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Pierre Gasly
(Formula 1 Driver)
Pierre Gasly
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1996
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Gustave Flaubert
(French Author Best Known for His Novels: ‘Madame Bovary’, ‘Sentimental Education’, ‘Salammbô’ and ‘Three Tales’)
Gustave Flaubert
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 12, 1821
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: May 8, 1880

Gustave Flaubert was a French novelist best remembered for his first novel Madame Bovary, which was later adapted into an opera. One of the most influential French novelists of all time, Flaubert is widely regarded as the main exponent of literary realism in France. His work inspired his protégé and short story writer Guy de Maupassant, who later achieved much acclaim.

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Maurice Leblanc
(French Novelist Known as the Creator of the Fictional Gentleman Thief and Detective ‘Arsène Lupin')
Maurice Leblanc
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 11, 1864
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: November 6, 1941

French author Maurice Leblanc is best known for creating the character Arsène Lupin, who has been part of 60 of Leblanc’s crime stories and novels. He quit his law studies to become an author. Several of his films have been turned into films. He also earned the Légion d'Honneur.

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Pierre Corneille
(Tragedian)
Pierre Corneille
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Birthdate: June 6, 1606
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: October 1, 1684

Born into a family of lawyers, Pierre Corneille, too, initially studied law. However, both he and his younger brother, noted playwright Thomas Corneille, deviated from their family profession. Part of the Society of Five Authors, selected by Cardinal de Richelieu, Corneille later grew into one of the greatest 17th-century tragedians.

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Jacques Rivette
(French Film Director and Film Critic Who was Associated With the French New Wave Movement of the 1950s)
Jacques Rivette
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Birthdate: March 1, 1928
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 29, 2016

Jacques Rivette was a French film critic and director. One of the most important members of the French New Wave, Rivette's work is renowned for its loose narratives, improvisation, and lengthy running times. Rivette, who started his career as a film critic, worked for the film magazine Cahiers du Cinéma and his articles helped popularize the magazine in the 1960s.

 6 
Ian Mahinmi
(Basketball player)
Ian Mahinmi
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 5, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'11" (211 cm)
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David Trezeguet
(French Former Professional Footballer Who Played as a Striker)
David Trezeguet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra

David Trezeguet is a French retired football player who helped his national team win the 1998 FIFA World Cup as well as the 2000 UEFA European Championship title. Widely regarded as one of the greatest strikers of his generation, David Trezeguet was also included in Pele's FIFA 100 list.

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Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
(Author)
Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 26, 1711
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 8, 1780
 9 
Théodore Géricault
(Painter)
Théodore Géricault
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Birthdate: September 26, 1791
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 26, 1824
 10 
François Hollande
(President of France from 2012 to 2017)
François Hollande
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 12, 1954
Sun Sign: Leo

François Hollande served as the president of France from 2012 to 2017. He has earlier been the president of the General Council of Corrèze and the First Secretary of the Socialist Party. Of the many significant policies undertaken by him was the legalization of same-sex marriage through Bill 344.

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Theo Maledon
(Basketball player)
Theo Maledon
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 2001
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
(Explorer)
René-Robert Cavelier, Sieur de La Salle
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 22, 1643
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 19, 1687
 13 
Nathalie Péchalat
(Ice dancer)
Nathalie Péchalat
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: December 22, 1983
Sun Sign: Capricorn

Nathalie Péchalat is a French former ice dancer who won two European championships, five French national championships, and five medals at the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Final along with her skating partner Fabian Bourzat. She is currently serving as the president of the French Federation of Ice Sports.

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Karin Viard
(Actress)
Karin Viard
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Birthdate: January 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 15 
Anny Duperey
(Actress)
Anny Duperey
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Birthdate: June 28, 1947
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 16 
Estelle Lefebure
(Actress)
Estelle Lefebure
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Birthdate: May 11, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 17 
Gunnor
(Queen)
Gunnor
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Birthdate: 0950 AD
Died: January 5, 1031
 18 
William Clito
(Count of Flanders)
William Clito
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 25, 1102
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 28, 1128
 19 
David Douillet
(French Politician and Retired Judoka)
David Douillet
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 17, 1969
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 20 
Rilès
(Rapper)
Rilès
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: January 4, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 21 
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
(Author)
Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 11, 1657
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 9, 1757
 22 
Geoffrey, Count of Nantes
(Count)
Geoffrey, Count of Nantes
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 1, 1134
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: July 27, 1158
 23 
Charles Nicolle
(Bacteriologist)
Charles Nicolle
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Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: September 21, 1866
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 28, 1936
 24 
Enzo Crivelli
(Football player)
Enzo Crivelli
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 6, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Marcel Dupré
(Musician)
Marcel Dupré
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 3, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 30, 1971
 26 
François-Adrien Boïeldieu
(French Composer)
François-Adrien Boïeldieu
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 16, 1775
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: October 8, 1834
 27 
Isaac Oliver
(Painter)
Isaac Oliver
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Birthdate: 1565 AD
Died: October 2, 1617
 28 
Pierre Louis Dulong
(French Physicist and Chemist Who Helped Formulate the 'Dulong–Petit Law' of Specific Heats)
Pierre Louis Dulong
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 12, 1785
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 19, 1838

French physicist and chemist Pierre Louis Dulong FRS FRSE is best-remembered for proposing the thermodynamic law called the Dulong–Petit law with fellow scientist Alexis Petit. Subjects of his scientific studies included the elasticity of steam, specific heats of gases and conduction of heat. He discovered nitrogen trichloride, worked on specific heat capacity, and expansion and refractive indices of gases.

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Théodore Monod
(French Naturalist and Academician Who Spent His Whole Life Exploring Natural Species in the Sahara)
Théodore Monod
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Birthdate: April 9, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: November 22, 2000

A professor at Paris’s National Museum of Natural History, French naturalist Théodore Monod founded the cultural institute IFAN in Senegal. He spent a huge chunk of his life studying natural life in the Sahara and had several plant, insect, crustaceans, and fish species named after him.

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Roger Apery
(Mathematician)
Roger Apery
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 14, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 18, 1994
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Thomas Corneille
(Dramatist)
Thomas Corneille
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 20, 1625
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: December 8, 1709
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Jean Lecanuet
(Politician)
Jean Lecanuet
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 4, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 22, 1993
 33 
Jacques-François Blondel
(French Architect)
Jacques-François Blondel
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: January 8, 1705
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 9, 1774

Jacques-François Blondel was a French teacher and architect who served as a professor at the Académie Royale d'Architecture after running his own school of architecture for several years. Jacques-François Blondel is credited with teaching many future architects like Alexandre-Théodore Brongniart, Étienne-Louis Boullée, Jean-François-Thérèse Chalgrin, and Louis Jean Desprez. In 1755, he was made an inductee of the Académie Royale d'Architecture.

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Jean Jouvenet
(Painter)
Jean Jouvenet
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Birthdate: May 1, 1644
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 5, 1717
 35 
Félix Archimède Pouchet
(French Naturalist Who Believed in Spontaneous Generation of Life from Non-Living Matter)
Félix Archimède Pouchet
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 26, 1800
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 6, 1872

Félix Archimède Pouchet, the father of French naturalist Georges Pouchet, is remembered for his belief in the spontaneous generation of life from non-living matter, a theory that was discarded after Louis Pasteur proved that microorganisms existed in the air. A professor and a naturalist, he penned the iconic work Hétérogénie.

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Arnaud Donckele
(French Chef)
Arnaud Donckele
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Listed In: Food Experts
Birthdate: March 29, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
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Marie-Louise O'Murphy
(Mistresses)
Marie-Louise O'Murphy
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 21, 1737
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 11, 1814
 38 
Charles-Victor Langlois
(Scholar)
Charles-Victor Langlois
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Birthdate: May 26, 1863
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: June 25, 1929
 39 
Marie Champmeslé
(Actress)
Marie Champmeslé
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Birthdate: February 18, 1642
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: May 15, 1698
 40 
Antoine Girard de Saint-Amant
(Poet)
Antoine Girard de Saint-Amant
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: September 30, 1594
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: December 29, 1661
 41 
Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert
(French Economist, Lawyer and Judge)
Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguilbert
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: February 17, 1646
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: October 10, 1714

Economist Pierre Le Pesant, sieur de Boisguillebert was born into a noble family of Normandy and received an elite education. He suggested several economic reforms during Louis XIV’s reign, paving the way for Physiocrats. He supported direct taxes and believed the prosperity of France depended on its agricultural capacity.

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Jade Laroche
(Model)
Jade Laroche
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: September 8, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 43 
Nicolas François, Count Mollien
(Financier)
Nicolas François, Count Mollien
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 28, 1758
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: April 20, 1850
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Noël Alexandre
(Theologian)
Noël Alexandre
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Birthdate: January 19, 1639
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 21, 1724
 45 
Robert Hubert
(Watchmaker)
Robert Hubert
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1640 AD
Died: October 27, 1666
 46 
Pierre Adolphe Chéruel
(Historian)
Pierre Adolphe Chéruel
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Birthdate: January 17, 1809
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 1, 1891
 47 
Gabriel Daniel
(Historian)
Gabriel Daniel
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Birthdate: February 8, 1649
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 23, 1728
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thisboyjules
(TikTok Star)
thisboyjules
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Birthdate: 2005 AD
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Marie Stella
(TikTok Star)
Marie Stella
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Birthdate: January 9, 1998
Sun Sign: Capricorn