Biography Stendhal (1783 - 1842)

French writer

Also called Henri-Marie Beyle / Stendhal.
Was born on 23 jan 1783.
Died on 23 mar 1842, at 59 years old.
Origin country France
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Henri-Marie Beyle better known by his pen name Stendhal, was a 19th-century French writer. Known for his acute analysis of his characters' psychology, he is considered one of the earliest and foremost practitioners of realism in his two novels Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839).
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Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.

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Power, after love, is the first source of happiness.

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Love has always been the most important business in my...

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Almost all misfortunes are coming from the false ideas we...

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