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List of notable or famous programmers from Germany, with bios and photos, including the top programmers born in Germany and even some popular programmers who immigrated to Germany. If you're trying to find out the names of famous German programmers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These programmers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known programmer from Germany is included when available.

Everything from Daniel Kudwien to Uwe Schmidt is included on this list.

This historic programmers from Germany list can help answer the questions "Who are some German programmers of note?" and "Who are the most famous programmers from Germany?" These prominent programmers of Germany may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected German programmers.

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Bernd Schmidt is a retired German football player. He spent 7 seasons in the Bundesliga with SV Werder Bremen. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 75

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Age: 37

Birthplace: Karlsruhe, Germany

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Georg C. F. Greve is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Programmers from Germany
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Georg C. F. Greve is a self-taught software developer, academically trained physicist and author. He has been working on technology politics since 2001 when he founded the Free Software Foundation Europe. Greve has been working full-time as president for FSFE since early 2001. In June 2009 he handed over the presidency of the FSFE to Karsten Gerloff. His responsibilities for FSFE included coordination of the General Assembly, supporting local representatives in their work, working on political and legal issues as well as projects and giving speeches or informing journalists to spread knowledge about free software. In addition, Georg Greve also worked as a consultant, representing Google in ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 45

Birthplace: Heligoland, Germany

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Harald Welte is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Programmers from Germany
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Harald Welte

Harald Welte is a programmer resident in Berlin, Germany. Within the free software community, Welte is well known as a hacker of the Linux kernel and for his activities in enforcing the GNU General Public License, the license that governs the use of much of free software. Welte is also involved in a number of free software projects, such as Openmoko, and the netfilter/iptables project. He is an active member of the Chaos Computer Club. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: Germany