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List of famous alumni from Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg.

Alumni include Joseph Goebbels, F. W. Murnau and many more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg?” and “Which celebrities are Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg alumni?”

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Joseph Goebbels is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician, Screenwriter, Author Paul Joseph Goebbels was a German politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda in Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. As one of Adolf Hitler's closest associates and most devoted followers, he was ...more

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Dmitri Mendeleev is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist, Inventor, Scientist Dmitri Ivanovich Mendeleev was a Russian chemist and inventor. He formulated the Periodic Law, created his own version of the periodic table of elements, and used it to correct the properties of ...more

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Wilhelm Frick is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician Wilhelm Frick was a prominent German politician of the Nazi Party, who served as Reich Minister of the Interior in the Hitler Cabinet from 1933 to 1943. After the end of World War II, he was ...more

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Johannes Trithemius is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Writer Johannes Trithemius, born Johann Heidenberg, was a German Benedictine abbot and a polymath active in the German Renaissance, as a lexicographer, chronicler, cryptographer and occultist. He took ...more

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Robert Herbert Story is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Robert Herbert Story was a Scottish divine and Principal of the University of Glasgow.

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Johann Georg Faust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Astrologer Dr. Johann Georg Faust, also known in English as John Faustus, was an itinerant alchemist, astrologer, and magician of the German Renaissance. His life became the nucleus of the popular tale of ...more

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Gianni Vattimo is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician, Author, Philosopher Gianteresio Vattimo, is an Italian philosopher and politician.

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Gustav Krupp von Bohlen und Ha... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Businessperson, Nobleman Gustav Georg Friedrich Maria Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach, nicknamed "Taffi", ran the German Friedrich Krupp AG heavy industry conglomerate from 1909 until 1941. He was indicted for ...more

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F. W. Murnau is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Film Producer, Film Director Friedrich Wilhelm "F. W." Murnau Murnau was greatly influenced by Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Shakespeare and Ibsen plays he had seen at the age of 12, and became a friend of director Max ...more

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Ludwig Feuerbach is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Philosopher Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach was a German philosopher and anthropologist best known for his book The Essence of Christianity, which provided a critique of Christianity which strongly influenced ...more

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Francis Robert Japp is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist Francis Robert Japp was a British chemist who discovered the Japp-Klingemann reaction in 1887. He was born in Dundee, Scotland, the son of James Japp, a minister of the Catholic Apostolic ...more

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Otto Fritz Meyerhof is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Biochemist, Chemist, Scientist Otto Fritz Meyerhof ForMemRS was a German physician and biochemist.

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Max Weber is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Sociologist, Economist, Philosopher Karl Emil Maximilian "Max" Weber was a German sociologist, philosopher, and political economist whose ideas profoundly influenced social theory and social research. Weber is often ...more

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Julius Plücker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Mathematician, Physicist, Scientist Julius Plücker was a German mathematician and physicist. He made fundamental contributions to the field of analytical geometry and was a pioneer in the investigations of cathode rays that ...more

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Karl Pearson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Mathematician, Writer, Statistician Karl Pearson FRS was an influential English mathematician and biometrician. He has been credited with establishing the discipline of mathematical statistics, and contributed significantly to the ...more

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Eugene W. Hilgard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Geologist Eugene Woldemar Hilgard was a German-American expert on pedology. An authority on soil chemistry and reclamation of alkali soils, he is considered the father of modern soil science in the United ...more

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Talcott Parsons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Sociologist Talcott Parsons was an American sociologist who served on the faculty of Harvard University from 1927 to 1973. Parsons developed a general theory for the study of society called action theory, ...more

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James Franck is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist, Scientist James Franck was a German physicist and Nobel laureate.

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Osip Mandelstam is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Poet, Essayist Osip Emilyevich Mandelstam was a Russian poet and essayist who lived in Russia during and after its revolution and the rise of the Soviet Union and husband of Nadezhda Mandelstam. He was one of ...more

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Fritz Haber is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist, Scientist, Engineer Fritz Haber was a German chemist of Jewish origin who received the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1918 for his development of the Haber process, which was the first industrially perfected method of ...more

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Adolf Bastian is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Ethnographer, Writer Adolf Bastian was a 19th-century polymath best remembered for his contributions to the development of ethnography and the development of anthropology as a discipline. Modern psychology owes him ...more

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Erich Fromm is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Psychoanalyst, Psychologist, Scientist Erich Seligmann Fromm was a German social psychologist, psychoanalyst, sociologist, humanistic philosopher, and democratic socialist. He was associated with the Frankfurt School of critical

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Adolf von Baeyer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist Johann Friedrich Wilhelm Adolf von Baeyer was a German chemist who synthesized indigo, and was the 1905 recipient of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry.

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Adolph Wagner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician, Economist Adolph Wagner was a German economist and politician, a leading Kathedersozialist and public finance scholar and advocate of agrarianism. Wagner's law of increasing state activity is named after

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Franz Boas is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Anthropologist, Scientist Franz Uri Boas was a German-American anthropologist and a pioneer of modern anthropology who has been called the "Father of American Anthropology". Studying in Germany, Boas was ...more

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Wolfgang Ketterle is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
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

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Otto Heinrich Warburg is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Scientist Otto Heinrich Warburg, son of physicist Emil Warburg, was a German physiologist, medical doctor and Nobel laureate. He served as an officer in the elite Uhlan during the First World War, and was ...more

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Ludwig Mond is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist, Scientist Dr Ludwig Mond, was a German-born chemist and industrialist who took British nationality.

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Matthias Jakob Schleiden is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Botanist Matthias Jakob Schleiden was a German botanist and co-founder of the cell theory, along with Theodor Schwann and Rudolf Virchow. Born in Hamburg, Schleiden was educated at Heidelberg, then ...more

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José Rizal is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Poet, Novelist, Physician José Protasio Rizal Mercado y Alonso Realonda was a Filipino nationalist, novelist, poet, ophthalmologist, journalist, and revolutionary. He is widely considered one of the greatest ...more

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Fritz Mannheimer is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Banker, Financier Fritz Sjölin Mannheimer was a German-born and, from 1936, Dutch banker and art collector who was the director of the Amsterdam branch of the Berlin-based investment bank Mendelssohn & ...more

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W. Somerset Maugham is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Novelist, Author, Physician William Somerset Maugham CH was a British playwright, novelist and short story writer. He was among the most popular writers of his era and reputedly the highest paid author during the 1930s. ...more

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Theodor W. Hänsch is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist, Professor Theodor Wolfgang Hänsch is a German physicist. He received one fourth of the 2005 Nobel Prize in Physics for "contributions to the development of laser-based precision spectroscopy, ...more

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Gustav Mie is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist Gustav Adolf Feodor Wilhelm Ludwig Mie was a German physicist.

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Gustav Radbruch is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician, Lawyer Gustav Radbruch was a German legal scholar and politician. He served as Minister of Justice of Germany during the early Weimar period. Radbruch is also regarded as one of the most influential ...more

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Philipp Lenard is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist, Scientist Philipp Eduard Anton von Lenard, was a German physicist and the winner of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 1905 for his research on cathode rays and the discovery of many of their properties. He ...more

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Heike Kamerlingh Onnes is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist Heike Kamerlingh Onnes was a Dutch physicist and Nobel laureate. He exploited the Hampson-Linde cycle to investigate how materials behave when cooled to nearly absolute zero and later to liquefy ...more

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Max Wolf is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Astronomer Maximilian Franz Joseph Cornelius Wolf was a German astronomer and a pioneer in the field of astrophotography. He was Chairman of Astronomy at the University of Heidelberg and Director of the ...more

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Wilhelm Wundt is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Psychologist, Scientist Wilhelm Maximilian Wundt was a German physician, physiologist, philosopher, and professor, known today as one of the founding figures of modern psychology. Wundt, who noted psychology as a ...more

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Othniel Charles Marsh is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Othniel Charles Marsh was an American paleontologist. Marsh was one of the preeminent scientists in the field; the discovery or description of dozens of new species and theories on the origins ...more

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Karol Olszewski is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Mathematician, Physicist, Chemist Karol Stanisław Olszewski was a Polish chemist, mathematician and physicist.

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Helmut Kohl is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Politician, Historian Helmut Josef Michael Kohl is a German conservative politician and statesman. He served as Chancellor of Germany from 1982 to 1998 and as the chairman of the Christian Democratic Union from 1973 ...more

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Wilhelm Traube is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist Wilhelm Traube was a German chemist.

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Jacob Marschak is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Scientist, Economist Jacob Marschak was a Russian-American economist, known as "the Father of Econometrics".

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Adolph Kussmaul is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Scientist, Surgeon Adolph Kussmaul was a German physician and a leading clinician of his time. He was born as the son and grandson of physicians at Graben near Karlsruhe and studied at Heidelberg. He entered the ...more

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George Ferdinand Becker is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Geologist George Ferdinand Becker was an American geologist. His most important work was in connection with the origin and mode of occurrence of ore deposits, especially those of the western United

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Ferdinand Hurter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Chemist Ferdinand Hurter was a Swiss industrial chemist who settled in England. He also carried out research into photography.

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Philipp Melanchthon is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Astrologer Philipp Melanchthon, born Philipp Schwartzerdt, was a German reformer, collaborator with Martin Luther, the first systematic theologian of the Protestant Reformation, intellectual leader of the ...more

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John Bates Clark is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Economist John Bates Clark was an American neoclassical economist. He was one of the pioneers of the marginalist revolution and opponent to the Institutionalist school of economics, and spent most of his ...more

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Martin Beneke is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Ruprecht Karl University Of Heidelberg Alumni
Physicist Martin Beneke is a German physicist.