Switzerland in History (Part 4)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 417

  • 1937-09-25 Thomas Kessler, Swiss composer, born in Zurich
  • 1938-05-21 Urs Widmer, Swiss writer, born in Basel (d. 2014)
  • 1938-10-04 Kurt Wüthrich, Swiss chemist, Nobel laureate
  • 1939-03-23 Pepe Lienhard, Swiss band leader and entertainer

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1939-08-26 Jorge Paulo Lemann, Swiss-Brazilian investor, born in Rio de Janeiro

Investor and Beer Mogul Jorge Paulo Lemann
Investor and Beer Mogul
Jorge Paulo Lemann
  • 1939-09-05 Clay Regazzoni, Swiss racing driver (d. 2006)
  • 1939-10-18 Flavio Cotti, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1940-01-09 Ruth Dreifuss, Swiss politician
  • 1940-02-05 H R Giger, Swiss artist & special effects designer (Alien), born in Zürich, (d. 2014)
  • 1940-04-15 Edy Hubacher, Switzerland, 4-man bobsled (Olympic-gold-1972)
  • 1941-02-05 Kaspar Villiger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1941-03-22 Bruno Ganz, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Strapless, Wings of Desire)
  • 1942-07-18 Adolf Ogi, Swiss politician
  • 1942-11-10 Michel Tabachnik, Swiss composer/conductor
  • 1942-11-10 Hans-Rudolf Merz, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1942-11-29 Philippe Huttenlocher, Swiss opera singer
  • 1943-03-01 Franz Hohler, Swiss writer, born in Biel
  • 1943-04-26 Peter Zumthor, Swiss architect
  • 1943-10-02 Henri SZEPS, Lausanne Switzerland, actor (Mother & Son)
  • 1944-01-06 Rolf M. Zinkernagel, Swiss immunologist, Nobel laureate
  • 1944-09-02 Claude Nicollier, Swiss astronaut (STS 61-K, 46, 61, 75), born in Vevey, Switzerland
  • 1945-01-07 Dick Marty, Swiss politician
  • 1945-03-04 Dieter Meier, Swiss singer/children book writer (Yello)
  • 1945-07-08 Micheline Calmy-Rey, Swiss politician
  • 1946-01-18 Joseph Deiss, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1946-06-29 Egon von Furstenberg, Swiss fashion designer (d. 2004)
  • 1946-08-19 Beat Raaflaub, Swiss conductor
  • 1946-09-21 Moritz Leuenberger, Swiss Federal Councilor
  • 1947-01-08 Samuel Schmid, Swiss politician
  • 1947-02-09 Carla Del Ponte, Swiss UN prosecutor
  • 1947-02-23 Anton Mosimann, Swiss chef (Dorchester Hotel), born in Solothurn, Swiss Jura
  • 1947-03-13 Beat Richner, Swiss physician and cellist
  • 1947-06-16 -minu [Hans-Peter Hammel], Swiss columnist and writer
  • 1948-06-24 Patrick Moraz, Morges, Switzerland, progressive rock keyboard player (Yes, The Moody Blues)
  • 1948-07-17 Luc Bondy, Swiss theatre and opera director, born in Zurich Switzerland (d. 2015)
  • 1949-04-17 Heini Hemmi, Switzerland, giant slalom (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1949-06-10 Kevin Corcoran, actor (Swiss Family Robinson, Babes in Toyland), born in Santa Monica, California (d. 2015)
  • 1950-08-21 Patrick Juvet, Swiss singer
  • 1951-09-18 Marc Surer, Swiss motor racing driver
  • 1952-01-21 Marco Camenisch, Swiss environmental activist
  • 1953-10-04 Andreas Vollenweider, Swiss new-age harpist (Down to the Moon), born in Zürich, Switzerland
  • 1955-06-02 Chantal Hochuli, Swiss-born socialite
  • 1956-04-16 Lise-Marie Morerod, Swiss skier
  • 1957-09-10 Kate Burton, Geneva Switzerland, actress (Ice Storm, August)
  • 1958-03-01 Bertrand Piccard, Swiss balloonist and psychiatrist
  • 1959-02-08 Heinz Gunthardt, Switzerland, tennis star
  • 1960-08-17 Stephan Eicher, Swiss singer
  • 1961-03-27 Tony Rominger, Swiss cyclist
  • 1961-12-09 Christiane Jolissaint, Switzerland, tennis star
  • 1962-06-10 Vincent Perez, Swiss actor
  • 1962-08-26 Tariq Ramadan, Geneva, Switzerland, Islamic scholar
  • 1963-02-04 Pirmin Zurbriggen, Swiss alpine skier (Olympic-gold-1988)
  • 1963-02-16 Dano Halsall, Swiss swimmer
  • 1963-04-10 Doris Leuthard, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1963-05-24 Kathy Leander, Swiss singer
  • 1964-03-16 Pascal Richard, Swiss cyclist
  • 1964-05-23 Ruth Metzler-Arnold, member of the Swiss Federal Council
  • 1964-11-26 Vreni Schneider, Swiss alpine skier (Olympics-Gold-1988)
  • 1965-06-10 Claudio Mezzadri, Switzerland, tennis star
  • 1965-08-31 Daniel Bernhardt, Swiss actor
  • 1966-12-06 Natascha Badmann, Swiss triathlete
  • 1967-03-04 Kubilay Türkyılmaz, former Turkish-Swiss footballer
  • 1968-01-05 DJ Bobo [Peter Baumann], Swiss singer, born in Kölliken
  • 1968-04-19 Thomas Nock, Zurich Switzerland, actor (Tartort, Gemini-Twin Stars)
  • 1968-07-05 Alex Zülle, Swiss cyclist
  • 1969-06-11 Nancy Blogg, Swiss dancer (Josephine)
  • 1969-11-03 Robert Miles, Swiss record producer, composer and musician in trance and ambient music.
  • 1970-01-27 Emmanuel Pahud, French-Swiss flautist
  • 1970-04-24 Emanuela Zardo, Switzerland, tennis star
  • 1971-01-08 Pascal Zuberbühler, Swiss footballer
  • 1971-06-14 Ramon Vega, former Swiss footballer
  • 1971-07-19 Urs Bühler, Swiss tenor (Il Divo)
  • 1972-09-28 Cathy Caverzasio, Switzerland, tennis star
  • 1973-06-09 Frederic Choffat, Swiss film director
  • 1974-03-31 Benjamin Eicher, Swiss film director
  • 1975-04-01 George Bastl, Swiss tennis player
  • 1975-10-31 Fabio Celestini, Swiss footballer
  • 1976-02-06 Tanja Frieden, Swiss snowboarder
  • 1976-10-04 Ueli Steck, Swiss mountain climber, born in Emmental (d. 2017)
  • 1976-12-17 Patrick Müller, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-02-22 Hakan Yakin, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-03-08 Johann Vogel, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-11-10 Stephanie Berger, Miss Universe-Switzerland (1996)
  • 1977-11-21 Bruno Berner, Swiss footballer
  • 1977-12-11 Mark Streit, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1978-04-01 Miroslava Vavrinec, Swiss tennis player
  • 1978-04-08 Bernt Haas, Swiss footballer
  • 1978-06-13 Mathis Künzler, Swiss actor
  • 1978-12-14 Patty Schnyder, Swiss tennis player
  • 1979-01-22 Melanie Winiger, Miss Switzerland Universe (1997)
  • 1979-04-11 Michel Riesen, Swiss ice hockey player
  • 1979-07-15 Alexander Frei, Swiss footballer
  • 1979-08-19 Oumar Kondé, Swiss footballer

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1980-09-30 Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis star (5 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Košice, Czechoslovakia (now Slovakia)

Tennis Player Martina Hingis
Tennis Player
Martina Hingis

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1981-08-08 Roger Federer, Swiss tennis star (19 Grand Slam singles titles), born in Bottmingen, Switzerland

Tennis Champion Roger Federer
Tennis Champion
Roger Federer

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