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Personnalités Françaises

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Personnalités françaises / French notables

This page is for French notables, some with profiles needing work, some with no profile.

Women's History Month special / Spécial Journée de la Femme

A few ideas of notables to work on in connection with Women's History Month.

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsNotesConnectedNeedsWorking on
1Josephine BakerEntertainer, activist, 2nd World War spyNoNeeds connectingRassinot-1
2Simone de BeauvoirFeminist, authorConnected 9 March 2018 via Brasseur ancestorsFamily, Bio, etc. Kyla
3Olympe de GougesPlaywright, activistYesBio
4George SandAuthorYesMore primping, English bio
5Simone VeilHolocaust survivor, politicianYesBio
6Germaine TillionEthnologist, member of the Resistance Isabelle
7Geneviève Anthonioz-de GaulleActivist, member of the ResistanceNiece of connected Charles de Gaulle Profile created by JeanetteJeanette
8Marie MarvingtAthlete, mountaineer, aviatorProfile created by EmmaEmma
9Rosa BonheurPainterNo Greg
10Irène Joliot-CurieScientistYesBiography, more ancestors, husband's family needs workIsabelle
11Madame TussaudSculptorYesBio, cleanup and sourcing ancestors
12Alexandra David-NéelExplorerNoConnection, biographyGreg

Ecrivains / Authors

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsConnected?TasksWorking on
1Emile ZolaYESÉmile Zola and Émile Durkheim currently have the same photo on WikitreeRassinot-1
3Victor Hugo YESneeds better bio
3Michel de MontaigneYESNeeds better bio
3VoltaireYESNeeds ???
3Antoine de Saint-ExupéryYESNeeds better bio
4Marguerite DurasNO Added family members to be sourced properly
7Pierre AbélardNOProbably impossible to get connected
9Jean BodelNOStandalone profile - no hope of ever connecting it.
12Jean-Jacques RousseauNONeeds family (wife) , needs Connected
14Simone de BeauvoirYESNeeds family
16Guy de Maupassant NONeeds connection and sources
17Jean-Paul SartreNONeeds Family, Needs Connected (see Schweitzer)
23Albert CamusNONeeds connected
25Jules VerneNONeeds Connected
31Sully PrudhommeNONeeds Family, Needs Connected
32Frédéric MistralNONeeds Family, Needs Connected, ...
33Gustave FlaubertNONeeds Family, Needs Connected
49Marguerite YourcenarYESConnected by Karen Tobo
8René DescartesYESConnected Aug 2017
13 Denis Diderot YESConnected 11 September 2017Rassinot-1
9 Louis AragonYESConnected 4 September 2017Rassinot-1
10Elsa TrioletYESConnected 4 September 2017
17François-René de ChâteaubriandYESConnected.
37Romain RollandNONeeds to be connected
19Emile DurkheimNOÉmile Zola and Émile Durkheim currently have the same photo on Wikitree
35Michel FoucaultNONeeds family, needs connected
36 Alexandre Dumas YESGet under French Roots management?
39Alphonse DaudetYESNeeds better profile
39Jean d'Ormesson YESNeeds better profile
39Sophie Rostopchine, comtesse de SégurYESNeeds better profile
7Aimé CésaireAuthor and politician from MartiniqueNo profile yet
39Arthur RimbaudYESConnected 5 April 2018, needs more family, biographyGreg Lavoie
40Paul VerlaineNO Greg
41André MauroisYESPicture, bio, etc.
42François Mauriac- No profile yet - grand-daughter married connected Jean-Luc Godard
43Stendhal-Henri Beyle, no profile yet

Painters, sculptors

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
6Jean-Auguste Dominique IngresNeeds family, needs connected
21Auguste RodinNeeds family, Needs connected
22Georges SeuratNeeds connectedRassinot-1
28Edouard ManetNeeds Family, Needs Connected
45Marc ChagallNeeds Family, Needs Connected (parents are Russian)
48Jean-Honoré FragonardConnected by Isabelle, needs family, rumour of family connection with Morisot needs checking
1Claude MonetBiography needs expandingRassinot-1
11Jean François MilletConnected 24 October 2017, needs additional familyGreg Lavoie
12Edgar DegasConnection from 30 October 2017 needs further validationGreg Lavoie
14Henri MatisseConnected; needs family, biography and sourcesBarbara Cutter
16Marcel DuchampConnected; needs family, biography and sourcesGreg Lavoie
17Auguste Bartholdi Needs connected
o Auguste Renoir Connected 16 December 2017, needs biographyGreg Lavoie
o Gustave Caillebotte Needs connected, biography, family
o Camille Pissarro Needs family, biography, connection
o Alfred Sisley Connected 3 April 2018, Needs bio
o Paul Cézanne Connected 30 March 2018Barbara Cutter
o William Bouguereau Connected 20 December 2017, needs family, bioGreg Lavoie
o Eugène Delacroix Needs biography, family, connection
o Rosa Bonheur Needs biography, family, connection
o Paul Gauguin Connected 27 March 2018, Needs biography Greg Lavoie
3Jacques-Louis DavidNeeds better bio
3 Louise-Élisabeth Vigée Lebrun Needs family, bio, connection
3Henri de Toulouse-LautrecNeeds better bio

Scientists, explorers, inventors

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
1Louis Braille Needs connected
2Louis PasteurNeeds Family, Needs Connected, Needs SourcesBarbara Cutter
3André-Marie AmpèreNeeds Connected
4Charles MessierNeeds Connected,
5Jacques-Yves CousteauNeeds Sources, Needs ConnectedBarbara Cutter
6Henri BecquerelNeeds ConnectedBarbara cutter
7Evariste GaloisNeeds Connected, Needs French bio
8Louis DaguerreNeeds Family, Needs Connected
9Irène Joliot-CurieAlready connected
10Ferdinand de LessepsNeeds French and American families added Greg Lavoie
11Albert SchweitzerNeeds to be connected, could be done in concert with his cousin, Jean-Paul Sartre
12Jean-Baptiste Charcot (explorer)Needs better profile
13Jean-Martin Charcot (neurologist) Needs better profile
14Henri Poincaré (mathematician, philosopher) Needs better profile
15Augustin FresnelConnected 3 April 2018

Activits and Politicians

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
34Maximilien de RobespierreNeeds Connected, Needs parents
1Georges Danton Needs connected
2Simone VeilIs connected
o Emmanuel Joseph SièyesNeeds Profile
o Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'EureNeeds family, biography, connection
6Toussaint LouvertureGeneral, politician, from HaitiWould deserve a profile, not sure there would be a chance of connecting him
8Félix EbouéPolitician, member of the Resistance, from French Guiana. Daughter married Léopold Sédar Senghor. No profile yet
o François AragoConnected 31 March 2018, Needs biography, family (has several distinguished members)Greg Lavoie

Military

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
34MontcalmConnected 22 December 2017, together with Louis de Buade and Jean Talon Isabelle
39Pierre-André SuffrenNeeds connected, needs better profile
39Gilbert Motier de La Fayette Needs better profile, needs LNAB
39Michel Ney d'Elchingen Needs better profile

Actors, musicians and entertainers

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
38Jeanne MoreauNeeds connected
43Louis MalleNeeds Family, Needs Bio
18Gisèle Casadesus
30Jacques OffenbachConnected March 26, 2018Rassinot-1
31Josephine Baker Needs connected
31Danielle Darrieux Connected, needs better bio
3Henri SalvadorSinger born in French Guiana, parents from GuadeloupeNo profile yet
33Marcel DalioTurns out his wife Jany Holt was not really married to Réjane's son. No more ideas to connect him.

Canadian history

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
3Jean de BrébeufNeeds connected
3Gabriel LalemantNeeds connected
3Charles LalemantNeeds connected

Other

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
5Thérèse de LisieuxNeeds Connected
41Charles de FoucauldNeeds family, needs connected
3Jeanne CalmentNeeds connected Greg Lavoie
4Eugénie Blanchard Needs connectedLynnette Dovy
4Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel Connected Barbara Cutter
4Pierre de Coubertin Connected

Royals and aristocrats

Nr. Name Link to profile if it existsTasksWorking on
2Louis IXNeeds French bio, Needs cleaner Sources
3Blanche de CastilleNeeds Biography, Needs Sources
5Guillaume IX d'AquitaineNeeds trimming? French bio ?
7Louis-Antoine de Pardaillan de GondrinAlready connected

A list of unconnected notables can be found with errors 568 & 569 on the France suggestion list at https://www.wikitree.com/wiki/DBE_ErrorList_FRA

This command line will retrieve notables with a French connection on Wikitree:

http://petscan.wmflabs.org/?language=en&project=wikipedia&depth=3&categories=French_people&combination=union&ns[0]=1&sparql=select %3Fperson %3FWIkiTree {%0D%0A_%3Fperson_wdt%3AP2949_%3FWikiTree%0D%0A}&ext_image_data=on&add_image=on&add_defaultsort=on&interface_language=en&active_tab=&doit=

(courtesy of Magnus Sälgö).







Collaboration

On 1 May 2018 at 13:26 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

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On 1 Feb 2018 at 19:25 GMT Isabelle Rassinot wrote:

Great choice, Kyla, thanks !

On 1 Feb 2018 at 17:57 GMT Kyla H wrote:

I'm working on Alexandre Dumas for Black History Month