Gustave Flaubert, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death


Gustave Flaubert

French writer

Date of Birth: 12-Dec-1821

Place of Birth: Rouen, Normandy, France

Date of Death: 08-May-1880

Profession: novelist

Nationality: France

Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

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About Gustave Flaubert

  • Gustave Flaubert (UK: FLOH-bair, US: floh-BAIR, French: [gystav flob??]; 12 December 1821 – 8 May 1880) was a French novelist.
  • Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country.
  • He is known especially for his debut novel Madame Bovary (1857), his Correspondence, and his scrupulous devotion to his style and aesthetics.
  • The celebrated short story writer Guy de Maupassant was a protégé of Flaubert.

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