An important French writer known for his scrupulous attention to detail and word choice, he is most famous for his 1857 novel, Madame Bovary. His other major works include Memoirs of a Madman, Sentimental Education, and Le Chateau des Coeurs.
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|FULL NAME:||Gustave Flaubert|
|BIRTH DATE:||December 12, 1821|
|AGE:||197 years old|
Gustave Flaubert is a Novelist. He had a romantic relationship with poet Louise Colet during the 1840s and 1850s. He was also infamous for his frequent sexual relations with both male and female prostitutes and was rumored to suffer from syphilis and other venereal diseases. He grew up in northern France and began writing when he was just eight years old. Later, he traveled to Paris to study law, though he later decided against a career as an attorney.
DID YOU KNOW He was a meticulous, perfectionistic writer whose work showed the dual literary influences of romanticism and realism. Being such a romantic, he was dared by his friends to try his hand at the more realistic style. The result was his masterpiece, Madame Bovary.
FACT His work, marked by detachment and scientific and legal references, greatly influenced the literary style of Franz Kafka .
Currently, Gustave Flaubert is 197 years old. He will celebrate his 198th birthday on a Wednesday, December 12th. Below we countdown to his upcoming birthday.
Gustave Flaubert’s zodiac sign is Sagittarius. According to astrologers, Sagittarius’s life pursuit is to live the good life and a secret desire to make a difference in the world. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, being constrained and off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are: generous, idealistic, great sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, very impatient and will say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius are Gemini and Aries.
Gustave Flaubert was born in the Year of the Serpent. Snakes are a symbol of wisdom and wit, often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid. This year is the year of the Pig.
DID YOU KNOW Life expectancy in United States is about 79 years.
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