Alexandre dumas (1802-1870) was a famous french writer he is best remembered for his exciting romantic sagas, including chicot the jester and the count of monte cristo despite making a great deal of money from his writing, dumas was almost perpetually penniless thanks to his extravagant lifestyle. Alexandre dumas (born 24 july, 1802 at villers-cotterêts, died 5 december 1870 at dieppe) is a french writer he is famous for writing the three musketeers (1844), queen margot , the count of monte cristo (1844-1845) and the man in the iron mask. Alexandre dumas (born 24 july, 1802 at villers-cotterêts, died 5 december 1870 at dieppe) was a french writer of haitian descent. Before père and fils, there was the first alexandre dumas, a mixed-race general of the french revolution. Alexandre dumas was perhaps the most popular author of the nineteenth century, and his best works continue to be popular today two of his novels, the three mus alexandre dumas biography.
The alexandre dumas page at american literature, featuring a biography and free library of the author's novels, stories, poems, letters, and texts. Alexandre dumas (2016) the count of monte cristo (illustrated edition of the adventure classic): historical thriller from the renowned french writer, known for the three musketeers, the black tulip, twenty years after, la reine margot and the man in the iron mask, p1463, e-artnow (open publishing. Alexandre dumas (1802-1870) was a famous french writer he is best remembered for his exciting romantic sagas, including the three musketeers and the count of monte cristo despite making a great deal of money from his writing, dumas was almost perpetually penniless thanks to his extravagant lifestyle.
Alexandre dumas, writer: the count of monte cristo his paternal grandparents were marie cessete dumas (a haitian slave) and marquis antoine davy de la pailleterie antoine disapproved of their son, thomas-alexandre, joining the french army under the davy de la pailleterie name, so thomas-alexandre used his mother's surname instead. French writer alexandre dumas dies at 68 - alexandre dumas was a french writer whose works have been translated into nearly 100 languages, making him one of the most widely read french authors. French writer of swashbuckling historical romances, such as the three musketeers (1844) and the count of monte cristo (1846) his son alexandre (1824-1895), known as dumas fils, was a dramatist whose works include la dame aux camélias (1852.
One of the most prolific writers of all time, alexandre dumas was born on july 24, 1802, in villers-cotterêts in france he was the third child of thomas-alexandre dumas, a general in the french revolutionary army, and marie-louise-elisabeth labouret dumas. Alexandre dumas, père: 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. Alexandre dumas' father thomas-alexandre was descended from a french noble and a slave of african descent he also became the highest-ranking man of mixed african descent ever in a european army, during the french revolutionary wars. Alexandre dumas (english /duːmˈɑː, djuː-/, french: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma], born dumas davy de la pailleterie [dyma davi də la pajətʁi] 24 july 1802 - 5 december 1870), also known as alexandre dumas, père, was a french writer.
Thomas-alexandre dumas was a mulatto born in the french colony of saint domingue (haiti) he joined the french army as a private and rose to the rank of a general during the french revolution dumas is probably best known for fathering the famous french writer alexandre dumas (père) the son of the. In 2002, for the bicentennial of alexandre dumas' birth, then french president jacques chirac arranged a ceremony honoring the renowned author by reinterring his coffin at the panthéon in paris four republican guards dressed as the 4 musketeers conveyed dumas' casket through the streets of. Alexandre dumas was a writer of adventure novels best known for his work 'the count of monte cristo' this biography of alexandre dumas provides detailed information about his childhood, life, achievements, works & timeline. Alexandre dumas, july 24, french writer alexandre dumas was born on the 24 july 1902 in the region of soissons, france, his father was a creole having descended from french nobility and dominican slaves.
Alexandre dumas biography writer alexandre dumas wrote the classic adventure novel the three musketeers and some of the most famous and popular stories in french literature. Dear all, i was so surprised when i learned that alexandre dumas, yes the writer of the three musketeers was just recently (2002) inducted into the pantheon of paris, you know the place where the remains of the most famous/distinguished french citizens are buried. Alexandre dumas (en) is credited as writer and historical novelist, wrote novels as , and alexandre dumas, the french author of many plays, popular romances, and historical novels, wrote the three musketeers and the count of monte cristo. Biography: alexandre dumas, born dumas davy de la pailleterie, also known as alexandre dumas, père, was a french writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure translated into nearly 100 languages, these have made him one of the most widely read french authors in history many of.
Dumas' paternal great-grandparents were marquis alexandre-antoine davy de la pailleterie, a french nobleman and général commissaire in the artillery in the colony of saint-domingue—now haiti—and marie-cessette dumas, an african slave. Alexandre dumas ( born dumas davy de la pailleterie, , 24 july 1802 - 5 december 1870), on encarta31 october 2009 also known as alexandre dumas, père, was a french writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure. Alexandre dumas biography bookmark this page manage my reading list alexandre dumas, the author of the three musketeers and the count of monte cristo, among scores of other novels, was born on july 24, 1802.