Pilar Lorengar
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Al Copeland
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Pavel Smeyan
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Vladimir Damgov
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Soviet occupation of Estonia
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Michael Ende
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Peter Rühmkorf
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Walter Kempowski
Walter Kempowski (April 29, 1929 – October 5, 2007) was a German writer. Kempowski was known for his series of novels called German Chronicle ("Deutsche Chronik") and the monumental Echolot ("So...
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Meta Seinemeyer
Meta Seinemeyer (September 5, 1895 – August 19, 1929) was a German opera singer with a spinto soprano voice.Seinemeyer was born in Berlin, where she studied at the Stern Conservatory with Ernst G...
Peter Przygodda
Peter Przygodda (26 October 1941 – 2 October 2011) was a German filmmaker, best known for editing Wim Wenders' films. Przygodda died of cancer, aged 69, in 2011.
Konrad Kujau
Konrad Paul Kujau (27 June 1938 – 12 September 2000) was an illustrator and forger who became famous in 1983 as the creator of the so-called Hitler Diaries, for which he received DM 2.5 million from a...
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Walter Giller
Walter Giller (23 August 1927 – 15 December 2011) was a German actor.Giller was born in Recklinghausen. In 1956, he married actress Nadja Tiller; they had two children. The couple resided in Lugano, S...
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Willy Brandt
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Wolfram Fiedler
Wolfram Fiedler (29 September 1951 – 11 April 1988) was an East German luger who competed from the mid-1960s to the mid-1970s. He won two bronze medals at the 1972 Winter Olympics in Sapporo, ea...
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Victoria, Princess Royal
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Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach
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Erik Schumann
Erik Schumann (15 February 1924 – 9 February 2007) was a German actor. He appeared in 100 films and television shows between 1942 and 1997. He starred in the 1964 film Time of the Innocent, whic...
Dana Vávrová
Dana Vávrová (9 August 1967 in Prague - 5 February 2009 in Munich) was a Czech-German film actress and director.
Vávrová was born in Prague, Czechoslovakia and played her first main film role in A...
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Herbert Kappler
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Pina Bausch
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Frederick III, German Emperor
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Ralf Dahrendorf
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Gerhard Jahn
Gerhard Jahn (September 10, 1927 – October 20, 1998) was a German politician and a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). He was Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Foreign Af...
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Ruth Stephan
Ruth Stephan (1925–1975) was a German film and stage actress. She appeared with Heinz Erhardt in the 'Willi' series of films.
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Reinhard Fabisch
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Hanne Haller
Hanne Haller (January 14, 1950 in Rendsburg, Germany - November 15, 2005 in Tegernsee, Germany; full name Hannelore Haller) was a German pop singer (genre known as "schlager" in German), composer, wri...
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