Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: The Count of Monte Cristo

  • The real Monte Cristo

    The father of Alexandre Dumas (Père), famous author of The Count of Monte Cristo and of The Three Musketeers, was the son of a French nobleman and a black Caribbean slave. During the turmoil of the French Revolution, Alex Dumas, for that was the name he adopted, rose through the ranks and became the first…