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Ever wondered how many famous people named Franz there are? This list of celebrities named Franz includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Franz first names on this list come in all shapes and sizes, but all ended up achieving some kind of fame in their respective fields. This includes singers and musicians named Franz, actors named Franz, and even athletes named Franz. Well-known men named Franz include Franz Beckenbauer, Franz Schubert, and Franz Kafka.

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Franz Beckenbauer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Coach, Footballer
Franz Anton Beckenbauer is a German football manager, and former player, nicknamed Der Kaiser because of his elegant style; his leadership; his first name "Franz", and his dominance on ...more

Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Film Score Composer, Pianist, Composer
Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Schubert 's life ended at 31 but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works, seven ...more

Franz Kafka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Novelist, Writer, Lawyer
Franz Kafka was a German-language writer of novels and short stories, regarded by critics as one of the most influential authors of the 20th century. Most of his works, such as "Die ...more

Franz Ferdinand is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish rock band formed in 2002 and based in Glasgow. The band is composed of Alex Kapranos, Bob Hardy, Nick McCarthy, and Paul Thomson. The band has been nominated for ...more

Franz Liszt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Film Score Composer, Priest, Pianist
Franz Liszt is a film score composer.

Franz Joseph Gall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Neurologist, Physiologist, Philosopher
Franz Josef Gall was a neuroanatomist, physiologist, and pioneer in the study of the localization of mental functions in the brain. Claimed as the founder of phrenology, Gall was an early and ...more

Franz Binder is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz Binder was an Austrian football player and coach.

Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Pianist
Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart, also known as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Jr., was the youngest child of six born to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his wife Constanze. He was the younger of his parents' ...more

Franz Waxman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Film Score Composer, Bank teller, Composer
Franz Waxman - born Franz Wachsmann - was a German and American composer of Jewish descent, known primarily for his work in the film music genre. His film scores include The Bride of ...more

Franz Bardon is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Writer
Franz Bardon, was a Czech stage magician and student and teacher of Hermetics. He was born in Opava, Austrian Silesia. During World War II Bardon was held in a concentration camp for refusing to ...more

Franz von Suppé is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz von Suppé or Francesco Suppé Demelli was an Austrian composer of light operas from the Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire. A composer and conductor of the Romantic ...more

Franz Schlegelberger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Judge, Politician
Louis Rudolph Franz Schlegelberger was State Secretary in the German Reich Ministry of Justice and served a while as Justice Minister during the Third Reich. He was the highest-ranking defendant ...more

Franz Grillparzer is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Playwright
Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer was an Austrian writer who is chiefly known for his dramas. He also wrote the oration for Ludwig van Beethoven's funeral.

Franz Werfel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Writer, Playwright
Franz Viktor Werfel was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II. He is primarily known as the author of The ...more

Franz Marc is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Artist
Franz Marc was a German painter and printmaker, one of the key figures of the German Expressionist movement. He was a founding member of Der Blaue Reiter, a journal whose name later became ...more

Franz Viehböck is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Astronaut, Electrical engineer
Franz Artur Viehböck is an Austrian electrical engineer, and was Austria's first astronaut, and thus titulated „Austronaut“ by his country's media. He visited the Mir space station in 1991 ...more

Franz Boas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Anthropologist, Scientist
Franz Uri Boas was a German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology". Studying in Germany, Boas was ...more

Franz Kutschera is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Politician
Franz Kutschera was an SS-Brigadeführer and Gauleiter of Carinthia. As SS and Police Leader of the Poland's Warsaw district, he was sentenced to death by Armia Krajowa in agreement with the ...more

Franz Leopold Neumann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz Leopold Neumann was a German-Jewish left-wing political activist, Marxist theorist and labor lawyer, who became a political scientist in exile and is best known for his theoretical ...more

Franz Xaver Gabelsberger is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Inventor
Franz Xaver Gabelsberger was a German inventor of a shorthand writing system, named Gabelsberger shorthand after him. Gabelsberger, employed as typist by the Bavarian government, started to ...more

Franz Jonas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz Josef Jonas was an Austrian political figure. He served as the seventh President of Austria, between 1965 and 1974. He was a typesetter by profession and a member of the Social Democratic ...more

Franz Strauss is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Franz Joseph Strauss was a German musician. He was a composer, a virtuoso horn player and accomplished performer on the guitar, clarinet and viola. He was principal horn player of the Bavarian ...more

Franz Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Pianist, Composer, Cellist
Franz Schmidt was an Austrian composer, cellist and pianist.

Franz Kline is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Franz
Painter, Artist
Franz Kline was an American painter born in Pennsylvania. He is mainly associated with the abstract expressionist movement of the 1940s and 1950s. Kline, along with other action painters like ...more

Franz Di Cioccio is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Franz