Famous Swiss Essayists

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 1 Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton.
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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: December 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland

Swiss-born British philosopher and author, Alain de Botto,n is best known for his work, Essays in Love, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He is one of the founders of the educational company, The School of Life, launched in 2008. He is a recipient of  "The Fellowship of Schopenhauer", an annual writers' award from the Melbourne Writers Festival. 

 2 Albert Steffen

Albert Steffen.
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Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 10, 1884
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wynau, Switzerland
Died: July 13, 1963
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 3 Albin Zollinger

Albin Zollinger.
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 24, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: November 7, 1941