Famous People From Munich

List of famous people from Munich, including photos when available. The people below are listed by their popularity, so the most recognizable names are at the top of the list. Some of the people below are celebrities born in Munich, while others are simply notable locals. If you're from Munich you might already know that these prominent figures are also from your hometown, but some of the names below may really surprise you. This list includes people who were born and raised in Munich, as well as those who were born there but moved away at a young age.

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  • Rob Pilatus
    Dec. at 33 (1964-1998)
    • Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York
    Robert Pilatus (8 June 1965 – 3 April 1998) was a German model, dancer, and singer. Pilatus was a member of the pop music duo Milli Vanilli, alongside Fabrice Morvan.
  • Richard Strauss
    Dec. at 85 (1864-1949)
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Richard Georg Strauss (German pronunciation: [ˈʁɪçaɐ̯t ˈʃtʁaʊs]; 11 June 1864 – 8 September 1949) was a leading German composer of the late Romantic and early modern eras. He is known for his operas, ...more
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Tracey Elizabeth Bregman (born May 29, 1963) is an American soap opera actress. She is best known for the role of Lauren Fenmore on The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful.
  • Ernst Röhm
    Dec. at 46 (1887-1934)
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Ernst Julius Günther Röhm (German: [ˈɛɐ̯nst ˈʁøːm]; 28 November 1887 – 1 July 1934) was a German military officer and an early member of the Nazi Party. As one of the members of its predecessor, the ...more
  • Klaus Mann
    Dec. at 42 (1906-1949)
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Klaus Heinrich Thomas Mann (18 November 1906 – 21 May 1949) was a German writer.
  • Heinrich Müller
    Dec. at 45 (1900-1945)
    • Birthplace: Munich, Germany
    Heinrich Müller (28 April 1900; date of death unknown, but evidence points to May 1945) was a high-ranking German SS, police official during the Nazi era. He became chief of the Gestapo, the ...more