French History (Part 13)

Historical Events

Events 1201 - 1,300 of 2,169

  • 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
  • 1916-02-08 French cruiser "Admiral Charner" torpedoed off Syrian coast, kills 374
  • 1916-02-23 French artillery kills entire French 72nd division at Samogneux Verdun
  • 1916-02-26 Germans sink French transport ship Provence II, killing 930
  • 1916-03-12 French airship mistakenly attacks and sinks British submarine D3 with loss of all hands
  • 1916-03-24 German submarines torpedo the unarmed French cross-channel packet 'Sussex'
  • 1916-04-05 French troops occupy Bois de Caillette
  • 1916-04-22 France battles at Fort Douaumont
  • 1916-05-09 British-France Sykes-Picot conference over division of Turkey
  • 1916-05-22 French troops occupy parts of Fort Douaumont Verdun
  • 1916-05-24 French driven out of Fort Douaumont after 500 killed or injured

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1916-09-17 The Red Baron [Manfred von Richthofen], WWI flying ace of the German Luftstreitkräfte, wins his first aerial combat near Cambrai, France

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron
  • 1916-10-19 France extends formal recognition of the Provisional Government in Crete proclaimed Eleftherios Venizelos
  • 1916-11-02 Ft Vaux, Verdun, reconquered by France
  • 1916-12-13 French chief of staff Joffre replaced by Nivelle
  • 1916-12-15 French defeat Germans in WW I Battle of Verdun
  • 1916-12-26 Joseph Joffre becomes marshal of France
  • 1917-04-09 Vimy Ridge France stormed by Canadian troops

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1917-05-18 First units of the American Expeditionary Force, commanded by General John J. Pershing, is ordered to France

US WW1 Commander John J. Pershing
US WW1 Commander
John J. Pershing
  • 1917-06-26 1st US Expeditionary Force arrives in France during World War I
  • 1917-08-09 Canadian Parliament passes the Compulsory Military Act which is oppossed by many French-Canadians from Québec
  • 1917-09-06 French pilot Georges Guynemer shoots down 54th German aircraft
  • 1917-09-20 British assault on Polygon Forest, France
  • 1917-09-26 British assault on Menin-street, France
  • 1917-10-04 British assault on Broodseinde, France
  • 1917-10-21 1st Americans to see action on front lines of WW I: US troops enter front lines at Sommervillier under French command
  • 1917-12-06 French munition ship "Mont Blanc" explodes in Halifax, kills 1,700

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1917-12-07 The USA's 42nd 'Rainbow' Division arrives in France (with Colonel Douglass MacArthur among its ranks)

US WWII General Douglas MacArthur
US WWII General
Douglas MacArthur
  • 1917-12-12 French troop train derails in French Alps killing 543
  • 1918-04-15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
  • 1918-04-21 World War I: German fighter ace Baron Manfred von Richthofen "The Red Baron", shot down and killed over Vaux sur Somme in France, Canadian pilot Arthur Roy Brown credited with the kill
  • 1918-06-04 French troops, with the aid of US troops, stop the Germans at Chateau-Thierry as they attempt to cross the Marne
  • 1918-06-12 1st airplane bombing raid by an American unit, France
  • 1918-07-18 World War I: US and French forces launch Aisne-Marne offensive
  • 1918-07-19 World War I: German armies retreat across Marne River in France
  • 1918-08-06 Ferdinand Foch becomes Marshal of France during WWI
  • 1918-08-08 6 US soldiers surrounded by Germans in France, Alvin York given command, shoots 20 Germans and captures 132 more
  • 1918-11-06 WW I: On the Western Front, Germany is now retreating as French and American troops cross the Meuse and move to take Sedan
  • 1918-11-13 Stahlhelm forms (anti communist/Polish/French) in Magdenburg

Conference meetingConference of Interest

1918-12-04 US President Woodrow Wilson sails for Versailles Peace Conference in France, 1st President to travel outside US while in office

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • 1918-12-09 French troops occupies Mainz
  • 1918-12-26 After spending Christmas with American troops in France, Wilson goes to London for preliminary discussions about the forthcoming peace conference
  • 1919-01-30 Reds hire Pat Moran as manager as Christy Mathewson, is still in France with US Army
  • 1919-02-20 French premier Clemenceau injured during assassination attempt
  • 1919-04-19 French assembly decides on 8 hour work day
  • 1919-05-06 Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa
  • 1919-06-09 General steel strike in France
  • 1919-06-28 Treaty of Versailles, ending WWI and establishing the League of Nations, is signed in France
  • 1920-01-11 French passenger ship Afrique sinks near La Rochelle; 553 die
  • 1920-01-17 Paul Deschanel elected president of France
  • 1920-01-19 Alexandre Millerand forms French government
  • 1920-02-02 France occupies (German) Memel territory
  • 1920-03-11 Syria proclaims Emir Feisal king after the country has fought off French domination
  • 1920-04-06 To force German evacuation of the Ruhr area, the French occupy Frankfurt, Darmstadt, and Hanau
  • 1920-08-15 With the strategic help of the French, Polish troops defeat the Soviets at the Battle of Warsaw (Miracle upon the Vistula)
  • 1920-09-01 France creates Greater Lebanon
  • 1920-09-23 Alexander Millerand elected president of France
  • 1920-10-02 The Chinese sign an agreement with the Russo-Asiatic Bank, largely French and Russian controlled, which will oversee the Chinese Eastern Railway, but give local supervision to China
  • 1921-01-30 French rapist-murderer Henri-Desire Landru sentenced to death
  • 1921-06-15 Bessie Coleman reaches France as US 1st black pilot
  • 1921-10-20 The French and Mustafa Kemal nationalists sign a treaty at Ankara fixing the Turko-Syrian border
  • 1921-11-13 US, France, Japan & British Empire sign a Pacific Treaty
  • 1922-02-06 US, UK, France, Italy & Japan sign Washington naval arms limitation
  • 1922-03-15 France, which up until now has insisted on currency for all WWI reparation payments from Germany, now accepts raw materials as payment
  • 1922-06-29 France grants 1 km² at Vimy Ridge "freely, and for all time, to the Government of Canada, the free use of the land exempt from all taxes."
  • 1922-11-19 Demonstration for a French Language University in Ghent
  • 1923-01-11 French & Belgian troops occupy Ruhr to collect reparations
  • 1923-03-31 French soldiers fire on workers at Krupp factory in Essen; 13 die
  • 1924-01-25 1st Winter Olympic games open in Chamonix, France
  • 1924-02-04 1st Winter Olympic games close at Chamonix, France
  • 1924-03-27 New French government of Poincaré begins
  • 1924-05-04 8th Olympic games open at Paris, France
  • 1924-05-11 Cartel des Gauches wins French parliamentary election
  • 1924-06-13 Gaston Doumergue elected as 1st protestant French premier
  • 1924-08-17 French-German trade agreement signed
  • 1924-08-18 France begins withdrawing troops from the Ruhr

Sport awardGolf Major

1924-09-20 7th PGA Championship: Walter Hagen wins at French Lick CC, Indiana

Golfer Walter Hagen
Golfer
Walter Hagen
  • 1924-09-28 French government names Gen Serrail governor-general of Syria
  • 1924-10-28 French-Russian trade agreement signed
  • 1924-11-30 French and Belgium troops withdrawn from their occupation of the Rurh
  • 1925-01-04 French psychologist Emil Coué brings his self-esteem therapy to US "Every day in every way I am getting better & better"
  • 1925-01-05 French Baseball Federation awards silver medals to John McGraw, Charlie Comiskey, & Hugh Jennings
  • 1925-02-09 German Minister Stresemann proposes security treaty with France
  • 1925-04-11 Abd el-Krims Rifkabylen beats French army in Morocco
  • 1925-04-17 Paul Painlevé succeeds Edouard Herriot as French premier
  • 1925-04-23 Having badly defeated Spain and driven her out of Spanish Morocco, the native Riffi, led by Abd-el-Krim, turn on the French in French Morocco
  • 1925-05-08 French colonial army beats Rifkabylen in Morocco
  • 1925-06-22 Spain & France fight Morocco
  • 1925-07-13 French occupation force begins evacuating country
  • 1925-07-20 Beirut sultan Pasja al-Atrasj calls Druzen for holy war against France
  • 1925-09-29 French Gen of Morocco, marshal Lyautey, is dismissed
  • 1925-10-05 The Lacarno Conference meets: Germany agrees to recognise their frontiers with France and Belgium and will apply for membership in the League of Nations
  • 1925-10-14 Anti-French uprising in Damascus (French inhabitants flee)
  • 1925-10-18 -20] French Gen Sarrail bombs Damascus
  • 1925-11-28 7th French government of Briand sworn-in
  • 1926-04-29 France & US reach accord on repayment of WW I
  • 1926-05-19 French air force bombs Damascus Syria
  • 1926-05-23 Lebanese constitution forms under French mandate

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,772

  • 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)
  • 1862-04-05 Louis Ganne, French composer, born in Buxières-les-Mines (d. 1923)
  • 1862-05-02 Marie F M Emmanuel, French composer/musicologist (Salamine)
  • 1862-07-18 Victor, Prince Napoleon (Napoleon V), French pretender to throne

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1862-08-22 Claude Debussy, French composer (La Mer, Clair de lune), born in Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France (d. 1918)

Composer Claude Debussy
Composer
Claude Debussy
  • 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)
  • 1864-10-14 Maurice de Plessys, French poet (Palace Occidental)
  • 1864-11-24 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, France, painter (At the Moulin Rouge)
  • 1864-12-27 René Georges Hermann-Paul, French artist (d. 1940)
  • 1865-01-31 Henri Desgrange, Founder of the Tour-de-France (d. 1940)
  • 1865-03-25 Pierre Weiss, Mulhouse, France, French physicist (theory of ferromagnetism)
  • 1865-06-09 Lucien-Denis-Gabriel-Alberic Magnard, French composer
  • 1865-06-26 Charles E Bonin, French explorer/diplomat (China)
  • 1865-09-15 Henri [Lucien] Capitant, French lawyer (Loi Falcidie)
  • 1865-10-01 Paul Dukas, French composer (d. 1935)
  • 1865-12-08 Jacques Hadamard, French mathematician (Taylor series)
  • 1865-12-28 Félix E Vallotton, Switz/French painter/writer (Chaste Suzanna)
  • 1866-01-29 Romain Rolland, France, writer (Jean-Christophe) (Nobel 1915)
  • 1866-05-17 Erik Satie, French composer (Gymnopédies), born in Honfleur, Normandy (d. 1925)
  • 1866-09-07 Tristan Bernard, French playwright and novelist (d. 1947)
  • 1866-09-21 Charles Jean Henri Nicolle France, bacteriologist (Nobel-1928)
  • 1866-12-04 Vassily V Kandinsky, Russian-born German, French abstract painter (Dreamy Inspiration), born in Moscow (d. 1944)
  • 1867-01-20 Yvette Guilbert, French singer and actress (d. 1944)
  • 1867-01-21 Maxime Weygard, French general/gov-gen (Algeria)
  • 1867-10-03 Pierre Bonnard, French painter/illustrator
  • 1867-11-27 Charles Koechlin, French composer (d. 1950)
  • 1868-03-03 Alain, [Emile-Auguste Chartier], French philosopher/writer
  • 1868-04-01 Edmond Rostand, France, poet/playwright (Cyrano de Bergerac)
  • 1868-04-17 Charles R Gallas, Dutch lexicographer (French dictionary)
  • 1868-05-06 Gaston Leroux, French writer (d. 1927)
  • 1868-05-28 Claude Anet, [Jean Schopfer], French writer (Fille Perdue)
  • 1868-06-30 C V France, Bradford England, actor (Skin Game, Adventure in Blackmail)
  • 1868-08-06 Paul Claudel, France, diplomat/poet (L'Otage-1909)
  • 1868-09-01 Henri Bourassa, French Canadian politician and publisher (d. 1952)
  • 1868-10-24 Alexandra David-Néel, French explorer and writer (d. 1969)
  • 1868-11-11 Edouard Vuillard, French painter/graphic artist
  • 1868-12-02 Francis Jammes, French poet/writer (Jammisme)
  • 1869-04-05 Albert Roussel, Tourcoing France, composer (Rapsodie Flamende)
  • 1869-04-12 Henri-Desire Landru, French sex murderer
  • 1869-09-20 Marcel Cachin, co-founder (French Communistic Party)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1869-11-22 Andre Gide, French writer (Lafcadio's Adventures-Nobel 1947), born in Paris (d. 1951)

Writer André Gide
Writer
André Gide
  • 1870-03-11 Louis Bachelier, French mathematician (d. 1946)
  • 1870-06-18 Edouard Le Roy, French philosopher and mathematician
  • 1870-09-30 Jean Perrin, France, physicist, studied Brownian motion (Nobel 1926)
  • 1870-11-29 Andre Lichtenberger, French sociologist/writer (Le petit roi)
  • 1870-12-02 Francis Louis Casadesus, French violinist/composer/conductor
  • 1870-12-10 Pierre Louijs, France, novelist/poet (Aphrodite, Woman & Puppet)
  • 1870-12-10 Mary Bonaparte, pretender to the French imperial throne (d. 1947)
  • 1871-01-07 Émile Borel, French mathematician and politician (d. 1956)
  • 1871-03-03 Maurice Garin, French cyclist (d. 1957)
  • 1871-04-05 Jeanne Bougeois, [La Mistinguette], artist (French revue)
  • 1871-05-06 Victor Grignard, French chemist, Nobel Prize laureate (d. 1935)
  • 1871-07-10 Marcel Proust, France, novelist (Remembrance of Things Past)
  • 1871-08-02 John French Sloan, American artist (d. 1951)
  • 1871-08-29 Albert Lebrun, French politician (d. 1950)
  • 1872-01-18 Paul Leautaud, [Maurice Boissard], France, writer (Petit ami)
  • 1872-01-23 Paul Langevin, French physicist (d. 1946)
  • 1872-02-01 Paul Fort, French poet/founder of Vers et Prose
  • 1872-04-09 Leon Blum, French premier (People's front government)
  • 1872-05-10 Marcel Mauss, French sociologist (d. 1950)
  • 1872-07-05 Edouard Herriot, French politician (d. 1957)
  • 1872-09-20 Maurice Gamelin, French generalissimo
  • 1872-11-15 Robert marquess of Flers, French author (Habit Vert)
  • 1872-12-22 Camille Guérin, French veterinarian and bacteriologist (d. 1961)
  • 1873-01-02 Thérèse de Lisieux, French Roman-Catholic nun (d. 1897)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1873-01-28 Colette [Sidonie-Gabrielle], French novelist and performer (Gigi), born in Paris, France

Novelist and Performer Colette
Novelist and Performer
Colette
  • 1873-02-03 Ernest B Allo, French theologist
  • 1873-05-17 Henri Barbusse, Asnieres France, novelist (Le Feu)
  • 1873-06-28 Alexis Carrel, France, surgeon/sociologist/biologist (Nobel 1912)
  • 1873-09-08 Alfred Jarry, French absurdist playwright (d. 1907)
  • 1873-11-10 Henri Rabnaud, composer (Le Premer Glaire), born in Paris, France
  • 1874-01-25 [William] Somerset Maugham, British novelist/poet (Of Human Bondage), born in Paris, France
  • 1874-05-26 Henry Farman, French aviation pioneer (double decker)
  • 1874-07-14 Andre Debierne, French chemist/physicist (Actinium)
  • 1874-10-21 Albert Aftalion, Bulgaria/French economist

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1201 - 1,300 of 2,236


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
  • 1899-03-14 Emile Erckmann, French writer (Waterloo), dies at 76
  • 1899-05-15 Francisque Sarcey, French writer (Le Temps), dies at 70
  • 1899-05-25 Marie-Rosalie "Rosa" Bonheur, French painter, dies at 68
  • 1899-06-10 Ernest Chausson, French composer (Solitude dance le bois), dies at 44
  • 1900-03-19 Charles-Louis Hanon, French composer (b. 1819)
  • 1900-04-05 Comte de Villebois-Marevil, French/South African general, dies in battle
  • 1900-05-18 Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien, French philosopher (b. 1813)
  • 1901-01-14 Charles Hermite, French mathematician (proof that e is transcendental), dies at 78
  • 1901-01-16 Jules Barbier, French opera librettist (b. 1825)
  • 1901-09-09 Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, French painter, dies at 36
  • 1902-03-03 Isaac D France van de Putte, Dutch premier (1866), dies at 79
  • 1902-04-12 Marie Alfred Cornu, French physicist (b. 1842)
  • 1902-07-14 Mark M Antokolski, Russian/French sculptor, dies at 58
  • 1902-08-08 Jean Y Y Tissot, French painter/illustrator, dies
  • 1902-09-28 Emile Zola, French writer (Nana/Germinal/J'accuse), dies at 62
  • 1903-04-29 Paul du Chaillu, French explorer (b. 1835)
  • 1903-05-08 Eugene-Henri-Paul Gauguin, French painter (Tahiti), dies
  • 1903-08-02 Edmond Nocard, French veterinarian (b. 1850)
  • 1903-09-01 Charles Renouvier, French philosopher (neo criticism), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1903-11-13 Camille Pissarro, Danish Antillean/French painter (Impressionism), dies at 73

  • 1904-01-10 Jean-Léon Gérôme, French painter and sculptor (b. 1824)
  • 1904-03-07 Ferdinand André Fouqué, French geologist (b. 1828)
  • 1904-05-19 Auguste Molinier, French historian (b. 1851)
  • 1904-05-26 Georges Gilles de la Tourette, French neurologist (b. 1857)
  • 1904-08-10 Pierre M Waldeck-Rousseau, French foreign minister (Dreyfus), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1904-10-04 Frédéric-Auguste Bartholdi, French sculptor and designer of the Statue of Liberty, dies of tuberculosis at 70

  • 1905-02-04 Louis-Ernest Barrias, French sculptor (b. 1841)
  • 1905-02-12 Marcel Schwob, French writer/journalist (Coeur double), dies
  • 1905-02-28 Joseph C Juglar, French physician/economist, dies at 85

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1905-03-24 Jules Verne, French writer "Father of Science Fiction" (Around the World in 80 Days), dies at 77

Novelist Jules Verne
Novelist
Jules Verne
  • 1905-05-26 Alphonse de Rothschild, French banker, dies
  • 1905-07-04 Élisée Reclus, French anarchist (b. 1830)
  • 1905-07-23 Jean-Jacques Henner, French painter, dies at 76
  • 1905-09-04 Pierre de Braza, founder (French Congo), dies
  • 1905-09-13 René Goblet, French politician (b. 1828)
  • 1905-09-14 Pietro/Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza, 1st French Congo gov (1890-98), die
  • 1905-09-25 Jacques Marie Eugène Godefroy Cavaignac, French politician (b. 1853)
  • 1905-10-02 Jose Maria de Heredia, Cuban/French sonnet poet, dies at 62
  • 1905-10-28 Alphonse Allais, French humorist/writer (Le chat noir), dies
  • 1906-04-19 Pierre Curie, French physicist/chemist (Nobel 1903), dies
  • 1906-07-19 Ferdinand Brunetière, French writer and critic (b. 1849)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1906-10-22 Paul Cézanne, French artist and Post-Impressionist painter (The Basket of Apples), dies of pneumonia at 67

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
  • 1907-01-25 René Pottier, French cyclist (b. 1879)
  • 1907-02-13 Marcel Bertrand, French mine engineer, dies at 59
  • 1907-03-11 Jean Casimir-Perier, French politician (b. 1847)
  • 1907-03-18 Marcellin Berthelot, French chemist and politician (b. 1827)
  • 1907-07-19 Hector H Malot, French lawyer/author (Alone in the World), dies at 77
  • 1907-09-07 R F Armand Sully-Prudhomme, French poet (Poesies, Nobel 1901), dies
  • 1908-05-23 Francois Coppee, French poet, dies
  • 1908-05-31 Louis-Honoré Fréchette, French Canadian poet (b. 1839)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-08-25 Henri Becquerel, French physicist who discovered radioactivity (Nobel 1903), dies at 55

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Henri Becquerel
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Henri Becquerel
  • 1908-11-08 Victorien Sardou, French opera author (Madame Sans-Gene), dies at 77
  • 1908-11-16 Henri-Gustave Joly de Lotbinière, French-born Canadian politician (b. 1829)
  • 1908-11-27 Jean Albert Gaudry, French geologist (b. 1827)
  • 1909-11-18 Renee Vivien, British-born poet, wrote in French, dies at 32
  • 1909-12-04 Paul-Albert Besnard, French painter/graphic artist (Elle), dies at 60
  • 1910-01-04 Leon Delagrange, French aviation pioneer, dies
  • 1910-01-25 Leon Walras, French economist (School of Lausanne), dies at 75
  • 1910-01-29 Edouard Rod, French/Swiss writer (Mishel' Tes'e), dies at 52
  • 1910-03-20 Félix Tournachon, [Nadar], French writer/photographer, dies at 89
  • 1910-03-26 Auguste Charlois, French astronomer (b. 1864)
  • 1910-03-28 Edouard [Judas] Colonne, French violinist/conductor, dies
  • 1910-05-16 Henri E Cross [Delacroix], French painter, dies at 53
  • 1910-05-22 Jules Renard, French writer (Le plaisir the rompre), dies at 46
  • 1910-08-30 Albert Vandal, French earl/historian (Napoleon), dies at 57
  • 1910-09-02 Henri Rousseau, French post-impressionist painter (The Dream, The Hungry Lion Throws Itself on the Antelope), dies of a blood clot at 66
  • 1910-09-30 Maurice Lévy, French engineer (b. 1838)
  • 1911-04-14 Henri Elzéar Taschereau, French Canadian jurist and Chief Justice of Canada (b. 1836)
  • 1911-06-07 Maurice Rouvier, French statesman (b. 1842)
  • 1911-09-11 Louis Henri Boussenard, French novelist (b. 1847)
  • 1911-09-27 Auguste Michel-Lévy, French geologist (b. 1844)
  • 1911-11-18 Alfred Binet, French child psychologist, dies
  • 1912-04-14 Henri Brisson, French statesman (b. 1835)
  • 1912-06-11 Leon Dierx, French poet (Amants), dies at 74
  • 1912-06-12 Frederic Passy, French economist/pacifist (Nobel 1901), dies
  • 1912-07-17 J-Henri Poincaré, French mine engineer/mathematician, dies at 58
  • 1912-08-13 Jules EF Massenet, French opera composer (Werther, Manon), dies at 70
  • 1913-07-08 Louis Hémon, French-born writer (b. 1880)

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1914-03-25 Frederic Mistral, French poet (Nobel-1904), dies at 83

Provencal Poet Frederic Mistral
Provencal Poet
Frederic Mistral