The Count of Monte Cristo Character List


Edmond Dantes/Abbe Busoni/Count of Monte Cristo

Dantes, the naïve sailor from Marseilles, is locked up as a political bad guy in the Chateau D’If. Those he relied on imprison him. He stays in prison for fourteen years. He no longer is the very same male as soon as he breaks free, the lion of revenge has actually grown in his soul. Vengeance is reason for living now. Dantes assumes the role of the Italian priest, Abbe Busoni along with the role of the Count of Monte Cristo to avenge the wrongs committed against the hopeful nineteen year old sailor he as soon as was. The knowledge and fortune that Abbe Faria imparted to him permits him to accomplish this objective. He truly thinks that he can serve as magnificent justice by punishing the sins of his enemies. They must suffer gradually. In the end, the death of Villefort’s young child triggers Monte Cristo to question his God-like function. He declares the validation for his deeds when he goes to the Chateau D’If and asks to see his former cell.

Abbe Faria

This is the Abbe who conserves Dantes from suicide. The old Abbe had actually attempted to tunnel h is way to flexibility, however, a miscalculation brought him to Dantes’ cell. The Abbe is also a political detainee. The Abbe has actually made his own tools and has likewise written a treatise while put behind bars. The Abbe invests the next couple of years informing Dantes in the sciences, literature, and languages. He also helps Dantes find out who was responsible for his jail time. Therefore, he instills revenge in his young protégé. He sees Dantes as a boy, thus prior to he passes away of apoplexy, the Abbe informs Dantes of a treasure that is buried on the Island of Monte Cristo. When the Abbe passes away, Dantes changes his body in the Abbe’s body bag in order to leave.

Mercedes/Countess de Morcerf

Mercedes is a bad Catalan, yet she is honorable and beautiful. She is the fiancee of Dantes who is wronged by the guy whom she considered a sibling, Fernand Mondego. When Dantes is imprisoned she takes care of Dantes’ dad till his death. She is comforted by Mondego, however she loses hope of ever restoring Dantes. She therefore marries Fernand, who has amassed military magnificence. They end up being the Count and Countess de Morcerf. She alone recognizes Dantes when he returns as Monte Cristo, however, she keeps quiet up until her son challenges Monte Cristo to a battle for having actually ruined his daddy’s honor. She then checks out Monte Cristo to advocate her son’s life. He accepts, yet tells her of her partner’s treachery. This knowledge triggers her and her kid to abandon their name and fortune. They load their bags and leave. Mercedes shall complete her life in a convent.

Fernand Mondego/Count de Morcerf

Fernand was the angler who betrayed Dantes due to the fact that he loved Mercedes. Military splendor brought him a fortune, and he altered his name to Count de Morcerf. He dedicates suicide after Monte Cristo reveals his military treason. He betrayed his benefactor in Greece, Ali Pasha. He surrendered the Greek city to the Turks, and offered Ali’s partner and child into slavery.

Albert de Morcerf

The Count’s child is befriended and conserved from bandits by the Count of Monte Cristo in Italy. He thus presents his savior into Parisien society. He is shamed however, when Monte Cristo reveals the treachery of his father. In the beginning he challenges the Count to a duel, nevertheless, his mother associates with him the truth, after which he apologizes to the Count. Albert has his mother’s noble character, thus he renounces his fortune and name, and leaves to seek his own splendor and fortune in the army.


Danglars is the mastermind behind the letter, which incriminates Dantes. He becomes captain of the Pharaon once Dantes is locked up. He becomes a lender with an incredible fortune and a Baron. He has one child, Eugenie. His better half and he are alienated, particularly when his partner, as cash hungry as he, ruins part of his fortune. Monte Cristo ruins the other half. He damages Danglars by destroying his fortune.

Madame Danglars

Madame Danglars is the enthusiast of lots of. She is currently taking over much of her hubby’s fortunes with her enthusiast Monsieur Debray. Formerly, she had been the lover of Monsieur de Villefort with whom she had a child. Monsieur de Villefort buried this kid alive. Madame Danglars thought it to be dead upon its birth. This scandal damages Villefort, and triggers Madame Danglars to faint throughout a trial that revealed it all. She is likewise abandoned by Debray when her other half leaves and no longer has a fortune.

Lucien Debray

Debray is Madame Danglars’ lover. They are involved in accumulating a fortune from Danglars’ incomes. When Danglars abandons his other half, Debray no longer has any interest in Madame Danglars.

Eugenie Danglars

Originally Eugenie was to marry Albert de Morcerf. Nevertheless, her dad decided Andrea Calvacanti would be a more rewarding match. Eugenie herself does not want to wed at all. Thus she is anything however disappointed when Andrea, and escaped-convict is detained. She herself, a willful lady, runs away with her friend Louise d’Armilly using the Calvacanti episode as her excuse. Hence, Danglars loses his child.

Monsieur de Villefort

Monsieur de Villefort is the public district attorney of Marseilles who was responsible for Dantes’ imprisonment. Much to Villefort’s annoyance, Villefort’s father was a known Bonapartist, thus his policy for Bonapartist conspirators was severe. He looked for to protect his own name. He is successful in becoming the general public prosecutor in Paris. His very first marital relationship is one that is politically helpful. He has one daughter by that marriage, Valentine. He also has a child by his 2nd marital relationship. Monte Cristo ruins Villefort at Calvacanti’s trial. Calvacanti reveals that his daddy, Villefort, buried him as a newborn baby. He was saved by Bertuccio who had actually been spying on Villefort waiting on an opportunity to look for vengeance on him. Villefort had stopped working to seek out the male who had eliminated Bertuccio’s brother. Villefort is therefore messed up. His wife likewise poisons his daughter, boy, and herself. He ends up being insane.

Madame Heloise de Villefort

Madame Heloise de Villefort is the general public district attorney’s 2nd partner. She is obsessed with obtaining an inheritance for her boy Edouard. Valentine, child of Villefort and his very first other half, is to inherit her grandpa’s fortune as well as her mother’s parents’ fortune. Thus Madame de Villefort toxins the Saint-Merans, Valentine’s grandparents. She likewise poisons Valentine. Monte Cristo saves Valentine, however. When Monsieur de Villefort discovers her evil deeds he requires that she commit suicide. She thus toxins both herself and Edouard.

Valentine de Villefort

Valentine is a charming animal who is much loved by her grandfather, the Bonapartist Noirtier and Maximilien Morrel. Her grandfather assists her out of a marriage agreement with Franz d’Epinay. Noirtier exposes to d’Epinay that he had killed his daddy. D’Epinay hence no longer desires the marriage, and Valentine will have the ability to marry Maximilien. Valentine ends up being ill, however. Monte Cristo saves her from the poisons of Her stepmother, however. He wants joy upon her and Maximilien.

Edouard de Villefort

Edouard is a mere nine-year old young boy, who is poisoned by his own mom when she dedicates her own suicide. Monte Cristo recognizes that he may have gone to far with his revenge when this innocent kid dies. Monsieur de Villefort goes mad when he sees his child dead.

Marquis and Marquise de Saint-Meran

The Marquis and Marquise de Saint-Meran are the moms and dads of Villefort’s very first wife. Heloise De Villefort toxins them in her efforts to secure their fortune for her kid.

Monsieur Noirtier

Noirtier is Monsieur de Villefort’s Bonapartist father. It was to Noirtier that Napoleons’ letter, which Dantes was to deliver before his arrest, was dealt with. When Villefort discovered this, he quickly put behind bars Dantes, though he realized that Dantes was a simple pawn in the deal. Twenty 4 years later, when Dantes returns as Monte Cristo, Noirtier has actually suffered from a stroke and can no longer speak. He deals with his child, and is extremely near his granddaughter, Valentine. He saves her from marrying Franz d’Epinay by informing the Baron that it was he that was accountable for killing d’Epinays father. Noirtier will bless the marriage of Valentine with Maximilien.

Physician d’Avrigny

This is the physician who takes care of the many “illness” in the Villefort home. He is determined that the deaths are because of poison, yet he does not reveals his suspicions to the general public at Villefort’s request.


Caderousse is originally Dantes’ neighbor. He is incredibly envious of Dantes. Caderousse’s greed ruins him, for when Dantes returns as Abbe Busoni, Caderousse is provided a diamond by the Abbe. Caderousse, however, eliminates the jeweler who buys the diamond. He also eliminates his spouse. He himself is now put behind bars. A couple of years later Dantes visits his prison as Lord Wilmore and helps him get away. This is simply part of Dantes’ punishment. Caderousse has not altered, he is still the very same greedy man. Thus he passes away in Monte Cristo’s home killed by his old buddy Benedetto. The Count reveals his identity to Caderousse just as he is passing away.


Benedetto is the son of Madame Danglars and Monsieur de Villefort. Villefort is ruined when Benedetto returns as Andrea Calvacanti with the aid of Monte Cristo to accuse Villefort of burying him alive as a newborn. Benedetto also had been a smuggler who had actually remained at the inn run by Caderousse. Benedetto eliminates Caderousse as Caderousse flees from Monte Cristo’s home after his attempted robbery.

M. Morrel

Before Monte Cristo begins his vengeance, he rewards M. Morrel and his family, for they were his true buddies. M. Morrel was the shipowner of the Pharaon. He had actually invested efforts in conserving Dantes from jail but to no avail. He had actually also paid for Dantes’ father’s burial. M. Morrel is about to commit suicide since he can no longer his word financially. Monte Cristo anonymously conserves him from such a predicament. On his deathbed M. Morrel repeats his belief to his household that the savior was Edmond Dantes.

Maximilien Morrel

M. Morrel’s child is in love with Valentine de Villefort. He ends up being a buddy of the Count. He even agrees to be the Count’s 2nd man in a duel. The Count tests Maxilmilien’s love by pretending that Valentine is dead for a month. He then rewards Maximilien’s worthy character with Valentine. He also provides riches prior to he departs with Haydee.

Julie Morrel

Julie is the sister of Maximilien. She is married to Emmanuel Herbault. His marriage was made possible by the present of Sinbad the Sailor (Monte Cristo). The count gave her a diamond as her dowry.


Haydee is Monte Cristo’s brand-new love. He had actually bought her as a tool to overrule Count de Morcerf. Morcerf sold her into slavery. She was the child of Ali Pasha, Morcerf’s benefactor in Greece. Haydee testifies against Morcerf and ruins his honor.


Bertuccio is now a servant of Monte Cristo. His past is key to Monte Cristo’s revenge. Bertuccio had actually when attempted to stab Monsieur de Villefort. The moment he picked was while Villefort was burying a box in his garden at Auteuil. Bertuccio retrieves package thinking it to be a treasure. He is shocked to find a newborn baby buried alive. He conserves the child, and his sis in law adopts it. This is Benedetto, who later is the Andrea Calvacanti who ruins Villefort by relating his relation to Villefort. Benedetto also is connected to Caderousse. He was in a smuggler’s ring that stayed at Caderousse’s inn. Caderousse asks Calvacanti for part of his allowance from Monte Cristo. Benedetto murders Caderousse as the greedy old male tries an escape from Monte Cristo’s home.

Dantes’ daddy

Dantes’ dad dies of hunger soon after Dantes is locked up. This is another among Dantes’ intention for revenge. He rewards those who respected his dad, such as the Morrel family. Those who permitted is father to die, such as Danglars, he strikes down. He ruins Danglars by charging him huge amounts of cash for food in order to make it through.

Luigi Vampa

Luigi Vampa is the leader of a gang of Italian bandits who are indebted to Monte Cristo. Monte Cristo launched Luigi Vampa after catching him, and did not turn him in to the authorities. Luigi Vampa thus helps Monte Cristo win Albert de Morcerf’s favor by “recording” Albert and later “releasing” him at the Count’s dreams. Vampa’s gang likewise damages Danglars.


Peppino is part of Vampa’s gang. The Count had actually conserved him from death. It is Peppino who starves Danglars up until he pays a hundred thousand francs per food item.


Jacopo is the smuggler who conserves Dantes from the sea right after he is tossed into the waves in the Abbe Faria’s body bag. Dantes smuggles with Jacopo for a few months before recuperating the Monte Cristo treasure. Jacopo later becomes the captain of Monte Cristo’s luxury yacht.

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