Find out more about the greatest German Business People, including Oskar Schindler, Friedrich Engels, Mayer Amschel Rothschild, Adolf Dassler and Otto Frank.
Oskar SchindlerOskar Schindler
28 April 1908
Industrialist
Peter ThielPeter Thiel
11 October 1967
Co-founder of PayPal

Jawed KarimJawed Karim
28 October 1979
Co-Founder of YouTube

Hugo BossHugo Boss
08 July 1885
Fashion Designer, Entrepreneur

Otto FrankOtto Frank
12 May 1889
Father of Anne Frank

Ferdinand PorscheFerdinand Porsche
03 September 1875
Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Kim Dotcom Kim Dotcom
21 January 1974
Entrepreneur, Programmer, Hacker

Karl BenzKarl Benz
25 November 1844
Entrepreneur

Mayer Amschel RothschildMayer Amschel Rothschild
23 February 1744
Banker
Uwe BollUwe Boll
22 June 1965
Restaurateur

Jakob FuggerJakob Fugger
06 March 1459
Entrepreneur, Banker
Rudolf DasslerRudolf Dassler
26 March 1898
Entrepreneur

Susanne KlattenSusanne Klatten
28 April 1962
Businesswoman

Corinna SchumacherCorinna Schumacher
02 March 1969
Michael Schumacher's Wife

Werner von SiemensWerner von Siemens
13 December 1816
Inventor

William BoeingWilliam Boeing
01 October 1881
Founder of Boeing Company
Adolf DasslerAdolf Dassler
03 November 1901
entrepreneur, politician

John Jacob AstorJohn Jacob Astor
17 July 1763
Entrepreneur

Christine KaufmannChristine Kaufmann
11 January 1945
Actress

Levi StraussLevi Strauss
26 February 1829
American-German businessman
Albert GöringAlbert Göring
09 March 1895
Mechanical engineer

Barbara OrbisonBarbara Orbison
10 January 1950
Record producer, Music publisher, Composer
Theo AlbrechtTheo Albrecht
28 March 1922
Entrepreneur

Ludwig ErhardLudwig Erhard
04 February 1897
Economist, Politician, University teacher

Dietmar HoppDietmar Hopp
26 April 1940
Entrepreneur
Karl AlbrechtKarl Albrecht
20 February 1920
Entrepreneur

Ferdinand von ZeppelinFerdinand von Zeppelin
08 July 1838
Inventor
Uli HoeneßUli Hoeneß
05 January 1952
Footballer

Walther FunkWalther Funk
18 August 1890
Journalist, Banker, Economist, Politician

Robert BoschRobert Bosch
23 September 1861
Entrepreneur, Inventor, Artisan
Sebastian ThrunSebastian Thrun
14 May 1967
Computer scientist

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Carl LaemmleCarl Laemmle
17 January 1867
Filmmaker
Ralph H. BaerRalph H. Baer
08 March 1922
Inventor

Eike BatistaEike Batista
03 November 1956
Businessperson

Ernest OppenheimerErnest Oppenheimer
22 May 1880
Entrepreneur

John KlugeJohn Kluge
21 September 1914
Businessman
Marcus Prinz von AnhaltMarcus Prinz von Anhalt
20 December 1969
socialite, nightclub owner
Paul ReuterPaul Reuter
21 July 1816
Entrepreneur

Alfred HerrhausenAlfred Herrhausen
30 January 1930
Banker

Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachAlfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
13 August 1907
Industrialist

Amschel Mayer RothschildAmschel Mayer Rothschild
12 June 1773
Banker
Axel SpringerAxel Springer
02 May 1912
Journalist

Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und HalbachGustav Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
07 August 1870
Banker, Diplomat

Adolf MerckleAdolf Merckle
18 March 1934
Entrepreneur

Steve ShirleySteve Shirley
16 September 1933
Computer scientist, Feminist

Carl Mayer von RothschildCarl Mayer von Rothschild
24 April 1788
Banker
Carl von LindeCarl von Linde
11 June 1842
Scientist

Friedrich BayerFriedrich Bayer
06 June 1825
Businessman
Axel A. WeberAxel A. Weber
08 March 1957
Economist, Banker, University teacher

Hennig BrandHennig Brand
1630 AD
Merchant

Hugo EckenerHugo Eckener
10 August 1868
Aeronautical engineer
Carl HagenbeckCarl Hagenbeck
10 June 1844
Merchant

Reinhard MohnReinhard Mohn
29 June 1921
Entrepreneur
Henry E. SteinwayHenry E. Steinway
15 February 1797
Piano Manufacturer

Albert LaskerAlbert Lasker
01 May 1880
Businessman

Matthias RathMatthias Rath
1955 AD
physician, conspiracy theorist

Mathias DöpfnerMathias Döpfner
15 January 1963
Businessman

Maurice de HirschMaurice de Hirsch
09 December 1831
Financier
Hugo StinnesHugo Stinnes
12 February 1870
Industrialist

Friedrich FlickFriedrich Flick
10 July 1883
Industrialist

Frank AppelFrank Appel
29 July 1961
CEO

Hans KohlhaseHans Kohlhase
1500 AD
Merchant
Henry VillardHenry Villard
10 April 1835
Journalist

Friedrich WeyerhäuserFriedrich Weyerhäuser
21 November 1834
Business person
Anton FlettnerAnton Flettner
01 November 1885
Engineer

Hans RiegelHans Riegel
10 March 1923
Entrepreneur

Klaus Johann JacobsKlaus Johann Jacobs
03 December 1936
Billionaire
Bernd PischetsriederBernd Pischetsrieder
15 February 1948
Engineer

Barthold Georg NiebuhrBarthold Georg Niebuhr
27 August 1776
Statesman
Fritz von OpelFritz von Opel
04 May 1899
Industrialist

Jürgen E. SchremppJürgen E. Schrempp
15 September 1944
CEO

Hermann Josef AbsHermann Josef Abs
15 October 1901
Banker
Emil RathenauEmil Rathenau
11 December 1838
Entrepreneur

Wilhelm UhdeWilhelm Uhde
28 October 1874
Art dealer
Eugen LangenEugen Langen
09 October 1833
Entrepreneur

Alfred KruppAlfred Krupp
26 April 1812
Industrialist

Thomas MiddelhoffThomas Middelhoff
11 May 1953
Businessman

Leo KirchLeo Kirch
21 October 1926
Entrepreneur
John Eberhard FaberJohn Eberhard Faber
06 December 1822
Businessman
Otto BettmannOtto Bettmann
15 October 1903
Business Person

Wilhelm BeerWilhelm Beer
04 January 1797
Banker

Karl Otto PöhlKarl Otto Pöhl
01 December 1929
Economist

Lothar von FaberLothar von Faber
12 June 1817
Entrepreneur
Max BlumMax Blum
23 December 1864
Writer

Nathan Meyer RothschildNathan Meyer Rothschild
16 September 1777
Banker

Freda EhmannFreda Ehmann
1839 AD
Farmer

Tobias LutkeTobias Lutke
16 July 1980
Businessperson

Glikl of HamelnGlikl of Hameln
1646 AD
Businesswomen
Josel Of RosheimJosel Of Rosheim
1480 AD
Advocate

Walter O'MalleyWalter O'Malley
09 October 1903
Sports Executive