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French and
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French literature
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French literature is, generally speaking, literature written in the French language, particularly by citizens of France; it may also refer to literature written by people living in France who speak other traditional non-French languages. ... French (français, langue française) is one of the most important Romance languages, outnumbered in speakers only by Spanish and Portuguese. ...

French literary history

Medieval
16th century - 17th century
18th century - 19th century
20th century - Contemporary Medieval French literature is, for the purpose of this article, literature written in Oïl languages (including Old French and early Middle French) during the period from the eleventh century to the end of the fifteenth century. ... French Renaissance literature is, for the purpose of this article, literature written in French (Middle French) from the French invasion of Italy in 1494 to 1600, or roughly the period from the reign of Charles VIII of France to the ascension of Henri IV of France to the throne. ... Louis XIV King of France and Navarre By Hyacinthe Rigaud (1701) French literature of the 17th century spans the reigns of Henry IV of France, the Regency of Marie de Medici, Louis XIII of France, the Regency of Anne of Austria (and the civil war called the Fronde) and the... French literature of the 18th century spans the period from the death of Louis XIV of France, through the Régence (during the minority of Louis XV) and the reigns of Louis XV of France and Louis XVI of France to the start of the French Revolution. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... French literature of the twentieth century is, for the purpose of this article, literature written in French from (roughly) 1895 to 1990. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Francophone literature

Francophone literature
Literature of Quebec
Postcolonial literature
Literature of Haiti
Francophone literature is literature written in the French language. ... This is an article about Literature in Quebec, a province of Canada. ... Postcolonial literature is a branch of Postmodern literature concerned with the political and cultural independence of peoples formerly subjugated in colonial empires. ... The Culture of Haiti encompasses a variety of Haitian traditions, from native customs to practices imported during French colonisation. ...

French language authors

Chronological list

French Writers

Writers - Novelists
Playwrights - Poets
Essayists
Short Story Writers

Forms

Novel - Poetry - Plays
French poetry is a category of French literature. ...

Genres

Science Fiction - Comics
Fantastique - Detective Fiction
French science fiction is a substantial genre within French literature. ... Tintin, one of the most famous Belgian comics Franco-Belgian comics are comics or comic books written in Belgium and France. ... Fantastique is a French term for a literary and cinematic genre that overlaps with parts of science fiction, horror and fantasy. ...

Movements

Naturalism - Symbolism
Surrealism - Existentialism
Nouveau Roman
Theater of the Absurd Naturalism is a movement in theater, film, and literature that seeks to replicate a believable everyday reality, as opposed to such movements as Romanticism or Surrealism, in which subjects may receive highly symbolic, idealistic, or even supernatural treatment. ... Yves Tanguy Indefinite Divisibility 1942 Surrealism[1] is a movement stating that the liberation of our mind, and subsequently the liberation of the individual self and society, can be achieved by exercising the imaginative faculties of the unconscious mind to the attainment of a dream-like state different from, or... Existentialism is a philosophical movement that deals with human existence. ... Nouveau roman refers to certain 1950s French novels that diverged from classical literary genres. ... The Theatre of the Absurd is a phrase used in reference to particular plays written by a number of primarily European playwrights in the late 1940s, 1950s, and 1960s, as well as to the style of theatre which has evolved from their work. ...

Criticism & Awards

Literary theory - Critics
Literary Prizes Literary theory is the theory (or the philosophy) of the interpretation of literature and literary criticism. ...

Most visited

Molière - Racine - Balzac
Stendhal - Flaubert
Emile Zola - Marcel Proust
Samuel Beckett - Albert Camus
This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Jean Racine. ... Balzac redirects here. ... Stendhal. ... Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) [] was a French novelist who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. ... mile Zola (April 2, 1840 - September 29, 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism, and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. ... Proust redirects here. ... Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist and poet. ... Albert Camus (pronounced ) (November 7, 1913 – January 4, 1960) was an Algerian-French author and philosopher. ...

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Chronological list of French language authors (regardless of nationality), by date of birth. For an alphabetical list of writers of French nationality (broken down by genre), see French writers category.

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Middle Ages

The Song of Roland (French: ) is the oldest major work of French literature. ... Events December 4 - First Crusade: The Crusaders conquer Sidon. ... Events Ghazni is burned by the princes of Ghur Geoffrey of Anjou dies, and succeeded by his son Henry, aged 18. ... Wace (c. ... Events December 4 - First Crusade: The Crusaders conquer Sidon. ... Events April 13 - Frederick Barbarossa issues the Gelnhausen Charter November 18 - France Emperor Antoku succeds Emperor Takakura as emperor of Japan Afonso I of Portugal is taken prisoner by Ferdinand II of Leon Artois is annexed by France Prince Mochihito amasses a large army and instigates the Genpei War between... Chrétien de Troyes wrote in Champagne, France, during the last half of the twelfth century. ... Events January - Byland Abbey founded Stephen of Blois succeeds King Henry I. Empress Maud, daughter of Henry I and widow of Henry V opposed Stephen and claims the throne as her own Owain Gwynedd of Wales defeats the Normans at Crug Mawr. ... Events Three-year old Emperor Go-Toba ascends to the throne of Japan after the forced abdication of his brother Antoku during the Genpei War William of Tyre excommunicated by the newly appointed Heraclius of Jerusalem, firmly ending their struggle for power Andronicus I Comnenus becomes the Byzantine emperor Births... Richard I (8 September 1157 – 6 April 1199) was King of England from 1189 to 1199. ... Events Births September 8 - King Richard I of England (died 1199) Leopold V of Austria (died 1194) Hojo Masako, wife of Minamoto no Yoritomo (died 1225) Deaths August 21 - King Alfonso VII of Castile (born 1105) Agnes of Babenberg, daughter of Leopold III of Austria Sweyn III of Denmark Yury... Events John Lackland, becomes King of England Births Isobel of Huntingdon (d. ... Benoît de Sainte-Maure (1154 - 1173) was a twelth century French poet and trouvere. ... Le Châtelain de Coucy was a French trouvère of the 12th century. ... Events April 16 - Philip II of France enters Rouen, leading to the eventual unification of Normandy and France. ... Jean Bodel, who lived in the late twelfth century, was an Old French poet who wrote a number of chansons de geste. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Tsuchimikado, emperor of Japan Emperor Juntoku ascends to the throne of Japan Otto IV, Holy Roman Emperor excommunicated by Pope Innocent III for invading southern Italy in 1210 Gottfried von Strassburg writes his epic poem Tristan about 1210 Beginning of Delhi Sultanate Births... Conon de Béthune (c. ... Events Åhus, Sweden gains city privileges City of Airdrie, Scotland founded King Sverker I of Sweden is deposed and succeeded by Eric IX of Sweden. ... // The world in 1220 Middle Ages in Europe Fifth Crusade (1217-1221) Events Mongols first invade Abbasid caliphate - Bukhara and Samarkand taken End of the Kara-Khitan Khanate, destroyed by Genghis Khans Mongolian cavalry Dominican Order approved by Pope Honorius III Frederick II crowned Holy Roman Emperor by Pope... Geoffrey of Villehardouin (in French Geoffroi de Villehardouin) (1160 - c. ... Events Eric IX of Sweden is succeeded by Karl Sverkersson. ... May 30 - Battle of Damme; English fleet under William Longsword destroyes a French fleet off the Belgian port in the first major victory for the fledgling Royal Navy. ... Béroul is a juggler and storyteller of trade (trouvere) Norman of XIIe century. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral City of Dublin captured by the Normans According to folklore, the Welsh prince Madoc sailed to North America and founded a colony. ... Thomas of Britain is an Anglo-Norman poet of the 12th century. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral City of Dublin captured by the Normans According to folklore, the Welsh prince Madoc sailed to North America and founded a colony. ... Gace Brulé (d. ... Events December 29: Assassination of Thomas Beckett, Archbishop of Canterbury, in Canterbury cathedral City of Dublin captured by the Normans According to folklore, the Welsh prince Madoc sailed to North America and founded a colony. ... Marie de France (Mary of France) was a poet evidently born in France and living in England during the late 12th century. ... Events Ruaidri Ua Conchobair (Rory OConner), last High King of Ireland, submits to Henry II as vassal of Ireland with the Treaty of Windsor Ly Cao Ton becomes ruler of Vietnam William of Tyre becomes archbishop of Tyre Massacre of Abergavenny ends with several noblemen dead at the hands... Floruit (or fl. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Richard de Fournival (c. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Audefroi le Bâtard, French trouvère, flourished at the end of the 12th century and was born at Arras. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Moniot dArras (fl. ... Floruit (or fl. ... Robert de Clari was one of the few documented witnesses to the Shroud of Turin before 1358. ... Blondel (de Nesle, late 12th century) was a French poet and musician, a trouvère (later troubadour). ... Robert de Boron (also spelled in the manuscripts Bouron, Beron) was a French poet of the late 12th and early 13th centuries, originally from the village of Boron, in the arrondissement of Montbéliard. ... Guiot de Provins (d. ... Events Philip of Swabia King of Germany and rival Holy Roman Emperor to Otto IV, assassinated June 21 in Bamberg by German Count Otto of Wittelsbach because Philip had refused to give him his daughter in marriage. ... Events March 16 - Massacre and mass-suicide of the Jews of York, England prompted by Crusaders and Richard Malebys kill 150-500 Jews in Cliffords Tower June 10 - Third Crusade: Frederick I Barbarossa drowned in the Saleph River while leading an army to Jerusalem. ... April 9 - Peter of Courtenay crowned emperor of the Latin Empire of Constantinople at Rome, by Pope Honorius III May 20 - First Barons War, royalist victory at Lincoln. ... Guillaume de Lorris (born 12XX) was a French epic poet, and was the author of the first section of the Romance of the Rose. ... Events University of Paris receives charter from Philip II of France The Kanem-Bornu Empire was established in northern Africa around the year 1200 Mongol victory over Northern China — 30,000,000 killed Births Al-Abhari, Persian philosopher and mathematician (died 1265) Ulrich von Liechtenstein, German nobleman and poet (died... Events In the Iberian peninsula, James I of Aragon captures the city of Valencia September 28 from the Moors; the Moors retreat to Granada. ... Theobald IV of Champagne (1201–1253), known as the Troubadour, the Chansonnier, and the Posthumous, was Count of Champagne and the King of Navarre from 1235. ... // Events The town of Riga was chartered as a city. ... For broader historical context, see 1250s and 13th century. ... Jean de Joinville (1224 - December 24, 1317) was one of the great chroniclers of medieval France. ... // Events Foundation of the University of Naples Livonian Brothers of the Sword conquers Latgallians Last of Arabs expelled from Sicily Births Deaths Cathal Crobdearg Ua Conchobair, King of Connacht (born 1153) Hojo Yoshitoki, regent of the Kamakura shogunate of Japan (born 1163) Monarchs/Presidents Aragon - James I King of Aragon... Events The Great Famine of 1315-1317. ... Rutebeuf, or Rustebuef (ca. ... Events Kingdom of Leon unites with the Kingdom of Castile. ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Adam de la Halle (also known as Adam le Bossu (Adam the Hunchback) 1237?-1288) was a French-born trouvère, poet and musician, who broke with the long-established tradition of writing liturgical poetry and music to be an early founder of secular theater in France. ... // April 30 - King Louis IX of France released by his Egyptian captors after paying a ransom of one million dinars and turning over the city of Damietta. ... For broader historical context, see 1280s and 13th century. ... Jean de Meun or Jean de Meung (c. ... Jean de Meun or Jean de Meung (c. ... // April 30 - King Louis IX of France released by his Egyptian captors after paying a ransom of one million dinars and turning over the city of Damietta. ... Events August 5 - English troops capture William Wallace Wenceslas III becomes king of Bohemia Archbishop of Bordeaux, Bertrand de Got, was elected as Pope Clement V. Philip IV of France accused the Knights Templar of heresy. ... Jean Le Bel (c. ... For broader historical context, see 1290s and 13th century. ... Events Beginning of the rule of Poland by Capet-Anjou family. ... Colin Muset (flourished 1200), French trouvère, was poet, musician and a native of Lorraine, he made his living by travelling from castle to castle singing his own songs and playing the vielle. ... Guillaume de Machaut (around 1300 – 1377), was a French composer and poet of the late Medieval era. ... Events February 22 - Jubilee of Pope Boniface VIII. March 10 - Wardrobe accounts of King Edward I of Englanddo (aka Edward Longshanks) include a reference to a game called creag being played at the town of Newenden in Kent. ... // Events January 17 – Pope Gregory XI enters Rome. ... Portrait of Nicole Oresme: Miniature of Nicole Oresmes Traité de l’espere, Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France, fonds français 565, fol. ... Events January 7:Alfonso IV becomes the King of Portugal. ... Events End of the reign of Emperor Go-Enyu of Japan, fifth and last of the Northern Ashikaga Pretenders Emperor Go-Komatsu ascends to the throne of Japan John Wyclifs teachings are condemned by the Synod of London. ... Philippe de Mézières (c. ... Events January 25 - Edward III becomes King of England. ... Events May 29 - Ralph Neville, Earl of Westmoreland, meets Archbishop Richard Scrope of York and Earl of Norfolk Thomas Mowbray in Shipton Moor, tricks them to send their rebellious army home and then imprisons them June 8 - Archbishop Richard Scrope of York and Thomas Mowbray, Earl of Norfolk, executed in... Jean Froissart (~1337 - ~1405) was one of the most important of the chroniclers of medieval France. ... Events End of the Kamakura period and beginning of the Kemmu restoration in Japan. ... Events June 14 - Owain Glyndwr of Wales allies with the French against the English and the Henry of Lancaster. ... Eustache Deschamps (1328-1415) was a medieval French poet. ... // Events Serbian Empire was proclaimed in Skopje by Dusan Silni, occupying much of the South-Eastern Europe Foundation of the University of Valladolid Foundation of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge August 26 Battle of Crecy after which Edward the Black Prince honored the bravery of John I, Count of Luxemburg... Events November 20 - A solemn truce between John, Duke of Burgundy and Louis of Valois, Duke of Orléans is agreed under the auspicies of John, Duke of Berry. ... Jean Charlier de Gerson (December 13, 1363[1] – July 12, 1429), French scholar, educator, reformer, and poet, chancellor of the university of Paris, a guiding light of the conciliar movement and one of the most prominent theologians at the Council of Constance, was born at the village of Gerson, in... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1358 1359 1360 1361 1362 - 1363 - 1364 1365 1366 1367 1368 See also: 1363 state leaders Events Magnus II, King of Sweden, is deposed by Albert of Mecklenburg. ... January 10 - Philip the Good, Duke of Burgundy, founds the European Order of the Golden Fleece February 12 - Battle of Rouvray (or of the Herrings). English Forces under Sir John Fastolf defend a supply convoy carrying rations to the army of William de la Pole, 4th Earl of Suffolk at... Christine de Pizan, showing the interior of an apartment at the end of the 14th or commencement of the 15th century Christine de Pizan (circa 1365 - circa French poet and arguably the first female author in Europe to make a living from being a writer (Marie de France being the... Centuries: 13th century - 14th century - 15th century Decades: 1310s 1320s 1330s 1340s 1350s - 1360s - 1370s 1380s 1390s 1400s 1410s Years: 1359 1360 1361 1362 1363 - 1364 - 1365 1366 1367 1368 1369 See also: 1364 state leaders Events Charles V becomes King of France. ... // Events May 23 - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne The Ottoman Empire captures Thessalonica from the Venetians First use of optical methods in the creation of Art A map of Europe in 1430. ... Alain Chartier (c. ... Events August 14 - Battle of Aljubarrota between the Portuguese under John I of Portugal and the Castilians, under John I of Castile. ... For other uses, see number 1435. ... Events Beginning of prosecution of Lollards in England The Battle of Otterburn between England and Scotland A Chinese army under Xu Da sacks Karakorum Births September 14 - Claudius Claussön Swart, Danish geographer September 29 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (d. ... Events Ottoman sultan Mehmed II defeats the White Sheep Turkmens lead by Uzun Hasan at Otlukbeli Axayacatl, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan invades the territory of neighboring Aztec city of Tlatelolco. ... Antoine de la Sale or la Salle (born ~1388; died 1462?) was a French writer. ... Events Beginning of prosecution of Lollards in England The Battle of Otterburn between England and Scotland A Chinese army under Xu Da sacks Karakorum Births September 14 - Claudius Claussön Swart, Danish geographer September 29 - Thomas of Lancaster, 1st Duke of Clarence, second son of Henry IV of England (d. ... Events July 26 - Battle of Edgecote Moor October 17 - Prince Ferdinand of Aragon wed princess Isabella of Castile. ... Assassination of the Duke of Burgundy, John the Fearless, on the Bridge of Montereau, in 1419. ... Events Births December 27 - Anne de Mortimer, claimant to the English throne (died 1411) Domenico da Piacenza, Italian dancemaster (died 1470) John Dunstable, English composer (died 1453) Engelbrekt Engelbrektsson, Swedish statesman and rebel leader (died 1436) Humphrey, Duke of Gloucester (died 1447) John VIII Palaeologus Byzantine Emperor (died 1448) Deaths... April 2 - Mehmed II begins his siege of Constantinople (Ä°stanbul). ... Charles of Valois, Duc dOrléans (November 24, 1394 – January 5, 1465) became Duke of Orléans in 1407, following the murder of his father, Louis of Valois on the orders of Duke John-the-Fearless of Burgundy. ... // Events Roger Mortimer, 4th Earl of March, travels with King Richard II of England to Ireland. ... Events July 13 - Battle of Montlhéry Troops of King Louis XI of France fight inconclusively against an army of the great nobles organized as the League of the Public Weal. ...

Fifteenth century

Martin le Franc c. ... March 29 - The Aragonese capture Oristano, capital of the giudicato di Arborea in Sardinia July 15 – Battle of Grunwald (also known as Tannenberg or Zalgiris). ... Events February 2 - Battle of Mortimers Cross - Yorkist troops led by Edward, Duke of York defeat Lancastrians under Owen Tudor and his son Jasper Tudor, Earl of Pembroke in Wales. ... // Events Council of Constance begins. ... For alternative meanings, see number 1440. ... Georges Chastellain (d. ... Events Friedrich I Hohenzollern (b. ... In 1509 Balboa tried to join a Spanish expedition but could not because he owed so many debts January 10—Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui. ... Events May 21 - Treaty of Troyes. ... Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. ... Olivier de la Marche (1425-1502) First maître dhotel of Philip the Good and close to Charles the Bold, he was the witness of the ballotage of Flanders between the kingdom of France and the dynasty of the Habsburgs starting from the end of XVe century. ... Events Foundation of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium Births John II, Duke of Lorraine (died 1470) Edmund Sutton, English nobleman (died 1483) Deaths January 18 - Edmund Mortimer, 5th Earl of March, English politician (born 1391) March 17 - Ashikaga Yoshikazu, Japanese shogun (born 1407) May 24 - Murdoch Stewart, 2nd Duke of... 1502 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events May 23 - Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne The Ottoman Empire captures Thessalonica from the Venetians First use of optical methods in the creation of Art A map of Europe in 1430. ... 1508 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... François Villon (ca. ... Events February 21 - The trial of Joan of Arc March 3 - Eugenius IV becomes Pope May 30 - In Rouen, France, 19-year old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake. ... Events January 5 - Poet Francois Villon is banned from Paris Births January 17 - Frederick III, Elector of Saxony (died 1525) February 24 - Giovanni Pico della Mirandola, Italian philosopher (died 1494) October 20 - Alessandro Achillini, Italian philosopher (died 1512) Lorenzo di Pierfrancesco de Medici, Italian patron of the arts (died 1503... Jean Michel (died 1501) was a French dramatic poet of the fifteenth century known for revising and enlarging the Mystery of the Passion composed by Arnoul Gréban. ... For other uses, see number 1435. ... 1501 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Molinet (1435—1507) was a French poet and chronicler. ... For other uses, see number 1435. ... 1507 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philippe de Commines (or de Commynes or Philip de Comines) (1447-1511) was a French-speaking Fleming in the courts of Burgundy and France, a diplomat, and a writer, and he has been called the first truly modern writer (Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve) and the first critical and philosophical historian... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... 1511 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Marot (Mathieu, near Caen, c. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... ... no changes . ... Events January 6 - Alessandro de Medici assassinated August 25 - The Honourable Artillery Company, the oldest surviving regiment in the British Army, and the second most senior, was formed. ... Events The first Portuguese navigators reach the coast of modern Sierra Leone. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Frontpiece to a manuscript of Octaviens translation of Ovids Heroides (Huntington Library, MS HM 60, folio 1r). ... Events Baeda Maryam succeeds his father Zara Yaqob as Emperor of Ethiopia Births February 29 - Pope Paul III (died 1549) Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer Charles I of Savoy John, Elector of Saxony (died 1532) Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Franciscan prelate and first bishop of Mexico... 1505 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Guillaume Budé (Latin: Guglielmus Budaeus) (1467 - August 23, 1540) was a French scholar. ... Events Baeda Maryam succeeds his father Zara Yaqob as Emperor of Ethiopia Births February 29 - Pope Paul III (died 1549) Juan del Encina, Spanish poet, dramatist and composer Charles I of Savoy John, Elector of Saxony (died 1532) Juan de Zumárraga, Spanish Franciscan prelate and first bishop of Mexico... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... Events Tirant Lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell, Martí Joan De Galba is published. ... Events March - French troops under Guy de Richemont besiege the English commander in France, Edmund Beaufort, Duke of Somerset, in Caen April 15 - Battle of Formigny. ... Events Chimú Empire conquered by troops of the Inca End of term for Regent of Sweden Jöns Bengtsson Oxenstierna. ... Events The first Portuguese navigators reach the coast of modern Sierra Leone. ... 1495 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events The first Portuguese navigators reach the coast of modern Sierra Leone. ... Events March 6 - Treaty of Toledo - Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain recognize African conquests of Afonso of Portugal and he cedes the Canary Islands to Spain Great standing on the Ugra river - Muscovy becomes independent from the Golden Horde. ... Events The first Portuguese navigators reach the coast of modern Sierra Leone. ... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events May 15 - Charles VIII of Sweden who had served three terms as King of Sweden dies. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Jean Lemaire de Belges (ca 1473 – ca 1525) was a Walloon poet and historian who lived primarily in France. ... Events Ottoman sultan Mehmed II defeats the White Sheep Turkmens lead by Uzun Hasan at Otlukbeli Axayacatl, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan invades the territory of neighboring Aztec city of Tlatelolco. ... Events January 21 - The Swiss Anabaptist Movement was born when Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, George Blaurock, and about a dozen others baptized each other in the home of Manzs mother on Neustadt-Gasse, Zürich, breaking a thousand-year tradition of church-state union. ... Pierre Gringore (1475? - 1538) was a popular French poet and playwright. ... In 1509 Balboa tried to join a Spanish expedition but could not because he owed so many debts January 10—Stephen III of Moldavia defeats the Ottoman Empire at the Battle of Vaslui. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events March 2 - Battle of Grandson. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... François Rabelais François Rabelais (ca. ... Events The São Tomé settlement is founded. ... // Events June 26 - Christs Hospital in London gets a Royal Charter July 6 - Edward VI of England dies July 10 - Lady Jane Grey is proclaimed Queen of England - for the next nine days July 18 - Lord Mayor of London proclaims Queen Mary as the rightful Queen - Lady Jane Grey... Mellin (or Melin) de Saint-Gelais (or Gelays) (ca. ... // Events December 6 - King Charles VIII marries Anne de Bretagne, thus incorporating Brittany into the kingdom of France. ... Events January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Marguerite of Navarre (April 11, 1492 - December 21, 1549), also known as Marguerite of Angouleme and Margaret of Navarre, was the queen consort of King Henry II of Navarre. ... 1492 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Clément Marot (1496-1544), was a French poet of the Renaissance period. ... 1496 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... // Events August 5-7 - First outbreak of sweating sickness in England begins August 22 - Battle of Bosworth Field is fought between the armies of King Richard III of England and rival claimant to the throne of England Henry Tudor, Earl of Richmond. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1499 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ...

Sixteenth century

Bonaventure des Périers (c. ... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Maurice Scève (c. ... 1505 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Earliest English slave-trading expedition under John Hawkins. ... Michel lHospital Michel de lHôpital (or lHospital) (c. ... 1505 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1573 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Étienne Dolet (August 3, 1509 - August 3, 1546) was a French scholar, translator and printer. ... 1509 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... John Calvin (July 10, 1509 – May 27, 1564) was a prominent Christian theologian during the Protestant Reformation and is the namesake of the system of Christian theology called Calvinism. ... 1509 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 27 — Naples bans kissing in public under the penalty of death June 22 — Fort Caroline, the first French attempt at colonizing the New World September 10 — The Battle of Kawanakajima Ottoman Turks invade Malta Modern pencil becomes common in England Conquistadors crossed the Pacific Spanish founded a colony... 1509 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ... Hélisenne de Crenne was the pseudonym of Marguerite Briet (c. ... 1510 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Pierre Viret (Orbe 1511 - Orthez 1571) was a Swiss reformed theologian. ... 1511 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events January 11 - Austrian nobility is granted Freedom of religion. ... Thomas Sébillet (1512-1589) was a French jurist and grammarian. ... 1512 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... Jacques Amyot (October 30, 1513 - February 6, 1593), French writer, was born of poor parents, at Melun. ... 1513 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events May 18 - Playwright Thomas Kyds accusations of heresy lead to an arrest warrant for Christopher Marlowe. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1574 was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... 1515 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... Jacques Peletier du Mans (1517 Le Mans – 1582 Paris) was a humanist, poet and mathematician of the French Renaissance. ... January 22 - Battle of Ridanieh: The Turkish forces of Selim I defeat the main Mamluk army in Egypt under Touman Bey. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... 1605 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Noël du Fail, seigneur de La Hérissaye, (c. ... mary elline m. ... Events June - Capture of Zutphen by the Dutch under Maurice of Nassau. ... Pernette Du Guillet (Lyon, c. ... mary elline m. ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... mary elline m. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. ... Events January 31 - Battle of Gemblours - Spanish forces under Don John of Austria and Alexander Farnese defeat the Dutch. ... Pontus de Tyard (c. ... Events January 3 - Pope Leo X excommunicates Martin Luther in the papal bull Decet Romanum Pontificem. ... 1605 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Joachim du Bellay (c. ... Events January 9 - Adrian Dedens becomes Pope Adrian VI. February 26 - Execution by hanging of Cuauhtémoc, Aztec ruler of Tenochtitlan under orders of conquistador Hernán Cortés. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... Pierre de Ronsard, commonly referred to as Ronsard (September 11, 1524 – December, 1585), was a French poet and prince of poets (as his own generation in France called him). ... Events March 1, 1524/5 - Giovanni da Verrazano lands near Cape Fear (approx. ... 1585 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. ... Events January 7 - Pius V becomes Pope Selim II succeeds Suleiman I as Sultan of the Ottoman Empire Religious rioting in the Netherlands signifies the beginning of the Eighty Years War in the Netherlands. ... Louise Labé. Engraving by Pierre Woeiriot, 1555 Louise Labé, (c. ... January 14 - Treaty of Madrid. ... // Events March 1 - the city of Rio de Janeiro is founded. ... January 5 - Felix Manz, co-founder of the Swiss Anabaptists, was drowned in the Limmat in Zürich by the Zürich Reformed state church. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... Remy (or Rémi) Belleau (1528 Nogent-le-Rotrou - 1577 Paris), was a poet of the French Renaissance. ... Events June 19 - Battle of Landriano - A French army in Italy under Marshal St. ... Events March 17 - formation of the Cathay Company to send Martin Frobisher back to the New World for more gold May 28 - Publication of the Bergen Book, better known as the Solid Declaration of the Formula of Concord, one of the Lutheran confessional writings. ... Étienne Pasquier (June 7, 1529 - September 1, 1615), French lawyer and man of letters, was born at Paris, on the 7th of June 1529 by his own account, according to others a year earlier. ... Events April 22 - Treaty of Saragossa divides the eastern hemisphere between Spain and Portugal, stipulating that the dividing line should lie 297. ... Events June 2 - First Récollet missionaries arrive at Quebec City, from Rouen, France. ... Étienne de La Boétie (Sarlat, November 1st, 1530 - Germignan, August 18, 1563) was a French judge and writer, friend of Montaigne, author of the Discourse of Voluntary Servitude (Discours de la servitude volontaire). ... June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Events February 1 - Sarsa Dengel succeeds his father Menas as Emperor of Ethiopia February 18 - The Duke of Guise is assassinated while besieging Orléans March - Peace of Amboise. ... Claude Fauchet may be either of two notables: Claude Fauchet (1530-1601), French historian Claude Fauchet (1744-1793), French revolutionist This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births... Jean Bodin (1530-1596) was a French jurist, member of the Parliament of Paris and professor of Law in Toulouse. ... June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... François de Belleforest (born 1530, died 1583) was a French author and translator. ... June 25 - Augsburg confession presented to Charles V of Holy Roman Empire. ... 1583 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Henry Estienne, also known as Stephens or Stephanus, is the name of two 16th-century printers of Paris. ... January 26 - Lisbon, Portugal is hit by an earthquake - thousands die. ... Events January 7 - Boris Godunov seizes the throne of Russia following the death of his brother-in-law, Tsar Feodor I. April 13 - Edict of Nantes - Henry IV of France grants French Huguenots equal rights with Catholics. ... Jean Antoine de Baïf (1532 - 1589) was a French poet and member of the Pléiade. ... Events May 16 - Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... Étienne Jodelle, seigneur de Limodin (1532-July 1573), French dramatist and poet, was born in Paris of a noble family. ... Events May 16 - Sir Thomas More resigns as Lord Chancellor of England. ... Year 1573 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Michel de Montaigne Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (IPA pronunciation: []) (February 28, 1533 – September 13, 1592) was an influential French Renaissance writer, generally considered to be the inventor of the personal essay. ... Events January 25 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn, his second Queen consort. ... Events January 30 - The death of Pope Innocent IX during the previous year had left the Papal throne vacant. ... Jean de La Taille (c. ... Events January 25 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne Boleyn, his second Queen consort. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... Robert Garnier (c. ... 1534 (MDXXXIV) was a common year in the 16th century. ... Bold text{| align=right cellpadding=3 id=toc style=margin-left: 15px; |- | align=center colspan=2 | Years: 1587 1588 1589 - 1590 - 1591 1592 1593 |-vdsf gno[gldw[pvkijxaiamknn csogfhbvdowkhbfkqhjkhrjkhwgfhbjkpnkfokfgok3pkpk9pjhkt9erktyujkip9kijker9thhrkg9hkitr9gtkih9t0ykltk[u0jo0iey9uhyit90ertyhige9rity9riyh9ujirtyuhjnh-4e9tyigh9thiuy0h8tyh34tu8uy8u8u8u8rtu5y8ru8thu0tru0ut0rhutuh0trhu0hseogtrhr8uyhju8t89er9te9r8fy8shit ass dick bitch fuck | align=center colspan=2 | Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s |- | align=center | Centuries... Nicolas Rapin (1535, Fontenay-le-Comte - 16 February 1608, Poitiers) was a magistrate, royal officer, translator, poet and satirist of the French Renaissance, known for being one of the authors of the Satire Ménippée (1593/4) and an outspoken critic of the excesses of the Holy League during... Events January 18 - Lima, Peru founded by Francisco Pizarro April - Jacques Cartier discovers the Iroquois city of Stadacona, Canada (now Quebec) and in May, the even greater Huron city of Hochelaga June 24 - The Anabaptist state of Münster (see Münster Rebellion) is conquered and disbanded. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Jacques Grévin (c. ... Events Treaty of Nagyvarad. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Olivier de Serres (1529 – 1619) was a French author and soil scientist whose Théâtre dArgriculture was the text book of French agriculture in the 1600s. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Pierre Pithou (November 1, 1539 - November 1, 1596), was a French lawyer and scholar. ... Events May 30 - In Florida, Hernando de Soto lands at Tampa Bay with 600 soldiers with the goal to find gold. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Pierre de Bourdeille, seigneur (and abbé) de Brantôme (c. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... Pierre de Larivey (c. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Florent Chrestien (January 26, 1541 - October 3, 1596) was a French satirist and Latin poet. ... Events January 6 - King Henry VIII of England marries Anne of Cleves, his fourth Queen consort. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... Pierre Charron (1541-1603) was a French philosopher. ... Events The first official translation of the entire Bible in Swedish February 12 - Pedro de Valdivia founds Santiago de Chile. ... King James I of England/VII of Scotland, the first monarch to rule the Kingdoms of England and Scotland at the same time Events March - Samuel de Champlain, French explorer, sails to Canada March 24 - Elizabeth I of England dies and is succeeded by her cousin King James I of... Guillaume de Salluste Du Bartas (1544–1590) was a French poet. ... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... Bold text{| align=right cellpadding=3 id=toc style=margin-left: 15px; |- | align=center colspan=2 | Years: 1587 1588 1589 - 1590 - 1591 1592 1593 |-vdsf gno[gldw[pvkijxaiamknn csogfhbvdowkhbfkqhjkhrjkhwgfhbjkpnkfokfgok3pkpk9pjhkt9erktyujkip9kijker9thhrkg9hkitr9gtkih9t0ykltk[u0jo0iey9uhyit90ertyhige9rity9riyh9ujirtyuhjnh-4e9tyigh9thiuy0h8tyh34tu8uy8u8u8u8rtu5y8ru8thu0tru0ut0rhutuh0trhu0hseogtrhr8uyhju8t89er9te9r8fy8shit ass dick bitch fuck | align=center colspan=2 | Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s |- | align=center | Centuries... Events April 11 - Battle of Ceresole - French forces under the Comte dEnghien defeat Imperial forces under the Marques Del Vasto near Turin. ... 1600 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 27 - Battle of Ancrum Moor - Scots victory over superior English forces December 13 - Official opening of the Council of Trent (closed 1563) Battle of Kawagoe - between two branches of Uesugi families and the late Hojo clan in Japan. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Philippe Desportes (1546 - October 5, 1606), French poet, was born at Chartres. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Pierre de LEstoile (Paris, 1546 - 8 October 1611) was a French chronicler. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... Events June 23 - Henry Hudsons crew maroons him, his son and 7 others in a boat November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... // Events Spanish conquest of Yucatan Peace between England and France Foundation of Trinity College, Cambridge by Henry VIII of England Katharina von Bora flees to Magdeburg Science Architecture Michelangelo Buonarroti is made chief architect of St. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Events Mary I of Scotland sent to France Births September 2 - Vincenzo Scamozzi, Italian architect (died 1616) September 29 - William V, Duke of Bavaria (died 1626) Francesco Andreini, Italian actor (died 1624) Giordano Bruno, Italian philosopher, astronomer, and occultist (burned at the stake) 1600 (died 1600) Honda Tadakatsu, Japanese general... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Bold text{| align=right cellpadding=3 id=toc style=margin-left: 15px; |- | align=center colspan=2 | Years: 1587 1588 1589 - 1590 - 1591 1592 1593 |-vdsf gno[gldw[pvkijxaiamknn csogfhbvdowkhbfkqhjkhrjkhwgfhbjkpnkfokfgok3pkpk9pjhkt9erktyujkip9kijker9thhrkg9hkitr9gtkih9t0ykltk[u0jo0iey9uhyit90ertyhige9rity9riyh9ujirtyuhjnh-4e9tyigh9thiuy0h8tyh34tu8uy8u8u8u8rtu5y8ru8thu0tru0ut0rhutuh0trhu0hseogtrhr8uyhju8t89er9te9r8fy8shit ass dick bitch fuck | align=center colspan=2 | Decades: 1560s 1570s 1580s - 1590s - 1600s 1610s 1620s |- | align=center | Centuries... Philippe de Mornay (November 5, 1549 – November 11, 1623), seigneur du Plessis Marly, usually known as Du-Plessis-Mornay or Mornay Du Plessis, was a French Protestant writer. ... Events July - Ketts Rebellion Francis Xavier arrives in Japan. ... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... Events February 7 - Julius III becomes Pope. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... Jean Bertaut (1552 - June 8, 1611), French poet, was born at Caen. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Events June 23 - Henry Hudsons crew maroons him, his son and 7 others in a boat November 1 - At Whitehall Palace in London, William Shakespeares romantic comedy The Tempest is presented for the first time. ... Agrippa dAubigné Théodore-Agrippa dAubigné (February 8, 1552 – April 29, 1630) was a French poet, soldier, propagandist and chronicler. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... François de Malherbe François de Malherbe (1555 - October 16, 1628) was a French poet, critic and translator. ... Events April - War between Henry II of France and Emperor Charles V. Henry invades Lorraine and captures Toul, Metz, and Verdun. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... Events Russia breaks 60 year old truce with Sweden by attacking Finland February 2 - Diet of Augsburg begins February 4 - John Rogers becomes first Protestant martyr in England February 9 - Bishop of Gloucester John Hooper is burned at the stake May 23 - Paul IV becomes Pope. ... 1599 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... François Béroalde de Verville (Paris, April 27, 1556 - October 19-26, 1626) was a French Renaissance novelist, poet and intellectual. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... Guillaume du Vair (March 7, 1556 - August 3, 1621) was a French author and lawyer. ... Events January 16 - Abdication of Emperor Charles V. His son, Philip II becomes King of Spain, while his brother Ferdinand becomes Holy Roman Emperor January 23 - The Shaanxi earthquake, the deadliest earthquake in history, occurs with its epicenter in Shaanxi province, China. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jean de Sponde (Mauléon, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, 1557 - Bordeaux, 1595) was a baroque French poet. ... Events Spain is effectively bankrupt. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... Maximilien de Béthune, duc de Sully (December 13, 1560 – December 22, 1641) was the doughty soldier, French minister, staunch Protestant and faithful right-hand man who enabled Henry IV of France to accomplish so much. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... Events The Long Parliament passes a series of legislation designed to contain Charles Is absolutist tendencies. ... Alexandre Hardy (1569?–1631) was a French dramatist, one of the most prolific of all time. ... Events February 27 - The Treaty of Berwick, which would expel the French from Scotland, is signed by England and the Congregation of Scotland The first tulip bulb was brought from Turkey to the Netherlands. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... Nicolas de Montreux (Maine, c. ... // Events The Edict of Orleans suspends the persecution of the Huguenots. ... Events March 18 - Sissinios formally crowned Emperor of Ethiopia May 14 - Protestant Union founded in Auhausen. ... Saint Francis de Sales (in French, St François de Sales) (1567-1622), seventeenth-century bishop of Geneva and Roman Catholic saint, was born at Thorens into a Savoyard noble family on 21 August 1567. ... Events The Duke of Alva arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Honoré dUrfé, marquis de Valromey, comte de Châteauneuf (February 11, 1568 - June 1, 1625), French novelist and miscellaneous writer, was born at Marseille, and was educated at the Collège de Tournon. ... Events The Duke of Alva arrives in the Netherlands with Spanish forces to suppress unrest there. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... Antoine de Nervèze (c. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... Nicolas des Escuteaux (or the sieur des Escuteaux, sometimes written Escuteaus) (after 1570? - c. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... François du Souhait (between 1570 and 1580 - 1617, Nancy) was a French language author (translator, novelist, poet, satirist, moral philosopher) of the late 16th and early 17th century from the Duchy of Lorraine (at the time, a sovereign court with ties to France). ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... Events Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed I (1603-1617) to Mustafa I (1617-1623). ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... Events January 23 - The assassination of regent James Stewart, Earl of Moray throws Scotland into civil war February 25 - Pope Pius V excommunicates Queen Elizabeth I of England with the bull Regnans in Excelsis May 20 - Abraham Ortelius issues the first modern atlas. ... 1666 is often called Annus Mirabilis. ... Mathurin Regnier (born December 21, 1573 in Chartres, France; died October 22, 1613 in Rouen) was a French satirist. ... Year 1573 was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Julian calendar. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Antoine de Montchrestien (Falaise in Normandy c. ... Events February 13 - Henry III of France is crowned at Reims February 14 - Henry III of France marries Louise de Lorraine-Vaudémont June 28 - Oda Nobunaga defeats Takeda Katsuyori in the battle of Nagashino, which has been called Japans first modern battle. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Henri II, viscount of Rohan (1579–April 13, 1638), later duke of Rohan, French soldier, writer and leader of the Huguenots, was born at the château of Blain, in Brittany. ... Events January 6 - The Union of Atrecht united the southern Netherlands under the Duke of Parma, governor in the name of king Philip II of Spain. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... For other uses, see Society of Saint Vincent de Paul, DePaul University, Vincentian Studies Institute, Saint Vincent College, and DePaul Catholic High School. ... Events March 1 - Michel de Montaigne signs the preface to his most significant work, Essays. ... // Events January 1 - Colonel George Monck with his regiment crosses from Scotland to England at the village of Coldstream and begins advance towards London in support of English Restoration. ... Jean du Vergier de Hauranne, abbot of Saint-Cyran (1581 - 1643) was a French monk who introduced Jansenism into France. ... Events January 16 - English Parliament outlaws Roman Catholicism April 4 - Francis Drake completes a circumnavigation of the world and is knighted by Elizabeth I. July 26 - The Northern Netherlands proclaim their independence from Spain in the Oath of Abjuration. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... François Maynard, sometimes seen as de Maynard, (1582 - 23 December 1646) was a French poet who spent much of his life in Toulouse. ... Events January 15 - Russia cedes Livonia and Estonia to Poland February 24 - Pope Gregory XIII implements the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jean-Pierre Camus (November 3, 1584 (Paris) - April 26, 1652) was a French bishop and writer of works of fiction and spirituality. ... 1584 was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... // Events April 6 - Dutch sailor Jan van Riebeeck establishes a resupply camp for the Dutch East India Company at the Cape of Good Hope, and founded Cape Town. ... Jean de Schelandre (c. ... 1585 was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... François de La Mothe-Le-Vayer (1588 - 1672) was a French writer. ... 1588 was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Events England, France, Munster and Cologne invade the United Provinces, therefore this name is know as ´het rampjaar´ (the disaster year) in the Netherlands. ... Honorat de Bueil, seigneur de Racan (sometimes mistakenly listed as marquis de Racan, although he never held this title) (Aubigné-Racan in the Sarthe, February 5, 1589 - Paris 1670) was a French aristocrat, soldier, poet, dramatist and (original) member of the Académie française. ... Events Rebellion of the Catholic League against King Henry III of France, in revenge for his murder of Duke Henry of Guise. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... Théophile de Viau (near Agen, 1590 - Paris, 25 September 1626) was a French baroque poet and dramatist. ... 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Marc Antoine Gérard, sieur de Saint-Amant (1594 - December 29, 1661), French poet, was born near Rouen. ... Events February 27 - Henry IV is crowned King of France at Rheims. ... 1661 (MDCLXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jean Chapelain (December 4, 1595 - February 22, 1674) was a French poet and writer. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Jean Desmarets (or Desmaretz), Sieur de Saint-Sorlin (1595 - October 28, 1676), French dramatist and miscellaneous writer, was born in Paris in 1595. ... Events January 30 - William Shakespeares Romeo and Juliet is performed for the first time. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... René Descartes (March 31, 1596 – February 11, 1650), also known as Renatus Cartesius (latinized form), was a highly influential French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist. ... Events February 5 - 26 catholics crucified in Nagasaki, Japan. ... // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... 1647 (MDCXLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Vincent Voiture (February 24, 1597 - May 26, 1648), French poet, was the son of a rich merchant of Amiens. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... 1648 (MDCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Jean-Louis Guez de Balzac (1594 - February 18, 1654) was a French author. ... Events 17 January - A court case in Guildford recorded evidence that a certain plot of land was used for playing “kreckett” (i. ... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ...

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Marin le Roy, sieur du Parc et de Gomberville (1600 - June 14, 1674), was a French poet and novelist. ... 1600 was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... Georges de Scudéry (August 22, 1601 - May 14, 1667), the elder bother of Madeleine de Scudéry, was a French novelist, dramatist and poet. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births... // Events January 20 - Poland cedes Kyiv, Smolensk, and eastern Ukraine to Russia in the Treaty of Andrusovo that put a final end to the Deluge, and Poland lost its status as a Central European power. ... Tristan lHermite was a French political and military figure of the late Middle Ages. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... Guy (or Gui) Patin (1601 in Hodenc-en-Bray, Oise – 1672 in Paris) was a French doctor and man of letters. ... Events February 8 - Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, rebels against Elizabeth I of England - revolt is quickly crushed February 25 - Robert Devereux beheaded Jesuit Matteo Ricci arrives in China Bad harvest in Russia due to rainy summer Dutch troops drive Portuguese from Málaga Battle of Kinsale, Ireland Births... Events England, France, Munster and Cologne invade the United Provinces, therefore this name is know as ´het rampjaar´ (the disaster year) in the Netherlands. ... Charles Sorel, sieur de Souvigny (c. ... This page is about the year. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... This page is about the year. ... Events May 9 - Thomas Blood, disguised as a clergyman, attempts to steal the Crown Jewels from the Tower of London. ... Charles Cotin or Abbé Cotin (born 1604 in Paris; died 1682 in Paris) was a French abbot, philosopher and poet. ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Events March 11 – Chelsea hospital for soldiers is founded in England May 6 - Louis XIV of France moves his court to Versailles. ... Jean (de) Mairet (bap. ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Events The League of Augsburg is founded. ... François Hédelin, abbé dAubignac (August 4, 1604 - July 25, 1676), French author, was born at Paris. ... Events January 14 – Hampton Court conference with James I of England, the Anglican bishops and representatives of Puritans September 20 – Capture of Ostend by Spanish forces under Ambrosio Spinola after a three year siege. ... Events January 29 - Feodor III becomes Tsar of Russia First measurement of the speed of light, by Ole Rømer Bacons Rebellion Russo-Turkish Wars commence. ... Pierre du Ryer (1606 - November 6, 1658), was a French dramatist. ... 1605 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... Charles Coypeau DAssoucy or DAssouci (1604 - 1675 or 1679) was a French burlesque poet ridiculed by Boileau. ... 1605 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... Jean François Sarrazin or Sarasin (1611? - December 5, 1654), French author, son of Roger Sarasin, treasurer-general at Caen, was born at Hermanville near Caen. ... 1605 was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... Pierre Corneille (June 6, 1606–October 1, 1684) was a French tragedian tragedian who was one of the three great 17th Century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. ... Events January 27 - The trial of Guy Fawkes and other conspirators begins ending in their execution on January 31 May 17 - Supporters of Vasili Shusky invade the Kremlin and kill Premier Dmitri December 26 - Shakespeares King Lear performed in court Storm buries a village of St Ismails near... Events France under Louis XIV makes Truce of Ratisbon separately with the Empire and Spain. ... Antoine Gombaud, Chevalier de Méré was a French writer, born at Poitou in 1607, who died on December 29, 1684. ... Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Madeleine de Scudéry (November 15, 1607 - June 2, 1701), often known simply as Mademoiselle de Scudéry, was a French writer. ... Events January 20 - Tidal wave swept along the Bristol Channel, killing 2000 people. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Jean Rotrou (August 19 or 20, 1609 - June, 1650) was a French poet and tragedian. ... // Events April 4 – King of Spain signs an edit of expulsion of all moriscos from Spain April 9 – Spain recognizes Dutch independence May 23 - Official ratification of the Second Charter of Virginia. ... // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... Paul Scarron (c. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... // Events January 1 - Colonel George Monck with his regiment crosses from Scotland to England at the village of Coldstream and begins advance towards London in support of English Restoration. ... François-Eudes de Mézeray (1610 - July 10, 1683), was a French historian. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Charles de Marguetel de Saint-Denis, seigneur de Saint- vremond (April 1, 1610 - September 29, 1703), was born at Saint-Denis-le-Guast, near Coutances, the seat of his family in Normandy. ... // Events January 7 - Galileo Galilei discovers the Galilean moons of Jupiter. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Antoine Arnauld, (1612 - August 8, 1694) — le grand as contemporaries called him, to distinguihs him from his father — was a French Roman Catholic theologian and writer. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... Isaac de Benserade (baptized November 5, 1613 - October 10, 1691) was a French poet. ... Events January 20 - Mathias becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Events March 5 - French troops under Marshal Louis-Francois de Boufflers besiege the Spanish-held town of Mons March 20 - Leislers Rebellion - New governor arrives in New York - Jacob Leisler surrenders after standoff of several hours March 29 - Siege of Mons ends to the city’s surrender May 6... Jean François Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz (1614 - August 24, 1679), French churchman and agitator, was born at Montmirail. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Events January 24 - King Charles II of England disbands Parliament August 7 - The brigantine Le Griffon, which was commissioned by René Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle, is towed to the southern end of the Niagara River, to become the first ship to sail the upper Great Lakes. ... François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld, le Prince de Marcillac (September 15, 1613 - March 17, 1680), was the greatest maxim writer of France, one of her best memoir writers, and perhaps the most complete and accomplished representative of her ancient nobility. ... Events January - Galileo observes Neptune, but mistakes it for a star and so is not credited with its discovery. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Gauthier de Costes, seigneur de la Calprenède (1609 or 1610 - 1663) was a French novelist and dramatist. ... Events April 5 - In Virginia, Native American Pocahontas marries English colonist John Rolfe. ... // Events Prix de Rome scholarship established for students of the arts. ... Georges de Brébeuf (1618[1] - 1661[2]) was a French poet and translator most well-known for his verse translation of Lucans Pharsalia (1654) which was warmly received by Pierre Corneille, but which was ridiculed by Nicolas Boileau in his Art poétique. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... 1661 (MDCLXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Roger de Rabutin, Comte de Bussy (April 13, 1618 - April 9, 1693), commonly known as Bussy-Rabutin, was a French memoir-writer. ... Events March 8 - Johannes Kepler discovers the third law of planetary motion (he soon rejects the idea after some initial calculations were made but on May 15 confirms the discovery). ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... Cyrano de Bergerac Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac (March 6, 1619 – July 28, 1655) was a French dramatist and blow job artist born in Paris, who is now best remembered for the many works of porn which have been woven around his life story, most notably the play by Edmond... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... Antoine Furetière (December 28, 1619 - May 14, 1688), French scholar and miscellaneous writer, was born in Paris. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Gédéon Tallemant, Sieur Des Réaux (7 November 1619 - 6 November 1692), was a French writer known for his Historiettes, a collection of short biographies. ... Events May 13 - Dutch statesman Johan van Oldenbarnevelt is executed in The Hague after having been accused of treason. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... Jean de La Fontaine (July 8, 1621 – April 13, 1695) is the most famous French fabulist and probably the most widely read French poet of the 17th century. ... 1621 was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Events January 1 - In the Gregorian calendar, January 1 is declared as the first day of the year, instead of March 25. ... 1673 (MDCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Blaise Pascal (pronounced ), (June 19, 1623–August 19, 1662) was a French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher. ... Events August 6 - Pope Urban VIII is elected to the Papacy. ... Events February 1 - The Chinese pirate Koxinga seizes the island of Taiwan after a nine-month siege. ... Jean Renaud de Segrais (August 22, 1624 - March 15, 1701) was a French poet and novelist born in Caen. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Paul Pellisson (October 30, 1624 - February 7, 1693) was a French author. ... Events January 24 - Alfonso Mendez, appointed by Pope Gregory XV as Prelate of Ethiopia, arrives at Massawa from Goa. ... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... Thomas Corneille at the age of 81 Thomas Corneille (August 20, 1625 - December 8, 1709) was a French dramatist. ... Events March 27 - Prince Charles Stuart becomes King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, marquise de Sévigné (February 5, 1626 – April 17, 1696), French letter-writer, was born at Paris. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... Events September 30 - Nurhaci, chieftain of the Jurchens and founder of the Qing Dynasty dies and is succeeded by his son Hong Taiji. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet Jacques-Benigne Bossuet (September 27, 1627 - April 12, 1704) was a French bishop, theologian, and court preacher. ... Events A Dutch ship makes the first recorded sighting of the coast of South Australia. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Events February 6 - James Stuart, Duke of York becomes King James II of England and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland. ... Charles Perrault, 1665 Charles Perrault (January 12, 1628 – May 16, 1703) was a French author who laid foundations for a new literary genre, the fairy tale, and whose best known tales include Le Petit Chaperon rouge (Little Red Riding Hood), La Belle au bois dormant (Sleeping Beauty), Le Chat bott... Events March 1 - writs were issued in February 1628 by Charles I of England that every county in England (not just seaport towns) pay ship tax by this date. ... Events February 2 - Earthquake in Aquila, Italy February 4 - In Japan, the 47 samurai commit seppuku (ritual suicide) February 14 - Earthquake in Norcia, Italy April 21 - Company of Quenching of Fire (ie. ... Pierre Daniel Huet (1630-1721) was a French churchman and scholar, Bishop of Soissons from 1685 to 1689 and afterwards of Avranches. ... Events February 22 - Native American Quadequine introduces Popcorn to English colonists. ... // Events Pope Innocent XIII becomes pope Johann Sebastian Bach composes the Brandenburg Concertos April 4 - Robert Walpole becomes the first prime minister of Britain September 10 - Treaty of Nystad is signed, bringing an end to the Great Northern War November 2 - Peter I is proclaimed Emperor of All the Russias... Louis Bourdaloue (August 20, 1632 - May 13, 1704), French Jesuit and preacher, was born at Bourges. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Esprit Fléchier (June 10, 1632 - February 16, 1710) was a French preacher and author, Bishop of Nîmes from 1687. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... // Events April 10 - The worlds first copyright legislation became effective, Britains Statute of Anne Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713) Births January 3 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. ... Jacques Pradon (Rouen 1632 - Paris 1698) was a french playwright. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... Marie-Catherine de Villedieu, born Marie-Catherine Desjardins and generally referred to as Madame de Villedieu (Alençon (Orne) 1640 - Saint-Rémy-du-Val (Sarthe) 1683) was a French writer of plays, novels and short fiction. ... See also: 1632 (novel) Events February 22 - Galileos Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems is published July 23 - 300 colonists for New France depart Dieppe November 8 - Wladyslaw IV Waza elected king of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth after Zygmunt III Waza death November 16 - Battle of Lützen... Events June 6 - The Ashmolean Museum opens as the worlds first university museum. ... Madame de La Fayette (baptized March 18, 1634 - May 25, 1693) was a French writer, the alleged author of La Princesse de Clèves, Frances first historical novel and often taken to be one of the earliest European novels of its day. ... Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement... Events January 11 - Eruption of Mt. ... Pierre Thomas, sieur du Fossé (1634 - 1698) was a French scholar and author, was the son of a master of accounts at Rouen. ... Events Moses Amyrauts Traite de la predestination is published Curaçao captured by the Dutch Treaty of Polianovska First meeting of the Académie française The witchcraft affair at Loudun Jean Nicolet lands at Green Bay, Wisconsin Opening of Covent Garden Market in London English establish a settlement... Events January 4 - Palace of Whitehall in London is destroyed by fire. ... Philippe Quinault (June 3, 1635 - November 26, 1688), French dramatist and librettist, was born in Paris on the 3rd of June 1635. ... Events February 10 - The Académie française in Paris is expanded to become a national academy for the artistic elite. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... Events February 24 - King Christian of Denmark gives an order that all beggars that are able to work must be sent to Brinholmen Island to build ships or as galley rowers March 26 - Utrecht University founded in The Netherlands. ... The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux, commonly called Boileau, (November 1, 1636 - March 13, 1711) was a French poet and critic. ... Events February 24 - King Christian of Denmark gives an order that all beggars that are able to work must be sent to Brinholmen Island to build ships or as galley rowers March 26 - Utrecht University founded in The Netherlands. ... 1711 (MDCCXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... Edmé Boursault (October, 1638 - September 15, 1701), French dramatist and miscellaneous writer, was born at Mussy lEvéque, now Mussy-sur-Seine (Aube). ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Events January 18 - Frederick I becomes King of Prussia. ... Antoinette Deshoulières Antoinette Du Ligier de la Garde Deshoulières (1 January 1638–1694) was a French poet born in Paris. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... Nicolas Malebranche. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... Jean Donneau de Visé (1638 - 1710) was a French journalist, royal historian (historiographe du roi), playwright and publicist. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... // Events April 10 - The worlds first copyright legislation became effective, Britains Statute of Anne Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713) Births January 3 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. ... Philippe de Courcillon, Marquis de Dangeau (September 21, 1638 - September 9, 1720) was a French officer and author. ... Events March 29 - Swedish colonists establish first settlement in Delaware, called New Sweden. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu (1639 - June 27, 1720), French poet and wit, was born at Fontenay, Normandy. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... César Vichard de Saint-Réal (1639 - 1692), was a French novelist. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Events February 13 - Massacre of Glencoe March 1 - The Salem witch trials begin in Salem Village, Massachusetts Bay Colony with the charging of three women with witchcraft. ... Jean Racine. ... Events January 14 - Connecticuts first constitution, the Fundamental Orders, is adopted. ... Events January 26 - Treaty of Karlowitz signed March 30 - the tenth Sikh Master, Guru Gobind Singh created the Khalsa. ... Fleury can refer to: Abbo of Fleury (c. ... Events December 1 - Portugal regains its independence from Spain and João IV of Portugal becomes king. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... Painting of Louis Moréri by Gerard Edelinck Louis Moréri (March 25, 1643 - July 10, 1680) was a French encyclopaedist. ... // Events January 21 - Abel Tasman discovers Tonga February 6 - Abel Tasman discovers the Fiji islands. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... Gatien de Courtilz de Sandras (1644–1712) was a French novelist and memorialist who wrote semi-fictional memoirs (in the first person) of historical figures from the recent past (such as the marquis de Montbrun and M. de Rochefort). ... // Events February to August - Explorer Abel Tasmans second expedition for the Dutch East India Company maps the north coast of Australia. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... Jean de La Bruyère (August 16, 1645 - May 10, 1696), was a French essayist and moralist. ... // Events January 10 - Archbishop Laud executed on Tower Hill, London. ... The year 1696 had the earliest equinoxes and solstices for 400 years in the Gregorian calendar, because this year is a leap year and the Gregorian calendar would have behaved like the Julian calendar since March 1500 had it have been in use that long. ... Pierre le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert or Boisguillebert (17 February 1646 - 10 October 1714) was a French economist. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... Antoine Galland (April 4, 1646 — February 17, 1715) was a French orientalist and archaeologist, and the first European translator of the Arabian Nights. ... 1646 (MDCXLVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... Pierre Bayle. ... 1647 (MDCXLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events March 27 - Concluding that Emperor Iyasus I of Ethiopia had abdicated by retiring to a monastery, a council of high officials appoint Tekle Haymanot I Emperor of Ethiopia May 23 - Battle of Ramillies September 7 - The Battle of Turin in the War of Spanish Succession - forces of Austria and... 1648 (MDCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Marie-Catherine le Jumelle de Barneville, Baronne dAulnoy (1650/1651–4 January 1705) was a French writer known for her fairy tales. ... // Events June 23 - Claimant King Charles II of England, Scotland and Ireland arrives in Scotland, the only of the three Kingdoms that has accepted him as ruler. ... // Events Construction begins on Blenheim Palace, in Oxfordshire, England. ... François de Salignac de la Mothe, more commonly known as François Fénelon (1651 - 1715), was a French Roman Catholic theologian, poet and writer. ... // Events January 1 - Charles II crowned King of Scotland in Scone. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... Charlotte-Rose de Caumont La Force or Mademoiselle de La Force (1654 - 1724) was a French novelist and poet. ... Events April 5 - Signing of the Treaty of Westminster, ending the First Anglo-Dutch War. ... Events January 14 - King Philip V of Spain abdicates the throne February 20 - The premiere of Giulio Cesare, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel, takes place in London June 23 - Treaty of Constantinople signed. ... Jean-François Regnard (1656-1710) was a comic dramatist, born in Paris. ... Events March 25 - Saturns largest moon, Titan, is discovered by Christian Huygens. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... Jean Galbert de Campistron (1656 - May 11, 1723), French dramatist, was born at Toulouse of noble family. ... // Events Mehmed Köprülü becomes Grand Vizier of the Ottoman Empire. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... For other uses of Fontenelle, see Fontenelle (disambiguation). ... Events January 8 - Miles Sindercombe, would-be-assassin of Oliver Cromwell, and his group are captured in London February - Admiral Robert Blake defeats the Spanish West Indian Fleet in a battle over the seizure of Jamaica. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Henri, Comte de Boulainvilliers (1658, St. ... Events January 13 - Edward Sexby, who had plotted against Oliver Cromwell, dies in Tower of London February 6 - Swedish troops of Charles X Gustav of Sweden cross The Great Belt (Storebælt) in Denmark over frozen sea May 1 - Publication of Hydriotaphia, Urn Burial and The Garden of Cyrus by... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... Charles Rollin (January 30, 1661 _ December 14, 1741) was a French historian and educationist. ... 1661 (MDCLXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Florent Carton Dancourt (November 1, 1661 - December 7, 1725), French dramatist and actor, was born at Fontainebleau. ... 1661 (MDCLXI) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... Alain-René Lesage (May 8, 1668 – November 17, 1747) was a French novelist and playwright born at Sarzeau, Brittany. ... 1668 (MDCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 10-day slower Julian calendar). ... // Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... Jean-Jacques Rousseau (April 6, 1671- March 17, 1741), was a French poet. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... Jean-Baptiste Dubos (December, 1670 - March 23, 1742) was a French author. ... 1670 was a common year beginning on a Saturday in countries using the Julian calendar and a Wednesday in countries using the Gregorian calendar. ... // Events January 24 - Charles VII Albert becomes Holy Roman Emperor. ... Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (January 15, 1674 - June 17, 1762), was a French poet and tragedian. ... Events February 19 - England and the Netherlands sign the Treaty of Westminster. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon (January 16, 1675 - March 2, 1755), French soldier, diplomatist and writer of memoirs, was born at Versailles. ... Events January 5 - The Battle of Turckeim June 18 - Battle of Fehrbellin August 10 - King Charles II of England places the foundation stone of the Royal Greenwich Observatory in London - construction begins November 11 - Guru Gobind Singh becomes the Tenth Guru of the Sikhs. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Philippe Néricault Destouches (April 9, 1680 - July 4, 1754), French dramatist, whose real name was Néricault, was born at Tours. ... Events First Portuguese governor was appointed to Macau The Swedish city Karlskrona was founded as the Royal Swedish Navy relocated there. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Claudine Alexandrine Guérin de Tencin (1681 - 4 December 1749) was a French courtesan and author. ... Events March 4 - Charles II of England grants a land charter to William Penn for the area that will later become Pennsylvania. ... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux (February 4, 1688 - February 12, 1763), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Paris. ... // Events A high-powered conspiracy of notables, the Immortal Seven, invite William and Mary to depose James II of England. ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Alexis Piron (July 9, 1689 - January 21, 1773), was a French epigrammatist and dramatist. ... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Montesquieu can refer to: Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu Several communes of France: Montesquieu, in the Hérault département Montesquieu, in the Lot-et-Garonne département Montesquieu, in the Tarn-et-Garonne département This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages... Events Louis XIV of France passed the Code Noir, allowing the full use of slaves in the French colonies. ... 1755 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Louis Petit de Bachaumont (1690-1771), French litterateur, was of noble family and was brought up at the court of Versailles. ... Events Giovanni Domenico Cassini observes differential rotation within Jupiters atmosphere. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... François-Marie Arouet (21 November 1694 – 30 May 1778), better known by the pen name Voltaire, was a French Enlightenment writer, essayist, deist and philosopher. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... René-Louis dArgenson René-Louis de Voyer de Paulmy, marquis d Argenson (October 18, 1694 - January 10, 1757) was a French statesman, brother of Marc-Pierre dArgenson. ... Events February 6 - The colony Quilombo dos Palmares is destroyed. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Françoise dIssembourg dHapponcourt, Madame de Graffigny (1695-1758) was a woman of letters from north-east France. ... Events January 27 - Change of emperor of the Ottoman Empire from Ahmed II to Mustafa II (1695-1703) July 17 - The Bank of Scotland is founded by an Act of Parliament of the old Scottish Parliament. ... 1758 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Antoine François Prévost (Antoine Francois Prevost dExiles) (April 1, 1697 - December 23, 1763), usually known simply as the Abbé Prévost, was a French author and novelist. ... Events September 11 - Battle of Zenta, Prince Eugene of Savoy crushed Ottoman army of Mustafa II September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Marie Anne de Vichy-Chamrond, marquise du Deffand (1697 - September 23, 1780) was a French hostess and patron of the arts. ... Events September 11 - Battle of Zenta, Prince Eugene of Savoy crushed Ottoman army of Mustafa II September 20 - The Treaty of Ryswick December 2 – St Pauls Cathedral opened in London Peter the Great travels in Europe officially incognito as artilleryman Pjotr Mikhailov Use of palanquins increases in Europe Christopher... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ...

Eighteenth century

Charles Pinot Duclos (February 12, 1704 _ March 26, 1772), was a French author. ... Events Building of the Students Monument in Aiud, Romania. ... Year 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Claude Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon (February 14, 1707 - April 12, 1777), was a French novelist. ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Acts of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... Year 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, by François-Hubert Drouais (1727-1775). ... Events January 1 - John V is crowned King of Portugal March 26 - The Acts of Union becomes law, making the separate Kingdoms of England and Scotland into one country, the Kingdom of Great Britain. ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Julien Offray de La Mettrie (December 25, 1709 - November 11, 1751) was a French physician and philosopher, the earliest of the materialist writers of the Enlightenment. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... Gabriel Bonnot de Mably Gabriel Bonnot de Mably (Grenoble, March 14, 1709 – April 2, 1785 in Paris), sometimes known as Abbé de Mably, was a French philosopher and politician. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Baptiste-Louis Gresset (August 29, 1709 - June 16, 1777), was a French poet and dramatist, best known for his poem Vert-Vert. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... Year 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Jacques Lefranc, marquis de Pompignan (August 7, 1709 - 1784), was a French poet. ... // Events January 12 - Two-month freezing period begins in France - The coast of the Atlantic and Seine River freeze, crops fail and at least 24. ... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Simon Favart (November 13, 1710 - May 12, 1792), was a French dramatist. ... // Events April 10 - The worlds first copyright legislation became effective, Britains Statute of Anne Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713) Births January 3 - Richard Gridley, American Revolutionary soldier (d. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Jacques Rousseau (June 28, 1712 – July 2, 1778) was a Genevan philosopher of the Enlightenment whose political ideas influenced the French Revolution, the development of socialist theory, and the growth of nationalism. ... // Events Treaty of Aargau signed between Catholic and Protestants. ... 1778 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of Diderot by Louis-Michel van Loo, 1767 Denis Diderot (October 5, 1713 – July 31, 1784) was a French philosopher and writer. ... // Events April 11 - War of the Spanish Succession: Treaty of Utrecht June 23 - French residents of Acadia given one year to declare allegiance to Britain or leave Nova Scotia Canada first Orrery built by George Graham Ongoing events Great Northern War (1700-1721) War of the Spanish Succession (1702-1713... 1784 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Étienne Bonnot de Condillac. ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Marie Jeanne Riccoboni (1714 - December 6, 1792), whose maiden name was Laboras de Mezières, was born at Paris in 1714. ... Battle of Gangut, by Maurice Baquoi, 1724-27. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Claude Adrien Helvétius (February 26, 1715 - December 26, 1771) was a French philosopher and litterateur. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... 1771 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues (6 August 1715 – 28 May 1747) was a French moralist, essayist, and miscellaneous writer. ... // Events July 24 - Spanish treasure fleet of ten ships under admiral Ubilla leave Havana, Cuba for Spain. ... // Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... Jean François de Saint-Lambert (December 26, 1716 - February 9, 1803), was a French poet. ... // Events August 5 - In the Battle of Peterwardein 40. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Louis Carrogis Carmontelle (1717–1806) was a French dramatist, painter and architect; author of little pieces under the name of Proverbes. ... // Events January 4 — The Netherlands, Britain & France sign Triple Alliance February 26-March 6 What is now the northeastern United States was paralyzed by a series of blizzards that buried the region. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jean le Rond dAlembert, pastel by Maurice Quentin de la Tour Jean le Rond dAlembert (November 16, 1717 – October 29, 1783) was a ... // Events January 4 — The Netherlands, Britain & France sign Triple Alliance February 26-March 6 What is now the northeastern United States was paralyzed by a series of blizzards that buried the region. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Michel-Jean Sedaine (July 4, 1719 - May 17, 1797), French dramatist, was born at Paris. ... // Events January 23 - The Principality of Liechtenstein is created within the Holy Roman Empire April 25 - Daniel Defoe publishes Robinson Crusoe June 10 - Battle of Glen Shiel Prussia conducts Europes first systematic census Miners in Falun, Sweden find an apparently petrified body of Fet-Mats Israelsson in an unused... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Jacques Cazotte (October 17, 1719 - August 25, 1792), was a French author. ... // Events January 6 - The Committee of Inquiry on the South Sea Bubble publishes its findings February 11 - Sweden and Prussia sign the (2nd Treaty of Stockholm) declaring peace. ... 1792 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Tiphaigne de la Roche, Charles-François, (Montebourg, Cotentin, February 19, 1722 – August 11, 1774) was a French author. ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Chesma Column in Tsarskoe Selo, commemorating the end of the Russo-Turkish War. ... Please wikify (format) this article as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... 1789 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-François Marmontel (July 11, 1723 - December 31, 1799) was a French historian and writer, a member of the Encyclopediste movement. ... Events February 16 - Louis XV of France attains his majority Births February 24 - John Burgoyne, British general (d. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Casanova redirects here. ... Events February 8 - Catherine I became empress of Russia February 20 - The first reported case of white men scalping Native Americans takes place in New Hampshire colony. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune, often referred to as Turgot (10 May 1727 – 18 March 1781), was a French economist and statesman. ... Events 1727 to 1800 - Lt. ... 1781 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Beaumarchais Pierre-Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais (January 24, 1732 - May 18, 1799) was, among other accomplishments, a writer and librettist. ... Events February 23 - First performance of Handels Orlando, in London June 9 - James Oglethorpe is granted a royal charter for the colony of Georgia. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Events February 12 - British colonist James Oglethorpe founds Savannah, Georgia. ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Nicolas-Edme Rétif (October 23, 1734 – February 2, 1806), called Rétif de la Bretonne, was a French novelist. ... Events January 8 - Premiere of George Frideric Handels opera Ariodante at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Joseph, Prince de Ligne (1735 - December 13, 1814), soldier and writer, came of a princely family of Hainaut, and was born at Brussels in 1735. ... Events April 16 - The London premiere of Alcina by George Frideric Handel, his first the first Italian opera for the Royal Opera House at Covent Garden. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jacques-Henri Bernardin Jacques-Henri Bernardin de Saint-Pierre (1737-1814) was a French writer and botanist. ... Events 12 February — The San Carlo, the oldest working opera house in Europe, is inaugurated. ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Jacques Delille (June 22, 1738 - May 1, 1813) was a French poet. ... Events February 4 - Court Jew Joseph Suss Oppenheimer is executed in Württenberg April 15 - Premiere in London of Serse, an Italian opera by George Frideric Handel. ... 1813 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean-François de la Harpe (November 20, 1739 - February 11, 1803), French critic, was born in Paris of poor parents. ... // About the number 1739 1739 is the smallest integer that can be written as sum of three perfect cubes, in two ways. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of the Marquis de Sade by Charles-Amédée-Philippe van Loo (c. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Agnes Isabelle Emilie de Charrière, also known as Madame de Charrière and Belle van Zuylen, (1740 - 1805) was a Netherlands-born writer who lived most of her life in Switzerland. ... Events May 31 - Friedrich II comes to power in Prussia upon the death of his father, Friedrich Wilhelm I. October 20 - Maria Theresia of Austria inherits the Habsburg hereditary dominions (Austria, Bohemia, Hungary and present-day Belgium). ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Pierre Ambrose Choderlos de Laclos, a French official and army general, was born on October 18, 1741 in Amiens, France and died in Taranto, Italy on September 5, 1803. ... // Events April 10 - Austrian army attack troops of Frederick the Great at Mollwitz August 10 - Raja of Travancore defeats Dutch East India Company naval expedition at Battle of Colachel December 19 - Vitus Bering dies in his expedition east of Siberia December 25 - Anders Celsius develops his own thermometer scale Celsius... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Condorcet can refer to two separate things. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Gabriel Brizard (c. ... // Events The third French and Indian War, known as King Georges War, breaks out at Port Royal, Nova Scotia The First Saudi State founded by Mohammed Ibn Saud Prague occupied by Prussian armies Ongoing events War of the Austrian Succession (1740-1748) Births January 10 - Thomas Mifflin, fifth President... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Antoine Roucher (February 22, 1745 - July 25, 1794), was a French poet. ... // Events May 11 - War of Austrian Succession: Battle of Fontenoy - At Fontenoy, French forces defeat an Anglo-Dutch-Hanoverian army including the Black Watch June 4 – Frederick the Great destroys Austrian army at Hohenfriedberg August 19 - Beginning of the 45 Jacobite Rising at Glenfinnan September 12 - Francis I is elected... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Sifrein Maury (June 26, 1746 - 1817), was a French cardinal and archbishop of Paris. ... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Stéphanie Félicité Ducrest de St-Aubin, comtesse de Genlis (January 25, 1746 - December 31, 1830), French writer and educator, was born of a noble but impoverished Burgundian family, at Champcéry, near Autun. ... // Events Catharine de Ricci (born 1522) canonized. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Armand Louis de Gontaut, duc de Lauzun, later duc de Biron, and usually referred to by historians of the French Revolution simply as Biron (1747-1793), is known for the part he played in the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary Wars. ... // Events January 31 - The first venereal diseases clinic opens at London Dock Hospital April 9 - The Scottish Jacobite Lord Lovat was beheaded by axe on Tower Hill, London, for high treason; he was the last man to be executed in this way in Britain May 14 - First battle of Cape... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Olympe de Gouges (born Marie Gouze; May 7, 1748 – November 3, 1793) was a playwright and journalist whose feminist writings reached a large audience. ... Events April 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Pierre-Louis Ginguené (April 27, 1748 - November 11, 1815) was a French author. ... Events April 24 - A congress assembles at Aix-la-Chapelle with the intent to conclude the struggle known as the War of Austrian Succession - at October 18 - The Treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle is signed to end the war Adam Smith begins to deliver public lectures in Edinburgh Building of... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... Mirabeau can refer to: Honoré Mirabeau Mirabeau, a commune of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence département, in southeastern France Mirabeau, a commune of the Vaucluse département, in southern France Les Pennes-Mirabeau, a commune of the Bouches-du-Rhône département, in southern France the Cours Mirabeau... Events While in debtors prison, John Cleland writes Fanny Hill (Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure). ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Nicolas Joseph Laurent Gilbert (1751-1780) was a French poet born at Fontenay-le-Château in Lorraine in 1751. ... Events Adam Smith is appointed professor of logic at the University of Glasgow March 25 - For the last time, New Years Day is legally on March 25 in England and Wales. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Évariste Desiré de Forges, vicomte de Parny (February 6, 1753 - December 5, 1814), was born in the Isle of Bourbon. ... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1814 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph de Maistre (portrait by Karl Vogel von Vogelstein, 1810) Joseph-Marie, Comte de Maistre (April 1, 1753- February 26, 1821) was a French-speaking Savoyard lawyer, diplomat, writer, and philosopher. ... 1753 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Joubert (born May 7, 1754 in Montignac, Périgord and died May 4, 1824 in Villeneuve-sur-Yonne) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jacques Pierre Brissot. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Maurice de Talleyrand Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord (February 2, 1754 - May 17, 1838) was a French diplomat. ... 1754 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Arms of Constantin François de Chasseboeuf Constantin François de Chasseboeuf, Comte de Volney (February 3, 1757 - April 25, 1820) was a French savant. ... 1757 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Adélaïde-Emilie Filleul, Marquise de Souza-Botelho (May 14, 1761 - April 19, 1836), French writer, was born in Paris. ... 1761 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... October 2, Charles Darwin returns from his voyage around the world. ... André Chénier André Marie Chénier (October 30, 1762 – July 25, 1794) was a French poet, associated with the events of the French Revolution. ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1794 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1762 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Marie-Joseph Blaise de Chénier Marie-Joseph Blaise de Chénier (February 11, 1764 - January 10, 1811), was a French poet, dramatist and politician. ... Baroness von Krüdener Barbara Juliana, Baroness von Krüdener (November 11th 1764, Riga, Livonia - December 25th 1824, Karasu Bazar), Russian religious mystic and author. ... 1764 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Madame de Staël Anne Louise Germaine de Staël (April 22, 1766 – July 14, 1817) was a French author who determined literary tastes of Europe at the turn of the 18th and 19th centuries. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Emmanuel-Augustin-Dieudonné-Joseph, comte de Las Cases (21 June 1766 - 15 May 1842), French official, was born at the castle of Las Cases near Revel in Languedoc. ... 1766 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Fiévée (April 9, 1767, Paris - May 9, 1839, Paris) was a French journalist, novelist, essayist, playwright, civil servant (haut fonctionnaire) and secret agent. ... 1767 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... François-René de Chateaubriand, painting by Anne-Louis Girodet de Roussy-Trioson, beginning of 19th century. ... 1768 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Étienne Pivert de Senancour (Paris, 16 November 1770 - Saint-Cloud, 10 January 1846), was a French writer. ... Battle of Chesma, by Ivan Aivazovsky. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Paul Louis Courier (January 4, 1773 - August 18, 1825), French Hellenist and political writer, was born in Paris. ... Year 1772 was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Opening of the Stockton and Darlington Railway 1825 (MDCCCXXV) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Sophie Cottin (1770-1807) was a French writer whose novels were popular in the 19th century, and were translated into several different languages. ... 1773 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Eugène François Vidocq (July 23, 1775 – May 11, 1857) was a French criminal who later became a first director of Sûreté Nationale and one of the founders of the modern criminal investigation. ... ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Claire, duchesse de Duras, was a reluctant writer. ... Year 1777 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Nodier (April 29, 1780 - January 27, 1844), was a French author. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Pierre-Jean de Béranger (August 19, 1780 - July 16, 1857), was a French songwriter. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Hughes Felicité Robert de Lamennais Hughes Felicité Robert de Lamennais (June 19, 1782 - February 27, 1854), was a French priest, and philosophical and political writer. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Amable Guillaume Prosper Brugière, baron de Barante (June 10, 1782 - November 22, 1866), French statesman and historian, the son of an advocate, was born at Riom. ... 1782 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Stendhal. ... 1783 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black) is a novel by Stendhal, published in 1830. ... Pierre-Antoine Lebrun (November 29, 1785 - May 27, 1873), French poet was born in Paris. ... 1785 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Marceline Desbordes-Valmore (June 20, 1786 - July 23, 1859) was a French poet. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Alphonse Rabbe (Alpes-de-Haute-Provence, 1784 (?) – Paris, 31 December 1829) was a French writer, historian, critic, and journalist. ... 1786 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... François Pierre Guillaume Guizot (October 4, 1787 -September 12, 1874) was a French historian, orator and statesman. ... Year 1787 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1788 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Portrait of Alphonse de Lamartine Lamartine in front of the Hôtel de Ville de Paris, on the 25 February 1848, by Philippoteaux Alphonse Marie Louise Prat de Lamartine (Alphonse-Marie-Louis de Prat de Lamartine) (October 21, 1790 - February 28, 1869) was a French writer, poet and politician, born... 1790 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Charles Paul de Kock (born May 21, 1793 in Passy, France; died April 27, 1871 in Paris) was a French novelist. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-François Casimir Delavigne (April 4, 1793 - December 11, 1843), was a French poet and dramatist. ... 1793 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jacques Nicolas Augustin Thierry (May 10, 1795 _ May 22, 1856) was a French historian. ... 1795 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A caricature of Adolphe Thiers charging on the Paris Commune, published in Le Père Duchêne illustré Louis Adolphe Thiers (April 16, 1797–September 3, 1877) was a French statesman and historian. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Alfred Victor de Vigny (March 27, 1797 – September 17, 1863) was a French poet, playwright, and novelist. ... 1797 (MDCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... Eugène Delacroix (portrait by Nadar) Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix (April 26, 1798 – August 13, 1863) was the most important of the French Romantic painters. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... Jules Michelet (August 21, 1798 - February 9, 1874) was a French historian. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Auguste Comte (full name: Isidore Marie Auguste François Xavier Comte; January 17, 1798 - September 5, 1857) was a French thinker who coined the term sociology. ... 1798 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... The Comtesse de Ségur Sophie Feodorovna Rostopchine, Comtesse de Ségur (August 1, 1799, Saint Petersburg - February 9, 1874, Paris) was a French writer of Russian birth. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Balzac redirects here. ... 1799 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ...

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The Union Jack, flag of the newly formed United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Victor-Marie Hugo (pronounced in French) (26 February 1802 — May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, playwright, essayist, visual artist, statesman and human rights campaigner, perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France. ... --69. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Les Misérables (translated variously from French as The Miserable Ones, The Wretched, The Poor Ones, The Victims) (1862) is a novel by French author Victor Hugo, and among the best-known novels of the 19th century. ... Alexandre Dumas, père, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie (July 24, 1802 – December 5, 1870) was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. ... --69. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Prosper Mérimée Prosper Mérimée (September 28, 1803–September 23, 1870) was a French dramatist, historian, archaeologist, and short story writer. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Edgar Quinet (February 17, 1803 - March 27, 1875) was a French historian and man of letters. ... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Joseph Marie Eugène Sue (January 20, 1804–August 3, 1857), French novelist, was born in Paris. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve (December 23, 1804 - October 13, 1869) was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Jules Gabriel Janin (February 16, 1804 - June 19, 1874), was a French writer and critic. ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... George Sand in 1864 (picture by Nadar). ... 1804 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... For other uses, see Tocqueville (disambiguation) Alexis de Tocqueville Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville (Verneuil-sur-Seine, ÃŽle-de-France, July 29, 1805– Cannes, April 16, 1859) was a French political thinker and historian. ... 1805 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Émile de Girardin (1802 - 1881) was a French journalist and politician. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jean Marie Napoléon Désiré Nisard (March 20, 1806 - March 27, 1888) was a French author and critic. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Émile Souvestre (April 15, 1806 - July 5, 1854), French novelist was the son of a civil engineer, a native of Morlaix. ... 1806 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Aloysius Bertrand was the writing pseudonym of Louis-Jacques-Napoléon Bertrand (born April 20, 1807 in Ceva (Piedmont, Italy); died April 29, 1841 in Paris). ... 1807 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gérard de Nerval Gérard de Nerval (May 22, 1808 – January 26, 1855) was the nom-de-plume of the French poet, essayist and translator Gérard Labrunie, the most essentially Romantic among French poets. ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jules Amédée Barbey dAurevilly (November 2, 1808 – April 23, 1889), was a French novelist. ... 1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Petrus Borel, sometimes known as Borel dHauterive (26 June 1809 - 14 July 1859) was a French writer of the Romantic movement. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Pierre Joseph Proudhon. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1865 (MDCCCLXV) is a common year starting on Sunday. ... Xavier Forneret (1809-1884) was a French dramaturge, poet and journalist. ... 1809 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Hégésippe Moreau (born Pierre-Jacques Roulliot, Paris, April 8, 1810 - Paris, December 20, 1838) was a French lyric poet. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Georges Maurice de Guérin du Cayla (August 4, 1810 - July 19, 1839), was a French poet. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Tomb of Alfred de Musset in Le Père Lachaise cemetery. ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1810 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Pierre Jules Théophile Gautier (August 30, 1811 – October 23, 1872) was a French poet, dramatist, novelist, journalist, and literary critic. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Adolphe Philippe dEnnery or Dennery (17 June 1811 - 1899) was a French dramatist and novelist. ... 1811 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Pierre Martin Victor Richard de Laprade (January 13, 1812 - December 13, 1883), known as Victor de Laprade, was a French poet and critic. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Eugène Marin Labiche (May 5, 1815-1888), was a French dramatist. ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineau (July 14, 1816 - October 13, 1882) was a French aristocrat who became famous for developing the theory of the Aryan master race in his book An Essay on the Inequality of the Human Races (1853-1855). ... 1816 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... Juan Victor Séjour Marcou et Ferrand (1817 – 1874) was an American expatriate writer who worked in France. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Paul Henri Corentin Féval, père (17 September 1817 - 8 March 1887) was a French novelist and dramatist. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1817 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Charles-Marie-René Leconte de Lisle (October 22, 1818 - July 17, 1894), was a French poet of the Parnassian movement. ... 1818 (MDCCCXVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Arabs, 1871 Un Souvenir dEsneh, 1876 Eugène Fromentin (December, 1820 - August 27, 1876) was a French painter and writer. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Guillaume Victor Émile Augier (September 17, 1820 – October 25, 1889), was a French dramatist. ... 1820 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Baudelaire Charles Pierre Baudelaire (April 9, 1821–August 31, 1867) was one of the most influential French poets. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Les Fleurs du Mal (literal trans. ... Gustave Flaubert Gustave Flaubert (December 12, 1821 – May 8, 1880) [] was a French novelist who is counted among the greatest Western novelists. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... For the film, see Madame Bovary (1949 film) Madame Bovary is a novel by Gustave Flaubert that was attacked for obscenity by public prosecutors when it was first serialised in La Revue de Paris between 1 October 1856 and 15 December 1856, resulting in a trial in January 1857 that... Octave Feuillet (August 11, 1821 - December 29, 1890), French novelist and dramatist, was born at Saint-Lô, Manche. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Jules François Felix Fleury-Husson (1820 Laon - 1889 Sèvres), who wrote under the name Champfleury, was a French art critic, and supporter of the French Realist painters. ... The coronation banquet for George IV 1821 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Edmond de Goncourt (May 26, 1822 – July 16, 1896), writer, critic, book publisher and the founder of the Académie Goncourt. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Emile Erckmann (was the joint pseudonym of Erckmann-Chatrian) (1822 - 1899) was a French author and writer. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... The oldest surviving photograph, Nicéphore Niépce, circa 1826 1826 (MDCCCXXVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... You may be looking for Louis Menand Louis-Nicolas Ménard (19 October 1822 - 9 February 1901) was a French man of letters also known for his disovery of collodion. ... 1822 (MDCCCXXII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Theodore Faullain de Banville (March 14, 1823 – March 15, 1891) was a French poet and writer. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Ernest Renan (February 28, 1823–October 12, 1892) was a French philosopher and writer. ... 1823 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1892 (MDCCCXCII) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Alexandre Dumas, fils (July 27, 1824 – November 27, 1895) was the son of Alexandre Dumas, père, who followed in his fathers footsteps becoming a celebrated author and playwright. ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Charles-Theodore-Henri De Coster (20 August 1827 - 7 May 1879) was a Belgian novelist whose efforts laid the basis for a native Belgian literature. ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Naval Battle of Navarino by Carneray 1827 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Edmond François Valentin About (February 14, 1828 – January 16, 1885), was a French novelist, publicist and journalist. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Hippolyte Adolphe Taine (April 21, 1828 - March 5, 1893) was a French critic and historian. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jules Verne. ... 1828 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Johann Wolfgang von Goethe 1829 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Numa Denis Fustel de Coulanges (March 18, 1830 - September 12, 1889) was a French historian. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Jules de Goncourt (Paris, December 17, 1830 – Paris, June 20, 1870) was a french writer, who published books together with his brother Edmond. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Hector Malot (May 20, 1830 - July 17, 1907) was a French writer born in La Bouille, close to Rouen. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Henri, marquis de Rochefort-Lucay (January 30, 1831 - 1913), French politician, was born in Paris. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Henri Meilhac (February 21, 1831 - 1897), French dramatist, was born in Paris. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Victorien Sardou (September 5, 1831 - November 8, 1908) was a French dramatist. ... Leopold I 1831 (MDCCCXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Émile Gaboriau (November 9, 1832 - September 28, 1873), was a French writer, novelist, and journalist, and a pioneer of modern detective fiction. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Jules Vallès (June 10, 1832- February 14, 1885) was a French journalist and author. ... 1832 was a leap year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1833 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Édouard Jules Henri Pailleron (September 7, 1834 - April 20, 1899), French poet and dramatist. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Ludovic Halévy (January 1, 1834 - May 8, 1908), French author, was born in Paris. ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1834 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Henry François Becque (1837-1899), French dramatist, was born on the 9th of April 1837 in Lille. ... Queen Victoria, Queen of the United Kingdom (1837 - 1901) 1837 (MDCCCXXXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Jean-Marie-Mathias-Philippe-Auguste, comte de Villiers de lIsle-Adam (November 7, 1838 - August 19, 1889) was a French symbolist writer. ... | Jöns Jakob Berzelius, discoverer of protein 1838 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Ren -Fran ois-Armand Prudhomme (March 16, 1839 - September 6, 1907) was a French poet and essayist, winner of the first Nobel Prize in literature, 1901. ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1839 (MDCCCXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Alphonse Daudet (May 13, 1840 - December 17, 1897) was a French novelist. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... mile Zola (April 2, 1840 - September 29, 1902) was an influential French novelist, the most important example of the literary school of naturalism, and a major figure in the political liberalization of France. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Arvède Barine (1840-1908) was a French writer and historian. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jules Arsène Arnaud Claretie (December 3, 1840 - December 23, 1913), was a French literary figure and director of the Théâtre Français. ... 1840 is a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Catulle Mendès Catulle Mendès (22 May 1841 - 8 February 1909) was a French poet and man of letters. ... 1841 is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Charles Cros (October 1, 1842 - August 9, 1888) was a French poet and inventor. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Édouard Manet, Portrait of Stéphane Mallarmé . Stéphane Mallarmé (March 18, 1842 – September 9, 1898) was a French poet and critic. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... José María de Heredia (November 22, 1842 - October 3, 1905), French poet, the modern master of the French sonnet, was born at Fortuna Cafeyere, near Santiago de Cuba, being in blood part Spanish Creole and part French. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... François Coppée François Edouard Joachim Coppée (January 12, 1842 - May 23, 1908), was a French poet and novelist. ... 1842 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1843 was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Paul Verlaine illustrated in the frontispiece of , 1902 Paul Marie Verlaine (March 30, 1844 – January 8, 1896) is considered one of the greatest and most popular of French poets. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Anatole France (April 16, 1844 – October 12, 1924) was the pen name of French author Jacques Anatole François Thibault. ... 1844 was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Tristan Corbière (July 18, 1845 – March 1, 1875), born Édouard-Joachim Corbière, a poet from Brittany who wrote in the French language, was born at Coat-Congar, where he lived most of his life and where he died. ... 1845 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Lautréamont Comte de Lautréamont was the pen name of Isidore Lucien Ducasse (Montevideo, Uruguay, April 4, 1846 - Paris, November 24, 1870), a French poet whose only work Les Chants de Maldoror had major influence on modern literature, and in particular on the Surrealist movement. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Léon Bloy, 1887 Léon Bloy (Périgueux, July 11, 1846 - Bourg-la-Reine, November 2, 1917) was a French novelist, essayist, and poet. ... 1846 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Émile Faguet (December 17, 1847 - 1916) was a French writer and critic. ... 1847 was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Joris-Karl Huysmans. ... 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1848 (MDCCCXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Ferdinand Brunetière (July 19, 1849 - December 9, 1906) was a French writer and critic. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jean Richepin (February 4, 1849 - December 12, 1926), French poet, novelist and dramatist, the son of an army doctor, was born at Medea (Algeria). ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Georges de Porto-Riche (born May 20, 1849 in Bordeaux, France; died September 5, 1930 in Paris) was a French dramatist and novelist. ... 1849 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Guy de Maupassant. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Octave Mirbeau Octave Mirbeau (February 16, 1848 in Trévières - February 16, 1917) was a French journalist, art critic, pamphleteer, novelist, and playwright who achieved celebrity in Europe and great success among the public, while still appealing to the literary and artistic avant-garde. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Louis Marie Julien Viaud (January 14, 1850 - June 10, 1923) was a French sailor and writer, who used the pseudonym Pierre Loti. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gyp may either be A slang term (see Gyp (slang), or The pen name of Sibylle Gabrielle Marie Antoinette Riqueti de Mirabeau, Comtesse de Martel de Janville This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... 1850 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Germain Nouveau (1851-1920) was a French poet, associated with the symbolist movement. ... 1851 (MDCCCLI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (September 2, 1852–December 25, 1935), was a French novelist and critic. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Maurice Rollinat, 1853-1903 Maurice Rollinat (born December 29. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Rimbaud redirects here. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... French poet Arthur Rimbauds Une Saison en Enfer (A Season in Hell) dates itself April through August 1873, but these are dates of completion. ... Alphonse Allais (October 20, 1854 - October 28, 1905) was a French writer and humorist, born in Honfleur, Calvados. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... 1854 (MDCCCLIV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Georges Raymond Constantin Rodenbach (born July 16, 1855 in Tournai, Belgium; died December 25, 1898 in Paris) was a Belgian Symbolist poet. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Emile Verhaeren (May 21, 1855- November 27, 1916) was a Belgian poet writing in the French language, and one of the chief founders of the school of Symbolism. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jean Lorrain (1855-1906), born Paul Duval, was a French poet and novelist of the Symbolist school. ... 1855 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Jean Moréas (April 15, 1856 - 1910), born Iannis Papadiamontopolos, was a Greek poet who wrote in the French language. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1856 was a leap year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Gustave Lanson (1857-1934) was a French historian and literary critic. ... 1857 was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Albert Samain (1858-1900) was a French poet and writer of the Symbolist school. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... François Elie Jules Lemaître (April 27, 1853 - August 4, 1914), was a French critic and dramatist. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Rémy de Gourmont (April 4, 1858 - September 27, 1915) was a French Symbolist poet and influential critic. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Emile Durkheim. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Alfred Capus (November 25, 1858 - November 1, 1922), French author, was born at Aix-en-Provence. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Georges Courteline (June 25, 1858 – June 25, 1929) was a French a dramatist and novelist. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Neel Doff is the nom de plume of Cornelia Hubertina Doff: (b. ... 1858 (MDCCCLVIII) is a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Gustave Kahn (December 21, 1859 - September 5, 1936) was a French Symbolist poet and art critic. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Henri-Louis Bergson (October 18, 1859–January 4, 1941) was a major French philosopher, influential in the first half of the 20th century. ... 1859 (MDCCCLIX) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Jules Laforgue (August 16, 1860–August 20, 1887) was a French poet born in Montevideo, Uruguay. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Paul Margueritte, (1860-1918), and his brother Victor Margueritte (1866 -1942) , French novelists, both born in Algeria, were the sons of General Jean Auguste Margueritte (1823-1870), who after an honorable career in Algeria was mortally wounded in the great cavalry charge at Sedan, and died in Belgium, on the... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1860 is the leap year starting on Sunday. ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Paul Roux is a small town in the Free State Province of South Africa that produces poplar wood for the safety match industry. ... 1861 is a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... Paul Adam (December 7, 1862 - January 2, 1920) was a French novelist. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Georges Darien (pseudonym for Georges Hippolyte Adrien), (6 April 1862 – 19 August 1921), was a French writer described as an anarchist. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... Georges Feydeau, (8 December 1862-5 June 1921) was a French playwright of the era known as La Belle Epoque. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... Maurice Barrès (September 22, 1862 - December 4, 1923), French novelist, politician, radical conservative and anti-semite was born at Charmes-sur-Moselle (Vosges). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck, Belgian author Count Maurice Polydore Marie Bernard Maeterlinck (August 29, 1862 - May 6, 1949) was a Belgian poet, playwright, and essayist. ... 1862 was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Stuart Merrill (1863-1915) was a American poet, born in Hampstead, New York, who wrote in the French language. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Marguerite Audoux (1863-1937) was a French novelist. ... 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar). ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Pierre-Jules Renard or Jules Renard (February 22, 1864- May 22, 1910) was a French author and member of the Académie Goncourt, most famous for the works Poil de Carotte (Carrot hair) (1894) and Les Histoires Naturelles (Natural Histories) (1896). ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Henri de Régnier (1864–1936) was a French symbolist poet considered the foremost of France during the early 20th century. ... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Maurice Leblanc Maurice Leblanc Maurice-marie-émile Leblanc (11 December 1864 - 6 November 1941) was a French novelist and writer of short stories, known primarily as the creator of the fictional gentleman thief and detective Arsène Lupin, often described as a French counterpart to Conan Doyles creation Sherlock... 1864 (MDCCCLXIV) was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Romain Rolland (January 29, 1866 - December 30, 1944) was a French writer. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Tristan Bernard (September 7, 1866 - December 7, 1947) was a French playwright, novelist, journalist and lawyer. ... 1866 (MDCCCLXVI) is a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... René Boylesve (born René Marie Auguste Tardiveau) (April 14, 1867 - January 14, 1926) was a French author. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jehan Rictus (September 3, 1867 - November 6, 1933) was a French poet, born Gabriel Randon de Saint Amand in Boulogne-sur-Mer. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Léon Daudet (November 16, 1867 – June 30, 1942) was a French author, an active Monarchist, and a member of the Académie Goncourt. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... Marcel Schwob, French writer, was born in Chaville on 23 August 1867, died on 12 February 1905. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Paul-Jean Toulet (1867 - 1920) was a French poet. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Statue dedicated to Edmond Rostand in Cambo-les-Bains Edmond Eugène Alexis Rostand (April 1, 1868 - December 2, 1918), French poet and dramatist. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Gaston Leroux. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the Gaston Leroux novel. ... The Mystery of the Yellow Room is a locked room mystery crime fiction novel written by Gaston Leroux, first published in France in 1908. ... Francis Jammes (Tournay, Hautes-Pyrénées December 2, 1868 - Hasparren, Pyrénées-Atlantiques) November 1, 1938) was a French poet. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Emile Auguste Chartier (Alain) (March 3, 1868 - June 2, 1951) was a French philosopher. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Cover of Time Magazine(March 21, 1927) Paul Claudel (August 6, 1868 – February 23, 1955) was a French poet, dramatist and diplomat, and the younger brother of the sculptor Camille Claudel. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... André Spire, French poet, writer, and Zionist activist. ... 1868 (MDCCCLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Friday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... André Gide in 1893 Gide redirects here, for other people named Gide, see Gide (disambiguation) André Paul Guillaume Gide (November 22, 1869 – February 19, 1951) was a French author and winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1947. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Henri Bordeaux (25 January 1870 in Thonon-les-Bains - 29 March 1963) was a French writer. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Octave Mirbeau Octave Mirbeau (February 16, 1848 in Trévières - February 16, 1917) was a French journalist, art critic, pamphleteer, novelist, and playwright who achieved celebrity in Europe and great success among the public, while still appealing to the literary and artistic avant-garde. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... Pierre Louys (1870 - 1925) was a French author, writer and poet. ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1870 (MDCCCLXX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Proust redirects here. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... In Search of Lost Time (fr. ... For other people of the same name, see Valery. ... 1871 (MDCCCLXXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Robert de Flers (November 25, 1872 - July 30, 1927) was a French playwright and journalist. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Paul Fort (February 1, 1872 - April 20, 1960) was a French poet. ... 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Alfred Jarry Alfred Jarry (September 8, 1873 – November 1, 1907) was a French writer born in Laval, Mayenne, France, not far from the border of Brittany; he was of Breton descent on his mothers side. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Charles Péguy (January 7, 1873-September 4, 1914) was a noted French poet and essayist. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Henri Barbusse (May 17, 1873 - August 30, 1935) was a French novelist and journalist. ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Colette Colette [1] [2] was the pen name of the French novelist Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (January 28, 1873 – August 3, 1954). ... 1873 (MDCCCLXXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Albert Thibaudet (Tournus 1874 - Geneva 1936) was a French essayist and literary critic. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1874 (MDCCCLXXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1875 (MDCCCLXXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Anne de Noailles, born November 1, 1876 (other sources say November 15) – died April 30, 1933, was a member of the exiled Romanian royalty and an accomplished writer. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... In 1915, Max Jacob and Pablo Picasso Max Jacob (July 12, 1876 – March 5, 1944) was a French poet, painter, writer, and critic. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Léon-Paul Fargue (March 4, 1876 - November 24, 1947) was a French poet and essayist. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Pierre Albert-Birot (1876-1967) is a French avant-garde author. ... 1876 (MDCCCLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Raymond Roussel (Paris, January 20, 1877–Palermo, July 14, 1933) was a French poet, novelist, playwright, musician, chess enthusiast, neurasthenic, homosexual, drug addict, and probable suicide. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Oscar Vladislas de Lubicz Milosz - Oskaras MilaÅ¡ius (1877-1939) - French-Lithuanian writer and Lithuanian diplomat. ... 1877 (MDCCCLXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1939 (MCMXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz (September 24, 1878 – May 24, 1947) was a French-speaking Swiss writer. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Victor Segalen (January 14, 1878 - May 21, 1919) was a French naval doctor, ethnographer, archeologist, writer, poet, explorer, art-theorist, linguist, literary critic. ... 1878 (MDCCCLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Henry de Monfreid (14 November 1879-13 December 1974) was a French adventurer and author. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Francis-Marie Martinez Picabia (January 28, 1879 - November 30, 1953) was a well-known painter and poet born of a French mother and a Spanish father who was an attaché at the Cuban legation in Paris, France. ... 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Louis Hémon (born 11 October 1880 in Brest, France, died 8 July 1913 in Chapleau, Ontario), is a francophone writer best known for his novel Maria Chapdelaine. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Guillaume Apollinaire Guillaume Apollinaire (August 26, 1880 – November 9, 1918) was a poet, writer, and art critic. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Lucie Delarue-Mardrus (1874-1945) was a French journalist, poet, and novelist. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Francis de Miomandre (1880-1959) was a French novelist, born ar Tours, and educated at Marseilles. ... Year 1880 (MDCCCLXXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Valéry Larbaud (29 August 1881 – 2 February 1957) was a French writer. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Martin du Gard (March 23, 1881 – August 22, 1958) was a French author and winner of the 1937 Nobel Prize for Literature. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... André Salmon (October 4, 1881, Paris - March 12, 1969, Sanary-sur-Mer in Provence), French poet, art critic and writer. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Jérôme Carcopino (1881 - 1970) was a French historian and author. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Louis Pergaud (January 22, 1882 - April 8, 1915) was a French writer and soldier, whose principal works were known as Animal Stories due to their rooting in the flora and fauna of the Franche-Comté. His most famous work was the humourous yet powerful novel La Guerre des boutons (War... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (October 29, 1882 - January 31, 1944) was a French dramatist who wrote internationally acclaimed plays. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... 1883 (MDCCCLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Gaston Bachelard (June 27, 1884 – October 16, 1962) was a French philosopher and poet who rose to some of the most prestigious positions in the French academy despite his humble origins. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Georges Duhamel (June 30, 1884 - April 13, 1966), was a French author, born in Paris. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) is a leap year starting on Tuesday (click on link to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Sacha Guitry, born February 21, 1885 in St. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... André Maurois, or Emile Salomon Wilhelm Herzog (July 26, 1885 – October 9, 1967) was a French author and man of letters. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Jules Romains, real name Louis-henri-jean Farigoule (August 26, 1885 - August 14, 1972) is a French author and the founder of unanimism. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Marthe Bibesco, French version of Marta Bibescu (January 28, 1886, Bucharest-November 28, 1973, Paris), née Marta Lucia or Marthe Lucie Lahovary (also spelled Lahovari), was a Romanian-French writer. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1885 (MDCCCLXXXV) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... Alain Fournier (1943-2000) was a computer graphics researcher. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Francis Carco (1886-1958) was a French author, born at Nouméa, New Caledonia. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Benoit may refer to: Pierre Benoit (1886-1962), a novelist and member of the Académie française Pierre Basile Benoit (1824-1870), former member of the Canadian House of Commons Pierre Benoit, a former mayor of Ottawa This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Roland Dorgelès (born 1885 in Amiens – died 1973), was a French novelist and member of the Académie Goncourt. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Frédéric Louis Sauser (September 1, 1887 - January 21, 1961), better known as Blaise Cendrars, was a Swiss novelist and poet. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... François Mauriac (October 11, 1885 – September 1, 1970) was a French author, winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Saint-John Perse (pseudonym of Alexis Leger) (May 31, 1887 – September 20, 1975) was a French poet and diplomat who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960 for the soaring flight and evocative imagery of his poetry. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1887 (MDCCCLXXXVII) is a common year starting on Saturday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Georges Bernanos (February 20, 1888 – July 5, 1948) was a French author, and a soldier in World War I. Of Catholic and monarchist leanings, he was a violent adversary to bourgeois thought and to a certain defeatism that led, in his view, to Frances defeat in 1940. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Henri Bosco (November 16, 1888 - May 4, 1976) was a French writer. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Paul Morand (b. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Marcel Jouhandeau (born in Guéret, July 26, 1888 - died in Rueil-Malmaison, April 7, 1979) was a French writer. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... For the Smashing Pumpkins song, see 1979 (song). ... Jacques de Lacretelle (July 14, 1888-January 2, 1985) was a French novelist. ... 1888 (MDCCCLXXXVIII) is a leap year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the Julian calendar. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Pierre Reverdy (13 September 1889 - 17 June 1960) is a French poet associated with surrealism and cubism. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Jean Cocteau Jean Maurice Eugène Clément Cocteau (July 5, 1889 – October 11, 1963) was a French poet, novelist, dramatist, designer, boxing manager and filmmaker. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Victor Lvovich Kibalchich (Ð’.Л. Кибальчич) (1890-1947) (better known as Victor Serge) was born in Brussels, the son of Russian Narodnik exiles. ... 1890 (MDCCCXC) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the Julian calendar). ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Max Ernst Max Ernst (April 2, 1891 – April 1, 1976) was a German Dadaist and surrealist artist. ... Year 1891 (MDCCCXCI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Pierre Drieu La Rochelle (January 3, 1893 - March 15, 1945) was a French novelist and essayist, who lived and died in Paris. ... 1893 (MDCCCXCIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Claude Cahun (25 October 1894 – 8 December 1954) was a French photographer and writer. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Louis-Ferdinand Destouches (May 27, 1894 – July 1, 1961) was a French writer and physician who wrote under the nom de plume Céline. // Life He was born Louis-Ferdinand Destouches at Courbevoie in the Seine département (now Hauts-de-Seine). ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Journey to the End of the Night (Voyage au bout de la nuit, 1932) is the first novel of Louis-Ferdinand Céline. ... 1894 (MDCCCXCIV) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Paul Éluard was the nom de plume of Eugène Grindel (December 14, 1895 - November 18, 1952), a French poet. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean Giono (March 30, 1895 - October 9, 1970) was a French author, renowned for his works of fiction set in the Provence region of France. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Marcel Pagnol (February 28, 1895 - April 18, 1974) was a French novelist, playwright, and filmmaker. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Albert Cohen (August 16, 1895 - October 7, 1981) was a Greek-born Jewish Swiss novelist who wrote in French. ... 1895 (MDCCCXCV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Antonin Artaud Antoine Marie Joseph Artaud, better known as Antonin Artaud (born September 4, 1896, in Marseille; died March 4, 1948 in Paris) was a French playwright, poet, actor and director. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... André Breton (February 18, 1896 – September 28, 1966) was a French writer, poet, and surrealist theorist. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1966 calendar). ... Henry de Montherlant (April 21, 1896–September 21, 1972) was a French writer of essays and novels. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Tristan Tzara (April 16, 1896 – December 25, 1963) is the assumed name of Sami Rosenstock, born in MoineÅŸti, Bacău, Romania, a poet and essayist who lived for the majority of his life in France. ... 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... Louis Aragon (October 3, 1897 - December 24, 1982), French historian, poet and novelist. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Joë Bousquet (Narbonne, March 19, 1897 - Carcassonne, September 28, 1950) was a French poet. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... Philippe Soupault (August 2, 1897 – March 12, 1990) was a French writer and poet, novelist, critic, and political activist. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marcel Thiry (Charleroi, 13 March 1897 - Vaux-sous-Chêvremont, 5 September 1977) was a Belgian poet. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Michel De Ghelderode (1898 - 1962) was an avante-garde Belgian dramatist, writing in French. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Joseph Kessel (February 10, 1898 - July 23, 1979) was a French journalist and novelist of Russian origins. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... For the Smashing Pumpkins song, see 1979 (song). ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Vitrac (1899–1952) was a French surrealist playwright and poet. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jacques Audiberti (March 25, 1899 - July 9, 1965) was a French author. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Marcel Achard (July 5, 1899 – September 4, 1974) was a French playwright and script writer. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Louis Guilloux was a french writer born in Saint-Brieuc the 15 January 1899 and died in 1980 in the same city. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Henri Michaux (May 24, 1899 - October 18, 1984) was a highly individualistic Belgian poet, writer and painter who wrote in the French language. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Marcel Arland (Varennes-sur-Amance, 5 July 1899 — Haute-Marne, 12 January 1986), was a French novelist, literary critic, and journalist. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Armand Salacrou was a French dramatist. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Francis Jean Gaston Alfred Ponge (March 27, 1899 - August 6, 1988) was a French essayist and poet. ... 1899 (MDCCCXCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Twentieth century

1900-1949

1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Sculpture of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and the little prince in Lyon Antoine de Saint-Exupéry (June 29, 1900 – July 31, 1944) was a French writer and aviator. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Robert Desnos (July 4, 1900 - June 8, 1945) was a French surrealist poet. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Jacques Prévert was a French poet and screenwriter who was born on February 4, 1900 in Neuilly-sur-Seine and died on April 11, 1977 in Omonville-la-Petite. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Julien Green French born Catholic author of several novels including Leviathen and Each In His Own Darkness. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Nathalie Sarraute, born July 18, 1900 in Ivanovo, Russia - died October 19, 1999 in Paris, France, was a lawyer and a Francophone writer of Russian origin. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Amadou Hampâté Bâ (January or February 1900 or 1901 in Bandiagara, Mali – May 15, 1991 in Abidjan, Ivory Coast) was a Malian writer and ethnologist. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1900 (MCM) was an exceptional common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, but a leap year starting on Saturday of the Julian calendar. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Jean Joseph Rabearivelo (1901 - 1937), was a Malagasy poet writing in both Malagasy and French. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean Prévost (born June 13, 1901 in Saint-Pierre-lès-Nemours, died August 1, 1944 in Sassenage) was a French writer and Resistance fighter. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Giuseppe Lanza del Vasto Lanza del Vasto, (Giuseppe Giovanni Luigi Enrico Lanza di Trabia), (September 29, 1901 – January 5, 1981) was a philosopher, poet, artist, and nonviolent activist. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Charles Lecocq in 1880 Alexandre Charles Lecocq (June 3, 1832 – October 24, 1918) was a French musical composer born in Paris. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Michel Leiris (1901-1990) was a French surrealist writer and ethnographer. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... André Malraux, French author, adventurer, and statesman André Malraux (November 3, 1901 - November 23, 1976) was a French author, adventurer and statesman preeminent in the world of French politics and culture during his lifetime. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 1901 (MCMI) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Marcel Aymé (March 29, 1902 - October 14, 1967) was a French novelist, childrens writer and humour writer. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Julien Torma (* Cambrai, France, April 6, 1902 - † Tyrol, February 17, 1933) is a French writer, playwright and poet. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Louise de Vilmorin, also know as Loulou, was a minor poet. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Jean Bruller (February 26, 1902 - June 10, 1991) was a French writer and illustrator who co-founded Les Éditions de Minuit with Pierre de Lescure. ... 1902 (MCMII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (see link for calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Tardieu (born in St Germain de Joux, France November 1, 1903, died in Créteil, France January 27, 1995) was an artist, musician, poet and dramatic author. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Raymond Radiguet (June 18, 1903 - December 12, 1923) was a French author. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Irène Némirovsky (born February 11, 1903, Kiev, died August 17, 1942, Auschwitz, Poland) was a novelist and biographer, born in the Ukraine, who lived and worked in France. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1942 calendar). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Raymond Queneau (February 21, 1903 – October 25, 1976) was a French poet and novelist. ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1976 (MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Marguerite Yourcenar was the pseudonym of French novelist Marguerite Cleenewerck de Crayencour (June 8, 1903 - December 17, 1987). ... 1903 (MCMIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Friday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1904 (MCMIV) was a leap year starting on a Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980), normally known simply as Jean-Paul Sartre (pronounced: ), was a French existentialist philosopher, dramatist and screenwriter, novelist and critic. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Samuel Barclay Beckett (13 April 1906 – 22 December 1989) was an Irish dramatist, novelist and poet. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ... Roger Vailland (1907-1965) was a French novelist, essayist, and screenwriter. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... Pauline Réage, pseudonym of Anne Desclos (September 23, 1907 - April 27, 1998), was a French author. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Violette Leduc (April 7, 1907 - May 28, 1972), French author, was born in Arras, Pas de Calais, France, the illegitimate daughter of a servant girl, Berthe. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Raymond Abellio is the pseudonym of French writer Georges Soulès. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... René Char (1907 - 1988) René Char (June 14, 1907 - February 19, 1988) was a 20th century poet. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Maurice Blanchot (September 27, 1907-February 20, 2003) was a French philosopher, literary theorist and writer of fiction. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Roger Peyrefitte (August 17, 1907 – November 5, 2000) was a French diplomat and writer. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Roger Gilbert-Lecomte (b. ... 1907 (MCMVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... René Daumal (16 March, 1908 - 21 May, 1944) was a French writer, philosopher and poet. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Beauvoir redirects here. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Paul Bénichou, French writer, intellectual, critic, and literary historian (born September 19, 1908, in Tlemcen, French Algeria; died May 14, 2001, in Paris). ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Merle (August 28, 1908 - March 28, 2004) was a French novelist. ... 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1943 calendar). ... Robert Brasillach (March 31, 1909 - February 6, 1945) was a French pro-Nazi author in the Vichy France who was executed for collaboration. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... André Pieyre de Mandiargues (1909 - 1991) was a French writer. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Léo Malet (1909-1996) was a French crime novelist. ... Year 1909 (MCMIX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Jean Anouilh (June 23, 1910 – October 3, 1987) was a French dramatist. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean Genet (December 19, 1910 - April 15, 1986), was a prominent, sometimes infamous, French writer and later political activist. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Julien Gracq (born July 29, 1910) is the pen name of Louis Poirier, a French writer. ... 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday. ... René Barjavel (January 24, 1911 - November 24, 1985) was a French author, journalist and critic who supposedly was the first to think of the Grandfather paradox. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Hervé Bazin (Jean-Pierre Hervé-Bazin) (April 7, 1911, Angers - February 17, 1996, Angers) was a French writer, whose best-known novels (based on his own life) covered topics of teenage rebellion and dysfunctional families. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Jean Cayrol is a French poet, who wrote the emotionless narration in Alain Resnaiss 1955 documentary film, Night and Fog. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Henri Troyat (born Lev Aslanovich Tarasov, November 1, 1911) is a French author, biographer, historian and novelist. ... 1911 (MCMXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (click on link for calendar). ... Pierre Boulle (20 February 1912 – 30 January 1994) was a French novelist. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Edmond Jabes (Cairo, 1912–Paris, 1991) was a Jewish writer known for becoming of the best known literary figures to write in French after World War II. The son of a Jewish Italian family, he was raised in Egypt, where he received a classical French colonial education. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Eugène Ionesco Eugène Ionesco, born Eugen Ionescu, (November 26, 1909 – March 29, 1994) was one of the foremost playwrights of the Theatre of the absurd. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1994 (MCMXCIV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated as the International Year of the Family and the International Year of the Sport and the Olympic Ideal by United Nations. ... Jacques de Bourbon Busset (April 27, 1912-May 7, 2001) was a French novelist, essayist and politician. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1912 (MCMXII) was a leap year starting on Monday in the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday in the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Claude Simon (10 October 1913 – 6 July 2005) was the 1985 Nobel Laureate in Literature who in his novels combined the poets and the painters creativeness with a deepened awareness of time in the depiction of the human condition. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Albert Camus (pronounced ) (November 7, 1913 – January 4, 1960) was an Algerian-French author and philosopher. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Mouloud Feraoun (1913 - 1962) was an Algerian writer born in Tizi Hibel, Kabylie. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Gilbert Cesbron (1913 - 1979) was a French novelist. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... For the Smashing Pumpkins song, see 1979 (song). ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Pierre Daninos (May 26, 1913 - January 7, 2005) was a French writer and humorist. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Félicien Marceau (b. ... Year 1913 (MCMXIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Romain Gary (May 8, 1914 – December 2, 1980) was a French novelist, film director, World War II pilot, and diplomat. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Béatrix Beck (Villars-sur-Ollon, Switzerland 14 July 1914) is a Belgian writer. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Marguerite Donnadieu, better known as Marguerite Duras, (April 4, 1914 – March 3, 1996) was a French writer and film director. ... Year 1914 (MCMXIV) was a common year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Roland Barthes Roland Barthes (November 12, 1915 – March 25, 1980) (pronounced ) was a French literary critic, literary and social theorist, philosopher, and semiotician. ... 1915 (MCMXV) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... 1980 (MCMLXXX) was a leap year starting on Tuesday. ... Constantin Virgil Gheorghiu (September 15, 1916, Valea Albă, Romania – June 22, 1992, Paris, France) was a Romanian writer, best known for his 1949 novel, The 25th Hour. ... Year 1916 (MCMXVI) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday. ... Year 1917 (MCMXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day slower Julian calendar (see: 1917 Julian calendar). ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Maurice Druon (born April 23, 1918) is a French novelist and member of Académie française. ... Year 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Michel Déon (born August 4, 1919 in Paris) is a French writer. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... Robert Pinget (Geneva, July 19, 1919 - Tours, August 25, 1997) was a major avant-garde French writer, born in Switzerland, who wrote several difficult novels and other prose pieces that drew comparison to Beckett and other major Modernist writers. ... Year 1919 (MCMXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mohammed Dib (1920-2003) was an Algerian author who wrote over 30 novels, as well as numerous short storys, poems, and childrens literature. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Boris Vian (March 10, 1920 - June 23, 1959) was a French writer, poet, singer, and musician, who also wrote under the pseudonym Vernon Sullivan. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Françoise dEaubonne (March 12, 1920 in Paris - August 3, 2005 in Paris), French feminist, introduced the term ecofeminism (écologie-féminisme, éco-féminisme or écoféminisme) in 1974. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Albert Memmi (born December 15, 1920) is a Tunisian-born French writer and essayist. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday. ... Georges Brassens (plaque in Paris) Georges Brassens (French IPA: ) (October 22, 1921 - October 29, 1981) was a French singer-songwriter. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1921 (MCMXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for full calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Antoine Blondin (1922-1991) was a French writer. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Stefan Wul was the nom de plume of the French science fiction writer Pierre Pairault (27 March 1922 - 26 November 2003). ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alain Robbe-Grillet Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922-) is a French writer and filmmaker, born in Brest, Finistère, France into a family of engineers and scientists. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... Yves Bonnefoy (born Tours, June 1923) is a French poet and essayist. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Born in 1923 in Thuin, Roger Foulon is a Belgian writer in French. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... Georges Perros (Paris, 23 August 1923 - Douarnenez, 24 January 1978) was a French writer. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Ousmane Sembène (b. ... 1923 (MCMXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will take you to calendar). ... André du Bouchet (April 7, 1924, Paris - April 19, 2001, Truinas, Drôme) was a French poet. ... 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philippe Jaccottet (born in Moudon, Switzerland, on June 30, 1925) is a poet and translator who publishes in French. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Roger Nimier (1925-1962) is a French novelist. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... This article is about the year 2000. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... 1925 (MCMXXV) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... Michel Foucault (IPA pronunciation: ; English-speakers pronunciation varies) (October 15, 1926 – June 25, 1984) was a French philosopher and historian. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... 1984 (MCMLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michel Butor is a French post-World War II writer. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar). ... Jacques Dupin (born March 4, 1927) is a French poet. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Gisèle Halimi (born 1927) is a Tunisian lawyer, activist, and author. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... François Nourissier (born May 18, 1927 in Paris, France) is a journalist and writer. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... André Schwarz-Bart André Schwarz-Bart (May 28, 1928, Metz, France - September 30, 2006, Pointe-à-Pitre, Guadeloupe) was a French novelist of Polish-Jewish origins. ... Year 1928 (MCMXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar). ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kateb Yacine (1929 - 1989) was an Algerian writer. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nicolas Bouvier (March 6, 1929 - February 17, 1998) was a 20th-century Swiss traveller and writer as well as an iconograph and photographer. ... 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ... Françoise Mallet-Joris (b. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link is to a full 1930 calendar). ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link is to a full 1931 calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Jacques Roubaud (born 1932) is a French poet and mathematician. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Alexandre Biyidi Awala (June 30, 1932 - October 8, 2001), known as Mongo Beti, was a Cameroonian writer. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hédi André Bouraoui (born July 16, 1932 in Sfax, Tunisia) is a Tunisian/Canadian poet, novelist and academic, who regularly deals with themes involving the transcendence of cultural boundaries. ... 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will take you to a full 1932 calendar). ... Marcelin Pleynet was born in Lyon, France in 1933. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday. ... Françoise Sagan (June 21, 1935–September 24, 2004), real name Françoise Quoirez, was a French playwright, novelist and screenwriter, best known for strong romantic themes involving middle-class characters. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Agota Kristof is a writer from Hongarian origin, who publishes mainly French novels. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Assia Djebar is the pen-name of Fatima-Zohra Imalayen (born August 4, 1936), an Algerian novelist, translator and filmmaker. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean-Edern Hallier was a French author and dissident. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Image of artist Georges Perec (March 7, 1936 - March 3, 1982) was a 20th century French novelist, filmmaker and essayist, a member of the Oulipo group and considered by many to be one of the most important post-WWII authors. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Philippe Sollers (b. ... 1936 (MCMXXXVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Anne-Marie Albiach (born in 1937) is a contemporary French poet and translator. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Pierre Billon, born in Geneva in 1937, is a québécois writer. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Andrée Brunin was a French poet (la Madeleine, 1937 - Bavinchove, 1993) Her output includes : Fille du Vent, Poems - Nomad’s land, Paris, 2003. ... Year 1937 (MCMXXXVII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Abdelkebir Khatibi (b. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (born 1940 in Nice) is a French author. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... Emmanuel Hocquard (born 1940) is a French poet who grew up in Tangier, Morocco. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1940 calendar). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Julia Kristeva (Bulgarian: ) (born 24 June 1941) is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, psychoanalyst, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... François Weyergans (1941 - ) is a Belgian (French speaking) writer and director. ... For the movie, see 1941 (film). ... Tahar Ben Jelloun(Arabic: طاهر بنجلون) (born in Fez, 1944) is a Moroccan poet and writer. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Doumbi Fakoly (born January 1, 1944) is a Malian writer. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Daniel Pennac (born 1944 in Casablanca, Morocco) is a french writer. ... Year 1944 (MCMXLIV) was a leap year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1944 calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1945 calendar). ... Pierre Yergeau is a two times finalist for the Governor Generals Award in french fiction. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1946 (MCMXLVI) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ... Élisabeth Vonarburg is a French science-fiction writer. ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Year 1947 (MCMXLVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1947 calendar). ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1948 calendar). ... Amin Maalouf (Arabic: ; born (25 February 1949 in Beirut) is a Lebanese author. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ... Didier Daeninckx (born April 27, 1949) is a French author, best known for his romans noir. ... 1949 (MCMXLIX) was a common year starting on Saturday (the link is to a full 1949 calendar). ...

1950 to today

1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... Moussa Konaté is a Malian writer, born in 1951 in Kita (Mali). ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... Salim Jay (born in 1951) is a Moroccan novelist, essayist and literary critic. ... 1951 (MCMLI) was a common year starting on Monday; see its calendar. ... 1952 (MCMLII) was a Leap year starting on Tuesday (link will take you to calendar). ... Dany Laferrière (born April 17, 1953 in Port-au-Prince, Haiti) is a Canadian novelist. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Nancy Huston (born September 16, 1953) is a Canadian-born author who writes primarily in French. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Patrick Chamoiseau is a Martinican author known for his work in the créolité movement. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... François Bon is a French writer born in Luçon in 1953. ... 1953 (MCMLIII) was a common year starting on Thursday. ... Categories: Wikipedia cleanup | 1954 births | Living classical composers | 20th century classical composers | American composers | Composers stubs ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Tahar Djaout (1954-1993) was an Algerian journalist, poet, and fiction writer. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar and marked the Beginning of the International Decade to Combat Racism and Racial Discrimination (1993-2003). ... Dai Sijie (b. ... Year 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Khal Torabully, a Mauritian and French poet, is closely associated to his concept of coolitude. ... Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Hervé Le Tellier (born April 21, 1957) is a French writer and linguist, and a member of the international literary group Oulipo (Ouvroir de Littérature Potentielle, which translates roughly as workshop of potential literature). Other notable members are Raymond Queneau, Georges Perec, Italo Calvino, Jacques Roubaud and Harry Mathews. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jean-Philippe Toussaint (1957) is a Belgian prose writer and filmmaker. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Azouz Begag (b. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Michel Houellebecq (pronounced ) (real name Michel Thomas), born 26 February 1958, on the French island of Réunion is a controversial, award-winning French novelist. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Denis Robert is a French journalist, author of Revelation$ with Ernest Backes, former #3 of Clearstream. ... Year 1958 (MCMLVIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Benjamin Sehene Benjamin Sehene (b. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Jacques Bonjawo is a software engineer, an author and a columnist in the application of technology to sustainable development. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt (* 28th March 1960 in Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon) is a popular contemporary French writer, his plays are translated and staged in more than 30 countries all over the world. ... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1960 calendar). ... Bernard Werber (born September 18, 1961 in Toulouse) is the most famous French writer of science fiction of the 1990s. ... 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Beatrice Hammer is a french writer. ... 1963 (MCMLXIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (the link is to a full 1963 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1964 (MCMLXIV) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1964 calendar). ... 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1965 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... Amélie Nothomb Amélie Nothomb (born August 13, 1967) is a Belgian writer. ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar (the link is to a full 1967 calendar). ... An editor has expressed a concern that the subject of the article does not satisfy the notability guideline for Biographies. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... Virginie Despentes is a French novelist and filmmaker born June 13, 1969 in Nancy, France. ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Louis Émond, born November 9, 1969 in Lévis, is a Quebec writer. ... Year 1969 (MCMLXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1969 calendar). ... Christophe Honoré is a French writer and film director born in Bretagne, France in 1970. ... 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link is to a full 1970 calendar). ... Ivan O. Godfroid is a writer and a psychiatrist, born in Boussu (Belgium) on May 26th, 1971. ... 1971 (MCMLXXI) was a common year starting on Friday (the link is to a full 1971 calendar). ... Roland Michel Tremblay (born October 15, 1972, in Quebec City, Canada) is a French-Canadian author, poet, scriptwriter, development producer and sci-fi consultant. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday. ... Romain Sardou is a successful French novelist born near Paris in 1974. ... 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday. ...

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