While His Maniac Brother Was Busy Killing Jews, Albert Worked Tirelessly To Save Them
As founder of the Gestapo, Hermann Goering was instrumental in creating the first concentration camps for political dissidents and a prominent leader of the Final Solution, the murder of 6,000,000 Jew...
Klaus Perls
Klaus Gunther Perls (1912–2008) was born in Berlin, Germany, where his parents were art dealers. He studied art history in Munich, but after the Nazis stopped granting degrees to Jews he moved to Base...
Michel Ter-Pogossian
Michel Matthew Ter-Pogossian (April 21, 1925 – June 19, 1996) was an Armenian-American nuclear physicist who is one of the fathers of positron emission tomography (PET), the first functional brain im...
Emil Rathenau
Emil Moritz Rathenau (December 11, 1838 – June 20, 1915) was a German entrepreneur and industrialist, a leading figure in the early European electrical industry.
Rathenau was born in Berlin,...
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While His Maniac Brother Was Busy Killing Jews, Albert Worked Tirelessly To Save Them
As founder of the Gestapo, Hermann Goering was instrumental in creating the first concentration camps for political dissidents and a prominent leader of the Final Solution, the murder of 6,000,000 Jew...
Gerson von Bleichröder
Gerson von Bleichröder (22 December 1822 – 18 February 1893) was a Jewish German banker.Bleichröder was born in Berlin. He was the eldest son of Samuel Bleichröder, who founded the banking firm of S. ...
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Bernhard Wolff
Bernhard Wolff (3 March 1811 – 11 May 1879) was a German media mogul. He was editor of the Vossische Zeitung, founder of the National Zeitung (1848-1938), and founder of Wolffs Telegraphisches Bureau ...
Klaus and Eva Herlitz
Klaus and Eva Herlitz are German businesspeople, living in Berlin. They are married since 1972 and they have three sons.Klaus Herlitz (born 1947 in Berlin) and Eva Herlitz (born 1952 in Solingen) are ...
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Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy
Abraham Ernst Mendelssohn Bartholdy (born Abraham Mendelssohn) (10 December 1776 – 19 November 1835) was a German Jewish banker and philanthropist. He was the father of Felix Mendelssohn and Fanny Men...
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Hermann von Siemens
Hermann von Siemens (August 9, 1885 – October 13, 1986) was a German industrialist who became head of the German electrical and electronics company Siemens AG in 1941 and served until 1956. He ...
Harald Quandt
Harald Quandt (1 November 1921 – 22 September 1967) was a German industrialist and son of industrialist Günther Quandt and Magda Behrend Rietschel. His parents divorced and his mother was later ...
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Arnold von Siemens
Arnold von Siemens (13 November 1853 – 29 April 1918) was a German telecommunications industrialist, one of the successors on his family's company, the son of Ernst Werner von Siemens and his first ...
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Richard Witting
Richard Witting (1856, Berlin – 1923) was a Prussian politician and financier. He was mayor of Poznań in 1891–1902. From 1902-1910 he was director of Nationalbank für Deutschland (National Bank for Ge...
Karl-Günther Heimsoth
Karl-Günther Heimsoth, also known as Karl-Guenter Heimsoth (4 December 1899, Charlottenburg – July 1934, Berlin) was a German physician, polygraph, and politician. Heimsoth was a member of the Nazi P...
Julius Fromm
Julius Fromm (4 March 1883 – 12 May 1945) was a German entrepreneur of Polish-Jewish descent, a chemist and inventor of a process for making condoms from liquified rubber.
Fromm was born in Konin...
Kurt A. Körber
Kurt A. Körber (September 7, 1909 – August 10, 1992) was a German founder and businessman, who founded a group of companies including the Hauni Maschinenbau AG, an internationally leading company for ...
Roland Berger
Roland Berger (born November 22, 1937, in Berlin) is a German entrepreneur, consultant and philanthropist. He is the founder and Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the international strateg...
Max Skladanowsky
Max Skladanowsky (April 30, 1863 – November 30, 1939) was a German inventor and early filmmaker. Along with his brother Emil, he invented the Bioscop, an early movie projector the Skladanowsky brother...
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Fritz Sennheiser
Fritz Sennheiser (May 9, 1912 – May 17, 2010) was a German inventor and entrepreneur who founded and served as chairman of Sennheiser Electronic, a manufacturer of audio equipment.
Born in B...
Reinhold Quaatz
Reinhold Quaatz (born 8 May 1876 in Berlin - died 15 August 1953 in West Berlin) was a German conservative politician active during the Weimar Republic. Although associated with right-wing and völkisc...
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Lorenz Adlon
Lorenz Adlon ([ˈaːdlɔn]; 29 May 1849 – 7 April 1921) was a German caterer, gastronomer and hotelier.
Lorenz Adlon was born in Mainz as Laurenz, the sixth out of nine children of shoemaker Jacob Ad...
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Richard Paul Wagner
Richard Felix Paul Wagner (25 August 1882 - 14 February 1953) was the Chief of Design in the design office of the Deutsche Reichsbahn in Germany from its inception in 1922 to 1942. He held the rank o...
Friedrich Minoux
Friedrich Minoux (March 21, 1877 in Mutterstadt – October 16, 1945 in Berlin) was a German industrialist and financier who is best known for being one of the owners of the Wannsee House, where t...
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Carl Friedrich von Siemens
Carl Friedrich von Siemens (5 September 1872 in Berlin – 9 September 1941 in Heinendorf near Potsdam) was a German Entrepreneur and politician. Carl Friedrich is the youngest son of Werner von Sieme...
Ferdinand Avenarius
Ferdinand Avenarius (20 December 1856, Berlin – 22 September 1923, Kampen) was a lyric poet, a leading representative of the culture reform movement of his time and the first popularizer of Sylt.
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Engelbert Zaschka
Engelbert Zaschka (September 1, 1895 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany – June 26, 1955 in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany) was a German chief engineer, chief designer and inventor.
Zaschka became one...
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Konrad Zuse
Konrad Zuse ([ˈkɔnʁat ˈtsuːzə]; 22 June 1910 – 18 December 1995) was a German civil engineer, inventor and computer pioneer. His greatest achievement was the world's first programmable computer; the f...
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Georg Wilhelm von Siemens
Georg Wilhelm von Siemens (30 July 1855, Berlin – 14 October 1919, Arosa, Switzerland) was a German telecommunications industrialist.Known as Wilhelm von Siemens, he was the son of Werner von Si...
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Peter von Siemens
Peter von Siemens (January 29, 1911, Berlin – May 23, 1986) was a German industrialist.He was the great grandson of Ernst Werner von Siemens. He was chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens ...