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Dumas, Alexandre(Encyclopedia)Dumas, Alexandre, known as Dumas filsälksäN´dr dümä´, fs [key], 1824–95, French dramatist and novelist, illegitimate son of Alexandre Dumas (1802–70, Dumas Père). He was the chief cre...
Dumas, Alexandre(Encyclopedia)Dumas, Alexandre älksäN´dr dümä´ [key], known as Dumas pèrepr [key], 1802–70, French novelist and dramatist. His father, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas, was a general in the Revolution. Dumas d...
Dumas, Thomas-Alexandre(Encyclopedia)Dumas, Thomas-Alexandre or Alexandre tmä´-sälksäN´dr dümä´, älksäN´– [key] 1762–1806, French revolutionary general, b. Saint-Domingue (now Haiti) as Thomas-Alexandre Davy de la ...
Dumas fils(Encyclopedia)Dumas fils: see Dumas, Alexandre (1824–95).
Dumas père(Encyclopedia)Dumas père: see Dumas, Alexandre (1802–70).
Malone, Dumas(Encyclopedia)Malone, Dumas doomä´ mln´ [key], 1892–1986, American historian and editor, b. Coldwater, Miss. He received his Ph.D. from Yale in 1923 and was an instructor of history at Yale (1919–23) a...
Dumas, Jean Baptiste André(Encyclopedia)Dumas, Jean Baptiste André zhäN bätst´ äNdr´ dümä´ [key], 1800–1884, French organic chemist. He was distinguished for his researches on atomic weights, esters, vapor densities, the oxid...
Château d'If(Encyclopedia)Château d'If shätdf´ [key], castle built in 1524 on the small rocky isle of If, in the Mediterranean Sea off Marseilles, SE France. Long used as a state prison, it was made famous by Alexandr...
Monte Cristo(Encyclopedia)Monte Cristo mnt krs´t, Ital. môn´t kr´st [key], unpopulated, rocky island, 6 sq mi (15.5 sq km), belonging to Italy, in the Tyrrhenian Sea between Corsica and the Italian coast. I...
Nodier, Charles(Encyclopedia)Nodier, Charles shärl nôdy´ [key], 1780–1844, French novelist and poet. From 1824 he was librarian of the Bibliothèque de l'Arsenal in Paris. His salon was the nucleus of the beginning romanti...
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