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Famous People with Name Francis

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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Francis Bacon

Francis Bacon, 1st Viscount St Alban (22 January 1561 – 9 April 1626) was an English philosopher, statesman, and essayist. He is also known as a proponent of the scientific revolution.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Francis Bacon (painter)

Francis Bacon (28 October 1909 – 28 April 1992) was an Irish-born figurative painter. He was a collateral descendant of the Elizabethan philosopher Francis Bacon. His artwork is known for its bold, austere, and often grotesque or nightmarish imagery.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Sir Francis Drake

Sir Francis Drake, Vice Admiral, (c. 1540 – January 27, 1595) was an English privateer, navigator, slave trader, and politician of the Elizabethan era.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Freddie Francis

Frederick William (Freddie) Francis (22 December 1917 – 17 March 2007) was an English cinematographer and film director.He achieved his greatest successes as a cinematographer, including winning two Academy Awards, for Sons and Lovers and Glory.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Samuel Lewis Francis

Samuel Lewis Francis (June 25, 1923 - November 4, 1994) was an American painter and printmaker.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Thomas Francis, Jr.

r. Thomas Francis, Jr. (July 15, 1900 – October 1, 1969) was an American physician, virologist, and epidemiologist.Francis was the first person to isolate influenza virus in America, and in 1940 showed that there are other strains of influenza, and took part in the development of influenza vaccines.He was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1946.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Francis Ford Coppola

Francis Ford Coppola (born April 7, 1939) is a five-time Academy Award winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Coppola is also a vintner, magazine publisher, and hotelier.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Francis Scott Key

Francis Scott Key (August 1, 1779 – January 11, 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the words to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner".

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: François Mitterrand

François Mitterrand (October 26, 1916 – January 8, 1996) served as President of France from 1981 to 1995. He holds the record of longest serving (14 years) President of France. He is also the oldest President of the Fifth Republic, leaving office at 78.

Francis as First Name

Francis Coyote Shivers     Francis Coyote Shivers        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Coyote Shivers: is a musician and actor. He was born in Toronto, Canada. Shivers produced the first single by the band Shadowy Men on a Shadowy Planet. The b-side to that single, "Having an Average Weekend", became the theme to the television show The Kids in the Hall. Shivers went on to produce the band's next two albums.

Francis Ford Coppola     Francis Ford Coppola        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Ford Coppola: is a five-time Academy Award-winning American film director, producer, and screenwriter. Coppola is also a vintner, magazine publisher, and hotelier. He is a graduate of Hofstra University where he studied theatre. He earned an M.F.A. in film directing from the UCLA Film School. He is most renowned for directing the highly regarded Godfather trilogy, The Conversation, and the Vietnam War epic Apocalypse Now.

Francis Scott Fitzgerald     Francis Scott Fitzgerald        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Scott Fitzgerald: was an American writer of novels and short stories, whose works are evocative of the Jazz Age, a term he coined himself. He is widely regarded as one of the twentieth century's great writers. Fitzgerald is considered a member of the "Lost Generation", Americans born in the 1890s who came of age during World War I. He finished four novels, left a fifth unfinished, and wrote dozens of short stories that treat themes of youth and promise (his first act), and despair and age

Francis Xavier Bushman     Francis Xavier Bushman        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Xavier Bushman: was an American film actor. His matinee idol career started in 1911 in the silent film His Friend's Wife, but it did not survive the silent screen era.

Francis Anthony Brickowski     Francis Anthony Brickowski        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Francis Anthony Brickowski: is a retired American professional basketball player, formerly in the National Basketball Association.Brickowski played college basketball for 4 years as a power forward/center for Pennsylvania State University.

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Francis as Last Name

Gregory R. Francis     Gregory R. Francis       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Gregory R. Francis: is a politician in the United States Virgin Islands. A Democrat, he has served as Lieutenant Governor of the United States Virgin Islands since January 1, 2007, having been elected on a ticket with Governor John de Jongh.

Cyril Lloyd Francis     Cyril Lloyd Francis       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Cyril Lloyd Francis: was a Canadian politician and one time Speaker of the Canadian House of Commons. Francis was known by his middle name.In 1958, Francis became President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, a union representing civil servants in certain professions. In 1959, he entered municipal politics by being elected alderman on Ottawa City Council. From 1960 to 1963, he served on the city's Board of Control and as Deputy Mayor.

Mayann Elizabeth Francis     Mayann Elizabeth Francis       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Mayann Elizabeth Francis: is the 31st and current Lieutenant Governor of the Canadian province of Nova Scotia. She was the director and CEO of the Nova Scotia Human Rights Commission from 1999-2006. She also served as Nova Scotia's provincial ombudsman from December 2000 until December 2003, the first woman to be appointed to that post. Previously, she has been a pioneer in senior positions with the Government of Ontario, Dalhousie University and the District Attorney's office in Kings County, New York.

Harry S. Francis     Harry S. Francis       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Harry S. Francis: was a carriage builder and political figure on Prince Edward Island. He represented 1st Kings in the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island from 1944 to 1947 as a Liberal.

Winston Antonio Parks Tifet     Winston Antonio Parks Tifet       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Winston Antonio Parks Tifet: is a former Costa Rican football player who played most of his career with Deportivo Saprissa. Myers was known as "El Maravilloso" (The Marvelous) due to his natural talent to play the game, becoming a typical number 10. In his country he played mostly with Saprissa, winning three national championships with them, as well as two CONCACAF Champions Cups. He also played with his hometown team, Limón. He was an international too, playing in Uruguay with Peñarol in the early 90's, Pachuca of Mexico in the mid 90's, and later in Major League Soccer, where he played with the MetroStars and the Los Angeles Galaxy. With his national team, he played in the 1990 FIFA World Cup held in Italy, as well as the 1997 Copa America in Bolivia. He was capped 45 times, scoring two goals for his country. He collected his final cap in 2000 in a World Cup qualifier against Barbados.

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