Soissons is a town in northern France on the Aisne River, one of the most ancient cities in the nation. It was first mentioned in history in 12 B.C., but was a Celtic stronghold named Noviodunum long before that.
Today, it is best known as the location of a major cathedral.
People Born in Soissons
Soissons in People's Lives
Jean-Baptiste Colbert: I founded an academy here in the 1660's.