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Alexandre III bridge
7th & 8th arrondissement

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Alexander III never got to see the bridge named in his honour. One of the surviving relics of the 1900 Universal Exhibition, its foundation stone was solemnly laid by his son Nicolas II, before his own unceremonious end at the hands of the Bolsheviks. All in all, the Franco-Russian alliance, which the bridge was intended to symbolise, did not seem to have brought much luck to the Russian Emperors.
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