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Dumas, Alexandre (the father)

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Born: 1802 AD
Died: 1870 AD, at 68 years of age.

Nationality: Unknown
Categories: Illustrators

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1802- born at Villers-Cotteret (north of france)

1829- his first piece of theater "Henri 3 et sa cour" which was played many times

After that he became friend of romantiques like Victor Hugo

Chapters of his storyes published in newspaper

1844- with his brilliant " Le Comte de Monte-Cristo " he became famous

After that he wrote " Les Trois Mousquetaires" , " Vingt ans apres " and " La Dame de Monsoreau " in addition to hundreds of storyes that tells 3 centuries the history of France

He traveled in all Europe spending lot of money in opening newspapers . theaters aand built a big palace in which he lived as a king

He had a son named "Alexandre Dumas " too


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