Gustave Flaubert and France

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Gustave Flaubert is born

December 12, 1821

Death of Louis XVIII

1824

Flaubert starts writing Madame Bovary

1850

The Second Empire of France is declared

1852

Madame Bovary is published as a book

April 1857

The Seige of Paris

September 19, 1870

Flaubert's mother dies

1872

Flaubert dies

May 8, 1880