Marie Curie

07 November 1867

First woman to win a Nobel Prize

Louis Pasteur

27 December 1822

Chemist and Microbiologist

Pierre Curie

15 May 1859

Nobel Laureate in Physics

Irène Joliot-Curie

12 September 1897

Chemist

Pierre-Simon Laplace

23 March 1749

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Évariste Galois

25 October 1811

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Henri Poincare

29 April 1854

Mathematician and Philosopher

Louis de Broglie

15 August 1892

Physicist

Joseph Fourier

21 March 1768

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Georges Cuvier

23 August 1769

Naturalist

Henri Becquerel

15 December 1852

Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Augustin-Louis Cauchy

21 August 1789

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Sophie Germain

01 April 1776

Mathematician

Adrien-Marie Legendre

18 September 1752

Mathematician

Claude Bernard

12 July 1813

Physiologist

Alexis Carrel

28 June 1873

Surgeon, Biologist

Gabriel Lippmann

16 August 1845

Physicist & Nobel Laureate

Léon Foucault

18 September 1819

Physicist

Alexandre Yersin

22 September 1863

Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis

Charles Hermite

24 December 1822

Mathematician

Victor Grignard

06 May 1871

Chemist

Jean Baptiste Perrin

30 September 1870

Physicist

Henri Moissan

28 September 1852

Chemist

Paul Sabatier

05 November 1854

Chemist

Charles Richet

25 August 1850

Physiologist

Charles Nicolle

21 September 1866

Bacteriologist

Vilfredo Pareto

15 July 1848

Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Joseph-Louis Lagrange

25 January 1736

Mathematician

Paul Langevin

23 January 1872

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Gustave Le Bon

07 May 1841

Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Charles Lucien Bonaparte

24 May 1803

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Siméon Denis Poisson

21 June 1781

Mathematician

Pierre-André Latreille

29 November 1762

Zoologist

Paul Lévy

15 September 1886

Mathematician

Paul Broca

28 June 1824

Physician, Anatomist, Anthropologist,

François Arago

26 February 1786

Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

Léon Walras

16 December 1834

Economist, University teacher, Mathematician

Lazare Carnot

13 May 1753

Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer,

Prosper Mérimée

28 September 1803

Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,

Henri Lebesgue

28 June 1875

Mathematician

Étienne-Jules Marey

05 March 1830

Scientist

Conrad Schlumberger

02 October 1878

Geophysicist

Élie Cartan

09 April 1869

Mathematician

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

12 April 1748

Botanist

Camille Flammarion

26 February 1842

astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction

Jacques Hadamard

08 December 1865

Mathematician

Urbain Le Verrier

11 March 1811

Astronomer

Camille Jordan

05 January 1838

Mathematician, Engineer, Professor

Michel Eugène Chevreul

31 August 1786

Chemist

Gaspard Monge

09 May 1746

Mathematician

Émile Borel

07 January 1871

Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Serge Voronoff

10 July 1866

Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Henri Louis Le Chatelier

08 October 1850

Chemist

Jean-Henri Fabre

21 December 1823

Entomologist

Albert Calmette

12 July 1863

Physician

Georges Claude

24 September 1870

Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor

Louis Bachelier

11 March 1870

Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

Joseph Proust

26 September 1754

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Bernard Germain de Lacépède

26 December 1756

Naturalist

Pierre Duhem

09 June 1861

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Joseph Liouville

Jean-Victor Poncelet

Jean Rostand

30 October 1894

Philosopher, Biologist, Writer

Pierre Paul Emile Roux

17 December 1853

Physician

Jean-Baptiste Biot

21 April 1774

Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil

Marcellin Berthelot

25 October 1827

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Antoine Augustin Cournot

28 August 1801

Philosopher

Antoine-Augustin Cournot

28 August 1801

Philosopher

Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

22 April 1797

Physicist

Sergei Winogradsky

01 September 1856

Microbiologist

Charles Friedel

12 March 1832

Chemist

Jacques Philippe Marie Binet

Hippolyte Fizeau

23 September 1819

Physicist, Astronomer

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

21 May 1792

Mathematician

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

Xavier Bichat

14 November 1771

Medical doctor

Paul Painlevé

05 December 1863

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Michel Adanson

07 April 1727

Botanist

Camille Guérin

22 December 1872

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Édouard Lucas

Henri Breuil

28 February 1877

Archaeologist

Auguste Bravais

23 August 1811

Physicist

Olinde Rodrigues

Michel Chasles

Charles Frédéric Gerhardt

21 August 1816

French chemist

François Magendie

06 October 1783

Physiologist

Jean-Robert Argand

Jean Charles Athanase Peltier

22 February 1785

Physicist

Jean-Baptiste Dumas

14 July 1800

Chemist

Gaston Planté

22 April 1834

Physicist

Thomas Jan Stieltjes

29 December 1856

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Louis Nicolas Vauquelin

16 May 1763

Pharmacist

Émile Picard

24 July 1856

Mathematician

Louis-Sébastien Lenormand

25 May 1757

Chemist