French physician and politician. He was killed on the barricades in Paris while opposing the coup of Louis Napoléon Bonaparte. He was buried in secret at Montmartre and in 1872 the present monument, crafted by Aimé Millet (division 22). Monument c. 1900:
Since it was first constructed in 1888, the views overlooking the viaduct that carries rue Caulaincourt over Montmartre Cemetery have intrigued visitors and photographers alike. In fact, at least a half dozen views of the bridge have been used as postcards highlighting the viaduct as an attraction in and of itself. Also a nice set of snapshots of daily life in this part of Paris.
In 1888 the city of Paris undertook to traverse the valley that is Montmartre Cemetery with a viaduct carrying Rue Caulaincourt, at the southeastern edge of the cemetery.
Views during construction (from L'Illustre Monde), looking west southwest, and after, c. 1900, looking north by northeast:
French actress, died in 1863 and buried in division 27. Bust (1865) by Auguste Préault. Monument c. 1900:
A wonderful piece of sculpture in division 3 of Montmartre Cemetery by the noted artist François Duret: statue of the music composer Fromental Halévy in division 3 is now gone, replaced by just the original (?) bust, a truncated bit of stone.
Tomb, c. 1900: