French poet Alexandre Dumas with Saint-Domingue origin
Alexandre Dumas is also known as Alexandre Dumas, père. His father was born in the island Of Saint-Domingue, known today as Haiti. The father is a mix from a French nobleman and a black slave woman from Saint-Domingue.
After the election of Louis-Napoléon Bonaparte in 1851 in France, Alexandre Dumas left France for Belgium, where he stayed for several years.
He then moved to Russia and then to Italy. he finally returned to Paris in 1864.
His most popular work was novels of high adventure.
This work was translated into nearly 100 languages, and he is the most widely read French authors in history. Other work from Alexandre Dumas include The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne