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View over Murren to the Eiger. - (c) Jungfrau Tourism






From one of the world's most legendary folk heroes, to some of the greatest names in winter-sports, through to the best ever Bond-girl, here's our list of the most famous Swiss people...

Name Famous As... Details
Ursula Andress Actress The best ever Bond-girl, with her legendary appearance as the shell-diving Honey Rider in the first 007 film, Dr. No. Altogether now... "Underneath the mango tree, my honey..."
Roger Federer Tennis Player The greatest ever tennis player ? Having won 19 Grand Slam singles titles that argument certainly has a good case !
William Tell Legendary Folk Hero Swiss folk-hero from the 15th century.
Pirmin Zurbriggen Skier Winter Olympic gold medallist in the 1988 Downhill event.