List of Famous people born in Normandy, France
Aurélien Cotentin, better known by his stage name Orelsan, sometimes stylized as OrelSan, is a French rapper, songwriter, record producer, actor and film director. He has released three studio albums: his debut Perdu d'avance on 16 February 2009, his second album Le chant des sirènes on 26 September 2011 and his third album La fête est finie on 20 October 2017. He is also one half of the French hip hop duo Casseurs Flowters, along with Gringe, with whom he has released two studio albums: Orelsan et Gringe sont les Casseurs Flowters in 2013, and the original soundtrack for their 2015 film Comment c'est loin.
Fauve Hautot is a French dancer and choreographer.
Thomas Gautier Pesquet is a French aerospace engineer, pilot, and European Space Agency astronaut. Pesquet was selected by ESA as a candidate in May 2009, and he successfully completed his basic training in November 2010. From November 2016 to June 2017, Pesquet was part of Expedition 50 and Expedition 51 as a flight engineer. Pesquet will return to space in early 2021 on board the SpaceX Crew Dragon for a second six-month stay on the ISS.
Valérie Lemercier is a French actress, screenwriter, director and singer.
François Gérard Georges Nicolas Hollande is a French politician who served as President of France and ex officio Co-Prince of Andorra from 2012 to 2017. He previously was First Secretary of the Socialist Party from 1997 to 2008, Mayor of Tulle from 2001 to 2008 and President of the General Council of Corrèze from 2008 to 2012. Hollande also served in the National Assembly twice for the first constituency of Corrèze from 1988 to 1993 and again from 1997 until 2012.
Masour Ousmane Dembélé is a French professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the France national team.
Édouard Osoque Mendy is a professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Premier League club Chelsea and the Senegal national team. Born in France, he represents Senegal at international level. He signed for Chelsea in 2020.
Christophe Thierry Daniel Rocancourt, sometimes also called Christopher Rocancourt, is a French impostor and confidence man who scammed affluent people by masquerading in turn as a French nobleman, the heir to the Rockefeller family or family member of a celebrity.
Gilles Lellouche is a French actor. He started his career as a director. Lellouche has appeared in more than fifty films since 1995. He was nominated twice for a César Award; in 2006 for Most Promising Actor and in 2011 for Best Supporting actor for his performance in Little White Lies.
Édouard Charles Philippe is a French politician serving as Mayor of Le Havre since 2020, previously holding the office from 2010 to 2017. He was Prime Minister of France from 15 May 2017 to 3 July 2020 under President Emmanuel Macron.