Aimé Jacquet Aimé Étienne Jacquet (born 27 November 1941) is a retired French football coach and former player.
Alain Bouquin Alain Bouquin (born 1958), was the General Commander of the French Foreign Legion from 1 July 2009 to 1 September 2011 succeeding to General Louis Pichot de Champfleury who commanded the Legion ...
Alain Delon Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (born 8 November 1935) is a French-Swiss actor.
Alain Mimoun Alain Mimoun (1 January 1921 – 27 June 2013) was a French long-distance runner who competed in track events, cross-country running and the marathon.
Alain Robbe-Grillet Alain Robbe-Grillet (18 August 1922 – 18 February 2008) was a French writer and filmmaker.
Alain Senderens Alain Senderens (born 2 December 1939 in Hyères, Var) is a leading French chef credited as one of the founders of Nouvelle Cuisine.
Alain Tasso Alain Tasso is a Franco-Lebanese poet, painter and essayist, born in Beirut on July 22, 1962.
Alain Touraine Alain Touraine (born 3 August 1925) is a French sociologist born in Hermanville-sur-Mer.
Alan Garrett Anderson Sir Alan Garrett Anderson, (9 March 1877 – 4 May 1952) was a British civil servant and shipowner.
Albert Besson Albert Besson (1896–1965) was a French hygienist, physician and member of the French Académie Nationale de Médecine.
Albert Decourtray Albert Florent Augustin Decourtray S.T.D. (9 April 1923 – 16 September 1994) was a French Roman Catholic Cardinal and Archbishop of Lyon.
Albert Lebourg Albert Lebourg (1 February 1849, Montfort-sur-Risle – 6 January 1928, Rouen), birth name Albert-Marie Lebourg, also called Albert-Charles Lebourg and Charles Albert Lebourg, was a F...
Albert W. Kenner Albert Walton Kenner (December 15, 1889 – November 12, 1959) was a highly decorated Major General in the Medical Corps of the United States Army.
Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse Albert-Ernest Carrier-Belleuse (June 12, 1824, Anizy-le-Château, Aisne - June 4, 1887, Sèvres) was a French sculptor and painter.
Albertus W. Catlin Brigadier General Albertus Wright Catlin of the United States Marine Corps after commanding the 3rd Regiment at Veracruz, Mexico, in 1914, was issued a commendatory letter by the Secretary of th...
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Volkov (Олександр Олександрович Волков, Алекса́ндр Алекса́ндрович Во́лков) (born May 27, 1948, Horlivka, Ukrainian SSR, USSR) is a Soviet cosmonaut of Ukrainian origins.
Aleksandr Kolchak Aleksandr Vasiliyevich Kolchak was a Russian naval commander, polar explorer and later - the Supreme ruler of the counter-revolutionary anti-communist White forces during the Russian Civil War.
Alexander Graham Bell Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was an eminent scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.
Alexandre Falguière Jean Alexandre Joseph Falguière (also given as Jean-Joseph-Alexandre Falguière, or in short Alexandre Falguière) (7 September 1831, Toulouse – 20 April 1900, Paris) was a French scul...
Alexandre-Vincent Pineux Duval Alexandre-Vincent Pineux Duval (6 April 1767 in Rennes – 1 September 1842 in Paris) was a French dramatist, sailor, architect, actor, theatre manager.
Alexis Paulin Paris Alexis Paulin Paris (25 March 1800 – 13 February 1881) was a French scholar and author.
Alf Whist Alf Larsen Whist (6 August 1880 – 16 July 1962) was a Norwegian businessperson and politician for Nasjonal Samling.
Alfred Agache (painter) Alfred-Pierre Joseph Agache (29 August 1843 – 15 September 1915), also known simply as Alfred Agache, was a French academic painter.
Alfred Bossom, Baron Bossom Alfred Charles Bossom, Baron Bossom FRIBA was an English architect active in the United States, and Conservative Party politician.
Alfred Carpenter Vice-Admiral Alfred Carpenter VC was a Royal Navy officer who was selected by his fellow officers and men to receive the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in t...
Alfred Dreyfus Alfred Dreyfus (9 October 1859 – 12 July 1935) was a French artillery officer of Jewish background whose trial and conviction in 1894 on charges of treason became one of the most tense political...
Alfred Herbert Sir Alfred Edward Herbert KBE was an English industrialist and museum benefactor.
Alfred Janniot Alfred Auguste Janniot was a French sculptor most active in the 1930s.
Alfred Potier Alfred Potier was a French polymath who contributed to many theoretical and practical fields of science when this was rapidly expanding.
Alphonse François Alphonse François (25 August 1814, Paris - 7 July 1888, Paris) was a French engraver.
Amat Al Alim Alsoswa Amat Al Alim Alsoswa (امه العليم السوسوه, born August 27, 1958) served as the Assistant Secretary-General, Assistant Administrator of United Nations Development Program and Director of its Regional Bureau for Arab States.
Amitabh Bachchan Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s as the "angry young man" of Bollywood, and has since appeared in over 180 Indian films in a career spanning more than four decades.
Anatoly Kvashnin General of the Army Anatoly Vasiliyevich Kvashnin (Анатолий Васильевич Квашнин; born 15 august 1946, Ufa) was the Chief of the Russian General Staff from 1997 to 2004, when he was dismissed by P...
Anatoly Perminov Anatoly Nikolayevich Perminov (born June 16, 1945 in the Kirov Oblast, Russia) is a Russian rocket scientist and a mechanical engineer.
Anatoly Solovyev Anatoly Yakovlevich Solovyev (Анатолий Яковлевич Соловьёв; born January 16, 1948, in Riga - alternate spelling "Solovyov") is a retired Russian and Soviet cosmonaut and pilot.
Andranik Andranik Ozanian, commonly known as Andranik was an Armenian military commander and statesman, the most famous fedayi and a key figure of the Armenian national liberation movement.
Andrew Hamilton Russell Major General Sir Andrew Hamilton Russell KCB, (23 February 1868 – 29 November 1960) was a General from New Zealand, during the Great War who rose swiftly to high command during the Gallipoli c...
Andrée Peel Andrée Peel (February 3, 1905 – March 5, 2010) was one of a couple of women known as Agent Rose (the other being Eileen Nearne).
Anne Lauvergeon Anne Lauvergeon (born 2 August 1959) is a French businesswoman, and was CEO of Areva 2001–2011.
Antoine Vollon Antoine Vollon was a French realist artist, best known as a painter of still lifes, landscapes and figures.
Antonio Lago Antonio Franco Lago, known as Anthony Lago or Tony Lago, (Venice 28 March 1893- Paris 1 December 1960) was an Italian engineer and motor-industry entrepreneur.
Ara Güler Ara Güler (born August 16, 1928 in Beyoğlu, Istanbul, Turkey) is a Turkish Armenian photojournalist, nicknamed "the Eye of Istanbul" or "the Photographer of Istanbul".
Arbit Blatas Arbit Blatas (1908–1999), born Nicolai Arbitblatas, was a Lithuanian artist and sculptor.
Archibald Alexander Gordon Major Archibald Alexander Gordon CBE, MVO, Order of Leopold, Legion of Honour (1867-12 August 1949) was a British soldier who served as attaché to the Military Household of King Albert I of Belg...
Armand Charlet Armand Charlet (1900, Argentière – December 1975) was a French mountaineer and mountain guide.
Armand Ernest Junqua Armand Ernest Junqua,, was a French officer of the Légion d'Honneur, captain of the cavalry regiment of the French Imperial Guard and Chief of the Cent-gardes Squadron.
Arnaud Ernest Junqua Arnaud Ernest Junqua (16 February 1816 in Lectoure – 31 January 1893), was a French officer of the Légion d'Honneur, captain of the cavalry regiment of the French Imperial Guard and C...
Arnold Weinstock Arnold Weinstock, Baron Weinstock (29 July 1924 – 23 July 2002) was an English businessman.
Arthur Coningham (RAF officer) Air Marshal Sir Arthur "Mary" Coningham KCB, KBE, DSO, MC, DFC, AFC RAF (19 January 1895 – presumably 30 January 1948) was a senior officer in the Royal Air Force.
Arthur Duckham Sir Arthur McDougall Duckham GBE, KCB (8 July 1879 - 14 February 1932) was one of the founders of the Institution of Chemical Engineers, and its first President.
Arthur Lionel Pugh Norrington Sir Arthur Lionel Pugh Norrington, was a publisher, President of Trinity College, Oxford, Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University and originator of the Norrington Table.
Bernard Tschumi Bernard Tschumi (born January 25, 1944) is an architect, writer, and educator, commonly associated with deconstructivism.
Bernard Ziegler Bernard Ziegler (born March 12, 1933) is the former Airbus senior vice president for engineering.
Brian Flowers, Baron Flowers Brian Hilton Flowers, Baron Flowers FRS (13 September 1924 – 25 June 2010) was a British physicist, academican and public servant.
Brigitte Deydier Brigitte Deydier (12 November 1958) is a retired French judoka who's an officer of the Legion of Honour.
Brigitte Lefèvre Brigitte Lefèvre (born 15 November 1944) is a French ballet dancer, choreographer and teacher.
Bronisław Rakowski Bronisław Stanisław Rakowski (20 June 1895 in Szczucin – 28 December 1950 in Buenos Aires) was a Polish general.
Bruno Dary Bruno Dary (born 21 December 1952 in Barcelonnette, Alpes-de-Haute-Provence) is a French general.
Camille Papin Tissot Camille Papin Tissot, was a French naval officer and pioneer of wireless telegraphy who established the first French operational radio connections at sea.
Carl Otto Lenz Carl Otto Lenz (born 5 June 1930 in Berlin) is a German lawyer, member of the German Bundestag (1965–1984) for the CDU and Advocate General at the European Court of Justice (1984–1997).
Casimir Delavigne Jean-François Casimir Delavigne (4 April 1793 – 11 December 1843) was a French poet and dramatist.
Casimir-Louis-Victurnien de Rochechouart de Mortemart Casimir-Louis-Victurnien de Rochechouart de Mortemart (20 March 1787, Paris – 1 January 1875, Neauphle-le-Vieux), prince of Tonnay-Charente, then baron of Mortemart and of the Empire, 9th duke of Mortemart and peer of France (1814), was a French soldier, diplomat and politician.
Catherine Cesarsky Catherine Jeanne Cesarsky is a French astronomer, known for her successful research activities in several central areas of modern astrophysics.
Cecil Paget Sir Cecil Walter Paget CMG, DSO (19 October 1874 – 9 December 1936), was a British locomotive engineer and railway administrator.
Charles Aznavour Shahnour Varinag Aznavourian (also Varenagh or Vaghinag) better known by his stage name Charles Aznavour (born 22 May 1924), is a French and Armenian singer, songwriter, actor, public act...
Charles Bonham-Carter General Sir Charles Bonham-Carter GCB CMG DSO (25 February 1876 – 21 October 1955) was a British Army officer and later Governor of Malta.
Charles Cogan Charles G. Cogan (born 1928) is an academic and former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) agent (1954 to 1991).
Charles de Freycinet Charles Louis de Saulces de Freycinet (14 November 1828 – 14 May 1923) was a French statesman and Prime Minister during the Third Republic; he belonged to the Opportunist Republicans faction.
Charles H. Corlett Charles Harrison Corlett (July 31, 1889 – October 13, 1971), nicknamed “Cowboy Pete,” was a major general in the U.S. Army who commanded troops in both the Pacific and European Theaters du...
Charles Justin Bailey Charles Justin Bailey was an American soldier, born in Tamaqua, Pa. He graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1880 and in the same year was appointed third lieutenant.
Charles Laverock Lambe Air Vice Marshal Sir Charles Laverock Lambe KCB, CMG, DSO, RAF was born on 10 May 1875.
Charles Lemercier de Longpré, baron d'Haussez Charles Lemercier de Longpre, baron d'Haussez (October 20, 1778 Neufchâtel-en-Bray (Normandy) - November 10, 1854 Saint-Saëns (Seine-Maritime)) was a French politician and minister.
Charles Lucien Léandre Charles Lucien Léandre (1862–1934), French caricaturist and painter, was born at Champsecret (Orne), and studied painting under Blin and Cabanel.
Charles Nuville Lieutenant Colonel Charles Marie Joseph Leon Nuville was a World War I flying ace credited with twelve confirmed aerial victories.
Charles Paul Narcisse Moreau Colonel Charles Paul Narcisse Moreau (September 14, 1837 in Paris – July 6, 1916) was a French soldier serving in the artillery and an officier of the French Legion of Honor.
Charles Rosenthal Major General Sir Charles Rosenthal KCB, CMG, DSO, VD (12 February 1875 – 11 May 1954) was an Australian Major General of World War I, and later a politician elected as a member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly.
Charles à Court Repington Lieutenant Colonel Charles à Court Repington (29 January 1858 - 25 May 1925), CMG, known until 1903 as Charles à Court, was a British Army officer and later a war correspondent.
Charles-François Daubigny Charles-François Daubigny (15 February 1817 – 19 February 1878) was one of the painters of the Barbizon school, and is considered an important precursor of Impressionism.
Charles-Guillaume Étienne Charles-Guillaume Étienne (5 January 1778 – 13 March 1845) was a French dramatist and miscellaneous writer.
Chester W. Nimitz Chester William Nimitz (24 February 188520 February 1966) was a Fleet Admiral of the United States Navy.
Chew Men Leong Chew Men Leong is a Singaporean civil servant and former naval admiral.
Christiane Ziegler Christiane Ziegler (born May 3, 1942 in L'Isle-sur-la-Sorgue), is a French Egyptologist, curator, director emeritus of the Department of Egyptian Antiquities of the Louvre Museum and editorial d...
Christine Chanet Christine Chanet (born 23 February 1944 in Paris) is a French lawyer and judge who is a member of the United Nations Human Rights Committee, serving in 1997-98 and 2005-06 as its chairperson.
Christopher Teesdale Major-General Sir Christopher Charles Teesdale, VC, KCMG, CB was the first South African-born Recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of...
Clarence Ransom Edwards Clarence Ransom Edwards (January 1, 1859 – February 14, 1931) was an American general, known as the first Chief of the Bureau of Insular Affairs, and commander of the 26th Division in World War I.
Claude Dagens Claude Jean Pierre Dagens (born 20 May 1940 in Bordeaux, Gironde) is a French prelate of the Roman Catholic Church, serving as bishop of Angoulême.
Clement A. Trott Clement Augustus Trott (1877–1950) was a Major General in the United States Army.
Clovis E. Byers Lieutenant General Clovis E. Byers (5 November 1899 – 13 December 1973) was an American soldier and General in the first half of the 20th century.
Colette Avital Colette Avital (קולט אביטל, born 1 May 1940) is an Israeli diplomat and politician.
Colette Caillat Prof. Dr. Colette Caillat (1921–2007) was a French professor of Sanskrit and comparative grammar.
Colin Davis Sir Colin Rex Davis, CH, CBE (25 September 1927 – 14 April 2013) was an English conductor best known for his association with the London Symphony Orchestra, having first conducted it in 1959.
Colin Lucas Sir Colin Renshaw Lucas (born 25 August 1940) is an historian and university administrator.
Conwyn Mansel-Jones Colonel Conwyn Mansel-Jones VC CMG DSO (14 June 1871 – 29 May 1942) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the ...
Corinne Mentzelopoulos Corinne Mentzelopoulos-Petit (born 6 July 1953) is a Greek-French businesswoman who owns and runs the prestigious Bordeaux wine estate, Château Margaux.
Cornelius Herz Cornelius Herz (formerly written Hertz) was born in Besançon, France on September 3, 1845 and he died in Bournemouth, England on July 6, 1898.
Curtis Iaukea Curtis Piʻehu Iaukea served as the chief diplomat of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi during the reigns of King David Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani.
Curtis P. Iaukea Curtis Piʻehu Iaukea (1855–1940) served as the chief diplomat of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi during the reigns of King David Kalākaua and Queen Liliʻuokalani.
Cyril Newall, 1st Baron Newall Marshal of the Royal Air Force Cyril Louis Norton Newall, 1st Baron Newall (15 February 1886 – 30 November 1963) was a senior officer of the British Army and Royal Air Force.
Célestin Hennion Célestin Hennion (8 September 1862 - 14 March 1915) was a French police officer who rose to head the Prefecture of Police (Préfecture de Police).
César Baldaccini César Baldaccini (1 January 1921 in Marseille - 6 December 1998 in Paris), usually called César was a noted French sculptor.
Dalil Boubakeur Dalil Boubakeur (born 2 November 1940) is a Mufti, and current rector of the Great Mosque of Paris.
Daniel Brottier The Blessed Daniel Jules Alexis Brottier, C.S.Sp., was a French Roman Catholic priest in the Congregation of the Holy Spirit.
David E. Grange, Jr. David E. Grange, Jr., (born April 9, 1925) grew up in Lake Ronkonkoma, New York.
David Feuerwerker David Feuerwerker (1912–1980) was a French rabbi and professor of Jewish history.
David Hurley General David John Hurley (born 26 August 1953) is a senior officer in the Australian Defence Force, currently serving in the position of Chief of the Defence Force (CDF).
David Kenworthy, 11th Baron Strabolgi David Montague de Burgh Kenworthy, 11th Baron Strabolgi was a Labour Party peer and the holder of one of Scotland's most ancient titles of nobility.
David Lynch David Keith Lynch is an American film director, television director, visual artist, musician and occasional actor. Known for his surrealist films, he has developed a unique cinematic style, which has been dubbed "Lynchian", a style characterized by its dream imagery and meticulous sound design.
David Petraeus David Howell Petraeus is a retired American military officer and public official. He served as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency from September 6, 2011, until his resignation on November 9, 2012.
Dominique Bellion Dominique Bellion (born 25 August 1948 in Saint-Flour, Cantal) is a French civil servant.
Dominique Vian Dominique Vian (born 25 December 1944 in Valence, Drôme) is a French overseas departments administrator.
Don Johnston Donald James Johnston, (born June 26, 1936) is a former Canadian politician, lawyer, and was Secretary-General of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) from 1996 to 2006.
Douglas Alexander Graham Major General Douglas Alexander Henry Graham CB, CBE, DSO & Bar, MC, DL (26 March 1893 – 28 September 1971) was a British soldier of the First and Second World Wars.
Douglas Webb (police officer) Douglas Edward Webb CVO OBE (8 October 1909–11 January 1988) was a British police officer in the London Metropolitan Police, who served as Deputy Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis f...
Duncan Alexander Cameron General Sir Duncan Alexander Cameron GCB (20 May 1808 – 8 June 1888) was a British Army officer who fought in the Crimean War (1853–1856), commanded troops during part of the New Zealand Wars an...
Duncan Cameron (British Army officer) General Sir Duncan Alexander Cameron GCB (20 May 1808 – 8 June 1888) was a British Army officer who fought in the Crimean War (1853–1856), commanded troops during part of the New Zealand Wars an...
Duncan Pitcher Air Commodore Duncan le Geyt Pitcher CMG, CBE, DSO, RAF (31 August 1877 – 1 September 1944) was an infantry and cavalry officer in the British Indian Army.
Eddy Blondeel Lieutenant-Colonel Dr. (Dent.) Edouard "Eddy" Blondeel DSO (January 25, 1906 – May 23, 2000) was the wartime commander of the Belgian 5th SAS. After the war he was first C.O. of the 1st Regiment of Parachutists.
Edmond Duvernoy Charles-Henri Edmond Duvernoy was a French pianist, baritone and vocal teacher, from a family of musicians.
Edmund Hudleston Air Chief Marshal Sir Edmund Cuthbert Hudleston GCB, CBE, ADC, RAF (30 December 1908 – 14 December 1994) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.
Edward Clark Carter Edward Clark Carter (June 9, 1878 – November 9, 1954) worked with the International Y.M.C.A. in India and in France, during World War I, from 1902 to 1918, but was best known for his work with t...
Edward Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans Admiral Edward Ratcliffe Garth Russell Evans, 1st Baron Mountevans, KCB, DSO SGM (28 October 1881 – 20 August 1957), known as "Teddy" Evans, was a British naval officer and Antarctic explorer.
Edward H. Brooks Edward Hale Brooks (April 25, 1893 – October 10, 1978) was an officer in the United States Army and a veteran of World War I, World War II and the Korean War.
Edward Lisle Strutt Lt-Col. Edward Lisle Strutt CBE, DSO (8 February 1874 – 7 July 1948) was a British soldier and mountaineer, and President of the Alpine Club from 1935–38.
Edward Loch, 2nd Baron Loch Major-General Edward Douglas Loch, 2nd Baron Loch CB, CMG, DSO, MVO (4 April 1873 – 14 August 1942) was a senior British Army officer and peer.
Ekrem Akurgal Ekrem Akurgal (March 30, 1911 – November 1, 2002) was a Turkish archaeologist.
Ela Bhatt Ela Ramesh Bhatt (born 7 September 1933) is an Indian cooperative organiser, activist and Gandhian, who founded the Self-Employed Women's Association of India (SEWA) in 1972, and served as its g...
Emmanuel Frémiet Emmanuel Frémiet (6 December 1824 – 10 September 1910) was a French sculptor.
Enrico Braggiotti Enrico Braggiotti (born 27 January 1923) is a Turkish-born Monegasque banker.
Eric Vansittart Bowater Sir Eric Vansittart Bowater (16 January 1895 - 30 August 1962) was an English businessman, who took the family firm Bowater from a paper merchant to the world's largest paper products compay in ...
Fernand Khnopff Fernand Edmond Jean Marie Khnopff (12 September 1858 – 12 November 1921) was a Belgian symbolist painter.
Five Martyrs of the lycée Buffon The Five Martyrs of the Lycée Buffon were five students from the Lycée Buffon shot by the Germans in Paris at the Stand de tir de Balard on 8 February 1943 for their activities with the French R...
France Clidat France Clidat (29 November 193217 May 2012) was a French pianist renowned for her interpretations of the works of Franz Liszt, a great many of which she recorded, and Erik Satie, whose complete ...
Frances C. Wilson Frances C. Wilson is a retired United States Marine Corps lieutenant general, who served as the 12th President of the National Defense University.
Francis Cammaerts Francis Charles Albert Cammaerts DSO (16 June 1916 – 3 July 2006) was an outstanding Special Operations Executive (SOE) agent who organised French Resistance groups to sabotage German comm...
Francis Charmes Marie François, known as Francis Charmes (21 April 1848, château de Baradel, Aurillac, Cantal – 4 January 1916, Paris) was a French journalist, diplomat, civil servant, politician and academician.
Francis Ford Coppola Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is an American film director, producer and screenwriter.
Francis Huster Francis Huster (born 8 December 1947) is a French stage, film and television actor, film director and scriptwriter.
Francis Perrin (actor) Francis Pierre Horton Perrin (born 10 October 1947, Versailles, France) is a French actor, scriptwriter and film director.
Francis Veber Francis Paul Veber is a French film director, screenwriter and producer, and theater playwright.
Francis William Pember Francis William Pember JP (1862–1954) was a British lawyer and University of Oxford academic, where he served as Vice-Chancellor.
Francisque Joseph Duret Francisque Joseph Duret (1804–1865) was a French sculptor, son and pupil of François-Joseph Duret (1732–1816).
Franciszek Latinik Franciszek Ksawery Latinik (17 July 1864 in Tarnów - 29 August 1949 in Kraków) was a Polish military officer, Colonel of Austro-Hungarian Army and Divisional General of Polish Army.
Frank P. Lahm Frank Purdy Lahm (November 17, 1877 – July 7, 1963) was an American aviation pioneer, the "nation's first military aviator", and a general officer in the United States Army Air Corps and Army Air Forces.
Frank Purdy Lahm Frank Purdy Lahm (November 17, 1877 – July 7, 1963) was an American aviation pioneer, the "nation's first military aviator", and a general officer in the United States Army Air Corps and A...
Franklin Miller Franklin C. Miller KBE (born 1950) is a retired senior U.S. government official who is now a Principal at the Washington-based international business advisory firm The Scowcroft Group and is als...
François Gérard François Pascal Simon, Baron Gérard (4 мау 1770 – 11 January 1837) was a French painter born in Rome, where his father occupied a post in the house of the French ambassador.
François Joseph Bosio Baron François Joseph Bosio (19 March 1769 – 29 July 1845) was a French sculptor who achieved distinction in the first quarter of the nineteenth century with his work for Napoleon and for ...
François Portron Sous-Lieutenant François Portron was a World War I flying ace credited with five aerial victories.
François Spoerry François Henry Spoerry was a French architect, developer, and urban planner.
François-Joseph d'Offenstein François-Joseph d'Offenstein (27 July 1760 - 27 September 1837), Baron of the Ist Empire, was a French general and military commander during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars.
François-Édouard Picot François-Edouard Picot (Paris 10 October 1786 – 15 March 1868 Paris) was a French painter during the July Monarchy, painting mythological, religious and historical subjects.
Françoise de Veyrinas Françoise de Veyrinas, born Gardey de Soos, was a French politician and Member of the European Parliament.
Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton Frederic Leighton, 1st Baron Leighton, known as Sir Frederic Leighton between 1878 and 1896, was an English painter and sculptor. His works depicted historical, biblical and classical subject matter.
Félix Bracquemond Félix Henri Bracquemond (May 22, 1833 – October 29, 1914) was a French painter and etcher.
Félix Éboué Félix Adolphe Éboué (26 December 1884 – 17 March 1944) was a Black French (French Guianan-born) colonial administrator and Free French leader.
Gabriele Albertini Gabriele Albertini (born 6 July 1950 in Milan) is an Italian politician, former Mayor of Milan and incumbent Member of the European Parliament for North-Western Italy with The People of Freedom,...
Gabrielle Robinne Gabrielle Anna Charlotte Robinne (1 July 1886 – 18 December 1980) was French a stage and film actress whose career spanned over sixty years.
Gari Melchers Julius Garibaldi Melchers (August 11, 1860 - November 30, 1932) was an American artist.
Gaspard Adolphe Chatin Gaspard Adolphe Chatin (30 November 1813 – 13 January 1901) was a French physician, mycologist and botanist who was born in Isère, and died in Les Essarts-le-Roi.
Gennady Rozhdestvensky Gennady Nikolayevich Rozhdestvensky (Генна́дий Никола́евич Рожде́ственский) (born 4 May 1931) is a Russian conductor.
George Beatson Colonel Sir George Thomas Beatson, KCB, KBE, DL, FRFPSG (1848 – 16 February 1933) was a British physician.
George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood Sir George Christopher Molesworth Birdwood KCIE MD (1832–1917), Anglo-Indian official, naturalist, and writer, son of General Christopher Birdwood, was born at Belgaum, in the Bombay (now Mumba...
George E. Leach Major General George Emerson Leach (July 14, 1876 – July 17, 1955) was a United States Army Major General and two-time Republican Mayor of Minneapolis.
George Napier Johnston Major General George Napier Johnston, CB, CMG, DSO (20 August 1867 – 3 April 1947) was a senior officer of the British Army who served with the New Zealand Military Forces during the First...
George Pearce Sir George Foster Pearce KCVO (14 January 1870 – 24 June 1952) was an Australian politician who was instrumental in founding the Australian Labor Party in Western Australia.
George Tupou V George Tupou V (Tongan: Siaosi Tupou V, full name: Siaosi Tāufaāhau Manumataongo Tukuaho Tupou V; 4 May 194818 March 2012) was the King of Tonga following the death of his father, Tā...
Georges Bordonove Georges Bordonove (25 May 1920, Enghien-les-Bains, Seine-et-Oise – 16 March 2007, Antony, Hauts-de-Seine) was a French historian and writer.
Georges Bruguier Victorien Félix Bruguier, called Georges Bruguier, was a French politician and journalist.
Georges Courteline Georges Courteline born Georges Victor Marcel Moinaux (June 25, 1858 – June 25, 1929) was a French dramatist and novelist.
Georges Dufrénoy Georges Dufrénoy (June 20, 1870December 9, 1943) was a French post-Impressionist painter associated with Fauvism.
Georges Gardet Georges Gardet (October 11, 1863–1939) was a French sculptor and animalier.
Georges Journois Georges Henri Journois (13 November 1896 – 26 September 1944) was a French resistance fighter and Brigadier General who died in a subcamp of the Neuengamme concentration camp in Wilhelmshaven, G...
Georges Rochegrosse Georges Antoine Rochegrosse (1859 ndash;1938) was a French historical and decorative painter.
Harold Iremonger Lieutenant-Colonel Harold Iremonger, DSO was an officer in the Royal Marine Artillery who later served as acting Governor of Saint Helena.
Harry C. Ingles Harry Clyde Ingles (March 12, 1888 - August 15, 1976) was a United States Army Major General, who served during World War II and commanded the United States Army Signal Corps.
Harry J. Malony Harry James Malony (August 24, 1889 - March 23, 1971) was an decorated American Major general, who commanded the 94th Infantry Division during the World War II.
Harry Patch Henry John "Harry" Patch (17 June 1898 – 25 July 2009), dubbed in his latter years "the Last Fighting Tommy", was a British supercentenarian, briefly the oldest man in Europe and the last s...
Hector Bianciotti Hector Bianciotti (19 March 1930 – 11 June 2012) was an Argentine-born French author and member of the Académie française.
Henri Blowitz Henri Georges Stephane Adolphe Opper de Blowitz (28 December 1825-18 January 1903) was a Bohemian journalist.
Henri Béraldi Henri Béraldi (or Beraldi) (6 February 1849 - 31 March 1931) was a French bibliophile, publisher and author of books on the Pyrenees and on engravers.
Henri Caïn Henri Caïn (11 October 1857 – 21 November 1937) was a French dramatist, opera and ballet librettist.
Henri Chapu Henri-Michel-Antoine Chapu (29 September 1833 – 21 April 1891) was a French sculptor in a modified Neoclassical tradition who was known for his use of allegory in his works.
Henri d'Astier de la Vigerie Henri d'Astier de La Vigerie (11 September 1897 – 10 October 1952) was a French soldier, Résistance member, and conservative politician.
Henri de Dion Earl Henri de Dion (born near Montfort-l'Amaury on December 23, 1828; died in Paris on April 13, 1878) was a French engineer of École Centrale Paris.
Henri Delannoy Henri–Auguste Delannoy (1833–1915) was a French army officer and amateur mathematician, after whom the Delannoy numbers are named.
Henri Grégoire Henri Grégoire (4 December 1750 – 28 May 1831), often referred to as Abbé Grégoire, was a French Roman Catholic priest, constitutional bishop of Blois and a revolutionary leader.
Henri-Louis-Philippe Mougin Henri-Louis-Philippe Mougin was a Batalion Chief of the engineering, aide-de-camp of Raymond Adolphe Séré de Rivières He was awarded to the Chavelier of the Legion of Honour in 1871 and Official...
Henrik Lax Henrik Lax (born Rolf Henrik Richard Lax on 6 May 1946 in Helsinki) is a Finnish politician and former Member of the European Parliament with the Swedish People's Party, Member of the Bure...
Henry Allingham Henry William Allingham (6 June 1896 – 18 July 2009) was a British supercentenarian, First World War veteran and, for one month, the verified oldest living man in the world.
Henry Benton Sayler Henry Benton Sayler (November 4, 1893 - May 7, 1970) was an United States Army officer with the rank of Major General.
Henry Chapier Henry Chapier (born 14 November 1933) is a French journalist, film criticize, television presenter and feature film director.
Henry Kent Hewitt Henry Kent Hewitt (February 11, 1887 – September 15, 1972) was born in Hackensack, New Jersey on February 11, 1887 and graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1906.
Henry Maybury Brigadier-General Sir Henry Percy Maybury KCMG, CB, (1864 – 7 January 1943) was a British civil engineer.
Henry Wood Sir Henry Joseph Wood (3 March 186919 August 1944) was an English conductor best known for his association with London's annual series of promenade concerts, known as the Proms.
Henryk Ignacy Kamieński Henryk Ignacy Kamieński (31 July 1777, Hruszwicy – 26 May 1831 at Ostrołęka) was a Polish brigadier general.
Herbert Stuart Sankey Colonel Sir (Herbert) Stuart Sankey KBE (4 May 1854 - 5 April 1940) was a British barrister and politician.
Hercule Corbineau Marie Louis Hercule Hubert Corbineau (10 April 1780 – 5 April 1823) was a French soldier of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.
Hermann von Strantz Hermann Christian Wilhelm von Strantz (13 February 1853 in Nakel an der Netze – 3 November 1936 in Dessau) was a Prussian officer, and later General of Infantry during World War I. He was a rec...
Hicri Fişek Hicri Fişek was a professor of international law.
Hippolyte Bellangé Joseph Louis Hippolyte Bellangé (1800 – 1866) was a French battle painter.
Hippolyte Fontaine Hippolyte Fontaine (born François-Hypolite Fontaine, April 12, 1833 in Dijon - February 17, 1910 in Hyères) was a French electrical engineer who worked with Zénobe Gramme on the developme...
Hippolyte Lefèbvre Hippolyte-Jules Lefèbvre was an academic French sculptor and medallist who received numerous official marks of recognition in his day but is now largely forgotten.
Hugh John Casey Hugh John "Pat" Casey (24 July 1898 – 30 August 1981) was a major general in the United States Army.
Hugh Pughe Lloyd Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh Pughe Lloyd GBE, KCB, MC, DFC, RAF (12 December 1894 – 14 July 1981) was a senior Royal Air Force commander.
Hugh Saunders Air Chief Marshal Sir Hugh William Lumsden Saunders, GCB, KBE, MC, DFC and bar, MM was a South African who rose through the ranks to become a senior Royal Air Force commander.
Hugh Tweedie Admiral Sir Hugh Justin Tweedie KCB (5 April 1877 – 20 August 1951) was an officer in the Royal Navy who served in the First and Second World War.
Hugo von Pohl Hugo von Pohl (25 August 1855 – 23 February 1916) was a German admiral who served during the First World War.
Hugues Bousiges Hugues Bousiges (born 7 janvier 1948 in Rennes, Ille-et-Vilaine) is a French civil servant.
Hygin-Auguste Cavé Hygin-Edmond-Ludovic-Auguste Cavé was a French attorney, journalist, and government official, as well as an occasional playwright and librettist, who often collaborated with Adolphe Dittmer unde...
Ian Napier (aviator) Captain Ian Patrick Robert Napier MC was a World War I flying ace credited with twelve aerial victories.
Ingvar Wedervang Ingvar Brynhjulf Wedervang (July 21, 1891 – December 4, 1961) was a Norwegian economist and statistician.
Isabelle Autissier Isabelle Autissier (born 18 October 1956) is a French sailor, navigator, writer, and broadcaster.
Isabelle Huppert Isabelle Anne Madeleine Huppert (born 16 March 1953) is a French actress who has appeared in more than 90 film and television productions since 1971.
Isidor Clinton Rubin Isidor Clinton Rubin (January 8, 1883 in Germany – July 10, 1958 in London) was an American gynecologist who developed the Rubin test, a tubal insufflation test.
Ivan de la Bere Brigadier Sir Ivan de la Bere, KCVO, CB, CBE, BA (Cantab), was a British Army officer in World War I and in World War II, when he played a prominent part in the Siege of Malta.
İhsan Doğramacı Professor İhsan Doğramacı (3 April 1915 – 25 February 2010) was a Turkish paediatrician, entrepreneur, philanthropist, educationalist and college administrator of Iraqi Turkmen descent bor...
J. M. G. Le Clézio Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (born 13 April 1940), usually identified as J. M. G. Le Clézio, is a French-Mauritian writer and professor.
J. Robert Oppenheimer Julius Robert Oppenheimer was an American theoretical physicist and professor of physics at the University of California, Berkeley.
Jacob Casson Geiger A native of Alexandria, Rapides Parish, in the U.S. state of Louisiana, Jacob Casson Geiger was a graduate of Tulane University and for many years in San Francisco and Oakland, California, city director of public health and the 1935 president of the San Francisco Medical Society.
Jacques Claude Beugnot Jacques Claude, comte de Beugnot (25 July 1761 – 24 June 1835) was a French politician before, during, and after the French Revolution.
Jacques Paul Klein Jacques Paul Klein is a retired United States diplomat, who served as head of three United Nations peacekeeping missions.
Jacques Perrin Jacques Perrin (born Jacques André Simonet; 13 July 1941) is a French actor and filmmaker.
Jacques Rogge Jacques Rogge, Count Rogge, KCMG, (born 2 May 1942) is a Belgian sports administrator and physician who served as the eighth President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) from 2001 to 2013.
Jacques Saadé Jacques R. Saadé (born 1937) is a Lebanese born businessman, living in Marseille, France.
Jacques Triger Jacques Triger (1801–1867) was a French mining engineer who invented the 'Triger process' for digging through water logged ground.
Jacques Weber Jacques Weber (born 23 August 1949 in Paris, France) is a French actor, director and writer.
James Deering James Deering (November 12, 1859 – September 21, 1925) was an industrialist executive in the family Deering Harvester Company and subsequent International Harvester, a socialite, and an an...
James George Weir Air Commodore James George Weir CBE CMG (1887–1973) was an early Scottish aviator and airman.
James Gordon Legge Lieutenant General James Gordon Legge CB, CMG (15 August 1863 – 18 September 1947) was an Australian Army Lieutenant General who served in World War I. His son Stanley Ferguson Legge reach...
Jan Pronk Johannes Pieter "Jan" Pronk (born 16 March 1940) is a Dutch politician, diplomat, and professor.
Jane Goodall Dame Jane Morris Goodall, (born Valerie Jane Morris-Goodall on 3 April 1934) is a British primatologist, ethologist, anthropologist, and UN Messenger of Peace.
Jaroslava Moserová MUDr. Jaroslava Moserová, DrSc. (born 17 January 1930, Prague, died 24 March 2006, Prague) was a Czech senator, ambassador, presidential candidate, doctor, and translator.
Jean Antoine Théodore de Gudin Jean Antoine Théodore de Gudin (15 August 1802 - 11 April 1880) was a French painter of the 19th century, born in Paris.
Jean Béraud Jean Béraud (January 12, 1849 – October 4, 1935) was a French Impressionist painter and commercial artist noted for his paintings of Parisian life during the Belle Époque.
Jean Raoux (soldier) Jean Raoux (1916, Dellys, French Algeria - 11 January 2004, Hôpital d'Instruction des Armées du Val-de-Grâce, Paris) was a French général de brigade, who began his career during the Second World...
Jean Vanier Jean Vanier, CC GOQ is a Canadian Catholic philosopher turned theologian, and humanitarian. Beginning with a community in France, he is the founder of L'Arche, an international federation of communities for people with developmental disabilities and those who assist them.
Jean Weissenbach Jean Weissenbach (born 13 February 1946) is the current director of the Genoscope.
Jean-Anne Christy de la Pallière Jean-Anne Christy de la Pallière, also written "Christy-Pallière", (18 September 1755 – 29 July 1829) was a French Naval officer.
Jean-Baptiste Faure Jean-Baptiste Faure (15 January 18309 November 1914) was a celebrated French operatic baritone and an art collector of great significance.
Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot (July 16, 1796 – February 22, 1875) was a French landscape painter and printmaker in etching.
Jean-Bernard Raimond Jean-Bernard Raimond (born 6 February 1926 in Paris) is a conservative French politician who served as Foreign Minister in the government of Jacques Chirac from 1986 to 1988, as French ambassado...
Jean-David Levitte Jean-David Levitte (born June 14, 1946) is a French diplomat, formerly the French ambassador to the United States, and former diplomatic advisor and sherpa to former Presidents Jacques Chirac an...
Jean-Jacques Aillagon Jean-Jacques Aillagon (born October 2, 1946, Metz) is a French politician, a close confidant of Jacques Chirac and member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) political party.
Joel Thompson Boone Joel Thompson Boone (August 2, 1889 – April 2, 1974) was a United States Navy officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions during World War I.
Johann Gottfried Tulla Johann Gottfried Tulla (born 20 March 1770 in Karlsruhe; died 27 March 1828 in Paris) was a German engineer, who in the nineteenth century accomplished the straightening of the Rhine, improving ...
John B. Anderson (general) John Benjamin Anderson (March 10, 1891 - September 1, 1976) was an American Major general, who commanded the XVI Corps during the World War II.
John Becke Brigadier-General John Harold Whitworth Becke CMG DSO AFC (17 September 1879 – 7 February 1949) was an infantry officer in the Second Boer War and squadron, wing and brigade commander in t...
John Dill Field Marshal Sir John Greer Dill, GCB, CMG, DSO (25 December 1881 – 4 November 1944) was a British commander in World War I and World War II. From May 1940 to December 1941 he was the Chief of the Imperial General Staff, the professional head of the British Army, and subsequently in...
John Dunmore John Dunmore CNZM (born 1923) is a prominent New Zealand academic, historian, author, playwright, and publisher.
John F. "Jack" Hasey John Freeman "Jack" Hasey (3 November 1916 – May 9, 2005) was an American captain in the French Foreign Legion during World War II and a senior operations officer with the CIA afterwards.
John Gellibrand Major General Sir John Gellibrand KCB, DSO & Bar (5 December 1872 – 3 June 1945) was an Australian Army Major General in the First World War and a member of the Australian House of Represe...
John Hall (doctor) Sir John Hall KCB (1795 in Little Beck, Westmorland – 17 January 1866 in Pisa) was a British military surgeon.
John Salmond Marshal of the Royal Air Force Sir John Maitland Salmond, GCB, CMG, CVO, DSO and Bar (17 July 1881 – 16 April 1968) was a British military officer who rose to high rank in the Royal Flying Corps...
Jomar Brun Jomar Brun MBE was a Norwegian chemical engineer.
Jos Serrarens Petrus Josephus Servatius (Jos) Serrarens (12 November 1888 – 26 August 1963) was a Dutch politician and judge.
Joseph Francis Olliffe Sir Joseph Francis Olliffe, MA, MD, FRCP (1808 – 14 March 1869) was an Irish-born British physician.
Joseph François Michaud Joseph François Michaud (19 June 1767 – 30 September 1839) was a French historian and publicist.
Joseph Ralston Joseph W. Ralston (born November 4, 1943) is the United States Special Envoy for Countering the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK) and holds senior positions in various defense related corporations.
Josué de Castro Josué de Castro, born Josué Apolônio de Castro (5 September 1908 in Recife – 24 September 1973 in Paris), was a Brazilian physician, expert on nutrition, geographer, writer, public administrator...
Jules Triger Jules Triger was a French mining engineer who invented the 'Triger process' for digging through water logged ground.
Julia Kristeva Julia Kristeva is a Bulgarian-French philosopher, literary critic, psychoanalyst, sociologist, feminist, and, most recently, novelist, who has lived in France since the mid-1960s. She is now a Professor at the University Paris Diderot.
Karl Eikenberry Karl Winfrid Eikenberry (born 1951) is a retired United States Army lieutenant general and former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
Keller E. Rockey Lieutenant General Keller Emrick Rockey (September 22, 1888 – June 6, 1970) commanded the Fifth Marine Division in the battle of Iwo Jima in World War II and the Third Amphibious Corp...
Kenneth Cross Air Chief Marshal Sir Kenneth Brian Boyd Cross KCB CBE DSO DFC RAF (4 October 1911 - 18 June 2003), was a senior Royal Air Force commander.
Kiril Yanchulev Kiril Dimitrov Yanchulev (February 19, 1896 – April 1961) was a Bulgarian officer and Chief of Staff of the Bulgarian Army from September 6-13, 1944.
Kristian Løken Kristian Rikardsen Løken (31 July 1884March 1961) was a highly decorated Norwegian military officer who served in the Belgian Force Publique from 1907 to 1917, fighting German colonial forces in East Africa from 1914 to 1917, and went on to command a Norwegian Army infantry brigade...
Laurence Olivier Laurence Kerr Olivier, Baron Olivier, OM (22 May 190711 July 1989) was an English actor, director, and producer.
Leslie Norman Hollinghurst Air Chief Marshal Sir Leslie Norman Hollinghurst GBE, KCB, DFC, was a British First World War Flying Ace who later became an Air Chief Marshal in the RAF.
Levon Sayan Levon Sayan or Levon Sanosyan is a French-Armenian impresario and producer, as well as an operatic tenor.
Lionel Charlton Air Commodore Lionel Evelyn Oswald Charlton CB, CMG, DSO, RAF (7 July 1879 – 18 April 1958) was a British infantry officer who served in the Second Boer War.
Lionel Halsey Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey GCMG GCVO KCIE CB ADC (26 February 1872 – 26 October 1949) was a British Royal Navy officer and courtier.
Lloyd Milton Brett Lloyd Milton Brett (February 22, 1856 – September 23, 1927) was a United States Army Brigadier General who was a recipient of the Medal of Honor for valor in action on April 1, 1880 at O'F...
Logan Feland Major General Logan Feland (18 August 1869–17 July 1936) was a United States Marine Corps general who last served as Commanding General of the Department of the Pacific.
Louis Antoine Debrauz de Saldapenna Chevalier Louis Antoine Debrauz de Saldapenna (2 June 1811 – 18 January 1871); originally Alois Anton Dobrauz (Slovene: Dobravec) Ritter di Saldapenna, was an Austrian secret diplomat and jo...
Louis Bertrand (novelist) Louis Bertrand (20 March 1866 in Spincourt, Meuse – 6 December 1941 in Cap d'Antibes) was a French novelist, historian and essayist.
Louis Jouvet Louis Jouvet (24 December 1887 - 16 August 1951) was a renowned French actor, director, and theatre director.
Louis Jules Trochu Louis Jules Trochu (12 March 1815 – 7 October 1896) was a French military leader and politician.
Louis Paulhan Isidore Auguste Marie Louis Paulhan, known as Louis Paulhan (19 July 1883 – 10 February 1963), was a pioneering French aviator.
Louis Poinsot Louis Poinsot (1777–1859) was a French mathematician and physicist.
Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray Louis-Albert Bourgault-Ducoudray (2 February 1840 – 4 July 1910) was a French Breton composer, pianist, and professor of music history/theory at the Conservatoire de Paris as well as a Pri...
Louis-François-Clement Breguet Louis François Clément Breguet (December 22, 1804 – October 27, 1883), was a French physicist and watchmaker, noted for his work in the early days of telegraphy.
Louise Hanson Dyer Louise Berta Mosson Hanson-Dyer (19 July 1884 – 9 November 1962) was an Australian music publisher and patron of the arts.
Luc-Marie Bayle Luc-Marie Bayle was a French naval officer, painter, and artist.
Léon Bourjade Léon Bourjade (25 May 1889 – 22 October 1924), born Jean-Pierre Léon Bourjade, was a leading French fighter pilot in World War I, notable for being his country's leading balloon busting ace.
Léon de Maleville François Jean Léon de Maleville (8 May 1803 – 28 March 1879) was a French politician.
Léon Foucault Jean Bernard Léon Foucault (18 September 1819 – 11 February 1868) was a French physicist best known for his demonstration of the Foucault pendulum, a device demonstrating the effect of the Earth...
Léopold Survage Léopold Survage (31 July 1879 – 31 October 1968) (variant names Léopold Sturzwage, Leopold Sturwage, Leopoldij Sturzwasgh, Leopoldij Lvovich Sturzwage) was a French paint...
Lévon Sayan Lévon Sayan or Levon Sanosyan (Լևոն Սայան, born December 17, 1934) is a French-Armenian impresario and producer, as well as an operatic tenor.
M. Cherif Bassiouni Mahmoud Cherif Bassiouni was born in Cairo, Egypt in 1937, and immigrated to the United States in 1962.
Maarten van der Goes van Dirxland Maarten van der Goes van Dirxland (3 January 1751, The Hague - 10 July 1826, The Hague) was a Dutch politician and government minister.
Marc Tiffeneau Marc Émile Pierre Adolphe Tiffeneau (November 5, 1873 – May 20, 1945) was a French chemist who discovered the Tiffeneau-Demjanov rearrangement.
Marcel Brion Marcel Brion (November 21, 1895, Marseille – October 23, 1984, Paris) was a French essayist, literary critic, novelist, and historian.
Marcel Ciampi Marcel Paul Maximin Ciampi (29 May 1891 – 2 September 1980) was a French pianist and teacher.
Marcel Marc Dhôme Colonel Marcel Marc Dhôme began his military career during World War I, when he became a flying ace credited with nine confirmed aerial victories.
Marcel Marceau Marcel Marceau (22 March 1923 – 22 September 2007) was a French actor and mime most famous for his stage persona as "Bip the Clown."
Marcel Masse Marcel Masse, (born May 27, 1936) is a Canadian politician.
Marek Halter Marek Halter is a French-Jewish writer and activist, known best for his historical novels, which have been translated into English, Polish, Hebrew, and many other languages He was born in Warsa...
Marguerite Perey Marguerite Catherine Perey (19 October 1909 – 13 May 1975) was a French physicist.
Marie Dissard Marie Dissard, GM, (1880-1957) was a member of the French Resistance during the German occupation of France in World War II who took over the escape network of Ian Garrow and Albert Guérisse and...
Marie Marvingt Marie Marvingt (20 February 1875 – 14 December 1963) was a French athlete, mountaineer, aviator and journalist.
Marie Mattingly Meloney Marie Mattingly Meloney (1878–1943), who used Mrs. William B. Meloney as her professional and social name, was "one of the leading woman journalists of the United States", a magazine edito...
Marie-José Pérec Marie-José Pérec (born 9 May 1968 Basse-Terre, Guadeloupe) is a retired, French track and field sprinter who specialised in the 200 and 400 meters and was a three-time Olympic gold medallist.
Martin Schulz Martin Schulz is a German politician and President of the European Parliament.
Maurice Floquet Maurice Noël Floquet (Poissons, 25 December 1894 – Montauroux, 10 November 2006) was, at age 111, France's oldest man on record and was one of the last surviving French veterans of World W...
Maurice Gourdault-Montagne Maurice Gourdault-Montagne CMG, CVO (born on 16 November 1953) is a career diplomat and the current French Ambassador to Germany.
Maurice Koechlin Maurice Koechlin (March 8, 1856 - January 14, 1946) was a Swiss structural engineer.
Maurice Swynfen Fitzmaurice Sir Maurice Swynfen Fitzmaurice CB, KCVO, CMG, (12 August 1870 – 23 January 1927) was an officer of the Royal Navy, who rose to the rank of vice-admiral.
Max Rayne Max Rayne, Baron Rayne (8 February 1918 – 10 October 2003) was a London property developer who supported medical, religious, education and arts charities in England.
Maxime Du Camp Maxime Du Camp (8 February 1822 – 9 February 1894) was a French writer and photographer.
Maximilian Seyssel d'Aix Maximilian "Max" Graf Seyssel d’Aix (November 20, 1776 – September 12, 1855) was a Bavarian Lieutenant General.
Maximilian Seyssel d’Aix Maximilian "Max" Graf Seyssel d’Aix (November 20, 1776 – September 12, 1855) was a Bavarian Lieutenant General.
Mehriban Aliyeva Mehriban Arif qizi Aliyeva is the head of Azerbaijan's Heydar Aliyev Foundation and the wife of its current president Ilham Aliyev.
Merce Cunningham Mercier Philip "Merce" Cunningham (April 16, 1919–July 26, 2009) was an American dancer and choreographer who was at the forefront of the American modern dance for more than 50 years.
Michael C. Bonello Michael C Bonello is the Governor of the Central Bank of Malta, he is also a member of the Governing and General Councils of the European Central Bank, a Fellow of the Institute of Financial Se...
Michael Heidelberger Michael Heidelberger ForMemRS (April 29, 1888 – June 25, 1991) was an American immunologist who is regarded as the father of modern immunology.
Michael Kadoorie Sir Michael David Kadoorie, GBS (born 1941, Hong Kong) is a business executive and philanthropist.
Michael Sela Michael Sela (מיכאל סלע) (born 2 March 1924) is an Israeli immunologist of Polish Jewish origin.
Michał Sokolnicki (general) Michał Sokolnicki (1760, Wierzeja - 1816, Warsaw) was a Polish nobleman (of Nowina coat of arms), general, military engineer, politician, and writer.
Michel Chrétien (scientist) Michel Chrétien, (born March 26, 1936) is a Canadian medical researcher specializing in neuroendocrinology research.
Michel Crozier Michel Crozier (6 November 1922 in Sainte-Menehould, Marne- 24 May 2013 in Paris) was a French sociologist and member of the Académie des sciences morales et politiques since 1999.
Michel Mathieu Michel Mathieu (25 July 1944 – c. 1 October 2010) was high commissioner of New Caledonia from July 2005 until his death.
Michel Mohrt Michel Mohrt was an editor, essayist, novelist and historian of French literature.
Michel Platini Michel François Platini (born 21 June 1955) is a former French football player and manager, and the president of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) since 2007.
Michel Wachenheim Michel Wachenheim is a French ambassador and permanent representative of France at the International Civil Aviation Organization.
Michelle Yeoh Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh Choo-Kheng (born 6 August 1963), is a Malaysian actress, best known for performing her own stunts in the Hong Kong action films that brought her to fame in the early 1990s.
Mieczyslaw Norwid-Neugebauer Mieczyslaw Norwid-Neugebauer (Rzejowice, near Radomsko, February 15, 1884 – October 18, 1954, Toronto) was a minister in the interwar Polish government, and a major general in the Polish Army.
Mikhail Bakhirev Mikhail Koronatovitsch Bakhirev (Михаил Коронатович Бахирев) (17 July 1868 Novocherkassk – 16 January 1920 Petrograd) was a Russian Naval officer and Admiral.
Mikhail Diterikhs Mikhail Konstantinovich Diterikhs (Михаи́л Константи́нович Ди́терихс; Michael Dieterichs; May 17, 1874, Kiev – 9 September 1937) was a general in the Imperial Russian Army and subsequently a key...
Mikis Theodorakis Michael "Mikis" Theodorakis (Μιχαήλ (Μίκης) Θεοδωράκης, born 29 July 1925) is a Greek songwriter of over 1000 songs and composer.
Mugur Isărescu Constantin Mugur Isărescu (born 1 August 1949) is the Governor of the National Bank of Romania.
Musa Manarov Musa Khiramanovich Manarov (Муса Хираманович Манаров, born March 22, 1951 in Baku, Azerbaijan SSR) is a Soviet Azerbaijani cosmonaut who has spent 541 days in space.
N. R. Narayana Murthy Nagavara Ramarao Narayana Murthy CBE, commonly referred to as Narayana Murthy, is an Indian IT industrialist and the co-founder of Infosys, a multinational corporation providing business consulting, technology, engineering, and outsourcing services.
Nancy Mitford Nancy Freeman-Mitford CBE (28 November 1904 – 30 June 1973), known as Nancy Mitford was an English novelist, biographer and journalist.
Nancy Wake Captain Nancy Grace Augusta Wake AC GM (30 August 1912 – 7 August 2011) served as a British agent during the later part of World War II. She became a leading figure in the maquis groups of the F...
Nevill Maskelyne Smyth Major General Sir Nevill Maskelyne Smyth, (14 August 1868 – 21 July 1941) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the...
Nicolae Xenopol Nicolae Dimitrie Xenopol (or also Nicu Xenopol; Francized Nicolas Xenopol; October 11, 1858 – December 1917) was a Romanian politician, diplomat, economist and writer, ...
Nicolas Hulot Nicolas Hulot (born April 30, 1955 in Lille, France – officier de la Légion d'honneur, chevalier des Arts et Lettres) is the founder and president of the Fondation Nicolas-Hulot, an environment...
Norman Cota Norman Daniel "Dutch" Cota, Sr. (May 30, 1893 – October 4, 1971) was a United States Army general during World War II. Cota was heavily involved in the planning and execution of the invasi...
Noël Forgeard Noël Forgeard (born 8 December 1946, La Ferté-Gaucher) is a French industrialist and former joint CEO of EADS.
Odd Lindbäck-Larsen Odd Lindbäck-Larsen (21 April 1897 – 18 August 1975) was a Norwegian military officer and war historian.
Odette Joyeux Odette Joyeux (5 December 1914 – 26 August 2000) was a French actress, playwright and novelist.
Ole Henrik Moe Ole Henrik Moe (11 January 1920 – 29 July 2013) was a Norwegian pianist, art historian and art critic.
Olivier Mazel Olivier Charles Armand Adrien Mazel (16 September 1858 – 10 March 1940) was a French Army general during World War I. He commanded the First and Fifth Armies during the war.
Oskar Enkvist Oskar Adolfovich Enkwist or Oskar Enquist (Russian: Оскар Адольфович Энквист; October 28, 1849 – March 3, 1912) was an admiral in the Imperial Russian Navy, noted for his role in the R...
Ottavio Cagiano de Azevedo Ottavio Cagiano de Azevedo (7 November 1845 – 11 July 1927) was an Italian Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church.
Otto Hahn Otto Hahn, OBE, ForMemRS (8 March 1879 – 28 July 1968) was a German chemist and pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the discovery ...
P. M. Røwde Peter Mathias Bretanus Røwde was a Norwegian rubber magnate.
Pablo Curatella Manes Pablo Curatella Manes (December 14, 1891November 14, 1962) was a prolific Argentine sculptor.
Pascal Coste Xavier Pascal Coste (26 November 1787 - 8 February 1879) was a French architect.
Pascal Dagnan-Bouveret Pascal-Adolphe-Jean Dagnan-Bouveret (January 7, 1852 – July 3, 1929), was one of the leading French artists of the naturalist school.
Pascale Cossart Pascale Cossart (born 1948) is an award-winning bacteriologist at the Pasteur Institute of Paris, and the foremost authority on Listeria monocytogenes, a deadly and common food-borne pathoge...
Patachou Patachou, real name Henriette Ragon, (born 10 June 1918) is a French singer and actress.
Paul Andreu Paul Andreu (born 10 July 1938) is a French architect.
Paul Boulet Paul Marie Maurice Boulet (8 September 1893, Marseille – 27 July 1982) was a French Christian democrat politician.
Paul Bourget Paul Charles Joseph Bourget (2 September 1852 – 25 December 1935) was a French novelist and critic.
Paul Chemetov Paul Chemetov (born 6 September 1928) is a French architect and urbanist.
Paul Joseph Boudier Paul Joseph Boudier, born December 1854 in Corgoloin, Côte-d’Or, dead 8 November 1908 in Corgoloin; is a French civil servant.
Paul Lancrenon Marie-Paul Mathieu Lancrenon (Besançon, 26 July 1857 – Paris, 10 July 1922) was a French soldier and amateur photographer.
Paul McCartney Sir James Paul McCartney, (born 18 June 1942) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, and composer.
Paul Rohmer Paul Rohmer (1 November 1876 – 2 March 1977) was an Alsacian physician considered the father of modern pædiatrics in eastern France after World War I.
Paul Segond Paul Ferdinand Segond was a French surgeon who was a founder of obstetrics and the teaching of gynaecology in Paris.
Paul-Louis Arslanian Paul-Louis Arslanian is a French public servant, former head of the French Bureau d'enquêtes et d'analyses pour la sécurité de l'aviation civile (1995-2009).
Pavel Argeyev Capitaine Pavel Vladimirovich Argeyev (Павел Владимирович Аргеев) (March 1, 1887 - October 30, 1922), also known as Paul d'Argueev and The Eagle of Crimea, was a Russian-born flying ac...
Percy Desmond FitzGerald Percy Desmond FitzGerald (1873-1933) was a cavalry officer and brigadier-general in the British Army.
Percy FitzGerald Percy Desmond FitzGerald (1873-1933) was a cavalry officer and brigadier-general in the British Army.
Peter Brook Peter Stephen Paul Brook CH, CBE (born 21 March 1925) is an English theatre and film director and innovator, who has been based in France since the early 1970s.
Peter Cosgrove General Sir Peter John Cosgrove is a retired senior Australian Army officer and the 26th and current Governor-General of Australia. A graduate of the Royal Military College, Duntroon, he fought in the Vietnam War, receiving the Military Cross in 1971.
Peter van Uhm General Petrus Johannes Mathias "Peter" van Uhm (born June 15, 1955 in Nijmegen), is a retired 4-star general in the Royal Netherlands Army and ex Chief of Defence (CHOD).
Petra Roth Petra Roth (born 9 May 1944 in Bremen) is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU).
Philip Game Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip Woolcott Game, GCB, GCVO, GBE, KCMG, DSO (30 March 1876 – 4 February 1961) was a British Royal Air Force commander, who later served as Governor of New South Wales an...
Philipp von Boeselager Oberstleutnant Philipp Freiherr von Boeselager (6 September 1917 – 1 May 2008) was the second-to-last surviving member of the July 20 Plot, a conspiracy among high-ranking Wehrmacht office...
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin Pierre Teilhard de Chardin SJ (May 1, 1881 – April 10, 1955) was a French philosopher and Jesuit priest who trained as a paleontologist and geologist and took part in the discovery of Peking Man.
Pierre-François Bouchard Pierre-François Bouchard (29 April 1772, Orgelet – 29 April 1832) was an officer in the French Army engineers who is most famous for discovering the Rosetta Stone, an important archaeological fi...
Pierre-Henry Maccioni Pierre-Henry Maccioni (born 14 May 1948 in Saint-Denis, Réunion) is a French civil servant.
Pyotr Klimuk Pyotr Ilyich Klimuk (Пётр Ільіч Кліму́к; Пётр Ильич Климу́к; born July 10, 1942 in Kamaroŭka, Brest Voblast, Byelorussian SSR), is a former Soviet cosmonaut and the first Belarusian to perform s...
Pōmare V Pōmare V (3 November 1839 – 12 June 1891) was the last monarch of Tahiti, reigning from 1877 until his forced abdication in 1880.
Rajendra K. Pachauri Rajendra Kumar Pachauri (born 20 August 1940) has been serving as the chairperson of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) since 2002, which was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2...
Ralph Klein Ralph Phillip Klein, AOE (November 1, 1942 March 29, 2013) served as the 12th Premier of Alberta and leader of the Progressive Conservative Association of Alberta from 1992 until his retirement...
Rand Araskog Rand Vincent Araskog (born October 31, 1931) is a prominent U.S. businessman and an ex-CEO of ITT Corporation.
Raphaël Collin Raphaël Collin (1850–1916) was a French painter born and raised in Paris, where he became a prominent academic painter and a teacher.
Rauf Fico Rauf Fico (March 13, 1881 – 1944) was an Albanian diplomat and politician.
Ray E. Porter Ray Edison Porter (July 29, 1891 - August 10, 1963) was a U.S. Army Major General.
Raymond Daudel Raymond Daudel (February 2, 1920 - June 20, 2006) was a French theoretical and quantum chemist.
Raymond Kopa Raymond Kopa (born 13 October 1931 in Nœux-les-Mines, Pas-de-Calais) is a former French football attacking midfielder, integral to the French national team of the 1950s.
Reginald R. Belknap Rear Admiral Reginald Rowan Belknap (26 June 1871 – 30 March 1959) was an officer in the United States Navy.
René de Castries René de la Croix de Castries (6 August 1908, la Bastide-d'Engras, Gard - 17 July 1986) was a French historian.
Robert A. McClure Robert Alexis McClure (March 4, 1897 – January 1, 1957) was an American general and psychological warfare specialist, who is considered as a Father of U.S. Army Special Warfare.
Robert Boothby, Baron Boothby Robert John Graham Boothby, Baron Boothby, KBE (also known as Bob Boothby, 12 February 1900 – 16 July 1986) was a controversial British Conservative politician.
Robert Brooke-Popham Air Chief Marshal Sir Henry Robert Moore Brooke-Popham, (18 September 1878 – 20 October 1953) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force.
Robert Busnel Robert Busnel was a French basketball player, coach and administrator.
Robert C. Richardson, Jr. Robert Charlwood Richardson, Jr., born in Charleston, South Carolina on October 27, 1882, and was admitted as a cadet at the United States Military Academy, from that state, on 19 June 1900.
Robert Falcon Scott Robert Falcon Scott, CVO was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13.
Robert J. Dixon Robert James Dixon was a United States Air Force four-star general who served as Commander, Tactical Air Command from 1973 to 1978.
Robert Jacobsen Robert Julius Tommy Jacobsen (4 June 1912 - 26 January 1993) was a Danish sculptor and painter.
Robert M. Parker, Jr. Robert M. Parker Jr. (born July 23, 1947) is a leading U.S. wine critic with an international influence.
Robert Marsland Groves Air Commodore Robert Marsland Groves (3 January 1880 - 27 May 1920) was a Royal Navy officer involved with naval aviation during World War I. He was awarded his Aviator's Certificate no. 969 on...
Robert Miguet Robert Miguet (born 30 December 1929 in Toulouse, Haute-Garonne) is a French civil servant.
Robert Saundby Air Marshal Sir Robert Henry Magnus Spencer Saundby KCB, KBE, MC, DFC, AFC was an RAF officer whose career spanned both World War I and World War II. He distinguished himself gaining five victor...
Robert Scott (explorer) Robert Falcon Scott CVO was a Royal Navy officer and explorer who led two expeditions to the Antarctic regions: the Discovery Expedition, 1901–04, and the ill-fated Terra Nova Expedition, 1910–13.
Robert T. Frederick Robert Tryon Frederick (March 14, 1907 - November 29, 1970) was a highly decorated American combat commander during World War II, who commanded the 1st Special Service Force, the 1st Airborne Ta...
Roderick R. Allen Roderick Random Allen (January 29, 1894 - February 1, 1970) was a Major General in the United States Army, who commanded the 20th and 12th Armored Divisions during World War II.
Roger Caillois Roger Caillois (3 March 1913 – 21 December 1978) was a French intellectual whose idiosyncratic work brought together literary criticism, sociology, and philosophy by focusing on diverse subjects...
Roger Landes Roger Landes, MC & Bar was an agent and radio operator in the Special Operations Executive, F section.
Roger Ninféi Roger Ninféi (30 July 1916–28 February 2003) was a Catholic Marianist priest from Moyeuvre-Grande, Lorraine.
Rolf Stranger Rolf Stranger (15 January 1891 – 18 June 1990) was a Norwegian politician for the Conservative Party and Mayor of Oslo.
Rosa Bonheur Rosa Bonheur, born Marie-Rosalie Bonheur, (16 March 1822 – 25 May 1899) was a French animalière, realist artist, and sculptor.
Rose Valland Rose Antonia Maria Valland (1 November 1898 – 18 September 1980) was a French art historian, a member of the French Resistance, a captain in the French military, and one of the most decorated wo...
Rose Warfman Rose Warfman (née Gluck) (born 4 October 1916) is a French survivor of Auschwitz and heroine of the French Resistance.
Ross Steele Ross Steele AM is an Australian author, academic and Francophile.
Saint-René Taillandier Saint-René Taillandier (16 December 1817 – 22 February 1879) was a French writer and critic.
Sajjan Singh of Ratlam Major-General Maharaja Sajjan Singh Bahadur (13 January 1880 - 3 February 1947) was a British Indian Army officer and the first Maharaja of Ratlam State, ruling from 1893 until 1947.
Serge Moscovici Serge Moscovici (born 14 June 1925 as Srul Herş Moscovici) is a Romanian-born French social psychologist, currently the director of the Laboratoire Européen de Psychologie Sociale ("Euro...
Shelomo Selinger Shelomo Selinger (born 1928) is an Israeli sculptor who was born in Jaworzno in Poland and immigrated to Israel in 1945.
Sherard Osborn Sherard Osborn (25 April 1822 – 6 May 1875), was a Royal Navy admiral and Arctic explorer.
Simon de Faultrier Simon de Faultrier (1763-1832) was a French general during the Napoleonic Wars.
Sir Alfred Tebbitt Sir Alfred St Valery Tebbitt (1870 - 30 March 1941) was described in his obituary in The Times as "a prominent member of the British Colony in Paris".
Sir Francis Seymour, 1st Baronet General Sir Francis Seymour, 1st Baronet, GCB (2 August 1813, Lisburn, County Down – 10 July 1890, Kensington Palace, London) was a British Army officer and courtier.
Sonia Delaunay Sonia Delaunay (November 14, 1885 – December 5, 1979) was a Jewish-French artist who, with her husband Robert Delaunay and others, cofounded the Orphism art movement, noted for its use of...
Stanislas Lefebvre de Laboulaye Stanislas François Jean Lefebvre de Laboulaye (born 12 December 1946 in Beirut) is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of France to the Holy See, and a former Ambass...
Stanisław Kutrzeba Stanisław Marian Kutrzeba (1876–1946) was a Polish historian and politician who was Professor of the Jagiellonian University from 1908, and then until the end of his life the Chair of Studies in...
Stanley Eric Reinhart Stanley Eric Reinhart (September 15, 1893 - June 4, 1975) was a Major General in the United States Army.
Stefan Frankowski Stefan Frankowski (3 April 1887 in Volhynia - 25 September 1940 in Bielawa) was a Polish commodore, posthumously promoted to counteradmiral.
Stefan Rowecki Stefan Paweł Rowecki (pseudonym: Grot, "Spearhead," hence the alternate name, Stefan Grot-Rowecki, 25 December 1895 – 2 August 1944) was a Polish general, journalist and the lead...
Storytelling (film) Storytelling is a 2001 American comedy-drama film written and directed by Todd Solondz.
Susana Chou Susana Chou Vaz da Luz also known as Chou Kei Jan (born 2 December 1941 in Shanghai) was the President of the Legislative Assembly of Macau from 1999 to 2009.
Suzanne Bachelard Suzanne Bachelard (October 18, 1919 - November 3, 2007 in Paris) was a French philosopher and academic.
Sydney Dacres Admiral Sir Sydney Colpoys Dacres GCB (1805 – 8 March 1884) was an officer of the Royal Navy who saw service during the Greek War of Independence, when he was involved in an attack on the ...
Sylvie Vartan Sylvie Vartan (born 15 August 1944) is a French singer known as one of the most productive and tough-sounding yé-yé artists.
T. S. Eliot Thomas Stearns Eliot OM (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was an essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic and "one of the twentieth century's major poets."
Tadeusz Kutrzeba Tadeusz Kutrzeba (15 April 1885 - 8 January 1947) was an army general of the Second Polish Republic.
Talgat Musabayev Talgat Amangeldyuly Musabayev (Талғат Аманкелдіұлы Мұсабаев; born January 7, 1951, Kargaly, Soviet Union (now Kazakhstan)), is a Kazakh test pilot and former cosmonaut who flew on three spaceflights.
Tan Boon Teik Tan Boon Teik (17 January 1929 – 10 March 2012), D.U.B.C., S.C., was a former Attorney-General of Singapore, holding the office on an acting basis from 1967 to 1968, and the full position f...
Terence Airey Lieutenant-General Sir Terence Sydney Airey, KCMG, CB, CBE (9 July 1900 – 26 March 1983) was an officer in the British Army.
Theodor Broch Peter Theodor Broch was a Norwegian lawyer and politician for the Labour Party.
Theodor Meron Theodor Meron (born 28 April 1930) is the President of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) and Presiding Judge of the Appeals Chambers of the International Crim...
Thomas "Loel" Guinness Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness OBE was a British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament for Bath, business magnate and philanthropist.
Thomas B. Robinson Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Thomas Bilbe Robinson GBE KCMG (24 November 1853–15 May 1939) was an English-born Australian businessman and public servant.
Thomas Edison Thomas Alva Edison (February 11, 1847 – October 18, 1931) was an American inventor and businessman.
Thomas Loel Guinness Group Captain Thomas Loel Evelyn Bulkeley Guinness OBE (9 June 1906 – 31 December 1988) was a British Conservative politician, Member of Parliament (MP) for Bath (1931–1945), business magn...
Thomas Scheen Falck Thomas Scheen Falck, Jr. (19 February 1892 – 1 November 1972) was a Norwegian ship-owner.
Thomas W. Cridler Thomas Wilbur Cridler (1850-1914) was United States Third Assistant Secretary of State from 1897 to 1901.
Thomas William Glasgow Sir (Thomas) William Glasgow, (6 June 18764 July 1955), was an Australian Army Major General in World War I and member of the Australian Senate, representing Queensland as a Nationalist Party m...
Thomas William Hislop Thomas William Hislop (8 April 1850 – 2 October 1925) was the Mayor of Wellington from 1905 to 1908, and had represented two South Island electorates in the New Zealand Parliament.
Théodore Gosselin Louis Léon Théodore Gosselin (7 October 1855, Richemont, Moselle - 7 February 1935) was a French historian and playwright who wrote under the pen name G. Lenotre.
Théodore Rousseau Pierre Étienne Théodore Rousseau (April 15, 1812 – December 22, 1867), French painter of the Barbizon school.
Théophile Marie Brébant Théophile Marie Brébant (24 May 1889 – 20 February 1965) was a French Army officer during World War I and World War II. He ended his career in 1946 with the rank of Colonel.
Théophile Poilpot Théophile Poilpot (Paris March 20, 1848, Paris February 6, 1915), also known as Théophile-François-Henri Poilpot, was a French panorama painter.
Tom Webb-Bowen Air Vice-Marshal Sir Tom Ince Webb-Bowen KCB, CMG, RAF (17 January 1879 – 29 October 1956) was a senior commander in the Royal Air Force during the first half of the 20th century.
Ulysses S. Grant III Ulysses Simpson Grant III (July 4, 1881 – August 29, 1968) was the son of Frederick Dent Grant, and the grandson of General of the Army and President of the United States Ulysses S. Grant.
Valery Gergiev Valery Abisalovich Gergiev PAR (Валерий Абисалович Гергиев; Гергити Абисали фурт Валери/Gergiti Abisali Furt Valeri; born 2 May 1953) is a Russian conductor and opera company director.
Vernon Prichard Vernon Edwin "Prich" Prichard (January 25, 1892 – July 10, 1949) was an American football quarterback and military officer.
Victor Babeş Victor Babeș (4 July 1854 – 19 October 1926) was a Romanian physician, biologist, and one of the earliest bacteriologists.
Victor Babeș Victor Babeș (4 July 1854 – 19 October 1926) was a Romanian physician, biologist, and one of the earliest bacteriologists.
Victor Collin de Plancy Victor Émile Marie Joseph Collin de Plancy was a French diplomat, bibliophile, and art collector.
Victor Emile Marie Joseph Collin de Plancy Victor Émile Marie Joseph Collin de Plancy (1853-1924) was a career French diplomat who served most of his working life in Korea and whose private collection of Far Eastern art and antiquities w...
Victor Fortune Major-General Sir Victor Morven Fortune KBE, CB, DSO (21 August 1883 – 2 January 1949) was a British Army officer.
Victor Frédéric Chassériau Baron Victor Frédéric Chassériau was a French general of the Napoleonic Wars, who served as chief of staff to general Comte Milhaud.
Victor Hugo Victor Marie Hugo (26 February 1802 – 22 May 1885) was a French poet, novelist, and dramatist of the Romantic movement.
Victor Segoffin Victor Joseph Jean Ambroise Segoffin (1867–1925) was a French sculptor.
Vincent de Moro-Giafferi Vincent de Moro-Giafferi (6 June 1878, Paris - 15 February 1956) was a French criminal attorney.
Vincent Desportes Vincent Desportes (born on 24 February 1953) is a retired French Army general and military theorist.
Vladimir Spivakov Vladimir Teodorovich Spivakov (Russian: Владимир Теодорович Спиваков) (born September 12, 1944 in Ufa) is a leading Russian conductor and violinist best known for his work with the Moscow Virtuo...
Vojtěch Hynais Vojtěch Adalbert Hynais (also Albert; 14 January 1854, Vienna – 22 August 1925, Prague) was a Czech painter, designer and graphics artist.
Vyell Vyvyan Air Vice-Marshal Sir Arthur Vyell Vyvyan KCB DSO (12 March 1875 – 30 September 1935), usually given as Sir Vyell Vyvyan, was an officer in the Royal Navy in the late 19th and early 2...
Walter Annenberg Walter Hubert Annenberg (March 13, 1908 – October 1, 2002) was an American publisher, philanthropist, and diplomat.
Walter Buller Walter Lawry Buller (9 October 1838 – 19 July 1906) was a New Zealand lawyer, naturalist, and dominated in the field of New Zealand ornithology.
Walter Gay Walter Gay (January 22, 1856 - July 15, 1937) was an American painter born at Hingham, Massachusetts.
Walter St David Jenkins Sir Walter St David Jenkins CB CBE (1 March 1874 – 7 June 1951) was a senior British official in the Admiralty, serving as Director of Navy Contracts from 1919 to 1936.
Walter von Loë Friedrich Karl Walter Degenhard (1828-1908), Baron Walter von Loë, was a Prussian soldier and aristocrat.
Walter Waddington Walter Francis Chisholm Waddington (29 April 1864 – 23 June 1920) was a French cavalry officer and general.
Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. Wat Tyler Cluverius, Jr. (12 December 1874 – 28 October 1952) was an admiral in the United States Navy and president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
Willem Visser 't Hooft Willem Adolph Visser 't Hooft (20 September 1900 – 4 July 1985) was a Dutch theologian who became the first secretary general of the World Council of Churches in 1948 and held this position unt...
William A. Knowlton General William Allen Knowlton (June 19, 1920 – August 10, 2008) was a United States Army four-star general, and a former Superintendent of the United States Military Academy.
William A. Worton William Arthur Worton (January 4, 1897 – July 25, 1973) was a Marine Corps Major General, who served in the Pacific Theater during the World War II. Worton also served as interim Los Angel...
William Didier-Pouget William Didier-Pouget (Toulouse 14 November 1864 - Digulleville 12 September 1959) was a French artist, born in 1864, Toulouse, France, known for his landscape paintings.
William Froggatt Walker William Froggatt Walker (c.1841 – 23 January 1890) was a politician in colonial Victoria (Australia).
William Peel (Royal Navy officer) Captain Sir William Peel VC KCB (2 November 1824 - 27 April 1858) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy th...
William Peel (VC) Captain Sir William Peel VC KCB (2 November 1824 - 27 April 1858) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy th...
William Sinclair-Burgess Major General Sir William Livingston Hatchwell Sinclair-Burgess KBE, CB, CMG, DSO (18 February 1880 – 3 April 1964) was a senior officer in the New Zealand Military Forces.
Wolfgang Gentner Wolfgang Gentner (23 July 1906 in Frankfurt am Main – 4 September 1980 in Heidelberg) was a German experimental nuclear physicist.
Władysław Wejtko Władysław Wejtko (1859-1933) was an Imperial Russian Army general of Polish descent.
Xawery Czernicki Rear Admiral Xawery Stanisław Czernicki (1882–1940) was a Polish engineer, military commander and one of the highest-ranking officers of the Polish Navy.
Yann Tainguy Yann Tainguy (born on 24 August 1955) is a French admiral, currently commanding officer for the Mediterranean maritime defence zone and Maritime Prefect for the Mediterranean.
Yngve Larsson Gustaf Richard Yngve Larsson (born December 13, 1881 in Sundsvall, died December 16, 1977 in Stockholm) was a Swedish Ph.D., Municipal commissioner (Borgarråd), Member of Parliament and ...
Yuri Bashmet Yuri Abramovich Bashmet is a Russian conductor, violinist and violist.
Yvette Cauchois Yvette Cauchois was a French physicist known for her contributions to x-ray spectroscopy and x-ray optics.
Yvon Berland Yvon Berland (born 1951) is a French university professor and administrator.
Zhores Alferov Zhores Ivanovich Alferov (Жоре́с Ива́нович Алфёров, Жарэс Іва́навіч Алфёраў; born March 15, 1930) is a Belarusian, Soviet and Russian physicist and academic who contributed significantly to th...
Zinedine Zidane Zinedine Yazid Zidane, nicknamed "Zizou", is an assistant coach and sporting director at Real Madrid, and a retired footballer who played as an attacking midfielder for the French national team, Juventus and Real Madrid.
Ève Curie Ève Denise Curie Labouisse (December 6, 1904 – October 22, 2007) was a French and American writer, journalist and pianist.
Édouard Brézin Édouard Brézin (born December 1, 1938 Paris) is a French theoretical physicist.
Émile Baudot Jean-Maurice-Émile Baudot (September 11, 1845 – March 28, 1903), French telegraph engineer and inventor of the first means of digital communication Baudot code, was one of the pioneers of teleco...
Émile Pessard Émile Louis Fortuné Pessard (29 May 1843 - 10 February 1917) was a French composer.
Émile Vuillermoz Émile-Jean-Joseph Vuillermoz (23 May 18782 March 1960) was a French critic in the areas of music, film, drama and literature.
Émile-Justin Menier Émile-Justin Menier French pharmaceutical manufacturer, chocolatier, and politician, was born in Paris.
Émilienne Moreau-Evrard Émilienne Moreau-Evrard (June 4, 1898 – January 5, 1971) was a French heroine of World War I, a high-profile female member of the “Brutus” Resistance network during World War II and later, a mem...
Étienne Drioton Étienne Drioton (1889 in Diocese of Nancy, Toul, France - 1961 in Italy) was a French Egyptologist, archaeologist, and Catholic canon.