German History (Part 14)

Historical Events

Events 1301 - 1,400 of 1,893

  • 1943-05-13 German occupiers confiscate all radios
  • 1943-05-16 German troops destroy synagogue of Warsaw
  • 1943-05-17 World War II: the Dambuster Raids by No. 617 Squadron RAF on German dams.
  • 1943-05-26 Jews riot against Germany in Amsterdam
  • 1943-06-01 Germany shoots down a civilian flight from Lisbon to London, all die
  • 1943-06-02 German assault on Sebastopol, Crimea, begins
  • 1943-06-05 German occupiers arrest Louvain University's chancellor
  • 1943-06-20 German round up Jews in Amsterdam
  • 1943-06-29 Germany begins withdrawing U-boats from North Atlantic in anticipation of the Allied invasion of Europe
  • 1943-07-06 2nd day of battle at Kursk: 25,000 German killed
  • 1943-07-07 3rd day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Dubrova
  • 1943-07-07 German Submarine U-951 sunk by depth charges, off Cape St. Vincent in the North Atlantic
  • 1943-07-09 5th day of battle at Kursk: Germans occupy Verchopenje
  • 1943-07-12 Pope Pius XII receives German ambassador baron von Weizsacker
  • 1943-07-12 WWII: Battle of Prokhorovka - Russians defeat German forces in one of the largest ever tank battles
  • 1943-07-13 Greatest tank battle in history ends with Russia's defeat of Germany at Kursk, almost 6,000 tanks take part, 2,900 lost by Germany
  • 1943-07-17 RAF bombs Germany rocket base Peenemunde
  • 1943-07-28 World War II: Operation Gomorrah: The British bomb Hamburg causing a firestorm that kills 42,000 German civilians
  • 1943-07-31 Transport #58 departs with French Jews to nazi Germany
  • 1943-08-04 USAAF bombs Germans in Troina
  • 1943-08-19 US air raid on German bases at Gilze-Rijen/Vlissingen
  • 1943-08-25 German occupiers impose 72-hour work week
  • 1943-08-29 Danish Navy scuttles its warships so as not to be taken by Germany
  • 1943-09-09 15 German JU-88's sink Italian flag ship Rome
  • 1943-09-10 German troops occupied Rome & took over the protection of Vatican City
  • 1943-09-11 Last German Q/pirate ship sinks near Easter Island
  • 1943-09-13 German counter attack at Salerno
  • 1943-09-29 1st Silbertanne-murder by German occupiers in Meppel
  • 1943-09-29 German riots at Amsterdam Jews
  • 1943-10-01 Germans attack Jews in Denmark
  • 1943-10-04 German occupiers forbid flying of kites (6 month jail sentence)
  • 1943-10-13 Italy declares war on former Axis partner Germany
  • 1943-10-28 German submarine U-220 sunk by US aircraft in the Atlantic

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1943-11-06 Stalin says: "The issue of German fascism is lost"

Soviet General Secretary Joseph Stalin
Soviet General Secretary
Joseph Stalin
  • 1943-11-16 World War II: American bombers strike a hydro-electric power facility and heavy water factory in German-controlled Vemork, Norway.
  • 1943-11-21 7 Belgian ministers in London criticise King Leopold III for surrendering to Germany
  • 1943-12-17 Transport 63 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1943-12-26 British sink German battle cruiser Scharnhorst
  • 1943-12-27 German warship "Scharnhorst" sinks in Barents Sea
  • 1944-01-15 European Advisory Commission decides to divide Germany
  • 1944-01-21 447 German bombers attack London
  • 1944-01-27 Leningrad liberated from Germany in 880 days at the loss of 600,000 killed
  • 1944-01-29 285 German bombers attack London
  • 1944-02-07 Germans launch counteroffensive at Anzio Italy
  • 1944-02-11 German troops reconquer Aprilia, Italy
  • 1944-02-20 World War II: The "Big Week" began with American bomber raids on German aircraft manufacturing centers.
  • 1944-03-04 Anti-Germany strikes in North Italy
  • 1944-03-18 Nazi Germany occupies Hungary
  • 1944-03-25 Germany troop executes 335 residents of Rome
  • 1944-03-25 RAF Flight Sgt Nicholas Alkemade survives a jump from his Lancaster bomber from 18,000 feet over Germany without a parachute; his fall was broken by pine trees and soft snow, and he suffered only a sprained leg.
  • 1944-04-02 Soviet Army marches into pro-German Romania
  • 1944-04-05 World War II: 270 inhabitants of the Greek town of Kleisoura are executed by the Germans.
  • 1944-04-13 Transport #71 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1944-04-28 Exercise "Tiger" ends with 750 US soldiers dead in D-Day rehearsal after their convoy ships were attacked by German torpedo boats off Slapton Sands, Devon.
  • 1944-05-07 German assault on Tito's hideout in Drvar Bosnia
  • 1944-05-14 91 German bombers harass Bristol
  • 1944-05-18 Expulsion of more than 200,000 Tartars from Crimea by Soviet Union begins, they are accused of collaborating with the Germans
  • 1944-05-19 German defense line in Italy collapsed
  • 1944-05-25 Partisan leader Tito escapes Germans surrounding Bosnia
  • 1944-05-30 Transport number 75 departs with French Jews to Nazi Germany
  • 1944-06-04 U505 becomes the first German submarine captured & boarded on high seas

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1944-06-05 German Field Marshal Erwin Rommel goes on leave just before WWII D-Day landings by the Allies

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel
  • 1944-06-10 World War II: In Distomo, Boeotia Prefecture, Greece 218 men, women and children are massacred by German troops.
  • 1944-06-13 German counter attack on Villers-Bocage, Normandy
  • 1944-06-13 Nazi Germany begins V-1 (Fieseler Fi-103) flying bomb (doodle-bugs) attacks
  • 1944-06-18 German submarine U-767 sunk by English Navy destroyers in the English Channel
  • 1944-06-29 German counter attack at Caen
  • 1944-07-01 2,500+ killed in London/SE England by German flying bombs
  • 1944-07-04 1,100 US guns fire 4th of July salute at German lines in Normandy
  • 1944-07-04 Gestapo arrests German Social Democrat Julius Leber
  • 1944-07-10 German submarine U-821 sunk by RAF
  • 1944-07-18 British air raid on German convoy SW of Heligoland
  • 1944-07-19 1,200+ 8th US Air Force bombers bomb targets in SW Germany
  • 1944-07-20 Fieldmarshal von Kluge consults with German commandant at Caen

MurderAssassination Attempt

1944-07-20 Adolf Hitler survives an assassination attempt led by German army officer Claus Von Stauffenberg

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1944-07-24 300 allied bombers drop fire bombs on Allied/German positions
  • 1944-07-26 The first German V-2 rocket hits Great Britain (nicknamed "gasometer").
  • 1944-07-29 Allied air force bomb Germany for 6 hours
  • 1944-07-31 Transport #77 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1944-08-02 Turkey breaks diplomatic relationship with nazi-Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1944-08-04 Anne Frank arrested in Amsterdam by German Security Police (Grüne Polizei) following a tip-off from an informer who was never identified

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1944-08-06 Anti-German attack at Avranches fails
  • 1944-08-07 German counter attack at Avranches fails
  • 1944-08-15 German field marshal Günther von Kluge vanishes for one day; he killed himself on the 19th in the aftermath of the attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler
  • 1944-08-17 German field marshal Walter Model replaces Günther von Kluge in Normandy
  • 1944-08-20 US & British forces destroy German 7th Army at Falaise-Argentan Gap
  • 1944-08-21 Germans storm up Hill 262 (Mont Ormel) Normandy
  • 1944-08-22 Last transport of French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1944-08-26 Bulgaria announces withdrawal & German troops are to be disarmed
  • 1944-08-28 Last German troops in Marseille surrendered & Toulon cleared
  • 1944-08-29 Anti-German rebellion in Slovakia
  • 1944-09-04 Finland breaks diplomatic contact with Nazi Germany
  • 1944-09-05 "Mad Tuesday" 65,000 Dutch nazi collaborators flee to Germany
  • 1944-09-08 Russians march into Bulgaria; Bulgaria declares war on Germany
  • 1944-09-11 A reconnaissance squadron of the US 5th Armored Division "Victory Division" is 1st allied force to enter Nazi-Germany
  • 1944-09-12 US Army troops entered Germany for 1st time
  • 1944-09-17 Dutch begin railroad strike against German occupiers
  • 1944-09-20 Nijmegen is liberated from German occupation
  • 1944-09-28 Battle of Arnhem, Germans defeat British airborne in Netherlands
  • 1944-09-30 -Oct 1] Failed attack on German officers near Putten Neth

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1301 - 1,400 of 2,721


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1889-04-20 Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1889-04-22 Ludwig Renn, German writer, born in Dresden (d. 1979)
  • 1889-04-22 Richard Glücks, German SS officer and concentration camp administrator (d. 1945, by suicide)
  • 1889-05-23 Ernst Niekisch, German politician (d. 1967)
  • 1889-07-29 Karl Otten, German Expressionist writer, born in Oberkrüchten (d. 1963)
  • 1889-08-01 Walther Gerlach, Biebrich, German Physicist who, with Otto Stern, co-discovered spin quantization in a magnetic field (Stern–Gerlach effect)
  • 1889-09-26 Martin Heidegger, Germany, Existentialist (Being & Time)
  • 1889-10-03 Carl von Ossietzky, Germany, journalist/pacifist (Nobel 1935)
  • 1889-11-03 Heinrich Campendonk, German painter/wood carver/glazer
  • 1889-12-30 Georg von der Vring, German painter/writer (Soldier Suhren)
  • 1890-01-04 Alfred G Jodl, German Wehrmacht general/chief of staff
  • 1890-01-07 Henny Porten, silent screen star (Deception), born in Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1890-01-09 Kurt Tucholsky, German journalist/writer (Panther Tiger & Co)
  • 1890-01-31 Adolf Bach, German language/sociologist (Deutsche Namenkunde)
  • 1890-03-08 Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher
  • 1890-03-13 Fritz Busch, German conductor (d. 1951)
  • 1890-05-03 B. Traven, (German?) writer (The Treasure of the Sierra Madre) whose real identity is disputed (possible date)
  • 1890-05-26 Kurt Edzard, German sculptor (nudes/portraits)
  • 1890-06-15 Georg Wüst, Posen, German Oceanographer who provided the first complete understanding of the temperature, salinity and deep-current structure of the Atlantic Ocean
  • 1890-06-25 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, born in Scharley, Upper Silesia (d. 1965)
  • 1890-08-18 Walther Funk, German Nazi politician (d. 1960)
  • 1890-09-23 Friedrich Paulus, German Generalfieldmarshal (Stalingrad). Dies 1957.
  • 1890-10-05 Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer
  • 1890-10-21 Gerrit Engelke, German writer/poet (Love Letters)
  • 1890-10-29 Claire Goll, German-French writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1977)
  • 1890-11-04 Klabund, [Alfred Henschke], German writer (Bracke, Borgia)
  • 1890-12-05 Fritz Lang, Germany, director (M, Metropolis)
  • 1890-12-06 Rudolf Schlichter, German artist and writer (d. 1955)
  • 1891-01-08 Walter Bothe, Germany, subatomic particle physicist (Nobel 1954)
  • 1891-01-17 Walter Eucken, German economist
  • 1891-01-24 Walter Model, German field marshal
  • 1891-02-05 Karl L Schmidt, German/Swiss theologist (Urchristentum)
  • 1891-02-16 Hans F. K. Günther, German eugenicist (d. 1967)
  • 1891-03-28 Peter Suhrkamp, German publisher (Suhrkamp Verlag)
  • 1891-03-29 Ivan Goll, French-German writer (the Landless John), born in Saint-Dié (d. 1950)
  • 1891-03-29 Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1980)
  • 1891-04-02 Max Ernst, Germany, painter/sculptor (founded surrealism)
  • 1891-05-13 Fritz Rasp, Bayreuth Germany, actor (Diary of a Lost Girl)
  • 1891-05-18 Rudolf Carnap, philosopher (German Logical Positivist)
  • 1891-05-19 Oswald Boelcke, German World War I pilot (d. 1916)
  • 1891-05-22 Johannes R. Becher, German writer and politician, born in Munich (d. 1958)
  • 1891-06-21 Hermann Scherchen, conductor (Nature of Music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1891-07-29 Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist
  • 1891-08-08 Adolf Busch, German violinist (d. 1952)
  • 1891-09-16 Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-born German spy (d. 1972)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1891-09-16 Karl Dönitz, German naval leader, born in Grünau, German Empire (d. 1980)

Admiral and Navy Commander Karl Dönitz
Admiral and Navy Commander
Karl Dönitz

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1891-11-15 Erwin Rommel, German Field Marshal (WWII - African campaign), born in Heidenheim, Württemberg, Germany (d. 1944)

German WWII Field Marshal Erwin Rommel
German WWII Field Marshal
Erwin Rommel

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1891-12-10 leonie "Nelly" Sachs, German-Swedish poet (O the Chimneys - Nobel 1966), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1970)

  • 1892-01-14 Martin Niemöller, clergyman (German Protestant); imprisoned by Hitler
  • 1892-01-18 Paul Rostock, German surgeon (d. 1956)
  • 1892-01-28 Ernst Lubitsch, Germany, actor, producer and film director (Love Parade)
  • 1892-02-08 Fritz Todt, German Reichs minister (Organization Todt)
  • 1892-02-17 Theodor Plievier, German writer (Des Kaisers Kulis, Stalingrad)
  • 1892-03-30 Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian
  • 1892-03-30 Erhard Milch, German field marshal (d. 1972)
  • 1892-04-10 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist (Rassenkunde)
  • 1892-04-15 Theo Osterkamp, World War I and World War II German fighter pilot (d. 1975)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1892-05-02 Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1918)

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron
  • 1892-05-31 Gregor Strasser, German pharmacist/NSDAP-Reich organization leader
  • 1892-06-22 Robert Ritter von Greim, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1892-06-30 Oswald Pohl, German Nazi leader (d. 1951)
  • 1892-07-15 Walter Benjamin, German literature critic/writer
  • 1892-07-21 Anton Schnack, German writer/poet
  • 1892-09-22 Hans Albers, Hamburg Germany, actor (Blue Angel)
  • 1892-10-24 Kurt Huber, German philosopher/resistance fighter
  • 1892-10-28 Ludwig Strauss, German/Israeli writer (Night Watch)
  • 1892-12-05 Ferdinand Schörner, German field marshal (d. 1973)
  • 1892-12-06 Lina Carstens, Wiesbaden Germany, actress (Homeland, Broken Jug)
  • 1893-01-02 Lillian Leitzel, German acrobat and strongwoman (d. 1931)
  • 1893-01-05 Friedrich Blume, German musicologist (Das Rassenproblem in der Musik)
  • 1893-01-12 Alfred Rosenberg, German Nazi official (d. 1946)
  • 1893-01-22 Conrad Veidt, Potsdam Germany, actor (Cabinet of Dr Calgary)
  • 1893-03-27 Karl Mannheim, Hung/German/British sociologist (Ideology & Utopia)

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1893-04-30 Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister, born in Wesel, Rhine Province, German Empire (d. 1946)

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1893-05-24 W H Walter Baade, German/US astronomer (Andromeda)
  • 1893-05-27 Hermann Dörnemann, German supercentarian (d. 2005)
  • 1893-06-30 Walter Ulbricht, president German DR
  • 1893-07-21 Hans Fallada [Rudolf Wilhelm Friedrich Ditzen], German writer, born in Greifswald (d. 1947)
  • 1893-07-26 George Grosz, German painter (Gott mit uns)
  • 1893-09-20 Hans H B Scharoun, German architect (Berlin Philharmonic)
  • 1893-10-09 Heinrich George, (Schulz), German actor (Hitlerjunge Quex)
  • 1893-10-17 Fritz Ascher, German Expressionist artist , born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1893-10-30 Willi Apel, German/US musicologist (Harvard dictionary of music)
  • 1893-10-30 Roland Freisler, German Nazi politician (d. 1945)
  • 1893-12-01 Ernst Toller, German playwright, President of Bavarian Soviet Republic (1919), born in Samotschin (d. 1939)
  • 1893-12-02 Julius Bissier, German painter
  • 1893-12-13 Curt Jurgens, Munich Germany, actor (Enemy Below, Longest Day)
  • 1893-12-17 Erwin Piscator, German stage director (Der Stellvertreter)
  • 1894-02-08 Ludwig Marcuse, German philosopher
  • 1894-02-25 Ernst Friedrich, Breslau Germany, pacifist (War Against War!)
  • 1894-03-09 Frank Arnau, German writer (d. 1976)
  • 1894-06-25 Hermann Oberth, Germany, founded modern astronautics (V2/Redstone)
  • 1894-07-22 Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, born in Berg, Bavaria (d. 1967)
  • 1894-09-27 Lothar von Richthofen German pilot (d. 1922)
  • 1894-10-03 Walter Warlimont, German General WWII (d. 1976)
  • 1894-10-27 Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor
  • 1894-11-02 Alexander Lippisch, German scientist (d. 1976)
  • 1894-11-13 Artur Nebe, German SS officer {d. 1945)
  • 1894-12-10 Earnest Haenchen, German new testament expert

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1301 - 1,400 of 1,862

  • 1960-08-10 Emil Strauss, German writer (Vaterland), dies
  • 1960-09-07 Wilhelm Pieck, president of German DR (1949-60), dies at 84
  • 1960-09-29 Franz Arnold, German writer, dies at 82
  • 1960-10-19 Gunther AR Raphael, German composer (Busskantate), dies at 57
  • 1960-11-06 Erich Raeder, German grand admiral (b. 1876)
  • 1960-12-26 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Hansa quarter, Berlin), dies at 54
  • 1961-01-11 Elena Gerhardt, German mezzo-soprano singer (b. 1883)
  • 1961-02-26 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (Problem of the Plastic), dies at 83
  • 1961-05-20 Josef "Pips" Priller, German fighter ace (b. 1915)
  • 1961-09-10 Wolfgang von Trips, German racing driver (b. 1928)
  • 1961-09-12 Carl Hermann, German physicist (b. 1898)
  • 1961-09-29 Reinhard Herbig, German archaeologist, dies at 63
  • 1961-12-23 Kurt Meyer, German SS officer (b. 1910)
  • 1962-01-04 Hans Lammers, German SS officer (b. 1879)
  • 1962-02-07 Clara Nordström, German writer and translator (b. 1886)
  • 1962-02-25 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist, dies at 81
  • 1962-03-11 Will Vesper, German author (Tristan und Isolde), dies at 79
  • 1962-05-11 Hans Luther, politician and German Chancellor (1925-6), dies at 83
  • 1962-05-19 Gabriele Münter, German expressionist painter
  • 1962-06-30 Caspar Neher, German set designer/librettist, dies at 65

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1962-08-09 Hermann Hesse, German/Swiss poet/author (Nobel 1946), dies at 85

Nobel Laureate Novelist Hermann Hesse
Nobel Laureate Novelist
Hermann Hesse
  • 1962-08-23 Walter Anderson, German folklorist (b. 1885)
  • 1962-09-06 Hanns Eisler, composer (N Vietnam/E German National Anthem), dies at 64
  • 1962-09-08 Hermann Standiger, German chemist (Nobel 1953), dies at 84
  • 1962-09-18 Therese Neumann, German stigma, dies at 64
  • 1963-01-21 Franz Jung, German writer and political activist, dies at 74
  • 1963-02-06 Werner Erich Josten, German composer (Jungle), dies at 77
  • 1963-03-20 Karl Otten, German Expressionist writer, dies at 73
  • 1963-05-05 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, dies at 84
  • 1963-09-09 Ernst Kantorowicz, German/US historian, dies at 68
  • 1963-10-07 Gustaf Gründgens, German actor and director (M), dies of internal hemorrhage at 63
  • 1963-12-14 Erich Ollenhauer, German politician (SPD), dies at 62
  • 1963-12-18 Winifried P I Zillig, German composer/conductor (Opfer), dies at 58
  • 1963-12-28 Paul Hindemith, German composer (Composer's World), dies at 68
  • 1964-01-06 Edgar Maass, German/US author (Verdun), dies at 67
  • 1964-01-30 Berthold Altaner, German church historian, dies at 80
  • 1964-02-07 Hermann A J Kees, German egyptologist, dies at 77
  • 1964-02-13 Werner Heyde, German psyhiatrist (b. 1902)
  • 1964-04-24 Gerhard Domagk, German bacteriologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (declined) (b. 1895)
  • 1964-05-21 James Franck, German-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1882)
  • 1964-07-23 Jan PML de Vries, Dutch germanist/folklorist, dies at 74
  • 1964-09-16 Leo Weismantel, German writer (Das Totenliebespar), dies at 76
  • 1964-10-06 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz), dies at 85
  • 1964-10-27 Willi Bredel, German writer, dies at 63
  • 1964-11-06 Hans von Euler-Chelpin, German-born Swedish biochemist who investigated the fermentation of sugar and enzymes (Nobel 1929), dies at 91
  • 1964-12-29 Bernard von Brentano, German writer (Big Cats), dies at 63
  • 1965-01-17 Hans Marchwitza, German writer and communist, dies at 75
  • 1965-02-20 Fred Immler, German actor (b. 1880)
  • 1965-05-01 Leo Spies, Russian-born German composer, dies at 65
  • 1965-06-13 Martin Buber, German/Israel philosopher/zionist/theologist, dies at 87
  • 1965-09-04 Albert Schweitzer, German/French missionary (Nobel 1954), dies at 90
  • 1965-10-22 Paul Tillich, German/US Theologist (Courage To Be), dies
  • 1965-12-20 Egon Freiherr von Eickstedt, German anthropologist, dies at 73
  • 1965-12-27 Edgar Ende, German painter (b. 1901)
  • 1966-01-29 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Tolle Bomberg), dies at 84
  • 1966-02-17 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real), dies at 85
  • 1966-03-01 Fritz Houtermans, German physicist (b. 1903)
  • 1966-03-30 Erwin Piscator, German director (Plebeians test rebellion), dies at 72
  • 1966-04-01 Karl B Adam, German theologist (Jesus Christ), dies at 89
  • 1966-05-12 Felix Martin Julius Steiner, German Heer and Waffen-SS officer (b. 1896)
  • 1966-05-18 Paul Althaus, German theologist (That Christian Wahrheit), dies at 78
  • 1966-06-12 Hermann Scherchen, German conductor/music publisher, dies at 74
  • 1966-07-18 German Germanovich Galinin, composer, dies at 44
  • 1966-07-31 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general, dies at 87
  • 1966-08-15 Gerhard/Gerhart Pohl, German writer (Battle of Kolbenau), dies at 64
  • 1966-08-31 Kasimir Edschmid, [Karl E Schmidt], German writer, dies at 75
  • 1966-09-10 Emil Gumbel, German mathematician and pacifist (b. 1891)
  • 1966-09-17 Fritz Wunderlich, German tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58), dies at 35
  • 1966-10-17 Wieland Wagner, German opera director, dies
  • 1966-11-08 Bernhard Zondek, German/Israeli gynaecologist, dies at 75
  • 1966-12-19 Ehm Welk [Thomas Trimm], German writer, dies at 82
  • 1967-01-31 Otto Dibelius, German theologian/bishop, dies at 86
  • 1967-02-22 Fritz Erler, German politician (SDP), dies at 53
  • 1967-02-24 Franz Waxman, German composer (Day at the races), dies at 60
  • 1967-04-18 Karl Miller, German footballer (b. 1913)

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1967-04-19 Konrad Adenauer, West Germany chancellor (1949-63), dies at 91

Chancellor of West Germany Konrad Adenauer
Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
  • 1967-05-27 Ernst Niekisch, German politician (b. 1889)
  • 1967-06-02 Benno Ohnesorg, German student (b. 1940)
  • 1967-06-29 Oskar Maria Graf, German writer, dies at 72
  • 1967-07-30 Alfried Krupp, German industrialist, dies at 59
  • 1967-07-31 Richard Kuhn, German chemist, dies
  • 1967-11-12 Kurt Barthel [KuBa], German writer and political activist, dies at 53
  • 1968-03-01 Georg von der Vring, German painter (Camp Lafayette), dies at 78
  • 1968-03-14 Erwin Panofsky, German/US art historian/iconologist, dies
  • 1968-04-07 Jim Clark, Scottish F1 World Champion and Indianapolis 500 winner, dies in an accident during a race at Hockenheim, Germany at 32
  • 1968-04-12 Heinrich Nordhoff, German automobile engineer and Volkswagen director (b. 1899)
  • 1968-07-20 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festival), dies
  • 1968-07-28 Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 1944), dies at 89
  • 1968-11-26 Arnold Zweig, German antifascist/author (Junge frau 1914), dies at 81
  • 1968-12-31 Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950), dies at 85
  • 1969-01-15 Theodor Werner, German painter, dies at 82
  • 1969-01-18 Hans Freyer, German sociologist (b. 1887)
  • 1969-02-26 Karl Jaspers, German psychiatrist/philosopher, dies at 86
  • 1969-03-23 Rudolf Pannwitz, German author/philosopher (Urblik), dies at 87
  • 1969-03-26 Günther Weisenborn, German writer and German Resistence fighter, dies at 66
  • 1969-05-02 Franz JHMM von Papen, German chancellor (1932), dies at 89
  • 1969-07-05 Wilhelm Backhaus, German pianist (Rubinstein-1905), dies at 85
  • 1969-08-06 Theodor Adorno, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 65
  • 1969-08-08 Otmar Freiherr von Verschuer, German eugenicist and Nazi physician (b. 1896)
  • 1969-08-18 Otto Stern, German/US physicist (Nobel 1943), dies at 81