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Fort Louvois


Mark Cartwright
published on 07 August 2020
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Fort Louvois, Charente-Maritime, France. The fort was designed by the famed military architect Vauban (1633-1707 CE) and built in the 1690s CE to protect the channel between the mainland and the Ile d'Oleron.

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2020, August 07). Fort Louvois. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Fort Louvois." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 07, 2020.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Fort Louvois." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 07 Aug 2020. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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