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Victor Hugo
Birth: Feb. 26, 1802
Departement du Doubs
Franche-Comté, France
Death: May 22, 1885
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France

Author. One of the most powerful and popular authors of 19th-century France, and a champion of republicanism, exiled during the reign of Napoleon III and returned in 1870. Major works include "Notre-Dame" and "Les Miserables", and a large body of poetry. His death, and the spontaneous national mourning which followed, inspired the French government to "reinvent" the Pantheon as a homage to the great men (and, eventually, women) of France. Entered Pantheon 1885. (bio by: David Conway) 
Family links: 
  Joseph Léopold Hugo (1773 - 1828)
  Sophie Hugo (1780 - 1821)
  Adele Foucher (1803 - 1868)*
  Leopoldine Hugo (1824 - 1843)*
  Charles Hugo (1826 - 1871)*
  François Victor Hugo (1828 - 1873)*
  Adele Hugo (1830 - 1915)*
  Abel Hugo (1798 - 1855)**
  Victor Hugo (1802 - 1885)
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The Pantheon
City of Paris
Île-de-France, France
Plot: Crypt XXIV Grave is opposite Emile Zola.
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Victor Hugo
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