French Celebrities Born In March

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Antoine Griezmann
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Forward)
Antoine Griezmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mâcon, France

Antoine Griezmann is a French football player. A key member of the France national team, Antoine Griezmann helped his team win the 2018 FIFA World Cup by scoring a goal and assisting another in France's 4-2 win against Croatia. Also an esports enthusiast, Griezmann launched an esports organisation called Grizi Esport in 2020.

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Paul Pogba
(French Professional Football Midfielder)
Paul Pogba
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 15, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lagny-sur-Marne, France

Paul Pogba is a prominent football player for the English club Manchester United; in 2016 he was transferred from Juventus to Manchester United for a then-world record transfer fee of £89.3 million, which remains the highest paid fee by any English club. Also an important member of the France national team, he helped France win the 2018 World Cup.

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N'Golo Kante
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defensive Midfielder)
N'Golo Kante
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

N'Golo Kante is a French football player who currently plays for the France national team as well as Chelsea FC. Widely regarded as one of the best midfielders in the world, Kanté played a major role in helping his former team Leicester City win their first Premier League title. He also helped France win its second World Cup in 2018.

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René Déscartes
(French Philosopher, Mathematician and Inventor of ‘Analytic Geometry’)
René Déscartes
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 31, 1596
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Descartes, France
Died: February 11, 1650
René Descartes, the father of modern philosophy, laid down the idea of rationalism, later followed by Spinoza and Leibniz. Descartes also contributed to the field of analytical geometry and led to the Cartesian coordinate system being named after him. His Meditations on First Philosophy is still taught at many universities.
 5 
Bernard Arnault
(Chairman & CEO of LMVH)
Bernard Arnault
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 5, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Roubaix

Bernard Arnault is a French businessman and chairman of the luxury-goods company LVMH. Also an art collector, Arnault played a key role in establishing LVMH as a patron of art. In 2006, he sponsored the construction of an art museum called Louis Vuitton Foundation. He also created a competition called The LVMH Young Fashion Designer to students from fine-arts schools.

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Henry II of England
(Former King of England (1154 - 1189))
Henry II of England
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Birthdate: March 5, 1133
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Le Mans, France
Died: July 6, 1189

Henry II of England reigned as the king of England from 1154 to 1189. During his long rule, Henry introduced many changes that had severe long-term consequences. Some of his legal changes are believed to have laid the foundation for English Common Law. Henry is often portrayed in films and plays; he has been played by actors like Peter O'Toole.

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Maurice Ravel
(One of the Leading Composers of Impressionist Music, Known for His Orchestral Work "Boléro,")
Maurice Ravel
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 7, 1875
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ciboure, France
Died: December 28, 1937
French impressionist composer Maurice Ravel is best known for his orchestral composition Boléro. He rejected the Legion d'honneur and all French awards. He was one the first composers to realize the importance of recording music to gain a wider reach. Most of his music consisted of piano and orchestration.
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Édouard Mendy
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Édouard Mendy
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1992
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montivilliers, France
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Juliette Binoche
(Actress Known for Her Films: 'The English Patient ', 'Chocolat' and 'Certified Copy')
Juliette Binoche
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Birthdate: March 9, 1964
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
French actor Juliette Binoche began her career with stage productions. She soared to fame with her Academy Award-winning role of Hana in The English Patient and her Academy Award-nominated role of Vianne in Chocolat. She has also been a marked political activist and has supported the Cambodian charity Enfants d'Asie.
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Marcel Marceau
(French Mime Artist and Actor)
Marcel Marceau
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Birthdate: March 22, 1923
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Strasbourg, France
Died: September 22, 2007
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Henry II of France
(King of France (1547 - 1559))
Henry II of France
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Birthdate: March 31, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: July 10, 1559
Henry II, son of Francis I, reigned as the king of France from 1547 to 1559. Though he achieved the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis, which ended the Italian Wars, he died as a result of a would inflicted by Gabriel de Montgomery during a jousting event to celebrate the same.
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Mary Tudor, Queen of France
(Queen Consort of France from 9 October 1514 to 1 January 1515)
Mary Tudor, Queen of France
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 18, 1496
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Died: June 25, 1533

Mary Tudor, Queen of France was an English princess who served as the Queen consort of France from 9 October 1514 to 1 January 1515. She was the third wife of Louis XII, who was 30 years her senior. After his death, Mary married Charles Brandon, 1st Duke of Suffolk. Her life and career have inspired several historical fiction novels.

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Dimitri Payet
(French Professional Footballer)
Dimitri Payet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 29, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Saint-Pierre, Réunion, France
 14 
Isabelle Huppert
(French Actress Best Known for Playing Cold and Disdainful Characters)
Isabelle Huppert
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Birthdate: March 16, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

Isabelle Huppert is a French actress best known for playing cold and disdainful characters. Regarded as one of the finest actresses of her generation, Huppert has won several prestigious awards, such as a BAFTA Award, Golden Globe Award, and César Awards. In 2020, Isabelle Huppert was ranked second on The New York Times' greatest actors of the 21st century list.

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Lucas Bravo
(Actor)
Lucas Bravo
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Birthdate: March 26, 1988
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nice, Alpes-Maritimes, France

Lucas Bravo is a French model and actor best known for his portrayal of Chef Gabriel in the popular comedy-drama series Emily in Paris. His performance in the Netflix series has earned him important roles in a couple of upcoming films, such as Ticket to Paradise and Mrs. Harris Goes to Paris.

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Pierre-Simon Laplace
(French Mathematician and Astronomer Who was Best Known for His Investigations into the Stability of the Solar System)
Pierre-Simon Laplace
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 23, 1749
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Beaumont-en-Auge, France
Died: March 5, 1827

Though French scholar Pierre-Simon Laplace is primarily known for his work on the solar system, his research extended to areas such as mathematics and physics, apart from astronomy. Widely known as the Newton of France, he escaped being executed during the French Revolution, owing to his lack of political views.

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Cyrano de Bergerac
(Novelist and Playwright Known for His Play ‘Cyrano de Bergerac’)
Cyrano de Bergerac
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 6, 1619
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 28, 1655
Seventeenth-century author and duelist Cyrano de Bergerac was immortalized by Edmond Rostand’s drama Cyrano de Bergerac, based on Bergerac’s life, with its mix of myth and reality. Even Bergerac's death is shrouded in mystery, with some claiming he died of an injury and others believing he died of a disease.
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Carlos Ghosn
(Former Chairman and CEO of the Renault–Nissan–Mitsubishi Alliance)
Carlos Ghosn
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 9, 1954
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Porto Velho, Rondônia, Brazil

Carlos Ghosn is a French–Lebanese–Brazilian businessman who served as the CEO of Michelin North America. He also served as the chairman and CEO of Nissan and Renault. In 1999, he saved Nissan from near bankruptcy and turned around its fortune. In 2018, he was arrested in Japan for misusing Nissan's assets. He dramatically escaped from the custody is currently an internationally wanted fugitive.

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Rudolf Diesel
(Inventor of Diesel Engine)
Rudolf Diesel
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Birthdate: March 18, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 29, 1913

Rudolf Diesel was a German mechanical engineer and inventor best remembered for inventing the Diesel engine. After Diesel's demise, his engine became an important substitution for the steam piston engine. The engine became widespread in applications, such as agricultural machines, submarines, ships, and trucks. His life inspired the 1942 biographical film Diesel, in which he was played by Willy Birgel.

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Alexander Grothendieck
(French Mathematician and a Pioneer in the Field of 'Modern Algebraic Geometry')
Alexander Grothendieck
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 13, 2014

Alexander Grothendieck was a 20th-century mathematician who was a leading figure in the creation of modern algebraic geometry. With his so-called "relative" perspective, he revolutionized many areas of pure mathematics. During his later career, he became a professor at the University of Montpellier. He is counted among the greatest mathematicians of the 20th century.

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Robert Clary
(Best Known for His Role in the Sitcom 'Hogan's Heroes')
Robert Clary
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Birthdate: March 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

Robert Clary is a French-American actor, artist, singer, author, and lecturer. He is known for his portrayal of Corporal Louis LeBeau in the American television sitcom, Hogan's Heroes. A Holocaust survivor, Clary often speaks about the perils faced by him during the Second World War. Robert Clary has also released a memoir titled From the Holocaust to Hogan's Heroes.

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Joseph Fourier
(Mathematician & Physicist)
Joseph Fourier
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 21, 1768
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Auxerre, Burgundy, Kingdom of France (now in Yonne, France)
Died: May 16, 1830

Joseph Fourier was a French physicist and mathematician best remembered for commencing the investigation of the Fourier series, which is used widely to solve problems of heat transfer and vibrations. Fourier's law of conduction and Fourier transform are named in his honor. Fourier is also said to have discovered the greenhouse effect.

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Nicéphore Niépce
(Creator of World's First Permanent Photographic Image)
Nicéphore Niépce
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Birthdate: March 7, 1765
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chalon-sur-Saône
Died: July 5, 1833

Nicéphore Niépce revolutionized science by inventing heliography and made the first permanent photographic image. He had initially been part of Napoleon’s army but had to quit due to his failing health. The Niépce Prize is awarded to a photographer every year in France, in his honor.

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Napoleon II
(Emperor of the French for a Few Weeks in 1815)
Napoleon II
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Birthdate: March 20, 1811
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Tuileries Palace, Paris
Died: July 22, 1832

Napoleon II was the son of Emperor Napoleon I and Empress Marie Louise. He was the titular Emperor of the French for a few weeks in 1815. He was just a small child when he became the disputed emperor following his father’s abdication. He died as a young man before getting the chance to serve his nation. 

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Simone Signoret
(One of the Most Versatile French Actresses of the 20th Century)
Simone Signoret
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Birthdate: March 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: September 30, 1985

Simone Signoret was a German-born French actress best known for her role in the film Room at the Top, for which she won several awards, including an Academy Award. Growing up during the Nazi occupation, she started acting in the early 1940s. She was professionally active for over 40 years, until her death in 1985.

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Luc Besson
(Film Director, Screenwriter, and Producer Known for Making Highly Visual Thriller and Action Films)
Luc Besson
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Birthdate: March 18, 1959
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France

Luc Besson is a French film director, producer, and screenwriter. He started working in the film industry as an assistant to famous directors and learned the nuances of direction. He then moved on to direct films and launched his own production company. He is considered a key figure in the Cinéma du look movement. 

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Romain Saïss
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Centre-Back)
Romain Saïss
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1990
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Bourg-de-Péage, France
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Camille Razat
(Actress)
Camille Razat
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Birthdate: March 1, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
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Steve Mandanda
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Steve Mandanda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
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Paul Verlaine
(One of the Greatest French Poets of the 19th Century)
Paul Verlaine
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 30, 1844
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: January 8, 1896

Paul Verlaine was a French poet best remembered for his association with the Decadent movement and the Symbolist movement. He is regarded as one of the most important representatives of the fin de siècle in French and international poetry. His poetry served as an inspiration for composers like Gabriel Fauré, who composed several mélodies based on Verlaine's poems.

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Margaret of Anjou
(Queen of England)
Margaret of Anjou
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Birthdate: March 23, 1430
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Pont-a-Mousson, France
Died: August 25, 1482
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Élizabeth Bourgine
(Actress)
Élizabeth Bourgine
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Birthdate: March 20, 1957
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Levallois-Perret, France
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Jean-Marie Loret
(Alleged Illegitimate Son of Adolf Hitler)
Jean-Marie Loret
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 25, 1918
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Seboncourt, France
Died: February 14, 1985

Jean-Marie Loret learned he was Adolf Hitler’s illegitimate child when his mother, a French lady named Charlotte revealed it to him on her deathbed. Though Loret died before finding any concrete evidence to prove the same, following his death, proof of cash sent to Charlotte by Hitler proved Loret's claim.

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Jordan Veretout
(Association football player)
Jordan Veretout
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ancenis
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Eric Ripert
(Chef)
Eric Ripert
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: March 2, 1965
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Antibes, France
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Youssef El-Arabi
(Football player - Striker)
Youssef El-Arabi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Caen, France
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Khéphren Thuram
(Footballer midfielder)
Khéphren Thuram
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 2001
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Reggio Emilia, Italy
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Françoise Dorléac
(French Actress Known for Her Films: ‘That Man from Rio’, ‘The Soft Skin’, and ‘Cul-de-sac’)
Françoise Dorléac
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Birthdate: March 21, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 26, 1967
Actor-model Françoise Dorléac, elder sister of Catherine Deneuve, had first appeared on stage at age 10. Known for her vivacious personality, she made quite a name for herself with movies such as Cul-de-sac and Where the Spies Are, before an unfortunate car accident claimed her life at age 25. 
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Blanche Monnier
(Prisoner)
Blanche Monnier
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 1, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poitiers, France
Died: October 13, 1913
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Paul Mauriat
(Orchestra leader)
Paul Mauriat
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 4, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Marseille, France
Died: November 3, 2006
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Frédéric Joliot-Curie
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris
Died: August 14, 1958

Frédéric Joliot-Curie was a French physicist whose discovery of artificial radioactivity earned him the 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, which was jointly awarded to Frédéric and his wife Irène Joliot-Curie. Along with his wife, Frédéric is credited with founding the Orsay Faculty of Sciences, a physics and mathematics school within Paris-Saclay University. He had also won the Stalin Peace Prize.

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Blanche of Castile
(Queen Consort of France)
Blanche of Castile
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Birthdate: March 4, 1188
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Palencia, Spain
Died: November 27, 1252
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Stéphane Mallarmé
(French Symbolist Poet)
Stéphane Mallarmé
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1842
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 9, 1898

Stéphane Mallarmé was a French poet whose work inspired many artistic schools of the 20th century like Surrealism, Futurism, Dadaism, and Cubism. Over the years, his poetry has also served as an inspiration for many musical pieces, including Claude Debussy's Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun. Mallarmé's work also influenced Man Ray's film, Les Mystères du Château de Dé.

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Lizzie Brocheré
(Actress and Director Known for Her Films: ‘Rings’, ‘Full Contact’ and ‘American Horror Story’)
Lizzie Brocheré
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Birthdate: March 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Paris, France

Best known as Grace Bertrand from American Horror Story and Coco from The Strain, Lizzie Brocheré is the daughter of reputed French casting director Sylvie Brocheré. It is believed her audition for American Horror Story was so perfect that the directors re-wrote the character as French to match her accent.

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Louis XVII
(King)
Louis XVII
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Birthdate: March 27, 1785
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: June 8, 1795
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Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac
(French Adventurer and Explorer Credited With Founding the City of Detroit)
Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 5, 1658
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Nicolas-de-la-Grave, France
Died: October 16, 1730

Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac was a French adventurer and explorer. He is credited with founding Fort Pontchartrain du Détroit, which later became the famous city of Detroit. The famous car brand Cadillac was named in Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac's honor.

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Pierre Boulez
(Composer)
Pierre Boulez
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 26, 1925
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montbrison, France
Died: January 5, 2016
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Anna Held
(French-Polish Actress and Singer Best Known for Her Revues 'The Ziegfeld Follies')
Anna Held
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Birthdate: March 19, 1872
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: August 12, 1918

Anna Held was a Polish singer and stage performer. Although her personal life and relationship with Florenz Ziegfeld overshadowed her professional career, Anna Held's uninhibited style inspired the popular theatrical revue productions on Broadway, The Ziegfeld Follies. Her relationship with Florenz Ziegfeld also inspired films like The Great Ziegfeld and Ziegfeld: The Man and His Women.

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Maurice Merleau-Ponty
(Philosopher)
Maurice Merleau-Ponty
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Birthdate: March 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rochefort-sur-Mer, Charente-Inférieure, France
Died: May 3, 1961
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Djamel Belmadi
(French and Algerian Professional Football Coach and Former Player)
Djamel Belmadi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 25, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Champigny-sur-Marne, France