People from Kaliningrad

Posted Oct 28, 2009
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  1. Veruschka von Lehndorff
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    Veruschka von Lehndorff

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    Vera Gräfin von Lehndorff-Steinort or Veruschka von Lehndorff (born 14 May 1939) is a German model, actress, and artist who was popular during the 1960s. She is known professionally as Veruschka.


  2. Marion Michael
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    Marion Michael

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    Marion Michael (17 October 1940 – 13 October 2007) was a German film actress and singer. She was best known for her role in the 1956 film, Liane, Jungle Goddess. She was also the second German actress, after Hildegard Knef, to appear nude on film, when she starred in the German film, The Sinner in the 1950s.


  3. Tatyana Arntgolts
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    Tatyana Arntgolts

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    Tatyana Albertovna Arntgolts (Russian: Татьяна Альбертовна Арнтгольц; born March 18, 1982) is a Russian stage, film and television actress.


  4. Lyudmila Putina
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    Lyudmila Putina

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    Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Putina (Russian: Людми́ла Алекса́ндровна Пу́тина, Lyudmila Aleksandrovna Putina, née Shkrebneva, Шкребнева; born 6 January 1958) is the ex-wife of the Russian President and former Prime Minister Vladimir Putin.


  5. Lada Dance
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    Lada Dance

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    Lada Dance, born Lada Volkova in Kaliningrad on September 11, 1969, is a popular Russian jazz and dance music singer.


  6. Immanuel Kant
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    Immanuel Kant

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    Immanuel Kant (/kænt/; 22 April 1724 – 12 February 1804) was a German philosopher who is considered the central figure of modern philosophy. Kant argued that fundamental concepts of the human mind structure human experience, that reason is the source of morality, that aesthetics arises from a faculty of disinterested judgment, that space and time are forms of our understanding, and that the world as it is "in-itself" is unknowable. Kant took himself to have effected a Copernican revolution in philosophy, akin to Copernicus' reversal of the age-old belief that the sun revolved around the earth. His beliefs continue to have a major influence on contemporary philosophy, especially the fields of metaphysics, epistemology, ethics, political theory, and aesthetics.


  7. Bruno Taut
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    Bruno Taut

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    Bruno Julius Florian Taut (4 May 1880 – 24 December 1938) was a prolific German architect, urban planner and author active during the Weimar period. He is known for his theoretical works as well as his designs and buildings.


  8. Harry Liedtke
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    Harry Liedtke

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    Harry Liedtke (12 October 1882 – 28 April 1945) was a German film actor.


  9. Gerhard Barkhorn
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    Gerhard Barkhorn

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    Gerhard "Gerd" Barkhorn (20 March 1919 – 8 January 1983) was the second most successful fighter ace of all time after fellow Luftwaffe pilot Erich Hartmann. Barkhorn joined the Luftwaffe in 1937 and completed his training in 1939.


  10. Algis Budrys
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    Algis Budrys

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    Algis Budrys (January 9, 1931 – June 9, 2008) was a Lithuanian-American science fiction author, editor, and critic. He was also known under the pen names "Frank Mason," "Alger Rome," "John A. Sentry," "William Scarff," and "Paul Janvier."


  11. E. T. A. Hoffmann
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    E. T. A. Hoffmann

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    Ernst Theodor Amadeus Hoffmann (commonly abbreviated as E. T. A. Hoffmann; born Ernst Theodor Wilhelm Hoffmann; 24 January 1776 – 25 June 1822), was a German Romantic author of fantasy and horror, a jurist, composer, music critic, draftsman and caricaturist. His stories form the basis of Jacques Offenbach's famous opera The Tales of Hoffmann, in which Hoffmann appears (heavily fictionalized) as the hero. He is also the author of the novella The Nutcracker and the Mouse King, on which the famous ballet The Nutcracker is based. The ballet Coppélia is based on two other stories that Hoffmann wrote, while Schumann's Kreisleriana is based on Hoffmann's character Johannes Kreisler.


  12. Evgeniy Grishkovets
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    Evgeniy Grishkovets

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    Yevgeni Valeryevich Grishkovetz (Russian: Евге́ний Вале́рьевич Гришкове́ц; b. February 17, 1967, in Kemerovo) is a popular Russian writer, dramatist, stage director, actor and musician.


  13. Gustav Kirchhoff
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    Gustav Kirchhoff

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    Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (12 March 1824 – 17 October 1887) was a German physicist who contributed to the fundamental understanding of electrical circuits, spectroscopy, and the emission of black-body radiation by heated objects.


  14. Leah Goldberg
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    Leah Goldberg

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    Lea Goldberg (Hebrew: לאה גולדברג‎; May 29, 1911, Königsberg – January 15, 1970, Jerusalem) was a prolific Hebrew-language poet, author, playwright, literary translator, and comparative literary researcher. Her writings are considered classics of Israeli literature.


  15. Bernd Kannenberg
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    Bernd Kannenberg

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    Bernhard "Bernd" Kannenberg (born 20 August 1942) is a retired West German race walker who won the 50 km event at the 1972 Summer Olympics. He also competed in the 20 km at the 1972 and 1976 Games, but failed to finish. In 1972 Kannenberg became the first German athlete to walk 50 km within 4 hours; the same year he was awarded the Silbernes Lorbeerblatt. During his career he set five world records, and won six outdoor and four indoor West German titles.


  16. Franz Schlegelberger
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    Franz Schlegelberger

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    Louis Rudolph Franz Schlegelberger (23 October 1876 – 14 December 1970) was State Secretary in the German Reich Ministry of Justice (RMJ) and served a while as Justice Minister during the Third Reich. He was the highest-ranking defendant at the Judges' Trial in Nuremberg.


  17. Countess Frederica of Dohna-Schlobitten
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    Countess Frederica of Dohna-Schlobitten

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    Countess and Burgravine Friederike of Dohna-Schlobitten and Leistenau (Friederike Gräfin und Burggräfin zu Dohna-Schlobitten und Leistenau) (July 3, 1738 - April 21, 1786) was Princess of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck as consort to Prince Karl Anton August of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Beck.


  18. Fritz Albert Lipmann
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    Fritz Albert Lipmann

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    Fritz Albert Lipmann, ForMemRS (June 12, 1899 – July 24, 1986) was a German-American biochemist and a co-discoverer in 1945 of coenzyme A. For this, together with other research on coenzyme A, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1953 (shared with Hans Adolf Krebs).


  19. Erich von Drygalski
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    Erich von Drygalski

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    Erich Dagobert von Drygalski (February 9, 1865 – January 10, 1949) was a German geographer, geophysicist and polar scientist, born in Königsberg, Province of Prussia.


  20. Tamara Lazakovich
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    Tamara Lazakovich

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    Tamara Vasilyevna Lazakovich (Russian: Тамара Васильевна Лазакович; 11 March 1954 – 1 November 1992) was an Soviet gymnast whose competed at the European, World, and Olympic level during the early 1970s.


  21. Johann Friedrich Reichardt
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    Johann Friedrich Reichardt

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    Johann Friedrich Reichardt (25 November 1752 – 27 June 1814) was a German composer, writer and music critic.


  22. Walter Bergman
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    Walter Bergman

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    Walter Bergman (1913–1986; born Walter Bergmann in Königsberg (now Kaliningrad, Russia), East Prussia, Germany on 30 July 1913) was a South African numismatist.


  23. Karl-Lothar Schulz
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    Karl-Lothar Schulz

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    Karl-Lothar Schulz (30 April 1907 – 26 September 1972), was a highly decorated German Fallschirmjäger and general during World War II. He was also a recipient of the Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross with Oak Leaves and Swords (German: Ritterkreuz des Eisernen Kreuzes mit Eichenlaub und Schwertern). The Knight's Cross of the Iron Cross and its higher grade Oak Leaves and Swords was awarded to recognise extreme battlefield bravery or successful military leadership.


  24. Konrad Hesse
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    Konrad Hesse

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    Konrad Hesse (January 29, 1919 – March 15, 2005) was a German jurisprudence scientist and, from 1975 to 1987, judge at the Federal Constitutional Court of Germany.


  25. Leopold Jessner
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    Leopold Jessner

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    Leopold Jessner (3 March 1878–13 December 1945) was a noted producer and director of German Expressionist theater and cinema. His first film, Hintertreppe (1921), is considered a major turning point which paved the way for the later German Expressionist experiments of German filmmakers F.W. Murnau, Fritz Lang, and G.W. Pabst.


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