The people of Guernsey erected a statue in Candie Gardens (St. Peter Port) to commemorate his stay in the islands. The City of Paris has preserved his residences Hauteville House, Guernsey and 6, Place des Vosges, Paris as museums. The house where he stayed in Vianden, Luxembourg, in 1871 has also become a commemorative museum.
Hugo is venerated as a saint in the Vietnamese religion of Cao Dai.
The Avenue Victor-Hugo in the XVIème arrondissement of Paris bears Hugo's name, and links the Place de l'Étoile to the vicinity of the Bois de Boulogne by way of the Place Victor-Hugo. This square is served by a Paris Métro stop also named in his honor. A number of streets and avenues throughout France are likewise named after him. The school Lycée Victor Hugo was founded in his town of birth, Besançon in France. Avenue Victor-Hugo, located in Shawinigan, Quebec, Canada, was named to honor him.
In the city of Avellino, Italy, Victor Hugo lived briefly stayed in what is now known as Il Palazzo Culturale, when reuniting with his father, Leopold Sigisbert Hugo, in 1808. Hugo would later write about his brief stay here quoting "C’était un palais de marbre...".
In Havana, Cuba there is a park named after him and bust of Hugo stands near the entrance of the Old Summer Palace in Beijing.
A mosaic commemorating Victor Hugo is located on the ceiling of the Thomas Jefferson Building of the Library of Congress.
Read more about this topic: Victor Hugo
Other articles related to "memorials":
... Early each year "The Selwyn Prize" is awarded by The Faculty of History And Philosophy of Medicine and Pharmacy at the historic premises of the Worshipful Society of Apothecaries in London to the best candidate from the previous year in the examination for the Diploma in the Ethics and Philosophy of Healthcare (Philosophy of Medicine) ... Receiving this prize, which is usually presented at the John Locke Lecture, is an impressive achievement as the standard and quality of candidates entering the examination is generally very high ...
... The east window was fitted in 1867 by Ralph Dickenson Gough ... A memorial window to him was erected in 1886 ...
... Other memorials transferred to the church include two war memorials from the First World War originally in Aldershot Presbyterian Church which can now be found in the porch of St Andrews a ...
... St Michael's has a number of memorials, including those to- Richard Etclesley, who died in 1426, bequeathing the gift of a chalice to the church ...
... Many of these armed engagements are commemorated today with memorials across Canada and around the world ... Canadian memorials commemorate the sacrifices made as early as the Seven Years' War to the modern day War on Terror ... There are currently 6,293 war memorials in Canada that are registered with the Directorate of History and Heritage, which is under the Canadian Department of National Defence ...
Famous quotes containing the word memorials:
“Let these memorials of built stone musics
enduring instrument, of many centuries of
patient cultivation of the earth, of English
—T.S. (Thomas Stearns)
“My titillations have no foot-notes
And their memorials are the phrases
Of idiosyncratic music.”
—Wallace Stevens (18791955)
“Our public monuments are memorials to the Enlightenment.”
—Mason Cooley (b. 1927)