People from Brest, France

Posted May 4, 2011
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  1. Pierre Brice

    Pierre Brice


    Pierre-Louis Baron de Bris (6 February 1929 – 6 June 2015), known as Pierre Brice, was a French actor, best known as fictional Apache-chief Winnetou in German Karl May films.

  2. Gonzalo Higuaín

    Gonzalo Higuaín


    Gonzalo Gerardo Higuaín (born 10 December 1987) is a French-born Argentine professional footballer who plays for Italian club Napoli and the Argentina national team as a striker.

  3. Béatrice Dalle

    Béatrice Dalle


    Béatrice Dalle (born 19 December 1964) is a French actress.

  4. Yann Tiersen

    Yann Tiersen


    Yann Tiersen (born 23 June 1970) is a French musician. His musical career is split between studio albums, collaborations and film soundtracks. His music involves a large variety of instruments; primarily the guitar, synthesizer or violin together with instruments like the melodica, xylophone, toy piano, harpsichord, accordion and typewriter.

  5. Laury Thilleman

    Laury Thilleman


    Laury Thilleman (born 30 July 1991) is a French dancer, model, TV Host and beauty pageant titleholder who was crowned Miss France 2011 on 4 December 2010. She made the top 10 at Miss Universe 2011.

  6. Mathieu Spinosi

    Mathieu Spinosi


    Mathieu Spinosi (born 6 June 1990) is a French actor.

  7. Alain Robbe-Grillet

    Alain Robbe-Grillet


    Alain Robbe-Grillet (18 August 1922 – 18 February 2008) was a French writer and filmmaker. He was, along with Nathalie Sarraute, Michel Butor and Claude Simon, one of the figures most associated with the Nouveau Roman (new novel) trend. Alain Robbe-Grillet was elected a member of the Académie française on 25 March 2004, succeeding Maurice Rheims at seat No. 32. He was married to Catherine Robbe-Grillet (née Rstakian).

  8. Miossec



    Christophe Miossec is a French singer and songwriter born in Brest, Brittany, France on December 24, 1964.

  9. Delphine Wespiser

    Delphine Wespiser


    Delphine Wespiser (born 3 January 1992) is a French model, television presenter and politician. She is a beauty pageant titleholder who was elected Miss Haut-Rhin 2011, Miss Alsace 2011 and Miss France 2012.

  10. Charlène Guignard

    Charlène Guignard


    Charlène Edith Magali Guignard (born 12 August 1989) is a French-Italian ice dancer who competes for Italy with Marco Fabbri since 2010. They have won four ISU Challenger Series medals, including gold at the 2015 Golden Spin of Zagreb and 2015 Warsaw Cup, and six consecutive silver medals at the Italian Championships. They have reached the free dance at nine ISU Championships, achieving their best result, sixth, at the 2015 Europeans.

  11. Marine Renoir

    Marine Renoir


    Marine Renoir is a French actress, she began her career in 2010, getting her first major role in the second opus of The Skin Territory trilogy "Rain Doll" screened at Cannes Film Market in 2014. The Skin Territory Trilogy is directed by Jean-Louis Daniel.

  12. Kayden Boche

    Kayden Boche


    Kayden Boche (born June 3, 1985) is a French model, actor, film director, music producer, songwriter and graphic designer, also known as a recurring music video director for French recording artist and entertainer Jérémy Amelin. At age 18, Boche started his career as high fashion model walking the runway for Christian Dior, Prada, Kenzo, Francesco Smalto, Alexis Mabille, and more. He is notable for starring in the latest Dior Addict fragrance campaigns Be Iconic and Eau Délice by Christian Dior alongside top model Daphne Groeneveld, and appearing in editorials for French Vogue and Jalouse Magazine.

  13. Karim Soltani

    Karim Soltani


    Karim Soltani (Arabic: كريم سلطاني ‎; born 29 August 1984) is an Algerian footballer currently playing for Skoda Xanthi F.C. in the Greek Super League. He primarily plays as a winger, but can also play as a striker.

  14. Alex Thépot

    Alex Thépot


    Alexis 'Alex' Thépot (30 July 1906 – 21 February 1989; born in Brest, Finistère) was a French football player. He was the goalkeeper of the French national team in the first two World Cups, 1930 and 1934, and an Olympian.

  15. Camille Papin Tissot

    Camille Papin Tissot


    Camille Papin Tissot (15 October 1868, Brest, France – 2 October 1917, Arcachon), was a French naval officer and pioneer of wireless telegraphy who established the first French operational radio connections at sea.

  16. Henri Salaun (squash player)

    Henri Salaun (squash player)


    Henri Raoul Marie Salaun (born 1926, in Brest, France) is a French-born American hardball squash player (his paternal grandfather was the French admiral Henri Salaun). He is "widely considered one of the world’s most influential squash players."

  17. Philippe Paolantoni

    Philippe Paolantoni


    Philippe Paolantoni (born 1952) is a French civil servant and administrator. Paolantoni was appointed the French Administrator Superior of Wallis and Futuna on Monday, July 28, 2008, succeeding his predecessor Richard Didier. He officially took office in Wallis and Futuna on September 8, 2008.

  18. Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec

    Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec


    Jean-Michel Huon de Kermadec (Brest, 1748 – New Caledonia, 1792) was an 18th century French navigator. In September 1791 he was chosen to command the Espérance on the Bruni d'Entrecasteaux expedition to find the lost expedition of Jean-François de La Pérouse. The expedition explored Australia and the South Pacific. The Kermadec Islands northeast of New Zealand are named for Huon de Kermadec, as are Kermadec Trench, Huonville, the Huon Valley, and Huon River of Tasmania, and the Huon Peninsula and Huon Gulf of Papua New Guinea.

  19. Bernard Cornut-Gentille

    Bernard Cornut-Gentille


    Bernard Cornut-Gentille (26 July 1909 – 21 January 1992) was a French administrator and politician.

  20. Eugène Deloncle

    Eugène Deloncle


    Eugène Deloncle (20 June 1890, Brest—17 January 1944, Paris) was a French engineer and Fascist leader, and the adoptive father of Jacques Corrèze.

  21. Gustave Hervé

    Gustave Hervé


    Gustave Hervé (Brest, January 2, 1871 – Paris, October 25, 1944) was a French politician. At first he was a fervent antimilitarist socialist and pacifist, but he later turned to equally zealous ultranationalism, declaring his patriotisme in 1912 when released from 26 months of imprisonment for anti-militarist publishing activities.

  22. Nathalie Lemel

    Nathalie Lemel


    Nathalie Lemel (26 August 1827 - 1921), was a militant anarchist and feminist who participated on the barricades at the Commune de Paris of 1871. She was deported to Nouvelle Calédonie with Louise Michel.

  23. Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu

    Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu


    Georges Thierry d'Argenlieu, in religion Father Louis of the Trinity, O.C.D. (7 August 1889 – 7 September 1964), was a Discalced Carmelite friar and priest, who was also a diplomat and French Navy officer and admiral; he became one of the major personalities of the Forces navales françaises libres. He was the chancellor of the Ordre de la Libération.

  24. Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand Linois

    Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand Linois


    Charles-Alexandre Léon Durand, Comte de Linois (27 January 1761 – 2 December 1848) was a French admiral during the time of Napoleon Bonaparte. He won a victory over the British at the Battle of Algeciras in 1801 and led an unsuccessful campaign against British trade in the Indian Ocean and South China Sea in 1803.

  25. Claire de Duras

    Claire de Duras


    Claire, Duchess of Duras (née de Kersaint; 1777–1828) was a French writer best known for her 1823 novel called Ourika, which examines issues of racial and sexual equality, and which inspired the 1969 John Fowles novel The French Lieutenant's Woman.

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