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  • By 1794 he was adjutant-general (with the rank of chef de brigade).
  • His refutation of Hume's objection to the truth of miracles is perhaps his intellectual chef-d'ceuvre.
  • By this time he had already entered into politics; he had been chef du cabinet of Jules Ferry (1879-1881), though this did not distract him from his literary work.
  • In 1808 he was created a count of the empire, and in 1811 he retired from the army with the grade of chef de brigade.
  • His extraordinary aptitude for work secured for him the position of chef de cabinet under Paul Bert, the minister of education, in 1881.