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

Examples of people on this list: Jean-Paul Sartre, Marcel Petiot and many more.

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

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Jean-Paul Sartre is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Physicians from France
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Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic. He was one of the key figures in the philosophy of existentialism and phenomenology, and one of the leading figures in 20th-century French philosophy and Marxism. His ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1905-1980)

Birthplace: Paris, France

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Albert Schweitzer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Physicians from France
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Albert Schweitzer, OM was a German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his historical work on Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire, considered himself French and wrote ...more

Age: Died at 90 (1875-1965)

Birthplace: Kaysersberg, France

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Louis Pasteur is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Physicians from France
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Louis Pasteur was a French chemist and microbiologist renowned for his discoveries of the principles of vaccination, microbial fermentation and pasteurization. He is remembered for his remarkable breakthroughs in the causes and preventions of diseases, and his discoveries have saved countless lives ...more

Age: Died at 73 (1822-1895)

Birthplace: Dole, France

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#47 on The Most Influential People of All Time

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Jean-Paul Marat is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Physicians from France
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Jean-Paul Marat was a physician, political theorist and scientist best known for his career in France as a radical journalist and politician during the French Revolution. His journalism became renowned for its fierce tone, uncompromising stance toward the new leaders and institutions of the ...more

Age: Died at 50 (1743-1793)

Birthplace: Boudry, Switzerland

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