Gustave Flaubert

Novelist, Celebrity

1821 – 1880

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Who was Gustave Flaubert?

Gustave Flaubert was an influential French writer widely considered one of the greatest novelists in Western literature. He is known especially for his first published novel, Madame Bovary, for his Correspondence, and for his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics. The celebrated short story writer Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert.

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Born
Dec 12, 1821
Rouen
Also known as
  • Flaubert
Parents
Siblings
Nationality
  • France
Profession
Education
  • Lycée Pierre-Corneille
Lived in
  • Rouen
Died
May 8, 1880
Canteleu
Resting place
Rouen

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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