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Famous People Named Adolf 

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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
Politician, Soldier, Writer

Age: Dec. at 56 (1889-1945)

Birthplace: Braunau am Inn, Austria

Adolf Hitler (German: [ˈadɔlf ˈhɪtlɐ] (listen); 20 April 1889 – 30 April 1945) was a German politician and leader of the Nazi Party (Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei; NSDAP). He ...more

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Adolf Eichmann is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Military Officer

Age: Dec. at 56 (1906-1962)

Birthplace: Germany, Solingen

Otto Adolf Eichmann ( YKHE-mən, German: [ˈʔɔto ˈʔaːdɔlf ˈʔaɪçman]; 19 March 1906 – 1 June 1962) was a German-Austrian Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer (Senior Assault Unit Leader) and one ...more

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Adolf von Henselt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Pianist, Composer

Age: Dec. at 75 (1814-1889)

Birthplace: Schwabach, Germany

Georg Martin Adolf von Henselt (9 or 12 May 1814 – 10 October 1889) was a German composer and virtuoso pianist.

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Adolf Brand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Journalist, Writer

Age: Dec. at 71 (1874-1945)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Adolf Brand (14 November 1874 – 2 February 1945) was a German writer, egoist 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

Age: Dec. at 61 (1891-1952)

Birthplace: Siegen, Germany

Adolf Georg Wilhelm Busch (8 August 1891 – 9 June 1952) was a German-Swiss violinist, conductor, and composer.
Adolf Ritter von Tutsche... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Adolf

Age: Dec. at 27 (1891-1918)

Birthplace: Ingolstadt, Germany

Adolf, Ritter von Tutschek (16 May 1891 – 15 March 1918) Pour le Mérite, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross, Military Order of Max Joseph, was a professional soldier turned ...more
Adolf Wagner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Adolf

Age: Dec. at 54 (1890-1944)

Birthplace: Algrange, France

Adolf Wagner (1 October 1890 in Algrange, Alsace-Lorraine – 12 April 1944 in Bad Reichenhall) 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
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 82 (1835-1917)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer (German: [ˈbaɪɐ]; 31 October 1835 – 20 August 1917) was a German chemist who synthesised indigo, developed a nomenclature for cyclic compounds (that was ...more
Adolf Butenandt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 92 (1903-1995)

Birthplace: Bremerhaven, Germany

Adolf Friedrich Johann Butenandt (24 March 1903 – 18 January 1995) was a German biochemist. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1939 for his "work on sex hormones." He ...more
Adolf Eugen Fick is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Physiologist, Physicist, Physician

Age: Dec. at 72 (1829-1901)

Birthplace: Kassel, Germany

Adolf Eugen Fick (3 September 1829 – 21 August 1901) was a German-born physician and physiologist.
Adolf Otto Reinhold Wind... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Chemist

Age: Dec. at 83 (1876-1959)

Birthplace: Berlin, Germany

Adolf Otto Reinhold Windaus (25 December 1876 – 9 June 1959) 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 ...more
Adolf Meyer is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Psychiatrist, Physician, Science writer

Age: Dec. at 84 (1866-1950)

Birthplace: Switzerland, European Free Trade Association, Zurich District, Niederweningen, Dielsdorf district, + more

Adolf Meyer (September 13, 1866 – March 17, 1950) was a psychiatrist who rose to prominence as the first psychiatrist-in-chief of the Johns Hopkins Hospital (1910-1941). He was president of the ...more
Adolf Alix, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Production Designer, Television director, Film Producer

Age: 40

Birthplace: Makati, Philippines

Adolfo Alix Jr. or Adolf Alix (full name: Adolfo B. Alix Jr.) is a Filipino screenwriter and film director.
Adolf Rzepko is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Oboist

Age: Dec. at 67 (1825-1892)

Adolf Rzepko (1825 – 1892) 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 (he ...more
Adolf Frederick, King of... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Adolf

Age: Dec. at 61 (1710-1771)

Birthplace: Gottorf Castle, Germany

Adolf Frederick or Adolph Frederick (Swedish: Adolf Fredrik, German: Adolf Friedrich; 14 May 1710 – 12 February 1771) was King of Sweden from 1751 until his death. He was the son of Christian ...more
Adolf II, Prince of Scha... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Adolf

Age: Dec. at 53 (1883-1936)

Birthplace: Stadthagen, Germany

Adolf II, Prince of Schaumburg-Lippe (23 February 1883 – 26 March 1936) was the last ruler of the small Principality of Schaumburg-Lippe.
Adolf Dehn is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Painter, Visual Artist

Age: Dec. at 73 (1895-1968)

Birthplace: Waterville, Minnesota

Adolf Dehn (22 November 1895 – 19 May 1968) was an American lithographer. Throughout his artistic career, Dehn participated in and helped define some important movements in American art, ...more
Adolf Winkelmann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Hochsauerlandkreis, Arnsberg, Eurasia, Hallenberg, North Rhine-Westphalia, + more

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

Age: Dec. at 75 (1890-1965)

Birthplace: Mikulov, Czech Republic

Adolf Schärf (20 April 1890 – 28 February 1965) was an Austrian politician of the Socialist Party of Austria (SPÖ). He served as Vice-Chancellor from 1945 to 1957 and as President of ...more
Adolf Muschg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Writer

Age: 84

Birthplace: Zollikon, Zürich, Switzerland

Adolf Muschg (born 13 May 1934) 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

Age: Dec. at 61 (1881-1942)

Birthplace: Neustadt bei Coburg, Germany

Adolf Hühnlein (12 November 1881 – 18 June 1942) was a German soldier and Nazi Party (NSDAP) official. He was the Korpsführer (Corps Leader) of the National Socialist Motor Corps ...more
Adolf von Harnack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Historian, Christian Theologian

Age: Dec. at 79 (1851-1930)

Birthplace: Tartu, Estonia

Carl Gustav Adolf von Harnack (Born Harnack; 7 May 1851 – 10 June 1930) was a Baltic German Lutheran theologian and prominent church historian. He produced many religious publications from 1873 ...more
Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick Ophthalmologist

Age: Dec. at 85 (1852-1937)

Birthplace: Marburg, Germany

Adolf Gaston Eugen Fick (February 22, 1852, Marburg – February 11, 1937, Herrsching am Ammersee) was a German ophthalmologist who invented the contact lens. He was the nephew of the German ...more
Adolf von Trotha is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf von Trotha

Age: Dec. at 72 (1868-1940)

Birthplace: Koblenz, Germany

Adolf von Trotha (1 March 1868 in Koblenz, Rhine Province – 11 October 1940) was a German admiral in the Kaiserliche Marine. After the German revolution he briefly served as the first Chef der ...more
Adolf Jensen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Adolf
Adolf Jensen

Age: Dec. at 42 (1837-1879)

Birthplace: Königsberg, Germany

Adolf Jensen (12 January 1837 – 23 January 1879) was a German pianist, composer and music teacher, and was the brother of Gustav Jensen (1843–1895) who was a violinist and composer.