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Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 14, 1920

Max Weber was a German historian, political economist, jurist, and sociologist. Widely regarded as one of the most influential and important theorists, Weber's ideas had a profound influence on social research and social theory. Although he did not see himself as a sociologist, Weber is often counted among the fathers of sociology alongside Émile Durkheim, Auguste Comte, and Karl Marx.

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Yvonne Catterfeld
(Singer)
Yvonne Catterfeld
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
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Alfred Weber
(Economist, Educationist, Sociologist, University teacher)
Alfred Weber
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Birthdate: July 30, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: May 2, 1958

Alfred Weber was a German geographer, sociologist, economist, and theoretician of culture. Weber's work and contribution played a key role in the progression of modern economic geography. The younger brother of Max Weber, Alfred Weber contributed theories for analyzing social processes, social change as a confluence of civilization, and culture.

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Alexander Beyer
(Actor)
Alexander Beyer
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Birthdate: June 24, 1973
Sun Sign: Cancer
 5 
Annemarie Schimmel
(Orientalist)
Annemarie Schimmel
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Birthdate: April 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: January 26, 2003
 6 
Maria Ehrich
(Actress)
Maria Ehrich
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Birthdate: February 26, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 7 
Radegund
(Queen)
Radegund
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 0520 AD
Died: August 13, 0587
 8 
Reinhard Gehlen
(Officer)
Reinhard Gehlen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 3, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 8, 1979

Known as Adolf Hitler’s favorite spy, Reinhard Gehlen led the Wehrmacht military intelligence during World War II. Following the war, he surrendered to the Allies and then joined hands with the CIA to form Germany’s modern spy service consisting of countless former Nazis and war criminals.

 9 
Katrin Apel
(German Retired Biathlete and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Katrin Apel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1973
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 10 
Anja Schneiderheinze-Stöckel
(German Bobsledder)
Anja Schneiderheinze-Stöckel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 11 
Johann Christoph Bach
(Musician)
Johann Christoph Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 16, 1671
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 22, 1721
 12 
Max Weber
(Painter)
Max Weber
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Birthdate: April 18, 1881
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: October 4, 1961
 13 
Elisabeth Pähtz
(German Chess Player)
Elisabeth Pähtz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 8, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 14 
Boris Gulko
(American Chess Grandmaster)
Boris Gulko
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 9, 1947
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 15 
Florian Wünsche
(Actor)
Florian Wünsche
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Birthdate: July 18, 1991
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Johann Gottfried Walther
(Composer)
Johann Gottfried Walther
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 18, 1684
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 23, 1748
 17 
Clemens Fritz
(Association football player)
Clemens Fritz
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Johann Ambrosius Bach
(Musician)
Johann Ambrosius Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 22, 1645
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 2, 1695
 19 
Hiob Ludolf
(Orientalist)
Hiob Ludolf
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Birthdate: June 15, 1624
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 8, 1704
 20 
Peer Schmidt
(Actor)
Peer Schmidt
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Birthdate: March 11, 1926
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: May 8, 2010
 21 
Franziska Schenk
(Former German Speed Skater)
Franziska Schenk
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 13, 1974
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 22 
René Wolff
(Olympic and World Champion Track Cyclist)
René Wolff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 4, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
 23 
Robert Lehmann
(German Long Track Speed Skater)
Robert Lehmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 24 
Patrick Gretsch
(Sport cyclist)
Patrick Gretsch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 7, 1987
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Christian Müller
(Cyclist)
Christian Müller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 1, 1982
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 26 
Michael Seidenbecher
(Cyclist)
Michael Seidenbecher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 6, 1984
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 27 
Volkert Merl
(Racing driver)
Volkert Merl
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 10, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 28 
Erika Glassner
(Actress)
Erika Glassner
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Birthdate: February 28, 1890
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 21, 1959
 29 
Daniela Anschütz-Thoms
(German Former Speed Skater)
Daniela Anschütz-Thoms
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 20, 1974
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 30 
Daniel Becke
(Cyclist)
Daniel Becke
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 31 
Stephan Schreck
(Cyclist)
Stephan Schreck
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 15, 1978
Sun Sign: Cancer
 32 
André Korff
(Cyclist)
André Korff
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 16, 1973
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 33 
Georg Stoltze
(Cyclist)
Georg Stoltze
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 13, 1931
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 6, 2007
 34 
Lothar Stäber
(Sport cyclist)
Lothar Stäber
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 4, 1936
Sun Sign: Taurus
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Vera Hohlfeld
(Sport cyclist)
Vera Hohlfeld
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 24, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 36 
Oswin Köhler
(Ethnologist)
Oswin Köhler
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Birthdate: October 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 2, 1996
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Konrad Geßner
(Sport cyclist)
Konrad Geßner
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 1995
Sun Sign: Capricorn