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Country  France
Region  Ile-de-France

Area  31,007
Mayor  Catherine Margate (PCF)

Map of Malakoff

Malakoff [ɔf] is a suburban commune in the Hauts-de-Seine department southwest of Paris, France. It is located 5 km (3.1 mi) from the centre of the city. EUROCAE, the European Organisation for Civil Aviation Equipment is based in Malakoff.


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The commune of Malakoff was created on 8 November 1883 by detaching its territory from the commune of Vanves. Its name was taken from an inn sign "À la Tour de Malakoff" (= "At the Malakoff Tower"); the inn was so named in 1855 to commemorate the Battle of Malakoff, fought during the Crimean War.


Malakoff is served by two stations on Paris Métro Line 13: Malakoff – Plateau de Vanves and Malakoff – Rue Étienne Dolet.

Malakoff is also served by Vanves – Malakoff station on the Transilien Paris – Montparnasse suburban rail line. This station is located on the border between the commune of Malakoff and the commune of Vanves, on the Vanves side.


Public primary schools:

  • Eight public preschools (maternelles): Georges-Cogniot, Fernand-Léger, Jean-Jaurès, Guy-Môquet, Paul-Bert, Paul-Vaillant-Couturier, Paul-Langevin, Henri-Barbusse
  • Seven public elementary schools: Georges-Cogniot, Fernand-Léger, Jean-Jaurès, Guy-Môquet, Paul-Bert, Paul-Langevin, Henri-Barbusse
  • Public secondary schools:

  • Junior high schools: Collège Paul-Bert and Collège Henri-Wallon
  • Senior high school: Lycée professionnel Louis-Girard
  • There is a private school, École privée Notre-Dame-de-France.


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  • Notable residents

  • Charles Bourseul (1829–1912), scientist, inventor of a method of transmitting words using electricity. He lived at No. 62 Rue d'Arcueil (since named Rue Paul Vaillant-Couturier).
  • Henri Rousseau, called "The Customs Agent", (1844–1910), painter, took his nickname from the fact that his full-time job was as a Paris customs agent (the octroi) at the Porte de Vanves in Malakoff.
  • Edmond Lachenal, (1855–1948), potter who opened his first pottery works (from 1880 to 1887) in the city.[1]
  • Gaëtan Gatian de Clérambault (1872–1934), was a psychiatrist, an ethnologist, and a photographer. Lived in a fine villa on Rue Vincent Moris.
  • Pierre Curie (1859–1906) and Marie Curie (1867–1934) rented a house on Rue du Marché, later renamed Rue Gabriel-Crié). They used a shed on the property for their radium experiments (1900 to 1904).
  • Henri Désiré Landru, notorious serial killer, ran a car repair shop on the Châtillon Road (later renamed Avenue Pierre Brossolette) in the period of the First World War.
  • Eugène Christophe (1885–1970), cyclist, winner of the Milan-San Remo race and first wearer of the yellow jersey in the Tour de France.
  • Roger Legris (1898–1981), stage and film actor.
  • Sanyu (1901–1966), painter, lived from 1928 to 1931 in Malakoff on Rue Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
  • Francesca Solleville, singer, lives in Malakoff.
  • Pablo Reinoso, artist and designer, lives in Malakoff.
  • Christian Boltanski, artist, lives and works in Malakoff.
  • Annette Messager, artist, lives and works in Malakoff.
  • Sophie Calle, artist, lives and works in Malakoff.
  • Louis de Grandmaison, painter, lived in Malakoff.
  • Sam Szafran, artist, lives and works in Malakoff
  • References

    Malakoff Wikipedia

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