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Theoretical physicist who developed the general theory of relativity
Deaf composer of a famous fifth symphony
Unifier of numerous German states into the German Empire 1871, the 'Iron Chancellor'
Priest and professor of theology, iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation, author of 'Ninety-Five Theses' in 1517
WWII General nicknamed 'The Desert Fox'
Composer who's works include the 'Brandenburg Concertos' and 'Mass in B minor'
Philosopher, author of 'The Communist Manifesto' in 1848
Chancellor 1982-98, (West Germany 1982-90 and of the reunited Germany 1990-98)
Founder of a famous steel company in Essen 1810
Philosopher, author of 'Critique of Pure Reason' in 1781
Brothers who collected folklore such as 'Cinderella', 'Hansel and Gretel' and 'Rumpelstiltskin'
Actress and singer in the films 'The Blue Angel', 'Shanghai Express' and 'Desire'
Composer of 'The Flying Dutchman', 'Tannhäuser' and 'Der Ring des Nibelungen'
Motor company founder and principle designer of the Volkswagen Beetle in the 1930s
Founder of the international banking dynasty that became the most successful business family in history
One of the world's most successful models and Creative Director of her clothing label
Engine designer and car engineer, generally regarded as the inventor of the gasoline-powered automobile
King of Prussia during the Seven Years War, nicknamed 'the Great'
Rocket scientist and aerospace engineer, a leading figure in the development of rocket technology in Nazi Germany and later the USA
Retired tennis player, winner of six majors including Wimbledon at age 17
Racing driver, 7 times Formula One World Champion
Director of the films 'Stargate', 'Independence Day', and 'The Patriot'
Artist 1497-1543, sometime court painter to Henry VIII
Nobel Prize winning physician who worked on anthrax and tuberculosis, first to prove a relationship between a bacillus and a disease
Author of 'Steppenwolf', 'Siddhartha' and 'The Glass Bead Game', winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 1946

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