Vicomte de Chateaubriand


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Noun1.Vicomte de Chateaubriand - French statesman and writerVicomte de Chateaubriand - French statesman and writer; considered a precursor of the romantic movement in France (1768-1848)
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One of the founders of French literary romanticism, Francois-Rene Vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768-1848), also described great monuments as an "essential part of the glory of every human society."
The vicomte de Chateaubriand fluctuated from minister in 1824, to vigorous critic of chief minister Villele, and was hesitant to espouse the idea of party, but his reputation and influence place him firmly in the camp of constitutional government.
Delaroche's analogical comprehension of history explains his repeated use of a text which was particularly challenging to visualize since its narrative was insistently multi-temporal: Les Quatre Stuarts (1828), by Francois-Rene, vicomte de Chateaubriand (1768-1848), written as a comparison between Stuarts and Bourbons to ensure the stability of the newly restored Bourbon dynasty and terminate "le drame de la revolution"(3: 268).