Tuileries_palace-Louvre_before_burningThe Tuileries Palace was the usual Parisian residence of most French monarchs, from Henry IV to Napoleon III, until it was burned by the Paris Commune in 1871.
Catherine de’ Medici (1519–1589), when her husband Henry II of France had died, began building the palace of Tuileries (1564), using architect Philibert de l’Orme.
– The site is now the location of the eastern end of the Tuileries Garden.

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