30 Notable alumni of
University of Rennes 2

The University of Rennes 2 is 1149th in the world, 388th in Europe, and 32nd in France by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 30 notable alumni from the University of Rennes 2 sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Philippe Katerine

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    Philippe Katerine
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorsingerscreenwriterfilm actorfilm director
    Biography

    Philippe Blanchard, known professionally as Philippe Katerine, is a French singer-songwriter, actor, director and writer who began his career in 1991. Some of his popular singles include "Mon cœur balance", "Je vous emmerde", and "Louxor j'adore".

  2. Étienne Daho

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    Étienne Daho
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriteractorsinger
    Biography

    Étienne Daho is a French singer, songwriter and record producer. He has released a number of synth-driven and rock-surf influenced pop hit singles since 1981.

  3. Jean-Yves Le Drian

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    Jean-Yves Le Drian
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politicianhistorianpensioner
    Biography

    Jean-Yves Le Drian is a French politician serving as Minister of Europe and Foreign Affairs since 2017. He previously was Minister of Defence from 2012 to 2017 under President François Hollande. He was nominated by Emmanuel Macron to serve as Foreign Minister in the First Philippe government on 17 May 2017. A former member of the Socialist Party, he has been an Independent since 2018.

  4. Alan Stivell

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    Alan Stivell
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterconductorharpistsingeractivist
    Biography

    Alan Stivell is a French, Breton and Celtic musician and singer, songwriter, recording artist, and master of the Celtic harp. From the early 1970s, he revived global interest in the Celtic (specifically Breton) harp and Celtic music as part of world music. As a bagpiper and bombard player, he modernized traditional Breton music and singing in the Breton language. A precursor of Celtic rock, he is inspired by the union of the Celtic cultures and is a keeper of the Breton culture.

  5. Christophe Honoré

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    Christophe Honoré
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    film directorscreenwriterwriternovelistplaywright
    Biography

    Christophe Honoré is a French writer and film director.

  6. Denez Prigent

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    Denez Prigent
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    singer-songwriterrecording artist
    Biography

    Denez Prigent is a Breton folk singer-songwriter of the gwerz and kan ha diskan styles of Breton music. From his debut at the age of 16, he was known for singing traditional songs a cappella, and has moved on to singing his own songs with techno music accompaniments. He has performed in France as well as internationally and has recorded seven studio and two live albums.

  7. Jocelyn Gourvennec

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    Jocelyn Gourvennec
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    association football playerassociation football manager
    Biography

    Jocelyn Gourvennec is a French football manager and former player. He played as a midfielder for clubs such as Lorient, Rennes, Nantes, Marseille, Montpellier, Bastia, Angers and Clermont.

  8. Marylise Lebranchu

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    Marylise Lebranchu
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Marylise Lebranchu is a French politician. She served as Minister of the Reform of the State and of Decentralisation under Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault.

  9. Odile Decq

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    Odile Decq
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Odile Decq is a French architect, urban planner and academic. She is the founder of the Paris firm, Studio Odile Decq and the architecture school, Confluence Institute. Decq is known for her unique, self-described goth appearance and style.

  10. Gaspard Glanz

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    Gaspard Glanz
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1987-.. (age 34)
    Occupations
    journalistvideo journalist
    Biography

    Gaspard Glanz is a French videojournalist.

  11. Paul Molac

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    Paul Molac
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1962-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    politicianhigh school teacher
    Biography

    Paul Molac is a French politician who has been serving as a member of the French National Assembly since the 2012 elections, representing Morbihan's 4th constituency. In the 2017 elections, he was one of only four deputies who were elected in the first round.

  12. Mikaël Cherel

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    Mikaël Cherel
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Mikaël Cherel is a French professional road bicycle racer, who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam AG2R Citroën Team.

  13. Didier Squiban

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    Didier Squiban
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    pianistcomposer
    Biography

    Didier Squiban is a French pianist and composer.

  14. Nolwenn Korbell

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    Nolwenn Korbell
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    actorsingerrecording artist
    Biography

    Nolwenn Korbell, is a French Breton singer-songwriter and actress. Best known for her songs in Breton, with her musicians or in a duet with guitarist Soïg Sibéril, she released four albums, regularly performs in concerts, and also keeps acting in plays and films.

  15. Bernadette Malgorn

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    Bernadette Malgorn
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    Studied in 1972
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Bernadette Malgorn is a French civil servant and politician. She is a member of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).

  16. Philippe Le Guillou

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    Philippe Le Guillou
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    In 1981 graduated with master's degree
    Occupations
    writerliterary critic
    Biography

    Philippe Le Guillou is a French writer. He was born in Finistère in 1959. A prolific writer, he has published around 40 books, including fiction and non-fiction. He won the Prix Médicis for Les Sept Noms du peintre and the Prix Mediterranee for La Rumeur du soleil.

  17. Agnès Le Brun

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    Agnès Le Brun
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1961-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Agnès Le Brun is a French politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament from 2011 to 2014. Born in Chaumont-en-Vexin, she grew up in rural Brittany and graduated from the University of Rennes 2 – Upper Brittany, obtaining a Master's Degree in Classics. She then moved to Morlaix, where she became a teacher.

  18. Arnaud Le Lan

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    Arnaud Le Lan
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Arnaud Le Lan, is a football defender who last played for FC Lorient. He played his entire career in Brittany.

  19. Flavia Bujor

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    Flavia Bujor
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    In 2018 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    writerliterary critic
    Biography

    Flavia Bujor is a French novelist of Romanian origin. She lived in Romania until the age of two, when she moved to Paris, France. She had a passion for stories from an early age. She lives with her parents in Paris. At the young age of fourteen, Flavia Bujor was being hailed as France's Literary Sensation. From an early age her parents encouraged her for her love for books teaching her to read before she started school and indulging her passion for stories by telling her tales. Her first book was the children's story The Prophecy of the Stones or "The Prophecy of The Gems" (original title: "La Prophétie des Pierres"). She began writing this novel at the age of 12, and its success has prompted the book's translation into twenty-three different languages.

  20. Titinga Frédéric Pacéré

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    Titinga Frédéric Pacéré
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    poethistorianlawyer
    Biography

    Titinga Frédéric Pacéré is a Burkinabé solicitor, writer, poet and griot and founder and curator of the Musée de Manega museum in Burkina Faso. He studied in Abidjan. He has written over twenty books and published 60 volumes and has been awarded the medal of honour of the Association of French speaking writers (A.D.E.L.F.).

  21. Christine Cloarec

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    Christine Cloarec
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    1983-1987 graduated with licentiate
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Christine Cloarec is a French politician representing La République En Marche! (LREM) She was elected to the French National Assembly on 18 June 2017, representing the department of Ille-et-Vilaine.

  22. Laëtitia Le Corguillé

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    Laëtitia Le Corguillé
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1986-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    sport cyclist
    Biography

    Laëtitia Le Corguillé is a French BMX racer and Olympic athlete who won the silver medal in BMX at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games.

  23. Patrick Malrieu

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    Patrick Malrieu
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1945-2019 (aged 74)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    In 1998 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    music historianprinter
    Biography

    Patrick Malrieu was a French industrial executive and a Breton music historian.

  24. Patrick Le Roux

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    Patrick Le Roux
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    historian of classical antiquityuniversity teacherclassical scholar
    Biography

    Patrick Le Roux is a 20th–21st-century French historian.

  25. Erwan Evenou

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    Erwan Evenou
    Born in
    Algeria Flag Algeria
    Years
    1940-2020 (aged 80)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    Graduated with Doctorate in France
    Occupations
    writerteacher
    Biography

    Erwan Evenou was a French writer, linguist, political activist, and teacher. He was a strong advocate for the Breton language. He was a recipient of the Ordre des Palmes académiques for his work.

  26. Jean-René Marsac

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    Jean-René Marsac
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jean-René Marsac was a member of the National Assembly of France. He represented Ille-et-Vilaine's 4th constituency from 2007 to 2017, as a member of the Socialiste, radical, citoyen et divers gauche.

  27. Tristan Le Govic

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    Tristan Le Govic
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1976-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    composersinger
    Biography

    Tristan Le Govic is a Breton harp player, singer and composer born in 1976.

  28. Jean Brihault

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    Jean Brihault
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    academicpresident of the European Handball Federation
    Biography

    Jean Brihault was a professor at the University of Rennes 2 which he holds as position of President from 1996 to 2001. Alongside his teaching activities, he held executive positions in the world of Handball. He was the President of European Handball Federation and the vice-president of International Handball Federation from 2012 to 2016.

  29. Bernard Bonnejean

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    Bernard Bonnejean
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    literary critic
    Biography

    Bernard Bonnejean, is a French author, specialist of catholic French poetry of 19th and 20th centuries.

  30. Ronan Leprohon

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    Ronan Leprohon
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1939-2017 (aged 78)
    Enrolled in the University of Rennes 2
    In 1972 graduated with doctorate
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ronan Leprohon was a 20th-century French Breton academic historian, politician, and lifelong Breton nationalist.