Famous People Born In Leipzig

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Richard Wagner
(Known for His Operas and Music Dramas ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’ and ‘Tristan und Isolde’)
Richard Wagner
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: February 13, 1883
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Till Lindemann
(Lead Vocalist and Lyricist of 'Neue Deutsche Härte' Band 'Rammstein')
Till Lindemann
8
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: January 4, 1963
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 3 
Gottfried W. Leibniz
(German Mathematician Who Developed the Present Day Notation for the Differential and Integral Calculus)
Gottfried W. Leibniz
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Birthdate: July 1, 1646
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 14, 1716
 4 
Bill Kaulitz
(Singer-Songwriter and Lead Singer of Pop Rock Band 'Tokio Hotel')
Bill Kaulitz
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Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: September 1, 1989
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'4" (193 cm)
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Clara Wieck Schumann
(Musician & Composer)
Clara Wieck Schumann
10
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 13, 1819
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: May 20, 1896
 6 
Luz Long
(Olympic long-jumper)
Luz Long
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 14, 1943
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 7 
Andreas Gursky
(Artist, Photographer, University teacher)
Andreas Gursky
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 8 
Johann Christian Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 5, 1735
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: January 1, 1782
 9 
Karl Liebknecht
(German Socialist and One of the Founders of the 'Communist Party of Germany')
Karl Liebknecht
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: August 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: January 15, 1919
 10 
Falk Hentschel
(German Actor, Dancer and Choreographer)
Falk Hentschel
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Birthdate: March 31, 1982
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 11 
Micaela Schafer
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Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 1, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)
 12 
Max Beckmann
(German Expressionist Painter and Printmaker)
Max Beckmann
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Birthdate: February 12, 1884
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: December 27, 1950
 13 
Katja Kassin
(Adult Film Star, Glamour model, Tutor)
Katja Kassin
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Birthdate: September 24, 1979
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'1" (155 cm)
 14 
Kristin Otto
(Olympic athlete)
Kristin Otto
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1966
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 15 
Anita Berber
(German Dancer, Actress, and Writer)
Anita Berber
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Listed In: Dancers
Birthdate: June 10, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: November 10, 1928
 16 
Paul Kalkbrenner
(Record producer, Club DJ, Disc jockey)
Paul Kalkbrenner
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 11, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
 17 
Nikolaus Pevsner
(German-British Art Historian Best Known for His Monumental 46-Volume Series of County-By-County Guides)
Nikolaus Pevsner
1
Birthdate: January 30, 1902
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 18, 1983
 18 
Subaru Kimura
(Actor & Rapper)
Subaru Kimura
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Birthdate: June 29, 1990
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 19 
René Adler
(Association football player)
René Adler
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 15, 1985
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 20 
Heinrich Bär
(Former German Luftwaffe flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe)
Heinrich Bär
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: April 28, 1957
 21 
Hanns Eisler
(Composer)
Hanns Eisler
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: July 6, 1898
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 6, 1962
 22 
Neo Rauch
(Painter)
Neo Rauch
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Birthdate: July 16, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
 23 
Max Klinger
(Painter)
Max Klinger
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1857
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: July 5, 1920
 24 
Walter Ulbricht
(First Secretary of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany (1950 - 1971))
Walter Ulbricht
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 30, 1893
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 1, 1973
 25 
Alfred Abel
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Birthdate: March 12, 1879
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 12, 1937
 26 
Sir Bernard Katz
(Biophysicist)
Sir Bernard Katz
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: March 26, 1911
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: April 20, 2003
 27 
Simone Thomalla
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Birthdate: April 11, 1965
Sun Sign: Aries
 28 
Fredrik Barth
(Anthropologist)
Fredrik Barth
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Birthdate: December 22, 1928
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 24, 2016
 29 
Lillian Vernon
(Businesswoman)
Lillian Vernon
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Listed In: Business People
Birthdate: March 18, 1927
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 14, 2015
 30 
Hans Hartung
(German-French Painter Best Known For His Gestural Abstract Style)
Hans Hartung
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Birthdate: September 21, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 7, 1989
 31 
Johann Christoph Friedrich Bach
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: June 21, 1732
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 26, 1795
 32 
Martin Broszat
(Historian)
Martin Broszat
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Birthdate: August 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 14, 1989
 33 
Carl Gustav Carus
(German Painter and Physiologist Who Created the Concept of the Vertebrate Archetype.)
Carl Gustav Carus
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 3, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: July 28, 1869
Julius Schnorr von Carolsfeld
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Birthdate: March 26, 1794
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: May 24, 1872
 35 
Maria Simon
(Actress)
Maria Simon
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Birthdate: February 6, 1976
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 36 
Arnold Gehlen
(German Sociologist, Philosopher, and Anthropologist)
Arnold Gehlen
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Birthdate: January 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 30, 1976
 37 
Maria Margaretha Kirch
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 25, 1670
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: December 29, 1720
 38 
Daniel Paul Schreber
(Judge, Writer, Autobiographer)
Daniel Paul Schreber
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 25, 1842
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 14, 1911
 39 
Wilhelm Backhaus
(German Pianist Known for His Interpretations of Mozart, Beethoven, Schumann, Chopin and Brahms)
Wilhelm Backhaus
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Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: March 26, 1884
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: July 5, 1969
 40 
Manfred Gerlach
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: May 8, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 17, 2011
 41 
Jan Tschichold
(Graphic designer)
Jan Tschichold
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 2, 1902
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 11, 1974
 42 
Karl Eberhard Schöngarth
(Military personnel)
Karl Eberhard Schöngarth
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 22, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 16, 1946
 43 
Georg Jellinek
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 16, 1851
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 12, 1911
 44 
Jacques Mieses
(Chess player, Non-fiction writer)
Jacques Mieses
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 27, 1865
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: February 23, 1954
 45 
Eyre Crowe
(Diplomat)
Eyre Crowe
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 30, 1864
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 28, 1925
 46 
Franz Delitzsch
(Theologian, Writer)
Franz Delitzsch
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: February 23, 1813
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: March 4, 1890
 47 
Johann Christoph Denner
(Musical Instrument maker)
Johann Christoph Denner
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 13, 1655
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: April 20, 1707
 48 
Rudolf Schundler
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Birthdate: April 17, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 12, 1988
 49 
Christian Thomasius
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 1, 1655
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: September 23, 1728
 50 
Carl Wagner
(German Physical Chemist Who is Regarded as the Father of Solid State Chemistry)
Carl Wagner
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 25, 1901
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: December 10, 1977