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Famous Astronauts from France

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List of notable or famous astronauts from France, with bios and photos, including the top astronauts born in France and even some popular astronauts who immigrated to France. If you're trying to find out the names of famous French astronauts then this list is the perfect resource for you. These astronauts are sorted alphabetically, and information about each well-known astronaut from France is included when available.

Examples include Philippe Perrin and Léopold Eyharts.

This historic astronauts from France list can help answer the questions "Who are some French astronauts of note?" and "Who are the most famous astronauts from France?" These prominent astronauts of France may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected French astronauts.

Use this list of renowned French astronauts to discover some new astronauts that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (11 items)
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    Born: 1957
    Birthplace: Le Creusot, Europe, Metropolitan France, Burgundy, Saône-et-Loire + 1 more
    Nationality: France
    Profession: Rheumatologist, Politician, Astronaut
    Claudie Haigneré : see more

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    Born: 1958
    Birthplace: Europe, Metropolitan France, Moselle, Longeville-lès-Metz, Western Europe + 1 more
    Nationality: France
    Profession: Astronaut, Flight test engineer, Engineer
    Institution: École Polytechnique
    Jean-François Clervoy : see more

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    Born: 1949
    Birthplace: Europe, Baden-Württemberg, Kehl, Germany, Western Europe
    Nationality: France
    Profession: Astronaut, Engineer
    Jean-Jacques Favier : see more

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    Born: 1938
    Birthplace: Europe, Metropolitan France, Poitou-Charentes, Charente-Maritime, La Rochelle + 1 more
    Nationality: France, United States of America
    Profession: Astronaut, Fighter pilot
    Jean-Loup Chrétien : see more

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    Born: 1948
    Birthplace: Île-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris + 2 more
    Nationality: France
    Profession: Astronaut
    Jean-Pierre Haigneré : see more

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