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Aristide Ambroise (Ambrouzis) Damalas[1]

Male 1855 - 1889  (34 years)


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  • Name Aristide Ambroise (Ambrouzis) Damalas 
    • also Damala
    Nickname Jacques 
    Born 15 Jan 1855  Piraeus, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 18 Aug 1889  Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Drug overdose
    • "Bernhardt Widowed; Announcement of Death in Paris of M. Jacques Damala", The New York Times, 19 Aug 1889.
    Notes 
    • Occupation: diplomat, actor
    • Officer attached to the Greek delegation at Paris, then to St. Petersburg. A ladies' man he quit his diplomatic career for (his future wife) Sarah Bernhardt's theatrical troop, a marriage with disputes and infidelities (Sturdza).
    • According to Sturdza he and his brother squandered their fortune through their extravgances in Paris during the Belle Epoque. [2]
    • His wikipedia page.
    Person ID I2206  Negroponte-Agelasto
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2015 

    Father Ambrouzis (Ioannis) Damalas,   b. 02 Jun 1808, Chios, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Jul 1869, allées des Capucines 65, Marseille, Bouches-du-Rhône, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur,France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Calliope (Lucas) Ralli,   b. 06 Jan 1829, Aegina, Saronic Islands, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Feb 1891, Athens, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 29 Nov 1845  Piraeus, Attica, Greece Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F948  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 mistress [Damalas] 
    Children 
     1. Tereza (Aristide) Damalas,   b. 1889,   d. 1967, Edirne, Marmara, Turkey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 11 Feb 2009 
    Family ID F1420  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sara-Marie-Henriette Rosine Bernhardt,   b. 23 Oct 1844, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Mar 1923, Paris, Île-de-France, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Married 04 Apr 1882  Church of St. Andrew, Oxford Street, London, England UK Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • In another marriage, to Charles Joseph E.H. de Ligne, she had a son, Maurice Bernhardt (1864-1928).
    Documents
    Damala-Bernhardt marriage record
    Damala-Bernhardt marriage record
    Parish Register, St Andrew, St Marylebone, Westminster, England, marriage recorded 4 Apr 1882
    Damala-Bernhardt-marriage-bond
    Damala-Bernhardt-marriage-bond
    between Aristide Ambroise Damala, 21, and Sarah Bernhardt, 21, recorded at St Andrew Parish, Wells Street, Middlesex, 4 Apr 1882
    Last Modified 4 Feb 2015 
    Family ID F950  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 15 Jan 1855 - Piraeus, Attica, Greece Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 04 Apr 1882 - Church of St. Andrew, Oxford Street, London, England UK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 18 Aug 1889 - Paris, Île-de-France, France Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    Aristidis_Iakovos Damalas (1855 - 1889)
    Aristidis_Iakovos Damalas (1855 - 1889)
    From the website: Greek and linked European Families
    Jacques Damala
    Jacques Damala
    photo courtesy Wikipedia

    Documents
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, <i>Chios through the Ages</i> (Athens, 1937)
    Philip L. Chryssoveloni, Chios through the Ages (Athens, 1937)
    Aristide Damalas (1853-1889) is described on page 47
    Jacques Damala death notice
    Jacques Damala death notice
    "Bernhardt Widowed; Announcement of Death in Paris of M. Jacques Damala", The New York Times, 19 Aug 1889
    'The Cause of Damala's Death'
    "The Cause of Damala's Death"
    The New York Times, 2 Sep 1889, p. 4.

  • Sources 
    1. [S49] Χίος και Χίοι διά μέσου των αιώνων, Χρυσοβελόνης, Φίλιππος Λ [Philip L. Chryssoveloni], (digital document, originally published Athens,1937), 47.

    2. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 123.

    3. [S17] Sturdza, Dictionnaire Historique Genealogique ... Grece, Sturdza, Mihail-Dimitri, (self, Paris, 1983), 387; but on 123: 29 Feb 1845.


  

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