German History (Part 22)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2101 - 2,200 of 2,890

  • 1928-08-22 Karlheinz Stockhausen, Modrath, German composer
  • 1928-10-02 Wolfhart Pannenberg, German theologian
  • 1928-10-27 Stefan Wewerka, German architect/sculptor
  • 1928-11-20 Rex Reason, actor (Man Without a Gun, Roaring 20s), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1928-12-08 Ulric Neisser, America psychologist (Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns, Bell Curve task force head), born in Kiel, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1929-01-23 John Polanyi, Canadian chemist (Nobel 1986), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929-01-31 Rudolf Mössbauer, German physicist, Nobel laureate
  • 1929-03-18 Christa Wolf, German novelist (Divided Heaven)
  • 1929-03-20 Germán Robles, Spanish actor
  • 1929-04-06 Andre Previn, conductor (London Symphony)/pianist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1929-04-17 James Last, German-born composer and big band leader, born in Bremen, Germany (d. 2015)
  • 1929-04-29 Walter Kempowski, German writer (German Chronicle), born in Rostock (d. 2007)
  • 1929-06-10 Harald Juhnke, actor (Guitars of Love), born in Berlin, Germany

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1929-06-12 Anne Frank, Dutch diarist and Jewish victim of the Nazi Holocaust (Diary of Anne Frank), born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1945)

Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust Anne Frank
Jewish Victim & Diarist of the Holocaust
Anne Frank
  • 1929-06-18 Jürgen Habermas, German sociologist and philosopher (Frankfurter Schule), born in Düsseldorf
  • 1929-07-06 Gerd Zacher, German composer, born in Meppen (d. 2014)
  • 1929-07-07 Reinhard Baumgart, German writer and critic, born in Breslau, Silesia (d. 2003)
  • 1929-07-11 Hermann Prey, German baritone (d. 1998)
  • 1929-08-06 Anneliese Kuppers, German FR, equestrian dressage (Oly-silver-1956)
  • 1929-08-16 Helmut Rahn, German footballer (d. 2003)
  • 1929-09-08 Christoph von Dohnanyi, German conductor
  • 1929-11-12 Michael Ende, German fantasy and children's writer (The Neverending Story), born in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Bavaria (d. 1995)
  • 1929-11-16 Renate Rubinstein, [Tamar], German/Ned's author/columnist (Tamar)
  • 1929-12-03 Werner Rackwitz, German musicologist (Handel-Renaissance)
  • 1930-02-23 Harry Boldt, German Fed Rep, equestrian dressage (Olympic gold 1976)
  • 1930-03-03 Heiner Geißler, German politician
  • 1930-03-14 Dieter Schnebel, German vicar/composer

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1930-04-03 Helmut Kohl, German chancellor (West Germany, 1982-90, unified Germany, 1990-98), born in Ludwigshafen, Weimar Republic (d. 2017)

German Chancellor Helmut Kohl
German Chancellor
Helmut Kohl
  • 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, German American rock promoter (Fillmore), born in Germany (d. 1991)
  • 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, German 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, German 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
  • 1936-05-12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • 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

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