Find out more about the greatest 21st Century French Writers, including Sophie Marceau, Jean-Luc Godard, Michel Houellebecq, Betsy Drake and Mylène Farmer

Milan KunderaMilan Kundera

01 April 1929

Brno

Aries

Marjane Satrapi Marjane Satrapi

22 November 1969

Rasht

Scorpio

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano

30 July 1945

Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Leo

Sophie MarceauSophie Marceau

17 November 1966

Paris

Scorpio

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard

03 December 1930

Paris

Sagittarius

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq

26 February 1956

Saint-Pierre

Pisces

Betsy DrakeBetsy Drake

11 September 1923

27 October 2015

Paris

Virgo

Mylène FarmerMylène Farmer

12 September 1961

Montreal

Virgo

René GirardRené Girard

25 December 1923

04 November 2015

Avignon

Capricorn

Anna KarinaAnna Karina

22 September 1940

Solbjerg

Virgo

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou

17 January 1937

Rabat

Capricorn

Julia KristevaJulia Kristeva

24 June 1941

Sliven

Cancer

Bruno LatourBruno Latour

22 June 1947

Beaune

Cancer

Emmanuelle RivaEmmanuelle Riva

24 February 1927

27 January 2017

Cheniménil

Pisces

André GlucksmannAndré Glucksmann

19 June 1937

10 November 2015

Boulogne-Billancourt

Gemini

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark

11 June 1934

Talence

Gemini

Jacques RivetteJacques Rivette

01 March 1928

29 January 2016

Rouen

Pisces

Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray

01 January 1959

Argentan

Capricorn

Catherine BreillatCatherine Breillat

13 July 1948

Bressuire

Cancer

Sophie CalleSophie Calle

09 October 1953

Paris

Libra

George SteinerGeorge Steiner

23 April 1929

Paris

Taurus

Tzvetan TodorovTzvetan Todorov

01 March 1939

07 February 2017

Sofia

Pisces

Matthieu RicardMatthieu Ricard

15 February 1946

Aix-les-Bains

Aquarius

Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas

25 January 1955

Paris

Aquarius

Clara MorganeClara Morgane

25 January 1981

Marseille

Aquarius

Paul VirilioPaul Virilio

04 January 1932

Paris

Capricorn

Gao XingjianGao Xingjian

04 January 1940

Ganzhou

Capricorn

Claude LelouchClaude Lelouch

30 October 1937

Paris

Scorpio

Raffaëla AndersonRaffaëla Anderson

08 January 1976

Montfermeil

Capricorn

Jacques AttaliJacques Attali

01 November 1943

Algiers

Scorpio

Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat

05 March 1964

Pau

Pisces

Marina VladyMarina Vlady

10 May 1938

Clichy

Taurus

Éric-Emmanuel SchmittÉric-Emmanuel Schmitt

28 March 1960

Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon

Aries

OvidieOvidie

25 August 1980

Lille

Virgo

Alain FinkielkrautAlain Finkielkraut

30 June 1949

Paris

Cancer

Robert FaurissonRobert Faurisson

25 January 1929

Shepperton

Aquarius

Joann SfarJoann Sfar

28 August 1971

Nice

Virgo

Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov

22 February 1943

Dzerzhinsk

Pisces

Fred VargasFred Vargas

07 June 1957

Paris

Gemini

Claude LanzmannClaude Lanzmann

27 November 1925

Bois-Colombes

Sagittarius

Yasmina RezaYasmina Reza

01 May 1959

Paris

Taurus

Éric ZemmourÉric Zemmour

31 August 1958

Montreuil

Virgo

Pascal BrucknerPascal Bruckner

15 December 1948

Paris

Sagittarius

Jean RaspailJean Raspail

05 July 1925

Chemillé-sur-Dême

Cancer

Bernard WerberBernard Werber

18 September 1961

Toulouse

Virgo

Jean-Luc MarionJean-Luc Marion

03 July 1946

Meudon

Cancer

Edgar MorinEdgar Morin

08 July 1921

Paris

Cancer

Marc LevyMarc Levy

16 October 1961

Boulogne-Billancourt

Libra

Frederic BeigbederFrederic Beigbeder

21 September 1965

Neuilly-sur-Seine

Virgo

François GautierFrançois Gautier

26 July 1959

Paris

Leo

Keren AnnKeren Ann

10 March 1974

Caesarea Maritima

Pisces

Michel SerresMichel Serres

01 September 1930

Agen

Virgo

Étienne BalibarÉtienne Balibar

23 April 1942

Avallon

Taurus

Fernando ArrabalFernando Arrabal

11 August 1932

Melilla

Leo

Raphaël EnthovenRaphaël Enthoven

09 November 1975

Paris

Scorpio

Virginie DespentesVirginie Despentes

13 June 1969

Nancy

Gemini

Bertrand TavernierBertrand Tavernier

25 April 1941

Lyon

Taurus

Anne WiazemskyAnne Wiazemsky

14 May 1947

Berlin

Taurus

Pierre LemaitrePierre Lemaitre

19 April 1951

Paris

Aries

Breyten BreytenbachBreyten Breytenbach

16 September 1939

Bonnievale

Virgo

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