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What famous French writer was part Negro?

June 5, 2017 | Author: | Posted in General Knowledge

Alexandre Dumas the elder (1802-1870), author of The Count of Monte Cristo and other romantic novels, was of part Negro blood. His father, General Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie Dumas, was a mulatto, the son of a French nobleman named Alexandre Davy de la Pailleterie and a full-blooded Negro woman of Santo Domingo. General Dumas took the name Dumas from …