1927 in France
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Events from the year 1927 in France.
- 20 May–21 May - First solo non-stop Trans-Atlantic flight from New York to Paris by Charles Lindbergh.
- 13 June - Léon Daudet, leader of French monarchists, is arrested.
- 18 October - Schwartzbard trial begins.
- 19 June - Tour de France begins.
- 17 July - Tour de France ends, won by Nicolas Frantz of Luxembourg.
January to March
- 1 January - Maurice Béjart, choreographer who ran the Béjart Ballet Lausanne (died 2007).
- 7 February - Juliette Gréco, singer and actress.
- 20 February - Hubert de Givenchy, aristocrat and fashion designer.
- 23 February - Régine Crespin, opera singer (died 2007).
- 7 March - Philippe Clay, mime artist, singer and actor (died 2007).
- 19 March - Gisèle Lestrange, graphic artist (died 1991).
- 27 March - François Furet, historian (died 1997).
April to June
- 15 April - Maurice Ronet, actor, director and writer (died 1983).
- 25 April - Albert Uderzo, comic book artist and scriptwriter.
- 4 May - Jacques Lanzmann, writer, scriptwriter and lyric writer (died 2006).
- 18 May - François Nourissier, journalist and writer (died 2011)
- 24 May - Claude Abbes, international soccer player (died 2008).
- 20 June - Bernard Cahier, Formula One photo-journalist (died 2008).
July to September
- 3 July - Pierre Cahuzac, soccer player (died 2003).
- 17 July - Jean Casadesus, classical pianist (died 1972).
- 23 July - Gérard Brach, film director and screenwriter (died 2006).
- 27 July - Pierre Granier-Deferre, film director (died 2007).
- 14 August - Roger Carel, actor and voice talent.
- 7 September - François Billetdoux, playwright and novelist (died 1991).
- 13 September - Maurice Lafont, international soccer player (died 2005).
October to December
- 19 October - Jean Bastien-Thiry, attempted assassin of President Charles de Gaulle in 1962 (died 1963).
- 24 October
- 18 November - Gérard Calvet, Roman Catholic abbot (died 2008).
- 9 December - Pierre Henry, composer.
- 25 December - Georges Besse, businessman, assassinated (died 1986).
Full date unknown
- 12 March - Léon Denis, spiritist philosopher and researcher (born 1846).
- 23 March - Paul César Helleu, artist (born 1859).
- 15 April - Gaston Leroux, journalist, detective and novelist (born 1868).
- 18 June - Gustave Charles Fagniez, historian and economist (born 1842).
- 30 June - Édouard Louis Trouessart, zoologist (born 1842).
- 10 July - Louise Abbéma, painter and designer (born 1853).
- 4 August - Eugène Atget, photographer (born 1857).