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Guy de Maupassant Biography. Guy de Maupassant. Identification Card. Full name: Henri Rene Albert Guy de Maupassant Date of Birth: 1850-08-05 Birthplace : Chateau de Miromesnil , near Dieppe, Normandy, France Died : 1893-07-06  Location of Death: Paris, France  - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Guy de Maupassant

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant Biography

1Identification CardFull name: Henri Rene Albert Guy de MaupassantDate of Birth: 1850-08-05Birthplace: Chateau de Miromesnil, near Dieppe, Normandy, FranceDied:1893-07-06Location of Death:Paris, FranceCause of Death:IllnessRace:WhiteSocial Class: Aristocrats Occupation:AuthorFamous for:French short story writerGuy de Maupassant Biography




HomeDieppe, Normandy, Northern France Chateau de Miromesnil


People who influenced Maupassant s lifeGustave Flaubert1821 1880

mile Zola1840 1902Ivan Turgenev1818 1883

Henry James1843 1916

Authors 5

Children of Peasants and Sailorshe grew up with

6Soldier at WarMaupassant served three years in the Franco-Prussian war1869 1871


At the age of thirty

He lived an extravagant life style

Guy de Maupassant's House

He sailed on a boat he built for himself around Europe 8

Some Important WorksThe Adopted SonThe BeggarThe Blind ManClochetteThe CrippleThe Diamond NecklaceThe DonkeyThe False GemsFather MilonThe GamekeeperIn the SpringIn the WoodThe InnThe MustacheA New Year's GiftThe OrphanThe CakeThe Story of a Farm GirlThat Costly RideThe ThiefTwo FriendsA VagabondWaiter, a "Bock"A Wedding Gift9

Maupassant influences Todays artists

Author Stephen King

Director Oliver Stone