Leipzig University

Discover the notable alumni of Leipzig University. The list includes people like Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz, Luz Long, Prince Maximilian of Baden, Karl Liebknecht & Thomas Müntzer. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as miscellaneous, intellectuals & academics, writers, leaders and scientists etc.

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

Vote for Your Favourite Leipzig University

 1 Angela Merkel

Angela Merkel
29
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of Germany
Birthdate: July 17, 1954
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)

 2 Friedrich Nietzsche

Friedrich Nietzsche
14
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 15, 1844
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Röcken, Lützen, Germany
Died: August 25, 1900

 3 Richard Wagner

Richard Wagner
3
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, conductor, theatre director
Birthdate: May 22, 1813
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: February 13, 1883

 4 Robert Schumann

Robert Schumann
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer, Pianist & Music Critic
Birthdate: June 8, 1810
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Zwickau, Germany
Died: July 29, 1856

 5 Gottfried W. Leibniz

Gottfried W. Leibniz
5
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Polymath, Mathematician
Birthdate: July 1, 1646
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: November 14, 1716

 6 Luz Long

Luz Long
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Famous As: Olympic long-jumper
Birthdate: April 27, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 14, 1943
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 7 Leopold von Ranke

Leopold von Ranke
0
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: December 21, 1795
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wiehe, Roßleben-Wiehe, Germany
Died: May 23, 1886
You May Like

 8 Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
1
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 27, 1775
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leonberg, Germany
Died: August 20, 1854

 9 Edmund Husserl

Edmund Husserl
2
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: April 8, 1859
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Prostějov, Czechia
Died: April 27, 1938

 10 Novalis

Novalis
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801

 11 Prince Maximilian of Baden

Prince Maximilian of Baden
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: July 10, 1867
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Baden-Baden, Germany
Died: November 6, 1929

 12 Günter Schabowski

Günter Schabowski
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 4, 1929
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Anklam, Germany
Died: November 1, 2015

 13 Karl Liebknecht

Karl Liebknecht
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: January 13, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 15, 1919

 14 Lin Yutang

Lin Yutang
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Inventor, Linguist, Novelist
Birthdate: October 10, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Banzai, Fujian, Zhangzhou, China
Died: March 26, 1976

 15 Otto Ohlendorf

Otto Ohlendorf
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Military personnel
Birthdate: February 4, 1907
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hoheneggelsen, Söhlde, Germany
Died: June 7, 1951

 16 Ferdinand Tönnies

Ferdinand Tönnies
0
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: July 26, 1855
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oldenswort, Germany
Died: April 9, 1936

 17 Hans von Bülow

Hans von Bülow
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Conductor
Birthdate: January 8, 1830
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: February 12, 1894

 18 Nicolae Iorga

Nicolae Iorga
1
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: January 17, 1871
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Botoșani, Romania
Died: November 27, 1940

 19 Sándor Márai

Sándor Márai
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: April 11, 1900
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Košice, Slovakia
Died: February 21, 1989

 20 Erich Kästner

Erich Kästner
1
Famous As: Author
Birthdate: February 23, 1899
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
Died: July 29, 1974

 21 Miklós Rózsa

Miklós Rózsa
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: April 18, 1907
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: July 27, 1995

 22 Ellen Churchill Semple

Ellen Churchill Semple
0
Famous As: Geographer
Birthdate: January 8, 1863
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Died: May 8, 1932

 23 Charles Spearman

Charles Spearman
0
Famous As: Psychologist
Birthdate: September 10, 1863
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: London, England
Died: September 17, 1945

 24 Emil Artin

Emil Artin
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: March 3, 1898
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: December 20, 1962

 25 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: November 22, 1710
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: July 1, 1784

 26 Konstantin von Tischendorf

Konstantin von Tischendorf
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Scholar
Birthdate: January 18, 1815
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Saxony, Germany
Died: December 7, 1874

 27 Juan Negrín

Juan Negrín
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: February 3, 1892
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Died: November 12, 1956

 28 Friedrich Schlegel

Friedrich Schlegel
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: March 10, 1772
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: January 12, 1829

 29 Aline Abboud

Aline Abboud
0
Famous As: Known for Presenting Tagesthemen
Birthdate: January 23, 1988
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: East Berlin, East Germany

 30 Wolfgang Iser

Wolfgang Iser
0
Famous As: Literary critic
Birthdate: July 22, 1926
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Marienberg, Germany
Died: January 24, 2007

 31 Hugo Eckener

Hugo Eckener
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Aeronautical engineer
Birthdate: August 10, 1868
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Flensburg, Germany
Died: August 14, 1954

 32 Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg

Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: February 12, 1847
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Kaliningrad, Prussia
Died: September 17, 1921

 33 Regiomontanus

Regiomontanus
0
Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: June 6, 1436
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany
Died: July 6, 1476

 34 Georg Philipp Telemann

Georg Philipp Telemann
1
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: March 14, 1681
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Magdeburg, Germany
Died: June 25, 1767

 35 Ernst Jünger

Ernst Jünger
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Soldier, Author, Entomologist, Philosopher
Birthdate: March 29, 1895
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Heidelberg, Germany
Died: February 17, 1998

 36 Martin Broszat

Martin Broszat
0
Famous As: Historian
Birthdate: August 14, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: October 14, 1989

 37 Cai Yuanpei

Cai Yuanpei
0
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 11, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Shaoxing, China
Died: March 5, 1940

 38 Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay

Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Explorer, Anthropologist
Birthdate: July 17, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yazykovo, Russia
Died: April 14, 1888

 39 Thomas Müntzer

Thomas Müntzer
1
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Preacher
Birthdate: 1489 AD
Birthplace: Stolberg, Südharz, Germany
Died: May 27, 1525

 40 E. Morton Jellinek

E. Morton Jellinek
0
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: August 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: October 22, 1963

 41 Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm

Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm
0
Famous As: Journalist
Birthdate: December 26, 1723
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Regensburg, Germany
Died: December 19, 1807

 42 Rudolf Erich Raspe

Rudolf Erich Raspe
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Librarian
Birthdate: February 29, 1736
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Hannover, Germany
Died: November 1, 1794

 43 Christian Gottlob Neefe

Christian Gottlob Neefe
0
Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Composer
Birthdate: February 5, 1748
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Chemnitz, Germany
Died: January 26, 1798

 44 Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg

Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Diplomat
Birthdate: February 2, 1711
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: June 27, 1794

 45 Karl August Wittfogel

Karl August Wittfogel
0
Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Playwright
Birthdate: September 6, 1896
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Woltersdorf, Lüchow, Province of Hanover, Free State of Prussia, German Empire
Died: May 25, 1988

 46 Arnold Gehlen

Arnold Gehlen
0
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: January 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 30, 1976

 47 Friedrich Naumann

Friedrich Naumann
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 25, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Störmthal, Großpösna, Germany
Died: August 24, 1919

 48 Karl Richard Lepsius

Karl Richard Lepsius
0
Famous As: Egyptologist
Birthdate: December 23, 1810
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Naumburg, Germany
Died: July 10, 1884

 49 Karl August von Hardenberg

Karl August von Hardenberg
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Statesman
Birthdate: May 31, 1750
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lehre, Germany
Died: November 26, 1822

 50 Robert Michels

Robert Michels
1
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: January 9, 1876
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
Died: May 3, 1936