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Beranger, Pierre-Jean de

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Born: 1780 AD
Died: 1857 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Poets

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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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