Humboldt University Of Berlin

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Discover the notable alumni of Humboldt University Of Berlin. The list includes people like Max Weber, Heinrich Heine, Kurt Lewin, Felix Mendelssohn & Daniel Funke. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, miscellaneous, leaders, writers and scientists etc.
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 1 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
92
Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883
 2 
Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871 - 1890))
Otto von Bismarck
24
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898
 3 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
7
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920
 4 
Max Planck
(German Theoretical Physicist and Originator of 'Quantum Theory')
Max Planck
7
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 23, 1858
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: October 4, 1947
 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
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: November 4, 1847
Height: 5'6" (168 cm)
 6 
Walter Benjamin
(German Jewish Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Essayist)
Walter Benjamin
6
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26, 1940
 7 
Kurt Lewin
(Psychologist)
Kurt Lewin
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilno, Poland
Died: February 12, 1947
 8 
Karen Horney
(German Psychoanalyst Best Known for Founding Feminist Psychology in Response to Freud’s Theory of Penis Envy)
Karen Horney
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1885
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Blankenese, Hamburg, Germany
Died: December 4, 1952
 9 
Max Stirner
(German Philosopher Best Known for His Work ‘The Ego and Its Own’)
Max Stirner
1
Birthdate: October 25, 1806
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bayreuth, Germany
Died: June 26, 1856
 10 
Emil Cioran
(One of the Finest Philosophers and Critical Writers from Romania)
Emil Cioran
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: April 8, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rasinari, Romania
Died: July 20, 1995
 11 
Georg Simmel
(One of the First Generation of German Sociologists and Neo-Kantian Philosopher)
Georg Simmel
0
Birthdate: March 1, 1858
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26, 1918
 12 
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
(German Mathematician Who Founded the Theory of Elliptic Functions)
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: February 18, 1851
 13 
Hjalmar Schacht
(Reichsminister of Economics (1934 - 1937))
Hjalmar Schacht
3
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinglev, Denmark
Died: June 3, 1970
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 14 
Mihai Eminescu
(The National Poet of Romania and a Major Figure of Romanticism)
Mihai Eminescu
5
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: June 15, 1889
 15 
György Lukács
(Hungarian Marxist Philosopher, Literary Historian and One of the Founders of Western Marxism)
György Lukács
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 4, 1971
 16 
Ram Manohar Lohia
(Indian Politician and Independence Movement Activist)
Ram Manohar Lohia
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 23, 1910
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Akbarpur, India
Died: October 12, 1967
Sophie, Princess of Prussia
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: March 7, 1978
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Frankfurt, Germany
 18 
Richard Dedekind
(German Mathematician Known for His Important Contributions to Number Theory, Abstract Algebra and Modern Set Theory)
Richard Dedekind
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12, 1916
 19 
Rudolf Carnap
(Philosopher)
Rudolf Carnap
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ronsdorf, Wuppertal, Germany
Died: September 14, 1970
 20 
Daniel Funke
(Journalist)
Daniel Funke
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany
 21 
Eugen Goldstein
(Physicist)
Eugen Goldstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 5, 1850
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Gliwice, Poland
Died: December 25, 1930
 22 
Karl Liebknecht
(German Socialist and One of the Founders of the 'Communist Party of Germany')
Karl Liebknecht
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 15, 1919
 23 
Robert Schuman
(Politician)
Robert Schuman
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1886
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Clausen, Luxembourg
Died: September 4, 1963
Stéphanie, Hereditary Grand Duchess of Luxembourg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 18, 1984
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Ronse, East Flanders, Belgium
 25 
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
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: October 30, 1975
 26 
Robert Musil
(Austrian Novelist Known for His Monumental Unfinished Novel 'Der Mann ohne Eigenschaften')
Robert Musil
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Klagenfurt, Austria
Died: April 15, 1942
 27 
Walter Hallstein
(Politician)
Walter Hallstein
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 17, 1901
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Mainz, Germany
Died: March 29, 1982
 28 
Lion Feuchtwanger
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 21, 1958
 29 
Werner Sombart
(German Economist and Sociologist Known for Coining the Term ‘Late Capitalism')
Werner Sombart
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Falkenstein, Germany
Died: May 18, 1941
 30 
Erich Neumann
(Psychologist)
Erich Neumann
2
Birthdate: January 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 5, 1960
 31 
Gregor Gysi
(Member of the Bundestag)
Gregor Gysi
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 16, 1948
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
Gotthold Eisenstein
(Mathematician)
Gotthold Eisenstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 16, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: October 11, 1852
 33 
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
(German Lawyer and Jurist Who is Regarded as a Pioneer of Sexology and the Modern Gay Rights Movement)
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: August 28, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: July 14, 1895
 34 
Joachim Sauer
(Quantum Chemist and Professor Emeritus of Physical and Theoretical)
Joachim Sauer
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 19, 1949
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hosena, Senftenberg, Germany
 35 
Sabine Bergmann-Pohl
(Former German Minister for Special Affairs (1990 - 1991))
Sabine Bergmann-Pohl
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 20, 1946
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Eisenach, Germany
 36 
Sven Hedin
(Swedish Geographer, Topographer and Explorer Who Published Books About His Travels All Over Asia and the Middle East)
Sven Hedin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 26, 1952
 37 
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
(German Analytical Chemist)
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 8, 1794
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: March 25, 1867
 38 
Gustav Heinemann
(President of West Germany (1969 - 1974))
Gustav Heinemann
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Schwelm, Germany
Died: July 7, 1976
 39 
Wolf Biermann
(Singer-songwriter)
Wolf Biermann
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: November 15, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 40 
Kurt Schumacher
(Politician)
Kurt Schumacher
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: August 20, 1952
 41 
Alfred Doblin
(German Writer and Doctor Best Known for His Novels: ‘Berlin Alexanderplatz’ and ‘The Three Leaps of Wang Lun’)
Alfred Doblin
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 10, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: June 26, 1957
 42 
Franziska Giffey
(Politician)
Franziska Giffey
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
 43 
Dieter Hallervorden
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 44 
Fritz Fischer
(Historian)
Fritz Fischer
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ludwigsstadt, Germany
Died: December 1, 1999
 45 
Palina Rojinski
(Television Presenter)
Palina Rojinski
1
Birthdate: April 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leningrad, Soviet Union
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 46 
Konstantin von Neurath
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 2, 1873
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vaihingen an der Enz, Germany
Died: August 14, 1956
 47 
Aron Nimzowitsch
(Danish Chess Player)
Aron Nimzowitsch
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1886
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Riga, Latvia
Died: March 16, 1935
 48 
Hermann Grassmann
(German Polymath Best Known for His Work as a Mathematician)
Hermann Grassmann
0
Birthdate: April 15, 1809
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Szczecin, Poland
Died: September 26, 1877
 49 
Tsitsi Dangarembga
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mutoko, Zimbabwe
 50 
Hans Modrow
(Chairman of the Council of Ministers of East Germany)
Hans Modrow
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Jasienica, Poland