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List Rules People on this list must have gone to ETH Zurich and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from ETH Zurich, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from ETH Zurich include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished ETH Zurich alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended ETH Zurich are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from ETH Zurich.

List features graduates like Albert Einstein and Santiago Calatrava.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to ETH Zurich?” and “Which celebrities are ETH Zurich alumni?”

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Albert Einstein Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

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Philippe Kahn is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Philippe Kahn Technologist, Businessperson, Entrepreneur

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Steve Baer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Steve Baer Mathematician, Inventor, Architect

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John von Neumann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
John von Neumann Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

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Wernher von Braun is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Wernher von Braun Physicist, Scientist, Aerospace Engineer

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Felix Bloch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Felix Bloch Physicist, Scientist

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Paul Scherrer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Paul Scherrer Physicist

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Werner Kuhn is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Werner Kuhn Professor, Researcher

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Niklaus Wirth is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Niklaus Wirth Computer scientist, Engineer

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Wilhelm Röntgen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Wilhelm Röntgen Physicist

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Maurice Koechlin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Maurice Koechlin Civil engineer, Structural engineer, Engineer

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Rudolf Clausius is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Rudolf Clausius Physicist

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Fritz Haber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Fritz Haber Chemist, Scientist, Engineer

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Simon Ammann is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Simon Ammann Ski jumper, Athlete

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Othmar Ammann is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Othmar Ammann Civil engineer, Structural engineer, Engineer

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Max Frisch is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Max Frisch Novelist, Architect, Writer

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Mileva Marić is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Mileva Marić Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist

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Fritz Zwicky is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Fritz Zwicky Astronomer

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Christian Menn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Christian Menn Civil engineer, Designer, Engineer

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Georg Cantor is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Georg Cantor Mathematician, Philosopher

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Jean Piccard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Jean Piccard Chemist

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Joseph A Knight is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Auguste Piccard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Auguste Piccard Physicist

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Bernard Tschumi is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Bernard Tschumi Architect, Writer

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Naguib Sawiris is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Naguib Sawiris Businessperson, Politician

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René Albert Koechlin is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
René Albert Koechlin Civil engineer

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Felix Villars is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Felix Villars Physicist

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Friedrich Hirzebruch is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Friedrich Hirzebruch Mathematician

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Sami Solanki is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Sami Solanki Science writer

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Martin Odersky is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Martin Odersky Computer scientist

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Hans Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Hans Albert Einstein Engineer, Teacher

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Heinrich Rohrer is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Heinrich Rohrer Physicist

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Robert Mond is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Robert Mond Chemist, Scientist, Archaeologist

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Jakob Ackeret is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Jakob Ackeret Aerospace Engineer, Engineer

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Santiago Calatrava is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Santiago Calatrava Designer, Architect, Structural engineer

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Tadeus Reichstein is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Tadeus Reichstein Chemist, Scientist

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Charles Édouard Guillaume is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Hans Jenny is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Demetrios Christodoulou is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Demetrios Christodoulou Mathematician, Physicist

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Preda Mihăilescu is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Preda Mihăilescu Mathematician

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Robert Maillart is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Robert Maillart Civil engineer, Architect, Engineer

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Karl Alexander Müller is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Ferdinand Hurter is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Alfred Werner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Alfred Werner Chemist

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Carl von Linde is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Carl von Linde Mechanical engineer, Engineer

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Henry Brunner is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Henry Brunner Chemist

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Eduard Imhof is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Richard R. Ernst is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni

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Armand Borel is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Armand Borel Mathematician

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Michel Kervaire is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous ETH Zurich Alumni
Michel Kervaire Mathematician