Auguste and Louis Lumière, inventors, were the first filmmakers in history. They patented the cinematograph, which in contrast to Edison's "peepshow" kinetoscope allowed simultaneous viewing by multiple parties. Their first film, Sortie de l'usine Lumière de Lyon, shot in 1894, is considered the first true motion picture
René Lacoste (1904-1996), dominated the world of tennis in the late 20s and nicknamed "crocodile" by his friends for being so hungry of victories.
How two eco-friendly French inventors want to replace concrete with clay
Backed by Jay Z and the Qatari wealth fund, a French inventor wants to squeeze the technology of his Devialet audiophile amplifier into your smartphone.
Jacques Alexandre César Charles (November 12, 1746 – April 7, 1823) was a French inventor, scientist, mathematician, and balloonist.
"Louis Braille French Inventor of System of Raised-Point Writing for the Blind"=>
Jean-Pierre Blanchard (July 4, 1753 – March 7, 1809), aka Jean Pierre François Blanchard, was a French inventor, most remembered as a pioneer in aviation and ballooning.