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Oktober Geburtstage (Birthdays)

2HindenburgPaul von Hindenburg (1847-1934)
Staatsmann, Politiker und Feldherr / statesman, politician, and general in World War One; President of Germany during the Weimar Republic
11MeyerConrad Ferdinand Meyer (1825-1898)
Dichter / Swiss poet and writer
14LübkeHeinrich Lübke (1894-1972)
Politiker / politician and former Federal President of postwar Germany
15NietzscheFriedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900)
Philosoph / philosopher of pessimism
16CranachLucas Cranach der Ältere (1472-1553)
Kunstler / artist
16GrassGünther Grass (1927-  )
Schriftsteller / postwar novelist and author of the Tin Drum
17BüchnerKarl Georg Büchner (1813-1837)
Schriftsteller, Naturwissenschaftler, und Revolutionär / dramatist, scientist, and revolutionary
18SavoyenPrinz Eugen von Savoyen (1663-1736)
Feldherr / prince and general during the Hapsburg rule of Austria; defeated the Turks to protect Vienna from being overrun
18KinskiKlaus Kinski (1926-  )
Schauspieler und Regisseur / actor and film director
22LisztFranz von Liszt (1811-1886)
Musiker und Komponist / musician and composer
23LeiblWilhelm Leibl (1844-1900)
Maler / painter
25StraußJohann Strauß (Sohn) (1825-1899)
Musiker und Komponist / Austrian musician and composer, who is known for the Vienna waltz

Complete List of Famous Germans.

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