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Freedom in art, freedom in society, this is the double goal towards which all consistent and logical minds must strive.




Victor Hugo, 1802-1885, French Writer, Member of the Constituent Assembly & the National Assembly at Bordeaux, 1830

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Victor Hugo
Victor Hugo
  • Born: February 26, 1802
  • Died: May 22, 1885
  • Nationality: French
  • Profession: Author

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 (French: Notre-Dame de Paris), 1831. In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations (The Contemplations) and La Légende des siècles (The Legend of the Ages).

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