Famous People Born In Hamburg

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 1 
Angela Merkel
(First Female Chancellor of Germany (2005 - 2021))
Angela Merkel
88
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 2 
Karl Lagerfeld
(Famous as the Creative Director of the French Fashion House 'Chanel')
Karl Lagerfeld
16
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: September 10, 1933
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: February 19, 2019
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 3 
Johannes Brahms
(One of the Romantic Period's Most Revered and Popular Composers)
Johannes Brahms
2
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 7, 1833
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: April 3, 1897
 4 
Alexander Zverev
(Tennis player)
Alexander Zverev
24
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 20, 1997
Sun Sign: Taurus
Height: 6'6" (198 cm)
 5 
Felix Mendelssohn
(Best Known for His Solo Piano Composition 'Songs Without Words' and Founder of 'Leipzig Conservatory')
Felix Mendelssohn
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 3, 1809
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: November 4, 1847
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Heinrich Hertz
(German Physicist Who Discovered the Existence of Electromagnetic Waves)
Heinrich Hertz
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 22, 1857
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: January 1, 1894
 7 
Toni Garrn
(German Fashion Model and Actress)
Toni Garrn
7
Birthdate: July 7, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 8 
Helmut Schmidt
(Politician)
Helmut Schmidt
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 23, 1918
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: November 10, 2015
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
 9 
Tatjana Patitz
3
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: March 25, 1966
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 10 
Fanny Mendelssohn
(Musician and Composer)
Fanny Mendelssohn
7
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 14, 1805
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: May 14, 1847
 11 
Erich Raeder
(Admiral)
Erich Raeder
11
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 24, 1876
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 6, 1960
 12 
Ernst Thälmann
(Politician, Worker, Revolutionary, Trade unionist)
Ernst Thälmann
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 16, 1886
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 18, 1944
 13 
Tommy Haas
(German Former Professional Tennis Player)
Tommy Haas
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 14 
Nils Frahm
(Musician)
Nils Frahm
1
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 20, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
 15 
Nasrat Haqparast
(German Mixed Martial Artist)
Nasrat Haqparast
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 22, 1995
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 16 
Eva Hesse
(Former Sculptor known for her pioneering work in materials such as latex, fiberglass, and plastics)
Eva Hesse
0
Birthdate: January 11, 1936
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: May 29, 1970
 17 
Bert Kaempfert
(Composer, Conductor, Record producer, Film score composer)
Bert Kaempfert
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: October 16, 1923
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: June 21, 1980
 18 
Astrid Kirchherr
(Photographer)
Astrid Kirchherr
2
Listed In: Photographers
Birthdate: May 20, 1938
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 12, 2020
 19 
Luisa Neubauer
(German Climate Activist Who Began the 'Fridays for Future Campaign')
Luisa Neubauer
1
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
 20 
Christiane F.
(Actress)
Christiane F.
1
Birthdate: May 20, 1962
Sun Sign: Taurus
 21 
Wilhelm von Homburg
(Boxer, actor, and professional wrestler known for his villainous supporting roles in various high-profile films of the 1980s and 1990s)
Wilhelm von Homburg
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 25, 1940
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 10, 2004
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 22 
Viki Gabor
(Singer)
Viki Gabor
13
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: July 10, 2007
Sun Sign: Cancer
 23 
Eva Habermann
(Actress)
Eva Habermann
0
Birthdate: January 16, 1976
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 24 
Stefan Effenberg
(Football player)
Stefan Effenberg
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 2, 1968
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 25 
Ursula Thiess
(Former Actress who had a brief Hollywood career in the 1950s.)
Ursula Thiess
1
Birthdate: May 15, 1924
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: June 19, 2010
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 26 
Matthias Jakob Schleiden
(German Botanist & Co-founder of 'Cell Theory')
Matthias Jakob Schleiden
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 5, 1804
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: June 23, 1881
Helmuth Hübener
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 8, 1925
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: October 27, 1942
 28 
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
(German Experimental Physicist Who Won the Nobel Prize for His Work on Inelastic Electron Collisions in Gases)
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 30, 1975
 29 
Marc Hosemann
0
Birthdate: August 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Leo
 30 
Hennig Brand
(German Alchemist Who Discovered the Chemical Element 'Phosphorus')
Hennig Brand
0
Birthdate: 1630 AD
Died: 1710 AD
 31 
Fatih Akın
(Director)
Fatih Akın
0
Birthdate: August 25, 1973
Sun Sign: Virgo
 32 
Hannah Herzsprung
0
Birthdate: September 7, 1981
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 33 
H. A. Rey
(Illustrator)
H. A. Rey
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1898
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 26, 1977
 34 
Carl von Ossietzky
(German Journalist, Pacifist and Winner of 1935 Nobel Peace Prize)
Carl von Ossietzky
2
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: October 3, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: May 4, 1938
 35 
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
(Footballer forward position)
Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting
2
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 23, 1989
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 36 
Moritz Jahn
0
Birthdate: April 17, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 37 
Derrick Williams
(Basketball player)
Derrick Williams
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 25, 1991
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 38 
Jannik Schumann
1
Birthdate: July 23, 1992
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 39 
Otto Addo
(Former Footballer attacking midfielder position)
Otto Addo
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'2" (188 cm)
 40 
Sig Ruman
(Former actor known for his portrayals of pompous and often stereotypically Teutonic officials or villains in more than 100 films)
Sig Ruman
0
Birthdate: October 11, 1884
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: February 14, 1967
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 41 
Ingo Schwichtenberg
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: May 18, 1965
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: March 8, 1995
 42 
Jan Gustafsson
(Chess player, Poker player)
Jan Gustafsson
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 25, 1979
Sun Sign: Cancer
 43 
Dennis Mojen
0
Birthdate: 1993 AD
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 44 
Gerhard Herzberg
(Physical Chemist, Physicist)
Gerhard Herzberg
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 25, 1904
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: March 3, 1999
 45 
Claas Relotius
(Journalist)
Claas Relotius
0
Birthdate: November 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 46 
Gerhard Sommer
(Military personnel)
Gerhard Sommer
0
Birthdate: June 24, 1921
Sun Sign: Cancer
 47 
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
(German Analytical Chemist)
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 8, 1794
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: March 25, 1867
 48 
James Franck
(Physicist)
James Franck
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 26, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 21, 1964
 49 
Jürgen Moltmann
(German Reformed Theologian)
Jürgen Moltmann
0
Birthdate: April 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
 50 
Shirin David
(Singer)
Shirin David
2
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: April 11, 1995
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'4" (163 cm)