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Ever thought about how many famous people named Wolfgang are out there? This list of celebrities named Wolfgang will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Wolfgangs below include actors named Wolfgang and athletes named Wolfgang, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Wolfgang who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Wolfgangs below include Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Wolfgang Gartner, and Wolfgang Puck.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his ...more

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Wolfgang Gartner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Gartner Joseph Thomas Youngman, better known by his stage name Wolfgang Gartner, is an American DJ and music producer. Much of his music prior to 2010 was released through his own record label, ...more

Wolfgang Puck is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Puck Wolfgang Johannes Puck is an Austrian-born American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and occasional actor. Wolfgang Puck restaurants, catering services, cookbooks and licensed products are run by ...more

Wolfgang Overath is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Overath Wolfgang Overath is a former West German footballer. A true one-club man, Overath spent his entire professional career at 1. FC Köln. He represented his country three times in World Cup ...more

Wolfgang Petersen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Petersen Wolfgang Petersen is a German film director and screenwriter. He was nominated for two Academy Awards for the 1981 World War II submarine warfare film Das Boot. His other films include The ...more

Wolfgang Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Van Halen Wolfgang William Van Halen is an American musician. He is the bassist for Van Halen, having replaced Michael Anthony in 2006. He is also the bassist for the heavy metal band Tremonti.

Wolfgang Joop is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Joop Wolfgang Joop is a German fashion designer. He is the founder of the fashion and cosmetics company JOOP!, and father of fashion designer Jette Joop.

Wolfgang von Trips is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang von Trips Wolfgang Alexander Albert Eduard Maximilian Reichsgraf Berghe von Trips was a German racing driver. He was the son of a noble Rhineland family.

Wolfgang Linger is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Linger Wolfgang Linger is an Austrian retired luger who has competed internationally since 2000. As young children, he and his older brother Andreas learned to luge on a former Olympic luge track, and ...more

Wolfgang Tillmans is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Tillmans Wolfgang Tillmans is a German fine-art photographer. His diverse body of work is distinguished by observation of his surroundings and an ongoing investigation of the photographic medium’s ...more

Wolfgang Pauli is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Pauli Wolfgang Ernst Pauli was an Austrian-born Swiss theoretical physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics. In 1945, after having been nominated by Albert Einstein, Pauli received the ...more

Wolfgang Reitherman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Reitherman Wolfgang Reitherman, also known and sometimes credited as Woolie Reitherman, was a Disney animator and one of Disney's Nine Old Men.

Wolfgang Fortner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Fortner Wolfgang Fortner was a German composer, composition teacher and conductor.

Wolfgang Busch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Busch Wolfgang Busch was born on November 6, 1955 in Heppenheim, Germany. He is a mutable award winning documentary filmmaker, director, producer, cinematographer and editor, including a humanitarian ...more

Wolfgang Schneiderhan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Schneiderhan Wolfgang Eduard Schneiderhan was an Austrian classical violinist. Schneiderhan was born in Vienna. After briefly studying with Otakar Ševčík in Pisek, he studied with Julius Winkler in ...more

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Wolfgang Rindler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Rindler Wolfgang Rindler is a leading physicist working in the field of General Relativity where he is known for introducing the term "event horizon", Rindler coordinates, and for popularizing ...more

Wolfgang Abel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Abel Wolfgang Abel and Marco Furlan were arrested for a series of murders in Italy between 1977 and 1984. They claimed innocence, saying they were scapegoats for a police force that could not find ...more

Wolfgang Bötsch is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Bötsch Wolfgang Bötsch is a German politician, representative of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria. Between 1974 and 1976 he represented the Landtag of Bavaria and between 1993 and 1997 he was ...more

Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky Wolfgang Kurt Hermann "Pief" Panofsky, was a physicist who won many awards including the National Medal of Science.

Wolfgang Köhler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Köhler Wolfgang Köhler was a German psychologist and phenomenologist who, like Max Wertheimer, and Kurt Koffka, contributed to the creation of Gestalt psychology. During the Nazi regime in ...more

Wolfgang Ketterle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Ketterle Wolfgang Ketterle is a German physicist and professor of physics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research has focused on experiments that trap and cool atoms to temperatures ...more

Wolfgang Paul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Paul Wolfgang Paul was a German physicist, who co-developed the non-magnetic quadrupole mass filter which laid the foundation for what we now call an ion trap. He shared one-half of the Nobel Prize ...more

Wolfgang Kindl is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Kindl ← Wolfgang Kindl is an Austrian luger who has competed since 2007. At the FIL European Luge Championships 2010 in Sigulda, he won silver medals in the men's singles and mixed team events. ...more

Wolfgang Grönebaum is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Grönebaum Wolfgang Grönebaum was a German actor. He appeared in 26 films and television shows between 1968 and 1998.

Wolfgang Muthspiel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Muthspiel Wolfgang Muthspiel is an Austrian jazz guitarist and composer. He is the brother of the trombonist and pianist Christian Muthspiel. He started playing the violin at six and began study of the ...more

Wolfgang Becker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Becker Wolfgang Becker is a German film director and writer. He is best known to the international audience for his work Good Bye Lenin!.

Wolfgang G. Schwanitz is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang G. Schwanitz Wolfgang G. Schwanitz is a German-American Middle East historian. He is a specialist in comparative studies of modern international relations between the United States, the Middle East, and ...more

Wolfgang Schwarz is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Schwarz Wolfgang Schwarz is an Austrian former figure skater. He is the 1968 Olympic gold medalist, a two-time World silver medalist, and three-time European silver medalist. Prior to the Grenoble ...more

Wolfgang Preiss is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Preiss Wolfgang Preiss was a German theatre, film and television actor. The son of a teacher, in the early 1930s Preiss studied philosophy, German and drama. He also took private acting classes with ...more

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Wolfgang Droege is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Droege Wolfgang Walter Droege was a German-born Canadian white supremacist, neo-Nazi and founding leader of the Heritage Front.

Wolfgang Schäuble is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Schäuble Wolfgang Schäuble is a German politician of the Christian Democratic Union who has served as Germany's Federal Minister of Finance in the second and third Merkel cabinets since 2009. From ...more

Wolfgang Wolf is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Wolf Wolfgang Wolf is a German football coach and a former player.

Wolfgang Gurlitt is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Gurlitt Wolfgang Gurlitt was a German art dealer and collector, publisher and gallery owner.

Wolfgang Abel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Abel Wolfgang Abel was an Austrian anthropologist and one of Nazi Germany's racial biologists. He was the son of the Austrian paleontologist Othenio Abel. From 1931 Wolfgang Abel was engaged at the ...more

Wolfgang Loitzl is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Loitzl Wolfgang "Wuff" Loitzl is an Austrian former ski jumper who competed from 1997 to 2014. He won seven medals at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships with six golds and one bronze. He ...more

Wolfgang Harich is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Harich Wolfgang Harich was a philosopher and journalist in East Germany. A deserter from the German army in World War II and a member of the Socialist Unity Party of Germany, Harich became a professor ...more

Wolfgang Koeppen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Koeppen Wolfgang Arthur Reinhold Koeppen was a German novelist and one of the best known German authors of the postwar period.

Wolfgang Stampfer is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Stampfer Wolfgang Stampfer is an Austrian bobsledder who has competed since 1993. Competing in three Winter Olympics, he earned his best finish of seventh in the two-man event at Salt Lake City in 2002. ...more

Wolfgang Jeschke is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Jeschke Wolfgang Jeschke is a German sci-fi author and editor, publishing at Heyne publishing house. In 1987, he won the Harrison Award for international achievements in science fiction. He lives in

Wolfgang Kieling is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Kieling Wolfgang Kieling was a German actor. In films since childhood in his native Germany, Kieling appeared in a few American films such as Alfred Hitchcock's Torn Curtain, where he played an East ...more

Wolfgang Jörg is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Jörg Wolfgang Jörg is a German politician, representative of the Social Democratic Party. He is a member of parliament in the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia.

Wolfgang Staudte is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Staudte Wolfgang Staudte, born Georg Friedrich Staudte, was a German film director, script writer and actor. He was born in Saarbrücken. His most important work came in the ten years following ...more

Wolfgang Clement is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Clement Wolfgang Clement is a German politician. Clement was a member of the Social Democratic Party of Germany. He was Premier of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia from 1998 to 2002 and Federal ...more

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Wolfgang Unzicker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Unzicker Wolfgang Unzicker was one of the strongest German chess Grandmasters from 1945 to about 1970. He decided against making chess his profession, choosing law instead. Unzicker was at times the ...more

Wolfgang Glück is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Glück Wolfgang Glück is an Austrian film director and screenwriter. His film 38 – Auch das war Wien was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film at the 59th Academy Awards.

Wolfgang Bodison is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Bodison Wolfgang Bodison is an American actor best known for playing Lance Cpl. Harold W. Dawson in the 1992 drama A Few Good Men.

Wolfgang Ambros is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Ambros Wolfgang Ambros is an Austrian singer-songwriter, most famously known for setting the then-new trend in the 1970s known now as Austropop. He is most famous for his song "Da Hofa" and

Wolfgang Widerhofer is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Widerhofer Wolfgang Widerhofer is a film and television producer, film editor and screenwriter.

Wolfgang Weingart is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Weingart Wolfgang Weingart is an internationally known graphic designer and typographer. His work is categorized as Swiss typography and he is credited as "the father" of New Wave or Swiss Punk

Wolfgang Stegemann is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Wolfgang Stegemann Wolfgang Stegemann is an actor and stunt performer.