Marie Curie

07 November 1867

First woman to win a Nobel Prize

Louis Pasteur

27 December 1822

Chemist and Microbiologist

Irène Joliot-Curie

12 September 1897

Chemist

Pierre Curie

15 May 1859

Nobel Laureate in Physics

Pierre-Simon Laplace

23 March 1749

Scientist

Évariste Galois

25 October 1811

Mathematician

Henri Poincare

29 April 1854

Mathematician and Philosopher

Andre Marie Ampere

20 January 1775

Physicist

Joseph Fourier

21 March 1768

Mathematician & Physicist

Louis de Broglie

15 August 1892

Physicist

Georges Cuvier

23 August 1769

Naturalist

Henri Becquerel

15 December 1852

Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity

Sophie Germain

01 April 1776

Mathematician

Augustin-Louis Cauchy

21 August 1789

Mathematician

Adrien-Marie Legendre

18 September 1752

Mathematician

Alexis Carrel

28 June 1873

Surgeon, Biologist

Claude Bernard

12 July 1813

Physiologist

Alexandre Yersin

22 September 1863

Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis

Léon Foucault

18 September 1819

Physicist

Gabriel Lippmann

16 August 1845

Physicist & Nobel Laureate

Charles Hermite

24 December 1822

Mathematician

Victor Grignard

06 May 1871

Chemist

Charles Richet

25 August 1850

Physiologist

Jean Baptiste Perrin

30 September 1870

Physicist

Henri Moissan

28 September 1852

Chemist

Paul Sabatier

05 November 1854

Chemist

Charles Nicolle

21 September 1866

Bacteriologist

Vilfredo Pareto

15 July 1848

Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Paul Langevin

23 January 1872

Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of

Gustave Le Bon

07 May 1841

Physician, Anthropologist, Archaeologist,

Siméon Denis Poisson

21 June 1781

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Charles Lucien Bonaparte

24 May 1803

Biologist

Paul Broca

28 June 1824

Physician, Anatomist, Anthropologist,

Prosper Mérimée

28 September 1803

Anthropologist, Archaeologist, Historian,

François Arago

26 February 1786

Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, Politician,

Lazare Carnot

13 May 1753

Mathematician, Politician, Engineer, Officer,

Léon Walras

16 December 1834

Economist, University teacher, Mathematician

Pierre-André Latreille

29 November 1762

Zoologist

Henri Lebesgue

28 June 1875

Mathematician

Marie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier

20 January 1758

Chemist

Étienne-Jules Marey

05 March 1830

Scientist

Urbain Le Verrier

11 March 1811

Astronomer

Camille Flammarion

26 February 1842

astronomer, writer, balloonist, science fiction

Henri Louis Le Chatelier

08 October 1850

Chemist

Conrad Schlumberger

02 October 1878

Geophysicist

Élie Cartan

09 April 1869

Mathematician

Jacques Hadamard

08 December 1865

Mathematician

Michel Eugène Chevreul

31 August 1786

Chemist

Émile Borel

07 January 1871

Mathematician, Politician, University teacher

Camille Jordan

05 January 1838

Mathematician, Engineer, Professor

Serge Voronoff

10 July 1866

Surgeon, Immunologist, Gynaecologist

Louis Bachelier

11 March 1870

Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

Mathurin Jacques Brisson

30 April 1723

Philosopher

Gaspard Monge

09 May 1746

Mathematician

Jean-Henri Fabre

21 December 1823

Entomologist

Antoine Augustin Cournot

28 August 1801

Philosopher

Antoine-Augustin Cournot

28 August 1801

Philosopher

Pierre Duhem

09 June 1861

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Joseph Liouville

Antoine Laurent de Jussieu

12 April 1748

Botanist

Sergei Winogradsky

01 September 1856

Microbiologist

Albert Calmette

12 July 1863

Physician

Paul Lévy

15 September 1886

Mathematician

Jean Rostand

30 October 1894

Philosopher, Biologist, Writer

Paul Painlevé

05 December 1863

Mathematician

Joseph Proust

26 September 1754

Chemist

Marcellin Berthelot

25 October 1827

Chemist

Xavier Bichat

14 November 1771

Medical doctor

Jean-Baptiste Biot

21 April 1774

Mathematician, Physicist, Astronomer, Civil

Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

22 April 1797

Physicist

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

21 May 1792

Mathematician

Hippolyte Fizeau

23 September 1819

Physicist, Astronomer

Camille Guérin

22 December 1872

Veterinarian

Georges Claude

24 September 1870

Chemist, Physicist, Engineer, Inventor

Édouard Lucas

Bernard Germain de Lacépède

26 December 1756

Naturalist

François Magendie

06 October 1783

Physiologist

Jeanne Villepreux-Power

24 September 1794

Biologist

Henri Breuil

28 February 1877

Archaeologist

Jacques Philippe Marie Binet

Michel Chasles

Charles Friedel

12 March 1832

Chemist

Olinde Rodrigues

Félix d'Hérelle

25 April 1873

Microbiologist

Auguste Bravais

23 August 1811

Physicist

Michel Adanson

07 April 1727

Botanist

Thomas Jan Stieltjes

29 December 1856

Mathematician

Émile Picard

24 July 1856

Mathematician

Jean-Baptiste Dumas

14 July 1800

Chemist

Jean Pierre Flourens

13 April 1794

Physiologist

Louis-Sébastien Lenormand

25 May 1757

Chemist

Claude-Louis Berthollet

09 December 1748

Chemist

Jean-Robert Argand

Maurice René Fréchet

02 September 1878

Mathematician