About François-René de Chateaubriand

François-René de Chateaubriand
François-René, vicomte de Chateaubriand was a French writer, politician, diplomat and historian. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature. Descended from an old aristocratic family from Brittany, Chateaubriand was a royalist by political disposition; in an age when a number of intellectuals turned against the Church, he... Wikipedia
September 4, 1768, Saint-Malo, France
July 4, 1848, Paris, France

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