German History (Part 9)

Historical Events

Events 801 - 900 of 2,176

  • 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 the League of Nations 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

World 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

  • 1928-10-04 KPD begins petition against Germany building a battle fleet
  • 1929-03-17 General Motors acquires German auto manufacturer Adam Opel

Historic Event

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

  • 1929-08-06 Young Plan, which sought to settle German reparations debts after World War I, is agreed

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

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

  • 1929-09-17 British troops begin withdrawal from occupied Germany

Historic Event

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 Chancellor

Film Premiere

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

  • 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 Prize

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

  • 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

Historic Event

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

Historic Event

1932-06-01 Franz von Papen becomes Reich Chancellor of Germany

Appointment of Interest

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

Historic Event

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

  • 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)

Historic Event

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

Reichstag 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

  • 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
  • 1933-02-28 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
  • 1933-03-03 German presidential candidate Earnest Thalmann (KPD) arrested
  • 1933-03-05 Germany's Nazi Party wins majority in parliament (43.9%-17.2M votes)

Historic Event

1933-03-13 Joseph Goebbels becomes Nazi Germany's Minister of Information and Propaganda

  • 1933-04-01 Nazi Germany begins persecution of Jews by boycotting Jewish businesses
  • 1933-04-26 Jewish students are barred from school in Germany
  • 1933-04-27 Adolf Hitler authorizes creation of Ministry of Aviation, in part to revive the German Luftwaffe, under Reichsmarshall Hermann Goering
  • 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
  • 1933-07-14 All non-Nazi parties are banned in Germany
  • 1933-07-14 Germany begins mandatory sterilization of people with hereditary illnesses
  • 1933-07-17 After successfully crossing the Atlantic Ocean, the Lithuanian research aircraft Lituanica crashes in Germany under mysterious circumstances
  • 1933-07-20 Germany: Two-hundred Jewish merchants are arrested in Nuremberg and paraded through the streets
  • 1933-07-24 German judge Vogt signs deed of accusation against Van der Lubbe
  • 1933-08-01 Death penalty for anti-fascists in Germany

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 801 - 900 of 3,440

  • 1795-09-20 Charles Zeuner, German-American composer and organist, born in Eisleben, Saxony (d. 1857)
  • 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)

Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke (1795-1886)

1795-12-21 German historian who founded the modern concept of source-based history, born in Wiehe, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire

  • 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, King of Prussia (1861-88) and the 1st German Emperor (1871-88), born in Berlin, Kingdom of Prussia, Holy Roman Empire (d. 1888)
  • 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 of Saxony, King of Saxony (1854-73) translated Divina Commedia, born in Dresden, Germany (d. 1873)
  • 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 Pott, German philologist (Etymology Forschungen), born in Nettelrede, Germany (d. 1887)
  • 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 (Semper Opera house), born in Altona (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, Holy Roman Empire (now Germany) (d. 1847)
  • 1805-12-06 Adolf Reubke, German organ builder, born in Halberstadt, Germany (d. 1875)
  • 1806-01-03 (Gertrude) "Henriette" Sontag, later Countess Rossi, German operatic soprano (Carl Maria von Weber's "Euryanthe"), born in Koblenz, Germany (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)
  • 1807-06-30 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 and journalist (Globus)
  • 1808-10-24 Bernhard von Cotta, German geologist, born in Meiningen, Germany (d. 1879)
  • 1808-10-24 Ernst Richter, German musical theorist and composer, born in Großschönau, Saxony, Germany (d. 1879)

Felix MendelssohnFelix Mendelssohn (1809-1847)

1809-02-03 German composer and pianist (Italian Symphony; Songs Without Words), born in Hamburg, Germany

  • 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 Kummer, German mathematician (d. 1893)
  • 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)

Robert SchumannRobert Schumann (1810-1856)

1810-06-08 German pianist, composer (Humoresque), and music critic (Neue Zeitschrift für Musik - New Journal for Music), born in Zwickau, Kingdom of Saxony

  • 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)

Theodor SchwannTheodor Schwann (1810-1882)

1810-12-07 German physician, physiologist and co-originator of cell theory (Schwann cells; pepsin; metabolism), born in Neuss, French Empire

Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen (1811-1899)

1811-03-30 German chemist who invented the Bunsen Burner, born in Göttingen, Westphalia, Rhine Confederation

  • 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 Emmanuel von Ketteler, German politician and bishop of Mainz, born in Münster, Westphalia (d. 1877)

Famous Weddings


Famous Divorces


Famous Deaths

Deaths 801 - 900 of 2,526

  • 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 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

Jacob GrimmJacob Grimm (1785-1863)

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

  • 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 (Gott und die Natur - God and Nature), 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 explorer, historian and geographer (Central Africa), dies at 44
  • 1866-07-20 Berhard Riemann, German mathematician (zeta-function), dies at 39
  • 1866-07-25 Aloys Schmitt, German pianist, composer and music theorist (Preparatory Exercises, Op. 16), dies at 77
  • 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 Gustav Carus, German psychologist, philosopher and painter, dies at 80
  • 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 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
  • 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 and teacher (The Barber of Baghdad), dies of liver issues 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
  • 1876-06-27 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 Emmanuel von Ketteler, German politician and 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 60
  • 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

Theodor SchwannTheodor Schwann (1810-1882)

1882-01-11 German physician, physiologist and co-originator of cell theory (Schwann cells; pepsin; metabolism), dies at 71

  • 1882-01-13 Wilhelm Mauser, German weapon designer and manufacturer (b. 1834)
  • 1882-03-02 Louis Kufferath, German-Belgian composer, dies at 70
  • 1882-04-13 Bruno Bauer, German theologian, dies at 72
  • 1882-06-03 Christian Wilberg, German painter, dies at 42