Beranger, Pierre-Jean de

Born: Aug 19, 1780 AD
Died: 1857 AD, at 76 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Poets

French poet and songwriter


1780 - Born on the 19th of August in Paris, France.


1804 - He wrote to Lucien Bonaparte.


1813 - Elected to the Caveau Moderne, and his reputation as a song-writer began to spread.


His first collection escaped censure. "We must pardon many things to the author of Le Roi d' Yvetot," said King

Louis XVIII of France.


1832 - He wrote to Sainte-Beuve.


He had little toleration for those erotic poets who sing their own loves.


1848 - Elected to the Constituent Assembly, by so large a number of votes.


1857 - Pierre-Jean de Béranger died on 16th of July.



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