Characters in La Comedie Humaine

 

List of characters in the Comedie Humaine and the stories in which they appear. With a few exceptions only characters appearing in more than one story are listed. A link in the character name or the story title directs you to an illustration.

For a brief synopsis of these characters, visit the Repertory of The Comedie Humaine by Cerfberr and Christophe at Project Gutenberg – but beware, there are spoilers.

 

Aiglemont, General, Marquis Victor d’

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • A Woman of Thirty

Aiglemont, General, Marquise Julie d’

  • A Woman of Thirty

Ajuda-Pinto, Marquis Miguel d’

  • Father Goriot
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • Beatrix

Aquilina

Arthez, Daniel d’

Barbet

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Man of Business
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Middle Classes

Baudoyer, Elizabeth Saillard

Baudoyer, Isidore

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes
  •  Cousin Pons

Bauvan, Comte Octave de

  • Honorine
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Beaudenord, Godefroid de

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Beaumesnil, Mademoiselle

  • The Middle Classes
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Second Home

Beaupre, Fanny

  • A Start in Life
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Beauseant, Marquis and Comte de

  • The Deserted Woman
  • Father Goriot
  • An Episode under the Terror

Beauseant, Marquise de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Deserted Woman

Beauseant, Vicomte de

  • Father Goriot
  • The Deserted Woman

Beauseant, Vicomtesse de

Beauvisage (tenant)

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Beauvisage, Phileas

  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis
  • Berenice
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Beauvouloir, Gabrielle

Becker

  • Seraphita

Berthier, Alexandre

  • The Chouans
  • The Gondreville Mystery

Berthier (Parisian notary)

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Berthier, Madame

  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Pons

Bèze, Théodore de

Bianchon, Horace

  • Father Goriot
  • The Atheist’s Mass
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Government Clerks
  • Pierrette
  • A Study of Woman
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Honorine
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Magic Skin
  • A Second Home
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Muse of the Department
  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Country Parson
  • In addition, M. Bianchon narrated the following:
    • Another Study of Woman
    • La Grande Breteche

Bibi-Lupin (chief of secret police, called himself Gondureau)

  • Father Goriot
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Bidault (known as Gigonnet)

Birotteau, Cesar

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket

Birotteau, Constance

Birotteau, Abbe François

Bixiou, Jean-Jacques

  • The Purse
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Government Clerks
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis Beatrix
  • A Man of Business
  • Gaudissart II.
  • The Unconscious Humorists
  • Cousin Pons

Blamont-Chauvry, Princesse de

  • The Thirteen
  • Madame Firmiani
  • The Lily of the Valley

Blondet (Judge)

Blondet, Emile

  •  Jealousies of a Country Town
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Peasantry

Blondet, Virginie

  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Peasantry
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Member for Arcis
  • A Daughter of Eve

Bonaparte, Napoleon

  • The Vendetta
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Colonel Chabert
  • Domestic Peace
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • A Woman of Thirty

Bonaparte, Lucien

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Vendetta

Bordin

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Bourbonne, De Madame Firmiani

  • The Vicar of Tours

Bourgeat

Bourignard, Gratien-Henri-Victor-Jean-Joseph

Bourlac, Bernard-Jean-Baptiste-Macloud, Baron de

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Peasantry

Bousquier, Du (or Du Croisier or Du Bourguier)

Bouvard, Doctor

  • Ursule Mirouet
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Brambourg, Comte de (Title of Philippe Bridau, later Joseph)

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Brandon, Lady Marie Augusta

  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Lily of the Valley
  • La Grenadiere

Braschon

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Braulard

Brezacs (The)

  • The Country Parson
  • The Government Clerks

Bridau, Philippe

Bridau, Madame Philippe (born Flore Brazier)

Bridau, Joseph

  • The Purse
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Start in Life
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Another Study of Woman
  • Pierre Grassou
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis

Brigaut, Jacques

Brigaut, Major

  • Pierrette
  • The Chouans

Brisetout, Heloise

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons
  • The Middle Classes

Brossette, Abbe

  • The Peasantry
  • Beatrix

Bruel, Jean Francois du

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Start in Life
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • The Middle Classes
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Daughter of Eve

Bruel, Claudine Chaffaroux, Madame du

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Middle Classes

Bruno

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Butscha, Jean

  • Modeste Mignon

Cabirolle, Madame

  • A Start in Life
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment

Cabirolle, Agathe-Florentine

  • A Start in Life
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment

Cachan

  • Lost Illusions
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Cadignan, Prince de

  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • Modeste Mignon

Cadine, Jenny

  • Cousin Betty
  • Beatrix
  • The Unconscious Humorists
  • The Member for Arcis

Cambremer, Pierre

  • A Seaside Tragedy
  • Beatrix

Camps, Octave de

  • Madame Firmiani
  • The Member for Arcis

Camps, Madame Octave de

  • Madame Firmiani
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Woman of Thirty
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Member for Arcis

Camusot

Camusot de Marville

  • Cousin Pons
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Camusot de Marville, Madame

  • The Vendetta
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Canalis, Constant-Cyr-Melchior, Baron de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Magic Skin
  • Another Study of Woman
  • A Start in Life
  • Beatrix
  • The Unconscious Humorists
  • The Member for Arcis

Cane, Marco-Facino

  • Facino Cane
  • Massimilla Doni

Cardot, Jean-Jerome-Severin

  • A Start in Life
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket

Cesar Birotteau Cardot (Parisian notary)

  • The Muse of the Department
  • A Man of Business
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Pierre Grassou
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Pons

Carigliano, Marechal, Duc de

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Father Goriot
  • Sarrasine

Carigliano, Duchesse de

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Peasantry
  • The Member for Arcis

Casa-Real, Duc de

  • The Quest of the Absolute
  • A Marriage Settlement

Castanier, Rodolphe

Casteran, De

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Beatrix
  • The Peasantry

Cavalier

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Seamy Side of History

Cerizet

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Man of Business
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Chabert, Hyacinthe

Chaboisseau

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Man of Business

Chaffaroux

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • The Middle Classes

Champignelles, De

  • The Deserted Woman
  • The Seamy Side of History

Chanor

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Chanterie, Madame de la

Chaperon, Abbe

Chardon, Madame (nee Rubempre)

  • Lost Illusions
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Chargeboeuf, Melchior-Rene, Vicomte de

  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Muse of the Department

Chatelet, Sixte, Baron du

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Thirteen

Chatelet, Marie-Louise-Anais de Negrepelisse, Baronne du (born Marie-Louise-Anais Negrepelisse, also Madame de Bargeton)

Chatillonest, De

  • A Woman of Thirty
  • Modeste Mignon

Chaulieu, Henri, Duc de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Modeste Mignon
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Thirteen

Chaulieu, Eleonore, Duchesse de Eugenie

  • Grandet
  • Letters of Two Brides

Chaulieu, Armande-Louise-Marie de (later Madame Marie Gaston)

  • Letters of Two Brides (Illustration #1, #2, #3)

Chesnel (or Choisnel)

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Chessel, Madame de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • The Government Clerks

Chiffreville, Monsieur and Madame

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Quest of the Absolute

Chocardelle, Mademoiselle

  • Beatrix
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Man of Business
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis

Chrestien, Michel

Christophe

Cibot, Jean (alias Pille-Miche)

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History

Cinq-Cygne, Laurence, Comtesse (afterwards Marquise de)

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Member for Arcis

Claës-Molina, Balthazar

Claës, Josephine de Temninck, Madame

  • The Quest for the Absolute
  • A Marriage Settlement

Claparon, Charles

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Melmoth Reconciled
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • A Man of Business
  • The Middle Classes

Cochin, Emile-Louis-Lucien-Emmanuel

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Government Clerks
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Middle Classes

Cochin, Adolphe

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Cointet, Boniface

  • Lost Illusions
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Member for Arcis

Colleville

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Colleville, Flavie Minoret, Madame

  • The Government Clerks
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Middle Classes

Collin, Jacqueline

Collin, Jacques

  • Father Goriot
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Member for Arcis
  • Cousin Betty

Coloquinte

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Conti, Gennaro

  • Lost Illusions
  • Beatrix

Coralie, Mademoiselle

Corentin

  • The Chouans
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Cormon, Rose-Marie-Victoire

Couture

  • Beatrix
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Middle Classes

Crevel, Celestin

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Crochard, Madame

Crochard, Caroline

Crochard, Charles

  • A Double Family
  • The Middle Classes

Crottat, Monsieur and Madame

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cesar Birotteau

Crottat, Alexandre

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Colonel Chabert
  • A Start in Life
  • A Woman of Thirty
  • Cousin Pons

Dauriat

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Modeste Mignon

Derville

  • Gobseck
  • A Start in Life
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Father Goriot
  • Colonel Chabert
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Derville, Madame

  • Gobseck
  • Cesar Birotteau

Descoings, Madame

Desmartes, Jules

  • The Thirteen
  • Cesar Birotteau

Desmartes, Madame Jules

  • The Thirteen
  • Cesar Birotteau

Desplein

  • The Atheist’s Mass
  • Cousin Pons
  • Lost Illusions
  • The Thirteen
  • The Government Clerks
  • Pierrette
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Honorine

Desroches (son)

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Colonel Chabert
  • A Start in Life
  • A Woman of Thirty
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • A Man of Business
  • The Middle Classes

Dionis

  • Ursule Mirouet
  • The Member for Arcis

Dudley, Lord

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • The Thirteen
  • A Man of Business
  • Another Study of Woman
  • A Daughter of Eve

Dudley, Lady Arabella

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • The Magic Skin
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Letters of Two Brides

Duroc, Gerard-Christophe-Michel

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • A Woman of Thirty

Dutocq

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Esgrignon, Charles-Marie-Victor-Ange-Carol, Marquis d’ (or Des Grignons)

  • The Chouans
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Esgrignon, Marie-Armande-Claire d’

Esgrignon, Victurnien, Comte (then Marquis d’)

Espard, Charles-Maurice-Marie-Andoche, Comte de Negrepelisse, Marquis d’

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Espard, Chevalier d’

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Secrets of a Princess

Espard, Jeanne-Clementine-Athenais de Blamont-Chauvry, Marquise d’

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Beatrix

Estorade, Louis, Chevalier, then Vicomte and Comte de l’

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Member for Arcis

Estorade, Madame de l’

  • Letters of Two Brides (Illustration #1, #2)
  • The Member for Arcis
  • Ursule Mirouet

Estorade, Armand de l’

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Member for Arcis

Estourny, Charles d’

  • Modeste Mignon
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Man of Business

Euphrasia

Falcon, Jean

  • The Chouans
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty

Falleix, Martin

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Falleix, Jacques

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Thirteen
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Ferdinand

  • The Chouans
  • Beatrix

Ferragus XXIII. (See Bourignard)

Ferraud, Comtesse

  • Colonel Chabert
  •  The Government Clerks

Finot, Andoche

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Start in Life
  • Gaudissart the Great
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Fleury

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Florent

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Foedora, Comtesse

Fontaine, Madame

Fontaine, Comte de

Fontanon, Abbe

  • A Second Home
  • The Government Clerks
  • Honorine
  • The Member for Arcis

Fouche, Joseph

  • The Chouans
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Foy, Maximilien-Sebastien

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Franchessini, Colonel

  • Father Goriot
  • The Member for Arcis

Frenhofer

Gaillard, Theodore

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Beatrix
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Gaillard, Madame Theodore

  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Beatrix
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Galathionne, Prince and Princess (both not in each story)

  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Middle Classes
  • Father Goriot
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Beatrix

Gaston, Louis La Grenadiere

  • Letters of Two Brides

Gaston, Marie

Gaudin de Witschnau, Pauline

Gaudissart, Felix

Gaudron, Abbe

  • The Government Clerks
  • Honorine
  •  A Start in Life
  • Gentil
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Gazonal, Sylvestre-Palafox-Castel

Genovese

  • Massimilla Doni
  • Albert Savarus

Gerard, Francois-Pascal-Simon, Baron

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Beatrix

Giguet, Colonel

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Giraud, Leon

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Giroudeau

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Start in Life
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment

Givry

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Gobenheim

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Beatrix

Gobseck, Esther Van

  • Gobseck
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Gobseck, Jean-Esther Van

  • Gobseck
  • Father Goriot
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Government Clerks
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Gobseck, Sarah Van

  • Gobseck
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Maranas
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Member for Arcis

Godard, Joseph

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Godefroid (comte de Gand)

Godefroid

Godeschal, Francois-Claude-Marie

  • Colonel Chabert
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Start in Life
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Pons

Godeschal, Marie

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Start in Life
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Gondreville, Malin, Comte de

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • A Start in Life
  • Domestic Peace
  • The Member for Arcis

Goriot, Jean-Joachim

Gothard

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Goujet, Abbe

  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Gondreville Mystery

Goupil, Jean-Sébastien-Marie

Gouraud, General, Baron

  • Pierrette
  • Cousin Pons

Graff, Wolfgang

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Grandet, Victor-Ange-Guillaume

  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Eugenie Grandet

Grandet, Charles

  • Eugenie Grandet
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Grandet, Eugénie

Grandet, Felix

  • Eugenie Grandet

Grandlieu, Duc Ferdinand de

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Thirteen
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Grandlieu, Duchesse Ferdinand de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Beatrix
  • A Daughter of Eve

Grandlieu, Mademoiselle de

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Grandlieu, Vicomtesse de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Colonel Chabert
  • Gobseck

Grandlieu, Vicomte Juste de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Gobseck

Grandlieu, Vicomtesse Juste de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Gobseck
  • A Daughter of Eve

Granson, Athanase

  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Government Clerks

Granville, Vicomte de (later Comte)

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Honorine
  • A Second Home
  • Farewell (Adieu)
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Cousin Pons

Granville, Comtesse Angelique de

  • A Second Home
  • The Thirteen
  • A Daughter of Eve

Granville, Vicomte de

  • A Second Home
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Country Parson

Granville, Baron Eugene de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Second Home

Grassou, Pierre

  • Pierre Grassou
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Pons

Grenville, Arthur-Ormond, Lord

  • A Woman of Thirty

Grevin

  • A Start in Life
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Grindot

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Start in Life
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Beatrix
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Betty

Grosstete (younger brother of F. Grosstete)

  • The Country Parson
  • The Muse of the Department

Grozier, Abbe

  • Lost Illusions
  • The Commission in Lunacy

Gruget, Madame Etienne

Guénic, Gaudebert-Calyste-Charles, Baron du

Guénic, Baronne du (born Fanny O’Brien)

Guillaume

Halga, Chevalier du

  • The Purse
  • Beatrix

Hannequin, Leopold

  • Albert Savarus
  • Beatrix
  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Haudry (doctor)

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Thirteen
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Cousin Pons

Hauteserre, D’

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Hérouville, Comte d’

Herouville, Duc d’

  • The Hated Son
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Cousin Betty

Herrera, Carlos

Hortense

  • A Man of Business
  • The Member for Arcis

Hulot (Marshal)

  • The Chouans
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty

Hulot, Victorin

  • The Member for Arcis
  • Cousin Betty

Husson, Oscar

Jacques (M. de Beauseant’s butler)

  • Father Goriot
  • The Deserted Woman

Jeanrenaud

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Albert Savarus

Joseph

  • The Magic Skin
  • A Study of Woman

Justin (valet of the Vidame de Pamiers)

  • The Thirteen: Ferragus

Katt

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Keller, Francois

  • Domestic Peace
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Eugenie Grandet
  • The Government Clerks
  • The Member for Arcis

Keller, Madame Francois

  • Domestic Peace
  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Thirteen

Keller, Adolphe

  • The Middle Classes
  • Pierrette
  • Cesar Birotteau

Kergarouet, Comte de

  • The Purse
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • Ursule Mirouet

La Bastie la Briere, Ernest de

  • The Government Clerks
  • Modeste Mignon

La Bastie la Briere, Madame Ernest de (born Marie-Modeste Mignon)

La Baudraye, Madame Polydore Milaud de

  • The Muse of the Department
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • Cousin Betty

La Billardiere, Athanase-Jean-Francois-Michel, Baron Flamet de

  • The Chouans
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Government Clerks

La Chanterie, Baronne Henri le Chantre de

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Cousin Betty

Laginski, Comte Adam Mitgislas

  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • Cousin Betty

Laguerre, Mademoiselle

  • The Peasantry
  • A Prince of Bohemia

Lambert, Louis

  • Louis Lambert
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Seaside Tragedy

Langeais, Duc de

  • An Episode under the Terror
  • The Thirteen

Langeais, Duchesse Antoinette de

Lanty, Comte de

  • Sarrasine
  • The Member for Arcis

Lanty, Comtesse de

  • Sarrasine
  • The Member for Arcis

Lanty, Marianina de

  • Sarrasine
  • The Member for Arcis

Lanty, Filippo de

  • Sarrasine
  • The Member for Arcis

La Palferine, Comte de

  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Man of Business
  • Cousin Betty
  • Beatrix
  • The Imaginary Mistress

La Peyrade, Charles-Marie-Theodose de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

La Peyrade, Madame de

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

La Roche-Hugon, Martial de

  • Domestic Peace
  • The Peasantry
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Betty

Latournelle, Agnes Labrosse

  • Modeste Mignon

Laudigeois

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Lebas, Joseph

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Cousin Betty

Lebas, Madame Joseph (Virginie)

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Cousin Betty

Lebas

  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty

Lebrun (physician)

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Lefebvre

  • Louis Lambert
  • A Seaside Tragedy

Lefebvre, Robert

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Cousin Betty

Lelewel

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • The Seamy Side of History

Lemulquinier

Lenoncourt, Duc de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Beatrix

Lenoncourt-Givry, Duc de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis

Lenoncourt-Givry, Duchesse de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Leroi, Pierre

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Leseigneur, Adelaïde

Listomere, Marquis de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Study of Woman

Listomere, Marquise de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Study of Woman
  • A Daughter of Eve

Listomere, Baronne de

  • The Vicar of Tours
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Muse of the Department

Lora, Leon de

  • The Unconscious Humorists
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Start in Life
  • Pierre Grassou
  • Honorine
  • Cousin Betty
  •  Beatrix

Loraux, Abbe

  • A Start in Life
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Honorine

Louchard

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Loudon, Prince de

  • The Chouans
  • Modeste Mignon

Louis XVIII., Louis-Stanislas-Xavier

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Colonel Chabert
  • The Government Clerks

Lourdois

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  •  Cesar Birotteau

Lousteau, Etienne

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Beatrix
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Man of Business
  • The Middle Classes
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Lupeaulx, Clement Chardin des

  • The Muse of the Department
  • Eugenie Grandet
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Government Clerks
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Ursule Mirouet

Lupin, Amaury

  • The Peasantry
  • A Start in Life

Macumer, Felipe Henarez, Baron de

Madeleine

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Magus, Elie

  • The Vendetta
  • A Marriage Settlement
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Pierre Grassou
  • Cousin Pons

Mancini, Juana-Pepita-Maria de

Manerville, Paul Francois-Joseph, Comte de

  • The Thirteen
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Marriage Settlement

Manerville, Comtesse Paul de

  • A Marriage Settlement
  • The Lily of the Valley
  • A Daughter of Eve

Marcas, Zephirin

  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • Z. Marcas

Le marchand de curiosités

Marest, Frederic

  • A Start in Life
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Member for Arcis

Marest, Georges

  • The Peasantry
  • A Start in Life

Marion (of Arcis)

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Marion (brother)

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Marron

  • Lost Illusions
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Marsay, Henri de

  • The Thirteen
  • The Unconscious Humorists
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Father Goriot
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • A Marriage Settlement
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • A Daughter of Eve

Mary

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Member for Arcis

Massol

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Magic Skin
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Mathias

Matifat (wealthy druggist)

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Cousin Pons

Matifat, Madame

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Matifat, Mademoiselle

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Pierrette

Maucombe, Comte de

  • Lost Illusions
  • Letters of Two Brides

Maufrigneuse, Duc de

  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Start in Life
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Maufrigneuse, Duchesse de (born Diane d’Uxelles, later Princesse de Cadignan)

Maufrigneuse, Georges de

  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  •  Beatrix
  • The Member for Arcis

Maufrigneuse, Berthe de

  • Beatrix
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Maulincour, Baronne de

  • A Marriage Settlement
  • The Thirteen

Maurice (de Restaud’s valet)

  • Father Goriot
  • Gobseck

Metivier

  • Lost Illusions
  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Metivier (nephew)

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Middle Classes

Meynardie, Madame

  • The Thirteen
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Meyraux

  • Louis Lambert
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Michu, Francois

Michu, Madame Francois

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Milaud

  • Lost Illusions
  • The Muse of the Department

Minard, Auguste-Jean-Francois

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Middle Classes

Minard, Madame

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Minard, Prudence

  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Pons

Minorets, The

  • The Peasantry
  • The Government Clerks

Mirbel, Madame de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Secrets of a Princess

Mirouet, Ursule (see Portenduere, Vicomtesse Savinien de)

Mitral

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Government Clerks

Molineux, Jean-Baptiste

  • A Second Home
  • The Purse
  • Cesar Birotteau

Mongenod

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Cesar Birotteau

Mongenod, Frederic

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • The Seamy Side of History

Montpersan, Comtesse Juliette de

Montauran, Marquis Alphonse de

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Chouans

Montauran, Marquis de (younger brother of Alphonse de)

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Cousin Betty

Montcornet, Marechal, Comte de

  • Domestic Peace
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Peasantry
  • A Man of Business
  • Cousin Betty

Montriveau, General Marquis Armand de

  • The Thirteen
  • Father Goriot
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Another Study of Woman
  • Pierrette
  • The Member for Arcis

Mortsauf, Comte de

Mortsauf, Comtesse de (born Blanche-Henriette de Lenoncourt)

Murat, Joachim, Prince

  • The Vendetta
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Colonel Chabert
  • Domestic Peace
  • The Country Doctor

Nanon

  • Eugenie Grandet

Nathan, Raoul

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Muse of the Department
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Man of Business
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Nathan, Madame Raoul

  • The Muse of the Department
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • Eugenie Grandet
  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Navarreins, Duc de

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Colonel Chabert
  • The Muse of the Department
  • The Thirteen
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Peasantry
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Country Parson
  • The Magic Skin
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • Cousin Betty

Negrepelisse, De

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

Nourrisson, Madame

Nucingen, Baron Frederic de

  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Father Goriot
  • Pierrette
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  •  Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Man of Business
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Muse of the Department
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Nucingen, Baronne Delphine de

  • Father Goriot
  • The Thirteen
  • Eugenie Grandet
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Melmoth Reconciled
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Another Study of Woman
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Member for Arcis

Nueil, Gaston de

  • The Deserted Woman
  • Albert Savarus

Palma (banker)

  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Gobseck
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Ball at Sceaux

Pamiers, Vidame de

  • The Thirteen
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Paz, Thaddee

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • Cousin Betty

Pen-Noël, Jacqueline de

Peyrade

Phellion

Philippe

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Member for Arcis

Pierrotin

Pigoult

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Pillerault, Claude-Joseph

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Cousin Pons

Poiret, the elder

  • The Government Clerks
  • Father Goriot
  • A Start in Life
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Poiret, Madame (nee Christine-Michelle Michonneau)

  • Father Goriot
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Middle Classes

Pombreton, Marquis de

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Popinot, Jean-Jules

Popinot, Anselme

Popinot, Madame Anselme

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • A Prince of Bohemia
  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Popinot, Vicomte

  • Cousin Pons
  • Cousin Betty

Porta, Madame Luigi (born Ginevra di Piombo)

Portenduere, Madame de

Portenduere, Vicomte Savinien de

  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • Beatrix

Portenduere, Vicomtesse Savinien de

  • Ursule Mirouet
  • Another Study of Woman
  • Beatrix

Protez and Chiffreville

  • The Quest of the Absolute
  • Cesar Birotteau

Rabourdin, Xavier

  • The Government Clerks
  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Middle Classes

Rabourdin, Madame

  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • The Government Clerks

Ragon, M. and Mme.

Rapp

  • The Vendetta
  • The Gondreville Mystery

Rastignac, Baron and Baronne de (Eugene’s parents)

  • Father Goriot
  • Lost Illusions

Rastignac, Eugene de

  • Father Goriot
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • The Commission in Lunacy
  • A Study of Woman
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Magic Skin
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Rastignac, Laure-Rose and Agathe de

  • Father Goriot
  • Lost Illusions
  • The Member for Arcis

Rastignac, Monseigneur Gabriel de

  • Father Goriot
  • The Country Parson
  • A Daughter of Eve

Regnier, Claude-Antoine

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • A Second Home

Remonencq, Madame (previously Madame Cibot)

Restaud, Comte de

  • Gobseck
  • Father Goriot

Restaud, Comtesse Anastasie de

Restaud, Ernest de

  • Gobseck
  • The Member for Arcis

Restaud, Madame Ernest de

  • Gobseck
  • The Member for Arcis

Restaud, Felix-Georges de

  • Gobseck
  • The Member for Arcis

Rhetore, Duc Alphonse de

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Albert Savarus
  • The Member for Arcis

Ridal, Fulgence

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Rivet, Achille

  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons

Rochefide, Marquis Arthur de

  • Beatrix
  • Cousin Betty

Rochefide, Marquise de

  • Beatrix
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Sarrasine
  • A Prince of Bohemia

Rogron, Sylvie

Roguin

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Eugenie Grandet
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Pierrette
  • The Vendetta

Roguin, Madame

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Pierrette
  • A Second Home
  • A Daughter of Eve

Ronceret, Du

  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Beatrix

Ronceret, Fabien-Felicien du (or Duronceret)

  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • Beatrix
  • Gaudissart II

Ronceret, Madame Fabien du

  • Beatrix
  • The Muse of the Department
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Ronquerolles, Marquis de

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • The Peasantry
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • A Woman of Thirty
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Thirteen
  • The Member for Arcis

Rouget, Jean-Jacques

Rouvre, Marquis du

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • A Start in Life
  • Ursule Mirouet

Rouvre, Chevalier du

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • Ursule Mirouet

Rubempre, Lucien-Chardon de

Ruggieri, Laurent

Saillard

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Saillard, Madame

Saint-Hereen, Comtesse Moina de

  • A Woman of Thirty
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Member for Arcis

Sallenauve, Comtesse de

  • Letters of Two Brides
  • The Member for Arcis

Samanon

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Government Clerks
  • A Man of Business
  • Cousin Betty

Sarrasine, Ernest-Jean

Savaron de Savarus

  • The Quest of the Absolute
  •  Albert Savarus

Savarus, Albert Savaron de

  • The Quest of the Absolute
  • Albert Savarus

Scherbelloff, Princesse (or Scherbellof or Sherbelloff)

  • The Peasantry
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Schinner, Hippolyte

  • The Purse
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Pierre Grassou
  • A Start in Life
  • Albert Savarus
  • The Government Clerks
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Schmucke, Wilhelm

  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Sechard, Jerome-Nicolas

Sechard, David

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial At Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Sechard, Madame David

  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial At Paris
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Selerier

  • Father Goriot
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Serizy, Comte Hugret de

  • A Start in Life
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Honorine
  • Modeste Mignon
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Serizy, Comtesse de

  • A Start in Life
  • The Thirteen
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • A Woman of Thirty
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Imaginary Mistress

Serizy, Vicomte de

  • A Start in Life
  • Modeste Mignon
  • The Imaginary Mistress

Simeuse, Admiral de

  • Beatrix
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Sinet, Seraphine

  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Solonet

Sommervieux, Theodore de

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • The Government Clerks
  • Modeste Mignon

Sommervieux, Madame Theodore de (Augustine)

  • At the Sign of the Cat and Racket
  • Cesar Birotteau

Souchet, Francois

  • The Purse
  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • A Daughter of Eve

Soulanges, Comte Leon de

Soulanges, Comtesse Hortense de

  • Domestic Peace
  • The Thirteen
  • The Peasantry

Stael-Holstein (Anne-Louise-Germaine Necker, Baronne de)

  • The Chouans
  • Louis Lambert
  • Letters of Two Brides

Stanhope, Lady Esther

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Lost Illusions

Steinbock, Count Wenceslas

  • The Imaginary Mistress
  • Cousin Betty

Steingel

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Peasantry

Stevens, Dinah

Stidmann

  • Modeste Mignon
  • Beatrix
  • The Member for Arcis
  • Cousin Betty
  • Cousin Pons
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Suzon

  • A Man of Business
  • The Member for Arcis

Taillefer, Jean-Frederic

  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • Father Goriot
  • The Magic Skin
  • The Red Inn

Taillefer, Victorine

  • Father Goriot
  • The Red Inn

Talleyrand-Perigord, Charles-Maurice de

  • The Chouans
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Thirteen
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Gaudissart II.
  • Therese
  • Father Goriot
  • A Daughter of Eve

Thirion

  • The Vendetta
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Thouvenin

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Cousin Pons

Thuillier

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Thuillier, Marie-Jeanne-Brigitte

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Thuillier, Louis-Jerome

  • The Government Clerks
  • The Middle Classes

Tillet, Ferdinand du

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Middle Classes
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Pierrette Melmoth Reconciled
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • The Member for Arcis
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Tinti, Clarina

  • Massimilla Doni
  • Albert Savarus

Tiphaine, Madame

  • The Vendetta
  • Pierrette

Tissot, Pierre-Francois

  • Father Goriot
  • A Prince of Bohemia

Toby (Joby, Paddy)

  • The Firm of Nucingen
  • The Secrets of a Princess

Touches, Mademoiselle Felicite des

  • Beatrix
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Another Study of Woman
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Honorine
  •  Beatrix
  • The Muse of the Department

Tours-Minieres, Bernard-Polydor Bryond, Baron des

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life

Trailles, Comte Maxime de

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Father Goriot
  • Gobseck
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • A Man of Business
  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • Cousin Betty
  • Beatrix
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Troisville, Guibelin, Vicomte de

  • The Seamy Side of History
  • The Chouans
  • Jealousies of a Country Town
  • The Peasantry

Troubert, Abbe Hyacinthe

  • The Vicar of Tours
  • The Member for Arcis

Turquet, Marguerite

Vaillant, Madame

  • Facino Cane
  • Cesar Birotteau

Valentin, Raphaël de

Valois, Chevalier de

Vandenesse, Marquis Charles de

  • A Woman of Thirty
  • A Start in Life
  • A Daughter of Eve

Vandenesse, Marquise Charles de

  •  Cesar Birotteau
  • The Ball at Sceaux
  • Ursule Mirouet
  • A Daughter of Eve

Vandenesse, Comte Felix de

  • The Lily of the Valley
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • Cesar Birotteau
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • A Start in Life
  • The Marriage Settlement
  • The Secrets of a Princess
  • Another Study of Woman
  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • A Daughter of Eve

Vandenesse, Comtesse Felix de

Vandières, Comtesse Stéphanie de

Varese, Emilio Memmi, Prince of

  • Massimilla Doni
  • Gambara

Varese, Princess of

  • Massimilla
  • Doni Gambara

Varlet

  • The Gondreville Mystery
  • The Member for Arcis

Vauquer, Madame

Vauvinet

  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Vendramini, Marco

  • Facino Cane
  • Massimilla Doni

Vergniaud, Louis

  • Colonel Chabert
  • The Vendetta

Verneuil, Duc de

  • The Chouans
  • Jealousies of a Country Town

Vernisset, Victor de

  • The Seamy Side of History
  •  Beatrix
  • Cousin Betty

Vernou, Felicien

  • A Bachelor’s Establishment
  • Lost Illusions
  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  •  Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Cousin Betty

Vervelle, Antenor

  • Pierre Grassou

Victorine

  • Massimilla Doni
  • Lost Illusions
  • Letters of Two Brides
  • Gaudissart II

Vien, Joseph-Marie Sarrasine

  • The Member for Arcis

Vignon, Claude

  • A Distinguished Provincial at Paris
  • A Daughter of Eve
  • Honorine
  • Beatrix
  • Cousin Betty
  • The Unconscious Humorists

Villenoix, Pauline Salomon de

  • Louis Lambert
  • A Seaside Tragedy
  • The Vicar of Tours

Vinet

  • Pierrette
  • The Member for Arcis
  • The Middle Classes
  • Cousin Pons

Vinet, Olivier

  • The Member for Arcis
  • Cousin Pons
  • The Middle Classes

Vissard, Charles-Amedee-Louis-Joseph Rifoel, Chevalier du

  • The Chouans
  • The Seamy Side of History

Vivet, Madeleine

  • Scenes from a Courtesan’s Life
  • Cousin Pons

Werbrust

  • Cesar Birotteau
  • The Firm of Nucingen

Zambinella

  • Sarrasine
  • The Member for Arcis

One comment on “Characters in La Comedie Humaine

  1. For a brief biography of these characters and more, see:
    Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine by Cerfberr and Christophe

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