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Napoléon Bonaparte painting

Napoleon Bonaparte, one of the greatest leaders in French history

Jean-Luc Picard, 2379

Jean-Luc Picard in 2379

For the language, please see French language.

The term French or française referred to anything from the nation-state of France, including its people, as well as the French language.


A section of New Orleans, originally settled by the French, was referred to as the French Quarter. (DS9: "The Visitor")

According to Captain Picard, the French flag consisted of the colors in the order of blue, white, and red. (TNG: "The Last Outpost")

Q appeared to the crew of the USS Enterprise-D as a Marshal of France in 2364. (TNG: "Hide And Q")

Rex gave Lwaxana Troi a French beverage when she met him on the holodeck. (TNG: "Manhunt")

Data attempted to master all known styles of painting including the style of early French impressionists. (TNG: "Inheritance")

Tom Paris always had a "thing about the French" and spent his time during his second semester at the Academy at a base outside of Marseille for his physical training. (VOY: "The Cloud")


The ancestors of DeSalle were French. (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

Frederick La Rouque's parents were from the Burgundy region of France. (TNG: "Time's Arrow")

The father of the Gigolo, a holodeck character in Tom Paris' holodeck program depicting Chez Sandríne, was French. (VOY: "The Cloud")

Data, having traveled back in time to 1893, claimed to be a Frenchman to those in that time period, including Samuel Clemens and Frederick La Rouque. (TNG: "Time's Arrow", "Time's Arrow, Part II")

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Material created for Star Trek Generations, which was not seen on-screen, included several of Jean-Luc Picard's French ancestors such as Madame de La Barre, Christophe Picard, Françoise de Picard, Jon Michael Picard, Picard VIII comte deHoll, Picard XXII comte deHoll, and Georges Picard.

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