Famous German - German Celebrities - page 3

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

Henry Koster

Henry Koster was a German-born American screenwriter, cartoonist and painter who started as a film critic and ended up being a director

GermanMay 1, 1905100 views

Robert Siodmak

Robert Siodmak was a German film director who made a number of films in America and Europe

GermanAugust 8, 190093 views

William Dieterle

William Dieterle was a German actor and film director with an extensive Hollywood career

GermanJuly 15, 1893107 views

Rudolf Mössbauer

Rudolf Mossbauer was a German physicist who discovered the Mossbauer Effect

GermanJanuary 31, 192999 views

Polykarp Kusch

Polykarp Kusch was a German-American physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1955

GermanJanuary 26, 191196 views

Johann Deisenhofer

Johann Deisenhofer is a German biochemist who determined the three-dimensional structure of the photosynthetic reaction center

GermanSeptember 30, 194388 views

Manfred Eigen

Manfred Eigen is a German biophysical chemist who won the Nobel Prize for Chemistry in 1967

GermanMay 9, 1927160 views

Hartmut Michel

Hartmut Michel is a German biochemist who won with Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1988

GermanJuly 18, 1948106 views

Georg Wittig

Georg Wittig was a German chemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1979

GermanJune 16, 1897122 views