Famous People From France

Paris is the capital of France, and it has mild summers and cold winters. It has a population of 60 million people, and the government is are public in stature. French is the official language spoken by thepublichere, and at least 88 % of the population are familiar with the language. Arabic being a minority language is also spoken by 1.7 % of the population. Food is one of the major passion of the people of France, and the cooking is highly refined with attention being paid to details like the use of fresh ingredients and it varies from region to region and it is dependent to a great extent on what is available locally.

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The family is the focal point in any relationship, and the extended family provides emotional and financial support. Despite their romantic approach towards life, the French have a practical approach as far as marriage is concerned. The families here have a few children, but parents take the role of guardians on a serious note.

This country is also known for many authors, poets, painters’ sculptors and sports personalities. Some famous people who belong to the country are Coco Chanel and Zinedine Zidane. Coco Chanel was a professional designer and is known for her ambition and determination in her social and professional life. She is the only fashion designer and is in the list of the top 100 influential people in the current century. Her styles and designs have created new trends in the world of fashion designing.

The French people are generally private people and have different yardsticks as far as their behavior is concerned in their social circle. Though they are polite in all details, it is with their family and close friends they are free. A handshake is a known and common form of greeting, and one can greet some personally with a light kiss on the right and the left cheek. The first names are reserved for the near and dear ones.