THE MASTER OF FORTRESSES

Standing the test of time

An episode from the series THE WONDERS OF FRENCH ARCHITECTURE

Format: 4K
Duration: 52 ’
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Available versions: French | English
Rights: All Rights | Worldwide except France

Synopsis

Vauban is probably the best military architect and engineer in History.

Endlessly copied around the world, his unique system of fortifications protected France from invasions, making Louis XIV the most powerful monarch of his time.

The Vauban system consisted of an iron belt of 180 fortresses scattered around the country, each of them rivaling in technical ingenuity.