Namesakes for Francois

Namesakes for FRANCOIS:
  Frankish and French Kings: 2 kings
      King François I   1515-1547  
      King François II   1559-1560  

  French Presidents: 7 presidents
      Jules Grévy (a.k.a. François)   1879-1887  
      Marie François Sadi Carnot   1887-1894  
      Félix Faure (a.k.a. François)   1895-1899  
      Émile Loubet (a.k.a. François)   1899-1906  
      Albert François Lebrun   1932-1940  
      François Mitterrand   1981-1995  
      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 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 Leaders: 10 prime ministers, 1 president
      Prime Minister Pierre de Decker (a.k.a. François)   1855-1857   Belgium  
      Prime Minister Jules Simon (a.k.a. François)   1876-1877   France  
      Prime Minister Jules Ferry (a.k.a. François)   1880-1881; 1883-1885   France  
      Prime Minister Auguste Marie François Beernaert   1884-1894   Belgium  
      Prime Minister Émile Loubet (a.k.a. François)   1892   France  
      Prime Minister Jules Vandenpeereboom (a.k.a. François)   1899   Belgium  
      Prime Minister Gérard Cooreman (a.k.a. François)   1918   Belgium  
      Prime Minister Gaston Eyskens (a.k.a. François)   1949-1950; 1958-1961; 1968-1973   Belgium  
      Prime Minister Paul Vanden Boeynants (a.k.a. François)   1966-1968; 1978-1979   Belgium  
      President Dominique de Villepin (a.k.a. François)   2005-2007   France  
      Prime Minister François Fillon   2007-2012   France  

  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