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.