Find out more about the greatest 20th Century French Scientists, including Alexander Grothendieck, Cédric Villani, Frédéric Joliot-Curie, Serge Haroche and Jean-Pierre Serre.

Jacques MonodJacques Monod

09 February 1910

François JacobFrançois Jacob

17 June 1920

Georges Charpak Georges Charpak

01 August 1924

Jean-Marie LehnJean-Marie Lehn

30 September 1939

Roger GuilleminRoger Guillemin

11 January 1924

Louis Eugène Félix Néel Louis Néel

22 November 1904

Alfred Kastler Alfred Kastler

03 May 1902

Jean DaussetJean Dausset

19 October 1916

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Andre WeilAndre Weil

06 May 1906

André Michel LwoffAndré Lwoff

08 May 1902

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot

20 November 1924

Cédric VillaniCédric Villani

05 October 1973

Luc MontagnierLuc Montagnier

18 August 1932

Pierre JoliotPierre Joliot

12 March 1932

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Matthieu RicardMatthieu Ricard

15 February 1946

René ThomRené Thom

02 September 1923

Jean-Pierre SerreJean-Pierre Serre

15 September 1926

Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre

11 August 1974

Fred VargasFred Vargas

07 June 1957

Serge LangSerge Lang

19 May 1927

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Mikhail Leonidovich GromovMikhail Leonidovich Gromov

23 December 1943

Raymond QueneauRaymond Queneau

21 February 1903

Philippe KahnPhilippe Kahn

16 March 1952

Jacques TitsJacques Tits

12 August 1930

Serge HarocheSerge Haroche

11 September 1944

Laurent SchwartzLaurent Schwartz

05 March 1915

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Maxim KontsevichMaxim Kontsevich

25 August 1964

Alain ConnesAlain Connes

01 April 1947

Alain AspectAlain Aspect

15 June 1947

Jacques BenvenisteJacques Benveniste

12 March 1935

Peter GrünbergPeter Grünberg

18 May 1939

Albert FertAlbert Fert

07 March 1938

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Pierre BézierPierre Bézier

01 September 1910

Didier SornetteDidier Sornette

25 June 1957

Maurice TaiebMaurice Taieb

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