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Street de l'Odéon
Cette voie est ouverte vers 1780 lors de la construction du théâtre de l'Odéon et prend le nom de rue Molière; elle ne doit pas être confondue avec la rue Molière du 1er arrondissement de Paris. En 1867, elle est renommée du nom du dramaturge français Jean de Rotrou (1609-1650) suite au renommage de la rue Molière près de la Comédie-Française dans le 1er arrondissement.

This way is open around 1780 during the construction of the Odeon Theatre and took the name of Molière Street; it should not be confused with Molière street in the 1st arrondissement of Paris. In 1867 it was renamed the name of the French playwright Jean Rotrou (1609-1650) following the renaming of the street near the Molière comedy-French in the 1st district.

  Number 10
Thomas Paine
English by birth, American by adoption, French by decree. lived in this house from 1797 to 1802 and began his passion for freedom in the service of the French Rrévolution, was deputy to the Convention and wrote The Rights of Man.
"When opinions are free, the power of truth will always prevail."
Number 12
In this house in 1922, Miss Sylvia Beach published "Ulysses" by James Joyce.
Number 22
In this house lived Camille Desmoulins 1760-1794 from 1782 until his arrest March 30, 1794.

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