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Daudet, Alphonse

Born: 1840 AD
Died: 1897 AD, at 57 years of age.

Nationality: French
Categories: Authors


1840 - Born in Nîmes, France, on the 13th of May to Vincent Daudet a silk manufacturer. He was the father of Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet.

1856 - He left Lyon, while studied, and began life as a schoolteacher at Alès, Gard, in the south of France.

1857 - On the 1st of November, he abandoned teaching, and took refuge with his brother Ernest.

1858 - Wrote poem "Les Amoureuses".

1866 - He wrote Lettres de mon moulin, written in Clamart, near Paris.

1867 - He married Julia Allard, who is known by her Impressions de nature et d'art and L'Enfance d'une Parisienne.

1868 - His first book Le petit chose, did not, however, produce popular sensation.

1877 - Wrote stories, "Le Nabab".

1879 - "Les Rois en exil".

1881 - "Numa Roumestan".

1884 - "Sapho".

1888 - "L'Immortel".

1897 - Alphonse Daudet died in Paris, France on the 16th of December and was interred in the Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris.


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