German History (Part 18)

Historical Events

Events 1701 - 1,800 of 1,905

  • 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.
  • 1977-04-28 Andreas Baader and members of terrorist group the Red Army Faction (Baader-Meinhof Gang) jailed for life after a trial lasting nearly 2 years in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1977-05-25 "Beatles Live! At Star-Club in Hamburg Germany" released
  • 1977-08-23 Marxist philosopher Rudolf Bahro imprisoned in German DR
  • 1977-09-05 Red Army Faction kidnaps and subsequently murders West German business executive Hanns Martin Schleyer
  • 1977-09-22 West German Red Army Faction terrorist kills policeman in Utrecht
  • 1977-10-17 West German commandos storm hijacked Lufthansa in Mogadishu, Somalia freeing all 86 hostages & killing 3 of 4 hijackers
  • 1977-10-18 West German commandos liberate Boeing 737 with 86 hostages at Mogadishu
  • 1977-10-19 Corpse of kidnapped West German, H M Schleyer, found
  • 1978-01-19 The last Volkswagen Beetle made in Germany leaves VW's plant in Emden. Beetle production in Latin America would continue until 2003.
  • 1978-05-04 Russian leader Brezhnev visits West-Germany
  • 1978-08-26 Soyuz 31 carries 2 cosmonauts (1 East German) to Salyut 6
  • 1978-09-20 Yamada Mumon Roshi visits Benedictine Abbey of Maria Laach Germany
  • 1979-05-16 FC Barcelona of Spain wins 19th European Cup Winner's Cup against Fortuna Düsseldorf of West Germany 4-3 in Basel
  • 1979-05-23 West-Germany elects Karl Carstens president
  • 1979-09-16 The families of Peter Strelzyk and Gunter Wetzel arrive in West Germany from Communist East Germany in a hot air balloon
  • 1979-10-11 German DR frees dissidents Rudolf Bahro & Nico Hubner
  • 1980-03-14 Ice Dance Championship at Dortmund West Germany won by Regoczy & Sallay
  • 1980-05-26 Dietmar Mogenburg of West Germany ties high jump record at 7'8"
  • 1980-06-22 UEFA European Championship: West Germany defeat Belgium 2-1 in Rome
  • 1980-06-23 West German wins European soccer title (2-1 against Belgium)
  • 1980-06-30 West German Chancellor Helmut Schmidt visits Moscow
  • 1980-08-01 Gerd Wessig of East Germany set high jump record
  • 1980-11-13 Gabriella Brum, 18, of West Germany crowned 30th Miss World; she resigns the next day because she wants to marry her 52 year old boyfriend

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1980-11-15 Pope John Paul II began 5 day visit to West Germany

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1981-04-22 Almost 1 million West German metal workers go on strike
  • 1981-05-13 Dinamo Tbilisi wins 21st European Cup Winner's Cup against Carl Zeiss Jena of East Germany 2-1 in Düsseldorf
  • 1981-06-13 39 Unification church couples wed in Germany
  • 1982-04-19 86th Boston Marathon: Alberto Salazar of United States 1st man in 2:08:51 and Charlotte Teske of West Germany 1st woman in 2:29:33

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1982-04-24 150 Khomeini followers assault student dormitory in West Germany

Supreme Leader of Iran Ayatollah Khomeini
Supreme Leader of Iran
Ayatollah Khomeini
  • 1982-04-24 27th Eurovision Song Contest: Nicole for Germany wins singing "Ein bichen Frieden" in Harrogate
  • 1982-07-11 FIFA World Cup: Italy beats West Germany 3-1 for football's 12th World Cup in Madrid
  • 1982-07-25 20th Tennis Fed Cup: USA beats Germany in Santa Clara USA (3-0)
  • 1982-07-31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • 1982-08-17 The first Compact Discs (CDs) were released to the public in Germany.
  • 1982-08-29 The synthetic chemical element Meitnerium, atomic number 109, is first synthesized at the Gesellschaft für Schwerionenforschung in Darmstadt, Germany.
  • 1982-10-01 West Germany's Parliament ousts Helmut Schmidt as Chancellor for Helmut Kohl
  • 1982-10-04 Helmut Kohl elected chancellor of German FR
  • 1983-03-06 Helmut Kohl's CDU/CSU wins West German parliament elections
  • 1983-06-02 1980 movie "Attack of the Killer Tomatoes" released in Germany
  • 1983-06-16 Ringo releases "Old Wave" album in West Germany
  • 1983-06-25 Udo Beyer of East Germany sets record for shot put, 22.22 m
  • 1983-07-24 21st Tennis Fed Cup: Czech beats Germany in Zurich Switz (2-1)
  • 1983-07-27 104°F (40.3°C) in Garmersdorf (German record)
  • 1984-01-28 Record 295,000 dominoes toppled, Fuerth, West Germany
  • 1984-06-09 Jurgen Hingsen of West Germany sets record for decathlon, 8,798 pts
  • 1984-06-09 Polygram's Hanover Germany plant produces its 10 millionth CD
  • 1984-07-20 Uwe Hohn of East Germany throws javelin a record 104.8 m
  • 1984-07-21 Marita Koch of E Germany sets world women's mark for 200m, 21.71s
  • 1984-10-25 West German Chancellor Rainer Barzel resigns due to corruption
  • 1985-04-25 West German Parliament ruled it illegal to deny the holocaust
  • 1985-06-21 American, Brazilian & West German forensic pathologists confirm skeletal remains exhumed in Brazil were Nazi Dr Josef Mengele
  • 1985-08-23 West German top counter espionage Hans Tiedge moves to German DR
  • 1985-10-06 Marita Koch of E Germany sets 400m woman's record (47.6) in Australia
  • 1985-12-22 74th Davis Cup: Sweden beats Germany in Munich (3-2)
  • 1986-02-09 West German team swims world record 4x200 m freestyle (7:05.17)
  • 1986-06-21 Heike Drechsler of East Germany long jumps 7.45 m (women's record)
  • 1986-06-29 FIFA World Cup: Argentina beats West Germany 3-2 in football's 13th World Cup in Mexico City
  • 1986-06-29 Argentina becomes world champion soccer team (3-2 against W-Germany)
  • 1986-08-29 Heike Drechsler of East Germany ties world women's 200 m mark (21.71s)
  • 1987-01-13 West German police arrest Mohammed Ali Hamadi, suspect in 1985 hijacking

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987-03-23 West Germany SPD chairman Willy Brandt resigns

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • 1987-04-27 US Justice Department bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II
  • 1987-05-13 Ajax of the Netherlands win 27th European Cup Winner's Cup against Lokomotive Leipzig 1-0 of East Germany in Athens
  • 1987-05-14 "Little Shop of Horrors" is released in Germany
  • 1987-05-28 Mathias Rust, 18 year old West German pilot, makes unauthorized landing near Red Square, Moscow in USSR
  • 1987-08-02 25th Tennis Fed Cup: Germany beats USA in Vancouver Canada (2-1)
  • 1987-09-02 Trial begins in Moscow for West German pilot Mathias Rust, who flew a private plane from Finland to Moscow, USSR
  • 1988-06-09 "Bloodsport (1987)" premieres in Germany
  • 1988-08-28 70 killed in crash of three Italian air force fighters at air show at Ramstein, Germany
  • 1988-10-19 3 Americans win Nobel in physics; 3 W Germans win chemistry Nobel
  • 1988-11-25 German politician Rita Süssmuth becomes president of the Bundestag.
  • 1988-12-17 77th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Gothenburg (4-1)
  • 1988-12-19 Unexploded WW II bomb found in Frankfurt, Germany-5,000 evacuated
  • 1989-01-27 German war criminals Fischer & Aus der Funten freed
  • 1989-02-27 German war criminals Aus der Funten and Fischer freed in Holland
  • 1989-09-10 East Germans begin their flight to west (via Hungary & Czechoslovakia)
  • 1989-09-30 West German Foreign Minister Hans-Dietrich Genscher grants escaping East Germans free passage to the West in speech from West German embassy balcony in Prague
  • 1989-10-01 Thousands of East Germans flee to West Germany
  • 1989-10-18 East German state/party leader Erich Honecker, resigns
  • 1989-11-10 Germans begin demolishing the Berlin Wall
  • 1989-12-01 East Germany drops communist monopoly from its constitution
  • 1989-12-17 78th Davis Cup: Germany beats Sweden in Stuttgart (3-2)
  • 1990-02-13 US, Britain & France give Germany OK to reunify
  • 1990-03-18 1st free elections in East Germany, Conservatives beat Communists
  • 1990-04-12 1st meeting of East German democratically elected parliament, acknowledges responsibility for Nazi holocaust & asks for forgivenesss
  • 1990-04-24 West & East Germany agree to merge currency & economies on July 1st
  • 1990-05-18 East and West Germany sign a monetary union treaty
  • 1990-06-21 Parliaments of W & E Germany recognize Oder-Neissegrens
  • 1990-06-30 East & West Germany merge their economies
  • 1990-07-01 German Democratic Republic accepts Deutsche Mark as its currency
  • 1990-07-08 FIFA World Cup: Germany beats Argentina 1-0 for football's 14th World Cup in Rome
  • 1990-08-23 East & West Germany announced that they would unite on Oct 3
  • 1990-08-29 C-5 transport plane crashes at Ramstein Air Force Base, Germany, killing 13
  • 1990-08-31 East & West Germany sign a treaty to join legal & political systems
  • 1990-09-12 US, United Kingdom, France, USSR, East & West Germanys sign agreements allowing 2 Germanys to merge

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1701 - 1,800 of 2,860

  • 1904-04-06 Kurt G Kiesinger, German chancellor (Wherever They May Be)
  • 1904-06-20 Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo, German Foreign Minister
  • 1904-06-24 Kurt Kusenberg, German writer (Wein Auf Lebenszeit)
  • 1904-07-15 Rudolf Arnheim, German-born author (d. 2007)
  • 1904-08-29 Werner Forssman, German urologist (Nobel 1956)
  • 1904-09-14 Richard Mohaupt, Breslau Germany, composer (Bucolica)
  • 1904-09-21 Hans Hartung, German/French painter
  • 1904-10-06 Horst Lange, German writer (The Long Lament), born in Liegnitz, Silesia (d. 1971)
  • 1904-10-13 Jutta Hecker, German writer, born in Weimar (d. 2002)
  • 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), born in Dhrönchen (d. 1970)
  • 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
  • 1906-07-28 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, born in Ölbronn-Dürrn (d. 1994)
  • 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, German political theorist and historian (Origins of Totalitarianism), born in Hanover, Germany (d. 1975)

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)
  • 1907-03-13 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), born in Berlin (d. 1994)
  • 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)
  • 1907-07-03 Gene Gutche, German-born composer, born in Berlin (d. 2000)
  • 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)
  • 1908-03-22 Albrecht Goes, German writer and theologian, born in Langenbeutingen (d. 2000)
  • 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

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1701 - 1,800 of 1,967

  • 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)
  • 1990-04-15 Ulrich Becher, German writer and playwright, dies at 80
  • 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
  • 1992-05-13 Gisela Elsner, German writer, commits suicide at 55
  • 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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1992-10-08 Willy Brandt, Chancellor of West Germany (1969-74, Nobel 1971), dies of cancer at 78

Chancellor of West Germany Willy Brandt
Chancellor of West Germany
Willy Brandt
  • 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 Adolf Hitler and Konrad Adenauer, dies at 92
  • 1994-03-02 Charles Brink, German-born British classical scholar (Horace), dies at 86
  • 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
  • 1994-06-12 Nicole Brown Simpson, German-American ex-wife of O.J. Simpson, murdered at 35
  • 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
  • 1994-08-18 Gottlob Frick, German opera singer, dies at 88
  • 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
  • 1996-08-20 Rio Reiser, German rock singer (Ton Steine Scherben), dies at 46
  • 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
  • 1998-06-08 Maria Reiche, German-born mathematician and archaeologist (b. 1903)
  • 1998-06-20 Conrad Schumann, East German border guard (b. 1942)
  • 1998-06-29 Horst Jankowski, German pianist (b. 1936)
  • 1998-07-22 Hermann Prey, German bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • 1998-08-05 Otto Kretschmer, German U-boat commander (b. 1912)
  • 1998-11-09 Ursula Reit, German actress (b. 1914)
  • 1998-12-21 Ernst Gunther Schenck, German doctor who joined the Sturmabteilung in 1933 {b. 1904)