German History (Part 9)

Historical Events

Events 801 - 900 of 2,188

  • 1925-11-26 Netherlands & Germany sign trade agreement
  • 1925-11-27 German Parliament ratifies treaty of Locarno
  • 1925-12-05 Hans Luther forced to resign as Chancellor and head of the German Weimar government
  • 1926-01-20 2nd German government of Luther begins
  • 1926-02-04 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
  • 1926-02-08 German Reichstag decides to apply for League of Nations membership
  • 1926-03-17 Spain & Brazil prevent Germany joining League of Nations
  • 1926-03-31 German Special Court of Justice for state security disbands
  • 1926-04-18 Rhein Stadium opens in Dusseldorf, Germany
  • 1926-04-26 Germany & Russia sign neutrality peace treaty
  • 1926-05-12 Hans Luther resigns for 2nd time as German Chancellor after no-confidence vote against his minority government
  • 1926-05-17 Wilhelm Marx succeeds Hans Luther as Chancellor of Germany
  • 1926-08-05 French & German trade agreement signed
  • 1926-09-08 League of Nations Assembly votex unanimously to admit Germany
  • 1926-09-10 Allies-German treaty of Koblenz drawn
  • 1926-09-10 Germany joins League of Nations

  • 1926-09-11 Spain leaves League of Nation due to Germany joining
  • 1926-09-30 German/French/Belgian/Luxembourg steel cartel closes
  • 1926-12-03 Manchester Guardian (German Reichswehr/Red Army work together)
  • 1926-12-17 German Marx government falls due to cooperation with red army
  • 1927-01-29 4th German government of Marx forms
  • 1927-01-31 Internationall allied military command in Germany disbands
  • 1927-03-26 Alfred Hugenberg purchases German film company UFA
  • 1927-10-12 Hermann Goerner of Germany raises 24 men weighing 4,123 lbs on a plank with soles of his feet
  • 1928-04-25 Buddy, a German Shepherd, becomes 1st guide dog for a US citizen Morris Frank

Sports record brokenWorld Record

1928-10-01 Finnish distance runner Paavo Nurmi runs 15k world record 46:49.6 and 10 miles 50:15.0 in Berlin, Germany

Runner nicknamed the
Runner nicknamed the "Flying Finn"
Paavo Nurmi
  • 1928-10-04 KPD begins petition against Germany building a battle fleet
The Hindenburg bursts into flames as it approaches its mooring mast. Thirty-six people died.
The Hindenburg bursts into flames as it approaches its mooring mast. Thirty-six people died.
  • 1929-03-17 General Motors acquires German auto manufacturer Adam Opel

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1929-06-27 President Paul von Hindenburg refuses to pay German debt of WWI

German President and WWI General Paul von Hindenburg
German President and WWI General
Paul von Hindenburg
  • 1929-08-06 Young Plan, which sought to settle German reparations debts after World War I, is agreed

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1929-08-08 German airship Graf Zeppelin begins a round-the-world flight

Inventor and Zeppelin Commander Hugo Eckener
Inventor and Zeppelin Commander
Hugo Eckener

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1929-08-31 Committee chaired by Owen D. Young finalizes the "Young Plan" to reduce German reparations from World War I to 112 billion Gold Marks ($US8 billion) paid over 59 years

Diplomat and Industrialist Owen D. Young
Diplomat and Industrialist
Owen D. Young
  • 1929-09-17 British troops begin withdrawal from occupied Germany
  • 1929-10-03 Julius Curtius succeeds Gustav Stresemann as German foreign minister

  • 1929-10-30 The Stuttgart Cable Car is constructed in Germany
  • 1930-03-29 Heinrich Brüning is appointed German Reichskanzler.

Film release premierFilm Premier

1930-04-01 "The Blue Angel" starring Marlene Dietrich in her breakthrough role premieres in Germany

Actress and Singer Marlene Dietrich
Actress and Singer
Marlene Dietrich
  • 1930-06-12 German boxer Max Schmeling beats Jack Sharkey by disqualification in 4 rounds in NYC for vacant NBA, NYSAC, The Ring and lineal heavyweight titles; first time title won on a foul
  • 1930-09-14 Nazis gain 107 seats in German election
  • 1930-10-13 New German Reichstag opens with 107 NSDAP members in uniform

Nobel prizeNobel Prize

1930-12-10 German chemist Hans Fischer is awarded the Nobel Prize for Chemistry for his work on haemin

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Hans Fischer
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Hans Fischer
  • 1931-05-27 Swiss Auguste Piccard and Paul Kipfer make 1st flight into stratosphere, by balloon from Augsburg, Germany
  • 1931-07-03 German boxer Max Schmeling beats American Young Stribling by TKO in 15 in Cleveland in his first heavyweight title defence; first major fight broadcast live on national radio
  • 1931-07-03 Wimbledon Women's Tennis: In the first ever all-German final, Cilly Aussem beats Hilde Krahwinkel Sperling 6-2, 7-5
  • 1931-10-11 100,000 extreme-right Germans form "Harzburger Front"
  • 1931-12-16 German SPD begins Iron Front against fascism

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1932-02-25 Austrian immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1932-03-17 German police raid Adolf Hitler's Nazi headquarters
  • 1932-04-10 Paul von Hindenburg is re-elected President of Germany in a runoff election against Adolf Hitler
  • 1932-04-18 36th Boston Marathon won by German runner Paul de Bruyn in 2:33:36.4
  • 1932-04-24 German national election (NSDAP 36.3% in Prussia)
  • 1932-06-01 Franz von Papen becomes Reich Chancellor of Germany
  • 1932-06-02 German Chancellor Franz von Papen forms his "Cabinet of the Barons"
  • 1932-06-03 Paul von Hindenburg disbands German Parliament
  • 1932-06-14 German government of von Papen forms
  • 1932-06-16 Germany forbids SA/SS-gang fights
  • 1932-06-21 German champion Max Schmeling loses NYSAC, NBA and lineal heavyweight boxing titles in controversial split points decision to American Jack Sharkey in NYC, New York
  • 1932-07-31 German Election (NSDAP gets 37.3%)
  • 1932-08-13 Adolf Hitler refuses President von Hindenburg's proposal to become vice-chancellor of Germany
  • 1932-09-12 German government of Papen falls/Reichstag dissolved

AppointmentAppointment of Interest

1932-11-01 Wernher von Braun named head of German liquid-fuel rocket program

Rocket Scientist Wernher von Braun
Rocket Scientist
Wernher von Braun
  • 1932-11-06 German election - KPD defeats NSDAP
  • 1932-11-17 German government of von Papen resigns
  • 1932-11-19 Shaft & Thyssen demand Adolf Hitler become German chancellor
  • 1932-12-03 Gen Kurt von Schleicher becomes chancellor of Germany
  • 1932-12-04 Kurt von Schleicher succeeds Franz von Papen as Reich Chancellor of Germany

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1932-12-05 German physicist Albert Einstein granted a visa to enter America

Theoretical Physicist Albert Einstein
Theoretical Physicist
Albert Einstein
  • 1933-01-27 Otto Meisnner (Head of the German President's Office) dines with British ambassador Sir Horace Rumbold
  • 1933-01-28 German government of Von Schleicher falls
  • 1933-01-30 President Paul von Hindenburg appoints Adolf Hitler as Reich Chancellor of Germany who forms a government with Franz von Papen
  • 1933-02-01 German Parliament is dissolved by President Paul von Hindenburg by the request of new chancellor Adolf Hitler
  • 1933-02-02 2 days after becoming chancellor, Adolf Hitler dissolves the German Reichstag (Parliament)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1933-02-02 Hermann Goering bans Communist meetings/demonstrations in Germany

Nazi Politician Hermann Goering
Nazi Politician
Hermann Goering

Famous PhotoReichstag Fire

1933-02-27 The Reichstag, German parliament building, destroyed by fire; possibly set by the Nazis, who blame and execute Martin van der Lubbe, a Dutch Communist
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The Reichstag building in Berlin, housing the German Parliament, on fire during the night of February 27, 1933.
The Reichstag building in Berlin, housing the German Parliament, on fire during the night of February 27, 1933.
  • 1933-02-28 On Adolf Hitler's advice, German President Paul von Hindenburg signs the Reichstag Fire Decree after the building is destroyed by fire in Berlin; this eliminates many civil liberties in Germany
  • 1933-02-28 After the Reichstag Fire Decree, the German Communist Party (KPD) is essentially outlawed (though not formally banned) after the German government blames the Communists for burning down the Reichstag building
  • 1933-03-03 German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
  • 1933-03-05 Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

Event of interestEvent of Interest

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

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1933-04-01 Heinrich Himmler becomes Police Commander of Germany

Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS Heinrich Himmler
Leading Nazi and Reichsführer of the SS
Heinrich Himmler
  • 1933-04-01 Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses
  • 1933-04-26 Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
  • 1933-05-02 In Germany, Adolf Hitler bans trade unions
  • 1933-05-10 Nazis stage public book burnings in Germany
  • 1933-06-13 German Secret State Police (Gestapo - Geheime Staats Polizei) established by 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

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 3,455

  • 1795-10-15 Frederick William IV, King of Prussia (1840-61) and Germany (1849-61), born in Berlin (d. 1861)
  • 1795-11-26 Carl Philipp Fohr, German painter and cartoonist, born in Heidelberg, Germany (d. 1818)

Person of interestLeopold von Ranke

1795-12-21 Leopold von Ranke, German historian who founded the modern concept of source-based history, born in Wiehe, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1886)

  • 1796-02-17 Philipp Franz von Siebold, German physician (d. 1866)
  • 1796-04-24 Karl Leberecht Immermann, German writer, born in Magdeburg (d. 1840)
  • 1796-05-09 August Pauly, German writer (Real Encyclopedia), born in Benningen am Neckar, Baden-Württemberg, Germany (d. 1845)
  • 1796-10-14 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist, born in Wiesbaden, Germany (d. 1870)
  • 1796-10-24 August von Platen, German poet, born in Ansbach, Germany (d. 1835)
  • 1796-12-29 Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist, born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1877)
  • 1797-01-04 Wilhelm Beer, German amateur astronomer (constructed 1st Moon map)
  • 1797-01-10 Annette von Droste-Hülshoff, German writer & composer, born in Havixbeck, Germany (d. 1848)
  • 1797-02-22 William I, Berlin, King of Prussia (1861-88)/German Emperor (1871-88)
  • 1797-03-22 Kaiser Wilhelm I, German emperor (1871-88)
  • 1797-07-18 Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher, born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar (d. 1879)
  • 1797-07-19 Johann Gottlieb Schneider, German composer, born in Neugersdorf, Germany (d. 1856)
  • 1797-07-25 Princess Augusta of Hesse-Kassel, Duchess of Cambridge, born in Offenbach, Germany (d. 1889)
  • 1797-12-13 Heinrich Heine, German poet and lyricist (Schubert, Liszt), born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1856)
  • 1798-01-24 Karl von Staudt, German math professor (projective geometrician)
  • 1798-04-02 August Heinrich Hoffmann, German writer, born in Fallersleben, Electorate of Brunswick -Lüneburg (d. 1874)
  • 1798-06-21 Wolfgang Menzel, German writer, born in Waldenburg, Silesia (d. 1873)
  • 1798-09-11 Franz E. Neumann, German mineralogist, mathematician and physicist, born in Joachimsthal, Brandenburg, Germany (d. 1895)
  • 1799-03-28 Karl Adolph von Basedow, German artist (Ziekte van Basedow), born in Dessau, Germany (d. 1854)
  • 1799-04-13 Ludwig Rellstab, German music theorist, born in Berlin (d. 1860)
  • 1799-08-20 Heinrich von Gagern, German liberal politician, born in Bayreuth, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1880)
  • 1799-10-15 August Ferdinand Haeser, German composer, born in Leipzig, Germany (d. 1844)
  • 1800-03-03 Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (d. 1862)
  • 1800-05-30 Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach, German mathematician (Position of Feuerbach), born in Jena, Saxe-Weimar, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1834)
  • 1800-07-09 Friedrich Gustav Jakob Henle, German pathologist, born in Fürth, Bavaria (d. 1885)
  • 1800-11-06 Eduard Grell, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1886)
  • 1801-04-19 Gustav Fechner, German philosopher and physicist (Weber–Fechner law), born in Żarki Wielkie, Poland (d. 1887)
  • 1801-06-16 Julius Plücker, German mathematician and physicist (d. 1868)
  • 1801-07-14 Johannes Peter Müller, German physiologist (d. 1858)
  • 1801-10-12 Friedrich Frey-Herosé, Swiss politician, born in Lindau, Germany (d. 1873)
  • 1801-11-03 Karl Baedeker, German publisher (known for guidebooks for tourists), born in Essen, Germany (d. 1859)
  • 1801-11-24 Ludwig Bechstein, German poet (d. 1860)
  • 1801-12-11 Christian Dietrich Grabbe, German dramatist, born in Detmold, Lippe (d. 1836)
  • 1801-12-12 John, King of Saxony (1854-73) and translated Divina Commedia, born in Dresden, Germany
  • 1802-04-01 Hubert Reis, German composer and violinist, born in Bonn (d. 1886)
  • 1802-08-13 Nikolaus Lenau, Hungarian-German poet (Faust, Die Albigenser), born in Lenauheim, Banat, Romania (d. 1850)
  • 1802-09-13 Arnold Ruge, German political philosopher and writer, born in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany (d. 1880)
  • 1802-10-07 Wilhelm Bernhard Molique, German violinist and composer, born in Nuremberg, Germany (d. 1869)
  • 1802-10-08 Peter Hofstede de Groot, Dutch reformed theologist, born in Leer, Germany (d. 1886)
  • 1802-11-14 August F Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen)
  • 1802-11-29 Wilhelm Hauff, German writer, born in Stuttgart (d. 1827)
  • 1803-04-02 Franz Paul Lachner, German composer, born in Rain, Swabia, Germany (d. 1890)
  • 1803-05-12 Justus von Liebig, German agricultural and biological chemist who is considered the founder of organic chemistry, born in Hesse-Darmstadt, Germany (d. 1873)
  • 1803-11-29 Gottfried Semper, German architect (d. 1879)
  • 1804-02-12 Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (d. 1865)
  • 1804-02-16 Karl Theodor Ernst von Siebold, German physiologist (d. 1885)
  • 1804-02-19 Carl Freiherr von Rokitansky, German physician (d. 1878)
  • 1804-06-10 Hermann Schlegel, German ornithologist, born in Altenburg, Germany (d. 1884)
  • 1804-07-28 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man is what he eats)
  • 1804-09-08 Eduard Friedrich Mörike, German poet, born in Ludwigsburg, Germany (d. 1875)
  • 1804-10-24 Wilhelm Eduard Weber, German physicist, born in Wittenberg, Germany (d. 1891)
  • 1804-11-27 Julius Benedict, German opera composer (Protoghesi), born in Stuttgart, Germany (d. 1885)
  • 1804-12-10 Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi, German mathematician, born in Potsdam, Kingdom of Prussia (d. 1851)
  • 1805-02-13 Peter G L Dirichlet, German number theorist/analysist
  • 1805-03-16 Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philosopher and writer (d. 1861)
  • 1805-06-21 Karl Friedrich Curschmann, German composer, born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1841)
  • 1805-11-14 Fanny Cacilia Mendelssohn Hensel, German composer, born in Hamburg, (d. 1847)
  • 1805-12-06 Adolf Reubke, German organ builder, born in Halberstadt, Germany (d. 1875)
  • 1806-01-03 Henriette Sontag, German soprano (d. 1854)
  • 1806-06-12 John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge), born in Mühlhausen, Germany (d. 1869)
  • 1806-07-23 Eduard Marxsen, German pianist and composer, born in Nienstädten, Hamburg, Germany (d. 1887)
  • 1806-09-13 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, born in Mainz, Germany (d. 1868)
  • 1806-10-25 Max Stirner [Johann Kaspar Schmidt], German philosopher (Der Einzige), born in Bayreuth, Bavaria (d. 1856)
  • 1807-01-06 Ludwig Erk, German composer and folk song collector, born in Wetzlar (d. 1883)
  • 1807-03-07 Franz Grave von Pocci, German poet/composer (Der Alchemist)
  • 1807-06-30 Friedrich Theodor Vischer, German philosopher and writer (Auch einer), born in Ludwigsburg, Germany (d. 1887)
  • 1807-09-11 Ignaz Lachner, German composer, born in Rain, Bavaria, Germany (d. 1895)
  • 1807-10-03 Heinrich Panofka, German violist and composer, born in Breslau, Germany (d. 1887)
  • 1808-01-27 David F Strauss, German theologist (Jesus' Life)
  • 1808-02-05 Carl Spitzweg, German painter (d. 1885)
  • 1808-06-20 Samson Raphael Hirsch, German Orthodox rabbi and intellectual founder of the Torah im Derech Eretz school of contemporary Orthodox Judaism, born in Hamburg, French Empire (d. 1888)
  • 1808-08-29 Hermann Schulze-Delitzsch, German politician and reformer, born in Delitzsch, Saxony (d. 1883)
  • 1808-10-20 Karl [Theodor] Andree, German geographer/journalist (Globus)
  • 1808-10-24 Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, born in Großschönau, Saxony, Germany (d. 1879)
  • 1808-10-24 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, born in Meiningen, Germany (d. 1879)

Person of interestFelix Mendelssohn

1809-02-03 Felix Mendelssohn [Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy], German composer and pianist (Great Scherzos), born in Hamburg, Germany (d. 1847)

Composer and Pianist Felix Mendelssohn
Composer and Pianist
Felix Mendelssohn
  • 1809-03-15 Karl Josef von Hefele, German theologian (d. 1893)
  • 1809-07-10 Friedrich August Quenstedt, German geologist and paleontologist, born in Eisleben, Saxony (d. 1889)
  • 1809-08-30 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, German composer, born in Wrocław, Poland (d. 1863)
  • 1810-01-29 Earnest E Kummer, German mathematician
  • 1810-02-08 Norbert Burgmüller, German composer, born in Düsseldorf, Germany (d. 1836)
  • 1810-03-27 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, born in Berlin (d. 1876)
  • 1810-05-24 Abraham Geiger, German theologian and leader of Reform Judaism, born in Frankfurt, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1810-06-08 Robert Schumann, German composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik), born in Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony (d. 1856)
  • 1810-06-17 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, born in Detmold, Principality of Lippe (d. 1876)
  • 1810-09-07 Hermann Heinrich Gossen, Prussian economist, born in Düren, Germany (d. 1858)
  • 1810-10-22 Henry Bohlen, German-American Brigadier General (Union Army), Bremen, Germany (d. 1862)
  • 1810-11-07 Fritz Reuter, German novelist, born in Stavenhagen, Germany (d. 1874)
  • 1810-11-09 Bernhard von Langenbeck, German surgeon and founder of Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery, born in Padingbüttel, Germany (d. 1887)
  • 1810-12-07 Theodor Schwann, German physiologist and co-originator of cell theory, born in Neuss, Germany (d. 1882)

Person of interestRobert Bunsen

1811-03-30 Robert Bunsen, German chemist who invented the Bunsen Burner, born in Göttingen, Westphalia, Rhine Confederation (d. 1899)

Chemist Robert Bunsen
Chemist
Robert Bunsen
  • 1811-07-19 Vincenz Lachner, German composer, born in Rain am Lech, Bavaria, Germany (d 1893)
  • 1811-09-28 Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republican politician, born in Eichtersheim, Germany (d. 1881)
  • 1811-09-30 Augusta of Saxe-Weimar, Queen of Prussia and German Empress (d. 1890)
  • 1811-10-24 Ferdinand Hiller, German pianist, composer and conductor, born in Frankfurt am Main, Germany (d. 1885)
  • 1811-11-10 Louis Kufferath, German-Belgian composer, born in Mülheim an der Ruhr, Germany (d. 1882)
  • 1811-12-25 Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German politician/bishop of Mainz

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 801 - 900 of 2,540

  • 1860-05-13 Christian Gmelin, German chemist, dies at 67
  • 1860-05-14 Ludwig Bechstein, German writer (b. 1801)
  • 1860-08-26 Philipp Friedrich Silcher, German composer, dies at 71
  • 1860-09-21 Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (b. 1788)
  • 1860-11-28 Ludwig Rellstab, German music theorist, dies at 61
  • 1861-01-02 Frederick William IV, King of Prussia (1840-61) & Germany (1849-61), dies at 65
  • 1861-05-09 Peter Ernst von Lasaulx, German philologist & politician, dies at 55
  • 1861-10-25 Friedrich C von Savigny, German lawyer, dies at 82
  • 1862-02-21 Justinus A C Kerner, German family doctor/poet/writer, dies at 75
  • 1862-02-21 Justinus Kerner, German physician and medical writer (first detailed description of botulism), dies at 75
  • 1862-03-19 Friedrich Wilhelm von Schadow, German painter (Modern Vasari), dies at 73
  • 1862-03-23 Karl Robert von Nesselrode, German-Russian chancellor, dies at 81
  • 1862-07-05 Heinrich Georg Bronn, German geologist (b. 1800)
  • 1862-08-22 Henry Bohlen, German/US brigadier general (Union), dies in battle at 51
  • 1863-04-04 Ludwig Emil Grimm, German painter and engraver, dies at 73
  • 1863-08-05 Adolf Friedrich Hesse, German composer, dies at 53

Person of interestJacob Grimm

1863-09-20 Jacob Grimm, German philologist, folklorist and editor of "Grimm's Fairy Tales", dies at 78

Author Jacob Grimm
Author
Jacob Grimm
  • 1863-10-31 Louis Ludwig Blenker, German/US brigadier general (Union), dies at 51
  • 1864-01-16 Anton Schindler, German violinist and biographer (Beethoven), dies at 68
  • 1864-01-27 Leo von Klenze, German neoclassical architect (Walhalla), dies at 59
  • 1864-04-13 Johann Schneider, German composer & organist, dies at 74
  • 1864-05-02 Giacomo Meyerbeer, German opera composer (Golt Und Die Natur), dies at 72
  • 1864-12-21 Archduke Louis of Austria, 14th child of Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II and Feldmarschal-Leutnant of Austrian Imperial Army, dies at 80
  • 1865-02-10 Heinrich Lenz, German physicist (b. 1804)
  • 1865-02-25 Otto Ludwig, German writer (Zwischen Himmel und Erde), dies at 47
  • 1865-03-02 Carl Sylvius Völkner, German missionary to New Zealand (b. 1819)
  • 1865-08-26 Johann F Encke, German astronomer (Comet Encke), dies at 73
  • 1865-09-22 Heinrich Christian Pander, Baltic German biologist and embryologist, dies at 71
  • 1865-11-25 Heinrich Barth, German historian/geographer (Central Africa), dies
  • 1866-07-20 Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies at 39
  • 1866-07-25 Aloys Schmitt, German music theory/composer/royal pianist, dies
  • 1867-05-12 Friedrich William Eduard Gerhard, German archaeologist (b. 1795)
  • 1867-08-03 Philipp August Böckh, German scholar and antiquarian (b. 1785)
  • 1867-10-04 Francis Xavier Seelos German-American Roman Catholic priest (b. 1819)
  • 1868-01-03 Moritz Hauptmann, German composer, dies at 75
  • 1868-01-22 Moritz Ganz, German composer and cellist, dies at 61
  • 1868-03-02 Carl Eberwein, German composer and violinist, dies at 81
  • 1868-05-22 Julius Plucker, German mathematician/physicist (formula of P), dies
  • 1868-09-26 August Ferdinand Möbius, German mathematician and astronomer (b. 1790)
  • 1868-12-06 August Schleicher, German linguist (b. 1821)
  • 1868-12-13 Carl Friedrich Philipp von Martius, German botanist and explorer, dies at 74
  • 1869-07-22 John A. Roebling, German-American civil engineer (Brooklyn Bridge), (b. 1806)
  • 1869-07-28 Carl G Carus, German arts/psychologist/philosopher, dies
  • 1870-01-11 Adolf Ganz, German composer and violinist, dies at 73
  • 1870-04-04 Heinrich Gustav Magnus, German chemist and physicist (b. 1802)
  • 1870-06-08 Johann Gottlob Topfer, German composer, dies at 78
  • 1871-12-16 Willibald Alexis, German writer (Schloss Avalon), dies at 73
  • 1872-05-24 Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld, German painter and designer who figured importantly in the German Nazarene movement, dies at 78
  • 1872-09-13 Ludwig A Feuerbach, German philosopher (Man what he eats), dies at 68
  • 1872-10-02 Eberhard Friedrich Walcker, German organ builder (Paulskirche Frankfurt A/M), dies at 78
  • 1872-11-07 Alfred Clebsch, German mathematician (b. 1833)
  • 1873-04-18 Justus von Liebig, German agricultural & biological chemist who is considered the founder of organic chemistry, dies at 69
  • 1873-05-26 August Conradi, German organist and composer, dies at 51
  • 1873-06-14 Friedrich von Raumer, German historian/parliamentarian, dies at 92
  • 1873-09-20 Lulu Strauss und Torney, German poetess/writer, dies
  • 1874-01-14 Johann Philipp Reis, German Physicist and Inventor, dies of lung disease at 40
  • 1874-01-19 August Heinrich Hoffmann, German writer, dies at 75
  • 1874-02-08 David F Strauss, German theologist, dies at 66
  • 1874-07-12 Fritz Reuter, German novelist, dies at 63
  • 1874-10-23 Abraham Geiger, German theologian and leader of Reform Judaism, dies at 64
  • 1874-10-26 Peter Cornelius, German composer, dies at 49
  • 1874-12-07 Constantin von Tischendorf, German biblical scholar (b. 1815)
  • 1875-06-04 Eduard Friedrich Mörike, German poet, dies at 70
  • 1875-08-10 Karl (Theodor) Andree, German journalist (Globus), dies at 66
  • 1875-08-17 Wilhelm Bleek, German linguist (Father of Bantu Philology), dies at 48
  • 1875-08-31 Oskar Peschel, German geographer (Physicist Erdkunde), dies at 49
  • 1875-11-21 Friedrich Albert Lange, German philosopher and socialist (Neo-Kantianism), dies at 67
  • 1876-03-18 Ferdinand Freiligrath, German poet and translator, dies at 65
  • 1876-05-07 Franz count of Pocci, German artist/composer (Alchemist), dies at 69
  • 1876-06-27 Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg, German naturalist and zoologist (micro-organisms), dies at 81
  • 1876-09-25 Adolf Glassbrenner, German satirical writer, dies at 66
  • 1876-10-07 Georg Heinrich Pertz, German historian, dies at 81
  • 1876-11-28 Karl Earnest Ritter von Baer, Estonian/German embryologist, dies at 84
  • 1876-12-03 Hermann Goetz, German composer, dies at 35
  • 1877-01-24 Johann Christian Poggendorff, German physicist (b. 1796)
  • 1877-07-13 Wilhelm E Freiherr von Ketteler, German bishop of Mainz, dies at 65
  • 1877-09-25 Carl Reinhold August Wunderlich, German Physician and advocate of scientific medicine, dies at 62
  • 1877-09-26 Hermann Grassmann, German linguist and mathematician, dies at 68
  • 1878-03-20 Julius Robert von Mayer, German physician and physicist (first law of thermodynamics), dies at 63
  • 1878-04-05 Wilhelm Speyer, German violinist and composer, dies at 87
  • 1878-09-12 Friedrich August von Alberti, German geologist (Triasic Age), dies at 83
  • 1879-03-02 John Eberhard Faber, German-American pencil manufacturer and built 1st large-scale pencil factory in US, dies at 56
  • 1879-03-13 Adolf Anderssen, German world chess champion (1851-66), dies at 60
  • 1879-04-09 Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, dies at 70
  • 1879-05-15 Gottfried Semper, German architect (b. 1803)
  • 1879-08-08 Immanuel Hermann Fichte, German philosopher, dies at 83
  • 1879-09-14 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, dies at 70
  • 1880-01-04 Anselm Feuerbach, German painter, dies at 50
  • 1880-04-07 Diederich Krug, German pianist and composer (Le petit Chevalier), dies at 58
  • 1880-05-22 Heinrich von Gagern, German liberal politician, dies at 80
  • 1880-10-05 Jacques Offenbach, German-French composer (Tales of Hoffman), dies at 61
  • 1880-12-02 Josephine Lang, German composer, dies at 65
  • 1880-12-31 Arnold Ruge, German political philosopher and writer, dies at 78
  • 1881-03-24 Friedrich Hecker, German revolutionary republican politician, dies at 69
  • 1881-04-26 Ludwig Freiherr von und zu der Tann-Rathsamhausen, Bavarian general, dies at 65
  • 1881-05-26 Jakob Bernays, German philologist (b. 1824)
  • 1881-07-10 Georg Hermann Nicolai, German architect (b. 1812)
  • 1881-11-25 Theobald Boehm, German inventor of the modern flute, dies at 87
  • 1881-12-07 Julius FA Bahnsen, German philosopher (Tragic as Weltgesetz), dies at 51
  • 1882-01-11 Theodor Schwann, German physiologist and co-originator of cell theory, dies at 71