German Celebrities Born In May

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 1 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )

Karl Marx
77
Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883

 2 
Nicole Brown Simpson
(Murdered Wife of O. J. Simpson)

Nicole Brown Simpson
18
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 19, 1959
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: June 12, 1994

 3 
Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)

Richard Wagner
7
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883

 4 
Zazie Beetz
(Actress)

Zazie Beetz
24
Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Mitte, Berlin, Germany

 5 
Marco Reus
(Footballer)

Marco Reus
11
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 31, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dortmund, Germany

 6 
Maria Theresa
(Holy Roman Empress (1745-1765))

Maria Theresa
9
Birthdate: May 13, 1717
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: November 29, 1780

 7 
Johannes Brahms
(One of the Romantic Period's Most Revered and Popular Composers)

Johannes Brahms
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: April 3, 1897
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Albrecht Durer
6
Birthdate: May 21, 1471
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: April 6, 1528

 9 
Otto Frank
(Father of Anne Frank)

Otto Frank
6
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: August 19, 1980

 10 
Sophie Scholl
(Anti-Nazi Activist)

Sophie Scholl
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forchtenberg, Germany
Died: February 22, 1943

 11 
Manfred von Richthofen
(Fighter Pilot)

Manfred von Richthofen
11
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 2, 1892
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 21, 1918

 12 
Lena Meyer-Landrut
(German Singer Best Known as the Winner of the 'Eurovision Song Contest 2010' for Her Song 'Satellite')

Lena Meyer-Landrut
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

 13 
Sabine Schmitz
(Racecar driver)

Sabine Schmitz
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adenau, Germany

 14 
Klaus Meine
(Vocalist, songwriter and instrumentalist best known as the frontman of the rock band Scorpions)

Klaus Meine
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 25, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany

 15 
Walter Gropius
(Architect)

Walter Gropius
10
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 5, 1969

 16 
Lex Barker
(Actor)

Lex Barker
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1973

 17 
Baron Münchhausen
(Fiction writer)

Baron Münchhausen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bodenwerder
Died: February 22, 1797

 18 
Lilli Palmer
(Actress)

Lilli Palmer
2
Birthdate: May 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: January 27, 1986

 19 
Assia Wevill
(Poet mainly remembered in the context of her relationships with and influences on Sylvia Plath and Hughes)

Assia Wevill
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 23, 1969

 20 
Hans Frank
(Politician)

Hans Frank
8
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946

 21 
Baldur von Schirach
(Nazi Leader, Reichsjugendführer (1931-40))

Baldur von Schirach
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 8, 1974

 22 
Senta Berger
(Actress)

Senta Berger
0
Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

 23 
George I of Great Britain
(King of Great Britain)

George I of Great Britain
11
Birthdate: May 28, 1660
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: June 11, 1727

 24 
Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
(Queen Consort of Great Britain and Ireland (1761-1818))

Charlotte of Mecklenburg-Strelitz
7
Birthdate: May 19, 1744
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mirow, Germany
Died: November 17, 1818

 25 
Gustav Stresemann
(Chancellor of Germany)

Gustav Stresemann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: October 3, 1929

 26 
Dieter Rams
(Industrial designer known for braun consumer products, Vitsœ 606 Universal Shelving System)

Dieter Rams
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany

 27 
Sexy Cora
(Actress)

Sexy Cora
2
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Berlin, West Germany
Died: January 20, 2011

Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: August 2, 1955

 29 
Novalis
(Poet)

Novalis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801

 30 
Franz Mesmer
(Doctor)

Franz Mesmer
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swabia, Germany
Died: March 5, 1815

 31 
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(Expressionist painter and printmaker and one of the founders of the artists group Die Brücke)

Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
1
Birthdate: May 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aschaffenburg, Germany
Died: June 15, 1938

 32 
Augustus II the Strong
(Elector of Saxony)

Augustus II the Strong
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1670
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: February 1, 1733

 33 
William, German Crown Prince
(Military commander)

William, German Crown Prince
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 20, 1951

 34 
Alfred Jodl
(Chief of the Operations Staff of the German Armed Forces High Command (1939-1945))

Alfred Jodl
9
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946

 35 

Karoline Herfurth
0
Birthdate: May 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany

 36 
Diana Damrau
(Singer)

Diana Damrau
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Günzburg, Germany

 37 
Michael Cretu
(Founder of Enigma)

Michael Cretu
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania

 38 
Otto Lilienthal
(Known for successful gliding experiments)

Otto Lilienthal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anklam, Germany
Died: August 10, 1896

 39 
Emile Berliner
(Inventor)

Emile Berliner
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: August 3, 1929

 40 
Wilm Hosenfeld
(Army Officer)

Wilm Hosenfeld
8
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 2, 1895
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mackenzell, Prussia, German Empire
Died: August 13, 1952

 41 
Sepp Dietrich
(Military Officer)

Sepp Dietrich
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawangen, Germany
Died: April 21, 1966

 42 

Justus von Liebig
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: April 18, 1873

 43 

Sebastian Koch
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

 44 
Vanessa Mai
(Singer)

Vanessa Mai
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Backnang, Germany

Veruschka von Lehndorff
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany

 46 
Sandra
(Singer)

Sandra
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany

 47 
Isaiah Hartenstein
(Basketball player)

Isaiah Hartenstein
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 5, 1998
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eugene, Oregon, United States

 48 
Ulrich Beck
(Sociologist)

Ulrich Beck
0
Birthdate: May 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Slupsk, Poland
Died: January 1, 2015

 49 
George V of Hanover
(Last King of Hanover (1851-1866))

George V of Hanover
3
Birthdate: May 27, 1819
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 12, 1878

 50 

Elyas M'Barek
1
Birthdate: May 29, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Munich, Germany