Discover the site Colmar And the history of stations.deutsches MenuCliquez ici pour le menu fran├žais


the memory of stones

Jean Michel HAUSSMANN, the industrial

Jean Michel Haussmann

Jean Michel HAUSSMANN, son of Balthazard HAUSSMANN is born Colmar in 1748.

He created, in 1775, with his brother Jean, banker, the Hausmann - Emmerich - Jordan Company, important factory of cloths painted, established at Logelbach and at Colmar.

He was the great-uncle of the Baron HAUSSMANN, celebrate prefect of the Seine under the second Empire that, by the important works that he directed, succeeded in purifying and to embellish Paris that had big need of it.

He died Strasbourg in 1824.

In 1988, the city of Colmar gave its name at a streets of the industrial zone.