German History (Part 12)

Historical Events

Events 1101 - 1,200 of 1,893

  • 1941-07-27 German army enters Ukraine
  • 1941-07-30 German occupiers forbid SDAP, VDB, ARP, RKSP, CHU & SGP in Netherlands
  • 1941-08-01 Luftwaffe bombs German 23rd division
  • 1941-08-02 German 11st Army surrounds 20 Soviet divisions at Oeman
  • 1941-08-03 German troops conquer Roslavl USSR
  • 1941-08-12 French Marshal Henri Petain gave full support to Nazi Germany
  • 1941-08-17 German raider attacks Dutch SS Kota Nopan
  • 1941-08-18 German concentration camp Amersfoort opens
  • 1941-08-25 British & Soviet troops attack pro-German Iran
  • 1941-08-25 German troops conquer Nowgorod, Leningrad
  • 1941-08-29 German Einsatzkommando in Russia kills 1,469 Jewish children
  • 1941-08-30 Siege of Leningrad by German troops begins during WWII
  • 1941-09-01 Jews living in Germany are required to wear a yellow star of David
  • 1941-09-04 US destroyer Greer fires on German submarine U-652
  • 1941-09-06 All Jews over age 6 in German territories ordered to wear a star
  • 1941-09-08 Blockade of Leningrad (St Petersburg) by Germany begins
  • 1941-09-11 World War II: The U.S. Navy is ordered to attack German U-boats.
  • 1941-09-12 1st German ship in WW II captured by US ship (Busko)
  • 1941-09-16 German armoured troops surround Kiev, Ukraine

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-09-16 Adolf Hitler orders that for every dead German, 100 Yugoslavs should be killed

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1941-09-19 German army conquers Kiev
  • 1941-09-19 Nazis force German Jews, 6 & over to wear Jewish stars
  • 1941-09-23 German air raid on Soviet naval base at Kronstadt (battleship Marat sinks)
  • 1941-09-24 Bomb explosion in German headquarter in Hotel Continental in Kiev
  • 1941-09-30 German assault on Moscow, Operation Typhoon, begins
  • 1941-10-02 Germans launch attack on Moscow
  • 1941-10-06 German army occupies Briansk, USSR
  • 1941-10-07 German army occupies Viarma, USSR
  • 1941-10-10 German U-boat torpedoes US destroyer Kearney
  • 1941-10-10 RAF bombs Piraeus to prevent German heavy armor advancing
  • 1941-10-15 1st mass deportation of German Jews to Eastern Europe
  • 1941-10-16 Germany advances within 60 miles (96 K) of Moscow
  • 1941-10-25 Germany attacks Moscow
  • 1941-10-30 USS Reuben James torpedoed by Germans, even though US is not in war
  • 1941-10-31 Prior to US joining WW II, Germany torpedoes US destroyer Reuben James
  • 1941-11-12 Germany's drive to take Moscow halted
  • 1941-11-13 German Abweht consults with Chetnikleider Draza Mihailovic
  • 1941-11-14 British aircraft carrier Ark Royal sank in Mediterranean, having been torpedoed by a German submarine the day before
  • 1941-11-16 German troops conquer Kertsh (probably)
  • 1941-11-20 German "auxiliary cruiser" (armed merchant raider) Kormoran sinks near Australia
  • 1941-11-21 German troops occupy Rostov-on-Don, Southern Russia
  • 1941-11-22 British cruiser Devonshire sinks German auxiliary cruiser Atlantis
  • 1941-11-23 German troops conquer Klin, at NW of Moscow
  • 1941-11-24 Indian infantry attacks German tanks at Sidi Omar
  • 1941-11-25 German Jews in Netherlands declared stateless (lose of nationality)
  • 1941-11-27 USSR begins a counter offensive, causes Germany to retreat
  • 1941-11-28 German troops vacate Rostov
  • 1941-12-01 British cruiser Devonshire sinks German sub Python
  • 1941-12-07 German siege of Tobruk ends after 8 months
  • 1941-12-09 China declares war on Japan, Germany & Italy
  • 1941-12-11 Germany & Italy declare war on USA
  • 1941-12-12 German occupying army do a house search in Paris looking for Jews
  • 1941-12-13 German occupiers forbid National Front & Netherland Union
  • 1941-12-15 German submarine U-127 sinks
  • 1941-12-17 German submarine U-31 sunk

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1941-12-17 German troops led by Erwin Rommel begin retreating in North Africa

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • 1941-12-18 German submarine U-434 sinks
  • 1941-12-19 German submarine U-574 sinks
  • 1941-12-19 Hitler takes complete command of German Army
  • 1941-12-21 German submarine U-567 sinks
  • 1942-01-02 German troops in Bardia surrender
  • 1942-01-05 55 German tanks reach North-Africa
  • 1942-01-13 German U-boats begin harassing shipping on US east coast
  • 1942-01-13 World War II: First use of aircraft ejection seat by a German test pilot in a Heinkel He 280 jet fighter.
  • 1942-01-19 Titus Brandsma arrested by German occupiers
  • 1942-01-26 Italian supreme command demands dismissal of German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
  • 1942-01-28 German troops occupy Benghazi Libya
  • 1942-01-29 German & Italian troops occupy Benghazi, Libya
  • 1942-02-12 German battle cruisers Scharnhorst and Gneisenau and heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen escape from Brest to Germany in a dash up the English Channel
  • 1942-02-15 German U-boat shells Antillian oil refinery
  • 1942-02-16 German submarines attack Aruba oil refinery
  • 1942-02-24 Voice of America begins broadcasting (in German)
  • 1942-02-26 German battle cruiser Gneisenau deactivated by bomb
  • 1942-02-27 1st transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-03-20 Major German assault on Malta
  • 1942-03-20 Beginning of a period of heavy German air assault on Malta
  • 1942-03-26 German offensive in North Africa under General Erwin Rommel
  • 1942-03-27 -28] Allies raid German submarine base in St Nazaire
  • 1942-03-29 British destroyer HMS Campbeltown explodes in St Nazaire: 400 Germans die
  • 1942-03-29 German submarine U-585 sinks
  • 1942-03-29 The Bombing of Lübeck in World War II was the first major success for the RAF Bomber Command against Germany and a German city.
  • 1942-04-14 Destroyer Roper sinks German U-85 of US east coast
  • 1942-04-20 German occupiers forbids Dutch access to their beach
  • 1942-04-23 1st night Exeter bombed by German Luftwaffe
  • 1942-04-24 2nd night Exeter bombed by German Luftwaffe
  • 1942-04-25 Beginning of a 3 night bombing blitz on Bath by German Luftwaffe - 417 killed
  • 1942-04-28 German Luftwaffe estimated to have flown over 11 thousand sorties against Malta since 20th March
  • 1942-05-03 German Luftwaffe again bombs Exeter, destroying its town centre
  • 1942-05-04 German occupiers imprison 450 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • 1942-05-08 German summer offensive opens in Crimea
  • 1942-05-22 Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan
  • 1942-06-07 Germany Armys march into Sebastopol
  • 1942-06-09 German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe
  • 1942-06-11 German army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa
  • 1942-06-13 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
  • 1942-06-13 Germany puts 4 saboteurs on Long Island
  • 1942-06-20 German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa
  • 1942-06-23 World War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190 is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales.
  • 1942-06-25 British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WW II)
  • 1942-06-26 German assault on British at Mersa Matruh

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1101 - 1,200 of 2,720

  • 1878-04-06 Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
  • 1878-04-12 Richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist
  • 1878-04-21 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
  • 1878-05-10 Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
  • 1878-07-25 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, born in Sobernheim, Rhineland-Palatinate (d.1963)
  • 1878-08-10 Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
  • 1878-09-02 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr
  • 1878-09-16 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)
  • 1878-10-24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
  • 1878-10-29 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
  • 1878-11-13 Max Dehn, German mathematician (d. 1952)
  • 1878-11-21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
  • 1878-11-25 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), born in Magdeburg (d. 1945)
  • 1878-12-15 Hans Carossa, German writer, born in Tölz, Bavaria (d. 1956)
  • 1879-02-06 Carl Ramsauer, professor of physics and a research physicist (Ramsauer-Townsend effect), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1879-03-08 Mechtilde Lichnowsky, German writer, born in Pocking, bavaria (d. 1958)
  • 1879-03-08 Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 44, radiothorium/actinium)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1879-03-14 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity), born in Ulm, German Empire (d. 1955)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1879-03-19 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
  • 1879-04-19 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
  • 1879-04-23 Emil Barth, German revolutionary (Social Democratic Party), born in Heidelberg (d. 1941)
  • 1879-04-28 Franz Arnold, German writer, born in Znin, Prussia (d. 1960)
  • 1879-05-27 Hans Lammers, German SS officer (d. 1962)
  • 1879-06-05 Robert Mayer, German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
  • 1879-06-16 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
  • 1879-08-06 Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)
  • 1879-09-06 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), born in Berlin (d. 1936)
  • 1879-10-29 Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
  • 1879-11-02 Jean Gilbert, [Max Winterfield], German composer (Prince Regent)
  • 1879-12-15 Rudolf von Laban, Czech/German choreographer (modern dance)
  • 1879-12-18 Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)
  • 1880-02-08 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
  • 1880-02-21 Waldemar Bonsels, German writer (d. 1952)
  • 1880-03-21 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)
  • 1880-03-21 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
  • 1880-05-01 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
  • 1880-05-14 Wilhelm List, German field marshal (d. 1971)
  • 1880-05-15 Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)
  • 1880-05-29 Oswald Spengler, Germany, philosopher (Decline of West)
  • 1880-06-29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
  • 1880-07-20 Hermann earl Keyserling, German philosopher/writer
  • 1880-08-22 Gorch Fock, German author and poet (d. 1916)
  • 1880-09-14 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1880-11-01 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist (continental shift), born in Berlin (d. 1930)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener
  • 1880-11-21 Franz Hessel, German writer, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1941)
  • 1880-12-03 Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1880-12-10 Fred Immler, German actor (d. 1965)
  • 1880-12-30 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist/nephew of Albert Einstein
  • 1881-01-04 Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)
  • 1881-01-25 Emil Ludwig, German biographer (Diana, Son of Man)
  • 1881-02-14 Otto Selz, German psychologist
  • 1881-02-19 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • 1881-02-19 Paul Zech, German writer, born in Briesen, Western Prussia (d. 1946)
  • 1881-03-23 Hermann Staudinger, Germany, chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)
  • 1881-04-18 Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
  • 1881-04-25 Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
  • 1881-05-27 Rudolf Pannwitz, German writer
  • 1881-05-30 Georg von Küchler, German field marshal (d. 1968)
  • 1881-06-29 Curt Sachs, German musicologist (d. 1959)
  • 1881-07-06 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Quadriga, Pumpernickel)
  • 1881-07-19 Friedrich J H Dessauer, German physicist (radiologist)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1881-07-27 Hans Fischer, German physicist (Nobel 1930), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1945)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1881-08-08 Paul L E von Kleist, German general-fieldmarshal (Eastern Front)
  • 1881-08-15 Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (d. 1956)
  • 1881-10-04 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal
  • 1881-10-30 Lena Christ, German writer (The Rumplhanni), born in Glonn, Bavaria (d. 1920)
  • 1881-11-12 Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
  • 1881-12-04 Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)
  • 1881-12-31 Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter/graphic artist (The Bridge)
  • 1882-02-26 Walter Lucht, German artillery general (WW I/WW II)
  • 1882-03-23 Emmy Noether, German mathematician (d. 1935)
  • 1882-04-07 Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
  • 1882-05-06 Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (d. 1951)
  • 1882-06-04 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer
  • 1882-06-24 Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)
  • 1882-06-27 Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator
  • 1882-08-26 James Franck, German naturalist (Nobel 1925)
  • 1882-09-22 Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal
  • 1882-10-03 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, born in Posen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • 1882-10-11 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg)
  • 1882-10-12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer
  • 1882-12-11 Max Born, Germany, physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954)
  • 1882-12-16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • 1883-01-19 Hermann Abendroth, German conductor
  • 1883-02-22 Alfred Wikenhauser, German RC exegetist (John-Apokalyps)
  • 1883-02-23 Karl Jaspers, Oldenburg Germany, existentialist philosopher
  • 1883-02-26 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetism)
  • 1883-03-20 Karl Hasse, German composer, born in Dohna (d. 1960)
  • 1883-05-07 Martin Albertz, German theologist (Church Jesus Christ)
  • 1883-05-18 Walter Gropius, architect (Bauhaus school of design), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1883-07-10 Johann Blaskowitz, German general
  • 1883-08-07 Joachim Ringelnatz [Hans Bötticher], German writer and artist, born in Wurzen, Saxony (d. 1934)
  • 1883-09-14 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)
  • 1883-10-08 Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1970)
  • 1883-12-26 Carl Oscar Ahues, Germany, International Chess Master (1950)
  • 1884-01-21 Katie Sandwina, Germany, legendary woman weight-lifter
  • 1884-01-26 Edward Sapir, Germany, linguist/antropologist (indians)
  • 1884-01-31 Theodor Heuss, 1st President of Germany (Bundespräsident) (d. 1963)
  • 1884-02-12 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist
  • 1884-03-13 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1101 - 1,200 of 1,862

  • 1944-07-20 Korten, chef gen of Germany Luftwaffe, dies in bomb explosion
  • 1944-07-20 Ludwig Beck, gen/chief Germany general staff (July 20th plot), dies
  • 1944-07-20 Mertz, German colonel (July 20th plotter), executed
  • 1944-07-20 Werner von Haeffen, German lieutenant (July 20th plotter), executed
  • 1944-07-23 Helmuth J von Moltke, German earl (July 20th plotter), executed
  • 1944-08-03 Felix Nussbaum, German painter (Widerstandskunst), dies in Auschwitz
  • 1944-08-08 Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal, hanged at 62
  • 1944-08-18 Ernst "Teddy" Thalmann, leader of German KPD, dies
  • 1944-08-19 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, commits suicide, dies at 62
  • 1944-08-26 Adam von Trott zu Solz, German diplomat (b. 1909)
  • 1944-08-27 Georg von Boeselager, German nobleman (b. 1915)
  • 1944-08-28 Ernst Thalmann, German communist, dies in Buchenwald
  • 1944-09-02 Manfred Freiherr von Killinger, German ambassador to Romania, commits suicide after Romanian coup
  • 1944-09-16 Gustav Bauer, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1870)
  • 1944-09-17 Friedrich Kussin, German Major-General and commander in Arnhem during Operation Market Garden, dies in battle at 49
  • 1944-10-02 Rudolf Schmundt, German gen/Hitlers army adjunct, dies from injuries

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1944-10-14 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WW II-Africa), suicide at 52

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • 1944-10-21 Alois Kayser, German missionary to Nauru (b. 1877)
  • 1944-11-08 Walter Nowotny, German combat/jet fighter pilot, dies
  • 1944-11-30 Max Halbe, German playwright (Jugend), dies at 79
  • 1944-12-13 Vassily Kandinsky, Russian-born German, French abstract painter, dies at 78
  • 1944-12-19 Rudolph Karstadt, German entrepreneur (b. 1856)
  • 1945-01-22 Else Lasker-Schuler, German-born poet (b. 1869)
  • 1945-01-23 Helmuth J Moltke, German politician ("July 20th Plot"), executed at 37
  • 1945-01-30 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarian/German botanist, dies at 90
  • 1945-02-02 Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July plot), hanged at 60
  • 1945-02-03 Roland Freisler, German Nazi judge (July 20th plotter case), dies
  • 1945-03-07 Adolf Bartels, German writer/racist, dies at 82
  • 1945-03-16 Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (b. 1874)
  • 1945-03-19 Fritz Fromm, German supreme commander of Reserve army, executed
  • 1945-03-21 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {b. 1894)
  • 1945-03-29 Karl T Sapper, German geographer/geologist (Vulkankunde), dies at 79

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-03-31 Hans Fischer, German physicist (Nobel 1930), dies at 63

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1945-03-31 Maurice Rose, 1st US general in Nazi Germany, killed in action at 45
  • 1945-04-09 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged
  • 1945-04-09 Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged
  • 1945-04-09 Wilhelm Canaris, Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged
  • 1945-04-13 Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher (b. 1874)
  • 1945-04-17 Walter Model, German fieldmarshal, commits suicide at 54
  • 1945-04-22 Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77
  • 1945-04-29 Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, German SS officer (b. 1893)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-04-30 Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1945-04-30 Eva Braun, German mistress/wife of Hitler, commits suicide at 33

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-05-01 Paul Joseph Goebbels, German Nazi Minister of Propoganda, commits suicide aged 47 with his wife and arranges the death of his 6 children aged

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • 1945-05-02 Martin Bormann, German Nazi Officer, Personal Secretary to Hitler, commits suicide aged 44 (remains identified 1972)
  • 1945-05-02 Ludwig Stumpfegger, German SS doctor and Hitler's personal surgeon commits suicide at 34
  • 1945-05-10 Richard Glücks, German SS officer (b. 1889)
  • 1945-05-19 Philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889)
  • 1945-06-04 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), dies at 66
  • 1945-06-20 Bruno Frank, German-born American writer, dies at 58
  • 1945-08-26 Franz Werfel, Czech/German/US poet/writer (Mirror Man), dies at 54
  • 1945-10-24 Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide
  • 1946-02-01 Hans Bethge, German poet, dies at 70
  • 1946-03-13 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67
  • 1946-07-25 Narziss Oh, German psychology, dies
  • 1946-08-05 Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)
  • 1946-09-04 Paul Lincke, German composer/conductor (Lysistrata), dies at 79
  • 1946-09-07 Paul Zech, German writer, dies at 65
  • 1946-10-16 Alfred G Jodl, Col-Gen/German staff chief weather authority, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Fritz Sauckel, German war criminal, hanged

BattleExecution

1946-10-16 Joachim von Ribbentrop, German war criminal, hanged

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1946-10-16 Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Wilhelm Keitel, German fieldmarshal, hanged
  • 1946-11-22 Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist (b. 1889)
  • 1947-01-12 Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
  • 1947-01-13 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61
  • 1947-02-05 Hans Fallada, German writer (Little Man, What Now?), dies at 53
  • 1947-02-25 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82
  • 1947-04-06 Herbert Backe, German Nazi politician (b. 1896)
  • 1947-09-06 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76
  • 1947-10-04 Max Planck, German physicist (constantly of P, Nobel 1918), dies at 89
  • 1947-11-11 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64
  • 1947-11-17 Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", dies at 83
  • 1947-11-20 Wolfgang Borchert, German writer, dies at 26
  • 1947-12-14 Franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84
  • 1947-12-31 Franz X Ritter von Epp, German General (SW Africa), dies at 79
  • 1948-01-01 Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66
  • 1948-02-05 Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64
  • 1948-02-09 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65
  • 1948-03-26 Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43
  • 1948-06-02 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
  • 1948-07-11 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies
  • 1948-09-13 Paul Wegener, German actor/director (Golem, Svengali), dies at 73
  • 1948-10-12 Alfred Kerr, German-British writer, dies at 80
  • 1948-10-18 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies
  • 1948-11-10 Julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71
  • 1948-12-04 Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies
  • 1949-01-10 Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)
  • 1949-03-25 Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54
  • 1949-05-21 Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42
  • 1949-05-22 Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
  • 1949-05-22 Klaus H T Mann, German/US writer (Turning Point), dies
  • 1949-09-08 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
  • 1949-11-23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies
  • 1950-02-14 Eduard Hermann, German linguist (Homer), dies at 80
  • 1950-02-27 Ivan Goll, French-German writer (the Landless John), dies at 58
  • 1950-03-12 L Heinrich Mann, German/US writer (Between the Races), dies at 78
  • 1950-03-20 Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59
  • 1950-04-03 Kurt Julian Weill, German composer (Dreigroschenoper), dies at 50