Statistics for Top 100 most important and famous people from Germany

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HintAnswer% Correct
Criminal, Fuhrer of Nazi GermanyAdolf Hitler
99%
Physicist, known for developing the theory of relativityAlbert Einstein
93%
Female Chancellor from 2005 to 2021Angela Merkel
91%
Composer of Symphony No. 9 and For EliseLudwig van Beethoven
88%
Criminal, Nazi Minister of propagandaJoseph Goebbels
86%
Philosopher, author of The Communist ManifestoKarl Marx
86%
Jewish girl who kept a diary in which she documented her life under Nazi persecutionAnne Frank
84%
Theologian, main figure of the Protestant ReformationMartin Luther
83%
The Iron Chancellor, main figure of the unification of GermanyOtto von Bismarck
83%
Inventor of movable-type printing pressJohannes Gutenberg
80%
Baroque composer of Toccata and Fugue in D minor and Fugue in G minorJohann Sebastian Bach
78%
Philosopher, other author of The Communist ManifestoFriedrich Engels
77%
Kaiser of German Empire during World War OneWilliam II/Wilhelm II
77%
Driver, 7 times champion of Formula 1Michael Schumacher
76%
Pope, died in 2022Benedict XVI
75%
Criminal, commander of SSHeinrich Himmler
74%
First emperor of German EmpireWilliam I/Wilhelm I
74%
Philosopher, death of GodFriedrich Nietzsche
72%
Philosopher of the Enlightenment, born in KonigsbergImmanuel Kant
72%
Poet, author of The Sorrows of Young WertherJohann Wolfgang von Goethe
72%
Industrialist, who saves the lives of 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust, famous for the film about his lifeOskar Schindler
72%
Composer of Ride of the ValkyriesRichard Wagner
72%
General of Nazi Germany, nicknamed the Desert FoxErwin Rommel
71%
Writer, author of many famous fairy talesJacob Grimm/Wilhelm Grimm
71%
Engineer, considered the inventor of the carCarl Benz
70%
Criminal, commander of Air Force of Nazi GermanyHermann Goring
69%
Female tennis player, winner of 22 Grand Slam titlesSteffi Graf
65%
King of Prussia, supporter of enlightened absolutismFrederick II/ Frederick the Great
64%
Band famous for his song 99 LuftballonsNena
61%
Chancellor from 1982 to 1998, main figure of German reunificationHelmut Kohl
60%
Footballer, world champion in 1974, and two times winner of Ballon d'OrFranz Beckenbauer
59%
Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, nicknamed red beardFrederick Barbarossa
59%
President, one of the fathers of European UnionKonrad Adenauer
57%
Physicist, who produced and detected electromagnetic radiation in a wavelength range known as X-raysWilhelm Röntgen
57%
Criminal, doctor nicknamed The Angel of DeathJosef Mengele
56%
Actress and sex symbol of 1920s, starred in many Hollywood film and one of the most popular actress of all timesMarlene Dietrich
55%
Main German general during World War One and President of Weimar GermanyPaul von Hindenburg
55%
Tennis player, winner of six Grand Slam titlesBoris Becker
54%
Astronomer, known for his laws of planetary motionJohannes Kepler
54%
Chancellor from 1969 to 1974, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1971Willy Brandt
54%
Criminal, officier of SS, executed in Israel in 1962Adolf Eichmann
53%
Footballer, goalkeeper, world champion in 2014Manuel Neuer
53%
Chemist, pioneer in the fields of radioactivity and radiochemistry, winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1944Otto Hahn
52%
One of the world's most successful models of 1990sClaudia Schiffer
50%
Leading figure in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany and later a pioneer of rocket and space technology in the United StatesWernher von Braun
50%
Driver, 4 times champion of Formula 1Sebastian Vettel
48%
Composer of Wiegenlied(Lullaby or Cradle Song)Johannes Brahms
47%
Actor, two times winner of Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for Inglourious Basterds and Django UnchainedChristoph Waltz
46%
Physicist, main creator of the theory of quantum mechanics, winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1918Max Planck
46%
German-British Baroque composer known for his operas, composer of Zadok the PriestGeorg Friedrich Händel
45%
Footballer, world champion in 1990, and winner of Ballon d'Or in 1990Lothar Matthäus
45%
Female revolutionary socialistRosa Luxemburg
45%
President of East Germany from 1976 to 1989Erich Honecker
44%
Founder of one of the most famous car brands in the worldFerdinand Porsche
43%
Engineer who successfully developed the compressed charge internal combustion engine which ran on petroleum gas and led to the modern internal combustion engineNikolaus August Otto
43%
King of Bavaria, commissioned the construction of Neuschwanstein CastleLudwig II/Ludwig of Bavaria
41%
Rock band formed in Hanover in 1965Scorpions
41%
Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, nicknamed stupor mundiFrederick II
40%
Philosopher, one of the most important figures in idealismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
39%
Criminal, main architect of Nazi GermanyAlbert Speer
37%
Engineer, famous for the invention of the engine named like himRudolf Diesel
37%
Writer, author of Tonio Kröger and Doctor FaustusThomas Mann
37%
Engineer, pioneer of internal-combustion engines and automobile developmentGottlieb Daimler
35%
Painter of Wanderer above the Sea of FogCaspar David Friedrich
34%
Anti-Nazi political activist, member of the White Rose a non-violent resistance group in Nazi GermanyHans Scholl/Sophie Scholl
34%
Physicist, one of the main pioneers of the theory of quantum mechanicsWerner Karl Heisenberg
34%
Philosopher, the most important and influential of the XX centuryMartin Heidegger
33%
Founder of one of the most famous fashion brands in the worldHugo Boss
32%
Physicist, who contributed significantly to the development of radio and television technology, he shared the 1909 Nobel Prize in Physics with Guglielmo MarconiKarl Ferdinand Braun
32%
Criminal, the man with the iron heart, killed in PragueReinhard Heydrich
32%
Philosopher, author of The World as Will and RepresentationArthur Schopenhauer
30%
Mathematician and physicist of XVIII/XIX century, considered the foremost of mathematiciansCarl Friedrich Gauss
30%
Polymath of XVII century main figure of philosophy and mathematicGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
30%
Chancellor from 1963 to 1966, main figure of German economic miracleLudwig Erhard
30%
Actor, famous for his portrayal of former Formula 1 driver Niki Lauda in the film Rush and his role in Inglourious BasterdsDaniel Bruhl
26%
Female philosopher, the banality of evilHannah Arendt
26%
Actor, three times nominated for the Golden Globe Awards, debuted as Magneto in X-Men filmsMichael Fassbender
26%
Microbiologist, discoverer of the specific causative agents of deadly infectious diseases including tuberculosis and cholera, winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1905Robert Koch
26%
Criminal, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Nazi GermanyJoachim von Ribbentrop
25%
Chemist, pioneer in the field of high-pressure industrial chemistry, winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1931Carl Bosch
21%
General, key figure of German victories at Liège and Tannenberg during World War OneErich Ludendorff
21%
Painter of The AmbassadorsHans Holbein the Younger
17%
Physicist, who first conclusively proved the existence of the electromagnetic wavesHeinrich Hertz
17%
Engineer, inventor of the modern computerKonrad Zuse
17%
Chemist, winner of Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his invention of a process to synthesize ammonia from nitrogen gas and hydrogen gasFritz Haber
16%
Director of NosferatuFriedrich Wilhelm Murnau
13%
Main Prussian general during Franco-Prussian WarHelmuth von Moltke
12%
Director of Ali: Fear Eats the Soul and one of the main figures of the New German Cinema movementRainer Werner Fassbinder
12%
Philosopher, leading member of the Frankfurt SchoolTheodor W. Adorno
12%
Philosopher, who made a critique of ChristianityLudwig Andreas von Feuerbach
10%
Philosopher, ideator of thesis–antithesis–synthesisJohann Gottlieb Fichte
9%
Physicist and mathematician, key figure in the development of quantum mechanics, winner of Nobel Prize in Physics in 1954Max Born
8%
Director, nominated for the Academy Award for Best Director three times for The Patriot, The Love Parade and Heaven Can WaitErnst Lubitsch
7%
Physiologist who received the 1901 Nobel Prize in Medicine, for his discovery of a diphtheria antitoxinEmil Adolf von Behring
6%
Painter of Five women on the streetErnst Ludwig Kirchner
5%
Writer of XIX century, author of fantasy and Gothic horrorErnst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann
5%
Biologist, pioneer in the study of cellular respiration, winner of Nobel Prize in Medicine in 1953Hans Krebs
5%
Historian, the greatest classicist of the XIX centuryTheodor Mommsen
4%
One of the greatest symphonic and operatic conductors of the XX centuryWilhelm Furtwängler
4%
Conductor of the XIX century, his activity was critical for establishing the successes of several major composers of the timeHans von Bülow
2%

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