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

Esther DufloEsther Duflo
25 October 1972
Economist, Professor
Christine LagardeChristine Lagarde
01 January 1956
Economist, Lawyer, Diplomat, Politician,

Thomas PikettyThomas Piketty
07 May 1971
Economist, University teacher

Pierre-Joseph ProudhonPierre-Joseph Proudhon
15 January 1809
Economist, Sociologist, Politician, Journalist,

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,
Charles FourierCharles Fourier
07 April 1772
Economist, Sociologist, Philosopher

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

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de MirabeauHonoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
09 March 1749
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Writer,
François QuesnayFrançois Quesnay
04 June 1694
Philosopher, Economist, Physician,

Jean-Baptiste SayJean-Baptiste Say
05 January 1767
Economist, Politician, Writer, Professor,
Henri de CastriesHenri de Castries
15 August 1954
Entrepreneur, Businessperson, Economist

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

Léon WalrasLéon Walras
16 December 1834
Economist, University teacher, Mathematician
Jacques DelorsJacques Delors
20 July 1925
Economist, Politician, Banker, Trade unionist

Cornelius CastoriadisCornelius Castoriadis
11 March 1922
Philosopher, Economist, Writer, University
James Mayer de RothschildJames Mayer de Rothschild
15 May 1792
Banker, Art collector, Economist, Businessperson

Jean TiroleJean Tirole
09 August 1953
Economist, University teacher

Pierre Samuel du Pont de NemoursPierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours
14 December 1739
Economist, Politician, Entrepreneur

Pascal LamyPascal Lamy
08 April 1947
Economist, Politician
Olivier BlanchardOlivier Blanchard
27 December 1948
Economist, University teacher
Jacques AttaliJacques Attali
01 November 1943
Economist, Banker, Writer, Engineer, University

Jean-Claude TrichetJean-Claude Trichet
20 December 1942
Economist, Banker

Charles Alexandre de CalonneCharles Alexandre de Calonne
20 January 1734
Politician, Economist, Lawyer

Pierre MoscoviciPierre Moscovici
16 September 1957
Politician, Economist
Antoine Augustin CournotAntoine Augustin Cournot
 

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Christiane TaubiraChristiane Taubira
02 February 1952
Politician, Economist

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

Didier SornetteDidier Sornette
25 June 1957
Physicist, Economist

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

Antoine-Augustin CournotAntoine-Augustin Cournot
28 August 1801
Philosopher
Édith CressonÉdith Cresson
27 January 1934
Politician, Diplomat, Economist

Édouard BalladurÉdouard Balladur
02 May 1929
Economist, Politician