1821 - Born on August 11th in St. Lô, France. French novelist and dramatist.
1832 - He married his cousin Valérie Marie Elvire Dubois.
1858-1881 - His novels include Le Roman d'un jeune homme pauvre and Histoire d'une Parisienne.
- He also wrote plays, such as Le Sphynx and memoirs.
- He was elected to the French Academy.
1890 - Died on December 18th in Paris, France.
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