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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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Audrey Hepburn (1929 - 1993)Movie star

The English actress lived for over 30 years in Switzerland, in the canton of Vaud. Audrey Hepburn was born in Brussels in 1929. Her father was an English banker and her mother a Dutch >>>

Germany (19)
Becker, Boris
Beisheim, Otto
Benjamin, Walter
Einstein, Albert
Hesse, Hermann
Kesten, Hermann
Kinski, Nastassja
Liebherr,
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Nastassja Kinski (1961 - )Movie star

Daughter of actor Klaus Kinski, this beautiful German actress fell in love with Geneva. In 1986, Nastassja Kinski arrived in the city of Calvin by chance. She was enraptured by the city at the tip of >>>

USA (12)
Edelman, Asher
Fizgerald, Scott
Hauk, Minnie
Hemingway, Ernest
Hendricks, Barbara
Highsmith, Patricia
Jackson, Michael
Lauder, Léonard A.
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Barbara Hendricks (1948 - )Music star

The most famous opera singer in the world lives in Clarens, on the outskirts of Montreux. Barbara Hendricks was born in 1948 in Stephens, Arkansas, in the United States. Her father was a pastor and sh >>>

Italy (11)
Gambini, Giovanni
Guareschi, Giovanni
Mussolini, Benito
Muti, Ornella
Pareto, Vilfredo
Pavone, Rita
Pratt, Hugo
Rossi, Pellegrino
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Rita Pavone (1945 - )Music star

This singer and television presenter lives in the Swiss canton of Ticino with its Mediterranean climate. Rita Pavone was born in Turin in 1945 to family impoverished after the war. At a ve >>>

Russia (9)
Bakounine, Mikhaïl
Lenin,
Nabokov, Vladimir
Nijinsky, Vaslav
Romanov, Nicolas
Stravinsky, Igor
Tchaïkowsky, Piotr
Trotski, Leon
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Igor Stravinsky (1882 - 1971)Music star

The Russian composer, who acquired first French and then American nationality, lived for a long time in Clarens, near Montreux. This amazing conductor and pianist dabbled in all genres of music and wo >>>

Greece (9)
Cohen, Albert
Goulandris, Basil
Latsis, John
Lemos, Costas
Livanos, Georges
Mercouri, Melina
Mouskouri, Nana
Niarchos, Stavros
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John Latsis (1910 - )Shipping tycoon

The Latsis family runs its financial empire from Geneva. Born in 1910, John Spyridon Latsis started out in the dried fruit business. Business was booming and he bought his first charter boat in 1938. >>>

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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