Le Mans

Le Mans is a town in in France, best known for its annual 24-hour automobile race. Le Mans is twinned with , . The rich 17-century history of Le Mans, former capital of the province of Maine, is too often eclipsed by the world famous annual 24-hour race, held on the edge of the city.

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The Wright brothers – Orville and Wilbur – were two American aviation pioneers generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane.

Paul Henri Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles de Constant, Baron de Constant de Rebecque, was a diplomat and politician, advocate of international arbitration and winner of the 1909 Nobel Prize for Peace.

Philippe François Marie Leclerc de Hauteclocque was a French general during the Second World War.

Le Mans Cathedral is a Catholic church situated in , .

Stade Léon-Bollée was a multi-purpose stadium in , .

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