French History (Part 12)

Historical Events

Events 1101 - 1,200 of 2,163

  • 1906-12-31 French, British and Italian treaty concerning rights on Abyssinia
  • 1907-05-16 In the Pact of Cartagena, Great Britain, France, and Spain agree to maintain the status quo in the Mediterranean and along the Atlantic coast of Europe and Africa
  • 1907-06-10 France and Japan sign an agreement to maintain the independence and integrity of China, equality for all nations in trading with China, and the status quo in the Far East
  • 1907-07-18 French troops occupy Casablanca
  • 1907-07-29 1st helicopter ascent in Douai, France
  • 1907-07-30 Starting today, the French bombard Casablanca and land troops to occupy the Atlantic-coast region of Morocco after attacks on foreigners
  • 1907-08-16 Mulay Hafid is proclaimed the Sultan of Morocco by supporters leading to civil war; Mulay is supported by Germany while France supports the existing Sultan
  • 1907-08-31 Britain, Russia & France form Triple Entente
  • 1907-10-07 France's Henri Farman flies 30m in a biplane
  • 1907-11-13 French cyclist Paul Cornu flies 1st helicopter (twin rotor)
  • 1908-01-13 French pilot Henry Farman is first European to fly 1km circuit
  • 1908-04-23 Denmark, Germany, Britain, France, Netherlands & Sweden sign North Sea accord
  • 1908-08-03 French brothers Amadee and Jean Bouyssonie discover the fossil remains of a nearly complete 60,000 year-old Neanderthal man 'Old man of La Chappelle' at La Chappelle-aux-Saints, France
  • 1909-02-08 France & Germany sign treaty about Morocco
  • 1909-02-20 Publication of the Futurist Manifesto in the French journal Le Figaro.
  • 1909-03-02 Great Britain, France, Germany & Italy asks Serbia to set no territorial demands
  • 1909-06-28 1st French air show, Concours d'Avation opens
  • 1909-07-25 France's Louis Bleriot, makes 1st airplane flight across English Channel
  • 1909-08-29 AH Latham of France sets world airplane altitude record of 155 m
  • 1909-08-29 World's 1st air race held in Rheims France. Glenn Curtiss (USA) wins
  • 1909-09-07 Eugene Lefebvre becomes first pilot to die in an airplane craft, while test piloting new French-built Wright biplane at Juvisy
  • 1909-09-17 Denis Peyrony and Louis Capitan discover the skull of an adult male Neanderthal (La Ferrassie 1) during excavations in a rock shelter near La Ferrassie, France
  • 1909-10-18 Comte de Lambert of France sets airplane altitude record of 300 m
  • 1910-03-28 1st seaplane, takes off from water at Martinques France (Henri Fabre)
  • 1910-09-27 1st test flight of a twin-engined airplane (France)
  • 1910-12-09 French troops occupy Morrocan harbor city Agadir
  • 1911-01-17 Failed assassination attempt on premier Briand in French Assembly
  • 1911-01-28 Frenchman Henri Rougier wins 1st Rally of Monte Carlo
  • 1911-05-02 French troops occupy Fès El Bali Morocco
  • 1911-05-21 French troop enter Fez in Morocco to quell anti-European agitation
  • 1911-06-28 Joseph Caillaux forms government in France
  • 1911-06-30 Adolphe Messimy appointed French minister of War
  • 1911-09-25 French battleship Liberte explodes at Toulon Harbor, 285 killed
  • 1911-09-29 Gun magazine of French battleship Liberte explode
  • 1911-11-04 France & Germany sign treaty about Morocco & Congo
  • 1912-01-10 Caillaux government in France resigns
  • 1912-01-14 Raymond Poincaré becomes premier of France
  • 1912-03-30 French protectorate in Morocco established
  • 1912-07-25 Comoros proclaimed a French colonies
  • 1912-09-29 French/British troops lands on Samoa
  • 1913-01-17 Raymond Poincaré elected president of France
  • 1913-01-19 Raymond Poincaré installed as president of France
  • 1913-01-21 Aristide Briand forms French government for the 2nd time
  • 1913-02-18 French painting "Nude Descending a Staircase" displayed in NYC
  • 1913-08-19 Frenchman Adolphe Célestin Pégoud makes 1st parachute jump in Europe
  • 1913-08-20 1st pilot to parachute from an aircraft (Adolphe Pégoud, France)
  • 1913-09-06 1st aircraft to loop the loop - Adolphe Pégoud in France
  • 1913-09-21 1st aerobatic maneuver, sustained inverted flight, performed in France
  • 1913-12-02 French Government -Barthou falls due to overtime conscription
  • 1914-07-30 French troops withdraw 10 km from German border
  • 1914-07-30 John French appointed British supreme commander
  • 1914-08-01 France & Germany mobilize their troops at outbreak of WWI
  • 1914-08-02 German press falsely reports that French bombed Nuremberg
  • 1914-08-03 French fleet sails to North Africa
  • 1914-08-03 Germany invades Belgium & declares war on France in WW I
  • 1914-08-06 WWI: French cavalry enters Belgium
  • 1914-08-06 Denis Patrick Dowd Jr. enlists in the French Foreign Legion, becoming the first American to fight in World War I.
  • 1914-08-07 French government awards King Albert of Belgium the Great Cross
  • 1914-08-07 French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Altkitrch at Elzas
  • 1914-08-08 French troops under Gen Bonneau occupy Mulhouse at Elzas
  • 1914-08-10 WWI: French fall back at Alsace
  • 1914-08-12 France and Great Britian declare war on Austria-Hungary
  • 1914-08-14 British field marshal John French & Gen Wilson land in France
  • 1914-08-17 French troops under gen de Castelnau occupy Chateau Salins
  • 1914-08-18 French troops under general Dubail occupy Sarrebourg
  • 1914-08-20 Battle at Morhange: German troops chase French, killing thousands
  • 1914-08-20 Bavarian troops kill 50 inhabitants of Nomeny, France
  • 1914-08-21 French offensive in the Ardennen/Sambre
  • 1914-08-22 Battle at Charleroi begins: Gen von Bulows troops beat French
  • 1914-08-25 German troops march into France and push French army to the Sedan
  • 1914-08-28 British General John French evacuate Amiens
  • 1914-08-29 Battle of St Quentin: French counter attack under General Lanrezac
  • 1914-09-02 -3] Gen von Hausen & countess of France regime flees to Bordeaux
  • 1914-09-03 French troops vacate Rheims
  • 1914-09-04 General von Moltke ceases German advance in France
  • 1914-09-04 France, Russia, and Britain agree in a Pact of London that none will make a separate peace
  • 1914-09-05 World War I: Battle of Marne begins, French and British forces prevent German advance on Paris (till the 12th Sept)
  • 1914-09-05 French headquarters move to Chatillon-sur-Seine
  • 1914-09-05 Gr Britain/France/Belgium/Russia sign pact of London
  • 1914-09-15 Battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I
  • 1914-09-18 Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I
  • 1914-10-04 Dardanelles: French & British fleet bombards Turkish forts
  • 1914-10-31 Great Britain & France declare war on Turkey
  • 1914-12-10 French government returns to Paris
  • 1914-12-16 French offensive in Artois (Pétain)
  • 1915-02-13 The French try to drive the Germans forces back into the Champagne region
  • 1915-02-28 WWI: After the French try to drive the Germans forces back into the Champagne region, they gain a few hundred yards - at the cost of 50,000 casualties
  • 1915-03-18 French battleship Bouvet explodes, 640 killed
  • 1915-04-05 French begin Woëvre-offensive
  • 1915-04-18 French pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I.
  • 1915-04-26 Italy secretly signes Pact of London with Britain, France & Russia
  • 1915-05-09 German & French fight Battle of Artois
  • 1915-06-10 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon
  • 1915-10-08 Battle of Loos, almost 430,000 French, British & Germans killed
  • 1915-10-19 US bankers arrange a $500 million loan to the British and French
  • 1915-10-29 Aristide Briand becomes Prime Minister of France for the 3rd time
  • 1915-12-03 General Joseph Joffre becomes Commander-in-Chief of the French Armies
  • 1915-12-12 Aristide Briand forms French war government
  • 1916-01-11 French troops capture/Serbian army flees to Corfu
  • 1916-01-28 German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain & France

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 2,721

  • 1852-01-01 Eugène-Anatole Demarçay, French chemist (d. 1904)
  • 1852-01-12 Joseph J C Joffre, French fieldmarshal (Indo China, Marne)
  • 1852-01-26 Pierre Brazza, explorer/colonial administrator (French Africa)
  • 1852-03-01 Theophile Delcasse, French statesman
  • 1852-09-02 Paul Bourget, French novelist and critic (d. 1935)
  • 1852-09-28 John [Denton Pinkstone] French, Earl of Ypres/British field marshall

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1852-09-28 Henri Moissan [Ferdinand-Frederic-], chemist (Nobel 1906), born in Paris, France (d. 1907)

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Henri Moissan
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Moissan
  • 1852-10-23 Jean-Louis Forain, French etcher/lithographer
  • 1852-11-22 Paul H B d'Estornelles de Constant, French diplomat/pacifist

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1853-01-16 Andre Michelin, France, industrialist/tire manufacturer (Michelin)

Industrialist André Michelin
Industrialist
André Michelin
  • 1853-04-22 Alphonse Bertillon, France, anthropologist, devised crime ID system
  • 1853-04-27 Jules Lemaître, French critic and dramatist (d. 1914)
  • 1853-05-21 Jacques Marie Eugène Godefroy Cavaignac, French politician (d. 1905)
  • 1853-07-07 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Le Pacha Bonneval)
  • 1853-09-23 Marcel Planiol, French private law scholar
  • 1853-12-17 Émile Roux, French physician (d. 1933)
  • 1853-12-26 René Bazin, French novelist (d. 1932)
  • 1854-04-29 Henri Poincaré, France, mathematician/astronomer/philosopher
  • 1854-10-20 Alphonse Allais, French author/humorist (Pass the Bile)

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1854-10-20 Arthur Rimbaud, French poet and adventurer (Illuminations), born in Charleville, France (d. 1891)

  • 1854-11-05 Paul Sabatier, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1941)
  • 1854-11-17 Louis HG Lyautey, French minister of Defense (1916-17)
  • 1855-02-13 Paul Deschanel, French President (d. 1922)
  • 1855-11-05 Leon P Teisserenc de Bort, French meteorologist (stratosphere)
  • 1856-03-04 Toru Dutt, English and French poet and author (d. 1877)
  • 1856-03-16 E Louis YY Napoleon Bonaparte, French/English prince
  • 1856-04-24 Henri POBJ Pétain, French marshal (Verdun/Vichy regime)
  • 1856-05-20 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter
  • 1856-05-25 Louis Franchet d'Espèrey, French general (d. 1942)
  • 1856-07-24 Charles Émile Picard, French mathematician (d. 1941)
  • 1856-10-15 R G Nivelle, French military man
  • 1857-02-26 Emile Coué, French pharmacist (recovery by auto suggestion)
  • 1857-03-22 Paul Doumer, gov-genl of Indo-China/13th President of France (1931-32)
  • 1857-03-30 Leon Charles Thevenin, French telegraph engineer (d. 1926)
  • 1857-04-29 Edouard Rod, France/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e)
  • 1857-07-11 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist
  • 1857-07-23 French [M J Francois] Erens, lawyer/literary (Pursue Years)
  • 1857-11-02 Joseph F F Babinski, Polish/French neurologist (Babinski reflex)
  • 1858-01-19 Eugene Brieux, French playwright (Blanchette, Lesson Avaries)
  • 1858-01-27 Neel [Cornelia H] Doff, Dutch/French/Belgian painter's model/writer
  • 1858-03-13 Maximilien Luce, French painter
  • 1858-04-04 Remy de Gourmont, French poet (d. 1915)
  • 1858-04-15 Emile Durkheim, French sociologist (Division du travail social)
  • 1858-05-19 Roland Napoleon Bonaparte, French officer/traveller (Surinam)
  • 1858-06-25 Georges Courteline, [Moineaux], French playwright
  • 1858-06-30 Andre Antoine, French stage manager (Theatre Libre) [or 7/31]
  • 1858-08-01 Gaston Doumergue, French President (d. 1937)
  • 1858-09-15 Charles E Vicomte de Foucauld, French explorer/hermit
  • 1858-11-25 Alfred Capus, French author (d. 1922)
  • 1859-02-10 Alexandre Millerand, French President (d. 1943)
  • 1859-05-15 Pierre Curie, France, physicist (Nobel 1903)
  • 1859-05-30 Pierre Marie Felix Janet, France, psychologist/neurologist
  • 1859-09-03 AAJ Jean Jaurès, French socialist (L'Humanité, Les Preuves)
  • 1859-10-09 Alfred Dreyfus, accused Jewish French officer (Dreyfus Affair)
  • 1859-10-18 Henri Bergson, France, philosopher (Creative Evolution-Nobel 1927)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1859-12-02 Georges Seurat, post-impressionist painter (Grande Jatte), born in Paris, France (d. 1891)

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1859-12-12 Maurice Donnay, French playwright (Lovers)
  • 1859-12-17 Paul César Helleu, French artist (d. 1927)
  • 1859-12-21 Gustave Kahn, France, poet (claimed to have invented vers libre)
  • 1860-01-11 Marie Bashkirtseff, Russian/French painter/author (Journal)
  • 1860-02-11 Rachilde, [Marguerite Vallette-Eymery], French author (Monsieur Venus)
  • 1860-04-06 René Lalique, French jewel designer
  • 1860-06-25 Gustave Charpentier, French composer (opera Louise)
  • 1860-07-26 Philippe J Bunau-Varilla, French engineer (Colombia-Panama)
  • 1860-08-11 Alfred Coville, French historian (Lesson etats de Normandie)
  • 1860-08-16 Jules Laforgue, Uruguay, French poet (Les Complaintas)
  • 1860-08-20 Raymond Poincaré, France, president/PM (1912)
  • 1860-09-28 Paul Ulrich Villard, Lyon, French Chemist and Physicist who discovered gamma rays
  • 1860-11-07 Jean-Baptiste Eugène Estienne, French general (d. 1936)
  • 1860-12-13 Lucien Guitry, French actor (d. 1925)
  • 1861-06-10 Pierre M M Duhem, French naturalist/philosopher/historian
  • 1861-10-30 Antoine Bourdelle, French sculptor (d. 1929)
  • 1861-11-30 French Gailliard, Belgian painter (Zeustempel in Athens)
  • 1861-12-08 Aristide Maillol, France, painter/sculptor (Seated Woman)
  • 1861-12-08 George Melies, early filmmaker (A trip to the Moon), born in Paris, France
  • 1861-12-16 Antonio de La Gandara, French painter (d. 1917)
  • 1862-03-28 Aristide Briand, 11x Prime Minister of France (1909-22) (Nobel Peace Prize 1926), born in Nantes (d. 1932)
  • 1862-05-02 Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)
  • 1862-07-18 Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne
  • 1862-09-25 Leon Boellmann, French organist/composer (Variations Symphoniques)
  • 1862-12-07 Paul Adam, French writer (La Bataille d'Uhde)
  • 1862-12-08 Georges Feydeau, French playwright (La Dame de Chez Maxim's)
  • 1862-12-14 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [OS]
  • 1862-12-26 Alexander V Amfiteatrov, Russian/French/Italian writer [NS]
  • 1863-01-01 Pierre de Coubertin, France, baron (revived Olympic games)
  • 1863-01-31 F Henri Berz, French existensialist philosopher (Revue the Synthesis)
  • 1863-07-12 Albert Calmette, French physician (d. 1933)
  • 1863-08-01 Gaston Doumergue, premier/President of France (1913..34)
  • 1863-09-23 Alexandre EJ Yersin, Swiss/French bacteriologist (bacteria plague)
  • 1863-10-10 Louis Cyr, French Canadian strongman (d. 1912)
  • 1863-10-13 C-E Auguste Rateau, French mining engineer (Rateau steam turbine)
  • 1863-11-08 René [Raphael] Viviani, French historian/social premier (1914-15)
  • 1863-11-11 Paul Signac, French painter (d. 1935)
  • 1863-12-05 Paul P Painlevé, French PM (1917, 1925), mathematician [OS]
  • 1863-12-15 Paul [Prudent] Painlevé, French mathematician/minister/premier [NS]
  • 1863-12-22 Jean-Baptiste Marchand, Thoissey France, soldier/explorer (Sudan)
  • 1863-12-25 Charles Pathé, French pioneer of film and record industries (d. 1957)
  • 1864-01-17 Lucien Herr, France, scientist (Corresp entre Schiller et Schiller)
  • 1864-01-24 Marguerite Durand, French feminist leader (d. 1936)
  • 1864-02-22 Jules Renard, France, writer (Poil de Carotte)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1101 - 1,200 of 2,192

  • 1878-01-18 Antoine César Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1788)
  • 1878-01-19 Henri V Regnault, French physicist/chemist, dies at 67
  • 1878-02-19 Charles F Daubigny, French restaurateur/painter, dies at 61
  • 1879-01-16 Octave Crémazie, French Canadian poet (b. 1827)
  • 1879-03-30 Thomas Couture, French painter/author, dies at 63
  • 1879-04-16 Bernadette, st/(saw Virgin Mary at Lourdes), dies in Nevers France
  • 1879-09-17 Eugène Viollet-le-Duc, French architect (b. 1814)
  • 1879-10-28 Marie Roch Louis Reybaud, French writer (b. 1799)
  • 1880-05-08 Gustave Flaubert, French novelist (b. 1821)
  • 1880-05-31 Hippolyte Mège-Mouriés, French chemist and inventor of margarine, dies at 62
  • 1880-07-09 Paul Broca, French physician and anatomist (b. 1824)
  • 1880-12-12 Michel Chasles, French mathematician (geometry), dies at 83
  • 1881-01-01 Louis Auguste Blanqui, French political activist (b. 1805)
  • 1881-03-24 Joseph Delesse, French geologist (b. 1817)
  • 1881-05-11 Henri-Frederic Amiel, Swiss/French writer (Journal Intime), dies at 59
  • 1881-06-02 Émile Littré, French lexicographer (b. 1801)
  • 1881-06-28 Jules Armand Dufaure, French statesman (b. 1798)
  • 1882-05-13 Jules-Nicolas Crevaux, French explorer, murdered at 35
  • 1882-06-25 François Jouffroy, French sculptor (b. 1806)
  • 1882-09-08 Joseph Liouville, French mathematician (surface of Liouville), dies
  • 1882-10-13 Arthur de Gobineau, French philosopher (b. 1816)
  • 1882-12-31 Leon Michel Gambetta, French attorney/premier (1881-82), dies at 44
  • 1883-01-04 Antoine Eugène Alfred Chanzy, French general (b. 1823)
  • 1883-01-23 Gustave Doré, French artist, engraver, and illustrator (b. 1832)

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1883-04-30 Édouard Manet, French impressionist painter dies at 61

Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet
  • 1883-06-20 Olivier Gloux, [Gustave Aimard], French world explorer, dies at 64
  • 1883-12-13 Victor de Laprade, French poet and critic (b. 1812)
  • 1885-02-14 Jules Vallès, French writer (b. 1832)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1885-05-22 Victor(-Marie) Hugo, French writer (Les Miserables), dies at 83

Author Victor Hugo
Author
Victor Hugo
  • 1886-01-04 Ernest Panckoucke, French publisher (Horace), dies at 77
  • 1886-03-30 Joseph-Alfred Mousseau, French Canadian politician (b. 1838)
  • 1886-11-11 Paul Bert, Auxerre, French Zoologist, Physiologist and pioneer of aerospace medicine whose study of the effects of air pressure on the body made possible space and ocean exploration, dies of dysentery at 53
  • 1887-05-11 Jean Baptiste Boussingault, French chemist (b. 1802)
  • 1887-07-17 Dorothea Dix, french social activist (b. 1802)
  • 1887-08-20 Jules Laforgue, French poet (b. 1860)
  • 1888-03-16 Hippolyte Carnot, French statesman (b. 1801)
  • 1888-08-09 Charles Cros, French mathematician/chemist/poet, dies at 45
  • 1889-04-09 Michel Eugène Chevreul, French chemist (b. 1786)
  • 1889-04-23 Jules Barbey d'Aurevilly, French writer (b. 1808)
  • 1889-08-19 Jean MMPA de Villiers de l'isle-Adam, French writer (Axel), dies at 60
  • 1889-09-29 Louis Faidherbe, French general (b. 1818)
  • 1890-04-04 Edmond Hébert, French geologist (b. 1812)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1890-07-29 Vincent van Gogh, painter, dies in Auvers, France

  • 1890-08-03 Louise Ackermann-Choquet, French author (Journal), dies at 76
  • 1890-09-03 Charles-A Chatrian, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 63
  • 1891-01-11 Georges-Eugene Haussmann, French senator/baron, dies at 81
  • 1891-01-31 Ernest Meissonier, French painter/etcher/sculptor, dies at 75
  • 1891-02-09 Johan B Jongkind, Dutch/French painter (Winter View), dies at 71
  • 1891-03-15 Théodore de Banville, French writer (b. 1823)
  • 1891-03-17 Napoleon JKP Bonaparte, French prince/member National Convention, dies at 68

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1891-03-29 Georges Seurat, French painter (Pointillism), dies at 31

Post-Impressionist Painter Georges Seurat
Post-Impressionist Painter
Georges Seurat
  • 1891-05-11 A. E. Becquerel, French physicist (b. 1820)
  • 1891-07-31 Jean-Baptist Capronnier, French/Belgian painter, dies at 77
  • 1891-08-05 Henry Charles Litolff, French pianist/componist, dies at 73
  • 1891-09-09 Jules Grévy, President of France (b. 1813)
  • 1891-09-30 Georges Boulanger, French general and politician (b. 1837)
  • 1891-10-03 Edouard Lucas, French mathematician (b. 1842)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1891-11-10 Arthur Rimbaud, French poet/arms merchant (Saison en Enfer), dies of a bone cancer at 37

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1892-02-27 Louis Vuitton, French luggage maker (b. 1821)

Luggage Maker Louis Vuitton
Luggage Maker
Louis Vuitton
  • 1892-04-25 Henri Duveyrier, French explorer (b. 1840)
  • 1892-06-22 Pierre Ossian Bonnet, French mathematician (b. 1819)
  • 1892-09-11 Charles-Louis-Adolphe Vogel, French composer (Les trois couleurs), dies at 84
  • 1892-11-26 Charles Lavigerie, French Catholic cardinal (b. 1825)
  • 1893-03-05 Hippolyte Taine, French philosopher/historian, dies at 64
  • 1893-03-17 Jules Ferry, French statesman (b. 1832)
  • 1893-07-06 Guy de Maupassant, French author (b. 1850)
  • 1893-08-16 Jean-Martin Charcot, French neurologist (b. 1825)
  • 1893-10-16 Patrice MacMahon, duc de Magenta, President of France (b. 1808)
  • 1893-10-18 Charles F Gounod, French composer (La reine the Saba), dies at 75
  • 1893-11-04 Pierre Tirard, French politician (b. 1827)
  • 1893-11-13 Antoine T d'abbadie, French explorer: Ethiopia, dies at 78
  • 1894-02-21 Gustave Caillebotte, French shipbuilding designer/painter, dies at 45
  • 1894-05-21 Emile Henry, French anarchist (b. 1872)
  • 1894-06-24 M F Sadi Carnot, president of France (1887-94), murdered at about 56
  • 1894-09-13 Emmanuel Chabrier, French composer (b. 1841)
  • 1894-12-07 Ferdinand de Lesseps, French engineer/diplomat/earl, dies at 89
  • 1895-01-28 Francois Certain de Canrobert, French marshal, dies at 85
  • 1895-03-02 Berthe MP Morisot, French painter/aquarelliste, dies at 54
  • 1895-07-19 Ernest H Baillon, French botanist (History of Plants), dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1895-09-28 Louis Pasteur, French bacteriologist (Pasteurization), dies at 72

Bacteriologist Louis Pasteur
Bacteriologist
Louis Pasteur
  • 1895-11-27 Alexandre Dumas fils, French writer and playwright (b. 1824), son of the French author of the same name
  • 1896-01-08 Paul Verlaine, French poet (b. 1844)
  • 1896-01-18 Charles Floquet, French statesman (b. 1828)
  • 1896-02-12 Charles Louis Ambrose Thomas, French composer (Mignon), dies at 84
  • 1896-05-29 Gabriel Auguste Daubrée, French geologist (b. 1814)
  • 1896-06-26 Louis CPR of Orleans, French duke (chosen king of Belgian), dies at 81
  • 1896-10-20 Félix Tisserand, French Astronomer, dies at 51
  • 1896-10-26 Paul-Armand Challemel-Lacour, French statesman (b. 1827)
  • 1897-03-19 Antoine T d'Abbadie, French explorer (Ethiopia), dies at 87
  • 1897-10-11 Leon Boelmann, French organist/composer (Suite Gothique), dies at 35
  • 1897-12-16 Alphonse Daudet, French writer (Tartarin sur les Alpes), dies at 57
  • 1898-07-07 Lucien Petipa, French dancer/choreograph/ballet leader, dies
  • 1898-07-11 Charles Chanoine, French lt/mass murderer in Senegal, dies
  • 1898-07-12 Paul Voulet, French captain/mass murderer in Senegal, dies
  • 1898-08-08 Eugène Boudin, French painter (b. 1824)
  • 1898-09-09 Stéphane Mallarmé, French poet (b. 1842)
  • 1898-09-25 Louis Laurent Gabriel de Mortillet, French Anthropologist who was the first to organize and classify Stone Age cultures into a chronological sequence of epochs, dies at 77
  • 1898-10-24 Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, French painter (b. 1824)
  • 1899-01-25 Alfredo d'Escragnolle, French/Brazilian writer (Innocencia), dies
  • 1899-02-16 Francois Félix Faure, president of France (1895-99), dies at 57