- Georges Eu·gène [zhawrzh œ-zhen] /ʒɔrʒ œˈʒɛn/, Baron,1809–91, French administrator who improved the landscaping, street designs, and utilities systems of Paris.
Examples from the Web for haussmann
Contemporary Examples of haussmann
The Haussmann urban-renewal project demolished old neighborhoods.Dreaming of Paris
January 28, 2010
Historical Examples of haussmann
The report that my name has been given to the Boulevard Haussmann is confirmed.The Memoirs of Victor Hugo
A change of residence led Haussmann to this fortunate result.
Pcuchet stammered, Haussmann prevents me from going to sleep.Bouvard and Pcuchet, part 2
The Boulevard Haussmann was as tranquil as a village street.Fairfax and His Pride
Marie Van Vorst
Paris—the Paris of the Empire and of Haussmann—is a house of cards.Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris
- Georges-Eugène, Baron. 1809–91, French town planner, noted for his major rebuilding of Paris in the reign of Napoleon III