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  1. Gil Ofarim

    Gil Ofarim


    Gil Doron Reichstadt Ofarim (born 13 August 1982 in Munich, Bavaria) is a German singer, songwriter, and occasional actor. He is currently also known as the lead singer of the bands Zoo Army and Acht.

  2. Albert Einstein

    Albert Einstein


    Albert Einstein (/ˈnstn/; 14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a German-born theoretical physicist. He developed the general theory of relativity, one of the two pillars of modern physics (alongside quantum mechanics). Einstein's work is also known for its influence on the philosophy of science. Einstein is best known in popular culture for his mass–energy equivalence formula E = mc2 (which has been dubbed "the world's most famous equation"). He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics for his "services to theoretical physics", in particular his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect, a pivotal step in the evolution of quantum theory.

  3. Susan Sideropoulos

    Susan Sideropoulos


    Susan Sideropoulos (born 14 October 1980 in Hamburg) is a German actress and singer.

  4. Anne Frank

    Anne Frank


    Annelies Marie Frank (12 June 1929 – February 1945) was a German-born diarist and writer. She is one of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Her wartime diary The Diary of a Young Girl has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt in Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941 and thus became stateless. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

  5. Lilli Palmer

    Lilli Palmer


    Lilli Palmer (24 May 1914 – 27 January 1986), born Lilli Marie Peiser, was a German actress. She won the Volpi Cup, the Deutscher Filmpreis three times, and was nominated twice for a Golden Globe Award.

  6. Assia Wevill

    Assia Wevill


    Assia Wevill (May 15, 1927 – March 23, 1969) was a German-born woman who escaped the Nazis at the beginning of World War II and emigrated to Mandate Palestine, then later Great Britain, where she had a relationship with the English poet Ted Hughes. She killed herself and Hughes's four-year-old daughter Alexandra Tatiana Elise (nicknamed "Shura") in a fashion similar to that of Sylvia Plath, who six years earlier had also committed suicide, by use of a gas oven.

  7. Hans Zimmer

    Hans Zimmer


    Hans Florian Zimmer (born 12 September 1957) is a German composer and music producer. Since the 1980s, he has composed music for over 150 films. His works include The Lion King, for which he won Academy Award for Best Original Score in 1994, the Pirates of the Caribbean series, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, The Last Samurai, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Inception, and Interstellar.

  8. Jennifer Rush

    Jennifer Rush


    Jennifer Rush (born Heidi Stern, September 28, 1960) is an American pop singer best known for the million-selling single "The Power of Love", which she co-wrote. She achieved success in the mid 1980s, mainly in Europe, with a number of hit singles and albums.

  9. Luise Rainer

    Luise Rainer


    Luise Rainer (12 January 1910 – 30 December 2014) was a German and American film actress. She was the first actor to win multiple Academy Awards and the first person to win them consecutively. At the time of her death, she was the longest-lived individual ever to have received an Academy Award.

  10. Rosanna Roces

    Rosanna Roces


    Jennifer Adriano-Molina (born May 25, 1972), better known by her stage names Rosanna Roces and Osang, is a Filipina actress, known in the early 1990s as one of the hottest actresses. She was a contract star of Seiko films from 1994 to 1996, introduced initially as "Ana Maceda". After her years with Seiko, she starred in the critically acclaimed film Ligaya Ang Itawag Mo Sa Akin (Call Me Joy) by Reyna Films, which paved the way for her transition to "serious acting".

  11. Christopher De Leon

    Christopher De Leon


    Christopher Strauss de Leon (born October 31, 1956) is a Filipino film actor and politician. De Leon appeared on the gag show Going Bananas and has appeared in over 120 films since the early 1970s.

  12. Indira Weis

    Indira Weis


    Verena Weis (born September 30, 1979, Groß-Gerau, Hesse, Germany) is a German singer and actress, who rose to fame as a member of the R&B/Pop group Bro'Sis. She is currently working on a solo career.

  13. André Previn

    André Previn


    André George Previn, KBE (/ˈprɛvɪn/; born Andreas Ludwig Priwin; April 6, 1929) is a German-American pianist, conductor, and composer. He is considered one of the most versatile musicians in the world and is the winner of four Academy Awards for his film work and ten Grammy Awards for his recordings (and one more for his Lifetime Achievement).

  14. Margot Frank

    Margot Frank


    Margot Betti Frank (16 February 1926 – February 1945) was the elder daughter of Otto and Edith Frank and the older sister of Anne Frank. Margot's deportation order from the Gestapo hastened the Frank family into hiding. According to the diary of her younger sister, Anne, Margot kept a diary of her own, but no trace of Margot's diary has ever been found. She died in Bergen-Belsen.

  15. Otto Frank

    Otto Frank


    Otto Heinrich "Pim" Frank (12 May 1889 – 19 August 1980) was a German-born Swiss businessman. He was the father of Anne Frank and Margot Frank. As the sole member of his family to survive the Holocaust, he inherited Anne's manuscripts after her death, arranged for the publication of her diary as The Diary of a Young Girl in 1947, and oversaw its transition to the stage and screen.

  16. Uli Jon Roth

    Uli Jon Roth


    Uli Jon Roth (born Ulrich Roth, 18 December 1954) is a German guitarist, who became famous as the Scorpions lead guitarist, and is one of the earliest contributors to the neoclassical metal genre. He is also the founder of Sky Academy and inventor of the Sky Guitar. He is the older brother of fellow guitarist and artist Zeno Roth.

  17. Sandy Helberg

    Sandy Helberg


    Sandy Helberg (born May 28, 1949) is an American actor.

  18. Paul Bern

    Paul Bern


    Paul Bern (December 3, 1889 – September 5, 1932) was a German-born American film director, screenwriter and producer for MGM, where he became the assistant to Irving Thalberg. He helped to launch the career of Jean Harlow, whom he married in July 1932, but two months later he was found dead of a gunshot wound, leaving what appeared to be a suicide note. Various alternate theories of his death have been proposed. Film producer Samuel Marx believed that he was killed by his ex-common law wife Dorothy Millette, who jumped to her death from a ferry soon afterwards.

  19. Edith Frank

    Edith Frank


    Edith Frank (née Holländer; 16 January 1900 – 6 January 1945) was the mother of Holocaust diarist Anne Frank. She died from starvation at the age of 44.

  20. Ferdy Mayne

    Ferdy Mayne


    Ferdy Mayne (11 March 1916 – 30 January 1998) was a German actor long resident in England.

  21. Kurt Weill

    Kurt Weill


    Kurt Julian Weill (March 2, 1900 – April 3, 1950) was a German composer, active from the 1920s in his native country, and in his later years in the United States. He was a leading composer for the stage who was best known for his fruitful collaborations with Bertolt Brecht. With Brecht, he developed productions such as his best-known work The Threepenny Opera, which included the ballad "Mack the Knife". Weill held the ideal of writing music that served a socially useful purpose. He wrote several works for the concert hall, as well as several Judaism-themed pieces. He became a United States citizen on August 27, 1943.

  22. Susanne Ledermann

    Susanne Ledermann


    Susanne "Sanne" Ledermann (October 7, 1928 – November 19, 1943) was a German Jewish girl who was murdered by the Nazis in the Auschwitz concentration camp. Susanne is best known for her friendship with the famous diarist Anne Frank and her sister Margot Frank.

  23. Roland Emmerich

    Roland Emmerich


    Roland Emmerich (born November 10, 1955) is a German film director, screenwriter, and producer. His films, most of which are English-language Hollywood productions, have made more than $3 billion worldwide, including just over $1 billion in the United States, making him the country's 14th-highest grossing director of all time. He began his work in the film industry by directing the film The Noah's Ark Principle (1984) as part of his university thesis and also co-founded Centropolis Entertainment in 1985 with his sister. He is a collector of art and an active campaigner for the LGBT community, and is openly gay. He is also a campaigner for awareness of global warming and equal rights.

  24. Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy

    Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy


    Jakob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy (3 February 1809 – 4 November 1847), born and widely known as Felix Mendelssohn, was a German composer, pianist, organist and conductor of the early Romantic period.

  25. Karl Marx

    Karl Marx


    Karl Marx (/mɑrks/; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist and revolutionary socialist. Born in Prussia (now Rhineland-Palatinate), he later became stateless and spent much of his life in London. Marx's work in economics laid the basis for much of the current understanding of labour and its relation to capital, and subsequent economic thought. He published numerous books during his lifetime, the most notable being The Communist Manifesto (1848) and Das Kapital (1867–1894).

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