Famous People From France
Find out more about the greatest French Economists, including Arsène Wenger, Christine Lagarde, Auguste Comte, Thomas Piketty and Henri Fayol.
Auguste ComteAuguste Comte
19 January 1798
Philosopher
Simone WeilSimone Weil
03 February 1909
Philosopher, mystic and social activist

Frederic PassyFrédéric Passy
20 May 1822
Economist & Nobel Peace Prize Winner

Maurice AllaisMaurice Allais
31 May 1911
Economist

Gerard DebreuGerard Debreu
04 July 1921
Economist

Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,
Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971
Economist, University teacher

Esther DufloEsther Duflo
25 October 1972
Economist, Professor

Mohamed A. El-ErianMohamed A. El-Erian
19 August 1958
Businessman
Dominique Strauss-KahnDominique Strauss-Kahn
25 April 1949
Economist, Politician, Lawyer, University teacher

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,
Vilfredo ParetoVilfredo Pareto
15 July 1848
Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Jean-Baptiste ColbertJean-Baptiste Colbert
29 August 1619
Economist, Politician

Charles FourierCharles Fourier
07 April 1772
Economist, Sociologist, Philosopher

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de MirabeauHonoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
09 March 1749
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Writer,

Henri de Saint-SimonHenri de Saint-Simon
17 October 1760
Political Theorist
Henri de CastriesHenri de Castries
15 August 1954
Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Economist

James Mayer de RothschildJames Mayer de Rothschild
15 May 1792
Banker, Art collector, Economist, Businessperson

Raymond AronRaymond Aron
14 March 1905
Journalist, Philosopher, Writer, Political

Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
20 July 1925
Economist, Politician, Banker, Trade unionist
Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
01 November 1943
Economist, Banker, Writer, Engineer, University

Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University
Jean-Baptiste SayJean-Baptiste Say
05 January 1767
Economist, Politician, Writer, Professor,

Léon WalrasLéon Walras
16 December 1834
Economist, University teacher, Mathematician

François QuesnayFrançois Quesnay
04 June 1694
Philosopher, Economist, Physician,
Pierre Samuel du Pont de NemoursPierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours
14 December 1739
Economist

Olivier BlanchardOlivier Blanchard
27 December 1948
Economist, University teacher
Édith CressonÉdith Cresson
27 January 1934
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Jean TiroleJean Tirole
09 August 1953
Economist, University teacher

Pascal LamyPascal Lamy
08 April 1947
Economist, Politician
Christiane TaubiraChristiane Taubira
02 February 1952
Politician, Economist

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Jean-Claude TrichetJean-Claude Trichet
20 December 1942
Economist, Banker
Édouard BalladurÉdouard Balladur
02 May 1929
Economist, Politician

Pierre MoscoviciPierre Moscovici
16 September 1957
Politician, Economist

Louis BachelierLouis Bachelier
11 March 1870
Mathematician, Economist, Non-fiction writer

Charles Alexandre de CalonneCharles Alexandre de Calonne
20 January 1734
Statesman
Antoine Augustin CournotAntoine Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher
Didier SornetteDidier Sornette
25 June 1957
Physicist, Economist

Jules DupuitJules Dupuit
18 May 1804
Civil Engineer

Joseph BertrandJoseph Bertrand
11 March 1822
Mathematician

Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de LauneAnne Robert Jacques Turgot, Baron de Laune
10 May 1727
French economist
Frederic BastiatFrederic Bastiat
30 June 1801
 

Jérôme-Adolphe BlanquiJérôme-Adolphe Blanqui
21 November 1798
Economist

Clément JuglarClément Juglar
15 October 1819
Doctor

André MorelletAndré Morellet
07 March 1727
Economist

Jean OrryJean Orry
04 September 1652
Economist
Antoine-Augustin CournotAntoine-Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher

Victor Riqueti, marquis de MirabeauVictor Riqueti, marquis de Mirabeau
05 October 1715
Economist
Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de BoisguillebertPierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguillebert
17 February 1646
Lawmaker

Joseph-Marie TerrayJoseph-Marie Terray
09 December 1715
Government Official