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Oct 21 2010
1 Albert Einstein (1879–1955), 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics 42876
2 Jean-Jacques Rousseau (1712–1778), philosopher, author 11922
3 C.G. Jung (1875–1961), psychiatrist 9476
4 Jean Piaget (1896–1980), psychologist 7959
5 Roger Federer (born 1981), tennis champion: 16-time Grand Slam singles champion 6970
6 John Calvin (10 July 1509 – 27 May 1564) Protestant Reformer, founder of Calvinism or reformed theology. 5940
7 Le Corbusier (Charles-Edouard Jeanneret), (1887–1965), architect 5588
8 Ursula Andress (born 1936), actress 4800
9 Napoleon III (1808–1873) (naturalized in 1832) 4571
10 Leonhard Euler (1707–1783), mathematician and geometer 4497
11 Hermann Hesse (1877–1962), 1946 Nobel Prize in Literature, Swiss resident 3018
12 Albert Hofmann (1906–2008), chemist, discoverer of d-lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD) 2637
13 Martina Hingis (born 1980), tennis champion: 5-time Grand Slam singles champion 2623
14 Albert Schweitzer (1875–1965), from Alsace, not Switzerland 2525
15 Paul Klee (1879–1940), painter 2341
16 Paul Dirac (1902–1984), physicist 2320
17 Heidi, protagonist of the book by Johanna Spyri 2160
18 H. R. Giger (born 1940), illustrator 2119
19 Ingvar Kamprad (born 1926), founder of IKEA, Swiss resident since 1976 1964
20 Huldrych Zwingli (1484–1531), reformer in Zurich 1814
21 Paracelsus (1493–1541), (Theophrastus Bombastus von Hohenheim), alchemist 1784
22 Ferdinand de Saussure (1857–1913), linguist 1772
23 William Tell, legendary 14th century hero 1674
24 Jean-Paul Marat (1743–1793), revolutionary 1664
25 Wolfgang Pauli (1900–1958), 1945 Nobel Prize in Physics 1493
26 Alberto Giacometti (1901–1966), sculptor, painter 1437
27 Sepp Blatter (born 1935), FIFA president 1311
28 Daniel Bernoulli (1700–1782), mathematician and physicist 1177
29 Victor Frankenstein and Family, from Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, book and movie 1132
30 Karl Barth (1886–1968), theologian 1043
31 Swiss Family Robinson, from the book by Johann David Wyss 962
32 Shihan Andy Hug (1964–2000), Karate and Kickboxing champion 862
33 Bruno Ganz (born 1941), actor 806
34 Albert Gallatin (1761–1849), US Secretary of the Treasury, diplomat 759
35 Henry Fuseli (Johann Heinrich Füssli) (1741–1825), painter 742
36 Elias Canetti (1905–1994), 1981 Nobel Prize in Literature, Swiss resident 717
37 Niki de Saint Phalle (1930–2002), sculptor, became Swiss in 1971 599
38 Louis Agassiz (1807–1873), work on ice ages, glaciers 566
39 Marc Forster (born 1969), director of such movies as: Monster's Ball, Finding Neverland, or the James Bond movie Quantum of Solace 564
40 Helvetia, personification ("mother") of Switzerland 556
41 Jacques Necker (1732–1804), statesman and finance minister of Louis XVI 529
42 Philippe Senderos (born 1985), footballer 524
43 Mark Streit (born 1977), NHL defenceman for the New York Islanders 523
44 Jean Arp (1886–1966), sculptor, painter and poet 498
45 Jacob Burckhardt (1818–1897), art historian 495
46 Alexander Frei (born 1979), footballer 488
47 Niklaus Wirth (born 1934), computer scientist, ACM Turing Award winner, inventor of the Pascal programming language 477
48 Thomas Gabriel Fischer, Celtic Frost guitarist/singer 472
49 Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi (1746–1827), pedagogue 471
50 Johann Bernoulli (1667–1748), Swiss mathematician 453
51 Mandy Meyer (born 1960) guitarist, played in bands as Asia, Gotthard and Krokus 445
52 Felix Bloch (born 1905), 1952 Nobel Prize in Physics 440
53 Francesco Borromini (1599–1667), architect in Italy 433
54 Michelle Hunziker (born 1977), TV presenter previously married to the Italian singer Eros Ramazzotti 431
55 Angelica Kauffmann (1741–1807), painter 391
56 Johan Djourou (born 1987), footballer 384
57 Louis Chevrolet (1878–1941), automobile engineer 367
58 Claudio Castagnoli (born 1980), pro wrestler 354
59 John Sutter (1803–1880), California settler 342
60 Richard R. Ernst (born 1933), 1991 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 338
61 Jean Tinguely (1925–1991), kinetic artist 331
62 Yves Rossy (born 1959), pilot, "jet-man" 318
63 Jojo Mayer (born 1963), drummer 296
64 Max Frisch (1911–1991), author and architect 293
65 Alfred Werner (1866–1919), 1913 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 291
66 Edmond H. Fischer (born 1920), 1992 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 283
67 Andreas Vollenweider (born 1953), Grammy award winning harpist 282
68 Vladimir Prelog (1906–1998), 1975 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 277
69 Hermann Rorschach (1884–1922), 273
70 Arthur Honegger (1892–1955), composer 269
71 Frithjof Schuon (1907–1998), Sufi writer, born in Basel 258
72 Auguste Piccard (1884–1962), physicist and balloonist 257
73 Jack Steinberger (born 1921), 1988 Nobel Prize in Physics 251
74 Nicolas Hayek (1928–2010), entrepreneur, chairman, Swatch Group 248
75 Conrad Gessner (1516–1565) 245
76 Benjamin Constant (1767–1830) 244
77 Jacques Piccard (born 1922), engineer and underwater explorer 238
78 Michel Mayor (born 1942), astronomer 235
79 Fritz Zwicky (1898–1974), astronomer 231
80 Robert Walser (1878–1956) 225
81 Heinrich Rohrer (born 1933), 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics 222
82 Mario Botta (born 1943), architect 221
83 Antoine-Henri Jomini (1779–1869), General, military writer 218
84 Eugen Bleuler (1857–1940), psychiatrist 212
85 Ernesto Bertarelli (born 1965), entrepreneur, founder of Team Alinghi 212
86 Stanislas Wawrinka (born 1985), professional tennis player 211
87 Thabo Sefolosha (born 1984), NBA player for the Oklahoma City Thunder 208
88 Dieter Meier (born 1945), singer of electronica band Yello, which had such hits as "Oh Yeah" and "The Race". 204
89 Patrick Moraz (born 1948) keyboardist with Yes and Moody Blues 196
90 Theodore Beza (1519–1605), reformer in Geneva 196
91 Martin Gerber (born 1974), NHL goaltender for the Ottawa Senators 187
92 Hannes Meyer (1889–1954), architect, director of the Bauhaus Dessau 170
93 Blaise Cendrars (Frédéric Louis Sauser) (1887–1961), author 170
94 Patty Schnyder (born 1978), professional tennis player 169
95 Johanna Spyri (1827–1901), author of Heidi 169
96 Max Miedinger (1910–1980), typeface designer, inventor of Helvetica 168
97 Carl Spitteler (1845–1924), 1919 Nobel Prize in Literature 161
98 Didier Queloz (born 1966), astronomer 159
99 Martin Eric Ain, Celtic Frost bassist 157
100 Henri Guisan (1874–1960), General during WWII 153
101 Marc Storace (born 1951) Maltese-Swiss rock vocalist and songwriter. Best known as singer of hard rock band Krokus 152
102 Johann Ludwig Burckhardt (1784–1814), traveller and orientalist 150
103 Frank Martin (1890–1974), composer 147
104 Carlo Maderno (1556–1629), architect in Italy 147
105 David Aebischer (born 1978), NHL goaltender for the Montreal Canadiens 147
106 Philip Schaff (1819–1893) 146
107 List of Presidents of the Swiss Confederation (since 1848) 139
108 Paul Karrer (1889–1971), 1937 Nobel Prize in Chemistry 137
109 Johann David Wyss (1743–1818), author of The Swiss Family Robinson 134
110 Charles Bonnet (1720–1793), botanist 130
111 Othmar Ammann (1879–1965), civil engineer, bridge engineer to the New York Port Authority 128
112 Tadeus Reichstein (1897–1996), chemist, 1950 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 128
113 Johann Kaspar Lavater (1741–1801), pastor and physiognomist 124
114 Bertrand Piccard (born 1958), psychiatrist and balloonist 122
115 Heinrich Bullinger (1504–1575), reformer in Zurich 122
116 Carl Lutz (1895–1975), diplomat and humanitarian 120
117 Ernest Ansermet (1883–1969), conductor 115
118 Gottfried Keller (1819–1890), author 115
119 Ludwig Binswanger (1881–1966), psychologist 110
120 William Farel (1489–1565), reformer in Geneva 110
121 Abraham-Louis Breguet (1747–1823), watchmaker 105
122 Guy Secretan, character of Swiss origin in the British sitcom Green Wing 104
123 Marc Rosset (born 1970), tennis player, gold medallist in Barcelona Olympics 103
124 Heinz Holliger (born 1939), oboe 103
125 Edwin Fischer (1886–1960), pianist and conductor 102
126 Alexandre Yersin (1894–1943), physician, isolates the Yersinia pestis 100
127 Rolf M. Zinkernagel (born 1944), 1996 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 99
128 Arnold von Winkelried, legendary hero of the 1386 battle of Sempach 97
129 Albrecht von Haller (1708–1777) 96
130 Ferdinand Hodler (1853–1918), painter 95
131 Simon Ammann (born 1981), gold medallist in Ski jumping at the 2002 Winter Olympics 92
132 Emil Theodor Kocher (1841–1917), 1909 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 88
133 Robert Maillart (1872–1940), Civil Engineer, inventor of many concrete bridge techniques 88
134 Ulrich Wille (1848–1925), General during WWI 87
135 Jakob Steiner (1796–1863), mathematician and physicist 86
136 Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1889–1943), painter, sculptor 84
137 List of members of the Swiss Federal Council (since 1848) 84
138 Daniel Bovet (born 1907), 1957 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 82
139 Christoph Meili (born 1968), whistle-blower 81
140 Jean Piccard (1884–1963), balloonist 80
141 Grock (1880–1959), clown 79
142 Nick Auf der Maur (1942–1998), Canadian journalist, Swiss parents 76
143 Alfred Escher (1819–1882), statesman, businessman and railway constructor 76
144 Pirmin Zurbriggen (born 1963), Alpine skiing champion 75
145 Arthur Cohn (born 1927), film producer, received six Oscars 72
146 Benjamin Huggel (born 1977), professional footballer 72
147 Alexander Emanuel Agassiz (1835–1910), American man of science 72
148 Karl Bodmer (1809–1893), painter of the American West 71
149 Albert Anker (1831–1910) 70
150 Pierre Jeanneret (1896–1967), architect 70
151 Lys Assia (born 1926), singer 69
152 Fritz Platten (1883–1942), Communist 67
153 Liselotte Pulver (born 1929) 65
154 Jakob Abbadie (1654–1727), Protestant preacher 65
155 Werner Arber (born 1929), 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 63
156 Philippe Suchard (1797–1884), chocolatier 63
157 Auguste Forel (1848–1931), myrmecologist, psychiatrist, neurologist 60
158 Hans Benno Bernoulli (1876–1959), architect 60
159 Tony Rominger (born 1961), cyclist who won major tours four times in his career 60
160 Marianne von Werefkin (1860–1938), painter 60
161 Armand Dufaux (1883–1941) 58
162 Charles Ferdinand Ramuz (1878–1947), writer 57
163 Jyoti Guptara and Suresh Guptara (born 1988), twin authors (Calaspia and sequels), Swiss residents 57
164 Christian Menn (born 1927), Civil Engineer 56
165 Othmar Schoeck (1886–1957), composer 55
166 Jeremias Gotthelf (Albert Bitzius) (1797–1854), author and pastor 54
167 Alain Tanner (born 1929), director 54
168 Hugo Koblet (1925–1964), cycling champion 53
169 Werner Reinhart (1884–1951), industrialist, philanthropist, music and literature patron 53
170 Vreni Schneider (born 1964), Alpine skiing champion 52
171 Xavier Koller (born 1944), director 51
172 Peter Bichsel (born 1935) 51
173 Pierre Viret (1511–1571), reformer in Vaud Canton 51
174 Claude Nicollier (born 1944), pilot, astronaut 50
175 Armand Borel (1923–2003), mathematician 49
176 Johannes Oecolampadius (1482–1531), reformer in Basel 49
177 Maximilian Bircher-Benner (1867–1939), physician and Muesli inventor 48
178 Martin Suter (born 1948), columnist and novelist 47
179 Jakob Hlasek (born 1964), tennis player 47
180 Max Huber (1919–1992), graphic designer 46
181 Hans Gerschwiler (born c. 1921), World champion figure skater 45
182 Claude Goretta (born 1929), director 45
183 Domenico Trezzini (1670–1734) architect in Saint Petersburg 45
184 Nicolas Bouvier (1929–1998) 44

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