Here are some pictures of some of my favorite fencers that have come from France.  Not in any order, other than the order by which I came across them.

Olympics 1952 MF dOriola 2

Christian d’Oriola

Olympics Coubertin fencing

Baron Pierre de Coubertin, founder of the modern Olympic movement.

Jolyot_Pascal

Pascal Jolyot

Olympics 1948 MF Buhan

Jean Buhan

Trinquet-Hachin_Pascale

Pascale Trinquet

Enzo_Lefort

Enzo Lefort

Massard_Armand

Armand Massard

Olympics 1932 ME Georges Buchard

Georges Buchard

Noel_Christian

Christian Noel

Boisse_Philippe

Philippe Boisse

d'Hugues_Pierre

Pierre Georges Louis Comte d’Hugues, for the beard at the very least!

Brouquier_Veronique

Veronique Brouquier

Lamour_Jean-Francois

Jean-Francois Lamour

Olympics 1932 MET FRA team

The 1932 French Epee Olympic Squad. L-R: Lucien Gaudin, Bernard Schmetz, Jean Piot, Philippe Cattiau, Fernand Jourdant and Georges Tainturier on the end wearing the beret.

erwann le pechoux

Erwan Le Pechoux

Olympics 1908 FRA team standing

The 1908 French Olympic team.

Olympics 1992 MF Philippe Omnes

Philippe Omnes

1928 Lucien Gaudin

Lucien Gaudin

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