65 Notable alumni of
University of Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart is 726th in the world, 248th in Europe, and 33rd in Germany by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 65 notable alumni from the University of Stuttgart sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 5 individuals affiliated with the University of Stuttgart won Nobel Prizes in Physics and Chemistry.

  1. Gottlieb Daimler

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    Gottlieb Daimler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1834-1900 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    engineerinventor
    Biography

    Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler was a German engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany. He was a pioneer of internal-combustion engines and automobile development. He invented the high-speed liquid petroleum-fuelled engine.

  2. Georges Cuvier

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    Georges Cuvier
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1769-1832 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    geologistpaleontologistpoliticianzoologistornithologist
    Biography

    Jean Léopold Nicolas Frédéric, Baron Cuvier, known as Georges Cuvier, was a French naturalist and zoologist, sometimes referred to as the "founding father of paleontology". Cuvier was a major figure in natural sciences research in the early 19th century and was instrumental in establishing the fields of comparative anatomy and paleontology through his work in comparing living animals with fossils.

  3. Martin Winterkorn

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    Martin Winterkorn
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    1966-1973 studied metals theory
    Occupations
    university teachermanagerengineer
    Biography

    Martin Winterkorn is a German former business executive who was chairman of the board of management (CEO, Vorstandsvorsitzender in German) of Volkswagen AG, the parent company of the Volkswagen Group, chairman of the supervisory board of Audi, and chairman of the board of management of Porsche Automobil Holding SE.

  4. Volker Beck

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    Volker Beck
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1960-.. (age 61)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Volker Beck is a German politician. From 1994 to 2017, he was a member of the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, for the Green Party. Beck served as the Green Party Speaker for Legal Affairs from 1994–2002, and as the Green Party Chief Whip in the Bundestag till 2013. He was spokesman of the Green Parliamentary Group for interior affairs and religion. In 2014 he was elected President of the German-Israeli Parliamentary Friendship Group of the German Bundestag.

  5. Andreas Eschbach

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    Andreas Eschbach
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    writerscience fiction writerchildren's writer
    Biography

    Andreas Eschbach is a German writer, primarily of science fiction. His stories that are not clearly in the SF genre usually feature elements of the fantastic.

  6. Ulf Merbold

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    Ulf Merbold
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1941-.. (age 80)
    Occupations
    astronautphysicist
    Biography

    Ulf Dietrich Merbold is the first West German citizen and second German native (after Sigmund Jähn) to have flown in space. He is also the first member of the European Space Agency Astronaut Corps to participate in a spaceflight mission and the first non-US citizen to reach orbit in a US spacecraft. In 1983, he and Byron Lichtenberg became the first Payload Specialists to fly on the Space Shuttle. Merbold is also the second western European in space (after Jean-Loup Chrétien).

  7. Gerhard Ertl

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    Gerhard Ertl
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2007
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    1955-1957 studied physics
    In 1961 graduated with Diplom in physics
    Occupations
    physicistchemistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gerhard Ertl is a German physicist and a Professor emeritus at the Department of Physical Chemistry, Fritz-Haber-Institut der Max-Planck-Gesellschaft in Berlin, Germany. Ertl's research laid the foundation of modern surface chemistry, which has helped explain how fuel cells produce energy without pollution, how catalytic converters clean up car exhausts and even why iron rusts, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said.

  8. Hans-Peter Dürr

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    Hans-Peter Dürr
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1929-2014 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    physicistacademicuniversity teachernon-fiction writerwriter
    Biography

    Hans-Peter Dürr was a German physicist. He worked on nuclear and quantum physics, elementary particles and gravitation, epistemology, and philosophy, and he has advocated responsible scientific and energy policies. In 1987, he was awarded the Right Livelihood Award for "his profound critique of the Strategic Defense Initiative (SDI) and his work to convert high technology to peaceful uses."

  9. Volkmar Denner

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    Volkmar Denner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Dr. Volkmar Denner is a German business executive who is the current CEO of Robert Bosch GmbH. He has been at the post since July 2012.

  10. Hans Mezger

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    Hans Mezger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1929-2020 (aged 91)
    Occupations
    engineer
    Biography

    Hans Mezger was a German automotive engineer well known for his work at Porsche.

  11. Léon Krier

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    Léon Krier
    Born in
    Luxembourg Flag Luxembourg
    Years
    1946-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    architecturban planner
    Biography

    Léon Krier CVO is a Luxembourgish architect, architectural theorist and urban planner, a prominent critic of architectural Modernism and advocate of New Traditional Architecture and New Urbanism. Krier combines an international architecture & planning practice with writing and teaching. He is well-known for his master plan for Poundbury, in Dorset, England. He is the younger brother of architect Rob Krier.

  12. Peter Wieland

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    Peter Wieland
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1930-2020 (aged 90)
    Occupations
    musiciansinger
    Biography

    Peter Wieland was a German singer.

  13. Ulrich Spiesshofer

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    Ulrich Spiesshofer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    chief executive officer
    Biography

    Ulrich Spiesshofer, is the former chief executive officer of the ABB Group, a leading power and automation technology company, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland. He took up the role on 15 September 2013, succeeding Joe Hogan. Previously, Spiesshofer had headed ABB's Discrete Automation and Motion division, which includes the company's robotics, power conversion, motors and drives businesses. Spiesshofer stepped down 17 April 2019

  14. Heinrich Otto Wieland

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    Heinrich Otto Wieland
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1927
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1877-1957 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    chemistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Heinrich Otto Wieland was a German chemist. He won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids.

  15. Berthold Leibinger

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    Berthold Leibinger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1930-2018 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    engineeruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Berthold Leibinger was a German mechanical engineer, businessman, and philanthropist. He was the head of the German company Trumpf, a leader in laser technology, and founder of the non-profit foundation Berthold Leibinger Stiftung. He served on the advisory board of major companies and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Stuttgart.

  16. Horst Ludwig Störmer

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    Horst Ludwig Störmer
    Awards
    Nobel Prize in Physics in 1998
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Horst Ludwig Störmer is a German physicist, Nobel laureate and emeritus professor at Columbia University. He was awarded the 1998 Nobel Prize in Physics jointly with Daniel Tsui and Robert Laughlin "for their discovery of a new form of quantum fluid with fractionally charged excitations" (the fractional quantum Hall effect). He and Tsui were working at Bell Labs at the time of the experiment cited by the Nobel committee.

  17. Max Eyth

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    Max Eyth
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1836-1906 (aged 70)
    Occupations
    engineerauthorwriterpoet
    Biography

    Max Eyth was a German engineer and writer.

  18. Rolf-Dieter Heuer

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    Rolf-Dieter Heuer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Professor Rolf-Dieter Heuer is a German particle physicist. From 2009 to 2015 he was Director General of CERN and from 5 April 2016 to 9 April 2018 President of the German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft). Since 2015 he has been Chair of the European Commission's Group of Chief Scientific Advisors, and since May 2017 he has been President of the SESAME. Council

  19. Dominikus Böhm

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    Dominikus Böhm
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1880-1955 (aged 75)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Dominikus Böhm was a German architect specializing in churches. He built churches in Cologne, the Ruhr area, Swabia, and Hesse. Many of his buildings are examples of Brick Expressionism.

  20. Friedrich von Schmidt

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    Friedrich von Schmidt
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1825-1891 (aged 66)
    Occupations
    architectsculptoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Friedrich von Schmidt was an architect who worked in late 19th century Vienna.

  21. Egon Flaig

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    Egon Flaig
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    university teacherhistorian of classical antiquitywriteropinion journalist
    Biography

    Egon Flaig is a German ancient historian and public intellectual, currently Emeritus Professor of Ancient History at the University of Rostock. Flaig's research has ranged from ancient Greek and Roman history to world-historical treatments of topics such as slavery and democracy. He has also been an active commentator on issues such as democracy, national identity, and religion, especially as pertaining to his home country.

  22. Fritz Henkel

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    Fritz Henkel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1848-1930 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    entrepreneur
    Biography

    Friedrich Karl Henkel (* March 20, 1848 in Vöhl; † March 1, 1930 in Rengsdorf) was a German entrepreneur and founder of the Henkel Group.

  23. Frieder Nake

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    Frieder Nake
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    mathematiciancomputer scientistuniversity teacherdigital artist
    Biography

    Frieder Nake is a mathematician, computer scientist, and pioneer of computer art. He is best known internationally for his contributions to the earliest manifestations of computer art, a field of computing that made its first public appearances with three small exhibitions in 1965.

  24. Rudolf Haag

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    Rudolf Haag
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1922-2016 (aged 94)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    Studied in 1946-1948
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Rudolf Haag was a German theoretical physicist, who mainly dealt with fundamental questions of quantum field theory. He was one of the founders of the modern formulation of quantum field theory and he identified the formal structure in terms of the principle of locality and local observables. He also made important advances in the foundations of quantum statistical mechanics.

  25. Paul Schmitthenner

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    Paul Schmitthenner
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1884-1972 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Paul Schmitthenner was a German architect, city planner and Professor at the University of Stuttgart.

  26. Juergen M. Geissinger

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    Juergen M. Geissinger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Jürgen M. Geissinger is a German technology business executive and Chief Executive Officer of Senvion S.A., a Hamburg based wind turbine manufacturer. Geissinger is best known for his role as the Chief Executive of Schaeffler Technologies AG & Co. KG, a technology conglomerate known for its bearing solutions and precision components for engine and transmission systems for automotive, as well as industrial and aerospace applications. During Geissinger’s tenure as CEO, annual sales have risen more than fivefold. Schaeffler AG, employing over 76,000 people across 180 locations in 50 countries, with annual sales of $14 billion, is also the controlling shareholder of Continental AG with 49.9% of its shares.

  27. Eugen Baumann

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    Eugen Baumann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1846-1896 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    chemistinventoruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Eugen Baumann was a German chemist. He was one of the first people to create polyvinyl chloride (PVC), and, together with Carl Schotten, he discovered the Schotten-Baumann reaction.

  28. Wolf Hirth

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    Wolf Hirth
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1900-1959 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    aircraft pilot
    Biography

    Wolfram Kurt Erhard Hirth was a German gliding pioneer and sailplane designer. He was a co-founder of Schempp-Hirth, still a renowned glider manufacturer.

  29. Evelyne Gebhardt

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    Evelyne Gebhardt
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politiciantranslator
    Biography

    Evelyne Gebhardt is a German politician and Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany, part of the Party of European Socialists.

  30. Hans-Jörg Bullinger

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    Hans-Jörg Bullinger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1944-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    university teacher
    Biography

    Hans-Jörg Bullinger is a German scientist and former President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft.

  31. Harald Deilmann

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    Harald Deilmann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1920-2008 (aged 88)
    Occupations
    architectuniversity teacherwriter
    Biography

    Harald Deilmann was a German architect.

  32. Eberhard Rees

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    Eberhard Rees
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1909-1998 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    aerospace engineerengineer
    Biography

    Eberhard Friedrich Michael Rees was a German-American (by becoming a naturalized citizen of the United States) rocketry pioneer and the second director of NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center.

  33. Hans Hellmann

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    Hans Hellmann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1903-1938 (aged 35)
    Occupations
    theoretical physicistchemistphysicist
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    Hans Gustav Adolf Hellmann was a German theoretical physicist.

  34. Georg Friedrich Parrot

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    Georg Friedrich Parrot
    Born in
    France Flag France
    Years
    1767-1852 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacherrectorastronomer
    Biography

    Georg Friedrich Parrot was a German scientist, the first rector of the Imperial University of Dorpat (today Tartu, Estonia) in what was then the Governorate of Livonia of the Russian Empire.

  35. Alexander Tuschinski

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    Alexander Tuschinski
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1988-.. (age 33)
    Occupations
    film producerscreenwriterfilm directoractordirector
    Biography

    Alexander Tuschinski is a German film director, film producer, writer, actor and musician. Internationally, he is best known for his feature films which have won awards at various film festivals, as well as his academic writing on the early works of Tinto Brass. Notably, his research into, and interest in, Brass's work on Caligula was examined in his feature documentary Mission: Caligula. At the documentary's premiere, Penthouse announced plans to work with Tuschinski on a new cut of Caligula that aims to restore and finish Brass's original version of the film. Though 85 minutes of his original workprint will be used, it remains unclear if Brass himself will be involved in finishing the film's edit.

  36. Arthur Engel

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    Arthur Engel
    Years
    1928-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    mathematicianteacher
    Biography

    Arthur Engel is a German mathematics teacher, educationalist and prolific author. His work has been translated into several languages. He has played a role in national and international mathematical competitions since 1970. Engel was one of the first to recognize the impact of electronic calculators and computers on mathematics teaching. In his view the focus should shift from learning how to apply algorithms, which could now be done by the machine, to learning how to build and test algorithms. He was also early to see the value of using computers to draw students into an interest and understanding of mathematics.

  37. Ludwig Dill

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    Ludwig Dill
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1848-1940 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    painter
    Biography

    Wilhelm Franz Karl Ludwig Dill was a German ship and landscape painter who was a founding member of the Munich Secession.

  38. Jürgen Hennig

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    Jürgen Hennig
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    chemistinventorbiophysicistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jürgen Klaus Hennig is a German chemist and medical physicist. Internationally he is considered to be one of the pioneers of Magnetic Resonance Imaging for clinical diagnostics. He is the Scientific Director of the Department of Diagnostic Radiology and Chairman of the Magnetic Resonance Development and Application Center (MRDAC) at the University Medical Center Freiburg. In the year 2003 he was awarded the Max Planck Research Award in the category of Biosciences and Medicine.

  39. Karl Etzel

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    Karl Etzel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1812-1865 (aged 53)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    Studied in 1831-1835
    Occupations
    architectcivil engineerengineerrailway engineer
    Biography

    Karl Etzel (old spelling Carl von Etzel) (6 January 1812 – 2 May 1865) was a German railway engineer and architect. He created many famous railway lines, bridges and viaducts, including the Bietigheim Enz Valley Viaduct.

  40. Henric Streitman

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    Henric Streitman
    Born in
    Romania Flag Romania
    Years
    1873-1949 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    diplomatjournalisttrade unionisttranslatorpolitician
    Biography

    Henric Ștefan Streitman was a Romanian journalist, translator and political figure, who traversed the political spectrum from socialism to the far-right. He was a physicist, social commentator and publisher, known for both his polemical stances and his erudition. Often struggling financially, Streitman set up several short-lived periodicals, and involved himself in the cultural and political debates, from 1889 to the time of his death. In his early years, he was a promoter of natural selection ideas, and a translator of Marxist and naturalist literature.

  41. Markus J. Buehler

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    Markus J. Buehler
    Years
    20th Century
    Occupations
    engineermaterials scientist
    Biography

    Markus J. Buehler is an American materials scientist and engineer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he holds the endowed McAfee Professorship of Engineering chair. He is a member of the faculty at MIT's Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, where he directs the Laboratory for Atomistic and Molecular Mechanics (LAMM), and also a member of MIT's Center for Computational Science and Engineering (CCSE) in the Schwarzman College of Computing. His scholarship spans science to art, and he is also a composer of experimental, classical and electronic music, with an interest in sonification. He has given several highly acclaimed TED talks about his work.

  42. Frank-Jürgen Richter

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    Frank-Jürgen Richter
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Frank-Jürgen Richter is a German entrepreneur, economic advisor, and commentator. He is best known as the chairman of Horasis and founder of the Horasis Global Meeting, as well as a former director of the World Economic Forum.

  43. Emil Bessels

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    Emil Bessels
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1847-1888 (aged 41)
    Occupations
    arctic explorerphysiciannaturalistzoologistentomologist
    Biography

    Emil Bessels was a German zoologist, entomologist, physician, and Arctic researcher who is best known for his controversial role in the attempted but ill-fated Polaris expedition to the North Pole in 1871. Circumstantial evidence strongly points to Bessels as the most likely suspect in the death of the expedition's commander, American explorer Charles Francis Hall, by arsenic poisoning.

  44. Carl Friedrich Kielmeyer

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    Carl Friedrich Kielmeyer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1765-1844 (aged 79)
    Occupations
    zoologistchemistuniversity teacherbotanistanthropologist
    Biography

    Carl Friedrich Kielmeyer was a German biologist and naturalist born in Bebenhausen, today part of the city of Tübingen. He was a pioneer of Naturphilosophie, helped to establish organic chemistry (Pflanzenchemie) as a field, and developed an early version of recapitulation theory through the observation of animal embryos.

  45. Petra Schwille

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    Petra Schwille
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    biophysicistuniversity teacherresearcher
    Biography

    Petra Schwille is a German professor and a researcher in the area of biophysics. Since 2011, she has been a director of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Biophysics at the Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany. She is known for her ground-laying work in the field of fluorescence cross-correlation spectroscopy, and numerous contributions on model membranes. Her current research focuses around bottom-up approaches to building an artificial cell within a broader area of synthetic biology. In 2010, Petra received the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize.

  46. Helmar Frank

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    Helmar Frank
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1933-2013 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    mathematicianEsperantistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Helmar Gunter Frank was a German mathematician and pedagogist. He was among the first scientists to apply mathematical methods in teaching and psychology. He established a method to measure intelligence on an absolute and homogeneous scale rather than by comparison between individuals.

  47. Jörg Friedrich

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    Jörg Friedrich
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Jörg Friedrich is a German architect.

  48. Eduard Pfeiffer

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    Eduard Pfeiffer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1835-1921 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    economistwriterbanker
    Biography

    Eduard Gotthilf Pfeiffer (24 November 1835 – 13 May 1921) was a German banker, social reformer, and pioneer of the co-operative movement.

  49. Vjekoslav Heinzel

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    Vjekoslav Heinzel
    Born in
    Croatia Flag Croatia
    Years
    1871-1934 (aged 63)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Vjekoslav Heinzel was the Mayor of Zagreb from 1920 to 1928. He is best remembered for great development projects of the 1920s that significantly expanded the city.

  50. Karl O. Christe

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    Karl O. Christe
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1936-.. (age 85)
    Occupations
    chemistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Karl Otto Christe is an inorganic chemist. He is the best reference in respectful handling of a huge number of extremely reactive components and his extensive experience in fluorine chemistry earned him the title of 'The Fluorine God'. His research covers fluorine chemistry of nitrogen and halogens and the synthesis of new energetic materials.

  51. Erich Sackmann

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    Erich Sackmann
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1934-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    physicistuniversity teacherbiophysicist
    Biography

    Erich Sackmann is a German experimental physicist and a pioneer of biophysics in Europe.

  52. Peter Schwerdtfeger

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    Peter Schwerdtfeger
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    chemist
    Biography

    Peter Schwerdtfeger is a German scientist. He holds a chair in theoretical chemistry at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand, serves as Director of the Centre for Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, is the Head of the New Zealand Institute for Advanced Study, and is a former president of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

  53. Joachim Pfeiffer

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    Joachim Pfeiffer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    1988-1992 graduated with Diploma of Business Administration in business administration
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dr. Joachim Pfeiffer is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) who has been a member of the Bundestag, the German federal parliament, since 2002.

  54. Jacob Schöllkopf

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    Jacob Schöllkopf
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1858-1942 (aged 84)
    Occupations
    chemistbusinessperson
    Biography

    Jacob Friedrich Schoellkopf Jr. was an American business executive, founder of Schoellkopf Aniline and Chemical Works, and member of the Schoellkopf family who were involved in hydroelectric resources at Niagara Falls.

  55. Vakhtang Lejava

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    Vakhtang Lejava
    Born in
    Georgia Flag Georgia
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianeconomist
    Biography

    Vakhtang Lejava (Georgian: ვახტანგ ლეჟავა) is a reform-minded Georgian, the Rector of the Free University of Tbilisi and the Agricultural University of Georgia and chief adviser to the prime minister of Georgia in 2009–2012.

  56. Riyad Hassan El-Khoudary

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    Riyad Hassan El-Khoudary
    Years
    1943-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Riyad Hassan El Khoudary is a Palestinian professor. He has been the president of Gaza University since August 1, 2020. He is the vice-chairman of the board of trustees of Al-Quds Open University in Palestine, and a member of the Palestinian Higher Council for Innovation and Excellence since March 2018.

  57. Rudi Studer

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    Rudi Studer
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    computer scientistprofessorresearcher
    Biography

    Rudi Studer is a German computer scientist and professor emeritus at KIT, Germany. He was the head of the knowledge management research group at the Institute AIFB and one of the directors of the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI). He is a former president of the Semantic Web Science Association, an STI International Fellow, and a member of numerous programme committees and editorial boards. He was one of the inaugural editors-in-chief of the Journal of Web Semantics, a position he held until 2007. He is a co-author of the "Semantic Wikipedia" proposal which led to the development of Wikidata.

  58. Dieter Pohl

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    Dieter Pohl
    Years
    1938-.. (age 83)
    Occupations
    physicist
    Biography

    Dieter Pohl is a German–Swiss physicist. He became known especially for his pioneering works in nano-optics, near field optics (NFO), and plasmonics.

  59. Günter Petzow

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    Günter Petzow
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1926-.. (age 95)
    Occupations
    chemistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Günter Petzow is a German materials scientist and former director at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research.

  60. Wahid Shams Kolahi

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    Wahid Shams Kolahi
    Born in
    Iran Flag Iran
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    scientist
    Biography

    Wahid Shams-Kolahi is a scientist and an electrical engineer who is known for his research in photovoltaic-related technologies.

  61. Oswald Werner

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    Oswald Werner
    Born in
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    Years
    1928-.. (age 93)
    Occupations
    linguistanthropologist
    Biography

    Oswald J. Werner, known as Ossy, was a Professor of Anthropology and Linguistics for thirty years at Northwestern University and retired in 1998 as Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and Linguistics. During this period he researched the Navajo language and culture. Although specializing in their medicine and science, he impacted anthropology, linguistics, ethnography, ethnographic methodology, ethnoscience, and cognitive anthropology.

  62. Manfred Pinkal

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    Years
    1949-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    computational linguistcomputer scientist
    Biography

    Manfred Pinkal is a German computational linguist. He is a senior professor at the Saarland University.

  63. Denny Vrandečić

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    Denny Vrandečić
    Born in
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    Years
    1978-.. (age 43)
    Enrolled in the University of Stuttgart
    1998-2004 studied philosophy
    1997-2004 studied computer science
    Occupations
    programmercomputer scientistWikimedian in residence
    Biography

    Zdenko "Denny" Vrandečić,, is a Croatian computer scientist. He was a co-developer of Semantic MediaWiki and Wikidata, now the lead developer of the Abstract Wikipedia project, and an employee of the Wikimedia Foundation as a Head of Special Projects, Structured Content. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area in California, United States.

  64. Dora Riedel

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    Dora Riedel
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    Years
    1906-1982 (aged 76)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Dora Riedel Seinecke was a Chilean architect who, in 1930, became the first woman to receive an architectural degree in Chile.

  65. Franz Joseph Untersee

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    Franz Joseph Untersee
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    Years
    1858-1927 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Franz Joseph Untersee was a Swiss-American architect who designed many Roman Catholic churches throughout the eastern part of United States.