French Celebrities Born In January

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 1 
Joan of Arc
(Best Remembered as 'The Heroine of France' for Her Role During the 'Hundred Years' War' Against England)
Joan of Arc
56
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1412
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France
Died: May 30, 1431
 2 
Emma Mackey
(French-British Actress Best Known for Her Role as ‘Maeve Wiley’ in the TV Series ‘Sex Education’)
Emma Mackey
44
Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
 3 
Francis II of France
(Former King of France (1559 - 1560))
Francis II of France
15
Birthdate: January 19, 1544
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: December 5, 1560
 4 
Frederick The Great
(Former King of Prussia (1740 - 1786))
Frederick The Great
10
Birthdate: January 24, 1712
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 17, 1786
 5 
Simone de Beauvoir
(French Existentialist Philosopher, Writer, Social Theorist, and Feminist Activist)
Simone de Beauvoir
10
Birthdate: January 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 14, 1986
 6 
Montesquieu
(Political Philosopher Who Gave the Doctrine of 'Separation of Powers')
Montesquieu
3
Birthdate: January 18, 1689
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Brède, France
Died: February 10, 1755
 7 
Christian Dior
(Fashion Designers)
Christian Dior
5
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23, 1957
 8 
Paul Cezanne
(French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter)
Paul Cezanne
14
Birthdate: January 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906
 9 
Olivier Martinez
(French Actor Known for His Films: 'Un, deux, trois, soleil' and 'The Horseman on the Roof')
Olivier Martinez
7
Birthdate: January 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
 10 
Albert Schweitzer
(Physician and Founder of the “Albert Schweitzer Hospital” in Lambaréné,)
Albert Schweitzer
14
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France
Died: September 4, 1965
 11 
Bernadette Soubirous
(French Saint Who Received Visions from the Virgin Mary in a Cave Near Lourdes)
Bernadette Soubirous
5
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1844
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lourdes, France
Died: April 16, 1879
 12 
Django Reinhardt
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liberchies, Belgium
Died: May 16, 1953
 13 
Auguste Comte
(French Philosopher and Founder of Sociology and Positivism )
Auguste Comte
7
Birthdate: January 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857
 14 
Édouard Manet
(French Modernist Painter Known for His Work ‘The Luncheon on the Grass’ and ‘Olympia’)
Édouard Manet
2
Birthdate: January 23, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, Francece
Died: April 30, 1883
 15 
Dominique Wilkins
(Basketball Player)
Dominique Wilkins
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
 16 
Moliere
(French Playwright and One of the Greatest Writers of French Comedy)
Moliere
2
Birthdate: January 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, France
Died: February 17, 1673
 17 
Louis Braille
(Inventor of Braille)
Louis Braille
34
Birthdate: January 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
Thérèse of Lisieux
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alençon, France
Died: September 30, 1897
 19 
Charles Perrault
(Iconic French Author Who Laid the Foundations for a New Literary Genre, the 'Fairy Tale')
Charles Perrault
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1628
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 16, 1703
 20 
Jeanne Moreau
(Actress)
Jeanne Moreau
4
Birthdate: January 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 31, 2017
 21 
Claudine Longet
(Franco-American Singer and Actress)
Claudine Longet
4
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
 22 
Capucine
(Model)
Capucine
3
Birthdate: January 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
Died: March 17, 1990
 23 
Colette
(Best Known for Her Novel 'Gigi')
Colette
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, France
Died: August 3, 1954
 24 
Lilian Thuram
(French Professional Footballer Who Played as a Defender)
Lilian Thuram
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
 25 
Andre Marie Ampere
10
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 20, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parish of St. Nizier, Lyon, France
Died: June 10, 1836
 26 
Camille Rowe
1
Birthdate: January 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
 27 
Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
7
Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades, France
Died: December 10, 1968
 28 
Christian Louboutin
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
 29 
Joseph Louis Lagrange
(Mathematician)
Joseph Louis Lagrange
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 25, 1736
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: April 10, 1813
 30 
Marcel Petiot
(French Medical Doctor and Serial Killer Who Was Convicted of Multiple Murders)
Marcel Petiot
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25, 1946
 31 
Gustave Doré
(Artist Best Known for His Prolific Output of Wood-Engravings and Illustrated Texts)
Gustave Doré
0
Birthdate: January 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23, 1883
 32 
Boris Spassky
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Boris Spassky
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
 33 
Pierre de Coubertin
(Father of the Modern Olympic Games)
Pierre de Coubertin
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 2, 1937
 34 
Stendhal
(French Writer Best Known for His Novels 'The Red and the Black' and 'The Charterhouse of Parma')
Stendhal
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1783
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 23, 1842
 35 
Michel Ney
(French Military Commander and Marshal of the Empire)
Michel Ney
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 10, 1769
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saarlouis, Germany
Died: December 7, 1815
 36 
Charles V of France
(Former King of France (1364 - 1380))
Charles V of France
0
Birthdate: January 21, 1338
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vincennes, France
Died: September 16, 1380
 37 
Francis Poulenc
(French Composer and Pianist Known for His Works: ‘Trois mouvements perpétuels’, ‘Les biches’ and ‘Concert champêtre’)
Francis Poulenc
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 30, 1963
 38 
Robert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)
Robert W. Service
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11, 1958
 39 
Arpad Busson
(French Financier, Founder and Chairman of the ‘EIM Group’)
Arpad Busson
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
 40 
Berthe Morisot
0
Birthdate: January 14, 1841
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bourges, France
Died: March 2, 1895
 41 
Gilles Marini
0
Birthdate: January 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grasse, France
 42 
Joseph Joffre
(Commander-in-Chief of French Forces During the World War I)
Joseph Joffre
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, France
Died: January 3, 1931
 43 
Julie Dreyfus
(Actress)
Julie Dreyfus
2
Birthdate: January 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Louis, Prince Napoleon
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium
Died: May 3, 1997
 45 
Karen Lancaume
(Adult film actor)
Karen Lancaume
1
Birthdate: January 19, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 28, 2005
 46 
Morgane Polanski
(Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Vikings')
Morgane Polanski
6
Birthdate: January 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
 47 
Marie Trintignant
2
Birthdate: January 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died: August 1, 2003
 48 
Joan I of Navarre
(Former Queen of Navarre (1274 - 1305))
Joan I of Navarre
2
Birthdate: January 14, 1273
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bar-sur-Seine, France
Died: April 2, 1305
 49 
Robert-François Damiens
(French Criminal Whose Failed Attempt to Assassinate King Louis XV Resulted in His Public Execution)
Robert-François Damiens
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 9, 1715
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Thieuloye, Artois, France
Died: March 28, 1757
 50 
Ronny Turiaf
(Basketball player)
Ronny Turiaf
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 13, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fort-de-France, Martinique