|Canton||Saint-Cloud (main town)|
Métropole du Grand Paris and
Paris Ouest La Défense
|surface||7.56 km 2|
|Residents||29,973 (January 1, 2017)|
|Population density||3,965 inhabitants / km 2|
The distance to the center of Paris is approximately 10 km. The population, like those in Neuilly-sur-Seine and Boulogne-Billancourt , is among the wealthiest in France. Numerous public figures live in the city.
In the north, Saint-Cloud borders on Suresnes , in the east the Seine forms the border with Boulogne-Billancourt and the Bois de Boulogne , which belongs to Paris , in the south lie Sèvres , Ville-d'Avray and Vaucresson , in the west Rueil-Malmaison and Garches .
Five districts make up the urban area:
- Val d'Or
- Pasteur magenta
At the beginning of the Middle Ages, the monk Chlodoald ( Fluduald ), a grandson of Clovis (French: Clovis) and Chrodechild (Clothilde), founded a monastery (Sanctus Fludualdus) in a novelty near Paris.
Saint-Cloud became famous for its park and its castle , built in the 1570s . It was occupied by Prussian troops on September 19, 1870 during the Franco-Prussian War . On October 13, it was shelled by the batteries of the defenders of the city of Paris stationed on Mont Valérien and burned down.
Between 1882 and 1987 there was an École normal supérieure in a preserved outbuilding of the castle , at which the historian Golo Mann also taught as a German language lecturer between 1933 and 1935 .
On May 31, 1868, the first cycle race in France took place in Saint-Cloud .
- Rock en Seine: The rock festival 'Rock en Seine' has been held every year in the park of Saint Cloud since 2003; most recently over 100,000 visitors were counted.
The seat of the aviation group Dassault Aviation with around 3,000 employees is located in Saint-Cloud . Saint-Cloud is also the headquarters of the textile service group Elis , which employs around 48,000 people worldwide. porcelain production started in Saint-Cloud under the sun king Louis XIV.
International German School Paris
The International German School Paris , a German school abroad, is located in Saint-Cloud .
Saint-Cloud is twinned with
- Bad Godesberg / Germany, since 1957
- Frascati / Italy, since 1957
- Maidenhead / England, since 1957
- Kortrijk / Belgium, since 1994
- Boadilla del Monte / Spain, since 1999
Sons and daughters:
- Philip II, Duke of Orléans (1674–1723), Titular Duke of Chartres and other areas
- Louis-Philippe-Joseph, duc d'Orléans (1747–1793), known as Philippe Égalité, executed during the French Revolution
- Michel Garnier (1753–1829), painter
- Robert Hertz (1881-1915), anthropologist
- Marie Bonaparte (1882–1962), psychoanalyst
- Bernard Blier (1916–1989), film actor, died here
- Roger-Patrice Pelat (1918–1989), businessman
- Nicole Courcel (1931–2016), actress
- Jean-Claude Killy (* 1943), ski racer
- Emmanuel Hussenot (* 1951), jazz musician
- Patricia Adam (* 1953), politician
- Hervé Guibert (1955–1991), writer and photographer
- Mino Cinelu (* 1957), jazz and pop drummer
- Philippe Lucas (* 1963), football player
- Alexandra Fusai (* 1973), tennis player
- Ingmar Lazar (* 1993), pianist
- Floriane Gnafoua (* 1996), sprinter
People related to the city:
- Princess Henrietta of England , Duchess of Orléans, died there in 1670
- Philippe of France, Duke of Orléans (brother of Louis XIV ), died there in 1701
- Charles Gounod (1818–1893), composer, died here
- Edvard Munch (1863–1944), Norwegian painter, lived in Saint-Cloud for a few months in 1889/90 and painted several pictures related to the city ( Night in Saint-Cloud , The Seine near Saint-Cloud )
- Lino Ventura (1919–1987), Italian-French film actor, lived in Saint-Cloud and died there
- Yann Le Pen (* 1963), daughter of the Front National founder Jean-Marie Le Pen , lives in the Montretout estate
- Le Patrimoine des Communes des Hauts-de-Seine. Flohic Éditions, 2nd edition, Charenton-le-Pont 1993, ISBN 2-908958-95-3 , pp. 348-353.