Bienvenüe, Fulgence Marie Auguste (X 1870 ; 1852-1936).

Franck (François Marie Louis Gabriel Gobinet de Villecholle)1872

École Polytechnique

École Polytechnique
Palaiseau, France

Engineer of bridges and roads (Ponts-et-Chaussées), he established difficult railway lines in Lower Normandy, which earned him the knight of the Legion of Honor (1881). Appointed in Paris in 1886 at the service of the public highway, he directed the works of the Belleville funicular there, the development of the Buttes-Chaumont, the drilling of the avenue de la République (under the authority of L. Boreux to whom takes credit for it). Chief engineer of diversions, he worked for the water supply of the Avre (1892-94). Head of the technical service of the metropolitan (1898), he is the father (first line: Vincennes-Maillot, seconded by Réginald Legouez and Louis Brette). By decision of the municipal council, its name will be assigned to the station "Maine". At the same time as the metropolitan, he pursues in Paris other realizations: service of the public way, lighting and cleaning (1911), the direction of the port of Paris in 1917, the creation of the port of Gennevilliers. He ends his career as Inspector General


  • Title: Bienvenüe, Fulgence Marie Auguste (X 1870 ; 1852-1936).
  • Creator: Franck (François Marie Louis Gabriel Gobinet de Villecholle)
  • Date Created: 1872
  • Subject Keywords: student, uniform, Historical figure, Metropolitan
  • Type: Photo
  • Rights: École polytechnique
  • Medium: Photography

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