Reims, France : Notable residents

Properties for sale in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France
Properties for sale in Reims, Marne, Champagne-Ardenne, France

Those born in Reims include:

Merolilan of Rheims, Irish cleric
Guillaume de Machaut (1300–1377), composer and poet (Machaut was most likely born in Reims or nearby, and spent most of his adult life there)[7]
Jean-Baptiste Colbert (1619–1683), French minister of finance from 1665 to 1683 during the reign of King Louis XIV
Jean-Baptiste de la Salle (1651–1719), Catholic saint, teacher and educational reformer
Nicolas de Grigny (1672–1703), organist and composer
Jean-Baptiste Drouet, Count d’Erlon (1765–1844), marshal of France and a soldier in Napoleon’s army
Nicolas Eugène Géruzez (1799–1865), critic
Adolphe d’Archiac (1802–1868), geologist and paleontologist
Eugène Courmeaux (fr) (1817–1902), librarian of Reims, fervent republican
Olivier Métra (1830–1889), composer, conductor

 

Property for sale in Reims, France.
Property for sale in Reims, France.

Émile Senart (1847–1928), indologist
Paul Fort (1872–1960), poet
Henri Marteau (1874–1934), violinist and composer
Maurice Pézard (1876–1923), archaeologist and assyriologist
Maurice Halbwachs (1877–1945), philosopher and sociologist
Roger Caillois (1913–1978), intellectual
Jean Baudrillard (1929–2007), cultural theorist and philosopher
Patrick Poivre d’Arvor (born 1947), television journalist and writer
Robert Pirès (born 1973), World Cup winner, footballer for Arsenal and for Villarreal CF
Adeline Wuillème (born 8 December 1975), foil fencer
Pauline Ferrand-Prévot (born 1992), world champion cyclist

Source : Wikipedia