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Gustave Flaubert

Gustave FlaubertBorn: 12-Dec-1821
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: 8-May-1880
Location of death: Croisset, France
Cause of death: Cerebral Hemorrhage
Remains: Buried, Rouen Cemetery, Rouen, France

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Matter of Dispute
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: France
Executive summary: Realist novelist, Madame Bovary

"That jerking off of one gentleman by another in a public urinal has entranced the Capital of the Civilized World for a fortnight. Neither the most beautiful works of art nor the greatest scientific discoveries ever generated such excitement when they burst on the world." [Quoted in Speakeasy, May 2004, p. 27]

Father: Achille-Cléophas Flaubert (d. 1846)
Mother: Anne-Justine-Caroline Fleuriot (d. 1872)
Sister: Caroline Flaubert (b. 1824)
Slept with: Eulalie Foucaut De Langlade (1840)
Girlfriend: Louise Colet (1846-55, d. Mar-1876)
Slept with: Kuchiuk-Hanem (1850)

    University: Collége Royal de Rouen

    French Legion of Honor 1866
    French Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Epilepsy, Obesity, Depression

Author of books:
Madame Bovary (1857, novel)
Salammbo (1862)
L'Education Sentimentale (1869)
Trois contes (1877, short stories)
La Tentation de Saint Antoine (1874)
Bouvard et Pécuchet (1881)



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