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Raspail (Paris Métro)

Raspail is a station of the Paris Métro, serving Line 4 and Line 6 in the 14th arrondissement. The station is currently undergoing renovation works. The station is named after the Boulevard Raspail, named after 19th-century scientist and statesman François-Vincent Raspail. History The station opened on 24 April 1906 with the opening of the extension of line 2 Sud from Passy to Place d'Italie. On 14 October 1907, line 2 Sud became part of line 5....

Boulevard Raspail

Boulevard Raspail is a boulevard of Paris, in France. Its orientation is north-south, and joins boulevard Saint-Germain with place Denfert-Rochereau whilst traversing 7th, 6th and 14th arrondissements. The boulevard intersects major roadways: rue de Sèvres, rue de Rennes and boulevard Montparnasse. Its former name was boulevard d'Enfer, of which the passage d'Enfer is a vestigial relic. Naming The boulevard was named after François-Vincent Raspail (1794–1878), French chemist, doctor and politician....

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