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

ColetteColette
28 January 1873
Novelist

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

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914
Diplomat

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi
22 November 1969
Graphic Novelist

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923
Philosopher
Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910
Novelist

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
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Psychiatrist
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
Anna KarinaAnna Karina
22 September 1940
Actor, Singer, Film director, Novelist,

Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,
Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
18 January 1925
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
06 February 1932
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film
Robert ClaryRobert Clary
01 March 1926
Actor

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

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945
Chef

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

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Jacques MesrineJacques Mesrine
28 December 1936
Criminal
Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Auguste EscoffierAuguste Escoffier
28 October 1846
Chef

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer
12 September 1961
Singer-songwriter, Writer, Singer, Actor,

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
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Theologian, Philosopher, Composer, Linguist, Poet,
Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,

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Writer, Poet

Betsy DrakeBetsy Drake
11 September 1923
Actor, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter, Stage

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

Julia KristevaJulia Kristeva
24 June 1941
Philosopher, Writer, Feminist
Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou
17 January 1937
Philosopher, Novelist, Playwright, Editor,
Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat
05 March 1964
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter,

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

Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12 January 1906
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer
Michel SerresMichel Serres
01 September 1930
Philosopher, Writer

Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas
25 January 1955
Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer
Éric ZemmourÉric Zemmour
31 August 1958
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic

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

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
06 January 1912
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film
Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,

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

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

Claude LelouchClaude Lelouch
30 October 1937
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,
Clara MorganeClara Morgane
25 January 1981
Adult Film Star, Television presenter,

Jean DubuffetJean Dubuffet
31 July 1901
Painter, Sculptor, Visual artist, Writer
Charles MaurrasCharles Maurras
20 April 1868
Author

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

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14 March 1905
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political
Matthieu RicardMatthieu Ricard
15 February 1946
Molecular biologist, Photographer, Bhikkhu,

Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University
Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray
01 January 1959
Philosopher, Writer, Historian, Essayist, Audio

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

Gabriel MarcelGabriel Marcel
07 December 1889
Playwright, Philosopher, Writer, University
Françoise SaganFrançoise Sagan
21 June 1935
Writer, Playwright, Novelist, Screenwriter,

Georges BrassensGeorges Brassens
22 October 1921
Poet, Singer-songwriter, Banjoist, Guitarist,
Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov
22 February 1943
Writer, Dissident, Politician, Poet, Human rights

Georges PerecGeorges Perec
07 March 1936
Writer, Film director, Screenwriter, Poet,

Jean RaspailJean Raspail
05 July 1925
Writer, Journalist, Explorer, Conspiracy theorist,

Catherine BreillatCatherine Breillat
13 July 1948
Film director, Actor, Writer, Novelist,
George SteinerGeorge Steiner
23 April 1929
Philosopher, Novelist, Writer, University teacher,
Marcel PagnolMarcel Pagnol
28 February 1895
Theatre director, Film director, Writer,

Michel HenryMichel Henry
10 January 1922
Philosopher, Writer, University teacher

Louis AragonLouis Aragon
03 October 1897
Writer, Journalist, Politician, Poet, Novelist,

Claude LanzmannClaude Lanzmann
27 November 1925
Journalist, Writer, Film director, Screenwriter
Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva
24 February 1927
Actor, Photographer, Poet

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

Jean AnouilhJean Anouilh
23 June 1910
Playwright, Screenwriter, Writer

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

Gao XingjianGao Xingjian
04 January 1940
Writer, Painter, Translator, Novelist, Playwright,
Freya StarkFreya Stark
31 January 1893
Explorer

François MauriacFrançois Mauriac
11 October 1885
Writer, Journalist, Poet, Novelist, Playwright,
Maryse CondéMaryse Condé
11 February 1937
Novelist

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

Bernard WerberBernard Werber
18 September 1961
Journalist, Writer, Screenwriter, Science fiction
Tzvetan TodorovTzvetan Todorov
01 March 1939
Non-fiction writer, Historian, Semiologist,

Sophie CalleSophie Calle
09 October 1953
Photographer, Visual artist, Writer, Choreographer
Maurice BlanchotMaurice Blanchot
22 September 1907
Philosopher, Writer, Journalist, Literary critic

Virginie DespentesVirginie Despentes
13 June 1969
Writer, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter

Maurice DruonMaurice Druon
23 April 1918
Politician, Writer, Screenwriter

Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette
01 March 1928
Film director, Screenwriter, Film critic,
Paul VirilioPaul Virilio
04 January 1932
Philosopher, Writer, Architect, Urban planner,

Anne WiazemskyAnne Wiazemsky
14 May 1947
Actor, Film director, Novelist, Screenwriter,
Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza
01 May 1959
Actor, Linguist, Translator, Playwright, Novelist,

Robert FaurissonRobert Faurisson
25 January 1929
Essayist, Faculty, University teacher, Writer,
Fred VargasFred Vargas
07 June 1957
Writer, Archaeologist, Novelist, Historian

Jacques LecoqJacques Lecoq
15 December 1921
Teacher, Choreographer, Mime artist, Actor
Alain FinkielkrautAlain Finkielkraut
30 June 1949
Philosopher, Radio personality, Writer, University