Orléans - People


Orléans is the birthplace of:

  • Raoul Blanchard (1877–1965), geographer
  • Philippe Chanlot, footballer
  • Marion Cotillard, actress
  • Étienne Dolet (1509–1546), scholar and printer
  • Jacques Guillemeau (1550–1613), physician
  • Gaston d'Illiers (1876–1932), sculptor
  • Isaac Jogues (1607–1646), Jesuit missionary
  • Stanislas Julien (1797–1873), orientalist
  • Gustave Lanson (1857–1934), historian
  • Damien Mayenga, footballer
  • Yven Moyo, footballer
  • Charles Péguy (1873–1914), poet and essayist
  • Robert-Joseph Pothier (1699–1772), jurist
  • Lamine Sambe, basketball player
  • Yacine Sene, basketball player
  • Jean Zay (1904–1944), jurist and politician

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