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 in Paris, Seine, Francemap
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Died in Paris, Seine, Francemap
Profile last modified | Created 2 Oct 2014 | Last significant change: 3 Dec 2018
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Biography

Victor Hugo is Notable.

Career and accomplishments French poet and novelist best known for The Hunchback of Notre-Dame and Les Misérables.

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)[1][2].

Sources

  • Wikipedia entry for Victor Hugo. Accessed 2018-11-22. URL: [1]
  • Findagrave entry for Victor Hugo. Accessed 2018-11-22. URL:Find A Grave Memorial
  • 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

https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/author/85



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1952 Soviet Union postage stamp depicting Victor Hugo
1952 Soviet Union postage stamp depicting Victor Hugo

Photogravure of Victor Hugo, 1883
Photogravure of Victor Hugo, 1883

The banknote of 5 New Francs 1959 of the French national bank Banque de France honouring Victor Hugo
The banknote of 5 New Francs 1959 of the French national bank Banque de France honouring Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo, originally shot by the London Stereoscopic Company
Victor Hugo, originally shot by the London Stereoscopic Company

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On 30 Oct 2018 at 19:27 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

The French Roots project would be willing to co-manage this profile representing an important French notable.

Could you please add wikitree-french-roots at googlegroups dot com as manager? Please contact us if there are any questions or issues - Thank you !



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