Pierre François LACENAIRE

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Bandit, burglar, crook, privateer

FrenchBorn Pierre François LACENAIRE

French poet and murderer

Born on December 20, 1803 in Lyon, Rhône , France

Died on January 9, 1836 in Paris , France

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Lacenaire was born in Lyon. Upon finishing his education with excellent results, he joined the army, eventually deserting in 1829 at the time of the expedition to the Morea. He became a crook and was in and out of prison, which was, as he called it, his "criminal university". While in prison, Lacenaire recruited two henchmen, Victor Avril and François Martin, and wrote a song, "Petition of a Thief to a King his Neighbor", as well as "The Prisons and the Penal Regime" for a journal.



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