1780 – Born on the 29th of April in Besancon, France.
1793 – He saved the life of a lady guilty of sending money to an Emigre.
1824 – He was appointed to the librarianship of the Bibliotheque de l’Arsenal.
1833 – He was elected a member of the Academie Francaise.
1843 – He was a member of the Legion of Honour.
1844 – He died on the 27th of May.