Heidelberg University

Discover the notable alumni of Heidelberg University. The list includes people like Brian Regan, William Walker, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Richard von Krafft-Ebing & George H. Pendleton. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, intellectuals & academics, leaders, scientists and writers etc.

This ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

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 1 Max Weber

Max Weber
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920

 2 Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: August 27, 1770
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: November 14, 1831

 3 Hannah Arendt

Hannah Arendt
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 14, 1906
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Linden - Mitte, Hanover, Germany
Died: December 4, 1975

 4 Max Born

Max Born
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: January 5, 1970

 5 Mileva Marić

Mileva Marić
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, Mathematician
Birthdate: December 19, 1875
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Titel, Serbia
Died: August 4, 1948

 6 Otto Frank

Otto Frank
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Listed In: Business People
Famous As: Father of Anne Frank
Birthdate: May 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Province of Hesse-Nassau
Died: August 19, 1980

 7 Constantine I

Constantine I
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Famous As: King of Greece (1913-1917)
Birthdate: August 2, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Athens, Greece
Died: January 11, 1923
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 8 William Maugham

William Maugham
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Novelist & Playwright
Birthdate: January 25, 1874
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: December 15, 1965

 9 Erich Fromm

Erich Fromm
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: March 23, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: March 18, 1980

 10 Muhammad Iqbal

Muhammad Iqbal
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet & Philosopher
Birthdate: November 9, 1877
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Sialkot, Pakistan
Died: April 21, 1938

 11 William Walker

William Walker
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: President
Birthdate: May 8, 1824
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Nashville, Tennessee, United States
Died: September 12, 1860

 12 Emanuel Lasker

Emanuel Lasker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess player
Birthdate: December 24, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barlinek, Poland
Died: January 11, 1941

 13 Ludwig Feuerbach

Ludwig Feuerbach
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Famous As: Anthropologist
Birthdate: July 28, 1804
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Landshut, Germany
Died: September 13, 1872

 14 John Amos Comenius

John Amos Comenius
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: March 28, 1592
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Nivnice, Czechia
Died: November 15, 1670

 15 Wilhelm Dilthey

Wilhelm Dilthey
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Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: November 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Biebrich, Wiesbaden, Germany
Died: October 1, 1911

 16 Prince Maximilian of Baden

Prince Maximilian of Baden
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 10, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: November 6, 1929

 17 Richard von Krafft-Ebing

Richard von Krafft-Ebing
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: August 14, 1840
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany
Died: December 22, 1902

 18 Ossip Bernstein

Ossip Bernstein
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: September 20, 1882
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Zhytomyr, Ukraine
Died: November 30, 1962

 19 Auma Obama

Auma Obama
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Activist, Journalist
Birthdate: 1960 AD
Birthplace: Nairobi, Kenya

 20 Howard K. Smith

Howard K. Smith
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Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: May 12, 1914
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ferriday, Louisiana, United States
Died: February 15, 2002

 21 Nicholas of Cusa

Nicholas of Cusa
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Philosopher
Birthdate: 1401 AD
Birthplace: Bernkastel-Kues, Germany
Died: August 11, 1464

 22 Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk

Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austrian Empire
Died: August 27, 1914

 23 Hugo Ball

Hugo Ball
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 22, 1886
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Pirmasens, Germany
Died: September 14, 1927

 24 Norbert Elias

Norbert Elias
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Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: June 22, 1897
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 1, 1990

 25 Brian Regan

Brian Regan
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Famous As: Comedian
Birthdate: June 2, 1958
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Miami, Florida, United States

 26 Karl Mannheim

Karl Mannheim
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Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: March 27, 1893
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: January 9, 1947

 27 Wolfgang Iser

Wolfgang Iser
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Famous As: Literary critic
Birthdate: July 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marienberg, Germany
Died: January 24, 2007

 28 Jan Assmann

Jan Assmann
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Famous As: Egyptologist
Birthdate: July 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langelsheim, Germany

 29 Hermann Detzner

Hermann Detzner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer
Birthdate: October 16, 1882
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Speyer, Bavarian Palatinate, German Empire
Died: December 1, 1970

 30 Hans Werner Henze

Hans Werner Henze
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: July 1, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gütersloh, Germany
Died: October 27, 2012

 31 Philip Melanchthon

Philip Melanchthon
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: February 16, 1497
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Bretten, Germany
Died: April 19, 1560

 32 Golo Mann

Golo Mann
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: March 27, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 7, 1994

 33 Karl Jaspers

Karl Jaspers
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Psychiatrist
Birthdate: February 23, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: February 26, 1969

 34 Anna Seghers

Anna Seghers
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: November 19, 1900
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: June 1, 1983

 35 Jakob Steiner

Jakob Steiner
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 18, 1796
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Utzenstorf, Switzerland
Died: April 1, 1863

 36 Helmuth James von Moltke

Helmuth James von Moltke
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: March 11, 1907
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Krzyżowa, Poland
Died: January 23, 1945

 37 Osip Mandelstam

Osip Mandelstam
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: January 14, 1891
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Warsaw, Poland
Died: December 27, 1938

 38 Markus Gabriel

Markus Gabriel
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 6, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Remagen, Germany

 39 Johann Eck

Johann Eck
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: November 13, 1486
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Egg an der Günz, Germany
Died: February 10, 1543

 40 Maurice, Prince of Orange

Maurice, Prince of Orange
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Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: November 14, 1567
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Dillenburg, Germany
Died: April 23, 1625

 41 Wolfhart Pannenberg

Wolfhart Pannenberg
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: October 2, 1928
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 4, 2014

 42 Heinrich Hoffmann

Heinrich Hoffmann
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: German physician and writer
Birthdate: June 13, 1809
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Died: September 20, 1894

 43 Gottfried Keller

Gottfried Keller
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: July 19, 1819
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Zürich, Switzerland
Died: July 15, 1890

 44 Amira Mohamed Ali

Amira Mohamed Ali
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 16, 1980
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

 45 Friedrich von Wieser

Friedrich von Wieser
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Famous As: Economist
Birthdate: July 10, 1851
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: July 22, 1926

 46 Rudolf von Jhering

Rudolf von Jhering
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: August 22, 1818
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: September 17, 1892

 47 Luc Ferry

Luc Ferry
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 3, 1951
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Colombes, France

 48 Abraham Geiger

Abraham Geiger
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Famous As: Former rabbi and scholar, considered the founding father of Reform Judaism
Birthdate: May 24, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
Died: October 23, 1874

 49 George H. Pendleton

George H. Pendleton
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 19, 1825
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
Died: November 24, 1889

 50 Francis Marion Crawford

Francis Marion Crawford
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: August 2, 1854
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Bagni di Lucca, Italy
Died: April 9, 1909