École Polytechnique

Discover the notable alumni of École Polytechnique. The list includes people like Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, Siméon Denis Poisson, Urbain Le Verrier, Henri Louis Le Chatelier & Jean Borotra. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as scientists, miscellaneous, leaders, engineers and intellectuals & academics etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Auguste Comte

Auguste Comte
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857

 2 Benoit Mandelbrot

Benoit Mandelbrot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and polymath
Birthdate: November 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 14, 2010

 3 Henri Poincare

Henri Poincare
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and Philosopher
Birthdate: April 29, 1854
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: July 17, 1912

 4 Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac

Joseph Louis Gay-Lussac
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: December 6, 1778
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Saint-Léonard-de-Noblat, France
Died: May 9, 1850

 5 Valéry Giscard d'Estaing

Valéry Giscard d'Estaing
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Former President of the French Republic
Birthdate: February 2, 1926
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 6 Joseph Joffre

Joseph Joffre
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chief of Staff of the French Army (1911-16)
Birthdate: January 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, France
Died: January 3, 1931

 7 Sadi Carnot

Sadi Carnot
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist and Father of Thermodynamics
Birthdate: June 1, 1796
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 24, 1832
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 8 Siméon Denis Poisson

Siméon Denis Poisson
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 21, 1781
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Loiret, France
Died: April 25, 1840

 9 Albert Lebrun

Albert Lebrun
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of France from 1932 to 1940
Birthdate: August 29, 1871
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mercy-le-Haut, France
Died: March 6, 1950

 10 Jean Borotra

Jean Borotra
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: August 13, 1898
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Biarritz, France
Died: July 17, 1994
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 11 Georges Sorel

Georges Sorel
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: November 2, 1847
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
Died: August 29, 1922

 12 André Citroën

André Citroën
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Industrialist and the founder of French automaker Citroën
Birthdate: February 5, 1878
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 3, 1935

 13 Urbain Le Verrier

Urbain Le Verrier
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: March 11, 1811
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Lô, France
Died: September 23, 1877

 14 Pierre Schaeffer

Pierre Schaeffer
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer and founder of Groupe de Recherche de Musique Concrète
Birthdate: August 14, 1910
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: August 19, 1995

 15 Charles Koechlin

Charles Koechlin
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 27, 1867
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 31, 1950

 16 Conrad Schlumberger

Conrad Schlumberger
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geophysicist
Birthdate: October 2, 1878
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Guebwiller, France
Died: May 9, 1936

 17 Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis

Gaspard-Gustave de Coriolis
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 21, 1792
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 19, 1843

 18 Alfred de Vigny

Alfred de Vigny
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 27, 1797
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Loches, France
Died: September 17, 1863

 19 Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet

Nathalie Kosciusko-Morizet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: May 14, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France

 20 Jules Dumont d'Urville

Jules Dumont d'Urville
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: May 23, 1790
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Condé-sur-Noireau, France
Died: May 8, 1842

 21 Jean-Marie Messier

Jean-Marie Messier
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: December 13, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Grenoble, France

 22 Louis-Eugène Cavaignac

Louis-Eugène Cavaignac
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: General
Birthdate: October 15, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 28, 1857

 23 Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play

Pierre Guillaume Frédéric le Play
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: April 11, 1806
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: La Rivière-Saint-Sauveur, France
Died: April 5, 1882

 24 Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille

Jean Léonard Marie Poiseuille
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: April 22, 1797
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 26, 1869

 25 Jacques Attali

Jacques Attali
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 1, 1943
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Algiers, Algeria
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 26 Henri Louis Le Chatelier

Henri Louis Le Chatelier
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: October 8, 1850
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 17, 1936

 27 Ion I. C. Brătianu

Ion I. C. Brătianu
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: August 20, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ștefănești, Romania
Died: November 24, 1927

 28 Stefanie Stantcheva

Stefanie Stantcheva
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Birthplace: Bulgaria

 29 Henry Darcy

Henry Darcy
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: June 10, 1803
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: January 3, 1858

 30 Jean-Christophe Yoccoz

Jean-Christophe Yoccoz
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: May 29, 1957
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 3, 2016

 31 Paul Bert

Paul Bert
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: October 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: November 11, 1886

 32 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber

Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: February 13, 1924
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: November 7, 2006

 33 Charles Fabry

Charles Fabry
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 11, 1867
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: December 11, 1945

 34 Bernard Courtois

Bernard Courtois
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: February 8, 1777
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: September 27, 1838

 35 Henri-Victor Regnault

Henri-Victor Regnault
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: July 21, 1810
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
Died: January 19, 1878

 36 Anselme Payen

Anselme Payen
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 6, 1795
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 12, 1871

 37 Eugène Freyssinet

Eugène Freyssinet
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Structural engineer
Birthdate: July 13, 1879
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Objat, France
Died: June 8, 1962

 38 Étienne-Louis Malus

Étienne-Louis Malus
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: July 23, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 24, 1812

 39 Yves Carcelle

Yves Carcelle
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: May 18, 1948
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 31, 2014

 40 Jules Dupuit

Jules Dupuit
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Civil Engineer
Birthdate: May 18, 1804
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Fossano, Italy
Died: September 5, 1866

 41 Joseph Bertrand

Joseph Bertrand
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 11, 1822
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 5, 1900

 42 Gerard Mestrallet

Gerard Mestrallet
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: chairman of the board of directors of Engie and as CEO from 2008 to 2016
Birthdate: April 1, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

 43 Charles de Freycinet

Charles de Freycinet
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: November 14, 1828
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Foix, France
Died: May 14, 1923

 44 Leon Charles Thevenin

Leon Charles Thevenin
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: March 30, 1857
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Meaux, France
Died: September 21, 1926

 45 Philippe Bunau-Varilla

Philippe Bunau-Varilla
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: July 26, 1859
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 18, 1940

 46 Guillaume Henri Dufour

Guillaume Henri Dufour
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Officer
Birthdate: September 15, 1787
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Konstanz, Germany
Died: July 14, 1875

 47 Pierre Louis Dulong

Pierre Louis Dulong
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: February 12, 1785
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: July 19, 1838

 48 Charles Rigault de Genouilly

Charles Rigault de Genouilly
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Naval Officer
Birthdate: April 12, 1807
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rochefort, France
Died: May 4, 1873

 49 Victor Prosper Considerant

Victor Prosper Considerant
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Famous As: Socialist
Birthdate: October 12, 1808
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Salins-les-Bains, France
Died: December 27, 1893

 50 Agenor, duc de Gramont

Agenor, duc de Gramont
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: August 14, 1819
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 17, 1880