List of Louisiana Creoles

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This is a list of notable Louisiana Creole people.

To be included in this list, the person must have a Wikipedia article showing they are Louisiana Creoles or must have references showing they are Louisiana Creoles and are notable.

List

Arts, culture, and entertainment

Troian Bellisario in Manila in February 2013
  • Edgar Degas (1834–1917) – artist famous for his paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings; cousin of Norbert Rillieux; eldest of five children of Célestine Musson De Gas, a Creole from New Orleans, and Augustin De Gas, a banker
  • Harold Dejan (1909–2002) – jazz alto saxophonist and bandleader
Ice-T with Body Count performing in 2006
Nicole Richie in store appearance at the 2012 David Jones Photo Call in Sydney

Business

Education

Journalism

Law and politics

  • Dan Desdunes (1870–1929) – civil rights activist and musician in New Orleans and Omaha
  • Rodolphe Desdunes (1849–1928) – civil rights activist, poet, historian, journalist, and customs officer primarily active in New Orleans
  • Jean Noel Destrehan (1754–1823) – politician in Louisiana and one-time owner of Destréhan Plantation, one of Louisiana's most famous antebellum historical landmarks
  • Antoine Dubuclet (1810–1887) – State Treasurer of Louisiana
  • Jacques Dupre (1773–1846) – 8th Governor of Louisiana
  • Edwin Edwards (1927–2021) – served as the 50th governor of Louisiana for four terms (1972–1980, 1984–1988 and 1992–1996), twice as many elected terms as any other Louisiana chief executive

Literature

Military

Religion

Science and technology

Sports

Other

See also