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Aramis is a fictional character in the novels The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After and The Vicomte de Bragelonne by Alexandre Dumas. He and the other two musketeers Athos and Porthos are friends of the novel's protagonist, D'Artagnan.

Aramis is quite an exception among the musketeers since his given name is told once (and only once) by Dumas : he is christened René. In The Three Musketeers he is known as Chevalier D'Herblay. In Ten Years Later he is a Jesuit and became Monsieur l'abbé D'Herblay. When he comes back from exile in The Vicomte de Bragelonne, he is a spanish noble and known as Duke of Alameda.

Aramis loves intrigues and women, which fits well with prejudices of the time regarding Jesuits and abbots (before the French Revolution, abbots benefited the incomes of an abbey, but where not required to follow the monasetry rules - which Aramis understands well).

The fictional Aramis is loosely based on the historical musketeer Henri d'Aramitz.

Film and Television

Actors who have played Aramis on screen include:
Aramis is a fragrance produced by Estee Lauder Co.

Aramis was also a personal rapid transit test project run by Matra in the 1980s in Paris.