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1802, Feb 261885, May 22
a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. He is considered one of the greatest and best-known French writers. In France, Hugo's literary fame comes first from his poetry and then from his novels and his dramatic achievements. Among many volumes of poetry, Les Contemplations and La Légende des siècles stand particularly high in critical esteem. Outside France, his best-known works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and Notre-Dame de Paris, 1831 (known in English as The Hunchback of Notre-Dame).
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10/14/1822-Victor Hugo marries Adele Foucher
02/25/1830-Victor Hugo's Hernani premieres in Paris
12/01/1830-Victor Hugo is due to turn in a draft of his book Notre Dame de Paris (The Hunchback of Notre Dame) -- he does not
01/15/1831-Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame is completed
11/08/1838-Victor Hugo's Ruy Blas premieres in Paris
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Aloysius Bertrand
...contributions to a local paper led to recognition by Victor Hugo and Sainte-Beuve. He lived in Paris for a short...
Louis Boulanger
...the companion of Eugène Devéria and an intimate of Victor Hugo as well as different Parisian Romantic circles,...
Louise Colet
...contemporaries in the Parisian literary community, such as Victor Hugo.
Philippe-Alexandre Le Brun de Charmettes
...literary magazine l’Abeille littéraire, created by Victor Hugo in 1821, he is mainly known for his successful...
Almeida Garrett
...(fully published in 1850, it took inspiration from Victor Hugo's The Hunchback of Notre Dame). O Arco de Santana...
Jose Zorrilla
...verses, mostly imitations of Alphonse de Lamartine and Victor Hugo, which was so favourably received that he printed...
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