The Famous Birthdays: Celebrity birthdays and famous people biographies
Famous people of German origin
Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein (1879 - 1955)

German-born physicist
Ludwig van Beethoven

Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 - 1827)

German pianist and composer
Karl Marx

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

German philosopher
Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

German writer and philosopher
Martin Luther

Martin Luther (1483 - 1546)

German priest and theologian
Heidi Klum

Heidi Klum (45)

German model, actress, fashion designer, and producer
Diane Kruger

Diane Kruger (42)

German actress and former model
Mesut Özil

Mesut Özil (30)

German football player
Immanuel Kant

Immanuel Kant (1724 - 1804)

German philosopher
Joseph Goebbels

Joseph Goebbels (1897 - 1945)

German politician
Hans Zimmer

Hans Zimmer (61)

German composer
Eva Braun

Eva Braun (1912 - 1945)

German wife of Adolf Hitler
Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel (64)

German politician
Erwin Rommel

Erwin Rommel (1891 - 1944)

German field marshal
Lukas Podolski

Lukas Podolski (33)

German footballer
Hermann Göring

Hermann Göring (1893 - 1946)

German politician and military leader
Mario Götze

Mario Götze (26)

German footballer
Max Weber

Max Weber (1864 - 1920)

German economist and sociologist
Michael Schumacher

Michael Schumacher (50)

German race car driver
Marco Reus

Marco Reus (29)

German footballer
Dirk Nowitzki

Dirk Nowitzki (40)

German basketball player
Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Eichmann (1906 - 1962)

German nazi officer and war criminal
Lewis Holtby

Lewis Holtby (28)

German football player
Werner Herzog

Werner Herzog (76)

German director
Johannes Kepler

Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630)

German astronomer
Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Lagerfeld (86)

German fashion designer
Sebastian Vettel

Sebastian Vettel (31)

German Formula One driver
Mario Gómez

Mario Gómez (33)

German football player
Johannes Gutenberg

Johannes Gutenberg (1398 - 1468)

German inventor who invented movable type
Anneliese Michel

Anneliese Michel (1952 - 1976)

German woman believed to be Demonic possession|possessed by demons
Erik Erikson

Erik Erikson (1902 - 1994)

German psychoanalyst
Steffi Graf

Steffi Graf (49)

German tennis player
Reinhard Heydrich

Reinhard Heydrich (1904 - 1942)

German Nazi SS officer
Albert Speer

Albert Speer (1905 - 1981)

German architect
Carl Friedrich Gauss

Carl Friedrich Gauss (1777 - 1855)

German mathematician
Rudolf Hess

Rudolf Hess (1894 - 1987)

German Nazi leader
Wernher von Braun

Wernher von Braun (1912 - 1977)

German physicist and engineer
Felix Mendelssohn

Felix Mendelssohn (1809 - 1847)

German pianist, composer, and conductor
Bastian Schweinsteiger

Bastian Schweinsteiger (34)

German footballer
Martin Heidegger

Martin Heidegger (1889 - 1976)

German philosopher