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Paul Cézanne

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Paul Cézanne (French pronunciation: [pɔl seˈzan]; 19 January 1839 – 22 October 1906) was a French artist and Post-Impressionist painter whose work laid the foundations of the transition from the 19th century conception of artistic endeavour to a new and radically...
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Celso Amorim

Geneva :: Switzerland | 4 months ago | political-news

Celso Luiz Nunes Amorim (born 3 June 1942) is a Brazilian diplomat who has been Minister of Defence since August 2011. Amorim was the Minister of Foreign Relations from 1993 to 1995 under President Itamar Franco and again from 2003...
Views: 1,375 | News Stories: 20 | Blog Posts: 32 | 103 | 88 | 0
 
Han Suyin

Lausanne :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Han Suyin (simplified Chinese: 韩素音; traditional Chinese: 韓素音; pinyin: Hán Sùyīn) (born September 12, 1917), is the pen name of Elizabeth Comber, born Rosalie Elisabeth Kuanghu Chow (Chinese: 周光湖; pinyin: Zhōu Guānghú). She is a Chinese-born Eurasian author of several...
Views: 636 | News Stories: 8 | Blog Posts: 6 | 4 | 19 | 0
 
Vincent van Gogh

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 month ago | entertainment-news

Vincent Willem van Gogh (UK  /ˌvæn ˈɡɒx/, US /ˌvæn ˈɡoʊ/;[note 1] Dutch: [vɑn ˈɣɔχ] ( listen); March 30, 1853 – July 29, 1890) was a Dutch post-Impressionist painter whose work had a far-reaching influence on 20th century art as a result of its...
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John Walker (programmer)

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | sports-news

John Walker (born ca. 1950) is a computer programmer and a co-founder of the computer-aided design software company Autodesk, and a co-author of early versions of AutoCAD, a product Autodesk originally acquired from programmer Michael Riddle. He makes his home...
Views: 310 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 33 | 23 | 27 | 0
 
Alfred Cortot

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Alfred Denis Cortot (26 September 1877 – 15 June 1962) was a Franco-Swiss pianist and conductor. He is one of the most renowned 20th-century classical musicians, especially valued for his poetic insight in Romantic period piano works, particularly those of Chopin...
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Sarah Meier (figure skater)

Bülach :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | sports-news

Sarah Meier (born May 4, 1984 in Bülach, Switzerland) is a Swiss figure skater. She is the 2011 European champion, 2007 & 2008 European silver medalist, the 2006-2007 Grand Prix Final bronze medalist and an eight-time (2000–2001, 2003, 2005–2008, 2010)...
Views: 531 | News Stories: 21 | Blog Posts: 26 | 43 | 31 | 0
 
Marc Faber

Zurich :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | business-news

Marc Faber, born February 28, 1946, is a Swiss investor. Faber was born in Zürich and schooled in Geneva, Switzerland, where he raced for the Swiss National Ski Team. He studied Economics at the University of Zurich and, at the...
Views: 308 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 35 | 165 | 27 | 0
 
Stefan Frei

Altstätten :: Switzerland | 5 months ago | sports-news

Stefan Frei (born 20 April 1986 in Altstätten) is a Swiss footballer who currently plays for Toronto FC in Major League Soccer.
Views: 60 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 57 | 25 | 0
 
Peggy Lipton

Montreux :: Switzerland | 11 months ago | entertainment-news

Peggy Lipton (born August 30, 1946) is an American television actress. She played "Julie Barnes" in The Mod Squad, and Norma Jennings in Twin Peaks.
Views: 409 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 31 | 47 | 23 | 0
 

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