Biography Stendhal (1783 - 1842)

French writer

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

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

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Not being rich makes you happy, but to become rich.

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Only great minds can afford a simple style.

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