George Sand

Novelist and Memoirist
Born Jul 1, 1804

Amantine Lucile Aurore Dupin (later Baroness Dudevant, best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist.

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1804 Birth Born on July 1, 1804.


1822 18 Years Old In 1822, at the age of eighteen, Sand married Casimir Dudevant (1795–1871; first name "François"), illegitimate son of Baron Jean-François Dudevant. … Read More


1831 27 Years Old In early 1831, she left her husband and entered upon a four- or five-year period of "romantic rebellion."


1835 31 Years Old In 1835, she was legally separated from Dudevant and took her children with her. … Read More
1838 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In Majorca one can still visit the (then-abandoned) Carthusian monastery of Valldemossa, where she spent the winter of 1838–1839 with Chopin and her children. … Read More


1848 44 Years Old When the 1848 Revolution began, Sand started her own newspaper, which was published in a workers' co-operative. … Read More


1876 72 Years Old George Sand died at Nohant, near Châteauroux, in France's Indre département on 8 June 1876, at the age of 71 and was buried in the grounds of her home there. … Read More
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