French Celebrities Born In January

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Joan of Arc
(Best Remembered as 'The Heroine of France' for Her Role During the 'Hundred Years' War' Against England)
Joan of Arc
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 6, 1412
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France
Died: May 30, 1431
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Emma Mackey
(Actress)
Emma Mackey
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Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
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Francis II of France
(King of France (1559-1560))
Francis II of France
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Birthdate: January 19, 1544
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Fontainebleau, France
Died: December 5, 1560
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Frederick The Great
(Former King of Prussia (1740 - 1786))
Frederick The Great
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Birthdate: January 24, 1712
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 17, 1786
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Simone de Beauvoir
(French Existentialist Philosopher, Writer, Social Theorist, and Feminist Activist)
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Birthdate: January 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 14, 1986
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Montesquieu
(Political Philosopher Who Gave the Doctrine of 'Separation of Powers')
Montesquieu
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Birthdate: January 18, 1689
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: La Brède, France
Died: February 10, 1755
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Christian Dior
(Fashion Designers)
Christian Dior
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Granville
Died: October 23, 1957
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Paul Cezanne
(French Artist and Post-Impressionist Painter)
Paul Cezanne
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Birthdate: January 9, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Aix-en-Provence, France
Died: October 22, 1906
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Olivier Martinez
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Birthdate: January 12, 1966
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Bernadette Soubirous
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 7, 1844
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lourdes, France
Died: April 16, 1879
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Albert Schweitzer
(Physician and Founder of the “Albert Schweitzer Hospital” in Lambaréné,)
Albert Schweitzer
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kaysersberg-Vignoble, France
Died: September 4, 1965
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Django Reinhardt
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Liberchies, Belgium
Died: May 16, 1953
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Auguste Comte
(Philosopher)
Auguste Comte
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Birthdate: January 19, 1798
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Montpellier, France
Died: September 5, 1857
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Édouard Manet
(French Modernist Painter Known for His Work ‘The Luncheon on the Grass’ and ‘Olympia’)
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Birthdate: January 23, 1832
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, Francece
Died: April 30, 1883
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Dominique Wilkins
(Basketball Player)
Dominique Wilkins
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 12, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Moliere
(French Playwright and One of the Greatest Writers of French Comedy)
Moliere
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Birthdate: January 15, 1622
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rue Saint Honoré, Paris, France
Died: February 17, 1673
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Louis Braille
(Inventor of Braille)
Louis Braille
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Birthdate: January 4, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Coupvray
Died: January 6, 1852
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Colette
(Best Known for Her Novel 'Gigi')
Colette
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 28, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint-Sauveur-en-Puisaye, France
Died: August 3, 1954
Thérèse of Lisieux
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alençon, France
Died: September 30, 1897
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Charles Perrault
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 12, 1628
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 16, 1703
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Lilian Thuram
(Football player)
Lilian Thuram
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 1, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
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Claudine Longet
(Franco-American Singer and Actress)
Claudine Longet
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Capucine
(Model)
Capucine
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Birthdate: January 6, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaël, Var, France
Died: March 17, 1990
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Jeanne Moreau
(Actress)
Jeanne Moreau
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Birthdate: January 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 31, 2017
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Andre Marie Ampere
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 20, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Parish of St. Nizier, Lyon, France
Died: June 10, 1836
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Camille Rowe
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Birthdate: January 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Christian Louboutin
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: January 7, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
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Joseph Louis Lagrange
(Mathematician)
Joseph Louis Lagrange
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 25, 1736
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Turin, Italy
Died: April 10, 1813
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Boris Spassky
(Russian Chess Grandmaster)
Boris Spassky
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 30, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia
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Marcel Petiot
(Serial Killer)
Marcel Petiot
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: January 17, 1897
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Auxerre, France
Died: May 25, 1946
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Gustave Doré
(Artist Best Known for His Prolific Output of Wood-Engravings and Illustrated Texts)
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Birthdate: January 6, 1832
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: January 23, 1883
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Thomas Merton
(Writer & theologian was ordained to the Catholic priesthood and given the name "Father Louis".)
Thomas Merton
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Birthdate: January 31, 1915
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Prades, France
Died: December 10, 1968
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Pierre de Coubertin
(Father of the Modern Olympic Games)
Pierre de Coubertin
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 1, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris
Died: September 2, 1937
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Stendhal
(Writer)
Stendhal
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 23, 1783
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grenoble, France
Died: March 23, 1842
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Michel Ney
(Military commander)
Michel Ney
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 10, 1769
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saarlouis, Germany
Died: December 7, 1815
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Charles V of France
(King of France (1364-1380))
Charles V of France
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Birthdate: January 21, 1338
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vincennes, France
Died: September 16, 1380
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Morgane Polanski
(Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'Vikings')
Morgane Polanski
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Birthdate: January 20, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Francis Poulenc
(French Composer and Pianist Known for His Works: ‘Trois mouvements perpétuels’, ‘Les biches’ and ‘Concert champêtre’)
Francis Poulenc
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 7, 1899
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 30, 1963
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Robert W. Service
(Poet & Writer)
Robert W. Service
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 16, 1874
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Preston, Lancashire, England
Died: September 11, 1958
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Arpad Busson
(Financier)
Arpad Busson
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 27, 1963
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
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Gilles Marini
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Birthdate: January 26, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Grasse, France
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Berthe Morisot
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Birthdate: January 14, 1841
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bourges, France
Died: March 2, 1895
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Dalida
(French-Italian Singer and Actress)
Dalida
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Birthdate: January 17, 1933
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shubra, Cairo, Egypt
Died: May 3, 1987
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Joseph Joffre
(Chief of Staff of the French Army (1911-16))
Joseph Joffre
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 12, 1852
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rivesaltes, France
Died: January 3, 1931
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Julie Dreyfus
(Actress)
Julie Dreyfus
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Birthdate: January 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
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Karen Lancaume
(Adult film actor)
Karen Lancaume
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Birthdate: January 19, 1973
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Lyon, France
Died: January 28, 2005
Louis, Prince Napoleon
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Birthdate: January 23, 1914
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Brussels, Kingdom of Belgium
Died: May 3, 1997
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Yaya Sanogo
(Association football player)
Yaya Sanogo
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 27, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Massy
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Joan I of Navarre
(Queen of Navarre (1274-1305))
Joan I of Navarre
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Birthdate: January 14, 1273
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bar-sur-Seine, France
Died: April 2, 1305
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Marie Trintignant
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Birthdate: January 21, 1962
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France
Died: August 1, 2003