Namesakes

French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Élie, duc Decazes   1819-1820  
Haitian Presidents: 2 presidents
(president) Faustin Soulouque (a.k.a. Élie)   1847-1849  
(president) Élie Lescot   1941-1946  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 peace, 1 medicine
(peace) Élie Ducommun   1902  
(medicine) Ilya Mechnikov (a.k.a. Élie)   1908  
(peace) Elie Wiesel   1986  
Notable Musicians: 1 composer
Fromental Halévy (a.k.a. Élie)   1799-1862     
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher
Jacques Derrida (a.k.a. Élie)   1930-2004  
Other Royalty: 1 emperor
Faustin I (a.k.a. Élie)   1849-1859   Haiti