German History (Part 13)

Historical Events

Events 1201 - 1,300 of 1,893

  • 1942-07-01 German troops conquer Sebastopol
  • 1942-07-03 German troops march into Sebastopol, Crimea
  • 1942-07-04 US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins
  • 1942-07-07 Germany troop march into Woronezj
  • 1942-07-13 German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • 1942-07-17 Transport #6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-07-18 Test flight of German Messerschmitt Me-262 using only its jet engines for the first time.
  • 1942-07-19 German occupiers confiscate bicycles in Rotterdam & Hague
  • 1942-07-23 German troops conquer Rostow
  • 1942-07-23 World War II: Operation Edelweiss (a German plan to gain control over the Caucasus) begins.
  • 1942-07-24 German troops occupy Rostov-on- Don in Southern Russia for the 2nd time
  • 1942-07-25 German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja
  • 1942-07-30 German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-07-30 German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
  • 1942-07-31 German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-08-01 German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
  • 1942-08-04 German occupier orders all Dutch homing pigeons killed
  • 1942-08-05 German troops cross Kuban River
  • 1942-08-07 Transport 16 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-12 German 1st tank leader captures Elista, Kalmukkensteppe
  • 1942-08-17 Transport #20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-19 WWII: General Paulus orders German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad
  • 1942-08-21 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
  • 1942-08-21 Transport #22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-22 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-24 Transport #23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-26 Transport #24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-27 Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-28 Transport #25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-30 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
  • 1942-08-31 Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
  • 1942-09-01 German troops land on Taman peninsula
  • 1942-09-02 German troops enter Stalingrad
  • 1942-09-04 Transport #28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-07 German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
  • 1942-09-07 Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-11 Transport #31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-13 German forces attack Stalingrad
  • 1942-09-14 German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1
  • 1942-09-21 Transport #35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-23 Transport #36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-27 Heavy German assault in Stalingrad
  • 1942-10-04 German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad
  • 1942-10-07 Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing (Netherlands)
  • 1942-10-14 German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
  • 1942-10-15 German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 Germans die
  • 1942-10-23 German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-09 German occupiers install Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
  • 1942-11-09 Transport number 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-11-11 -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-11 During WW II Germany completes the occupation of France
  • 1942-11-11 Transport #45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1942-11-19 Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Netherlands"

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • 1942-11-19 Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
  • 1942-11-19 Operation Uranus: Soviet offensive begins during Battle of Stalingrad, 1 million Russian soldiers encircle the German Sixth Army
  • 1942-11-23 German 4th & 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-30 German supply vessel Uckermark (formerly called the Altmark) explodes & sinks off Yokohama
  • 1942-12-05 Seyss-Inquart orders students in nazi-Germany to work
  • 1942-12-10 North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim
  • 1942-12-12 German offensive in South Western Stalingrad
  • 1942-12-17 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
  • 1942-12-24 First powered flight of V-1 'buzz bomb', Peenemunde, Germany
  • 1942-12-24 Red army occupies German airports at Tasjinskaja & Morozowsk
  • 1942-12-25 Russian artillery/tank battle on German armies at Stalingrad
  • 1943-01-10 Russian offensive against German 6th/4th Armies near Stalingrad
  • 1943-01-16 German 2nd SS-Panzer division evacuates Charkow
  • 1943-01-20 Operation Weiss: German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian troops attempt to retake land liberated by Tito's partisans

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943-01-24 Adolf Hitler orders German troops at Stalingrad to fight to the death

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1943-01-27 1st US air attack on Germany (Wilhelmshafen)
  • 1943-01-30 German assault on French in Tunisia
  • 1943-01-30 German under officers shot down in Haarlem Neth
  • 1943-01-31 Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan
  • 1943-02-01 German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier
  • 1943-02-02 German 6th Army surrenders after Battle of Stalingrad in a major turning point in Europe during World War II
  • 1943-02-05 Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission
  • 1943-02-09 German riots at "plutocratenzoontjes", 1,200 in Vught Camp
  • 1943-02-11 Transport #47 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943-02-13 German assault on Sidi Bou Zid Tunisia, Gen Eisenhower visits front

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1943-02-14 German offensive through de Faid-pass Tunisia
  • 1943-02-19 German tanks under brig gen Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass Tunesia
  • 1943-02-21 German offensive at Western Dorsalgebergte Tunisia
  • 1943-02-22 Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
  • 1943-02-23 German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia
  • 1943-02-26 German assault moves to Beja North Tunisia
  • 1943-03-05 RAF bombs Essen Germany
  • 1943-03-08 335 allied bombers attack German city of Nuremberg, a centre for military production
  • 1943-03-20 German U-384 bombed & sinks
  • 1943-03-21 Massacre of the town of Kalavryta, Greece by German Nazi troops.
  • 1943-03-23 German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia
  • 1943-04-22 German counter attack in North-Tunisia
  • 1943-04-22 RAF shoots down 14 German transport planes over Mediterranean Sea
  • 1943-04-25 The Demyansk Shield for German troops in commemoration of Demyansk Pocket is instituted.
  • 1943-04-28 German-Italian counter offensive in North-Africa
  • 1943-04-30 Dutch strike against forced labor in Nazi Germany's war industry
  • 1943-05-01 German Wehrmacht deployed in order to break Dutch strikes
  • 1943-05-01 German plane sinks boat loaded with Palestinian Jews bound for Malta
  • 1943-05-02 German troops vacate Jefna, Tunisia
  • 1943-05-09 5th German Pantser army surrenders in Tunisia
  • 1943-05-12 German troops in Tunisia North Africa surrender
  • 1943-05-13 German & Italian forces in Africa surrender

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,721

  • 1884-03-13 Oskar Loerke, German writer (Longest Day-1926)
  • 1884-03-26 Wilhelm Backhaus, Leipzig Germany, pianist (Rubinstein 1905)
  • 1884-04-12 Otto Meyerhof, Germany, psychologist/biochemist (Nobel-1922)
  • 1884-06-13 Anton Drexler, founder of the German Worker's Party (d. 1942)
  • 1884-06-23 Werner Krauss, Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Caligari, Joyless Street)
  • 1884-06-25 Daniel-Henry Kahnweiler, German art promoter (d. 1979)
  • 1884-07-02 Alfons Maria Jakob, German neurologist (d. 1931)
  • 1884-07-07 Lion Feuchtwanger, German dramatist (d. 1958)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1884-07-23 Emil Jannings, German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), born in Rorschach, Switzerland (d. 1950)

  • 1884-07-31 Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July Plot)
  • 1884-08-16 Walther von Reichenau, German field marshal (d. 1942)
  • 1884-08-29 Ehm Welk [Thomas Trimm], German writer, born in Biesenbrow, Brandenburg (d. 1966)
  • 1884-09-24 Hugo Schmeisser, German weapons designer (d. 1953)
  • 1884-10-08 Walther von Reichenau, German military officer (d. 1942)
  • 1884-10-11 Friedrich C R Bergius, German chemist (benzine from brown coal, Nobel)
  • 1884-10-11 Sig Ruman, [Siegfried Rumann], Hamburg Germany
  • 1884-12-01 Karl Schmidt-Rottluff, German painter (d. 1976)
  • 1885-01-25 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Eline Vere, L'aiglon)
  • 1885-01-27 Eduard Künneke, German composer (d. 1953)
  • 1885-03-10 Hans Luther, politician and German Chancellor (1925-6), born in Berlin (d. 1962)
  • 1885-03-20 Eugen Herrigel, Germany, philosopher/early pioneer of Zen in Europe
  • 1885-03-25 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (Deutsche Revolution)
  • 1885-05-14 Otto Klemperer, Breslau Germany, conductor/composer (Das Ziel)
  • 1885-06-12 Werner Erich Josten, Elberfeld Germany, composer (Jungle)
  • 1885-07-06 Ernst Busch, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1885-07-08 Emil Bloch, German philosopher
  • 1885-08-17 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German anarchists/feminist (Wife & society)
  • 1885-08-17 Kurt Hiller, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 1972)
  • 1885-08-19 Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologian (d. 1954)
  • 1885-09-10 Berthold Altaner, German church historian (Patrologie)
  • 1885-09-16 Karen Horney, German/US, neo-freudian psychoanalyst
  • 1885-10-10 Walter Anderson, German folklorist (d. 1962)
  • 1885-11-08 Hans Cloos, German geologist (d. 1951)
  • 1885-11-08 Emil Fahrenkamp, German architect (d. 1966)
  • 1885-11-09 Hermann Weyl, German mathematician (d. 1955)
  • 1885-11-09 Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (d. 1954)
  • 1885-11-26 Heinrich Brüning, German politician (d. 1970)
  • 1885-11-30 Albrecht (von) Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Poland/Netherland)
  • 1885-12-06 Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (The General)
  • 1886-01-25 Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor (d. 1954)
  • 1886-02-02 Kurt Baschwitz, German/Dutch sociologist/journalist (Du und)
  • 1886-02-14 Theodor Werner, German painter
  • 1886-02-22 Hugo Ball, German playwright/co-founder Flametti
  • 1886-02-28 Max Vasmer, German slavic (La Tertulia de Pombo)
  • 1886-03-18 Kurt Koffka, Germany, Gestalt psychologist
  • 1886-03-27 Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe, German/US architect (Bauhaus)
  • 1886-04-14 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian
  • 1886-04-16 Ernst Thalmann, German communist presidential candidate
  • 1886-04-24 Kurt Pinthus, German-American writer, born in Erfurt (d. 1975)
  • 1886-04-28 Erich Salomon, German photographer
  • 1886-07-23 Walter H. Schottky, German physicist (d. 1976)
  • 1886-07-27 Ernst May, German architect (d. 1970)
  • 1886-08-20 Paul Tillich, German/US theologist (Die sozial Entscheidung)
  • 1886-11-13 Mary Wigman, German dancer and choreographer (d. 1973)
  • 1886-12-21 Hermann A J Kees, German Egyptologist (Problems of Egyptology)
  • 1887-01-01 Wilhelm Canaris, German admiral/head German military intelligence
  • 1887-01-03 August Macke, German painter (d. 1914)
  • 1887-02-02 Ernst Hanfstängl, German pianist and politician (d. 1975)
  • 1887-02-06 Josef Frings, German Archbishop of Cologne (d. 1978)
  • 1887-03-09 Fritz Lenz, German geneticist (d. 1976)
  • 1887-03-21 Edwin Scharff, German "entartet" painter/sculptor
  • 1887-04-10 Heinz Tiessen, Königsberg, German composer
  • 1887-05-16 Jakob van Hoddis [Hans Davidsohn], German Jewish poet (d. 1942?)
  • 1887-05-27 Erich Kuttner, German journalist/historian (Vorwarts)
  • 1887-06-13 Bruno Frank, German-born writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1945)
  • 1887-06-20 Kurt Schwitters, German/British dada-artist/poet (collages)
  • 1887-06-23 Ernst Rowohlt, German publisher (Rowohlt-Verlag)
  • 1887-07-22 Gustav Hertz, German quantum physicist (Nobel 1925)
  • 1887-07-31 Hans Freyer, German sociologist (d. 1969)
  • 1887-09-01 Otto Eissfeldt, German old testament scholar
  • 1887-09-30 Lil Dagover [Marta-Maria Lillits], Madiun, Java, Dutch-born German actress (Spiders)
  • 1887-10-05 Max Ackermann, German "entartet" painter
  • 1887-10-30 Georg Heym, German writer, born in Hirschberg, Lower Silesia (d. 1912)
  • 1887-11-01 Max Trapp, German composer, born in Berlin (d. 1971)
  • 1887-11-10 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Erziehung vor Verdun)
  • 1887-11-24 Erich von Manstein, German military commander (d. 1973)
  • 1887-11-28 Ernst Rohm, German staff member/Bolivian leader/SA
  • 1887-12-17 Hermine Reuss, Empress of Germany and Duchess of Bohemia (d. 1947)
  • 1888-01-08 Richard Courant, German-American mathematician (d. 1972)
  • 1888-01-23 Paul Peter Ewald, German Crystallographer and Physicist who devised the theory of X-ray interference by crystals and pioneered X-ray diffraction methods, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1985)
  • 1888-01-24 Ernst Heinrich Heinkel, German inventor (1st rocket-powered aircraft)
  • 1888-02-04 Paul Althaus, German theologist (The Christian Truth)
  • 1888-02-17 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Stern-Gerlach-experiment, Nobel 1943)
  • 1888-02-27 Lotte Lehmann, German soprano (Der Rosenkavalier, Fidelio), born in Perleberg Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1888-03-05 Friedrich Schnack, German journalist/writer (Rosewood)
  • 1888-03-19 Josef Albers, German/US graphic artist/painter/writer (Bauhaus)
  • 1888-03-20 Siegfried von Vegesack, German writer, born in Gut Blumbergshof, Latvia (d. 1974)
  • 1888-04-15 Maximilian Kronberger, German poet (d. 1904)
  • 1888-06-10 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Der Reiter der Apocalypse)
  • 1888-06-17 Heinz Guderian, German General (d. 1954)
  • 1888-07-11 Carl Schmitt, German nazi-lawyer (Verfassungslehre)
  • 1888-08-06 Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (d. 1952)
  • 1888-08-09 Hans Oster, German major general/spy/July 20th plotter
  • 1888-09-04 Oskar Schlemmer, German painter/sculptor
  • 1888-09-23 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semitic theologist (Die Oden Salomons)
  • 1888-11-24 Rudolf Klein-Rogge, actor (Metropolis, Spies), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1888-11-26 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, born in Nysa (d. 1963)
  • 1888-12-27 Thea von Harbou, German author and actress (d. 1954)
  • 1889-01-08 Paul Hartmann, Furth Germany, actor (Haunted Castle)
  • 1889-04-19 Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist and politician (d. 1946)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1201 - 1,300 of 1,862

  • 1950-04-27 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor, dies
  • 1950-10-05 Frederic Lewy, German neurologist (b. 1885)
  • 1950-11-26 Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83
  • 1950-12-14 Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65
  • 1950-12-27 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66
  • 1951-01-30 Ferdinand Porsche, German car inventor (Porsche), dies at 75
  • 1951-03-13 Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate, dies
  • 1951-04-26 Arnold Sommerfeld, German physicist (b. 1868)
  • 1951-06-23 Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70
  • 1951-07-02 Earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
  • 1951-07-20 Friedrich Wilhelm Hohenzollern, Crown Prince of Germany (b. 1882)
  • 1951-09-01 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38
  • 1951-09-14 Fritz Busch, German conductor (b. 1890)
  • 1951-09-26 Hans Cloos, German geologist (b. 1885)
  • 1951-10-06 Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)
  • 1952-02-13 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • 1952-03-21 Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed
  • 1952-05-31 Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
  • 1952-06-09 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)
  • 1952-06-19 Heinrich Schlusnus, German baritone (b. 1888)
  • 1952-06-27 Max Dehn, German mathematician (b. 1878)
  • 1952-08-20 Kurt Schumacher, German politician/chairman (SPD), dies
  • 1952-10-03 Alfred Neumann, German writer, dies at 56
  • 1952-12-04 Karen Horney, German/US neo freudian psycho analyst, dies at 67
  • 1953-01-10 Theo Mackeben, German pianist/composer (Golden Cage), dies at 56
  • 1953-08-11 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Heimliche Gegenwart), dies
  • 1953-08-15 Ludwig Prandtl, German physicist (b. 1875)
  • 1953-09-12 Hugo Schmeisser, German weapons designer (b. 1884)
  • 1953-10-20 Werner Baumbach, German bomber pilot (b. 1916)
  • 1954-01-19 Theodor Kaluza, German scientist (b. 1885)
  • 1954-03-09 Eva Ahnert-Rohlfs, German astronomer (b. 1912)
  • 1954-04-10 Ludwig Curtius, German archaeologist (Die antike Kunst), dies at 79
  • 1954-05-14 Heinz Guderian, German General (b. 1888)
  • 1954-07-03 Siegfried Handloser, German physician (b. 1895)
  • 1954-08-13 Hermann W S Waltershausen, German musicologist/composer, dies at 71

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1954-08-14 Hugo Eckener, German inventor and commander of the famous Graf Zeppelin during its record-setting flights, dies at 86

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener
  • 1954-09-05 Eugen Schiffer, German politician (b. 1860)
  • 1954-09-10 Peter Anders, German opera singer, dies
  • 1954-11-04 Stig H Dagerman, Swedish author (Burned Child), dies at 31
  • 1954-11-21 Werner Elert, German Lutheran theologian, dies at 69
  • 1954-11-30 Wilhelm Furtwängler, German conductor (b. 1886)
  • 1955-04-18 Eugen Herrigel, Zen philosopher/scholar, dies in Germany at 70
  • 1955-06-29 Max Pechstein, German painter/graphic artist (Oceania), dies at 73

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1955-08-12 Thomas Mann, German writer (Dr Faustus, Nobel 1929), dies at 80

Novelist Thomas Mann
Novelist
Thomas Mann
  • 1955-12-09 Hermann Weyl, German mathematician (b. 1885)
  • 1956-01-03 Joseph Wirth, 5th Chancellor of the Weimar Republic (Germany) (b. 1876)
  • 1956-01-10 Karl L Schmidt, German/Swiss theologist (Urchristentum), dies at 64
  • 1956-02-27 Gunther Ramin, German organist/composer/choir conductor, dies at 57
  • 1956-03-18 Friedrich Panzer, German germanist (Hilde-Gudrun), dies at 85
  • 1956-04-15 Emile Nolde [Hansen], German painter (Grablegung Christi), dies at 88
  • 1956-04-19 Ernst R Curtius, German literature historian, dies at 70
  • 1956-04-24 Albrecht G Alt, German theologist (Small Schriften), dies at 72
  • 1956-05-29 Hermann Abendroth, German conductor (Gewandhausorkest), dies at 73
  • 1956-06-17 Paul Rostock, German doctor (b. 1892)
  • 1956-06-19 Lulu [Luise] Strauss und Torney, German poet/writer, dies at 82
  • 1956-07-28 Ludwig Klages, German philosopher/graphologist, dies at 83
  • 1956-07-29 Ludwig Klages, German philosopher (Study of Graves), dies at 83
  • 1956-08-14 Bertold Brecht, German poet and playwright (Mother Courage), dies at 58
  • 1956-08-14 Freiherr Constantine von Neurath, German foreign min (1932-38), dies
  • 1956-08-15 Constantine Freiherr von Neurath, German foreign minister, dies at 83
  • 1956-08-26 Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist (b. 1881)
  • 1956-09-12 Hans Carossa, German writer, dies at 77
  • 1956-10-26 Walter Gieseking, German pianist/composer, dies at 60
  • 1956-12-09 Hans Barth, German-born American composer, dies at 59
  • 1956-12-29 Martin Albertz, German theologist (Jesus Christ's Church), dies at 73
  • 1957-02-01 Friedrich von Paulus, German field marshall (Stalingrad), dies at 66
  • 1957-03-25 Max Ophüls, German director and writer (b. 1902)
  • 1957-04-28 Heinz "Pritzl" Bär, German fighter pilot (b. 1913)
  • 1957-04-30 Ludwig Schiedermair, German musicologist (Beethoven), dies at 80
  • 1957-05-09 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glasier, dies at 67
  • 1957-06-26 Alfred Döblin, German writer (b. 1878)
  • 1957-07-03 Richard Mohaupt, German composer (Bucolica), dies at 52
  • 1957-08-05 Heinrich O Wieland, German chemist (Nobel 1927), dies at 80
  • 1957-10-29 Rosemarie Nitribitt, German call girl (b. 1933)
  • 1957-11-12 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Roman Law), dies at 78
  • 1958-01-09 Paul Fechter, German writer/historian (God's Magician), dies
  • 1958-01-30 Earnest H Heinkel, German airplane builder (WW II), dies at 70
  • 1958-02-22 Theo Harych, German writer, commits suicide at 54
  • 1958-04-18 Richard B Goldschmidt, German zoologist (butterflies), dies
  • 1958-05-02 Alfred Weber, German economist/sociologist, dies at 89
  • 1958-06-04 Mechtilde Lichnowsky, German writer, dies at 79
  • 1958-06-20 Kurt Alder, German chemist (Nobel 1950), dies
  • 1958-07-13 Karl Erb, German tenor, dies on 81st birthday
  • 1958-08-14 Konstantin von Neurath, German diplomat (b.1873)
  • 1958-08-24 Leo Blech, German composer and conductor, dies at 87
  • 1958-10-11 Johannes R. Becher, German writer and politician, dies at 67
  • 1959-01-22 A J Else Mauhs, German/Dutch actress (Hamlet, Nora), dies at 73
  • 1959-03-31 Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag), dies at 68
  • 1959-06-22 Hermann Brill, German politician (b. 1895)
  • 1959-07-06 George Grosz, German cartoonist/painter (Ecce Homo), dies at 65
  • 1959-09-28 Gerard Hoffnung, German-born British artist/humorist/musician, dies at 34
  • 1959-09-28 Rudolf Caracciola, German race car driver (b. 1901)
  • 1959-12-28 Ante Pavelić, leader of Nazi Germany puppet Independent State of Croatia (b. 1889)
  • 1960-03-30 Fritz Klimsch, German sculptor/painter, dies at 90
  • 1960-03-30 Joseph Haas, German opera composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81
  • 1960-03-31 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Totenmesse), dies at 81
  • 1960-06-25 WH Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda), dies at 67
  • 1960-07-16 Albrecht von Kesselring, German fieldmarshal (Italy), dies at 74
  • 1960-07-24 Hans Albers, German actor (Blue Angel), dies at 68
  • 1960-07-31 Karl Hasse, German composer, dies at 77