Evariste Galois

Galois's life vs France


Galois's Birth

October 25, 1811

Evariste Galois was born to Adelaide-Marie and Nicolas-Gabriel Galois, mayor of Bourg-la-Reine.

Galois's Father Appointed Mayor

March 1815

Galois's father was appointed mayor of Bourg-la-Reine during Napoleon's 100 days' return to power.

Denied Schooling in Reims

October 1821

Galois's mother decided to keep Galois home instead of sending him off to a school in Reims.

Started Lycee Louis-le-Grand

October 1823

Galois left home for this prestigious school in Paris, which Robespierre had famously attended.


Napoleon Abdicated

April 4, 1814

Napoleon abdicated the throne in favor of the Bourbon king, Louis XVIII.

Napoleon's Return

February 26, 1815 - June 22, 1815

Napoleon's 100 days' return to power.

Death of Louis XVIII

September 16, 1824

He was succeeded by his son, Charles X, whose reign was marked by a revival of the clergy and ultra-rightists.