Famous German - German Celebrities - page 30

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
Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer

Manuel Neuer is a German footballer and one of the best goalkeepers in the game

GermanMarch 27, 1986205 views

Frederick The Great

Frederick II or Frederick the Great was King of Prussia from 1740 until 1786

GermanJanuary 24, 1712221 views

Christoph Waltz

Christoph Waltz is an Austrian actor known for his role in the film ‘Inglourious Basterds.’

AustrianOctober 4, 1956233 views

Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel is a German racing driver, currently driving for Scuderia Ferrari in Formula One

GermanJuly 3, 1987140 views

Jupp Heynckes

Josef "Jupp" Heynckes is a German former professional footballer and coach

GermanMay 9, 1945207 views

Erik Erikson

Erik Erikson was an American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst who is known for introducing the world to the concept of ‘Identity Crisis’

CanadianJune 15, 1902191 views

Michael Fassbender

Michael Fassbender is an accomplished award winning German-born Irish actor

GermanApril 2, 1977339 views

Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche was a famous 19th century German philosopher and philologist

GermanOctober 15, 1844202 views

Boris Kodjoe

Boris Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor from Austria

AustrianMarch 8, 19731,543 views

Hermann Fegelein

Hermann Fegelein was a high-ranking Waffen-SS commander in Nazi-ruled Germany

GermanOctober 30, 1906257 views