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Victor Hugo
Birth: Feb. 26, 1802
Death: May 22, 1885

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: 
 Spouse:
  Adele Foucher (1803 - 1868)*
 
 Children:
  Leopoldine Hugo (1824 - 1843)*
  Adele Hugo (1830 - 1915)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
The Pantheon
Paris
City of Paris
Ile-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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Victor Hugo
Added by: David Conway
 
Victor Hugo
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