German History (Part 28)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 2701 - 2,800 of 3,455

  • 1932-02-14 Alexander Kluge, German author and film director (Yesterday Girl), born in Halberstadt, Province of Saxony
  • 1932-04-09 Abdul Mati [Matias Klarwein], French artist best known for his works used on music album covers (Annunciation, Grain of Sand, Bitches Brew, Aleph Sanctuary), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2002)
  • 1932-05-21 Gabriele Wohmann, German writer, born in Darmstadt (d. 2015)
  • 1932-06-08 Hans G. Helms, German writer and composer, born in Teterow, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1932-06-27 Joachim Wohlgemuth, German writer, born in Prenzlau, Germany (d. 1996)
  • 1932-07-10 Jürgen Becker, German writer, born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1932-07-20 Otto Schily, German politician
  • 1932-09-29 Rainer Weiss, American Physicist (Nobel Prize 2017, LIGO), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1933-03-05 Norbert Linke, German composer
  • 1933-05-14 Michael Chevalier, German voice actor
  • 1933-05-29 Helmuth Rilling, German conductor (founder of the Gächinger Kantorei), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1933-07-21 Brigitte Reimann, German writer (Franziska Linkerhand), born in Burg bei Magdeburg (d. 1973)
  • 1933-08-16 Reiner Kunze, German writer (The Lovely Years), born in Oelsnitz, Saxony
  • 1933-08-22 Irmtraud Morgner, German writer, born in Chemnitz, Germany (d. 1990)
  • 1933-08-23 Manfred Donike, German cyclist and chemist drug test pioneer, born in Köttingen, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 1933-09-03 Roland Kayn, German electronic music composer, born in Reutlingen (d. 2011)
  • 1933-09-10 Karl Lagerfeld, German fashion designer (Fendi, Chanel), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 2019) birth date disputed
  • 1933-09-18 Manfred Niehaus, German composer, born in Cologne, Germany (d. 2013)
  • 1933-10-19 Wilfried Dietrich, German FR, super-heavyweight (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1933-12-04 Horst Buchholz, German actor (Magnificent 7, Raid on Entebbe), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2003)
  • 1934-03-28 Siegfried Thiele, German composer, born in Chemnitz, Germany
  • 1934-03-29 Ernstalbrecht Stiebler, German composer, born in Berlin
  • 1934-04-05 Roman Herzog, President of Germany (1994-99), born in Landshut, Bavaria, Germany (d. 2017)
  • 1934-05-03 Georg Kröll, German composer, born in Linz
  • 1934-06-09 Helga Haase, East German 500m speed skater (Olympic gold 1960), born in Danzig, Germany (d. 1989)
  • 1934-06-21 Wulf Kirsten, German writer, born in Klipphausen, Meissen
  • 1934-06-26 Josef Sommer, German-American actor (Witness, Target, Iceman, Forced March), born in Greifswald, Germany
  • 1934-07-17 Rainer Kisch, German writer, born in Döbeln
  • 1934-07-20 Uwe Johnson, German writer
  • 1934-09-02 Hilla Becher (née Wobeser), German artist, worked collaboratively with husband Bernd Becher, born in Potsdam Germany (d. 2015)
  • 1934-09-07 Mary Bauermeister, German artist, born in Frankfurt
  • 1934-09-24 Manfred Wörner, German general and Secretary-General of NATO (1988-94), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1994)
  • 1934-10-07 Ulrike Meinhof, West German far left militant, born in Oldenburg, Germany (d. 1976)
  • 1934-10-26 Ulrich Plenzdorf, German writer (Die neuen Leiden des jungen W.), born in Berlin (d. 2007)
  • 1934-10-26 Hans-Joachim Rödelius, German composer and musician (Cluster, Harmonia), born in Berlin
  • 1934-10-31 Walter Steffens, German composer, born in Burtscheid, Aachen, Germany
  • 1935-01-26 Peter Ronnefeld, German composer and conductor (Die Nachtausgabe), born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1965)
  • 1935-02-10 Conrad Klapheck, German painter (typewriters)
  • 1935-03-12 Helga Pilarczyk, German soprano (Salome, Lulu)
  • 1935-03-21 Hubert Fichte, German writer, born in Perleberg (d. 1986)
  • 1935-03-30 Karl Berger, German musicologist and musician
  • 1935-04-16 Sarah Kirsch, German poet, born in Limlingerode, Prussian Saxony (d. 2013)
  • 1935-05-19 Fritz Rudolf Fries, German writer, born in Bilbao, Spain (d. 2014)
  • 1935-06-12 Christoph Meckel, German writer, born in Berlin
  • 1935-07-05 Edward McInnes, German scholar, born in Maybole, Ayrshire (d. 1996)
  • 1935-07-21 Norbert Blüm, German politician
  • 1935-07-29 Peter Schreier, Meissen Germany, tenor (Dresden State Opera 1961)
  • 1935-08-12 Karl Mickel, German writer, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 2000)
  • 1935-09-21 Henry Gibson, American actor and comedian (Nashville, Laugh-In's poet), born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2009)
  • 1935-11-18 Rudolf Bahro, German dissident (d. 1997)
  • 1935-12-11 Ferdinand A. Porsche, German car designer (Porsche 911), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 2012)
  • 1935-12-31 Rolf Haufs, German writer, born in Düsseldorf (d. 2013)
  • 1936-01-11 Eve Hesse, German born Jewish-American sculptor. , born in Hamburg, Germany
  • 1936-01-14 Reiner Klimke, German equestrian (Olympic gold 1984), born in Münster, Germany (d. 1999)
  • 1936-04-03 Jimmy McGriff, American jazz organist, born in Germantown, Philadelphia (d. 2008)
  • 1936-04-05 John White, English composer and musical performer (systems music), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-04-08 Klaus Lowitsch, actor (Despair, Marriage of Marla Braun), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1936-05-11 Ulrich Berkes, German writer, born in Salle
  • 1936-05-12 Klaus Doldinger, German jazz saxophonist (Passport) and composer for film, born in Berlin
  • 1936-05-16 Karl Lehmann, German Catholic cardinal
  • 1936-05-23 Ingeborg Hallstein, German opera singer
  • 1936-06-28 Gisela Kraft, German writer, born in Berlin (d. 2010)
  • 1936-08-12 Hans Haacke, artist (Right to Life, Dripper Boxes), born in Cologne, Germany
  • 1936-10-05 Annerose Schmidt, East German pianist, born in Wittenberg, Germany
  • 1936-10-10 Gerhard Ertl, German surface chemist (Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2007), born in Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1936-10-28 Horst Antes, German painter and sculptor, born in Heppenheim, Germany
  • 1936-11-15 Wolf Biermann, German singer-songwriter and East German dissident, born in Hamburg
  • 1936-11-22 Hans Zender, German composer and conductor, born in Wiesbaden
  • 1936-11-22 Joachim Bißmeier, German actor
  • 1936-11-29 Gerti Tetzner, German writer, born in Thuringia
  • 1937-01-09 Klaus Schlesinger, German writer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2001)
  • 1937-02-08 Manfred Krug, German actor (Boxer), born in Duisburg, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1937-02-13 Sigmund Jaehn, German cosmonaut (Soyuz 31/29), born in Muldenhammer, Germany
  • 1937-02-20 Robert Huber, biochemist (Nobel 1988), born in Munich. Germany
  • 1937-03-18 Rudi Altig, German cyclist
  • 1937-03-19 Egon Krenz, former East German folitician and last communist leader of East Germany (1989), born in Kolberg, Nazi Germany
  • 1937-03-20 Helmut Recknagel, German 90m ski jump (Olympic gold 1960)
  • 1937-03-22 Armin Hary, German athlete (2 Olympic gold 100m, 4x100m relay 1960), born in Quierschied, Germany
  • 1937-03-23 Heinz Martin Lonquich, German composer
  • 1937-04-17 Ferdinand Piëch, Austrian-German automotive engineer and executive (Volkswagen Group), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1937-05-02 Gisela Elsner, German writer (Die Riesenzwerge, Rowohlt), born in Nuremberg, Middle Franconia (d. 1992)
  • 1937-06-09 Harald Rosenthal, German biologist
  • 1937-06-15 Rolf Riehm, German composer, born in Saarbrücken
  • 1937-08-20 George Thoma, German cross country ski jumper (Olympic gold 1960), born in Newstadt, Germany
  • 1937-09-30 Jurek Becker, Polish-born German writer (Jacob the Liar), born in Łódź, Poland (d. 1997)

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1937-10-19 Peter Max, American psychadelic artist (Dynamite Chicken), born in Berlin, Germany

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  • 1937-10-29 Michael Ponti, German pianist (Boston Competition 1964), born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • 1937-11-20 René Kollo, German tenor, born in Berlin
  • 1937-12-31 Nicolas Born, German writer, born in Duisburg (d. 1979)
  • 1938-02-18 Elke Erb, German writer, born in Scherbach
  • 1938-03-13 Hans-Joachim Hespos, German composer, born in Emden, Germany
  • 1938-03-24 Holger Czukay [Holger Schüring], German musician (Can), born in Danzig, Poland (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-11 Kurt Moll, German bass opera singer, born near Colonge (d. 2017)
  • 1938-04-29 Klaus Voormann, German rock bassist (Manfred Mann-Mighty Quinn), born in Berlin, Germany
  • 1938-06-05 Karin Balzer, German athlete (Olympic gold 80m hurdles 1964; bronze 100m hurdles 1972), born in Magdeburg, Germany (d. 2019)
  • 1938-07-23 Götz George, German actor (Tatort), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 2016)
  • 1938-08-02 Brunhilde Hendrix, German relay runner (Olympic silver 1960), born in Langenzenn, Germany (d. 1995)
  • 1938-08-09 Otto Rehhagel, German football manager, born in Essen, Germany
  • 1938-08-18 Joe Frank [Joseph Langermann], American radio personality (KCRW), born in Strasbourg, France (d. 2018)
  • 1938-11-23 Herbert Achternbusch, actor (Hedes, Mix Wix, Wohin), born in Munich. Germany

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