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Originally appearing in Volume V22, Page 62 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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VICOMTE DE PONSON DU TERRAIL [PIERRE ALEXIS DE PONSON] (1829-1871), French romance writer, was born at Montmaur (Isere) on the 8th of July 1829. He was a prolific novelist, producing in the space of two years some seventy-three volumes. Among his most successful productions were Les Coulisses du monde (1853), Exploits de Rocambole (1859), Les Drames de Paris (1865) and Le Forgeron de la Cour-Dieu (1869). He died at Bordeaux on the loth of January 1871.
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