University Of Göttingen

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 J. Robert Oppenheimer

J. Robert Oppenheimer
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Theoretical physicist
Birthdate: April 22, 1904
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: February 18, 1967

 2 Otto von Bismarck

Otto von Bismarck
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of the German Empire (1871-1890)
Birthdate: April 1, 1815
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schönhausen, Germany
Died: July 30, 1898

 3 Werner Heisenberg

Werner Heisenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 5, 1901
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Würzburg, Germany
Died: February 1, 1976

 4 John von Neumann

John von Neumann
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Computer Scientist, Physicist
Birthdate: December 28, 1903
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary
Died: February 8, 1957

 5 Carl F. Gauss

Carl F. Gauss
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician, Physicist
Birthdate: April 30, 1777
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 23, 1855

 6 Max Weber

Max Weber
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Sociologist
Birthdate: April 21, 1864
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Erfurt, Germany
Died: June 14, 1920

 7 Arthur Schopenhauer

Arthur Schopenhauer
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: February 22, 1788
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Gdańsk, Poland
Died: September 21, 1860
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 8 Max Born

Max Born
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 11, 1882
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: January 5, 1970

 9 Ursula von der Leyen

Ursula von der Leyen
3
Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: President of the European Commission (since Dec 2019)
Birthdate: October 8, 1958
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ixelles, Belgium
Height: 5'3" (160 cm)

 10 Edith Stein

Edith Stein
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: October 12, 1891
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: August 9, 1942

 11 Gottlob Frege

Gottlob Frege
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Famous As: Philosopher
Birthdate: November 8, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Died: July 26, 1925

 12 Heinrich Heine

Heinrich Heine
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Poet
Birthdate: December 13, 1797
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Düsseldorf, Germany
Died: February 17, 1856

 13 Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl

Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician and Theoretical Physicist
Birthdate: November 9, 1885
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Elmshorn, Germany
Died: December 8, 1955

 14 Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex

Prince Augustus Frederick, Duke of Sussex
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Prince
Birthdate: January 27, 1773
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Buckingham House, London, England
Died: April 21, 1843

 15 Frauke Petry

Frauke Petry
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Member of the German Bundestag
Birthdate: June 1, 1975
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Dresden, Germany

 16 Rudolf Otto

Rudolf Otto
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: September 25, 1869
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Peine, Germany
Died: March 6, 1937

 17 Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover

Ernest Augustus, King of Hanover
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Famous As: King of Hanover
Birthdate: June 5, 1771
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: London, England
Died: November 18, 1851

 18 Luisa Neubauer

Luisa Neubauer
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Listed In: Activists
Famous As: Climate activist
Birthdate: April 21, 1996
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

 19 Friedrich Bessel

Friedrich Bessel
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Astronomer
Birthdate: July 22, 1784
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Minden, Germany
Died: March 17, 1846

 20 Johann Friedrich Blumenbach

Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
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Listed In: Physicians
Famous As: Physician
Birthdate: May 11, 1752
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: January 22, 1840

 21 Richard Dedekind

Richard Dedekind
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: October 6, 1831
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Brunswick, Germany
Died: February 12, 1916

 22 Hans Adolf Krebs

Hans Adolf Krebs
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Biologist
Birthdate: August 25, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hildesheim, Germany
Died: November 22, 1981

 23 John Jacob Astor III

John Jacob Astor III
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Financier, Philanthropist
Birthdate: June 10, 1822
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: February 22, 1890

 24 Wilhelm von Humboldt

Wilhelm von Humboldt
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Famous As: Philosopher, Diplomat
Birthdate: June 22, 1767
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: April 8, 1835

 25 Carl Wilhelm Siemens

Carl Wilhelm Siemens
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Electrical Engineer
Birthdate: April 4, 1823
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Gehrden, Germany
Died: November 19, 1883

 26 Hans von Ohain

Hans von Ohain
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Listed In: Engineers
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: December 14, 1911
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Dessau, Duchy of Anhalt, Germany
Died: March 13, 1998

 27 Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker

Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 28, 1912
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Kiel, Germany
Died: April 28, 2007

 28 Élie Metchnikoff

Élie Metchnikoff
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Former zoologist best known for his pioneering research in immunology
Birthdate: May 15, 1845
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ukraine
Died: July 15, 1916

 29 Maria Goeppert-Mayer

Maria Goeppert-Mayer
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist
Birthdate: June 28, 1906
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Katowice, Poland
Died: February 20, 1972

 30 Haskell Curry

Haskell Curry
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Mathematician
Birthdate: September 12, 1900
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Millis, Massachusetts, United States
Died: September 1, 1982

 31 Jürgen Moltmann

Jürgen Moltmann
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: April 8, 1926
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

 32 Karl Heinrich Ulrichs

Karl Heinrich Ulrichs
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Jurist
Birthdate: August 28, 1825
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Aurich, Germany
Died: July 14, 1895

 33 Charles Martin Hall

Charles Martin Hall
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Famous As: Inventor
Birthdate: December 6, 1863
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Thompson Township, Ohio, United States
Died: December 27, 1914

 34 Dietrich von Hildebrand

Dietrich von Hildebrand
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Listed In: Writers
Famous As: Philosopher and religious writer.
Birthdate: October 12, 1889
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: January 26, 1977

 35 Constantin Carathéodory

Constantin Carathéodory
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Known for Carathéodory's extension theorem, Carathéodory conjecture, Axiomatic formulation of thermodynamics
Birthdate: September 13, 1873
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 2, 1950

 36 Carl Gustav Hempel

Carl Gustav Hempel
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Famous As: Writer
Birthdate: January 8, 1905
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Oranienburg, Germany
Died: November 9, 1997

 37 Georg Christoph Lichtenberg

Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Physicist, satirist, and Anglophile
Birthdate: July 1, 1742
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Ober-Ramstadt, Germany
Died: February 24, 1799

 38 Wolfgang Kapp

Wolfgang Kapp
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Civil Servant
Birthdate: July 24, 1858
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
Died: June 12, 1922

 39 Gerhard Schröder

Gerhard Schröder
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: April 7, 1944
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Blomberg, Free State of Lippe, Nazi Germany

 40 Georg Michaelis

Georg Michaelis
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Chancellor of the German Empire for a few months in 1917
Birthdate: September 8, 1857
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Chojnów, Poland
Died: July 24, 1936

 41 Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge

Prince Adolphus, Duke of Cambridge
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Marshal
Birthdate: February 24, 1774
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Buckingham Palace, London, England
Died: July 8, 1850

 42 Dieter Bohlen

Dieter Bohlen
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Listed In: Musicians
Famous As: Songwriter
Birthdate: February 7, 1954
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Berne, Germany
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)

 43 Franz Rosenzweig

Franz Rosenzweig
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Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: December 25, 1886
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Kassel, Germany
Died: December 10, 1929

 44 E.B. Pusey

E.B. Pusey
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Theologian
Birthdate: August 22, 1800
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Pusey, England
Died: September 16, 1882

 45 Peter Simon Pallas

Peter Simon Pallas
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Listed In: Scientists
Famous As: Botanist
Birthdate: September 22, 1741
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: September 8, 1811

 46 Henriette Reker

Henriette Reker
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Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Famous As: Lawyer
Birthdate: December 9, 1956
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Cologne, Germany

 47 Wilhelm Frick

Wilhelm Frick
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: Politician
Birthdate: March 12, 1877
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Alsenz, Germany
Died: October 16, 1946
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)

 48 Julius Wellhausen

Julius Wellhausen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Famous As: Biblical scholar
Birthdate: May 17, 1844
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Hamelin, Germany
Died: January 7, 1918

 49 Jan Assmann

Jan Assmann
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Famous As: Egyptologist
Birthdate: July 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Langelsheim, Germany

 50 Zhu De

Zhu De
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Listed In: Leaders
Famous As: 2nd Chairman of the Standing Committee of the National People's Congress
Birthdate: December 1, 1886
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yilong County, Nanchong, China
Died: July 6, 1976