Basel

Basel

Basel is a city on the Rhine River in northwest Switzerland, close to the country's borders with France and Germany. Its medieval old town centers around Marktplatz, dominated by the 16th-century, red-sandstone Town Hall. Its 12th-century Gothic cathedral has city views, and contains the tomb of the 16th-century Dutch scholar, Erasmus. The city's university houses some of Erasmus' works.

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Buddy Elias

Buddy Elias

Actor

Franz Carl Endres

Franz Carl Endres

German writer

Desiderius Erasmus

Desiderius Erasmus

Dutch philosopher

Hermann Kesten

Hermann Kesten

German novelist

Dieter Roth

Dieter Roth

Artist

Jean Arp

Jean Arp

German-French Sculptor

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Hans Urs von Balthasar

Swiss theologian

Daniel Bernoulli

Daniel Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

Ferenc Fricsay

Ferenc Fricsay

Hungarian conductor

Emil Ruder

Emil Ruder

Swiss graphic designer

Fritz Haber

Fritz Haber

German chemist

Andreas Karlstadt

Andreas Karlstadt

German theologian

Karl Barth

Karl Barth

Swiss theologian

Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers

German-Swiss psychiatrist

Herbert Rehbein

Herbert Rehbein

German songwriter

Méret Oppenheim

Méret Oppenheim

Swiss artist

John Langstaff

John Langstaff

Musician

Hans Purrmann

Hans Purrmann

German artist

Konrad Witz

Konrad Witz

German painter

Hans Wittwer

Hans Wittwer

German-Swiss architect

Adrienne von Speyr

Adrienne von Speyr

Swiss physician

Jacob Burckhardt

Jacob Burckhardt

Swiss historian

Johann Bernoulli

Johann Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

Jacob Bernoulli

Jacob Bernoulli

Mathematician

Paul Hermann Müller

Paul Hermann Müller

Swiss chemist

Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Thomas Lovell Beddoes

Poet

Wolfgang Borchert

Wolfgang Borchert

German author

George Gruntz

George Gruntz

Swiss jazz pianist

Johann Jakob Bachofen

Johann Jakob Bachofen

Swiss jurist

Pierre Louis Maupertuis

Pierre Louis Maupertuis

French mathematician

Rudolf Barshai

Rudolf Barshai

Russian conductor

François Hotman

François Hotman

French lawyer

Sebastian Castellio

Sebastian Castellio

French preacher

Bob Mayo

Bob Mayo

Keyboardist

Mark Tobey

Mark Tobey

American painter

Marta Hillers

Marta Hillers

German journalist

Gaspard Bauhin

Gaspard Bauhin

Swiss botanist

Sebastian Münster

Sebastian Münster

Cartographer

Werner Kaegi

Werner Kaegi

Swiss historian

Walter Muschg

Walter Muschg

Author

Eduard Wölfflin

Eduard Wölfflin

Heinrich Wölfflin's father

Theodor Zwinger

Theodor Zwinger

Swiss physician

Johann II Bernoulli

Johann II Bernoulli

Mathematician

Nicolaus I Bernoulli

Nicolaus I Bernoulli

Swiss mathematician

Thea Sternheim

Thea Sternheim

German author

Raymond Battegay

Raymond Battegay

Psychiatrist

Andreas Speiser

Andreas Speiser

Swiss mathematician

Ruedi Walter

Ruedi Walter

Swiss radio personality

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