Francois
NamePopularityNamesakesName Days
Namesakes for Francois
Belgian Prime Ministers: 6 prime ministers
      Pierre de Decker (a.k.a. François)   1855-1857  
      Auguste Marie François Beernaert   1884-1894  
      Jules Vandenpeereboom (a.k.a. François)   1899  
      Gérard Cooreman (a.k.a. François)   1918  
      Gaston Eyskens (a.k.a. François)   1949-1950; 1958-1961; 1968-1973  
      Paul Vanden Boeynants (a.k.a. François)   1966-1968; 1978-1979  
Frankish and French Kings: 2 kings
      King François I   1515-1547  
      King François II   1559-1560  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 6 presidents, 6 prime ministers, 1 prime minister/president
      (prime minister) François Guizot   1847-1848  
      (prime minister) François Arago   1848  
      (prime minister) Jules Simon (a.k.a. François)   1876-1877  
      (president) Jules Grévy (a.k.a. François)   1879-1887  
      (prime minister) Jules Ferry (a.k.a. François)   1880-1881; 1883-1885  
      (president) Marie François Sadi Carnot   1887-1894  
      (prime minister/president) Émile Loubet (a.k.a. François)   1892; 1899-1906  
      (president) Félix Faure (a.k.a. François)   1895-1899  
      (president) Albert François Lebrun   1932-1940  
      (president) François Mitterrand   1981-1995  
      (prime minister) Dominique de Villepin (a.k.a. François)   2005-2007  
      (prime minister) François Fillon   2007-2012  
      (president) François Hollande   2012-  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 medicine, 1 literature, 1 peace, 1 physics
      (peace) Auguste Marie François Beernaert   1909  
      (medicine) Corneille Heymans (a.k.a. François)   1938  
      (literature) François Mauriac   1952  
      (medicine) François Jacob   1965  
      (physics) François Englert   2013  
Notable Artists: 2 painters
      François Boucher   1703-1770  
      Jean-François Millet   1814-1875  
Notable Athletes: 1 cricket
      (cricket) Faf du Plessis (a.k.a. Francois)   1984-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
      Jean François de Galaup   1741-1788  
Notable Musicians: 4 composers
      François Couperin   1668-1733    
      François-Joseph Gossec   1734-1829    
      Frédéric Chopin (a.k.a. François)   1810-1849   classical  
      Charles Gounod (a.k.a. François)   1818-1893    
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philogist, 1 philosopher
      François-Marie Arouet "Voltaire"   1694-1778  
      Jean-François Champollion   1790-1832  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
      François Rabelais   c. 1494-1553  
      Marquis de Sade (a.k.a. François)   1740-1814  
Other Royalty: 1 prince
      Emmanuel of Belgium (a.k.a. François)   2005-   Belgium  
Saints: 5 saints, 3 blessed
      Saint François de Sales   1567-1622  
      Saint Jean-François Régis   1597-1640  
      Blessed François-Xavier of Montmorency-Laval   1623-1708  
      Blessed François-Régis Clet   1748-1820  
      Blessed Pierre-François Jamet   1762-1845  
      Saint François Isidore Gagelin   1799-1833  
      Saint Siméon-François Berneux   1814-1866  
      Saint François Jaccard   ?-1838