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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
Pianist, Musician, Composer
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
Wolfgang Gartner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Record producer, Disc jockey
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
Businessperson, Restaurateur, Actor
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 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
Television director, Film Producer, Screenwriter
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
Bassist, Guitarist, Musician
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
Fashion designer, Designer
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
Race car driver
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
Luger, Athlete
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
Artist, Photographer
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
Physicist, Scientist
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
Television director, Film Producer, Animator
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
Conductor
Wolfgang Fortner was a German composer, composition teacher and conductor.
Wolfgang Busch is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Film Producer, Cinematographer, Film Editor
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
Violinist
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
Wolfgang Rindler is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Wolfgang
Physicist
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 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 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
Physicist, Scientist
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
Psychologist
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
Physicist
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
Physicist
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
Luger, Athlete
← 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 Actor
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
Guitarist
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