The Famous French Persons ClipArt gallery offers 34 illustrations of important French royalty, politicians, artists, and clergy.

Jacques Coeur being publicly punished in France in 1453. "A part of the Amende Honorable of Jacques Coeur before Charles VII of France." -Bodmer, 1917

Amende Honorable of Jacques Coeur

Jacques Coeur being publicly punished in France in 1453. "A part of the Amende Honorable of Jacques…

The Queen of France from 1774 to 1792. She was executed by guillotine in 1793 at the height of the French Revolution.

Marie Antoinette

The Queen of France from 1774 to 1792. She was executed by guillotine in 1793 at the height of the French…

A French explorer who claimed the land that is now Canada for France.

Cartier

A French explorer who claimed the land that is now Canada for France.

Charlemagne Inflicting Baptism upon the Saxons.

Charlemagne

Charlemagne Inflicting Baptism upon the Saxons.

Charlemagne Presiding at the School of the Palace.

Charlemagne

Charlemagne Presiding at the School of the Palace.

Arrest of Charles Edward.

Charles Edward

Arrest of Charles Edward.

Charles Vland Odette

Charles Odette

Charles Vland Odette

The Conqueror Traverses the Battle-field.

Conqueror

The Conqueror Traverses the Battle-field.

Three officials who were given supreme executive powers under the new French constitution of 1799.

The Three Consuls

Three officials who were given supreme executive powers under the new French constitution of 1799.

The Coronation.

Coronation

The Coronation.

A leading figure in the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public Safety.

Danton

A leading figure in the French Revolution, as well as the first President of the Committee of Public…

A portait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the Dauphin of France.

Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the Dauphin

A portait of Louis XVI, Marie Antoinette, and the Dauphin of France.

Cardinal Dubois.

Dubois

Cardinal Dubois.

A French soldier and general during World War I.

Ferdinand Foch

A French soldier and general during World War I.

Joan of Arc.

Joan of arc

Joan of Arc.

The unhappy Josephine screamed, and fell fainting.

Josephine

The unhappy Josephine screamed, and fell fainting.

The first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, and thus the first Empress of the French.

Joséphine

The first wife of Napoleon Bonaparte, and thus the first Empress of the French.

Marquis de la Fayette (or Lafayette), born September 1757 was a French military officer born in the province of Auvergne in south central France. Lafayette was a general in the American Revolutionary War and a leader of the Garde Nationale during the French Revolution. In the American Revolution, Lafayette served in the Continental Army under George Washington. Although wounded during the Battle of Brandywine, he still managed to organize a successful retreat. He served faithfully thourghout the American Revolution. Lafayette was widely commemorated in the U.S. In 1824, the U.S. government named Lafayette Park in his honor. Lafayette College was chartered in Easton, Pennsylvania. Lafayette was honored with a monument in New York City in 1917. Portraits display Washington and Lafayette in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives. Numerous towns and cities across the United States were named in his honor.

Gilbert Mottier De LaFayette

Marquis de la Fayette (or Lafayette), born September 1757 was a French military officer born in the…

Madame de Maintenon and the Duchess of Burgundy.

Maintenon

Madame de Maintenon and the Duchess of Burgundy.

A French revolutionary. He favored a constitutional monarchy built on the model of Great Britain.

Mirabeau

A French revolutionary. He favored a constitutional monarchy built on the model of Great Britain.

A French commander of the forces in North America during the Seven Years' War.

Montcalm

A French commander of the forces in North America during the Seven Years' War.

Napoleon and the Pope.

Napoleon

Napoleon and the Pope.

A portrait of Napoleon III and Eugénie.

Napoleon III and Eugénie

A portrait of Napoleon III and Eugénie.

A caricature of Louis Philippe, the last king of France.

Caricature of Louis Philippe

A caricature of Louis Philippe, the last king of France.

King of France from 1830 to 1848. He was the last king to rule France.

Louis Philippe

King of France from 1830 to 1848. He was the last king to rule France.

The Marchioness of Pompadour.

Pompadour

The Marchioness of Pompadour.

Richelieu and Father Joseph.

Richelieu

Richelieu and Father Joseph.

Robert had a kindly feeling for the weak and poor.

Robert

Robert had a kindly feeling for the weak and poor.

An influential figure in the Committee of Public Safety of France and was instrumental in the period of the Reign of Terror. He was executed in 1794.

Robespierre

An influential figure in the Committee of Public Safety of France and was instrumental in the period…

La Rouchefoucauld and his fair friends.

Rochefoucauld

La Rouchefoucauld and his fair friends.

Rousseau and Madame D'epinay.

Rousseau

Rousseau and Madame D'epinay.

A French Roman Catholic clergyman who helped transform the Estates-General into the National Assembly.

Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès

A French Roman Catholic clergyman who helped transform the Estates-General into the National Assembly.

Suleiman struck him several times with his dagger.

Suleiman

Suleiman struck him several times with his dagger.

A French diplomat.

Talleyrand

A French diplomat.