France

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Art

Albert Aurier G. Albert Aurier 19th century French painter, poet, art critic
Frédéric Bazille Jean Frédéric Bazille 19th century French impressionist painter
Rosa Bonheur Marie Rosalie Bonheur 19th century French artist/sculptor
Antoine Bourdelle Émile Antoine Bourdelle 19th/20 th century French sculptor
Camille Corot Jean Baptiste Camille Corot 19th century French landscape painter and printmaker
Gustave Courbet Jean Dédiré Gustave Courbet 19th century French painter
Edgar Degas Hilaire Germain Edgar Degas 19th/20th century French painter and sculptor
Eugène Delacroix Ferdinand Victor Eugène Delacroix 19th century French Romantic artist
Élie Delaunay Jules Élie Delaunay 19th century French painter
Gustave Doré Paul Gustave Doré 19th century French artist, engraver, illustrator, sculptor
Raymond Duchamp-Villon Pierre Maurice Raymond Duchamp-Villon 19th/20th century French sculptor
Henri Fantin-Latour Ignace Henri Jean Théodore Fantin-Latour 19th century French painter and lithographer
Paul Gaugin Eugène Henri Paul Gaugin 19th century French post-impressionist painter
Magdeleine Horthemels Louise Magdeleine Horthemels 18th century French engraver
Fernand Léger Joseph Fernand Henri Léger 20th century French painter, sculptor, film maker
Ernst Meissonier Jean Louis Ernst Meissonier 19th century French painter/sculptor
Antoine Merciè Maurice Jean Antoine Merciè 19th/20th century French sculptor/painter
Claude Monet Oscar Claude Monet 19th/20th century French impressionist painter
Auguste Préault Antoine Augustin Préault 19th century French sculptor
Auguste Rodin François Auguste René Rodin 19th/20th century French artist/sculptor
Théodore Rousseau Pierre Étienne Théodore Rousseau 19th century French painter
Horace Vernet Émile Jean Horace Vernet 18th/19th century French painter
Édouard Vuillard Jean Édouard Vuillard 19th/20th century French painter/printmaker

Government

Léon Blum André Léon Blum Prime Minister of France, 1936-37
Albert de Broglie Jacques Victor Albert, 4th duc de Broglie Prime Minister of France, 1873-74
Victor de Broglie Achille Léonce Victor Charles, 3rd duc de Broglie Prime Minister of France, 1830
Emile Ollivier Oliver Emile Ollivier Prime Minister of France, 1869-70
Philippe Pétain Henri Philippe Benoni Joseph Pétain Chief of State of Vichy France, 1940-44
Adolphe Thiers Louis Adolphe Thiers Prime Minister of France, 1836-39

Literature

Aurore Dupin Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin 19th century novelist; pen name George Sand
Anatole France François Anatole Thibault 19th/20th century French poet, journalist, novelist
Marcel Proust Valentin Louis Georges Eugène Marcel Proust 19th/20th century French essayist and critic
Paul Valery Ambroise Paul Toussaint Jules Valery 19th/20th century French poet, essayist, philosopher

Music

Hector Berlioz Louis Hector Berlioz 19th century French Romantic composer
Nicholas Charles Bochsa Robert Nicholas Charles Bochsa early 19th century French musician and composer
Adrien Boildreu François Adrien Boildreu 18th/19th century French opera composer
Alfred Bruneau Louis Charles Bonaventure Alfred Bruneau 19th/20th century opera composer
Emma Calvé Rose Emma Calvet 19th century French operatic soprano
Emmanuel Chabrier Alexis Emmanuel Chabrier 19th century Romantic composer
Ernest Chausson Amédée Ernest Chausson 19th century French Romantic composer
Charles Dancla Jean Baptiste Charles Dancla 19th century French violinist and composer
Claude Debussy Achille Claude Debussy 19th/20th century French composer
Léo Delives Clement Philibert Léo Delives 19th century French ballet and opera composer
Fromental Halévy Jacques François Fromental Élie Halévy 19th century French composer
Ferdinand Hérold Louis Joseph Ferdinand Hérold early 19th century opera composer
Vincent d’Indy Paul Marie Theodore Vincent d’Indy 19th/20th century French composer
André Danican Philidor François André Danican Philidor 18th century French composer and chess master
Gabriel Pierné Henri Constant Gabriel Pierné 19th/20th century French composer, conductor, organist
Maurice Ravel Joseph Maurice Ravel 19th/20th century French composer, pianist
Camille Saint-Saëns Charles Camille Saint-Saëns 19th/20th century French composer, conductor, musician
Erik Satie Alfred Éric Leslie Satie 19th/20th century French composer, pianist
Ambroise Thomas Charles Louis Ambroise Thomas 19th century French opera composer
Yann Tiersen Guillaume Yann Tiersen French musician, composer, 1995-present

Science

Maurice de Broglie Louis Cesar Victor Maurice, 6th duc de Broglie physicist
Hercules Florence Antoine Hercule Romuald Florence 19th century French-Brazilian painter and inventor
Hippolyte Marie-Davy Edme Hippolyte Marie-Davy 19th century French chemist; inventor of periscope
Henri Poincaré Jules Henri Poincaré 19th/20th century French mathematician, theoretical physicist
Grollier de Serviere Nicolas Grollier de Serviere 17th century French inventor

Stage and Screen

Mathilda May Karin Mathilda Haim French film actress, 1980s-present
Yvonne Printemps Ermont Yvonne Willigniolle Dupre early 20th century French singer, actress

Other

Julie Bonaparte Marie Julie Bonaparte Frenchwoman who became Queen Consort of Spain under Napoleonic rule, 1808-13
Victor de Broglie Louis Alphonse Victor 5th duc de Broglie
Desiree Clary Bernadine Eugenie Desiree Clary Frenchwoman who became Queen Consort of Sweden and Norway, 1818-44
Abou Diaby Vassiriki Abou Diaby French international soccer player 2003-present
Henri Dupuy de Lome Stanislas Charles Henri Dupuy de Lome 19th century French naval architect
Charles Fourier François Marie Charles Fourier 18th/19th century French Utopian socialist/philosopher
Felix Guattari Pierre Felix Guattari 20th century French psychotherapist and philosopher
Gilbert du Moteir
(Marquis de ) La Fayette
Marie Joseph Paul Yves
Roch Gilbert du Moteir
(Marquis de) La Fayette
helped lead Continental Army in American Revolution
Felix Ravaisson-Mollien Jean Gaspard Felix Ravaisson-Mollien 19th century French philosopher/archeologist

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