University Of Jena

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Discover the notable alumni of University Of Jena. The list includes people like Johann Friedrich Blumenbach, Friedrich Froebel, Jack Barsky, Christian Wolff & Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as intellectuals & academics, writers, miscellaneous, scientists and lawyers & judges etc.
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 1 
Karl Marx
(Philosopher & Economist - Famous for His Theory of 'Marxism' )
Karl Marx
84
Birthdate: May 5, 1818
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Trier, Germany
Died: March 14, 1883
 2 
Gottlob Frege
(Philosopher)
Gottlob Frege
0
Birthdate: November 8, 1848
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Wismar, Germany
Died: July 26, 1925
 3 
Ernst Haeckel
(Zoologist & Evolutionist Who Was a Strong Proponent of 'Darwinism')
Ernst Haeckel
3
Birthdate: February 16, 1834
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Potsdam, Germany
Died: August 9, 1919
 4 
Friedrich Froebel
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 21, 1782
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oberweißbach, Germany
Died: June 21, 1852
 5 
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
(Former Philosopher who became a founding figure of the philosophical movement known as German idealism)
Johann Gottlieb Fichte
1
Birthdate: May 19, 1762
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Rammenau, Germany
Died: January 29, 1814
 6 
Gunther von Hagens
(German Anatomist Best Known for Inventing 'Plastination' and Establishing the 'Body Worlds' Exhibition)
Gunther von Hagens
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: January 10, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Alt-Skalden, Reichsgau Wartheland, Germany
 7 
Novalis
(German Romantic Poet and Philosopher Known for His Poems ‘Hymns to the Night’ and ‘Spiritual Songs’)
Novalis
3
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 2, 1772
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Wiederstedt, Germany
Died: March 25, 1801
 8 
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
(German Physician & Naturalist Considered to be a Main Founder of 'Zoology' and 'Anthropology' as Comparative, Scientific Disciplines)
Johann Friedrich Blumenbach
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Birthdate: May 11, 1752
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Gotha, Germany
Died: January 22, 1840
 9 
Rudolf Carnap
(Philosopher)
Rudolf Carnap
0
Birthdate: May 18, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Ronsdorf, Wuppertal, Germany
Died: September 14, 1970
 10 
Friedrich Hölderlin
(German Poet and Philosopher Best Known for His Novel 'Hyperion')
Friedrich Hölderlin
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 20, 1770
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Lauffen am Neckar, Germany
Died: June 7, 1843
 11 
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
(German Chemist Best Known for Inventing the First Lighter)
Johann Wolfgang Döbereiner
0
Birthdate: December 13, 1780
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Hof, Germany
Died: March 24, 1849
 12 
Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk
0
Birthdate: February 12, 1851
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Austrian Empire
Died: August 27, 1914
 13 
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
(German Analytical Chemist)
Friedlieb Ferdinand Runge
1
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: February 8, 1794
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany
Died: March 25, 1867
 14 
Gershom Scholem
(Israeli Philosopher, Historian and Founder of the Modern, Academic Study of 'Kabbalah')
Gershom Scholem
1
Birthdate: December 5, 1897
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: February 21, 1982
 15 
Thomas Rohler
(Javelin thrower)
Thomas Rohler
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 30, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 16 
Robert Ley
(Former politician during the Nazi era; Ley headed the German Labour Front from 1933 to 1945)
Robert Ley
9
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: February 15, 1890
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Niederbreidenbach, Nümbrecht, Germany
Died: October 25, 1945
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 17 
Roland Matthes
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: November 17, 1950
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Pößneck, Thuringia, East Germany
Died: December 20, 2019
 18 
Mildred Harnack
(Literary historian)
Mildred Harnack
0
Birthdate: September 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Died: February 16, 1943
 19 
Jack Barsky
(Writer)
Jack Barsky
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: November 13, 1949
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Reichenbach, Upper Lusatia, Germany
 20 
Max Scheler
(German Philosopher Known for His Work in Phenomenology, Ethics, and Philosophical Anthropology)
Max Scheler
1
Birthdate: August 22, 1874
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: May 19, 1928
 21 
Margaret Mahler
(Physician)
Margaret Mahler
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: May 10, 1897
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sopron, Hungary
Died: October 2, 1985
 22 
Ferdinand Tönnies
(One of the Founding Fathers of Classical German Sociology)
Ferdinand Tönnies
1
Birthdate: July 26, 1855
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oldenswort, Germany
Died: April 9, 1936
 23 
Gerhart Hauptmann
(Novelist, Dramatist)
Gerhart Hauptmann
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: November 15, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Szczawno-Zdrój, Poland
Died: June 6, 1946
 24 
Johann Friedrich Herbart
(Philosopher, psychologist and founder of pedagogy as an academic discipline)
Johann Friedrich Herbart
0
Birthdate: May 4, 1776
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Oldenburg, Germany
Died: August 14, 1841
 25 
Samuel von Pufendorf
(Jurist and Political Philosopher Known for His Commentaries & Revisions of the Natural Law Theories)
Samuel von Pufendorf
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: January 8, 1632
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Zwönitz, Germany
Died: October 26, 1694
 26 
Christian Wolff
(Philosopher)
Christian Wolff
1
Birthdate: January 24, 1679
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Wrocław, Poland
Died: April 9, 1754
 27 
Christopher Dresser
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1834
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland
Died: November 24, 1904
 28 
Christa Wolf
(German Novelist and Essayist Best Known for Her 1963 Work 'Divided Heaven')
Christa Wolf
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 18, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Landsberg an der Warthe, Germany
Died: December 1, 2011
Alexander Gottlieb Baumgarten
0
Birthdate: July 17, 1714
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 27, 1762
 30 
John Scott Haldane
(Former Physician, Physiologist known for Black Veil Respirator, Haldane effect in haemoglobin)
John Scott Haldane
2
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: May 2, 1860
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Died: March 14, 1936
 31 
Johannes Steinhoff
(Luftwaffe fighter ace during World War II)
Johannes Steinhoff
3
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 15, 1913
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Roßleben, Roßleben-Wiehe, Germany
Died: February 21, 1994
 32 
Karl Korsch
(Philosopher)
Karl Korsch
0
Birthdate: August 15, 1886
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Tostedt, Germany
Died: October 21, 1961
 33 
August von Kotzebue
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 3, 1761
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Weimar, Germany
Died: March 23, 1819
 34 
Francis Daniel Pastorius
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 26, 1651
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Sommerhausen, Germany
Died: 1720 AD
 35 
Friedrich Gottlieb Klopstock
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 2, 1724
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Quedlinburg, Holy Roman Empire
Died: March 14, 1803
 36 
Rudolf Brandt
1
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: June 2, 1909
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Frankfurt an der Oder, Germany
Died: June 2, 1948
 37 
Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay
(Russian Anthropologist Known for Being One of the First to Explore New Guinea and Oppose Slavery)
Nicholas Miklouho-Maclay
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 17, 1846
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Yazykovo, Russia
Died: April 14, 1888
 38 
Francis Lieber
(Jurist and Political Philosopher Who Authored the 'Lieber Code' During the 'American Civil War')
Francis Lieber
0
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: March 18, 1800
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: October 2, 1872
 39 
Heinrich Graetz
(Historian)
Heinrich Graetz
0
Birthdate: October 31, 1817
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Poznań, Poland
Died: September 7, 1891
 40 
Georg Ernst Stahl
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 22, 1659
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Ansbach, Germany
Died: May 14, 1734
 41 
Hans Driesch
(Biologist)
Hans Driesch
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: October 28, 1867
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Bad Kreuznach, Germany
Died: April 17, 1941
 42 
Georg Böhm
(Organist)
Georg Böhm
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: September 2, 1661
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Hohenkirchen, Germany
Died: May 18, 1733
 43 
Oscar Hertwig
(Zoologist)
Oscar Hertwig
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: April 21, 1849
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Friedberg, Germany
Died: October 25, 1922
 44 
Matthias Claudius
0
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: August 15, 1740
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Reinfeld, Germany
Died: January 21, 1815
 45 
Werner Braune
(Nazi official)
Werner Braune
2
Listed In: Criminals
Birthdate: April 11, 1909
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Schlotheim, Nottertal-Heilinger Heights, Germany
Died: June 7, 1951
 46 
Justus Möser
1
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: December 14, 1720
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Osnabrück, Germany
Died: January 8, 1794
 47 
Wilhelm Dörpfeld
0
Birthdate: December 26, 1853
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Barmen, Germany
Died: April 25, 1940
 48 
Andreas Libavius
(German Poet and Novelist Known for Practicing Alchemy and Writing a Book Called 'Alchemia')
Andreas Libavius
0
Listed In: Physicians
Birthdate: 1550 AD
Birthplace: Halle, Germany
Died: June 30, 1616
 49 
Wilhelm Roux
(Zoologist)
Wilhelm Roux
0
Listed In: Scientists
Birthdate: June 9, 1850
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Jena, Germany
Died: September 15, 1924
 50 
Jakob Friedrich Fries
0
Birthdate: August 23, 1773
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Barby, Germany
Died: August 10, 1843