François-René de Chateaubriand (1768-1848)

Death: 4th July 1848
Location: Grand Bé Island, near Saint-Malo, Brittany, France – a tidal island that only accessible when the tide is out.
Photo taken by: Remi Jouan
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French writer, politician, diplomat and historian. He is considered the founder of Romanticism in French literature.  His works include the autobiography Mémoires d'Outre-Tombe / Memoirs from Beyond the Grave, published posthumously in 1849–1850.