Famous People From Germany
Find out more about the greatest German Artists, including Paul Klee, Caspar David Friedrich, Max Ernst, Joseph Beuys and Franz Marc.
Sandro KoppSandro Kopp
14 February 1978
Visual Artist
Hermann HesseHermann Hesse
02 July 1877
Poet

Paul KleePaul Klee
18 December 1879
Painter

Max ErnstMax Ernst
02 April 1891
Painter, Sculptor

Neo RauchNeo Rauch
18 April 1960
Painter

Albrecht AltdorferAlbrecht Altdorfer
1480 AD
Artist
Albrecht DurerAlbrecht Durer
21 May 1471
Painter

Darren Le GalloDarren Le Gallo
21 July 1974
Actor, Artist

Sibylle SzaggarsSibylle Szaggars
14 April 1957
Artist

Hans Holbein the YoungerHans Holbein the Younger
1497 AD
Artist
Gerhard RichterGerhard Richter
09 February 1932
Painter, University teacher, Visual artist

Karl WallendaKarl Wallenda
21 January 1905
Artist, Circus performer
Lucian FreudLucian Freud
08 December 1922
Painter, Illustrator, Printmaker

Elke SommerElke Sommer
05 November 1940
Actor, Singer, Painter, Model, Musician

Traudl JungeTraudl Junge
16 March 1920
Memoirist, Painter, Secretary, Writer
Caspar David FriedrichCaspar David Friedrich
05 September 1774
Painter

Hanns ScharffHanns Scharff
16 December 1907
Visual artist, Air force officer
Klaus VoormannKlaus Voormann
29 April 1938
Bassist, Painter, Actor, Graphic artist

Joseph BeuysJoseph Beuys
12 May 1921
Sculptor, Choreographer, Painter, University

Armin Mueller-StahlArmin Mueller-Stahl
17 December 1930
Television actor, Voice actor, Film director,
Christiane KubrickChristiane Kubrick
10 May 1932
Actor, Singer, Painter

Otto DixOtto Dix
02 December 1891
Painter, Esperantist, University teacher
Rochus MischRochus Misch
29 July 1917
Writer, Painter, Military personnel

Lucas Cranach the ElderLucas Cranach the Elder
04 October 1472
Artist

Anselm KieferAnselm Kiefer
08 March 1945
Painter, Sculptor

Albert BierstadtAlbert Bierstadt
07 January 1830
Painter
Käthe KollwitzKäthe Kollwitz
08 July 1867
Painter, Sculptor, Lithographer, Poster artist,
Pina BauschPina Bausch
27 July 1940
Choreographer, Ballet dancer, Dancer, Artist,

Heinz LingeHeinz Linge
23 March 1913
Painter

Franz MarcFranz Marc
08 February 1880
Painter

Walter SickertWalter Sickert
31 May 1860
Painter
Josef AlbersJosef Albers
19 March 1888
Painter, Artist, University teacher

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August MackeAugust Macke
03 January 1887
Painter

Ernst Ludwig KirchnerErnst Ludwig Kirchner
06 May 1880
Painter, Sculptor

Jean ArpJean Arp
 

Gunter SachsGunter Sachs
14 November 1932
Film director, Photographer, Business magnate,
Kurt SchwittersKurt Schwitters
20 June 1887
Painter, Artist, Sculptor, Graphic designer,

Eva HesseEva Hesse
11 January 1936
Sculptor, Painter
George GroszGeorge Grosz
26 July 1893
Painter, Draughtsperson, Photographer, University

Emil NoldeEmil Nolde
07 August 1867
Painter

Gerda TaroGerda Taro
01 August 1910
Photographer, Artist, War photographer,
Hans MemlingHans Memling
1430 AD
painter

UlayUlay
30 November 1943
Artist, Photographer, University teacher
Hans HofmannHans Hofmann
21 March 1880
Painter, Artist

Max BeckmannMax Beckmann
12 February 1884
Painter, Sculptor, Draftsperson, Printmaker,

Matthias GrünewaldMatthias Grünewald
 

Andreas GurskyAndreas Gursky
15 January 1955
Artist, Photographer, University teacher

Peter BehrensPeter Behrens
14 April 1868
Poster artist, Architect, Typographer, Painter,
Wolfgang TillmansWolfgang Tillmans
16 August 1968
Photographer

Godfrey KnellerGodfrey Kneller
08 August 1646
Painter

Elsa von Freytag-LoringhovenElsa von Freytag-Loringhoven
12 July 1874
Sculptor, Writer, Painter, Model, Poet, Artist

Georg BaselitzGeorg Baselitz
23 January 1938
Painter, Sculptor, Graphic artist, Printmaker,
Oskar SchlemmerOskar Schlemmer
04 September 1888
Sculptor, Painter, Puppeteer, Artist, Librettist,

Max LiebermannMax Liebermann
20 July 1847
Painter
Wilhelm BuschWilhelm Busch
15 April 1832
Poet, Painter, Essayist, Writer, Autobiographer

Wolfgang BeltracchiWolfgang Beltracchi
04 February 1951
Art forger, Artist, Painter, Sculptor, Writer

John HeartfieldJohn Heartfield
19 June 1891
Photographer, Painter, Poster artist
Franz StuckFranz Stuck
23 February 1863
Sculptor, Painter, University teacher, Architect

Méret OppenheimMéret Oppenheim
06 October 1913
Photographer, Writer, Painter, Model, Visual
Charlotte SalomonCharlotte Salomon
16 April 1917
Artist, Painter

Emanuel LeutzeEmanuel Leutze
24 May 1816
Painter, Artist

Sigmar PolkeSigmar Polke
13 February 1941
Photographer, Painter
Carl SpitzwegCarl Spitzweg
05 February 1808
Painter

Wolfgang JoopWolfgang Joop
 
Sterling RubySterling Ruby
1972 AD
artist

Thomas RuffThomas Ruff
10 February 1958
Photographer, University teacher

Anton Raphael MengsAnton Raphael Mengs
22 March 1728
painter, art historian

August SanderAugust Sander
 
Adolph MenzelAdolph Menzel
08 December 1815
Painter, Illustrator
Martin KippenbergerMartin Kippenberger
25 February 1953
Sculptor, Choreographer, Photographer, Painter,

Karl DiebitschKarl Diebitsch
03 January 1899
Painter, Postage stamp designer

Alexej von JawlenskyAlexej von Jawlensky
13 March 1864
painter

Peter WeissPeter Weiss
08 November 1916
Playwright, Writer, Painter, Director, Film
Lovis CorinthLovis Corinth
21 July 1858
Painter, Sculptor, University teacher, Graphic

Martin SchongauerMartin Schongauer
1448 AD
painter, sculptor

Hans HaackeHans Haacke
12 August 1936
Artist, University teacher

Mati KlarweinMati Klarwein
09 April 1932
Painter

Hans BaldungHans Baldung
1480 AD
painter
Karl BlossfeldtKarl Blossfeldt
13 June 1864
photographer, sculptor, professor

Hans Holbein the ElderHans Holbein the Elder
1465 AD
painter
Erich HeckelErich Heckel
31 July 1883
Painter, University teacher, Graphic artist

Tilman RiemenschneiderTilman Riemenschneider
1460 AD
sculptor, wood carver

Philipp Otto RungePhilipp Otto Runge
23 July 1777
Painter
Anselm FeuerbachAnselm Feuerbach
12 September 1829
Painter, University teacher

Hermann ZapfHermann Zapf
08 November 1918
Type designer, Graphic designer, Calligrapher,
Joseph Karl StielerJoseph Karl Stieler
01 November 1781
Painter

Isa GenzkenIsa Genzken
27 November 1948
Sculptor, Painter

Wolf VostellWolf Vostell
14 October 1932
Sculptor, Painter, Video artist

Karl Schmidt-RottluffKarl Schmidt-Rottluff
01 December 1884
Sculptor, Painter, University teacher, Graphic
Tino SehgalTino Sehgal
1976 AD
artist

Rebecca HornRebecca Horn
24 March 1944
Sculptor, Choreographer, Film director
Ernst BarlachErnst Barlach
02 January 1870
Sculptor, Printmaker, Writer, Playwright, Painter

Lucas Cranach the YoungerLucas Cranach the Younger
 
Albert OehlenAlbert Oehlen
17 September 1954
Painter, University teacher

Hans von AachenHans von Aachen
 
Thomas StruthThomas Struth
11 October 1954
photographer