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Marie-Henri Beyle
Stendhal, by Olof Johan Södermark, 1840
Stendhal, by Olof Johan Södermark, 1840
Born (1783-01-23)23 January 1783
Grenoble, Kingdom of France
Died 23 March 1842(1842-03-23) (aged 59)
Paris, July Monarchy
Resting place Cimetière de Montmartre
Occupation Writer
Literary movement Realism

Henri-Marie Beyle (23 January 1783 – 23 March 1842) is better known by his pen name Stendhal. He was a 19th century French writer. He is known for his precise analysis of his characters' psychology. His two most famous novels are Le Rouge et le Noir (The Red and the Black, 1830) and La Chartreuse de Parme (The Charterhouse of Parma, 1839).

Stendhal was born in Grenoble. He died in Paris.

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