List of Famous people born in France

France, officially the French Republic, is a country, primarily located in Western Europe, consisting of metropolitan France and several overseas regions and territories. The metropolitan area of France extends from the Rhine to the Atlantic Ocean and from the Mediterranean Sea to the English Channel and the North Sea. It borders Belgium, Luxembourg and Germany to the northeast, Switzerland, Monaco and Italy to the east and Andorra and Spain to the south. The overseas territories include French Guiana in South America and several islands in the Atlantic, Pacific and Indian Oceans. The country's 18 integral regions span a combined area of 643,801 km2 (248,573 sq mi) and a total population of 67.07 million. France is a unitary semi-presidential republic with its capital in Paris, the country's largest city and main cultural and commercial centre. Other major urban areas include Lyon, Marseille, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille and Nice. France, including its overseas territories, has the most time zones of any country, with a total of 12.

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1. Napoleon
Napulione Buonaparte

Male. French general and emperor
Died on May 5, 1821
Born in France, Corsica
Height: 169 cm | 5'7"

2. Kylian Mbappé
Kylian Mbappé Lottin

Kylian Mbappé
Male. French association football player
First Name: Kylian
Last Name: Mbappé
Born on December 20, 1998 (age 22)
Height: 178 cm | 5'10"
Footballer, Sportsperson

3. N'Golo Kanté

N'Golo Kanté
Male. French association football player
First Name: N'Golo
Born on March 29, 1991 (age 30)
Height: 168 cm | 5'6"
Footballer, Sportsperson

4. Karim Benzema
Karim Mostafa Benzema

Karim Benzema
Male. French association football player of Algerian descent
First Name: Karim
Last Name: Benzema
Born on December 19, 1987 (age 33)
Height: 184 cm | 6'0"
Footballer, Sportsperson

5. Emma Watson
Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson

Emma Watson
Female. English actress, model and activist
First Name: Emma
Born on April 15, 1990 (age 31)
Height: 164 cm | 5'5"

6. Zinedine Zidane
Zinedine Yazid Zidane

Zinedine Zidane
Male. French football player and manager
First Name: Zinedine
Born on June 23, 1972 (age 49)
Height: 185 cm | 6'1"
Footballer, Sportsperson, Football-manager

7. Paul Pogba
Paul Labile Pogba

Paul Pogba
Male. French association football player
First Name: Paul
Last Name: Pogba
Born on March 15, 1993 (age 28)
Height: 191 cm | 6'3"
Footballer, Sportsperson

8. Aymeric Laporte
Aymeric Jean Louis Gérard Alphonse Laporte

Aymeric Laporte
Male. French association football player
First Name: Aymeric
Born on May 27, 1994 (age 27)
Height: 191 cm | 6'3"
Footballer, Sportsperson

9. Antoine Griezmann

Antoine Griezmann
Male. French association football player
First Name: Antoine
Last Name: Griezmann
Born on March 21, 1991 (age 30)
Height: 174 cm | 5'9"
Footballer, Sportsperson

10. Luc Montagnier

Luc Montagnier
Male. French virologist and joint recipient of the 2008 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine
First Name: Luc
Last Name: Montagnier
Born on August 18, 1932 (age 89)

11. Emmanuel Macron
Emmanuel Jean-Michel Frédéric Macron

Emmanuel Macron
Male. French official and statesman
First Name: Emmanuel
Last Name: Macron
Born on December 21, 1977 (age 43)
Height: 173 cm | 5'8"

12. Olivier Giroud
Olivier Jonathan Giroud

Olivier Giroud
Male. French association football player
First Name: Olivier
Last Name: Giroud
Born on September 30, 1986 (age 35)
Height: 191 cm | 6'3"
Footballer, Sportsperson

13. Louis XIV of france v:

Louis XIV of france v:
Male. King of France and Navarra, from 1643 to 1715
First Name: Louis
Last Name: v:
Born on September 5, 1638
Died on September 1, 1715 (aged 76)

14. Omar Sy

Omar Sy
Male. French actor and comedian
First Name: Omar
Last Name: Sy
Born on January 20, 1978 (age 43)
Height: 190 cm | 6'3"

15. Didier Deschamps
Didier Claude Deschamps

Didier Deschamps
Male. French association football player and manager
First Name: Didier
Last Name: Deschamps
Born on October 15, 1968 (age 53)
Height: 170 cm | 5'7"
Footballer, Sportsperson, Football-manager

16. Bernard Arnault
Bernard Jean Étienne Arnault

Bernard Arnault
Male. French business tycoon
First Name: Bernard
Last Name: Arnault
Born on March 5, 1949 (age 72)

17. Ghislaine Maxwell

Ghislaine Maxwell
Female. British socialite, daughter of Robert Maxwell, & close associate of Jeffrey Epstein
First Name: Ghislaine
Born on December 25, 1961 (age 59)

18. Thierry Henry
Thierry Daniel Henry

Thierry Henry
Male. French association football player and manager
First Name: Thierry
Last Name: Henry
Born on August 17, 1977 (age 44)
Height: 187 cm | 6'2"
Footballer, Sportsperson

19. Axel Kahn
Axel Maurice René Kahn

Axel Kahn
Male. French geneticist
First Name: Axel
Last Name: Kahn
Born on September 5, 1944 (age 77)

20. Barbara Pravi

Barbara Pravi
Female. French singer
First Name: Barbara
Last Name: Pravi
Born on April 10, 1993 (age 28)
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