1915 in France
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Events from the year 1915 in France.
- 19 January - Georges Claude patents the neon discharge tube for use in advertising.
- 9 May - Second Battle of Artois starts.
- 15 May - Second Battle of Artois ends in stalemate.
- 15 September - Third Battle of Artois begins.
- 25 September - Battle of Loos begins, a major British offensive on the Western Front, first British use of poison gas during World War I.
- 25 September - Second Battle of Champagne begins.
- 28 September - Battle of Loos ends with British retreat.
- 4 November - Third Battle of Artois ends.
- 6 November - Second Battle of Champagne ends.
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January to March
- 14 January - André Frossard, journalist and essayist (died 1995).
- 18 February - Marcel Landowski, composer, biographer and arts administrator (died 1999).
- 1 March - Gustave Choquet, mathematician (died 2006).
- 7 March - Jacques Chaban-Delmas, Gaullist politician and Prime Minister (died 2000).
- 24 March - Eugène Martin, motor racing driver (died 2006).
April to June
- 2 April - Jean Sauvagnargues, politician and Minister (died 2002).
- 3 April - Paul Touvier, convicted of crime against humanity for his Collaborationist role during Vichy France (died 1996).
- 20 April - Émile Muller, politician (died 1988).
- 6 May - Achille Zavatta, clown and circus operator (died 1993).
- 12 May - Frère Roger, founder of the Taizé community (died 2005).
- 21 June - Jean Bastien, soccer player (died 1969).
July to December
- 19 August - Alphonse Antoine, cyclist (died 1999).
- 22 October - Jules Bigot, soccer player and manager (died 2007).
- 22 October - Jean Despeaux, boxer, Olympic gold-medallist (died 1989).
- 9 November - André François, cartoonist (died 2005).
- 12 November - Roland Barthes, literary critic and philosopher (died 1980).
- 17 November - Michel Arnaud, General (died 1990).
- November - Jean Neuberth, abstract painter (died 1966).
- 17 December - André Claveau, singer (died 2003).
- 19 December - Édith Piaf, singer (died 1963).
Full date unknown
- Henri Decaë, cinematographer (died 1987).
- Antoine Guillaumont, archaeologist and Syriac scholar (died 2000).