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List of notable or famous journalists from Switzerland, with bios and photos, including the top journalists born in Switzerland and even some popular journalists who immigrated to Switzerland. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Swiss journalists then this list is the perfect resource for you. These journalists are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known journalist from Switzerland is included when available.

List features people like Jean-Paul Marat, Élie Ducommun and more!

This historic journalists from Switzerland list can help answer the questions "Who are some Swiss journalists of note?" and "Who are the most famous journalists from Switzerland?" These prominent journalists of Switzerland may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Swiss journalists.

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Anne Cuneo


Anne Cuneo was a Swiss journalist, novelist, theatre and film director and screenwriter. She was born in Paris of Italian parents, but studied in Lausanne. Her first novel came in 1967 and was called Gravé au diamant. In 1979 she received the lesser prize of the Schweizerische Schillerstiftung and by 1987 she worked for Télévision Suisse Romande. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 81

Birthplace: Paris, France

Armin Mohler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Journalists from Switzerland
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Armin Mohler was a Swiss-born far right political writer and philosopher associated with the Neue Rechte movement. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 83 (1920-2003)

Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland

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Daniele Mastrogiacomo is an Italian-Swiss journalist and a war correspondent for la Repubblica newspaper. An expert in foreign politics, he began working for la Repubblica in 1980 and has been a special international reporter since 1992. Mastrogiacomo reported on events such as police operation Mani Pulite, the Marta Russo murder and the Priebke affair. He has worked in Afghanistan, Iran, the Palestinian territories, Iraq and Somalia. In 2006 he reported on the Lebanon war. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 63

Birthplace: Karachi, Pakistan

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Élie Ducommun is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Journalists from Switzerland
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Élie Ducommun was a peace activist. He is a winner of the 1902 Nobel Peace Prize, which he shared with Charles Albert Gobat. Born in Geneva, he worked as a tutor, language teacher, journalist and a translator for the Swiss federal Chancellery. In 1867 he helped to found the Ligue de la paix et de la liberté, though he continued working at other positions, including secretary for the Jura-Simplon Steel Company from 1873 to 1891. That year, he was appointed director of the newly formed Bureau international de la paix, the first non-governmental international peace organization, based in Bern. He refused to accept a salary for the position, stating that he wished to serve in this capacity ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 73 (1833-1906)

Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

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