Timeline of Lyon

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Lyon, France.

Prior to 15th century[edit]

See also: Lugdunum, Lyon in the High Middle Ages [fr] and Lyon in the Late Middle Ages [fr]

15th-18th centuries[edit]

See also: Renaissance in Lyon [fr] and Lyon in the French Revolution [fr]

19th century[edit]

See also: Lyon in the French First Republic [fr] and Lyon in the French Third Republic [fr]



20th century[edit]


See also: Lyon during World War II [fr]


See also: Lyon since 1944 [fr]

21st century[edit]



See also[edit]

other cities in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region


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  14. ^ a b Almanach du Lyonnais 1903.
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  17. ^ Rees 1819.
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  24. ^ Catalogue sommaire des Musées de la ville de Lyon (in French). 1887.
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  26. ^ Annuaire des artistes 1833.
  27. ^ Poncet 1906.
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  29. ^ P. Holstein (1904), "Le conservatoire de musique et les salles de concert a Lyon", Revue d'histoire de Lyon (in French)
  30. ^ a b Charléty 1903.
  31. ^ a b "Patrimoine ancien et contemporain: Les collections" (in French). Bibliothèque municipale de Lyon. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  32. ^ "France: Area and Population: Principal Towns". Statesman's Year-Book. London: Macmillan and Co. 1921. hdl:2027/njp.32101072368440.
  33. ^ a b "Movie Theaters in Lyon, France". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved 30 January 2015.
  34. ^ New York Times 1989.
  35. ^ "(Lyon)". Muséofile [fr]: Répertoire des musées français (in French). Ministre de la Culture et de la Communication [fr]. Retrieved 30 December 2015.
  36. ^ "French terrorist attack: mystery of 'calm and gentle' man who beheaded his boss", The Guardian, 27 June 2015

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