Find out more about the greatest 19th Century French Leaders, including Charles de Gaulle, Philippe Pétain, Pierre Laval, Bernadette Soubirous and Georges Clémenceau.
Napoleon IIINapoleon III

20 April 1808

Charles de GaulleCharles de Gaulle

22 November 1890

Philippe PétainPhilippe Pétain

24 April 1856

Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous

07 January 1844

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux

02 January 1873

Léon BlumLéon Blum

09 April 1872

Jean MoulinJean Moulin

20 June 1899

Aristide BriandAristide Briand

28 March 1862

Vincent AuriolVincent Auriol

27 August 1884

Georges BidaultGeorges Bidault

05 October 1899

Léon BourgeoisLéon Bourgeois

21 May 1851

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Georges ClemenceauGeorges Clémenceau

28 September 1841

Alfred DreyfusAlfred Dreyfus

09 October 1859

Pierre LavalPierre Laval

28 June 1883

François DarlanFrançois Darlan

07 August 1881

Raymond PoincaréRaymond Poincaré

20 August 1860

Maxime WeygandMaxime Weygand

21 January 1867

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Adolphe ThiersAdolphe Thiers

15 April 1797

Paul ReynaudPaul Reynaud

15 October 1878

Maurice GamelinMaurice Gamelin

20 September 1872

Félix FaureFélix Faure

30 January 1841

Charles Albert of SardiniaCharles Albert of Sardinia

02 October 1798

René CotyRené Coty

20 March 1882

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Charles Lucien BonaparteCharles Lucien Bonaparte

24 May 1803

Louis BlancLouis Blanc

29 October 1811

Jules FerryJules Ferry

05 April 1832

Marie François Sadi CarnotMarie François Sadi Carnot

11 August 1837

Paul LafarguePaul Lafargue

15 June 1842

Georges Ernest BoulangerGeorges Ernest Boulanger

29 April 1837

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François GuizotFrançois Guizot

04 October 1787

Lazare CarnotLazare Carnot

13 May 1753

Joseph DarnandJoseph Darnand

19 March 1897

Albert LebrunAlbert Lebrun

29 August 1871

Robert NivelleRobert Nivelle

15 October 1856

Léon GambettaLéon Gambetta

02 April 1838

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Paul DoumerPaul Doumer

22 March 1857

Alphonse JuinAlphonse Juin

16 December 1888

Alexandre MillerandAlexandre Millerand

10 February 1859

Paul DeschanelPaul Deschanel

13 February 1855

Gaston DoumergueGaston Doumergue

01 August 1863

Albert François LebrunAlbert François Lebrun

29 August 1871

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Fernand de BrinonFernand de Brinon

26 August 1885

Patrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of MagentaPatrice de Mac-Mahon, Duke of Magenta

13 July 1808

Édouard DaladierÉdouard Daladier

18 June 1884