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Jean Monnet

1888-1979

 
 
Jean Monnet [panel No. 1] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 18, 2008
1. Jean Monnet [panel No. 1]
Inscription. Born in France, widely travelled, he died at age 90 near Paris, proud citizen of a united Europe he inspired and helped to create. Earlier, from his office in the Willard Hotel, he contributed greatly to America's victory program for wartime production while a member of the British mission in Washington during World War I.
 
Erected 1997 by The Jean Monnet Council.
 
Location. 38° 53.784′ N, 77° 1.949′ W. Marker is in Downtown, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Pennsylvania Avenue NW and 14th Street NW (U.S. 1), on the right when traveling west on Pennsylvania Avenue NW. Touch for map. Marker is attached to the south exterior of the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Building. Facing the hotel, it is the first marker to the left of the hotel entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1401 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC 20004, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Reserve Officers Association of the United States (here, next to this marker); The United States Court of Claims (a few steps from this marker); The Peace Convention (a few steps from this marker); The New Willard
Jean Monnet [panel No. 2] image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 18, 2008
2. Jean Monnet [panel No. 2]
(within shouting distance of this marker); Julia Ward Howe (within shouting distance of this marker); Willard Inter-Continental Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Baer Danzansky (within shouting distance of this marker); National Press Club (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Downtown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Jean Monnet. Wikipedia. (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. Jean Monnet: the unifying force behind the birth of the European Union. The European Commission. (Submitted on December 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPoliticsWar, World I
 
Jean Monnet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
3. Jean Monnet Marker
Jean Monnet Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, September 13, 2016
4. Jean Monnet Marker
The marker is to the left of the entrance to the Willard Hotel, in an outdoor dining area. Here it can be partially seen above the second umbrella to the left.
Jean Monnet image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, December 28, 2015
5. Jean Monnet
Willard Inter-Continental Hotel. image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, March 18, 2008
6. Willard Inter-Continental Hotel.
This pair of markers is displayed with several others on the south exterior wall of the Willard Inter-Continental Hotel Building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 13, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,764 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   4. submitted on September 13, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.   5. submitted on December 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.   6. submitted on March 28, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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