Victor Hugo

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Victor Hugo

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born
in Besançon, France
February 26, 1802

died
May 22, 1885

gender
male

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Victor-Marie Hugo was a French poet, playwright, novelist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France.


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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
Victor Hugo

“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

“What Is Love? I have met in the streets a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, the water passed through his shoes and the stars through his soul”
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