VoltaireVoltaire
21 November 1694, French
Writer
Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

Albert CamusAlbert Camus
07 November 1913, Algerian, French
Philosopher

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802, French
Author & Poet

Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
 

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
02 June 1740, French
Erotic Novelist
Jules VerneJules Verne
08 February 1828, French
Writer

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10 July 1871, French
French novelist

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Philosopher

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer
Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821, French
Poet

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743, Swiss, French
Physician
Arthur RimbaudArthur Rimbaud
20 October 1854, French
Poet

Honoré de BalzacHonoré de Balzac
20 May 1799, French
French Novelist and Playwright

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915, French, Thai, American
Writer
Denis DiderotDenis Diderot
05 October 1713, French
Philosopher

Milan KunderaMilan Kundera
01 April 1929, Czech, French
Writer
Jean CocteauJean Cocteau
05 July 1889, French
Novelist, Poet, Artist & Filmmaker

Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
12 December 1821, French
Novelist, Writer

Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973, French
Writer
Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
18 October 1859, French
Philosopher and Writer

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
12 January 1628, French
Author
Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914, French
Diplomat

Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac
06 March 1619, French
Dramatist and Playwright

Antonin ArtaudAntonin Artaud
04 September 1896, French
Dramatist, Poet, Essayist, Actor, & Theatre

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Philosopher
Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
Novelist
François RabelaisFrançois Rabelais
04 February 1494, French
Writer

Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French
Poet

StendhalStendhal
23 January 1783, French
Writer

R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927, French, Scottish
Psychiatrist
Hilaire BellocHilaire Belloc
27 July 1870, French, British
Writer

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Anatole FranceAnatole France
16 April 1844, French
Writer

Alexander BerkmanAlexander Berkman
21 November 1870, French, Russian
Editor

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
30 July 1945, French
French Novelist

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer
Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18 March 1842, French
Poet

Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French
Writer
Alphonse DaudetAlphonse Daudet
13 May 1840, French
Novelist, Short story writer, playwright, poet

Alfred de MussetAlfred de Musset
11 December 1810, French
Dramatist, Poet, Novelist

Alfred de VignyAlfred de Vigny
27 March 1797, French
Poet, Playwright, Novelist
MoliereMoliere
15 January 1622, French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
02 April 1840, French
French novelist
Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896, French
Founder of Surrealism

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
28 May 1877, French
Poet

Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901, French
French Novelist

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30 October 1871, French
Poet

Élisée ReclusElisee Reclus
15 March 1830, French
Geographer, Anarchist, Writer
Antoine de Saint-ExuperyAntoine de Saint-Exupery
29 June 1900, French
French writer

Andre GideAndre Gide
22 November 1869, French
 

Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929, Chilean, French
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930, French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,
Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
18 January 1925, French
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
06 February 1932, French
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film
Robert ClaryRobert Clary
01 March 1926, French, American
Actor

Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq
26 February 1956, French
Poet, Film director, Songwriter, Essayist,

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945, French
Chef
Jean GiraudJean Giraud
08 May 1938, French
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897, French
Philosopher, Librarian, Poet, Novelist, Writer,
Jacques MesrineJacques Mesrine
28 December 1936, French
Criminal

Benoit MandelbrotBenoit Mandelbrot
20 November 1924, French, Polish, American
Mathematician, Economist, Professor, Scientist,

Auguste EscoffierAuguste Escoffier
28 October 1846, French
Chef
Vilfredo ParetoVilfredo Pareto
15 July 1848, French, Italian
Economist, Writer, Philosopher, Sociologist,

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
1079 AD, French
Theologian, Philosopher, Composer, Linguist, Poet,
Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931, French
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,

Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
16 August 1567, French, Italian
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880, French, Italian
Poet

Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,
Alain BadiouAlain Badiou
17 January 1937, French
Philosopher, Novelist, Playwright, Editor,
Eugène François VidocqEugène François Vidocq
24 July 1775, French
Detective, Writer, Police officer, Military

Bertrand CantatBertrand Cantat
05 March 1964, French
Singer, Guitarist, Lyricist, Singer-songwriter,

Louis-Ferdinand CélineLouis-Ferdinand Céline
27 May 1894, French
French novelist

Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard
10 August 1924, French
Philosopher, Philologist, Writer, Linguist,
Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12 January 1906, French, Lithuanian
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer

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

Michel SerresMichel Serres
01 September 1930, French
Philosopher, Writer

Paul ClaudelPaul Claudel
06 August 1868, French
Playwright, Poet, Diplomat, Writer, Diarist, Poet

Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas
25 January 1955, French
Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer
Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer

François-René de ChateaubriandFrançois-René de Chateaubriand
04 September 1768, French
Writer, Politician, Diplomat, Historian, Poet,
Éric ZemmourÉric Zemmour
31 August 1958, French
Journalist, Writer, Literary critic

Louis Antoine de Saint-JustLouis Antoine de Saint-Just
25 August 1767, French
Politician, Writer

René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926, French
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film
Allan KardecAllan Kardec
03 October 1804, French
Writer, Teacher, Philosopher

Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934, Danish, French
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist
Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
06 January 1912, French
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,

Adam de la HalleAdam de la Halle
1220 AD, French
composer, writer, poet, trouvère

PetroniusPetronius
0027 AD, French, Ancient Roman
Author

Jean RacineJean Racine
22 December 1639, French
Dramatist
René GuénonRené Guénon
15 November 1886, French
Author

Honoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de MirabeauHonoré Gabriel Riqueti, comte de Mirabeau
09 March 1749, French
Journalist, Politician, Diplomat, Writer,
Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
02 November 1847, French
Philosopher, Engineer, Sociologist, Writer, Trade

Tristan TzaraTristan Tzara
16 April 1896, French
Art collector, Poet, Writer, Diplomat, Film
Jacques MaritainJacques Maritain
18 November 1882, French
Philosopher, Educationist, Writer

Guillaume de MachautGuillaume de Machaut
1300 AD, French
Poet
Romain RollandRomain Rolland
29 January 1866, French
Writer, Playwright, Essayist, Historian, Novelist,