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Who knew there were so many famous people named Friedrich in the world? Our list of celebrities named Friedrich includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Friedrichs below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Friedrich, actors named Friedrich, and much more. Friedrich Nietzsche, Friedrich Schiller, and Friedrich Engels are only a few of the well-known people named Friedrich on this list.
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Friedrich Nietzsche is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Cultural critic, Philologist, Poet
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (, German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈniːtʃə] (listen) or [- ˈniːtsʃə]; 15 October 1844 – 25 August 1900) was a German philosopher, cultural critic, composer, poet, ...more

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Friedrich Schiller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Poet, Historian, Author
Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller (German: [ˈjoːhan ˈkʁɪstɔf ˈfʁiːdʁɪç fɔn ˈʃɪlɐ]; 10 November 1759 – 9 May 1805) was a German poet, philosopher, physician, historian, and ...more

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Friedrich Engels is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Friedrich Engels Author, Economist, Philosopher
Friedrich Engels ( ENG-(g)əlz; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈʔɛŋl̩s]; sometimes anglicised Frederick Engels; 28 November 1820 – 5 August 1895) was a German philosopher, communist, social scientist, ...more

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Friedrich Hayek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Friedrich Hayek Economist, Philosopher
Friedrich August von Hayek (; German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈaʊ̯ɡʊst ˈhaɪɛk]; 8 May 1899 – 23 March 1992), often referred to by his initials F. A. Hayek, was an Anglo-Austrian economist and ...more
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Philosopher
Friedrich Wilhelm Joseph Schelling (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈjoːzɛf ˈʃɛlɪŋ]; 27 January 1775 – 20 August 1854), later (after 1812) von Schelling, was a German philosopher. Standard ...more
Friedrich Dürrenmat... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Painter, Novelist, Author
Friedrich Dürrenmatt (German: [ˈfriːdrɪç ˈdʏrənˌmat]; 5 January 1921 – 14 December 1990) was a Swiss author and dramatist. He was a proponent of epic theatre whose plays reflected ...more

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Friedrich Kalkbrenner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Pianist, Music pedagogue, Composer
Friedrich Wilhelm Michael Kalkbrenner (2–8 November 1785 – 10 June 1849) was a pianist, composer, piano teacher and piano manufacturer. German by birth, Kalkbrenner studied at the Paris ...more
Friedrich Hölderlin... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Poet, Novelist
Johann Christian Friedrich Hölderlin (UK: , US: ; German: [ˈjoːhan ˈkʁɪsti̯aːn ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈhœldɐliːn]; 20 March 1770 – 7 June 1843) was a German poet and philosopher. Described by ...more
Friedrich Daniel Ernst S... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Writer, Philosopher
Friedrich Daniel Ernst Schleiermacher (German: [ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈʃlaɪɐˌmaχɐ]; November 21, 1768 – February 12, 1834) was a German theologian, philosopher, and biblical scholar known for his ...more
Friedrich Gulda is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Film Score Composer, Jazz Pianist, Pianist
Friedrich Gulda (16 May 1930 – 27 January 2000) was an Austrian pianist and composer who worked in both the classical and jazz fields.
Friedrich Paulus is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Friedrich Wilhelm Ernst Paulus (23 September 1890 – 1 February 1957) was a German field marshal during World War II who commanded the 6th Army during the Battle of Stalingrad (August 1942 to ...more
Friedrich Radszuweit is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Writer
Friedrich Radszuweit (born 15 April 1876- 15 March 1932) was a German manager, publisher, and author.
Friedrich Koncilia is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Friedrich Koncilia (born 25 February 1948) is a former Austrian football goalkeeper.
Friedrich Friedrichs is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Leutnant Friedrich Friedrichs was a World War I fighter ace credited with 21 confirmed victories. Undaunted by an early invaliding by infantry combat during early World War I, Friedrichs ...more
Friedrich T. Noltenius ... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Lieutenant Friedrich Theodor Noltenius (8 January 1894 – 12 March 1936) was a German flying ace in the First World War, with a total of 21 victories.
Friedrich Ritter von R&o... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Oberleutnant Friedrich Ritter von Röth (29 September 1893 – 31 December 1918) was a German World War I fighter ace with 28 victories. He was the most successful German pilot at shooting ...more
Friedrich Hollaender is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Film Score Composer, Author, Actor
Friedrich Hollaender (in exile also Frederick Hollander; 18 October 1896 – 18 January 1976) was a German film composer and author.
Friedrich von Wieser is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Economist
Friedrich Freiherr von Wieser (German: [ˈviːzɐ]; 10 July 1851 – 22 July 1926) was an early (so-called "first generation") economist of the Austrian School of economics. Born in Vienna, ...more
Friedrich L. Bauer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Mathematician, Computer scientist
Friedrich Ludwig "Fritz" Bauer (10 June 1924 – 26 March 2015) was a German computer scientist and professor at the Technical University of Munich.
Friedrich Kuhlau is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Pianist, Composer
Friedrich Daniel Rudolf Kuhlau (German; Danish sometimes Frederick Kulav) (11 September 1786 – 12 March 1832) was a Danish composer during the late Classical and early Romantic periods. He was a ...more
Friedrich Kapp is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Politician, Writer, Lawyer
Friedrich Kapp (13 April 1824 – 27 October 1884) was a German-American lawyer, writer, and politician. He was an outspoken opponent of Germany's colonization fervor during his time as a National ...more
Friedrich Hecker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Politician, Military Officer, Lawyer
Friedrich Franz Karl Hecker (September 28, 1811 – March 24, 1881) was a German lawyer, politician and revolutionary. He was one of the most popular speakers and agitators of the 1848 Revolution. ...more
Friedrich Akel is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Politician, Diplomat, Physician
Friedrich Bergius is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Chemist
Friedrich Karl Rudolf Bergius (11 October 1884 – 30 March 1949) was a German chemist known for the Bergius process for producing synthetic fuel from coal, Nobel Prize in Chemistry (1931, ...more
Friedrich Rainer is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Friedrich
Friedrich Rainer Politician
Friedrich W. Rainer (28 July 1903 – 19 July 1947) was an Austrian Nazi politician, Gauleiter as well as a state governor of Salzburg and Carinthia. He is the only Austrian governor who has ever ...more