German History (Part 9)

Historical Events

Events 801 - 900 of 1,893

  • 1933-03-05 Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

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1933-03-13 Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels

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1933-03-16 Hitler names Hjalmar Schacht as president of Bank of Germany

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

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1933-06-13 German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by Hermann Goering

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering
  • 1933-06-22 German social-democratic party (SPD) forbidden
  • 1933-07-01 German nazi regime declares that married women shouldn't work
  • 1933-07-05 German party Catholic Center disbands
  • 1933-07-14 Germany began mandatory sterilization of those with hereditary illness
  • 1933-07-14 NSDAP (Nazis) becomes only political party in Germany
  • 1933-07-20 Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets.
  • 1933-07-24 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
  • 1933-08-01 Death penality for anti-fascists in Germany
  • 1933-10-14 Nazi Germany announces its withdrawal from the League of Nations

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1933-10-17 Albert Einstein arrives in US as a refugee from Nazi Germany

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1933-11-12 Nazis receive 92% of vote in Germany
  • 1934-01-01 Nazi Germany passes the "Law for the Prevention of Genetically Diseased Offspring".
  • 1934-01-26 Nazi Germany & Poland sign 10-year non-aggression treaty
  • 1934-01-30 Hitler proclamation on German unified states
  • 1934-03-20 Rudolf Kuhnold demonstrates radar in Kiel Germany
  • 1934-04-06 418 Lutheran ministers arrested in Germany
  • 1934-05-02 Nazi-Germany begins People's court
  • 1934-06-26 Germany & Poland sign non-aggression treaty
  • 1934-07-09 SS-Reichsfuehrer Himmler takes command of German Concentration Camps
  • 1934-08-02 Adolf Hitler becomes commander-in-chief of German armed forces
  • 1934-08-03 Adolf Hitler merges the offices of German Chancellor and President, declaring himself "Führer" (leader)
  • 1934-10-01 Adolf Hitler expands German army & navy & creates an air force, violating Treaty of Versailles
  • 1934-11-26 German theologist Karl Barth surrenders to Nazis

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1934-11-28 Winston Churchill tells British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin not to under estimate German air power

Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister Winston Churchill
Soldier, Author and British Prime Minister
Winston Churchill
British Prime Minister Stanley Baldwin
British Prime Minister
Stanley Baldwin
  • 1935-01-13 Plebiscite in Saar indicates a desire (90.3%) to join Nazi Germany
  • 1935-02-26 German Luftwaffe is re-formed under Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering
  • 1935-03-07 Saar incorporated into Germany
  • 1935-03-11 Hermann Goering officially creates German Air Force, the Luftwaffe
  • 1935-03-16 Adolf Hitler orders German rearmament in violation of The Treaty of Versailles
  • 1935-04-12 Germany prohibits publishing "not-Arian" writers
  • 1935-06-26 Work service for recent graduates becomes obligatory in Germany
  • 1935-08-11 Nazi mass demonstration against German Jews
  • 1935-09-15 Nuremberg Laws deprives German Jews of citizenship & makes swastika official symbol of Nazi Germany
  • 1935-11-14 Nazis deprive German Jews of their citizenship
  • 1936-02-06 4th Winter Olympic games open in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 1936-02-16 4th Winter Olympic games close at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany

CommunicationHindenburg Disaster

1936-03-04 1st flight of the airship Hindenburg at Friedrichshafen, Germany

  • 1936-03-29 Nazi propaganda claims 99% of Germans voted for Nazi candidates
  • 1936-06-19 Dutch Premier Colijn denies relation with German call-girl

Sport defeatBoxing Title Fight

1936-06-19 German boxer Max Schmeling World Champion KOs Joe Louis

Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion Joe Louis
Boxer and World Heavyweight Champion
Joe Louis
  • 1936-09-08 Princess Juliana of The Netherlands & German prince Bernard Lippe-Biesterfeld become engaged

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1936-11-01 Benito Mussolini describes alliance between Italy and Germany as an "axis"

Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
  • 1936-11-15 Nazi-Germany & Japan sign Anti-Komintern pact
  • 1936-11-16 German air force begins bombing of Madrid

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1936-11-18 Germany & Italy recognize Spanish government of Francisco Franco

Spanish Dictator and General Francisco Franco
Spanish Dictator and General
Francisco Franco
  • 1936-11-25 Germany & Japan sign anti-Komintern pact
  • 1937-04-26 German Luftwaffe destroys Basque town of Guernica in Spain
  • 1937-05-06 German airship Hindenburg explodes in flames at Lakehurst, NJ (36 die)
  • 1937-05-31 German battleships bombard Almeria, Spain
  • 1937-07-01 Rev Martin Niemöller (Bekennende Kirche) arrested in Germany
  • 1937-11-17 Britain's Lord Halifax visits Germany, beginning of appeasement
  • 1937-12-27 German immigration officials with no explanation bar Juan Carlos Zabala (Arg), 1932 Olympic marathon champion, from entering Germany
  • 1938-02-04 Hitler seizes control of German army & puts Nazis in key posts
  • 1938-02-12 German troops entered Austria
  • 1938-02-12 The first 'Kindertransport' carrying Jewish refugee children from Nazi Germany arrives in Britain.

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1938-02-20 UK Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden resigns, says Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain appeased Germany

British Prime Minister Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister
Anthony Eden
British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain
  • 1938-03-11 Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country
  • 1938-03-12 Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
  • 1938-03-13 Anschluss - Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
  • 1938-04-10 Austria becomes a state of Germany
  • 1938-04-23 Sudeten Germans in Czechoslovakia demand self government
  • 1938-05-07 Dutch Minister of Justice Goseling calls fugitives of Nazi-Germany "undesired strangers"
  • 1938-05-14 England soccer team beats Nazi-Germany, 6-3
  • 1938-06-03 German law on "Entartete Art" legalizes art robbery
  • 1938-07-25 Jewish artisans not allowed in Germany
  • 1938-09-12 Adolf Hitler demands self-determination for Sudeten Germans in Czech
  • 1938-09-27 Jewish lawyers forbidden to practice in Germany

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1938-09-30 Treaty of Munich signed by Hitler, Mussolini, Daladier and Chamberlain, forces Czechoslovakia to give territory to Germany

British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain
British Prime Minister
Neville Chamberlain
Italian Dictator Benito Mussolini
Italian Dictator
Benito Mussolini
Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1938-10-01 Germany annexes Sudetenland (1/3 of Czechoslovakia) following the Munich Agreement
  • 1938-10-07 Germany requires all Jewish passports be stamped with letter J
  • 1938-10-10 Germany completes its annexation of Czechoslovakia's Sudetenland
  • 1938-11-01 German colonel-general Gerd von Runstedt retires
  • 1938-11-09 Kristallnacht begins: pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria - first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins
  • 1938-11-10 Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris
  • 1938-11-11 German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi
  • 1938-11-21 Nazi forces occupy western Czechoslovakia & declared them German citizens
  • 1938-11-29 Mayor Oud of Rotterdam forbids soccer match between Neth-Germany
  • 1938-11-30 Germany bans Jews being lawyers

AgreementTreaty of Interest

1938-12-06 French/German non-attack treaty drawn (Ribbentrop-Bonnet Pact)

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1938-12-16 Adolf Hitler institutes the state decoration and civil order of merit, Cross of Honour of the German Mother
  • 1939-01-30 Hitler threatens the Jews during his speech to the German Reichstag (Parliament)
  • 1939-02-15 German battleship Bismarck was launched
  • 1939-03-14 Nazi Germany dissolves Republic of Czechoslovakia
  • 1939-03-16 Germany occupies Czechoslovakia
  • 1939-03-20 7,000 Jews flee German occupied Memel Lithuania
  • 1939-03-21 Nazi-Germany demands Gdansk (Danzig) from Poland
  • 1939-03-22 Lithuania forced to give Memel territory to Germany
  • 1939-03-31 Britain & France agree to support Poland if invaded by Germany

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 2,720

  • 1848-05-23 Helmuth J L von Moltke, German general/chief of staff (WW I)
  • 1848-07-27 Vladimir de Pachmann, Russian-German pianist
  • 1848-07-27 Friedrich Ernst Dorn, Guttstadt, Province of Prussia (now Warmia in Poland), German physicist who discovered that radon is emitted from radium
  • 1848-10-05 Guido von List, German writer (d. 1919)
  • 1848-11-08 Gottlob Frege, Germany, mathematician/logician (Begriffsschrift)
  • 1849-01-11 Oskar Lassar, German dermatologist (bath house)
  • 1849-03-19 Alfred von Tirpitz, German World War I Admiral (d. 1930)
  • 1849-04-21 Oskar Hertwig, Germany, embryologist, discovered fertilization
  • 1849-04-25 Felix Klein, German mathematician (Evanston Colloquium)
  • 1849-05-03 Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1929)
  • 1849-10-26 Ferdinand Georg Frobenius, German mathematician (d. 1917)
  • 1849-11-22 Friedrich von Bernhardi, German historian (Germany & the Next War)
  • 1849-11-22 Christian Rohlfs, German artist (d. 1938)
  • 1849-12-06 August von Mackensen, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1849-12-22 Fritz Mauthner, Bohemia, German author/philosopher (skepticism)
  • 1849-12-28 Herbert von Bismarck, German politician/son of Otto of Bismarck
  • 1850-01-06 Eduard "Ede" Bernstein, German marxist (New Era)
  • 1850-01-06 Franz Xaver Scharwenka, German pianist/composer (Mataswintha)
  • 1850-02-22 Isaac L Rice, Germany, (namesake of Columbia Univ's Rice stadium)
  • 1850-02-28 Hermann Schell, German theologist/philosopher (Gott und Geist)
  • 1850-04-27 Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (d. 1921)
  • 1850-06-06 Karl F Braun, Germany, co-developed wireless telegraphy (Nobel 1909)
  • 1850-07-12 Otto Schoetensack, German anthropologist (d. 1912)
  • 1850-09-02 Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (d. 1919)
  • 1850-11-09 Lewis Lewin, Germany, toxicologist/father of psychopharmacologist
  • 1851-04-09 C E Arthur Wichmann, German/Dutch geologist (Neth Indies)
  • 1851-05-20 Emile Berliner, Germany, inventor (flat phonograph record)
  • 1851-07-24 Friedrich Schottky, German mathematician (d. 1935)
  • 1851-08-13 Felix Adler, German-born educator (d. 1933)
  • 1851-11-07 Chris von der Ahe, German born entrepreneur (d. 1913)
  • 1852-01-11 Konstantin Fehrenbach, German chancellor (1920-21)
  • 1852-03-22 Theodor Birt, [Beatus Rhenanus], German classical/writer
  • 1852-04-12 [Carl L] Ferdinand von Lindemann, German mathematician
  • 1852-07-10 Alfred von Kiderlen-Waechter, German foreign minister
  • 1852-09-25 Hans Vaihinger, German philosopher (Nietzsche Philosophy)
  • 1853-01-03 Iwan Knorr, German composer, born in Mewe (d. 1916)
  • 1853-01-11 Gustav Falke, German author/poet (Der Mann im Nebel)
  • 1853-03-28 Rudolf Kittel, German theologist (Psalms)
  • 1853-09-02 Wilhelm Ostwald, Germany, physical chemist (Nobel 1909)
  • 1853-09-04 Hermann von Wissmann, German Africa explorer/governor East-Africa
  • 1853-09-16 Albrecht Kossel, German physician, Nobel laureate (d. 1927)
  • 1853-09-17 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Patristischen Philosophie)
  • 1853-12-21 Isolde Kurz, German writer/poetess (Meine Mutter)
  • 1854-01-10 Heinrich Köselitz [Peter Gast], German composer, born in Annaberg(d. 1918)
  • 1854-02-17 Friedrich A Krupp, German arms manufacturer
  • 1854-03-14 Paul Ehrlich, Germany, bacteriologist (Nobel-1908)
  • 1854-03-15 Emil Adolf von Behring, German physician; Nobel laureate (d. 1917)
  • 1854-03-23 Alfred Milner, Giessen Germany, British governor (Cape colony)
  • 1854-05-11 Ottmar Mergenthaler, Hachtel Germany, inventor (linotype)
  • 1854-07-29 Georg Kerschensteiner, German educator (Theory of Education)
  • 1854-09-01 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (Hänsel und Gretel), born in Siegburg, Westphalia (d. 1921)
  • 1854-09-10 Anton CR Dreesmann, German/Neth manufacturer (Vroom & Dreesman)
  • 1854-10-31 Georg A Erman, German Egyptologist (Grammar of Ancient Egypt)
  • 1854-11-28 Gottlieb J Haberlandt, Hungarians/German botanist
  • 1855-01-22 Albert Neisser [Albert Ludwig Sigesmund Neisser], Schweidnitz Prussia, German physician who discovered the bacterias that cause gonorrhea and leprosy
  • 1855-02-17 Otto Liman von Sanders, German general in Turkey (WW I)
  • 1855-05-15 Eduard von Keyserling, Baltic German writer (Dritte Stiege)
  • 1855-07-07 Ludwig Ganghofer, German writer (d. 1920)
  • 1855-07-09 Johann P Zilcher, German composer
  • 1855-07-26 Ferdinand Tönnies, German sociologist (d. 1936)
  • 1855-09-09 Houston S Chamberlain, British/German race theorist
  • 1855-10-08 Gustav Ehrismann, German germanist
  • 1855-12-27 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist
  • 1855-12-30 Heinrich Hart, German writer (Song of Humanity)
  • 1856-02-05 Otto Brahm, German critic/founder (Neue Deutsche Rundschau)
  • 1856-02-15 Emil Kraepelin, German psychiatrist (d. 1926)
  • 1856-02-16 Rudolph Karstadt, German entrepreneur (d. 1944)
  • 1856-08-30 Carle David Tolmé Runge, German physicist (d. 1927)
  • 1856-11-29 Theobald von Bethmann-Hollweg, German Chancellor/premier Prussia
  • 1856-12-25 Hans von Bartels, German painter (d. 1913)
  • 1857-01-18 Otto von Below, German commandant (WW I)
  • 1857-02-18 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor
  • 1857-07-05 Clara Zetkin, German women's rights advocate/communist
  • 1857-08-14 Max Wagenknecht, German composer (d. 1922)
  • 1857-08-15 Albert Ballin, German shipping tycoon (d. 1918)
  • 1857-09-08 Georg Michaelis, Chancellor of Germany (d. 1936)
  • 1857-09-30 Hermann Sudermann, German writer (Honor, That Ehre, Frau Sorge)
  • 1857-10-29 Conrad Haebler, German historian (Early printers of Spain/Portugal)
  • 1857-11-29 Theodor Escherich, German pediatrician (d. 1911)
  • 1858-01-10 Heinrich Zille, German illustrator and photographer (d. 1929)
  • 1858-03-01 Georg Simmel, German philosopher/sociologist
  • 1858-03-18 Rudolph C K Diesel, German engineer (Diesel motor)
  • 1858-03-23 Ludwig Quidde, German historian/politician (Nobel prize 1927)
  • 1858-03-30 Siegfried Alkan, German composer, born in Dillingen, Saarland (d. 1941)
  • 1858-04-23 Max Planck, German physicist (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918) father of Quantum Physics
  • 1858-07-21 Lovis Corinth, German painter (d. 1925)
  • 1858-07-24 Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp Putsch 1920)
  • 1858-08-01 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist
  • 1858-08-16 Arthur Achleitner, German writer (d. 1927)
  • 1858-10-05 Heinrich M von Battenberg, German son-in-law of queen Victoria
  • 1859-01-13 Karl Bleibtreu, German author (Revolution of Literature)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1859-01-27 Wilhelm II, German Emperor and King of Prussia (1888-1918), born in Berlin (d. 1941)

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1859-02-03 Hugo Junkers, German aircraft designer (d. 1935)
  • 1859-03-26 Adolf Hurwitz, German mathematician (d. 1919)
  • 1859-04-08 Edmund Husserl, Germany, philosopher (founded Phenomenology)
  • 1859-07-14 Willy Hess, German violinist (d. 1928)
  • 1859-11-13 Georg Knorr, German engineer (brake system trains)
  • 1860-02-14 Eugen Schiffer, German politician (d. 1954)
  • 1860-03-22 Alfred Ploetz, German physician (d. 1940)
  • 1860-03-31 Isidor Traube, Hildesheim Hanover, German Chemist (founded capillary chemistry, research on liquids)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 801 - 900 of 1,862

  • 1913-08-13 F August Bebel, German social-democrat, dies
  • 1913-09-29 Rudolph C K Diesel, German constructer (Diesel Motor), dies at 55
  • 1913-10-05 Hans von Bartels, German painter (b. 1856)
  • 1913-10-23 Edwin Klebs, German physician and bacteriologist (bacterial theory of infection, diphtheria bacillus), dies at 79
  • 1914-04-02 Paul von Heyse, German writer, Nobel laureate (b. 1830)
  • 1914-04-14 Paul Ehrenreich, German etnologist/mythologist, dies at 58
  • 1914-07-02 Joseph Chamberlain, British minister to Germany, dies at 78
  • 1914-07-11 Julius Rodenberg, [Levy], German writer (Die Deutsche Rundschau), dies
  • 1914-07-19 Alexander Conze, German archaeologist, dies at 82
  • 1914-08-19 Franz Xavier Wernz, German Superior General of the Society of Jesus (b. 1844)
  • 1914-08-23 Felix Fivet, Belgian baby, executed by German troops at 3 weeks
  • 1914-08-27 John Weiss, German new testament, dies
  • 1914-12-08 Maximilian von Spee, German naval officer (b. 1861)
  • 1914-12-19 Johann F Ritter von Schulte, German catholic lawyer, dies at 87
  • 1915-05-10 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist, dies in battle
  • 1915-06-20 Emil Rathenau, German industrialist (AEG), dies
  • 1915-08-04 Richard Kiepert, German cartographer (Africa), dies at 68
  • 1915-09-27 Kaspar C E Ritter von Zumbusch, German/Austrian sculptor, dies at 84
  • 1915-10-12 Edith L Cavell, British nurse, executed by Germans in Belgium (WW II)
  • 1915-12-19 Alois Alzheimer, German psychiatrist/neurologist (Alzheimer Disease), dies at 51
  • 1916-01-14 Otto Ammon, German anthropologist/sociologist, dies at 73
  • 1916-01-22 Iwan Knorr, German composer, dies at 63
  • 1916-02-12 J W Richard Dedekind, German mathematician, dies
  • 1916-03-04 Franz Marc, German painter/co-founder (Blaue Reiter), killed at 36
  • 1916-05-11 Karl Schwarzschild, German astronomer (s-effect), dies
  • 1916-05-11 Max Reger, German composer/pianist/organist, dies at 43
  • 1916-06-18 Helmuth J L von Moltke, German chief general of staff, dies at 67
  • 1916-06-18 Max Immelmann, German pilot (WW I), killed
  • 1916-07-16 Ludwig P Scharwenka, German composer (Album Polonaise), dies at 70
  • 1916-07-27 Charles Fryatt, British capt of SS Brussels, executed by Germans, dies
  • 1916-07-30 Albert Neisser, German physician who discovered the bacterias that cause gonorrhea and leprosy, dies of septicemia at 61
  • 1916-10-28 Oswald Boelcke, German pilot (b. 1891)
  • 1916-12-16 Friedrich Ernst Dorn, German physicist who discovered that radon is emitted from radium, dies at 68
  • 1917-06-27 Gustav von Schmolle, German economist (Historical School), dies at 79
  • 1917-08-20 JFW Adolf Ritter von Baeyer, German chemist (Nobel 1905), dies
  • 1917-09-23 Werner Voss, German World War I pilot (b. 1897)

BattleExecution

1917-10-15 Mata Hari, Dutch dancer/German spy, executed by firing squad in Paris

Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy Mata Hari
Exotic dancer, courtesan and convicted German spy
Mata Hari
  • 1917-11-22 Teoberto Maler, German-born explorer (b. 1842)
  • 1918-01-06 Georg F L P Cantor, German mathematician: collection, dies at 72
  • 1918-03-09 [Benjamin] Franc[lin] Wedekind, German writer/press sec, dies at 53

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1918-04-21 Manfred von Richthofen [The Red Baron], German World War I fighter ace, dies at 25 after his plane is shot down

World War I Fighter Ace The Red Baron
World War I Fighter Ace
The Red Baron
  • 1918-07-06 Count von Mirbach, German ambassador to Moscow, dies
  • 1918-08-10 Erich Lowenhardt, Germany flying ace of World War I (b. 1897)
  • 1918-08-15 Heinrich Köselitz [Peter Gast], German composer, dies at 64
  • 1918-08-22 Korbinian Brodmann, German neurologist (b. 1868)
  • 1918-09-04 Max Dauthendy, German painter/author (Raubmenschen), dies at 51)
  • 1918-09-28 Georg Simmel, German sociologist and philosopher (b. 1858)
  • 1918-10-13 Gerrit Engelke, German writer (Briefer der Liebe), dies
  • 1919-01-04 Georg von Hertling, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1843)
  • 1919-01-31 Paul Lindau, German playwright/critic (Estimate), dies at 79
  • 1919-02-06 Friedrich W Mengelberg, German sculptor/painter, dies at 81
  • 1919-05-02 Gustav Landauer, German socialist, dies
  • 1919-05-17 Guido von List, German occult author (b. 1848)
  • 1919-07-07 Paul Deusen, German philosopher/CEO (Schopenhauer-Gesellschaft), dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1919-07-15 Hermann Emil Fischer, German chemist and Nobel Prize laureate, commits suicide at 66

Chemist and Nobel Laureate Hermann Emil Fischer
Chemist and Nobel Laureate
Hermann Emil Fischer
  • 1919-08-09 Ernst Haeckel, German philosopher (Social Darwinism), dies at 85
  • 1919-10-14 Wilhelm von Siemens, German industrial/son of Werner, dies
  • 1919-11-07 Hugo Haase, German MP (SPD), murdered at 56
  • 1919-12-13 Woldemar Voigt, German physicist (b. 1850)
  • 1920-01-26 Matthias Enzberger, German minister of finance, murdered
  • 1920-04-07 Karl Binding, German jurist (b. 1841)
  • 1920-04-10 Moritz B Cantor, German mathematician, dies at 90
  • 1920-06-14 Max Weber, German sociologist/economist/historian, dies
  • 1920-06-30 Lena Christ, German writer (The Rumplhanni), commits suicide at 38
  • 1920-07-05 Max Klinger, German graphic artist/painter/sculptor, dies at 63
  • 1920-07-23 Conrad Kohrs, German-born rancher (b. 1835)
  • 1920-08-31 Wilhelm Wundt, German physiologist/psychologist/philosopher, dies
  • 1920-10-20 Max Bruch, German composer (Kol Nidre), dies at 82
  • 1921-01-07 Benno Erdmann, German philosopher (Logik I), dies at 69
  • 1921-01-18 Adolf von Hildebrand, German sculptor, dies at 73
  • 1921-02-15 Hans Haym, German conductor, dies at 60
  • 1921-04-08 Earnest von Possart, German actor/stage manager, dies
  • 1921-05-05 Alfred H Fried, Austrian/German pacifist (Nobel 1911), dies
  • 1921-06-04 Heinrich E Albers-Schoenberg, German x-ray experimenter, dies at 56
  • 1921-06-29 Otto Seeck German classical historian (b. 1850)
  • 1921-08-26 Matthias Erzberger, German min of Finance, murdered at 45
  • 1921-09-27 Engelbert Humperdinck, German opera composer (SHänsel und Gretel), dies at 67
  • 1921-12-20 Hans Hartwig von Beseler, German general (b. 1850)
  • 1922-01-06 Jakob Rosanes, German mathematician (b. 1842)
  • 1922-02-15 Clara [G Meijer-]Wichmann, German/Dutch anarchist/feminist, dies at 36
  • 1922-05-07 Max Wagenknecht, German composer (b. 1857)
  • 1922-05-19 Heinrich I Quincke, German internist (postural drainage), dies at 79
  • 1922-05-28 Carl Teike, German military composer, dies at 58
  • 1922-06-12 Wolfgang Kapp, German politician (Kapp putsch 1920), dies at 63
  • 1922-06-24 Walter Rathenau, German foreign minister, killed by anti-semites at 54
  • 1922-07-04 Lothar von Richthofen, German pilot (b. 1894)
  • 1922-07-17 Heinrich Rubens, German physicist, dies at 57
  • 1922-08-27 Carl Fuchs, German composer, dies at 83
  • 1922-09-30 Paul Barth, German philosopher/sociologist, dies at 64
  • 1922-11-16 Max Abraham, German physicist (b. 1875)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1923-02-10 Wilhelm Röntgen, German physicist who discovered X-rays (Nobel 1901), dies of cancer at 77

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Wilhelm Röntgen
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Wilhelm Röntgen
  • 1923-02-11 Wilhelm Killing, German mathematician (b. 1847)
  • 1923-05-20 Hans Goldschmidt, German chemist, dies
  • 1923-06-29 Fritz Mauthner, German author/philosopher (skepticism), dies at 73
  • 1923-07-13 Asger Hamerik [Hammerich], German(?) composer, dies at 80
  • 1923-11-25 Ernst Debes, German cartographer (Moon Atlas), dies at 83
  • 1923-12-26 Dietrich Eckart, German Nazi politician (b. 1868)
  • 1924-01-13 Georg H Quincke, German physicist (Test of Quincke), dies at 89
  • 1924-10-07 Clemens Baeumker, German historian (Christian Philosophy), dies at 71
  • 1924-11-07 Hans Thoma, German painter, dies at 75