Famous People Born In Dortmund

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Marco Reus
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as an Attacking Midfielder / Forward)
Marco Reus
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini

Marco Reus is a German football player who plays for the Germany national team and the popular Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. Known for his speed, versatility, technical skills, and shooting ability, Reus was named the Footballer of the Year (Germany) in 2012. In 2013, 2014, and 2019, Marco Reus helped Borussia Dortmund win the prestigious DFL-Supercup.

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Kevin Großkreutz
(German Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Right Back and Winger)
Kevin Großkreutz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 19, 1988
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
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Steve Shirley
(Computer scientist, Feminist)
Steve Shirley
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 16, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo

Born Vera Buchthal, Steve Shirley moved from Germany to Britain as a child refugee during the Nazi regime. Later, going by the name Stephanie Brook, she began learning coding. Battling a male-dominated workplace environment, she changed her name to Steve. The celebrated scientist now runs a charitable foundation.

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Lars Ricken
(German Retired Footballer Who Played as a Midfielder)
Lars Ricken
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Michael Zorc
(Association football player)
Michael Zorc
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1962
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Heinz Lammerding
(German SS Officer Convicted of War Crimes During World War II)
Heinz Lammerding
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: August 27, 1905
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 13, 1971
 7 
Martin Kippenberger
(Artist)
Martin Kippenberger
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Birthdate: February 25, 1953
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 7, 1997
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Mirjana Lucic-Baroni
(Tennis Player)
Mirjana Lucic-Baroni
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces

Mirjana Lucic-Baroni is a Croatian professional tennis player who has been inactive since 2018. In 2021, she announced her plan of making a comeback to bring her career to a close on her own terms. Mirjana Lucic-Baroni first achieved popularity in 1998, when she won the women's doubles event alongside Martina Hingis at the Australian Open.

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Khalid Taha
(German Mixed Martial Artist)
Khalid Taha
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Gerhard Meisenberg
(Biochemist)
Gerhard Meisenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 22, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Marco Werner
(German Professional Racing Driver)
Marco Werner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Bernhard Hoetger
(Former sculptor, painter and handicrafts artist of the Expressionist movement)
Bernhard Hoetger
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Birthdate: May 4, 1874
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 18, 1949
 13 
Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus
(Publisher)
Friedrich Arnold Brockhaus
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Birthdate: May 4, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: August 20, 1823
 14 
Hans Tilkowski
(Former football goalkeeper)
Hans Tilkowski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 12, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 5, 2020
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 15 
Klaus Niedzwiedz
(Racing driver)
Klaus Niedzwiedz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1951
Sun Sign: Pisces
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Elga Andersen
(Actress)
Elga Andersen
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Birthdate: February 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 7, 1994
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Bernile Nienau
(The Führer's child)
Bernile Nienau
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 20, 1926
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 5, 1943
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Fita Benkhoff
(Actress)
Fita Benkhoff
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Birthdate: November 1, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 26, 1967
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Stefan Steinweg
(Cyclist)
Stefan Steinweg
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Gisela Trowe
(Actress)
Gisela Trowe
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Birthdate: September 5, 1922
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 5, 2010
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Dieter Kemper
(Cyclist)
Dieter Kemper
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 11, 1937
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 11, 2018
 22 
Christina Becker
(Sport cyclist)
Christina Becker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 12, 1977
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Justin Wolf
(Cyclist)
Justin Wolf
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 15, 1992
Sun Sign: Libra
 24 
Erich Bautz
(Cyclist)
Erich Bautz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 17, 1986
 25 
Emil Kijewski
(Cyclist)
Emil Kijewski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 22, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 23, 1989
 26 
Ludwig Gossing
(German Equestrian)
Ludwig Gossing
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 13, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
 27 
Karl-Heinz Marsell
(Cyclist)
Karl-Heinz Marsell
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1936
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: September 23, 1996
 28 
Fritz Ligges
(German Equestrian)
Fritz Ligges
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 29, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 21, 1996
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Adalbert Dickhut
(Gymnast)
Adalbert Dickhut
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 5, 1995
 30 
Norbert Thimm
(Basketball player)
Norbert Thimm
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 21, 1949
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'9" (206 cm)
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Anna-Bianca Schnitzmeier
(Sport cyclist)
Anna-Bianca Schnitzmeier
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 27, 1990
Sun Sign: Leo
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Karl Schmedes
(Boxer)
Karl Schmedes
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 14, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 31, 1981
 33 
Erich Metze
(Cyclist)
Erich Metze
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 7, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 28, 1952
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Anton Joksch
(Cyclist)
Anton Joksch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 13, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
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David Ortega Arenas
(Reality Star as Contestant on I'm a Star - Get Me Out of Here!)
David Ortega Arenas
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Birthdate: August 22, 1985
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)