Famous French People #2

Based on the clues, name these famous French people, past and present.
Quiz by Jerry928
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Last updated: September 26, 2015
First submittedJuly 6, 2014
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French president 2007-2012
Nicolas Sarkozy
Engineer and Paris landmark designer
Gustave Eiffel
Namesake of his fashion label,
1905-1957
Christian Dior
1920's world tennis #1,
crocodile-labeled shirt creator
René Lacoste
La Comédie humaine
Honoré de Balzac
Blue and The English Patient
Juliette Binoche
Painter of The Card Players, 1839-1906
Paul Cezanne
Cyrano de Bergerac title role actor
Gérard Depardieu
Sadism is named after him
Marquis de Sade
Created Athos, Porthos, Aramis and D'Artagnan
Alexandre Dumas
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Artist who spent his later years in Tahiti
Paul Gauguin
French Open is named after this aviator
Roland Garros
Venezuelan-born rugby player of
the 80's and 90's
Serge Blanco
Wrote about an 80 day world traveler
Jules Verne
Mime artist
Marcel Marceau
Economist and author of
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Thomas Piketty
17th century actor and playwright
Molière
Four-time Formula One champion
Alain Prost
Sculpted The Thinker
Auguste Rodin
Banking dynasty
Rothschild
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Level 67
Jul 30, 2014
Not easy, even for a Frenchie ! Btw, besides us Frogs, only a Kiwi could know Serge Blanco :-)
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Level 78
Sep 15, 2014
I did abysmally - for the 80 day world traveler clue, I kept trying Phileas Fogg even though I thought he was English. Never even thought you might want the author.
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Level 74
Sep 16, 2014
Fair point - I've made the clue more clear.
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Level 56
Jan 23, 2015
Hahaha !! What the f**k is Sarko doing in this quiz !?
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Level 74
Jan 23, 2015
Given that he's currently topping the answer-list at 91%, he may be wandering what the f**k the other 19 are doing in this quiz
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Level 73
Jun 29, 2015
Can you accept more spelling for Rothschild please? Most people wouldn't include the first 'h'
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Level 74
Jun 29, 2015
I've asked around, and everyone has spelt it "Rothschild". Are there other Jetpunkers out there who spell this family's name Rotschild?
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Level 73
Sep 26, 2015
Can you nevertheless accept "Rotschild" please? I don't know who the people you asked around are, but I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who missed it because of having it spelt wrongly.
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Level 74
Sep 26, 2015
OK, but I know that you won't need that favor cos you know how to spell it now!
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Level 38
Apr 4, 2017
WHY DON'T YOU ALL JUST LEARN TO SPELL!!! (OR MEMORIZE THE DAMN NAMES ALREADY!)