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  2. Alexandre Dumas - Wikipedia

    Alexandre Dumas (UK: / ˈ dj uː m ɑː, d ʊ ˈ m ɑː /, US: / d uː ˈ m ɑː /; French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dymɑ]; born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie ([dymɑ davi də la pajət(ə)ʁi]), 24 July 1802 – 5 December 1870), also known as Alexandre Dumas père, was a French novelist and playwright.

  3. Alexandre Dumas - Books, Ethnicity & Quotes - Biography

    (1802-1870) Who Was Alexandre Dumas? Alexandre Dumas established himself as one of the most popular and prolific authors in France, known for plays and historical adventure novels such as The...

  4. Alexandre Dumas, pere | Biography, Books, & Facts | Britannica

    Alexandre Dumas, pere, one of the most prolific and most popular French authors of the 19th century. He gained a great reputation first as a dramatist and then as a historical novelist, especially for such works as The Count of Monte Cristo and The Three Musketeers.

  5. Alexandre Dumas: The Life & Legacy of a Great Novelist -...

    One of France’s most famous novelists, Alexandre Dumas is famed for his tales of derring-do – and his life was every bit as eventful as his novels. Oct 3, 2023 • By Catherine Dent, MA 20th and 21st Century Literary Studies, BA English Literature

  6. Alexandre Dumas: 19 Facts and biography of the famous author

    Alexandre Dumas was born on July 24, 1802. in Villers-Cotterêts (Aisne). His father was a famed General in the French army, Thomas Alexandre Davy de La Pailleterie and his wife Marie-Louise Élisabeth Labouret, the daughter of an innkeeper. Alexandre Dumas’s mother

  7. Thomas-Alexandre Dumas | Biography, Son, & Facts | Britannica

    Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, French general during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Dumas’s mother, Marie-Cessette Dumas, was a Black enslaved woman. His father, Alexandre-Antoine Davy, was a white Frenchman. Although later writers—including his son, the novelist Alexandre Dumas—claimed

  8. Alexandre Dumas, fils | Romanticism, Novels, Plays | Britannica

    Alexandre Dumas, fils French playwright and novelist, one of the founders of the “problem play”—that is, of the middle-class realistic drama treating some contemporary ill and offering suggestions for its remedy. He was the son (fils) of the dramatist and novelist Alexandre Dumas, called Dumas

  9. Alexandre Dumas - IMDb

    Biography Trivia FAQ IMDbPro All topics Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870) Writer Soundtrack IMDbPro Starmeter See rank His paternal grandparents were Marie Cessete Dumas (a Haitian slave) and Marquis Antoine Davy de la Pailleterie.

  10. The Life of Alexandre Dumas, Classic Adventure Writer - ThoughtCo

    French author Alexandre Dumas (born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie; July 24, 1802 – December 5, 1870) wrote novels that came to epitomize the adventure genre. In works such as The Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Crist o, Dumas eschewed historical accuracy and literary elegance to craft stories that delivered non-stop action.

  11. Alexandre Dumas, père (French for "father", akin to Senior in English), born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie, was a French writer, best known for his numerous historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world.