Important Events of February – 26

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Important Events of February – 26

Birth Anniversary of Tharabharathi

  • Tharabhrathi was born on 26 February 1947.
  • He is a teacher and poet from Tamilnadu.
  • He was born in the village of Kuvale in Thiruvannamalai district.
  • His Original name is Radhakrishnan.
  • He worked as a teacher for 34-years.
  • He won the literary award from the Tamil Nadu Government for Teacher Service.
  • He is called by the special name of poetry.
  • The Government of Tamil Nadu has made his texts nationwide in 2010-2011.
  • Death: He died on 13 May 2000.

Birth Anniversary of Victor Hugo

  • Victor Marie Hugo was born on 26 February 1802.
  • He was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.
  • Hugo is considered to be one of the greatest and best-known French writers.
  • Outside of France, his most famous works are the novels Les Misérables, 1862, and The Hunchback of Notre-Dame(French: Notre-Dame de Paris), 1831.
  • In France, Hugo is known primarily for his poetry collections, such as Les Contemplations (The Contemplations) and La Légende des siècles (The Legend of the Ages).
  • Many of his works have inspired music, both during his lifetime and after his death, including the musicals Notre-Dame de Paris and Les Misérables.
  • He produced more than 4,000 drawings in his lifetime, and campaigned for social causes such as the abolition of capital punishment.
  • His legacy has been honoured in many ways, including his portrait being placed on French currency.

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