AUTHOR | VICTOR HUGO



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Victor Hugo | Writer, poet, politician



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Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry and then from his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame). He also produced more than 4,000 drawings, which have since been admired for their beauty, and earned widespread respect as a campaigner for social causes such as the abolition of capital punishment.
Though a committed royalist when he was young, Hugo's views changed as the decades passed, and he became a passionate supporter of republicanism. his work touches upon most of the political and social issues and the artistic trends of his time. He


Born: 1802-02-26

Born in: Besançon, Doubs, France

Died: 1885-05-22







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Does there exist an Infinity outside ourselves? Is t...

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Equality, citizens, is not the whole of society on a...

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It is nothing to die. It is frightful not to live.

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Be happy without picking flaws.

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The pupil dilates in darkness and in the end finds l...

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Those who do not weep, do not see.

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Science says the first word on everything, and the l...

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The poor man shuddered, overflowed with an angelic j...

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To put everything in balance is good, to put everyth...

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There are, as we know, powerful and illustrious athe...

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Every day has its great grief or its small anxiety. ...

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The supreme happiness of life is the conviction that...

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Do not forget, do not ever forget, that you have pro...

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The beautiful is as useful as the useful.' He added ...

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More powerful than the mighty armies is an idea whos...

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A library implies an act of faith which generations,...

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He thought her more beautiful than ever, with a beau...

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