Claude Nicollier

1944 - Today

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Claude Nicollier (born 2 September 1944 in Vevey, Switzerland) is the first astronaut from Switzerland. He has flown on four Space Shuttle missions. His first spaceflight (STS-46) was in 1992, and his final spaceflight (STS-103) was in 1999. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Claude Nicollier has received more than 92,864 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 22 in 2019). Claude Nicollier is the 76th most popular astronaut (up from 81st in 2019), the 262nd most popular biography from Switzerland (down from 251st in 2019) and the most popular Swiss Astronaut.

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Among astronauts, Claude Nicollier ranks 76 out of 524Before him are Anatoly Berezovoy, Arnaldo Tamayo Méndez, Georgy Beregovoy, Sally Ride, Joseph A. Walker, and Georgy Grechko. After him are Boris Volynov, Vladimir Lyakhov, Viktor Savinykh, Leonid Kizim, Toyohiro Akiyama, and Gregory Jarvis.

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Among people born in 1944, Claude Nicollier ranks 232Before him are Oleg Yankovsky, Jean-Daniel Cadinot, John Milius, Goukouni Oueddei, Edgar Froese, and Teri Garr. After him are Wesley Clark, Fernando Ocáriz Braña, Jim Abrahams, Glen Cook, Raymond Moody, and Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro.

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In Switzerland

Among people born in Switzerland, Claude Nicollier ranks 262 out of 749Before him are Meyer Guggenheim (1828), Nicolaus I Bernoulli (1687), Arthur Cravan (1887), Lisa Della Casa (1919), Didier Burkhalter (1960), and Carl Lutz (1895). After him are Salomon Gessner (1730), Werner Bischof (1916), Hans Erni (1909), Carl Jacob Burckhardt (1891), Walther Ritz (1878), and Raoul Pictet (1846).

Among ASTRONAUTS In Switzerland

Among astronauts born in Switzerland, Claude Nicollier ranks 1