Throughout history, there have been many French female scientists who have made significant contribution to the field. The list includes many familiar and great French female scientists such as Sophie Germain, Irène Joliot-Curie, Fred Vargas, Audrey Mestre, Émilie du Châtelet.
Marie CurieMarie Curie
07 November 1867, French, Polish
First woman to win a Nobel Prize
Irène Joliot-CurieIrène Joliot-Curie
12 September 1897, French
Chemist

Sophie GermainSophie Germain
01 April 1776, French
Mathematician

Hélène Langevin-JoliotHélène Langevin-Joliot
19 September 1927, French
Physicist

Emmanuelle CharpentierEmmanuelle Charpentier
11 December 1968, French
Researcher

Émilie du ChâteletÉmilie du Châtelet
17 December 1706, French
Philosopher
Katia KrafftKatia Krafft
17 April 1942, French
Volcanologists

Audrey MestreAudrey Mestre
11 August 1974, French
Free-diver, Marine biologist

Françoise Barré-SinoussiFrançoise Barré-Sinoussi
30 July 1947, French
Virologist
Fred VargasFred Vargas
07 June 1957, French
Writer, Archaeologist, Novelist, Historian

Marie-Anne Paulze LavoisierMarie-Anne Paulze Lavoisier
20 January 1758, French
Chemist
Brigitte BoisselierBrigitte Boisselier
03 April 1956, French
Chemist

Marguerite PereyMarguerite Perey
19 October 1909, French
Physicist

Jeanne Villepreux-PowerJeanne Villepreux-Power
24 September 1794, French
Biologist