Famous German - German Celebrities - page 4

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
Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer

Luise Rainer was a German and American actress who rose to stardom in Hollywood during 1930s

GermanJanuary 12, 1910116 views

Karl Ziegler

Karl Waldemar Ziegler was a German Chemist who won the 1963 Nobel Prize in Chemistry

GermanNovember 26, 189899 views

Erwin Neher

Erwin Neher is a German biophysicist who was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1991 for Physiology or Medicine for his significant work in cell physiology.

GermanMarch 20, 1944119 views

Ferdinand von Mueller

Ferdinand von Mueller was a German-Australian botanist and geographer

AustralianJune 30, 1825132 views

Ernst Otto Fischer

Ernst Otto Fischer was a German chemist and educator who was jointly awarded the ‘Nobel Prize in Chemistry’ in 1973

GermanNovember 10, 191881 views

Gerhard Herzberg

Gerhard Herzberg was a Germany-born Canadian physicist who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1971

Carl Ritter

Carl Ritter was a famous German geographer, who, along with Alexander von Humboldt, founded the modern geographical science

GermanAugust 7, 1779207 views

Marguerite Vogt

Marguerite Vogt was a German-born American cancer biologist and virologist best known for her research on polio and cancer.

AmericanFebruary 13, 1913107 views

Johannes Peter Müller

Johannes Peter Müller was a German physiologist and comparative anatomist

GermanJuly 14, 1801178 views