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Place du Trocadéro
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The Trocadéro, site of the Palais de Chaillot, is an area of Paris, across the Seine from the Eiffel Tower. The hill of the Trocadéro is the hill of Chaillot, a former village. 

In the Battle of Trocadero, the fortified position was captured by French forces led by the Duc d'Angoulême, son of the future king, Charles X, on August 31, 1823. France had intervened on behalf of King Ferdinand VII of Spain, whose rule was contested by a liberal rebellion.

Today the square is officially named Place du Trocadéro et du 11 Novembre, although it is usually simply called the Place du Trocadéro.

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