1779 – Born on the 5th of February in Brussels, Belgium. Belgian opera singer, conductor and composer.
– Worked as an office clerk, but soon pursued a career as a musician.
– He started a career as a tenor at the Opera in Ghent.
1828 – He ended his career as a singer and became conductor in Brussels.
1830 – Composed the music for the Belgian national anthem, "La Brabanconne".
1848 – François Van Campenhout died in Brussels on 24th of April.