Hugo, a prominent literary figure of the nineteenth century, believed
freedom and liberty. He became famous when he expressed new ideas about
of thought. His literature declared that without liberty, human soul is
and bondage and nothing new can occur to human society.
Hugo was born in 1802 at Besancon. He was the son of one of Napoleon's
generals. He started going to school at early age and was good in
liked reading and thinking about new ideas. He began writing at the
of fourteen. Victor wrote a drama, which was extraordinarily full of
and lively. His dramas amazed everyone. He got applause from every
Praise and appreciation inspired him for cultivating more new ideas.
proved inspiring event in his life and after that, he never looked back.
Hugo was a dramatist, novelist as well as
a painter. He wrote poems also which won applause from every quarter.
his prominent creations are, 'The Man who laughs', ' Toilers of the
Miserables' etc. He wrote masterpiece dramas and one of them; 'The King
Himself' became very popular. In the drama, the king was portrayed in a
amusing style. In his paintings, Victor showed man's freedom in diverse