Famous French Noblemen

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Marquis de Lafayette
(Aristocrat and Military Leader)
Marquis de Lafayette
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Birthdate: September 6, 1757
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chavaniac-Lafayette, France
Died: May 20, 1834

Marquis de Lafayette was a French aristocrat and military officer, who  is remembered for fighting in the American Revolutionary War, as the commander of American troops in several battles. After returning to France, he played key roles in the French Revolution of 1789 and the July Revolution of 1830. Considered a hero in both America and France, he advocated the end of slavery.  

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Marquis de Sade
(French Writer Whose Perverse Sexual Preferences and Erotic Writings gave Rise to the Term 'Sadism')
Marquis de Sade
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Birthdate: June 2, 1740
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 2, 1814
Marquis de Sade is remembered for his erotic books such as The 120 Days of Sodom. He was known for his peculiar way of deriving sexual pleasure by torturing his victims, now known as “sadism.” He was jailed for several years for sexual abuse against men, women, and children. 
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Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis XIII of France)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: September 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: June 9, 1701

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans received the dukedoms of Chartres and Valois in 1661 as the younger son of Louis XIII of France. Unlike most royal persons of his generation, Philippe was open about his homosexuality and did not think twice before acting effeminately in public. However, he fathered several children and earned the nickname the grandfather of Europe.

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Antoine Lavoisier
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Role of Oxygen in Combustion)
Antoine Lavoisier
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Birthdate: August 26, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1794

Antoine Lavoisier was a French chemist and nobleman. He played a crucial role during the chemical revolution of the 18th-century. Widely regarded as the father of modern chemistry, Lavoisier had a major influence on the history of biology as well as the history of chemistry. He also helped build the metric system. 

Reginald of Châtillon
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Birthdate: 1120 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: July 4, 1187
Louis Philippe II, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: April 13, 1747
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Domaine de Saint Cloud, Saint-Cloud, France
Died: November 6, 1793
Jean, Count of Paris
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Birthdate: May 19, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Paris, France
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John the Fearless, Duke of Burgundy
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Birthdate: May 28, 1371
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dijon, France
Died: September 10, 1419
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Robert Guiscard
(Former Norman adventurer remembered for the conquest of southern Italy and Sicily)
Robert Guiscard
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Birthdate: 1015 AD
Birthplace: Cotentin Peninsula, France
Died: July 17, 1085
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Henri, Count of Paris
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Birthdate: July 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Le Nouvion-en-Thiérache, France
Died: June 19, 1999
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Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples
(Head of the House of Savoy)
Vittorio Emanuele, Prince of Naples
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Birthdate: February 12, 1937
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Naples, Italy
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Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
(Consort of the Danish monarch)
Henrik, Prince Consort of Denmark
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Birthdate: June 11, 1934
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Talence, France
Died: February 13, 2018

Prince Henrik, husband of Queen Margrethe II of Denmark, was a skilled winemaker and a talented poet, known for his flamboyant lifestyle. He had often publicly expressed his unhappiness over not being named a king and also declared he wouldn’t want to be buried next to his wife.

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Charles III, Duke of Lorraine
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Birthdate: February 18, 1543
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Palace of the Dukes of Lorraine, Nancy, France
Died: May 14, 1608
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Henry I, Duke of Guise
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Birthdate: December 31, 1550
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: France
Died: December 23, 1588
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Roger I of Sicily
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Birthdate: 1031 AD
Birthplace: Hauteville-la-Guichard, France
Died: June 22, 1101
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Louis, Duke of Burgundy
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Birthdate: August 16, 1682
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Versailles, France
Died: February 18, 1712
James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick
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Birthdate: August 21, 1670
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Moulins, France
Died: June 12, 1734
Prince Carlo, Duke of Castro
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Birthdate: February 24, 1963
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Saint-Raphaël, France
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Eugène de Beauharnais
(Viceroy of Italy)
Eugène de Beauharnais
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Birthdate: September 3, 1781
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: February 21, 1824
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René of Anjou
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Birthdate: January 16, 1409
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Château d'Angers, Angers, France
Died: July 10, 1480
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Hugues de Payens
(Former Knight known for First Grand Master of the Knights Templar)
Hugues de Payens
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Birthdate: 1070 AD
Birthplace: Troyes, France
Died: March 24, 1136
Simon de Montfort, 5th Earl of Leicester
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Birthdate: 1160 AD
Birthplace: Montfort-l'Amaury, France
Died: June 25, 1218
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Gaspard II de Coligny
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Birthdate: February 16, 1519
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Châtillon-Coligny, France
Died: August 24, 1572
Gaston, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: April 24, 1608
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Château de Fontainebleau, Fontainebleau, France
Died: February 2, 1660
Fulk IV, Count of Anjou
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Birthdate: 1043 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: April 14, 1109
Raymond IV, Count of Toulouse
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Birthdate: 1041 AD
Birthplace: Toulouse, France
Died: February 28, 1105
William IX, Duke of Aquitaine
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Birthdate: October 22, 1071
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: France
Died: February 10, 1127
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Claude, Duke of Guise
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Birthdate: October 20, 1496
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Castle of Condé, France
Died: April 12, 1550
Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine
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Birthdate: March 31, 1670
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Château de Saint-Germain-en-Laye, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: May 14, 1736
Prince Philippe, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: February 6, 1869
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: York House, Twickenham, England
Died: March 28, 1926
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Louise of Savoy
(Noblemen)
Louise of Savoy
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Birthdate: September 11, 1476
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Pont d’Ain, France
Died: September 22, 1531
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Charles III, Duke of Bourbon
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Birthdate: February 17, 1490
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Montpensier, France
Died: May 6, 1527
Louis de Buade de Frontenac
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Birthdate: May 22, 1622
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Died: November 28, 1698
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William Clito
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Birthdate: October 25, 1102
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rouen, France
Died: July 28, 1128
Jean de France, duc de Berry
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Birthdate: November 30, 1340
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Château of Vincennes, Vincennes, France
Died: June 15, 1416
Louis Antoine, Duke of Enghien
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Birthdate: August 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Château de Chantilly, France
Died: March 21, 1804
Charles de Valois, Duke of Angoulême
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Birthdate: April 28, 1573
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Château de Fayet, Fayet, France
Died: September 24, 1650
Prince Louis, Duke of Nemours
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Birthdate: October 25, 1814
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: June 26, 1896
Robert Spencer, 2nd Earl of Sunderland
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Birthdate: September 15, 1641
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 28, 1702
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Charles V, Duke of Lorraine
(Duke of Lorraine)
Charles V, Duke of Lorraine
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Birthdate: April 3, 1643
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: April 18, 1690
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Carloman
(Mayor of the Palace of Austrasia)
Carloman
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Birthdate: 0713 AD
Birthplace: France
Died: August 17, 0754
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Patrick Ali Pahlavi
(Member of the deposed Pahlavi dynasty of Iran)
Patrick Ali Pahlavi
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Birthdate: September 1, 1947
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
William FitzOsbern, 1st earl of Hereford
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Birthdate: 1020 AD
Birthplace: Flanders, Belgium
Died: February 22, 1071
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Auguste de Marmont
(Military general)
Auguste de Marmont
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Birthdate: July 20, 1774
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Châtillon-sur-Seine, France
Died: March 22, 1852
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Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville
(Former Colonial Governor of French Louisiana Who Served 4-Terms Between 1701 and 1743)
Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville
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Birthdate: February 23, 1680
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Montreal, Canada
Died: March 7, 1767

Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville was a French explorer and colonial administrator in New France. The younger brother of Pierre Le Moyne d'Iberville, Bienville joined his brother on several expeditions, including the one to establish the colony of Louisiana. Bienville succeeded in his expedition and is now referred to as the Father of Louisiana.

John IV, Duke of Brittany
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Birthdate: 1339 AD
Birthplace: Brittany, France
Died: November 1, 1399
César, Duke of Vendôme
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Birthdate: June 3, 1594
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Château de Coucy, Picardy, France
Died: October 22, 1665
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Beatrice of Savoy
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Birthdate: 1198 AD
Birthplace: Chambéry, France
Died: January 4, 1267
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Antoine Nompar de Caumon
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Birthdate: 1632 AD
Birthplace: Lauzun, France
Died: November 19, 1723
Louis, Duke of Orléans
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Birthdate: August 4, 1703
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Palace of Versailles, Versailles, France
Died: February 4, 1752