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Famous People Named Jacques

Updated October 13, 2018 2.0k views100 items

Who knew there were so many famous people named Jacques in the world? Our list of celebrities named Jacques includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Jacques' below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Jacques, actors named Jacques, and much more. Jacques Plante, Jacques Kallis, and Jacques Chirac are only a few of the well-known men named Jacques on this list.

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  • Jacques Plante is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Plante

    Ice Hockey Player

    AgeDec. at 57 (1929-1986)

    BirthplaceNotre-Dame-du-Mont-Carmel, Canada

    Joseph Jacques Omer Plante (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk plɑ̃t]; January 17, 1929 – February... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Kallis is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Age44

    BirthplaceWestern Cape, City of Cape Town, Pinelands, Cape Town, Africa

    Jacques Kallis (born 16 October 1975) is a South African cricket coach and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Chirac is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Chirac

    Politician, Sailor

    Age87

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques René Chirac (UK: SHEER-ak, US: (listen) sheer-AHK, French: [ʒak ʁəne ʃiʁak]... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Derrida is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Derrida

    Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 74 (1930-2004)

    BirthplaceEl Biar

    Jacques Derrida (; French: [ʒak dɛʁida]; born Jackie Élie Derrida; July 15, 1930 – October 9,... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Brel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Brel

    Film Score Composer, Singer-songwriter

    AgeDec. at 49 (1929-1978)

    BirthplaceSchaerbeek, Brussels, Belgium

    Jacques Romain Georges Brel (French pronunciation: ​[ʒak ʁomɛ̃ ʒɔʁʒ bʁɛl] Pronunciation ; 8... more on Wikipedia

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  • Jacques Rougeau is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Jacques
    Jacques Rougeau Jr. (born June 13, 1960) is a Canadian retired professional wrestler best... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Lemaire is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Age75

    BirthplaceLaSalle, Quebec, Canada

    Jacques Gerard Lemaire (born September 7, 1945) is a retired French Canadian ice hockey... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Offenbach is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Offenbach

    Impresario, Composer

    AgeDec. at 61 (1819-1880)

    BirthplaceCologne, Germany

    Jacques Offenbach (, also US: , French: [ʒak ɔfɛnbak], German: [ˈɔfn̩bax] (listen); 20 June... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Anquetil is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Anquetil

    Professional Road Racing Cyclist

    AgeDec. at 53 (1934-1987)

    BirthplaceMont-Saint-Aignan, France

    Jacques Anquetil (pronounced [ʒak ɑ̃k.til]; 8 January 1934 – 18 November 1987) was a French... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Lacan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Lacan

    Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst

    AgeDec. at 80 (1901-1981)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques Marie Émile Lacan (; French: [ʒak lakɑ̃]; 13 April 1901 – 9 September 1981) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Massu is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Jacques
    Jacques Émile Massu (French pronunciation: ​[ʒak masy]; 5 May 1908 – 26 October 2002) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Cartier is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Cartier

    Navigator, Explorer

    AgeDec. at 66 (1491-1557)

    BirthplaceSaint-Malo, France

    Jacques Cartier ( KAR-tee-ay, also US: KAR-tee-AY, kar-TYAY, French: [ʒak kaʁtje], Quebec... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Demers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Age76

    BirthplaceMontreal, Canada

    Jacques Demers (born August 25, 1944) is a Canadian Senator, former broadcaster and former... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Barzun is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Barzun

    Historian, Professor

    AgeDec. at 105 (1907-2012)

    BirthplaceCréteil, France

    Jacques Martin Barzun (; November 30, 1907 – October 25, 2012) was a French-American historian... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Martin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Age68

    BirthplaceClarence-Rockland, Canada

    Jacques Martin (born October 1, 1952) is a Canadian professional ice hockey coach and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Delors is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Age95

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques Lucien Jean Delors (born 20 July 1925) is a French politician who served as the 8th... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Villeneuve is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Villeneuve

    Race car driver, Voice acting

    Age49

    BirthplaceSaint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada

    Jacques Joseph Charles Villeneuve (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɑk vilnœv]; born April 9, 1971)... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Becker is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Becker

    Screenwriter, Actor

    AgeDec. at 54 (1906-1960)

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques Becker (French: [bɛkɛʁ]; 15 September 1906 – 21 February 1960) was a French... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Tati is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Tati

    Comedian, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 75 (1907-1982)

    BirthplaceLe Pecq, France

    Jacques Tati (French: [tati]; born Jacques Tatischeff, pronounced [tatiʃɛf]; 9 October 1907 –... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Pépin is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Pépin

    TV chef, Author

    Age84

    BirthplaceBourg-en-Bresse, France

    Jacques Pépin French pronunciation: ​[ʒak pepɛ̃] (born December 18, 1935) is a French–American... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Tourneur is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Tourneur

    Television director, Film Editor

    AgeDec. at 73 (1904-1977)

    BirthplaceÎle-de-France, Europe, Metropolitan France, France, Paris

    Jacques Tourneur (French: [tuʁnœʁ]; November 12, 1904 – December 19, 1977) was a French film... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Prévert is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Prévert

    Film Score Composer, Poet

    AgeDec. at 77 (1900-1977)

    BirthplaceNeuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France

    Jacques Prévert (French: [ʒak pʁevɛʁ]; 4 February 1900 – 11 April 1977) was a French poet and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Roche is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Roche

    Journalist

    AgeDec. at 44 (1961-2005)

    Jacques Roche (21, July, 1961– 14, July, 2005), a Haitian journalist and editor for Le Matin... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Audiard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Audiard

    Screenwriter, Actor

    Age68

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques Audiard (French: [ʒak odjaʁ]; born 30 April 1952) is a French film director and... more on Wikipedia
  • Jacques Perrin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Jacques

    Jacques Perrin

    Television director, Television producer

    Age79

    BirthplaceParis, France

    Jacques Perrin (born Jacques André Simonet; 13 July 1941) is a French actor and filmmaker. He... more on Wikipedia
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