1753 – He was born in Montpellier, on the 18th of October.
1774 – He graduated in law and succeeded his father as councillor in the Montpellier court of accounts and finances.
1789 – He was a supporter of the French Revolution.
1792 – He represented the department of Hérault in the National Convention, which assembled and proclaimed the First French Republic in September.
1793 – He became a member of the Committee of General Defence.
1795 – He was employed as a diplomat, and negotiated peace with Spain.
1799 – He became Minister of Justice.
– In December, he was appointed Second Consul under Bonaparte.
1814 – Cambacérès retired to private life.
1815 – He was recalled during Napoléon’s brief return to power.
1816 – He was exiled from France.
1818 – In May, his civil rights as a citizen of France were restored.
1924 – Jean Jacques Régis de Cambacérès died on the 8th of March.
– He was a member of the Académie française.