German Celebrities Born In May

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 1 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
84
Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883
 2 
Nicole Brown Simpson
(Murdered Wife of American Footballer O. J. Simpson)
Nicole Brown Simpson
19
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
8
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883
 4 
Zazie Beetz
(Actress Best Known for Her Comedy Series ‘Atlanta’ and Anthology Series ‘Easy’)
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 
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
 7 
Albrecht Durer
(German High Renaissance Painter Best Known for His Work ‘Meisterstiche’)
Albrecht Durer
6
Birthdate: May 21, 1471
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Nuremberg, Germany
Died: April 6, 1528
 8 
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
 9 
Otto Frank
(German Businessman and Father of ‘Anne Frank', the Author of 'The Diary of a Young Girl’)
Otto Frank
6
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: August 19, 1980
 10 
Sophie Scholl
(German Student and Anti-Nazi Political Activist)
Sophie Scholl
8
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: May 9, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Forchtenberg, Germany
Died: February 22, 1943
 11 
Lena Meyer-Landrut
(German Singer Best Known as the Winner of the 'Eurovision Song Contest 2010' for Her Song 'Satellite')
Lena Meyer-Landrut
10
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 3, 1991
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
 12 
Sabine Schmitz
(Racecar driver)
Sabine Schmitz
9
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 14, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Adenau, Germany
 13 
Alfred Jodl
(Chief of the Operations Staff of the German Armed Forces High Command (1939 - 1945))
Alfred Jodl
10
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 10, 1890
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
 14 
Walter Gropius
(Architect)
Walter Gropius
10
Listed In: Architects
Birthdate: May 18, 1883
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: July 5, 1969
 15 
Lex Barker
(Actor)
Lex Barker
0
Birthdate: May 8, 1919
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rye, New York, United States
Died: May 11, 1973
 16 
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
 17 
Hans Frank
(German Politician and Lawyer Who Served as Governor-General of Poland During World War II)
Hans Frank
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
 18 
Lilli Palmer
(Actress)
Lilli Palmer
2
Birthdate: May 24, 1914
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: January 27, 1986
 19 
Baron Münchhausen
(Fiction writer)
Baron Münchhausen
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 11, 1720
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bodenwerder
Died: February 22, 1797
 20 
Assia Wevill
(Jewish Woman Emigrant from Nazi Germany Known for Her Relationships with the English Poet 'Ted Hughes')
Assia Wevill
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 15, 1927
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 23, 1969
 21 
Sebastian Koch
0
Birthdate: May 31, 1962
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
 22 
Senta Berger
(Actress Best Known for Her Role in the TV Series 'The Man From U.N.C.L.E.')
Senta Berger
0
Birthdate: May 13, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
 23 
Gustav Stresemann
(Chancellor of Germany)
Gustav Stresemann
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin
Died: October 3, 1929
 24 
George I of Great Britain
(Former King of Great Britain and Ireland (1714 - 1727))
George I of Great Britain
11
Birthdate: May 28, 1660
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: June 11, 1727
 25 
Baldur von Schirach
(German Nazi Politician and Leader of the Nazi Youth Movement)
Baldur von Schirach
7
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 9, 1907
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 8, 1974
Rupprecht, Crown Prince of Bavaria
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 18, 1869
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: August 2, 1955
 27 
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
 28 
Dieter Rams
(German Industrial Designer and Educator Who Believed in the "Less but Better" Approach)
Dieter Rams
2
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: May 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiesbaden, Germany
 29 
Franz Mesmer
(Doctor)
Franz Mesmer
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 23, 1734
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Swabia, Germany
Died: March 5, 1815
 30 
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
 31 
Novalis
(German Romantic Poet and Philosopher Known for His Poems ‘Hymns to the Night’ and ‘Spiritual Songs’)
Novalis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801
 32 
Otto Lilienthal
(German Aeronautical Engineer Who Completed Successful Glider Flights for the First Time)
Otto Lilienthal
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 23, 1848
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Anklam, Germany
Died: August 10, 1896
 33 
Sexy Cora
(Actress)
Sexy Cora
3
Birthdate: May 2, 1987
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: West Berlin, West Germany
Died: January 20, 2011
 34 
Diana Damrau
(Singer)
Diana Damrau
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 31, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Günzburg, Germany
 35 
Karoline Herfurth
0
Birthdate: May 22, 1984
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany
 36 
William, German Crown Prince
(Military commander)
William, German Crown Prince
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 6, 1882
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 20, 1951
 37 
Peter Kürten
(Serial killer)
Peter Kürten
6
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: May 26, 1883
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: July 2, 1931
Rudolph I of Habsburg
1
Birthdate: May 1, 1218
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Breisgau
Died: July 15, 1291
 39 
Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
(German Princess and Later Duchess of Orléans by Her Marriage to Philippe I, Duke of Orléans)
Elizabeth Charlotte, Madame Palatine
1
Birthdate: May 27, 1652
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Heidelberg Castle, Heidelberg, Electoral Palatinate, Holy Roman Empire
Died: December 8, 1722
 40 
Sepp Dietrich
(Military Officer)
Sepp Dietrich
4
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 28, 1892
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hawangen, Germany
Died: April 21, 1966
 41 
Justus von Liebig
1
Birthdate: May 12, 1803
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Darmstadt, Germany
Died: April 18, 1873
 42 
Emile Berliner
(Inventor)
Emile Berliner
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1851
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hanover, Germany
Died: August 3, 1929
 43 
Wolfgang Porsche
(Shareholder and Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Porsche Automobil Holding SE as well as of Porsche AG)
Wolfgang Porsche
0
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: May 10, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
 44 
Sandra
(Franco-German Pop Singer)
Sandra
1
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 18, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saarbrücken, Germany
 45 
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
(German Physician & Naturalist Considered to be a Main Founder of 'Zoology' and 'Anthropology' as Comparative, Scientific Disciplines)
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
0
Birthdate: May 11, 1752
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: January 22, 1840
Veruschka von Lehndorff
0
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: May 14, 1939
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
 47 
Vanessa Mai
(Singer)
Vanessa Mai
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 2, 1992
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Backnang, Germany
 48 
Ulrich Beck
(Sociologist)
Ulrich Beck
0
Birthdate: May 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Slupsk, Poland
Died: January 1, 2015
 49 
Joseph Beuys
(Founder of the provocative art movement known as Fluxus, and was a key figure in the development of Happenings)
Joseph Beuys
2
Birthdate: May 12, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Krefeld, Germany
Died: January 23, 1986
 50 
Michael Cretu
(Founder of Enigma)
Michael Cretu
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1957
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bucharest, Romania