Famous French - French Celebrities

To the rest of the world, the French spell sophistication and grace. The French have long with been considered one of the most classy, intelligent and culturally rich people. And why wouldn’t they be? After all France has been the center of western cultural development from centuries. Who can beat the French when it comes to the fine arts? Artists like Jean Fouquet, Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir revolutionized the world of painting by developing newer styles. France’s contribution to literature and poetry has also been immense; the French have the distinction of having won the maximum number of the Nobel Prize for literature.

Find out more about the greatest French people, including André the Giant, Zinedine Zidane, Emmanuel Macron, Karl Marx and Arsène Wenger.

The Most Famous French

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Micheline Roquebrune1929French, MoroccanMicheline Roquebrune is a petite Moroccan-French painter best known as the third wife the legendary Scottish actor Sir Sean Connery
Tina KunakeyApril 5, 1997FrenchTina Kunakey Di Vita is a model and wife of the French actor Vincent Cassel
Jeanne CalmentFebruary 21, 1875FrenchJeanne Calment was a French supercentenarian who had the longest confirmed lifespan in human history
Jade WeberMarch 7, 2005FrenchScroll down this bio to find out everything about French model Jade Weber
Angelique BoyerJuly 4, 1988FrenchAngelique Boyer, born as Angelique Monique-Paulette Boyer Rousseau, is a French actress
Julien KangApril 11, 1982Canadian, FrenchJulien Kang is a French-Canadian model and actor
François-Henri PinaultMay 28, 1962FrenchFrançois-Henri Pinault is a French entrepreneur and the Chairman and CEO of Kering
Eva GreenJuly 6, 1980FrenchEva Green is a French actress known for her role in the movie ‘Casino Royale’
Bernadette SoubirousJanuary 7, 1844FrenchSaint Bernadette was a Christian Saint who had Marian apparitions of a small young lady who identified herself as the Immaculate Conception
Karim BenzemaDecember 19, 1987AlgerianKarim Mostafa Benzema is a French professional footballer

Jeanne Calment

Jeanne Calment was a French supercentenarian who had the longest confirmed lifespan in human history

FrenchFebruary 21, 18751,433 views

Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve is one of the most respected French actresses

FrenchOctober 22, 1943265 views

Camille Claudel

Camille Claudel was a renowned French sculptor

FrenchDecember 8, 1864173 views

Georges Danton

Georges Danton was a French revolutionary

FrenchOctober 26, 1759213 views

Yo-Yo Ma

Yo-Yo Ma is a renowned French-born Chinese American cellist and songwriter

FrenchOctober 7, 1955129 views

Henry II of France

Henry II of France was a monarch who ruled France from 1547 to 1559

FrenchMarch 31, 1519141 views

Oswald Mosley

Sir Oswald Ernald Mosley was a British politician known for his pro-fascist beliefs

FrenchNovember 16, 1896176 views

Napoleon III

Napoleon III was the Emperor of the Second French Empire from 1852-70

FrenchApril 20, 1808169 views

Jean-Michel Jarre

Jean-Michel Jarre is a popular French composer, performer, and record producer

FrenchAugust 24, 194880 views

Sophie Marceau

Sophie Marceau is a French actress, screenwriter, director and author

FrenchNovember 17, 1966286 views