Amandine Lucile Aurore Dupin (1804 – 1876), best known by her pseudonym George Sand, was a French novelist and memoirist. She is also equally well-known for her much publicized romantic affairs with a number of celebrities including Frédéric Chopin and Alfred de Musset
Timbre : BASILIQUE NOTRE-DAME DE FOURVIÈRE LYON 1896-1996 | WikiTimbres
Alain J. Gerbault (1893-1941), a French aviator and tennis champion, made a solo circumnavigation of the world (1923-29) in his 39-foot racing/cruising gaff sloop, Firecrest. Here is an image of a stamp depicting Gerbault and his sailboat, designed and engraved by Albert Decaris, and issued by France on January 10, 1970, Scott No. 1263, Y&T No. 1621.