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Patricia Highsmith (1921 - 1995)USA

The American queen of the murder mystery lived in Locarno in the canton of Ticino. Born Mary Patricia Plangman in 1921, in Fort Worth, Texas, she was taken in by her grandmother after her parents' sep >>>

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André Guelfi (1919 - )France

Born in 1919 in Mazagan, Morocco, French businessman André Guelfi lived in Switzerland for over 25 years. His father was a Corsican military officer. He had already demonstrated a keen sense of busi >>>

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Léon Gambetta (1838 - 1882)France

Léon Gambetta was one of the founders of the French Third Republic. An eloquent lawyer, he became known for defending opponents of Napoleon III. In 1870, after the defeat of Sedan, the French >>>

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Jacques Villeneuve (1971 - )Canada

The Canadian race car driver lives in Villars-sur-Ollon, where he relaxes each year after the Grand Prix races. Born in 1971, Jacques Villeneuve started at the Jim Russell Racing Drivers School in Qué >>>

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Elisee Reclus (1830 - 1907)France

Geographer Elisée Reclus lived over over 22 years in Switzerland on the shores of Lake Geneva. Born in 1830, he initially went to the Protestant College in Montauban before studying geography under Ca >>>


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