1826 in France
Events from the year 1826 in France.
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History of France • Timeline • Years
- 15 January - The newspaper Le Figaro begins publication in Paris, initially as a weekly.
- June - Photography: Nicéphore Niépce makes a true photograph, View from the Window at Le Gras.
- 19 August - Louis Christophe François Hachette purchases the Brédif bookshop on rue Pierre-Sarrazin, Paris, origin of the Hachette publishing business.
- Unknown date - Société alsacienne de constructions mécaniques founded; becomes part of Alstom, global railway rolling stock manufacturer.
Arts and literatureEdit
- 6 April - Gustave Moreau, painter (died 1898).
- 5 May - Eugénie de Montijo, wife of Napoléon III (died 1920).
- 18 May - Emile-Justin Menier, pharmaceutical manufacturer, chocolatier and politician (died 1881).
- 29 June - Charles Ernest Beulé, archaeologist and politician (died 1874).
- 24 October - Léopold Victor Delisle, bibliophile and historian (died 1910).
Full date unknownEdit
- 3 January
- 22 January - Henri-Cardin-Jean-Baptiste d'Aguesseau, politician (born 1746).
- 2 February - Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, lawyer, politician, epicure and gastronome (born 1755).
- 8 October - Marie-Guillemine Benoist, painter (born 1768).
- 5 November - Élie Halévy (Chalfan), Hebrew poet and author (born 1760).