Famous People Born In Wiesbaden

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John McEnroe
(Former American Professional Tennis Player Known for His Shot-making and Volleying Skills)
John McEnroe
18
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 16, 1959
Sun Sign: Aquarius

Widely regarded as one of the greatest American tennis players of all time, John McEnroe helped the US team win five Davis Cup titles. McEnroe is also known for his confrontational on-court behavior. His infamous bad temper on court was parodied in satirical TV programs, such as Spitting Image and Not the Nine O'Clock News.

 2 
Nico Rosberg
(Formula One Racing Driver)
Nico Rosberg
43
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 27, 1985
Sun Sign: Cancer

The son of former Formula One world champion Keke Rosberg, Nico Rosberg followed in his father's footsteps to win the 2016 Formula One world championship. After announcing his retirement as a racing driver, Nico Rosberg became an eco-entrepreneur, helping with the construction of self-autonomous and electric vehicles. Rosberg has also worked with charities like Viva con Agua de Sankt Pauli.

 3 
Simone Signoret
(One of the Most Versatile French Actresses of the 20th Century)
Simone Signoret
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Birthdate: March 25, 1921
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 30, 1985

Simone Signoret was a German-born French actress best known for her role in the film Room at the Top, for which she won several awards, including an Academy Award. Growing up during the Nazi occupation, she started acting in the early 1940s. She was professionally active for over 40 years, until her death in 1985.

 4 
Schoolboy Q
(American Rapper Best Known for His Albums: ‘Setbacks’, ‘Habits & Contradictions’ and ‘Oxymoron’)
Schoolboy Q
9
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: October 26, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
German-American rapper Quincy Hanley, AKA Schoolboy Q, soared to fame with the west coast group Black Hippy, which he formed with artists such as Kendrick Lamar. His surname, Hanley, was made up by his mother, as his parents divorced before his birth. He grew up playing American football in school.
 5 
Dieter Rams
(German Industrial Designer and Educator Who Believed in the "Less but Better" Approach)
Dieter Rams
2
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 20, 1932
Sun Sign: Taurus

German industrial designer and educator Dieter Rams became one of the first designers to focus on environment-friendly design. He headed design at Braun and designed a furniture collection for Vitsœ. Associated with the functionalist school of design, he believed in "Less, but Better," which was also the name of his 1995 book.

 6 
Ludwig Beck
(German General and Chief of the German General Staff During the Early Years of the Nazi Regime)
Ludwig Beck
5
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: June 29, 1880
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: July 20, 1944

Initially the head of the Truppenamt and then the Chief of Army General Staff, Ludwig Beck tried to influence Adolf Hitler’s foreign policy, although never an official Nazi Party member. He was part of a plot to assassinate Hitler and bring about an alternate power but was shot dead after it failed.

 7 
Karin Dor
(Actress)
Karin Dor
1
Birthdate: February 22, 1938
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: November 6, 2017
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 8 
Kiki VanDeWeghe
(Basketball player)
Kiki VanDeWeghe
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 1, 1958
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'8" (203 cm)
 9 
Wilhelm Dilthey
(Philosopher Known for the Way He Distinguished Between the Natural and Human Sciences)
Wilhelm Dilthey
1
Birthdate: November 19, 1833
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: October 1, 1911

Wilhelm Dilthey was a German psychologist, sociologist, historian, and hermeneutic philosopher. An ardent admirer of Friedrich Schleiermacher, Dilthey helped revive the former's works on hermeneutics. Wilhelm Dilthey is also credited with teaching future philosophers like Hans Lipps, Eduard Spranger, and Theodor Litt.

 10 
Bruce Maxwell
(Baseball player)
Bruce Maxwell
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 20, 1990
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 11 
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
(Duke)
Adolphe, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
1
Birthdate: July 24, 1817
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: November 17, 1905
 12 
LeiD Tapa
(Tongan American Professional Wrestler and Model)
LeiD Tapa
2
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: November 27, 1982
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 13 
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
(Aristocrat)
William IV, Grand Duke of Luxembourg
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Birthdate: April 22, 1852
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: February 25, 1912
 14 
Anastasia de Torby
(Daughter of Grand Duke Michael Mikhailovich)
Anastasia de Torby
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 9, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 7, 1977
 15 
Sophia of Nassau
(Queen)
Sophia of Nassau
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Birthdate: July 9, 1836
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 30, 1913
 16 
Wilhelm Stuckart
(German Nazi Party Lawyer, Official and a State Secretary)
Wilhelm Stuckart
3
Listed In: Lawyers & Judges
Birthdate: November 16, 1902
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: November 15, 1953
 17 
Princess Helena of Nassau
(Princess)
Princess Helena of Nassau
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Birthdate: August 18, 1831
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 28, 1888
 18 
Shawn Parker
(Footballer forward position)
Shawn Parker
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 7, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'10" (178 cm)
 19 
Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen
(Princess)
Princess Caroline of Nassau-Usingen
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Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: April 4, 1762
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 17, 1823
 20 
Volker Schlöndorff
(German Film Director, Screenwriter and a Leading Member of the Postwar Cinema Movement in West Germany)
Volker Schlöndorff
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Birthdate: March 31, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries

German filmmaker Volker Schlöndorff, a Sorbonne alumnus, excelled in philosophy and political science in college, though he later focused on film studies. Starting his career as an assistant director, he later became a significant figure of the New German Cinema movement and also won an Academy Award for The Tin Drum.

 21 
Horst Janson
(Film actor)
Horst Janson
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Birthdate: October 4, 1935
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 22 
Jens Harzer
(Actor)
Jens Harzer
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Birthdate: March 14, 1972
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 23 
Bjorn Michel
(German Former Field Hockey Player)
Bjorn Michel
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 7, 1975
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 24 
Gustav von Wangenheim
(Actor)
Gustav von Wangenheim
1
Birthdate: February 18, 1895
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: August 5, 1975
 25 
Princess Hilda of Nassau
(Aristocrat)
Princess Hilda of Nassau
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Birthdate: November 5, 1864
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Died: February 8, 1952
 26 
Helmuth Plessner
(German Sociologist and Philosopher)
Helmuth Plessner
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Birthdate: September 4, 1892
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 12, 1985

Helmuth Plessner was a German sociologist and philosopher. He was an ardent supporter of philosophical anthropology, which deals with questions of phenomenology and metaphysics of humans. From 1953 to 1959, Helmuth Plessner served as the chairman of The German Sociological Association.

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Karl Brugmann
(Linguist)
Karl Brugmann
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Birthdate: March 16, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: June 29, 1919
 28 
Dennis Roady
(American YouTube Star)
Dennis Roady
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Birthdate: June 6, 1983
Sun Sign: Gemini
 29 
Hans Grimm
(Writer)
Hans Grimm
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: March 22, 1875
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 27, 1959
 30 
Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl
(Journalist)
Wilhelm Heinrich Riehl
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Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: May 6, 1823
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: November 16, 1897
 31 
Ingeborg Schoner
(Actress)
Ingeborg Schoner
1
Birthdate: July 2, 1935
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 32 
Frank Schirrmacher
(German Journalist, Essayist and Co-publisher of the National German Newspaper 'Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung')
Frank Schirrmacher
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Birthdate: September 5, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: June 12, 2014

Frank Schirrmacher was a German journalist who was the co-publisher of the national German newspaper Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung. He studied at the University of Heidelberg and the University of Cambridge and started working as a journalist. He was known for influencing discussions on controversial topics in Germany. He was a recipient of the International Corinne Book Prize. 

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Lina Carstens
(Actress)
Lina Carstens
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Birthdate: December 6, 1892
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: September 22, 1978
 34 
Daniel Deusser
(German Equestrian and Olympic Bronze Medalist)
Daniel Deusser
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: August 13, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'3" (190 cm)
 35 
Stefan Blocher
(German Former Field Hockey Player)
Stefan Blocher
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: February 25, 1960
Sun Sign: Pisces
Height: 5'11" (180 cm)
 36 
August Momberger
(Racing driver)
August Momberger
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 26, 1905
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: December 22, 1969
 37 
Hans Merten
(Politician)
Hans Merten
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: September 1, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: December 12, 1967
 38 
Jonathan Malu
(Basketball player)
Jonathan Malu
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: March 19, 1993
Sun Sign: Pisces
 39 
Franz Reitz
(Cyclist)
Franz Reitz
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: January 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: June 10, 2011
 40 
Jens Zemke
(Cyclist)
Jens Zemke
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 17, 1966
Sun Sign: Libra
 41 
Adolf Schön
(Sport cyclist)
Adolf Schön
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Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: April 8, 1906
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: August 2, 1987
 42 
Rainer Seifert
(German Former Field Hockey Player)
Rainer Seifert
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 10, 1947
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
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Rudolf von Ribbentrop
(Joachim von Ribbentrop's son)
Rudolf von Ribbentrop
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: May 11, 1921
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: May 28, 2019
 44 
Jade-Anh Ngo
(Instagram Star)
Jade-Anh Ngo
0
Listed In: Instagram Stars
Birthdate: May 21, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
 45 
Heiko Reinemer
(Gymnast)
Heiko Reinemer
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 14, 1945
Sun Sign: Gemini