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

List below includes Robert Frank, Gunter Sachs and more people.

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

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Edo Bertoglio is a Swiss photographer and film director. He is the director of Downtown 81. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 67

Birthplace: Lugano, Switzerland

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Gaudenzio Marconi is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Photographers from Switzerland
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Gaudenzio Marconi


Gaudenzio Marconi was an Italian photographer who worked in France. He sold académies to students at the École des beaux-arts in Paris. Accomplished artists and students often sketched the figure from photographs when living models were not available or proved too costly. The poses were generally imitations of those used in the sculptures of classical antiquity and the Renaissance. His photographs were used by famous artists such as Auguste Rodin for their works. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 44 (1841-1885)

Birthplace: Switzerland

Georg Gerster is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Photographers from Switzerland
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George Gerster is a Swiss journalist and a pioneer aerial photographer. Born in Winterthur, in 1950 Gerster earned a doctorate at the University of Zurich in Germanistik. Through 1956 he worked as an editor for the inhabitants of Zurich's "World Week". Since then he has been active as a freelance journalist with an emphasis on science reporting and flight photography. In this photographic field of activity he did substantial pioneer work in the 1950s and 1960s, respected not only for the technology and quality of his flight pictures, but above all for the universality and internationality of the topics. Gerster's early photographic reportage and picture volumes detailed landscapes of North ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 89

Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland

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Gunter Sachs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Photographers from Switzerland
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Fritz Gunter Sachs was a German photographer, author, industrialist, and latterly head of an institute that researched claims of astrology. As a young man he became a sportsman, then gained international fame as a documentary film-maker and documentary photographer. He was interested in astrology and its connection with mathematics and statistics. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Died at 79 (1932-2011)

Birthplace: Schweinfurt, Germany

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