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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“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
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“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.”
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“Even the darkest night will end and the sun will rise.”
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