Essen in History

Northrhine-Westfalia: Cologne - Dortmund - Düsseldorf - Köln

Historical Events

Famous Birthdays

  • 1902-03-07 Heinz Rühmann, German actor and director (Der Hauptmann von Köpenick), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1907-08-13 Alfred Alwin Felix Krupp, arms manufacturer, born in Essen, Germany
  • 1908-03-26 Hilda Krahwinkel Sperling, tennis star (French 1935), born in Essen, Germany
  • 1911-04-01 Gunther Rennert, opera director and producer, born in Essen, Germany
  • 1940-12-29 Brigitte Kronauer, German author (The Scheik of Aachen), born in Essen, Germany