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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg and be of some renown.

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