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Jean-Luc Godard - influential filmmaker
Alexander Hamilton - American founding father, signer of U.S. Constitution (half Huguenot)
Gabriel Duval - First Comptroller of the U.S. Treasury (1802-1811); U.S. Supreme Court justice (1811-1835)
Jean Cauvin (Jean Calvin) - French theologian
Guy de LaBrosse - physician to Louis XIII; creator of the Jardin du Roi (royal garden); botanist whose major book was De la nature
Henri de Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny, 1st Viscount Galway - French soldier and diplomat who was influential in the Nine Years' War and the War of Spanish Succession
Gaspard de Coligny - Admiral of France; important French Protestant leader
Francois de Bonne, duc de Lesdiguieres - important Huguenot resistance leader; soldier of the French Wars of Religion; Constable of France
John Ligonier, 1st Earl Ligonier - British military leader; Commander-in-Chief of the Forces (1757-1759); Master-General of the Ordnance (1759-1763)
Roux de Marsilly - French Huguenot conspirator against Louis XIV of France
Huguenot Founding Fathers
Huguenot Signers of the Articles of Confederation
Henry Laurens - delegate from South Carolina
Huguenot Signers of the U.S. Constitution
Alexander Hamilton (half Huguenot) - delegate from New York
Huguenot Representatives in
First U.S. Federal Congress (1789-1791):
Danie Huger - delegate from South Carolina
No Huguenots are known to have been among the signers of the Declaration of Independence. No Huguenots were in the Senate in the First Federal Congress.
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