1919 in France
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Events from the year 1919 in France.
- April - Long-Berenger Oil Agreement is concluded between France and the United Kingdom over oil rights.
- 28 June - Treaty of Versailles is signed, officially ending World War I.
- 10 September - Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye is signed, ending World War I with Austria.
- 16 November - Legislative Election held.
- 27 November - Treaty of Neuilly-sur-Seine is signed.
- 30 November - Legislative Election held.
January to June
- 6 January - Jacques Laurent, writer and journalist (died 2000).
- 19 January - Simone Melchior, wife and business partner of Jacques-Yves Cousteau (died 1990).
- 18 March - Michèle Arnaud, singer, producer, and director (died 1998).
- 7 April - Jackie Sardou, actress (died 1998).
- 8 April - André Héléna, writer (died 1972).
- 13 April - René Gallice, soccer player (died 1999).
- 21 April - André Bettencourt, Resistance fighter, politician and Minister (died 2007).
- 29 April - Gérard Oury, actor, writer and producer (died 2006).
- 21 June - Jean Joyet, painter (died 1994).
- 21 June - Guy Lux, game show host and producer (died 2003).
July to September
- 2 July - Albert Batteux, international soccer player and manager (died 2003).
- 2 July - Henri Genès, actor and singer (died 2005).
- 17 July - Jean Leymarie, art historian (died 2006).
- 18 July - Daniel du Janerand, painter (died 1990).
- 31 July - Maurice Boitel, painter (died 2007).
- 10 August - Sacha Vierny, cinematographer (died 2001).
- 11 August - Ginette Neveu, violinist (died 1949).
- 9 September - Jacques Marin, actor (died 2001).
- 12 September - Jean Prouff, soccer player and manager (died 2008).
October to December
- 3 October - Jean Lefebvre, actor (died 2004).
- 7 October - Georges Duby, historian (died 1996).
- 8 October - André Valmy, actor.
- 20 October - André Pousse, actor (died 2005).
- 5 November - Félix Gaillard, Radical politician and Prime Minister of France (died 1970).
- 10 November - François Périer, actor (died 2002).
- 11 November - Jef Friboulet, painter and sculptor (died 2003).
- 18 November - Andrée Borrel, World War II heroine (executed) (died 1944).
- 11 December - Lucien Teisseire, road bicycle racer (died 2007).
- 30 December - François Bordes, scientist, geologist, and archaeologist (died 1981).
Full date unknown
- Pierre Garat, civil servant in Vichy France (died 1976.
- Laure Leprieur, radio personality (died 1999).
- 3 December - Pierre-Auguste Renoir, painter (born 1841).
- 21 December - Louis Diémer, pianist and composer (born 1843).
Full date un known
- Jean-Pierre Brisset, writer (born 1837).
- Jules Develle, politician (born 1845).
- Jean Marie Antoine de Lanessan, statesman and naturalist (born 1843).