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Postcard from Angoulême – President Sadi Carnot

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Marie François Sadi Carnot was born on 11th August 1837 in Limoges and died on 25th June 1894. He was president of France from 3rd December 1887 until he was assassinated on 25th June 1894. This impressive statue overlooks the lower part of Angoulême. You can see the bell-tower and dome of the cathedral on the right.
Marie François Sadi Carnot est né le à Limoges et mort le à Lyon. Il fut président de la République du jusqu’à ce qu’il meure assassiné le . Cet ensemble statuaire surplombe la partie basse d’Angoulême. On voit le clocher et le dôme de la cathédrale à droit.

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