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Alsace, the hotly-contested region where Bugatti was born, still houses the automaker’s legacy

Today marks the centennial anniversary of the conclusion of the original Paris Peace Conference, which enacted the Treaty of Versailles to ostensibly create peace between Germany and France after the first World War. For Bugatti, however, it’s a reason to celebrate its home region of Alsace. Though it’s now part of France, the Alsace region has switched between sovereigns, most often France and Germany, and been the center of geopolitical conflict many times in the past 400 years.


This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2020/01/16/alsace-region-where-bugatti-was-born-still-houses-the-automakers-legacy