Alexandre Dumas

Alexandre Dumas

Born: July 24, 1802

Died: December 5, 1870

Nationality: French

Occupation: Novelist

Biography: Alexandre Dumas 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 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 published as serials.

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Source/Notes: Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) (1845-1846)
Source/Notes: Also: Until the day when God shall deign to reveal the future to man, all human wisdom is summed up in these two words,-Wait and hope. - Le comte de Monte Cristo (The Count of Monte Cristo) (1845-1846)

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Source/Notes: Les Trois Mousquetaires (The Three Musketeers) (1844)
Source/Notes: Ch. 63: The Drop of Water - Les Trois Mousquetaires (The Three Musketeers) (1844)