Alexandre Dumas

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alexandre dumas



Alexandre Dumas was a major playwright who helped to revolutionize French drama and theater. He was one of the best historical novelists, publishing more than two hundred novels.
He was born on July twenty fourth, mille eighteen in the french town of Villers-Cotterets. His father was a general in Napoleon's army. His mother, Marie-Louise-Elizabeth was an innkeeper. His father died when he was four years old and his mother was not able to provide him with much education. As a young man, Alexandre Dumas worked as a clerc and moved to Paris. After seeing one of Shakesphere's plays, Hamlet, he had found the direction that he needed to go. The play had inspired him to become a playwright. In eighteen twenty four his son Alexandre Dumas fils, who became a writer himself, was born. A few years later, after many failures, Alexandre Dumas wrote Henry III, which was a great success. Dumas became

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