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 Marie Duplessis

Marie Duplessis

Birth
Nonant-le-Pin, Departement de l'Orne, Basse-Normandie, France
Death 3 Feb 1847 (aged 23)
Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Burial Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France
Plot Division 15.
Memorial ID 5545 · View Source
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Parisian courtesan, involved briefly with Alexandre Dumas fils, who later named her "Marguerite Gauthier" in his novel "La Dame Aux Camellias" (and, later, the play "Camille"); still later she was named "Violetta Valery" for Verdi's opera La Traviata, based on the play and novel. She is well known as "The Lady of the Camellias."


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 29 May 1999
  • Find A Grave Memorial 5545
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Marie Duplessis (15 Jan 1824–3 Feb 1847), Find A Grave Memorial no. 5545, citing Cimetiere de Montmartre, Paris, City of Paris, Île-de-France, France ; Maintained by Find A Grave .