Nicolas Poussin
Et in Arcadia Ego ~~ Nicolas Poussin (15 June 1594 - 19 November 1665), French painter, born in Normandy.
Emile Gallé
Emile GALLÉ (1846-1904) Créateur, verrier et céramiste français. Né à Nancy, en France, en 1846, Emile Gallé est considéré comme le plus étonnant artiste ver...
Henri Royer
Henri Royer (22 January 1869, Nancy – 31 October 1938, Neuilly-sur-Seine was a French painter, remembered especially for his genre works from Brittany.
After attending the École des Beaux-Arts in ...
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Paul Colin (artist)
Paul Colin (27 June 1892 in Nancy, France - 18 June 1985 in Nogent-sur-Marne) was one of France’s greatest poster artists.Made famous in 1925 by his poster for the Revue Nègre, which helped to launch ...
Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux
Rose-Adélaïde Ducreux (1761 – July 26, 1802) was a French painter and musician. Eldest daughter of Joseph Ducreux, with whom she also studied, she showed at a number of salons at the Louvre, beginnin...
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Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard Grandville
Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (13 September 1803, Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle – 17 March 1847, Vanves), generally known by the pseudonym of Jean-Jacques or J. J. Grandville, was a French caricaturist.
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Eugène Tisserant
Eugène-Gabriel-Gervais-Laurent Tisserant (24 March 1884 – 21 February 1972) was a French cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Elevated to the cardinalate in 1936, Tisserant was a prominent and long-...
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Marc de Beauvau, Prince of Craon
'Marc de Beauvau Prince of Craon, (François Vincent Marc; 29 April 1679 - 10 March 1754) Prince of Beauvau and of the Holy Roman Empire, grandee of Spain (29 April 1679 – 10 March 1754) was a French ...
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Emmanuel Héré de Corny
Emmanuel Héré de Corny (12 October 1705 — 2 February 1763) was the court architect to Stanisław Leszczyński, Duke of Lorraine and former King of Poland at his capital of Nancy.Corny, who was born in N...
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François Leuret
François Leuret (29 December 1797 – 5 January 1851) was a French anatomist and psychiatrist who was a native of Nancy.He studied medicine under Jean-Étienne Dominique Esquirol (1772–1840), and w...
Jacques Bellange
Jacques Bellange (c. 1575–1616) was an artist and printmaker from the Duchy of Lorraine (then independent but now part of France) whose etchings and some drawings are his only securely identified work...
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Francis I, Duke of Lorraine
Francis I (23 August 1517 – 12 June 1545) was Duke of Lorraine from 1544–1545.
Born in Nancy, he was the eldest son of Antoine, Duke of Lorraine and Renée of Bourbon-Montpensier, daughter of Gilbe...
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Lucien Adam
Lucien Adam (1833-1918) was a French linguist.
Lucien Adam was born in Nancy, France. He became known for his writings on eastern Ural–Altaic dialects, and for writings on the Cree and Ojibwe dial...
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Jacques Callot
Jacques Callot ([ʒak kalo]; c.1592 – 14 March 1635) was a baroque printmaker and draftsman from the Duchy of Lorraine (an independent state on the north-eastern border of France, southwestern bo...
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Jean-Marie Drot
Jean-Marie Drot (born 1929 in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle) is a French writer and documentary maker. He was the director of the French Academy in Rome from 1985 to 1994. Drot is noted for his documentar...
Romain Descharmes
Romain Descharmes (born March 1980) is a French classical pianist.
Romain Descharmes was born in Nancy, France. He began piano studies at the Conservatoire régional du Grand Nancy, where he won, a...
Jean Borella
Jean Borella (born in Nancy, France, 1930) is a Christian philosopher and theologian. Borella's works are deeply inspired by Ancient and Christian Neoplatonism, but also by the Traditionalist School o...
Virginie Despentes
Virginie Despentes ([depɑ̃t]; born 13 June 1969) is a French writer, novelist, and filmmaker.
Despentes settled in Lyon, where she worked as a maid, a prostitute in "massage parlors" and peep show...
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Georges Marchal
Georges Marchal (10 January 1920 – 28 November 1997) was a French actor.Born Georges Louis Lucot in Nancy, Meurthe-et-Moselle, France, the strikingly handsome Marchal was discovered in the early-1940s...
François Jacob
François Jacob (17 June 1920 – 19 April 2013) was a French biologist who, together with Jacques Monod, originated the idea that control of enzyme levels in all cells occurs through regulation of trans...
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Bernard Dudot
Bernard Dudot ([beʁnaʁ dydo]) (born January 30, 1939) is a French engineer who was instrumental in the development of the turbo V6 and normally aspirated V10 engines of Formula One while working for A...
Sir Henry Baker, 2nd Baronet
Vice-Admiral Sir Henry Loraine Baker, 2nd Baronet CB (3 January 1787 – 2 November 1859) was an officer of the British Royal Navy who served during the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars against ...
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Joseph Diaz Gergonne
Joseph Diaz Gergonne (19 June 1771 at Nancy, France – 4 May 1859 at Montpellier, France) was a French mathematician and logician.
In 1791, Gergonne enlisted in the French army as a captain. That a...
Valérie Mangin
Valérie Mangin (born August 14, 1973 in Nancy) is a French comic book writer.
Ismaël Bouzid
Ismaël Mickael Bouzid (Arabic: إسماعيل بوزيد‎) (born 21 July 1983 in) is an Algerian footballer. He plays mainly as a centre-back but has also been used as a right back.
Born in Nancy, F...
Gérard Hekking
Gérard Hekking (24 August 1879 — 5 June 1942) was a French cellist.Born in Nancy, he served as first cellist of the Concertgebouw Orchestra from 1903 until 1914. From 1927 until his death he taught ce...
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Claude Charles
Claude Charles (1661–1747) was a French historical and decorative painter.Charles was born at Nancy in 1661. He studied under Gérard, and became herald at arms and painter to Leopold, Duke of Lo...