Alexandre Dumas, fils facts for kids
|Alexandre Dumas fils|
Alexandre Dumas fils
27 July 1824
|Died||27 November 1895
Marly-le-Roi, Yvelines, France
|Occupation||Writer, novelist, playwright|
|Genres||Historical novel, Romantic novel|
Alexandre Dumas (27 July 1824 – 27 November 1895) was a French author and playwright, best known for the romantic novel La Dame aux Camélias (The Lady of the Camellias), published in 1848, which was adapted into Giuseppe Verdi's opera La traviata (The Fallen Woman), as well as numerous stage and film productions, usually titled Camille in English-language versions.
Dumas (fils - French for son), was the son of Alexandre Dumas, also a well-known playwright and author of classic works such as The Three Musketeers. Dumas,fils was admitted to the Académie française (French Academy) in 1874 and awarded the Légion d'honneur (Legion of Honour) in 1894.
Dumas died at Marly-le-Roi, Yvelines, on 27 November 1895, and was interred in the Montmartre Cemetery in Paris. His grave is some 100 metres away from that of Marie Duplessis.
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Bust of Alexander Dumas Fils, Orsay Museum
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