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Pierre-Aristide Bréal (1905-1990) was a French playwright and scriptwriter of the 20th century and very successful in his time. Among his plays are "Trois Camarades" (Three Comrades, 1935) and "La Magouille ou la Cuisine française" (Skulduggery, or French cuisine, 1977).
Harmonide  4/6/2019
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Aristide Rougon, also known as Aristide Saccard, is a character from the French naturalist novelist Émile Zola's cycle "Les Rougon-Macquart: Histoire naturelle et sociale d'une famille sous le Second Empire".
Aristide Rougon appears as the second child of Pierre and Félicité Rougon in "La Fortune des Rougon" (The Fortune of the Rougons, 1871), in which he works as a political journalist. Then he goes to Paris and assumes the name of Saccard not to dishonour his family with his embezzlements in "La Curée" (The Kill, 1871-72). Later, he becomes the protagonist of "L'Argent" (Money, 1890-91), in which he fraudulently makes himself rich through speculation.
Aristide Rougon/Saccard embodies an opportunist rogue, a greedy man who changes his political affiliations according to who is in power and who doesn't hesitate to break the law to make himself richer.
Harmonide  12/9/2018
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Aristide Maillol was a French artist: painter, sculptor and printmaker. He was born in 1861, died in 1944. He was inspired by Greek sculpture and his mature work was almost entirely focused on female nudes.
Harmonide  10/17/2018
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Aristide Boucicaut (1810-1877) was a French entrepreneur. He started his career as a simple shop assistant of a hat-maker. In 1852, he invented in Paris the first department store, named Le Bon Marché, a concept that was copied all over the world.
Harmonide  10/17/2018
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Louis Armand Aristide Bruand was a French bourgeois by birth he became well known in his time of the late 1800's in the Montmarte district of Paris for his singing/performing with the stage name of Aristide Bruant. He will forever be remembered now as the friend and prominent subject of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec's posters/paintings advertising 'Aristide Bruant' in lettering but with dramatic flair in fashion as well (ie red scarf, hat, high boots.)
pegreads  4/27/2013
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Italian pronunciation:

Ah-Ree-Stee-Deyh

"A" as in "Father." Roll your "R." The "I" in "Ri" is stressed to "EE." Again, for "Sti," the "I" must be stressed. "De" as in "Day," quite nearly. "Deyh." [noted -ed]
Francesca  4/5/2011
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It is Italian as well, and not just French. And there are many famous bearers besides Briand. [noted -ed]
bananarama  12/26/2009
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Prince Aristide Stavros (b. 29 June 2008) is the youngest child of Crown Prince Pavlos and his Marie-Chantal.
― Anonymous User  2/27/2009
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Not used at all, except on letters when there's a street after Aristide Briand.
luxsword  10/24/2008
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Aristede was Count Petofi's servant from Dark Shadows.
yohevid  8/2/2008
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A famous bearer is Aristide Briand (1862-1932), a Prime Minister of France who received the 1926 Nobel Peace Prize.
Marie-Amelie  5/30/2008
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Aristéa is a feminine derivitive. Pronounced: air-i-STAY-uh.
leananshae  12/3/2007
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Finally someone who knows the name Aristea - what I was named.

Though with the accent on the E and it being of Greek origins I would say it is pronounced more or at least how I pronounce my name phonetically.

Ah (like Father)-ri -STEH (like E in elephant)- Ah.

Everyone says it's pretty but don't try to pronounce it at all. Or butcher it to Ah- ris- tee (and sometimes Ah-ris-tee-aah).
aristeae  7/18/2012

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