Paris in History (Part 2)

Historical Events

Events 101 - 200 of 612

  • 1792-09-11 The French Blue gem (later the Hope Diamond) is stolen with other French crown jewels from Royal storehouse in Paris during Reign of Terror

BattleExecution

1793-01-21 Louis XVI of France is executed by guillotine in Paris, following his conviction for "high treason" by the newly created French Parliament (Convention nationale), during the French Revolution

King of France Louis XVI
King of France
Louis XVI

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1793-04-24 French revolutionary Jean-Paul Marat is acquitted by the Revolutionary Tribunal of charges brought by the Girondin in Paris

Revolutionary and Journalist Jean-Paul Marat
Revolutionary and Journalist
Jean-Paul Marat
  • 1793-06-10 1st public zoo opens in Paris
  • 1793-08-10 Louvre palace officially opens in Paris as The Museum Central des Arts
  • 1793-10-31 Execution of Girondins in Paris during Reign of Terror
  • 1793-11-12 The 1st Mayor of Paris, Jean Sylvain Bailly, is guillotined during the Reign of Terror

BattleCoup d'état

1794-07-27 Maximilien Robespierre is overthrown in a coup in Paris

Revolutionary Maximilien Robespierre
Revolutionary
Maximilien Robespierre
  • 1794-07-28 French Revolutionary figure Maximilien Robespierre and 22 other leaders of "the Terror" guillotined to thunderous cheers in Paris
  • 1794-09-21 Jean-Paul Marat's remains are transferred to the Panthéon in Paris, with the eulogy given by the Marquis de Sade
  • 1794-11-19 Jakobin Club forms in Paris
  • 1795-09-23 Conseil of the Cinq-Cents (Council of 500), forms in Paris
  • 1796-05-15 France & Sardinia sign Peace treaty of Paris
  • 1797-03-13 Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris
  • 1797-10-22 Andre-Jacques Garnerin makes 1st parachute descent from a balloon in Paris

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1800-05-11 French naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck give a lecture first outlining his theories of evolution at the Muséum national d'histoire naturelle in Paris, France

French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
French Naturalist
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck

  • 1800-11-07 It becomes illegal for women in Paris to wear trousers without a Police permit (annulled 2013)

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1803-04-30 Chancellor Robert Livingston and James Monroe sign Louisiana Purchase Treaty in Paris at a cost of 15 million dollars, doubles the size of the USA

5th US President James Monroe
5th US President
James Monroe

Royal CoronationCoronation of Napoleon Bonaparte

1804-12-02 General Napoleon Bonaparte is crowned Emperor of the French at the Notre Dame de Paris in a ceremony officiated by Pope Pius VII

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Napoleon is crowned Emperor of the French at Notre-Dam on December 2, 1804, painting by Jacques-Louis David
Napoleon is crowned Emperor of the French at Notre-Dam on December 2, 1804, painting by Jacques-Louis David
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InventionScientific Discovery

1804-12-07 Naturalist Alexander von Humboldt reports his discovery of the decrease in intensity of Earth's magnetic field from the poles to the equator in a memoir to the Paris Institute

Naturalist and Explorer Alexander von Humboldt
Naturalist and Explorer
Alexander von Humboldt

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1807-01-20 Napoleon convenes great Sanhedrin, Paris

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1814-03-30 Napoleonic Wars: Sixth Coalition forces march into Paris after defeating Napoleon
  • 1814-03-31 Forces allied against Napoleon capture Paris
  • 1814-05-30 Napoleonic Wars: War of the Sixth Coalition - the Treaty of Paris (1814) is signed returning French borders to their 1792 extent.
  • 1815-03-20 Napoleon enters Paris after escape from Elba, begins 100-day rule
  • 1815-11-20 Second Treaty of Paris: France and her allies agree France will pay indemnities after Battle of Waterloo, ending the Napoleonic Wars
  • 1815-11-20 Russia, Prussia, Austria and England sign an Alliance "for the maintenance of peace in Europe" on the same day as the Treaty of Paris

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1816-01-08 Sophie Germain is the first woman to win a prize from the Paris Academy of Sciences for her paper on elasticity

Mathematician Sophie Germain
Mathematician
Sophie Germain

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1816-01-22 Lord Byron completes poems "Parisina" and "Siege of Corinth"

Romantic Poet Lord Byron
Romantic Poet
Lord Byron
  • 1823-04-24 Eugene Scribes opera "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris

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1824-07-30 Gioachino Rossini becomes manager of Theatre Italian, Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1824-09-27 Charles X, King of France, makes his state entry into Paris to popular acclaim

King of France Charles X
King of France
Charles X

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1825-10-17 1st opera by Franz Liszt, "Don Sanche" premieres in Paris

Composer & Pianist Franz Liszt
Composer & Pianist
Franz Liszt
  • 1828-08-20 Gioachino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris
  • 1829-08-03 Gioachino Rossini's last and greatest opera "Guillaume Tell" (William Tell) premieres at Salle Le Peletier in Paris
  • 1830-01-28 Opera "Fra Diavolo" by Daniel Auber, premieres in Paris

Music releaseTheater Premiere

1830-02-25 Victor Hugo's play "Hernani" premieres in Paris

Author Victor Hugo
Author
Victor Hugo

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1830-12-05 Hector Berlioz's "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris

Composer Hector Berlioz
Composer
Hector Berlioz
  • 1831-11-22 Opera "Robert Le Diable" is produced (Paris)
  • 1832-03-12 The ballet La Sylphide first premieres at the Opéra de Paris.
  • 1832-06-05 Anti-monarchist forces launch an uprising in Paris, starting the unsuccessful June Rebellion
  • 1832-06-06 The barricades fall and the Paris student uprisings of 1832 end
  • 1833-06-28 Three missionaries of the Paris Evangelical Missionary Society obtain permission from Chief Moshoeshoe (Moshesh) to found a mission station in Basutoland (now Lesotho)
  • 1835-01-25 Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani" premieres in Paris

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1835-04-26 Frederic Chopin's "Grand Polonaise Brillante" premieres in Paris

Composer Frederic Chopin
Composer
Frederic Chopin

InventionHistoric Invention

1839-08-19 Details of Louis Daguerre's 1st practical photographic process are released in Paris

Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre
Photographer and Inventor
Louis-Jacques Daguerre
  • 1840-02-11 Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment" premieres in Paris
  • 1840-12-02 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita" premieres in Paris
  • 1840-12-15 Napoleon Bonaparte receives a French state funeral in Paris 19 years after his death
  • 1841-06-28 The Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris premieres the ballet Giselle
  • 1842-01-07 Gioachino Rossini's cantata "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris
  • 1842-05-08 Versailles to Paris train catches fire; 50 die
  • 1843-01-03 Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Don Pasquale" premieres in Paris
  • 1844-02-03 Hector Berlioz's "Carnaval Romain" premieres in Paris

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1845-07-03 Pioneering French magician Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin opens his magic theatre in Paris

  • 1846-12-06 Opera "La Damnation de Faust" by Hector Berlioz is produced in Paris
  • 1847-11-26 Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice" premieres in Paris
  • 1848-06-22 Beginning of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers
  • 1848-06-23 Bloody insurrection of workers in Paris
  • 1848-06-26 End of the June Days uprising in Paris by French workers
  • 1848-11-21 Alfred de Musset's "Andre del Sarto" premieres in Paris
  • 1849-04-16 Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "Le prophète" premieres in Paris
  • 1851-07-29 Annibale de Gasparis discovers asteroid 15 Eunomia
  • 1851-10-30 Alfred de Musset's "Bettine" premieres in Paris
  • 1851-11-13 Telegraph connection between London-Paris linked
  • 1851-11-22 Opera "La Perle Du Brésil" is produced (Paris)
  • 1852-02-02 Alexandre Dumas Jr's "La Dame aux Camélias" premieres in Paris
  • 1852-03-26 Decree regarding streets of Paris passed
  • 1855-06-13 Opera "Les Vêpres Sicilenne" is produced (Paris)

Treaty of InterestTreaty of Paris

1856-03-30 Russia signs the Treaty of Paris, ending the Crimean War

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The Congress of Paris between the Russian Empire, France, United Kingdom, Ottoman Empire and Kingdom of Sardinia
The Congress of Paris between the Russian Empire, France, United Kingdom, Ottoman Empire and Kingdom of Sardinia
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  • 1858-10-21 Jacques Offenbach's operetta " Orpheus in the Underworld" (Orphée aux Enfers) premieres in Paris, includes "Infernal Galop" (can-can tune)
  • 1858-12-18 Passy, at Paris: 1st "Samedi soir" i/d villa of lovers Rossini
  • 1859-03-19 Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris
  • 1859-04-04 Opera "Dinorah" is produced in Paris
  • 1859-11-12 Jules Leotard performs 1st Flying Trapeze circus act (Paris) He also designed garment that bears his name
  • 1862-02-28 Charles Gounod's opera "La Reine de Saba" premieres in Paris

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1863-05-15 Salon des Refusés opens in Paris, exhibition of works rejected by official Salon, features Paul Cézanne, Camille Pissarro, Henri Fantin-Latour, James Whistler, and Édouard Manet

French Painter Paul Cézanne
French Painter
Paul Cézanne
Painter Camille Pissarro
Painter
Camille Pissarro
Impressionist painter Edouard Manet
Impressionist painter
Edouard Manet

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1863-09-10 Georges Bizet's opera "Les Pêcheurs de Perles" premieres in Paris

Composer Georges Bizet
Composer
Georges Bizet
  • 1863-09-29 Opera "The Pearl Fishers" (Les Pêcheurs de Perles) by Bizet is first produced at the Théâtre Lyrique in Paris
  • 1864-03-14 Gioachino Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" premieres in Paris
  • 1864-03-19 Opera "Mireille" premieres in Paris
  • 1865-04-28 Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine" premieres in Paris
  • 1866-11-17 Opera "Mignon" is produced in Paris

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1867-03-11 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos" premieres in Paris

Composer Giuseppe Verdi
Composer
Giuseppe Verdi
  • 1867-04-01 International Exhibition opens in Paris
  • 1867-04-27 Opera "Romeo et Juliette" is produced in Paris
  • 1868-03-09 The opera "Hamlet" by Ambroise Thomas premieres in Paris
  • 1868-05-31 Dr James Moore (UK) wins 1st recorded bicycle race, (2k) velocipede race at Parc fde St Cloud, Paris
  • 1869-05-01 Folies Bergère opens in Paris
  • 1869-05-02 The Folies Trévise (later cabaret hall Folies Bergère) opens as an opera house in Paris, France
  • 1869-11-17 Englishman James Moore wins 1st bicycle race, racing 13K Paris to Rouen
  • 1870-09-19 Siege of Paris by Prussian Forces begins (lasts until January 28 1871)
  • 1870-10-07 Leon Gambetta flees Paris in balloon
  • 1871-01-28 Paris surrenders to Prussians
  • 1871-03-18 Communards revolt in Paris

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 101 - 200 of 772

  • 1717-10-05 Marie-Anne de Mailly-Nesle, duchess de Châteauroux, French mistress of King Louis XV of France, born in Paris (d. 1744)

Person of interestJean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert

1717-11-16 Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert, French Enlightenment philosopher and mathematician (Encyclopédie), born in Paris (d. 1783)

Enlightenment Philosopher Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
Enlightenment Philosopher
Jean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
  • 1718-09-08 François-Thomas-Marie de Baculard d'Arnaud, French sentimental writer (Les Épreuves du sentiment), born in Paris (d. 1805)
  • 1719-06-02 Michel-Jean Sedaine, French dramatist (Le Philosophe sans le savoir), born in Paris (d. 1797)
  • 1719-08-20 Charles-François de Broglie, French soldier and diplomat, marquis de Ruffec, born in Paris (d. 1791)
  • 1721-12-06 Guillaume-Chrétien de Lamoignon de Malesherbes, French lawyer and statesman, born in Paris (d. 1794)
  • 1725-10-12 Etienne Louis Geoffroy, French pharmacist and entomologist, born in Paris (d. 1810)
  • 1727-04-29 Jean-Georges Noverre, French dancer and choreographer (ballet d'action), born in Paris (d. 1810)
  • 1731-11-01 Theodore-Jean Tarade, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1788)
  • 1731-12-07 Abraham-Hyacinthe Anquetil-Duperron, French scholar and interpreter, born in Paris (d. 1805)
  • 1732-01-24 Pierre de Beaumarchais, French polymath and dramatist (The Marriage of Figaro, Barber of Seville), born in Paris, France (d. 1799)
  • 1732-04-05 Jean-Honoré Fragonard, French painter (The Swing), born in Paris (d. 1806)
  • 1734-09-05 Jean-Benjamin de La Borde, French composer, born in Paris, France (d. 1794)
  • 1735-04-11 Pierre Nicolas La Houssaye, French violinist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1818)
  • 1736-09-15 Jean-Sylvain Bailly, French astronomer noted for his computation of an orbit for Halley’s Comet (1759) and author of History of Ancient Astronomy from Its Origin to the Establishment of the School of Alexandria, born in Paris (d. 1793)
  • 1737-04-10 Francois Giroust, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1799)
  • 1739-08-27 Michel-Richard Delalande, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1812)
  • 1740-04-02 Armand-Gaston Camus, French revolutionist and Chairman of the Council of 500, born in Paris (d. 1804)

Person of interestMarquis de Sade

1740-06-02 Marquis de Sade, French philosopher and writer (Justine). The words sadism and sadist are derived from his name., born in Paris, France (d/ 1814)

Philosopher and Writer Marquis de Sade
Philosopher and Writer
Marquis de Sade
  • 1743-08-26 Antoine-Laurent Lavoisier, father of modern chemistry (identified oxygen and hydrogen), born in Paris, France (d. 1794)

Person of interestJean-Baptiste Lamarck

1744-08-01 Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, French naturalist (Lamarckian evolution), born in Paris, France (d. 1829)

French Naturalist Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
French Naturalist
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
  • 1744-08-10 "Fanfan" Alexandrine-Jeanne d'Étiolles, daughter of the courtesan Madame de Pompadour, born in Paris, France (d. 1754)
  • 1746-06-24 Jean-Baptiste Rochefort, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • 1747-04-23 Abbé Alexandre-Auguste Robineau, French composer and painter, born in Paris (d. 1828)
  • 1748-06-30 Jean-Dominique, comte de Cassini, French astronomer, born in Paris (d. 1845)
  • 1748-07-21 Louis-Henry Paisible, French composer, born in Saint Cloud, Paris (d. 1782)
  • 1748-08-30 Jacques-Louis David, French Neoclassical painter (Death of Marat), born in Paris (d. 1825)
  • 1748-08-31 Jean-Etienne Despreaux, French ballet dancer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1820)
  • 1749-06-19 Jean-Marie Collot d'Herbois, French revolutionary and President of the National Convention, born in Paris (d. 1796)
  • 1749-09-08 Yolande de Polastron, Duchess de Polignac, French aristocrat, born in Paris (d. 1793)
  • 1752-09-18 Adrien-Marie Legendre, French mathematician (worked on elliptic integrals), born in Paris (d. 1833)
  • 1753-11-06 Jean-Baptiste Sebastien Breval, French cellist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1823)

Person of interestTalleyrand

1754-02-02 Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, French statesman, born in Paris (d. 1838)

Politician and Diplomat Talleyrand
Politician and Diplomat
Talleyrand
  • 1754-03-17 Madame Roland [Marie-Jeanne Phlippon], French revolutionary (member of the Girondist faction), born in Paris, France (d. 1793)
  • 1754-07-20 Antoine Destutt de Tracy, French Enlightenment philosopher, born in Paris (d. 1836)

Person of interestPierre Charles L'Enfant

1754-08-02 Pierre Charles L'Enfant, French-born American architect who laid out Washington, D.C., born in Paris, France (d. 1825)

Washington D.C. Architect Pierre Charles L'Enfant
Washington D.C. Architect
Pierre Charles L'Enfant
  • 1755-02-13 Francois Alexander Sallantin, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1816)
  • 1755-04-16 Élisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1842)
  • 1756-04-13 Louis Henri, Prince of Condé, born in Hôtel de Condé, Paris (d. 1830)
  • 1760-03-27 Marie-Jean Auguste Vestris, French ballet dancer, born in Paris (d. 1842)
  • 1764-08-13 Louis Baraguey d'Hilliers, French general, born in Paris (d. 1813)
  • 1764-08-22 Charles Percier, French architect, born in Paris (d. 1838)
  • 1764-12-10 Louis-Sébastien Lebrun, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1829)
  • 1765-04-28 Sylvestre François Lacroix, French mathematician, born in Paris (d. 1843)
  • 1766-04-22 Madame de Staël [Anne Louise Germaine de Staël-Holstein], French-Swiss author (De l’Allemagne), born in Paris (d. 1817)
  • 1766-08-22 Joseph-Denis Doche, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1825)
  • 1766-09-25 Armand-Emmanuel, Duc de Richelieu, Prime Minister of France (1815-18, 1820-21), born in Paris (d. 1822)
  • 1766-10-23 Emmanuel, marquis de Grouchy, French general and marshal, born in Paris (d. 1847)
  • 1766-11-16 Rodolphe Kreutzer, French composer (La mort d'Abel) and virtuoso violinist, born in Versailles, France (d. 1831)
  • 1767-07-31 Amelie Julia Candielle, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1834)
  • 1769-08-16 Jean Aimé Vernier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1838)
  • 1770-02-05 Alexandre Brongniart, mineralogist/geologist (Tertiary), born in Paris, France
  • 1770-11-16 Étienne Pivert de Senancour, French author (Obermann), born in Paris (d. 1846)
  • 1771-06-24 Éleuthère Irénée du Pont, French-American chemist and industrialist (E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company), born in Paris (d. 1834)
  • 1771-10-01 Pierre Baillot, French violinist and composer, born in Passy, Paris (d. 1842)

Person of interestMarie Francois Xavier Bichat

1771-11-14 Marie François Xavier bichat, French anatomist and physiologist (tissue theory), born in Paris (d. 1802)

Anatomist and Physiologist Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
Anatomist and Physiologist
Marie Francois Xavier Bichat
  • 1772-10-04 François-Louis Perne, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1832)
  • 1773-10-06 Louis-Philippe, King of France (1830-48), born in Palais Royal, Paris (d. 1850)
  • 1774-04-21 Jean-Baptiste Biot, French physicist (Biot-Savart law), born in Paris (d. 1862)
  • 1774-12-20 Guillaume-Perre-Antoine Gatayes, French composer & guitarist, born in Paris, France (d. 1846)
  • 1775-07-23 Étienne-Louis Malus, French physicist (Polarization of light), born in Paris (d. 1812)
  • 1775-08-28 Sophie Gail, French singer and composer, born in Paris (d. 1819)
  • 1775-11-15 Georges-Julien Sieber, French music publisher and composer, born in Paris (d. 1847)

Person of interestSophie Germain

1776-04-01 Sophie Germain, French mathematician, born in Paris, France (d. 1831)

Mathematician Sophie Germain
Mathematician
Sophie Germain
  • 1779-01-15 Jean Coralli, French ballet producer & choreographer, born in Paris, France
  • 1779-09-10 Louis Alexandre Piccinni, Italian-French composer, born in Paris (d. 1850)
  • 1779-11-27 Aimé, duc de Clermont-Tonnerre, French general and statesman, born in Paris (d. 1865)
  • 1779-12-19 Auguste-Gaspard-Louis Desnoyers, engraver, born in Paris, France
  • 1780-08-19 Pierre-Jean de Béranger, French poet and songwriter, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • 1781-05-24 Louis François Dauprat, French composer and horn player, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • 1781-09-03 Eugène de Beauharnais, stepson of Napoleon I (son of Alexandre de Beauharnais and Joséphine Tascher de la Pagerie), born in Paris (d. 1824)
  • 1783-04-10 Hortense de Beauharnais, French Queen of Holland (1806-10), born in Paris (d. 1837)
  • 1785-11-28 Victor de Broglie, 3rd Duke of Broglie, 14th Prime Minister of France (1835-36), born in Paris (d. 1870)
  • 1786-01-23 Auguste de Montferrand, French architect, born in Trocadéro, Paris (d. 1858)
  • 1787-06-04 Constant Prévost, French geologist, born in Paris (d. 1856)
  • 1787-09-05 François Sulpice Beudant, French mineralogist and geologist, born in Paris (d. 1850)

Person of interestLouis-Jacques Daguerre

1787-11-18 Louis-Jacques Daguerre, French inventor and photographer (daguerreotype), born in Cormeilles-en-Parisis, France (d. 1851)

Photographer and Inventor Louis-Jacques Daguerre
Photographer and Inventor
Louis-Jacques Daguerre
  • 1789-06-30 Horace Vernet, French painter of battles and Orientalist subjects, born in Paris (d. 1863)
  • 1789-08-21 Augustin-Louis Cauchy, French mathematician and physicist, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • 1791-12-24 Eugène Scribe, French dramatist (Bertrand et Raton), born in Paris, France (d. 1861)
  • 1792-11-28 Victor Cousin, French philosopher and educational reformer, born in Paris (d. 1867)
  • 1792-12-20 Nicolas Charlet, French painter, born in Paris, France (d. 1845)
  • 1793-07-02 Antoine Prumier, French harpist and composer, born in Paris (d. 1868)
  • 1793-09-28 Denis-Auguste Affre, Archbishop of Paris (1840-48) and opponent of King Louis-Philippe, born in Saint-Rome-de-Tarn, Aveyron, France (d. 1848)
  • 1794-04-12 Germinal Pierre Dandelin, Belgian mathematician (geometry), born in Paris (d. 1847)
  • 1795-01-06 Anselme Payen, French chemist, born in Paris, France (d. 1871)
  • 1796-04-26 Auguste Mathieu Panseron, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • 1796-07-16 Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1875)
  • 1796-09-25 Antoine-Louis Barye, French sculptor, born in Paris (d. 1875)
  • 1797-07-17 Hippolyte Delaroche, French painter, born in Paris (d. 1856)
  • 1798-08-21 Jules Michelet, French historian (History of France, L'Amour), born in Paris (d. 1874)
  • 1799-04-22 Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille, French physician and physiologist (blood pressure), born in Paris (d. 1869)
  • 1799-05-27 Fromental Halévy, French composer, born in Paris (d. 1862)
  • 1799-07-04 Oscar I, King of Sweden and Norway (1844-59), born in Paris (d. 1859)
  • 1800-03-25 Paulin Paris, French scholar and historian, born in Avenay, France (d. 1881)
  • 1802-08-05 Niels H Abel, Norwegian mathematician (Abel's Comparisons)
  • 1803-04-07 Flora Tristan, French writer and social activist, born in Paris (d. 1844)
  • 1803-05-08 Joseph Napoleon Ney, French politician, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • 1803-05-24 Charles Lucien Bonaparte, French prince of Canino and Musignano, born in Paris (d. 1857)
  • 1803-09-28 Prosper Mérimée, French author (Carmen), born in Paris (d. 1870)

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