Famous French Theologians

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 1 Albert Schweitzer

Albert Schweitzer
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Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian
Birthdate: January 14, 1875
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: September 4, 1965

Albert Schweitzer was an Alsatian polymath who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1952 for his philosophical work, Reverence for Life. He is credited with founding the Albert Schweitzer Hospital, which was a direct result of his philosophical expression. Schweitzer is also credited with influencing the Organ reform movement, which began in the mid-20th-century.

 2 Bernard of Clairvaux

Bernard of Clairvaux
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Famous As: Abbot
Birthdate: 1090 AD
Nationality: French
Died: August 20, 1153
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 3 Peter Abelard

Peter Abelard
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1079 AD
Nationality: French
Died: April 21, 1142

 4 Jacques Ellul

Jacques Ellul
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Famous As: Theologian, Philosopher, Writer, Sociologist, University teacher
Birthdate: January 6, 1912
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: May 19, 1994

 5 Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: May 3, 1748
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: June 20, 1836

 6 Marcel Lefebvre

Marcel Lefebvre
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Famous As: Theologian, Catholic priest
Birthdate: November 29, 1905
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: March 25, 1991

 7 Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort

Saint Louis-Marie Grignion de Montfort
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: January 31, 1673
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: April 28, 1716
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 8 Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet

Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet
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Famous As: Priest, Historian, Theologian, Writer, Cleric, Literary critic
Birthdate: September 27, 1627
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: April 12, 1704

 9 Nicolas Malebranche

Nicolas Malebranche
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Famous As: Philosopher, Writer, Theologian
Birthdate: August 6, 1638
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: October 13, 1715

 10 Marin Mersenne

Marin Mersenne
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Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian, Mathematician, Musicologist, Music theorist, Physicist
Birthdate: September 8, 1588
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: September 1, 1648

 11 François Fénelon

François Fénelon
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: August 6, 1651
Sun Sign: Leo
Nationality: French
Died: January 7, 1715

 12 John Scotus Eriugena

John Scotus Eriugena
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 0815 AD
Nationality: French, Irish
Died: 0877 AD

 13 Peter Faber

Peter Faber
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Famous As: French theologian
Birthdate: April 13, 1506
Sun Sign: Aries
Nationality: French
Died: August 1, 1546

 14 Theodore Beza

Theodore Beza
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: June 24, 1519
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: Swiss, French
Died: October 13, 1605

 15 Jean-Luc Marion

Jean-Luc Marion
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Famous As: Philosopher, Theologian, Writer, University teacher
Birthdate: July 3, 1946
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French

 16 Jean-Marie Lustiger

Jean-Marie Lustiger
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Famous As: Theologian, Writer, Catholic priest
Birthdate: September 17, 1926
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: August 5, 2007

 17 Johannes Tauler

Johannes Tauler
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: 1300 AD
Nationality: German, French
Died: June 16, 1361

 18 Antoine Arnauld

Antoine Arnauld
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 6, 1612
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: August 8, 1694

 19 Philipp Spener

Philipp Spener
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 13, 1635
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: German, French
Died: February 5, 1705

 20 Prosper of Aquitaine

Prosper of Aquitaine
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 0390 AD
Nationality: French
Died: 0455 AD

 21 Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire

Jean-Baptiste Henri-Dominique Lacordaire
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 12, 1802
Sun Sign: Taurus
Nationality: French
Died: November 21, 1861

 22 Alain de Lille

Alain de Lille
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Famous As: Theologian, Philosopher
Birthdate: 1116 AD
Nationality: French
Died: April 4, 1203

 23 Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples

Jacques Lefèvre d'Étaples
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Famous As: Humanist and theologian
Birthdate: 1455 AD
Nationality: French
Died: February 29, 1536

 24 Berengar Of Tours

Berengar Of Tours
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 0999 AD
Nationality: French
Died: January 6, 1088

 25 Richard of Saint-Victor

Richard of Saint-Victor
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1110 AD
Nationality: French, Scottish
Died: March 16, 1173

 26 Robert de Sorbon

Robert de Sorbon
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Famous As: French theologian
Birthdate: October 9, 1201
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: August 15, 1274

 27 Paschasius Radbertus

Paschasius Radbertus
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 0785 AD
Nationality: French
Died: April 6, 0865

 28 Pierre de Bérulle

Pierre de Bérulle
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Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: February 4, 1575
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Nationality: French
Died: October 2, 1629

 29 Anselm Of Laon

Anselm Of Laon
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 1050 AD
Nationality: French
Died: July 15, 1117

 30 Jean-Jacques Olier

Jean-Jacques Olier
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Famous As: Catholic priest
Birthdate: September 20, 1608
Sun Sign: Virgo
Nationality: French
Died: April 2, 1657

 31 Pierre d'Ailly

Pierre d'Ailly
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 1351 AD
Nationality: French
Died: August 9, 1420

 32 Pierre Charron

Pierre Charron
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: 1541 AD
Nationality: French
Died: November 16, 1603

 33 Guillaume Durand

Guillaume Durand
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: 1230 AD
Nationality: French
Died: November 1, 1296

 34 Albert Malbois

Albert Malbois
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Famous As: Theologian, Catholic priest
Birthdate: November 17, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: February 12, 2017

 35 Pierre Nicole

Pierre Nicole
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: October 19, 1625
Sun Sign: Libra
Nationality: French
Died: November 16, 1695

 36 Peter Waldo

Peter Waldo
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Famous As: Religious leader
Birthdate: 1140 AD
Nationality: French
Died: 1205 AD

 37 Hincmar of Reims

Hincmar of Reims
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: November 30, 0805
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Nationality: French
Died: December 21, 0882

 38 Firmin Abauzit

Firmin Abauzit
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Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: November 11, 1679
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Nationality: French
Died: March 20, 1767

 39 Marie-Joseph Lagrange

Marie-Joseph Lagrange
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Famous As: Priest
Birthdate: March 7, 1855
Sun Sign: Pisces
Nationality: French
Died: March 10, 1938

 40 Ratramnus

Ratramnus
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Famous As: Theologians
Birthdate: 0800 AD
Nationality: French
Died: 0868 AD

 41 John of Paris

John of Paris
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1255 AD
Nationality: French
Died: September 22, 1306

 42 Géry Leuliet

Géry Leuliet
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Famous As: Theologian, University teacher, Catholic priest
Birthdate: January 12, 1910
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Nationality: French
Died: January 1, 2015

 43 William of Champeaux

William of Champeaux
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1070 AD
Nationality: French
Died: January 11, 1121

 44 Nicholas of Autrecourt

Nicholas of Autrecourt
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1299 AD
Nationality: French
Died: July 16, 1369

 45 Godfrey Of Fontaines

Godfrey Of Fontaines
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 0000 AD
Nationality: French
Died: October 29, 1309

 46 Durandus of Saint-Pourçain

Durandus of Saint-Pourçain
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1275 AD
Nationality: French
Died: September 13, 1334

 47 Leo Jud

Leo Jud
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Famous As: Swiss religious reformer
Birthdate: 1482 AD
Nationality: French
Died: June 19, 1542

 48 Petrus Aureoli

Petrus Aureoli
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1280 AD
Nationality: French
Died: January 10, 1322

 49 John of Jandun

John of Jandun
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: 1285 AD
Nationality: French
Died: 1328 AD

 50 Pasquier Quesnel

Pasquier Quesnel
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: July 14, 1634
Sun Sign: Cancer
Nationality: French
Died: December 2, 1719