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1911 Encyclopædia Britannica/Aimard, Gustave

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AIMARD, GUSTAVE, the pen-name of Oliver Gloux (1818-1883), French novelist, who was born in Paris on the 13th of September 1818. He made use of the materials collected in a roving and adventurous youth and early manhood in numerous romances in the style of J. Fenimore Cooper. Among the best of them are: Les Trappers de l'Arkansas (1858); La Grande flibuste (1860); Nuits mexicaines (1863); La Forét vierge (1870). He died in Paris on the 20th of June 188 3. Many of his novels have been translated into English.