Famous People Born In Basel

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 1 
Roger Federer
(One of the Most Successful Male Tennis Players of All Time)
Roger Federer
34
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
 2 
Leonhard Euler
(Mathematician, Physicist)
Leonhard Euler
22
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 15, 1707
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 18, 1783
 3 
Granit Xhaka
(Swiss Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Midfielder )
Granit Xhaka
14
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 4 
Jacob Bernoulli
(Mathematician)
Jacob Bernoulli
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 27, 1654
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 16, 1705
 5 
Johann Bernoulli
(Mathematician)
Johann Bernoulli
3
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 6, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 1, 1748
 6 
Peter Zumthor
(Swiss architect)
Peter Zumthor
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Pierre De Meuron
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus
 8 
Arnold Böcklin
(Symbolist painter)
Arnold Böcklin
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Birthdate: October 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 16, 1901
 9 
Jacob Burckhardt
(Swiss Historian of Art and Culture)
Jacob Burckhardt
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 8, 1897
 10 
Alexander Frei
(Association football player)
Alexander Frei
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Karl Barth
(Theologian)
Karl Barth
3
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 10, 1968
 12 
Friedrich Miescher
(First Scientist to Isolate Nucleic Acid in 1869)
Friedrich Miescher
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 26, 1895
 13 
Marthe Keller
(Swiss Actress and Opera Director)
Marthe Keller
2
Birthdate: January 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 14 
Taulant Xhaka
(Footballer defensive midfielder position)
Taulant Xhaka
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 15 
Frithjof Schuon
(Swiss Metaphysician)
Frithjof Schuon
0
Birthdate: June 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 5, 1998
 16 
Albian Ajeti
(Footballer striker position)
Albian Ajeti
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 17 
Eren Derdiyok
(Football Striker)
Eren Derdiyok
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 18 
Noah Okafor
(Football Winger, forward)
Noah Okafor
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 19 
Patty Schnyder
(Tennis player)
Patty Schnyder
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 20 
Nicolas Fatio de Duillier
(Astronomer, Mathematician)
Nicolas Fatio de Duillier
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 26, 1664
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 10, 1753
 21 
Hakan Yakin
(Football player, football coach)
Hakan Yakin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 22 
Werner Groebli
(Figure skater)
Werner Groebli
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 14, 2008
 23 
Murat Yakin
(Football Sébastien Buemi player and manager)
Murat Yakin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 24 
Arlind Ajeti
(Association football player)
Arlind Ajeti
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 25 
Chrigel Glanzmann
(Swiss Musician and Singer Best Known as the Male Lead Vocalist of Swiss Folk Metal Band 'Eluveitie')
Chrigel Glanzmann
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
 26 
Hannes Meyer
(Swiss architect)
Hannes Meyer
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 19, 1954
 27 
Katy French
(Socialite)
Katy French
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 6, 2007
 28 
Miloš Veljković
(Football player - Defender)
Miloš Veljković
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 29 
Jean Piccard
(American Chemist Who Invented 'Clustered High-Altitude Balloons')
Jean Piccard
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 28, 1963
 30 
Eray Cömert
(Footballer defender position)
Eray Cömert
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Rebeka Masarova
(Tennis player who became known after becoming the junior champion of the 2016 French Open)
Rebeka Masarova
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 6, 1999
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 32 
Johann Jakob Bachofen
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 25, 1887
 33 
Marc Allégret
(French Photographer, Screenwriter, and Film Director)
Marc Allégret
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 3, 1973
 34 
Edwin Fischer
(Swiss classical pianist)
Edwin Fischer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 24, 1960
 35 
Gaspard Bauhin
(Swiss Botanist Who Introduced a Scientific Binomial System of Classification to Both Anatomy and Botany)
Gaspard Bauhin
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 17, 1560
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 5, 1624
 36 
Matthäus Merian
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1593
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 19, 1650
 37 
Darko Jevtić
(Football player - Midfielder)
Darko Jevtić
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 38 
Willy Burgdorfer
(Scientist)
Willy Burgdorfer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 17, 2014
 39 
Xavier Mertz
(Explorer, Alpine skier)
Xavier Mertz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 8, 1913
 40 
Paul Sacher
(Swiss Conductor, Patron and Billionaire Businessperson)
Paul Sacher
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 26, 1999
 41 
Maximilian Ulysses Browne
(Military Leader)
Maximilian Ulysses Browne
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 23, 1705
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 26, 1757
 42 
Arianna Savall
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1972 AD
 43 
Dani Levy
(Swiss Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Actor, and Theatrical Director)
Dani Levy
0
Birthdate: November 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 44 
Elisabeth Müller
0
Birthdate: July 18, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 11, 2006
 45 
K. Alex Müller
(Swiss Physicist and Winner of 1987 Nobel Prize for Physics)
K. Alex Müller
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
 46 
Ming-yang Yang
(Football midfielder)
Ming-yang Yang
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 47 
Ludwig Senfl
(Composer)
Ludwig Senfl
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1486 AD
Died: December 2, 1543
 48 
George Gruntz
(Jazz pianist)
George Gruntz
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 10, 2013
 49 
Joanna of Pfirt
(Countess of Pfirt in her own right from 1324 and Duchess of Austria as consort of Duke Albert II from 1330 until her death)
Joanna of Pfirt
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1300 AD
Died: November 15, 1351
 50 
Lukas Ammann
(Swiss Actor Who Played the Title Role in the Popular German TV Series 'Graf Yoster')
Lukas Ammann
1
Birthdate: September 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 3, 2017