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Famous Swiss Inventors List

Updated October 13, 2018 189 votes 46 voters 3.7k views13 items

List of famous Swiss inventors, listed loosely by relevance with photos when available. These are some of the greatest Swiss inventors that have helped make our lives easier by inventing things we use in our everyday lives. The inventions invented by each historic Swiss inventor are displayed next to the inventors name when available. These brilliant inventors from Switzerland can also be sorted by various bits of information, such as what year and where the inventor was born.

List includes Albert Einstein, Paracelsus and more.

This list answers the questions "what are the names of inventors born in Switzerland?" and "what is a list of smart Swiss inventors?"

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  • 1
    Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Albert Einstein

    Dec. at 76 (1879-1955)
  • 2
    Yves Rossy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Yves Rossy

    Age: 60
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    Paracelsus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Paracelsus

    Dec. at 48 (1493-1541)
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    Walter Zapp is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Walter Zapp

    Dec. at 98 (1905-2003)
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    Niklaus Riggenbach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Niklaus Riggenbach

    Dec. at 82 (1817-1899)
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    Aimé Argand is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Aimé Argand

    Dec. at 53 (1750-1803)
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    Carl Roman Abt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Carl Roman Abt

    Dec. at 83 (1850-1933)
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    George de Mestral is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    George de Mestral

    Dec. at 83 (1907-1990)
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    Heinrich Wild is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Heinrich Wild

    Dec. at 74 (1877-1951)
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    Wilhelm His, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Wilhelm His, Sr.

    Dec. at 73 (1831-1904)
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    Viktor Meyer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Viktor Meyer

    Dec. at 49 (1848-1897)
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    Heinrich von Wild is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
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    Heinrich von Wild

    Dec. at 69 (1833-1902)
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    Johann Georg Bodmer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Swiss Inventors List
    2
    8

    Johann Georg Bodmer

    Dec. at 78 (1786-1864)
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