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List of famous people from Corsica, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Corsica, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Corsica you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Corsica, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

People on this list include Antoine Cervetti and Johan Cavalli.

If you want to answer the questions, "Which famous people are from Corsica?" or "Which celebrities were born in Corsica?" then this list is a great resource for you.

Napoleon Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Napoleon Bonaparte Died at 52 (1769-1821) - Napoléon Bonaparte was a French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the French Revolution and its associated wars. As Napoleon I, he was Emperor of the French from ...more

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François Carlo Antommarchi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People From Corsica
François Carlo Antommarchi Died at 58 (1780-1838) - Dr François Carlo Antommarchi was Napoleon's physician from 1818 to his death in 1821. He began his studies in Livorno, Italy, and later earned the degree of Doctor of Philosophy and ...more

Lucien Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Lucien Bonaparte Died at 65 (1775-1840) - Lucien Bonaparte, Prince Français, 1st Prince of Canino and Musignano, born Luciano Buonaparte, was the third surviving son of Carlo Buonaparte and his wife Letizia Ramolino. Lucien was a ...more

Salim Sdiri is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Salim Sdiri age 37 - Salim Sdiri is a French long jumper of Tunisian descent. His personal best is 8.42 metres, achieved in June 2009 at Pierre-Bénite, which is the current French national record. He is also ...more

Nicolas Coccola is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Nicolas Coccola Died at 89 (1854-1943) - Nicolas Coccola was a French Oblate missionary in British Columbia, Canada from 1880 until his death in 1943. He spent 63 years in different regions of the province, working among the Shuswap, ...more

Antoine Bonfanti is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Antoine Bonfanti Died at 77 (1929-2006) - Antoine Bonfanti was a sound technician.

Paul Vecchiali is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Paul Vecchiali age 85 - Paul Vecchiali is a French author and filmmaker.

Giuseppe Maria Buonaparte is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Giuseppe Maria Buonaparte Died at 50 (1713-1763) - Nobile Giuseppe Maria Buonaparte was a Corsican politician. He was the son of Sebastiano Nicola Buonaparte and his wife Maria Anna Tusoli. In 1749, Giuseppe was the Delegate who represented the ...more

Frédéric Antonetti is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Frédéric Antonetti age 54 - Frédéric Antonetti is a French football manager and former footballer.

Thierry de Peretti is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Thierry de Peretti age 45 - Thierry de Peretti is a screenwriter.

Patrice Luzi is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Patrice Luzi age 35 - Patrice Luzi Bernardi is a French football goalkeeper. The longest stint in his career was his three years with Liverpool, which came to an end when he was released by the Anfield club in June ...more

Gilles Cioni is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Gilles Cioni age 31 - Gilles Cioni is a French professional footballer, who plays for Ligue 1 side Bastia.

François Coty is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People From Corsica
François Coty Died at 60 (1874-1934) - François Coty was a French perfumer and businessman. He was a founder of the fascist league Solidarité Française. The company he founded in 1904 is now Coty, Inc., based in

Gary Coulibaly is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Gary Coulibaly age 31 - Gary Coulibaly is a footballer who plays as a midfielder. He currently plays in Ligue 2 for AC Ajaccio. He represented France at under-20 level.

Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Carlo Andrea Pozzo di Borgo Died at 78 (1764-1842) - Carlo Andrea, count Pozzo di Borgo, was a Corsican politician who became a Russian diplomat.

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Dominique Colonna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Dominique Colonna age 88 - Dominique Colonna is a former French footballer who played goalkeeper

Louis Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Louis Bonaparte Died at 68 (1778-1846) - Louis Napoléon Bonaparte, King of Holland, known as Lodewijk Napoleon in Dutch, was the fifth surviving child and the fourth surviving son of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino. His ...more

Chaouki Ben Saada is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Chaouki Ben Saada age 32 - Chaouki Ben Saada is a Tunisian footballer, currently playing for Troyes AC in France.

Letizia Ramolino is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Letizia Ramolino Died at 86 (1750-1836) - Nobile Maria Letizia Buonaparte née Ramolino was the mother of Napoleon I of France. She was born in Ajaccio, Corsica, to Nobile Giovanni Geronimo Ramolino, Captain of Corse Regiments of ...more

Patrick Beneforti is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Patrick Beneforti age 35 - Patrick Beneforti is a French professional football player. Currently, he plays for AS Furiani-Agliani. He played on the professional level in Ligue 1 for SC Bastia and Ligue 2 for LB ...more

Jérôme Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Jérôme Bonaparte Died at 76 (1784-1860) - Jérôme-Napoléon Bonaparte was the youngest brother of Napoleon I and reigned as Jerome I, King of Westphalia, between 1807 and 1813. From 1816 onward, he bore the title of ...more

Joseph Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Joseph Bonaparte Died at 76 (1768-1844) - Joseph-Napoléon Bonaparte was the elder brother of Napoleon Bonaparte, who made him King of Naples and Sicily, and later King of Spain. After the fall of Napoleon, Joseph styled himself ...more

Henry Padovani is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Henry Padovani age 64 - Henri Padovani commonly known as Henry Padovani, is a musician from the Mediterranean French isle of Corsica, noted for being the original guitarist with The Police. He was a member from January ...more

Paul Carbone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Paul Carbone Paul Carbone was a Corsican criminal involved in the Marseille underworld from the 1920s till his death in 1943. Associated with François Spirito, who would become one of the leaders of ...more

Gian Paolo Borghetti is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Gian Paolo Borghetti Died at 81 (1816-1897) - Gian Paolo Borghetti was a Corsican writer, poet and politician. He has been described as "one of the greatest Corsican poets writing in Italian", and "one of the most brilliant ...more

Antoine Pugliesi-Conti is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Antoine Pugliesi-Conti Died at 81 (1827-1908) - Antoine Pugliesi-Conti was prefect during the Second Empire. He is born on 4 October 1927 in Ajaccio, Corsica and dead on 10 February 1908 in Ajaccio.

Baltimore Plot is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Baltimore Plot The Baltimore Plot was an alleged conspiracy in late February 1861 to assassinate President-elect Abraham Lincoln en route to his inauguration. Allan Pinkerton, founder of the Pinkerton National ...more

Marie-José Nat is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Marie-José Nat age 75 - Marie-José Nat is a French film and television actress.

Tino Rossi is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Tino Rossi Died at 76 (1907-1983) - Tino Rossi was a French singer and film actor. Constantin Rossi was born in Ajaccio, Corsica, France, was gifted with a voice well suited for opera. He became a tenor in the French cabaret-style ...more

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Jean-André Fieschi is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Jean-André Fieschi Died at 67 (1942-2009) - Jean-André Fieschi is a director, screenwriter and an actor.

Nicolas Ivanoff is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Nicolas Ivanoff age 48 - Nicolas Ivanoff is a French pilot and flying instructor, who currently races in the Red Bull Air Race World Series under the number 7. Ivanoff is nicknamed "The Quick Corsican". His ...more

Jérôme Eugène Coggia is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Jérôme Eugène Coggia Died at 70 (1849-1919) - Jérôme Eugène Coggia was a 19th-century French astronomer. Working at the Marseille Observatory from 1866 to 1917, Coggia discovered a number of comets, including the bright ...more

Francesco Antommarchi is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Francesco Antommarchi Died at 58 (1780-1838)

Alizée is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Alizée age 32 - Alizée Jacotey, known professionally as Alizée, is a French singer, dancer and voice actress. She was born and raised in Ajaccio, Corsica. She was discovered by Mylène ...more

Marie Susini is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Marie Susini Died at 77 (1916-1993) - Marie Susini is a screenwriter and actress.

Michel Zevaco is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Michel Zevaco Died at 58 (1860-1918) - Michel Zevaco was a French journalist, novelist, publisher, film director, and anti-clerical as well as anarchist activist. Michel Zevaco founded the anarchist weekly magazine Gueux on March 27, ...more

Cipriano Ferrandini is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Cipriano Ferrandini Died at 87 (1823-1910) - Cipriano Ferrandini was a hairdresser from Corsica who emigrated to the United States, and established himself as the long-time barber and hairdresser in the basement of Barnum's Hotel, in ...more

Steve Delaup is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Steve Delaup age 43 - Steve Delaup was a French ski jumper who competed from 1991 to 1995. At the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, he finished one thousand and three in the individual large hill event. Delaup's ...more

Sonia Saviange is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Sonia Saviange Died at 64 (1923-1987) - Sonia Saviange is an actress.

Carlo Buonaparte is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Carlo Buonaparte Died at 39 (1746-1785) - Nobile Carlo Maria Buonaparte was a Corsican lawyer and politician who briefly served as a personal assistant of the revolutionary leader Pasquale Paoli and eventually rose to become Corsica's ...more

Johan Cavalli is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Johan Cavalli age 34 - Johan Cavalli is a French footballer playing for French side AC Ajaccio. He plays on the left side of midfield.

François Duprat is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People From Corsica
François Duprat Died at 37 (1941-1978) - François Duprat was a writer, a founding member of the Front National party and part of the leadership until his assassination in 1978.

Wahbi Khazri is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Wahbi Khazri age 24 - Wahbi Khazri is a French-born Tunisian footballer. He currently plays for Ligue 1 club FC Girondins de Bordeaux.

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Chakhir Belghazouani is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Chakhir Belghazouani age 29 - Chakhir Belghazouani is a Franco-Moroccan footballer, who currently plays for Stade Brestois 29.

Karim El Hany is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Karim El Hany age 27 - Karim El Hany is a French footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Belgian Second Division side FC Brussels. Born in Sartène France, El Hany first started playing for ...more

Jean Luisi is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Jean Luisi Died at 80 (1926-2006) - Jean Luisi was an actor.

Irène Bordoni is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Irène Bordoni Died at 68 (1885-1953) - Irène Bordoni was a French singer and a Broadway and film actress.

Jean-Jacques Mandrichi is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Jean-Jacques Mandrichi age 31 - Jean-Jacques Mandrichi is a French football striker. He currently plays for CA Bastia. After a successful time at AC Ajaccio Mandrichi signed a two-year deal to play for Grenoble Foot 38. On 30 ...more

Vincent, Count Benedetti is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Vincent, Count Benedetti Died at 83 (1817-1900) - Vincent, Count Benedetti was a French diplomat. He is probably best known as one of the central figures in the instigation of the Franco-Prussian War. Benedetti was born at Bastia, on the island ...more

Caroline Bonaparte is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People From Corsica
Caroline Bonaparte Died at 57 (1782-1839) - Maria Annunziata Carolina Murat, better known as Caroline Bonaparte, was the seventh surviving child and third surviving daughter of Carlo Buonaparte and Letizia Ramolino, and a younger sister ...more