|born on||12 April 1795 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )|
|Place||Lyon, France, 45n45, 4e51|
|Timezone||LMT m4e51 (is local mean time)|
|Astrology data||22°43' 24°29 Asc. 04°24'|
French author who wrote on maritime archaeology, history and art.
He was educated at the naval school in Brest, and led a company of the cadets in the defense of Paris during the Hundred Days (1815). His first literary work was done on Le Fureteur, Le Miroir, and Le Pandore, liberal journals. Afterwards he became well known as an art critic. In 1831 he received official charge of the marine archives.
He died on 1 April 1873 in Vernon, France.
Didier Geslain archive, 'marins h-z' pdf file, p. 14.
- Vocation : Art : Art critic
- Vocation : Writers : Textbook/ Non-fiction (Maritime archaeology, history and art)