Lyon

Plaque commémorative

Plaque in memory of Elise Rivet, a nun recruited into the resistance in September 1940. Starting in 1941, she was active, in regular touch with Cardinal Gerlier, in rescuing Jewish children. On March 25, 1944 she was arrested by the Gestapo, imprisoned at Montluc and deported to Ravensbrück. She died on May 30, 1945.

For further information:  Carte des lieux de mémoire de la ville de Lyon

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Coordinates

Address : Rue de l'Antiquaille , 69005 Lyon
GPS Coordinates : 45.75922 , 4.82122
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Themes
  • Commemorative plaque
  • Rescue
  • Civil resistance
  • Deportation
  • Repression
  • Rhone
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