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List of famous alumni from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Karlsruhe Institute of Technology alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Karlsruhe Institute of Technology 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 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology.

Examples include Albert Speer and Edward Teller.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Karlsruhe Institute of Technology?” and “Which celebrities are Karlsruhe Institute of Technology alumni?”
Albert Speer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology Alumni
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Berthold Konrad Hermann Albert Speer was a German architect who was, for a part of World War II, Minister of Armaments and War Production for the Third Reich. Speer was Adolf Hitler's chief architect before assuming ministerial office. As "the Nazi who said sorry", he accepted moral responsibility at the Nuremberg trials and in his memoirs for complicity in crimes of the Nazi regime, while stating he was ignorant of the Holocaust. Speer joined the Nazi Party in 1931, launching himself on a political and governmental career which lasted fourteen years. His architectural skills made him increasingly prominent within the Party and he became a member of Hitler's inner circle. Hitler instructed ...more

Age: Died at 76 (1905-1981)

Birthplace: Mannheim, Germany

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Edward Teller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology Alumni
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Edward Teller was a Hungarian-born American theoretical physicist who, although he claimed he did not care for the title, is known colloquially as "the father of the hydrogen bomb". He made numerous contributions to nuclear and molecular physics, spectroscopy and surface physics. His extension of Enrico Fermi's theory of beta decay, in the form of the so-called Gamow–Teller transitions, provided an important stepping stone in its application, while the Jahn–Teller effect and the Brunauer–Emmett–Teller theory have retained their original formulation and are still mainstays in physics and chemistry. Teller also made contributions to Thomas–Fermi theory, the precursor of density functional ...more

Age: Died at 95 (1908-2003)

Birthplace: Budapest, Hungary

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Karl Benz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology Alumni
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Karl Friedrich Benz was a German engine designer and car engineer, generally regarded as the inventor of the first automobile powered by an internal combustion engine, and together with Bertha Benz, pioneering founder of the automobile manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. Other German contemporaries, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach working as partners, also worked on similar types of inventions, without knowledge of the work of the other, but Benz received a patent for his work first, and, subsequently patented all the processes that made the internal combustion engine feasible for use in an automobile. In 1879, his first engine patent was granted to him, and in 1886, Benz was granted a patent ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1844-1929)

Birthplace: Mühlburg, Germany

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Leopold Ružička is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Karlsruhe Institute Of Technology Alumni
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Leopold Ružička ForMemRS was a Croatian scientist and winner of the 1939 Nobel Prize in Chemistry who worked most of his life in Switzerland. He received eight honoris causa doctorates in science, medicine, and law; seven prizes and medals; and twenty-four honorary memberships in chemical, biochemical, and other scientific societies. ...more

Age: Died at 89 (1887-1976)

Birthplace: Vukovar, Croatia

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