German Celebrities Born In December

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 1 
Ludwig van Beethoven
(One of the Most Admired Composers and Pianists in the History of Western Music)
Ludwig van Beethoven
40
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 17, 1770
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
Died: March 26, 1827
 2 
Marlene Dietrich
(Actress and Singer)
Marlene Dietrich
24
Birthdate: December 27, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany
Died: May 6, 1992
 3 
Werner Heisenberg
(German Theoretical Physicist and One of the Main Pioneers of the Theory of Quantum Mechanics)
Werner Heisenberg
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: February 1, 1976
 4 
Johannes Kepler
(Astronomer Best Known for his Laws of Plantery Motion)
Johannes Kepler
12
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 27, 1571
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Weil der Stadt, Germany
Died: November 15, 1630
 5 
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
(Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary (1854-1898))
Empress Elisabeth of Austria
5
Birthdate: December 24, 1837
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: September 10, 1898
 6 
Robert Koch
(Physician)
Robert Koch
4
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: December 11, 1843
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
Died: May 27, 1910
 7 
Mats Hummels
(Association football player)
Mats Hummels
4
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 16, 1988
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Bergisch Gladbach
 8 
Rainer Maria Rilke
(Austrian Poet and Novelist Known for His Poetry Collections ‘Duino Elegies’ and ‘Sonnets to Orpheus’)
Rainer Maria Rilke
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 4, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czech Republic
Died: December 29, 1926
 9 
Fritz Haber
(Chemist)
Fritz Haber
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 9, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław
Died: January 29, 1934
 10 
Paul Klee
(Swiss-born German Artist Whose Work Exhibited Shades of 'Expressionism', 'Cubism', and 'Surrealism')
Paul Klee
4
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 18, 1879
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland
Died: May 29, 1940
 11 
Max Born
(German Physicist Who Won Nobel Prize for His Contribution to Quantum Mechanics)
Max Born
5
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: January 5, 1970
 12 
Horst Buchholz
1
Birthdate: December 4, 1933
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: March 3, 2003
 13 
Leopold I of Belgium
(First King of the Belgians (1831 - 1865))
Leopold I of Belgium
3
Birthdate: December 16, 1790
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
Died: December 10, 1865
 14 
Klaus Fuchs
(Theoretical Physicist and Atomic Spy)
Klaus Fuchs
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 29, 1911
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rüsselsheim, German Empire
Died: January 28, 1988
Princess Feodora of Leiningen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 7, 1807
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Amorbach, Germany
Died: September 23, 1872
 16 
Katarina Witt
(Figure skater)
Katarina Witt
6
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 3, 1965
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Staaken, Berlin, Germany
 17 
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
(German-English Army Officer, Admiral, Scientist and Colonial Governor)
Prince Rupert of the Rhine
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 17, 1619
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
Died: November 29, 1682
 18 
Alicia von Rittberg
(German Actress Known for Her Role as ‘Ida Lenze’ in the TV Series ‘Charité’ and Film 'Fury')
Alicia von Rittberg
3
Birthdate: December 10, 1993
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
 19 
Helmut Schmidt
(Politician)
Helmut Schmidt
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 10, 2015
 20 
Theodor Schwann
(Physiologist)
Theodor Schwann
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 7, 1810
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Neuss, Germany
Died: January 11, 1882
 21 
Til Schweiger
(German Actor and the Country’s Most Successful Director)
Til Schweiger
1
Birthdate: December 19, 1963
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
 22 
Heinrich Heine
(German Poet & Literary Critic Know for His Works 'Germany. A Winter's Tale' and 'Buch der Lieder')
Heinrich Heine
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 17, 1856
 23 
Willy Brandt
(Chancellor of Germany (1969 - 1974))
Willy Brandt
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 18, 1913
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: October 8, 1992
 24 
Armin Meiwes
(German Convicted Murderer)
Armin Meiwes
15
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: December 1, 1961
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Essen, Germany
 25 
Max Müller
(Scholar, Philologist)
Max Müller
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, German Confederation
Died: October 28, 1900
Ferdinand Alexander Porsche
1
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 11, 1935
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: April 5, 2012
 27 
Alfred Eisenstaedt
(Father of Photojournalism)
Alfred Eisenstaedt
0
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: December 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Tczew, Germany
Died: April 23, 1995
 28 
Joseph Pilates
(Physical Trainer and Inventor of the 'Pilates' Method of Physical Fitness)
Joseph Pilates
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 9, 1883
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Mönchengladbach, Germany
Died: October 9, 1967
 29 
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
(German Mathematician Who Founded the Theory of Elliptic Functions)
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: February 18, 1851
Princess Louise of Saxe-Gotha-Altenburg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 21, 1800
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: August 30, 1831
 31 
Cornelia Funke
(German Author of Children's Fiction Best Known for Her Novels: ‘The Thief Lord’ and ‘Dragon Rider’)
Cornelia Funke
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 10, 1958
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dorsten, Germany
 32 
Hans-Joachim Marseille
(German Luftwaffe Fighter Pilot and Flying Ace During World War Ii)
Hans-Joachim Marseille
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 13, 1919
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 30, 1942
 33 
Leopold von Ranke
(German Historian and a Founder of Modern Source-Based History)
Leopold von Ranke
0
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wiehe, Roßleben-Wiehe, Germany
Died: May 23, 1886
 34 
Otto Dix
(German Painter Known for His Ruthless and Harshly Realistic Depictions of German Society During the Weimar Republic)
Otto Dix
0
Birthdate: December 2, 1891
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gera, Germany
Died: July 25, 1969
 35 
Hanns Scharff
(Visual artist, Air force officer)
Hanns Scharff
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 16, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Kętrzyn
Died: September 10, 1992
 36 
Mohamed Zidan
(Association football player)
Mohamed Zidan
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 11, 1981
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Port Said, Egypt
 37 
Arnold Sommerfeld
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1868
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Königsberg
Died: April 26, 1951
 38 
F. W. Murnau
(Film director)
F. W. Murnau
2
Birthdate: December 28, 1888
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bielefeld, Germany
Died: March 11, 1931
 39 
Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
(Holy Roman Emperor (1745 - 1765))
Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor
3
Birthdate: December 8, 1708
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Nancy, France
Died: August 18, 1765
 40 
Bernd Schuster
(Football player as Midfielder)
Bernd Schuster
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 22, 1959
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Augsburg, Germany
 41 
Peter Scholze
(Mathematician, University teacher)
Peter Scholze
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1987
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dresden
 42 
Manfred Rommel
(Writer, Politician, Jurist)
Manfred Rommel
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 24, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Stuttgart
Died: November 7, 2013
 43 
Yvonne Catterfeld
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: December 2, 1979
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
 44 
Werner von Siemens
1
Birthdate: December 13, 1816
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Gehrden
Died: December 6, 1892
 45 
Heinrich Böll
(One of Germany’s Foremost Post-World War II Writers)
Heinrich Böll
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 21, 1917
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: July 16, 1985
 46 
Hermine Reuss of Greiz
0
Birthdate: December 17, 1887
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Greiz, Principality of Reuss-Greiz, German Empire
Died: August 7, 1947
 47 
Toni Mahfud
(German Instagram Star)
Toni Mahfud
10
Birthdate: December 2, 1994
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 48 
Uli Jon Roth
(Guitarist)
Uli Jon Roth
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: December 18, 1954
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, West Germany
Prince Joachim of Prussia
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 17, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: July 18, 1920
Princess Alexandrine of Baden
0
Birthdate: December 6, 1820
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany
Died: December 20, 1904