List of Germans - Wikipedia

List of Germans

This is a list of notable Germans or German-speaking or -writing persons. Persons of mixed heritage have their respective ancestries credited.

ArchitectsEdit

ArtistsEdit

 
Häusliche Szene by Johann Gottlieb Hantzsch, 1831

A–MEdit

N–ZEdit

Company foundersEdit

A–MEdit

N–ZEdit

Fashion modelsEdit

FashionmakersEdit

Film and theatreEdit

Actresses and actorsEdit

A–MEdit

N–ZEdit

FilmmakersEdit

LiteratureEdit

ClassicEdit

MajorEdit

ContemporaryEdit

Humorists, cabaret performers and comediansEdit

JournalistsEdit

MathematiciansEdit

MilitaryEdit

MusicEdit

ComposersEdit

Conductors, instrumentalists and singersEdit

A–MEdit

N–ZEdit

PhilosophyEdit

ClassicEdit

MajorEdit

ContemporaryEdit

PoliticiansEdit

MiscellaneousEdit

Chancellors of Germany 1871–1945Edit

Chancellors of Germany (after World War II)Edit

(in chronological order)

Presidents of GermanyEdit

(in chronological order)

  • Friedrich Ebert (1871–1925), first president of the Weimar Republic (SPD) 1919–25
  • Paul von Hindenburg (1847–1934), field marshal, president 1925–34
  • Adolf Hitler (1889–1945), combining legally both offices, president and chancellor ("Führer und Reichskanzler") 1934–45
  • Karl Dönitz (1891–1980), Admiral of the Fleet, after Hitler's death, president for 22 days, 1945

Presidents of the Federal Republic of Germany since 1949:
(in chronological order)

Politicians of the East German Communist Party and regimeEdit

Personalities of the Nazi Party and regimeEdit

RoyaltyEdit

Scientists and engineersEdit

A–GEdit

 
Nicolaus Copernicus, Tornaeus Borussus Mathematicus (N.C.,Prussian mathematician from Thorn/Torun). Copper engraving from 1597

H–JEdit

K–LEdit

M–REdit

S–VEdit

W–ZEdit

SportspeopleEdit

A–GEdit

H–MEdit

N–REdit

S–ZEdit

Theologians, saints and beatified personsEdit

MilitantsEdit

OthersEdit

More lists of GermansEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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