Alphonse Daudet

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Alphonse Daudet
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

Alphonse Daudet (13 May 184016 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.