13 May 1840|
|Died||16 December 1897
|Occupation||Novelist, Short story writer, Playwright, Poet|
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.