From the 17th century to the present day, many prominent figures from Châlons have played a significant role in shaping history. Among them are inventors, soldiers, politicians and comedians, all of whom have left a lasting mark on today’s world. Come and meet these exceptional people who will share their stories with you and follow in their footsteps through the streets of Châlons-en-Champagne.
Caricature artist and illustrator
(1938 – 2015)
Cabu was a popular French caricature artist, a committed press cartoonist and a comic book writer. He was tragically killed in the attack on Charlie Hebdo in January 2015.
Pierre Dac was a French comedian and actor. During the Second World War, he was also a leading figure in the Resistance against the occupation of France by Nazi Germany through his contributions to Radio London.