Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr
Jean-Baptiste Alphonse Karr (24 November 1808 – 29 September 1890) was a French critic, journalist, and novelist. His brother Eugène was a talented engineer, and his niece Carme Karr was a writer, journalist and suffragist in La Roche-Mabile. In 1839 Alphonse Karr became editor of Le Figaro.
Karr was born in Paris and died in Saint-Raphael, Var.
The bamboo species Bambusa multiplex Alphonse Karr was named in his honour.
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- ↑ "Bambusa multiplex Alphonse Karr". www.beautiful-tropical-gardens.com.
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