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Balthus (1908 - 2001)France

Considered a living legend of painting, Balthus lived 23 years in Rossinière in an area known as the Pays d'Enhaut or Highlands. Balthazar Klossowski de Rola was born in 1908 in Paris to a fam >>>


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Asher Edelman (1939 - )USA

The New York raider, famous for his takeover bids in the eighties, moved to Epalinges in upper Lausanne in 1988. He relocated to Switzerland so that his children could grow up in a better >>>


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Gustav Mannerheim (1867 - 1951)Finland

Marshal and statesman Mannerheim is one of Finland's most popular historical figures, incarnating the heroic resistance of the Finnish people against Stalin's attack in 1939-1940. President of Finlan >>>


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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 >>>


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Eugène Viollet-le-Duc (1814 - 1879)France

Viollet-le-Duc was one of the finest 19th century connaisseur of Medieval architecture. Born in Paris, he helped transform many older buildings such as cathedrals all over France and the city of Carca >>>


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