This profile celebrates the life and works of Victor Hugo. All of the works listed here are in the public domain. This profile is maintained by the Wattpad Ambassadors.
Victor Marie Hugo ( 26 February 1802 - 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers of all time.
Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (French: Notre-Dame de Paris), 1831. In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations (The Contemplations) and La Légende des siècles (The Legend of the Ages).
His legacy has been honoured in many ways, including his portrait being placed on French currency.
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