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Alexandre Dumas (Davy de la Pailleterie)

French: Alexandre Dumas (Davy de la Pailleterie), père
Also Known As: "Александър ДЮМА-баща"
Birthplace: Villers-Cotterêts, Picardie, France
Death: Died in Dieppe, Upper Normandy, France
Cause of death: Stroke
Place of Burial: Paris, Île-de-France, France
Immediate Family:

Son of Général Thomas-Alexandre Dumas and Marie-Louise Élisabeth Labouret
Husband of Marguerite Joséphine Dumas, Ida Ferrier
Father of Alexandre Dumas; Marie-Alexandrine Dumas; Micaëlla Clélie Josepha Élisabeth Cordier and Henri Bauër
Brother of Aimée-Letellier Dumas and Louise-Alexandrine Dumas

Occupation: Novelist, Playwright, писател
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About Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas, born Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie was a French writer, best known for his historical novels of high adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Many of his novels, including The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne were originally serialized. He also wrote plays and magazine articles and was a prolific correspondent. Born in poverty, Dumas was the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave.

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Alexandre Dumas's Timeline

July 24, 1802
Villers-Cotterêts, Picardie, France
July 27, 1824
Age 22
Paris, Ile-de-France, France
March 5, 1831
Age 28
Age 48
Age 57
December 5, 1870
Age 68
Dieppe, Upper Normandy, France
Paris, Île-de-France, France