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Jan Ullrich
(German Former Professional Road Bicycle Racer)
Jan Ullrich
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 2, 1973
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
(Prussian field marshal)
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 16, 1742
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 12, 1819
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André Greipel
(German Former Professional Road Bicycle Racer)
André Greipel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: July 16, 1982
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
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Albrecht Kossel
(Biochemist)
Albrecht Kossel
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Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 16, 1853
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: July 5, 1927

Albrecht Kossel was a German biochemist whose work in ascertaining nucleic acids' chemical composition earned him the prestigious Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1910. Kossel is also remembered for conducting prominent research into protein's composition. His work influenced several other important researchers like Henry Drysdale Dakin, Edwin B. Hart, Friedrich Miescher, and Felix Hoppe-Seyler.

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Ferdinand von Mueller
(German-Australian Botanist Who Founded the National Herbarium of Victoria and Named Many Australian Plants)
Ferdinand von Mueller
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Birthdate: June 30, 1825
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: October 10, 1896

Ferdinand von Mueller was a German-Australian geographer, physician, and botanist. He is credited with founding the National Herbarium of Victoria, the oldest scientific institution in Victoria. He is also credited with naming several Australian plants. Such is his popularity that many plants, animals, journals, and places in Australia are named after him. 

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Anna Leopoldovna
(Regent of Russia)
Anna Leopoldovna
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Birthdate: December 18, 1718
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: March 19, 1746

Anna Leopoldovna, or Anna Carlovna, was the wife of Duke Anthony Ulrich of Brunswick, and is best known for her reign as a regent for their son, Ivan VI, for a year. She was eventually imprisoned by Peter the Great’s daughter, Elizabeth, and died in exile.

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Marianne Hoppe
(Actress)
Marianne Hoppe
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Birthdate: April 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: October 23, 2002
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Joachim Gauck
(11th President of Germany (2012 - 2017))
Joachim Gauck
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: January 24, 1940
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Joachim Gauck is a German civil rights activist and politician. From 2012 to 2017, Gauck served as the president of Germany. Joachim Gauck is credited with co-founding a political movement called New Forum in 1989, which played a critical role in the undoing of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany. A multi-talented personality, Joachim Gauck has authored many influential books.

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Christian Doermer
(Actor)
Christian Doermer
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Birthdate: July 5, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Paul Martens
(German Former Professional Road Bicycle Racer)
Paul Martens
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1983
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Franz Aepinus
(Researcher)
Franz Aepinus
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Birthdate: December 13, 1724
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: August 10, 1802
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Andreas Tews
(German Former Amateur Boxer)
Andreas Tews
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 11, 1968
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Klaus Kroppelien
(German Rower and Olympic Gold Medalist)
Klaus Kroppelien
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 29, 1958
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Peter Borgelt
(Actor)
Peter Borgelt
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Birthdate: September 20, 1927
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: March 18, 1994
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Paul Voß
(Cyclist)
Paul Voß
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
(Prussian Military Officer Best Remembered For Defeating Napoleon Bonaparte Twice)
Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher
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Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: July 9, 1865
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: August 19, 1931

Gebhard Leberecht von Blücher was a Prussian military officer and field marshal. He is best remembered for successfully leading his army against Napoleon Bonaparte at the Battle of Leipzig and the Battle of Waterloo in 1813 and 1815 respectively. Renowned for his aggressive approach in warfare, Blücher is one of the most revered Prussian-German military officers of all time.

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Günther Schumacher
(Sport cyclist)
Günther Schumacher
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
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Jurgen Frohriep
(Actor)
Jurgen Frohriep
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Birthdate: April 28, 1928
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: July 13, 1993
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Hans Mierendorff
(Actor)
Hans Mierendorff
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Birthdate: June 30, 1882
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 26, 1955
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Christine Schmitt
(Retired German Gymnast)
Christine Schmitt
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 26, 1953
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'8" (173 cm)
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Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
(German Tennis Player)
Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 16, 1888
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 18, 1949

Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe was a German field hockey and tennis player. As a tennis player, Rahe won the runner-up trophy at the 1913 Wimbledon doubles event. He also represented his country in Davis Cup. As a hockey player, Friedrich Wilhelm Rahe helped his team finish fifth in the field hockey tournament at the 1908 Summer Olympics in London. 

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Marianne Noack
(Retired German Gymnast)
Marianne Noack
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 5, 1951
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 5'2" (157 cm)
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Eric Baumann
(Cyclist)
Eric Baumann
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 21, 1980
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
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Jan Quast
(Boxer)
Jan Quast
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 9, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
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Detlef Okrent
(Field hockey player)
Detlef Okrent
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 26, 1909
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: January 24, 1983
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Raphael Schweda
(Cyclist)
Raphael Schweda
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 17, 1976
Sun Sign: Aries
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Reinhard Rychly
(Artistic gymnast)
Reinhard Rychly
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 7, 1951
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
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Kathleen Stark
(German Former Gymnast)
Kathleen Stark
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 9, 1975
Sun Sign: Virgo
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Jana Günther
(Gymnast)
Jana Günther
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 21, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini