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Turner, William (1775-1851) Angleterre
Le célèbre peintre romantique Joseph Mallord William Turner  est né le 23 avril 1775  à Londres. Il est l'un des premier peintre à
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De Wittelsbach, Sissi (1837-1898) Autriche
Élisabeth de Wittelsbach, dite Sissi, impératrice d'Autriche et reine de Hongrie a fait de nombreux séjours en Suisse dans les plus luxueux hôtels de
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Dion, Céline (1968-) Canada
The Quebecois singer often comes to Crans-Montana in Switzerland. Céline Dion, youngest child in a family of 14 children, was born in 1968 in
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Stephen, Leslie (1832-1904) UK
Writer, mountaineer and father of Virginia Woolf, Sir Leslie Stephen was born into a wealthy, upper class English family. He is known for his many wri
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Moore, Roger (1927-) UK
The man who incarnated James Bond has lived in Crans-Montana since the end of his acting career. Roger Moore was born in London in 1927. His father wa
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Rilke, Rainer Maria (1875-1926) Germany
One of the most influential writers of German expression in the 20th century, he came in Switzerland in 1919 and soon received Swiss citizenship. He's
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Robert, Paul (1910-1980) France
The author of the renowned "Robert" dictionary lived in Switzerland.
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Yamani, Ahmed (1930-) Saudi Arabia
The genial, former oil minister of Saudi Arabia divides his time between his mansion in Valais, a teaching position at Harvard and his native country.
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Leslie Stephen
(1832 - 1904) UK
Writer, mountaineer and father of Virginia Woolf, Sir Leslie Stephen was born into a wealthy, upper class English family. He is known for his many writings and his mountain climbing exploits. He was the first mountaineer to conquer the Schreckhorn. One of his most famous accomplishments as a writer is the renowned Dictionary of National Biography. He discovered the mountains during a visit to Chamonix at the age of 25. He joined the Alpine Club in 1858 and soon became a spokesperson for mountain >>>
                                                                                                           


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