The French people, especially the native speakers of langues d'oil from northern and central France, are primarily the descendants of Gauls (including the Belgae) and Romans (or Gallo-Romans, western European Celtic and Italic peoples), as well as Germanic peoples such as the Franks, the Visigoths, the Suebi and the Burgundians who settled in ...
- 7,167,000 (includes ancestry)
- 127,000, (French citizens)
Jacques Ochs (1883–1971), French-born Belgian artist and Olympic fencing champion; Micheline Ostermeyer, Olympic champion in discus and shot put, bronze in high jump; Simon Pagenaud, Indycar driver; Tony Parker, Belgian-born French citizen, basketball player; Gwendal Peizerat, ice dancer; Marie-José Pérec, athlete
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Alsatian, a German dialect, is spoken in Alsace and in parts of Lorraine in eastern France. French was the language of diplomacy and culture in Europe between the 17th and 19th century and is still widely used. Some people in France also speak Basque, Breton, Catalan, Corsican, German, Flemish, and Occitan. Religion
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As of 2020 there are 88 434 french people in Senegal and 1 232,000 people whos second language is french Politics. 9,517 French expatriates came to polling stations in Dakar to vote in the 2007 French presidential election. Footnotes
Today, Pondicherry still has a community of French people living in the city and French is also an official language. There are 6,500 French people registered in South India, and of these about 5,500 are in Pondicherry. They are also entitled to emigrate to France, although few do so and the French government does not encourage the practice.
The majority of the French population in Hungary speaks French or Hungarian as their first language. Education. Gustave Eiffel French School of Budapest is a French international school in Budapest. Notable French people of Hungary. Gyán de Vízakna; Bonipert, Bishop of Pécs (r. 1009–1036) Robert, Archbishop of Esztergom (r. 1226–1239)