Famous Bankers from Germany

List of notable or famous bankers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top bankers born in Germany and even some popular bankers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German bankers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These bankers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known banker from Germany is included when available.

This is a list that includes people like Alfred Herrhausen and Jürgen Ponto.

This historic bankers from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German bankers of note?" and "Who are the most famous bankers from Germany?" These prominent bankers of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German bankers.

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  • Abraham Mendelssohn Bartholdy
    Dec. at 58 (1776-1835)
    • Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
    Abraham Ernst Mendelssohn Bartholdy (born Abraham Mendelssohn; 10 December 1776 – 19 November 1835) was a German banker and philanthropist. He was the father of Felix Mendelssohn, Rebecka ...more
  • Alfred Freiherr von Oppenheim
    Dec. at 70 (1934-2005)
    • Birthplace: Cologne, Germany
    Alfred Paul Ernst Freiherr von Oppenheim (May 5, 1934 – January 5, 2005), known in America as Alfred Oppenheim, was a German billionaire and banker. Born in Cologne, Germany, Oppenheim was a ...more
  • Alfred Herrhausen
    Dec. at 59 (1930-1989)
    • Birthplace: Essen, Germany
    Alfred Herrhausen (30 January 1930 – 30 November 1989) was a German banker and the Chairman of Deutsche Bank, who was assassinated in 1989. He was a member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg ...more
  • Alois Dessauer

    Alois Dessauer

    Dec. at 87 (1763-1850)
    Alois Joseph Dessauer (born Aron Baruch Dessauer; February 21, 1763, Gochsheim - April 11, 1850, Aschaffenburg) was a famous German court banker (Court Jew). He was the son of Baruch Dessauer. He ...more
  • Amschel Mayer Rothschild
    Dec. at 82 (1773-1855)
    • Birthplace: Free City of Frankfurt
    Baron Amschel Mayer von Rothschild (12 June 1773 – 6 December 1855) was a German Jewish banker of the wealthy Rothschild family. He was the second child and eldest son of Mayer Amschel Rothschild ...more
  • Andreas Raymond Dombret (born January 16, 1960 in the United States) is German-American banker. He was the Vice-Chairman of Bank of America Global Investment Banking in Europe, the Middle East and ...more