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Alexandre Dumas fils

1824 - 1895

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Alexandre Dumas fils (French: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dymɑ fis]; 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 1853 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 père ("father"), also a well-known playwright and author of classic works such as The Three Musketeers. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Alexandre Dumas fils has received more than 763,567 page views. His biography is available in 66 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 64 in 2019). Alexandre Dumas fils is the 122nd most popular writer (down from 116th in 2019), the 136th most popular biography from France (down from 122nd in 2019) and the 29th most popular French Writer.

Alexandre Dumas is most famous for his novel "The Count of Monte Cristo."

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Among writers, Alexandre Dumas fils ranks 122 out of 5,755Before him are Václav Havel, Sully Prudhomme, E. T. A. Hoffmann, Yukio Mishima, Henry David Thoreau, and Paul Verlaine. After him are Matsuo Bashō, Jean Cocteau, Apuleius, H. P. Lovecraft, Robert Louis Stevenson, and Haruki Murakami.

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Among people born in 1824, Alexandre Dumas fils ranks 2Before him is Bedřich Smetana. After him are Anton Bruckner, Gustav Kirchhoff, William Thomson, 1st Baron Kelvin, Maria Alexandrovna, Jean-Léon Gérôme, Eugène Boudin, Paul Broca, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Marie Duplessis, and Wilkie Collins. Among people deceased in 1895, Alexandre Dumas fils ranks 3Before him are Louis Pasteur and Friedrich Engels. After him are Berthe Morisot, Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, Thomas Henry Huxley, Empress Myeongseong, Julius Lothar Meyer, Adam Opel, José Martí, Isma'il Pasha, and Friedrich Miescher.

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In France

Among people born in France, Alexandre Dumas fils ranks 136 out of 6,011Before him are Roman Polanski (1933), Thérèse of Lisieux (1873), Godfrey of Bouillon (1060), Sully Prudhomme (1839), Paul Verlaine (1844), and Louis XII of France (1462). After him are Charles VIII of France (1470), Jean Cocteau (1889), Jean le Rond d'Alembert (1717), Joseph Fourier (1768), Louis XI of France (1423), and Georges Braque (1882).

Among WRITERS In France

Among writers born in France, Alexandre Dumas fils ranks 29Before him are Nicolas Flamel (1330), Anatole France (1844), François Rabelais (1494), François Villon (1431), Sully Prudhomme (1839), and Paul Verlaine (1844). After him are Jean Cocteau (1889), Guy de Maupassant (1850), Charles Baudelaire (1821), André Breton (1896), Jean Racine (1639), and Petronius (27).