Famous Swiss - Swiss Celebrities - page 5

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
Ernest Bloch

Ernest Bloch

Ernest Bloch was a Swiss-born American music composer who started playing violin at the age of nine

SwissJuly 24, 1880147 views

Vladimir Nabokov

Vladimir Nabokov was a Russian-born novelist, lepidopterist and chess composer

RussianApril 22, 1899107 views

Thomas Mann

Thomas Mann was a Nobel Prize winning German novelist, short story writer, and philanthropist

GermanJune 6, 1875163 views

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is Swiss tennis player and regarded as one of the greatest players of all time

SwissAugust 8, 1981285 views

Paul Tournier

Paul Tournier was a Swiss physician and author; he is regarded as the twentieth century's most famous Christian physician

SwissMay 12, 1898245 views

Paul Klee

Paul Klee was a Swiss-German painter counted among the greatest painters of the 20th century

GermanDecember 18, 1879298 views

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Jean-Jacques Rousseau was a noted Swiss-born philosopher, writer and composer

FrenchJune 28, 1712278 views

Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier was a Swiss-born French architect, who was also famous for his painting talents

FrenchOctober 6, 1887208 views

Karl Barth

Karl Barth was an important Swiss theologian

SwissMay 10, 1886165 views

Mirka Federer

Mirka Federer is a former Swiss Tennis player and the wife of Tennis great, Roger federer

SwissApril 1, 1978206 views