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List of famous people who majored in french language, including photos when available. This list of famous french language majors is ordered loosely by relevance, meaning the most well-known people are at the top. This list includes popular actors, musicians, athletes and more that majored or minored in french language. You can find various bits of information below, such as what year the person was born and what their profession is. If you're looking for a particular celebrity who majored in french language you can use the "search" bar to find a specific name.

List is made up of a variety of people, including J. K. Rowling and Samuel Beckett.

This list answers the questions, "Which celebrities were french language majors?" and "Which famous people studied french language?"
Bill Richardson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Language
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William Blaine "Bill" Richardson III is an American politician who was 30th Governor of New Mexico, from 2003 to 2011. He was U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Energy Secretary in the Clinton administration and has also served as a U.S. Congressman, chairman of the 2004 Democratic National Convention, and chairman of the Democratic Governors Association. In December 2008, he was nominated for the cabinet-level position of Commerce Secretary in the first Obama administration but withdrew a month later as he was investigated for possibly improper business dealings in New Mexico. Although the investigation was later dropped, it was seen to have damaged Richardson's career, as his second ...more

Age: 70

Birthplace: California, Contiguous United States, Area code 626, United States of America, United States, + more

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J. K. Rowling is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Language
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Joanne "Jo" Rowling, OBE FRSL, pen names J. K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith, is a British novelist best known as the author of the Harry Potter fantasy series. The books have gained worldwide attention, won multiple awards, and sold more than 400 million copies. They have become the best-selling book series in history and been the basis for a series of films which became the highest-grossing film series in history. Rowling had overall approval on the scripts and maintained creative control by serving as a producer on the final instalment. Born in Yate, Gloucestershire, Rowling was working as a researcher and bilingual secretary for Amnesty International when she conceived the idea for the ...more

Age: 52

Birthplace: Yate, United Kingdom

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Roxana Saberi is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Language
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Roxana Saberi is a freelance journalist. ...more

Age: 40

Birthplace: Belleville, New Jersey, United States of America

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Mary F. Sammons is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People who Majored in French Language
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Mary Sammons, a native of Portland, Oregon, is on Forbes' list of the 100 Most Powerful Women. She is the president and chief executive officer of Rite Aid Corporation and is the first woman to serve as chairman of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) for a year. ...more

Age: 71

Birthplace: Portland, Oregon, United States of America

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