FACT FOOD #542

Baron Haussmann is best known for the renovation of Paris in the 19th century. After the Industrial Revolution in France, the emperor Louis Napolean III wanted to develop Paris into a modern city. Among other things such as roadways, sewer systems, public facilities and buildings – Haussmann and his team of architects were the brains behind the creation of arrondissements (districts) within the city of Paris. 

Video Source: Paris Renovation