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.