Find out more about the greatest French Spiritual & Religious Leaders, including John Calvin, Pope Julius II, Bernadette Soubirous, Vincent de Paul and Francis de Sales.
John CalvinJohn Calvin
10 July 1509
Protestant Reformer, Theologian, Pastor
Bernadette SoubirousBernadette Soubirous
07 January 1844
Saint

Therese of LisieuxThérèse of Lisieux
02 January 1873
Nun

Saint SebastianSaint Sebastian
0256 AD
Saint

Jacques de MolayJacques de Molay
1243 AD
Religious Leader

Pope Urban IIPope Urban II
1035 AD
Pope
Mirra AlfassaMirra Alfassa
21 February 1878
Spiritual Guru

Charles I, Duke of BrittanyCharles I, Duke of Brittany
1319 AD
Medieval Breton Leaders

DenisDenis
Saint

Martin of ToursMartin of Tours
0316 AD
Saint
Francis de SalesFrancis de Sales
16 August 1567
Theologian, Priest, Writer

Pope Clement VPope Clement V
1264 AD
 
Vincent de PaulVincent de Paul
24 April 1581
Catholic priest

RashiRashi
22 February 1040
Rabbi

GenevieveGenevieve
0419 AD
Saint
Hilary of PoitiersHilary of Poitiers
0315 AD
theologian, priest, philosopher

Marcel LefebvreMarcel Lefebvre
29 November 1905
Theologian, Catholic priest
Pope Sylvester IIPope Sylvester II
0940 AD
astronomer, mathematician, politician, cleric,

Peter the HermitPeter the Hermit
1050 AD
Priest

Pope Leo IXPope Leo IX
21 June 1002
Catholic priest
Pope John XXIIPope John XXII
1244 AD
Pope

Pope Clement VIPope Clement VI
1291 AD
 
Emmanuel Joseph SieyèsEmmanuel Joseph Sieyès
03 May 1748
French clergyman

Abdülmecid IIAbdülmecid II
29 May 1868
Caliph

Gregory of ToursGregory of Tours
30 November 0538
Historian

Pope Callixtus IIPope Callixtus II
1065 AD
Saint
Pope Nicholas IIPope Nicholas II
 
Saint BernardSaint Bernard
30 November 1089
Theologian

Pierre CauchonPierre Cauchon
1371 AD
Bishop of Beauvais

Louise de MarillacLouise de Marillac
12 August 1591
Saint

Pope Clement IVPope Clement IV
23 November 1195
 
Pope Innocent VPope Innocent V
1225 AD
Pope

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Pope Gregory XIPope Gregory XI
1329 AD
 

Pope Urban IVPope Urban IV
1195 AD
Pope

Pope Benedict XIIPope Benedict XII
1280 AD
 

Jacques RouxJacques Roux
21 August 1752
Priest
Joseph Justus ScaligerJoseph Justus Scaliger
05 August 1540
Scholar

Pope Martin IVPope Martin IV
27 March 1210
Pope
Pope Urban VPope Urban V
1310 AD
Saint

GuntramGuntram
0532 AD
Saint

Pope Innocent VIPope Innocent VI
1282 AD
Pope
Georges-Hilaire DupontGeorges-Hilaire Dupont
16 November 1919
Catholic priest

RochRoch
1295 AD
Saint
Jean VianneyJean Vianney
08 May 1786
Parish priest

Albert MalboisAlbert Malbois
17 November 1915
Theologian, Catholic priest

Hughes de PayensHughes de Payens
09 February 1074
 

Géry LeulietGéry Leuliet
12 January 1910
Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest

Denis-Auguste AffreDenis-Auguste Affre
27 September 1793
Archbishop