Paris’ Notre Dame cathedral Fire; Millions Contributed for Rebuilding

A major fire has engulfed the medieval cathedral of Notre-Dame in Paris, one of France’s most famous landmarks on Sunday

The cathedral, which is famous for featuring in Victor Hugo’s classic novel The Hunchback of Notre Dame, attracts millions of tourists every year due to its size, antiquity and architecture.

However, Millions have pledged and contributed millions of Euros have been pledged to help rebuild Notre-Dame after a devastating fire partially destroyed the French cathedral.

French President Emmanuel Macron vowed to reconstruct the historic building even as the fire still burned, while two French business magnates had pledged about €300m ($339m; £259m) between them by early Tuesday.


Offers of help with the reconstruction have also poured in from around the globe, with European Council President Donald Tusk calling on EU member states to rally round.

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