Emma Watson, Voltaire, Roman Polanski, Marion Cotillard & Claude Monet are some of the celebrities who hail from Paris.

Paris has some well-known famous people who were born here and most of us didn't know it!
Emma WatsonEmma Watson
(British actress)

15 April 1990

British

Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
(French-Polish film director)

18 August 1933

French

VoltaireVoltaire
(Writer)

21 November 1694

French

Marion CotillardMarion Cotillard
(Actress)

30 September 1975

French

Claude MonetClaude Monet
(Painter)

14 November 1840

French

Lily-Rose DeppLily-Rose Depp
(Actress, Model)

27 May 1999

American

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
(TV Host, Actress)

16 August 1953

French,American

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
(Actress & Animal Rights Activist)

28 September 1934

French

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
(Philosopher)

21 June 1905

French

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
(Erotic Novelist)

02 June 1740

French

Paul GauguinPaul Gauguin
(Artist - Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Engraving)

07 June 1848

French

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

French

Juliette BinocheJuliette Binoche
(Actress)

09 March 1964

French

Nicolas SarkozyNicolas Sarkozy

28 January 1955

French

Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve
(French Actress)

22 October 1943

French

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
(Impressionist Painter)

19 July 1834

French

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
(Poet)

09 April 1821

French

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
(Sculptor)

12 November 1840

French

Jacques LacanJacques Lacan
(Psychoanalyst, Psychiatrist)

13 April 1901

French

Jacques ChiracJacques Chirac
(Politician, Ex-President of France, Ex-Prime Minister of France and Ex-Mayor of Paris)

29 November 1932

French

Camille Saint-SaensCamille Saint-Saëns
(Composer, Organist, Pianist)

09 October 1835

French

George SandGeorge Sand

01 July 1804

French

Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville

29 July 1805

French

Jacques-Louis DavidJacques-Louis David
(Neoclassical Style Painter)

30 August 1748

French

Pierre CuriePierre Curie
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

15 May 1859

French

Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
(Entrepreneur)

21 June 1967

American

Georges BizetGeorges Bizet
(Composer)

25 October 1838

French

Claudine LongetClaudine Longet
(Singer, Actress)

29 January 1941

French

Simone WeilSimone Weil
(Philosopher, mystic and social activist)

03 February 1909

French

Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac
(Dramatist and Playwright)

06 March 1619

French

Alex LangeAlex Lange
(Instagram Model)

03 March 2001

South African

Jean RenoirJean Renoir
(Film Director, Actor, Producer)

15 September 1894

French,American

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
(Actor, Singer)

12 September 1888

French

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)

15 December 1852

French

Léon BlumLéon Blum
(Former Prime Minister of France)

09 April 1872

French

Anatole FranceAnatole France
(Writer)

16 April 1844

French

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
(Musician)

16 September 1887

French

Paul SignacPaul Signac
(Painter)

11 November 1863

French

Alfred SisleyAlfred Sisley
(Impressionist Landscape Painter)

30 October 1839

British

Edith PiafEdith Piaf
(Singer, Songwriter, Actress)

19 December 1915

French

Léon FoucaultLéon Foucault
(Physicist)

18 September 1819

French

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)

06 September 1906

Argentinian

Camille CorotCamille Corot
(French painter)

16 July 1796

French

MoliereMoliere
(Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager)

15 January 1622

French

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
(French novelist)

02 April 1840

French

Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet
(Artist)

23 January 1832

French

Dora MaarDora Maar
(Photographer, Artist, Painter, Poet, Choreographer, Sculptor, Model)

22 November 1907

French

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard
(Film director, Actor, Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film producer, Film editor, Writer, Film critic, Television director, Television producer)

03 December 1930

Swiss,French

Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(designer)

07 January 1964

French

Hervé VillechaizeHervé Villechaize
(Actor)

23 April 1943

French

W. Somerset MaughamW. Somerset Maugham
(Playwright, Novelist, Writer, Screenwriter)

25 January 1874

French,British

Madame de PompadourMadame de Pompadour
(Theater Actress, Singer)

French

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
(Painter, draughtsperson)

02 December 1859

French

Julie DelpyJulie Delpy
(Screenwriter, Director, Film Actress, Television Actress)

21 December 1969

French

François TruffautFrançois Truffaut
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film actor, Film producer, Film critic, Actor, Writer)

06 February 1932

French

Napoleon IINapoleon II
(Prince)

20 March 1811

French

Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France
(monarch)

03 December 1368

French

Jeanne MoreauJeanne Moreau
(Film actor, Film director, Singer, Screenwriter, Musician, Film producer, Stage actor)

23 January 1928

French

Anouk AiméeAnouk Aimée
(Actor, Film actor)

27 April 1932

French

Hugh CapetHugh Capet
(King)

Charles PerraultCharles Perrault
(Writer, Poet, Children's writer, Screenwriter, Author, Poet lawyer, Q4421425)

12 January 1628

French

René LacosteRené Lacoste
(Business Leader, Fashion Designer, Tennis Player)

1904 AD

French

Garrett MorganGarrett Morgan
(Inventor)

04 March 1877

American

Philippe de BrocaPhilippe de Broca
(Film director, Screenwriter)

15 March 1933

French

Marie-Antoine CarêmeMarie-Antoine Carême
(Chef)

1784 AD

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
(Painter, Artist)

12 April 1885

French

Sacha DistelSacha Distel
(Songwriter, Singer)

29 January 1933

French

François QuesnayFrançois Quesnay
(Philosopher, Economist, Physician, Encyclopédistes)

04 June 1694

French

Seán MacBrideSeán MacBride
(diplomat, politician, lawyer, journalist)

26 January 1904

French,Irish

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
(Painter)

26 December 1883

French

Pierre Samuel du Pont de NemoursPierre Samuel du Pont de Nemours
(Economist, Politician, Entrepreneur)

14 December 1739

French

Alice Guy-BlachéAlice Guy-Blaché
(Film producer, Actor, Film director, Screenwriter)

01 July 1873

French

Catherine ShareCatherine Share
(Criminal)

10 December 1942

French

Georges RouaultGeorges Rouault
(Curator, Painter, Graphic artist)

27 May 1871

French

NadarNadar
(Photographer)

06 April 1820

French

Jean VigoJean Vigo
(Film director, Film editor, Screenwriter)

26 April 1905

French

Jean de La BruyèreJean de La Bruyère
(Author)

16 August 1645

French

Théodore RousseauThéodore Rousseau
(Painter)

15 April 1812

French

William Somerset MaughamWilliam Somerset Maugham

25 January 1874

British

Andreas FeiningerAndreas Feininger
(Photographer, Writer, Architect)

27 December 1906

French,American

Georges DuhamelGeorges Duhamel
(writer, poet, physician, novelist)

30 June 1884

French