Famous German CEOs

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Tobias Lutke
(Businessperson)
Tobias Lutke
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Birthdate: July 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany
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Saygin Yalcin
(Founder and CEO of the Middle East's first and largest car buying service, SellAnyCar.com)
Saygin Yalcin
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Birthdate: April 25, 1984
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Bremen, Germany
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Ralph H. Baer
(Inventor)
Ralph H. Baer
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Birthdate: March 8, 1922
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Rodalben, Germany
Died: December 6, 2014

Born to a German Jewish family, Ralph H. Baer and his family escaped to New York later. He went from working in a factory to becoming an engineer. While working at Sanders Associates, he developed the idea of playing games on TV and later created the first video game console.

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Eike Batista
(Businessperson)
Eike Batista
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Birthdate: November 3, 1956
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Governador Valadares, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Eike Batista is a Brazilian-German serial entrepreneur. He was once engaged in a quest to promote Brazil's infrastructure with large-scale projects, which eventually led to his company’s bankruptcy. Once the wealthiest person in Brazil, he lost millions of dollars due to business losses and debts. He is currently under arrest for bribing Rio de Janeiro governor Sérgio Cabral.  

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Stephan Winkelmann
(Chief executive officer and Businessperson)
Stephan Winkelmann
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Birthdate: October 18, 1964
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
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Cevat Yerli
(Computer game developer, Co-Founder of Crytek)
Cevat Yerli
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Birthdate: 1978 AD
Birthplace: Coburg, Germany
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Axel Springer
(Journalist)
Axel Springer
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Birthdate: May 2, 1912
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Altona, Hamburg, Germany
Died: September 22, 1985
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Ijad Madisch
(Virologist and Businessperson)
Ijad Madisch
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Birthdate: October 7, 1980
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wolfsburg, Germany
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Mathias Döpfner
(Businessman)
Mathias Döpfner
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Birthdate: January 15, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Bonn, Germany
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Albert Lasker
(Businessman)
Albert Lasker
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Birthdate: May 1, 1880
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Died: May 30, 1952
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Frank Appel
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Birthdate: July 29, 1961
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
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Reinhard Mohn
(Entrepreneur)
Reinhard Mohn
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Birthdate: June 29, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gütersloh, Germany
Died: October 3, 2009
Jürgen E. Schrempp
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Birthdate: September 15, 1944
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
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Winfried Bischoff
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Birthdate: May 10, 1941
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Aachen, Germany
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Thomas Middelhoff
(Businessman)
Thomas Middelhoff
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Birthdate: May 11, 1953
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
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Emil Rathenau
(Entrepreneur)
Emil Rathenau
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Birthdate: December 11, 1838
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: June 20, 1915