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Daunou, Pierre Claude Francois

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

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.





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