Statistics for The 30 Greatest Frenchmen

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  • The average score is 12 of 30

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# What they did / were Frenchman / Frenchwoman % Correct
1WWII general and first president of the Fifth RepublicCharles de Gaulle
94%
16Corsican who conquered Europe after the French RevolutionNapoleon Bonaparte
91%
4Polish-born nobel prize winnerMarie Curie
86%
6Les MisérablesVictor Hugo
80%
25He designed the most famous tower in ParisGustave Eiffel
80%
2He discovered vaccination and microbial fermentationLouis Pasteur
80%
10Singer, Non, je ne regrette rienEdith Piaf
71%
15Around the World in Eighty DaysJules Verne
71%
9Pioneer in oceanographyJacques Cousteau
69%
24Longest ruling president (1981-1995)François Mitterrand
63%
22"Father of Europe" who united much of the continent around 800Charlemagne
63%
21Current manager of Real MadridZinedine Zidane
46%
26J'accuseÉmile Zola
43%
17Giant of French comedy, The Mad Adventures of Rabbi JacobLouis de Funès
26%
8Playwright during absolutist France and great writerMolière
26%
5Comedian and founder of Restaurants du CœurColuche
23%
14Fables (17th century)Jean de la Fontaine
23%
29Singer and diplomat with Armenian rootsCharles Aznavour
20%
3Catholic priest and Resistance member, EmmausAbbé Pierre
20%
28Leader of French resistance during World War IIJean Moulin
17%
13Actor / singer nicknamed "her Fernand"Fernandel
17%
20Famous for his popular music, from mambo over reggae until funkSerge Gainsbourg
14%
7Mononymous actor and comedian who played in Le CorniaudBourvil
11%
19Singer popular in the French-speaking world, died in MaliDaniel Balavoine
9%
18Starred in many classical films (30s)Jean Gabin
9%
23Italian actor who starred in French filmLino Ventura
6%
12Singer-songwriter and poet, texts are black humour-tingedGeorges Brassens
6%
30Italian-French actor married to Simone SignoretYves Montand
6%
11First filmmaker elected to the Académie françaiseMarcel Pagnol
0%
27Nun and humanitarianSœur Emanuelle
0%

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