Guy de Maupassant was born on August 5, 1850 in Château de Miromesnil, France as ...Born:
Popular French short story writer and novelist, often concerned with the effects of war on ordinary people. Best known for "Boule de Suif" and "Bel Ami". He was a protégé of Gustave Flaubert.
The girl was one of those pretty and charming young creatures who sometimes are born, as if by a slip of fate, into a family of clerks.
Henry-René-Albert-Guy de Maupassant
Château de Miromesnil, France