Hôpital Saint-Louis

Local nameHôpital Saint-Louis
LocationParis, France

Hôpital Saint-Louis is a hospital in Paris, France. It was built in 1611 by architect Claude Vellefaux at the request of Henry IV of France. It is part of the Assistance publique - Hôpitaux de Paris hospital system, and it is located at 1 avenue Claude-Vellefaux, in the 10th arrondissement near the metro station: Goncourt. Its address is 1 avenue Claude-Vellefaux, just north of rue Bichat.

It was founded by King Henry IV on May 17, 1607 to decongest the Hôtel-Dieu de Paris during the plague. He named it St. Louis in memory of Louis IX, who died of the dysentery that devastated Tunis in 1270.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hôpital_Saint-Louis

Address (Unnamed Road), Paris 75010, France

Coordinates 48°52'23.943" N 2°22'1.827" E

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