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Switzerland ranks 969th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Fukuyama, Hiroshima, Nijmegen, and Penza. Memorable people born in Switzerland include Sigismond Thalberg, François Vatel, and Richard Dürr. Memorable people who died in Switzerland include Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, E. F. Schumacher, and Luigi Taveri. Switzerland has been the birth place of many soccer players, and athletes and the death place of many soccer players, and athletes. Switzerland is located in Switzerland.

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a landlocked country located in west-central Europe. It is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north and Austria and Liechtenstein to the east. Switzerland is geographically divided among the Swiss Plateau, the Alps and the Jura; the Alps occupy the greater part of the territory, whereas most of the country's population of 9 million are concentrated on the plateau, which hosts its largest cities and economic centres, including Zürich, Geneva and Basel. Read more on Wikipedia

People

Between 1631 and 1965, Switzerland was the birth place of 15 globally memorable people, including Sigismond Thalberg, François Vatel, and Richard Dürr. Additionaly, 14 globally memorable people have passed away in Switzerland including Augustin Pyramus de Candolle, E. F. Schumacher, and Luigi Taveri.

People Born in Switzerland

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People Deceased in Switzerland

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Occupations

Most individuals born in present day Switzerland were soccer players (5), athletes (5), politicians (2), handball players (2), and composers (1),  while most who died were soccer players (4), athletes (2), biologists (1), economists (1), and racing drivers (1).

Over the past 100 years, athletes have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in Switzerland, including Kurt Meier, Marcel Fässler, and Daniel Müller. Whereas, throughout history, soccer players have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Switzerland, including Richard Dürr, Jean Tamini, and Hans Pulver.

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Overlapping Lives

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 11 globally memorable people born in Switzerland since 1700.