Edmond Dantès

Illustration of Edmond Dantès by [[Pierre-Gustave Staal]] (1888). Edmond Dantès () is a title character, Byronic hero and the protagonist of Alexandre Dumas's 1844 adventure novel ''The Count of Monte Cristo''. Within the story's narrative, Dantès is an intelligent, honest and loving man who turns bitter and vengeful after he is framed for a crime he did not commit. When Dantès finds himself free and enormously wealthy, he takes it upon himself to reward those who have helped him in his plight and punish those responsible for his years of suffering. He is known by the aliases The Count of Monte Cristo (), Abbé Busoni, Lord Wilmore, and Sinbad the Sailor. Provided by Wikipedia
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