Alexandre davy de la pailleterie, also known as alexandre dumas, (25 march 1762 – 26 february 1806) was a general in revolutionary france he is the highest-ranking person of color of all time in a continental european army he was the first person of color in the french military to become.
Alexandre dumas is usually designated père to distinguish him from his father and son of the same name the son, known as alexandre dumas, fils, was also an important writer of drama and of fiction dumas’ father was an impoverished, disillusioned general in napoleon’s egyptian campaign.
Alexandre dumas (uk: / ˈ dj uː m ɑː, d ʊ ˈ m ɑː /, us: / dj uː ˈ m ɑː / french: [alɛksɑ̃dʁ dyma] born dumas davy de la pailleterie [dyma davi də la pajətʁi] 24 july 1802 – 5 december 1870), also known as alexandre dumas père (french for 'father'), was a french writer his works have been translated into many languages, and he is one of the most widely read french authors.
By heather helinsky, dramaturg alexandre dumas, author of the three muskeeters, was a self-educated man who found his life’s calling at age 18 when he went to the theatre for the first time. The black count: glory, revolution, betrayal, and the real count of monte cristo is a 2012 biography of general thomas-alexandre dumas written by tom reissthe book presents the life and career of dumas as a soldier and officer during the french revolution, as well as his military service in italy during the french revolutionary wars and later in egypt under napoleon.
Alexandre dumas (1802 - 1870) was a famous french novelist and playwright of the 19th century his father was a french general who rose to prominence during the revolution, thomas-alexandre dumas, who was nicknamed the black devil for his courage and african (by way of haiti) ancestry. Alexandre dumas he was the third child of thomas-alexandre davy de la pailleterie (who took the name of dumas), a nobleman who distinguished himself as one of napoleon's most brilliant generals, and marie-louise-elisabeth labouret.
Alexandre dumas, author of the three muskeeters, was a self-educated man who found his life’s calling at age 18 when he went to the theatre for the first time dumas’ father was a man of color who worked his way up to become general dumas during the french revolution the french revolution offered a promise to men of color, like himself. Thomas-alexandre dumas was a mulatto born in the french colony of saint domingue he joined the french army as a private and rose to the rank of a general during the french revolution dumas is probably best known for fathering the famous french writer alexandre dumas (père.
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