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.
Gottfried Wilhelm LeibnizGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
01 July 1646, German
Philosopher
Clara SchumannClara Schumann
13 September 1819, German
Pianist

Luz LongLuz Long
27 April 1913, German
Olympic long-jumper

Prince Maximilian of BadenPrince Maximilian of Baden
10 July 1867, German
Politician

Karl LiebknechtKarl Liebknecht
13 January 1871, German
Lawyer

Georg Philipp TelemannGeorg Philipp Telemann
14 March 1681, German
Composer
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph SchellingFriedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling
27 January 1775, German
Philosopher

Leopold von RankeLeopold von Ranke
21 December 1795, German
Historian

Thomas MüntzerThomas Müntzer
1489 AD, German
Preacher
Miklós RózsaMiklós Rózsa
18 April 1907, Hungarian, American
Composer

Günter SchabowskiGünter Schabowski
04 January 1929, German
Politician
Hans von BülowHans von Bülow
08 January 1830, German
Conductor

Friedrich SchlegelFriedrich Schlegel
10 March 1772, German
Poet

Juan NegrínJuan Negrín
03 February 1892, Spanish
Politician

Kurt SchumacherKurt Schumacher
13 October 1895, German
Politician

Sándor MáraiSándor Márai
11 April 1900, Hungarian
Writer
Emil ArtinEmil Artin
03 March 1898, Austrian
Mathematician

Katrin Göring-EckardtKatrin Göring-Eckardt
03 May 1966, German
Politician

Hugo EckenerHugo Eckener
10 August 1868, German
Aeronautical engineer

Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-RietbergWenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg
02 February 1711, Austrian, Czech
Diplomat
Philipp, Prince of EulenburgPhilipp, Prince of Eulenburg
12 February 1847, German
Diplomat

Cai YuanpeiCai Yuanpei
11 January 1868, Chinese
Philosopher
Konstantin von TischendorfKonstantin von Tischendorf
18 January 1815, German
Scholar

Christian Gottlob NeefeChristian Gottlob Neefe
05 February 1748, German
Composer

Karl August WittfogelKarl August Wittfogel
06 September 1896, German, British, American
Playwright
Ellen Churchill SempleEllen Churchill Semple
08 January 1863, American
Geographer

Christoph GraupnerChristoph Graupner
13 January 1683, German
Harpsichordist
Rudolf Erich RaspeRudolf Erich Raspe
29 February 1736, German
Librarian

Carl Gustav CarusCarl Gustav Carus
03 January 1789, German
Physiologist

Rudolf Hermann LotzeRudolf Hermann Lotze
21 May 1817, German
Philosopher
Friedrich NaumannFriedrich Naumann
25 March 1860, German
Politician

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Karl Richard LepsiusKarl Richard Lepsius
23 December 1810, German
Egyptologist
Gustav RadbruchGustav Radbruch
21 November 1878, German
Politician

Karl August von HardenbergKarl August von Hardenberg
31 May 1750, German
Statesman

C. F. W. WaltherC. F. W. Walther
25 October 1811, German, American
Theologian

E. Morton JellinekE. Morton Jellinek
15 August 1890, American
Physiologist
Hans VaihingerHans Vaihinger
25 September 1852, German
Philosopher
Georg JellinekGeorg Jellinek
16 June 1851, German
Lawyer

Abraham Gottlob WernerAbraham Gottlob Werner
25 September 1749, German
Geologist

Friedrich Melchior, baron von GrimmFriedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm
26 December 1723, German
Journalist

Hugo RiemannHugo Riemann
18 July 1849, German
Music Theorist
Christian Gottfried EhrenbergChristian Gottfried Ehrenberg
19 April 1795, German
Naturalist

Willi HennigWilli Hennig
20 April 1913, German
Biologist

Jan Niecisław Baudouin de CourtenayJan Niecisław Baudouin de Courtenay
13 March 1845, Polish
Linguist

Richard DehmelRichard Dehmel
18 November 1863, German
Poet

Gottfried Heinrich StölzelGottfried Heinrich Stölzel
13 January 1690, German
Composer
Martha Carey ThomasMartha Carey Thomas
02 January 1857, American
Linguist

Ewald HeringEwald Hering
05 August 1834, German
Physiologist
William D. CoolidgeWilliam D. Coolidge
23 October 1873, American
Physicist

Johann Bernhard BasedowJohann Bernhard Basedow
11 September 1724, German
Writer

Yosef BurgYosef Burg
31 January 1909, German
Politician
Kasimir FajansKasimir Fajans
27 May 1887, Polish, American
Chemist

Christian ThomasiusChristian Thomasius
01 January 1655, German
Jurist
Jakob Friedrich FriesJakob Friedrich Fries
23 August 1773, German
Philosopher

Friedrich Adolf TrendelenburgFriedrich Adolf Trendelenburg
30 November 1802, German
Philosopher

Avetik IsahakyanAvetik Isahakyan
30 October 1875, Armenian
Lyric poet

Richard AvenariusRichard Avenarius
19 November 1843, Swiss, German
Philosopher

Johann Hermann ScheinJohann Hermann Schein
20 January 1586, German
Composer
Kuno FischerKuno Fischer
23 July 1824, German
Philosopher

Olaus PetriOlaus Petri
06 January 1493, Swedish
Clergyman

Oswald KülpeOswald Külpe
03 August 1862, German
Psychologist

Karl LachmannKarl Lachmann
04 March 1793, German
Philologist
Heinrich MarschnerHeinrich Marschner
16 August 1795, German
Composer

Christian Fürchtegott GellertChristian Fürchtegott Gellert
04 July 1715, German
Poet
Richard von KühlmannRichard von Kühlmann
03 May 1873, German
Diplomat

Clemens Alexander WinklerClemens Alexander Winkler
26 December 1838, German
Chemist

Felix Hoppe-SeylerFelix Hoppe-Seyler
26 December 1825, German
Physiologist
Georg Elias MüllerGeorg Elias Müller
20 July 1850, German
Psychologist

Kuno MeyerKuno Meyer
20 December 1858, German
Scholar
Géza RóheimGéza Róheim
12 September 1891, Hungarian, American
Psychoanalyst

Martin RinkartMartin Rinkart
23 April 1586, German
Musical Artist

Karl LamprechtKarl Lamprecht
25 February 1856, German
Historian
Johann Adam HillerJohann Adam Hiller
25 December 1728, German
Composer

Otto BettmannOtto Bettmann
15 October 1903, German
Business Person
Adolf FurtwänglerAdolf Furtwängler
30 June 1853, German
Archaeologist

F.W. RitschlF.W. Ritschl
06 April 1806, German
Scholar

Volker BraunVolker Braun
07 May 1939, German
Writer

Charles Hubbard JuddCharles Hubbard Judd
20 February 1873, American
Psychologist
Samuel HoldheimSamuel Holdheim
1806 AD, German
Rabbi
Carl SternheimCarl Sternheim
01 April 1878, German
Playwright

Christian Dietrich GrabbeChristian Dietrich Grabbe
11 December 1801, German
Dramatist

Carl Friedrich BahrdtCarl Friedrich Bahrdt
25 August 1741, German
Theologian

Johann Daniel TitiusJohann Daniel Titius
02 January 1729, German, Polish
Astronomer
Willis R. WhitneyWillis R. Whitney
11 August 1868, American
Chemist

August LeskienAugust Leskien
08 July 1840, German
Linguist

Andreas Peter BernstorffAndreas Peter Bernstorff
28 August 1735, German
Diplomat

Friedrich Arnold BrockhausFriedrich Arnold Brockhaus
04 May 1772, German
Publisher

Rudolf ThurneysenRudolf Thurneysen
14 March 1857, Swiss
Linguist
Gert HofmannGert Hofmann
29 January 1931, German
Writer

Heinrich AlbertHeinrich Albert
28 June 1604, German
Composer
Johann HedwigJohann Hedwig
08 December 1730, German, Romanian
Botanist

Ernst BassermannErnst Bassermann
26 July 1854, German
Politician
Rudolf LeuckartRudolf Leuckart
07 October 1822, German
Zoologist
Alexander KohutAlexander Kohut
22 April 1842, Hungarian
Rabbi