Albert CamusAlbert Camus
07 November 1913
Philosopher
Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
09 January 1908
Writer

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930
Philosopher

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915
Writer

Milan KunderaMilan Kundera
01 April 1929
Writer

Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973
Writer
Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969
Graphic Novelist

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914
Diplomat

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927
Psychiatrist

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
30 July 1945
French Novelist
Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
29 June 1900
French writer

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901
French Novelist
Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
06 February 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
18 January 1925
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq
26 February 1956
Poet, Film director, Songwriter, Essayist,
Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Jean GiraudJean Giraud
08 May 1938
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,
Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22 September 1940
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Emil CioranEmil Cioran
08 April 1911
Philosopher, Writer, Diarist, Aphorist

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910
Writer, Playwright, Poet, Film director,
Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,
Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas
25 January 1955
Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer

Marguerite DurasMarguerite Duras
04 April 1914
Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Publisher,

Michel SerresMichel Serres
01 September 1930
Philosopher, Writer

Julia KristevaJulia Kristeva
24 June 1941
Philosopher, Writer, Feminist
Betsy DrakeBetsy Drake
11 September 1923
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage

Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Boris VianBoris Vian
10 March 1920
Polymath, Singer, Poet, Trumpeter, Lyricist,

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou
17 January 1937
Philosopher, Novelist, Playwright, Editor,

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Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12 January 1906
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer
Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard
10 August 1924
Philosopher, Philologist, Writer, Linguist,
Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat
05 March 1964
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter,

Jacques MesrineJacques Mesrine
28 December 1936
Criminal

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
06 January 1912
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,
Claude LelouchClaude Lelouch
30 October 1937
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film
Marc BlochMarc Bloch
06 July 1886
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
23 April 1952
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

Jean-Marie LustigerJean-Marie Lustiger
17 September 1926
Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest

Bernard WerberBernard Werber
18 September 1961
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction
Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31 July 1901
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921
Poet, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist, Guitarist,

Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
01 November 1943
Economist, Banker, Writer, Engineer, University
Georges PerecGeorges Perec
07 March 1936
Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Poet,

Françoise SaganFrançoise Sagan
21 June 1935
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,
Michel HenryMichel Henry
10 January 1922
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher

Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray
01 January 1959
Philosopher, Writer, Historian, Essayist, Audio

Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov
22 February 1943
Writer, Dissident, Politician, Poet, Human rights
Catherine BreillatCatherine Breillat
13 July 1948
Film director, Actor, Writer, Novelist,

Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
28 February 1895
Theatre director, Film director, Writer,
Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University

Matthieu RicardMatthieu Ricard
15 February 1946
Molecular biologist, Photographer, Bhikkhu,

George SteinerGeorge Steiner
23 April 1929
Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,
OvidieOvidie
25 August 1980
Adult Film Star, Film director, Writer, Sex

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14 March 1905
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Claude LanzmannClaude Lanzmann
27 November 1925
Journalist, Writer, Film director, Screenwriter

Pierre BoullePierre Boulle
20 February 1912
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Engineer, Science

Alain Robbe-GrilletAlain Robbe-Grillet
18 August 1922
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer,

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
Clara MorganeClara Morgane
25 January 1981
Adult Film Star, Television presenter,
Virginie DespentesVirginie Despentes
13 June 1969
Writer, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter

Maurice DruonMaurice Druon
23 April 1918
Politician, Writer, Screenwriter

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927
Actor, Photographer, Poet

Anne WiazemskyAnne Wiazemsky
14 May 1947
Actor, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter,
Fred VargasFred Vargas
07 June 1957
Writer, Archaeologist, Novelist, Historian

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
23 June 1910
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer

Robert FaurissonRobert Faurisson
25 January 1929
Essayist, Faculty, University teacher, Writer,

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
07 December 1889
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University
Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
13 April 1902
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio
Raffaëla AndersonRaffaëla Anderson
08 January 1976
Adult Film Star, Actor, Writer

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,

Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
22 September 1907
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic
Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette
01 March 1928
Film director, Screenwriter, Film critic,

Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza
01 May 1959
Actor, Linguist, Translator, Playwright, Novelist,
Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,

Paul VirilioPaul Virilio
04 January 1932
Philosopher, Writer, Architect, Urban planner,

Marina VladyMarina Vlady
10 May 1938
Actor, Singer, Writer

Tzvetan TodorovTzvetan Todorov
01 March 1939
Non-fiction writer, Historian, Semiologist,
Jacques LecoqJacques Lecoq
15 December 1921
Teacher, Choreographer, Mime artist, Actor

Emmanuelle ArsanEmmanuelle Arsan
19 January 1932
Writer, Actor, Screenwriter, Model
Bernard MoitessierBernard Moitessier
10 April 1925
Explorer, Writer

Marc LevyMarc Levy
16 October 1961
Actor, Writer, Film producer, Novelist

Jacques BarzunJacques Barzun
30 November 1907
Cultural historian, Historian, Philosopher,

Edgar MorinEdgar Morin
08 July 1921
Politician, Philosopher, Sociologist, Director of
Raphaël EnthovenRaphaël Enthoven
09 November 1975
Radio personality, Television presenter,