Victor Hugo

19th-century French poet, novelist, and dramatist

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Victor Marie Hugo was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame, 1831. In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles.

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Publishers of Victor Hugo's iconic Hunchback novel are asked to contribute to the restoration fund.
4 days ago • BBC News
Author Victor Hugo called it “a sublime and majestic edifice” and lamented the state of “this aged queen of our cathedrals” in the 19th century. As Notre..
Credit: France 24 - Published 5 days ago

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