French poet and songwriter
1780 - Born on the 19th of August in Paris, France.
1804 - He wrote to Lucien Bonaparte.
1813 - Elected to the Caveau Moderne, and his reputation as a song-writer began to spread.
His first collection escaped censure. "We must pardon many things to the author of Le Roi d' Yvetot," said King
Louis XVIII of France.
1832 - He wrote to Sainte-Beuve.
He had little toleration for those erotic poets who sing their own loves.
1848 - Elected to the Constituent Assembly, by so large a number of votes.
1857 - Pierre-Jean de Béranger died on 16th of July.
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