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List of famous alumni from Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg 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 Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg.

George Frideric Handel and Paul Tillich are included in this list.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg?” and “Which celebrities are Martin Luther University of Halle-Wittenberg alumni?”

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Hermann Staudinger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Hermann Staudinger Chemist, Engineer Hermann Staudinger was a German chemist who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules, which he characterized as polymers. For this work he received the 1953 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is ...more

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August Ferdinand Möbius is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
August Ferdinand Möbius Mathematician August Ferdinand Möbius was a German mathematician and theoretical astronomer. He is best known for his discovery of the Möbius strip, a non-orientable two-dimensional surface with ...more

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Georg Joachim Rheticus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Georg Joachim Rheticus Mathematician, Astrologer Georg Joachim de Porris, also known as Rheticus, was a mathematician, cartographer, navigational-instrument maker, medical practitioner, and teacher. He is perhaps best known for his ...more

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Karl Möbius is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Karl Möbius Zoologist Karl August Möbius was a German zoologist who was a pioneer in the field of ecology and a former director of the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin.

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Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk Politician, Soldier, Military Officer Johann Ludwig Graf Schwerin von Krosigk, born Johann Ludwig von Krosigk and known as Lutz von Krosigk was a German senior government official who served as Minister of Finance of Germany from ...more

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Ernst Kummer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Ernst Kummer Mathematician Ernst Eduard Kummer was a German mathematician. Skilled in applied mathematics, Kummer trained German army officers in ballistics; afterwards, he taught for 10 years in a gymnasium, the German ...more

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Johann Gottlob Lehmann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johann Gottlob Lehmann Geologist Johann Gottlieb Lehmann was a German mineralogist and geologist noted for his work and research contributions to the geologic record leading to the development of stratigraphy.

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Frederick Muhlenberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Frederick Muhlenberg Politician, Pastor Frederick Augustus Conrad Muhlenberg was an American minister and politician who was the first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives. A delegate to the Pennsylvania state ...more

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Paul Tillich is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Paul Tillich Theologian, Writer, Philosopher Paul Johannes Tillich was a German American Christian existentialist philosopher and theologian who is widely regarded as one of the most influential theologians of the twentieth century. Among ...more

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Wilhelm Eduard Weber is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Wilhelm Eduard Weber Physicist Wilhelm Eduard Weber was a German physicist and, together with Carl Friedrich Gauss, inventor of the first electromagnetic telegraph.

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Matthias Bel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Matthias Bel Historian, Scientist, Geographer Matthias Bel or Matthias Bél was a Lutheran pastor and polymath from the Kingdom of Hungary. He is also known as the Great Ornament of Hungary. He described himself as "lingua ...more

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Carl Neumann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Carl Neumann Mathematician Carl Gottfried Neumann, also Karl Gottfried Neumann, was a German mathematician. Neumann was born in Königsberg, Prussia, as the son of the mineralogist, physicist and mathematician Franz ...more

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Erasmus Reinhold is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Erasmus Reinhold Mathematician, Astronomer Erasmus Reinhold was a German astronomer and mathematician, considered to be the most influential astronomical pedagogue of his generation. He was born and died in Saalfeld, Saxony. He was ...more

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Henry Muhlenberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Henry Muhlenberg Henry Melchior Muhlenberg, was a German Lutheran pastor sent to North America as a missionary, requested by Pennsylvania colonists. Integral to the founding of the first Lutheran church body or ...more

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Christian August Hausen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Christian August Hausen Mathematician, Physicist Christian August Hausen was a German mathematician who is known for his research on electricity. Hausen studied mathematics at the University of Wittenberg and received his master's degree in ...more

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Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleie... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher Writer, Philosopher Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher was a German theologian, philosopher, and biblical scholar known for his attempt to reconcile the criticisms of the Enlightenment with traditional ...more

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Arthur Ruppin is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Arthur Ruppin Sociologist, Economist, Lawyer Arthur Ruppin was a Zionist thinker and leader. He was also one of the founders of the city of Tel Aviv, directing Berlin's Bureau for Jewish Statistics and Demography from 1902 to 1907. In 1926 ...more

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Hermann Paasche is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Hermann Paasche Economist Hermann Paasche was a German statistician and economist. He is known for his Paasche Index, which provides a calculation of the Price Index. Paasche studied economics, agriculture, statistics ...more

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James Douglas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
James Douglas Geologist, Engineer James Douglas was a Canadian born mining engineer and businessman who introduced a number of metallurgical innovations in copper mining and amassed a fortune through the copper mining industry ...more

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Johannes Thiele is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johannes Thiele Chemist Friedrich Karl Johannes Thiele was a German chemist and a prominent professor at several universities, including those in Munich and Strasbourg. He developed many laboratory techniques related ...more

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Daniel Vorländer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Daniel Vorländer Chemist Daniel Vorländer was a German chemist who synthesized most of the liquid crystals known until his retirement in 1935. Vorländer was born in Eupen in Rhenish Prussia. He studied ...more

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Friedrich Heinrich Albert Wang... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Friedrich Heinrich Albert Wangerin Mathematician Friedrich Heinrich Albert Wangerin was a German mathematician.

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Daniel Sennert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Daniel Sennert Chemist, Physician Daniel Sennert was a renowned German physician and a prolific academic writer, especially in the field of alchemy or chemistry. He held the position of professor of medicine at the University of ...more

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Johann Friedrich Meckel is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johann Friedrich Meckel Johann Friedrich Meckel, often referred to as Johann Friedrich Meckel, the Younger, was a German anatomist born in Halle. He worked as a professor of anatomy, pathology and zoology at the ...more

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Johann Friedrich Struensee is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johann Friedrich Struensee Politician, Physician Count Johann Friedrich Struensee was a German doctor. He became royal physician to the mentally ill King Christian VII of Denmark and a minister in the Danish government. He rose in power to a ...more

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Frank Fetter is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Frank Fetter Economist Frank Albert Fetter was an American economist of the Austrian School. Fetter's treatise, The Principles of Economics, contributed to an increased American interest in the Austrian School, ...more

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Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert Physicist, Chemist Ludwig Wilhelm Gilbert was a German physicist and chemist, and professor of physics at the University of Leipzig. From 1799-1824 he published the "Annalen der Physik", of which ...more

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Kurt Diebner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Kurt Diebner Physicist Kurt Diebner was a German nuclear physicist who is well known for directing and administrating the German nuclear energy project, a secretive program aiming to build nuclear weapons for Nazi ...more

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Max Schultze is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Max Schultze Max Johann Sigismund Schultze was a German microscopic anatomist noted for his work on cell theory.

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Hermann Cohen is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Hermann Cohen Philosopher Hermann Cohen was a German Jewish philosopher, one of the founders of the Marburg School of Neo-Kantianism, and he is often held to be "probably the most important Jewish philosopher of the ...more

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Nicolaus Zinzendorf is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Nicolaus Zinzendorf Writer Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf und Pottendorf, Imperial Count of Zinzendorf and Pottendorf was a German religious and social reformer and bishop of the Moravian Church. Born at Dresden, ...more

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Ferdinand Minding is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Ferdinand Minding Mathematician Ferdinand Minding was a German-Russian mathematician known for his contributions to differential geometry. He continued the work of Gauss concerning differential geometry of surfaces, especially ...more

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Ernst Gottfried Baldinger is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Ernst Gottfried Baldinger Physician Ernst Gottfried Baldinger, German physician, was born in Großvargula near Erfurt. He studied medicine at Erfurt, Halle and Jena, earning his MD in 1760 under the guidance of Ernst Anton ...more

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Heinz Pose is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Heinz Pose Physicist Rudolf Heinz Pose was a German nuclear physicist. He did pioneering work which contributed to the understanding nuclear energy levels. He worked on the German nuclear energy project Uranverein. ...more

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Anton Wilhelm Amo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Anton Wilhelm Amo Writer, Philosopher Anton Wilhelm Amo or Anthony William Amo was an African from what is now Ghana, who became a respected philosopher and teacher at the universities of Halle and Jena in Germany after studying ...more

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Caspar Friedrich Wolff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Caspar Friedrich Wolff Caspar Friedrich Wolff was a German physiologist and one of the founders of embryology.

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Johann Karl Simon Morgenstern is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johann Karl Simon Morgenstern Johann Karl Simon Morgenstern was a German philologist in Livonia, the first director of the library of the Imperial University of Dorpat. He coined the term Bildungsroman.

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Rudolf Christian Böttger is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Rudolf Christian Böttger Rudolf Christian Böttger was a German inorganic chemist. He conducted most of his research at the University of Frankfurt am Main. He is credited with discovery of nitrocellulose in 1846, ...more

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Abraham Vater is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Abraham Vater Abraham Vater was a German anatomist from Wittenberg. He received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Wittenberg in 1706, and his medical degree from the University of Leipzig in ...more

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Martin Stephan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Martin Stephan Martin Stephan was pastor of St. John Lutheran Church in Dresden, Germany during the early 19th century. He organized the Saxon emigration to the United States in the early 19th century.

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George Müller is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
George Müller Preacher George Müller, a Christian evangelist and Director of the Ashley Down orphanage in Bristol, England, cared for 10,024 orphans in his life. He was well known for providing an education to ...more

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Paul Gerhardt is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Paul Gerhardt Paul Gerhardt was a German theologian, Lutheran minister and hymn writer.

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Christian Konrad Sprengel is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Christian Konrad Sprengel Christian Konrad Sprengel was a German theologist, teacher and, most importantly, a naturalist. He is most famously known for his research into plant sexuality. Sprengel was born in Brandenburg ...more

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Joachim Latacz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Joachim Latacz Joachim Latacz is a German classical philologist. Latacz studied Classical Philology, Indo-Germanic languages, Ancient History and Archaeology from 1954-1956 at the Martin Luther University of ...more

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Ernst Bessey is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Ernst Bessey Ernst Athearn Bessey was an American mycologist, botanist and plant pathologist who served Professor of Mycology and Botany and Dean of the Graduate School at Michigan State University. He was ...more

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Werner Rolfinck is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Werner Rolfinck Scientist, Physician Werner Rolfink was a German physician, scientist and botanist. He was a medical student in Leiden, Oxford, Paris, and Padua. Rolfink earned his master's degree at the University of Wittenberg ...more

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Michael Stifel is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Michael Stifel Mathematician Michael Stifel or Styfel was a German monk and mathematician. He was an Augustinian who became an early supporter of Martin Luther. He was later appointed professor of mathematics at Jena

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Johann August Ephraim Goeze is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Johann August Ephraim Goeze Johann August Ephraim Goeze was a German zoologist from Aschersleben. He was the son of Johann Heinrich and Catherine Margarete. He studied theology at University of Halle. He married Leopoldine ...more

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Albrecht Schröter is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Albrecht Schröter Albrecht Schröter is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany and current Lord Mayor of Jena.

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Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Martin Luther University Of Halle-Wittenberg Alumni
Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg Bartholomäus Ziegenbalg was a member of the Lutheran clergy and the first Pietist missionary to India.