French Nobel laureates

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  1. Albert Camus

    Albert Camus

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    Algerian-French author and philosopher

  2. Albert Fert

    Albert Fert

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    French physicist

  3. Albert Schweitzer

    Albert Schweitzer

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    German theologian, musician, philosopher, and physician

  4. Alexis Carrel

    Alexis Carrel

    39 views
    French surgeon and biologist

  5. Alfred Kastler

    Alfred Kastler

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    Alfred Kastler (3 May 1902 – 7 January 1984) was a French physicist, and Nobel Prize laureate.


  6. Anatole France

    Anatole France

    284 views
    French novelist

  7. André Frédéric Cournand

    André Frédéric Cournand

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    French physiologist

  8. André Gide

    André Gide

    37 views
    French novelist and essayist

  9. André Michel Lwoff

    André Michel Lwoff

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    French microbiologist

  10. Aristide Briand

    Aristide Briand

    68 views
    French, Diplomat

  11. Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran

    Charles Louis Alphonse Laveran

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    French physician

  12. Charles Nicolle

    Charles Nicolle

    11 views
    French microbiologist

  13. Charles Richet

    Charles Richet

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    French physiologist

  14. Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

    Claude Cohen-Tannoudji

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    French physicist

  15. Claude Simon

    Claude Simon

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    French writer

  16. Ferdinand Buisson

    Ferdinand Buisson

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    Ferdinand Édouard Buisson (December 20, 1841 Paris - February 16, 1932 Thieuloy-Saint-Antoine) was a French academic, educational bureaucrat, pacifist and Radical-Socialist (left liberal) politician. He presided over the League of Education from 1902 to 1906 and the Human Rights League (LDH) from 1914 to 1926. In 1927, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to him jointly with Ludwig Quidde. Philosopher and educator, he was Director of Primary Education. He was the author of a thesis on Sebastian Castellio, in whom he saw a "liberal Protestant" in his image. Ferdinand Buisson was the president of the National Association of Freethinkers . In 1905, he chaired the parliamentary committee to implement the separation of church and state. Famous for his fight for secular education through the League of Education, he coined the term laïcité ("secularism").


  17. Francois Jacob

    Francois Jacob

    9 views
    French scientist

  18. François Mauriac

    François Mauriac

    20 views
    French writer

  19. Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

    Françoise Barré-Sinoussi

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    Co-recipient, 2008, Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

  20. Frédéric Joliot-Curie

    Frédéric Joliot-Curie

    28 views
    French physicist

  21. Frédéric Mistral

    Frédéric Mistral

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    Frédéric Mistral (Occitan: Frederic Mistral, 8 September 1830 – 25 March 1914) was a French writer and lexicographer of the Occitan language. Mistral received the 1904 Nobel Prize in Literature "in recognition of the fresh originality and true inspiration of his poetic production, which faithfully reflects the natural scenery and native spirit of his people, and, in addition, his significant work as a Provençal philologist". He was a founding member of Félibrige and a member of l'Académie de Marseille.


  22. Frédéric Passy

    Frédéric Passy

    68 views
    French economist and statesman

  23. Gabriel Lippmann

    Gabriel Lippmann

    11 views
    French physicist

  24. Gao Xingjian

    Gao Xingjian

    5 views
    Writer

  25. Georges Charpak

    Georges Charpak

    15 views
    French physicist

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