25 Famous People from Switzerland

Can you name 25 famous people from Switzerland?
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Last updated: October 4, 2022
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Formula One driver who competed from 1970 to 1980, winning five Grands Prix
Clay Regazzoni
Genevan philosopher who influenced the progress of the Enlightenment throughout Europe
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
Alpine ski racer who was voted Swiss Sportswoman of the Century
Vreni Schneider
Attorney general and prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal in the Hague
Carla Del Ponte
Oceanographer and engineer who explored Mariana Trench in the Challenger Deep
Jacques Piccard
Tennis player who has won three Grand Slam titles in his career
Stan Wawrinka
Football administrator who was the eighth President of the FIFA
Sepp Blatter
Computer scientist who designed several programming languages, including Pascal
Niklaus Wirth
Architect and one of the pioneers of what is now regarded as modern architecture
Le Corbusier
Racing car driver and co-founder of the car company that was named after him
Louis Chevrolet
Stage name of singer-songwriter, rapper, dancer, and music producer Peter René Baumann
Author of the children's story Heidi
Johanna Spyri
Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who frequently interacted with Sigmund Freud
Carl Jung
Actress best known for her role as Bond girl Honey Ryder in the film Dr. No
Ursula Andress
Female tennis player, who spent a total of 209 weeks as the singles world No.1
Martina Hingis
Actor who portrayed Adolf Hitler in the Oscar-nominated film Downfall
Bruno Ganz
Mathematician who developed "e", a mathematical constant roughly equivalent to 2.71828
Leonhard Euler
Footballer who plays as a midfielder for Arsenal and captains the national team
Granit Xhaka
Road bicycle racer nicknamed "Spartacus" who won 8 individual stages at Tour de France
Fabian Cancellara
Tennis player who has won 20 Grand Slam men's singles titles
Roger Federer
Humanitarian who was the visionary, promoter and co-founder of the Red Cross
Henry Dunant
German-Swiss novelist and a author of Demian, Steppenwolf and Siddhartha
Hermann Hesse
Folk hero of Switzerland who might have existed, but there is no concrete historical evidence that he actually lived
William Tell
Footballer who played as a defender for Arsenal and Juventus
Stephan Lichtsteiner
Basketball player who played as a center for Houston and Atlanta
Clint Capela
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