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Alexandre Dumas

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1802–70)

French novelist and dramatist. A pioneer of the romantic theatre in France, he achieved fame with his historical dramas, such as Henry III et sa cour (1829). His...

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Dumas, Alexandre

Peter E. Carr.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 524 words.

Alexandre Dumas was born Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie in Villers-Cotteràts, northeast of Paris. His father was Thomas-Alexandre Dumas

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Dumas, Alexandre

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1729 words.

writer, was born in Villers-Cotterêts, France, on 24 July 1802. He was the son of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, a French Revolutionary

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Dumas, Alexandre

Peter E. Carr.

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 524 words.

Alexandre Dumas was born Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie in Villers-Cotteràts, northeast of Paris. His father was Thomas-Alexandre Dumas and his mother was Marie-Louise Elisabeth...

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Dumas, Alexandre

Christopher Smith.

in Oxford Music Online

December 1992; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Opera; Romantic Music. 296 words.

(b Paris, July 27, 1824; d Marlyle-Roi, Nov 27, 1895). French dramatist Known as Dumas, fils, he was the illegitimate son of Alexandre Dumas père. His direct contribution to musical...

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Dumas, Alexandre, Père

Jonathan Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1530 words.

In 1893 the playwright George Bernard Shaw described Alexandre Dumas père (senior) as “a summit of art,” comparing him to

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Dumas, Paul Alexandre

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

P ublished online October 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Prints and Printmaking; 20th-Century Art. 20 words.

French, 20th century, male.

Engraver (wood).

Paul Alexandre Dumas exhibited at the Salon des Artistes Français in Paris from 1928.

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Dumas, Alexandre (1824–95)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 66 words.

French dramatist and novelist, illegitimate son of Alexandre Dumas (père). His work stands in stark contrast to his

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Dumas, Alexandre (1802–1870)

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro–Latin American Biography

January 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Caribbean History. 1738 words.

was born in Villers-Cotterêts, France, on 24 July 1802. He was the son of Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, a French Revolutionary

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Dumas, Alexandre (1802 - 1870), Fiction Writer, Dramatist

in Encyclopedia of African American History, 1619-1895: From the Colonial Period to the Age of Frederick Douglass

January 2006; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History; United States History.

Alexandre Dumas was born Alexandre Dumas Davy de la Pailleterie in Villers-Cotteràts, northeast of Paris. His father was Thomas-Alexandre Dumas

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Dumas, Alexandre (1802 - 1870), Fiction Writer, Dramatist

Jonathan Edwards.

in Africana: The Encyclopedia of the African and African American Experience, Second Edition

January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1530 words.

In 1893 the playwright George Bernard Shaw described Alexandre Dumas père (senior) as “a summit of art,” comparing him to Mozart: “you get nothing above Dumas on his own mountain … if...

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Alexandre Dumas

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

(1802–70)

French novelist and dramatist. A pioneer of the romantic theatre in France, he achieved fame with his historical dramas, such as Henry III et sa cour (1829). His...

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Alexandre Dumas

Overview page. Subjects: Theatre — Literature.

(1824–95)

French dramatist. He became one of the most successful dramatists of the Second Empire. His play La Dame aux camélias (1852) was based on Dumas's own novel (1848) and...

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Dumas, Alexandre

Sandra L. Beckett.

in The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

January 2006; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Children's Literature Studies. 353 words.

(1802–1870), French novelist and dramatist, commonly known as Dumas père to distinguish him from his writer son. Dumas

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Dumas, Alexandre (1824–95)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 50 words.

He became one of the most successful dramatists of the Second Empire. His play La Dame aux camélias (1852...

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Dumas, Alexandre (1802–70)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 62 words.

A pioneer of the romantic theatre in France, he achieved fame with his historical dramas, such as Henry III et sa cour...

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Alexandre Dumas (180270)

Edited by Nigel Rees.

in Brewer's Famous Quotations

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

Tous pour un, un pour tous [All for one and one for all].

Motto of the Three Musketeers, made famous

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Dumas, Thomas-Alexandre

in Dictionary of Caribbean and Afro-Latin American Biography

January 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History. 1943 words.

a French Revolutionary War general and the highest-ranking general of African descent in Continental European history, was born on 25

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Alexandre Dumas (1802–70)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 168 words.

All human wisdom is contained in these two words, Wait and Hope.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1845) ch. 117

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Alexandre Dumas (1824–95)

Edited by Elizabeth Knowles.

in Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

January 2014; p ublished online September 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 26 words.

All generalizations are dangerous, even this one.

attributed

generalizations dangerous

generalizations dangerous

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Alexandre Dumas (1802–70)

Edited by Susan Ratcliffe.

in Oxford Essential Quotations

P ublished online September 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 102 words.

All human wisdom is contained in these two words, Wait and Hope.

The Count of Monte Cristo (1845)

Cherchons la

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