Do you know Marc Cyrus from Le Carbet? He was the son of Marc so called Méry and Marie Sainte, major sergeant of milicia in disobediance...
Today, I am not talking about the eruption of 1902, but about an unknown eruption, that of Mount Pelee in 1929.
I am going to speak to you about a press article which particularly marked me. It would be nowadays tidied up in the sections news stories of France-Antilles; it is nothing more and nothing less only the narrative of a femicide in the 18th century.
Not long ago, I discovered on Twitter the hashtag #100ansavant1900 (100yearsbefore1900). This is a participatory project launched by Nouvelles branches to identify the centenarians of France prior to the twentieth century.
You will often read on the web that Fort-de-France became the capital of Martinique in 1902 when Saint-Pierre was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Pelee. The story is a bit more complex!