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Thursday 26th of April 1798

226 years ago



Romantic painter Eugène Ferdinand Victor Delacroix is born in Charenton-Saint-Maurice, Val-de-Marne, France.

There is reason to believe that Delacroix' father Charles-François was infertile at the time of Eugène's conception and that his real father was Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord who was a friend of the family and successor of Charles Delacroix as Minister of Foreign Affairs and whom the adult Eugène resembled in appearance and character.