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Can you name these famous people who were born in Hamburg, Germany?

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HintNameYear of Birth
Christian Democratic politician, German chancellor since 20051954
Former German international footballer, scored the winning goal in the 1990 World Cup final1960
Romantic-era composer, regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the 19th century1833
German fashion designer, creative director of fashion house 'Chanel'1933
Leader of the German Communist Party, murdered in Buchenwald concentration camp in 19441886
German composer, credited with the composition of the songs 'Strangers in the Night' and 'Wooden Heart'1923
Architect and art critic, designed the famous opera house in Dresden1803
Professional tennis player, former world no. 21978
HintNameYear of Birth
Founder of Germany's largest newspaper house, which publishes the daily newspapers 'Bild' and 'Die Welt'1912
Former German Federal Minister of Finance, Social Democratic candidate for chancellor in the 2013 elections1947
Romantic composer, among his famous works was the music for Shakespeare's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream'1809
Physicist, proved the existence of electromagnetic waves1857
Honorary captain of the German national football team, three-time German footballer of the year in 1960, 1964 and 19701936
German journalist and pacifist, was awarded the 1935 Nobel Peace Prize while imprisoned in concentration camp1889
Social Democratic politican, chancellor of West Germany from 1974-19821918

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