Victor Hugo

Victor Marie Hugo (1802 - 1885)

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Victor Marie Hugo
Born in Besançon, Doubs, Francemap
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Husband of — married 12 Sep 1822 in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Died in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Career and accomplishments French poet and novelist best known for The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables.

The Hunchback of Notre Dame served to revive and inspire interest in Notre Dame.


Victor Hugo dessinateur : un aquarelliste de génie au style unique (D’après « Musée universel », paru en 1877)[1]

Si l’on connaît et reconnaît tout le génie du Victor Hugo écrivain, ce dernier s’illustra aussi comme dessinateur, faisant de son trait hardi surgir, d’une tache d’encre ou de café sur une enveloppe de lettre, des paysages torturés nimbés d’une atmosphère étrange et saisissante

Vieux Saint-Malo. Dessin de Victor Hugo


Family Hugo was the third son of Joseph Léopold Sigisbert Hugo (1774–1828) and Sophie Trébuchet (1772–1821); his brothers were Abel Joseph Hugo (1798–1855) and Eugène Hugo (1800–1837). He was born in 1802 in Besançon in the eastern region of Franche-Comté. Victor Hugo died from pneumonia on 22 May 1885, at the age of 83. More than two million people joined his funeral procession in Paris from the Arc de Triomphe to the Panthéon, where he was buried. He shares a crypt within the Panthéon with Alexandre Dumas and Émile Zola.


Victor Marie Hugo married Adèle Foucher on 11 October 1822 in Paris (former 11th arrondissement)[2][3].

He died at his home 50 avenue Victor-Hugo in Paris (16th arrondissement) on 22 May 1885[4].

Sources

  1. via @FrPittoresque Victor Hugo dessinateur. Dessins de l'écrivain aquarelliste, compositions célèbres. Portrait, biographie, vie et (...)
  2. Acte de mariage (reconstitution): Reconstitution chronologique des actes de mariage (série V.2E), 1568-1859 Mariages 10 août-14 décembre 1822, N° de film 007839637, vue 1140, FamilySearch (avec l'autorisation des Archives de Paris), Nov 2018
  3. Acte de naissance de Victor-François Hugo: Reconstitution chronologique des actes de naissances (série V.2E), 1550-1870 Naissances 10 oct.-2 nov. 1828, N° de film 007839416 vue 1115, FamilySearch (avec l'autorisation des Archives de Paris), Nov 2018
  4. Acte de décès: Acte 546, Décès 1885 Paris XVIème, du 25 avril au 14 juin, Archives de Paris cote V4E 7322 vue 14, consulté le 30 décembre 2018 (acte très visible écrit trois fois plus gros que le reste du registre).
  • Wikipedia entry for Victor Hugo. Accessed 2018-11-22. URL: [1]
  • Find A Grave: Memorial #1407, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed 30 December 2018), memorial page for Victor Hugo (26 Feb 1802–22 May 1885), citing The Pantheon, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .
  • JOSEPHSON, Matthew (2006). Victor Hugo: A Realistic Biography of the Great Romantic. Jorge Pinto Books, Inc. p. 4.
  • BROCKETT, Oscar G. History of the Theatre. Eight Edition. Boston: Allyn & Bacon, 1999. P. 339.
  • MALGRAS, J. (1906). Les Pionniers du Spiritisme en France: Documents pour la formation d'un livre d'Or des Sciences Psychiques. Paris.
  • GRAHAM, Robb (1997). Victor Hugo .London: Picador
  • The Works Of Victor Hugo on Project Gutenberg


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