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Ever wondered how many famous people named Heinrich there are? This list of celebrities named Heinrich includes photos and information about each person when available. The famous Heinrichs 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 Heinrich, actors named Heinrich, and even athletes named Heinrich. Well-known Heinrichs like Heinrich Himmler, Heinrich Heine, and Heinrich Hertz are just the start of this list.

Heinrich Himmler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Himmler Politician, Agronomist Heinrich Luitpold Himmler was Reichsführer of the Schutzstaffel, a military commander, and a leading member of the Nazi Party of Nazi Germany. Nazi leader Adolf Hitler later appointed him ...more

Heinrich Heine is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Heine Poet, Literary critic, Journalist Christian Johann Heinrich Heine was a German poet, journalist, essayist, and literary critic. He is best known outside Germany for his early lyric poetry, which was set to music in the form of ...more

Heinrich Hertz is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Hertz Physicist, Inventor, Philosopher Heinrich Rudolf Hertz was a German physicist who first conclusively proved the existence of electromagnetic waves theorized by James Clerk Maxwell's electromagnetic theory of light. Hertz proved ...more

Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa Alchemist, Soldier, Physician Heinrich Cornelius Agrippa von Nettesheim was a German magician, occult writer, theologian, astrologer, and alchemist.

Heinrich Böll is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Böll Novelist, Screenwriter, Writer Heinrich Theodor Böll was one of Germany's foremost post-World War II writers. Böll was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize in 1967 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1972.

Heinrich Schiff is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Schiff Conductor, Cellist Heinrich Schiff is an Austrian cellist and conductor. He studied cello with Tobias Kühne and André Navarra and made his solo debut in Vienna and London in 1971. He studied conducting ...more

Heinrich Harrer is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Harrer Author, Athlete, Geographer Heinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author. He is best known for being on the four-man climbing team that made the first ascent of the North Face of the Eiger ...more

Heinrich Zille is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Zille Screenwriter, Photographer Rudolf Heinrich Zille was a German illustrator and photographer.

Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Ignaz Franz von Biber Violinist Heinrich Ignaz Franz Biber von Bibern was a Bohemian-Austrian composer and violinist. Born in the small Bohemian town of Wartenberg, Biber worked at Graz and Kroměříž before he illegally ...more

Heinrich Müller is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Müller Heinrich Müller was a German police official under both the Weimar Republic and Nazi Germany. He became chief of the Gestapo, the political secret state police of Nazi Germany, and was ...more

Heinrich von Brentano is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich von Brentano Politician Heinrich von Brentano di Tremezzo was a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union. He served as Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs from 1955 to 1961.

Heinrich Lübke is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Lübke Politician Karl Heinrich Lübke was President of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1959 to 1969. Prior to his presidency he served as federal minister for agriculture. The moderate conservative ...more

Heinrich Ritter von Gontermann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Ritter von Gontermann Heinrich Gontermann was a German First World War fighter ace credited with 39 victories during the war.

Heinrich Bongartz is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Bongartz Heinrich Bongartz Pour le Merite, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross, was a German World War I fighter pilot and flying ace credited with 33 confirmed victories and one unconfirmed. ...more

Heinrich Hübler is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Hübler Carl Heinrich Hübler was the hornist in the Dresden Royal Court orchestra from 1844 until his retirement in 1891. He was appointed royal chamber musician in 1851 and 1886 was given the ...more

Heinrich Mann is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Mann Novelist, Writer Luiz Heinrich Mann was a German novelist who wrote works with strong social themes. His numerous criticisms of the growth of fascism forced him to flee for his life after the Nazis came to power ...more

Heinrich Kroll is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Kroll Oberleutnant Henrich Claudius Kroll Pour le Merite, Knight's Cross of the Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Saxony's Albert Order Knight Second Class with Swords, Iron Cross First and Second ...more

Heinrich Rohrer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Rohrer Physicist Heinrich Rohrer was a Swiss physicist who shared half of the 1986 Nobel Prize in Physics with Gerd Binnig for the design of the scanning tunneling microscope. The other half of the Prize was ...more

Heinrich von Kleist is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich von Kleist Poet, Novelist, Playwright Bernd Heinrich Wilhelm von Kleist was a German poet, dramatist, novelist and short story writer. The Kleist Prize, a prestigious prize for German literature, is named after him.

Heinrich Brüssow is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Brüssow Rugby Player Heinrich Wilhelm Brüssow is a South African rugby union footballer. He plays for the Free State Cheetahs in the Currie Cup, Cheetahs in Super Rugby, and the Springboks internationally. His ...more

Heinrich Loewe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Loewe Librarian, Journalist, Historian Heinrich Loewe was a German journalist.

Heinrich von Sybel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich von Sybel Historian Heinrich Karl Ludolf von Sybel, German historian, came from a Protestant family which had long been established at Soest, in Westphalia.

Heinrich Otto Wieland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Otto Wieland Chemist Heinrich Otto Wieland was a German chemist. He won the 1927 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his research into the bile acids. In 1901 Wieland received his doctorate at the University of Munich ...more

Heinrich Barth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Barth Heinrich Barth was a German explorer of Africa and scholar. Barth is thought to be one of the greatest of the European explorers of Africa, as his scholarly preparation, ability to speak and ...more

Heinrich Rickert is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Rickert Philosopher Heinrich John Rickert was a German philosopher, one of the leading Neo-Kantians.

Heinrich Bär is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Bär Oskar-Heinz "Pritzl" Bär was a German Luftwaffe flying ace who served throughout World War II in Europe. Bär flew more than one thousand combat missions, and fought in all ...more

Heinrich Neuhaus is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Neuhaus Pianist Heinrich Gustavovich Neuhaus was a Soviet pianist and pedagogue of German extraction. He taught at the Moscow Conservatory from 1922 to 1964. He was made a People's Artist of the RSFSR in 1956. ...more

Heinrich Gebhard is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Gebhard Pianist Heinrich Gebhard was a German-American pianist, composer and piano teacher.

Heinrich Class is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Class Politician Heinrich Claß was a German right-wing politician and president of the Pan-German League from 1908 to 1939. He is commonly known for his books about far-right policy, written under the ...more

Heinrich Carl von Schimmelmann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Carl von Schimmelmann Heinrich Carl von Schimmelmann was a German-born Danish nobleman, merchant and statesman.

Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom un... is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Friedrich Karl vom und zum Stein Politician Heinrich Friedrich Karl Reichsfreiherr vom und zum Stein, commonly known as Baron vom Stein, was a Prussian statesman who introduced the Prussian reforms that paved the way for the unification ...more

Heinrich Gustav Magnus is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Gustav Magnus Physicist, Chemist, Scientist Heinrich Gustav Magnus was a notable experimental scientist. His training was mostly in chemistry but his later research was mostly in physics. He spent the great bulk of his career at the ...more

Heinrich Khunrath is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Khunrath Physician Heinrich Khunrath, or Dr. Henricus Khunrath as he was also called, was a physician, hermetic philosopher, and alchemist. Frances Yates considered him to be a link between the philosophy of John ...more

Heinrich Stuhlfauth is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Stuhlfauth Heinrich Stuhlfauth was a German goalkeeper.

Heinrich George is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich George Actor Heinrich George, born Georg August Friedrich Hermann Schulz, was a German stage and film actor.

Heinrich Brüning is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Brüning Activist, Politician, Economist Heinrich Brüning was Chancellor of Germany during the Weimar Republic from 1930 to 1932. He was the longest continuously serving Chancellor of the Weimar Republic. Shortly after ...more

Heinrich Ries is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Ries Geologist Heinrich Ries, Ph.D. was an American economic geologist, born in Brooklyn, New York, and educated at Columbia University and at the University of Berlin. He was employed principally at Cornell ...more

Heinrich Lenz is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Lenz Physicist Heinrich Friedrich Emil Lenz was a Russian physicist of Baltic German ethnicity. He is most noted for formulating Lenz's law in electrodynamics in 1833. The symbol, conventionally representing ...more

Heinrich Schliemann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Schliemann Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer. Schliemann was an ...more

Heinrich Christian Friedrich S... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher Physician, Surgeon, Botanist Heinrich Christian Friedrich Schumacher was a Danish surgeon, botanist and professor of anatomy at the University of Copenhagen. Schumacher carried out significant research work in malacology, ...more

Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbe... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers Physicist, Astronomer Heinrich Wilhelm Matthias Olbers was a German physician and astronomer.

Heinrich Freiherr von Stackelb... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Freiherr von Stackelberg Economist Heinrich Freiherr von Stackelberg was a German economist who contributed to game theory and industrial organization and is known for the Stackelberg leadership model.

Heinrich Zschokke is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Zschokke Writer Johann Heinrich Daniel Zschokke was a German, later Swiss, author and reformer. Most of his life was spent, and most of his reputation earned, in Switzerland. He had an extensive civil service ...more

Heinrich Wilhelm Dove is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Wilhelm Dove Physicist Heinrich Wilhelm Dove was a Prussian physicist and meteorologist. He was the father of Alfred and Richard Dove.

Heinrich Klüver is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Klüver Psychologist Heinrich Klüver was a German and American psychologist born in Holstein. After having served in the Imperial Germany Army during World War I, he studied at both the University of Hamburg ...more

Heinrich Burkhardt is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Burkhardt Mathematician Heinrich Friedrich Karl Ludwig Burkhardt was a German mathematician. He famously was one of the examiners of Albert Einstein's PhD thesis. Of Einstein's thesis he stated: "The mode of ...more

Heinrich Hollreiser is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Hollreiser Conductor Heinrich Hollreiser was a German conductor. Born in Munich, he attended the State Academy of Music there, and went on to serve as the conductor at the opera houses in Wiesbaden, Darmstadt, ...more

Heinrich Louis d'Arrest is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Louis d'Arrest Astronomer Heinrich Louis d'Arrest was a German astronomer, born in Berlin. His name is sometimes given as Heinrich Ludwig d'Arrest.

Heinrich Schmieder is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Schmieder Actor Heinrich Schmieder was a German actor.

Heinrich Brunner is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Heinrich
Heinrich Brunner Heinrich Brunner was a German historian born at Wels in Upper Austria. After studying at the universities of Vienna, Göttingen and Berlin, he became professor at the University of Lemberg ...more