1943 in France
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Events from the year 1943 in France.
- 22 January - Round up of Marseille, organized by Nazi Germany, begins. French police carry out a raid in the Old Port to arrest Jews.
- 24 January - Round up of Marseille ends with 30,000 people expelled from their neighborhood and 2,000 Jews eventually sent to the extermination camps.
- 21 May - Riom Trial ends, attempt by Vichy France regime to prove that the leaders of the French Third Republic had been responsible for France's defeat by Germany in 1940.
- 21 October - Lucie Aubrac and others in her French Resistance cell liberate Raymond Aubrac from Gestapo imprisonment.
- 22 November - Lebanon gains independence from France.
- 25 April - The 41st edition of the Paris-Roubaix bicycle race resumes following three years of cancellations due to war. Marcel Kint (BEL) wins the race in 6h 01' 32".
- 11 February - Pierre Matignon, cyclist (died 1987)
- 20 February - Carlos, né Yvan-Chrysostome Dolto, singer, entertainer and actor (died 2008)
- 23 April - Hervé Villechaize, actor (died 1993 in the United States)
- 22 May - Marie-Françoise Audollent, actress (died 2008)
- 6 June - Jean-Michel Bertrand, politician (died 2008)
- 15 June - Johnny Hallyday, né Jean-Philippe Smet, pop singer and actor (died 2017)
- 23 June - Patrick Bokanowski, filmmaker
- 30 August - Jean-Claude Killy, alpine skier and a triple Olympic champion
- 5 November - Alain Fournier, computer graphics researcher (died 2000)
- 5 December - Eva Joly, magistrate, born in Norway
- Full date unknown - Jacques-Pierre Amette, journalist and writer
- 18 August - Maurice Couette, physicist (born 1858)
- 24 August - Simone Weil, philosopher and social activist (born 1909)
- 19 October - Camille Claudel, sculptor and graphic artist (born 1864)
- 10 December - Jean-Baptiste Bienvenu-Martin, Socialist leader and Minister (born 1847)