Victor Hugo


Born
in Besançon, Doubs, France
February 26, 1802

Died
May 22, 1885

Genre

Influences


Victor Hugo, in full Victor-Marie Hugo, poet, playwrighter, novelist, dramatist, essayist, visual artist, statesman, human rights campaigner, and perhaps the most influential exponent of the Romantic movement in France, who was the most important of the French Romantic writers. Though regarded in France as one of that country’s greatest poets, he is better known abroad for such novels as Notre-Dame de Paris (1831) and Les Misérables (1862).

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Polls

October 2015 Old School Classic Poll

 
  29 votes, 20.7%

 
  26 votes, 18.6%

 
  16 votes, 11.4%

1877, Black Beauty by Anna Sewell, 245 pages
 
  16 votes, 11.4%

1880, Heidi by Johanna Spyri, 352 pages
 
  14 votes, 10.0%

1893, Pudd'nhead Wilson by Mark Twain, 160 pages
 
  12 votes, 8.6%

1721, Moll Flanders by Daniel Defoe, 339 pages
 
  11 votes, 7.9%

 
  10 votes, 7.1%

1874, Ninety-Three by Victor Hugo, 352 pages
 
  4 votes, 2.9%

 
  2 votes, 1.4%

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