Jules Dèpaquit was a French caricaturist, poet and humorist from Montmartre area. He was a contributor to Le Rire in the late 19th and early 20th century. He was a scriptwriter for pantomime plays, and worked as an artist for La Femme, Charavari, La Parisienne and La Diva. His lithographic posters were used by cafes and theatrical companies like the Moulin Rouge and the Moulin de la Galette. He was one of the founders of the Commune Libre de Montmartre, a group of artists that wanted the bohemian neighborhood to secede from the municipality of Paris and form a town of its own.