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Who knew there were so many famous people named Werner in the world? Our list of celebrities named Werner 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 Werners 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 Werner, actors named Werner, and much more. Werner Herzog, Werner Heisenberg, and Werner Klemperer are only a few of the well-known people named Werner on this list.
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Werner Herzog is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Businessperson, Television director, Television producer Werner Herzog Stipetić, known as Werner Herzog, is a German film director, producer, screenwriter, author, actor and opera director. Herzog is considered one of the greatest figures of the New ...more

Werner Heisenberg is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Physicist, Scientist Werner Karl Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist and one of the key pioneers of quantum mechanics. He published his work in 1925 in a breakthrough paper. In the subsequent series of ...more

Werner Klemperer is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Musician, Actor Werner Klemperer was a German-born American stage, film, and television actor and musician. Born in Cologne, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, Klemperer and his family fled Germany in 1935. After ...more

Werner Schroeter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Opera Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter Werner Schroeter was a German film director, screenwriter, and opera director known for his stylistic excess. Schroeter was cited by Rainer Werner Fassbinder as an influence both on his own work ...more

Werner Bischof is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Photographer Werner Bischof was a Swiss photographer and photojournalist.

Werner Forssmann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Physician Werner Theodor Otto Forßmann was a physician from Germany who shared the 1956 Nobel Prize in Medicine for developing a procedure that allowed for cardiac catheterization. In 1929, he put ...more

Werner Günthör is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Günthör is a former Swiss track and field athlete, who was the best shot putter in the history of Swiss track and field.

Werner von Blomberg is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Military Officer Werner Eduard Fritz von Blomberg was a German Generalfeldmarschall, Minister of War, and Commander-in-Chief of the German Armed Forces until January 1938.

Werner Voss is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Voss was a World War I German flying ace credited with 48 aerial victories. Voss, a dyer's son from Krefeld, was a patriotic young man even while still in school. He began his military ...more

Werner Preuss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Leutnant Werner Preuss, Royal House Order of Hohenzollern, Iron Cross, was a World War I fighter ace credited with 22 victories.

Werner Hoeger is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Luger Werner Hoeger is a professor emeritus of exercise science at Boise State University. He has published 58 editions of Fitness & Wellness college textbooks. He is one of the most widely read ...more

Werner Seligmann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Architect Werner Seligmann, was an architect, urban designer and educator.

Werner Faymann is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Faymann is an Austrian politician who has been Chancellor of Austria and chairman of the Social Democratic Party of Austria since 2008.

Werner Arber is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Arber is a Swiss microbiologist and geneticist. Along with American researchers Hamilton Smith and Daniel Nathans, Werner Arber shared the 1978 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for ...more

Werner Vogels is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Computer scientist Werner Hans Peter Vogels is the chief technology officer and Vice President of Amazon.com in charge of driving technology innovation within the company. Vogels has broad internal and external ...more

Werner Haas is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Haas Pianist Werner Haas was a German classical pianist. He was known for his performances of early 20th century compositions, particularly those of Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. He had a wide repertoire ...more

Werner Müller is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Müller Mathematician Werner Müller is a German mathematician. His research focuses on global analysis and automorphic forms.

Werner Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Lorenz Politician Werner Lorenz was SS head of the Hauptamt Volksdeutsche Mittelstelle an organization charged with settling ethnic Germans in the German Reich from other parts of Europe.

Werner Best is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Best Dr. Werner Best was a German Nazi, jurist, police chief, SS-Obergruppenführer and Nazi Party leader from Darmstadt, Hesse. He studied law and in 1927 obtained his doctorate degree at ...more

Werner Bergengruen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Bergengruen Novelist Werner Bergengruen was a Baltic German novelist and poet.

Werner Haas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Haas Werner Haas is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Germany. He became Germany's first motorcycle world champion when he won the 1953 FIM 125 and 250 World Championship for NSU. The ...more

Werner Pochath is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Casting Director, Actor Werner Pochath was an Austrian film actor. He had been the partner of the ballet director of the Hamburg State Opera John Neumeier.

Werner Eisbrenner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Werner Friedrich Emil Eisbrenner (2 December 1908, Berlin – 7 November 1981, Berlin) was a German composer and conductor, best known for his film music. Eisbrenner studied church music and ...more

Werner van den Valckert is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Painter, Artist Werner van den Valckert was a Dutch Golden Age painter and engraver.

Werner Janssen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Conductor, Composer Hans-Werner Janssen was an American conductor of classical music, and composer of classical music and film scores.

Werner Schmidt-Boelcke is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Composer Werner Schmidt-Boelcke was a film score composer.

Werner Daehn is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Actor Werner Daehn is a German actor with an international reputation, who has worked with Vin Diesel and Samuel L. Jackson in xXx, with Jason Priestley in Colditz an ITV1 2005 miniseries, with Bill ...more

Werner Krauss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Actor Werner Johannes Krauss was a German stage and film actor.

Werner Heel is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Alpine skier, Athlete Werner Heel is an alpine skiier.

Werner Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Jacobs Screenwriter, Film Editor, Film Director Werner Jacobs was a German film director.

Werner Schlichting is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Set Decorator, Art Director, Film Art Director Werner Schlichting was a film production designer, art director, and set decorator.

Werner Peters is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Actor Werner Peters is an actor.

Werner Muff is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Athlete, Horse trainer, Equestrian Werner Muff is an athlete. He represented Switzerland in the 2012 Summer Olympics.

Werner Lambersy is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Poet Werner Lambersy is a French-speaking poet from Belgium.

Werner Schwab is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Playwright Werner Schwab was an Austrian playwright and visual artist.

Werner R. Heymann is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Film Score Composer Werner R. Heymann was a German composer active in Germany and in Hollywood.

Werner Schünemann is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Screenwriter, Actor, Film Director Werner Schünemann is a Brazilian actor and film director.

Werner Hildenbrand is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Mathematician, Economist Werner Hildenbrand is a German economist and mathematician. He was educated at the University of Heidelberg, where he received his Diplom in mathematics, applied mathematics and physics in 1961. ...more

Werner Emmanuel Bachmann is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Chemist Werner Emmanuel Bachmann was an American chemist. Bachmann was born in Detroit, Michigan where he studied chemistry and chemical engineering at Wayne State University and later at the University ...more

Werner Jörg Lüddecke is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Screenwriter Werner Jörg Lüddecke was an author and a screenwriter.

Werner Sobek is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Architect, Structural engineer, Engineer Werner Sobek is a German architect and structural engineer.

Werner Jaeger is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Wilhelm Jaeger was a classicist of the 20th century.

Werner Hamacher is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Literary critic, Philosopher Werner Hamacher is a German literary critic and theorist influenced by deconstruction. Hamacher studied philosophy, comparative literature and religious studies at the Free University of Berlin ...more

Werner Schumacher is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Actor Werner Schumacher was a German actor. From 1971 until 1986 he starred in the Süddeutscher Rundfunk version of the popular television crime series Tatort.

Werner Egk is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Conductor, Composer Werner Egk, born Werner Joseph Mayer, was a German composer.

Werner Hinz is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Actor Werner Hinz was a German film actor. He appeared in 70 films between 1935 and 1984.

Werner Meyer-Eppler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Physicist Werner Meyer-Eppler, was a Belgian-born German physicist, experimental acoustician, phoneticist and information theorist. Meyer-Eppler was born in Antwerp. He studied mathematics, physics, and ...more

Werner Wolf Glaser is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Conductor Werner Wolf Glaser was a German-born Swedish composer, conductor, pianist, professor, music critic, and poet.

Werner Sombart is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Sombart Economist Werner Sombart was a German economist and sociologist, the head of the “Youngest Historical School” and one of the leading Continental European social scientists during the first quarter of the ...more

Werner Fenchel is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Werner
Werner Fenchel Mathematician Moritz Werner Fenchel was a mathematician known for his contributions to geometry and to optimization theory. Fenchel established the basic results of convex analysis and nonlinear optimization ...more