DÉCOUVREZ LES 14 MUSÉES DE LA VILLE DE PARIS
Elected member of the legislative assembly for Paris. Speech on poverty. Presides over the Peace Conference.
Speeches on freedom of education, theatre and the press, and in favour of universal suffrage. Produces more ambitious drawings.
During the 2nd December coup d’état, Hugo attempts to organise a movement of resistance against Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte. On 11th December he leaves for Brussels, under threat of arrest.
Decree exiling Hugo from France. Sale of his Parisian home. Publication in Brussels of Napoléon-le-Petit. Leaves Belgium in August, moving to Jersey where he settles at Marine Terrace with his family.
Experiments with séances and Spiritist drawings. Castigations. Sketches of hanged men, collages.
Expelled from Jersey, Hugo moves to Guernsey.
The Contemplations, whose success provides enough funds to buy Hauteville House.