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List of French Jews
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List of French Jews

List of Jews by
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Jews have lived in France since Roman times, and since the French Revolution (and emancipation) have contributed to all aspects of French culture and society. Following World War 2, France served as a haven for Jewish refugees, and an influx of immigration from North Africa saw the Jewish population triple to around 600,000, making it the largest in Europe. The following is a list of some prominent French Jews.

Table of contents
1 Historical Figures
2 Academic Figures
3 Cultural Figures
4 Writers & Poets
5 Business Figures
6 Sport Figures

Historical Figures




Academic Figures


Other Academics

Cultural Figures

Film & Stage



Writers & Poets

Business Figures

Sport Figures

See also:
List of Jews, List of Jews by country