Soissons is a town in northern France on the Aisne River, one of the most ancient cities in the nation. It was first mentioned in history in 12 B.C., but was a Celtic stronghold named Noviodunum long before that.

Today, it is best known as the location of a major cathedral.

People Born in Soissons

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Soissons in People's Lives

Jean-Baptiste Colbert: I founded an academy here in the 1660's.

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