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Victor Hugo

Author Victor Hugo

Profession: Author


Biography: Famous for very big books, e.g. Les Miserables

Born: February 26, 1802
Birthplace: Besançon, France
Star Sign: Pisces

Died: May 22, 1885 (aged 83)
Cause of Death: Pneumonia

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Married Life

  • 1822-10-12 "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" author Victor Hugo (20) weds Adele Fourcher

Historical Events

  • 1830-02-25 Victor Hugo's play "Hernani" premieres in Paris
  • 1838-11-08 Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas" premieres in Paris

Quotes by Victor Hugo

  • "He who opens a school door, closes a prison."
  • "Common sense is in spite of, not the result of, education."

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