Gustave Flaubert

Gustave Flaubert bio

Birth Name: Gustave Flaubert

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Rouen

Date Of Birth: December 12, 1821

Date Of Death: May 8, 1880

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: French

Gustave Flaubert was born on the 12th of December, 1821. He was best known for being a Novelist. An important French writer known for his scrupulous attention to detail and word choice, he is most famous for his 1857 novel, Madame Bovary. His other major works include Memoirs of a Madman, Sentimental Education, and Le Chateau des Coeurs.

Gustave Flaubert was born in Rouen. He grew up in northern France and began writing when he was just eight years old. Later, he traveled to Paris to study law, though he later decided against a career as an attorney. He was a meticulous, perfectionistic writer whose work showed the dual literary influences of romanticism and realism. Being such a romantic, he was dared by his friends to try his hand at the more realistic style. The result was his masterpiece, Madame Bovary.

Gustave Flaubert was a Sagittarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Gustave Flaubert was born in 1820s.

Gustave Flaubert is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Gustave Flaubert’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Gustave Flaubert’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Gustave Flaubert was born in the Year of the Serpent.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Gustave Flaubert
BIRTH SIGN: Sagittarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Saturday



Zodiac Sign: Gustave Flaubert was a Sagittarius. People of this zodiac sign like freedom, travel, philosophy, being outdoors and dislike clingy people, constrained, off-the-wall theories. The strengths of this sign are being generous, idealistic, sense of humor, while weaknesses can be to promise more than can deliver, impatient and say anything no matter how undiplomatic. The greatest overall compatibility with Sagittarius is Gemini and Aries.

Chinese Zodiac: Gustave Flaubert was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are often seen as humorous and gifted in literature and art. However, the snake can be overly suspicious, which makes them a bit paranoid.

Ruling Planet: Gustave Flaubert had a ruling planet of Jupiter and has a ruling planet of Jupiter and by astrological associations Thursday is ruled by Jupiter. This planet represents abundance, prosperity and the principle of expansion. People who are born with Jupirer as the ruling planet are optimistic and have a big appetite for life.

Gustave Flaubert’s birth sign is Sagittarius and he had a ruling planet of Jupiter.

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