University Of Göttingen

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Göttingen. The list includes people like Max Weber, Heinrich Heine, Charles Martin Hall, Gerhard Schröder & Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, miscellaneous, writers, scientists and leaders etc.
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 1 
Otto von Bismarck
(Chancellor of the German Empire (1871 - 1890))
Otto von Bismarck
21
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: April 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898
 2 
J. Robert Oppenheimer
(American Theoretical Physicist and Former Wartime Head of the ‘Los Alamos Laboratory’)
J. Robert Oppenheimer
9
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 1967
 3 
John von Neumann
(Great Mathematician Who Were Equally at Home in Pure and Applied Mathematics)
John von Neumann
14
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8, 1957
 4 
Werner Heisenberg
6
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: February 1, 1976
 5 
Carl F. Gauss
(One of the Greatest Mathematicians of All Tim)
Carl F. Gauss
13
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 23, 1855
 6 
Max Weber
(Sociologist)
Max Weber
6
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920
 7 
Arthur Schopenhauer
(German Philosopher Best Known for His Work ‘The World as Will and Representation’)
Arthur Schopenhauer
12
Birthdate: February 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: September 21, 1860
 8 
Max Born
(Physicist)
Max Born
4
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: January 5, 1970
 9 
Ursula von der Leyen
(President of the European Commission )
Ursula von der Leyen
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: October 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)
 10 
Edith Stein
(Philosopher, Christian Nun and One of the Six 'Patron Saints of Europe')
Edith Stein
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 9, 1942
 11 
Heinrich Heine
(German Poet & Literary Critic Know for His Works 'Germany. A Winter's Tale' and 'Buch der Lieder')
Heinrich Heine
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 17, 1856
 12 
Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover
1
Birthdate: June 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18, 1851
 13 
Gottlob Frege
(Philosopher)
Gottlob Frege
0
Birthdate: November 8, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Died: July 26, 1925
 14 
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
(One of the Most Famous and Skilled Mathematicians of the 20th Century)
Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: November 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elmshorn, Germany
Died: December 8, 1955
Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: January 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: April 21, 1843
 16 
Rudolf Otto
(German Theologian and One of the Most Influential Scholars of Religion in the Early Twentieth Century)
Rudolf Otto
0
Birthdate: September 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peine, Germany
Died: March 6, 1937
 17 
Wilhelm von Humboldt
(Philosopher, Diplomat)
Wilhelm von Humboldt
0
Birthdate: June 22, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: April 8, 1835
 18 
Friedrich Bessel
(German Astronomer, Mathematician, Physicist, and Geodesist)
Friedrich Bessel
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 22, 1784
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minden, Germany
Died: March 17, 1846
 19 
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
(German Physician & Naturalist Considered to be a Main Founder of 'Zoology' and 'Anthropology' as Comparative, Scientific Disciplines)
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
0
Birthdate: May 11, 1752
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: January 22, 1840
 20 
Richard Dedekind
(Mathematician)
Richard Dedekind
28
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12, 1916
 21 
Luisa Neubauer
(German Climate Activist Who Began the 'Fridays for Future Campaign')
Luisa Neubauer
0
Listed In: Activists
Birthdate: April 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 22 
John Jacob Astor III
(Financier, Philanthropist)
John Jacob Astor III
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: June 10, 1822
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 22, 1890
 23 
Hans Adolf Krebs
(Biologist)
Hans Adolf Krebs
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: November 22, 1981
 24 
Friedrich Miescher
(First Scientist to Isolate Nucleic Acid in 1869)
Friedrich Miescher
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: August 13, 1844
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Basel, Switzerland
Died: August 26, 1895
 25 
Carl Wilhelm Siemens
(German-British Electrical Engineer and Businessman)
Carl Wilhelm Siemens
0
Birthdate: April 4, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
Died: November 19, 1883
 26 
Hans von Ohain
(Physicist)
Hans von Ohain
0
Listed In: Engineers
Birthdate: December 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 13, 1998
 27 
Élie Metchnikoff
(Former zoologist best known for his pioneering research in immunology)
Élie Metchnikoff
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: July 15, 1916
Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: April 28, 2007
 29 
Paul Ehrenfest
(He made major contributions to the field of statistical mechanics and its relations)
Paul Ehrenfest
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: January 18, 1880
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: September 25, 1933
 30 
Constantin Carathéodory
(Known for Carathéodory's extension theorem, Carathéodory conjecture, Axiomatic formulation of thermodynamics)
Constantin Carathéodory
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 13, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 2, 1950
 31 
Maria Goeppert-Mayer
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Katowice, Poland
Died: February 20, 1972
 32 
Haskell Curry
(Mathematician)
Haskell Curry
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Millis, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 1, 1982
 33 
Jürgen Moltmann
(German Reformed Theologian)
Jürgen Moltmann
0
Birthdate: April 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
 34 
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
(German Lawyer and Jurist Who is Regarded as a Pioneer of Sexology and the Modern Gay Rights Movement)
Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: August 28, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: July 14, 1895
 35 
Charles Martin Hall
2
Birthdate: December 6, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thompson Township, Ohio, United States
Died: December 27, 1914
 36 
Dietrich von Hildebrand
(Philosopher and religious writer.)
Dietrich von Hildebrand
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: October 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 26, 1977
 37 
Carl Gustav Hempel
0
Birthdate: January 8, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oranienburg, Germany
Died: November 9, 1997
 38 
Gerhard Schröder
(Politician)
Gerhard Schröder
4
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: April 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blomberg, Free State of Lippe, Nazi Germany
 39 
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
(Physicist, satirist, and Anglophile)
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: July 1, 1742
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
Died: February 24, 1799
Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: February 24, 1774
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: July 8, 1850
 41 
Wolfgang Kapp
(Civil Servant)
Wolfgang Kapp
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 1922
 42 
Dieter Bohlen
(German Songwriter and Music Producer Best Known for Being a Part of the Group 'Modern Talking')
Dieter Bohlen
4
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: February 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berne, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 43 
Georg Michaelis
(Chancellor of the German Empire for a few months in 1917)
Georg Michaelis
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chojnów, Poland
Died: July 24, 1936
 44 
Franz Rosenzweig
(German Theologian, Philosopher and Translator)
Franz Rosenzweig
0
Birthdate: December 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: December 10, 1929
 45 
Frauke Petry
(Member of the German Bundestag)
Frauke Petry
2
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany
 46 
E.B. Pusey
(Theologian)
E.B. Pusey
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: August 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pusey, England
Died: September 16, 1882
 47 
Peter Simon Pallas
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: September 22, 1741
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 8, 1811
 48 
Wilhelm Frick
(Politician)
Wilhelm Frick
3
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: March 12, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alsenz, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 49 
Zhu De
(2nd Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress)
Zhu De
1
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: December 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yilong County, Nanchong, China
Died: July 6, 1976
 50 
Julius Wellhausen
(German Biblical Scholar and Orientalist Best Known for His Analysis of the Structure and Dating of the 'Pentateuc/Torah')
Julius Wellhausen
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 17, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamelin, Germany
Died: January 7, 1918