1847 in France
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Events from the year 1847 in France.
- 15 April - Bombardment of Tourane: French vessels dispatched by Admiral Cécille bombard Tourane (Da Nang in Vietnam) in response to the persecution of Roman Catholic missionaries.
- 21 December - Emir Abdelkader surrenders in Algeria and is imprisoned in France.
- Jeweler Cartier established in Paris.
- 15 January - Camille Doncieux, first wife of Claude Monet (died 1879)
- 25 March - Fernand Lataste, zoologist (died 1934)
- 29 June - Charles Gide, economist and historian of economic thought (died 1932)
- 22 July - Jean-Baptiste Bienvenu-Martin, Socialist leader and Minister (died 1943)
- 8 November - Jean Casimir-Perier, politician, fifth president of the French Third Republic (died 1907)
- 15 December - Gaston Floquet, mathematician (died 1920)
- 17 December - Michel-Joseph Maunoury, military leader (died 1923)
- 18 December - Augusta Holmès, composer (died 1903)
January to June
- 3 February - Marie Duplessis, courtesan (born 1824)
- 4 February - Henri Dutrochet, physician, botanist and physiologist (born 1776)
- 15 February - Germinal Pierre Dandelin, mathematician, soldier, and professor of engineering (born 1794)
- 24 February - Alexandre Guiraud, poet and novelist (born 1788)
- 2 March - Jules, prince de Polignac, statesman (born 1780)
- 17 March - Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard, caricaturist (born 1803)
- 20 March - Mademoiselle Mars, actress (born 1779)
- 29 May - Emmanuel de Grouchy, Marquis de Grouchy, Marshal of France, (born 1766)
- 12 June - Pierre-Simon Ballanche, writer and philosopher (born 1776)
July to December
- 13 September - Nicolas Oudinot, Marshal of France (born 1767)
- 7 October - Alexandre Brongniart, chemist, mineralogist, and zoologist (born 1770)
- 16 October - Henri de Castellane, politician and nobleman (born 1814)
- 31 December - Princess Adélaïde of Orléans, adviser to brother Louis Philippe, King of the French (born 1777)