Famous People Born In Basel

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 1 
Roger Federer
(Tennis player)

Roger Federer
22
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 8, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo

 2 
Leonhard Euler
(Mathematician, Physicist)

Leonhard Euler
13
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 15, 1707
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 18, 1783

 3 
Jacob Bernoulli
(Mathematician)

Jacob Bernoulli
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 27, 1654
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: August 16, 1705

 4 
Granit Xhaka
(Football Player)

Granit Xhaka
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 27, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 5 
Johann Bernoulli
(Mathematician)

Johann Bernoulli
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 6, 1667
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 1, 1748

 6 
Karl Barth
(Theologian)

Karl Barth
2
Birthdate: May 10, 1886
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: December 10, 1968

 7 
Peter Zumthor
(Swiss architect)

Peter Zumthor
1
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: April 26, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
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0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 8, 1950
Sun Sign: Taurus

 9 
Jacob Burckhardt
(Former Historian whose best known work is The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy (1860))

Jacob Burckhardt
0
Birthdate: May 25, 1818
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: August 8, 1897

 10 
Arnold Böcklin
(Symbolist painter)

Arnold Böcklin
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Birthdate: October 16, 1827
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 16, 1901

 11 
Alexander Frei
(Association football player)

Alexander Frei
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 12 
Marthe Keller
(Actress)

Marthe Keller
2
Birthdate: January 28, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 13 
Taulant Xhaka
(Footballer defensive midfielder position)

Taulant Xhaka
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 28, 1991
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 14 
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

 15 
Frithjof Schuon
(Metaphysician)

Frithjof Schuon
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: June 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 5, 1998

 16 
Eren Derdiyok
(Football Striker)

Eren Derdiyok
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 12, 1988
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)

 17 
Albian Ajeti
(Footballer striker position)

Albian Ajeti
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 26, 1997
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 18 
Werner Groebli
(Figure skater)

Werner Groebli
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 21, 1915
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 14, 2008

 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 
Noah Okafor
(Football Winger, forward)

Noah Okafor
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 24, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)

 22 
Katy French
(Socialite)

Katy French
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 31, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: December 6, 2007

 23 
Arlind Ajeti
(Association football player)

Arlind Ajeti
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 25, 1993
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 24 
Chrigel Glanzmann
(Lead vocalist in the folk metal band Eluveitie)

Chrigel Glanzmann
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 26, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini

 25 
Hannes Meyer
(Swiss architect)

Hannes Meyer
0
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: November 18, 1889
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: July 19, 1954

 26 
Miloš Veljković
(Football player - Defender)

Miloš Veljković
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 26, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)

 27 
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)

 28 
Jean Piccard
(Chemist)

Jean Piccard
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 28, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 28, 1963

 29 
Hakan Yakin
(Football player, football coach)

Hakan Yakin
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 22, 1977
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)

 30 
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)

 31 
Eray Cömert
(Footballer defender position)

Eray Cömert
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 4, 1998
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 32 

Johann Jakob Bachofen
0
Birthdate: December 22, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 25, 1887

 33 
Marc Allégret
(Screenwriter)

Marc Allégret
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 3, 1973

 34 
Gaspard Bauhin
(Botanist)

Gaspard Bauhin
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 17, 1560
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: December 5, 1624

 35 

Matthäus Merian
1
Birthdate: September 22, 1593
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 19, 1650

 36 
Edwin Fischer
(Swiss classical pianist)

Edwin Fischer
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 6, 1886
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 24, 1960

 37 
Willy Burgdorfer
(Scientist)

Willy Burgdorfer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 27, 1925
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 17, 2014

 38 
Darko Jevtić
(Football player - Midfielder)

Darko Jevtić
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 8, 1993
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 39 
Paul Sacher
(Music conductor)

Paul Sacher
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: April 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 26, 1999

 40 
Xavier Mertz
(Explorer, Alpine skier)

Xavier Mertz
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: January 8, 1913

 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
(Actor)

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 

Lukas Ammann
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Birthdate: September 29, 1912
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 3, 2017

 46 
Ludwig Senfl
(Composer)

Ludwig Senfl
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: 1486 AD
Died: December 2, 1543

 47 
Ming-yang Yang
(Football midfielder)

Ming-yang Yang
10
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)

 48 
K. Alex Müller
(Physicist)

K. Alex Müller
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus

 49 
George Gruntz
(Jazz pianist)

George Gruntz
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 24, 1932
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 10, 2013

 50 
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