French writer Guy de Maupassant is famous for his short stories, which paint a fascinating picture of French life in the 19th century. He was prolific, publishing over 300 short stories and six novels, but died at a young age after ongoing struggles with both physical and mental health.
- Birth Year: 1850
- Birth date: August 5, 1850
- Birth City: Dieppe
- Birth Country: France
- Gender: Male
- Best Known For: The short stories of writer Guy de Maupassant detail many aspects of French life in the 19th century.
- Fiction and Poetry
- Astrological Sign: Leo
- Death Year: 1893
- Death date: July 6, 1893
- Death City: Paris
- Death Country: France
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- Article Title: Guy de Maupassant Biography
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- Last Updated: April 13, 2019
- Original Published Date: April 2, 2014