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Firmin Abauzit (1679-1767) France
Following the revocation of the Edict of Nantes, he was brought as a child to Geneva, haven of religious freedom for his family. Endowed with a
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Walter Benjamin (1892-1940) Germany
Came to Switzerland as a political refugee after the fall of the Weimar Republic in Germany. He later moved to Spain where he committed suicide.
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René-Edouard Claparède (1832-1871) France
Originally from Languedoc, the Claparède family found refuge in Geneva after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV in 1685 and was
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Horace-Bénédict de Saussure (1740-1799) France
The Saussure family, whose fame has spread in Geneva, as it has abroad, came originally from Lorraine. They sought refuge in Geneva at the time
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Albert Einstein (1879-1955) Germany
Albert Einstein was born on March 14, 1879 in Ulm, Würtemberg, Germany and died on April 18, 1955 in Princeton, NJ, USA. Albert Einstein contributed m
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Vilfredo Pareto (1848-1923) Italy
The great neo-classical economist came from Italy on the request of Walras to teach at the Lausanne school, which he consequently made world famous.
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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 Colle
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Paul Robert (1910-1980) France
The author of the renowned "Robert" dictionary lived in Switzerland.
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Etienne Ronjat (1657-1737) France
First doctor of his Majesty William III of England, the french man came in Vevey at 63 until his death. He led many charity works and was later made
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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 a
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Léon Walras (1834-1910) France
The great neo-classical economist could not teach in France and thus fled to Lausanne, where he founded a new school at the University. Later he took
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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 Carl Ritter in Berlin. He identified with with the Republicans during the Revolution of 1848. Forced to leave France due to his opposition to the coup d'Etat of December 2, 1851, he would not return for another six years. Won over by the anarchist theses put forth by Bakunin, whom he met in 1865, he b >>>

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