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Pascal Couchepin

Bern :: Switzerland | 1 year ago | political-news

Pascal Couchepin (born April 5, 1942) is a Swiss politician, former member of the Swiss Federal Council (1998–2009) and President of the Confederation in 2003 and 2008. He headed the Federal Department of Home Affairs (Swiss interior ministry) from 2003...
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Edgar Degas

Zurich :: Switzerland | 9 months ago | entertainment-news

Edgar Degas (US /deɪˈɡɑː/ or UK /ˈdeɪɡɑː/; French: [ilɛʁ ʒɛʁmɛnɛdɡɑʁ dəɡɑ]; born Hilaire-Germain-Edgar De Gas, 19 July 1834 – 27 September 1917), was a French artist famous for his work in painting, sculpture, printmaking and drawing. He is regarded as one...
Views: 533 | News Stories: 32 | Blog Posts: 30 | 68 | 193 | 0
 
Hattie McDaniel

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

Hattie McDaniel (June 10, 1895 – October 26, 1952) was an American actress. McDaniel was the first black person to win an Academy Award. She won the award for Best Supporting Actress for her role of Mammy in Gone with the...
Views: 386 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 29 | 60 | 38 | 0
 
Fred Rogers

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

Fred McFeely Rogers (March 20, 1928 – February 27, 2003) was an American educator, Presbyterian minister, songwriter, author, and television host. Rogers was most famous for creating and hosting Mister Rogers' Neighborhood (1968–2001), which featured his gentle, soft-spoken personality...
Views: 352 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 33 | 29 | 0
 
Johan Djourou

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

Johan Danon Djourou-Gbadjere (born 18 January 1987 in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire), more commonly known as Johan Djourou, is an Ivorian-born Swiss international footballer who plays for Arsenal. He used to play as a defensive midfielder in his youth for former...
Views: 207 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 113 | 71 | 0
 
Robert Frank

Zurich :: Switzerland | 1 year ago |

Robert Frank (born November 9, 1924, Zürich), is an important figure in American photography and film. His most notable work, the 1958 photobook titled The Americans, was influential, and earned Frank comparisons to a modern-day de Tocqueville for his fresh...
Views: 95 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 83 | 84 | 0
 
Siem de Jong

Zurich :: Switzerland | 8 months ago | sports-news

Siem de Jong (born 28 January 1989) is a Dutch football midfielder who plays for Ajax.
Views: 53 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 30 | 53 | 32 | 0
 

Zurich :: Switzerland | 7 months ago |

Marc Rich (born Marcell David Reich; December 18, 1934) is an international commodities trader and entrepreneur. He is best known for founding the commodities company Glencore. He was indicted in the United States on federal charges of tax evasion and...
Views: 119 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 31 | 38 | 30 | 0
 
Yello

Zurich :: Switzerland | 4 months ago | entertainment-news

Yello is a Swiss electronica band consisting of Dieter Meier and Boris Blank. They are probably best known for their singles "The Race" and "Oh Yeah", which feature a mix of electronic music and manipulated vocals, as does most of...
Views: 9 | News Stories: 31 | Blog Posts: 29 | 43 | 32 | 0
 
Dada

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

Dada (English pronunciation: /ˈdɑːdɑː/) or Dadaism is a cultural movement that began in Zurich, Switzerland, during World War I and peaked from 1916 to 1922. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature—poetry, art manifestoes, art theory—theatre, and graphic design, and...
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