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Location address: France, Pays de la Loire, Cholet
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Cholet (French pronunciation: [ʃɔ.lɛ], probably from Latin cauletum, “cabbage”) is a commune of western France in the Maine-et-Loire department. It was the capital of military Vendée.
Cholet was the place where thee Batlte of Cholet took place on 17 October 1793, as painted by Paul-Emile Boutigny. The battle was a part of the war in the Vendée, a civil war against the republicans of the French Revolution.