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Famous People Named Wolfgang

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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.
  • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

    Pianist, Musician

    AgeDec. at 35 (1756-1791)

    BirthplaceSalzburg, Austria

    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wolfgang Gartner

    Wolfgang Gartner

    Record producer, Disc jockey


    BirthplaceSan Luis Obispo, California, U.S.

    Joseph Thomas Youngman (born March 17, 1982), better known by his stage name Wolfgang Gartner,... more on Wikipedia


    #126 of 330 The Best DJs in the World Right Now#231 of 418 The Most Influential DJs of All Time

  • Wolfgang Puck

    Wolfgang Puck

    Businessperson, Restaurateur


    BirthplaceSankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

    Wolfgang Johannes Puck (né Topfschnig; born July 8, 1949) is an Austrian-American chef,... more on Wikipedia

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  • Wolfgang Overath

    Wolfgang Overath

    Wolfgang Overath (born 29 September 1943) is a former West German footballer. A true one-club... more on Wikipedia


    #91 of 1,816 The Best Athletes Of All Time#690 of 1,310 The Best Soccer Players of All Time

  • Wolfgang Petersen

    Wolfgang Petersen

    Television director, Film Producer


    BirthplaceEmden, Germany

    Wolfgang Petersen (born 14 March 1941) is a German film director, film producer and... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Van Halen

    Wolfgang Van Halen

    Bassist, Guitarist


    BirthplaceSanta Monica, California

    Wolfgang William Van Halen (born March 16, 1991) is an American musician who is currently the... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Joop

    Wolfgang Joop

    Fashion designer, Designer


    BirthplacePotsdam, Germany

    Wolfgang Joop (born November 18, 1944) is a German fashion designer. He is the founder of the... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang von Trips

    Wolfgang von Trips

    Race car driver

    AgeDec. at 33 (1928-1961)

    BirthplaceCologne, Germany

    Wolfgang Alexander Albert Eduard Maximilian Reichsgraf Berghe von Trips (4 May 1928 – 10... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Linger

    Wolfgang Linger

    Luger, Athlete


    BirthplaceHall in Tirol, Austria

    Wolfgang Linger (born 4 November 1982 in Hall in Tirol) is an Austrian retired luger who has... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Tillmans

    Wolfgang Tillmans

    Artist, Photographer


    BirthplaceRemscheid, Germany

    Wolfgang Tillmans (born 16 August 1968) is a German photographer. His diverse body of work is... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Pauli

    Wolfgang Pauli

    Physicist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 58 (1900-1958)

    BirthplaceEurope, Austria, Vienna, Central Europe

    Wolfgang Ernst Pauli (; German: [ˈvɔlfɡaŋ ˈpaʊli]; 25 April 1900 – 15 December 1958) was an... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Reitherman

    Wolfgang Reitherman

    Television director, Film Producer

    AgeDec. at 76 (1909-1985)

    BirthplaceMunich, Germany

    Wolfgang Reitherman (native Wolfgang Reithermann; June 26, 1909 – May 22, 1985), also known... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Fortner

    AgeDec. at 80 (1907-1987)

    BirthplaceLeipzig, Germany

    Wolfgang Fortner (12 October 1907 – 5 September 1987) was a German composer, composition... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Busch

    Wolfgang Busch

    Film Producer, Cinematographer


    BirthplaceHeppenheim, Germany

    Wolfgang Busch (born November 6, 1955 in Heppenheim, Germany) is a two time Humanitarian award... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Schneiderhan

    AgeDec. at 87 (1915-2002)

    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Wolfgang Eduard Schneiderhan (May 28, 1915 – May 18, 2002) was an Austrian classical... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Rindler


    BirthplaceVienna, Austria

    Wolfgang Rindler (18 May 1924 – 8 February 2019) was a physicist working in the field of... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Abel
    Wolfgang Abel (born March 25, 1959 in Düsseldorf) and Marco Furlan (born January 16, 1960 in... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Bötsch
    Wolfgang Bötsch (8 September 1938 in Bad Kreuznach – 14 October 2017 in Würzburg) was a German... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang K. H. Panofsky

    Physicist, Scientist

    AgeDec. at 88 (1919-2007)

    BirthplaceBerlin, Germany

    Wolfgang Kurt Hermann "Pief" Panofsky (April 24, 1919 – September 24, 2007), was a... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Köhler

    Wolfgang Köhler


    AgeDec. at 80 (1887-1967)

    BirthplaceTallinn, Estonia

    Wolfgang Köhler (21 January 1887 – 11 June 1967) was a German psychologist and phenomenologist... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Ketterle


    BirthplaceHeidelberg, Germany

    Wolfgang Ketterle (born 21 October 1957) is a German physicist and professor of physics at the... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Paul

    Wolfgang Paul


    AgeDec. at 80 (1913-1993)

    BirthplaceZeithain, Germany

    Wolfgang Paul (10 August 1913 – 7 December 1993) was a German physicist, who co-developed the... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Kindl

    Wolfgang Kindl

    Luger, Athlete


    BirthplaceInnsbruck, Austria

    Wolfgang Kindl (born 18 April 1988) is an Austrian world champion luger who has competed since... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Grönebaum

    Wolfgang Grönebaum


    AgeDec. at 71 (1927-1998)

    BirthplaceGrabs, Switzerland

    Wolfgang Grönebaum (14 March 1927 – 16 March 1998) was a German actor. He appeared in 26 films... more on Wikipedia
  • Wolfgang Muthspiel


    BirthplaceJudenburg, Austria

    Wolfgang Muthspiel (born 2 March 1965, Judenburg, Austria) is an Austrian jazz guitarist and... more on Wikipedia