Study Guide

The Hunchback of Notre-Dame Characters

By Victor Hugo

Quasimodo

Quasimodo is the hunchback—you know, the one from the title. He's deformed, he's...

Esmeralda

Pretty much everyone in Paris is in love with Esmeralda.Actually, that's not quite true. People...

Claude Frollo

The Disney version of this story may have made the Archdeacon of Josas evil to the core, but as...

Pierre Gringoire

Pierre Gringoire is a playwright with a very high opinion of himself. He's pretty central to the...

Phœbus

Phœbus, or Captain Phœbus de Châteaupers to use his full name, is the...

Minor Characters

Another comic character, Jehan du Moulin, alternately called Joannes Frollo de Molendino, is...