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Map of the Paris Commune (Place Blanche in green)

Place Blanche in Parismarker, Francemarker is one of the small plazas along the Boulevard de Clichy, which runs between the 9thmarker and 18th arrondissementmarker (Parisian districts) and leads into Montmartremarker.

During the Paris Commune of Spring 1871, this was one of the countless areas where barricades were erected by the Communards to repel Adolphe Thiers's Versailles troops as they pressed westwards to retake the capital.

Moulin Rouge seen from the Place Blanche
The famous cabaret Moulin Rougemarker stands on the Place Blanche.

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