German History (Part 17)

Historical Events

Events 1601 - 1,700 of 1,899

  • 1963-08-01 Germany FR annexes Elten village
  • 1963-10-02 W German Chancellor Adenauer condemns western grain shipments to USSR
  • 1963-10-15 Ludwig Erhard follows Conrad Adenauer as West German Chancellor
  • 1963-11-07 Wunder von Lengede: In Germany, eleven miners are rescued from a collapsed mine after 14 days.
  • 1964-01-29 Beatles record in German "Komm, Gib Mir Deine Hand" & "Sie Liebt Dich"
  • 1964-03-10 US reconnaissance plane shot down over East Germany
  • 1964-06-06 Under a temporary order, the rocket launches at Cuxhaven, Germany, are terminated, though they never resume.
  • 1964-06-11 West Germany seeks talks with Czechoslovakia
  • 1964-09-09 German DR government allows short visits to West Germany
  • 1964-09-24 Willi Stoph succeeds Otto Great as premier of German DR
  • 1965-02-24 East German president Ulbricht visits Egypt
  • 1965-02-26 West Germany ceases military aid to Tanzania
  • 1965-03-14 Israeli cabinet approves diplomatic relations with West Germany
  • 1965-03-25 West German Bondsdag extends war crimes retribution
  • 1965-05-12 Israel & West Germany exchange letters beginning diplomatic relations
  • 1965-05-13 Several Arab nations break ties with West Germany after it established diplomatic relations with Israel
  • 1965-05-19 West Ham United of England win 5th European Cup Winner's Cup against 1860 München of West Germany 2-0 in London
  • 1965-09-16 Sobibor trial opens in Hagen, West Germany
  • 1965-09-19 Erhards CDU wins West German parliament elections
  • 1966-05-05 Borussia Dortmund of West Germany win 6th European Cup Winner's Cup against Liverpool of England 2-1 in Glasgow
  • 1966-05-27 55th German F-104 Starfighter crashes
  • 1966-06-11 French & German media mistakenly report death of Roger Daltry
  • 1966-07-30 FIFA World Cup: England beats West Germany 4-2 for football's 8th World Cup in London
  • 1966-12-01 Georg Kiesinger elected West German chancellor
  • 1967-05-31 Bayern Munchen of West Germany wins 7th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rangers of Scotland 1-0 in Nuremberg
  • 1968-04-06 94.5% of East German voters approve new socialist constitution
  • 1968-04-08 New socialist constitution of East Germany takes effect
  • 1968-04-09 German DR adopts constitution
  • 1968-05-23 AC Milan of Italy win 8th European Cup Winner's Cup against Hamburger SV of West Germany 2-0 in Rotterdam
  • 1968-05-30 University church in Leipzig, German DR, blown up
  • 1968-05-30 West German Parliament accepts emergency crisis law
  • 1968-06-30 East German Communist Party leader Walter Ulbricht receives "Order of October Revolution"
  • 1968-09-28 Marisa Danisi of West Germany roller skates record 21.995 miles in 1 hr
  • 1969-02-25 West Germany gives $5 million to an Arab terrorist as ransom for the passengers and crew of a hijacked jumbo jet.
  • 1969-03-05 Gustav Heinemann elected president of West Germany
  • 1969-05-08 Cambodia recognizes German DR
  • 1969-07-07 German newspaper Der Spiegel reveals Bishop Defregger of Munich is a war criminal
  • 1969-09-28 SPD wins West German Parliament elections
  • 1969-10-21 Willy Brandt elected chancellor of West Germany
  • 1969-11-24 West German president Heinemann visits Netherlands
  • 1970-02-01 West-Germany & USSR sign gas contract
  • 1970-02-10 Dry powder avalanche moving at 120 mph smashes into youth hostel at Val d'Isere, France, killing 40 Belgian, French, & German youths
  • 1970-03-19 W German chancellor & E German premier meet
  • 1970-03-21 Vinko Bogataj crashes during a ski-jumping championship in Germany; his image becomes that of the "agony of defeat guy" in the opening credits of ABC's Wide World of Sports.
  • 1970-05-14 The Red Army Faction is established in Germany.
  • 1970-08-31 59th Davis Cup: USA beats Germany in Cleveland (5-0)
  • 1970-12-07 West Germany & Poland normalize relations
  • 1971-03-01 Clandestine Radio Deutsche Reich (Germany) begins transmitting on FM
  • 1971-05-03 Erich Honecker succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader

Conference meetingMeeting of Interest

1971-09-16 West German chancellor Willy Brandt meets with Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev

Soviet General Secretary Leonid Brezhnev
Soviet General Secretary
Leonid Brezhnev
  • 1971-10-20 West German Chancellor Willy Brandt is awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • 1971-12-10 West German union chancellor W Burns receives Nobel prize of peace
  • 1971-12-17 "Diamonds are Forever", 7th James Bond film, last starring Sean Conner, also starring Jill St. John is 1st released in West Germany
  • 1972-02-16 German mass murderers "Three of Breda" freed
  • 1972-03-04 Erhard Keller (Germany) skates world record 1000m (1:18.5)
  • 1972-05-21 The Official Irish Republican Army (OIRA) kidnaps and shoots dead William Best (19), a soldier in the Royal Irish Rangers stationed in Germany whilst on leave at home
  • 1972-06-01 West German police arrest Red Army Faction leader Andreas Baader
  • 1972-06-07 German Chancellor Willy Brandt visits Israel
  • 1972-06-15 West German police arrested RAF leader Ulrike Meinhof
  • 1972-06-18 UEFA European Championship: West Germany defeat Soviet Union 3-0 in Brussels
  • 1972-08-26 20th Olympic games open at Munich German FR
  • 1972-09-06 Summer Olympics resume in Munich Germany after massacre
  • 1972-09-10 20th Olympic games close at Munich, German FR
  • 1972-09-14 West Germany & Poland establish diplomatic relations
  • 1972-11-19 Willy Brandts SPD wins West German election
  • 1972-12-14 Willy Brandt re-elected West German chancellor
  • 1972-12-21 Soviet Union signs a separate peace with East Germany
  • 1972-12-27 Belgium recognizes German DR
  • 1973-01-05 Netherlands recognizes German DR
  • 1973-04-17 German counter-terrorist unit GSG 9 founded.
  • 1973-05-18 Soviet party leader Brezhnev visits West Germany
  • 1973-06-25 Udo Beyer of East Germany puts the shot a record 20.47 m
  • 1973-09-18 German FR & German DR admitted to UN
  • 1973-10-01 USSR-West Germany gas tunnel opens
  • 1973-10-03 Willi Stoph succeeds Walter Ulbricht as East German party leader
  • 1973-12-11 West German chancellor Willy Brandt normalizes trade with Czech

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1974-02-13 Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, Russian novelist and historian, is deported from the Soviet Union to Frankfurt, West Germany and stripped of his Soviet citizenship

Writer and Nobel Laureate Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
Writer and Nobel Laureate
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • 1974-04-25 Gunther Guillaume, an aide to West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, found to be a spy
  • 1974-05-06 West German Chancellor Willy Brandt resigns
  • 1974-05-08 FC Magdenburg of East Germany win 14th European Cup Winner's Cup against AC Milan of Italy 2-0 in Rotterdam
  • 1974-05-16 Helmut Schmidt becomes West German Chancellor
  • 1974-07-07 FIFA World Cup: West Germany beats the Netherlands 2-1 for football's 10th World Cup in Munich
  • 1974-09-03 US & German Democratic Republic establish diplomatic relations
  • 1974-10-07 German Democratic Republic amends constitution
  • 1974-12-10 Helios 1 launched by US, Germany; later makes closest flyby of Sun
  • 1975-04-21 79th Boston Marathon: Bill Rodgers of United States 1st man in 2:09:55 and Liane Winter of West Germany 1st woman in 2:42:24 (world record for female)
  • 1975-04-25 West German embassy blown up in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1975-06-08 2 passenger trains collided near Munich Germany killing 35

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1975-07-08 Israeli premier Yitzhak Rabin visits West-Germany

5th Prime Minister of Israel Yitzhak Rabin
5th Prime Minister of Israel
Yitzhak Rabin
  • 1975-08-03 Poland & West Germany reach accord about returning ethnic Germans
  • 1976-01-15 US-German Helios B solar probe launched into solar orbit
  • 1976-06-20 UEFA European Championship: Czechoslovakia defeat West Germany 5-3 in penalties after drawing 2-2 during regular time in Belgrade
  • 1976-06-24 1975 movie "The Rocky Horror Picture Show" released in Germany
  • 1976-06-27 Air France Airbus hijacked in Germany to Uganda
  • 1976-06-27 Air France A-300B Airbus hijacked from Athens arrives at Entebbe, Uganda; four hijackers members Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine and Bader-Meinhof Gang in Germany
  • 1976-10-03 Helmuth Kohl's CDU wins German parliament election
  • 1976-11-01 W German Generals Krupinski and Franke admit to having been Nazis
  • 1976-11-26 German DR deprives singer/poet Wolf Biermann citizenship
  • 1976-12-22 German DR banishes singer Nina Hagen
  • 1977-04-07 German Federal Prosecutor Siegfried Buback and his driver are shot by two Red Army Faction members while waiting at a red light.

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1601 - 1,700 of 2,723

  • 1904-11-04 Walter Bauer, German Canadian writer, born in Merseburg (d. 1976)
  • 1904-11-29 Egon Eiermann, German architect (d. 1970)
  • 1905-01-08 Carl Gustav Hempel, German Logical Positivist philosopher
  • 1905-01-17 Franz Schmid, Germany, ascended northside of Matterhorn (1931)
  • 1905-01-21 Karl Wallenda, German acrobat (d. 1978)
  • 1905-03-16 Elisabeth Flickenschildt, German actress (d. 1977)
  • 1905-03-19 Albert Speer, German architect/minister of Armament (NSDAP)
  • 1905-03-23 Lale Andersen, German singer and cabaretist (d. 1972)
  • 1905-04-01 Winfried P I Zillig, German opera composer/conductor (Fantasia Irica)
  • 1905-06-03 Martin Gottfried Weiss, German, commandant of Dachau concentration camp (d. 1946, by execution)
  • 1905-07-23 Erich Itor Kahn, Rimbach, Odenwald, German composer of Jewish descent
  • 1905-08-20 Jean Gebser, German-born author, linguist, and poet (d. 1973)
  • 1905-09-27 Ernest Baier, Germany, figure skater (Olympic-gold-1936)
  • 1905-09-28 Max Schmeling, Klein Luckow, Province of Pomerania, German world heavyweight boxing champ (1930-32)
  • 1905-11-04 Martin Raschke, German author/publisher/war correspondent
  • 1905-11-09 Erika Mann, German/US author (Other Germany)/daughter of Thomas Mann
  • 1905-12-11 Eugen Fink, German philosopher
  • 1906-02-04 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist (Confessing Church)
  • 1906-03-17 Brigitte Helm [Gisele Eve von Kuenheim], actress (Gloria, Gold), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1906-03-19 Adolf Eichmann, Ruhr Germany, Nazi Gestapo officer
  • 1906-04-23 Marcel Hillaire, actor (Adv in Paradise), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1906-05-30 Bruno Gröning, German faith healer (d. 1959)
  • 1906-06-06 Max Zorn, German mathematician (lemma of Zorn)
  • 1906-06-09 Tonio Selwart, Germany, actor (Barefoot Contessa, Naked Maja)
  • 1906-06-19 Ernst Boris Chain, German-born biochemist, Nobel laureate (d. 1979)
  • 1906-06-19 Walter Rauff, German colonel (d. 1984)
  • 1906-06-26 Stefan Andres, German writer (Wir sind Utopia)
  • 1906-07-11 Herbert Wehner, German communist/anti-communist politician (SPD)
  • 1906-07-15 Rudolf "Rudi" Uhlenhaut, German automotive engineer and test driver (Mercedes Benz) (d. 1989)
  • 1906-07-23 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist
  • 1906-08-25 Eugen Gerstenmaier, German politician (CDU)
  • 1906-09-01 Franz Biebl, German composer (d. 2001)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1906-10-14 Hannah Arendt, Hanover Germany, political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism)

Political Theorist Hannah Arendt
Political Theorist
Hannah Arendt
  • 1906-10-30 Alexander Gode, German-American linguist (d. 1970)
  • 1906-11-10 Josef Kramer, German concentration camp commandant (d. 1945)
  • 1906-11-18 Klaus Mann, German/US author (Mephisto)/son of Thomas Mann
  • 1906-11-24 Eduard Ludwig, German architect (Air Bridge monument Berlin)
  • 1906-12-24 Franz Waxman, German film composer (d. 1967)
  • 1906-12-30 Johan A earl von Kielmansegg, German general/commandant NATO-Europe
  • 1907-03-11 Helmuth J von Moltke, German politician (July 20th plot)
  • 1907-03-24 Martin Kosleck, Germany, actor (Pursuit to Algiers)
  • 1907-03-30 Friedrich August Freiherr von der Heydte, German Luftwaffe Officer (d. 1994)
  • 1907-05-09 Baldur von Schirach, German writer/nazi politician (Frame)
  • 1907-05-11 Rose Ausländer, German poet (d. 1988)
  • 1907-05-14 Hans von der Groeben, German diplomat (d. 2005)
  • 1907-05-30 Elly Beinhorn, German pilot (d. 2007)
  • 1907-06-05 Rolf Bongs, German writer, born in Dusseldolf (d. 1981)
  • 1907-06-25 J Hans D Jensen, Germany, physicist (atomic nucleus-Nobel 1963)
  • 1907-08-13 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, Essen Germany, arms manufacturer
  • 1907-10-15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • 1907-10-27 Helmut Walcha, German organist (church music)
  • 1907-11-01 Rio Gebhardt, German musician and composer, born in Heilbronn (d. 1944)
  • 1907-11-08 Otto Brenner, German worker's union leader
  • 1907-11-15 Count Claus Schenck von Stauffenberg, German anti fascist colonel
  • 1907-12-27 Sebastian Haffner, German journalist and writer (d. 1999)
  • 1908-01-16 Günther Prien, German World War II submarine captain (d. 1941)
  • 1908-03-02 Walter Bruch, German engineer (d. 1990)
  • 1908-03-17 Brigitte Helm, German actress (d. 1996)
  • 1908-03-26 Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, Essen Germany, tennis star (French 1935)
  • 1908-04-09 Fred Lohse, German composer, born in Leipzig (d. 1987)
  • 1908-04-18 Joseph Keilberth, German conductor (Bayreuther Festspiele)
  • 1908-05-05 Kurt Böhme, German bass (d. 1989)
  • 1908-06-10 Ernst B Chain, German chemist/bacteriologist (penicillin, Nobel 1945)
  • 1908-07-01 Peter Anders, German opera singer
  • 1908-08-20 Jeanne Stern, German screenwriter (The Condemned Village), born in Bedous, Aquitaine (d. 1998)
  • 1908-08-27 Kurt Wegner, German artist (d. 1985)
  • 1908-09-05 Joaquin Maria Nin-Culmell, Cuban/Spanish composer, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1908-09-15 Gerd Gaiser, German writer (Ship in the Mountain)
  • 1908-09-17 Franz J A Grothe, German composer
  • 1908-09-20 Alexander Mitscherlich, German psychotherapist
  • 1908-09-30 Edzard H Schaper, German/Swiss sailor/UP-correspondent/antifascist
  • 1908-10-22 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist
  • 1908-11-12 Hans Werner Richter, German author (Socially Responsible Cinema)
  • 1909-01-08 Willy Millowitsch, German actor (d. 1999)
  • 1909-01-15 Jean Bugatti, German-born automobile designer (d. 1939)
  • 1909-01-19 Hans Hotter, German bass-baritone (d. 2003)
  • 1909-03-07 Greta Schoon, German poet, born in Spetzerfehn (d. 1991)
  • 1909-03-27 Golo Mann, [Gottfried], German/US historian (Antisemitism)
  • 1909-04-06 Hermann Lang, German race car driver (d. 1987)
  • 1909-04-24 Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist (West Germany)
  • 1909-05-25 Alfred Kubel, German politician (d. 1999)
  • 1909-07-02 Hermann Bengtson, German historian (Greeks Ancient Times)
  • 1909-07-12 Fritz Leonhardt, German civil engineer (d. 1999)
  • 1909-08-09 Adam von Trott zu Solz, German diplomat (d. 1944)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1909-09-04 Eduard Wirths, Nazi physician (Auschwitz), born in Würzburg, Germany (d. 1945)

Nazi Physician Eduard Wirths
Nazi Physician
Eduard Wirths
  • 1909-09-09 Jane Baxter, [Feodora Forde], Bremen Germany, actress (We Live Again)
  • 1909-09-17 Elizabeth Wilkinson, professor German University College London
  • 1909-10-14 Bernd Rosemeyer, German auto racer (Indy 500)
  • 1910-01-19 Willi Schmidt, Germany, director
  • 1910-01-20 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician
  • 1910-02-02 Charlotte Auerbach, British geneticist and zoologist, born in Krefeld, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1910-02-05 Martha van Och-Scholl, German/Dutch resistance fighter (WW II)
  • 1910-02-06 Irmgard Keun, German author (d. 1982)
  • 1910-03-11 Robert H G Havemann, German chemist
  • 1910-03-16 Norman Wooland, Dusseldorf Germany, actor (Hamlet)
  • 1910-03-23 Lale [Liselotte H] Anderson, German singer/actress (Der Pott)
  • 1910-03-27 Rudi Ball, Germany, Jewish ice hockey star (Olympic-bronze-1932)
  • 1910-04-02 Joeri German, Russian writer
  • 1910-04-12 Jorgen Rausch, German philosopher/author (End of the Playboys)
  • 1910-05-30 Inge Meysel, German actress (d. 2004)

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Famous Deaths

Deaths 1601 - 1,700 of 1,862

  • 1988-01-24 Werner Fenchel, German mathematician (b. 1905)
  • 1988-01-28 Klaus Fuchs, German physicist (b. 1911)
  • 1988-03-08 Werner Hartmann, German physicist (b. 1912)
  • 1988-03-09 Kurt Georg Kiesinger, West German chancellor (1966-69), dies at 83
  • 1988-08-21 Hans Gunther Adler, German writer, dies at 78
  • 1988-10-03 Franz Josef Strauss, German FR min of defense (1956-62), dies at 73
  • 1988-11-07 Hans Baumann, German nationalist writer, dies at 74
  • 1988-11-16 Lotte Stam-Beese, German/Neth architect, dies at about 85
  • 1989-02-06 Chris Gueffroy, East German attempted defector (b. 1968)
  • 1989-02-27 Paul Oswald Ahnert, German astronomer (b. 1897)
  • 1989-06-09 Wolfdietrich Schnurre, German writer, dies at 68
  • 1989-06-23 Werner Best, German jurist and nazi leader (b. 1903)
  • 1989-07-17 Heinz Risse, German writer, dies at 91
  • 1989-09-21 F Fischer, German war criminal (4, Two of Breda), dies
  • 1989-11-30 Alfred Herrhausen, German CEO (Deutsche Bank), murdered at 59
  • 1989-12-08 Hans Hartung, German/French painter, dies
  • 1989-12-28 Hermann Oberth, German physicist (b. 1894)
  • 1990-01-19 Herbert Wehner, German ex-communist/chairman (1958-73), dies at 83
  • 1990-02-14 Tony Holiday, German singer
  • 1990-03-13 Karl Münchinger, German conductor (b. 1915)
  • 1990-06-14 Erna Berger, German soprano (b. 1900)
  • 1990-08-01 Norbert Elias, German/English/Neth philosopher/sociologist, dies
  • 1990-11-30 Horst Bienek, German author, dies
  • 1990-12-14 Johannes von Thurn und Taxis, prince in Germany, dies at 64
  • 1991-02-11 Oscar Nitzchke, German architect (Alcoa building), dies at 90
  • 1991-02-14 Arno Breker, German sculptor (Third Reich), dies at 90
  • 1991-03-07 Greta Schoon, German poet, dies at 81
  • 1991-04-04 Edmund Adamkiewicz, German footballer (b. 1920)
  • 1991-05-15 Andreas Floer, German mathematician (b. 1956)
  • 1991-05-23 Wilhelm Kempff, German pianist and composer (b. 1895)
  • 1991-08-21 Oswald von Nell-Breuning, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 101
  • 1991-08-21 Wolfgang Hildesheimer, German/Swiss architect, dies
  • 1991-09-11 Ernst Herbeck, German Poet (b. 1920)
  • 1991-10-09 Roy Black, German singer/actor (Kinderarzt Dr Froehlich), dies
  • 1992-01-13 Josef Neckermann, German founder mail-order firm/travel bureau, dies
  • 1992-05-19 Hans Vogt, German composer, dies at 81
  • 1992-05-30 Karl Carstens, president German FR (1979-84), dies at 77
  • 1992-07-19 Heinz Galinski, Pres (Central council for Jews in Germany), dies at 79
  • 1992-10-08 Willy Brandt, chancellor of West Germany (1969-74), dies of cancer at 78
  • 1992-10-19 Petra Kelly, founder (German Green Party), found dead at 44
  • 1992-11-13 Gregory Markopoulos, German/US director (Iliac Passion, Bliss), dies
  • 1992-11-14 Earnest FH Happel, East German soccer/trainer/coach, dies
  • 1993-01-09 Alois Brunner, German/Syrian commandant of KZ-Lower Drancy, dies
  • 1993-01-26 Axel Von Dem Bussche, German aristocrat, dies
  • 1993-03-22 Gret Palucca, German dancer/choreographer (Entartet), dies at 91
  • 1993-03-23 Hans Werner Richter, German writer/founder (Gruppe 47), dies at 84
  • 1993-04-03 Dieter Plage, German wildlife filmmaker, dies at 57
  • 1993-04-27 Hans Sahl, German American anti-Nazi Jewish writer (Tie Exil im Exil), dies at 90
  • 1993-06-27 Wolfgang Grams, German RAF-terrorist, shot to death at 40
  • 1993-08-15 Robert W Kempner, German officer of justice in Prussia, dies at 93
  • 1993-08-18 Alf Bold, German festival programmer, dies of AIDS at 47
  • 1993-09-15 Herman Meyer, Germanist (Deutsche Dichtung), dies at 82
  • 1993-10-17 Helmut Gollwitzer, German theologist/antifascist, dies at 84
  • 1993-12-06 Prof Wolfgang Paul, German physicist (Nobel 1989), dies at 80
  • 1994-01-16 Martin Kosleck, German/US actor (Hitler Gang), dies at 86
  • 1994-02-05 Hermann Abs, German banker to Hitler & Adenauer, dies at 92
  • 1994-03-10 Charles Bukowski, German/US writer (Barfly, Hollywood), dies at 73
  • 1994-03-12 Sandra Paretti, German/Swiss author (Drums of Winter), dies at 59
  • 1994-03-17 Walter Janka, German writer (Troubles with Truth), dies at 79
  • 1994-04-07 Angelus Gottfried "Golo" Mann, German/US historian, dies at 85
  • 1994-05-23 Carl Althoff, German circus director, dies at 82
  • 1994-05-29 Erich Honecker, German politician, Head of State of East Germany (1971-89), dies in Chile at 81
  • 1994-06-20 Charlotte Auerbach, British German-born geneticist and zoologist, dies at 94
  • 1994-07-14 Robert Jungk, German/French/Us/Austrian philosopher/historian, dies
  • 1994-07-18 Gottfried Reinhardt, [Goldmann], German/US director, dies at 83
  • 1994-07-24 Grete Schickedanz, German head mistress, dies at 82
  • 1994-08-12 Manfred Salzgeber, German film distributor/publicist, dies at about 51
  • 1994-08-13 Manfred Worner, German general/sec-gen of NATO (1988-94), dies at 59
  • 1994-09-02 Detlef Macha, German DR cyclist (5x world champ), dies at 35
  • 1994-09-16 Dolly Hare, German/British actress (Broken Blossom), dies at 84
  • 1994-09-27 Ruth Niehaus, German actress dies at 69
  • 1994-10-01 Paul Lorenzen, German philosopher (b. 1915)
  • 1994-10-04 Heinz Rohmann, German actor/dir (Brave Soldier Schwejk), dies at 92
  • 1994-10-20 Eberhard Feik, German actor (Tatort), dies at 50
  • 1994-10-30 Nyanaponika, [Siegmund Feniger), German scholar/author, dies at 93
  • 1994-11-17 G Waller, German/Swiss movie journalist (NRC/Variety), dies at 82
  • 1994-12-07 Elga Andersen, German/French model/actress (Global Affair), dies at 58
  • 1994-12-27 Karl AF Schiller, West German economist/SPD-minister, dies at 83
  • 1995-01-12 Marion Herbst, German/Dutch jewelry designer, dies at 50
  • 1995-01-18 Adolph F J Butenandt, German bio-chemist (Nobel 1939), dies at 91
  • 1995-03-08 Ingo Schwichtenberg, German drummer (b. 1965)
  • 1995-04-10 Gunter Guillaume, German politician, dies
  • 1995-08-28 Michael Ende, German writer (The Neverending Story), dies at 65
  • 1995-11-03 Isang Yun, Korean-born German composer, dies at 78
  • 1995-12-18 Konrad Zuse, German engineer and computing pioneer (b. 1910)
  • 1996-01-09 Kurt Schmucker, German RFA minister of Economy (1963-66), dies
  • 1996-01-12 Joachim Nitsche, German mathematician (b. 1926)
  • 1996-01-17 Amber Hagerman, American namesake of the Amber Alert system (b. 1986)
  • 1996-05-15 Claus Bremer, German dramatist, dies at 71
  • 1996-05-16 Edward McInnes, German scholar, dies at 60
  • 1996-07-16 Adolf von Thadden, German politician, (b. 1921)
  • 1996-07-22 Tamara Danz, German singer (Silly), dies of cancer at 43
  • 1997-03-07 E. H. Bronner, German-American soap magnate (b. 1908)
  • 1997-03-14 Jurek Becker, Polish-born German writer (Jacob the Liar), dies at 59
  • 1997-05-05 Walter Gotell, German actor (b. 1924)
  • 1997-05-08 Kai-Uwe Von Hassel, German President of Bundestag (CDU 1969-72), dies
  • 1997-05-26 Manfred Von Ardenne, German scientific pioneer, dies at 90
  • 1998-02-17 Ernst Juenger, German writer, dies at 102
  • 1998-03-13 Hans von Ohain, German engineer (b. 1911)
  • 1998-05-12 Hermann Lenz, German writer Swabian Chronicles), dies at 75