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Rank Topic Wikipedia views
Oct 21 2010
1 David Guetta DJ and Producer<sup> [link]</sup> 14307
2 Marcel Proust (1871–1922) writer <sup> [link]</sup> 4319
3 Jacques Derrida (1930–2004) philosopher<sup> [link]</sup> 3790
4 Serge Gainsbourg (1928–1991) singer-songwriter, actor, film director, writer. Father of Charlotte Gainsbourg<sup> [link]</sup> 3715
5 Charlotte Gainsbourg (1971–) actress and singer (half Jewish) 3349
6 Amedeo Modigliani (1884–1920) painter and sculpture 2096
7 Dominique Strauss-Kahn (1949 –) Finance minister, 1997-9<sup> [link]</sup>Current President of the International Monetary Found 2038
8 Sarah Bernhardt (1844–1923) world-famous stage actress<sup> [link]</sup> 1723
9 Michael Vartan (1968 –) actor<sup> [link]</sup> 1456
10 Camille Pissarro (1830–1903) painter (half Jewish), widely considered Impressionism>[link] 1313
11 David Charvet (1972 –) French-born actor/singer (Baywatch)<sup> [link]</sup> 1201
12 Marcel Marceau (1923–2007) mime artist<sup> [link]</sup> 1156
13 Henri Bergson, philosopher (1859–1941) 1083
14 Rashi (1040–1105) a medieval rabbi based in Troyes,famed as the author of the first comprehensive commentary on the Talmud, as well as a comprehensive commentary on the Tanakh (Hebrew Bible)<sup> [link]</sup> 1078
15 Alexandre Aja (1978 –) director (Haute Tension)<sup> [link]</sup> 1057
16 Jacques Offenbach (1819–1880) composer<sup> [link]</sup> 810
17 Joe Dassin (1938–1980) singer, son of Jules Dassin<sup> [link]</sup> 781
18 Georges Charpak, (1924 –), physicist, Nobel Prize (1992) 711
19 Alfred Dreyfus (1859–1935) military officer<sup> [link]</sup> 645
20 Simone Weil (1909–1943) philosopher & mystic<sup> [link]</sup> 640
21 Simone Signoret (1921–1985) Academy, Emmy, BAFTA and César Award-winning film, stage and television actress 638
22 Bernard Kouchner (1939 –) Current Minister of Foreign Affairs and physician<sup> [link]</sup> 616
23 Tristan Tzara (1896–1963) poet<sup> [link]</sup> 570
24 William Wyler (1902–1981) film director<sup> [link]</sup> 534
25 Gad Elmaleh (1971 –) humorist, actor, film director, singer, brother of Arié<sup> [link]</sup> 533
26 Darius Milhaud (1892–1974) composer<sup> [link]</sup>, member of the Groupe des six 517
27 Marcel Mauss (1872–1950) sociologist<sup> [link]</sup> 499
28 Claude Lelouch (1937–) director<sup> [link]</sup> 473
29 Yvan Attal (1965–) filmmaker<sup> [link]</sup> 464
30 Romain Gary (1914–1980) novelist<sup> [link]</sup> 453
31 Paul Celan (1920–1970) poet<sup> [link]</sup> 447
32 Daniel Cohn-Bendit (1945 –) student leader and German Green MEP<sup> [link]</sup> 436
33 Claude Cohen-Tannoudji (1933 –) physicist, Nobel Prize (1997)<sup> [link]</sup> 432
34 Sonia Delaunay (1885–1979) Ukrainian-born abstract artist who with artist husband Robert Delaunay, helped found Orphism art movement 430
35 Charles-Valentin Alkan (1813–1888) composer & pianist<sup> [link]</sup> 416
36 Georges Perec (1936–1982) novelist<sup> [link]</sup> 413
37 Paul Dukas (1865–1935) composer<sup> [link]</sup> 406
38 Rothschild banking & wine growing family of France<sup> [link]</sup> 390
39 Jean-Jacques Goldman (1951 –) singer and songwriter. Son of Alter Mojze Goldman, brother to Robert Goldman and half-brother to Pierre Goldman.<sup> [link]</sup> 372
40 Catherine Ringer (1957 –) Singer, Songwriter, actress.<sup> [link]</sup> 368
41 Jean-Pierre Melville (1917–1973) film director and screenwriter<sup> [link]</sup> 359
42 Patrick Bruel (born Patrick Benguigui) (1959 –) singer, actor<sup> [link]</sup> 355
43 Enrico Macias (1938 –) singer<sup> [link]</sup> 308
44 Anne Sinclair (1948–) political journalist; wife of Dominique Strauss-Kahn<sup> [link]</sup> 290
45 Marc Bloch (1886–1944) historian & Resistance leader<sup> [link]</sup> 286
46 Yasmina Reza (1959–)playwright<sup> [link]</sup> 286
47 Henri Moissan (1852–1907) chemist, Nobel Prize (1906) (half Jewish)<sup> [link]</sup> 284
48 Gabriel Marcel (1889–1973) philosopher<sup> [link]</sup> 281
49 Chaim Soutine (1893–1943) Belarusian-born painter<sup> [link]</sup> 276
50 Sacha Distel (1933–2004) singer<sup> [link]</sup> 270
51 Christian Boltanski (1944 –) photographer, sculptor and installation artist (half Jewish)<sup> [link]</sup> 267
52 George Steiner (1929 –) literary critic<sup> [link]</sup> 251
53 Bernard Werber, best-selling author<sup> [link]</sup> 249
54 Natalie Dessay (1965 –) soprano<sup> [link]</sup>. 243
55 Raymond Aron (1905–1983) sociologist<sup> [link]</sup> 221
56 Gabriel Lippmann (1845–1921) physicist, Nobel Prize (1908)<sup> [link]</sup> 219
57 Laurent Fabius (1946 –) Prime Minister, 1984-6<sup> [link]</sup> 216
58 Philippe Kahn (1962–), founder of Borland<sup> [link]</sup> 203
59 Max Jacob (1876–1944) poet<sup> [link]</sup> 193
60 Claude Cahun (1894–1954) photographer<sup> [link]</sup> 193
61 Edgar Morin (1921–) sociologist 189
62 Simone Veil (1927 –) Health minister, 1974-6; legalized abortion, President of the European Parliament 1979-82<sup> [link]</sup> 188
63 Francis Veber (1937 &nsash;) film director, playwright and screenwriter (half Jewish).<sup> [link]</sup> 182
64 Jacques Attali (1943 –) advisor to President François Mitterrand from 1981 to 1991.<sup> [link]</sup> 182
65 Alain, Gerard, and Pierre Wertheimer owners and co-founder of Chanel 175
66 Alain Chabat (1958 –) actor, writer, director<sup> [link]</sup> 173
67 Georges Moustaki (1934 –) composer, singer<sup> [link]</sup> 173
68 Anna Held (1872–1918) actress<sup> [link]</sup> 171
69 Gersonides (1288–1344) philosopher<sup> [link]</sup> 170
70 Barbara (born Monique Serf) (1930–1997) singer<sup>Monique Serf</sup> 168
71 Robert Badinter (1928 –) Justice minister, 1981-6; abolished the death penalty in France<sup> [link]</sup> 162
72 Joseph Kosma (1905–1969) film composer<sup> [link]</sup> 158
73 Jacques Hadamard (1865–1963) mathematician<sup> [link]</sup> 157
74 Elsa Zylberstein (1968 –) actress 152
75 Jean-Pierre Aumont (1911–2001) actor {{cite news | last =| 147
76 Joseph Kessel (1898–1979) novelist & journalist<sup> [link]</sup> 140
77 Claude Lanzmann (1925–) filmmaker<sup> [link]</sup> 138
78 Michel Berger (born Michel-Jean Hamburger) (1947–1992) singer and songwriter</sup> 137
79 Joann Sfar (1971 –) cartoonist<sup> [link]</sup> 135
80 Daniel Wildenstein, racehorse owner 134
81 Laurent Schwartz (1915–2002) mathematician, Fields Medal (1950)<sup> [link]</sup> 130
82 David Servan-Schreiber (1961 –) physician, neuroscientist 129
83 Willy Ronis (1910–2009) photographer [link] 126
84 Claude Berri (1934–2009) Director, producer, actor & writer.<sup> [link]</sup> 124
85 Ida Rubinstein (1885–1960) Belle Epoque icon<sup> [link]</sup> 122
86 Albert Memmi (1921–) novelist & sociologist<sup> [link]</sup> 122
87 Marcel Dassault (1892–1986) aerospace industrialist<sup> [link]</sup> 116
88 Alain Finkielkraut (1949 –) essayist<sup> [link]</sup> 114
89 Patrick Modiano (1945–) writer (half Jewish)<sup> [link]</sup> 114
90 Jean Ferrat (1930–2010) singer, author </sup> 112
91 Rachel (1821–1858) stage actress<sup> [link]</sup> 109
92 Pierre Monteux (1875–1964) conductor<sup> [link]</sup> 108
93 Maurice Herzog, mountaineer : first 8000 m : mountain Annapurna (1950); later a politician 105
94 Nathalie Sarraute (1900–1999) writer<sup> [link]</sup> 104
95 Denise Bloch (1915–1945) World War II SOE spy<sup> [link]</sup> 99
96 Sami Frey (1937–) a famous stag actor, director, movie actor</sup> 96
97 Michel Adam Lisowski, founder and president of Fashion TV<sup> [link]</sup> 90
98 Jean-Marie Lustiger (1926–2007) former Catholic archbishop of Paris and cardinal. He converted to Catholicism when he was 13.<sup> [link]</sup> 90
99 Marie Drucker journalist for France 3 88
100 Benjamin Godard (1849–1895)</sup> 88
101 Sandrine Kiberlain (1968 –) actress <sup> [link]</sup> 88
102 Jack Lang (1939 –) Minister of Culture (1981–1986, 1988–1993) and Minister of Education (1992–1993, 2000–2002) 86
103 Alexandra Rosenfeld (1986 –) Miss France 2006<sup> [link]</sup> 82
104 Members of Main d'Œuvre Immigrée (MOI) - French Resistance group, mostly Jewish members 81
105 Charles Enderlin, journalist for France 2 and a dual French-Israeli national 75
106 Ossip Zadkine (1890–1967) sculptor (half Jewish)<sup> [link]</sup> 75
107 Marcel Dalio (1900–1983) actor<sup> [link]</sup> 74
108 Moise Kisling (1891–1953) Polish-born painter<sup> [link]</sup> 68
109 Georges Mandel (1885–1944) Interior minister, 1939<sup> [link]</sup> 68
110 Gabriel Josipovici (1940–) novelist 67
111 Pierre Lellouche (1951 –) member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP) party 66
112 Martial Solal (1927 –) jazz pianist & composer<sup> [link]</sup> 60
113 Michel Drucker journalist for France 2 60
114 Daniel Emilfork (1924–2006) actor<sup> [link]</sup> 59
115 Jean Gottmann (1915–1994) geographer 54
116 Alexandre Tansman (1897–1986) composer, pianist<sup> [link]</sup> 53
117 Julien Benda (1867–1956) philosopher & novelist<sup> [link]</sup> 53
118 Roger Hanin (1925 –) actor 51
119 Maxime Rodinson (1915–2004) historian<sup> [link]</sup> 51
120 Maurice de Hirsch (1831–1896), banker 46
121 Laurent Naouri, operatic bass-baritone 46
122 Patrick Timsit (1959 –) humorist 45
123 Olinde Rodrigues (1795–1851) mathematician & social reformer<sup> [link]</sup> 43
124 Tristan Bernard (1866–1947) playwright & novelist<sup> [link]</sup> 42
125 Isaac & Daniel Carasso, founders of Danone<sup> [link]</sup> 41
126 David Feuerwerker (1912–1980) author of the classic work L'Emancipation des Juifs en France. De l'Ancien Régime à la fin du Second Empire. Albin Michel: Paris, 1976 ISBN 2-226-00316-9 41
127 Michel Boujenah (1952 –) actor, producer, director<sup> [link]</sup> 40
128 Charles Denner (1926–1995) actor 40
129 Hippolyte Bernheim (1840–1919) hypnosis pioneer<sup> [link]</sup> 38
130 Maurice Girodias (1919 - 1900) founder of Olympia Press (half Jewish)<sup> [link]</sup> 36
131 Jean Wahl (1888–1974) philosopher 35
132 Boris Cyrulnik (1937 –) neurologist, psychiatrist 35
133 Ossip Bernstein, chess grandmaster Encyclopaedia Judaica, art. "Chess"</ref> 34
134 Pierre Goldman (1944–1979) Writer & intellectual. Son of Alter Mojze Goldman and half-brother of Robert Goldman and Jean-Jacques Goldman. 33
135 Roger Karoutchi (1951 –) Secretary of State to the Prime Minister, with responsibility for Relations with Parliament 33
136 Franck Amsallem, (1961–) jazz pianist and composer</sup> 33
137 Serge Moati artist, journalist, film director and writer 32
138 Jean-Jacques Servan-Schreiber directeur, L'Express 32
139 Alain Krivine (1941 –) student leader and Trotskyist MEP<sup> [link]</sup> 31
140 Szolem Mandelbrojt (1899–1983) mathematician 30
141 Philippe Bouvard, journalist for Figaro, France Soir, Paris-Match 30
142 Albert Aftalion, Bulgarian-born French economist 29
143 Marin Karmitz (1938 –) producer<sup> [link]</sup> 29
144 Robert Hertz (1881–1915) sociologist<sup> [link]</sup> 29
145 Maurice Block (1816–1901) statistician 29
146 Pierre Moscovici, French politician, member of French Socialist Party (PS) and a member of the French Parliament. 28
147 Robert Goldman (1953 –) songwriter, Son of Alter Mojze Goldman, and brother to Jean-Jacques Goldman and Pierre Goldman. 28
148 Gustave Kahn (1859–1936) poet & art critic<sup> [link]</sup> 28
149 Anatole Abragam (1914 –) Russian-born physicist<sup> [link]</sup> 27
150 Achille Fould (1800–1867) financier<sup> [link]</sup> 27
151 Michel Kikoine (1892–1968) painter<sup> [link]</sup> 27
152 Vincent Elbaz (1971 –) actor 26
153 Pierre David-Weill (1900–1975) Investment banker and chairman of Lazard Frères. 26

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