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The global search engine “Google” celebrates, on Friday, the memory of the great French writer Alexandre Dumas. If you do not know his name, you must have heard about one of his most famous stories, “The Count of Monte Cristo”, “The Three Musketeers” or “The Man with the Iron Mask”.
Douma began writing plays and articles for magazines while working at the Royal Palace, and in 1829 his first play entitled “Henry III and His Court” was produced when he was 27 years old, then his second play “Christine” was produced and it gained good popularity, and his novel The Three Musketeers is considered one of the most French novels. Popularity, which was first published in 1844 and many artistic and cinematic works were borrowed from it.
His father passed away when he was four years old, and her mother could not afford the costs of his education except that he loved reading and taught himself the Spanish language, and he always had to work in a notary office for decades, and his love for reading appeared to the effect of the business owner than him, and he felt that his ambition was greater than the town Small where he lives, he travels to Paris.
Douma was met by many publishers to refuse to publish his works, but he persevered until he attained the position he deserved, except that he met Talma, the most famous representative of Paris in his theater room, who encouraged him and blew in himself the enthusiasm that made him feel that he would become a great writer.
He always tended to write adventure stories inspired by history, and the novel “The Three Musketeers” was his first work in this field, and was published in the year 1844 AD, and “The Count of Monte Cristo” in 1846, as well as “The Man with the Iron Mask,” which is considered a conclusion The story of “The Three Musketeers”.
And his masterpieces such as “The Black Lily” and “The Queen’s Necklace”, and many others followed, and it is worth noting that his last novel, “The Knight of Saint Hermine”, which he did not complete due to his death, one of the researchers managed to complete it to be published in French in 2005 AD, and then in English under The title of “The Last Knight”.
Douma passed away before completing his last novel, “The Knight of Saint Hermine,” but it was completed by a researcher to be published in 2005 in French and translated into English to be published afterwards with the title “The Last Knight”. There are other famous works of Douma such as “The Black Lily” and “The Queen’s Pendant.” ».
Douma died in 1870 and was buried in his hometown, but in celebration of the 200th anniversary of his death, French President Jacques Chirac ordered his body to be transferred to the Cemetery of the Great in Paris in a large funeral broadcast by French television, and he made his home a museum for the public.
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