1837 – Born on the 9th of April in Lille.
1867 – Wrote the book of an opera Sardanapale in imitation of Lord Byron for the music of M. Victorin Joncires.
1870 – Appeared his first work Michel Pauper.
1886 – The importance of this sombre drama was first realized when it was revived at the Odon.
1882-1886 – Wrote Les Corbeaux established Becque’s position as an innovator, and he produced his most successful play, La Parisienne.
1890-1895 – His other works include Querelles littiraires, and Souvenirs dun auteur dramatique, consisting chiefly of reprinted articles in which he does not spare his opponents.
1899 – Died this year.