French History (Part 24)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2301 - 2,400 of 2,779

  • 1948-10-10 Séverine, French singer
  • 1948-11-05 Bernard-Henri Lévy, French public intellectual
  • 1948-11-25 Jacques P. Dupuis, French Canadian politician
  • 1948-12-18 Laurent Voulzy, French singer and composer
  • 1948-12-27 Gérard Depardieu, French actor
  • 1949-01-18 Philippe Starck, French designer
  • 1949-02-10 Maxime Le Forestier, French singer
  • 1949-03-02 Alain Chamfort [Le Govic ], French singer, born in Paris, France
  • 1949-04-01 Gérard Mestrallet, French businessman
  • 1949-04-13 Philippe Petit, Nemours France, juggler/aerialist
  • 1949-04-19 Paloma Picasso, [Gilot], actress (Immoral Tales), born in Paris, France
  • 1949-04-24 Véronique Sanson, French singer and songwriter
  • 1949-04-25 Dominique Strauss-Kahn, French economist, lawyer, and politician
  • 1949-06-04 Gabriel Arcand, French Canadian actor

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1949-06-22 Meryl Streep, American actress (French Lieutenant's Woman, Sophie's Choice), born in Summit, New Jersey

Actress Meryl Streep
Actress
Meryl Streep
  • 1949-09-30 Michel Tognini, Vincennes France, astronaut (Soyuz TM-15, sk: STS 93)
  • 1949-10-22 Arsène Wenger, French football manager
  • 1950-01-15 Marius Trésor, French footballer
  • 1950-02-22 Miou-Miou [Sylvette Herry], actress (Dog Day, My Other Husband), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-03-23 Corrine Clery, actress (Moonraker, Yor), born in Paris, France
  • 1950-05-16 Christian Lacroix, French fashion designer, born in Arles
  • 1950-05-20 Yvon Lambert, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1950-05-30 Bertrand Delanoë, French politician
  • 1950-06-21 Gérard Lanvin, French actor
  • 1951-02-06 Jacques Villeret, French film actor (d. 2005)
  • 1951-04-16 Pierre Toutain-Dorbec, French photographer
  • 1951-06-16 Michel Viso, French cosmonaut
  • 1951-06-23 Michèle Mouton, French race car driver
  • 1951-07-16 Jean-Luc Mongrain, French-Canadian journalist
  • 1951-11-01 Fabrice Luchini, French actor
  • 1951-12-20 Gilbert Montagné, French musician
  • 1952-01-25 Sara Mandiano, French singer and songwriter
  • 1952-02-05 Daniel Balavoine, French singer and songwriter (d. 1986)
  • 1952-03-14 J Fred Muggs, chimpanzee (Today show), born in French Cameroon
  • 1952-03-16 Philippe Kahn, French-American entrepreneur
  • 1952-03-26 Didier Pironi, French Formula One driver (d. 1987)
  • 1952-03-27 Maria Schneider, French actress (Last Tango in Paris, Crime of Honor), born in Paris, France (d. 2011)
  • 1952-04-01 Bernard Stiegler, French philosopher
  • 1952-04-02 Thierry Le Luron, French humorist (d. 1986)
  • 1952-04-16 Michel Blanc, French actor
  • 1952-04-22 François Berléand, French actor
  • 1952-04-24 Jean Paul Gaultier, Arcueil France, French fashion designer
  • 1952-04-30 Jacques Audiard, French film director
  • 1952-05-06 Christian Clavier, French actor
  • 1952-05-11 Renaud Séchan, French composer
  • 1952-05-23 Anne-Marie David, French singer
  • 1952-09-27 Didier Dubois, French mathematician
  • 1952-09-27 André Viger, French Canadian marathoner
  • 1952-10-23 Pierre Moerlen, French drummer and percussionist (d. 2005)
  • 1952-11-24 Thierry Lhermitte, French comedian and actor
  • 1952-12-14 Germain Houde, French Canadian actor
  • 1952-12-25 Desireless, French singer
  • 1952-12-26 Andre-Michel Schub, pianist (Van Cliburn-1981), born in Paris, France
  • 1953-01-03 Angelo Parisi, French heavyweight judo (Olympic gold 1980)
  • 1953-03-16 Isabelle Huppert, French actress (The Piano Teacher), born in Paris
  • 1953-04-27 Arielle Dombasle, French singer and actress
  • 1953-09-03 Jean-Pierre Jeunet, French film director
  • 1953-09-22 Ségolène Royal, French politician
  • 1953-10-04 Tchéky Karyo, Turkish-French actor
  • 1953-10-12 Serge Lepeltier, French politician, born in Le Veurdre, Allier, France
  • 1953-11-14 Dominique de Villepin, Prime Minister of France
  • 1953-11-23 Francis Cabrel, French singer
  • 1953-12-24 François Loos, French politician
  • 1954-01-01 Fr David, rocker, born in Paris, France
  • 1954-01-28 Anicee Alvina, actress (Friends), born in Paris, France
  • 1954-03-04 François Fillon, French politician, Prime Minister of France
  • 1954-04-20 Gilles Lupien, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-07-20 Jay Jay French [John French Segall], American rock guitarist (Twisted Sister), born in NYC, New York

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1954-08-12 François Hollande, 24th President of France (Socialist: 2012-), born in Rouen, France

French President François Hollande
French President
François Hollande
  • 1954-08-24 Alain Daigle, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1954-08-25 Gilbert "Gibus" Duclos-Lassalle, French cyclist
  • 1954-09-17 Joël-François Durand, French composer
  • 1954-10-13 Claude Ribbe, French historian
  • 1954-11-08 David Bret, Anglo-French biographer and broadcaster
  • 1954-12-06 Miles Chapin, American actor (French Postcards, Get Crazy, Funhouse), born in NYC, New York

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1955-01-28 Nicolas Sarkozy, 23rd President of France (2007-12), born in Paris, France

President of France Nicolas Sarkozy
President of France
Nicolas Sarkozy
  • 1955-03-04 Dominique Pinon, French actor
  • 1955-03-25 Daniel Boulud, French chef and restaurateur
  • 1955-04-05 Charlotte de Turckheim, French actress
  • 1955-04-18 Anne-Marie Palli, Ciboure France, LPGA golfer (1992 ShopRite)
  • 1955-04-30 Nicolas Hulot, French journalist
  • 1955-06-21 David Marshall Grant, actor (Legs, French Postcards), born in Westport, Connecticut
  • 1955-06-21 Michel Platini, French footballer
  • 1955-06-23 Jean Tigana, French footballer
  • 1955-06-27 Isabelle Adjani, actress (Story of Adele H, Driver, Ishtar), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-07-29 Jean-Hugues Anglade, French actor
  • 1955-08-11 Marc Bureau, French Canadian politician
  • 1955-09-29 Benoît Ferreux, French actor
  • 1955-10-07 Yo-Yo Ma, world famous cellist (2001 National Medal of Arts, 2011 Presidential Medal of Freedom), born in Paris, France
  • 1955-11-09 Bob Nault, French Canadian politician

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1956-01-01 Christine Lagarde, French lawyer and politician, 1st female head of the IMF, born in Paris

Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund
Christine Lagarde
  • 1956-01-14 Étienne Daho, French singer and songwriter
  • 1956-02-11 Didier Lockwood, French violinist
  • 1956-04-08 Christine Boisson, French actress
  • 1956-05-03 Marc Bellemare, French Canadian lawyer and politician
  • 1956-05-26 Frédéric Dutoit, French politician
  • 1956-08-11 Pierre-Louis Lions, French mathematician
  • 1956-08-15 Lorraine Desmarais, French-Canadian jazz pianist and composer
  • 1956-08-16 Dominic Erban, French rugby international player
  • 1956-12-20 Blanche Baker, American actress/Carroll Baker's Daughter (French Postcard), born in NYC, New York

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