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Famous People Named Franz

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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

    Franz Beckenbauer

    Coach, Footballer

    Age75

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Franz Anton Beckenbauer (pronounced [ˈfʁants ˈbɛkn̩ˌbaʊɐ]; born 11 September 1945) is a German...  more

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  • Franz Schubert

    Franz Schubert

    Film Score Composer, Pianist

    AgeDec. at 31 (1797-1828)

    BirthplaceAlsergrund, Vienna, Austria

    Franz Peter Schubert (German: [ˈfʁant͡s ˈpeːtɐ ˈʃuːbɐt]; 31 January 1797 – 19 November 1828)...  more

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  • Franz Kafka

    Franz Kafka

    Novelist, Writer

    AgeDec. at 41 (1883-1924)

    BirthplacePrague, Czech Republic

    Franz Kafka (3 July 1883 – 3 June 1924) was a German-speaking Bohemian novelist and...  more

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  • Franz Ferdinand
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  • Franz Liszt

    Franz Liszt

    Film Score Composer, Priest

    AgeDec. at 75 (1811-1886)

    BirthplaceRaiding, Austria, Austria

    Franz Liszt (German: [ˈlɪst]; Hungarian: Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc [ˈlist...  more

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  • Franz Joseph Gall

    Franz Joseph Gall

    Neurologist, Physiologist

    AgeDec. at 70 (1758-1828)

    BirthplaceBaden

    Franz Josef Gall (German: [gal]; 9 March 1758 – 22 August 1828) was a german neuroanatomist,...  more
  • Franz Binder
    Franz Binder (1 December 1911 – 24 April 1989) was an Austrian football player and coach....  more
  • Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart

    AgeDec. at 53 (1791-1844)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Franz Xaver Wolfgang Mozart (26 July 1791 – 29 July 1844), also known as Wolfgang Amadeus...  more
  • Franz Waxman

    Franz Waxman

    Film Score Composer, Bank teller

    AgeDec. at 61 (1906-1967)

    BirthplaceChorzów, Poland

    Franz Waxman (né Wachsmann; 24 December 1906 – 24 February 1967) was a German and American...  more
  • Franz Bardon

    AgeDec. at 49 (1909-1958)

    BirthplaceOpava, Czech Republic

    Franz Bardon (1 December 1909 – 10 July 1958) was a Czech occultist and student and teacher of...  more
  • Franz von Suppé
    Franz von Suppé or Francesco Suppé Demelli (18 April 1819 – 21 May 1895) was an Austrian...  more
  • Franz Schlegelberger

    Judge, Politician

    AgeDec. at 94 (1876-1970)

    BirthplaceKönigsberg, Germany

    Louis Rudolph Franz Schlegelberger (23 October 1876 – 14 December 1970) was State Secretary...  more
  • Franz Grillparzer

    AgeDec. at 81 (1791-1872)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (15 January 1791 – 21 January 1872) was an Austrian writer who is...  more
  • Franz Werfel

    Franz Werfel

    Writer, Playwright

    AgeDec. at 55 (1890-1945)

    BirthplacePrague, Czech Republic

    Franz Viktor Werfel (10 September 1890 – 26 August 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist,...  more
  • Franz Marc

    AgeDec. at 36 (1880-1916)

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Franz Moritz Wilhelm Marc (February 8, 1880 – March 4, 1916) was a German painter and...  more
  • Franz Viehböck

    Astronaut, Electrical engineer

    Age60

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Franz Artur Viehböck (born 24 August 1960 in Vienna) is an Austrian electrical engineer, and...  more
  • Franz Boas

    Franz Boas

    Anthropologist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 84 (1858-1942)

    BirthplaceMinden, Germany

    Franz Uri Boas (1858–1942) was a German-born American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern...  more
  • Franz Kutschera

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 40 (1904-1944)

    BirthplaceOberwaltersdorf, Austria

    Franz Kutschera (22 February 1904 – 1 February 1944) was an Austrian Nazi politician and...  more
  • Franz Leopold Neumann
    Franz Leopold Neumann (1900–1954) was a German-Jewish political activist, Western Marxist...  more
  • Franz Xaver Gabelsberger

    AgeDec. at 60 (1789-1849)

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Franz Xaver Gabelsberger (9 February 1789 – 4 January 1849, both in Munich) was a German...  more
  • Franz Jonas
    Franz Josef Jonas (4 October, 1899, Floridsdorf – 24 April, 1974) was an Austrian politician....  more
  • Franz Strauss
    Franz Joseph Strauss (26 February 1822 – 31 May 1905) was a German musician. He was a...  more
  • Franz Schmidt

    Franz Schmidt

    Pianist, Composer

    AgeDec. at 65 (1874-1939)

    BirthplaceBratislava, Slovakia

    Franz Schmidt (22 December 1874 – 11 February 1939) was an Austro-Hungarian composer, cellist...  more
  • Franz Kline

    Franz Kline

    Painter, Artist

    AgeDec. at 52 (1910-1962)

    BirthplaceWilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

    Franz Kline (May 23, 1910 – May 13, 1962) was an American painter. He is associated with the...  more
  • Franz Di Cioccio