German History (Part 13)

Historical Events

Events 1201 - 1,300 of 1,914

  • 1942-05-22 Mexico declares war on Nazi-Germany & Japan
  • 1942-06-07 Germany Army marches into Sebastopol, Russia
  • 1942-06-09 German-Neth press reports, 3 million Dutch sent to East-Europe
  • 1942-06-11 German army defeated at El-Alamein North Africa
  • 1942-06-13 1st V-2 rocket launch, Peenemunde, Germany; reached 1.3 km
  • 1942-06-13 Germany lands 4 saboteurs on Long Island
  • 1942-06-20 German troops conquer Tobruk, North Africa
  • 1942-06-23 World War II: Germany's latest fighter, a Focke-Wulf FW190 is captured intact when it mistakenly lands at RAF Pembrey in Wales
  • 1942-06-25 British RAF staged a 1,000 bomb raid on Bremen Germany (WWII)
  • 1942-06-26 German assault on British at Mersa Matruh
  • 1942-07-01 German troops conquer Sebastopol
  • 1942-07-03 German troops march into Sebastopol, Crimea
  • 1942-07-04 US air offensive against nazi-Germany begins
  • 1942-07-07 Germany troop march into Woronezj
  • 1942-07-13 German occupiers imprison 800 prominent Dutch as hostages
  • 1942-07-17 Transport #6 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-07-18 Test flight of German Messerschmitt Me-262 using only its jet engines for the first time.
  • 1942-07-19 German occupiers confiscate bicycles in Rotterdam & Hague
  • 1942-07-23 German troops conquer Rostow
  • 1942-07-23 World War II: Operation Edelweiss (a German plan to gain control over the Caucasus) begins.
  • 1942-07-24 German troops occupy Rostov-on- Don in Southern Russia for the 2nd time
  • 1942-07-25 German troops strike at Tsym Lyanskaja
  • 1942-07-30 German SS kills 25,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-07-30 German occupiers set night curfew on Jews in Netherlands
  • 1942-07-31 German SS gases 1,000 Jews in Minsk, Belorussia
  • 1942-08-01 German occupier demands listing of all Dutch telephone subscribers
  • 1942-08-04 German occupier orders all Dutch homing pigeons killed
  • 1942-08-05 German troops cross Kuban River
  • 1942-08-07 Transport 16 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-12 German 1st tank leader captures Elista, Kalmukkensteppe
  • 1942-08-17 Transport #20 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-19 World War II: General Paulus orders German 6th Army to conquer Stalingrad
  • 1942-08-21 Alpine hunters plant German flag on Elbroezgebergte, Kaukasus
  • 1942-08-21 Transport #22 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-22 Brazil declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-24 Transport #23 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-26 Transport #24 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-27 Cuba declares war on Germany, Japan & Italy
  • 1942-08-28 Transport #25 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-08-30 Nazi-Germany annexes Luxembourg
  • 1942-08-31 Battle at Alam Halfa: German & Italians assault
  • 1942-09-01 German troops land on Taman peninsula
  • 1942-09-02 German troops enter Stalingrad
  • 1942-09-04 Transport #28 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-07 German occupiers take silver anniversary coins in battle
  • 1942-09-07 Transport #29 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-11 Transport #31 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-13 German forces attack Stalingrad
  • 1942-09-14 German troops occupy train station Stalingrad-1
  • 1942-09-21 Transport #35 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-09-23 Transport #36 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

  • 1942-09-27 Heavy German assault in Stalingrad
  • 1942-10-04 German assault on Tractor factory in Stalingrad
  • 1942-10-07 Last camouflaged German raider Komet leaves Flushing (Netherlands)
  • 1942-10-14 German assault on Tractor factory, 1000s killed
  • 1942-10-15 German 6th Army occupies Tractorenfabriek, 3,000 Germans die
  • 1942-10-23 German units go through Red October-factory in Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-09 German occupiers install Erik Scavenius as Danish premier
  • 1942-11-09 Transport number 44 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany
  • 1942-11-11 -12] last German offensive in Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-11 During WW II Germany completes the occupation of France
  • 1942-11-11 Transport #45 departs with French Jews to Nazi-Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1942-11-19 Joseph Goebbels visits "German Theatre in the Netherlands"

Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information Joseph Goebbels
Nazi Minister of Propaganda and Information
Joseph Goebbels
  • 1942-11-19 Russia launches winter offensive against Germans along Don front
  • 1942-11-19 Operation Uranus: Soviet offensive begins during Battle of Stalingrad, 1 million Soviet soldiers encircle the German Sixth Army
  • 1942-11-23 German 4th & 6th Army surrounded at Stalingrad
  • 1942-11-30 German supply vessel Uckermark (formerly called the Altmark) explodes & sinks off Yokohama
  • 1942-12-05 Seyss-Inquart orders students in nazi-Germany to work
  • 1942-12-10 North Africa: 5th German panzer army forms under col-gen von Arnim
  • 1942-12-12 German offensive in South Western Stalingrad
  • 1942-12-17 Allies in London sentence German war criminals
  • 1942-12-24 First powered flight of V-1 'buzz bomb', Peenemunde, Germany
  • 1942-12-24 Red army occupies German airports at Tasjinskaja & Morozowsk
  • 1942-12-25 Soviet artillery and tank battle on German armies at Stalingrad
  • 1942-12-31 Battle of the Barents Sea between British Navy and German Kriegsmarine off North Cape, Norway
  • 1943-01-10 Soviet offensive against German 6th and 4th Armies near Stalingrad
  • 1943-01-16 German 2nd SS-Panzer division evacuates Charkow
  • 1943-01-18 Soviets announce they have broken the long siege of Leningrad by Nazi Germany
  • 1943-01-20 Operation Weiss: German, Italian, Bulgarian & Croatian troops attempt to retake land liberated by Tito's partisans

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943-01-24 Adolf Hitler orders German troops at Stalingrad to fight to the death

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1943-01-27 1st US air attack on Germany (Wilhelmshafen)
  • 1943-01-30 German assault on French in Tunisia
  • 1943-01-30 German under officers shot down in Haarlem Neth
  • 1943-01-31 Chile breaks off relations with Germany & Japan
  • 1943-02-01 German occupiers make Vidkun Quisling Norwegian premier
  • 1943-02-02 German 6th Army surrenders after Battle of Stalingrad in a major turning point in Europe during World War II
  • 1943-02-05 Clandestine Radio Atlantiksender, Germany, 1st transmission
  • 1943-02-09 German riots at "plutocratenzoontjes", 1,200 in Vught Camp
  • 1943-02-11 Transport #47 departs with French Jews to nazi-Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1943-02-13 German assault on Sidi Bou Zid Tunisia, Gen Eisenhower visits front

34th US President & WWII General Dwight D. Eisenhower
34th US President & WWII General
Dwight D. Eisenhower
  • 1943-02-14 German offensive through de Faid-pass Tunisia
  • 1943-02-19 German tanks under Generalmajor Karl Buelowius attack Kasserine Pass, Tunisia
  • 1943-02-22 Members of White Rose are executed in Nazi Germany.
  • 1943-02-23 German troops pull back through Kasserine-pass Tunisia
  • 1943-02-26 German assault moves to Beja North Tunisia
  • 1943-03-05 RAF bombs Essen Germany
  • 1943-03-08 335 allied bombers attack German city of Nuremberg, a centre for military production
  • 1943-03-20 German U-384 bombed & sinks
  • 1943-03-21 Massacre of the town of Kalavryta, Greece by German Nazi troops.
  • 1943-03-23 German counter attack on US lines in Tunisia

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 2,886

  • 1878-01-28 Walter Kollo [Kollodziepski], German composer (Der Juxbaron)
  • 1878-02-08 Martin Buber, German/Israeli philosopher/theologist (Ich und Du)
  • 1878-04-01 Carl Sternheim, German playwright (Hyperion/Tabula Rasa)
  • 1878-04-06 Erich Mühsam, German author (d. 1934)
  • 1878-04-12 Richard B Goldschmidt, German/US zoologist
  • 1878-04-21 Albert Weisgerber, German painter/graphic artist
  • 1878-05-10 Gustav Stresemann, German chancellor (1923, Nobel 1926)
  • 1878-07-25 Heinrich Gebhard, German-born American composer, born in Sobernheim, Rhineland-Palatinate (d.1963)
  • 1878-08-10 Alfred Döblin, German writer (d. 1957)
  • 1878-09-02 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr
  • 1878-09-16 Karl Albiker, German sculptor (German Art, female nudes)
  • 1878-10-24 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram)
  • 1878-10-29 Alex E von Falkenhausen, German general (China, WW II)
  • 1878-11-13 Max Dehn, German mathematician (Dehn’s lemma), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1952)
  • 1878-11-21 Gustav Radbruch, German lawyer/minister of Justice
  • 1878-11-25 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), born in Magdeburg (d. 1945)
  • 1878-12-15 Hans Carossa, German writer, born in Tölz, Bavaria (d. 1956)
  • 1879-02-06 Carl Ramsauer, professor of physics and a research physicist (Ramsauer-Townsend effect), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1879-03-08 Mechtilde Lichnowsky, German writer, born in Pocking, bavaria (d. 1958)
  • 1879-03-08 Otto Hahn, German physicist/chemist (Nobel 44, radiothorium/actinium)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1879-03-14 Albert Einstein, German-born theoretical physicist and Nobel laureate (theory of relativity), born in Ulm, German Empire (d. 1955)

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1879-03-19 Joseph Haas, German (opera)composer (Tobias Wunderlich)
  • 1879-04-19 Richard Scheibe, German sculptor (Adler mit Hakenkreuz)
  • 1879-04-23 Emil Barth, German revolutionary (Social Democratic Party), born in Heidelberg (d. 1941)
  • 1879-04-28 Franz Arnold, German writer, born in Znin, Prussia (d. 1960)
  • 1879-05-27 Hans Lammers, German SS officer (d. 1962)
  • 1879-06-05 Robert Mayer, German-born philanthropist (d. 1985)
  • 1879-06-16 Fritz Schulz, German law historian (Classical Novel Law)
  • 1879-08-06 Joseph Wirth, German politician (Stalin Peace Prize)
  • 1879-09-06 Max Schreck, German actor (Count Orlok-Nosferatu), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1936)
  • 1879-10-29 Franz JHMM von Papen, German diplomat/chancellor (1932)
  • 1879-12-15 Rudolf von Laban, Czech/German choreographer (modern dance)
  • 1879-12-18 Paul Klee, Münchenbuchsee Switzerland, Swiss/German abstract painter (Twittering Machine)
  • 1880-02-08 Franz Marc, German painter (Blaue Reiter)
  • 1880-02-21 Waldemar Bonsels, German writer (d. 1952)
  • 1880-02-23 Edgar Istel, German composer, born in Mainz (d. 1948)
  • 1880-03-21 Hans Hofmann, German/US painter (Search for the Real)
  • 1880-03-21 Wilhelm Pessler, German sociologist
  • 1880-05-01 Conrad Weiss, German writer/poet (Tantum dic verbo)
  • 1880-05-14 Wilhelm List, German field marshal (d. 1971)
  • 1880-05-15 Otto Dibelius, German theologist/bishop (Confessional Church)
  • 1880-05-29 Oswald Spengler, German philosopher (Decline of West)
  • 1880-06-29 Ludwig Beck, chef Germany general staff ("July 20th plot")
  • 1880-07-20 Hermann earl Keyserling, German philosopher/writer
  • 1880-08-22 Gorch Fock [Johann Wilhelm Kinau], German author and poet (d. 1916)
  • 1880-09-14 Paul Fechter, German writer (Der Zauberer Gottes)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1880-11-01 Alfred Wegener, German polar researcher, geophysicist and meteorologist (continental shift), born in Berlin (d. 1930)

Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist Alfred Wegener
Meteorologist, Geologist, Astronomist
Alfred Wegener
  • 1880-11-21 Franz Hessel, German writer, born in Szczecin, Poland (d. 1941)
  • 1880-12-03 Fedor von Bock, German field marshal (d. 1945)
  • 1880-12-10 Fred Immler, German actor (Zapata's Gang, Madame DuBarry), born in Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1880-12-30 Alfred Einstein, German-American musicologist and nephew of Albert Einstein
  • 1881-01-04 Wilhelm Lehmbruck, German painter/poet/sculptor (Seated Youth)
  • 1881-01-25 Emil Ludwig, German biographer (Diana, Son of Man)
  • 1881-02-14 Otto Selz, German psychologist
  • 1881-02-19 Armin Knab, German composer (Eichendorff-cycle)
  • 1881-02-19 Paul Zech, German writer, born in Briesen, Western Prussia (d. 1946)
  • 1881-03-23 Hermann Staudinger, German chemist/plastics researcher (Nobel '53)
  • 1881-04-18 Hermann KJ Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Dr Eisenbart)
  • 1881-04-25 Hans Windisch, German new testament expert
  • 1881-05-27 Rudolf Pannwitz, German writer
  • 1881-05-30 Georg von Küchler, German field marshal (d. 1968)
  • 1881-06-29 Curt Sachs, German musicologist (d. 1959)
  • 1881-07-06 Josef Winckler, German dentist/writer (Quadriga, Pumpernickel)
  • 1881-07-19 Friedrich J H Dessauer, German physicist (radiologist)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1881-07-27 Hans Fischer, German physicist (Nobel 1930), born in Munich, Germany (d. 1945)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1881-08-08 Paul L E von Kleist, German general-fieldmarshal (Eastern Front)
  • 1881-08-15 Alfred Wagenknecht, German-born American activist, born in Görlitz, Imperial Germany (d. 1956)
  • 1881-10-04 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal
  • 1881-10-30 Lena Christ, German writer (The Rumplhanni), born in Glonn, Bavaria (d. 1920)
  • 1881-11-12 Maximilian von Weichs, German field marshal (d. 1954)
  • 1881-12-04 Erwin von Witzleben, German fieldmarshal (July 20th plot)
  • 1881-12-31 Max Pechstein, German "entartet" painter/graphic artist (The Bridge)
  • 1882-02-26 Walter Lucht, German artillery general (WW I/WW II)
  • 1882-03-23 Emmy Noether, German mathematician (d. 1935)
  • 1882-04-07 Kurt von Schleiger, German chancellor (12/2/32-1/28/33)
  • 1882-05-06 Crown Prince Wilhelm of Germany (d. 1951)
  • 1882-06-04 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer
  • 1882-06-24 Carl Diem, German Olympic official (d. 1962)
  • 1882-06-27 Eduard Spranger, German psychologist/educator
  • 1882-08-26 James Franck, German naturalist (Nobel 1925)
  • 1882-09-22 Wilhelm Keitel, Nazi military leader (head of the German High Command), born in Helmscherode, German Empire (d. 1946)
  • 1882-10-03 Gunther von Kluge, German field marshal, born in Posen, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire (d. 1944)
  • 1882-10-11 Will Vesper, German author (Vom grossen Krieg), born in Wuppertal, Germany (d. 1962)
  • 1882-10-12 Hermann Wolfgang Sartorius Waltershausen, German musicologist and composer, born in Göttingen, Germany (d. 1954)
  • 1882-12-11 Max Born, German physicist (quantum mechanics, Nobel 1954), born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1882-12-16 Walther Meissner, German physicist (Meissner effect)
  • 1883-01-19 Hermann Abendroth, German conductor
  • 1883-02-22 Alfred Wikenhauser, German RC exegetist (John-Apokalyps)
  • 1883-02-23 Karl Jaspers, Oldenburg Germany, existentialist philosopher
  • 1883-02-26 Erich R Jaensch, German psychologist (eidetism)
  • 1883-03-20 Karl Hasse, German composer, born in Dohna (d. 1960)
  • 1883-05-07 Martin Albertz, German theologist (Church Jesus Christ)
  • 1883-05-18 Walter Gropius, architect (Bauhaus school of design), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1883-07-10 Johann Blaskowitz, German general
  • 1883-08-07 Joachim Ringelnatz [Hans Bötticher], German writer and artist, born in Wurzen, Saxony (d. 1934)
  • 1883-08-11 Ernst Stadler, German poet (Der Aufbruch), born in Colmar, Alsace-Lorraine (d. 1914)
  • 1883-09-14 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (Die Lade Jahwes)
  • 1883-10-08 Otto Heinrich Warburg, German physician (Nobel-1931), born in Freiburg, Baden, Germany (d. 1970)
  • 1883-12-26 Carl Oscar Ahues, German International Chess Master (1950)
  • 1883-12-28 Alfred Wolfenstein, German writer (d. 1945)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 1201 - 1,300 of 1,994

  • 1945-02-02 Carl Friedrich Goerdeler, German Leipzig mayor and Nazi regime opponent (20th July plot), hanged at 60
  • 1945-02-03 Roland Freisler, German Nazi judge (July 20th plotter case), dies
  • 1945-03-07 Adolf Bartels, German writer/racist, dies at 82
  • 1945-03-16 Börries von Münchhausen, German poet (b. 1874)
  • 1945-03-19 Fritz Fromm, German supreme commander of Reserve army, executed
  • 1945-03-21 Arthur Nebe, German SS officer, dies at 50
  • 1945-03-29 Karl T Sapper, German geographer/geologist (Vulkankunde), dies at 79

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-03-31 Hans Fischer, German physicist (Nobel 1930), dies at 63

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1945-03-31 Maurice Rose, 1st US general in Nazi Germany, killed in action at 45
  • 1945-04-09 Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German theologist/antifascist, hanged
  • 1945-04-09 Hans Oster, German major-general/spy, "July 20th plot", hanged
  • 1945-04-09 Wilhelm Canaris, Admiral/headed Germany Abwehr, hanged
  • 1945-04-13 Ernst Cassirer, German philosopher and educator (Essay on Man), dies at 70
  • 1945-04-17 Walter Model, German fieldmarshal, commits suicide at 54
  • 1945-04-22 Kathe Kollwitz, German graphic artist, dies at 77
  • 1945-04-29 Matthias Kleinheisterkamp, German SS officer (b. 1893)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-04-30 Adolf Hitler, German Dictator (1936-45), commits suicide at 56

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1945-04-30 Eva Braun, German mistress/wife of Hitler, commits suicide at 33

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-05-01 Paul Joseph Goebbels, German Nazi Minister of Propaganda, commits suicide aged 47 with his wife and arranges the death of his 6 children aged

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

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-05-02 Martin Bormann, German Nazi leader (Hitler's secretary, chief of the Party Chancellery), most likely commits suicide age 44 [remains identified in 1972]

Nazi leader Martin Bormann
Nazi leader
Martin Bormann
  • 1945-05-02 Ludwig Stumpfegger, German SS doctor and Hitler's personal surgeon commits suicide at 34
  • 1945-05-10 Richard Glücks, German SS officer (b. 1889)
  • 1945-05-19 Philipp Bouhler, German nazi leader (b. 1889)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1945-05-23 Heinrich Himmler, German Nazi leader (head of the SS), commits suicide while in Allied custody at 44

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • 1945-06-04 Georg Kaiser, German playwright (The Burghers of Calais), dies at 66
  • 1945-06-20 Bruno Frank, German-born American writer, dies at 58
  • 1945-08-26 Franz Werfel, Czech/German/US poet/writer (Mirror Man), dies at 54
  • 1945-10-24 Robert Ley, German nazi, commits suicide
  • 1945-10-29 Hans Erich Blaich [Dr. Owlglass], German writer (Simplicissimus), dies at 72
  • 1946-02-01 Hans Bethge, German poet, dies at 70
  • 1946-03-13 Werner von Blomberg, German minister of Reichswehr, dies at 67

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1946-06-06 Gerhart Hauptmann, German author (Before Dawn - Nobel 1912), dies at 83

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann
  • 1946-07-25 Narziss Oh, German psychology, dies
  • 1946-08-05 Wilhelm Marx, Chancellor of Germany (b. 1863)
  • 1946-09-07 Paul Zech, German writer, dies at 65

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1946-10-16 Alfred Jodl, German general during World War II (head of the German High Command, signed unconditional Nazi surrender), hanged by Allied forces after the Nuremberg trials at 56

Nazi Leader Alfred Jodl
Nazi Leader
Alfred Jodl
  • 1946-10-16 Alfred Rosenberg, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Fritz Sauckel, German Nazi General of Labor, hanged at 51

BattleExecution

1946-10-16 Joachim von Ribbentrop, Nazi foreign minister and war criminal, hanged at 53

Foreign Minister of the German Reich Joachim von Ribbentrop
Foreign Minister of the German Reich
Joachim von Ribbentrop
  • 1946-10-16 Wilhelm Frick, German war criminal, hanged
  • 1946-10-16 Wilhelm Keitel, Nazi military leader (head of the German High Command), is hanged at Nuremberg at 64
  • 1946-11-22 Otto Georg Thierack, German jurist (b. 1889)
  • 1947-01-12 Jonas Cohn, German/English philosopher (Wertwissenschaft), dies at 77
  • 1947-01-13 Veit Valentin, German/US historian (German People), dies at 61
  • 1947-02-05 Hans Fallada, German writer (Little Man, What Now?), dies at 53
  • 1947-02-25 Friedrich Paschen, German physicist, dies at 82
  • 1947-04-06 Herbert Backe, German Nazi politician (b. 1896)
  • 1947-09-06 Paul Guthnick, German astronomer, dies at 76
  • 1947-10-04 Max Planck, German physicist, father of Quantum Physics (Planck Constant, Nobel 1918), dies at 89
  • 1947-11-11 Martin Dibelius, German theologist (That Drawer Jahwes), dies at 64
  • 1947-11-17 Ricarda Huch, German writer and historian "First Lady of German humanism", dies at 83
  • 1947-11-20 Wolfgang Borchert, German writer, dies at 26
  • 1947-12-14 Franz Zorell, German RC lexicographer, dies at 84
  • 1947-12-31 Franz X Ritter von Epp, German General (SW Africa), dies at 79
  • 1948-01-01 Hermann K J Zilcher, German pianist/composer (Liebesmesse), dies at 66
  • 1948-02-05 Johann Blaskowitz, German gen (surrendered at Wageningen), dies at 64
  • 1948-02-09 Karl Valentin, German comic/writer, dies at 65
  • 1948-03-26 Helen Ernst, German poster artist/resistance fighter, dies at about 43
  • 1948-06-02 Waldemar Hoven, German physician (b. 1903)
  • 1948-07-11 Gerhard Kittel, German anti-semite theologist, dies
  • 1948-09-13 Paul Wegener, German actor and director (The Golem, The Student of Prague), dies at 73
  • 1948-10-12 Alfred Kerr, German-British writer, dies at 80
  • 1948-10-18 [Heinrich A H] Walther von Brauchitsch, German fieldmarshal, dies
  • 1948-11-10 Julius Curtius, German foreign minister (1929- ), dies at 71
  • 1948-12-04 Karl Bonhoeffer, German psychiatrist/neurologist, dies
  • 1948-12-17 Edgar Istel, German composer, dies at 68
  • 1949-01-10 Erich von Drygalski, German geographer, geophysicist, and polar scientist (b. 1865)
  • 1949-03-25 Hanns A Rauter, German SS-commandant in Netherland, executed at 54
  • 1949-05-21 Klaus Mann, German writer, dies at 42
  • 1949-05-22 Hans Erich Pfitzner, Russian/German composer, dies at 80
  • 1949-05-22 Klaus H T Mann, German/US writer (Turning Point), dies
  • 1949-08-31 Paul Hoffer, German composer, dies at 53
  • 1949-09-08 Richard Strauss, German composer (Also sprach Zarathustra), dies at 85
  • 1949-11-23 Gustav Radbruch, German Min of Justice, dies

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1950-01-02 Emil Jannings, German actor (Faust, The Blue Angel, The Way of All Flesh), dies of liver cancer at 65

  • 1950-02-14 Eduard Hermann, German linguist (Homer), dies at 80
  • 1950-02-27 Ivan Goll, French-German writer (the Landless John), dies at 58
  • 1950-03-12 L Heinrich Mann, German/US writer (Between the Races), dies at 78
  • 1950-03-20 Walter Eucken, German economist, dies at 59
  • 1950-04-03 Kurt Julian Weill, German composer (Dreigroschenoper), dies at 50
  • 1950-04-27 Karl Straube, German organist/conductor, dies
  • 1950-10-05 Frederic Lewy, German neurologist (b. 1885)
  • 1950-11-26 Hedwig Courts-Mahler, German author, dies at 83
  • 1950-12-14 Albrecht Schaeffer, German writer (Heroische Fahrt), dies at 65
  • 1950-12-27 Max Beckmann, German painter/graphic artist, dies at 66
  • 1951-01-30 Ferdinand Porsche, German automotive engineer (Volkswagen Beetle, Mercedes-Benz SS) and founder of the Porsche car company, dies at 75
  • 1951-03-13 Alfred Hugenberg, German RC pres-dir of Krupp/media magnate, dies
  • 1951-04-26 Arnold Sommerfeld, German physicist (b. 1868)
  • 1951-05-29 Robert Kahn, German composer, dies at 85
  • 1951-06-23 Armin Knab, German composer (Wunderhorn), dies at 70
  • 1951-07-02 Earnest F Sauerbruch, German nazi/surgeon, dies at 75
  • 1951-07-20 Friedrich Wilhelm Hohenzollern, Crown Prince of Germany (b. 1882)
  • 1951-09-01 Wolfgang Schulze, [Wols], German drawer/painter, dies at 38
  • 1951-09-14 Fritz Busch, German conductor (b. 1890)
  • 1951-09-26 Hans Cloos, German geologist (b. 1885)
  • 1951-10-06 Otto Fritz Meyerhof, German-born physician and biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1884)
  • 1952-02-13 Alfred Einstein, German/US musicologist, dies at 71
  • 1952-03-21 Wilhelm Albrecht, German SD-chief, executed
  • 1952-05-31 Walter Schellenberg, German lawyer/headed spy (Venlo), dies
  • 1952-06-09 Adolf Busch, German composer (b. 1891)