Pierre Ossian Bonnet

born December 22nd, 1819

Pierre Ossian Bonnet was a French mathematician. He made some important contributions to the differential geometry of surfaces, including the Gauss–Bonnet theorem.

Pierre Pagé

born April 30th, 1948

Pierre Pagé is a Canadian former ice hockey coach and executive. He only played briefly while attending college at St. Francis Xavier University in 1970-71, then turned to coaching.

Pierre Palmade

born March 23rd, 1968

Pierre Palmade is a French actor, comedian, stage director and playwright.

Pierre Péladeau

April 11th, 1925 - December 24th, 1997

Pierre Péladeau was a French-Canadian businessman. He was the founder of Quebecor Inc., a Canadian media and telecommunications conglomerate in Quebec.

Pierre Pflimlin

born February 5th, 1907

Pierre Eugène Jean Pflimlin was a French Christian Democrat politician who served as the Prime Minister of the Fourth Republic for a few weeks in 1958, before being replaced by Charles de Gaulle during the crisis of that year.

Pierre Philippeaux

died April 5th, 1794

Pierre Philippeaux, was a French lawyer who was a deputy to the National Convention for Sarthe.

Pierre Pleimelding

died May 1st, 2013

Pierre Pleimelding was a French football striker and manager who obtained a cap for France. He is the son of another professional football player, René Pleimelding and the brother of Gérard Pleimelding.

Pierre Poiret

died May 21st, 1719

Pierre Poiret Naudé was a prominent French mystic and Christian philosopher. He was born in Metz and died in Rijnsburg.

Pierre Renoir

March 21st, 1885 - March 11th, 1952

Pierre Renoir was a French stage and film actor. He was the son of the impressionist painter Pierre-Auguste Renoir and elder brother of the film director Jean Renoir. He is also noted for being the first actor to play Georges Simenon's character Inspector Jules Maigret in Night at the Crossroads, directed by his brother.

Pierre Rode

born February 16th, 1774

Jacques Pierre Joseph Rode was a French violinist and composer.

Pierre Rosenberg

born April 13th, 1936

Pierre Max Rosenberg is a French art historian, curator, and professor. Rosenberg is the honorary president and director of the Musée du Louvre in Paris, and since 1995, he has held the 23rd seat of the Académie Française. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Cambridge in 1987.

Pierre S. du Pont

born January 15th, 1870

Pierre Samuel du Pont was an American entrepreneur, businessman, philanthropist and member of the prominent du Pont family.

Pierre Savorgnan de Brazza

born January 26th, 1852

Pierre Paul François Camille Savorgnan de Brazza was an Italian-French explorer. With his family's financial help, he explored the Ogooué region of Central Africa, and later with the backing of the Société de Géographie de Paris, he reached far into the interior along the right bank of the Congo. He has often been depicted as a man of friendly manner, great charm and peaceful approach towards the Africans he met and worked with on his journeys, but recent research has revealed that he in fact alternated this kind of approach with more calculated deceit and at times relentless armed violence towards local populations. Under French colonial rule, the capital of the Republic of the Congo was named Brazzaville after him and the name was retained by the post-colonial rulers, one of the few African nations to do so.

Pierre Schoendoerffer

died March 14th, 2012

Pierre Schoendoerffer was a French film director, a screenwriter, a writer, a war reporter, a war cameraman, a renowned First Indochina War veteran, a cinema academician. He was president of the Académie des Beaux-Arts for 2001 and for 2007.

Pierre Séguier

died January 28th, 1672

Pierre Séguier was a French statesman, chancellor of France from 1635.

Pierre Sévigny (politician)

died March 20th, 2004

Joseph Pierre Albert Sévigny, PC, OC, CD, VM, ED was a Canadian soldier, author, politician, and academic. He is best known for his involvement in the Munsinger Affair.

Pierre Soulages

born December 24th, 1919

Pierre Jean Louis Germain Soulages was a French painter, printmaker, and sculptor. In 2014, President François Hollande of France described him as "the world's greatest living artist." His works are held by leading museums of the world, and there is a museum dedicated to his art in his hometown of Rodez.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

May 1st, 1881 - April 10th, 1955

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin was a French Jesuit, Catholic priest, scientist, paleontologist, theologian, philosopher, and teacher. He was Darwinian in outlook and the author of several influential theological and philosophical books. His mainstream scientific achievements included taking part in the discovery of Peking Man. His more speculative ideas, sometimes criticized as pseudoscientific, have included a vitalist conception of the Omega Point and the development along with Vladimir Vernadsky of the concept of a noosphere.

Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard

died April 30th, 1524

Pierre Terrail, seigneur de Bayard was a French knight and military leader at the transition between the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, generally known as the Chevalier de Bayard. Throughout the centuries since his death, he has been known as "the knight without fear and beyond reproach". He himself preferred the name given him by his contemporaries for his gaiety and kindness, "le bon chevalier".

Pierre Varignon

died December 23rd, 1722

Pierre Varignon was a French mathematician. He was educated at the Jesuit College and the University of Caen, where he received his M.A. in 1682. He took Holy Orders the following year.

Pierre Victor Auger

May 14th, 1899 - December 25th, 1993

Pierre Victor Auger was a French physicist, born in Paris. He worked in the fields of atomic physics, nuclear physics, and cosmic ray physics. He is famous for being one of the discoverers of the Auger effect, named after him.

Pierre Viret

died May 4th, 1571

Pierre Viret was a Swiss Reformed theologian, evangelist and Protestant reformer.

Pierre Womé

born March 26th, 1979

Pierre Nlend Womé is a Cameroonian former professional footballer who played as a left-back. A journeyman, he played for 14 clubs in six countries. At international level, he made 68 FIFA-official appearances scoring 1 goal for the Cameroon national team.

Pierre Woods

born January 6th, 1982

Pierre Woods (born January 6, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the New England Patriots as an undrafted free agent in 2006. He played college football at Michigan.

Pierre Wynants

born March 5th, 1939

Pierre Wynants is a Belgian chef. He owned and led the Comme chez Soi restaurant in Brussels.

Pierre-Albert Chapuisat

born April 5th, 1948

Pierre-Albert 'Gabet' Chapuisat is a Swiss retired football defender and manager.

Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent Forfait

born April 21st, 1752

Pierre-Alexandre-Laurent Forfait was a French engineer, hydrographer and politician, and Minister of the Navy.

Pierre-Auguste Renoir

born February 25th, 1841

Pierre-Auguste Renoir was a French artist who was a leading painter in the development of the Impressionist style. As a celebrator of beauty and especially feminine sensuality, it has been said that "Renoir is the final representative of a tradition which runs directly from Rubens to Watteau."

Pierre-Charles Villeneuve

December 31st, 1763 - April 22nd, 1806

Pierre-Charles-Jean-Baptiste-Silvestre de Villeneuve was a French naval officer during the Napoleonic Wars. He was in command of the French and the Spanish fleets that were defeated by Horatio Nelson at the Battle of Trafalgar.

Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée

February 14th, 1692 - May 14th, 1754

Pierre-Claude Nivelle de La Chaussée was a French dramatist who blurred the lines between comedy and tragedy with his comédie larmoyante.

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes

died May 18th, 2007

Pierre-Gilles de Gennes was a French physicist and the Nobel Prize laureate in physics in 1991.

Pierre-Henri Menthéour

died April 12th, 2014

Pierre-Henri Menthéour was a French professional road bicycle racer.
Affiliate Disclaimer: This website may contain affiliate links, which means that if you click on a product or service link and make a purchase, we may earn a commission. This commission comes at no additional cost to you. The decision to purchase through an affiliate link is entirely up to you. Your support through these links helps us maintain and improve our website to provide you with valuable content. Thank you for your support!