1853 – René François Nicolas Marie Bazin was born 26th of December in Angers, France.
Bazin studied law in Paris.
1884 – Contributed to Parisian journals a series of sketches of provincial life and descriptions of travel, and
1888 – Made his reputation with Une tache d’encre (A spot of ink) which received a prize from the Academy.
1891-1901 – Wrote books of travel, including a l’aventure (1891), Sicile (1892), Terre d’Espagne (1896), and Croquis de France et d’Orient (1901).
1904 – Bazin is best known to English and American readers are that on the Italy of his time, rendered into English under the title The Italians of To-Day.
1919 – Les Nouveaux Oberlé is regarded as a masterpiece..
1932 – Bazin died 20th of July.