Famous German - German Celebrities - page 2

When we talk about famous Germans, which is the first name that comes to our mind? Albert Einstein, the great scientist; Adolf Hitler, the most notorious dictator; or the philosopher and socialist, Karl Marx? The contributions of the Germans to the technological, literary, political and spiritual developments of the world have been so immense that it is difficult to express in words. Creative, focused, efficient and reserved, the Germans are considered to be among the world’s most disciplined and hardworking people. From ancient times, Germans have enriched the world heritage in one way or the other. Way back in the 15th century, Nicholas of Kues became one of the first proponents of Renaissance humanism and thus making spiritual and political contributions to not just European history, but to the world.

Find out more about the greatest Germans, including Adolf Hitler, Albert Einstein, Karl Marx, Anne Frank and Michael Fassbender.

The Most Famous German

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Jürgen KloppJune 16, 1967GermanJürgen Klopp is a German football manager, and a former professional football player
Jordan CarverJanuary 30, 1986GermanJordan Carver is a famous German model
Jawed KarimOctober 28, 1979German, AmericanJawed Karim is a German-American internet entrepreneur, technologist and co-founder of the video-sharing website, YouTube
Irma GreseOctober 7, 1923GermanIrma Grese was a notorious German Nazi concentration camp guard during the Second World War
Juliane KoepckeOctober 10, 1954German, PeruvianJuliane Koepcke is a German-Peruvian biologist, who was the lone survivor among the 92 passengers and crew of the ill-fated LANSA Flight 508 that crashed in the Peruvian rainforest on 24 December 1971
Charles BukowskiAugust 16, 1920German, AmericanCharles Bukowski was a German-born American novelist, short story writer and poet
Monika DannemannJune 24, 1945GermanCheck out all that you wanted to know about Monika Dannemann, the famous German Figure Skater & Painter; her birthday, her family and personal life, her boyfriends, fun trivia facts and more.
Boris KodjoeMarch 8, 1973Austrian, German, GhanaianBoris Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor from Austria
Jackson BrowneOctober 9, 1948German, AmericanJackson Browne is an acclaimed American musician, songwriter and environmental activist
Gerd MüllerNovember 3, 1945GermanGerd Muller is a former German footballer and regarded as one of the greatest goalscorers of all time
Karl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz

Karl Dönitz was a German admiral and played an important role in World War II

GermanSeptember 16, 1891187 views

Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen was the founder of scientific natural history in Germany

GermanSeptember 16, 1098108 views

Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel was a German general

GermanNovember 15, 1891272 views

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel was a famous German philosopher who lived in the 18th century

GermanAugust 27, 177092 views

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler was the infamous dictator of Germany who carried out the genocide of Jews and was majorly responsible for the World War II

GermanApril 20, 1889316 views

Mustafa Goelbasi

Mustafa Goelbasi is a famous American Musical.ly and YouTube star

GermanJanuary 17, 200380 views

Horst Ludwig Störmer

Horst Ludwig Störmer is a German-born American physicist who was one of the co-recipients the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics.

GermanApril 6, 194994 views

Herbert Kroemer

Herbert Kroemer is an eminent German-American physicist who won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 2000

GermanAugust 25, 1928106 views

Hans Georg Dehmelt

Hans Georg Dehmelt is a German born American physicist who developed the ion trap technique

Gerd Binnig

Gerd Binnig is a German physicist known for the invention of the scanning tunneling microscope

GermanJuly 20, 1947131 views