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.

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 1 Luz Long

Luz Long.
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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)

 2 Leopold von Ranke

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

 3 Karl Liebknecht

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

 4 Prince Maximilian of Baden

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

 5 Ferdinand Tönnies

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

 6 Günter Schabowski

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

 7 Thomas Müntzer

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

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

 9 Miklós Rózsa

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

 10 Charles Spearman

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

 11 Hans von Bülow

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

 12 Nicolae Iorga

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

 13 Sándor Márai

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

 14 Wilhelm Friedemann Bach

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

 15 Robert Michels

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

 16 Ellen Churchill Semple

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

 17 Emil Artin

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

 18 Juan Negrín

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

 19 Regiomontanus

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

 20 Hugo Eckener

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

 21 Konstantin von Tischendorf

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

 22 Katrin Göring-Eckardt

Katrin Göring-Eckardt
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: May 3, 1966
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Friedrichroda, Germany
Height: 5'9" (175 cm)

 23 Martin Broszat

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

 24 Friedrich Schlegel

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

 25 Cai Yuanpei

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

 26 Philipp, Prince of Eulenburg

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

 27 E. Morton Jellinek

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

 28 Rudolf Erich Raspe

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

 29 Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling

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

 30 Christian Gottlob Neefe

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

 31 Georg Philipp Telemann

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

 32 Karl August Wittfogel

Karl August Wittfogel
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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

 33 Arnold Gehlen

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

 34 Wenzel Anton, Prince of Kaunitz-Rietberg

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

 35 Friedrich Naumann

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

 36 Karl August von Hardenberg

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

 37 Gustav Radbruch

Gustav Radbruch
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: November 21, 1878
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Lübeck, Germany
Died: November 23, 1949

 38 Friedrich Melchior, baron von Grimm

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

 39 Rudolf Hermann Lotze

Rudolf Hermann Lotze
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: May 21, 1817
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bautzen, Germany
Died: July 1, 1881

 40 Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg

Christian Gottfried Ehrenberg
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Famous As: Naturalist
Birthdate: April 19, 1795
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Delitzsch, Germany
Died: June 27, 1876

 41 Christoph Graupner

Christoph Graupner
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Harpsichordist
Birthdate: January 13, 1683
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kirchberg, Germany
Died: May 10, 1760

 42 Carl Gustav Carus

Carl Gustav Carus
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: January 3, 1789
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: July 28, 1869

 43 Karl Richard Lepsius

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

 44 Georg Jellinek

Georg Jellinek
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: June 16, 1851
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Leipzig, Germany
Died: January 12, 1911

 45 Abraham Gottlob Werner

Abraham Gottlob Werner
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Geologist
Birthdate: September 25, 1749
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Prussia
Died: June 30, 1817

 46 Kurt Schumacher

Kurt Schumacher
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: October 13, 1895
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Chełmno, Poland
Died: August 20, 1952

 47 Ewald Hering

Ewald Hering
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physiologist
Birthdate: August 5, 1834
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Gersdorf, Germany
Died: January 26, 1918

 48 William D. Coolidge

William D. Coolidge
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: October 23, 1873
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Hudson, Massachusetts, United States
Died: February 3, 1975

 49 C. F. W. Walther

C. F. W. Walther
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: October 25, 1811
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Langenchursdorf, Germany
Died: May 7, 1887

 50 Hans Vaihinger

Hans Vaihinger
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: September 25, 1852
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Nehren, Germany
Died: December 18, 1933