Famous People Born In Essen

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Leroy Sané
(German Professional Football Player Who Plays as a Winger)
Leroy Sané
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 11, 1996
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Armin Meiwes
(Murderer)
Armin Meiwes
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Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
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Jens Lehmann
(German Football player-Goalkeeper)
Jens Lehmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 10, 1969
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
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Theo Albrecht
(Entrepreneur)
Theo Albrecht
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 24, 2010
 5 
Josef Terboven
(Politician who was the long-serving Gauleiter of Gau Essen and the Reichskommissar for Norway during the German occupation)
Josef Terboven
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: May 8, 1945
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Otto Rehhagel
(Association football player, Association football manager)
Otto Rehhagel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 9, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 7 
Alfred Herrhausen
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 30, 1930
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 30, 1989
Dietrich Hollinderbäumer
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Birthdate: August 16, 1942
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 9 
Mille Petrozza
(Guitarist)
Mille Petrozza
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 10 
Johanna Budwig
(Biochemist)
Johanna Budwig
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 19, 2003
 11 
Heinz Rühmann
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Birthdate: March 7, 1902
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 3, 1994
 12 
Johanna Langefeld
(Former female guard and supervisor at three Nazi concentration camps: Lichtenburg, Ravensbrück, and Auschwitz)
Johanna Langefeld
1
Birthdate: March 5, 1900
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 26, 1974
 13 
Karl Albrecht
(Entrepreneur)
Karl Albrecht
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: February 20, 1920
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 16, 2014
 14 
Helmut Rahn
(Association football player)
Helmut Rahn
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 16, 1929
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: August 14, 2003
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 15 
Axel Honneth
(Philosopher)
Axel Honneth
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Birthdate: July 18, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: August 13, 1907
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: July 30, 1967
 17 
Kira Walkenhorst
(Beach Volleyball Player)
Kira Walkenhorst
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 18, 1990
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 18 
Harry S. Morgan
(Director)
Harry S. Morgan
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Birthdate: August 29, 1945
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: April 30, 2011
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 19 
Ernst Busch
(Singer)
Ernst Busch
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 22, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 8, 1980
 20 
Marcel Zeller
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 3, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 25, 2016
 21 
Alfred Krupp
(Industrialist)
Alfred Krupp
1
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: April 26, 1812
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 14, 1887
 22 
Karl Baedeker
(Publisher)
Karl Baedeker
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Birthdate: November 3, 1801
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 4, 1859
 23 
Henning Baum
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Birthdate: September 20, 1972
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 24 
Ernst Busch
(Senior officer)
Ernst Busch
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 6, 1885
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 17, 1945
 25 
Ruth Leuwerik
(Actress)
Ruth Leuwerik
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Birthdate: April 23, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 12, 2016
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 26 
James Ingo Freed
(Architect)
James Ingo Freed
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Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: June 23, 1930
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 15, 2005
 27 
Diether Krebs
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Birthdate: August 11, 1947
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 4, 2000
 28 
Ralf Richter
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Birthdate: August 17, 1957
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 29 
Anneliese Uhlig
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Birthdate: August 27, 1918
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 17, 2017
 30 
Carl Humann
(Engineer)
Carl Humann
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Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: January 4, 1839
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: April 12, 1896
 31 
Jens Lehmann
(Cyclist)
Jens Lehmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 19, 1967
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 32 
Manfred Burgsmüller
(Football player)
Manfred Burgsmüller
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 18, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 33 
Elisabeth Volkmann
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Birthdate: March 16, 1936
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: July 27, 2006
 34 
Heinz Drache
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Birthdate: February 9, 1923
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: April 3, 2002
 35 
Marie-Luise Marjan
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Birthdate: August 9, 1940
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 36 
Volker Strycek
(Racing driver)
Volker Strycek
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 13, 1957
Sun Sign: Libra
 37 
Johann Julius Hecker
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 2, 1707
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: June 24, 1768
 38 
Altfrid Heger
(Racing driver)
Altfrid Heger
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 24, 1958
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 39 
Paul Klinger
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Birthdate: June 14, 1907
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 14, 1971
 40 
Harald Grohs
(Racing driver)
Harald Grohs
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 41 
Gernot Endemann
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Birthdate: June 24, 1942
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 29, 2020
 42 
Harald Huffmann
(Field hockey player)
Harald Huffmann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 3, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 20, 1992
 43 
Timm Herzbruch
(Field hockey player)
Timm Herzbruch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 44 
Jan-Philipp Rabente
(Field hockey player)
Jan-Philipp Rabente
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 3, 1987
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 45 
Wilhelm Stasch
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 12, 1911
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: August 1, 1989
 46 
Thilo Stralkowski
(Field hockey player)
Thilo Stralkowski
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 47 
Edgar Gorgas
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 23, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 15, 2019
 48 
Herbert Winters
(Field hockey player)
Herbert Winters
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 6, 1937
Sun Sign: Gemini
 49 
Helmut Tepasse
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 24, 1946
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 50 
Ulrich Klaes
(Field hockey player)
Ulrich Klaes
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 1, 1946
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)