German History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 2,860

  • 1930-04-07 Andrew Sachs, German-born British actor (Manuel In Fawlty Towers), born in Berlin (d. 2016)
  • 1930-05-07 Horst Bienek, German poet
  • 1930-05-23 Friedrich Achleitner, German poet
  • 1930-06-08 Robert Aumann, German-born Israeli mathematician; Nobel laureate
  • 1930-07-03 Carlos Kleiber, conductor (Bavarian State Orch 1968), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1930-07-06 Hans-Jürgen Heise, German writer, born in Bublitz (d. 2013)
  • 1930-09-25 Herbert Heckmann, German writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1999)
  • 1930-09-26 Fritz Wunderlich, Kusel Germany, tenor (Stuttgart 1955-58)
  • 1930-09-27 Igor Kipnis, harpsichordist/professor (Fairfield), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1930-10-05 Reinhard Selten, German economist, (Nobel Prize 1994). born in Breslau, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1930-10-11 Harry Glass, German DR, 1st E German Olympic medalist (bronze-1956)
  • 1930-11-26 Berthold Leibinger, German Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
  • 1930-12-01 Joachim Hoffmann, German historian (d. 2002)
  • 1930-12-17 Armin Mueller-Stahl, German actor
  • 1931-01-08 Bill Graham, Germany, rock promoter (Fillmore)
  • 1931-01-16 Johannes Rau, German politician (d. 2006)
  • 1931-03-13 Wolfgang Kohlhaase, actor/director/writer (Solo Sunday), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1931-04-01 Rolf Hochhuth, German playwright (Deputy)
  • 1931-04-29 Frank Auerbach, German-born British painter
  • 1931-09-11 Hans-Ulrich Wehler, German historian
  • 1931-11-06 Mike Nichols[Peschowsky], German-born American director (Catch 22, Biloxi Blues), born in Berlin, (d. 2014)
  • 1931-12-03 Franz Josef Degenhardt, German author
  • 1931-12-24 Mauricio Kagel, Argentina/German composer
  • 1932-02-09 Gerhard Richter, German painter
  • 1932-02-14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • 1932-05-21 Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, born in Darmstadt (d. 2015)
  • 1932-07-10 Jorgen Becker, German writer, born in Cologne
  • 1932-07-20 Otto Schily, German politician
  • 1933-05-14 Michael Chevalier, German voice actor
  • 1933-05-29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor
  • 1933-08-16 Reiner Kunze, German writer (The Lovely Years), born in Oelsnitz, Saxony
  • 1933-09-03 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • 1933-09-10 Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (Chanel), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1933-10-19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1933-12-04 Horst Buchholz, actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1934-04-05 Roman Herzog, German politician
  • 1934-05-03 Georg Kroll, German composer, born in Linz
  • 1934-06-09 Helga Haase, German FR, 500m speed skater (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1934-06-21 Wulf Kirsten, German writer, born in Klipphausen, Meissen
  • 1934-06-26 Josef Sommer, Germany, actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March)
  • 1934-07-17 Rainer Kisch, German writer, born in Döbeln
  • 1934-07-20 Uwe Johnson, German writer
  • 1934-09-02 Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), German artist, worked collaboratively with husband Bernd Becher, born in Potsdam Germany (d. 2015)
  • 1934-09-07 Mary Bauermeister, German artist
  • 1934-09-24 Manfred Worner, German general/sect-gen (NATO, 1988-94)
  • 1934-10-07 Ulrike Meinhof, German Red Army member
  • 1934-10-26 Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia)
  • 1935-02-10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • 1935-03-12 Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
  • 1935-03-21 Hubert Fichte, German writer, born in Perleberg (d. 1986)
  • 1935-03-30 Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
  • 1935-04-16 Sarah Kirsch, German poet
  • 1935-05-19 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)
  • 1935-07-05 Edward McInnes, German scholar
  • 1935-07-21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • 1935-07-29 Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • 1935-08-12 Karl Mickel, German writer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1935-09-21 Henry Gibson, Germantown Pa, comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet)
  • 1935-11-18 Rudolf Bahro, German dissident (d. 1997)
  • 1935-12-11 Ferdinand A. Porsche, German car designer (Porsche 911), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1935-12-31 Rolf Haufs, German writer, born in Düsseldorf (d. 2013)
  • 1936-01-11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1936-01-14 Reiner Klimke, German FR, equestrian dressage (Olympic-gold-1984)
  • 1936-02-29 Alwin Schockemohle, Germany, equestrian jumper (Olympic-gold-1976)
  • 1936-04-05 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-04-08 Klaus Lowitsch, actor (Despair, Marriage of Marla Braun), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-05-11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • 1936-05-16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • 1936-05-23 Ingeborg Hallstein, German opera singer
  • 1936-06-28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • 1936-08-12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1936-10-05 Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist
  • 1936-10-10 Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist, Nobel laureate, 2007.
  • 1936-10-28 Horst Antes, German painter
  • 1936-11-15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • 1936-11-22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • 1936-11-22 Joachim Bißmeier, German actor
  • 1936-11-29 Gerti Tetzner, German writer, born in Thuringia
  • 1937-01-09 Klaus Schlesinger, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2001)
  • 1937-02-08 Manfred Krug, Duisburg Germany, actor (Boxer)
  • 1937-02-13 Sigmund Jaehn, German DR, cosmonaut (Soyuz 31/29)
  • 1937-02-20 Robert Huber, biochemist (Nobel 1988), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1937-03-18 Rudi Altig, German cyclist
  • 1937-03-19 Egon Krenz, President of East Germany
  • 1937-03-20 Helmut Recknagel, Germany, 90m ski jump (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-03-22 Armin Hary, German athlete
  • 1937-03-23 Heinz Martin Lonquich, German composer
  • 1937-04-17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive
  • 1937-05-02 Gisela Elsner, German writer, born in Nuremberg (d. 1992)
  • 1937-06-09 Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
  • 1937-06-15 Rolf Riehm, German composer, born in Saarbrücken
  • 1937-08-20 George Thoma, German FR, cross country ski jumper (Olympic-gold-1960)
  • 1937-09-30 Jurek Becker, Polish-born German writer (Jacob the Liar), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1997)

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1937-10-19 Peter Max, American psychadelic artist (Dynamite Chicken), born in Berlin, Germany

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  • 1937-10-29 Michael Ponti, Freiburg Germany, pianist (Boston Competition 1964)
  • 1937-11-20 René Kollo, German tenor
  • 1937-12-31 Nicolas Born, German writer, born in Duisburg (d. 1979)
  • 1938-02-18 Elke Erb, German writer, born in Scherbach
  • 1938-03-24 Holger Czukay, German musician (Can)
  • 1938-04-11 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Colonge (d. 2017)

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