The story behind Rue Victor-Hugo

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Photo: Wikimedia Commons (Public Domain)

Victor Hugo (1802-1885) is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. This photo was taken by √Čtienne Carjat in 1876.

This street is named in honour of Victor-Marie Hugo, a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement. Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers. Outside of France, his most famous novels are Les Misérables (1862) and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1831).