Victor Hugo

(February 26th, 1802 — May 22nd, 1885)

Victor Marie Hugo was a French novelist, poet, and playwright whose sixty-year career was part of the Romantic Movement. He was a very prolific writer and many of his works are still well-known today.

His most famous works Les Misérables, and Notre-Dame de Paris, both of which have been adapted into musicals and films. In France, he is well-known for his poetry and his plays as well.

Hugo campaigned for social causes, notably republicanism and the abolition of capital punishment. He also opposed absolutism.

Victor Hugo is a book author.

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