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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History has its truth, and so has legend. Legendary ...

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À ceux qui ignorent, enseignez-leur ...Le coupable ...

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Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.

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Un sceptique qui adhère à un croyant cela est simpl...

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Yes, the brutalities of progress are called revoluti...

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So bring me this man, trembling and shivering from h...

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I see black light (his last words)

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Life's great happiness is to be convinced we are loved.

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There is always more misery among the lower classes ...

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This first glance of a soul which does not yet know ...

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Cosette, by learning that she was beautiful, lost th...

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In love there are no friends everywhere where there ...

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As with stomachs, we should pity minds that do not eat.

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Happiness lies for those who cry, those who hurt, th...

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...Nobody knows like a woman how to say things that ...

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In the chaos of sentiments and passions which defend...

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He opposed the hardness acquired during the last twe...

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The beautiful is as useful as the useful. ... perhap...

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Joy is the reflex of terror.

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A man may beg, but a woman has to sell.

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