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Nice, France

LOCATION

Official Website:
http://www.nice.fr/

Population:
339,000 (2004 estimate)

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alfred Binet
Psychologist
11-Jul-1857 8-Oct-1911 Binet-Simon intelligence test
Henry Cavendish
Chemist
10-Oct-1731 24-Feb-1810 Discovered hydrogen
J. M. G. Le Clézio
Novelist
13-Apr-1940   Nomadic novelist
Mylène Demongeot
Actor
29-Sep-1935   The Crucible
José Eber
Business
1948   Hair stylist to the stars
Edmond T. Gréville
Film Director
20-Jun-1906 26-May-1966 Beat Girl
Georges Lautner
Film Director
24-Jan-1926   The Professional
René Lefèvre
Actor
7-Mar-1898 4-May-1991 The Million
André Masséna
Military
6-May-1758 4-Apr-1817 Napoleon's greatest marshal
Michèle Mercier
Actor
1-Jan-1939   Angélique, Marquise des Anges
Billy Mitchell
Military
28-Dec-1879 19-Feb-1936 Proponent of air power
Henri Poincaré
Mathematician
29-Apr-1854 17-Jul-1912 Poincaré Conjecture
Maurice Ronet
Actor
13-Apr-1927 14-Mar-1983 Elevator to the Gallows
Michael Sinterniklaas
Actor
13-Aug-1972   Dean on The Venture Bros.
Christian Wolff
Composer
8-Mar-1934   Burdocks

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Alexander Berkman
Anarchist
21-Nov-1870 28-Jun-1936 A.B.C. of Anarchism
Bruce Chatwin
Author
13-May-1940 18-Jan-1989 In Patagonia
Isadora Duncan
Dancer
26-May-1877 14-Sep-1927 Mother of modern dance
Edmond T. Gréville
Film Director
20-Jun-1906 26-May-1966 Beat Girl
Fromental Halévy
Composer
27-May-1799 17-Mar-1862 La Juive
Frank Harris
Author
14-Feb-1856 26-Aug-1931 My Life and Loves
René Lefèvre
Actor
7-Mar-1898 4-May-1991 The Million
Maurice Maeterlinck
Playwright
29-Aug-1862 6-May-1949 Pelléas et Mélisande
Henri Matisse
Painter
31-Dec-1869 3-Nov-1954 Free, expressive French painter
W. Somerset Maugham
Novelist
25-Jan-1874 16-Dec-1965 Of Human Bondage
Niccolo Paganini
Violinist
27-Oct-1782 27-May-1840 Italian violinist and composer
Paul Julius Reuter
Journalist
21-Jul-1816 25-Feb-1899 Founder of Reuters News Agency
Viviane Romance
Actor
4-Jul-1912 25-Sep-1991 Any Number Can Win



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