Who could have thought that a fancy sounding country best known for its chocolates, watches, banks, the Alps and knives could also bear superstars like Roger Federer, Martina Hingis, Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Jean Piaget, and Gottfried Keller? That is right. It is easy to associate Switzerland to fine timepieces, luxurious chocolates, and unassailable knives than these great men. Nevertheless, Switzerland owes its place under the sun to these stalwarts who have ushered in magnanimous name, fame, and wealth for their country with their undertakings. It is because of these enterprising minds that Switzerland ranks among some of the most enlightened, progressive thinking countries in the world. Be it sports, science, art, music, invention, or acting, the Swiss have waved their victory flag in diverse arenas and with aplomb. We dig down the inspiring lives of the famous Swiss people in the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts in the biographies here. Rest assured, you are in for a pleasant surprise.
Roger FedererRoger Federer
08 August 1981
Tennis Player
Kat GrahamKat Graham
05 September 1989
Actress

Carl JungCarl Jung
26 July 1875
Psychiatrist

Jean-Jacques RousseauJean-Jacques Rousseau
28 June 1712
Philosopher, Writer, & Composer

Vladimir NabokovVladimir Nabokov
22 April 1899
Novelist

Sean Hepburn FerrerSean Hepburn Ferrer
17 July 1960
Film Producer
Leonhard EulerLeonhard Euler
15 April 1707
Mathematician, Physicist

Jean-Luc GodardJean-Luc Godard
03 December 1930
Film Director

Jean PiagetJean Piaget
09 August 1896
 
Le CorbusierLe Corbusier
06 October 1887
Architect

H. R. GigerH. R. Giger
05 February 1940
Painter
Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
02 July 1877
Poet

Jean-Paul MaratJean-Paul Marat
24 May 1743
Physician

Otto FrankOtto Frank
12 May 1889
Father of Anne Frank

Paul Thomas MannThomas Mann
06 June 1875
Novelist, Short Story Writer

ParacelsusParacelsus
17 December 1493
Physician, Botanist, Astrologer
Albert HofmannAlbert Hofmann
11 January 1906
The First Person to Synthesize LSD

Maximilian SchellMaximilian Schell
08 December 1930
Actor, Director

Mikhail BakuninMikhail Bakunin
30 May 1814
Philosopher

Paul KleePaul Klee
18 December 1879
Painter
Ferdinand de SaussureFerdinand de Saussure
26 November 1857
Linguist

Alain de BottonAlain de Botton
20 December 1969
Author
Barıs ArducBarıs Arduc
09 October 1987
Actor

Jocelyn WildensteinJocelyn Wildenstein
05 August 1940
Socialite

Mirka FedererMirka Federer
01 April 1978
Tennis Player
Volkan OezdemirVolkan Oezdemir
19 September 1989
Mixed Martial Artist

Marie TussaudMarie Tussaud
01 December 1761
Artist
Sofia MilosSofia Milos
27 September 1969
Actress

Alberto GiacomettiAlberto Giacometti
10 October 1901
Sculptor,Painter

Huldrych ZwingliHuldrych Zwingli
01 January 1484
Pastor
Karl BarthKarl Barth
10 May 1886
Theologian

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Daniel BernoulliDaniel Bernoulli
08 February 1700
Mathematician
Carla JuriCarla Juri
1985 AD
Actress

Louis ChevroletLouis Chevrolet
25 December 1878
Founder of the Chevrolet Motor Car Company

Henry DunantHenry Dunant
08 May 1828
Founder of the Red Cross

Johann BernoulliJohann Bernoulli
06 August 1667
Mathematician
Hermann RorschachHermann Rorschach
08 November 1884
Swiss psychiatrist
Jacob BernoulliJacob Bernoulli
27 December 1654
Mathematician

Venus PalermoVenus Palermo
08 February 1997
YouTuber

Michelle HunzikerMichelle Hunziker
24 January 1977
Model, Actress

Fabian CancellaraFabian Cancellara
18 March 1981
Bicycler
Seraina SchönenbergerSeraina Schönenberger
04 October 1984
Model

Alexandre Émile John YersinAlexandre Yersin
22 September 1863
Discoverer of Yersinia Pestis

Rolf M. Zinkernagel Rolf M. Zinkernagel
06 January 1944
Immunologist

Felix BlochFelix Bloch
23 October 1905
Physicist

Ernest BlochErnest Bloch
24 July 1880
Composer
Johann Heinrich LambertJohann Heinrich Lambert
26 August 1728
Mathematician, Physicist and Astronomer

Pipilotti RistPipilotti Rist
21 June 1962
Visual Artist
Alfred WernerAlfred Werner
12 December 1866
Chemist

Orianne CeveyOrianne Cevey
1974 AD
Phil Collins' Ex-wife

Paul Hermann MüllerPaul Hermann Müller
12 January 1899
Chemist
Theodor KocherTheodor Kocher
25 August 1841
Surgeon

Richard R. ErnstRichard R. Ernst
14 August 1933
Chemist
Vladimir PrelogVladimir Prelog
23 July 1906
Chemist

Werner ArberWerner Arber
03 June 1929
Microbiologist & Geneticist

Paul BernaysPaul Bernays
17 October 1888
Mathematician

Walter Rudolf HessWalter Rudolf Hess
17 March 1881
Physiologist

Albert AnkerAlbert Anker
01 April 1831
Painter
Heinrich RohrerHeinrich Rohrer
06 June 1933
Physicist

Albrecht von HallerAlbrecht von Haller
16 October 1708
Anatomist

Paul TournierPaul Tournier
12 May 1898
Physician

K. Alex MüllerK. Alex Müller
20 April 1927
Physicist
Cuno AmietCuno Amiet
28 March 1868
Painter, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor

Paul KarrerPaul Karrer
21 April 1889
Chemist
Charles Édouard GuillaumeCharles Édouard Guillaume
15 February 1861
Discoverer of Invar and Elinvar

James MarriottJames Marriott
07 July 1997
YouTuber

Romain GrosjeanRomain Grosjean
17 April 1986
Racecar driver
Ursula AndressUrsula Andress
19 March 1936
Actress

Alain DelonAlain Delon
08 November 1935
Actor, Screenwriter, Film director, Military
Xherdan ShaqiriXherdan Shaqiri
10 October 1991
Association football player

Edoardo PontiEdoardo Ponti
06 January 1973
Director

Daniel BernhardtDaniel Bernhardt
31 August 1965
Actor, Martial artist, Model
Granit XhakaGranit Xhaka
27 September 1992
Football Player

Ma Anand SheelaMa Anand Sheela
28 December 1949
 
Stan WawrinkaStan Wawrinka
28 March 1985
Tennis player

Enes KanterEnes Kanter
20 May 1992
Basketball player

MabelMabel
20 February 1996
Singer-songwriter

Ivan RakitićIvan Rakitić
10 March 1988
Football player
Martina HingisMartina Hingis
30 September 1980
 
Marc RichMarc Rich
18 December 1934
Business Person

Michael of RomaniaMichael of Romania
25 October 1921
King

Lucien FavreLucien Favre
02 November 1957
Association football player, Association football

Bruno GanzBruno Ganz
22 March 1941
Actor
Giorgio A. TsoukalosGiorgio A. Tsoukalos
14 March 1978
Ufologist, Writer, Mythographer

Kate BurtonKate Burton
10 September 1957
actor, stage actor, television actor

CesaroCesaro
27 December 1980
Wrestler

Robert Louis-DreyfusRobert Louis-Dreyfus
14 June 1946
Businessperson

Roberto Di MatteoRoberto Di Matteo
29 May 1970
Association football player, Association football
William TellWilliam Tell
Folk hero

Desmond SwayneDesmond Swayne
20 August 1956
Politician
Bernhard Caesar EinsteinBernhard Caesar Einstein
10 July 1930
Physicist, Engineer

Sepp BlatterSepp Blatter
10 March 1936
Functionary, Economist
Erich von DänikenErich von Däniken
14 April 1935
Author
Robert MilesRobert Miles
03 November 1969
Producer