Anggun Anggun Cipta Sasmi (born 29 April 1974) is an Indonesian and French-naturalised singer-songwriter.
Anna Karina Anna Karina is a Danish-French citizen, film actress, director, and screenwriter who has spent most of her working life in France. She is known as a muse of the director Jean-Luc Godard, one of the pioneers of the French New Wave.
Arcadi Gaydamak Arcadi Aleksandrovich Gaydamak (Аркадий Александрович Гайдамак; born April 8, 1952 in Moscow, USSR) is a Russian-Israeli businessman, who was awarded the Order of the Legion of Honour.
Benjamin Fondane Benjamin Fondane or Benjamin Fundoianu was a Romanian and French poet, critic and existentialist philosopher, also noted for his work in film and theater.
Carla Bruni Carla Bruni, now known by her name of use Carla Bruni-Sarkozy (born Carla Gilberta Bruni Tedeschi; 23 December 1967), is an Italian-French singer, songwriter and former model.
Carlo Ponti Carlo Ponti (11 December 1912 – 10 January 2007) was an Italian film producer with over 140 production credits, and the husband of Italian movie star Sophia Loren.
Carlos Curbelo Carlos Curbelo is a former naturalized French footballer who played defender.
Christiane Delyne Christiane Delyne (3 September 1902 – 17 April 1966) was an American-born French actress.
Constantin Rozanoff Constantin Wladimir Rozanoff, also known as Kostia Rozanoff, - was a French test pilot, Colonel of the French Air Force, and one of the pioneers of jet aviation.
Dalida Iolanda Cristina Gigliotti (17 January 1933 – 3 May 1987), best known as Dalida, was a Franco-Italian singer and actress who performed and recorded in more than 10 languages including: Ara...
Didier Drogba Tébily Didier Yves Drogba (born 11 March 1978), known as Didier Drogba, is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Galatasaray in the Süper Lig.
Dmitri Savitski Dmitri Petrovich Savitski (Дмитрий Петрович Савицкий, (born January 25, 1944), (Дми́трий Петро́вич Сави́цкий) is a Russian writer and poet.
Dorota Tlałka-Mogore Dorota Tlałka-Mogore (born 27 April 1963 in Zakopane) is a Polish and later French former alpine skier who competed in the 1984 Winter Olympics and 1988 Winter Olympics.
Eddie Constantine Eddie Constantine (born Edward Constantinowsky; October 29, 1917 – February 25, 1993) was an American French actor and singer who spent his career working in Europe.
Elias Schwarzfeld Elias Schwarzfeld or Schwartzfeld was a Moldavian-born Romanian Jewish historian, essayist, novelist and newspaperman, also known as a political activist and philanthropist.
Emmanuel Mbella Emmanuel Mbella (born 18 June 1992) is a Cameroonian-born French footballer who plays for the Liga I club Pandurii Târgu Jiu.
Ferenc Fejtő Ferenc Fejtő (François Fejtő; August 31, 1909 – June 2, 2008), was a Hungarian-born French journalist and political scientist, specializing in Eastern Europe.
Franz Reichelt Franz Reichelt, also known as Frantz Reichelt or François Reichelt (1879 – February 4, 1912), was an Austrian-born French tailor, inventor and parachuting pioneer, n...
Gao Xingjian Gao Xingjian (born January 4, 1940) is a Chinese émigré novelist, playwright, and critic who in 2000 was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature “for an oeuvre of universal validity, bitter insig...
George W. M. Reynolds George William MacArthur Reynolds (23 July 1814 – 19 June 1879) was a British author and journalist.
George Weah George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah (born 1 October 1966) is a Liberian humanitarian, politician, and an ex-footballer who played as a striker.
Giannelli Imbula Gilbert Imbula Wanga, known as Gilbert Imbula (born September 12, 1992) is a French professional football player.
Gilbert Imbula Gilbert Imbula Wanga, known as Gianelli Imbula (born September 12, 1992) is a naturalized French professional football player.
Greg (comics) Michel Régnier (5 May 1931 – 29 October 1999), best known by his pseudonym Greg, was a Belgian and later French comics writer and artist.
Gérard Hernandez Gérard Hernandez (born January 20, 1933) is a Spanish-born French film, television and voice actor.
Henri Michaux Henri Michaux (24 May 1899 – 19 October 1984) was a highly idiosyncratic Belgian-born poet, writer, and painter who wrote in French.
Henri Salmide Henri Salmide (November 13, 1919 – February 23, 2010), named Heinz Stahlschmidt at birth, was a German naval officer who, in August 1944, refused to blow up the port of Bordeaux, France wh...
Hind Dehiba Hind Dehiba Chahyd (born 17 March 1979, Bejaâd, Morocco) is a Moroccan-French runner who specializes in the 1500 metres.
Igor Markevitch Igor Markevitch (Ігор Маркевич, Ihor Markevych; July 27, 1912 – March 7, 1983) was a Ukrainian-born composer and conductor who later became both an Italian and a French citizen.
Igor Stravinsky Igor Fyodorovich Stravinsky (sometimes spelled Strawinsky or Stravinskii; Russian: Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский, transliterated: Igorʹ Fëdorovič Stravinskij; 6 April 1971) was a Russian, and later French and American, composer, pianist and conductor.
Ishak Belfodil Ishak Belfodil (born 12 January 1992) is an Algerian footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Livorno on loan from Internazionale.
Ivan Puni Ivan Puni or Puny (Jean Pougny, Иван Пуни; 1894 or 1892 – 1956) was a Russian avant-garde artist (Suprematist, Cubo-Futurist).
Jacqueline Taïeb Jacqueline Taïeb (born 1948 in Tunis, Tunisia) is a French singer and songwriter of Tunisian descent.
Jerzy Semkow Jerzy Semkow (born 1928 in Radomsko Poland) is a Polish conductor.
Josephine Baker Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole Goddess". Born Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine later became a citizen of France in 1937.
Josué Balamandji Josué Kossingou Balamandji (born 9 August 1989 in Bangui) is a Central African footballer.
Jung Jo-Gook Jung Jo-Gook (born 23 April 1984) is a South Korean footballer who plays for Police FC. He married Sung-Eun, South Korean actress.
Karim Coulibaly Diaby Karim Diaby Coulibaly (born 25 December 1989 in Abidjan) is a French-Ivorian football striker who currently plays for the Corgoň Liga club MFK Košice.
Lloyd Jones (figure skater) Lloyd Jones (born 1 August 1988 in Cardiff, Wales) is a Welsh ice dancer who has competed for Great Britain.
Lobo Nocho Ernest Leroy Nocho (14 January 1919 – 4 September 1997), better known by his stage name Lobo Nocho, was an African-American émigré jazz singer and painter in Europe.
Mansour Bahrami Mansour Bahrami (منصور بهرامی) (born April 26, 1956) is a professional tennis player.
Mapou Yanga-M'Biwa Mapou Yanga-M'Biwa (born 15 May 1989) is a Franco-Central African professional football player currently playing for Montpellier in Ligue 1.
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa (born 15 May 1989) is a French-Central African footballer who plays for English Premier League club Newcastle United.
Michael Essien Michael Kojo Essien (born 3 December 1982) is a Ghanaian footballer who plays for Milan and the Ghana national team.
Milan Kundera Milan Kundera (born 1 April 1929) is the Czech Republic's most recognized living writer.
Mona Goya Mona Goya (1909–1961) was a Mexican-born French film actress who rose to fame in the 1930s.
Mourad Satli Mouard Satli (born January 29, 1990) is a French-Algerian football player who plays for R. Charleroi S.C. in the Belgian Pro League.
Nelly Landry Nelly Adamson Landry (28 December 1916 – 22 February 2010) was a female tennis player from Belgium (became French citizen after marriage).
Patrice Evra Patrice Latyr Evra is a French international footballer who plays for English club Manchester United in the Premier League.
Paul Madiba Paul-Georges Ntep de Madiba (born 29 July 1992 in Douala) is a Franco-Cameroonian football player who currently plays for French club Auxerre in Ligue 1.
Paul-Georges Ntep Paul-Georges Ntep de Madiba (born 29 July 1992) is a French professional footballer who plays for Stade Rennais in Ligue 1.
Pellegrino Rossi Pellegrino Rossi was an Italian economist, politician and jurist.
Pierre Marie Barthélemy Ferino Pierre Marie Barthélemy Ferino, (23 August 1747, Craveggia – 28 June 1816, Paris), was a general and politician of France.
Ray Lema Raymond Lema A'nsi Nzinga, known as Ray Lema, is a Congolese (DRC) musician, born 30 March 1946 in Lufu-Toto, Bas-Congo Province.
Reynaldo Hahn Reynaldo Hahn (August 9, 1874 – January 28, 1947) was a Venezuelan, naturalised French, composer, conductor, music critic, diarist, theatre director, and salon singer.
Reïna-Flor Okori Reina-Flor Okori (born 2 May 1980 in Libreville, Gabon) is a French hurdler of Equatoguinean and Nigerian origins.
Roland Joffé Roland Joffé (born 17 November 1945) is an English-French film director who is known for his Oscar nominated movies, The Killing Fields and The Mission.
Samson N'Dicka-Matam Samson N'Dicka-Matam (born March 22, 1976) is a retired male weightlifter from Cameroon, who later represented France.
Samson Ndicka Samson Ndicka-Matam (born March 22, 1976) is a retired male weightlifter from Cameroon, who later represented France.
Seydou Keita (footballer) Seydou Keita (born 16 January 1980) is a Malian professional footballer who plays for Valencia CF in Spain.
Simon Hantaï Simon Hantaï (born 7 December 1922, Bia, Hungary – died in Paris, 12 September 2008; took French nationality in 1966) is a painter generally associated with abstract art.
Sophia Loren Sophia Loren (born Sofia Villani Scicolone 20 September 1934) is an Italian actress.
Steve Mandanda Steve Mandanda (born 28 March 1985) is a French international footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for French club Marseille in Ligue 1, where he serves as first-choice captain.
Sylvio Lazzari Sylvio Lazzari (born Josef Fortunat Silvester Lazzari) (Bolzano, December 30, 1857 - Suresnes, June 10, 1944) was a French composer of Italian origin.
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.
Vanessa James Vanessa James (born 27 September 1987) is a French pair skater.
Vencelas Dabaya Vencelas Dabaya (born 28 April 1981 in Kumba, Cameroon) is a French weightlifter.
Vincent Aka-Akesse Kouadio Vincent Aka-Akesse (born October 25, 1975 in N'zi-Comoé, Côte d'Ivoire) is an amateur Ivorian-born French freestyle wrestler, who played for the men's heavyweight category.
Wanda Landowska Wanda Alexandra Landowska (5 July 1879 – 16 August 1959) was a Polish (later a naturalized French citizen) harpsichordist whose performances, teaching, recordings and writings played a large rol...
William Corbet William Corbet (17 August 1779 – 12 August 1842) was an Irish soldier.
Yevgeny Gunst Yevgeny Ottovich Gunst (May 26 (Julian) / June 7 (Gregorian), 1877 – January 30, 1950) was a Russian composer, pianist, music essayist and pedagogue.
Zhang Chongren Zhang Chongren (27 September 1907 – 8 October 1998), was a Chinese artist and sculptor best remembered in Europe as the friend of Hergé, the Belgian comics writer and artist and creator of The Adventures of Tintin.
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.