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France (53)
Abauzit, Firmin
Adjani, Isabelle
Afflelou, Alain
Alesi, Jean
Anouilh, Jean
Aznavour, Charles
Balthus,
Béjart, Maurice
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Coco Chanel (1883 - 1971)Businessman

The empress of fashion lived in upper Lausanne for ten years. Gabrielle Chanel was born in 1883 in a hospice in Saumur. Her mother was abandoned by her vagabond husband the very day of their m >>>

UK (24)
Bowie, David
Byron, George
Chaplin, Charlie
Chaplin, Geraldine
Collins, Phil
Coulthard, David
Coward, Noel
Diana, Lady
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Edward Gibbon (1737 - 1794)Writer

Writer and historian of the Roman Empire, Edward Gibbon was born in England on April 27, 1737 and spent his youth on the banks of Lake Geneva. As was the tradition with upper class English fa >>>

Germany (19)
Becker, Boris
Beisheim, Otto
Benjamin, Walter
Einstein, Albert
Hesse, Hermann
Kesten, Hermann
Kinski, Nastassja
Liebherr,
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Thomas Mann (1875 - 1955)Writer

The German author and Nobel Prize winner lived in Switzerland for 8 years. Thomas Mann, born in 1875, came from old Lübeck patrician stock. After his father's death, the family moved to Munich. H >>>

USA (12)
Edelman, Asher
Fizgerald, Scott
Hauk, Minnie
Hemingway, Ernest
Hendricks, Barbara
Highsmith, Patricia
Jackson, Michael
Lauder, Léonard A.
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Scott Fizgerald (1896 - 1940)Writer

"Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end." One trip abroad Already a famous author by the age of 24, this “spokesman for the Jazz Age” an >>>

Italy (11)
Gambini, Giovanni
Guareschi, Giovanni
Mussolini, Benito
Muti, Ornella
Pareto, Vilfredo
Pavone, Rita
Pratt, Hugo
Rossi, Pellegrino
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Victor-E. Savoie (1937 - )King

The ruler of the House of Savoy lives in Vésenaz, in the greater Geneva area. Born in 1937, Victor Emmanuel of Savoy is the successor to Humbert II, King of Italy, and Marie José, Queen of Italy and R >>>

Russia (9)
Bakounine, Mikhaïl
Lenin,
Nabokov, Vladimir
Nijinsky, Vaslav
Romanov, Nicolas
Stravinsky, Igor
Tchaïkowsky, Piotr
Trotski, Leon
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Piotr Tchaïkowsky (1840 - 1893)Music star

The Russian composer began his career in 1863, after having studied law and at the Conservatory under Anton Rubinstein. After a failed marriage with one of his female admirers (for Tchaikovsky had di >>>

Greece (9)
Cohen, Albert
Goulandris, Basil
Latsis, John
Lemos, Costas
Livanos, Georges
Mercouri, Melina
Mouskouri, Nana
Niarchos, Stavros
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Nana Mouskouri (1936 - )Music star

The Greek singer has lived in Geneva since 1974. Born in 1934, Nana Mouskouri was raised by a modest family on the Island of Crete. When she was three, her family moved to Athens, where her father wor >>>

Romania (4)
Botnar, Octav
Haskil, Clara
Roumanie, Michel
Tzara, Tristan
  

Poland (3)
Moscicki, Ignacy
Paderewski, Ignace
Sienkiewicz, Henryk
  

Sweden (3)
Kamprad, Ingvar
Lyngstad, Anni-Fried
Rausing, Gad
  

Canada (3)
Dion, Céline
Twain, Shania
Villeneuve, Jacques
  

South Africa (3)
Horn, Mike
Krüger, Paul
Rupert, Johann
  

Spain (3)
Moya, Carlos
Picasso, Paloma
Samaranch, Antonio
  

Saudi Arabia (3)
Fahd, Ibn Abdu Aziz
Olayan, Suliman S.
Yamani, Ahmed
  

Lebanon (2)
Hechter, Daniel
Safra, Edmond
  

Austria (2)
De Wittelsbach, Sissi
Kokoschka, Oscar
  

The Netherlands (2)
Brenninkmeijer, -
Heineken, Alfred Henry
  

Hungary (2)
Esterházy-Ottrubay, Melinda
Kristof, Agota
  

Ireland (1)
Joyce, James
  

Thailand (1)
Adulyadej, Bhumibol
  

Pakistan (1)
Agha Khan IV, Karim
  

Algery (1)
Ben Bella, -
  

Slovakia (1)
Mazaryk, Thomas
  

India (1)
Aga Khan, Sadruddin
  

Belgium (1)
Simenon, Georges
  

Iran (1)
Reza, Muhammed
  

Finland (1)
Mannerheim, Gustav
  

Argentina (1)
Borgès, Jorge Luis
  

Sudan (1)
Gaon, Nessim
  

Bulgaria (1)
Canetti, Elias
  

Armenia (1)
Eberhardt, Isabelle
  

Congo-Kinshasa (1)
Mobutu, Sese Seko
  

Peru (1)
Perez de Cuellar, Javier
  


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