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28 October, 2012
(1748 - 1825)
||Born 30 August|
||Begins studying art at the Académie Royale under J. M. Vien|
||Awarded the Prix de Rome |
||Elected a deputy to the National Convention on 17 September |
||Appointed to the Committee of General Security |
||Becomes a member of the art commission|
||Jacobins, including David, are defeated in the National Convention - David is arrested and then imprisoned. A delegation of his students demands his release, and he is freed on 28 December.|
||Becomes the court painter for Napoleon Bonaparte |
||Following the fall of the Napoleon Empire , David is exiled to Brussels|
||Dies 29 December in Brussels|