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List of famous alumni from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg.

This list contains graduates like Joseph Goebbels and George de Hevesy.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg?” and “Which celebrities are Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg alumni?”

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Joseph Goebbels is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Screenwriter, Author Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler's closest associates and most devoted followers, he was ...more

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Ben Bradshaw is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Journalist Benjamin Peter James Bradshaw is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament for Exeter since 1997. He was the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport from ...more

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George de Hevesy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Chemist, Inventor, Scientist George Charles de Hevesy was a Hungarian radiochemist and Nobel laureate, recognized in 1943 for his key role in the development of radioactive tracers to study chemical processes such as in the ...more

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Walter Benjamin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Literary critic, Essayist, Translator Walter Bendix Schönflies Benjamin was a German philosopher and cultural critic. An eclectic thinker, combining elements of German idealism, Romanticism, historical materialism, and Jewish ...more

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Edith Stein is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Nun, Philosopher Edith Stein, also known as St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, OCD, was a German Jewish philosopher who converted to the Roman Catholic Church and became a Discalced Carmelite nun. She is a ...more

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Gesine Schwan is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Political scientist, Political Science, Teacher Gesine Schwan is a German political science professor and member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. The party has nominated her twice as a candidate for the federal presidential ...more

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Niklas Luhmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Sociologist, Professor, Scientist Niklas Luhmann was a German sociologist, and a prominent thinker in systems theory, who is increasingly recognized as one of the most important social theorists of the 20th century.

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Martin Heidegger is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Philosopher Martin Heidegger was a German philosopher and a seminal thinker in the Continental tradition, particularly within the fields of existential phenomenology and philosophical hermeneutics. From his ...more

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Otto Heinrich Warburg is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Scientist Otto Heinrich Warburg, son of physicist Emil Warburg, was a German physiologist, medical doctor and Nobel laureate. He served as an officer in the elite Uhlan during the First World War, and was ...more

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Erwin Panofsky is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Art Historian Erwin Panofsky was a German art historian. His academic career was pursued mostly in the U.S. after the rise of the Nazi regime. Panofsky's work remains highly influential in the modern academic ...more

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Thomas de Maizière is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Jurist Karl Ernst Thomas de Maizière is a German politician who has served as the Federal Minister of the Interior since 17 December 2013 as part of the third cabinet of Chancellor Angela ...more

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Konrad Adenauer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Konrad Hermann Joseph Adenauer was a German statesman. As the first post-war Chancellor of Germany from 1949 to 1963, he led his country from the ruins of World War II to a productive and ...more

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Hans Adolf Krebs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Chemist, Scientist Sir Hans Adolf Krebs was a German-born British physician and biochemist. He was the pioneer scientist in study of cellular respiration, a biochemical pathway in cells for production of energy. ...more

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Lorenz Oken is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Naturalist Lorenz Oken was a German naturalist, botanist, biologist, and ornithologist. Oken was born Lorenz Okenfuss in Bohlsbach, Ortenau, Baden, and studied natural history and medicine at the ...more

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Mario J. Molina is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Chemist, Professor, Engineer Mario José Molina-Pasquel Henríquez is a Mexican chemist and the most prominent precursors to the discovery of the Antarctic ozone hole. He was a co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel ...more

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Ernst Nolte is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Philosopher Ernst Nolte is a German historian and philosopher. Nolte’s major interest is the comparative studies of fascism and communism. Originally trained in philosophy, he is Professor Emeritus of ...more

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Karen Horney is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Psychoanalyst, Psychologist Karen Horney was a German psychoanalyst who practiced in the United States during her later career. Her theories questioned some traditional Freudian views. This was particularly true of her ...more

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Kurt Lewin is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Psychologist, Scientist Kurt Zadek Lewin was a German-American psychologist, known as one of the modern pioneers of social, organizational, and applied psychology in the United States. Kurt Lewin, exiled from the land ...more

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Eberhard Jäckel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Eberhard Jäckel is a Social Democratic German historian, noted for his studies of Adolf Hitler's role in German history. Jäckel sees Hitler as being the historical equivalent to the ...more

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Gerhard Casper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Gerhard Casper was the ninth president of Stanford University from 1992 to 2000. He is currently a senior fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies at Stanford, and has ...more

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Wolfgang Schäuble is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Wolfgang Schäuble is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union who has served as Germany's Federal Minister of Finance in the second and third Merkel cabinets since 2009. From ...more

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Werner Maihofer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Jurist Werner Maihofer was a German jurist and legal philosopher. He served as Germany's Federal Minister of the Interior from 1974–1978 until he resigned after a scandal involving an illegal ...more

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Gregor Reisch is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Gregor Reisch Writer Gregor Reisch was a German Carthusian humanist writer. He is best known for his compilation Margarita philosophica.

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Hans Jonas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Philosopher Hans Jonas was a German-born philosopher who was, from 1955 to 1976, Alvin Johnson Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York City. Jonas's writings were very ...more

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Hans F. K. Günther is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Professor, Physician Hans Friedrich Karl Günther was a German race researcher and eugenicist in the Weimar Republic and the Third Reich. He was also known as Race Günther or Race Pope. He is considered to ...more

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Herbert Marcuse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Sociologist, Author, Philosopher Herbert Marcuse was a German American philosopher, sociologist, and political theorist, associated with the Frankfurt School of critical theory. Born in Berlin, Marcuse studied at the ...more

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Max Gerson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Max Gerson Physician Max Gerson was a German-born American physician who developed the Gerson Therapy, an alternative dietary therapy, which he claimed could cure cancer and most chronic, degenerative diseases. ...more

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John Gormley is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician John Gormley is a former Irish politician. He was the leader of the Green Party from 2007 to 2011, and was a Teachta Dála for the Dublin South–East constituency from 1997 to 2011. He ...more

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Philip Showalter Hench is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Physician Philip Showalter Hench was an American physician. Hench, along with his Mayo Clinic co-worker Edward Calvin Kendall and Swiss chemist Tadeus Reichstein was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology ...more

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Anselm Kiefer is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Actor, Artist Anselm Kiefer is a German painter and sculptor. He studied with Joseph Beuys and Peter Dreher during the 1970s. His works incorporate materials such as straw, ash, clay, lead, and shellac. The ...more

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Jens Eisert is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Physicist Jens Eisert, born October 9, 1970, is a German physicist, ERC fellow, and professor at the Free University of Berlin. He is notable as one of the co-pioneers of quantum game theory with Maciej ...more

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Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Karl Wilhelm Feuerbach Mathematician Karl Wilhelm von Feuerbach was a German geometer and the son of legal scholar Paul Johann Anselm Ritter von Feuerbach, and the brother of philosopher Ludwig Feuerbach. After receiving his ...more

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Hans Adolf Eduard Driesch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Biologist, Philosopher Hans Adolf Eduard Driesch was a German biologist and philosopher from Bad Kreuznach. He is most noted for his early experimental work in embryology and for his neo-vitalist philosophy of ...more

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Hans Filbinger is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician Hans Karl Filbinger was a conservative German politician and a leading member of the centre-right Christian Democratic Union in the 1960s and 1970s, serving as the first chairman of the CDU ...more

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Georges J. F. Köhler is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Scientist Georges Jean Franz Köhler was a German biologist. Together with César Milstein and Niels Kaj Jerne, Köhler won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1984, "for work ...more

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Doug La Follette is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Environmentalist, Professor Douglas J. "Doug" La Follette is an American academic, environmental activist, and politician from the state of Wisconsin. A Democrat, he is the current Secretary of State of ...more

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Fritz Arndt is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Chemist Fritz Georg Arndt was a German chemist recognised for his contributions to synthetic methodology, who together with Bernd Eistert disoverered the Arndt-Eistert synthesis.

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Paul Kirchhof is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Judge, Politician, Professor Paul Kirchhof is a German jurist and tax law expert. He is also a professor of law, member of the Pontifical Academy of Social Sciences and a former judge in the Federal Constitutional Court of ...more

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Hildegard Behrens is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Singer Hildegard Behrens was a German soprano with a wide repertoire including Wagner, Weber, Mozart, Richard Strauss, and Alban Berg roles.

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Martin Waldseemüller is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Martin Waldseemüller Martin Waldseemüller was a German cartographer. He and Matthias Ringmann are credited with the first recorded usage of the word America, on the 1507 map Universalis Cosmographia in honour ...more

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Christoph von Marschall is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Christoph von Marschall Christoph von Marschall is a German journalist working as the editor and as a United States correspondent in Washington D.C. for the daily Berlin newspaper Der Tagesspiegel. Before that, he was ...more

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Ralf Stegner is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Ralf Stegner Ralf Stegner is a German politician. In addition to his degree in Political Science, History and German from Freiburg he earned a Masters of Public Administration from the Kennedy School of ...more

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Karl Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Karl Lehmann Karl Lehmann is a Cardinal of the Catholic Church, Bishop of Mainz and former Chairman of the Conference of the German Bishops, the highest representative post of the Catholic Church in Germany. ...more

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Karl Rahner is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Karl Rahner Theologian Karl Rahner, S.J., was a German Jesuit priest and theologian who, alongside Henri de Lubac, Hans Urs von Balthasar, and Yves Congar, is considered one of the most influential Catholic ...more

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Katharina Hacker is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Katharina Hacker Katharina Hacker is a German author best known for her award-winning novel Die Habenichtse. Hacker studied philosophy, history and Jewish studies at the University of Freiburg and the University ...more

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Alfred Saupe is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Alfred Saupe Alfred Saupe was a German Physicist born in Badenweiler, who laid groundbreaking work in the area of liquid crystal studies.

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Humphrey Spender is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Painter, Designer, Photographer Humphrey Spender was a British photographer, painter, and designer.

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Julius Neßler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Julius Neßler Chemist Julius Neßler was a German chemist. He discovered the Nessler's reagent.

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Thomas Dehler is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Thomas Dehler was a German politician. He was the Federal Republic of Germany's first Minister of Justice and chairman of Free Democratic Party.

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Cyrill Stachniss is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Albert Ludwigs University Of Freiburg Alumni