Marie Curie

07 November 1867

First woman to win a Nobel Prize

Frédéric Joliot-Curie

19 March 1900

Physicist

René Girard

25 December 1923

Philosopher

Alexander Grothendieck

28 March 1928

Mathematician

Andre Weil

06 May 1906

Mathematician

Jacques Monod

09 February 1910

Biologist

François Jacob

17 June 1920

Biologist

Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

01 April 1933

Physicist

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

24 October 1932

Physicist

Georges Charpak

01 August 1924

Physicist

Jean-Marie Lehn

30 September 1939

Chemist

Louis Néel

22 November 1904

Physicist

Roger Guillemin

11 January 1924

Physiologist

Alfred Kastler

03 May 1902

Physicist

Jean Dausset

19 October 1916

Immunologist

André Lwoff

08 May 1902

Microbiologist

Hélène Langevin-Joliot

19 September 1927

Physicist

Emmanuelle Charpentier

11 December 1968

Researcher

Benoit Mandelbrot

20 November 1924

Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Pierre Joliot

12 March 1932

Biologist, Biochemist, Professor

Luc Montagnier

18 August 1932

Physician, Biologist, Virologist, Researcher,

Jacques Vallée

24 September 1939

Scientist

Cédric Villani

05 October 1973

Mathematician, Physicist, University teacher

Matthieu Ricard

15 February 1946

Molecular biologist, Photographer, Bhikkhu,

Katia Krafft

17 April 1942

Volcanologists

Jean-Pierre Serre

15 September 1926

Mathematician, Topologist, Professor

Audrey Mestre

11 August 1974

Free-diver, Marine biologist

Raymond Queneau

21 February 1903

Poet, Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter,

Fred Vargas

07 June 1957

Writer, Archaeologist, Novelist, Historian

Philippe Kahn

16 March 1952

Entrepreneur, Computer scientist

Henri Lebesgue

28 June 1875

Mathematician

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Alain Aspect

15 June 1947

Physicist

Serge Lang

19 May 1927

Mathematician

Henri Louis Le Chatelier

08 October 1850

Chemist

Élie Cartan

09 April 1869

Mathematician

Jacques Hadamard

08 December 1865

Mathematician

David Servan-Schreiber

21 April 1961

Neuroscientist and psychiatrist

Conrad Schlumberger

02 October 1878

Geophysicist

Laurent Schwartz

05 March 1915

Mathematician, University teacher, Entomologist

Maxim Kontsevich

25 August 1964

Mathematician, Topologist

Jacques Tits

12 August 1930

Mathematician, University teacher, Professor

Brigitte Boisselier

03 April 1956

Chemist

Serge Haroche

11 September 1944

Physicist, University teacher

Jean-Henri Fabre

21 December 1823

Entomologist

Jérôme Lejeune

13 June 1926

Pediatrician

Mikhail Leonidovich Gromov

23 December 1943

Mathematician, University teacher

Pierre Duhem

09 June 1861

Historian

Alain Connes

01 April 1947

Mathematician, Professor

Gaston Julia

03 February 1893

Mathematician

Albert Calmette

12 July 1863

Physician

Henri Cartan

08 July 1904

Mathematician

Paul Lévy

15 September 1886

Mathematician

Sergei Winogradsky

01 September 1856

Microbiologist

René Thom

02 September 1923

Mathematician

Marguerite Perey

19 October 1909

Physicist

Pierre-Louis Lions

11 August 1956

Mathematician

Paul Painlevé

05 December 1863

Mathematician

Pierre Bézier

01 September 1910

Engineer, Mathematician, Computer scientist

Alain Bombard

27 October 1924

Biologist

Paul-Émile Lecoq de Boisbaudran

18 April 1838

Chemist

Didier Sornette

25 June 1957

Physicist, Economist

Camille Guérin

22 December 1872

Veterinarian

Jacques Benveniste

12 March 1935

Physician, Immunologist

Peter Grünberg

18 May 1939

Physicist, University teacher

Jean Dieudonné

01 July 1906

Mathematician

Wendelin Werner

23 September 1968

Mathematician

Albert Fert

07 March 1938

Physicist, University teacher

Jules A. Hoffmann

02 August 1941

Biologist

Émile Picard

24 July 1856

Mathematician

Henri Breuil

28 February 1877

Archaeologist

Félix d'Hérelle

25 April 1873

Microbiologist

Laurent Lafforgue

06 November 1966

Mathematician

Jean-Pierre Sauvage

21 October 1944

Chemist

Henri Laborit

21 November 1914

Surgeon

René Dubos

20 February 1901

Microbiologist

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz

29 May 1957

Mathematician

Charles Mérieux

09 January 1907

French virologist

Maurice René Fréchet

02 September 1878

Mathematician

Joseph Sifakis

26 December 1946

Computer scientist

Joseph Bertrand

11 March 1822

Mathematician

François-Marie Raoult

10 May 1830

Chemist

Pierre Paul Emile Roux

17 December 1853

Physician

Bernard d'Espagnat

22 August 1921

Physicist

Jacques-Louis Lions

03 May 1928

Mathematician

Édouard Goursat

21 May 1858

Mathematician

Charles Fabry

11 June 1867

Physicist

René-Louis Baire

21 January 1874

Mathematician

Maurice de Broglie

27 April 1875

Physicist

Marcellin Boule

01 January 1861

Palaeontologist

Pierre Weiss

25 March 1865

Physicist

Maurice Taieb

22 July 1935

Geologist

Paul Heroult

10 April 1863

Scientist

Léon Teisserenc de Bort

05 November 1855

Meteorologist

Louis Couturat

17 January 1868

Logician