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 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)

 2 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

 3 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)

 4 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

 5 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

 6 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

 7 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
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 8 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

 9 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)

 10 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

 11 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

 12 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

 13 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

 14 Stefanie Stantcheva

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

 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 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

 17 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

 18 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

 19 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

 20 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

 21 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

 22 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

 23 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

 24 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

 25 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

 26 Louis Faidherbe

Louis Faidherbe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Military general
Birthdate: June 3, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lille, France
Died: September 28, 1889

 27 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

 28 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

 29 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

 30 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

 31 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

 32 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

 33 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

 34 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

 35 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

 36 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

 37 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

 38 Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac

Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: April 24, 1817
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland
Died: April 15, 1894

 39 Barthélemy-Prosper Enfantin

Barthélemy-Prosper Enfantin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Social Reformer
Birthdate: February 8, 1796
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 1, 1864

 40 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

 41 Charles-Bernard Renouvier

Charles-Bernard Renouvier
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 1, 1903

 42 Joachim Barrande

Joachim Barrande
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: August 11, 1799
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saugues, France
Died: October 5, 1883

 43 Marcel Prévost

Marcel Prévost
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: May 1, 1862
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 8, 1941

 44 Adolphe Niel

Adolphe Niel
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: October 4, 1802
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Muret, France
Died: August 13, 1869

 45 Georges Friedel

Georges Friedel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Crystallographer
Birthdate: July 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Mulhouse, France
Died: December 11, 1933

 46 Ernest Doudart de Lagrée

Ernest Doudart de Lagrée
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: March 31, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 12, 1868

 47 Joseph Achille Le Bel

Joseph Achille Le Bel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: January 21, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Merkwiller-Pechelbronn, France
Died: August 6, 1930

 48 André Blondel

André Blondel
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Famous As: Engineer
Birthdate: August 28, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chaumont, France
Died: November 15, 1938

 49 Paul Marie Eugène Vieille

Paul Marie Eugène Vieille
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Chemist
Birthdate: September 2, 1854
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 14, 1934

 50 Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont

Jean-Baptiste Élie de Beaumont
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: September 25, 1798
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Mézidon-Canon, Mézidon Vallée d'Auge, France
Died: September 21, 1874