French Brazilian

French Brazilian

infobox ethnic group
group = flagicon|France French Brazilian flagicon|Brazil
"Franco Brasileiro"

caption = Notable French Brazilians:
Alberto Santos-DumontHércules Florence
poptime = 2.9 million (estimated)
popplace = Brazil:Mainly Southern and Southeastern Brazil
langs = Portuguese
rels = Christianity (Roman Catholic)
related = Other White Brazilian, French people

French Brazilian ( _pt. Franco Brasileiro) is a Brazilian person of full, partial, or predominantly French ancestry, or a French-born person residing in Brazil.

French Colonies

*Guaraqueçaba (Paraná - 1852);
*Ivaí (Paraná - 1847).

Notable French Brazilians

*Alberto Santos-Dumont
*Alfred Agache (architect)
*Alfredo D'Escragnolle Taunay
*Arkan Simaan
*Hércules Florence
*Hernando da Silva Ramos
*Ivo Pitanguy
*Louis Adolphe le Doulcet
*Lúcio Costa
*Marc Ferrez
*Nelson Piquet
*Nelson Piquet Jr.
*Prince Antônio of Orléans-Braganza
*Prince Pedro Luís of Orléans-Braganza
*Vitor Belfort
*Adriana Lima
*Yves Passarell

ee also

* Immigration to Brazil
* White Brazilian
* French people


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