Find out more about the greatest French Diplomats, including Alexis de Tocqueville, Christine Lagarde, Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, Joseph Bonaparte and Laurent Fabius.
Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville
29 July 1805
 

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914
Diplomat

Jean MonnetJean Monnet
09 November 1888
Political Economist & Diplomat

Ferdinand de LessepsFerdinand de Lesseps
19 November 1805
Developer of Suez Canal

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790
Writer
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Lucien BouchardLucien Bouchard
22 December 1938
Politician

Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
14 July 1816
Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet
François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-René de Chateaubriand
04 September 1768
Writer, Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Poet,

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de MirabeauHonoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
09 March 1749
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Writer,
Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film

Jacques Pierre BrissotJacques Pierre Brissot
15 January 1754
Politician, Journalist, Diplomat, Writer, Judge,

François GuizotFrançois Guizot
04 October 1787
Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Translator,
Charles Gravier, comte de VergennesCharles Gravier, comte de Vergennes
20 December 1717
diplomat, writer, Secretary of State

André BettencourtAndré Bettencourt
21 April 1919
Politician, Diplomat
Edmond-Charles GenêtEdmond-Charles Genêt
08 January 1763
French envoy

Jules FerryJules Ferry
05 April 1832
Politician, Diplomat, Lawyer, Journalist

Bernard KouchnerBernard Kouchner
01 November 1939
Physician, Politician, Diplomat
Laurent FabiusLaurent Fabius
20 August 1946
Politician, Diplomat

Prince Sadruddin Aga KhanPrince Sadruddin Aga Khan
17 January 1933
Politician, Diplomat
Pierre Mendès FrancePierre Mendès France
11 January 1907
Politician, Diplomat

Jean-Louis TauranJean-Louis Tauran
05 April 1943
Librarian, Diplomat, Archivist, Catholic priest

Jacques MacDonaldJacques MacDonald
17 November 1765
Politician, Diplomat, Officer, Military personnel

Saint-John PerseSaint-John Perse
31 May 1887
Poet, Writer, Diplomat
Jean GiraudouxJean Giraudoux
29 October 1882
Playwright, Screenwriter, Diplomat, Novelist,
Roger EtchegarayRoger Etchegaray
25 September 1922
Diplomat, Catholic priest

Enguerrand de MarignyEnguerrand de Marigny
1260 AD
Chamberlain

Édith CressonÉdith Cresson
27 January 1934
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Étienne François, duc de ChoiseulÉtienne François, duc de Choiseul
28 June 1719
Diplomat, Officer, Statesman, Military personnel