University Of Paris

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Paris. The list includes people like Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Pierre Teilhard de Chardin, Bonaventure, Élodie Yung & Jean Baudrillard. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, intellectuals & academics, miscellaneous, leaders and media personalities etc.
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 1 
Marie Curie
(The First Woman to Win a Nobel Prize)
Marie Curie
92
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 7, 1867
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: July 4, 1934
 2 
Thomas Aquinas
(Italian Theologian & Philosopher)
Thomas Aquinas
14
Birthdate: January 25, 1225
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Roccasecca, Italy
Died: March 7, 1274
 3 
Louis Pasteur
(French Chemist and Microbiologist Who Discovered the Principles of Vaccination, Microbial Fermentation and Pasteurization)
Louis Pasteur
16
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 27, 1822
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dole, France
Died: September 28, 1895
 4 
Jean-Paul Sartre
(Novelist, Playwright, & Philosopher)
Jean-Paul Sartre
12
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 21, 1905
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 15, 1980
 5 
John Calvin
(French Theologian, Pastor and Reformer in Geneva During the Protestant Reformation)
John Calvin
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 10, 1509
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Noyon, France
Died: May 27, 1564
 6 
Simone de Beauvoir
(French Existentialist Philosopher, Writer, Social Theorist, and Feminist Activist)
Simone de Beauvoir
10
Birthdate: January 9, 1908
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 14, 1986
 7 
Vera Wang
(Fashion Designer Known for Balancing Modern Designs with Traditional Elegance)
Vera Wang
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: June 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
Saint Ignatius of Loyola
9
Birthdate: October 23, 1491
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Azpeitia, Spain
Died: July 31, 1556
 9 
Antoine Lavoisier
(French Chemist Who Discovered the Role of Oxygen in Combustion)
Antoine Lavoisier
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 26, 1743
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: May 8, 1794
 10 
Francis Xavier
(Missionary)
Francis Xavier
4
Birthdate: April 7, 1506
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Javier, Spain
Died: December 3, 1552
 11 
Jean-Luc Godard
(Film Director and a Pioneer of the 1960s 'French New Wave' Film Movement)
Jean-Luc Godard
4
Birthdate: December 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: September 13, 2022
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 12 
Irène Joliot-Curie
(French Physicist, Politician and Winner of the 1935 Nobel Prize in Chemistry)
Irène Joliot-Curie
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 12, 1897
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: March 17, 1956
 13 
Jacques Derrida
(French Philosopher Who Developed the Philosophical Approach Known as 'Deconstruction')
Jacques Derrida
10
Birthdate: July 15, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: El Biar, Algeria
Died: October 9, 2004
 14 
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
(Essayist and Mathematical Statistician Best Known for His Books: ‘The Black Swan’ and ‘Antifragile’)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
4
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Amioun, Lebanon
 15 
Desiderius Erasmus
(Philosopher)
Desiderius Erasmus
10
Birthdate: October 28, 1466
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Died: July 12, 1536
 16 
Honoré de Balzac
(French Novelist and Playwright Known for His Magnum Opus 'La Comédie humaine')
Honoré de Balzac
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 20, 1799
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Tours, France
Died: August 18, 1850
 17 
François Mitterrand
(President of France from 1981 to 1995)
François Mitterrand
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 26, 1916
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Jarnac, France
Died: January 8, 1996
 18 
Jackie Kennedy
(First Lady of the United States from 1961 to 1963)
Jackie Kennedy
38
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Southampton, New York, United States
Died: May 19, 1994
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 19 
Marquis de Lafayette
(French Aristocrat, Freemason and Military Officer Who Fought in the American Revolutionary War)
Marquis de Lafayette
14
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 6, 1757
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chavaniac-Lafayette, France
Died: May 20, 1834
 20 
Denis Diderot
(French Philosopher, Co-Founder and Chief Editor of the ‘Encyclopédie’)
Denis Diderot
1
Birthdate: October 5, 1713
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Langres, France
Died: July 31, 1784
 21 
Roland Barthes
(French Literary Theorist Best Known for His Essay Collection 'Mythologies' and His Essay 'The Death of the Author')
Roland Barthes
4
Birthdate: November 12, 1915
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, France
Died: March 25, 1980
 22 
Sam Waterston
(Best Known for His Iconic Role as ‘Jack McCoy’ on the NBC TV Series “Law & Order”)
Sam Waterston
7
Birthdate: November 15, 1940
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Jacques-Louis David
4
Birthdate: August 30, 1748
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 29, 1825
 24 
Benoit Mandelbrot
(American Mathematician and Polymath Best Known for Popularizing the Concept of Fractal Geometry)
Benoit Mandelbrot
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 20, 1924
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: October 14, 2010
 25 
Maximilien de Robespierre
(French Lawyer and Statesman & One of the Most Influential Figures of the 'French Revolution')
Maximilien de Robespierre
17
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 6, 1758
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Arras, France
Died: July 28, 1794
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 26 
Élodie Yung
(Actress)
Élodie Yung
3
Birthdate: February 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Paris, France
 27 
Simone Weil
(French Mystic, Social Philosopher and Resistance Activist During World War II)
Simone Weil
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: February 3, 1909
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: August 24, 1943
 28 
Elie Wiesel
( Author, Holocaust Survivor, Political Activist and Winner of 1986 Nobel Peace Prize)
Elie Wiesel
10
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: September 30, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sighetu Marmației, Romania
Died: July 2, 2016
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 29 
Paloma Picasso
(Known for Her Jewelry Designs for Tiffany & Co. & Daughter of Distinguished Painter Pablo Picasso)
Paloma Picasso
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vallauris, France
 30 
Joely Fisher
(Actress breakthrough came in 1994, starring as Paige Clark in the ABC sitcom Ellen, for which she received a Golden Globe Award nomination)
Joely Fisher
3
Birthdate: October 29, 1967
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Burbank, California, United States
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 31 
Jean Baudrillard
(French Sociologist Known for His Analyses of Media, Contemporary Culture, and Technological Communication)
Jean Baudrillard
1
Birthdate: July 27, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reims, France
Died: March 6, 2007
 32 
Henri Bergson
(French Philosopher and Winner of the 1927 Nobel Prize in Literature)
Henri Bergson
1
Birthdate: October 18, 1859
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: January 4, 1941
 33 
Nikos Kazantzakis
(One of the Most Important Figures of Modern Greek Literature, Best Known for His Work 'Zorba the Greek')
Nikos Kazantzakis
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 2, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Heraklion, Greece
Died: October 26, 1957
 34 
Albertus Magnus
(One of the Greatest German Philosophers and Theologians of the Middle Ages)
Albertus Magnus
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1200 AD
Birthplace: Lauingen, Germany
Died: November 15, 1280
 35 
Joseph Campbell
(American Writer Best Known for His Book ‘The Hero with a Thousand Faces’)
Joseph Campbell
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 26, 1904
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: White Plains, New York, United States
Died: October 30, 1987
 36 
Ruth Westheimer
(German-American Sex Therapist, Media Personality and Holocaust Survivor)
Ruth Westheimer
14
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: June 4, 1928
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Height: 4'7" (140 cm)
 37 
Alexander Alekhine
(Russian-French Former Chess Champion)
Alexander Alekhine
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 31, 1892
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Moscow, Russia
Died: March 24, 1946
 38 
Cardinal Richelieu
(French Clergyman and First Minister of State (1624 - 1642))
Cardinal Richelieu
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 9, 1585
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 4, 1642
 39 
Alexis de Tocqueville
(Historian Known for His Works 'Democracy in America' & 'The Old Regime' & 'The Revolution')
Alexis de Tocqueville
0
Birthdate: July 29, 1805
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: April 16, 1859
 40 
Charlotte Casiraghi
(Noble Women Who has had Her Career in Modellng, Equestrianism, Journalism)
Charlotte Casiraghi
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1986
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Monte Carlo, Monaco
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 41 
Andrea Tantaros
(Political Commentator & Co-Host of Fox News' and an Original Co-Host of The Five)
Andrea Tantaros
4
Birthdate: December 30, 1978
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Allentown, Pennsylvania, United States
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)
 42 
Luc Montagnier
(Virologist & Discoverer of HIV)
Luc Montagnier
8
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 18, 1932
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chabris, France
Died: February 8, 2022
 43 
Françoise Gilot
(French Painter Best Known for Her Relationship with 'Pablo Picasso')
Françoise Gilot
0
Birthdate: November 26, 1921
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, France
 44 
Pierre Bourdieu
(French Sociologist Known for 'Theorizing the Link Between Education and Culture')
Pierre Bourdieu
3
Birthdate: August 1, 1930
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Denguin, France
Died: January 23, 2002
 45 
John Turner
(17th Prime Minister of Canada (June 1984 - September 1984))
John Turner
2
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 7, 1929
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Richmond, Surrey, England
Died: September 19, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 46 
Jean Le Rond d’Alembert
(Mathematician, Philosopher)
Jean Le Rond d’Alembert
0
Birthdate: November 16, 1717
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: October 29, 1783
 47 
Qubilah Shabazz
(Daughter of African-American Activist Malcolm X)
Qubilah Shabazz
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Queens, New York, United States
 48 
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
(Jesuit Priest who Co-developed the Concept of Noosphere & was Part of the Discovery of Peking Man)
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1881
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Orcines, France
Died: April 10, 1955
 49 
Julie Dreyfus
(Actress)
Julie Dreyfus
2
Birthdate: January 24, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 50 
Hjalmar Schacht
(Reichsminister of Economics (1934 - 1937))
Hjalmar Schacht
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinglev, Denmark
Died: June 3, 1970
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)