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

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930
Philosopher

ColetteColette
28 January 1873
Novelist

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915
Writer

Milan KunderaMilan Kundera
01 April 1929
Writer
Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973
Writer

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914
Diplomat

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969
Graphic Novelist
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897
Philosopher

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923
Philosopher
R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927
Psychiatrist

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910
Novelist

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
30 July 1945
French Novelist

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901
French Novelist

Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
29 June 1900
French writer
Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

Frantz FanonFrantz Fanon
20 July 1925
Psychiatrist

Robert ClaryRobert Clary
01 March 1926
Actor

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,

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

Elif ShafakElif Shafak
25 October 1971
Writer
Betsy DrakeBetsy Drake
11 September 1923
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage

Auguste EscoffierAuguste Escoffier
28 October 1846
Chef
Marguerite DurasMarguerite Duras
04 April 1914
Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Publisher,

Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22 September 1940
Actress

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945
Chef
Savitri DeviSavitri Devi
30 September 1905
Writer, Poet

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Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,

Dora MaarDora Maar
22 November 1907
Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet,

Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,

Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
06 January 1912
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,
Julia KristevaJulia Kristeva
24 June 1941
Philosopher, Writer, Feminist

Jacques MesrineJacques Mesrine
28 December 1936
Criminal

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

Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas
25 January 1955
Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer
Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Raphaël EnthovenRaphaël Enthoven
09 November 1975
Radio personality, Television presenter,

Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard
10 August 1924
Philosopher, Philologist, Writer, Linguist,

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film

Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12 January 1906
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer
Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
23 April 1952
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer

Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat
05 March 1964
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter,
Pierre BoullePierre Boulle
20 February 1912
Writer, Screenwriter, Novelist, Engineer, Science

Éric ZemmourÉric Zemmour
31 August 1958
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic

Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov
22 February 1943
Writer, Dissident, Politician, Poet, Human rights
Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,

Françoise SaganFrançoise Sagan
21 June 1935
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,
Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray
01 January 1959
Philosopher, Writer, Historian, Essayist, Audio

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

Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868
Author

Marc BlochMarc Bloch
06 July 1886
Historian, Medievalist, University teacher, Writer

Catherine BreillatCatherine Breillat
13 July 1948
Film director, Actor, Writer, Novelist,
Claude LelouchClaude Lelouch
30 October 1937
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

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

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

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921
Singer
Emmanuelle ArsanEmmanuelle Arsan
19 January 1932
Writer, Actor, Screenwriter, Model

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14 March 1905
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Georges PerecGeorges Perec
07 March 1936
Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Poet,

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

George SteinerGeorge Steiner
23 April 1929
Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,
Alain Robbe-GrilletAlain Robbe-Grillet
18 August 1922
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Writer,

Virginie DespentesVirginie Despentes
13 June 1969
Writer, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter
Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
28 February 1895
Novelist

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

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,
Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927
Actor, Photographer, Poet

Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette
01 March 1928
Film director, Screenwriter, Film critic,
Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University

OvidieOvidie
25 August 1980
Adult Film Star, Film director, Writer, Sex

Claude LanzmannClaude Lanzmann
27 November 1925
Journalist, Writer, Film director, Screenwriter

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,
Maryse CondéMaryse Condé
11 February 1937
Novelist

Robert BrasillachRobert Brasillach
31 March 1909
Writer, Journalist, Film critic, Novelist, Poet,

Philippe de RothschildPhilippe de Rothschild
13 April 1902
Winegrower, Screenwriter, Socialite, Racecar

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
07 December 1889
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University
Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
01 November 1943
Economist, Banker, Writer, Engineer, University

Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
22 September 1907
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Anne WiazemskyAnne Wiazemsky
14 May 1947
Actor, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter,

Keren AnnKeren Ann
10 March 1974
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Engineer, Singer, Audio

Marina VladyMarina Vlady
10 May 1938
Actor, Singer, Writer
Clara MorganeClara Morgane
25 January 1981
Adult Film Star, Television presenter,

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
23 June 1910
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer
Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893
Explorer

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer
Tzvetan TodorovTzvetan Todorov
01 March 1939
Non-fiction writer, Historian, Semiologist,
Raffaëla AndersonRaffaëla Anderson
08 January 1976
Adult Film Star, Actor, Writer