German History (Part 5)

Historical Events

Events 401 - 500 of 1,893

  • 1914-08-30 1st German plane bombs Paris, 2 killed
  • 1914-08-31 German troops reconquer Soldau/Neidenburg East-Prussia
  • 1914-09-04 General von Moltke ceases German advance in France
  • 1914-09-05 World War I: Battle of Marne begins, French and British forces prevent German advance on Paris (till the 12th Sept)
  • 1914-09-05 US President Wilson orders US Navy to make its wireless stations accessible for any transatlantic communications - even to German diplomats sending coded messages; leads to interception of the Zimmermann telegram, helping bring the US into the war
  • 1914-09-11 Australia invades New Britain, defeating a German contingent there.
  • 1914-09-14 German staff-of-chief Helmut von Moltke replaced by Erich von Falkenhayn
  • 1914-09-14 German troops withdraw from Aisne/invent trenches
  • 1914-09-15 Battle of Aisne begins between Germans & French during WW I
  • 1914-09-18 Battle of Aisne ends with Germans beating French during WW I

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1914-09-18 General Paul von Hindenburg named commander of German armies on the Eastern Front

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • 1914-09-18 South African troops land in German South West Africa
  • 1914-09-22 1 German submarine sinks 3 British ironclads, 1,459 die
  • 1914-09-22 Louis Botha, premier of the Union of South Africa, assumes command of the armed forced after having dismissed General Beyers because of his resistance to aiding British in the war against Germany
  • 1914-09-26 Germans arrest A Max, mayor of Brussels
  • 1914-09-28 German forces move into Antwerp Belgium (WW I)
  • 1914-10-09 German troops take Antwerp in World War I
  • 1914-10-10 German forces rout Belgians in Antwerp, Belgium (WW I)
  • 1914-10-11 German troops occupy Ghent
  • 1914-10-13 Pro-German Boers begin opposition to British authority in South Africa
  • 1914-10-14 German troops occupy Brug
  • 1914-10-18 Schoenstatt Movement is founded in Germany
  • 1914-10-21 Battle of Warsaw ends with German defeat
  • 1914-10-28 German battle cruiser Goeben enters Black Sea
  • 1914-11-01 German-British naval battle at Coronel, Chile
  • 1914-11-07 Japanese attack German concession on Chinese peninsula of Shanghai
  • 1914-11-07 The German colony of Kiaochow Bay and its centre at Tsingtao are captured by Japanese forces.
  • 1914-11-09 Off Cocos Island, near Sumatra, the Australian cruiser 'Sydney' sinks German cruiser 'Emden', which has been attacking ships in the Pacific
  • 1914-11-12 Turks sultan Jamal Pasja declares a German holy war
  • 1914-11-22 Ypres, Belgium, burned by German bombing
  • 1914-12-06 German troops over run Lodz
  • 1914-12-08 Battle of the Falkland Island: British Royal Navy destroys a German battle squadron
  • 1914-12-15 British fleet forfeits chance to destroy German fleet in North Sea
  • 1914-12-16 World War I: German battleships under Franz Von Hipper bombard the English ports of Hartlepool and Scarborough.
  • 1914-12-24 German plane drops bombs on Dover England
  • 1914-12-25 Legendary "Christmas Truce" takes place on the battlefields of WWI between British and German troops. Instead of fighting, soldiers exchange gifts and play football.
  • 1914-12-26 US Government protests British interference with American merchant ships at sea, on the same day Germans announce they will treat food as contraband, subject to seizure; weakens America's protest
  • 1915-01-19 1st German Zeppelin attack over Great Britain, 4 die
  • 1915-01-24 German-British sea battle at Dogger Bank & Helgoland
  • 1915-01-30 German submarine attack on Le Havre
  • 1915-01-31 1st (German) poison gas attack, against Russians
  • 1915-02-03 Turkish & German army reach Suez Canal
  • 1915-02-07 2nd Battle of Masurian Lakes: German armies surrounded a Russian army
  • 1915-02-10 US President Wilson warns Germany that the US will hold it 'to a strict accountability' for 'property endangered or lives lost'
  • 1915-02-10 US President Wilson protests to Britain on the use of US flags on British merchant ships to deceive the Germans
  • 1915-02-13 The French try to drive the Germans forces back into the Champagne region
  • 1915-02-18 Germany begins a blockade of Britain
  • 1915-02-22 Germany begins "unrestricted" submarine war
  • 1915-02-23 Germany sinks US ships Carib & Evelyn & torpedoes Norwegian ship Regin
  • 1915-02-26 Malancourt, Argonnen 1st (German) flame-thrower
  • 1915-02-28 WWI: After the French try to drive the Germans forces back into the Champagne region, they gain a few hundred yards - at the cost of 50,000 casualties
  • 1915-03-11 The British declare a blockade of all German ports
  • 1915-03-14 German cruiser Dresden scuttled off Más a Tierra, Chile, having been pursued by the Royal Navy after the Battle of the Falkland Islands, with her engines worn out and virtually no coal.
  • 1915-03-25 German U boat torpedoes Neth merchant ship Medea
  • 1915-04-04 Germany protests vigorously to the US, claiming it must insist that Britain lifts its blockade and assert American neutrality
  • 1915-04-14 Dutch merchant navy ship Katwijk sunk by Germany torpedo
  • 1915-04-18 French pilot Roland Garros is shot down and glides to a landing on the German side of the lines during World War I.
  • 1915-04-22 1st military use of poison gas (chlorine, by Germany) in WW I
  • 1915-04-24 German army fires chloroform gas in Ieper
  • 1915-05-01 German submarine torpedoes US tanker Gulflight
  • 1915-05-04 Italy drops Triple Alliance with Austria-Hungary & Germany
  • 1915-05-05 German U-20 sinks Earl of Lathom
  • 1915-05-06 German U-20 sinks Centurion SE of Ireland
  • 1915-05-07 RMS Lusitania sunk by German submarine off the southern coast of Ireland; 1198 lives lost
  • 1915-05-09 German & French fight Battle of Artois
  • 1915-05-13 US Secretary of State Bryan sends a note to Germany demanding that Germany disavow the attacks on the Lusitania and make immediate reparations; however, the note is written only to 'pacify exited public opinion', according to Bryan
  • 1915-06-03 Austro-German forces recapture Przemysl, a crucial city in southeastern Poland, and the entire Russian front begins to collapse
  • 1915-06-09 US President Wilson sends 2nd Lusitania note to Germany protesting sinking of the Lusitania and refuting German claim British blockade illegal
  • 1915-06-10 British/French troops conquer German colony of Cameroon
  • 1915-06-20 German offensive in Argonne
  • 1915-06-26 Germany suppresses "Vorwarts" newspaper after it called for peace
  • 1915-07-02 Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, explodes a bomb in the US Senate reception room
  • 1915-07-03 After exploding a bomb in the US Senate reception room the previous day, Erich Muenter, an instructor in German at Cornell University, shoots JP Morgan for representing the British government in war contract negotiations

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1915-07-08 The Germans reply to US President Woodrow Wilson's second Lusitania note by saying that Americans may sail on clearly marked neutral ships, but Germany does not deal with Wilson's other demands

28th US President Woodrow Wilson
28th US President
Woodrow Wilson
  • 1915-07-09 Germany surrenders South West Africa to Union of South Africa
  • 1915-07-10 British/South African troops march into German SW-Africa
  • 1915-07-11 German cruiser Königsberg sinks off Dar-es-Salam
  • 1915-07-15 The head of German propaganda in the US, Dr Heinrich Albert, loses his briefcase on a subway in New York City; an examination of its content reveals an extensive network of German espionage and subversion across the US
  • 1915-07-15 The Austro-German forces launch an offensive along the Eastern Front
  • 1915-07-21 Wilson sends the third Lusitania note, warning Germany that future infringement of American rights will be deemed 'deliberately unfriendly'
  • 1915-08-05 Warsaw, evacuated by the Russians, is occupied by Germans
  • 1915-08-14 British transport Royal Edward sank by German U boat kills 1000
  • 1915-08-17 German troops over run Kovno, Lithuania
  • 1915-08-19 British liner "SS Arabic" sunk by German submarine without warning leaving Liverpool for New York; killing 44. Creates diplomatic incident
  • 1915-08-26 German troops overrun Brest-Litovsk, Russia
  • 1915-09-01 The German ambassador to the US pledges again that German submarines will no longer sink liners without warning and providing safety of passengers and crew following the sinking of the British liner "Arabic"
  • 1915-09-25 Battle of Loos commenced, lasted until 14th October. Chlorine gas deployed by the British was blown back into their own trenches: 59,000 British & 26,000 German casualties
  • 1915-10-08 Battle of Loos, almost 430,000 French, British & Germans killed
  • 1915-10-11 Despite international protest, Edith Cavell an English nurse in Belgium, is executed by the Germans for aiding the escape of Allied prisoners
  • 1915-12-01 The US requests that Germany withdraw its military and naval attaches from the Embassy in Washington
  • 1915-12-12 1st all-metal aircraft (Junkers J-1) test flown at Dessau, Germany
  • 1916-01-07 German troops conquer Fort Vaux at Verdun
  • 1916-01-07 In response to pressure from President Wilson, Germany notifies the US State Department that it will abide by strict international rules of maritime warfare
  • 1916-01-12 Max Immelmann and Oswald Boelcke receive the Pour le Merite, the German Empire's highest military award, for achieving eight aerial victories each over Allied aircrafts
  • 1916-01-28 German colony of Cameroon surrenders to Britain & France
  • 1916-01-29 1st bombing of Paris by German Zeppelins takes place
  • 1916-02-11 Germany and Austria-Hungary notify the US that they will sink any armed merchant ships starting on 1 March
  • 1916-02-16 The US rejects the right of Germany and Austria-Hungary to sink armed merchant ships
  • 1916-02-16 The German ambassador in Washington announces that Germany will pay an indemnity for American lives lost on the Lusitania
  • 1916-02-18 The last German garrison in the German colony of Cameroons surrenders

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 2,721

  • 1776-08-15 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Apollo under the Hirten)
  • 1776-12-03 Johann Spurzheim, German neuroscientist (d. 1832)
  • 1776-12-16 Johann Wilhelm Ritter, German physicist (d. 1810)
  • 1777-01-02 Christian D Rauch, German sculptor (d. 1857)
  • 1777-02-12 Friedrich de la Motte Fouqué, German poet (d. 1843)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1777-04-30 Carl Friedrich Gauss, world's great mathematician, born in Brunswick, Germany (d. 1855)

Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist Carl Friedrich Gauss
Mathematician, Astronomer, and Physicist
Carl Friedrich Gauss
  • 1777-07-23 Philipp Otto Runge, German painter (d. 1810)
  • 1777-09-07 Heinrich Stölzel, German musician and composer (d. 1844)
  • 1777-10-18 Heinrich von Kleist, Germany, dramatist/poet (Penthesilea)
  • 1777-11-28 Georg A Kestner, German art collector/diplomat
  • 1777-12-16 Janos Fusz, Hungarian-German composer, born in Tolna, Hungary (d. 1819)
  • 1778-09-08 Clemens Brentano, German poet (d. 1842)
  • 1779-02-21 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer
  • 1779-08-01 Lorenz Oken, German naturalist (d. 1851)
  • 1780-01-10 M Heinrich C Lichtenstein, German zoologist
  • 1780-01-12 Wilhelm M L de Wette, German exegetist/theologist
  • 1780-02-19 Friedrich H von der Hagen, German germanist (Nibelungenlied)
  • 1780-03-27 August L Crelle, German inventor/mathematician (1st Prussian Railway)
  • 1781-01-26 Ludwig Joachim "Achim" von Arnim, German poet (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
  • 1781-02-09 Johann Baptist von Spix, German scientist (d. 1826)
  • 1781-03-13 Karl F Schinkel, German architect/painter/writer (Schloss Tegel)
  • 1781-04-22 Friedrich Christian Hermann Uber, German composer, born in Breslau
  • 1781-05-04 Karl Christian Friedrich Krause, German philosopher (d. 1832)
  • 1781-05-14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian
  • 1781-06-05 Christian August Lobeck, German scholar (d. 1860)
  • 1781-11-20 Karl F Eichhorn, German law historian
  • 1783-01-20 Justus Johann Friedrich Dotzauer, German cellist and composer (d. 1860)
  • 1783-03-08 Gottfied Wilhelm Fink, German composer, born in Sulza, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1846)
  • 1783-12-11 Max von Schenkendorf, German poet
  • 1784-02-29 Franz KL von Klenze, German architect (Hermitage, St-Petersburg)
  • 1784-04-05 Louis [Ludwig] Spohr, Germany, violin virtuoso/composer (Faust)
  • 1784-07-22 Friedrich W Bessel, German astronomer (star parallax, Bessel Function)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1785-01-04 Jacob Ludwig Carl Grimm, Germany, philologist and folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales" (d. 1863)

Author Jacob Grimm
Author
Jacob Grimm
  • 1785-02-21 Karl A Varnhagen von Ense, German officer/author (Die Sterner)
  • 1785-04-01 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter
  • 1785-04-04 Bettina von Arnim, German writer and composer of the Romantic era (This Book Belongs to the King)
  • 1785-10-31 George F Kersting, German painter
  • 1786-01-03 [Johann Christian] Friedrich Schneider, German composer and conductor (d. 1853)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1786-02-24 Wilhelm Karl Grimm, Hanau Germany, story teller (Grimm's Fairy Tales)

  • 1786-05-06 Ludwig Borne [Loeb Baruch], German-Jewish writer, born in Frankfurt (d. 1837)
  • 1786-09-18 Justinus AC Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer
  • 1786-11-18 Carl Maria von Weber, Germany, romantic composer (Der Freischutz), [or 19]
  • 1787-03-06 Joseph von Fraunhofer, Germany, physicist (studied Sun's spectrum)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1787-03-08 Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery, born in Warsaw, Poland (d. 1840)

  • 1787-03-16 Georg Simon Ohm, Erlangen, Brandenburg-Bayreuth, German physicist (discovered Ohm's Law)
  • 1787-09-18 Johann D Passavant, German historian/painter/graphic artist
  • 1787-10-30 Karl Guhr, German composer (d. 1848)
  • 1788-01-05 Kaspar Ett, German organist/composer
  • 1788-02-22 Arthur Schopenhauer, Germany, philosopher (Great Pessimist)
  • 1788-03-10 Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff, German poet (Das Marmorbild)
  • 1788-04-05 Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund)
  • 1788-05-10 Catherine Pavlovna of Russia, German queen (d. 1819)
  • 1788-05-16 Friedrich Rückert, German Poet, Translator and Orientalist (d. 1866)
  • 1788-08-02 Leopold Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1853)
  • 1788-08-26 Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist
  • 1788-09-06 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari)
  • 1789-01-03 Carl G Carus, German physician/psychologist/philosopher
  • 1789-01-17 August Neander, German theologian (d. 1850)
  • 1789-02-09 Franz Xaver Gabelsberger, German inventor of the stenography (d. 1849)
  • 1789-10-28 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist (d. 1864)
  • 1790-03-14 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (d. 1863)
  • 1790-03-15 Ludwig Immanuel Magnus, German mathematician (d. 1861)
  • 1790-11-17 August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician (d. 1868)
  • 1791-04-23 W Friedrich Olivier, German landscape painter/cartoonist
  • 1791-09-05 Giacomo Meyerbeer, Vogelsdorf Germany, composer (Golt Und Die Natur)
  • 1791-09-23 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Encke Comet)
  • 1791-09-23 Karl T Korner, German poet (Zriny, Leyer und Schwerdt)
  • 1792-02-28 Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist
  • 1792-10-12 Christian Gmelin, German chemist (d. 1860)
  • 1793-03-04 Karl Lachmann, German philologist (d. 1851)
  • 1793-04-15 Friedrich Struve, Germany, founded dynasty of astronomers
  • 1794-03-26 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter (d. 1872)
  • 1794-04-09 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (d. 1881)
  • 1794-04-17 Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, German botanist (d. 1868)
  • 1794-05-29 Johann Heinrich von Mädler, German astronomer (d. 1874)
  • 1794-07-03 Eberhard F Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt)
  • 1794-08-10 Leopold Zunz, German scientist (Synagogical Poetry)
  • 1794-08-17 Prince Alexander of Hohenlohe-Waldenburg-Schillingsfürst, German priest (d. 1849)
  • 1794-10-24 Friedrich B Freiherr von Gagern, German/Dutch army commandant
  • 1795-02-08 Friedlieb F Runge, German chemist (Chinoline)
  • 1795-03-28 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian (d. 1876)
  • 1795-04-19 Christian Gottfried Ehrenburg, German zoologist
  • 1795-05-15 Adolf B Marx, German music theorist
  • 1795-06-24 Ernst Heinrich Weber, German anatomist and physiologist (d. 1878)
  • 1795-09-04 Friedrich [August] von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age)
  • 1795-10-15 Frederik Willem IV, king of Prussia (1840-61)/Germany (1849-61)
  • 1795-11-26 Carl P Fohr, German painter
  • 1795-12-21 Leopold von Ranke, German historian (d. 1886)
  • 1796-02-17 Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866)
  • 1796-05-09 August Pauly, German classicus (Real Encyclopedia)
  • 1796-10-14 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist (d. 1870)
  • 1796-12-29 Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (d. 1877)
  • 1797-01-04 Wilhelm Beer, Germany, amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)
  • 1797-01-10 Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer (d. 1848)
  • 1797-02-22 William I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)
  • 1797-03-22 Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)
  • 1797-07-18 Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (d. 1879)
  • 1797-12-13 Heinrich Heine, Germany, poet/lyricist (Schubert, Liszt)
  • 1798-01-24 Karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)
  • 1798-06-21 Wolfgang Menzel, German writer (d. 1873)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 1,862

  • 1798-01-26 Christian Gottlob Neefe, German organist/composer, dies at 49
  • 1798-02-13 Wilhelm H Wackenroder, German writer (Fantasies of Art), dies at 24
  • 1798-04-11 Karl Wilhelm Ramler, German poet (b. 1725)
  • 1798-04-29 Nikolaus Poda von Neuhaus, German entomologist (b. 1723)
  • 1798-11-30 Friedrich Fleischmann, German composer, dies at 32
  • 1798-12-09 Johann Reinhold Forster, German botanist (b. 1729)
  • 1799-02-24 Georg C Lichtenberg, German physicist/writer, dies at 56
  • 1800-06-10 Johann Abraham Peter Schulz, German composer, dies at 53
  • 1800-06-20 Abraham Gotthelf Kästner, German mathematician (b. 1719)
  • 1801-03-25 Novalis [Georg Philipp Friedrich Freiherr von Hardenberg], German romantic writer ('Heinrich von Ofterdingen), dies at 28
  • 1801-10-23 Johann Gottlieb Naumann, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1802-06-28 Johann J Angel, German author/director, dies at 60
  • 1802-08-10 Aepinus, [Franz UT Hoch], German physician/physicist, dies at 77
  • 1803-03-14 Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock, German poet, dies at 78
  • 1803-12-18 Johann G von Herder, German philosopher/theologist/poet, dies at 59
  • 1804-02-12 Immanuel Kant, German philosopher (Zum ewigen Frieden), dies at 79
  • 1805-05-09 Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller, German poet/playwright, dies at 45
  • 1805-07-09 Georg W "Franz" Panzer, German vicar/librarian, dies at 76
  • 1806-09-10 Johann C Adelung, German translator/librarian, dies at 74
  • 1806-11-12 Josef Gottlieb Kölreuter, German Botanist who pioneered the study of plant hybrids, dies at 73
  • 1807-02-18 August G Meissner, German estheticus/literary, dies at 53
  • 1807-08-15 Johann N Tetens, German/Danish philosopher/mathematician, dies at 70
  • 1807-12-19 Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm, German writer (b. 1723)
  • 1808-05-18 Jacob Albright, [Albrecht], German/US preacher, dies at 49
  • 1809-09-07 Caroline Schelling, [Michaelis], German author and academic dies at 46
  • 1810-06-13 Johann Gottfried Seume, German writer (Spaziergang nach Syrakus), dies at 47
  • 1810-11-11 Johann/John Zoffany, German painter (Tribuna degl' Uffizi), dies at 77
  • 1811-09-08 Peter S Pallas, German geologist/zoologist, dies at 69
  • 1811-11-21 Heinrich W von Kleist, German playwright, dies at 34
  • 1812-04-11 Gottlieb Schick, German painter (Opfer Noachs), dies at 35
  • 1812-06-16 Franz Pforr, German painter/cartoonist (Lukasbund), dies at 23
  • 1812-07-14 Christian G Heyne, German archaeologist, dies at 82
  • 1813-08-26 Karl Theodor Korner, German poet (Vetter aus Bremen), dies at 21
  • 1814-01-29 Johann G Fichte, German philosopher (Wissenschaftslehre), dies at 51
  • 1816-04-28 Johann Heinrich Abicht, German philosopher (b. 1862)
  • 1816-08-09 Johann August Apel, German jurist and writer (b. 1771)
  • 1817-01-01 Martin H Klaproth, German chemist (uranium), dies at 73
  • 1817-04-02 Johann Heinrich Jung, German author (b. 1740)
  • 1817-06-30 Abraham Gottlob Werner, German geologist
  • 1817-12-11 Max von Schenkendorf, German poet, dies at 34
  • 1818-06-29 Carl P Fohr, German painter/cartoonist, dies at 22
  • 1818-10-22 Joachim H Campe, German theory/author, dies at 72
  • 1819-03-09 Janos Fusz, Hungarian-German composer, dies at 41
  • 1819-09-28 Karl Haack, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1819-12-05 Friedrich Leopold Graf zu Stolberg, German poet (b. 1750)
  • 1820-01-25 Joseph F Weigl, German/Austria violin cellist, dies at 79
  • 1820-02-29 Johann Joachim Eschenburg, German literary critic (b. 1743)
  • 1821-02-21 Georg Friedrich von Martens, German diplomat (b. 1756)
  • 1821-04-20 Franz K Achard, German physicist/chemist, dies at 67
  • 1821-11-10 Andreas J Romberg, German violinist/composer (Der Rabe), dies at 54
  • 1822-01-14 Franz Innocenz Joseph Kobell, German landscape painter, dies at 72
  • 1822-06-25 Ernst T Amadeus Hoffmann, German writer/judge/composer, dies at 46

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1822-08-22 William Herschel, German/British astronomer (discovered Uranus), dies at 83

Astronomer William Herschel
Astronomer
William Herschel
  • 1822-11-19 Johann Georg Tralles, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1763)
  • 1823-01-17 Zacharius Werner, German playwright, dies at 36
  • 1824-02-09 Anna K Emmerick/Emmerich, German poet, dies at 49
  • 1825-04-21 Johann Friedrich Pfaff, German mathemattician (b. 1765)
  • 1825-06-13 Johan Peter Melchior, German sculptor, dies at 82
  • 1826-03-01 J J Friedrich Weinbrenner, German architect/archaeologist, dies at 59
  • 1826-06-07 Joseph von Fraunhofer, German physicist (b. 1787)
  • 1826-09-22 Johann Peter Hebel, German writer (Allemannische Gedichte), dies at 66

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1827-03-26 Ludwig van Beethoven, German composer (Appassionata), dies at 56

  • 1827-04-02 Ludwig Heinrich Bojanus, German physician and naturalist (b. 1776)
  • 1827-04-03 Ernst Chladni, German physicist (b. 1756)
  • 1827-06-26 Christian A Vulpius, German writer (Ornaldo Ornaldini), dies
  • 1827-06-27 Johann Gottfried Eichhorn, German theologian (b. 1754)
  • 1828-08-22 Franz Joseph Gall, German/French physician (phrenology), dies at 70
  • 1829-01-12 Friedrich von Schlegel, German cultural philosopher/poet, dies at 56
  • 1830-01-14 Johann G Repsold, German instrument maker, dies at 59
  • 1830-03-02 Samuel Thomas von Sömmering, German physician (b. 1755)
  • 1831-03-09 Friedrich M Klinger, German (stage)author (Plimplamplasko), dies at 79
  • 1831-04-19 Johann Gottlieb Friedrich von Bohnenberger, German mathematician (b. 1765)
  • 1831-05-13 Christian G Korner, German lawyer, dies at 74
  • 1831-05-26 Georg Hermes, German philosopher/theologist (Hermenianen), dies
  • 1831-12-10 Thomas Seebeck, Baltic German physicist (b. 1770)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1832-02-22 Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German writer, dies at 82

Social Philosopher Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Social Philosopher
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • 1832-03-12 Daniel Friedrich Kuhlau, German/Danish opera composer, dies at 45
  • 1833-03-07 Rahel Varnhagen von Ense-Levin, German author, dies at 61
  • 1833-12-17 Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel of Bathe, murdered at 21
  • 1834-02-12 Friedrich Schleiermacher, German theologist/philosopher, dies at 65
  • 1835-11-16 Louis Angely, German comedic poet (Paris in Pommern), dies at 48
  • 1837-02-12 Ludwig Borne [Loeb Baruch], German-Jewish writer, dies at 50
  • 1837-02-19 Georg Büchner, German playwright (b. 1813)
  • 1838-01-13 Ferdinand Ries, German composer dies at 53
  • 1839-01-19 Georg Abraham Schneider, German composer, dies at 38
  • 1839-08-03 Dorothea von Schlegel, German novelist (b. 1763)
  • 1839-09-21 Jacob Gottfried Weber, German composer, dies at 60
  • 1840-01-22 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, German anthropologist (b. 1752)
  • 1840-03-02 Heinrich Olbers, German astronomer (comets & asteroids), dies at 81
  • 1840-05-07 Caspar David Friedrich, German painter (b. 1774)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1840-07-04 Karl Ferdinand von Graefe, German surgeon who helped create modern plastic surgery dies at 53

  • 1841-02-11 J H Ferdinand Olivier, German painter, dies at 55
  • 1841-05-23 Franz Xaver von Baader, German philosopher/theologist, dies at 76
  • 1841-08-13 Bernhard Romberg, German cellist/composer, dies
  • 1841-10-09 Karl F Schinkel, German painter/writer (Neue Wache), dies at 60
  • 1843-01-09 Caroline Herschel, "1st lady of astronomy", dies at 98 in Germany
  • 1843-03-27 Karl Salomo Zachariae von Lingenthal, German jurist (b. 1769)
  • 1843-06-06 Friedrich Hölderlin, German poet and dramatist (b. 1770)
  • 1843-07-02 Samuel Hahnemann, German physician, dies at 88
  • 1843-08-10 Jakob F Fries, German philosopher, dies