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Louis XIV of France
(King of France from 1643 to 1715)
Louis XIV of France
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Birthdate: September 5, 1638
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 1, 1715

Louis XIV of France reigned as the King of France from 1643 to 1715. Louis XIV is the longest-reigning monarch of a sovereign country in the history of Europe. Under his rule, France often asserted its military prowess and emerged as the most dominant European monarchy. His life inspired several films, such as The Taking of Power by Louis XIV.

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Claude Debussy
(French Impressionist Composer Best Known for His Opera 'Pelléas et Mélisande')
Claude Debussy
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 22, 1862
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: March 25, 1918

Claude Debussy was a French composer whose career spanned over 30 years. Regarded as one of the most influential composers of his generation, Claude Debussy's works have influenced several other composers, such as Bill Evans, George Benjamin, Olivier Messiaen, and Béla Bartók. Claude Debussy is also regarded as the first Impressionist composer, though he rejected the term.

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Henry II of France
(King of France (1547 - 1559))
Henry II of France
8
Birthdate: March 31, 1519
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 10, 1559
Henry II, son of Francis I, reigned as the king of France from 1547 to 1559. Though he achieved the Peace of Cateau-Cambrésis, which ended the Italian Wars, he died as a result of a would inflicted by Gabriel de Montgomery during a jousting event to celebrate the same.
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Charles IX of France
(Former King of France (1560 - 1574))
Charles IX of France
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Birthdate: June 27, 1550
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: May 30, 1574

Becoming the King of France at the age 10, Charles IX presided over a kingdom which was torn apart by the Wars of Religion between Protestants and Catholics. The infamous massacre of Huguenot leaders in Paris, instigated by his mother Catherine, left a traumatic effect on the mind of the ruler who succumbed to tuberculosis at the age of 23.

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Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
(Son of Louis Xiii of France and His Wife Anne of Austria)
Philippe I, Duke of Orléans
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 21, 1640
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 9, 1701

Philippe I, Duke of Orléans received the dukedoms of Chartres and Valois in 1661 as the younger son of Louis XIII of France. Unlike most royal persons of his generation, Philippe was open about his homosexuality and did not think twice before acting effeminately in public. However, he fathered several children and earned the nickname the grandfather of Europe.

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Amélie Mauresmo
(French Former World No. 1 Tennis Player)
Amélie Mauresmo
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 5, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Margaret of Valois
(Queen Consort of France (1589 - 1599), Queen Consort of Navarre (1572 - 1599))
Margaret of Valois
1
Birthdate: May 14, 1553
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 27, 1615
Margaret of Valois, queen of Navarre and France, is remembered for her historically significant Memoirs, which throws light on major events such as the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre. She did not allow her husband, Henry III, to annul their childless marriage till the death of Henry’s mistress.
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Caroline Garcia
(French Professional Tennis Player)
Caroline Garcia
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 16, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Mélanie Thierry
(Actress)
Mélanie Thierry
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1981
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
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Marion Maréchal-Le Pen
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 10, 1989
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 11 
Jeanne d'Albret
(Queen)
Jeanne d'Albret
2
Birthdate: November 16, 1528
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: June 9, 1572
 12 
Madeleine of Valois
(Princess)
Madeleine of Valois
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Birthdate: August 10, 1520
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 7, 1537
 13 
Jordy
(Singer)
Jordy
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 14, 1988
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine
(Duke)
Louis Auguste, Duke of Maine
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 31, 1670
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 14, 1736
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Albert Dupontel
(Actor)
Albert Dupontel
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Birthdate: January 11, 1964
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Stephen Manas
(Actor)
Stephen Manas
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
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Louis de Buade de Frontenac
(French Soldier and Courtier)
Louis de Buade de Frontenac
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 22, 1622
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 28, 1698
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Emmanuel Todd
(Historian)
Emmanuel Todd
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Birthdate: May 16, 1951
Sun Sign: Taurus

Emmanuel Todd is a French anthropologist, historian, sociologist, demographer, and political scientist who currently works at the French Institute for Demographic Studies in Paris. He is best known for his research which examines the various types of families around the world. Many of his books have been translated into English.

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Christy Manzinga
(Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Striker)
Christy Manzinga
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 31, 1995
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Philippe Charles, Duke of Anjou
(Duke)
Philippe Charles, Duke of Anjou
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 5, 1668
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 10, 1671
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Lannick Gautry
(Actor)
Lannick Gautry
1
Birthdate: March 3, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
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Théodore Reinach
(Archaeologist, Politician)
Théodore Reinach
0
Birthdate: July 3, 1860
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 28, 1928
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Édouard Bourdet
(Dramatist)
Édouard Bourdet
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 26, 1887
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 17, 1945