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Who's The Saddest Character In "Les Misérables"?

We know they are all miserable but who's the MOST miserable? Ranked in order from sad to most sad.

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11. Madame Thénardier - also sad, but dealing with it

More sad than her husband because they have equal problems (now who will get their damn water after Cosette leaves??), and additionally she can't get her hair under control.


6. Cosette - lonely and sad

Sad because her mom is dead, her dad is non-existent and she was basically a child slave. BUT, things turn around for her and she gets to fall in love and is one of the only people who lives, so she's not the saddest.

5. Jean Valjean - bittersweet sadness

He's a roller coaster of emotions. Was a prisoner but now is semi-free but can't enjoy life because of his guilt and shame. At least he got to live 'till around 65...wasn't that old for that time?