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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Herman there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Herman to show that Hermans have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Hermans on this list might go by Herm or Hermann, so this list also includes famous people named Herm. From actors named Herman to athletes named Herman, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Herm. This list includes well-known Hermans like Tea Party activist Herman Cain, Moby Dick novelist Herman Melville, and German Nazi air marshall Hermann Göring.
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Herman Cain is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 72 Herman Cain is an American author, business executive, radio host, syndicated columnist, and Tea Party activist from Georgia. He was a candidate for the 2012 U.S. Republican Party presidential ...more

Herman Edwards is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 63 Herman "Herm" Edwards, Jr. is an American football analyst who most recently coached in the National Football League for the Kansas City Chiefs. Since 2009, he has been a pro football ...more

Herman Melville is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 72 (1819-1891) Herman Melville was an American novelist, writer of short stories, and poet from the American Renaissance period. Most of his writings were published between 1846 and 1857. Best known for his ...more

Hermann Göring is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 53 (1893-1946) Hermann Wilhelm Göring was a German politician, military leader, and leading member of the Nazi Party. A veteran of World War I as an ace fighter pilot, he was a recipient of the coveted ...more

Hermann Hesse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 85 (1877-1962) Hermann Hesse was a German-born Swiss poet, novelist, and painter. His best-known works include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game, each of which explores an individual's search ...more

Herman Moore is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 48 Herman Joseph Moore is an American former college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in National Football League for twelve seasons. He played college football for the ...more

Herman Li is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 41 Herman Li is a Hong Kong-born, British Chinese musician and record producer. He is perhaps best known as one of two lead guitarists for the power metal band DragonForce.

Hermann Maier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 45 Hermann Maier, known as the Herminator, is a former World Cup champion alpine ski racer and Olympic gold medalist from Austria. Born in Altenmarkt im Pongau in Salzburg, Maier ranks among the ...more

Herman Brood is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 55 (1946-2001) Hermanus 'Herman' Brood was a Dutch musician and painter. As a musician he achieved artistic and commercial success in the 1970s and 1980s, and was called "the Netherlands' greatest and ...more

Herm Malloy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Herm Malloy Died at 57 (1885-1942) John Herman Malloy, nicknamed "Tug," was a Major League Baseball pitcher who played for the Detroit Tigers in their American League pennant winning years of 1907 and 1908. He played in ...more

Herman Wouk is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Herman Wouk is a Pulitzer Prize-winning American author whose novels include The Caine Mutiny, The Winds of War and War and Remembrance.

Herman Hollerith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 69 (1860-1929) Herman Hollerith was an American statistician and inventor who developed a mechanical tabulator based on punched cards to rapidly tabulate statistics from millions of pieces of data. He was the ...more

Hermann von Helmholtz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 73 (1821-1894) Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz was a German physician and physicist who made significant contributions to several widely varied areas of modern science. In physiology and psychology, he ...more

Herm Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 59 (1946-2005) Herman L. "Herm" Gilliam Jr. was an American professional basketball player. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

Herman Van Rompuy is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 70 Herman Achille Van Rompuy is a Belgian politician, who formerly served as Prime Minister of Belgium and then as the first President of the European Council. A politician from Belgium's Christian ...more

Hermann Weyl is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 70 (1885-1955) Hermann Klaus Hugo Weyl, ForMemRS was a German mathematician, theoretical physicist and philosopher. Although much of his working life was spent in Zürich, Switzerland and then Princeton, ...more

Herm Doscher is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 82 (1852-1934) John Henry "Herm" Doscher, Sr. was an American third baseman and umpire in the early years of professional baseball, playing for five different teams in the National Association and ...more

Herman J. Mankiewicz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 56 (1897-1953) Herman Jacob Mankiewicz; November 7, 1897 – March 5, 1953 was an American screenwriter, who, with Orson Welles, wrote the screenplay for Citizen Kane. Earlier, he was the Berlin correspondent ...more

Hermann Höcherl is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 77 (1912-1989) Hermann Höcherl was a German politician of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. He joined the Nazi Party in 1931; after leaving it in 1932, he rejoined in 1935. In 1942 he volunteered for ...more

Hermann Rorschach is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 38 (1884-1922) Hermann Rorschach was a Swiss Freudian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, best known for developing a projective test known as the Rorschach inkblot test. This test was reportedly designed to ...more

Herman Franks is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 95 (1914-2009) Herman Louis Franks was a catcher, coach, manager, general manager and scout in American Major League Baseball. He was born in Price, Utah, to Italian-American immigrant parents and attended the ...more

Hermann Oberth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 95 (1894-1989) Hermann Julius Oberth was an Austro-Hungarian-born German physicist and engineer. He is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics.

Herman Bang is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 55 (1857-1912) Herman Joachim Bang was a Danish author, one of the men of the Modern Breakthrough.

Hermann Weingärtner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 55 (1864-1919) Hermann Weingärtner was a German gymnast. He was born and died in Frankfurt. He started his career in his hometown at the local gymnastics club Frankfurter Turnverein 1860. Later on he ...more

Hermann Baumann is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 83 Hermann Baumann is a virtuoso horn player, academic teacher and composer. After starting his musical career as a singer and jazz drummer he switched to horn at the age of 17. He studied with ...more

Hermann Rauschning is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 95 (1887-1982) Hermann Rauschning was a German Conservative Revolutionary who briefly joined the Nazis before breaking with them. In 1934 he renounced Nazi party membership and in 1936 emigrated from Germany ...more

Herman Long is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 43 (1866-1909) Herman C. Long was an American shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the Kansas City Cowboys, Boston Beaneaters, New York Highlanders, Detroit Tigers, and Philadelphia Phillies. Long ...more

Herman Bing is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 58 (1889-1947) Herman Bing is a character actor and a voice actor.

Herman José is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 64 Hermann Joseph von Krippahl, known as Herman José, is a well-known Portuguese comedian, though virtually unknown abroad. His career has focused on television. His mother is Portuguese and ...more

Hermann Broch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 65 (1886-1951) Hermann Broch was a 20th-century Austrian writer, considered one of the major Modernists.

Hermann Neuling is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 70 (1897-1967) Hermann Neuling was a horn player and composer. He was engaged for many years as a low horn player at the Staatsoper Unter den Linden in Berlin and taught at the Conservatorium nearby. He was a ...more

Hermann Hoth is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 86 (1885-1971) Hermann "Papa" Hoth was an officer in the German military from 1903 to 1945. He attained the rank of Generaloberst during World War II. He fought in France, but is most noted for his ...more

Herman Rarebell is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 68 Herman 'Ze German' Rarebell is a German drummer, best known for his time in the band Scorpions from 1977 to 1995, playing on 8 studio albums. Rarebell was an important composer in the history of ...more

Hermann Frommherz is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 73 (1891-1964) Generalmajor Hermann Frommherz Military Order of St. Henry, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Knight's Cross of the Military Karl-Friedrich Merit Order, began his military career in World War I ...more

Herman Santiago is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 77 Herman Santiago is a rock and roll pioneer and songwriter who claimed to have written the iconic hit "Why Do Fools Fall In Love".

Herman Kahn is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 61 (1922-1983) Herman Kahn was a founder of the Hudson Institute and one of the preeminent futurists of the latter part of the twentieth century. He originally came to prominence as a military strategist and ...more

Hermann Joseph Muller is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 77 (1890-1967) Herman Joseph Muller was an American geneticist, educator, and Nobel laureate best known for his work on the physiological and genetic effects of radiation as well as his outspoken political ...more

Hermann Becker is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 83 (1887-1970) Leutnant Hermann Becker, was a World War I German fighter ace credited with 23 victories.

Hermann Emil Fischer is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 67 (1852-1919) Hermann Emil Louis Fischer was a German chemist and 1902 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He also discovered the Fischer esterification. He developed the Fischer projection, a symbolic ...more

Herman Potočnik is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 37 (1892-1929) Herman Potočnik was a Slovene rocket engineer and pioneer of cosmonautics of Slovene ethnicity. He is chiefly remembered for his work addressing the long-term human habitation of space.

Herman Groves is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Herman

Herman Leonard is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 87 (1923-2010) Herman Leonard was an American photographer known for his unique images of jazz icons.

Hermann Staudinger is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 84 (1881-1965) Hermann Staudinger was a German chemist who demonstrated the existence of macromolecules, which he characterized as polymers. For this work he received the 1953 Nobel Prize in Chemistry. He is ...more

Hermann van Pels is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 46 (1898-1944)

Herman Heine Goldstine is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 91 (1913-2004) Herman Heine Goldstine was a mathematician and computer scientist, who was one of the original developers of ENIAC, the first of the modern electronic digital computers.

Hermann Huppen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Hermann Huppen age 79 Hermann Huppen is a Belgian comic book artist. He is better known under his pen-name Hermann. He is most famous for his post-apocalyptic comic Jeremiah which was made into a television series.

Hermann Josef Abs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Hermann Josef Abs Died at 93 (1901-1994) Hermann Josef Abs was a German banker. He was a member of the board of directors of Deutsche Bank from 1938 to 1945. After World War II he was chairman of Deutsche Bank, and contributed to the ...more

Herman T. Schneebeli is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Died at 75 (1907-1982) Herman Theodore Schneebeli was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania. Herman Schneebeli was born in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. He graduated from Mercersburg ...more

Hermann Hreiðarsson is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Herman
age 43 Hermann Hreiðarsson is an Icelandic footballer who plays as a left back for Icelandic club Fylkir. He spent 15 seasons in England, gaining a total of 315 appearances in the English Premier ...more

Herman Bernhard Lundborg is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Herman
Herman Bernhard Lundborg Died at 75 (1868-1943) Herman Bernhard Lundborg was a Swedish physician. He graduated in medicine at the Karolinska Institutet in 1895, and received his doctorate at the Uppsala University in 1903. He also habilitated ...more