Home » Political Leader » Politician » Daunou, Pierre Claude Francois

Daunou, Pierre Claude Francois

Born: 1761 AD
Died: 1840 AD
Nationality: French
Categories: Politician

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.