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This is a list of notable French scientists.

- José Achache, geophysicist and ecologist
- Jean le Rond d'Alembert, mathematician, mechanician, physicist and philosopher
- Claude Allègre, geochemist
- André-Marie Ampère, physicist and mathematician
- Françoise Ardré, phycologist, marine scientist
- Louis Bachelier, mathematician
- Antoine Jérôme Balard, chemist
- Éliane Basse, paleontologist and geologist
- Pierre-Dominique Bazaine, mathematician and engineer
- Jean de Beaurain, geographer
- Antoine César Becquerel, electrochemist
- A.E. Becquerel, physicist
- Henri Becquerel, physicist and Nobel laureate
- Jean Becquerel, physicist
- Léon Bence, physician
- Claude Bernard, physiologist
- Marcellin Berthelot, chemist
- Julien Bessières, physician, diplomat, and member of the Commission des Sciences et des Arts
- Jean Bosler, astronomer
- Claude Bourgelat, veterinary surgeon
- Thomas Bourgeron, neuroscientist
- Jean-Baptiste Boussingault, chemist
- Gerard Brachet, space scientist
- Paul Broca, physician, surgeon, anatomist, and anthropologist
- Bernard Brunhes, physicist
- Georges-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon, naturalist and mathematician
- Bernard Cabane, physicist
- Pierre Jean George Cabanis, physiologist
- Albert Calmette, physician, bacteriologist and immunologist
- Georges Canguilhem, physician and philosopher
- Nicolas Léonard Sadi Carnot, physicist and military engineer
- Henri Cartan, mathematician
- Augustin-Louis Cauchy, mathematician and physicist
- Jean-François Champollion, philologist
- Georges Charpak, physicist, Nobel prize winner 1992
- Georges Charpy, physicist and metallurgist
- Albert Châtelet, mathematician
- Émilie du Châtelet, mathematician and physicist
- Jean Mathieu de Chazelles, professor of hydrography
- Michel Che, chemist
- Gustave Choquet, mathematician
- Charles Pierre Claret de Fleurieu, explorer, hydrographer and politician
- Alain Connes, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1982
- Louis Couffignal, mathematician and cybernetician
- Charles-Augustin de Coulomb, physicist
- Jean Courtial, physician and polytechnician
- Vincent Courtillot, geophysicist
- Philippe Cousteau, oceanographer
- Jean-Marie-Joseph Coutelle, engineer, scientist and pioneer of ballooning
- Adam de Craponne, engineer who implemented the Canal de Craponne in 1559
- Jean Cruveilhier, anatomist and pathologist
- Marie Curie, physicist and chemist, two Nobel Prizes, in physics (1903) and chemistry (1911)
- Pierre Curie, physicist and chemist, Nobel Prize in physics (1903)
- Georges Cuvier, regarded as the founding father of palaeontology
- Boris Cyrulnik, ethologist, neurologist, and psychiatrist
- Thomas-François Dalibard, physicist and botanist
- Henry Darcy, hydraulic engineer
- Michel Darluc, naturalist
- Raymond Daudel, quantum chemist
- Jean Dausset, biologist, Nobel prize winner 1980
- André-Louis Debierne, chemist
- Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, mathematician and astronomer
- Marcel Deprez, electrical engineer
- John Theophilus Desaguliers, natural philosopher (physicist)
- Guillaume Delisle, cartographer
- Girard Desargues, mathematician
- René Descartes, scientist and philosopher
- Robert Debré, physician
- Georges Duby, historian
- Jean-Baptiste du Hamel, natural philosopher (physicist)
- Émilien Dumas, paleontologist, and geologist
- Jean-Baptiste Dumas, chemist
- Charles François Dupuis, polymath and theologian
- Pierre Fauchard, dentist
- Hervé Faye, astronomer
- Pierre de Fermat, mathematician
- Louis Feuillée, explorer, astronomer, geographer, and botanist
- Bernard Foing, astronomer
- Pierre Fourmanoir, ichthyologist
- Joseph Fourier, mathematician and physicist
- Augustin-Jean Fresnel, physicist known for work on optics

- Pierre Gassendi, philosopher and mathematician
- Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, physicist, Nobel prize winner 1991
- Christophe Gadbled, mathematician
- Évariste Galois, mathematician
- Sophie Germain, mathematician and physicist
- Paul Gervais, palaeontologist and entomologist
- Jacques Géry, ichthyologist
- Mirko Grmek, historian of medicine
- Camille Guérin, biologist
- Alexander Grothendieck, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1966 (German-born)
- André Guinier, physicist
- Jacques Hadamard, mathematician
- Charles Hermite, mathematician
- François Jacob, biologist, Nobel prize winner 1965
- Charles Janet, chemist and biologist
- Paul Janet, philosopher
- Irène Joliot-Curie, physicist and Nobel Prize winner
- Frédéric Joliot-Curie, physicist, Nobel Prize winner 1935
- Jean Jouzel, glaciologist and climatologist
- Gaston Julia, mathematician
- Étienne Hubert d'Orléans, Arabist
- Nicole El Karoui, mathematician
- Robert Kühner, mycologist
- Yves Lacoste, geographer and geopolitician
- Laurent Lafforgue, mathematician; Fields Medalist 2002
- Frédéric de Lafresnaye, ornithologist
- Joseph Louis Lagrange, mathematician
- Jean Laherrère, consultant and petroleum engineer
- Claude François Lallemand, physician and pathologist
- Jean-Baptiste Lamarck, evolutionary biologist
- Paul Langevin, physicist
- Pierre-Simon Laplace, mathematician and physicist
- François-de-Paule Latapie, botanist
- Lucien Laubier, oceanographer
- René Lavocat, paleontologist
- Antoine Lavoisier, chemist
- Xavier Le Pichon, geophysicist
- Jean-Marie Lehn, chemist, Nobel prize winner in 1987
- Jean-Marc Lévy-Leblond, physicist
- Claude Lévi-Strauss, anthropologist
- Arnoult de Lisle, Arabist and physician
- Pierre-Louis Lions, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1994
- Edmond Locard, pioneer of forensic science
- André Lwoff, biologist, Nobel prize winner 1965
- Jean-Michel Macron, neurologist
- Charles Madic, radiochemist
- Jean-Jacques d'Ortous de Mairan, geophysicist, astronomer and chronobiologist
- Benoit Mandelbrot, mathematician
- Jacques Masquelier, phytochemist
- Albert Mathiez, historian
- Pierre Louis Maupertuis, mathematician and philosopher
- Prosper Ménière, doctor concerned with hearing loss and tinnitus
- Marin Mersenne, mathematician
- André Michaux, botanist and explorer
- François André Michaux, botanist
- Jean-Louis Michel, oceanographer and engineer
- Jules Michelet, historian
- Alphonse Milne-Edwards, mammalologist and ornithologist
- Abraham de Moivre, mathematician
- Jacques Monod, biologist, Nobel prize winner 1965
- Théodore Monod, naturalist and theologian
- Gabriel Mouton, mathematician and astronomer

- Adolphe-Simon Neboux, surgeon and naturalist
- Louis Néel, physicist, Nobel Prize winner 1970
- Jean de Noailles, chemist
- Jean-Baptiste Noulet, archaeologist
- Henri Padé, mathematician
- Paul Painlevé, mathematician
- Denis Papin, physicist, mathematician, and inventor
- Blaise Pascal, mathematician and philosopher
- Étienne Pascal, mathematician
- Louis Pasteur, microbiologist and chemist
- Jean Pecquet, psychologist
- Jean-Marie Pelt, botanist
- Jean-Pierre Petit, astrophysicist
- Jean Robert Petit, paleoclimatologist
- Alphonse Pinart, philologist
- Gilles Pisier, mathematician
- Hippolyte Pixii, inventor
- Henri Poincaré, mathematician and physicist
- Lucien Poincaré, physicist
- Siméon Poisson, mathematician and physicist
- Pierre Poivre, horticulturist and botanist
- Albéric Pont, dentist and pioneer in maxillofacial surgery
- Alberte Pullman, quantum chemist
- Bernard Pullman, quantum chemist
- Lucien Quélet, naturalist and mycologist
- Petrus Ramus, mathematician and logician
- Louis-Antoine Ranvier, physician, pathologist, anatomist and histologist
- Didier Raoult, microbiologist and virologist
- René Antoine Ferchault de Réaumur, entomologist
- Jean-Baptiste Robinet, naturalist
- Paul Rohmer, physician
- Michel Rolle, mathematician
- Henri Romagnesi, mycologist
- Joël de Rosnay, scientific administrator
- Jean Rostand, biologist and philosopher
- Louis Rougier, mathematician, physicist, and philosopher
- Nicolas Sarrabat, mathematician concerned with many aspects of science
- Henri Émile Sauvage, ichthyologist, paleontologist, and herpetologist
- Schlumberger brothers (Conrad Schlumberger and Marcel Schlumberger)
- Laurent Schwartz, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1950
- Géraud Sénizergues, computer scientist and 2002 Gödel Prize recipient.
- Jean-Pierre Serre, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1954
- Michel Talagrand, mathematician
- Jules Tannery, mathematician
- Auguste Ambroise Tardieu, forensic medical scientist
- Fabiola Terzi, physician-scientist
- Melchisédech Thévenot, inventor of the spirit level
- Adrien-Jean-Pierre Thilorier, discovered dry ice
- René Thom, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1958
- Pierre-Marie-Jérôme Trésaguet, engineer and road builder
- François Trèves, mathematician
- Georges Valiron, mathematician
- Jean-Pierre Vernant, historian
- Jean-Christophe Victor, geographer
- Paul-Émile Victor, ethnologist
- François Viète, mathematician
- Louis Jean Pierre Vieillot, ornithologist
- Charles Athanase Walckenaer, geographer
- Wendelin Werner, mathematician; Fields Medalist 2006 (German-born)
- Rachid Yazami, engineer and inventor
- Jean-Christophe Yoccoz, mathematician; Fields Medalist 1994

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