Famous Swiss - Swiss Celebrities - page 3

Who could have thought that a fancy sounding country best known for its chocolates, watches, banks, the Alps and knives could also bear superstars like Roger Federer, Martina Hingis, Albert Einstein, Carl Jung, Jean Piaget, and Gottfried Keller? That is right. It is easy to associate Switzerland to fine timepieces, luxurious chocolates, and unassailable knives than these great men. Nevertheless, Switzerland owes its place under the sun to these stalwarts who have ushered in magnanimous name, fame, and wealth for their country with their undertakings. It is because of these enterprising minds that Switzerland ranks among some of the most enlightened, progressive thinking countries in the world. Be it sports, science, art, music, invention, or acting, the Swiss have waved their victory flag in diverse arenas and with aplomb. We dig down the inspiring lives of the famous Swiss people in the timeline, trivia, and interesting facts in the biographies here. Rest assured, you are in for a pleasant surprise.

Find out more about the greatest Swiss people, including Roger Federer, Carl Jung, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Mirka Federer and Leonhard Euler.

The Most Famous Swiss

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Barıs ArducOctober 9, 1987Albanian, Swiss, TurkishBarıs Arduc is a Swiss-born Albanian actor
Carl JungJuly 26, 1875SwissCarl Jung was a Swiss psychiatrist famous for founding the school of analytical psychology
Kat GrahamSeptember 5, 1989Swiss, AmericanKat Graham is a Swiss-born singer and actress
Venus PalermoFebruary 8, 1997SwissVenus Palermo, also known as Venus Angelic, is a well-known Swiss YouTuber
Jocelyn WildensteinAugust 5, 1940Swiss, AmericanJocelyn Wildenstein is an American socialite who is known for marrying into the notorious Wildenstein family.
Jean PiagetAugust 9, 1896SwissJean Piaget was a psychologist and philosopher known for his theory of cognitive development
Orianne Cevey1974Swiss, AmericanOrianne Cevey is a Swiss jewelry designer, best known for her high profile marriage with famous English musician and actor, Phil Collins
Henry DunantMay 8, 1828SwissHenry Dunant or Jean Henri Dunant was a Swiss social and peace activist who founded the Red Cross and was the recipient of the first Nobel Peace Prize
Paul KleeDecember 18, 1879German, SwissPaul Klee was a Swiss-German painter counted among the greatest painters of the 20th century
Roger FedererAugust 8, 1981SwissRoger Federer is Swiss tennis player and regarded as one of the greatest players of all time
Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti Rist

Pipilotti Rist is a Swiss visual artist whose multimedia works are highly respected for their provocative subjects and stylish presentation

SwissJune 21, 1962158 views

Louis Chevrolet

Louis Chevrolet was a Swiss-American car racer who designed the first Chevrolet automobile and also founded the ‘Frontenac Motor Corporation’

SwissDecember 25, 1878120 views

Johann Heinrich Lambert

Johann Heinrich Lambert was a Swiss mathematician, astronomer, physicist, and philosopher

FrenchAugust 26, 1728136 views

Jacob Bernoulli

Jacob Bernoulli was a renowned Swiss mathematician

SwissDecember 27, 1654146 views

Hermann Rorschach

Hermann Rorschach was a Swiss psychiatrist who developed the controversial inkblot test

SwissNovember 8, 1884118 views

Theodor Kocher

Emil Theodor Kocher won the Nobel Prize for his works on physiology, pathology and surgery

SwissAugust 25, 1841133 views

Otto Frank

Otto Frank was a German businessman, famous as the father of Anne Frank

GermanMay 12, 1889194 views

Daniel Bernoulli

Daniel Bernoulli was a Swiss mathematician and physicist who did pioneering work in the field of fluid dynamics and kinetic theory of gases

SwissFebruary 8, 1700127 views

Albert Hofmann

Albert Hofmann was a Swiss scientist who synthesised LSD

SwissJanuary 11, 1906148 views

Leonhard Euler

Leonhard Euler was a Swiss mathematician counted among the greatest mathematicians of all times

RussianApril 15, 1707176 views