German History (Part 13)

Historical Events

Events 1201 - 1,300 of 1,905

  • 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
  • 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 World War II: 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

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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 Soviet 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 Soviet artillery/tank battle on German armies at Stalingrad
  • 1942-12-31 Battle of the Barents Sea between British Navy and German Kriegsmarine off North Cape, Norway
  • 1943-01-10 Soviet offensive against German 6th/4th Armies near Stalingrad
  • 1943-01-16 German 2nd SS-Panzer division evacuates Charkow
  • 1943-01-18 Soviets announce they have broken the long siege of Leningrad by Nazi Germany
  • 1943-01-20 Operation Weiss: German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian troops attempt to retake land liberated by Tito's partisans

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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

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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 Generalmajor Karl Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass, 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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,860

  • 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)
  • 1880-02-23 Edgar Istel, German composer, born in Mainz (d. 1948)
  • 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)
  • 1883-08-11 Ernst Stadler, German poet (Der Aufbruch), born in Colmar, Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1914)
  • 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)
  • 1883-12-28 Alfred Wolfenstein, German writer (d. 1945)
  • 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)
  • 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)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1201 - 1,300 of 1,966

  • 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

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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
  • 1945-10-29 Hans Erich Blaich [Dr. Owlglass], German writer (Simplicissimus), dies at 72
  • 1946-02-01 Hans Bethge, German poet, dies at 70
  • 1946-03-13 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1946-06-06 Gerhart Hauptmann, German author (Before Dawn - Nobel 1912), dies at 83

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • 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, Nazi foreign minister and war criminal, hanged at 53

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
  • 1948-12-17 Edgar Istel, German composer, dies at 68
  • 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
  • 1949-08-31 Paul Hoffer, German composer, dies at 53
  • 1949-09-08 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
  • 1949-11-23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies

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1950-01-02 Emil Jannings, German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), dies of liver cancer at 65

  • 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
  • 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 automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, 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)
  • 1951-05-29 Robert Kahn, German composer, dies at 85
  • 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
  • 1953-04-20 Erich Weinert, German communist writer, dies at 62
  • 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)