Born: Apr 07, 1797 AD
Died: 1871 AD, at 73 years of age.
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.
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