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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

Male. French general and emperor
Died on May 5, 1821 (aged -148)
Born in France, Corsica
Height: 169 cm | 5'7"

2. Emma Watson

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

3. Emmanuel 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"

4. Kylian Mbappé

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

5. Zinedine 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

6. 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)

7. 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

8. Roman Polanski

Roman Polanski
Male. Polish-French film director, producer, writer, actor
First Name: Roman
Last Name: Polanski
Born on August 18, 1933 (age 87)
Height: 163 cm | 5'4"

9. Paul 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

10. Brigitte Macron

Brigitte Macron
Female. French teacher
First Name: Brigitte
Born on April 13, 1953 (age 68)
Height: 169 cm | 5'7"

11. Johnny Hallyday

Johnny Hallyday
Male. French recording artist, singer and actor
First Name: Johnny
Born on June 15, 1943
Died on December 6, 2017 (aged 74)

12. Victor Hugo

Victor Hugo
Male. French poet, novelist, and dramatist
First Name: Victor
Last Name: Hugo
Born on February 26, 1802
Died on May 22, 1885 (aged 83)

13. Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc
Female. French folk heroine and Roman Catholic saint
First Name: Joan
Last Name: Arc
Born on November 30, 1411
Died on May 30, 1431 (aged 19)
Born in France, Grand Est

14. 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)

15. René Descartes

René Descartes
Male. French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist
First Name: René
Last Name: Descartes
Born on March 31, 1596
Died on February 11, 1650 (aged 53)

16. Jacques Chirac

Jacques Chirac
Male. French statesman and official
First Name: Jacques
Last Name: Chirac
Born on November 29, 1932
Died on September 26, 2019 (aged 86)

17. Eva Green

Eva Green
Female. French actress and model
First Name: Eva
Last Name: Green
Born on July 6, 1980 (age 40)
Height: 168 cm | 5'6"

18. Karim 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

19. Marine Le Pen

Marine Le Pen
Female. French lawyer and politician
First Name: Marine
Last Name: Pen
Born on August 5, 1968 (age 52)
Height: 171 cm | 5'7"

20. Molière

Male. French playwright and actor
Born on January 15, 1622
Died on February 17, 1673 (aged 51)
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