Find out more about the greatest 19th Century German Scientists, including Albert Einstein, Max Planck, Alfred Wegener, Robert Koch and David Hilbert.
Albert EinsteinAlbert Einstein

14 March 1879

18 April 1955

Ulm, Kingdom of Württemberg, German Empire

Pisces

Max PlanckMax Planck

23 April 1858

04 October 1947

Kiel

Taurus

Alfred WegenerAlfred Wegener

01 November 1880

31 October 1930

Berlin

Scorpio

Georg CantorGeorg Cantor

03 March 1845

06 January 1918

Saint Petersburg, Russian Empire

Pisces

David HilbertDavid Hilbert

23 January 1862

14 February 1943

Königsberg or Wehlau, Province of Prussia (today Znamensk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Russia)

Aquarius

Robert KochRobert Koch

11 December 1843

27 May 1910

Clausthal-Zellerfeld

Sagittarius

Heinrich HertzHeinrich Hertz

22 February 1857

01 January 1894

Hamburg

Pisces

Ernst HaeckelErnst Haeckel

16 February 1834

09 August 1919

Potsdam

Aquarius

Wilhelm WundtWilhelm Wundt

16 August 1832

31 August 1920

Mannheim

Leo

Fritz HaberFritz Haber

09 December 1868

29 January 1934

Wrocław

Sagittarius

Emmy NoetherEmmy Noether

23 March 1882

14 April 1935

Erlangen, Bavaria, Germany

Aries

Bernhard RiemannBernhard Riemann

17 September 1826

20 July 1866

Breselenz

Virgo

Max BornMax Born

11 December 1882

05 January 1970

Wrocław

Sagittarius

Theodor SchwannTheodor Schwann

07 December 1810

11 January 1882

Neuss, Germany

Sagittarius

Robert BunsenRobert Bunsen

30 March 1811

16 August 1899

Göttingen

Aries

Hermann von HelmholtzHermann von Helmholtz

31 August 1821

08 September 1894

Potsdam

Virgo

Paul EhrlichPaul Ehrlich

14 March 1854

20 August 1915

Strzelin

Pisces

Otto HahnOtto Hahn

08 March 1879

28 July 1968

Frankfurt

Pisces

Otto Heinrich WarburgOtto Heinrich Warburg

08 October 1883

01 August 1970

Freiburg, Baden, German Empire

Libra

Gustav KirchhoffGustav Kirchhoff

12 March 1824

17 October 1887

Königsberg, Kingdom of Prussia

Pisces

Hermann MinkowskiHermann Minkowski

22 June 1864

12 January 1909

Aleksota, Kingdom of Poland

Cancer

Arnold SommerfeldArnold Sommerfeld

05 December 1868

26 April 1951

Königsberg

Sagittarius

Karl WeierstrassKarl Weierstrass

31 October 1815

19 February 1897

Ennigerloh

Scorpio

Richard DedekindRichard Dedekind

06 October 1831

12 February 1916

Braunschweig, Germany

Libra

Peter Gustav Lejeune DirichletPeter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet

13 February 1805

05 May 1859

Düren

Aquarius

Carl Gustav Jacob JacobiCarl Gustav Jacob Jacobi

10 December 1804

18 February 1851

Potsdam, Germany

Sagittarius

Max von Laue or Max bMax von Laue

09 October 1879

24 April 1960

Pfaffendorf, Kingdom of Prussia, German Empire

Libra

Hermann Emil FischerHermann Emil Fischer

09 October 1852

15 July 1919

Euskirchen

Libra

Philipp LenardPhilipp Lenard

07 June 1862

20 May 1947

Pressburg, Kingdom of Hungary, Austrian Empire

Gemini

Johannes StarkJohannes Stark

15 April 1874

21 June 1957

Freihung

Aries

Wilhelm OstwaldWilhelm Ostwald

02 September 1853

04 April 1932

Riga

Virgo

Adolf von BaeyerAdolf von Baeyer

31 October 1835

20 August 1917

Berlin

Scorpio

Carl Bosch Carl Bosch

27 August 1874

26 April 1940

Cologne, Germany

Virgo

Karl Ferdinand BraunKarl Ferdinand Braun

06 June 1850

20 April 1918

Fulda, Electorate of Hessen, Germany

Gemini

Walther NernstWalther Nernst

25 June 1864

18 November 1941

Wąbrzeźno

Cancer

Carl F. GaussCarl F. Gauss

30 April 1777

23 February 1855

Braunschweig, Duchy of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, Holy Roman Empire

Taurus

James FranckJames Franck

26 August 1882

21 May 1964

Hamburg, German Empire

Virgo

Johannes Peter MüllerJohannes Peter Müller

14 July 1801

28 April 1858

Koblenz, Germany

Cancer

Wilhelm WienWilhelm Wien

13 January 1864

30 August 1928

Gaffken near Fischhausen, Province of Prussia

Capricorn

Otto SternOtto Stern

17 February 1888

17 August 1969

Żory

Aquarius

Gustav Ludwig HertzGustav Ludwig Hertz

22 July 1887

30 October 1975

Hamburg

Cancer

Hermann StaudingerHermann Staudinger

23 March 1881

08 September 1965

Worms, Grand Duchy of Hesse, German Empire

Aries

Albrecht KosselAlbrecht Kossel

16 September 1853

05 July 1927

Rostock, Germany

Virgo

Eduard BuchnerEduard Buchner

20 May 1860

13 August 1917

Munich

Taurus

Walther BotheWalther Bothe

08 January 1891

08 February 1957

Oranienburg

Capricorn

Karl ZieglerKarl Ziegler

26 November 1898

12 August 1973

November 26, 1898, Helsa, Germany

Sagittarius

Georg WittigGeorg Wittig

16 June 1897

26 August 1987

Berlin, Germany

Gemini

Emil Adolf von BehringEmil Adolf von Behring

15 March 1854

31 March 1917

Ławice

Pisces

Hans Fischer Hans Fischer

27 July 1881

31 March 1945

Höchst on Main, Germany

Leo

Ferdinand Freiherr von Richthofen Ferdinand von Richthofen

05 May 1833

06 October 1905

Carlsruhe, Prussian Silesia

Taurus

Otto WallachOtto Wallach

27 March 1847

26 February 1931

Königsberg

Aries

Otto DielsOtto Diels

23 January 1876

07 March 1954

Hamburg, German Empire

Aquarius

Otto Fritz MeyerhofOtto Fritz Meyerhof

12 April 1884

06 October 1951

Hanover

Aries

Heinrich Otto WielandHeinrich Otto Wieland

04 June 1877

05 August 1957

Pforzheim

Gemini

Carl Ludwig SiegelCarl Ludwig Siegel

31 December 1896

04 April 1981

Berlin, German Empire

Capricorn

Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius Friedrich Bergius

11 October 1884

30 March 1949

Breslau (Wrocław), Germany

Libra

Ferdinand von MuellerFerdinand von Mueller

30 June 1825

10 October 1896

Rostock, Germany

Cancer

Paul WaldenPaul Walden

26 July 1863

22 January 1957

Cēsis

Leo

Walter GerlachWalter Gerlach

01 August 1889

10 August 1979

Biebrich, Rhineland Palatinate

Leo

Wilhelm RontgenWilhelm Rontgen

27 March 1845

10 February 1923

Lennep, Rhine Province, Germany

Aries

Otto Wilhelm von StruveOtto Wilhelm von Struve

07 May 1819

16 April 1905

Tartu

Taurus

Max VolmerMax Volmer

03 May 1885

03 June 1965

Hilden

Taurus

Hugo von MohlHugo von Mohl

08 April 1805

01 April 1872

Stuttgart

Aries

Felix Christian KleinFelix Christian Klein

25 April 1849

22 June 1925

Düsseldorf

Taurus

Wilhelm WeberWilhelm Weber

24 October 1804

23 June 1891

Wittenberg, Saxony, Holy Roman Empire

Scorpio

Hermann Klaus Hugo WeylHermann Klaus Hugo Weyl

09 November 1885

08 December 1955

Elmshorn

Scorpio

Carl Friedrich GaussCarl Friedrich Gauss

30 April 1777

23 February 1855

Braunschweig

Taurus

Edmund HusserlEdmund Husserl

08 April 1859

27 April 1938

Prostějov

Aries

Matthias Jakob SchleidenMatthias Jakob Schleiden

05 April 1804

23 June 1881

Hamburg

Aries

Gottlob FregeGottlob Frege

08 November 1848

26 July 1925

Wismar

Scorpio

Emanuel LaskerEmanuel Lasker
Oswald SpenglerOswald Spengler

29 May 1880

08 May 1936

Blankenburg

Gemini

Alois AlzheimerAlois Alzheimer

14 June 1864

19 December 1915

Marktbreit

Gemini

Justus von LiebigJustus von Liebig

12 May 1803

18 April 1873

Darmstadt

Taurus

Gustav FechnerGustav Fechner

19 April 1801

18 November 1887

Żarki Wielkie

Aries

Johann Philipp ReisJohann Philipp Reis

07 January 1834

14 January 1874

Gelnhausen

Capricorn

Charles Proteus SteinmetzCharles Proteus Steinmetz

09 April 1865

26 October 1923

Wrocław

Aries

Hans GeigerHans Geiger

30 September 1882

24 September 1945

Neustadt an der Weinstraße

Libra

Julius Lothar MeyerJulius Lothar Meyer

19 August 1830

11 April 1895

Vare

Leo

Kurt TankKurt Tank

24 February 1898

05 June 1983

Bydgoszcz

Pisces

Johann Gottfried GalleJohann Gottfried Galle

09 June 1812

10 July 1910

Radis

Gemini

August Ferdinand MöbiusAugust Ferdinand Möbius

Gerhard DomagkGerhard Domagk

30 October 1895

24 April 1964

Brandenburg

Scorpio

Leopold KroneckerLeopold Kronecker

07 December 1823

29 December 1891

Legnica

Sagittarius

Ludwig PrandtlLudwig Prandtl

04 February 1875

15 August 1953

Freising

Aquarius

Martin Wilhelm KuttaMartin Wilhelm Kutta

Carl WernickeCarl Wernicke

15 May 1848

15 June 1905

Tarnowskie Góry

Taurus

Charles PfizerCharles Pfizer

22 March 1824

19 October 1906

Ludwigsburg

Aries

Felix HoffmannFelix Hoffmann

21 January 1868

08 February 1946

Ludwigsburg

Aquarius

Hans ReichenbachHans Reichenbach

26 September 1891

09 April 1953

Hamburg

Libra

Friedrich BesselFriedrich Bessel

22 July 1784

17 March 1846

Minden, Minden-Ravensberg (Germany)

Cancer

Friedrich RatzelFriedrich Ratzel

30 August 1844

09 August 1904

Karlsruhe

Virgo

Richard CourantRichard Courant

08 January 1888

27 January 1972

Lubliniec

Capricorn

Moritz SchlickMoritz Schlick

14 April 1882

22 June 1936

Berlin

Aries

Ernst ZermeloErnst Zermelo

27 July 1871

21 May 1953

Berlin

Leo

Felix HausdorffFelix Hausdorff

08 November 1868

26 January 1942

Wrocław

Scorpio

Friedrich HundFriedrich Hund

04 February 1896

31 March 1997

Karlsruhe

Aquarius

Eugen FischerEugen Fischer

05 July 1874

09 July 1967

Karlsruhe

Cancer

Heinrich LenzHeinrich Lenz

12 February 1804

10 February 1865

Tartu

Aquarius

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