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An entertaining wedding night

Hugo claimed to have had sex with his wife, childhood sweetheart Adele Foucher, nine times on their wedding night. Foucher reportedly lost her taste for intercourse after that first night, and refused to have sex again once they had had their fifth child. The couple married in 1822 when they were both 20 years old and stayed together for 46 years until Foucher’s death in 1868. Hugo had a host of mistresses and was famed for his promiscuity. 

79th birthday party drew one of largest French crowds ever

Hugo’s 80th birthday celebrations, which were in fact celebrated on his 79th birthday “as he entered his 80th year”, drew one of the largest crowds at a parade in French history. Half a million people walked past Hugo’s house where he sat outside in the cold with his grandchildren. A group of 5,000 musicians are said to have played the French national anthem for him. 

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