Born: May 20, 1822 AD
Died: 1899 AD, at 76 years of age.
1822 - Born on the 20th of May in Phalsbourg, France.
1842 - He obtained his baccalaureat at Nancy, France.
1843 - His work "On military recruitment" was first published.
1845 - He failed his third year of law and returned to Phalsbourg, France, ill with typhoid.
1847 - He made the acquaintance of Alexandre Chatrian, a teacher.
1848 - He witnessed the revolution in France.
1854 - He moved to Rosny-sous-Bois, France and resumed his study of law.
1858 - He was wealthy enough and buy back the sawmill at Grosshammerweyer.
1870 - He was at Phalsbourg, France.
1872 - He spent most of his time on the novels.
1874 - He became a republican enthusiast.
1877 - He was forced to sell his sawmill.
1888 - He was diagnosed with diabetes.
1899 - He moved to Lunéville, France.
- He died on the 14th of March in Lunéville, France.
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