Michel de Nostredame (depending on the source, 14 or 21 December 1503 – 2 July 1566), usually Latinised as Nostradamus,[a] was a French physician and reputed seer, who is best known for his book Les Propheties, a collection of 942 poetic quatrains[b] allegedly predicting future events. The book was first published in 1555 and has rarely been out of print since his death.
Grégoire Solotareff is ArtDoc, WriterDoc and more
Primarily he had been working as medical doctor. In 1997 he got a German youth literature prize for “Du groß, und ich klein”.
Solotareff war zuerst als Arzt tätig und lebt zurzeit in Paris. Im Jahre 1997 erhielt er den Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreis für das Buch Du groß, und ich klein. Auf Deutsch sind nur einige seiner Werke erschienen, u. a. auch das Kleine Museum, in dem knapp 150 Ausschnitte aus Gemälden Begriffe von Adler bis Zylinder zeigen. Continue reading Grégoire Solotareff
Thierry Benderitter is EgyptologyDoc
My main areas of interest are in the religious and funerary aspects of this brilliant civilisation, which naturally led me to the interesting study of tombs and mastabas. Curiously, though, the pyramids do not interest me.
William Somerset Maugham was WriterDoc
William Somerset Maugham CH (/ˈmɔːm/ MAWM; 25 January 1874 – 16 December 1965), better known as W. Somerset Maugham, was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest-paid author during the 1930s. Continue reading William Somerset Maugham
Joseph-Ignace Guillotin was PoliticDoc and NOT InventorDoc
Joseph-Ignace Guillotin (French pronunciation: [ɡijɔtɛ̃]; 28 May 1738 – 26 March 1814) was a French physician, politician and freemason who proposed on 10 October 1789 the use of a device to carry out death penalties in France, as a less painful method of execution. While he did not invent the guillotine, and in fact opposed the death penalty, his name became an eponym for it. The actual inventor of the prototype was Antoine Louis. Continue reading Joseph-Ignace Guillotin
Bernhard Kouchner is PoliticDoc and CharityDoc
Bernard Kouchner (born 1 November 1939) is a French politician and physician. He is the co-founder of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and Médecins du Monde. From 2007 until 2010, he was the French Minister of Foreign and European Affairs in the center-right Fillon government under president Nicolas Sarkozy, although he had been in the past a minister in socialist governments. In 2010, the Jerusalem Post considered Bernard Kouchner the 15th most influential Jew in the world. Since 2015 Kouchner is workstream leader for the AMU (Agency for the Modernisation of Ukraine), where he contributes his expertise in healthcare. Continue reading Bernhard Kouchner
Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré is AstronautDoc and PoliticDoc
Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré (born 13 May 1957) is a French doctor, politician, and former astronaut with the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (1985–1999) and the European Space Agency (1999–2002). 1996 she was on the Mir and 2001 on the ISS. Continue reading Claudie (André-Deshays) Haigneré
Albert Becker is BeekeperDoc
He is president of the french Apitherapy association and promotes to forbid some pesticides which destroy bees. He is very active in France and nearby German areas. Continue reading Albert Becker
Raphaëla Le Gouvello is PioneerSuperSurfDoc, BusinessDoc, WriterDoc, CharityDoc and NaturalistDoc
In 60 days she just crossed the Indian Ocean as first human being on her 7,80 Meter long surf-board and she arrived on June 8th, 2006 in Réunion!
She was the first woman to cross the Atlantic Ocean in 2000.
Then she was the first person to cross the Mediterranian Sea in 2002
In 2003 she even crossed the Pacific Ocean from Lima to Tahiti in 89 days as pioneer! Continue reading Raphaëla Le Gouvello
Bénédict Morel was TeacherDoc
Bénédict Augustin Morel (22 November 1809 – 30 March 1873) was a French psychiatrist born in Vienna, Austria. He was an influential figure in the field of degeneration theory during the mid-19th century. He earnt his living as a teacher for English and German during his studies. Continue reading Bénédict Morel
Albert Schweitzer is OrganDoc, CharityDoc, MuseumDoc, TheologyDoc, PhilosophyDoc, NobelPrizeDoc, PeaceDoc, WriterDoc, MusicologyDoc, StampDoc, CoinDoc, CoverDoc, InventorDoc, InstrumentBuilderDoc
Albert Schweitzer (14 January 1875 – 4 September 1965) was a German—and later French—theologian, organist, philosopher, physician, and medical missionary in Africa, also known for his historical work on Jesus. He was born in the province of Alsace-Lorraine, at that time part of the German Empire, though he considered himself French and wrote mostly in French. Continue reading Albert Schweitzer
Jean-Christophe Rufin, June 2013
|Born||28 June 1952
|Known for||Member of the Académie française|
Jean-Christophe Rufin (born 28 June 1952) is a French doctor, diplomat, historian, globetrotter and novelist. He is the president of Action Against Hunger, one of the founders of Médecins Sans Frontières and the second youngest member of the Académie française. He was Ambassador of France in Senegal from 2007 to June 2010. Continue reading Jean-Christophe Rufin