List of people from Marseille

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Born in Marseille[edit]

NOTE: People in italics do not have article in the English language Wikipedia; links are to the relevant article in French Wikipedia.

Actors and singers[edit]

Architects[edit]

Dancers[edit]

Designers and poster artists[edit]

Honoré Daumier: Sunday at the Museum
  • Georges Arditi (1914; d. 15 January 2012) - painter
  • Jo Berto (Joseph Bertocchio) (22 November 1907; d. Marseille, 25 June 1978) - lithographic artist
  • Honoré Daumier (26 February 1808; d. Valmondois, 11 February 1879) - caricaturist, sculptor
  • Dubout (15 May 1905; d. Saint-Aunès, 27 June 1976) - humorous designer
  • Gérard Lauzier (30 November 1932) - comic stip artist, film director
  • Lisa Mandel (23 April 1977) - comic strip designer
  • Jean-Emmanuel Vermot-Desroches (1974) - comic strips
  • Tibet (31 October 1931; d. Roquebrune-sur-Argens, 3 January 2010) - comic strip designer

Directors[edit]

  • René Allio (8 March 1924; d. Paris, 27 March 1995) - painter, then scenario writer, film and theatre director
  • André Benedetto (14 July 1934; d. Avignon, 13 July 2009) - author and theatre director, founder of « off » at Festival d'Avignon
  • Paul Carpita (12 November 1922; d. Marseille, 23 October 2009) - scenario writer
  • Philippe Dajoux (23 March 1968) - director
  • Robert Guédiguian (3 December 1953) - director, actor, screenwriter and producer

Doctors[edit]

Editors[edit]

Engravers[edit]

Explorers[edit]

Historians[edit]

Industrialists and business people[edit]

Journalists[edit]

Lawyers and judges[edit]

Mafia[edit]

Military people[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Painters[edit]

Police officers[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Religious personalities[edit]

See also Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Marseille.

Résistants[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Sculptors[edit]

Sportsmen and women[edit]

Writers[edit]

Edmond Rostand

Associated with Marseille[edit]

Marseille was the birthplace or residence of:

References[edit]

  1. ^ Yardley, William (6 December 2013). "Jean-Claude Beton, Who Sent Orangina Around the World, Dies at 88". New York Times. Retrieved 5 January 2014. 
    - "Founder of iconic French soda Orangina dies". France 24. 4 December 2013. Retrieved 2 January 2014.