Auguste Renoir was a noted French Impressionist painter.
Pierre-Auguste Renoir was born on 25 February 1841 in Limoges. He was the son of Léonard Renoir and Marguerite Merlet. He married Aline Victorine Charigot on 14 April 1890 in the ninth arrondissement of Paris.
He was awarded the title commandeur de la légion d'honneur in 1919, shortly before his death.