Famous People From Germany
Germany may be the land of castles and cars, breads and beer and music and festivals but there is more to this country than what meets the eye. A haven for food aficionados and car enthusiasts, art lovers and adventure fanatics, this multi-cultural ethnic country has gained prominence for its deep-rooted historical background and scenic locales. Adding to its eminence have been famous German men and women who through their work have helped the country stand tall on the world map. Be it Albert Einstein or Karl Marx, Rudolf Diesel or Martin Luther or even Max Weber, Germany is famous for producing some of the greatest historical figures. But is the German land about all good and no bad. Well, there is a lesser publicised side to the country as well. Germany, like other countries of the world, is troubled by crime and criminals. Though the crime levels have been consistently dropping down, one cannot ignore the fact that Germany is not a crime-free nation. The country is reeling from crimes such as murder, drug trafficking, weapon trafficking, extortion, prostitution, money laundering and contract killing. Plus there are organized crime by crime families and organized crime syndicates. Check this segment to find out more about German criminals, their offences and their crimes that have put a black mark on the country’s status.
Josef MengeleJosef Mengele

16 March 1911

Otto Adolf EichmannAdolf Eichmann

19 March 1906

Reinhard HeydrichReinhard Heydrich

07 March 1904

Martin BormannMartin Bormann

17 June 1900

Ilse Koch Ilse Koch

22 September 1906

Klaus BarbieKlaus Barbie

25 October 1913

Irma GreseIrma Grese

07 October 1923

Alfred JodlAlfred Jodl

10 May 1890

Alfred RosenbergAlfred Rosenberg

12 January 1893

Herschel GrynszpanHerschel Grynszpan

28 March 1921

Karl BrandtKarl Brandt

08 January 1904

Oskar Gröning Oskar Groening

10 June 1921

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Peter KürtenPeter Kürten

26 May 1883

Fritz HaarmannFritz Haarmann

25 October 1879

Joachim KrollJoachim Kroll

17 April 1933

Adam WorthAdam Worth

1844 AD

Friedrich JeckelnFriedrich Jeckeln

02 February 1895