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Famous Residents in Cannes

Discover famous & infamous Cannes celebrity inhabitants

    Grace Kelly

    Hollywood star & Princess of Monaco

    Queen Victoria of England

    First visited the French Riviera in 1882

    King Leopold II of Belgium

    Also known as the Butcher of Congo

    Robert Louis Stevenson

    Famous writer and traveler who lived several years in Hyeres

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    One of the great French Impressionists

    Pablo Picasso

    One of the most sought after artists in history

    Paul Signac

    Neo-impressionist artist & contemporary of Vincent van Gogh

    Bono - U2 Frontman

    A popular resident of the French Riviera

    F. Scott Fitzgerald

    American author who was inspired by his time on the French Riviera

    Jules Verne

    The father of science fiction, adventure novelist extraordinaire

    Henri Matisse

    A long term resident in the city of Nice

    Graham Greene

    Author, MI6 spy, bipolar sufferer, exile, lover of women

    Aldous Huxley

    One of the greatest 20th century writers

    W. Somerset Maugham

    Author, surgeon, spy and married homosexual