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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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Corinne Bouygues (1948 - )Heir

The heiress to the Bouygues fortune lives in Geneva. Born in 1958, Corinne Bouygues is the daughter of industrialist Francis Bouygues. At the age of 29, her father founded the Francis Bouygues constru >>>

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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Boris Becker (1967 - )Tennisman

The German tennis star lives in Schwyz, in central Switzerland. Born in 1967 in Leimen, Boris Becker began playing tennis at a very young age on a court built by his father. At the age of 12, he start >>>

USA (12)
Edelman, Asher
Fizgerald, Scott
Hauk, Minnie
Hemingway, Ernest
Hendricks, Barbara
Highsmith, Patricia
Jackson, Michael
Lauder, Léonard A.
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Yoko Ono (1933 - )Music star

John Lennon's widow has lived in Switzerland since 1988. Yoko Ono was born in Tokyo in 1933 to a family of well-to-do bankers. She was forced to flee the relentless bombing of the Japanese capital at >>>

Italy (11)
Gambini, Giovanni
Guareschi, Giovanni
Mussolini, Benito
Muti, Ornella
Pareto, Vilfredo
Pavone, Rita
Pratt, Hugo
Rossi, Pellegrino
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Hugo Pratt (1927 - 1995)Writer

Hugo Pratt, illustrator, painter of water color and creator of Corto Maltese, lived on the Geneva Riviera for 11 years. Born in Rimini in 1927, he was an only son and spent his childhood in 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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