Definition of Dreyfus, Alfred in English:

Dreyfus, Alfred

proper noun

  • (1859–1935), French army officer, of Jewish descent. In 1894 he was falsely accused of providing military secrets to the Germans; his trial and imprisonment caused a major political crisis in France. He was eventually rehabilitated in 1906.

Pronunciation

Dreyfus, Alfred

/ˈdreɪfəs/