The Real Count of Monte Cristo: Thomas Alexandre Dumas

From The History Guy.

Alexandre Dumas wrote some of the most widely-read books of all time, among them “The Three Musketeers” and the “Count of Monte Christo”. Lesser known is that some of his most famous characters were inspired by his father, Thomas-Alexandre Dumas. The History Guy recalls the forgotten story of the man who inspired some of literature’s greatest adventure heroes.

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