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Ever thought about how many famous people named Ludwig are out there? This list of celebrities named Ludwig will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Ludwigs below include actors named Ludwig and athletes named Ludwig, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Ludwig who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Ludwigs below include Ludwig van Beethoven, Ludwig Wittgenstein, and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.
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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Songwriter, Pianist, Musician
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and ...more
Ludwig Wittgenstein is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Architect, Philosopher, Teacher
Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein was an Austrian-British philosopher who worked primarily in logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of mind, and the philosophy of language. From ...more
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Architect
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German-American architect. He is commonly referred to and was addressed as Mies, his surname. Along with Le Corbusier, Walter Gropius and Frank Lloyd Wright, he is ...more
Ludwig von Mises is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Economist, Philosopher
Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises was a philosopher, Austrian School economist, sociologist, and classical liberal. He became a prominent figure in the Austrian School of economic thought and is ...more
Ludwig Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Philosopher
Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach was a German philosopher and anthropologist best known for his book The Essence of Christianity, which provided a critique of Christianity which strongly influenced ...more
Ludwig Erhard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Businessperson
Ludwig Wilhelm Erhard was a German politician affiliated with the CDU and Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1963 until 1966. He is often famed for leading German postwar ...more
Ludwig Leichhardt is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Friedrich Wilhelm Ludwig Leichhardt, known as Ludwig Leichhardt, was a Prussian explorer and naturalist, most famous for his exploration of northern and central Australia.
Ludwig Bemelmans is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Illustrator, Screenwriter, Author
Ludwig Bemelmans was an Austria-Hungary-born American writer and illustrator of children's books and an internationally known gourmet. He is known best for the Madeline picture books. Six were ...more
Ludwig Boltzmann is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist
Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann was an Austrian physicist and philosopher whose greatest achievement was in the development of statistical mechanics, which explains and predicts how the properties of ...more
Ludwig Straniak is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Architect, Astrologer
Ludwig Straniak, was a German mystic, Germanic revivalist and most notably a pendulum dowser. He was an architect and astrologer and was used by the German military in the Third Reich, not ...more
Ludwig Donath is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Actor
Ludwig Donath, was an Austrian actor who appeared in many American films.
Ludwig Stössel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Actor, Voice acting
Ludwig Stössel was an actor born in Lockenhaus, Austria. He was one of many Jewish actors and actresses who were forced to flee Europe when the Nazis came to power in 1933. Stössel ...more
Ludwig Abeille is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Pianist
Johann Christian Ludwig Abeille was a German pianist and composer. His father was baronial valet in Bayreuth. He was educated at the Karlsschule in Stuttgart where his teachers were Antonio ...more
Ludwig Büchner is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Physician, Philosopher
Friedrich Karl Christian Ludwig Büchner was a German philosopher, physiologist and physician who became one of the exponents of 19th century scientific materialism. Büchner was born at ...more
Ludwig Mond is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Chemist, Scientist
Dr Ludwig Mond, was a German-born chemist and industrialist who took British nationality.
Ludwig Börne is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig Börne Writer
Karl Ludwig Börne was a German political writer and satirist.
Ludwig von Moos is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig von Moos
Ludwig von Moos was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council. Von Moos was a member of the cantonal government of Obwalden from 1946 to 1959. He was elected to the Federal ...more
Ludwig Milde is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig Milde
Ludwig Milde is known primarily as a composer of music for the bassoon. In particular, his 25 Studies in Scales and Chords and his 50 Concert Studies are widely played to this day.
Ludwig Scotty is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig Scotty Politician
Ludwig Derangadage Scotty is a Nauruan politician who twice served as President of Nauru and has been Speaker of Parliament since 2013. He served as President from 29 May 2003 to 8 August 2003 ...more
Ludwig Forrer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig Forrer
Ludwig Forrer was a Swiss politician and member of the Swiss Federal Council. He was elected to the Swiss Federal Council on 11 December 1902 and handed over office on 31 December 1917. He was ...more
Ludwig Lachmann is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Scientist, Economist
Ludwig Maurits Lachmann was a German economist who became a member of and important contributor to the Austrian School of economics.
Ludwig von Bertalanffy is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Scientist
Karl Ludwig von Bertalanffy was an Austrian-born biologist known as one of the founders of general systems theory. GST is an interdisciplinary practice that describes systems with interacting ...more
Ludwig Friedrich Leopold von G... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Ludwig Friedrich Leopold von Gerlach
Leopold von Gerlach was a Prussian army general, adjutant to Frederick William IV of Prussia and a Protestant conservative associate of Otto von Bismarck.
Ludwig Berger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Cinematographer
Ludwig Berger was a German film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.He directed 36 films between 1920 and 1969. Berger began working in the German film industry during the Weimar ...more
Ludwig Klages is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ludwig
Psychologist, Philosopher
Ludwig Klages was a German philosopher, psychologist and a theoretician in the field of handwriting analysis.