Why Famous: Famous for very big books, e.g. Les Miserables
- 1822-10-12 "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher
- 1830-02-25 Victor Hugo's play "Hernani" premieres in Paris
- 1838-11-08 Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas" premieres in Paris
- "He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
- "Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education."