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Daunou, Pierre Claude Francois

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Born: 1761 AD
Died: 1840 AD, at 78 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Politician

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1761 - He was born at Boulogne-sur-Mer, on the 18th of August.

 

1777 - After a career in the school of the Oratorians, he joined the order in Paris.

 

1780-1787 - He was professor in various seminaries, after which he was ordained.

 

Elected to the National Convention by the Pas-de-Calais département.

 

He associated himself with the Girondists, but opposed the death sentence on King Louis XVI.

 

1973 - Involved in the events of his party's overthrow in the summer and was imprisoned for almost a year.

 

1794 - In December, he returned to the Convention.

 

1798 - He was sent to Rome to organize the Roman Republic.

 

1807-1814 - He had held the post of archivist of the Empire.

 

1819 - He became the chair of history and ethics at the Collège de France.

 

1830 - He regained his old post as archivist of the Kingdom.

 

1839 - Daunou was made a Peer.

 

1840 - Pierre Claude François Daunou died on 20th June.

 

 

 


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