Victor Hugo (Portraits français)

Victor Hugo was a renowned author and poet, in the Romantic movement - one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Learn more about his life in this biligual article.
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Note: The tenses in this French article and its English translation don't match! In French, we use the present tense to describe historical stories like this to evoke a sense of immediacy, whereas in English, we commonly use the past tense - learn more about historical French tenses.


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