1755 – Born on the 20th of August in Aix-en-Provence, France.
1775 – He gained his law degree in the university at Aix-en-Provence.
– He went to Paris, France to complete his legal education.
1787 – He succeeded his uncle as a printer to the parlement.
1791 – He was elected as a of Aix in France.
1809 – He represented his Departments in the Lower House.
1814 – He voted for the downfall of Napoleon.
1815 – He retired into private life.
1816 – He was elected a member of the Institute (Académie des Inscriptions et Belles-Lettres).
1839 – He died on the 2nd of April in Paris, France.