The Count of Monte Cristo

The Count of Monte Cristo

by

Alexandre Dumas

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Daughter of Hermine and the Baron Danglars, Eugenie is supposed to marry Albert de Morcerf, then Andrea Cavalcanti, but she winds up running away with her musician friend to live in a romantic relationship with her. Eugenie values her independence above all else, and she is a character who refuses some of the typical social expectations of marriage and children.
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Eugenie Danglars Character Timeline in The Count of Monte Cristo

The timeline below shows where the character Eugenie Danglars appears in The Count of Monte Cristo. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 40 – Breakfast
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...now one of the most prominent bankers in Paris, and says that her name is Eugenie. The Count seems both delighted and somewhat startled by this information, though he recovers himself... (full context)
Chapter 53 – Robert Le Diable
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...is revealed to be having an affair with Lucien Debray; Hermine and the Baron’s daughter, Eugenie, whom Albert has been considering marrying; Morcerf and the Countess G, who has returned to... (full context)
Chapter 54 – Rise and Fall
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...over and speak with him, and Albert reveals that he does not wish to marry Eugenie Danglars because, for a reason he cannot figure out, his mother does not want him... (full context)
Chapter 57 – The Alfalfa Field
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...the wall by the alfalfa field to speak to Valentine, who has been visiting with Eugenie Danglars. Valentine reveals that Eugenie does not wish to marry Albert because she wants to... (full context)
Chapter 66 – Marriage Plans
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...if a young lad like that might not be a good investment for his daughter, Eugenie, who does not want to marry Albert de Morcerf. (full context)
Chapter 68 – A Summer Ball
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...Albert has two reasons: first, because he wishes very much to arrange a marriage between Eugenie Danglars and Andrea Cavalcanti (which Baron Danglars also wants); and second, because Mercedes has mentioned... (full context)
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Albert argues that Eugenie would make a wonderful mistress but a terrible wife, and so he feels that it’s... (full context)
Chapter 70 – The Ball
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...speak of his fortune in front of Andrea Cavalcanti, whom Danglars hopes to marry to Eugenie. (full context)
Chapter 76 – The Progress of the Younger Cavalcanti
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...visit to the Danglars home, where he sees Andrea Cavalcanti singing at the piano with Eugenie and her friend Louise. Danglars and his wife have been encouraging the match, as Danglars... (full context)
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Albert de Morcerf enters, ostensibly to pay court to Eugenie, his fiancée, although the Danglars family is frustrated by Morcerf’s haughtiness—Andrea, at the summer ball,... (full context)
Chapter 78 – A Correspondent Writes from Janina
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...the two men have discussed between themselves for eight years: that Albert is to marry Eugenie. But Morcerf is shocked to find out from Danglars that the banker is asking for... (full context)
Chapter 81 – The Retired Baker’s Room
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...families, maternal and paternal fortunes both, and so he is growing increasingly willing to marry Eugenie to Andrea. Although the Count appears to be in favor of this match for obscure... (full context)
Chapter 84 – Beauchamp
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...Danglars family has been involved in this, hoping to discredit the marriage between Albert and Eugenie, and Albert does in fact relay that Eugenie and Andrea appear to be more or... (full context)
Chapter 93 – Valentine
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...finally she and Noirtier will move out together into their own quarters. Mme Danglars and Eugenie visit Mme de Villefort to announce that Eugenie will be marrying Andrea Cavalcanti, and though... (full context)
Chapter 95 – Father and Daughter
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Eugenie requests a formal meeting with Danglars, in whom she confides that she no longer wishes... (full context)
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Eugenie agrees to this, although she insists that she has her own secret plan, which she... (full context)
Chapter 96 – The Marriage Contract
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...of the Count, where he announces, proudly, that he is officially to be married to Eugenie, and that he will have his own money invested in the railways on which Danglars... (full context)
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At the signing ceremony, Danglars proudly presents Eugenie, who has assented to the marriage and signed the contract. But the Count points out... (full context)
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...front of the entire gathered party of Parisian society. Needless to say, the marriage to Eugenie is no longer to take place. Andrea has disappeared, and the gendarmes go outside to... (full context)
Chapter 97 – The Road for Belgium
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...commotion has taken place, Danglars and his wife lock themselves in their separate chambers, and Eugenie, with her friend Louise, imagines what to do next. When Louise asks if Eugenie is... (full context)
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Louise is shocked at the plan but agrees, as she is devoted to her friend Eugenie and they both spurn the idea of marriage to men. They order a cart, make... (full context)
Chapter 98 – The Inn of the Bell and Bottle
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...down and hides in a room of the inn. There, to his surprise, he finds Eugenie and Louise, with Eugenie traveling as a man. Andrea believes, much to the girls’ laughter,... (full context)
Chapter 99 – The Law
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The Baroness Danglars, unsure what to do with herself and believing that Eugenie and Danglars are both locked in their rooms, first goes to visit Debray. But she... (full context)
Chapter 104 – The Signature of Baron Danglars
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...(about 50,000 francs) and his passport and prepares to leave the country as his daughter Eugenie has just done, presumably to avoid financial ruin. (full context)