Bernard, Simon Francis
- Fabrice Bensimon
Bernard, Simon Francis (1817–1862), revolutionary, was born in rue des Études, carré des Pénitents Blancs, in Carcassonne, Aude, France, on 28 January 1817, the third son of Pierre Bernard (b. 1770/71), language teacher, and his wife, Gabrielle Rousseau. After some medical training he became a navy surgeon and in 1838 he took part in the expedition to ...