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Dating from 250, Saint-Denis has a long and tense history.
During the French Revolution, the city was renamed "Franciade" and the royal necropolis was destroyed.
During the 19th century, Saint-Denis became increasingly industrialized and in 1843 the first railway reached Saint-Denis.
During the Second World War, Saint-Denis was occupied by the Germans and liberated by General Leclerc.
Building Stade de France for the 1998 Football World Cup gave an important impuls to Saint-Denis's development .
Saint-Denis of today is a quite suburb of Paris with small shops and nice old buildings.
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