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Switzerland famous natives

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.

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  • Elmar Mader Swiss guard commander
  • Ella Maillart adventurer, travel writer
  • Robert Maillart civil engineer
  • Niklaus Manuel painter
  • Jean-Paul Marat physician, political theorist, scientist
  • Jean Charles Galissard de Marignac chemist
  • Jurg Marquard journalist, publisher
  • Frank Martin composer
  • Mani Matter singer, songwriter
  • Jojo Mayer drummer
  • Michael Mayor astrophysicist
  • Dieter Meier musician, conceptual artist
  • Arnold von Melchtal legendary founder of Switzerland
  • Christian Menn bridge designer
  • Conrad Ferdinand Meyer poet, novelist
  • Hannes Meyer architect
  • Max Miedinger typeface designer
  • Henrich Menu von Minutoli military officer, explorer, archaeologist
  • Walter Mittelholzer aviation pioneer
  • Patrick Moraz musician
  • Jean-Marc Moret archaeologist, art historian
  • Giuseppe Motta politician
  • Johannes von Muller historian
  • Josef Muller-Brockman graphic designer, teacher
  • Karl Alexander Muller physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Nicholas Muller snowboarder
  • Paul Herman Muller chemist, Nobel laureate
  • Peter Muller alpine skier, Olympic medalist
  • Adolf Muschg writer
  • Oswald Myconius teacher, preacher
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  • Marie-Theres Nadig alpine skier, Olympic medalist
  • Jacques Necker French statesman
  • Claude Nicollier astronaut
  • Auguste de Niederhausern "Rodo" sculptor
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  • Juste Olivier poet, translator
  • Johann Caspar von Orelli classical scholar
  • Konrad Osterwalder physicist, politician
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  • Daniele Pantano poet
  • Paracelsus physician, botanist, astrologer
  • Maya Pedersen-Bieri skeleton racer, Olympic medalist
  • Vincent Perez actor
  • Dominik Perler philosopher
  • Carlos Peron musician
  • Manuela Pesko snowboarder
  • Hans A. Pestalozzi social critic
  • Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi pedagogue, educational reformer

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  • Daniel Peter chocolatier, first to make milk chocolate
  • Oskar Pfister minister, psychoanalyst
  • Georges Piaget watchmaker
  • Jean Piaget psychologist, philosopher
  • Auguste Piccard explorer, inventor, physicist
  • Bertrand Piccard balloonist
  • Jean Piccard balloonist, chemist, engineer
  • Raoul Pictet physicist, first to liquefy nitrogen
  • Michael Plancherel mathematician
  • Carla Del Ponte prosecutor
  • Adolf Portmann zoologist
  • Walter Prager alpine skier
  • Fritz Puempin painter
  • Liselotte Pulver actress
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  • Eugene Rambert author
  • Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz writer
  • Clay Regazzoni race car driver
  • Werner Reinhart industrialist, philanthropist
  • Eugene Renevier geologist
  • Georges de Rham mathematician
  • Beat Richner pediatrician, founder childrens' hospitals in Cambodia
  • Alice Rivaz author
  • Heinrich Rohrer physicist, Nobel laureate
  • Hermann Rorschach psychiatrist, developer inkblot test
  • Marc Rosset tennis player, Olympic medalist
  • Yves Rossy pilot, inventor
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau philosopher, writer
  • Bernhard Russi alpine skier, Olympic medalist
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  • Jacqes Sablet painter
  • Ferdinand de Saussure linguist
  • Horace-Benedict de Saussure physicist
  • Jakob Schaffner novelist
  • Johann Jakob Scheuchzer scholar


 
 



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