German History (Part 7)

Historical Events

Events 601 - 700 of 1,905

  • 1918-09-03 Allies forced Germans back across Hindenburg Line
  • 1918-09-12 WW I: US forces launch an attack on German-occupied St Mihiel
  • 1918-10-08 American soldier Alvin York single-handedly attacks German gun nest, killing 25 and capturing 132 Germans
  • 1918-10-20 In order to secure an armistice, Germany agrees to further concessions
  • 1918-10-26 Germany's supreme commander General Eric Ludendorff resigns, protesting the terms to which the German Government has agreed in negotiating an armistice
  • 1918-11-03 Thousands of revolutionary German sailors with the fleet at Kiel mutiny, seize the city, and set up councils of workers and sailors
  • 1918-11-06 WW I: On the Western Front, Germany is now retreating as French and American troops cross the Meuse and move to take Sedan
  • 1918-11-08 Pro-German supreme commander general Cutters lay-offs

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1918-11-09 Emperor Wilhelm II abdicates after German defeat in WW I

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1918-11-09 Republic of Germany proclaimed
  • 1918-11-10 German Emperor Wilhelm II flees to Netherlands
  • 1918-11-11 Armistice signed by the Allies and Germany comes into effect, WW I hostilities end at 11.00 am
  • 1918-11-17 German troops evacuate Brussels
  • 1918-11-18 Belgian troops re-enter Brussels, lost to the German invaders on 20 August 1914
  • 1918-11-21 2 German ammunition trains explode in Hamont Belgium, 1,750 die
  • 1918-11-21 The German High Seas Fleet of 5 battlecruisers, 9 battleships, 7 cruisers and 49 destroyers surrendered to the British Grand Fleet and were shepherded into the Firth of Forth
  • 1918-11-28 Kaiser Wilhelm II of Prussia & Germany abdicates
  • 1918-12-13 US army of occupation crosses Rhine, enters Germany
  • 1918-12-16 German troops evacuate Finland, give over Kiev in the Ukraine to revolutionary forces and pull back from Estonia as Bolshevik forces move in
  • 1918-12-17 A conference of workers' and soldiers' councils take control of German government in Berlin, until elections in January selects new national assembly
  • 1918-12-27 The Great Poland Uprising against the Germans begins.
  • 1919-01-05 National Socialist Party (Nazi) forms as German Farmers' Party
  • 1919-01-05 Left-wing Spartacus organization instigates a revolt in Berlin; terrified by the spread of Bolshevism, German troops brutally suppress the uprising
  • 1919-01-11 3 year old German communist party (Spartacus) crushed
  • 1919-01-15 Rosa Luxemburg and Karl Liebknecht, two of the most prominent socialists in Germany, are tortured and murdered by the Freikorps
  • 1919-01-19 National elections held in Germany to form a National Constituent Assembly and draft a constitution
  • 1919-02-06 The first day of the Weimar Republic which, because of its support of the Treaty of Versailles, does not receive proper allegiance from the German nation
  • 1919-02-11 Friedrich Ebert (SPD) elected president of Germany
  • 1919-02-21 German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-03-03 Communist Party in Germany announces a general strike
  • 1919-03-11 General strike in Germany crushed
  • 1919-03-12 Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
  • 1919-05-06 Paris Peace Conference disposes of German colonies; Ger E Africa is assigned to Britain & France, German SW Africa to South Africa
  • 1919-05-07 A draft of the Versailles Treaty is shown to Germans
  • 1919-06-20 Treaty of Versailles: Germany ends incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-06-20 Philipp Scheidemann resigns as chancellor of the new German Republic, which he helped establish, refusing to sign the Treaty of Versailles
  • 1919-06-21 Bauer forms German government
  • 1919-06-21 The German Navy, feeling betrayed by the terms of the Versailles Treaty, scuttles most of its ships interned at Great Britain's Scapa Flow Naval base in the Orkney Islands
  • 1919-07-31 The Weimar Constitution establishing the German Republic is adopted
  • 1919-08-11 Weimar Republic begins in Germany
  • 1919-09-10 Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany

AgreementAgreement of Interest

1919-09-12 Adolf Hitler joins the obscure German Worker's Party as its seventh member, agreeing not with worker's rights, but with its German Nationalism and antisemitism

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1920-01-23 Dutch refuse to turn over ex-Emperor Wilhelm II of Germany to allies
  • 1920-02-02 France occupies (German) Memel territory
  • 1920-02-29 Trying to maintain independence from Germany and the USSR, Czechoslovakia adopts a constitution
  • 1920-03-13 After the German government is forced to cut its army to 10,000 men, military groups plot an unsuccessful coup - a revolt ended by a general strike
  • 1920-03-27 Hermann Muller becomes German chancellor (SPD)
  • 1920-04-06 To force German evacuation of the Ruhr area, the French occupy Frankfurt, Darmstadt, and Hanau
  • 1920-05-05 German-Latvian peace treaty signed
  • 1920-07-11 East and West Prussia vote in a plebiscite to become part of Germany, though a slice of West Prussia will be handed to Poland to provide a 'Polish Corridor'
  • 1920-12-07 USPD-KPD parties merge into Vereinigte Communist Party of Germany
  • 1921-03-20 Upper Silesia votes for amalgamation with Germany in a plebiscite that is 63% in favor
  • 1921-03-23 Germany announces it will be unable to meet its Great War reparation payments
  • 1921-04-19 Funeral of last German Emperoress, Augusta Victoria
  • 1921-04-24 Under Allies supervision, a plebiscite in the Tyrol favors merging with Germany; unhappy with the outcome, Allies give the area to Italy
  • 1921-05-02 Start of 3rd anti-German revolt in Upper Silesia
  • 1921-05-11 The Allied Supreme Council warns Germany to pay reparations or the entire Ruhr Valley will be occupied; Germany agrees
  • 1921-05-30 Salzburg, Austria, votes to join Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1921-07-02 Warren G. Harding signs a joint congressional resolution declaring the official end of war with Germany

29th US President Warren G. Harding
29th US President
Warren G. Harding
  • 1921-07-21 To prove his contention that air power is superior to sea power, US Colonel William Mitchell demonstrates how bombs from planes can sink a captured German battleship
  • 1921-07-29 Adolf Hitler becomes leader of the National Socialist German Workers Party
  • 1921-08-05 Treaty of Berlin: US & Germany sign separate peace treaty
  • 1921-08-23 Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th
  • 1921-08-25 US signs peace treaty with Germany
  • 1921-09-21 A storage silo at a BASF fertiliser producing plant explodes in Oppau, Germany, 500—600 killed.
  • 1921-10-20 Germany and Allies comes to an agreements over reparation payments in a meeting at Wiensbaden
  • 1922-01-06 -13] Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments
  • 1922-01-13 Conference of Cannes concerning German retribution payments ended

Film release premierFilm Release

1922-03-04 1st vampire film Nosferatu released in Germany, an adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula

Novelist Bram Stoker
Novelist
Bram Stoker
  • 1922-03-15 France, which up until now has insisted on currency for all WWI reparation payments from Germany, now accepts raw materials as payment
  • 1922-04-16 German-Russian treaty signed in Italy, Soviet Union recognized
  • 1922-05-15 Germany turns over the Upper Silesia region to Poland under Allied pressure and despite a plebiscite in favor of merging with Germany
  • 1922-06-05 The Banker's committee of the Reparations Commission refuses an international loan to Germany
  • 1922-06-12 German Reich president Friedrich Ebert visits Munich
  • 1922-06-24 Adolf Hitler begins a month long prison sentence for paramilitary operations; he rails against the 'Jewish sell-out' of Germany to the Bolsheviks
  • 1922-09-02 President Ebert declares "Deutschland Uber Alles" the German national anthem
  • 1922-09-23 Berthold Brecht's "Drum in the Night" premieres in Germany
  • 1922-10-24 German parliament mandates Ebert president until July 1925
  • 1922-11-02 Allies deliberate over German mark
  • 1922-11-14 German Reichs Chancellor Joseph Wirth's term ends
  • 1922-11-22 Wilhelm Cuno forms new German government
  • 1923-01-10 Last US troops leave Rhineland (Germany)
  • 1923-01-13 Taking advantage of the chaotic condition of Germany, Hitler stages a demonstration of 5000 storm troopers and denounces the 'November crime'
  • 1923-02-08 German NSDAP Volkischer Beobachter newspaper becomes a daily
  • 1923-02-23 German Republic day with laws against worker
  • 1923-02-23 Great Britain lowers import duty on German products from 26% to 5%
  • 1923-03-14 German Supreme Court prohibits NSDAP (Nazi party)
  • 1923-05-19 KPD (communist revolts) in German Ruhr cities occupied by Allies
  • 1923-07-25 German mark devalued to 600,000 Mark=$1
  • 1923-07-29 KPD holds struggle day against fascism, in Germany
  • 1923-08-06 Gustav Stresemann is named chancellor and foreign minister during riots and strikes in Germany
  • 1923-08-13 Gustav Stresemann becomes premier of German coalition government
  • 1923-08-31 League of Nations gives Belgium mandate of Ruanda-Urundi (was German)
  • 1923-10-03 Germany's Stresemann resigns
  • 1923-10-06 2nd government of Stresemann in Germany forms
  • 1923-10-11 German Mark falls to 10 billion per £, 4 billion per $
  • 1923-10-29 Army move SPD/KPD-government to German part of Saxon
  • 1923-11-02 Stresemann's SPD-ministers in Germany, step down
  • 1923-11-10 German ex-crown prince flees Netherlands for Germany
  • 1923-11-12 In Germany, Adolf Hitler is arrested for attempt to sieze power Nov 8

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 601 - 700 of 2,860

  • 1807-06-30 Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer)
  • 1808-01-27 David F Strauss, Germany, theologist (Jesus' Life)
  • 1808-02-05 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1808-04-29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer [or 1883]
  • 1808-06-20 Samson Raphael Hirsch, German rabbi (d. 1888)
  • 1808-08-29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician/reformer
  • 1808-10-20 Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
  • 1808-10-24 Carl Bernhard von Cotta, Meiningen, Germany, German geologist
  • 1809-03-15 Karl Josef von Hefele, German theologian (d. 1893)
  • 1809-07-09 Frederick Henle, Germany, pathologist
  • 1809-07-10 Friedrich August von Quenstedt, German geologist (d. 1889)
  • 1810-01-29 Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician
  • 1810-03-27 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, born in Berlin (d. 1876)
  • 1810-06-17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • 1810-11-07 Fritz Reuter, German novelist
  • 1810-11-09 Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon (d. 1887)
  • 1810-12-07 Theodor Schwann, German co-originator of cell theory

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1811-03-30 Robert Bunsen, German chemist who invented the Bunsen Burner, born in Göttingen, Westphalia, Rhine Confederation (d. 1899)

Chemist Robert Bunsen
Chemist
Robert Bunsen
  • 1811-09-28 Friedrich Hecker, Baden, German revolutionary republican politician
  • 1811-09-30 Augusta of Saxe-Weimar, Queen of Prussia and German Empress (d. 1890)
  • 1811-10-24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor
  • 1811-12-25 Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German politician/bishop of Mainz
  • 1812-01-10 Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (d. 1881)
  • 1812-02-29 Hermann Hirschboch, German composer
  • 1812-04-26 Alfred Krupp, German arms merchant
  • 1812-04-30 Kaspar Hauser, German son of grand duke Karel van Bathe
  • 1812-06-08 Robert Schumann, Zwickau Germany, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)
  • 1812-06-09 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens)
  • 1812-06-09 Johann G Galle, German astronomer (discovered Neptune)
  • 1812-09-29 Adolph Gopel, German mathematician, born in Rostock
  • 1812-11-19 Karl Schwarz, German theologian (d. 1885)
  • 1812-12-24 Karl Eduard Zachariae, German jurist (d. 1894)
  • 1813-02-11 Otto Ludwig, German writer and critic (d. 1865)
  • 1813-03-20 Matthias Keller, German hymm writer (O Farther un High), born in Ulm, Württemberg (d. 1875)
  • 1813-05-12 Johann Czerski, German chaplin

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1813-05-22 Richard Wagner, German composer (Ring, Flying Dutchman), born in Leipzig, Saxony, Germany (d. 1883)

Composer Richard Wagner
Composer
Richard Wagner
  • 1813-06-16 Otto Jahn, German archaeologist (d. 1869)
  • 1813-07-26 Isaac Baumann, Kassel Hesse, Germany, a Jewish pioneer and trader in Bloemfontein, South Africa
  • 1813-10-17 Georg Büchner, German playwright (d. 1837)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1813-10-23 Ludwig Leichhardt, German explorer, born in Sabrodt

Explorer and Naturalist Ludwig Leichhardt
Explorer and Naturalist
Ludwig Leichhardt
  • 1813-11-30 Hermann Kurz, German author/poet
  • 1814-03-05 Wilhelm von Giesebrecht, German historian (d. 1889)
  • 1814-05-14 Charles Beyer, German-British locomotive engineer (d. 1876)
  • 1814-09-02 Ernst Curtius, German archaeologist/historian
  • 1814-11-25 Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (d. 1878)
  • 1815-01-18 Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (d. 1874)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1815-04-01 Otto von Bismarck, German chancellor (1866-90) who helped unify Germany, born in Schönhausen, Prussia (d. 1898)

German Statesman Otto von Bismarck
German Statesman
Otto von Bismarck
  • 1815-04-11 Klara Fey, German orchestra leader (Deutscher Arbeiterverein)
  • 1815-08-02 Adolf Friedrich von Schack, German writer (d. 1894)
  • 1815-08-04 Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich, Sulz am Neckar, German Physician and advocate of scientific medicine
  • 1815-09-29 Andreas Aschenbach, German painter/engraver
  • 1815-10-31 Karl Weierstrass, Germany, mathematician (theory of functions)
  • 1815-12-08 Adolph Menzel, German painter and graphic artist (d. 1905)
  • 1816-01-23 Carl Herrmann, near stage magician, born in Hanover, Germany
  • 1816-07-21 Paul Julius Baron von Reuter, German-born founder of Reuters news service, born in Kassel (d. 1899)
  • 1816-07-25 Christian B Freiherr von Tauchnitz, German publisher (T Edition)
  • 1816-09-11 Carl Zeiss, German lens maker (d. 1888)
  • 1816-12-13 E Werner von Siemens, German artillery officer/inventor
  • 1816-12-29 Carl Ludwig, German physician (d. 1895)
  • 1817-02-22 Carl Wilhelm Borchardt, German mathematician (d. 1880)
  • 1817-05-14 Alexander Kaufmann, German poet (d. 1893)
  • 1817-05-31 Georg Herwegh, German poet, born in Stuttgart (d. 1875)
  • 1817-09-14 Theodor Storm, German judge/author (Imense China)
  • 1817-10-30 Hermann Kopp, German chemist (Jahresbericht of Chemistry)
  • 1817-11-30 Theodor Mommsen, German historian and scholar (Imperial Lives, Nobel 1902), born in Garding, Duchy of Schleswig (d. 1903)
  • 1817-12-02 Heinrich von Sybel, German historian (d. 1895)
  • 1818-02-12 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Die Heiterethei)
  • 1818-04-20 Heinrich Göbel, German-born inventor (d. 1893)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1818-05-05 Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto, Das Kapital), born in Trier, Prussia (d. 1883)

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx
  • 1818-07-31 Heinrich Kiepert, German cartographer/geographer
  • 1818-11-07 Emil du Bois-Reymond, German physician (d. 1896)
  • 1819-03-26 Louise Otto, Germany, author/feminist
  • 1819-03-31 Prince Chlodwig zu Hohenlohe-Schillingsfürst, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1901)
  • 1819-06-20 Jacques Offenbach, French composer (Tales of Hoffmann), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1819-07-06 Ernst Wilhelm von Brücke, German Physician and Physiologist, born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1819-07-19 Gottfried Keller, German-Swiss poet and novelist, born in Zurich (d. 1890)
  • 1819-09-13 Clara Schumann, German pianist and composer of the Romantic era, born in Leipzig (d. 1896)
  • 1819-09-22 Wilhelm Wattenbach, German historian (d. 1897)
  • 1819-12-22 Franz Wilhelm Abt, German composer/choir conductor
  • 1819-12-30 Theodor Fontane, German writer (Effi Briest)
  • 1820-01-22 Hermann von Lingg, German playwright/poet
  • 1820-01-22 Joseph Wolf, German artist (d. 1899)
  • 1820-04-16 Georg Curtius, German classical linguist
  • 1820-09-28 Freidrich Engels, German social philosopher
  • 1820-11-28 Friedrich Engels, Germany, social philosopher; Marx's collaborator
  • 1821-02-16 Heinrich Barth, geographer/explorer (Central Africa), born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1821-03-01 Joseph Hubert Reinkens, German Catholic bishop (d. 1896)
  • 1821-03-15 Eduard Heine, German mathematician (d. 1881)
  • 1821-03-26 Earnest Angel, German statistician (Law of Angel)
  • 1821-05-17 Sebastian Kneipp, German naturopathist (d. 1897)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1821-10-13 Rudolf Virchow, German politician, anthropologist and pathologist (cell pathology), born in Schivelbein, Prussia (d. 1902)

Anthropologist/Pathologist Rudolf Virchow
Anthropologist/Pathologist
Rudolf Virchow
  • 1822-01-02 Rudolph J E Clausius, Germany, physicist (thermodynamics)
  • 1822-01-06 Heinrich Schliemann, German polyglot/archaeologist (rediscovered Troy)
  • 1822-01-07 Theodor Aufrecht, German indologist (Rigveda's Hymns)
  • 1822-02-22 Adolf Kuszmaul, German physician (stomach pump, Kuszmaul disease)
  • 1822-03-13 Moritz Grave von Strachwitz, German poet
  • 1822-06-13 Carl Schmidt, German chemist (d. 1884)
  • 1822-12-23 Wilhelm Bauer, German engineer (d. 1875)
  • 1823-04-16 Ferdinand Eisenstein, German mathematician (d. 1852)
  • 1823-10-26 Karl Weinhold, German sociologist

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 601 - 700 of 1,966

  • 1861-10-25 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82
  • 1862-02-21 Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75
  • 1862-03-19 F Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73
  • 1862-03-23 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German chancellor, dies at 81
  • 1862-07-05 Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (b. 1800)
  • 1862-08-22 Henry Bohlen, German/US brig-general (Union), dies in battle at 51
  • 1863-04-04 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver (b. 1790)
  • 1863-10-31 Louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brig-general (Union), dies at 51
  • 1864-01-16 Anton Schindler, German violinist/biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
  • 1864-01-27 Franz von Klenze, German architect (palace Leuchtenberg), dies at 59
  • 1864-04-13 Johann Schneider, German composer and organist, dies at 74
  • 1865-02-10 Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (b. 1804)
  • 1865-02-25 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47
  • 1865-03-02 Carl Sylvius Völkner, German missionary to New Zealand (b. 1819)
  • 1865-08-26 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73
  • 1865-11-25 Heinrich Barth, German historian/geographer (Central Africa), dies
  • 1866-07-20 G F Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies
  • 1866-07-25 Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies
  • 1867-05-12 Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)
  • 1867-08-03 Philipp August Böckh, German scholar and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • 1867-10-04 Francis Xavier Seelos German-American Roman Catholic priest (b. 1819)
  • 1868-05-22 Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies
  • 1868-09-26 August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1790)
  • 1868-12-06 August Schleicher, German linguist (b. 1821)
  • 1868-12-13 Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, German botanist (b. 1794)
  • 1869-07-22 John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge), (b. 1806)
  • 1869-07-28 Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies
  • 1870-01-11 Adolf Ganz, German composer, dies at 73
  • 1870-04-04 Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (b. 1802)
  • 1871-12-16 Willibald Alexis, German writer (Schloss Avalon), dies at 73
  • 1872-09-13 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68
  • 1872-11-07 Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
  • 1873-04-18 Justus Freiherr von Liebig, German chemist, dies at 69
  • 1873-06-14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92
  • 1873-09-20 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies
  • 1874-01-14 Johann Philipp Reis, German Physicist and Inventor, dies of lung disease at 40
  • 1874-02-08 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
  • 1874-07-12 Fritz Reuter, German writer, dies at 63
  • 1874-10-26 Peter Cornelius, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1874-12-07 Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (b. 1815)
  • 1875-06-04 Eduard Mörike, German poet (b. 1804)
  • 1875-08-10 Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
  • 1875-08-17 Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (b. 1827)
  • 1875-08-31 Oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49
  • 1876-03-18 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, dies at 65
  • 1876-05-07 Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
  • 1876-06-27 Christian G Ehrenberg, German zoologist (micro-organisms), dies at 81
  • 1876-09-25 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, dies at 66
  • 1876-11-28 Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist, dies at 84
  • 1876-12-03 Hermann Goetz, German composer, dies at 35
  • 1877-01-24 Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (b. 1796)
  • 1877-07-13 Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German bishop of Mainz, dies at 65
  • 1877-09-25 Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich, German Physician and advocate of scientific medicine, dies at 62
  • 1877-09-26 Hermann Grassmann, German mathematician and physicist (b. 1809)
  • 1878-03-20 Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (b. 1814)
  • 1879-03-13 Adolf Anderssen, German world champ chess (1851..66), dies at 60
  • 1879-04-04 Heinrich Wilhelm Dove, German physicist (b. 1803)
  • 1879-05-15 Gottfried Semper, German architect (b. 1803)
  • 1879-08-08 Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher (b. 1797)
  • 1879-09-14 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist (b. 1808)
  • 1880-01-04 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies
  • 1880-05-22 Heinrich WA Freiherr von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
  • 1880-10-05 Jacques Offenbach, German-born composer (b. 1819)
  • 1881-03-24 Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republic politician, dies at 69
  • 1881-04-26 Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, German general (b. 1815)
  • 1881-05-26 Jakob Bernays, German philologist (b. 1824)
  • 1881-07-10 Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (b. 1812)
  • 1881-11-25 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute (b. 1794)
  • 1882-01-11 Theodor Schwann, German physiologist (b. 1810)
  • 1882-01-13 Wilhelm Mauser, German weapon designer and manufacturer (b. 1834)
  • 1882-04-13 Bruno Bauer, German theologian (b. 1809)
  • 1882-06-03 Christian Wilberg, German painter (b. 1839)
  • 1882-06-24 Joseph Joachim Raff, German opera composer (Cavatine), dies at 60
  • 1882-06-30 Alberto Henschel, German-Brazilian photographer and businessman (b. 1827)
  • 1883-01-24 Friedrich von Flotow, German baron/composer, dies at 70

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1883-03-14 Karl Marx, German philosopher (Communist Manifesto), dies at 64

Communist Philosopher Karl Marx
Communist Philosopher
Karl Marx
  • 1883-11-18 Wilhelm Siemens, German/British physicist (steam engine), dies
  • 1883-11-25 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, dies at 76
  • 1884-01-17 Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist (b. 1804)
  • 1884-11-11 Alfred Brehm German zoologist (b. 1827)
  • 1885-03-31 Franz W Abbot, German composer/choir conductor, dies at 65
  • 1885-04-07 Carl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (b. 1804)
  • 1885-05-11 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist/composer/conductor, dies at 73
  • 1885-05-13 Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German physician (b. 1809)
  • 1885-06-16 Wilhelm Camphausen, German painter (b. 1818)
  • 1885-07-01 Hermann von Fehling, German chemist (Fehling's reagens), dies at 73
  • 1885-08-12 Georg Curtius, German classical/linguist/philologist, dies at 65
  • 1885-10-30 Gustav Merkel, German organist and composer, dies at 57
  • 1886-03-18 Leopold Zunz, German intellect (Synagogue Poetry), dies at 91
  • 1886-04-09 Joseph V von Scheffel, German writer (Ekkehard), dies at 60
  • 1886-05-05 Joseph Albert, German photographer (Albertotype), dies at 61
  • 1886-05-23 Leopold von Ranke, German historian (b. 1795)
  • 1886-08-06 Wilhelm Scherer, German literature historian, dies at 45
  • 1886-09-14 Hubert Reis, German composer, dies at 84
  • 1886-10-18 Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (b. 1796)
  • 1887-03-02 August W Eichler, German botanist, dies at 47
  • 1887-07-05 August F Pott, German philological (That Personennamen), dies
  • 1887-09-14 Friedrich T Vischer, German philosopher/writer (Auch einer), dies
  • 1887-09-29 Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon (b. 1810)
  • 1887-10-17 Gustav R Kirchhoff, German physicist (spectroscopy), dies at 63