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Ever thought about how many famous people named Adolf are out there? This list of celebrities named Adolf will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Adolfs below include actors named Adolf and athletes named Adolf, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Adolf who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Adolfs below include Adolf Hitler, Adolf Eichmann, and Adolf von Henselt.
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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler was an Austrian-born German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party. He was chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As ...more

Adolf Eichmann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Eichmann Otto Adolf Eichmann was a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer and one of the major organisers of the Holocaust. Eichmann was charged by SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich with ...more

Adolf von Henselt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf von Henselt Adolf von Henselt was a German composer and pianist.

Adolf Brand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Brand Adolf Brand was a German writer, individualist anarchist, and pioneering campaigner for the acceptance of male bisexuality and homosexuality.

Adolf Busch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Busch Adolf Georg Wilhelm Busch was a German violinist and composer.

Adolf Ritter von Tutschek is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Ritter von Tutschek Adolf, Ritter von Tutschek Pour le Mérite, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross, Military Order of Max Joseph, was a professional soldier turned aviator who became a leading ...more

Adolf Wagner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Wagner Adolf Wagner was a German soldier and high-ranking Nazi Party official born in Algrange, Alsace-Lorraine.

Adolf von Baeyer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf von Baeyer Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer was a German chemist who synthesized indigo, and was the 1905 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

Adolf Butenandt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Butenandt Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt was a German biochemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1939 for his "work on sex hormones." He initially rejected the award in ...more

Adolf Eugen Fick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Eugen Fick Adolf Eugen Fick was a German-born physician and physiologist.

Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus was a German chemist who won a Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1928 for his work on sterols and their relation to vitamins. He was the doctoral advisor of Adolf Butenandt ...more

Adolf Meyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Meyer Adolf Meyer, was a psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the first psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was president of the American Psychiatric Association in 1927-28 and ...more

Adolf Alix, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Alix, Jr. Adolfo Alix, Jr. or Adolf Alix is a Filipino screenwriter and film director.

Adolf Rzepko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Rzepko Adolf Rzepko was a Polish composer, oboist, choral and orchestral conductor, and pianist. He was a disciple of Václav Tomášek. He was mainly active as a performer, a choral ...more

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Adolf Frederick, King of Swede... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Frederick, King of Sweden Adolf Frederick or Adolph Frederick was King of Sweden from 1751 until his death. He was the son of Christian August of Holstein-Gottorp, Prince of Eutin and Albertina Frederica of ...more

Adolf II, Prince of Schaumburg... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Adolf

Adolf Dehn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Dehn Adolf Dehn was an American lithographer. Throughout his artistic career, Dehn participated in and helped define some important movements in American art, including Regionalism, Social Realism, ...more

Adolf Winkelmann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Winkelmann Adolf Winkelmann is a German film director, film producer and screenwriter. He is also a professor of film design in the department of design at the Dortmund University of Applied Sciences and

Adolf Schärf is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Schärf Adolf Schärf was, from 1957 to his death, the sixth President of Austria. Born into a poor working-class family, he put himself through law school working part-time and with a scholarship ...more

Adolf Muschg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Muschg Adolf Muschg is a Swiss writer and professor of literature. Muschg was a member of the Gruppe Olten.

Adolf Hühnlein is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Hühnlein Adolf Hühnlein was a German soldier and Nazi Party official. He was the Korpsführer of the National Socialist Motor Corps, the NSKK, from 1934 until his death in 1942. He had been ...more

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Adolf von Harnack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf von Harnack Carl Gustav Adolf von Harnack was a German Lutheran theologian and prominent church historian. He produced many religious publications from 1873 to 1912. Harnack traced the influence of ...more

Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick was a German ophthalmologist who invented the contact lens. He was the nephew of the German physiologist Adolf Eugen Fick, and the son of the German anatomy professor ...more

Adolf von Trotha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf von Trotha Adolf von Trotha was a German admiral in the Kaiserliche Marine from Koblenz, Rhenish Prussia.

Adolf Jensen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Jensen Adolf Jensen was a German pianist, composer and music teacher, and was the brother of Gustav Jensen who was a violinist and composer.

Adolf Clarenbach is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Clarenbach Adolf Clarenbach, burnt at the stake in Cologne, died as one of the first Protestant martyrs of the Reformation in the Lower Rhine region in Germany.

Adolf Schmal is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Schmal Felix Adolf Schmal was an Austrian fencer and racing cyclist. He was born in Dortmund and died in Salzburg. He competed at the 1896 Summer Olympics in Athens. Schmal competed in the 333 metres, ...more

Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld Friherr Nils Adolf Erik Nordenskiöld was a Finnish baron, botanist, geologist, mineralogist and arctic explorer of Finland-Swedish origin. He was a member of the prominent Finland-Swedish ...more

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Adolf Loos is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Loos Adolf Franz Karl Viktor Maria Loos was an Austrian and Czechoslovak architect and influential European theorist of Modern architecture. His essay Ornament and Crime advocated smooth and clear ...more

Adolf Busemann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Busemann Adolph Busemann was a German aerospace engineer and influential Nazi-era pioneer in aerodynamics, specialising in supersonic airflows. He introduced the concept of swept wings, and after ...more

Adolf Lieben is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Lieben Adolf Lieben was an Austrian Jewish chemist. He was born in Vienna as son of Ignatz Lieben. He studied at the University of Vienna, University of Heidelberg, and Paris, and subsequently held the ...more

Adolf Bastian is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Bastian Adolf Bastian was a 19th-century polymath best remembered for his contributions to the development of ethnography and the development of anthropology as a discipline. Modern psychology owes him ...more

Adolf Krischanitz is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Krischanitz Adolf Krischanitz is an Austrian-born architect.

Adolf Berle is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Berle Adolf Augustus Berle, Jr. was a lawyer, educator, author, and U.S. diplomat. He was the author of The Modern Corporation and Private Property, a groundbreaking work on corporate governance, and ...more

Adolf Mwesige is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Mwesige Adolf Kasaija Mwesige is a Ugandan lawyer and politician. He is the current Minister for Local Government in the Ugandan Cabinet. He has served in that position since 18 February 2009. He is ...more

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Adolf Seger is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Seger Adolf Seger is a German former wrestler who competed in the 1972 Summer Olympics and in the 1976 Summer Olympics.

Adolf Valentin Lindfors is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Valentin Lindfors Adolf Lindfors is a Finnish wrestler and Olympic champion in Greco-Roman wrestling.

Adolf Born is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Born Adolf Born is a Czech painter and illustrator, caricaturist and film-maker. For his lasting contribution as a children's illustrator, Born was a finalist for the biennial, international Hans ...more

Adolf Kraus is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Kraus Adolf Kraus was a lawyer and Jewish leader. At the age of 15 he left the Bohemian town of Rokycany where he had grown up and emigrated to the United States. He worked on a farm and in a factory, ...more

Adolf Jäger is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Jäger Adolf Jäger was a German amateur football player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. Jäger began his career with SC Union 03 Altona and played with Altona 93 from 1907 until ...more

Adolf Neuendorff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Neuendorff Adolf Heinrich Anton Magnus Neuendorff, also known as Adolph Neuendorff, was a German American composer, violinist, pianist and conductor, stage director, and theater manager.

Adolf Grabowsky is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Grabowsky Adolf Grabowsky was a German political scientist and author of several books about geopolitics and political theory, including "Democracy and Dictatorship". He was a Jewish convert to ...more

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Adolf Spinnler is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Spinnler Adolf Spinnler was a Swiss gymnast who competed in the 1904 Summer Olympics.

Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller Adolf Ulrik Wertmüller was a Swedish painter whose notable works include Danaë receiving Jupiter in a Shower of Gold. Wertmüller was born in Stockholm and studied art at home ...more

Adolf Werner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Werner Adolf "Adsch" Friedrich August Werner was a German amateur football player who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was a member of the German Olympic squad and played two matches ...more

Adolf Pekkalainen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Pekkalainen Johan Anders "Juho Arne" Pekkalainen was a Finnish sailor who competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics. He was a crew member of the Finnish boat Nina, which won the silver medal in the 10

Adolf Cluss is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Cluss Adolf Cluss was a German-born American immigrant who became one of the most important architects in Washington, D.C., in the late 19th century, responsible for the design of numerous schools and ...more

Adolf Burger is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Burger Adolf Burger is a Jewish Slovak typographer, memoir writer, and Holocaust survivor involved in Operation Bernhard. The film The Counterfeiters, based largely on his memoirs, won the 2007 Academy ...more

Adolf Erman is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Erman Johann Peter Adolf Erman was a renowned German Egyptologist and lexicographer.

Adolf Damaschke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Damaschke Adolf Wilhelm Ferdinand Damaschke was a German politician and economist.