a resort of the MerovingianMerovingians,
dynasty of Frankish kings, descended, according to tradition, from Merovech, chief of the Salian Franks, whose son was Childeric I and whose grandson was Clovis I, the founder of the Frankish monarchy.
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 kings (5th–7th cent.). It was bought by Cardinal Richelieu, who built an estate there and who carried on extensive construction during the early 17th cent. Napoleon lived there from 1800 to 1804 and the Empress Josephine and her daughter are buried in the town. Napoleon's home, the famous Malmaison, is now a museum housing artifacts from the Napoleonic period.

Rueil-Malmaison

 

a city in France in the department of Hauts-de-Seine; a western suburb of Paris. Population, 63,000 (1968). It has machine building and metalworking, and there is a foundry.

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"I had no intention of fighting to-day, sir; I was charged, indeed, with a mission to the cardinal and had set out for Rueil, when, seeing Monsieur de Chatillon charge, an invincible desire possessed me to charge at his side.
Delighted to see you again, and to be no longer at Rueil, where you and your damned companions made me pay ransom.
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SCOTLAND coach Toni Szifris will be cheering on Besancon rather than Rueil in this week's French League play-offs even though the latter have one of his star players in their ranks.
But with Rueil's third game scheduled for Saturday night, Szifris faces an anxious wait to find out if he'll have one of his top performers available.