Namesakes

French Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) René Viviani (a.k.a. Raphaël)   1914-1915  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 1 actor
Raphael Sbarge   1964-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter/architect
Raphael   1483-1520  
Notable Athletes: 3 soccer
(soccer) Jean (a.k.a. Raphael)   1986-  
(soccer) Raphaël Varane   1993-  
(soccer) Raphaël Guerreiro   1993-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 gold
(gold) Walt Hazzard (a.k.a. Raphael)   1964   basketball  
(bronze) Raphael Holzdeppe   2012   pole vault  
Saints: 4 saints, 1 blessed
Saint Raphael the Archangel     
Blessed Rafal Chylinski (a.k.a. Raphael)   1694-1741  
Saint Rafał Kalinowski (a.k.a. Raphael)   1835-1907  
Saint Rafael Guízar y Valencia (a.k.a. Raphael)   1878-1938  
Saint Rafael Arnáiz Barón (a.k.a. Raphael)   1911-1938