He tried to open a gourmet restaurant in a castle in Olten (Chateau Mosimann). Needless to say, as he didn't offer fried chicken, the restaurant didn't last very long. The white bottom shelf 7-series, which was intended to pick up ritzy folks from the trainstation in Olten and drive them up to the castle, was forever sitting at the BMW dealer.
I visited there with some colleagues. One idiot saw a big chest in the entrance hall and decided to climb into it.
Then we could not get the lid open
Re: Famous Swiss immigrants to other parts of the world
Going back further in History, the Habsburgs, erstwhile royal family of Austria and Spain and for many generations the most powerful family in Europe if not the world, hail from the Aargau village of Habsburg.