Alexandre DumasAlexandre Dumas
24 July 1802, French
Albert CamusAlbert Camus
07 November 1913, Algerian, French

21 November 1694, French

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712, Swiss, French
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

Victor HugoVictor Hugo
26 February 1802, French
Author & Poet

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

Marcel ProustMarcel Proust
10 July 1871, French
French novelist

Jacques DerridaJacques Derrida
15 July 1930, Algerian, French
Samuel BenchetritSamuel Benchetrit
26 June 1973, French

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

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

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
09 April 1821, French

Thomas MertonThomas Merton
31 January 1915, French, Thai, American

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

Guy de MaupassantGuy de Maupassant
05 August 1850, French
Novelist & Short Story Writer

Romain GaryRomain Gary
21 May 1914, French

René GirardRené Girard
25 December 1923, French
Gustave FlaubertGustave Flaubert
12 December 1821, French
Novelist, Writer

Denis DiderotDenis Diderot
05 October 1713, French
Henri BergsonHenri Bergson
18 October 1859, French
Philosopher and Writer

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
12 January 1628, French

Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac
06 March 1619, French
Dramatist and Playwright
Georges BatailleGeorges Bataille
10 September 1897, French

Jean GenetJean Genet
19 December 1910, French
R. D. LaingR. D. Laing
07 October 1927, French, Scottish

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

Hilaire BellocHilaire Belloc
27 July 1870, French, British
23 January 1783, French

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François RabelaisFrançois Rabelais
04 February 1494, French
Paul VerlainePaul Verlaine
30 March 1844, French

Anatole FranceAnatole France
16 April 1844, French

Alexander BerkmanAlexander Berkman
21 November 1870, French, Russian

Robert W. ServiceRobert W. Service
16 January 1874, Canadian, French, British
Poet & Writer
Stéphane MallarméStéphane Mallarmé
18 March 1842, French
Alphonse de LamartineAlphonse de Lamartine
21 October 1790, French

Jean Patrick ModianoPatrick Modiano
30 July 1945, French
French Novelist

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

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
02 April 1840, French
French novelist

15 January 1622, French
Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager

Oscar MiloszOscar Milosz
28 May 1877, French

Andre BretonAndre Breton
19 February 1896, French
Founder of Surrealism
Andre MalrauxAndre Malraux
03 November 1901, French
French Novelist

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

Paul ValeryPaul Valery
30 October 1871, French
Frantz FanonFrantz Fanon
20 July 1925, Algerian, French, Martiniquan

Jean FroissartJean Froissart
1337 AD, French
chronicler, historian, canon, poet, writer
Alejandro JodorowskyAlejandro Jodorowsky
17 February 1929, Chilean, French
Writer, Film director, Actor, Playwright,

Robert ClaryRobert Clary
01 March 1926, French, American

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
06 February 1932, French
Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film

Gilles DeleuzeGilles Deleuze
18 January 1925, French
Philosopher, Historian, Writer, University

Pierre BourdieuPierre Bourdieu
01 August 1930, French
Philosopher, Sociologist, Anthropologist,
Michel HouellebecqMichel Houellebecq
26 February 1956, French
Poet, Film director, Songwriter, Essayist,

Jean GiraudJean Giraud
08 May 1938, French
Caricaturist, Comics writer, Screenwriter, Science

Auguste EscoffierAuguste Escoffier
28 October 1846, French

Joël RobuchonJoël Robuchon
07 April 1945, French
Olivier AssayasOlivier Assayas
25 January 1955, French
Screenwriter, Film director, Film critic, Writer

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

Peter AbelardPeter Abelard
1079 AD, French

Guy DebordGuy Debord
28 December 1931, French
Film maker, Artist, Philosopher, Film director,
Louis-Ferdinand CélineLouis-Ferdinand Céline
27 May 1894, French
French novelist

René GuénonRené Guénon
15 November 1886, French
Paul LangevinPaul Langevin
23 January 1872, French
Physicist, Professor, Chemist, Philosopher of

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

Jacques EllulJacques Ellul
06 January 1912, French
Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist,
Arthur de GobineauArthur de Gobineau
14 July 1816, French
Racial theorist, Philosopher, Writer, Diplomat,

Guillaume ApollinaireGuillaume Apollinaire
25 August 1880, French, Italian
Jean RaspailJean Raspail
05 July 1925, French
Writer, Journalist, Explorer, Conspiracy theorist,

Alain BadiouAlain Badiou
17 January 1937, French
Philosopher, Novelist, Playwright, Editor,

Bruno LatourBruno Latour
22 June 1947, French
Philosopher, Anthropologist, Sociologist,

Jacques MesrineJacques Mesrine
28 December 1936, French
Louis Antoine de Saint-JustLouis Antoine de Saint-Just
25 August 1767, French
Politician, Writer
Henrik, Prince Consort of DenmarkHenrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
11 June 1934, Danish, French
Poet, Writer, Visual artist, Pianist

Claude LelouchClaude Lelouch
30 October 1937, French
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,

Eduard LimonovEduard Limonov
22 February 1943, French, Russian
Writer, Dissident, Politician, Poet, Human rights

Georges SorelGeorges Sorel
02 November 1847, French
Philosopher, Engineer, Sociologist, Writer, Trade
Jean-François LyotardJean-François Lyotard
10 August 1924, French
Philosopher, Philologist, Writer, Linguist,

Eugène François VidocqEugène François Vidocq
24 July 1775, French
Detective, Writer, Police officer, Military

Jean de La FontaineJean de La Fontaine
08 July 1621, French
Writer, Poet, Lawyer

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

Jean-Dominique BaubyJean-Dominique Bauby
23 April 1952, French
Journalist, Autobiographer, Writer
René GoscinnyRené Goscinny
14 August 1926, French
Editor, Film director, Comics writer, Film

Emmanuel LevinasEmmanuel Levinas
12 January 1906, French, Lithuanian
Philosopher, University teacher, Ethicist, Writer
0027 AD, French, Ancient Roman

Chris MarkerChris Marker
29 July 1921, French
Film producer, Film critic, Film director,
Michel OnfrayMichel Onfray
01 January 1959, French
Philosopher, Writer, Historian, Essayist, Audio
Gaston BachelardGaston Bachelard
27 June 1884, French
Philosopher, Poet, Writer, University teacher