Alexandre Dumas
(1802-1870) one of the most famous French writers of the 19th century. Dumas is best known for historical novels the Three Musketeers and The Count of Monte Cristo, among the first roman feuilleton, serial novel. Dumas lived as adventurously as the heroes in his books. He took part in the revolution of July 1830, caught colera during the epidemic of 1832 and travelled in Italy to recuperate. With the money earned from his writings he built fantastic chateau Montecristo on the outskirts of Paris. In 1851 Dumas escaped his creditors and spent two years in exile in Brussels (1855-57). In 1858 he travelled to Russia and in1860 he went to Italy, where supported Garibaldi and Italys struggle for independence (1860-64). He then remained in Naples as keeper of the museums for four years. After his return to France his debts continued to mount. Called as "the king of Paris" Dumas earned fortunes and spent them right away on frieds, art and mistresses. Dumas died of a stroke in 1870. His son Alexandre Dumasfils, became also a writer, dramatist and moralist, who tried to convince his father that he should reform and change his way of life.
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