List of people from Marseille


Born in Marseille

Actors and singers

  • Beatrice Altariba (18 June 1939) – actress
  • Andrex (André Jaubert) (23 January 1907, Marseille, 10 July 1989) – singer
  • Jacques Angelvin (5 August 1914, Cannes, 10 November 1978) – actor, TV host
  • Edmond Ardisson (November 30, 1904, Marseille, November 30, 1983) – actor
  • Henri Arius (September 19, 1897, Marseille, May 8, 1962) – actor
  • Ariane Ascaride (10 October 1954) – actress
  • Junie Astor (December 21, 1911, St. Magnance, August 22, 1967) – actress
  • Charles Blavette (June 24, 1906, Suresnes, November 21, 1967) – actor
  • Patrick Bosso (12 October 1962) – actor
  • Bréols (August 12, 1905, Allauch, December 20, 1988) – actor, singer
  • Pierrette Bruno (22 August 1928) – actress
  • Lucien Callamand (April 1, 1888, Nice, December 3, 1968) – actor
  • Sonia Carrere (March 31, 1982) – pornographic actress
  • Jean Castan (August 23, 1917, La Penne-sur-Huveaune, November 11, 1990) – actor
  • Philippe Caubère (21 September 1950) – actor
  • Fernand Charpin (May 30, 1887, Marseille, November 7, 1944) – actor
  • Marcel Charvey (22 February 1916, Puteaux, 21 August 1995) – actor
  • Andrée Clément (August 7, 1918, Paris, May 31, 1954) – actress
  • Jo Corbeau (George Ohanessian) (December 1, 1946) – reggae singer
  • Henri Crémieux (July 19, 1896, Cassis, May 10, 1980) – actor
  • Dazincourt (Joseph Albouis) (December 11, 1747, Paris, March 28, 1809) – actor
  • Edouard Delmont (December 5, 1883, Cannes, November 22, 1955) – actor
  • Doumel (Louis Alfred Doumet) (December 2, 1889, Reillanne, May 23, 1954) – actor
  • Louis Ducreux (22 September 1911, Neuilly, 19 December 1992) – actor, director
  • Dugazon (Jean-Henry Gourgaud) (November 15, 1746, D. Sandillon, October 11, 1809) – actor
  • Fernandel (Fernand Contandin) (May 7, 1903, Paris, February 26, 1971) – actor, singer
  • Franck Fernandel (Franck Contandin) (10 December 1935, from Marseille, 8 June 2011) – actor, singer, radio host
  • Ginette Garcin (1928-2010) – actor
  • Louis Jourdan (19 June 1921) – actor
  • Jean Le Poulain (12 September 1924, Paris, 1 March 1988) – actor, director
  • Cora Madou (5 January 1891, Villefranche sur Mer, 26 February 1971) – singer
  • Lucie Manvel (1 May 1863, Paris 17th, 3 November 1943) – comedy theater actress
  • Avy Marciano (1 November 1972) – actor, musician, composer, author, interpreter
  • Milly Mathis (September 8, 1901, Salon de Provence, March 30, 1965) actress
  • Marcel Maupi (November 6, 1881, Antibes, January 10, 1949) – actor
  • Clara Morgane (25 January 1981) – singer, pornographic actress, media personality and TV host
  • Paul Ollivier (10 February 1876, Paris, 10 June 1948) – actor
  • Géraldine Pailhas (8 January 1971) – actress
  • Paul Préboist (21 February 1927, Paris, 13 March 1997) – actor
  • Joseph Pujol (June 1, 1865, Toulon, August 8, 1945) – strolling comedian, professional farter
  • Jean-Pierre Rambal (13 September 1931, Paris, 18 July 2001) – actor
  • Marcelle Ranson-Hervé (October 10th, 1929) – actress
  • Rellys (Henri Bourelly) (December 15, 1905, Marseille, July 20, 1991) – actor
  • Jean Roucas (1 February 1952) – humorist
  • Catherine Rouvel (31 August 1939) – actress
  • Daniel Russo (13 May 1948) – actor, double
  • Gabriel Signoret (November 15, 1878, Paris, March 16, 1937) – actor
  • Simone Simon (April 23, 1911, Paris, February 23, 2005) – actress

Architects

  • Pascal Coste (November 26, 1787, Marseille, 8 February 1879) – architect
  • Paul Dupré-Lafon (June 17, 1900, Deauville, December 1971) – architect and decorator
  • Marcel Dourgnon (1858, d., Marseille, 1911) – architect
  • Pierre Puget (16 October 1620, Marseille, 2 December 1694) – painter, sculptor, architect
  • Albert-Felix-Theophile Thomas (1847, Paris, 1907) – architect

Dancers

  • Marie Allard (August 14, 1742, Paris, June 14, 1802) – dancer
  • Georges Appaix (1953) – dancer, choreographer
  • Gaby Deslys (4 November 1881, Paris, 11 February 1920) – dancer, singer
  • Maurice Béjart (January 1, 1927, d. Lausanne, November 22, 2007) – dancer, choreographer
  • Mathieu Ganio (1984) – dancer
  • Daniel Larrieu (1927) – dancer
  • Lucien Petipa (December 22, 1815, Versailles, July 7, 1898) – dancer
  • Marius Petipa (March 11, 1818, d.Gurzuf (Crimea), July 14, 1910) – dancer, ballet master

Designers and poster artists

Honoré Daumier: Sunday at the Museum
  • Georges Arditi (1914, 15 January 2012) – painter
  • Jo Berto (Joseph Bertocchio) (22 November 1907, Marseille, 25 June 1978) – lithographic artist
  • Honoré Daumier (26 February 1808, Valmondois, 11 February 1879) – caricaturist, sculptor
  • Dubout (May 15, 1905, Saint-Aunes, June 27, 1976) – humorous designer
  • Gérard Lauzier (November 30, 1932) – comic stip artist, film director
  • Lisa Mandel (23 April 1977) – comic strip designer
  • Tibet (31 October 1931, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, 3 January 2010) – comic strip designer
  • Jean-Emmanuel Vermot-Desroches (1974) – comic strips

Directors

  • René Allio (March 8, 1924, Paris, March 27, 1995) – painter, then script writer, film and theater director
  • André Benedetto (July 14, 1934, Avignon, July 13, 2009) – author and theater director, founder of “off” at Festival d’Avignon
  • Paul Carpita (12 November 1922, Marseille, 23 October 2009) – scenario writer
  • Philippe Dajoux (March 23, 1968) – director
  • Robert Guédiguian (3 December 1953) – director, actor, screenwriter and producer

Doctors

  • Charles Peyssonnel (1640, Marseille, 16 September 1720) – doctor, died from plague
  • Jean-André Peyssonnel (19 June 1694, Guadeloupe, 24 December 1759) – doctor and naturalist

Editors

  • Robert Laffont (November 30, 1916, Neuilly-sur-Seine , May 19, 2010) – editor
  • Ferdinand Lop (October 10, 1891, San Sebastián de Morsent , October 29, 1974) – editor, poet

Engravers

  • Jacques Gautier d’Agoty (1710, Paris, 1781) – engraver
  • Henri Berengier (1880, 1943) – engraver

Explorers

  • Euthymenes (5th century BC)
  • Alphonse Fondère (August 26, 1865, Addis Ababa, November 26, 1930) – explore, aviator
  • Pytheas (4th century BC) – astronomer, explorer
  • Gaston Rébuffat (May 7, 1921, Paris) – Alpinist
  • Jean-Noël Savelli (March 26, 1853, Foumban, November 14, 1917) – soldier and explorer

Historians

  • Édouard Baratier (19 August 1923, Marseille, 31 July 1972) – historian
  • Louis Blancard (1831-1902) – archivist, paleographer
  • Augustin Fabre (June 20, 1797, Marseille, January 16, 1870) – historian
  • Marc Fumaroli (10 June 1932) – historian, essayist
  • Jean-Baptiste Grosson (August 20, 1733, Montefusco, December 20, 1800) – notary, historian of Marseille
  • Camille Jullian (15 March 1859, Paris, 12 December 1933) – historian of Gaul

Industrialists and business people

  • Pierre Bellon (24 January 1930) – founder of Sodexo group
  • Jules Charles-Roux (14 November 1841; d. | Paris, March 6, 1918) – industrialist, writer, boss
  • Norbert D’Agostino – former president of Olympique de Marseille
  • Jacques-Antoine Granjon (9 August 1962) – founder of online commerce site Vente-privee.com
  • Jean Peyrelevade (24 October 1939) – businessman, politician
  • Dominique Piazza (31 May 1860, d.Marseille, 10 December 1941) – inventor of the postcard
  • Denis Ranque (7 January 1952) – to become CEO and chairman of Thales Group
  • Paul Ricard (9 July 1909, d. | Marseille, 7 November 1997) – founder of the Pernod Ricard alcohol group
  • Marc Simoncini (1963) – founder of Meetic Internet dating site
  • Serge Tchuruk (13 November 1937) – to train CEO and chairman of Alcatel

Journalists

  • Jean-Pierre Foucault (November 23, 1947) – radio and TV host
  • Patrice Laffont (August 21, 1940) – TV host
  • André Remacle (April 3, 1910, Marseille, July 14, 1995) – journalist, writer
  • Jean-François Revel (19 January 1924, Paris, 30 April 2006) – philosopher, academician , journalist, political chronicler and writer

Lawyers and judges

  • Gilbert Collard (3 February 1948) – lawyer
  • Paul Lombard (17 February 1917) – lawyer and writer
  • Eugene Mouton (April 13, 1823, Paris, June 8, 1902) – magistrate and writer
  • Emile Pollak (April 21, 1914, Marseille, January 6, 1978) – lawyer

Mafia

  • Francis the Belgian (March 3, 1946, Paris, July 22, 2000)
  • François Spirito (1900, Toulon, 9 October 1967)
  • Nick Venturi (June 24, 1923, from Marseille, April 6, 2008)
  • Tany Zampa (April 1, 1933, Marseille, August 16, 1984)

Military people

  • François Joseph Clary Marie (3 October 1786, Paris, 27 January 1841) – Brigadier
  • Francis Coli (June 5, 1881, North Atlantic, May 8, 1927) – aviator
  • William Cornut (c.1230, d off Malta, 8 June or 8 July 1283) – admiral
  • Pierre Dominique Garnier (December 19, 1756, Nantes, May 11, 1827) – General in the French Revolution
  • Jean Gaspard de Vence (April 6, 1747, Tonnerre, March 1808) – corsair, rear admiral, maritime prefect of Toulon
  • Joseph Maugard (24 December 1913, Montsegur-sur-Lauzon , 11 September 1995) – Companion of the Liberation
  • Emile Muselier (April 10, 1882, Toulon, September 2, 1965) – Admiral
  • Nicolas Roze ( The Roze Knight ) (September 25, 1675, Marseille, September 2, 1733) – captain during the 1720 plague
  • Jean-Paul de Saumeur (The Knight Paul ) (December 1598, Toulon, 20 December 1667) – squadron commander

Musicians

  • Akhenaton (Philippe Fragione) (17 September 1968) – rapper
  • Shurik’n (Geoffroy Mussard) (11 March 1966) – rapper
  • Georges Arvanitas (13 June 1931, 25 July 2005) – pianist
  • Roberto Benzi (12 December 1937) – orchestra conductor
  • Erick Benzi (1 March 1959) – author, composer, director
  • Ralph Bernet (1927) – lyric writer
  • Georges Boeuf (1937) – compose
  • Charles Burles (21 June 1936) – tenor
  • Léo Chauliac (6 February 1913; d. 27 October 1977) – pianist, composer, orchestra conductor
  • Stanislas Champein (November 19, 1753, Paris, September 19, 1830) – compose
  • Georges Chelon (4 January 1943) – author, composer, interpreter
  • Régine Crespin (23 February 1927, Paris, 5 July 2007) – opera singer
  • Domenico Della Maria (14 June 1769, Paris, 9 March 1800) – opera composer
  • Patrick Fiori (23 September 1969) – singer
  • Mireille Flour (April 29, 1906 – 1984) – classical harpist
  • Zino Francescatti (August 9, 1902, La Ciotat, September 17, 1991) – violinist
  • Cedric Gervais (1979) – DJ and producer of house music
  • Hubert Giraud (1920, 2016) – lyric writer
  • André Jaume (7 October 1940) – saxophonist, clarinettist
  • The Luciano Rat (Christophe Carmona) (April 21, 1976) – rapper
  • Jean Lumière (20 August 1895, Paris, 2 April 1979) – singer
  • Paul Mauriat (March 4, 1925, Perpignan, November 3, 2006) – orchestra conductor
  • Clara Morgane (1 January 1981) – porn actress
  • Lucien Muratore (August 29, 1876, Paris, July 16, 1954) – tenor, film actor
  • André Pascal (1932, 2001) – songwriter
  • Mireille Ponsard (1908, Paris, 5 February 1999) – singer, actress
  • Franck Pourcel (August 14, 1913, Neuilly sur Seine, November 12, 2000) – violinist, orchestra conductor
  • Jean-Pierre Rampal (January 7, 1922, Paris, May 20, 2000) – flautist
  • Jean Marie Rebischung (March 30, 1962) – compose
  • Ernest Reyer (December 1, 1823, Le Lavandou, January 15, 1909) – compose
  • Jean-Michel Sanchez (June 28, 1969) – organist, musicologist
  • Vincent Scotto (April 21, 1876, Paris, November 15, 1952) – compose
  • SCH (real name Julien Schwarzer) (6 April 1993) – rapper
  • Cyril Tarquiny (24 May 1974) – guitarist
  • Henri Tomasi (August 17, 1901, Paris, January 13, 1971) – orchestra conductor
  • Jannick Top (4 October 1947) – compose
  • Cora Vaucaire (July 22, 1918, Paris, September 17, 2011) – singer
  • Raymond Vincy (23 February 1904, Neuilly-sur-Seine, 26 May 1968) – lyric writer

Painters

  • Marguerite Allar (August 1, 1899, Marseille, January 22, 1974) – painter and teacher
  • Raymond Allègre (1857, d., Marseille, 1933) – painter
  • John Arena (September 11, 1929) – painter
  • Marcel Arnaud (8 October 1877, Aix-en-Provence, 18 March 1956) – painter, director of the School of Fine Arts in Aix-en-Provence
  • Edmond Astruc (November 4, 1878, Marseille (January 11, 1977) – aviator and painter
  • Louis Audibert (June 11, 1880, Marseille, March 20, 1983) – painter
  • Joseph Marius Jean Avy (21 September 1871, 1939) – Painter
  • Eugene de Barberiis (March 9, 1851, Sanary, November 29, 1937) – Painter
  • Jean-Jérôme Baugean (18 June 1764, 1830) – painter and engraver
  • Charles Camoin (23 September 1879, Paris, 29 May 1965) – painter
  • Jacques Carelman (1929) – painter, decorator and illustrator
  • Alfred Casile (9 February 1848, Marseille, 1 June 1909) – painter
  • Alfred Chataud (August 17, 1833, from Algiers, 1908) – Orientalist painter
  • Jean-Antoine Constantin (January 20, 1756, Aix-en-Provence, January 9, 1844) – painter
  • Meiffren Conte (1624, Marseille, 10 March 1705) – painter
  • Édouard Crémieux (January 21, 1856, in deportation, May 1944) – painter
  • Jean-Joseph Dassy (December 27, 1791, Marseille, July 27, 1865) – painter
  • Savior Marius Di Russo (11 January 1897, Marseille, 18 November 1983) – painter
  • Eugene Dufour (1873, Marseille, 1941) – painter
  • Antoine Ferrari (1 February 1910, Marseille, 1995) – painter
  • Joseph Garibaldi (1863, Marseille, May 7, 1941) – painter
  • François Gautier (1842, d.1917) – painter
  • Antoine Gianelli (23 August 1896, Marseille, 23 March 1983) – painter
  • Jean-Amédée Gibert (28 January 1869, Marseille, 1945) – painter ( Prix ​​de Rome 1898), architect, curator of the Marseille Museums
  • Marius Guindon (8 April 1805, 1918) – painter, sculptor
  • en: Piotr Klemenciewicz (11 February 1956) – painter
  • Charles François Lacroix of Marseilles (1700, Berlin, 1782) – painter
  • Alfred Lombard (April 24, 1884, Toulon, September 7, 1973) – painter
  • Antoine Dominique Magaud (August 4, 1817, Marseille, December 23, 1899) – painter
  • Stephen Philippe Martin (July 27, 1856, Marseille, March 6, 1945) – painter, musician
  • Jules Monge (1855, Paris, 1934) – painter
  • Adolphe Monticelli (18 October 1824, Marseille, 26 June 1886) – painter
  • Alphonse Moutte (March 4, 1840, Marseille, April 21, 1913) – painter
  • Louis Nattero (16 October 1870, Marseille, 10 November 1915) – painter
  • Jean-Baptiste Olive (July 31, 1848, Paris, May 13, 1936) – painter
  • Henri Pinta (1856, Paris, 1944) – painter, Prix ​​de Rome 1884
  • Jean-Claude Quilici (1941) – painter
  • Marie Rauzy (March 21, 1961) – painter
  • Marius Rey (1836, 1927) – painter
  • Gustave Ricard (1 September 1823, Paris, 23 January 1873) – painter
  • Antoine Roux (March 6, 1765, Marseille, April 20, 1835) – painter
  • Arsène Sari (October 7, 1895, Aubagne, November 8, 1995) – painter
  • René Seyssaud (June 15, 1867, St. Chamas, September 24) – painter
  • Louis Toncini (1907, 2002) – painter
  • François Topino-Lebrun (April 11, 1964, Paris, January 31, 1801) – painter and revolutionary
  • Stanislas Torrents (23 May 1839, Cannes, 6 November 1916) – painter
  • Louis Trabuc (2 August 1928, D. Manosque, 23 February 2008) – Painter
  • André Alexandre Verdilhan (March 14, 1881, Paris, July 21, 1963) – painter, sculptor
  • Fortuné Viguier (1841, 1916) – painter
  • Auguste Vimar (November 3, 1851, Marseille, August 23, 1916) – painter, sculptor

Police officers

  • Lucien Aimé-Blanc (23 March 1935) – Commissioner
  • Gérard Girel (7 August 1946) – Commissioner
  • Georges Nguyen Van Loc (2 April 1933, Cannes, 7 December 2008) – Commissioner, writer and actor

Politicians

  • René Arthaud (September 21, 1915, July 21, 2007) – Deputy
  • Charles Barbaroux (6 March 1767, Bordeaux, 25 June 1794) – lawyer, Deputy
  • Henry Bergasse (September 26, 1894, Marseille, March 28, 1977) – Deputy
  • Paul Boulet (8 September 1894, Montpellier, 27 July 1982) – Deputy
  • Charles de Casaulx (20 March 1547; d. Marseille, 17 February 1596) – First Consul
  • Jean Chevallier (July 31, 1897, Saumur, November 14, 1985) – Vichy French governor of Sigmaringen (1945-1949)
  • Désirée Clary (8 November 1777, Stockholm, 17 December 1860) – Queen of Sweden
  • François Clary (24 February 1725, Marseille, 20 January 1794) – Alderman of Marseille
  • Joseph Nicolas Clary (March 26, 1760, Paris, June 6, 1823) – The Hundred Days
  • Augustin-Eudes-Joseph Durand (May 7, 1757) – Deputy
  • Jean-Baptiste Estelle (January 1662, d., Marseille, January 1723) – Alderman
  • Étienne Garnier-Pagès (December 27, 1801, Paris, June 23, 1841) – Deputy
  • Jean-Claude Gaudin (8 October 1939) – Senator, Mayor
  • François Girard (July 23, 1761, Paris, March 26, 1854) – Deputy for Vaucluse
  • François Omer Granet (16 November 1758, dt 10 September 1821) – Deputy
  • François Isoard (March 3, 1765, Aix-en-Provence, September 25, 1795) – Secretary of the Friends of the Constitution Club
  • Alexandre Marius Jacob (27 September 1879, Bois-Saint-Denis (Indre), 28 August 1954) – anarchist
  • Antoine de Jessé-Charleval (1836, Marseille, 1915) – Mayor of Marseille
  • Henri Jibrayel (18 September 1951) – Deputy
  • Jean-François Lieutaud (3 March 1754, Paris, 19 February 1801) – Commander-in-Chief of the National Guard in Marseille
  • Charles-Marie Livon (May 19, 1850, Marseille, August 16, 1917) – doctor, Mayor of Marseille
  • Joseph Mascarel (1816, Los Angeles, 1899) – sailor, Mayor of Los Angeles
  • Jean-Raymond Mourraille (25 November 1721, Marseille, 30 December 1808) – astronomer, Mayor of Marseille
  • Emile Ollivier (July 2, 1825, St. Gervais baths, August 20, 1913) – Minister
  • Claude-Charles de Peyssonnel (1727, Paris, 1790) – Ambassador
  • Paul Peytral (20 January 1842, Marseille, 30 November 1919) – Deputy, minister
  • Victor Peytral (October 18, 1874, Draguignan, April 20, 1964) – Deputy, Minister
  • Michel Pezet (9 April 1942) – Deputy, lawyer
  • Germaine Poinso-Chapuis (March 6, 1901, Marseille, February 20, 1981) – Minister
  • François-Trophime Rebecquy (September 1, 1744, Marseille, May 3, 1794) – Deputy
  • Henri Tasso (8 October 1882, Marseille, 12 February 1944) – Mayor of Marseille
  • Adolphe Thiers (April 15, 1797, Saint-Germain-en-Laye, September 3, 1877) – President of France
  • Michel Vaxès (14 November 1940) – Deputy
  • Raymond Valabrègue (September 25, 1899, Marseille, April 18, 1966) – Deputy for Drôme

Religious personalities

See also Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Marseilles .

  • Pierre Barthélemy (Peter Bartholomew) (Palestine, 20 April 1099) – soldier, mystic
  • Louis-Toussaint Dassy (November 1, 1808, Marseille, August 23, 1888) – abbot, founder of the institute for young blind
  • Jean-Baptiste Fouque (September 12, 1851, d., Marseille, December 5, 1926) – priest
  • Folquet de Marselha (1155, Toulouse, 25 December 1231) – Bishop of Toulouse
  • Jean-Pierre Ricard (25 September 1944) – Cardinal

Resistant 

Memorial to Eliane Plewman in concentration camp Dachau
  • Berty Albrecht (15 February 1893, Fresnes, 1943) – resistant
  • Marie-Madeleine Fourcade (November 8, 1909, Paris, July 20, 1989) – Chief of the “Alliance” network
  • Eliane Plewman (1917, Dachau, 13 September 1944) – resistant

Scientists

  • Elzéar Abeille Perrin (3 January 1843, Marseille, 9 October 1910) – entomologist
  • Sabin Berthelot (4 April 1794 – 10 November 1880) – naturalist, ethnologist
  • François Cauvière (October 13, 1780, d. | Marseille, October 2, 1858) – surgeon
  • Henri Fabre (November 29, 1882, Le Touvet, June 30, 1984) – engineer, aviator
  • Charles Fabry (11 June 1867, Paris, 11 December 1945) – physicist
  • Max Escalon de Fonton (5 February 1920) – prehistorian, archaeologist
  • Jean Baptiste Marie Jaubert (17 March 1726; Brignoles d, 9 August 1884) – doctor and ornithologist
  • Henry de Lumley (14 August 1934) – archeologist, geologist and prehistorian
  • Frank Merle (22 November 1962) – mathematician
  • Fernand Mossé (25 May 1892 – 10 July 1956) – philologist
  • Jean-André Peyssonnel (June 19, 1694, St. Bertrand de l’Isle Grande-Terre in Guadeloupe , December 24, 1759) – doctor and naturalist
  • William of St. James of Silvabelle (28 January 1722; d. Marseille, 10 February 1801) – mathematician, astronomer
  • André Turcat (23 October 1921 – 4 January 2016) – pilot test, first pilot of Concorde at supersonic speed

Sculptors

  • César Baldaccini (1 January 1921, Paris, 6 December 1998) – sculptor
  • Jean-Marie Baumel (November 2, 1911, Neuilly (Eure), June 2, 1978) – sculptor
  • Auguste Carli (12 July 1868, Paris, 28 January 1930) – sculptor
  • Alice Colonieu (November 5, 1924, Marseille, July 16, 2010) – sculptor, ceramicist, painter
  • Paul Gondard (September 7, 1884, Marseille, February 27, 1953) – sculptor
  • Gustave Guétant (May 25, 1873, Marseille, July 23, 1953) – sculptor, designer, illustrator
  • Jean-Louis Lagnel (8 February 1764, Marseille, 16 September 1822) – santonnier
  • Henri-Edouard Lombard (21 January 1875, Paris, 23 July 1929) – sculptor, Prix ​​de Rome 1883
  • Raymonde Martin (15 January 1887, Marseille, 7 December 1977) – sculptor
  • Pierre Puget (16 October 1620, Marseille, 2 December 1694) – painter, sculptor, architect and engineer
  • Raymond Servian (May 18, 1903, Marseille, February 1953) – sculptor
  • Élie-Jean Vézien (18 July 1890, Marseille, 7 September 1982) – sculptor, engraver and medallist

Sportsmen and women

  • Paul Aymé (July 29, 1869, Madrid, July 25, 1962) – tennis player
  • Elie Bayol (February 28, 1914), La Ciotat, May 25, 1995) – motor racer
  • Jean Boiteux (20 June 1933, Bordeaux, 11 April 2010) – swimmer
  • Jean Bouin (December 21, 1888, Xivray (Meuse), September 29, 1914) – long-distance runner
  • Alexandre Caizergues (March 14, 1979) – kite surfing
  • Eric Cantona (24 May 1966) – footballer
  • Daniel Costantini (21 October 1943) – handball trainer
  • Rolland Courbis (12 August 1953) – footballer, trainer
  • Antoine Delpero (1 November 1985) – longboard surf
  • Marcel Dib (10 August 1960) – footballer
  • Albin Ebondo (23 February 1984) – footballer
  • Jean-Luc Ettori (29 July 1955) – footballer
  • Mathieu Flamini (March 7, 1984) – footballer
  • Laurent Foirest (18 September 1973) – basketball player
  • Jessica Fox (11 June 1994) – Kayaker and Canoeist
  • Gustave Ganay (March 21, 1892, Paris, August 23, 1926) – cyclist
  • Gérard Gili (7 August 1952) – footballer
  • Sébastien Grosjean (29 May 1978) – tennis player
  • Myriam Jerusalmi (24 October 1961) – kayaker
  • Frank Leboeuf (22 January 1968) – footballer
  • Peter Luccin (9 April 1979) – footballer
  • Mohamed M’Changama (9 June 1987) – footballer
  • William Meynard (11 July 1987) – swimmer
  • Alain Mosconi (9 September 1949) – swimmer
  • André Moulon (August 10, 1935, Marseille, April 14, 2009) – footballer
  • Samir Nasri (26 June 1987) – footballer
  • Louisa Nécib (23 January 1987) – footballer
  • Christopher Pratt (1981) – navigator and skipper
  • Gaston Rébuffat (May 7, 1921, from Marseille, June 1, 1985) – Alpinist
  • Julien Sablé (11 September 1980) – footballer
  • Roger Scotti (29 July 1925, Marseille, 12 December 2001) – footballer
  • Anthony Terras (21 June 1985) – shooting
  • Alain Weisz (29 May 1953) – train basketball player, trainer
  • Zinédine Zidane (23 June 1972) – footballer

Writers

  • Amédée Achard (April 22, 1814, Paris, March 26, 1875) – writer, journalist
  • Antonin Artaud (4 September 1896, Ivry-sur-Seine, 4 March 1948) – writer, poet
  • Gilles Ascaride (1947) – writer, sociologist
  • Gabriel Audisio (July 27, 1910, Issy-les-Moulineaux, January 26, 1978) – writer, poet
  • Joseph Autran (June 20, 1813, from Marseille, March 6, 1877) – dramatist, poet
  • Nicolas Thomas Barthe (1734, 17 June 1785) – dramatist, poet
  • Auguste-Marseille Barthélemy (May 11, 1794, from Marseille, August 23, 1867) – poet
  • Jean-François de Bastide (July 15, 1724, Milan, July 4, 1798) – polygraph
  • Jean-Michel Billioud (1964) – writer
  • Maria Borrély (16 October 1890, Digne-les-Bains, 22 February 1963) – writer
  • Louis Brauquier (August 14, 1900, Marseille, September 7, 1976) – writer, poet
  • Robert Bouvier (July 21, 1941, Marseille, May 11, 1992) – journalist, writer
  • Marcel Brion (21 November 1895, Paris, 23 October 1984) – writer, art historian, Academician
  • Antoine Bruguière of Sorsum (22 June 1773, Marseille, 7 October 1823) – philologist
  • Philippe Carrese (6 April 1956) – writer, documentary maker
  • Patrick Cauvin (October 6, 1932, Paris, August 13, 2010) – writer
  • Jean de La Ceppède (1548, Avignon, 1623) – poet, magistrate
  • Jean Contrucci (7 June 1939) – writer
  • Gilles Del Pappas (14 December 1949) – writer
  • César Chesneau Dumarsais (July 17, 1676, Paris, June 11, 1756) – philosopher, grammarian
  • Jean-Christophe Duchon-Doris (2 January 1960) – writer
  • Paul Alexandre Dulard (March 8, 1695, Marseille, December 7, 1760) – poet
  • Yann of L’Écotais (14 November 1940, Paris, 23 October 2008) – writer, journalist
  • René Frégni (8 July 1947) – writer
  • Christian Garcin (8 November 1959) – writer
  • Victor Gélu (September 12, 1806, Marseille, April 2, 1885) – poet in Provençal language, Marseilles dialect
  • Daniel Giraud (10 January 1946) – Chinese writer and translator, blues musician
  • Leon Gozlan (September 11, 1803, Paris, September 14, 1866) – writer, associated with Balzac
  • Jean-Claude Izzo (June 20, 1945, d., Marseille, January 26, 2000) – writer
Edmond Rostand
  • Edmond Jaloux (June 19, 1878, Lutry, August 15, 1949) – novelist, literary critic
  • Sébastien Japrisot (July 4, 1931, Vichy, March 4, 2003) – novelist, screenwriter
  • Étienne-François de Lantier (1734-1826) – playwright
  • Jean-Patrick Manchette (December 19, 1942, Paris, June 3, 1995) – writer and chronicler
  • Joseph Mery (21 January 1797, Paris, 20 June 1866) – polygraph
  • Thyde Monnier (Mathilde Anna Rose) (June 23, 1887, Nice, January 18, 1967) – writer
  • Marc-Édouard Nabe (27 December 1958) – writer, painter
  • Florence Pazzottu (9 November 1962) – poet
  • Michel Ragon (24 June 1924) – writer
  • Charles Rinn (1849-1929) – hellenist, lexicographer
  • Edmond Rostand (April 1, 1868, Paris, December 2, 1918) – dramatic author, French Academy
  • André Roussin (22nd January 1911, Paris, 3rd November 1987) – writer of comedies
  • Saint-Pol-Roux (January 15, 1861, Brest, October 18, 1940) – poet
  • Eugene Saccomano (23 September 1936) – journalist, writer
  • Serge Scotto (15 November 1963) – writer
  • Christiane Singer (1943, Vienna, 4 April 2007) – writer, essayist and novelist
  • André Suarès (June 12, 1868, St. Maur, September 7, 1948) – writer
  • Honore d’Urfe (11 February 1568, Villefranche-sur-mer, 1 June 1625) – novelist
  • Frédéric Valabrègue (12 January 1952) – novelist
  • Jean-Marc Valladier (1957) – writer

Associated with Marseille

Marseille was the place of birth, death or residence of:

  • Michel Abdou (31 October 1945) – Painter
  • Hubert Aicardi (March 21, 1922, Marseille, 1991) – painter
  • Larry Azouni (born 1994) – football player
  • Romain Barnier (born 1976) – freestyle swimmer
  • Jean-Claude Beton (1925-2013) – founder of Orangina [1]
  • Isabelle Caro (1982-2010) – model and actress
  • Georges Chappe (born 1944) – cyclist
  • Pierre Demours (1702-1795) – physician
  • Robert Digonnet (8 November 1900, d., Marseille, 28 January 1991) – CEO of the Elephant Tea Society
  • Jean-Baptiste Benoît Eyriès (1767-1846) – geographer, author and translator
  • Augustin Féraud (from Marseille) – founder of BTP group, GTM , ex Vinci
  • Philippe Gaillet (1924) – painter
  • Rémy Di Gregorio (born 1985) – cyclist
  • Henri-Irénée Marrou (1904-1977) – historian
  • Charles Joseph Eugene de Mazenod (1782-1861) – bishop of Marseille and founder of the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
  • Pavlos Melas (1870-1904) – Greek army officer
  • Darius Milhaud (1892-1974) – compose
  • Marc Panther (born 1970) – member of the Japanese rock band Globe
  • Jonathan Santiago (born 1994) – football player
  • Sacha Sosno (born 1937) – sculptor
  • Guy Tempier (1960) – painter, decorator
  • Guy Toubon (30 October 1931) – painter, writer

References

  1. Jump up^ Yardley, William (6 December 2013). “Jean-Claude Beton, Who Sent Orangina Around the World, Dies at 88” . New York Times . Retrieved 5 January 2014 .  “Founder of iconic French soda Orangina dies” . France 24 . 4 December 2013 . Retrieved 2 January 2014 .

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