Namesakes

Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Pierre-Gilles de Gennes   1991  
Notable Athletes: 2 tennis, 1 driving
(driving) Gilles Villeneuve   1950-1982  
(tennis) Gilles Müller   1983-  
(tennis) Gilles Simon   1984-  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 astronomer
Marcel Minnaert (a.k.a. Gilles)   1893-1970  
Olympic Medalists: 2 bronze
(bronze) Gilles Bertould   1972   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Gilles Quénéhervé   1988   4x100 m relay