Abel Servien Abel Servien, marquis de Sablé et de Boisdauphin and comte de La Roche des Aubiers (1 November 1593 – 17 February 1659) was a French diplomat who served Cardinal Mazarin and signed for the Frenc...
Achille Harlay de Sancy Achille de Harlay de Sancy, Cong. Orat. (1581, Paris – 26 November 1646), the son of Nicolas de Harlay, seigneur de Sancy, was a French diplomat and intellectual who was noted as a linguis...
Achille Raffray Achille Raffray (1844–1923) was a French, diplomat, traveller, zoologist and entomologist.
Adhémar Leclère Adhémar Leclère was a French diplomat, economist, politician and ethnologist.
Adrien Maurice de Noailles Adrien Maurice de Noailles, 3rd Duke of Noailles (29 September 1678 – 24 June 1766) was a French aristocrat and soldier.
Adrien-Louis de Bonnières, duc de Guînes Adrien-Louis de Bonnières, comte then duc de Guînes (Lille 1735 — 1806) was a French nobleman at the court of Louis XVI and Marie Antoinette, whose favourite he was.
Alain Le Roy Alain Le Roy (born 5 February 1953) is a French diplomat and currently serves as Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations.
Alfred de Moges Alfred, Marquis de Moges (1830-1861 in Menton, Alpes-Maritimes) was a French diplomat of the 19th century.
Alire Raffeneau Delile Alire Raffeneau Delile (January 23, 1778 Versailles – July 5, 1850 Montpellier) was a French botanist.
Amaury Duval (1760-1838) Charles-Alexandre-Amaury Pineux, known as Amaury Duval (28 January 1760, Rennes - 12 November 1838, Paris) was a French lawyer, diplomat, writer and scholar.
Amaury Duval (1760–1838) Charles-Alexandre-Amaury Pineux, known as Amaury Duval was a French lawyer, diplomat, writer and scholar.
André de Longjumeau André de Longjumeau (also known as Andrew of Longjumeau in English) was a 13th-century Dominican missionary and diplomat and one of the most active Occidental diplomats in the East in the ...
André François-Poncet André François-Poncet (13 June 1887, Provins, Seine-et-Marne – 8 January 1978) was a French politician and diplomat whose post as ambassador to Germany allowed him to witness first-hand ...
André Lefebvre de La Boulaye André Lefebvre de La Boulaye (January 22, 1876 - August 17, 1966 Paris) was the French Ambassador in Washington from 1933 to 1937.
Antoine Charles IV de Gramont Antoine Charles IV de Gramont, comte de Guiche, 3rd Duke de Gramont, comte de Louvigny, Souverain de Bidache (1641 – October 25, 1720) was a French diplomat.
Antoine Christophe Saliceti Antoine Christophe Saliceti (baptised in the name of Antonio Cristoforo Saliceti: Antoniu Cristufaru Saliceti in Corsican; 26 August 1757 – 23 December 1809) was a French politicia...
Antoine d'Arces Antoine d'Arcy, sieur de la Bastie-sur-Meylan and of Lissieu, (d.
Antoine d'Estrées In French history, Antoine d'Estrées was born around 1529 and died on May 11, 1609.
Antoine de Buade Antoine de Buade (c. 1567-1626), seigneur de Frontenac, was a French soldier and diplomat.
Antoine III de Gramont Antoine III Agénor de Gramont-Toulongeon, duc de Gramont, comte de Guiche, comte de Gramont, comte de Louvigny, Souverain de Bidache, (1604, Chateau d'Hagetmau – 12 July 1...
Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle Antoine Perrenot de Granvelle (20 August 1517 – 21 September 1586), Comte de La Baume Saint Amour, was a Burgundian statesman, made a cardinal, who followed his father as a leading minister of ...
Antoine V de Gramont Antoine V de Gramont (January 1672 – September 16, 1725), Duke of Guiche, and Marshal of France.
Antoine, 1st comte de Noailles Antoine, 1st comte de Noailles (1504–1562) became admiral of France, and was ambassador in England during three important years, 1553–1556, maintaining a gallant but unsuccessful rivalry with th...
Antoine-François Andréossy Antoine-François, comte Andréossy (6 March 1761 – 10 September 1828) was a French general and diplomat of noble origin and Italian descent.
Aristide Briand Aristide Briand (28 March 1862 – 7 March 1932) was a French statesman who served eleven terms as Prime Minister of France during the French Third Republic and was a co-laureate of the 1926 Nobel...
Arnaud d'Ossat Arnaud d'Ossat (20 July 1537 – 13 March 1604) was a French diplomat and writer, and a Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church, whose personal tact and diplomatic skill steered the perilous course ...
Arnaud Jacomet Arnaud Marie Pierre Andre Jacomet (20 October 1946, in Paris – 14 October 2011, in Brussels) was a French historian and the final Secretary-General of the Western European Union (WEU).
Arthur de Gobineau Joseph Arthur Comte de Gobineau (14 July 1816 – 13 October 1882) was a French aristocrat, novelist and man of letters who became famous for developing the theory of the Aryan master race in his ...
Auguste Casimir-Perier Auguste Victor Laurent Casimir-Perier (1811, Paris – 6 June 1876) was a French diplomat and political leader.
Auguste François Auguste François, (1857–1935) was a French consul first in Paraguay between 1893 and 1895 then in southern China between 1896 and 1904, first in Longzhou in Guangxi province and Kunming in...
Auguste Pavie Auguste Jean-Marie Pavie was a French colonial civil servant, explorer and diplomat who was instrumental in establishing French control over Laos in the last two decades of the 19th century.
Augustin Daniel Belliard Augustin Daniel Belliard, comte Belliard et de l'Empire (March 23, 1769 in Fontenay-le-Comte, Vendée – January 28, 1832 in Brussels) was a French general.
Balthasar de Monconys Balthasar de Monconys (1611–1665) was a French traveller, diplomat, physicist and magistrate, who left a diary, which was published by his son as Journal des voyages de Monsieur de Monconys, C...
Barthélemy de Lesseps Jean-Baptiste Barthélemy de Lesseps (27 January 1766 in Sète – 6 April/26 April 1834 in Lisbon) was a French diplomat and writer, member of the scientific expedition of Jean-François de Galaup, ...
Benoît Chassériau Benoît Chassériau (19 August 1780 - 27 September 1844) was a French diplomat, French spy and Minister of the Interior of Simón Bolívar in Cartagena, Colombia Chassériau was born in La Rochelle, France.
Benoît de Maillet Benoîst de Maillet (Saint-Mihiel, 12 April 1656 – Marseille, 30 January 1738) was a well-travelled French diplomat and natural historian.
Bernard Boursicot Bernard Boursicot (born 1944) is a French diplomat who was caught in a honeypot trap (seducing him to participate in Chinese espionage), by Shi Pei Pu, a male Peking opera singer who performed f...
Bernard Fassier Bernard Fassier is a French diplomat, one of the current 3 co-chairmen of the OSCE Minsk Group.
Bernard Kouchner Bernard Kouchner (born 1 November 1939) is a French politician, and doctor.
Bernard Leclerc Bernard Leclerc Bernard Leclerc current Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to Hungary for the Central African Republic.
Bernard Émié Bernard Emié (born 6 September 1958) is a career diplomat.
Bertrand Barère Bertrand Barère de Vieuzac (10 September 1755 – 13 January 1841) was a French politician, freemason, journalist, and one of the most notorious members of the National Convention during the Frenc...
Blaise de Vigenère Blaise de Vigenère (5 April 1523 – 19 February 1596) was a French diplomat, cryptographer, translator and alchemist.
Bruno de Leusse Baron Bruno de Leusse de Syon (1916–2009) was a French high-ranking government official, politician and diplomat.
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.
Charles-François de Broglie, marquis de Ruffec Charles François de Broglie, marquis de Ruffec (19 August 1719 – Saint-Jean-d'Angély, 16 August 1781), was a French soldier and diplomat from a distinguished French military family (see Ho...
Charles-Frédéric Reinhard Charles-Frédéric, comte Reinhard (born Karl Friedrich Reinhard; 2 October 1761-25 December 1837) was a Württembergian-born French diplomat, essayist, and politician who briefly s...
Charles-Jean-Melchior de Vogüé Charles-Jean-Melchior de Vogüé (1829–1916) was a French archeologist, diplomat, and member of the Académie française in seat 18.
Chevalier d'Eon Charles-Geneviève-Louis-Auguste-André-Timothée d'Éon de Beaumont (5 October 1728 – 21 May 1810), usually known as the Chevalier d'Éon, was a French diplomat, spy and soldier, whose first 4...
Christine Lagarde Christine Madeleine Odette Lagarde (née Lallouette, born 1 January 1956) is a French lawyer and Union for a Popular Movement politician who has been the Managing Director (MD) of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) since 5 July 2011.
Christoph Wilhelm von Koch Christoph Wilhelm von Koch was a Protestant diplomat, politician, librarian and writer from Alsace, who also taught constitutional law and history.
Christophe Richer Christophe Richer de Thorigny (1514?-1552/53) was valet de chambre to Francis I, a secretary to Cardinal Antoine Duprat, and a French ambassador of the 16th century.
Claude Cheysson Claude Cheysson (13 April 1920 – 15 October 2012) was a French Socialist politician who served as Foreign Minister in the government of Pierre Mauroy from 1981 to 1984.
Claude Céberet du Boullay Claude Céberet du Boullay (1647–1702) was a 17th-century French diplomat who participated in the La Loubère-Céberet embassy as "envoy extraordinary" to the kingdom of Siam (modern Thailand) in 1687.
Claude de Kemoularia Claude de Kemoularia (born March 30, 1922) is a French citizen of Georgian descent whose career has been in the fields of banking and diplomacy.
Claude de Mesmes, comte d'Avaux Claude de Mesmes, comte d'Avaux (1595–1650) was a 17th-century French diplomat and public administrator, one of France's leading diplomats in the first half of the century.
Claude II de l'Aubespine Claude II de l’Aubespine, seigneur de Hauterive, baron of Châteauneuf-sur-Loire (1544 – 11 September 1570) was a French diplomat, and Secretary of State.
Claude Pinart Claude Pinart, seigneur de Comblisy and Crambailles (died 15 September 1605 in the Château de Cremailles) was a Secretary of State under King Henry III, from September 13, 1570 until ordered to ...
Conrad Alexandre Gérard de Rayneval Conrad Alexandre Gérard de Rayneval (12 December 1729 – 16 April 1790), also known as Conrad Alexandre Gérard, was a French diplomat, born at Masevaux in upper Alsace (now Haut-Rhin).
Constantin Andronikof Prince Constantin Eseevich Andronikof (Константин Есеевич Андроников, Konstantin Eseevich Andronikov; კონსტანტინე ანდრონიკაშვილი, Konstantine Andronikashvili) (July 16, 1916 – September ...
Dominique-Georges-Frédéric Dufour de Pradt Abbé Dominique G. F. de Rion de Prolhiac Dufour or de Fourt de Pradt (23 April 1759 in Allanches (Auvergne, France – 18 March 1837 in Paris) was a French clergyman and ambassador.
Edmond de Fels Edmond de Fels was a French diplomat, writer and historian.
Edmond-Charles Genêt Edmond-Charles Genêt (January 8, 1763July 14, 1834), also known as Citizen Genêt, was the French ambassador to the United States, during the French Revolution.
Edouard Thouvenel Édouard Antoine de Thouvenel was ambassador to the Ottoman Empire from 1855 to 1860, and French Minister of Foreign Affairs in 1861 and 1862.
Elénor-François-Elie, Comte de Moustier Elénor-François-Elie, Comte de Moustier (15 March 1751 Paris - 1 February 1817) was a French soldier, diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States, from 1787 to 1789.
Emile Daeschner Émile Nosky-Georges-Henri Emile Daeschner (3 January 1863 Paris - 1928) was a French diplomat.
Emmanuel Henri Victurnien de Noailles Emmanuel-Henri-Victurnien, marquis de Noailles (September 15, 1830—February 16, 1909), was a French diplomat, historian and literary critic, the second son of Paul de Noailles.
Emmanuel Jacquin de Margerie Emmanuel Jacquin de Margerie (December 25, 1924 - December 2, 1991 Paris) was the Ambassador of France to Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (3 March 1748 – 20 June 1836), commonly known as Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic abbé and clergyman, one of the chief theorists of the French Revoluti...
Emmanuel-Félicité de Durfort de Duras Emmanuel-Félicité de Durfort, duc de Duras (19 September 1715 – 6 September 1789, Versailles) was a French politician, diplomat, peer, marshal and Freemason (belonging to the l'Olympique de l...
Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès, sometimes hyphenated to Emmanuel-Joseph Sieyès but most commonly known as Abbé Sieyès, was a French Roman Catholic abbé and clergyman, one of the chief ...
Eric Falt Éric Falt (born 22 August 1962 in Lyon, France) is a French senior official at the United Nations.
Ernest Boulanger (politician) Ernest Boulanger (October 12, 1831 in Nantillois, Meuse – October 19, 1907 in Paris) was a French politician and economist.
Ernest François Fournier Ernest François Fournier (1842-1934) was a French diplomat and admiral born in Toulousse on May 23, 1842.
Eugène Poubelle Eugène-René Poubelle (born Caen, France, 15 April 1831, died Paris 16 July 1907) was the man who introduced the dustbin, or trash can, to Paris and after whom the French dustbin (la poubelle...
Eugène-Melchior de Vogüé Eugène-Melchior, vicomte de Vogüé (25 February 1848–29 March 1910) was a French diplomat, travel writer, archaeologist, philanthropist and literary critic.
Eustace Chapuys Eustace Chapuys (c. 1490/2 – 1556) the son of Louis Chapuys and Guigonne Dupuys, was a Savoyard diplomat who served Charles V as Imperial ambassador to England from 1529 until 1545 and is best k...
Ferdinand de Lesseps Ferdinand Marie, Vicomte de Lesseps GCSI (19 November 1805 – 7 December 1894) was a French diplomat and later developer of the Suez Canal, which in 1869 joined the Mediterra...
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.
Franck R. Boulin Franck R. Boulin is an international expert in Parliamentary Development.
Francois Delattre François Delattre is the Ambassador of the Republic of France to the United States.
Francois Richier Francois Richier is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of France to India.
François Barbé-Marbois François Barbé-Marbois, marquis de Barbé-Marbois (31 January 1745 – 12 February 1837) was a French politician.
François Baron de Tott François Baron de Tott (Báró Tóth Ferenc) (August 17, 1733, Chamigny, France - September 24, 1793, Hungary) was an aristocrat and a French military officer of Hungarian origin.
François Christophe Edmond de Kellermann François Christophe Edmond de Kellermann, 3rd Duc de Valmy (1802-1868) was a distinguished statesman, political historian, and diplomatist under the July Monarchy.
François Claude Chauvelin François Claude Bernard Louis de Chauvelin (Paris, 1716 – Versailles, 1773), marquis de Chauvelin, was a French soldier, diplomat and writer.
François de Callières François de Callières, sieur de Rochelay et de Gigny (Thorigny-sur-Vire, Lower Normandy, 14 May 1645 — Paris, 5 March 1717) was a member of the Académie française, a diplomat and writer, a speci...
François de Tournon François de Tournon (1489 in Tournon-sur-Rhône – 1562 in Saint-Germain-en-Laye) was a French Augustinian diplomat and Cardinal.
François de Vial François de Vial was a diplomat and a Minister Plenipotentiary of France.
François Delattre François Delattre (born 15 November1963) is the Ambassador of the French Republic to the United States.
François Georges-Picot François Marie Denis Georges-Picot (Paris, 21 December 1870 – Paris, 20 June 1951), son of historian Georges Picot and grand-uncle of Valéry Giscard d'Estaing, was a French diplomat who si...
François Guillaume de Castelnau-Clermont-Ludève François Guillaume de Castelnau de Clermont-Ludève (1480-1541) was a French diplomat and Cardinal He was administrator of Saint-Pons-de-Thomières (1502, 1511–14 and 1534–39); archbishop of Narbo...
François Pouqueville François Charles Hugues Laurent Pouqueville (4 November 1770 – 20 December 1838) was a French diplomat, writer, explorer, physician and historian, member of the Institut de France.
François Richier François Richier (born on 11 August 1963) is the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of Republic of France to India.
Gabriel Keller Gabriel Keller (born 12 August 1947 in Paris, France) is a French diplomat and teacher.
Gaspard Théodore Mollien Gaspard Théodore Mollien (29 August 1796, Paris – 28 June 1872, Nice) was a French diplomat and explorer.
George Soulié de Morant George Soulié de Morant, born 1878 in Paris, died 1955 in Paris, French scholar and diplomat.
Georges Catroux Georges Albert Julien Catroux (29 January 1877 – 21 December 1969) was a French Army general and diplomat who served in both World War I and World War II, and served as Grand Chancellor of...
Georges d'Armagnac Georges d'Armagnac (c. 1501 – July 1585) was a French humanist, patron of arts, Cardinal and diplomat deeply embroiled in the Italian Wars and in the French Wars of Religion.
Georges de Selve Georges de Selve (1508 – 12 April 1541) was a French scholar, diplomat and ecclesiastic.
Gerard Errera Gerard Paul Errera is a leading French diplomat and currently serves as consultant and advisor to a number of international firms.
Giacomo Badoer Giacomo Badoer (c.1575 – c.1620) was a French-born diplomat, of Venetian parentage, and pupil of Galileo Galilei.
Gilles Aycelin de Montaigu Gilles II Aycelin de Montaigu or Montaigut, Montagu, was a French religious and diplomat who became Lord Chancellor of France, Cardinal from 1361 and bishop of Frascati from 1368.
Guillaume de Bonne-Carrere Guillaume de Bonne-Carrere (13 February 1754 – 1825), French diplomatist, was born at Muret in Languedoc.
Guillaume du Bellay Guillaume du Bellay, seigneur de Langey (1491, Glatigny - 9 January 1543, Saint-Symphorien-de-Lay), from a notable Angevin family was a French diplomat and general under King Francis I.
Guillaume Marie Anne Brune Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, 1st Comte Brune (13 March 1763 – 2 August 1815) was a French soldier and political figure who rose to Marshal of France.
Guillaume Postel Guillaume Postel (25 March 1510 – 6 September 1581) was a French linguist, astronomer, Cabbalist, diplomat, professor, and religious universalist.
Guillaume-Marie-Anne Brune Guillaume Marie Anne Brune, 1st Comte Brune (13 March 1763 – 2 August 1815) was a French soldier and political figure who rose to Marshal of France.
Gustave de Beaumont Gustave de Beaumont (6 February 1802 in Beaumont-la-Chartre, Sarthe – 30 March 1866, Paris) was a French magistrate, prison reformer, and travel companion to the famed philosopher and politician...
Gustave Thuret Gustave Adolphe Thuret (23 May 1817 – 10 May 1875) was a noted French botanist, and founder of the Jardin botanique de la Villa Thuret.
Gérard Araud Gérard Araud (born 20 February 1953) is the Permanent Representative of France to the United Nations.
Gérard Coste Gérard Coste (born March 24, 1939), is a painter and diplomat, born in Marseille.
Gérard Errera Gérard Paul Errera (born 30 October 1943) is a French diplomat and serves as an advisor to a number of American, Chinese and French international firms.
Géraud Duroc Géraud Christophe Michel Duroc, 1st Duc de Frioul (October 25, 1772 – May 23, 1813) was a French general noted for his association with Napoleon.
Henri Bonnet Henri Bonnet (26 May 1888 Châteauponsac (Haute-Vienne) – 25 October 1978 Paris) was a French politician, diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States from 1944 to 1954.
Henri Castro Henri Castro, a Jewish Texan, was one of the most important empresarios of the Republic of Texas.
Henri Cleutin Henri Cleutin, seigneur d'Oisel et de Villeparisis (1515 – 20 June 1566), was the representative of France in Scotland from 1546 to 1560, a Gentleman of the Chamber of the King of France, and a...
Henri Hoppenot Henri Hoppenot was a French diplomat, was commissioner-general in Indochina between 1955 and 1956, and was the last person to hold this post.
Henri Léonard Jean Baptiste Bertin Henri Léonard Jean Baptiste Bertin (born March 24, 1720, Périgueux – September 16, 1792, Spa (Belgium)) was a French statesman, and controller general of finances of Louis XV (1759–1763).
Henri Mercier Edouard Henri Mercier (1816 – 1886) was the French ambassador to the United States from July 1860 through December 1863 during the American Civil War (1861–1865).
Henri Ternaux-Compans Henri Ternaux-Compans (born in Paris in 1807; died there in December 1864) was a French historian.
Henri-Auguste Lozé Henri-Auguste Lozé was a French politician who was Prefect of Police (Préfet de Police) for Paris from 1888 to 1893, a Fédération républicaine member of the National Assembly (Assemblée national...
Hervé Alphand Hervé Alphand (31 May 1907 Paris - 13 January 1994 Paris) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States, from 1956 to 1965.
Hervé Ladsous Hervé Ladsous (born 1950) is the United Nations Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations.
Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta Horace François Bastien Sébastiani de La Porta (Oraziu Francescu Bastianu Sebastiani De A Porta; 11 November 1771 – 20 July 1851) was a French soldier, diplomat, and politician, who served as Na...
Hubert Guerin Quirin Marie Hubert Guerin (born 25 January 1896, date of death unknown) was a French diplomat and military officer.
Hélie de Noailles Hélie Marie Auguste Jacques Bertrand Philippe de Noailles, 10th Duke of Noailles (born 16 July 1943, Boulogne-Billancourt), simply known as Hélie de Noailles, is a French nobleman, diploma...
Imbert de Batarnay Imbert de Batarnay, Seigneur du Bouchage (1438? – 1523), French statesman, was born of an old but obscure family in Dauphiné, about the year 1438.
Jacques Andreani Jaçques Andreani was the Ambassador of the Republic of France to Egypt, Italy and the United States.
Jacques Bongars Jacques Bongars (1554 – 29 July 1612), French scholar and diplomatist, was born at Orléans, and was brought up in the reformed faith.
Jacques Bourdin Jacques Bourdin, seigneur de Villeines (died 6 July 1567) was a French Minister of Finances, 14 June 1549.
Jacques Huntzinger Jacques Gabriel Huntzinger is a former French ambassador to Israel, Estonia, and Macedonia, and has served as an ambassador at large for the Mediterranean Union and the Task Force for Internatio...
Jacques Lauriston Jacques Alexandre Bernard Law, marquis de Lauriston (February 1, 1768 – June 12, 1828) was a French soldier and diplomat of Scottish descent, and a general officer in the French army during the ...
Jacques Pierre Brissot Jacques Pierre Brissot (15 January 1754 – 31 October 1793), who assumed the name of de Warville, was a leading member of the Girondist movement during the French Revolution.
Jacques Seydoux Jacques Seydoux (1870 - 1929) was a French diplomat, economist and Director of Commercial Relations at the French Foreign Ministry.
Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie Jacques-Joachim Trotti, marquis de La Chétardie (3 October 1705 – 1 January 1759) was a French diplomat who engineered the coup d'etat that brought Elizaveta Petrovna to the Russian throne in 1741.
James Marie-Antoine Monjaret de Kerjégu James Marie-Antoine Monjaret de Kerjégu (27 February 1846 – 23 December 1908), French diplomat and politician, was born in Trévarez-Saint-Goazec (Finistère) to an ancient Breton family; hi...
Jean de Montereul Jean de Montereul (c. 1614, Paris – 27 April 1651, Paris) was a French ecclesiastic and diplomat.
Jean de Ponton d'Amécourt Jean Knower Paul Marie de Ponton d'Amécourt (born 6 October 1945) is a French diplomat, formerly the French ambassador to the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan from 2008 to 2011 and former Under-s...
Jean du Bellay Jean du Bellay (c. 1493 – 16 February 1560) was a French cardinal and diplomat, younger brother of Guillaume du Bellay, and bishop of Bayonne in 1526, member of the privy council in 1530, ...
Jean du Thiers Jean de Thiers, seigneur de Beauvoir (died 1559) was Minister of Finance for Henry II of France, and a Secretary of State.
Jean Gabriel Maurice Rocques Jean Gabriel Maurice Rocques, comte de Montgaillard (November 16, 1761 – February 8, 1841) was a French political agent of the Revolution and First Empire era.
Jean Giraudoux Hippolyte Jean Giraudoux (29 October 1882 – 31 January 1944) was a French novelist, essayist, diplomat and playwright.
Jean Ignace de La Ville Jean Ignace de La Ville (1690, Bayonne - 15 April 1774) was a French churchman and diplomat.
Jean Laborde Jean Laborde (16 October 1805 in Auch - 27 December 1878 in Madagascar) was an adventurer and early industrialist in Madagascar.
Jean Le Vacher Jean Le Vacher (15 March 1619 - 26 July 1683) was a Lazarist missionary who was the French consul in Tunis and then in Algiers.
Jean Nicot Jean Nicot (1530 – May 4, 1600) was a French diplomat and scholar.
Jean Sauvagnargues Jean Sauvagnargues (2 April 1915, Paris – 6 August 2002) was a French politician who served as Minister of Foreign Affairs under Valéry Giscard d'Estaing from 1974 to 1976.
Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de Torcy Jean-Baptiste Colbert, marquis de Torcy (September 14, 1665 – September 2, 1746), generally called Colbert de Torcy, was a French diplomat, who negotiated some of the most important ...
Jean-Baptiste Germain Jean-Baptiste Germain (in Occitan Joan Baptista Germain) was an 18th-century Occitan writer from Provence.
Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros Jean-Baptiste Louis Gros (1793–1870) was a French ambassador and one of the first daguerrotypists.
Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai Jean-Baptiste Louvet de Couvrai (12 June 1760 – 25 August 1797) was a French novelist, playwright, journalist, politician, and diplomat.
Jean-Baptiste Ternant Jean Baptiste Ternant (December 12, 1751 Damvilliers – November 15, 1833 Paris) was a French soldier, diplomat, and was French ambassador to the United States from 1791 to 1793.
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-Christophe Rufin Jean-Christophe Rufin (born 28 June 1952) is a French doctor, diplomat, historian, globetrotter and novelist.
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-Ernest Ducos de La Hitte Jean Ernest Ducos de La Hitte, Viscount, was born on 5 September 1789 in Bessières (Haute-Garonne), and died on 22 September 1878 in Gragnague (Haute-Garonne).
Jean-François Deniau Jean-François Deniau (31 October 1928, (Paris) – 24 January 2007, Paris) was a French statesman, diplomat, essayist and novelist.
Jean-François Parot Jean-François Parot (27 June 1946-) is a French diplomat and writer of historical mysteries, born in Paris.
Jean-François Rewbell Jean-François Rewbell (8 October 1747 – 23 November 1807) was a French lawyer, diplomat, and politician of the Revolution.
Jean-Pierre Levy Jean-Pierre Levy (born 1935) is a French lawyer, author and diplomat.
Jean-Pierre Lévy Jean-Pierre Lévy (born 1935) is a French lawyer, author and diplomat.
John Christian Reid John Christian Reid, JP (187320 March 1932) was a New South Wales businessman, yachtsman and alderman, who served several terms as Mayor of Newcastle.
John of Gorze Saint John of Gorze (Jean de Gorze, John of Lorraine) (ca.
Joseph Alexandre Jacques Durant de Mareuil Joseph Alexandre Jacques Durant de Mareuil (6 November 6, 1769 Paris -13 January 1855 Ay Marne) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States from 1824 to 1830.
Joseph Duchesne Joseph Duchesne or du Chesne (Quercetan, Latin Josephus Quercetanus) (c.1544-1609) was a French physician.
Joseph Fouché Joseph Fouché, 1st Duc d'Otrante (21 May 1759 Le Pellerin, near Nantes, France – 25 December 1820 Trieste, then part of the Austrian Empire, now Italy) was a French statesman and Minister of Police under Napoleon I. In English texts, his title is often translated as Duke of Otranto.
Julien Anfruns Julien Anfruns is a French senior civil servant serving as "Maître des Requêtes", Master of Petitions for the Council of State (France).
Jérôme Champagne Jérôme Champagne, born June 15, 1958 in Paris, is a former French diplomat who served from 1983 to 1998, and then became a consultant in international football, serving as an executive at FIFA f...
Karel Vasak Karel Vašák is a Czech-French international official and university professor.
Lazare de Baïf Lazare de Baïf (1496–1547) was a French diplomat and humanist.
Lionel, marquis de Moustier Lionel Desle Marie René François, marquis de Moustier (23 August 1817, Paris – 5 February 1869, Paris) was a French Foreign Minister, in the government of Napoléon III of France.
Louis Andre Pichon Louis-André Pichon (November 3, 1771 Nantes-1854) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States, particularly during the Louisiana Purchase.
Louis Auguste Le Tonnelier de Breteuil Louis Charles Auguste le Tonnelier, baron de Breteuil, baron de Preuilly (7 March 1730 – 2 November 1807) was a French aristocrat, diplomat, statesman and politician.
Louis Barbe Charles Sérurier Louis Charles Barbe Serurier was a French diplomat, and French Consul General from 1811 to 1815, and envoy from 1831 to 1835, to the United States.
Louis Beguin-Billecocq Louis Beguin-Billecocq (1865, Paris - 1957, Nemours) was a French diplomat and entomologist who specialised in Coleoptera and especially Curculionidae.
Louis Charles Armand Fouquet Louis Charles Armand Fouquet, known as Chevalier de Belle-Isle (19 September 1693 in Agde - 19 July 1747 at the Battle of Assietta) was a French general and diplomatist.
Louis de Perreau, Sieur de Castillon Louis de Perreau, Sieur de Castillon was the French ambassador to England during the reign of Henry VIII. He served at the English court from November 1537 to December 1538 and was replaced by C...
Louis de Revol Louis De Revol (1531 – 24 September 1594) was the first French Foreign Minister from 1589 until his death in 1594.
Louis de Verjus Louis (de) Verjus, count of Crécy (1629, Paris – 13 December 1709) was a French politician and diplomat.
Louis Dollot Louis Dollot (1915–1997) was a French diplomat.
Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers Louis Gonzaga, Duke of Nevers (Ludovico or Luigi di Gonzaga-Nevers; 18 September 1539 – 23 October 1595) was an Italian-French dignitary and diplomat in France.
Louis Jules Mancini Mazarini Louis-Jules Barbon Mancini-Mazarini, duc de Nivernais (16 December 1716 – 25 February 1798) was a French diplomat and writer.
Louis Lépine Louis Jean-Baptiste Lépine was an eminent lawyer, politician and inventor who was prefect of police (préfet de police) for Paris from 1893 to 1897 and again from 1899 to 1913.
Louis Napoléon Lannes Louis Napoléon Auguste Lannes, 2nd duc de Montebello (July 30, 1801 Paris – July 18, 1874 Chateau de Mareuil-sur-Ay (Marne)) was a French diplomat and politician.
Louis, comte de Narbonne-Lara Louis Marie Jacques Amalric, comte de Narbonne-Lara (17, 23 or 24 August 1755 – 17 November 1813) was a French nobleman, soldier and diplomat.
Louis-Alexandre de Launay, comte d'Antraigues Emmanuel Henri Louis Alexandre de Launay, comte d'Antraigues (25 December 1753 Montpellier — 22 July 1812 Barnes, London) was a French pamphleteer, diplomat, spy and political advent...
Lucien Bonaparte Lucien Bonaparte, Prince Français, 1st Prince of Canino and Musignano (21 May 1775 – 29 June 1840), born Luciano Buonaparte, was the third surviving son of Carlo Buonaparte and his wif...
Léon Geoffray Léon Marcel Isidore Geoffray (1852–1927) was a French diplomat who initiated the way to the Entente cordiale, and was later Ambassador to Madrid.
Léon Noël Léon Philippe Jules Arthur Noël (March 28, 1888 - August 6, 1987) was a French diplomat, politician and historian.
Léon Roches Léon Roches (September 27, 1809, Grenoble – 1900) was a representative of the French government in Japan from 1864 to 1868.
Léonce Angrand Léonce Angrand (8 August 1808 - 11 January 1886) was a French painter and draughtsman.
M. Feraud M. Feraud was a French diplomat of the 18th century who went on a mission to resume official French East India Company contacts with Burma in 1769.
Marc Danzon Marc Danzon was Regional Director of the World Health Organization for Europe from 2000 until 2010.
Marc Fonbaustier Marc Fonbaustier, born June 30, 1964 in Saint-Vallier, France, is a French diplomat, formerly Minister counsellor at the French embassy in India, then Consul general of France in Hong-Kong and M...
Marius Moutet Marius Moutet (19 April 1876 – 29 October 1968) was a French Socialist diplomat and colonial adviser.
Marquis de Puyzieulx The Marquis de Puyzieulx was a French statesman and diplomat of the 18th century.
Mathieu de Lesseps Mathieu Maximilien Prosper Comte de Lesseps (4 March 1771—28 December 1832) was a French diplomat and high ranking public official who served, from 1797 until his death, in numerous foreign and ...
Mathieu de Montmorency Mathieu Jean Felicité de Montmorency, duc de Montmorency-Laval (10 July 1767 – 24 March 1826) was a prominent French statesman during the French Revolution and Bourbon Restoration.
Maurice Couve de Murville Maurice Couve de Murville (24 January 1907 – 24 December 1999) was a French diplomat and politician who was Minister of Foreign Affairs from 1958 to 1968 and Prime Minister from 1968 to 1969 und...
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 Paléologue Maurice Paléologue (13 January 1859 – 18 November 1944) was a French diplomat, historian, and essayist.
Melchior de Polignac Melchior de Polignac (October 11, 1661 – November 20, 1742) was a French diplomat, Roman Catholic cardinal and neo-Latin poet.
Melchior de Vogüé Charles-Jean-Melchior de Vogüé (1829–1916) was a French archeologist, diplomat, and member of the Académie française in seat 18.
Michel Amelot de Gournay Michel-Jean Amelot, baron de Brunelles, marquis de Gournay (1655—Paris 1724), was a French diplomat, conseiller d'état to Louis XIV of France from 1698, and connoisseur.
Michel Ange Bernard Mangourit Michel Ange Bernard de Mangourit (21 August 1752 Rennes-17 February 1829) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States from 1796 to 1800.
Michel Cullin Michel Cullin is „Maître de conférences“ at the University of Nice and director of French-Austrian relations at the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna.
Michel de Sèvre Michel de Sèvre or de Seurre (active 1539–1593), Knight of St John, was a French courtier and diplomat, Grand Master of the Order of Saint Lazarus 1564–1578 and 1586–1593.
Miles de Noyers Miles de Noyers (1271 – 21 September 1350) was a French diplomat.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (France) Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs (Ministère des Affaires étrangères et européennes (MAEE)), is France's foreign affairs ministry, with the headquarters located on the Quai d'Orsay i...
Nicolas Jean Hugon de Bassville Nicolas Jean Hugon de Bassville or Basseville (February 7, 1743 – January 13, 1793), French journalist and diplomatist, was born at Abbéville.
Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle Nicolas Perrenot de Granvelle (1486–1550) was a Burgundian politician who served as a closed trusted advisor to Emperor Charles V. He was made suzerain of the imperial city of Besançon and hel...
Nicolas Perrot Nicolas Perrot (c.1644–1717), explorer, diplomat, and fur trader, was one of the first white men in the Upper Mississippi Valley.
Noël Brûlart de Sillery Noël Brûlart (or Brulart) de Sillery (1577–1640) was a French diplomat who, upon renouncing the world and taking holy orders, provided from his fortune for the establishment of a...
Odet de Selve Odet de Selve (c. 1504-1563) was a French diplomat.
Oede de la Couroierie Oede de la Couroierie (died 1294), also known as Eude de Carigas and Odo de Corigiaria, was a trouvère of Artois.
Pascal Le Deunff Pascal Le Deunff is a French diplomat and since August 2012, is Deputy director in charge of international scientific cooperation at the French Ministry of foreign affairs.
Paul-Henri-Benjamin d'Estournelles de Constant Paul-Henri-Benjamin Balluet d'Estournelles, Baron de Constant de Rebecque (22 November 1852 – 15 May 1924), was a French diplomat and politician, advocate of international arbitration and ...
Pierre Brochand Pierre Brochand (born 4 July 1941 in Cannes) is a former director of the French Directorate-General for External Security (DGSE).
Pierre Chanut Pierre Hector Chanut (Riom, February 22, 1601 – Livry-sur-Seine, July 3, 1662) was a civil servant in the Auvergne, a French ambassador and state counsellor.
Pierre de Boissieu Pierre de Boissieu (; born 1945) is a French diplomat and former French ambassador to the European Union (EU).
Pierre de Piton Pierre de Piton was a French colonel of the 16th century, and an ambassador to the kingdom of Morocco.
Pierre de Villars Pierre de Villars (1623, Paris - 20 March 1698, Paris), known as the marquis of Villars, was a French diplomat and conseiller d'État, as well as the father of the general Claude Louis Hector...
Pierre Louis Jean Casimir de Blacas Pierre Louis Jean Casimir de Blacas d'Aulps, first comte, then duc, and finally prince de Blacas d'Aulps (10 January 1771, Avignon, Vaucluse, France – 17 November 1839, Vienna, A...
Pierre Louis Roederer Comte Pierre Louis Roederer (15 February 1754 – 17 December 1835) was a French politician, economist, and historian, politically active in the era of the French Revolution and First French...
Pierre Vimont Pierre Vimont (born 15 June 1949) is the Secretary-General of the European External Action Service (EEAS).
Pomponne de Bellièvre Pomponne de Bellièvre (1529 – 5 September 1607) was a French statesman, chancellor of France (1599–1605).
René Doynel de Saint-Quentin René Doynel de Saint-Quentin (2 December 1883 Garcelles-Secqueville - 15 March 1961 Paris) was a French diplomat, and French ambassador to the United States from 1938 to 1940.
René Massigli René Massigli (22 March 1888 – 3 February 1988) was a French diplomat who played a leading role as a senior official at the Quai d'Orsay, and was regarded as one of the leading French experts on...
Robert Schuman Jean-Baptiste Nicolas Robert Schuman (29 June 18864 September 1963) was a noted Luxembourgish-born French statesman.
Roger Seydoux Roger Seydoux (1908 – 3 July 1985; Paris) was a French academic and diplomat.
Roland Dumas Roland Dumas (born 23 August 1922 in Limoges, Haute-Vienne) is a lawyer and French Socialist politician who served notably as Foreign Minister under President François Mitterrand from 1984 to 19...
Romain Gary Romain Gary (2 December 1980), born Romain Kacew, and known by the pen name Émile Ajar, was a French diplomat, novelist, film director and World War II aviator of Litvak origin.
Saint-John Perse Saint-John Perse (also Saint-Leger Leger; pseudonyms of Alexis Leger) (31 May 1887–20 September 1975) was a French poet-diplomat, awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1960...
Salome Zourabichvili Salomé Zourabichvili is a Georgian politician, from 2004 to 2005 Foreign Minister of Georgia and a former diplomat in the French service.
Salome Zurabishvili Salomé Zourabichvili (სალომე ზურაბიშვილი) (born 18 March 1952) is a Georgian politician, from 2004 to 2005 Foreign Minister of Georgia and a former diplomat in the French service.
Serge Malé Serge Malé, a national of France, is a senior UN official working for the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
Sieur de Bruno Sieur de Bruno was a French adventurer and diplomat of the 18th century.
Simon Arnauld, marquis de Pomponne Simon Arnauld de Pomponne, Seigneur and then Marquis (1682) of Pomponne (Paris, November 1618 – Fontainebleau, 26 September 1699) was a French diplomat and minister.
Simon Arnauld, Marquis de Pomponne Simon Arnauld de Pomponne, Seigneur and then Marquis (1682) of Pomponne (Paris, November 1618 – Fontainebleau, 26 September 1699) was a French diplomat and minister.
Simon Renard Simon Renard, Sieur of Bermont and Lieutenant of Aumont or Amont, (1513, 8 August 1573) was an advisor of the Emperor Charles V and his son Philip II of Spain, overlords of the County of Burgund...
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...
Stephan Dubost Born in 1973, Stephan Dubost, is the Country Director at the French Trade Commission – Ubifrance in Australia.
Stéphane Hessel Stéphane Frédéric Hessel was a diplomat, ambassador, writer, concentration camp survivor, French Resistance member and BCRA agent. Born German, he became a naturalised French citizen in 1939. He became an observer of the editing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights of 1948.
Théodore Année Théodore Année, a wealthy, retired French diplomatic consul in South America, returned to France in the mid-1840s and settled in rue des Réservoirs, Passy, Paris, where he devoted himself to the...
Tristan de Salazar Étienne Tristan de Salazar (c.1431 – February 11, 1518) was the Archbishop of Sens from 1475 to 1518.
Tristan Tzara Tristan Tzara (born Samuel or Samy Rosenstock, also known as S. Samyro; – December 25, 1963) was a Romanian and French avant-garde poet, essayist and performance artist.
Victor Bérard Victor Bérard (Morez, 1864 – Paris, 1931) was a French diplomat and politician.
Victor Collin de Plancy Victor Émile Marie Joseph Collin de Plancy was a French diplomat, bibliophile, and art collector.
Victor de Broglie (1785-1870) Achille-Léonce-Victor-Charles, 3rd duc de Broglie, called Victor de Broglie (28 November 1785 – 25 January 1870) was a French statesman and diplomat.
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 Marie du Pont Victor Marie du Pont de Nemours (October 1, 1767 – January 30, 1827) was a French diplomat, and after emigrating to the United States, an American businessman.