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  • (noun): A city in western Switzerland; cultural and commercial center.

Lausanne

Lausanne is a city in Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland, and is the capital of the canton of Vaud. The seat of the district of Lausanne, the city is situated on the shores of Lake Geneva (French: Lac Léman). It faces the French town of Évian-les-Bains, with the Jura mountains to its north-west. Lausanne is located 62 km (39 mi) northeast of Geneva.

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Lausanne - Notable People
... Lausanne is the birthplace of James Thiérrée, Actor David Bennent, Actor Metropolitan Anthony (Bloom) of Sourozh, Russian Orthodox ecclesiastic located in Britain François-Louis David Bocion ... footballer Notable residents Pierre Amoyal, Paris-born violinist professor at Lausanne Conservatory Jean Anouilh, French dramatist Ingvar Kamprad, Founder of IKEA ... theologian Serge Voronoff, Surgeon buried in Lausanne ...
Lausanne Hall
... Lausanne Hall is a college residence hall at Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, United States ... to campus and originally was named as the Women's College before assuming the name of Lausanne ...
Lausanne Derailment (1994)
... The Lausanne derailment of 1994 took place in July 1994 in the Swiss city of Lausanne ...
Laurent Keller
... of Switzerland, he accomplished his studies in biology at the University of Lausanne (Bachelor, Master and PhD degrees), after which he was a Research Associate at the Laboratory of Entomology of ... Subsequently, he was nominated Associate Professor of Ecology at the University of Lausanne in 1996, where he later became Head of the Institute of Ecology (1998), and was then promoted to ...
Centre International De Recherches Sur L'Anarchisme
... de Recherches sur l'Anarchisme) is a library of anarchist material in all languages based in Lausanne, Switzerland ... It moved to Lausanne in 1964, where it was run by Marie-Christine Mikhaïlo and her daughter Marianne Enckell ... It returned to Geneva between 1975 and 1989, when it was again moved to Lausanne ...