To get here exit at metro Quinet or Raspail. Some familiar names to search for: Frédéric Bartholdi (1834–1904), sculptor of the Statue of Liberty; Charles Baudelaire (1821–1867); Simone de Beauvoir (1908–1986); Samuel Beckett (1906–1989); Constantin Brâncuşi (1876–1957); Brassaï (1899–1984); Claude François Chauveau-Lagarde (1756-1841), lawyer, defender of Marie-Antoinette; Alfred Dreyfus (1859–1935); Jules Dumont d’Urville (1790–1842), explorer of South Pacific & discoverer of Venus de Milo; Serge Gainsbourg (1928–1991); Charles Garnier (1825–1898), designed the original Paris Opera House for Napoleon III; Eugène Ionesco (1909–1994); Kiki (1901–1953), singer, actress, painter, “Queen of Montparnasse”; Guy de Maupassant (1850–1893); Man Ray (1890–1976);Jean-Paul Sartre (1905–1980); Jean Seberg (1938–1979); Susan Sontag (1933–2004)

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