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

Paris, France

British

Aries

VoltaireVoltaire
(Writer)

21 November 1694

30 May 1778

Paris

French

Scorpio

Roman PolanskiRoman Polanski
(French-Polish film director)

18 August 1933

Paris, France

French

Leo

Marion CotillardMarion Cotillard
(Actress)

30 September 1975

Paris, France

French

Libra

Claude MonetClaude Monet
(Painter)

14 November 1840

05 December 1926

Paris

French

Scorpio

Jean-Paul SartreJean-Paul Sartre
(Philosopher)

21 June 1905

15 April 1980

Paris

French

Gemini

Nicolas SarkozyNicolas Sarkozy

28 January 1955

Paris

French

Aquarius

Brigitte BardotBrigitte Bardot
(Actress & Animal Rights Activist)

28 September 1934

Paris

French

Libra

Edith PiafEdith Piaf

19 December 1915

10 October 1963

Belleville, Paris, France

French

Sagittarius

Marquis de SadeMarquis de Sade
(Erotic Novelist)

02 June 1740

02 December 1814

Paris

French

Gemini

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

07 June 1848

08 May 1903

Paris

French

Gemini

Simone de BeauvoirSimone de Beauvoir
(Writer)

09 January 1908

14 April 1986

Paris

French

Capricorn

Juliette BinocheJuliette Binoche
(Actress)

09 March 1964

Paris

French

Pisces

Edgar DegasEdgar Degas
(Impressionist Painter)

19 July 1834

27 September 1917

Paris, France

French

Cancer

Emile ZolaEmile Zola
(French novelist)

02 April 1840

29 September 1902

Paris

French

Aries

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

09 October 1835

16 December 1921

Paris

French

Libra

Kathie Lee GiffordKathie Lee Gifford
(TV Host, Actress)

16 August 1953

Paris, France

French,American

Leo

Édouard ManetÉdouard Manet
(Artist)

23 January 1832

30 April 1883

Paris, France

French

Aquarius

Catherine Deneuve Catherine Deneuve
(French Actress)

22 October 1943

Paris, France

French

Libra

Alexis de TocquevilleAlexis de Tocqueville

29 July 1805

16 April 1859

Paris, France

French

Leo

Charles BaudelaireCharles Baudelaire
(Poet)

09 April 1821

31 August 1867

Paris

French

Aries

Auguste RodinAuguste Rodin
(Sculptor)

12 November 1840

17 November 1917

Paris

French

Scorpio

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

30 August 1748

29 December 1825

Paris

French

Virgo

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

29 November 1932

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Pierre OmidyarPierre Omidyar
(Entrepreneur)

21 June 1967

Paris

American

Gemini

George SandGeorge Sand

01 July 1804

08 June 1876

French

Cancer

Pierre CuriePierre Curie
(Nobel Laureate in Physics)

15 May 1859

19 April 1906

Paris, France

French

Taurus

Georges BizetGeorges Bizet
(Composer)

25 October 1838

03 June 1875

Paris, France

French

Scorpio

Henri BecquerelHenri Becquerel
(Physicist, Discoverer of Radioactivity)

15 December 1852

25 August 1908

Paris, France

French

Sagittarius

Jean RenoirJean Renoir
(Film Director, Actor, Producer)

15 September 1894

12 February 1979

Paris, France

French,American

Virgo

Simone WeilSimone Weil
(Philosopher, mystic and social activist)

03 February 1909

24 August 1943

Paris

French

Aquarius

Cyrano de BergeracCyrano de Bergerac
(Dramatist and Playwright)

06 March 1619

28 July 1655

Paris

French

Pisces

Maurice ChevalierMaurice Chevalier
(Actor, Singer)

12 September 1888

01 January 1972

Paris, France

French

Virgo

Paul SignacPaul Signac
(Painter)

11 November 1863

15 August 1935

Paris

French

Scorpio

Anatole FranceAnatole France
(Writer)

16 April 1844

12 October 1924

Paris, France

French

Aries

Alfred SisleyAlfred Sisley
(Impressionist Landscape Painter)

30 October 1839

29 January 1899

Paris

British

Scorpio

Nadia BoulangerNadia Boulanger
(Musician)

16 September 1887

22 October 1979

Paris

French

Virgo

Léon BlumLéon Blum
(Former Prime Minister of France)

09 April 1872

30 March 1950

Paris

French

Aries

Léon FoucaultLéon Foucault
(Physicist)

18 September 1819

11 February 1868

Paris

French

Virgo

Luis Federico LeloirLuis Federico Leloir
(Biochemist, Physician)

06 September 1906

02 December 1987

Paris, France

Argentine

Virgo

MoliereMoliere
(Playwright, Actor and Stage Manager)

15 January 1622

17 February 1673

Paris

French

Capricorn

Camille CorotCamille Corot
(French painter)

16 July 1796

22 February 1875

Paris

French

Cancer

Madame de PompadourMadame de Pompadour
(Theater Actress, Singer)

1764 AD

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

21 December 1969

Paris

French

Sagittarius

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

03 December 1930

Paris

Swiss,French

Sagittarius

Georges SeuratGeorges Seurat
(Painter, draughtsperson)

02 December 1859

29 March 1891

Paris, France

French

Sagittarius

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

1904 AD

1996 AD

Paris, France

French

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

06 February 1932

21 October 1984

Paris

French

Aquarius

Charles VI of FranceCharles VI of France
(monarch)

03 December 1368

21 October 1422

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Christian LouboutinChristian Louboutin
(designer)

07 January 1964

Paris

French

Capricorn

Hervé VillechaizeHervé Villechaize
(Actor)

23 April 1943

04 September 1993

Paris

French

Taurus

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

25 January 1874

16 December 1965

Paris

British

Aquarius

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

23 January 1928

Paris

French

Aquarius

Claudine LongetClaudine Longet
(Actor, Singer, Television actor)

29 January 1942

Paris

French

Aquarius

Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le BrunLouise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun

16 April 1755

30 March 1842

Paris

French

Aries

Hugh CapetHugh Capet
(King)

0996 AD

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

12 January 1628

16 May 1703

Paris

French

Capricorn

Napoleon IINapoleon II
(Prince)

20 March 1811

22 July 1832

Tuileries Palace, Paris

French

Pisces

Anouk AiméeAnouk Aimée
(Actor, Film actor)

27 April 1932

Paris

French

Taurus

Robert DelaunayRobert Delaunay
(Painter, Artist)

12 April 1885

25 October 1941

Paris

French

Aries

Marie-Antoine CarêmeMarie-Antoine Carême
(Chef)

1784 AD

1833 AD

Garrett MorganGarrett Morgan
(Inventor)

04 March 1877

27 July 1963

Claysville

American

Pisces

Sacha DistelSacha Distel
(Songwriter, Singer)

29 January 1933

22 July 2004

Paris

French

Aquarius

Catherine ShareCatherine Share
(Criminal)

10 December 1942

Paris

French

Sagittarius

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

22 November 1907

16 July 1997

Paris

French

Scorpio

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

14 December 1739

07 August 1817

Paris

French

Sagittarius

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

26 January 1904

15 January 1988

Paris

French,Irish

Aquarius

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

04 June 1694

16 December 1774

Méré

French

Gemini

Jean de La BruyèreJean de La Bruyère
(Author)

16 August 1645

11 May 1696

Paris

French

Leo

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

01 July 1873

24 March 1968

Saint-Mandé

French

Cancer

Georges RouaultGeorges Rouault
(Curator, Painter, Graphic artist)

27 May 1871

13 February 1958

Paris

French

Gemini

Maurice UtrilloMaurice Utrillo
(Painter)

26 December 1883

05 November 1955

Paris

French

Capricorn

NadarNadar
(Photographer)

06 April 1820

20 March 1910

Paris, France

French

Aries

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

26 April 1905

05 October 1934

Paris

French

Taurus

Théodore RousseauThéodore Rousseau
(Painter)

15 April 1812

22 December 1867

Paris

French

Aries

Philippe de BrocaPhilippe de Broca
(Film director, Screenwriter)

15 March 1933

26 November 2004

Paris

French

Pisces

Andreas FeiningerAndreas Feininger
(Photographer, Writer, Architect)

27 December 1906

18 February 1999

Paris

French,American

Capricorn

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

30 June 1884

1966 AD

Paris

French

Cancer

Henri DesgrangeHenri Desgrange
(journalist, sport cyclist, track cyclist)

31 January 1865

16 August 1940

Paris

French

Aquarius

William Somerset MaughamWilliam Somerset Maugham

25 January 1874

16 December 1965

UK Embassy, Paris, France

British

Aquarius

Marie SalléMarie Sallé
(choreographer, ballet dancer, ballet master)

1707 AD

27 July 1756

François VI, duke de La RochefoucauldFrançois VI, duke de La Rochefoucauld
(Writer)

1613 AD

Louis-Philippe I of FranceLouis-Philippe I of France

06 October 1773

26 August 1850

Paris

French

Libra

Eleuthere Irenee du PontEleuthere Irenee du Pont
(Chemist, Scientist)

1771 AD

1834 AD

Albert WalkerAlbert Walker
(Murderer)

1946 AD

Paris

Canadian

Samuel WaksalSamuel Waksal
(Business Leader, Immunologist, Scientist, Doctor)

1947 AD

Edward Samuel BehrEdward Samuel Behr
(Journalist)

1926 AD

2007 AD

François Roland TruffautFrançois Roland Truffaut

06 February 1932

21 October 1984

French

Aquarius

Alain Louis BombardAlain Louis Bombard
(Biologist, Scientist, Doctor)

1924 AD

2005 AD

AmantineAmantine

01 July 1804

08 June 1876

Paris

French

Cancer

Andrew GarnerinAndrew Garnerin
(Inventor)

1769 AD

1823 AD

Antoine Henri BecquerelAntoine Henri Becquerel

15 December 1852

25 August 1908

Paris

French

Sagittarius

Jean-Bernard-Léon FoucaultJean-Bernard-Léon Foucault

18 September 1819

11 February 1868

Paris, France

French

Virgo

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