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

People include everything from Mathias Dietze to Frédéric Back.

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

Use this list of renowned German illustrators to discover some new illustrators that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. {#nodes}
Aljoscha Blau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Illustrators from Germany
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Aljoscha Blau is a German-Russian artist and picture book illustrator. ...more

Age: 43

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Illustrator, Artist

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Axel Scheffler is a German-born illustrator based in London. He is best known for his cartoon-like pictures for children's books, particularly The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, written by Julia Donaldson. ...more

Age: 60

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

Profession: Illustrator, Writer

Credits: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child

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Binette Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Illustrators from Germany
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Binette Schroeder is a children's book illustrator. ...more

Age: 76

Birthplace: Hamburg, Germany

Profession: Illustrator

Ernst Rudolf Vogenauer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Illustrators from Germany
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Ernst Rudolf Vogenauer was a German graphic artist. After World War I, he worked as a poster designer and a book illustrator. He also designed banknotes, postage stamps, wooden toys, and ceramics. ...more

Age: Died at 75 (1897-1972)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany

Profession: Illustrator, Graphic Designer

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