Alphonse Daudet

French novelist

Alphonse Daudet (13 May 1840 – 16 December 1897) was a French novelist. He was the father of Léon Daudet and Lucien Daudet. Outside France he is probably best known for his novel Tartarin de Tarrascon. Daudet died of syphilis.

Alphonse Daudet
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Born(1840-05-13)13 May 1840
Nîmes, France
Died16 December 1897(1897-12-16) (aged 57)
Paris, France
OccupationNovelist, Short story writer, Playwright, Poet
Literary movementNaturalism