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Henri is an Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Luxembourgish form of the masculine given name Henry.


People with this given name

; French noblemen :'' See the ' List of rulers named Henry' for Kings of France named Henri.'' *
Henri I de Montmorency Henri I de Montmorency (15 June 1534 in Chantilly, Oise Chantilly ( , ) is a Communes of France, commune in the Oise Departments of France, department in the Nonette (river), Valley of the Nonette in the Hauts-de-France Regions of France, regi ...
(1534–1614), Marshal and Constable of France * Henri I, Duke of Nemours (1572–1632), the son of Jacques of Savoy and Anna d'Este * Henri II, Duke of Nemours (1625–1659), the seventh Duc de Nemours * Henri, Count of Harcourt (1601–1666), French nobleman * Henri, Dauphin of Viennois (1296–1349), bishop of Metz * Henri de Gondi (disambiguation) * Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Duke of Bouillon (1555–1623), member of the powerful House of La Tour d'Auvergne * Henri Emmanuel Boileau, baron de Castelnau (1857–1923), French mountain climber *
Henri, Grand Duke of Luxembourg Henri (french: Henri Albert Gabriel Félix Marie Guillaume, ; born 16 April 1955) is the List of monarchs of Luxembourg, Grand Duke of Luxembourg. He has reigned since 7 October 2000. Henri, the eldest son of Jean, Grand Duke of Luxembourg, Gran ...
(born 1955), the head of state of Luxembourg *
Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway Henri de Massue, 2nd Marquis de Ruvigny, Earl of Galway, (9 April 16483 September 1720) was a French Huguenot soldier and diplomat who was influential in the English service in the Nine Years' War and the War of the Spanish Succession. Biograp ...
, French Huguenot soldier and diplomat, one of the principal commanders of
Battle of Almansa The Battle of Almansa took place on 25 April 1707, during the War of the Spanish Succession The War of the Spanish Succession was a European great power conflict that took place from 1701 to 1714. The death of childless Charles II of Spa ...
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François-Henri de Montmorency, duc de Luxembourg François Henri de Montmorency-Bouteville, Duke of Piney-Luxembourg, commonly known as Luxembourg (8 January 1628 – 4 January 1695), and nicknamed "The Upholsterer of Notre-Dame" (''Le Tapissier de Notre-Dame''), was a French general and Marsh ...
, French general,
marshal of France Marshal of France (french: Maréchal de France, plural ') is a French military distinction, rather than a military rank, that is awarded to General officer, generals for exceptional achievements. The title has been awarded since 1185, though bri ...
, one of the principal commanders of
Battle of Steenkerque The Battle of Steenkerque, also known as ''Steenkerke'', ''Steenkirk'' or ''Steinkirk'' was fought on 3 August 1692, during the Nine Years' War The Nine Years' War (1688–1697), often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of t ...
* Henri, Prince of Condé (1552–1588), French Prince du Sang and Huguenot general *
Henri, Prince of Condé (1588–1646) Henri II de Bourbon, Prince of Condé (1 September 1588 – 26 December 1646) was the head of the senior-most cadet branch of the House of Bourbon The House of Bourbon (, also ; ) is a European dynasty of French origin, a branch of the Capetia ...
, member of the reigning House of Bourbon *
Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, Viscount of Turenne Henri de La Tour d'Auvergne, vicomte de Turenne (11 September 161127 July 1675), commonly known as Turenne , was a French general and one of only six Marshal of France, Marshals to have been promoted Marshal General of France. The most illustr ...
, French Marshal General and one of the principal commanders of
Thirty Years' War The Thirty Years' War was one of the longest and List of wars and anthropogenic disasters by death toll, most destructive conflicts in History of Europe, European history, lasting from 1618 to 1648. Fought primarily in Central Europe, an es ...
* Prince Henri, Count of Paris (1908–1999), claimant to the throne of France from 1940 until his death * Prince Henri, Count of Paris, Duke of France (born 1933), claimant to the French throne * Prince Henri Marie Jean André de Laborde de Monpezat (1934-2018), Prince Consort to Queen
Margrethe II of Denmark Margrethe II (; Margrethe Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid, born 16 April 1940) is Monarchy of Denmark, Queen of Denmark. Having reigned as Denmark's monarch for over 50 years, she is Europe's List of current state leaders by date of assumption of ...
; Others *
Henri Aalto Henri Aalto (born 20 April 1989) is a Finnish professional Association football, football Defender (association football), defender who plays for Finnish Veikkausliiga club FC Honka, Honka. He began his senior club career playing for FC Honka, H ...
(born 1989), Finnish footballer *
Henri Anspach Henri Lucien Ernest Eugène Anspach (10 July 1882 in Belgium – 29 March 1979) was a Belgian épée and Foil (fencing), foil Fencing, fencer. He was an Olympic champion in team épée. Olympic fencing career Anspach, who was Jewish, was ...
(1882–1979), Belgian Olympic champion épée and foil fencer *
Henri Anier Henri Anier (born 17 December 1990) is an Estonian professional association football, footballer who plays as a striker (association football), striker for Thai League 1 club Muangthong United F.C., Muangthong United and the Estonia national foot ...
(born 1990), Estonian footballer *
Henri Becquerel Antoine Henri Becquerel (; 15 December 1852 – 25 August 1908) was a French engineer, physicist, Nobel laureate, and the first person to discover evidence of radioactivity. For work in this field he, along with Marie Skłodowska-Curie and Pier ...
(1852–1908), French physicist who discovered radioactivity *
Henri Bergson Henri-Louis Bergson (; 18 October 1859 – 4 January 1941) was a French philosophy, French philosopherHenri Bergson. 2014. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Retrieved 13 August 2014, from https://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/61856/Hen ...
(1859–1941), French philosopher *
Henri Mathias Berthelot Henri Mathias Berthelot (7 December 1861 – 29 January 1931) was a French general during World War I. He held an important staff position under Joseph Joffre, the French commander-in-chief, at the First Battle of the Marne, before later commandi ...
(1861-1931), French general during World War I *
Henri Bertini Henri Jérôme Bertini (28 October 1798 – 30 September 1876) was a French european classical music, classical composer and pianist. He was born into a family of musicians and attracted the attention of François-Joseph Fétis when he toured E ...
, French classical composer and pianist *
Henri Betti Henri Betti, born Ange Betti (24 July 1917 – 7 July 2005), was a French composer A composer is a person who writes music. The term is especially used to indicate composers of Classical music, Western classical music, or those who are comp ...
(1917–2005), French composer and pianist * Henri Beunke (1851–1925), Dutch writer * Henri Bienvenu (born 1988), Cameroonian footballer * Henri Bol (1945–2000), Dutch still life painter * Henri Cappetta, French ichthyologist *
Henri Cartan Henri Paul Cartan (; 8 July 1904 – 13 August 2008) was a French mathematician who made substantial contributions to algebraic topology. He was the son of the mathematician Élie Cartan, nephew of mathematician Anna Cartan, oldest brother of ...
(1904–2008), French mathematician *
Henri Cartier-Bresson Henri Cartier-Bresson (; 22 August 1908 – 3 August 2004) was a French humanist photographer considered a master of candid photography A candid photograph is a photograph captured without creating a posed appearance. The candid nature of a ...
(1908–2004), French photographer considered to be the father of modern photojournalism * Henri Casadesus (1879–1947), French violist and music publisher *
Henri Cassini Count Alexandre Henri Gabriel de Cassini (9 May 1781 – 23 April 1832) was a French botanist and natural history, naturalist, who specialised in the sunflower family (Asteraceae) (then known as family Compositae). He was the youngest of five chi ...
(1781–1832), French botanist and naturalist *
Henri Coandă Henri Marie Coandă (; 7 June 1886 – 25 November 1972)''Flight'' 1973 was a Romania Romania ( ; ro, România ) is a country located at the crossroads of Central Europe, Central, Eastern Europe, Eastern, and Southeast Europe, Southeast ...
(1886–1972), Romanian inventor, aerodynamics pioneer and builder of an experimental aircraft * Henri Cohen (water polo) (died 1930), Belgian water polo Olympic silver medalist *
Henri Cordier Henri Cordier (8 August 184916 March 1925) was a French linguist, historian, ethnographer, author, editor and oriental studies, Orientalist. He was President of the Société de Géographie (French language, French, "Geographical Society") in Par ...
(1849–1925), French linguist and historian *
Henri Cordier Henri Cordier (8 August 184916 March 1925) was a French linguist, historian, ethnographer, author, editor and oriental studies, Orientalist. He was President of the Société de Géographie (French language, French, "Geographical Society") in Par ...
(1856–1877), French mountain climber * Henri Drell (born 2000), Estonian basketball player * Henri Dufaux (1879–1980), Swiss painter * Henri Duvanel, French Olympic water polo player *
Henri Estienne Henri Estienne (; ; 1528 or 15311598), also known as Henricus Stephanus (), was a French printing, printer and classical scholar. He was the eldest son of Robert Estienne. He was instructed in Latin, Greek, and Hebrew by his father and would even ...
(16th century), Parisian printer and classical scholar *
Henri Farman Henri Farman (26 May 1874– 17 July 1958) was a British-French aviator An aircraft pilot or aviator is a person who controls the flight of an aircraft An aircraft is a vehicle that is able to fly by gaining support from the air. ...
(1874–1958), French aviator and aircraft designer and manufacturer *
Henri-Nicolas Frey Henri-Nicolas Frey was a French major general of the Troupes coloniales. He led the French troops at the Battle of Peking (1900), Battle of Peking in August 1900 where a multinational force ended the siege of foreign legations during the Boxer Reb ...
, French general, one of the principal commanders of
Boxer Rebellion The Boxer Rebellion, also known as the Boxer Uprising, the Boxer Insurrection, or the Yihetuan Movement, was an Xenophobia, anti-foreign, anti-colonialism, anti-colonial, and Persecution of Christians#China, anti-Christian uprising in China ...
,
Gaselee Expedition The Gaselee Expedition was a successful relief by a multi-national military force to march to Beijing } Beijing ( ; ; ), alternatively romanized as Peking ( ), is the capital of the People's Republic of China. It is the center of power ...
and
Battle of Beijing Battle of Beijing may refer to multiple battles fought in what is now Beijing: * Battle of Gaoliang River (979), between the Liao and Song dynasties * Battle of Zhongdu (1215), between the Mongols and the Jurchen Jin dynasty * Battle of Dadu (1368), ...
* Henri Gouraud (1867-1946), French general, best known for his leadership of the French Fourth Army at the end of the First World War * Henri Häkkinen (born 1980), Finnish sport shooter * Henri Järvelaid (born 1998), Estonian footballer * Henri Kichka (1926–2020), Belgian writer and
Holocaust survivor Holocaust survivors are people who survived the Holocaust, defined as the persecution and attempted annihilation of the Jews by Nazi Germany and Axis powers, its allies before and during World War II in Europe and North Africa. There is no unive ...
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Henri Kontinen Henri Kontinen (; born 19 June 1990) is an inactive Finnish professional tennis player Tennis is a List of racket sports, racket sport that is played either individually against a single opponent (singles (tennis), singles) or between two ...
(born 1990), Finnish tennis player * Henri Krasucki (1924–2003), French trade unionist *
Henri Lansbury Henri George Lansbury (born 12 October 1990) is an English professional Association football, footballer who plays as a midfielder for EFL Championship, Championship side Luton Town F.C., Luton Town. He previously played for Arsenal F.C., Arsena ...
(born 1990), English footballer *
Henri Lebesgue Henri Léon Lebesgue (; June 28, 1875 – July 26, 1941) was a French mathematician A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in their work, typically to solve mathematical problems. Mathematicians are con ...
(1875–1941), French mathematician *
Henri Leconte Henri Leconte (born 4 July 1963) is a French former professional tennis player. He reached the men's singles final at the French Open in 1988, won the French Open men's doubles title in 1984, and helped France win the Davis Cup in 1991. Leconte's ...
(born 1963), French professional tennis player * Henri Legay (1920–1992), French operatic tenor *
Henri Lehmann Henri Lehmann (; 14 April 1814 – 30 March 1882) was a German-born French historical painter and portraitist. Life Born Heinrich Salem Lehmann in Kiel Kiel () is the capital and most populous city in the northern Germany, German state o ...
(1814–1882), German-born French historical painter and portraitist *
Henri Matisse Henri Émile Benoît Matisse (; 31 December 1869 – 3 November 1954) was a French visual artist, known for both his use of colour and his fluid and original draughtsmanship. He was a drawing, draughtsman, printmaking, printmaker, and sculptur ...
(1869–1954), French artist * Henri Menier (1853–1913), French businessman and adventurer * Henri Messerer (1838-1923), French organist and music composer *
Henri Moissan Ferdinand Frédéric Henri Moissan (28 September 1852 – 20 February 1907) was a French chemist and pharmacist who won the 1906 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in isolating fluorine from its compounds. Moissan was one of the original mem ...
(1852–1907), the French winner of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1906. He worked with
fluorine Fluorine is a chemical element A chemical element is a species of atoms that have a given number of protons in their atomic nucleus, nuclei, including the pure Chemical substance, substance consisting only of that species. Unlike chemical c ...
, and it killed him. * Henri Nouwen (1932–1996), Dutch Catholic priest, professor and writer *
Henri van Opstal Henri van Opstal (born February 20, 1989) is a Dutch Kickboxing, kickboxer who competes in the middleweight division. Van Opstal came to prominence by winning the World Muaythai Council, WMC European Junior Middleweight Championship but found fu ...
(born 1989), Dutch kickboxer * Henri Pélissier (1889–1935), French racing cyclist *
Henri Pescarolo Henri Jacques William Pescarolo (born 25 September 1942) is a former racing driver from France. He competed in the 24 Hours of Le Mans a record 33 times, winning on four occasions, and won a number of other major sports car events including the 2 ...
(born 1942), French racing driver *
Henri Poincaré Jules Henri Poincaré ( S: stress final syllable ; 29 April 1854 – 17 July 1912) was a French mathematician A mathematician is someone who uses an extensive knowledge of mathematics in their work, typically to solve mathematical ...
(1854–1912), French mathematician, theoretical physicist and philosopher of science * Henri Rang (1902–1946), Romanian horse rider *
Henri Richard Joseph Henri Richard (February 29, 1936 – March 6, 2020) was a Canadian professional ice hockey player who played Centre (ice hockey), centre with the Montreal Canadiens in the National Hockey League (NHL) from 1955–56 NHL season, 1955 to 19 ...
(born 1936), Canadian professional ice hockey player * Henri Saint Cyr (1902–1979), Swedish military officer and equestrian * Henri Tasso (1882–1944), French politician *
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec Count, Comte Henri Marie Raymond de Toulouse-Lautrec-Monfa (24 November 1864 – 9 September 1901) was a French painter, printmaking, printmaker, drawing, draughtsman, caricaturist and illustrator whose immersion in the colourful and theatr ...
(1864–1901), French painter, printmaker, illustrator *
Henri Toivonen Henri Pauli Toivonen (25 August 1956 – 2 May 1986) was a Finland, Finnish rallying, rally driver born in Jyväskylä, the home of Rally Finland. His father, Pauli Toivonen, Pauli, was the 1968 European Rally Championship, European Rally C ...
(1956–1986), Finnish rally driver * Henri Toivomäki (born 1991), Finnish footballer * Henri Treial (born 1992), Estonian volleyball player * Henri Weber (1944–2020), French politician *
Henri Henri is an Estonian, Finnish, French, German and Luxembourgish form of the masculine given name Henry. People with this given name ; French noblemen :'' See the ' List of rulers named Henry' for Kings of France named Henri.'' * Henri I de Mo ...
, cat in the web series ''Henri, le Chat Noir'' ;Fictional characters * Henri, French pigeon in the 1986 film ''
An American Tail ''An American Tail'' is a 1986 American Animated film, animated musical film, musical adventure film directed by Don Bluth from a screenplay by Judy Freudberg and Tony Geiss and a story by David Kirschner, Freudberg and Geiss. The film features t ...
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Henri, le Chat Noir Henri, le Chat Noir (; French for "Henry, the Black Cat") is a web series A web series (also known as a web show) is a series of scripted or non-scripted online videos, generally in episodic form, released on the Internet, which first em ...
, existential cat * Henri, title character of ''Henri'' (2013 film) * Pepe Henri Le Pew * Henri Richard Maurice Dutoit LeFevbre, An energetic, rambunctious French boy in the 2002 animated series ''
Liberty's Kids ''Liberty's Kids'' (stylized on-screen as ''Liberty's Kids: Est. 1776'') is an American animated historical fiction television series produced by DIC Entertainment, and originally aired on PBS Kids from September 2, 2002, to April 4, 2003, wit ...
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Notable people with this surname

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Louie Henri Louie may refer to: Arts and entertainment * ''Louie'' (American TV series), by comedian Louis C.K. * ''Louie'' (French TV series), animated series about a young rabbit who draws pictures which come to life * "Louie" (song), by Blood Raw * ''L ...
(1864–1947), British singer and actress *
Robert Henri Robert Henri (; June 24, 1865 – July 12, 1929) was an American painter and teacher. As a young man, he studied in Paris, where he identified strongly with the Impressionists, and determined to lead an even more dramatic revolt against A ...
(1865–1929), an American painter *
Victor Henri Victor Henri (6 June 1872 – 21 June 1940) was a French-Russian physical chemist Physical chemistry is the study of macroscopic The macroscopic scale is the length scale on which objects or phenomena are large enough to be visible with ...
(1872–1940), a French chemist


See also

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Henry (given name) Henry is a masculine given name derived from Old French ''Henri'' / ''Henry'', itself derived from the Old Frankish name ''Heimeric'', from Common Germanic ''*Haimarīks'' (from '':wikt:Reconstruction:Proto-Germanic/haimaz, *haima-'' "home" and ' ...
, an equivalent English given name * Hurricane Henri (disambiguation) {{Given name, type=both French masculine given names Estonian masculine given names Finnish masculine given names