1801 – Born on April 30th in Paris. Giroux’s technique, creating a drawing upon glass that is then used as a negative to make a photographic print, is called cliché-verre.
1819 – Was active in exhibiting at the Salon showing landscape views of France, Italy, Austria and Switzerland.
1821 – He was a student of Jacques-Louis David at Ecole des Beaux-Arts.
1822 – He was awarded a second class medal.
1825 – Won an award at Prix de Rome en Paysage Historique together with his "Chasse de Méiéagre".
1831 – He won a first class medal.
1870 – Awarded at Légion d’honneur for his "Chevalier".
1879 – Died on November 18th at the age of 79.