Celebrities in Switzerland by canton
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VD (87)
Adulyadej, Bhumibol
Alesi, Jean
Anouilh, Jean
Voltaire, Jean Marie
Ben Bella,  
Bergson, Henri
Clavel, Bernard
Napoléon III
Bernard Clavel (1923 - )France

This French writer and winner of the 1968 Goncourt prize for Les Fruits de l'Hiver (The fruit of winter) is one of the most prolific authors of his generation with over 37 novels, not to mention short >>>

GE (46)
Abauzit, Firmin
Adjani, Isabelle
Afflelou, Alain
Aga Khan, Sadruddin
Agha Khan IV, Karim
Aznavour, Charles
Berda, Claude
Boetsch, Arnaud
Arnaud Boetsch (1969 - )France

The French tennis player has lived in Geneva since 1991. Born in Meulin, Alsace in 1969, Arnaud Boetsch began playing tennis at the age of eight, following Yannick Noah's example. Demonstrating except >>>

ZH (9)
Trotski, Leon
Turner, Tina
Canetti, Elias
Einstein, Albert
Esterházy Ottrubay, Melinda
Joyce, James
Kaas, Patricia
Mann, Thomas
Tina Turner (1939 - )USA

The American singer has lived in Zurich since 1986, on the Goldküste, the most fashionable district of the Swiss economic capital. Born Anna Mae Bullock in 1939, she came from a family of >>>

VS (8)
Turner, William
De Wittelsbach, Sissi
Dion, Céline
Stephen, Leslie
Moore, Roger
Rilke, Rainer Maria
Robert, Paul
Yamani, Ahmed
Leslie Stephen (1832 - 1904)UK

Writer, mountaineer and father of Virginia Woolf, Sir Leslie Stephen was born into a wealthy, upper class English family. He is known for his many writings and his mountain climbing exploits. He was t >>>

TI (8)
Harrison, George
Guareschi, Giovanni
Hesse, Hermann
Palmer, Robert
Pavone, Rita
Highsmith, Patricia
Muti, Ornella
Thyssen Bornemisza, Baron
Robert Palmer (1949 - )UK

The English singer has lived in Switzerland since 1987. Born Alan Palmer in 1949 in Batley, Yorkshire, he spent the majority of his youth on the island of Malta. At the age of 19, he returned >>>

GR (4)
Dreyfus, Robert Louis
Heineken, Alfred Henry
Niarchos, Stavros
Nietzsche, Friedrich

BE (4)
Bakounine, Mikhaïl
Ecclestone, Bernie
Reza, Muhammed
Diana, Lady

FR (4)
Dard, Frédéric
Kinski, Nastassja
Lyngstad, Anni Fried

LU (3)
Hauk, Minnie
Olayan, Suliman S.
Wagner, Richard

ZG (3)
Beisheim, Otto
Rich, Marc
Rupert, Johann

NE (2)
Kristof, Agota
Forget, Guy

BS (2)
Benjamin, Walter
Kesten, Hermann

SZ (2)
Becker, Boris
Lauder, Léonard A.


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