Namesakes

Belgian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Pierre de Decker (a.k.a. Jacques)   1855-1857  
Canadian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Jean Chrétien (a.k.a. Jacques)   1993-2003  
Fictional Characters from Traditional Tales: 1 character
Frère Jacques   French  
French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 4 prime ministers, 1 prime minister/president
(prime minister) Jacques Laffitte   1830-1831  
(prime minister) Jacques-Charles Dupont de l'Eure   1848  
(prime minister) Albert de Broglie (a.k.a. Jacques)   1873-1874; 1877  
(prime minister) Jacques Chaban-Delmas   1969-1972  
(prime minister/president) Jacques Chirac   1974-1976; 1986-1988; 1995-2007  
Haitian Presidents: 1 president
(president) Cincinnatus Leconte (a.k.a. Jacques)   1911-1912  
Hall-of-Famers: 3 ice hockey, 1 basketball
(ice hockey) Jacques Plante   1978  
(ice hockey) Jacques Lemaire   1984  
(ice hockey) Jacques Laperrière   1987  
(basketball) Dominique Wilkins (a.k.a. Jacques)   2006  
Most Valuable Players: 1 winner
Jacques Plante   1962   ice hockey  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry, 1 medicine
(medicine) Jacques Monod   1965  
(chemistry) Jacques Dubochet   2017  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Jacques-Louis David   1748-1825  
Notable Athletes: 3 ice hockey, 2 soccer, 1 basketball, 1 cycling, 1 football, 1 rugby
(ice hockey) Jacques Plante   1929-1986  
(cycling) Jacques Anquetil   1934-1987  
(ice hockey) Jacques Laperrière   1941-  
(ice hockey) Jacques Lemaire   1945-  
(rugby) Jacques Brunel   1954-  
(basketball) Dominique Wilkins (a.k.a. Jacques)   1960-  
(football) Jacques McClendon   1987-  
(soccer) Jacques Zoua   1991-  
(soccer) Jacques Haman   1994-  
Notable Businesspeople: 1 businessperson
Jacques Cartier   1885-1942  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 2 explorers
Jacques Cartier   1491-1557  
Jacques Cousteau   1910-1997  
Notable Musicians: 3 composers, 2 singers, 1 musician
Jacquet of Mantua (a.k.a. Jacques)   1483-1559     
Jacques Arcadelt   c. 1507-1568     
Jacques Offenbach   1819-1880     
Jacques Brel   1929-1978   chanson  
Jean-Jacques Burnel   1952-     
Travis Scott (a.k.a. Jacques)   1991-   hip hop  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 2 philosophers, 1 psychologist
Jean-Jacques Rousseau   1712-1778  
Jacques Lacan   1901-1981  
Jacques Derrida   1930-2004  
Olympic Medalists: 2 silver, 1 bronze, 1 gold, 1 gold/silver
(gold/silver) Jacques van Egmond   1932   cycling - track  
(silver) Jacques Lunis   1948   4x400 m relay  
(silver) Jacques Perrier   1948   basketball  
(bronze) Jacques Carette   1972   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Bas van de Goor (a.k.a. Jacques)   1996   volleyball  
Other Leaders: 2 prime ministers
Prime Minister Jean-Jacques Willmar   1848-1853   Luxembourg  
Prime Minister Jacques Santer   1984-1995   Luxembourg  
Other Royalty: 1 emperor, 1 prince
Jacques I   1804-1806   Haiti  
Jacques of Monaco   2014-   Monaco  
Saints: 4 blessed, 1 saint
Blessed Jakub Strepa (a.k.a. Jacques)   ?-1409  
Blessed Jacques Sales   1556-1593  
Blessed Jacques-Désiré Laval   1803-1864  
Blessed Jacques Berthieu   1838-1896  
Saint Jacques-Honoré Chastan   ?-1839  
Title Characters: 1 song
(song) Jacques   1780   Frère Jacques