Prussia in History (Part 3)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 201 - 220 of 220

  • 1907-10-15 Wolfgang Weyrauch, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1980)
  • 1907-11-09 Louis Ferdinand, Prince of Prussia, born in Potsdam, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1908-08-26 W. B. Henning, Prussian-born Iranist (d. 1967)
  • 1909-04-24 Bernhard Grzimek, German zoologist (West Germany), born in Neisse, Prussian Silesia, German Empire (d. 1987)
  • 1912-05-01 Otto Kretschmer, German U-Boat commander, born in Heidau, Neisse, Province of Silesia, Prussia, German Empire (d. 1998)
  • 1912-11-28 Heinz Galinski, President (Central council for Jews in Germany), born in Marienburg, West Prussia, Germany (d. 1992)
  • 1914-05-24 Lilli Palmer [Peiser], German actress (Cloak and Dagger, Anastasia: The Czar's Last Daughter), born in Posen, Prussia (d. 1986)
  • 1915-09-03 Abel Ehrlich, Israeli composer, born in Cranz, East Prussia (d. 2003)
  • 1917-04-09 Johannes Bobrowski, German poet and writer, born in Tilsit, East Prussia (d. 1965)
  • 1922-08-17 Paul Wiens, German writer, born in Königsberg, East Prussia (d. 1982)
  • 1923-07-05 Arno Motulsky, German-born founder of medical genetics, known as the "father of pharmacogenomics," born in Fischhausen, East Prussia, Weimar Germany (d. 2018)
  • 1924-03-15 Walter Gotell, German actor (James Bond, From Russia With Love), born in Bonn, Rhenish Prussia, Germany (d. 1997)
  • 1924-06-17 Gotthold Gloger, German writer and painter, born in Königsberg, East Prussia, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1924-06-20 Rainer Barzel, German politician (CDU-CSU) and minister, born in Braunsberg, East Prussia, Free State of Prussia (d. 2006)
  • 1930-12-17 Armin Mueller-Stahl, German painter, author and actor (Kafka, Music Box), born in Tilsit, Germany
  • 1931-01-09 Algis Budrys, Lithuanian-American sci-fi author (Man of Earth), born in Kaliningrad, Russia (d. 2008)
  • 1935-04-16 Sarah Kirsch, German poet, born in Limlingerode, Prussian Saxony (d. 2013)
  • 1944-01-12 Hans Henning Atrott, Prussian euthanasia advocate, born in Klaipėda, Lithuania
  • 1944-04-12 John Kay [Joachim Krauledat], German-born Canadian rock singer (Steppenwolf), born in Tilsit, East Prussia, Germany
  • 1944-06-06 Edgar Froese, German musician (Tangerine Dream), born in Tilsit, East Prussia (d. 2015)

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