22 April 1766
Germaine Necker (later GS) was born in Paris
, her parents' only child.
At the age of twelve, Germaine Necker, later GS, wrote a comedy, "The Inconveniences of Paris
January or February 1800
GS published her influential study De la littérature considérée dans ses rapports avec les institutions sociales
, which is credited with helping writers to move away from reliance on Greco-Latin models.
14 July 1817
GS died in Paris
at the age of fifty one; dozens of articles appeared about her in the British press that summer.