Celebrities in France

Marcel Achard playwright and scriptwriter
Isabelle Adjani actress, singer
Annabella actress
Marie Antoinette former queen of france
Jeanne d'Arc (joan of arc)
Bernard Arnault entrepreneur
Claude Autant-Lara film director
Josephine Baker entertainer
Honore de Balzac realist author
Brigitte Bardot actress
Harry Baur actor
Raymond Barre economist, politician
Jane Bathori opera singer
Simone de Beauvoir author, feminist, philosopher
Jean-Paul Belmondo actor
Cyrano de Bergerac author
Henri-Louis Bergson philosopher, nobel laureate
Sarah Bernhardt actress
Jules Berry actor
Marcellin Berthelot chemist, politician
Luc Besson film producer
Liliane Bettencourt cosmetics
Marcel Bich founder bic pens
Juliette Binoche actress
Georges Bizet composer of carmen
Pierre Blanchar actor
Jean-Pierre Blanchard inventor, aviation pioneer
Louis Bleriot inventor, engineer, aviator
Napoleon Bonaparte general, first republic president
Etienne-Louis Boullee architect
Carole Bouquet actress
Andre Bourvil actor, singer
Charles Boyer actor
Louis Braille inventor
Pierre Brasseur actor, director
Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza congo explorer
Ettore Bugatti automobile manufacturer
Pierre Cardin fashion designer
Marcel Carne film director
Laetitia Casta model, actress
Louis Ferdinand Celine 20th century author
Paul Cezzane painter
Coco Chanel fashion designer
Charlemagne monarch
Jacques Chirac president, 1995 - 2007
Jean-Loup Chretien astronaut
Andre Citroen automobile manufacturer
Colette 20th century author
Jean-Baptiste Camille Corot artist
Pierre de Coubertin founder modern olympics
Gustave Courbet painter
Jacques Cousteau oceanographer
Jean-Loup Chretien astronaut
Marie and Pierre Curie scientists
Dalida singer
Danielle Darrieux actress, singer
Gerard Debreu economist
Claude-Archille Debussy composer
Eugene Delacroix painter
Marquis de la Fayette military leader
Charles de Gaulle general, former president
Alphonse de Lamartine poet
Cavalier de la Salle explorer
Guillaume Delisle cartographer
Alain Delon actor, fashion designer
Julie Delpy actress
Catherine Deneuve actress
Gerard Depardieu actor
Rene Descartes scientist and philosopher
Boris Diaw nba basketball player
Denis Diderot philosopher, writer
Rudolf Diesel engineer, inventor of diesel engine
Christian Dior fashion designer
Gerard Louis-Dreyfus agriculture commodities
Alain Ducasse chef
Paul Dukas composer of the sorcerer's apprentice
Alexandre Dumas author
E. I. du Pont de Nemours founder of du Pont
Julien Duvivier dilm director
Gustave Eiffel architect, designer eiffel tower
Fernandel actor, singer
Gustave Flaubert realist author
Marie de France poet
Claude Francois singer
Pierre Fresnay actor
Louis de Funes actor
Jean Gabin actor
Serge Gainsbourg poet, singer, songwriter, actor
Tony Garnier architect
Roland Garros aviator, aircraft fighter pilot
Eugene Henri Paul Gauguin artist
Jean-Paul Gaultier fashion designer
Leon Gaumont pioneer film inventor
Theodore Gericault artist, lithographer
Andre the Giant professional wrestler
Andre Gide author, noble prize winner
Gipsy Kings singers
Annie Girardot actress
Jean Giraudoux author
Jean-Jacques Goldman composer
Stephane Grappelli jazz musician
Eva Green actress
Julien Green author
Georges Guynemer aviator, fighter ace
Paul-Louis Halley supermarket tycoon
Johnny Hallyday actor, singer
Daniel Hechter inventor of ready-to-wear
Henri IV monarch
Pierre Henry composer
Thierry Henry footballer
Paul H Roult inventor
Auguste Himly historian
Bernard Hinault five-time tour de france winner
Jean Eugene Robert-Houdin magician
Victor Hugo novelist, poet and playwright
Maurice Jarre film music composer
Alain Jouffroy poet, art critic
Louis Jouvet actor, producer
Jean-Claude Killy olympic medalist, alpine skier
Lacoste apparel company
Jean Lafitte pirate
Yves Saint-Laurent fashion designer
Gerard LeBlond publisher
Jacques-Donatien LeRay shipping magnate and a "father of the american revolution"
Gaston Leroux journalist, author
Ferdinand de Lesseps developer suez canal, diplomat
Jacques de Liniers viceroy of rio de la plata
Louis-Philippe I last king to rule france
Louis XIV king of france (for 72 years)
Edouard Manet artist
Jean Marais actor
Marcel Marceau world's greatest mime
Sophie Marceau actress, model, singer
Charles Martel frankish ruler
Henri Matisse painter
Jean Mermoz aviator
Mistinguett actress, singer
Claude Monet painter
Michel de Montaigne philosopher, essayist
Yves Montand actor, singer
Montesquieu political philosopher
Joseph and Jacques Montgolfier inventors
Gustave Moreau painter
Jeanne Moreau actress
Edgar Morin philosopher, sociologist
Berthe Morisot impressionist painter
Gaby Morlay actress
Emmanuel Mounier philosopher
Gerard Mulliez entrepreneur
Nostradamus apothecary, seer, author
Louis Pasteur inventor, scientist
Charles Perrault mother goose tales
Armand Peugeot founder peugeot automobile
Gerard Philipe actor
Edith Piaf singer
Jean Piaget psychologist
Abbe Pierre humanitarian, founder of emmaus
Michel Francois Platini footballer
Clemence Poesy actress
Marcel Proust novelist, critic, essayist
Francois Rabelais renaissance writer
Raimu actor
Marcel Renault automobile manufacturer
Jean Reno actor
Pierre-Auguste Renoir painter
Ceasar Ritz hotelier
Madeleine Robinson actress
Viviane Romance dancer, actress
Tino Rossi singer, actor
Edmond Rostand poet, dramatist
George Sand author, feminist
Nicolas Sarkozy president
Jean-Paul Sartre philosopher, author
Eugene Schueller founder of l'oreal
Michel Simon actor (born in Switzerland)
Madeleine Sologne actress
Philippe Starck designer
Henri Troyat novelist
Francois Roland Truffaut screenwriter, director
Turgot economist
Roger Vadim actor, director, producer
Charles Vanel actor, director
Jules Verne author
Henri Verneuil playwright, filmmaker
Jean Vigo film-maker
Herve Jean-Pierre Villechaize actor
Voltaire philosopher, essayist
Louis Vuitton fashion designer
Zinedine Zidane retired football player