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Famous People Named Wilhelm

Updated October 13, 2018 1.3k views100 items
Ever thought about how many famous people named Wilhelm are out there? This list of celebrities named Wilhelm will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Wilhelms below include actors named Wilhelm and athletes named Wilhelm, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Wilhelm who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Wilhelms below include Wilhelm II, Wilhelm Röntgen, and Wilhelm Kempff.
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  • Wilhelm II
    Wilhelm II or William II (German: Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wilhelm Röntgen

    AgeDec. at 78 (1845-1923)

    BirthplaceRemscheid, Germany

    Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen (; German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈʁœntɡən]; 27 March 1845 – 10 February 1923) was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Kempff

    Wilhelm Kempff

    Pianist, Composer

    AgeDec. at 96 (1895-1991)

    BirthplaceJüterbog, Germany

    Wilhelm Walter Friedrich Kempff (25 November 1895 – 23 May 1991) was a German pianist and... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Wilhelm von Humboldt

    Diplomat, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 68 (1767-1835)

    BirthplacePotsdam, Germany

    Friedrich Wilhelm Christian Karl Ferdinand von Humboldt (, also US: , UK: , German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Backhaus

    AgeDec. at 85 (1884-1969)

    BirthplaceLeipzig, Germany

    Wilhelm Backhaus ('Bachaus' on some record labels) (26 March 1884 – 5 July 1969) was a German... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Reich

    Wilhelm Reich

    Psychiatrist, Psychoanalyst

    AgeDied at 60 (1897-1957)

    BirthplaceDobrianychi

    Wilhelm Reich (; German: [ʁaɪç]; 24 March 1897 – 3 November 1957) was an Austrian doctor of... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Maybach

    Wilhelm Maybach

    Inventor, Engineer

    AgeDec. at 83 (1846-1929)

    BirthplaceHeilbronn, Germany

    Wilhelm Maybach (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈmaɪbax]; 9 February 1846 – 29 December... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Frick

    Wilhelm Frick

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 69 (1877-1946)

    BirthplaceAlsenz, Germany

    Wilhelm Frick (12 March 1877 – 16 October 1946) was a prominent German politician of the Nazi... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Keitel
    Wilhelm Bodewin Johann Gustav Keitel (22 September 1882 – 16 October 1946) was a German field... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Wieben

    Wilhelm Wieben

    Journalist

    Age85

    BirthplaceHennstedt, Dithmarschen, Germany

    Wilhelm Wieben (2 June 1935 – 13 June 2019) was a German journalist, actor and author. He was... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Pieck

    Wilhelm Pieck

    Politician

    AgeDec. at 84 (1876-1960)

    BirthplaceGuben, Germany

    Friedrich Wilhelm Reinhold Pieck (German pronunciation: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈpiːk]; 3 January 1876 – 7... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Friedemann Bach
    Wilhelm Friedemann Bach (22 November 1710 – 1 July 1784), the second child and eldest son of... more on Wikipedia
  • AgeDec. at 41 (1895-1936)

    BirthplaceSchwerin, Germany

    Wilhelm Gustloff (30 January 1895 – 4 February 1936) was the founder of the Swiss NSDAP/AO... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Beiglböck

    AgeDec. at 58 (1905-1963)

    BirthplaceHochneukirchen-Gschaidt, Austria

    Wilhelm Franz Josef Beiglböck (October 10, 1905, in Hochneukirchen (Hochneukirchen-Gschaidt),... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Dilthey

    Wilhelm Dilthey

    Psychologist, Philosopher

    AgeDec. at 78 (1833-1911)

    BirthplaceBiebrich, Germany

    Wilhelm Dilthey (; German: [ˈvɪlhɛlm ˈdɪltaɪ]; 19 November 1833 – 1 October 1911) was a German... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Reinhard may refer to: Wilhelm Reinhard (pilot): A World War I pilot Wilhelm Reinhard... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Frankl (20 December 1893 – 8 April 1917), Pour le Mérite, Royal House Order of... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Busch

    Wilhelm Busch

    Painter, Poet

    AgeDec. at 76 (1832-1908)

    BirthplaceWiedensahl, Germany

    Heinrich Christian Wilhelm Busch (15 April 1832 – 9 January 1908) was a German humorist, poet,... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Lanzky-Otto
    Wilhelm Lanzky-Otto (January 30, 1909 – April 13, 1991) was a Danish-born horn player. He is... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Wundt

    Wilhelm Wundt

    Psychologist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 88 (1832-1920)

    BirthplaceMannheim, Germany

    Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt (; German: [vʊnt]; 16 August 1832 – 31 August 1920) was a German... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Wien

    Wilhelm Wien

    Physicist

    AgeDec. at 64 (1864-1928)

    BirthplacePrimorsk, Kaliningrad Oblast, Lithuania

    Wilhelm Carl Werner Otto Fritz Franz Wien (German: [ˈviːn]; 13 January 1864 – 30 August 1928)... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Ostwald

    AgeDec. at 79 (1853-1932)

    BirthplaceRiga, Latvia

    Friedrich Wilhelm Ostwald (2 September [O.S. 21 August] 1853 – 4 April 1932) was a Baltic... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wilhelm Sasnal

    Painter, Film Producer

    Age47

    BirthplaceTarnów, Poland

    Wilhelm Sasnal (born December 29, 1972) is a Polish painter, photographer, poster artist,... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm von Homburg

    Wrestler, Actor

    AgeDec. at 64 (1940-2004)

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Norbert Grupe (August 25, 1939 – March 10, 2004), better known outside Germany by his stage... more on Wikipedia
  • Wilhelm Denifl

    Wilhelm Denifl

    Nordic combined skier, Athlete

    Age39

    BirthplaceRum, Tyrol, Austria

    Wilhelm Denifl (born 10 November 1980) is a retired Austrian nordic combined skier who has... more on Wikipedia