Ferrier, Ida

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Ferrier, Ida Gender: F
Marguerite-Joséphine Calais
born on 13 May 1811 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )
Place Nancy, France, 48n41, 6e12
Timezone LMT m6e12 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_taucol.18.gif 21°31' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 21°30 Asc.s_gemcol.18.gif 19°58'


French actress, the mistress and later wife of noted French writer Alexandre Dumas. Through this marriage she was known as Marguerite Joséphine Dumas.

She appeared at 'Théâtre Montparnasse' (1830-1831) and 'l'Opéra-Comique' (1831), played Angele at 'Porte Saint-Martin' (1833), starred at the 'Palais Royale' (1836), then played Stella in Dumas' "Caligula" (1837).

She also appeared in Dumas' "Bathilde" (1839) and his "l'Alchimiste."

Ferrier married Dumas in a civil ceremony in Paris on 1 February 1840 (followed by a church wedding on 5 February) and they separated in 1846.

She died in Gênes on 11 March 1859, aged 47.



  • Relationship : Marriage 1 February 1840 (Alexandre Dumas)
    chart Placidus Equal_H.
  • Relationship : End significant relationship 1846 (Separated from Dumas)

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate (unnumbered) in the online Meurthe-et-Moselle archives, p. 304/668. Born illegitimate to Anne Calais. In the margin it is recorded that Calais married Mathias Ferrand in Metz on 17 November 1813 and her daughter then became "Marguerite-Joséphine Ferrand."


  • Family : Relationship : Mate - Noted (French writer Alexandre Dumas)
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress