Switzerland may be known to the world as the ‘heavenly abode’ of mankind but not many know that just like its jaw-dropping beauty and eye-catching landscape, this scenic and picturesque country is also famous for its talented nationals. There have been numerous Swiss personalities who have relentlessly worked for the benefit of mankind in their own fields. Switzerland has produced some of the world’s best scientists, novelists, writers, mathematicians, physicians and so on. Often while talking about the world’s most learned men, we mention Albert Einstein as the supreme of them all. But did you know that this famous physicist who developed the theory of relativity, one of the pillars of modern physics, was a Swiss? Such was his greatness that till date he is widely regarded as the most influential man of all times and greatest legend to have ever lived on earth. Other famous Swiss physicists who are remembered for their services to theoretical physics include Daniel Bernoulli, Charles Edouard Guillaume, Auguste Piccard, Alfred Kleiner, Aime Argand and so on. With this segment, find out more about famous Swiss physicists, their life, profile and works.
Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler

15 April 1707

Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli

08 February 1700

Felix BlochFelix Bloch

23 October 1905

Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer

06 June 1933

K. Alex MüllerK. Alex Müller

20 April 1927

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat

24 May 1743

Bernhard Caesar EinsteinBernhard Caesar Einstein

10 July 1930

Auguste PiccardAuguste Piccard

28 January 1884

Fritz ZwickyFritz Zwicky

14 February 1898

Alfred KleinerAlfred Kleiner

24 April 1849

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Gabriel CramerGabriel Cramer

31 July 1704