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facts in brief

Part of Munster map, French edition
Part of Munster map, French edition

Facts in brief:

Celtic town was conquered by Romans; part of Roman Gaul until it passed to Burgundians 440 AD; taken by Franks 534, by Transjurane Burgundy 9th cen.; Holy Roman Emperor named bishops of Geneva rulers of city 1124; center of Protestant Europe by 16th cen.

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