Statistics for Top 100 most important and famous people from France

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Answer Stats

DescriptionAnswer% Correct
President from 2017Emmanuel Macron
92%
General and emperor, died in Saint HelenaNapoleon Bonaparte
92%
Emperor, defeated in Franco-Prussian WarNapoleon III
91%
The Sun KingLouis XIV
88%
Officer and statesman who led Free France against Nazi Germany in World War IICharles de Gaulle
87%
King beheaded during the French RevolutionLouis XVI
87%
Painter of Water LiliesClaude Monet
80%
Woman, saint of Catholic Church, defender of nation during The Hundred Years WarJoan of Arc
80%
Writer, author of Les MiserablesVictor Hugo
79%
Physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivityMarie Curie/Pierre Curie
76%
Statesman incarnation of the Terror during the French RevolutionMaximilien de Robespierre
76%
Philosopher, Cogito ergo sumRené Descartes
71%
Actress and model, sex symbol of 1950s and 1960sBrigitte Bardot
70%
Engineer of the famous tower of ParisGustave Eiffel
70%
Enlightenment writer, historian, and philosopherVoltaire
70%
Writer, author of The Three MusketeersAlexandre Dumas
67%
Writer, author of Journey to the Center of the EarthJules Verne
66%
Football player winner of Ballon d'Or in 1998Zinedine Zidane
65%
Painter of The Luncheon on the GrassEdouard Manet
64%
Driver, four times champion of Formula 1Alain Prost
62%
President from 1981 to 1995François Mitterrand
62%
Philosopher of XX century, key figure in existentialismJean-Paul Sartre
59%
Sculptor of The ThinkerAuguste Rodin
57%
Female singer symbol of the chanson between 1930s and 1960sÉdith Piaf
57%
Writer, author of the letter I AccuseEmile Zola
57%
Writer, author of The Little PrinceAntoine de Saint-Exupéry
56%
Writer, author of Madame BovaryGustave Flaubert
56%
DJ, Titanium, She WolfDavid Guetta
55%
Inventors of cinemaLouis Lumière/Auguste Lumière
55%
Chemist who developed vaccines for rabies and anthraxLouis Pasteur
55%
Writer, author of The Stranger and The PlagueAlbert Camus
54%
Football player, world champion in 2018Kylian Mbappe
54%
Director of The Grand Illusione and The Rules of the GameJean Renoir
52%
Playwright, author of The Imaginary Invalid and The MiserMolière
52%
Painter of Dance at Le moulin de la GalettePierre-Auguste Renoir
52%
Oceanographer and filmmaker, three times winner of Academy AwardJacques-Yves Cousteau
51%
Editor of EncyclopédieDenis Diderot
50%
Actor, businessman and vineyard ownerGérard Depardieu
50%
Writer, author of In Search of Lost TimeMarcel Proust
49%
Composer of BoleroMaurice Ravel
48%
Chemist main figure of the XVIII century chemical revolutionAntoine-Laurent de Lavoisier
46%
Football player three times winner of Ballon d'OrMichael Platini
46%
Actor, sex symbol between 1960s and 1980sAlain Delon
45%
Leader of the collaborationist regime of Vichy FrancePhilippe Pétain
45%
Painter of Liberty Leading the PeopleEugène Delacroix
44%
Writer of XIX century, author of The Red and the BlackStendhal
44%
Jewish officer became famous for a political scandalAlfred Dreyfus
43%
King who promulgated the Edict of Nantes, which guaranteed religious liberties to Protestants in 1598Henry IV
43%
Poet, author of The Flowers of EvilCharles Baudelaire
42%
Painter of At the Moulin RougeHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec
42%
Cardinal and chief minister of King Louis XIIICardinal Richelieu
41%
Painter of L'AbsintheEdgar Degas
41%
Writer, author of The Human ComedyHonoré de Balzac
41%
Football player and actor, star of Manchester UnitedEric Cantona
39%
Actor, winner of Academy Award in 2011 for his role in the ArtistJean Dujardin
39%
Political of French Revolution killed in the bathroomJean-Paul Marat
39%
Painter of DanceHenri Matisse
38%
Mathematician and philosopher of wagerBlaise Pascal
37%
President known for the Centre national d'art et de culture in ParisGeorges Pompidou
37%
Director of BreathlessJean-Luc Godard
37%
Painter of The Yellow ChristPaul Gauguin
37%
Painter of The Card PlayersPaul Cézanne
36%
Theologian and Protestant reformer in GenevaJohn Calvin
35%
Poet, author of IlluminationsArthur Rimbaud
34%
Painter of Napoleon Crossing the AlpsJacques-Louis David
34%
Composer of Pelléas and MélisandeClaude Debussy
33%
One of the most important figure of American and French RevolutionGilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette
31%
Actress, played a character in Belle de JourCatherine Deneuve
30%
French-Armenian considered one of the greatest songwriters in the history of music and icon of pop cultureCharles Aznavour
30%
One of the greatest architect of XX centuryLe Corbusier
30%
Creator of the theory of separation of powersMontesquieu
30%
Prime Minister during the Treaty of VersaillesGeorges Clemenceau
25%
Painter of The Stone BreakersGustave Courbet
25%
Fabulist of XVII centuryJean de La Fontaine
25%
Founder of the International Olympic CommitteePierre de Coubertin
24%
Leading figure of French Revolution responsible of the September MassacresGeorges Danton
23%
Poet, representative of SymbolismPaul Verlaine
23%
Director of The 400 BlowsFrançois Truffaut
20%
Actor considered one of the greatest of XX century, with a role in The Grand IllusionJean Gabin
20%
Director of A Trip to the MoonGeorges Méliès
19%
Enlightenment mathematician and philosopherJean-Baptiste Le Rond d'Alembert
16%
King, saint of Catholic Church, died during a CrusadeLouis IX/Louis the Saint/Saint Louis
16%
Painter of The Raft of the MedusaTheodore Gericault
16%
Poet, representative of Cubism, died during the Spanish flu pandemicGuillaume Apollinaire
15%
Cyclist, five times winner of Tour de FranceBernard Hinault
13%
Prime Minister who signed the Munich Agreement before World War TwoÉdouard Daladier
13%
Allied Commander-in-Chief in World War One, who accepted the German capitulationFerdinand Foch
13%
One of the fathers of European UnionRobert Schuman
11%
Director of A Man Escaped and PickpocketRobert Bresson
10%
Actor acclaimed for his performances in English-speaking filmsVincent Cassel
10%
Composer of FaustCharles Gounod
9%
Writer, winner of Nobel Prize in literature in 1947André Gide
8%
Medieval poet, known for his writing about Arthurian subjectsChrétien de Troyes
8%
Mathematician and physicist, who made many fundamental contributions to pure and applied mathematics and mathematical physicsHenri Poincaré
8%
Figure of XVIII/XIX century important for the development of engineering, mathematics and statisticsPierre-Simon Laplace
8%
Philosopher, winner of Nobel Prize in literature in 1927Henri Bergson
7%
Moderate leader of the early stages of the French RevolutionHonoré Gabriel Riqueti, Count of Mirabeau
7%
One of the leaders of the Jacobin club during the French RevolutionLouis Antoine de Saint-Just
4%
Political and writer who was the chief political theorist of the French RevolutionEmmanuel Joseph Sieyès
3%
Leading member of the Girondins during the French RevolutionJacques Pierre Brissot
2%

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