Famous German Business Women

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Susanne Klatten
(German Billionaire Heiress and the Richest Woman in Germany)
Susanne Klatten
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Birthdate: April 28, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bad Homburg, Germany

Susanne Klatten is a German businesswoman and billionaire heiress. The daughter of Herbert Werner Quandt, who is credited to have saved BMW from near bankruptcy, Klatten inherited her father's 50.1% stake in chemicals and pharmaceutical manufacturer Altana after his death. According to Forbes magazine, Klatten is the richest woman in Germany.

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Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn
(Entrepreneur)
Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein-Sayn
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Birthdate: January 28, 1964
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
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Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler
(Businesswoman and one of the owners of Schaeffler Group)
Maria-Elisabeth Schaeffler
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Birthdate: August 17, 1941
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Prague, Czechia
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 4 
Tessy Antony de Nassau
(Businesswoman)
Tessy Antony de Nassau
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Birthdate: October 28, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Tessy Antony de Nassau is a Luxembourgish non-profit executive and businesswoman. She was formerly married to Prince Louis of Luxembourg and was one of the most important members of the Grand Ducal Family of Luxembourg. For her humanitarian work, Tessy was honored with the Mrongovius Medal in 2016. A multi-talented personality, Tessy practices spinning, scuba diving, swimming, skiing, and hunting.

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Johanna Quandt
(Businesswoman and the widow of industrialist Herbert Quandt, who resurrected BMW from bankruptcy)
Johanna Quandt
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Birthdate: June 21, 1926
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: August 3, 2015
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Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
(Entrepreneur)
Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis
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Birthdate: February 23, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg West Germany

German socialite and philanthropist Gloria, Princess of Thurn and Taxis, or Princess TNT, had met her husband, Prince Johannes, when she was 19 and he was 53. Following his death, she was faced with a $500 million debt, sold off her riches, and became a Catholic activist.  

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Melitta Bentz
(Entrepreneur)
Melitta Bentz
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Birthdate: January 31, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: June 29, 1950
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Nina Menegatto
(Businesswoman)
Nina Menegatto
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Birthdate: November 6, 1978
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Kempten, Germany

Nina Menegatto is a businesswoman who currently serves as the Princess of Seborga. Since 2019, she has been reigning over a micronation known as the Principality of Seborga. The former wife of the previous head of state Marcello Menegatto, Nina is the first woman to serve in this position.

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Glikl of Hameln
(Businesswomen)
Glikl of Hameln
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Birthdate: 1646 AD
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: September 19, 1724
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Freda Ehmann
(Farmer)
Freda Ehmann
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Birthdate: 1839 AD
Birthplace: Neideruff, Germany
Died: 1932 AD