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Famous Politicians from Switzerland

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List of famous politicians from Switzerland, listed alphabetically with photos when available. This list of popular Swiss politicians includes members of the government who are either active or inactive, some of who might even now be dead. These are some of the most well-known Swiss politicians of all time, so if you're a native of Switzerland and want to work for your country then these are the people you should look up to. If you're searching for a particular politician from Switzerland, then use the "search" box to find who you're looking for.

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You can click on the names of these renowned politicians of Switzerland in order to get more information about each one.
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  • 1

    Ada Marra

    Age: 46

    BirthplaceLausanne, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 2

    Adèle Thorens Goumaz

    Age: 48

    BirthplaceSolothurn, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 3

    Adhemar Schwitzguébel

    Dec. at 51 (1844-1895)

    BirthplaceSonvilier, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Adhémar Schwitzguébel (August 15, 1844, in Sonvilier – July 23, 1895, Evilard) was a Swiss anarchist, theorist of collectivist anarchism, founder of the Jura Federation, and member of the First...  more
  • 4

    Adolf Deucher

    Dec. at 81 (1831-1912)

    BirthplaceSwitzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Adolf Deucher (15 February 1831, in Wipkingen – 10 July 1912, in Bern) was a Swiss politician....  more
  • 5

    Adolf Ogi

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceKandersteg, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Adolf Ogi (born 18 July 1942) is a Swiss politician from the village of Kandersteg in the Swiss Alps.He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 9 December 1987, as member of the Swiss People's...  more
  • 6

    Adrian Ballmer

    Age: 72

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 7

    Adriano Cavadini

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceSorengo, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 8

    Adriano Imfeld

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceBasel, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 9

    Adrien Lachenal

    Dec. at 69 (1849-1918)

    BirthplaceGeneva, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Adrien Lachenal (19 May 1849, Geneva – 29 June 1918) was a Swiss politician and Jurist. Married with Anne Louise Eggly in 1878 he had four sons. He was affiliated to the Free Democratic Party, and...  more
  • 10

    Aegidius Tschudi

    Dec. at 67 (1505-1572)

    BirthplaceGlarus, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Aegidius (or Giles or Glig) Tschudi (5 February 1505 – 28 February 1572) was a Swiss statesman and historian, an eminent member of the Tschudi family of Glarus, Switzerland. His best known work is...  more
  • 11

    BirthplaceFribourg, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Alain Berset (born 9 April 1972) is a Swiss politician serving as a member of the Federal Council since 2012. A member of the Social Democratic Party, he has served as head of the Federal Department...  more
  • 12

    Alain Borner

    Age: 87

    BirthplaceGeneva, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 13

    Alain Schweingruber

    Age: 67

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 14

    Albert Nufer

    Age: 77

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 15

    Albrecht Rychen

    Age: 71

    BirthplaceWilderswil, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 16

    Alec von Graffenried

    Age: 57

    BirthplaceChur, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 17

    Alecs Recher

    Age: 44

    BirthplaceZürich, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 18

    Alex Glardon

    Age: 47

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 19

    Alex Hürzeler

    Age: 54

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 20

    Alex Kuprecht

    Age: 62

    BirthplaceRichterswil, Zürich, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 21

    Alexander Baumann

    Age: 77

    BirthplaceZürich, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 22

    Alexander Tschäppät

    Age: 67

    BirthplaceBern, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

    Alexander Tschäppät is a Swiss politician. Tschäppät is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Switzerland. He has been a member of the National Council of Switzerland from 1991 to 2003 and is...  more
  • 23

    Alexis Gobet

    Age: 76

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 24

    Alfred Heer

    Age: 58

    BirthplaceGlarus, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland

  • 25

    Alice Glauser-Zufferey

    Age: 65

    BirthplaceSierre, Switzerland

    NationalitySwitzerland