1798 – Born at Bercy near Paris on the 7th of April.
1831 – He joined P. Dubois in the foundation of Le Globe which became the official organ of the Saint-Simonian community, of which he became a prominent member.
1834 – He published an essay entitled "Individualism and Socialism" which, despite its message of scepticism towards both tendencies, introduced the term socialism in French political discourse.
1838 – He founded the Encyclopédie nouvelle.
1840 – He published his treatise De l’humanité, which contains the fullest exposition of his system, and was regarded as he philosophical manifesto of the Humanitarians.
1841 – He established the Revue indépendante, with the aid of George Sand, over whom he had great influence.
1843 – He established at Boussac a printing association organized according to his systematic ideas, and founded the Revue sociala.
1848 – He was elected to the Constituent Assembly
1851 – He settled with his family in Jersey, where he pursued agricultural experiments and wrote his socialist poem La Grève de Samarez.
1869 – He returned to Paris, where he died during the Commune.
1871 – Died on April in Pierre Leroux.