French History (Part 26)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2501 - 2,600 of 2,765

  • 1966-11-17 Sophie Marceau, French actress (Braveheart, L'Amour Braque), born in Paris, France
  • 1966-11-23 Vincent Cassel, French actor
  • 1966-11-30 Phillipe Bozon, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1966-12-05 Patricia Kaas, French pop singer (Mademoiselle Chant)
  • 1967-02-10 Jacky Durand, French cyclist, born in Laval, France
  • 1967-04-14 Alain Côté, French Canadian ice hockey player
  • 1967-05-31 Sandrine Bonnaire, Clermont France, actress (Vagabond, Police)
  • 1967-07-16 Christopher Rocancourt, French con artist, born in Honfleur, Calvados, France
  • 1967-08-09 Deborah Lee, LPGA golfer (1989 National Amat France), born in Hamilton, Ontario

Person of interestStéphane Charbonnier

1967-08-21 Stéphane Charbonnier [Charb], French cartoonist and editor of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, born in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (d. 2015)

  • 1967-09-09 Laurence Tremolet, Rodez France, actress (Cyclo, Metisse,)
  • 1967-10-10 Jonathan Littell, French-American writer (The Kindly Ones), born in NYC, New York
  • 1967-11-04 Alex Rousseau, US water polo 2m Offense (Olympic 4th 1992, 96), born in Paris, France
  • 1967-11-15 François Ozon, French film director
  • 1967-12-23 Carla Bruni, Italian-French model and singer-songwriter, born in Turin, Italy
  • 1968-01-22 Frank Lebœuf, French actor, sports commentator and former footballer (1998 FIFA World Cup), born in Marseille, France
  • 1968-01-27 Patrick Blondeau, French footballer
  • 1968-02-12 Gregory Charles, French-Canadian performing artist, born in Montreal, Canada
  • 1968-03-09 Youri Djorkaeff, French footballer, born in Lyon, France
  • 1968-03-18 Joseph Ouellet, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1968-03-18 Eudes, duc d'Angoulême, French prince
  • 1968-03-26 Laurent Brochard, French cyclist
  • 1968-04-08 Patricia Girard-Léno, French athlete (100m hurdles)
  • 1968-05-06 Lætitia Sadier, French singer (Stereolab)
  • 1968-05-09 Marie-José Pérec, French athlete (Olympic gold 200m, 400m 1996), born in Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe
  • 1968-05-30 Zacarias Moussaoui, French citizen found guilty relating to September 11, 2001 attacks
  • 1968-06-27 Pascale Bussières, French-Canadian actress (Blanche), born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  • 1968-07-12 Catherine Plewinski, French swimmer

Person of interestMarine Le Pen

1968-08-05 Marine Le Pen, French politician (President of the National Front Party), born in Neuilly-sur-Seine

President of the National Front Party Marine Le Pen
President of the National Front Party
Marine Le Pen
  • 1968-09-28 Vanessa Vadim, daughter of Jane Fonda/actress (Last Party), born in Paris, France

Person of interestDidier Deschamps

1968-10-15 Didier Deschamps, French footballer and coach (France: 2018 World Cup), born in Bayonne, France

Football Player and Coach Didier Deschamps
Football Player and Coach
Didier Deschamps
  • 1968-10-16 Elsa Zylberstein, French actress
  • 1968-10-21 Francois Gravel, hockey goaltender (Team France 1998)
  • 1968-10-28 Marc Lièvremont, French rugby union footballer and coach
  • 1968-11-27 Michael Vartan, French actor
  • 1968-11-30 Laurent Jalabert, French road cyclist (Tour de France points 1992, 95; mountains 2001-2), born in Mazamet, France
  • 1969-03-05 MC Solaar, French rapper
  • 1969-05-18 Jean-Chris. Filippin, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1969-07-07 Nathalie Simard, French Canadian singer
  • 1969-09-23 Patrick Fiori, French singer
  • 1969-09-26 Anthony Kavanagh, French-Canadian comedian, actor and singer
  • 1969-11-07 Hélène Grimaud, French pianist
  • 1969-12-09 Bixente Lizarazu, French footballer
  • 1969-12-27 Jean-Christophe Boullion, French race car driver
  • 1970-01-27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • 1970-02-27 Patricia Petibon, French opera singer
  • 1970-04-29 Arnaud Briand, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1970-05-05 Soheil Ayari, French racer
  • 1970-06-03 Julie Masse, French Canadian singer
  • 1970-06-15 Gaëlle Méchaly, French soprano
  • 1970-06-23 Yann Tiersen, French musician
  • 1970-09-22 Emmanuel Petit, French footballer
  • 1970-12-03 Christian Karembeu, French footballer
  • 1971-01-08 Stephane Barin, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1971-02-26 Hélène Ségara, French singer
  • 1971-04-07 Guillaume Depardieu, French actor
  • 1971-04-09 Jacques Villeneuve, French-Canadian race car driver
  • 1971-05-07 Thomas Piketty, French economist and author ("Capital in the Twenty-First Century"), born in Clichy
  • 1971-05-28 Isabelle Carré, French actress
  • 1971-06-10 Bruno N'Gotty, French footballer
  • 1971-07-14 Marie-Chantal Toupin, French Canadian singer
  • 1971-09-01 Lââm [Lamiah], French singer, born in Paris
  • 1971-10-21 Jade Jagger, daughter of Mick & Bianca Jagger, born in Paris, France
  • 1971-11-15 Sandra Kim, [Caldarone], French singer (J'aime la Vie)
  • 1971-12-17 Antoine Rigaudeau, French basketball player
  • 1971-12-21 Mathieu Chedid, French musician
  • 1972-01-01 Lilian Thuram, French footballer
  • 1972-02-21 Karl DeWolf, hockey defenseman (Team France 1998)
  • 1972-03-23 Judith Godrèche, French actress and author
  • 1972-03-29 Michel Ancel, French game designer (Ubisoft), born in Monaco
  • 1972-03-30 Peggy Zlotkowski, Miss France-Universe (1989)
  • 1972-04-21 Gwendal Peizerat, French ice dancer
  • 1972-05-29 Stanislas Renoult, French singer

Person of interestJean Dujardin

1972-06-19 Jean Dujardin, 1st French actor to win an Oscar for Best Actor (The Artist), born in Rueil-Malmaison, Île-de-France

Actor and Comedian Jean Dujardin
Actor and Comedian
Jean Dujardin
  • 1972-06-23 Zinédine Zidane, French soccer midfielder/Real Madrid manager (Champions League 2016-17-18, World Cup 1998), born in Marseille, France
  • 1972-06-29 Fabrice L'Henry, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1972-07-06 Isabelle Boulay, French-Canadian singer
  • 1972-08-19 Pierre Allard, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1972-12-10 Dimitri Tikovoi, French-born record producer
  • 1972-12-12 Kevin Parent, French Canadian singer and songwriter
  • 1972-12-22 Vanessa Paradis, French model (Channel)/actress (White Wedding)
  • 1973-01-24 Richard Aimonetto, hockey forward (Team France 1998)
  • 1973-02-18 Claude Makélélé, French footballer
  • 1973-02-28 Nicolas Minassian, French racing driver
  • 1973-04-05 Estefania Knuth, LPGA golfer (1992 French Intl), born in Barcelona, Spain
  • 1973-04-05 Élodie Bouchez, French actress
  • 1973-04-07 Carole Montillet, French skier
  • 1973-04-10 Guillaume Canet, French actor and film director (Tell No One), born in Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • 1973-04-29 David Belle, French physical educator
  • 1973-05-20 Elsa Lunghini, French singer and actress
  • 1973-06-17 Louis Leterrier, French film director
  • 1973-06-18 Julie Depardieu, French actress
  • 1973-07-19 Saïd Taghmaoui, French actor
  • 1973-08-04 Xavier Marchand, French swimmer
  • 1973-08-14 Romane Bohringer, French actress (Savage Nights), born in Pont-Sainte-Maxene, France
  • 1973-09-13 Christine Arron, French track and field sprinter, born in Les Abymes, Guadeloupe, France
  • 1973-10-01 Rachid Chékhémani, French runner
  • 1973-10-06 Sylvain Legwinski, French footballer
  • 1973-10-29 Robert Pirès, French footballer
  • 1974-01-10 Steve Marlet, French footballer

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Famous Deaths