French Celebrities Born In August

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 1 
Napoleon Bonaparte
(Emperor of the French (1804-1814))
Napoleon Bonaparte
102
Birthdate: August 15, 1769
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Died: May 5, 1821
 2 
Coco Chanel
(French Fashion Designer Best Known as the Founder of 'Chanel' and Her Signature Perfume ‘Chanel No. 5’)
Coco Chanel
34
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saumur, France
Died: January 10, 1971
 3 
Thierry Henry
(Former French Professional Football Player, Coach and One of the Greatest Strikers of All Time)
Thierry Henry
33
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Les Ulis, France
 4 
Philippe Petit
(High-wire artist)
Philippe Petit
54
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nemours, France
 5 
Claude Debussy
(French Impressionist Composer Best Known for His Opera 'Pelléas et Mélisande')
Claude Debussy
11
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: March 25, 1918
 6 
Louis XVI of France
(King of France)
Louis XVI of France
20
Birthdate: August 23, 1754
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: January 21, 1793
 7 
Yves Saint Laurent
(French Fashion Designer and Founder of His Eponymous Fashion Label)
Yves Saint Laurent
7
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oran, Algeria
Died: June 1, 2008
 8 
Antoine Lavoisier
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Role of Oxygen in Combustion)
Antoine Lavoisier
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1794
 9 
Audrey Tautou
(French Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Film 'Amélie')
Audrey Tautou
8
Birthdate: August 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaumont, Puy-de-Dôme, France
 10 
Samuel de Champlain
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1574
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hiers-Brouage, Marennes-Hiers-Brouage, France
Died: December 25, 1635
 11 
Guy de Maupassant
(French Short Story Writer and Naturalist )
Guy de Maupassant
26
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tourville-sur-Arques, France
Died: July 6, 1893
 12 
Jules Bianchi
(French Motor Racing Driver)
Jules Bianchi
15
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Nice, France
Died: July 17, 2015
 13 
Louis Vuitton
(Businessman)
Louis Vuitton
11
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 4, 1821
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: France
Died: February 27, 1892
 14 
Moussa Sissoko
(French Professional Footballer Who Plays as Midfielder)
Moussa Sissoko
5
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1989
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Le Blanc-Mesnil, France
 15 
Charles Boyer
(French-American Actor)
Charles Boyer
7
Birthdate: August 28, 1899
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Figeac, France
Died: August 26, 1978
 16 
Jean-Michel Jarre
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 24, 1948
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Lyon, France
 17 
Sebastian Roché
4
Birthdate: August 4, 1964
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
 18 
Wissam Ben Yedder
(Footballer striker)
Wissam Ben Yedder
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Sarcelles, France
 19 
Henri Cartier-Bresson
(Photographer and Painter)
Henri Cartier-Bresson
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: August 22, 1908
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chanteloup-en-Brie, France
Died: August 3, 2004
 20 
Jacques-Louis David
4
Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29, 1825
 21 
Louis de Broglie
(Physicist)
Louis de Broglie
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Dieppe
Died: March 19, 1987
 22 
Antoine-Augustin Parmentier
(Botanist, Pharmacist, Physician, Agronomist, Nutritionist)
Antoine-Augustin Parmentier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 12, 1737
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Montdidier
Died: December 17, 1813
 23 
Emmanuelle Beart
(French Actress Best Known for Her Role in the Film ‘Manon des Sources’)
Emmanuelle Beart
4
Birthdate: August 14, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gassin, France
 24 
Carole Bouquet
1
Birthdate: August 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
 25 
Presnel Kimpembe
(Footballer centre-back position)
Presnel Kimpembe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Beaumont-sur-Oise, France
 26 
Marine Le Pen
(French Lawyer and President of the National Rally Group in the National Assembly )
Marine Le Pen
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 5, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
 27 
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
(Naturalist and Biologist Best Known for Proposing that Acquired Characteristics can be Inherited.)
Jean-Baptiste Lamarck
1
Birthdate: August 1, 1744
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bazentin, France
Died: December 18, 1829
 28 
Djibril Cissé
(Association football player)
Djibril Cissé
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 12, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Arles, France
 29 
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
(French Royal, Statesman and Regent of France (1715 - 1723))
Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 2, 1674
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Saint-Cloud, France
Died: December 2, 1723
 30 
Madame du Barry
(Mistress of Louis XV of France)
Madame du Barry
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 19, 1743
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vaucouleurs, France
Died: December 8, 1793
 31 
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
(Mathematician)
Augustin-Louis Cauchy
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 21, 1789
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris
Died: May 23, 1857
 32 
Luc Montagnier
(Virologist & Discoverer of HIV)
Luc Montagnier
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chabris, France
Died: February 8, 2022
 33 
Nathalie Delon
2
Birthdate: August 1, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oujda, Morocco
Died: January 21, 2021
 34 
William Gallas
(Footballer defender)
William Gallas
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 17, 1977
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Asnières-sur-Seine, France
 35 
Guillaume Apollinaire
(Known for His Poems Without Punctuation)
Guillaume Apollinaire
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 26, 1880
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
Died: November 9, 1918
 36 
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
(French Sculptor and Painter Best Known for Designing the 'Statue of Liberty')
Frédéric Auguste Bartholdi
0
Birthdate: August 2, 1834
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Colmar, France
Died: October 4, 1904
 37 
Philip II of France
(King of France)
Philip II of France
6
Birthdate: August 21, 1165
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gonesse, France
Died: July 14, 1223
 38 
Gaia Weiss
(Model)
Gaia Weiss
4
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
 39 
Jean-Baptiste Colbert
(Economist, Politician)
Jean-Baptiste Colbert
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 29, 1619
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Reims
Died: September 6, 1683
 40 
Georges Cuvier
(French Naturalist and Zoologist Known for Establishing the Field of 'Comparative Anatomy' and 'Paleontology')
Georges Cuvier
2
Birthdate: August 23, 1769
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Doubs, France
Died: May 13, 1832
 41 
Lambert Wilson
0
Birthdate: August 3, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
 42 
Henry V, Holy Roman Emperor
1
Birthdate: August 11, 1086
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Goslar, Germany
Died: May 23, 1125
 43 
Jemima West
(Actress)
Jemima West
0
Birthdate: August 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
 44 
George Enescu
(Romanian composer)
George Enescu
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 19, 1881
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: George Enescu, Botoşani
Died: May 4, 1955
 45 
Alizee
(Singer)
Alizee
5
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: August 21, 1984
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Ajaccio, France
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
1
Birthdate: August 29, 1780
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Montauban, France
Died: January 14, 1867
Louis Antoine, Duke of Angoulême
2
Birthdate: August 6, 1775
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: June 3, 1844
 48 
Louis Le Prince
(Former inventor of an early motion-picture camera, possibly the first person to shoot a moving picture sequence using a single lens camera)
Louis Le Prince
1
Birthdate: August 28, 1841
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Metz, France
Died: September 16, 1890
 49 
Grégory Fitoussi
1
Birthdate: August 13, 1976
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
 50 
Liza del Sierra
0
Birthdate: August 30, 1985
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pontoise, Val-d'Oise, France