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Jacques-Louis David

Person   Born 1748 Died 29/12/1825

Categories: Art

Countries: France

Jacques-Louis David was born in Paris. He actively supported the French Revolution in 1789 and in 1804 he became royal painter to Napoleon. In 1815, after the restoration of the Bourbons, he went to live in exile to Brussels, where he died. He was buried at the Evere Cemetery in Brussels but his heart was interred separately at Père Lachaise, Paris.

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Jacques-Louis David

The French painter Louis David died in this house, 29 December 1825.

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