Famous Swiss - Swiss Celebrities - page 4

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
Jean-Jacques RousseauJune 28, 1712French, SwissJean-Jacques Rousseau was a noted Swiss-born philosopher, writer and composer
H. R. Giger

H. R. Giger

The famous designer of science fiction movie ‘Alien’, H

SwissFebruary 5, 1940265 views

Barıs Arduc

Barıs Arduc is a Swiss-born Albanian actor

AlbanianOctober 9, 19871,786 views

Alain de Botton

Alain de Botton is a famous novelist and is hailed as one of the most recognized philosophers in Europe

SwissDecember 20, 1969242 views

Anastasia Shubskaya

Anastasia Shubskaya, now Nastasiya Ovechkina, is a Russian professional model and the wife of ice hockey winger Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin

RussianNovember 16, 1993174 views

Orianne Cevey

Orianne Cevey is a Swiss jewelry designer, best known for her high profile marriage with famous English musician and actor, Phil Collins

Swiss1974352 views

Johann Bernoulli

This famous mathematician was among the pioneers to study calculus and sided with Leibiniz in the Leibiniz-Newton debate

SwissAugust 6, 1667126 views

Albert Anker

Albert Anker is a famous 19th century Swiss painter

SwissApril 1, 1831171 views

Cuno Amiet

A modernist and a painter, singular in his own sense, Cuno Amiet's biography describes his distinct life

SwissMarch 28, 1868155 views

Venus Palermo

Venus Palermo, also known as Venus Angelic, is a well-known Swiss YouTuber

SwissFebruary 8, 1997455 views

Mikhail Bakunin

Mikhail Bakunin was a Russian revolutionary and political writer, who is regarded as ‘The Father of Anarchism’

RussianMay 30, 1814142 views