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
84
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
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898
 3 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920
 4 
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)
 5 
Walter Benjamin
(German Jewish Philosopher, Cultural Critic and Essayist)
Walter Benjamin
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 15, 1892
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 26, 1940
 6 
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
 7 
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
 8 
Kurt Lewin
(Psychologist)
Kurt Lewin
2
Birthdate: September 9, 1890
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Mogilno, Poland
Died: February 12, 1947
 9 
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
 10 
Carl Gustav Jacob Jacobi
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: December 10, 1804
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: February 18, 1851
 11 
Hjalmar Schacht
(Reichsminister of Economics (1934 - 1937))
Hjalmar Schacht
2
Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: January 22, 1877
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Tinglev, Denmark
Died: June 3, 1970
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 12 
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
 13 
Mihai Eminescu
4
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: January 15, 1850
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: June 15, 1889
 14 
Ludwig Feuerbach
(German Philosopher and Anthropologist Best Known for His Work, 'The Essence of Christianity')
Ludwig Feuerbach
1
Birthdate: July 28, 1804
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Landshut, Germany
Died: September 13, 1872
 15 
György Lukács
(Hungarian Marxist Philosopher, Literary Historian and One of the Founders of Western Marxism)
György Lukács
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 13, 1885
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: June 4, 1971
 16 
Karl Liebknecht
(German Socialist and One of the Founders of the 'Communist Party of Germany')
Karl Liebknecht
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 15, 1919
 17 
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
 19 
Daniel Funke
(Journalist)
Daniel Funke
0
Birthdate: July 23, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Germany
 20 
Rudolf Carnap
(Philosopher)
Rudolf Carnap
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ronsdorf, Wuppertal, Germany
Died: September 14, 1970
 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 
Gustav Ludwig Hertz
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 22, 1887
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: October 30, 1975
 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 
Robert Musil
(Former philosophical writer whose unfinished novel, The Man Without Qualities is generally considered to be one of the most important and influential modernist novels)
Robert Musil
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 6, 1880
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Klagenfurt, Austria
Died: April 15, 1942
 26 
Lion Feuchtwanger
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 7, 1884
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: December 21, 1958
 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 
Bernhard von Bülow
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Klein Flottbek, Hamburg, Germany
Died: October 28, 1929
 29 
Werner Sombart
(Former Economist, Sociologist known for Coining the term)
Werner Sombart
0
Birthdate: January 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Ermsleben, Falkenstein, Germany
Died: May 18, 1941
 30 
Erich Neumann
(Psychologist)
Erich Neumann
0
Birthdate: January 23, 1905
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: November 5, 1960
 31 
Gotthold Eisenstein
(Mathematician)
Gotthold Eisenstein
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 16, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: October 11, 1852
 32 
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)
 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: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 28, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: July 14, 1895
 34 
Palina Rojinski
(Television Presenter)
Palina Rojinski
0
Birthdate: April 21, 1985
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leningrad, Soviet Union
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 35 
Sven Hedin
(Geographer)
Sven Hedin
0
Birthdate: February 19, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden
Died: November 26, 1952
 36 
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
 37 
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
 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 
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
 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 
Dieter Hallervorden
1
Birthdate: September 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Dessau, Dessau-Roßlau, Germany
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
Menachem Mendel Schneerson
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 18, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mykolaiv, Ukraine
Died: June 12, 1994
 44 
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
 45 
Fritz Fischer
(Historian)
Fritz Fischer
0
Birthdate: March 5, 1908
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Ludwigsstadt, Germany
Died: December 1, 1999
 46 
Tsitsi Dangarembga
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 4, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Mutoko, Zimbabwe
 47 
Annemarie Schimmel
(Orientalist)
Annemarie Schimmel
0
Birthdate: April 7, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: January 26, 2003
 48 
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
 49 
Franziska Giffey
(Politician)
Franziska Giffey
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: May 3, 1978
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
 50 
Kitasato Shibasaburo
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 29, 1853
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Oguni, Kumamoto Prefecture, Japan
Died: June 13, 1931