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

List of famous alumni from University of Rostock, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from University of Rostock include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished University of Rostock alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended University of Rostock 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 University of Rostock.

List ranges from Rudolf Steiner to Tycho Brahe, plus much more.

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

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Tycho Brahe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Chemist, Nobleman, Astronomer Tycho Brahe, born Tyge Ottesen Brahe, was a Danish nobleman known for his accurate and comprehensive astronomical and planetary observations. He was born in Scania, then part of Denmark, now ...more

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Rudolf Steiner is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Scientist, Architect, Philosopher Rudolf Joseph Lorenz Steiner was an Austrian philosopher, social reformer, architect, and esotericist. Steiner gained initial recognition at the end of the nineteenth century as a literary ...more

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Friedrich Hund is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Physicist Friedrich Hermann Hund was a German physicist from Karlsruhe known for his work on atoms and molecules. Hund worked at the Universities of Rostock, Leipzig, Jena, Frankfurt am Main, and ...more

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Gustav Mie is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Physicist Gustav Adolf Feodor Wilhelm Ludwig Mie was a German physicist.

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Albrecht Kossel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Ludwig Karl Martin Leonhard Albrecht Kossel was a German biochemist and pioneer in the study of genetics. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 1910 for his work in ...more

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Martin Noth is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Martin Noth was a German scholar of the Hebrew Bible who specialized in the pre-Exilic history of the Hebrews. With Gerhard von Rad he pioneered the traditional-historical approach to biblical ...more

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Fritz Reuter is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Fritz Reuter Writer Fritz Reuter was a novelist from Northern Germany who was a prominent contributor to Low German literature.

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Harald Ringstorff is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Harald Ringstorff Politician Harald Ringstorff is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party and was minister-president of the state of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern. He headed a coalition government of the SPD and PDS ...more

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Karl Robert Eduard von Hartman... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann Philosopher Karl Robert Eduard von Hartmann was a German philosopher.

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Daniel Georg Morhof is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Daniel Georg Morhof was a German writer and scholar. He was born at Wismar. He first studied jurisprudence and then literae humaniores at the University of Rostock, where his elegant Latin ...more

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Christen Sørensen Longomontanu... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Christen Sørensen Longomontanus Christen Sørensen Longomontanus was a Danish astronomer. The name Longomontanus was a Latinized form of the name of the village of Lomborg, Jutland, Denmark, where he was born. His ...more

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Heinrich Schliemann is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann was a German businessman and a pioneer of field archaeology. He was an advocate of the historical reality of places mentioned in the works of Homer. Schliemann was an ...more

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Johann von Rist is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Johann von Rist Johann von Rist was a German poet and dramatist best known for the hymns he wrote.

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Walther Flemming is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Walther Flemming Walther Flemming was a German biologist and a founder of cytogenetics. He was born in Sachsenberg as the fifth child and only son of the psychiatrist Carl Friedrich Flemming and his second wife, ...more

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Christian Reiher is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Mathematician Christian Reiher is a German mathematician. He is the fourth most successful participant in the history of the International Mathematical Olympiad, having won four gold medals in the years 2000 ...more

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Christian Scriver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Christian Scriver Christian Scriver was a German Lutheran minister and devotional writer.

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Johan Wilcke is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Johan Wilcke Physicist Johan Carl Wilcke was a Swedish physicist. Wilcke was born in Wismar, son of a clergyman who in 1739 was appointed second pastor of the German Church in Stockholm. He went to the German school ...more

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Klaus G. Hoehn is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Klaus G. Hoehn is Vice President, Advanced Technology and Engineering, a position he has held since January 2006. He is responsible for directing advanced technology development and engineering ...more

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Erkki Nghimtina is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Erkki Nghimtina Politician Erkki Nghimtina is a Namibian politician. A member of the South West Africa People's Organization, Nghimtina has been a member of the National Assembly of Namibia since 1995 and the Minister of ...more

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Joachim Gauck is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Activist, Pastor Joachim Gauck is the President of Germany, serving since March 2012. A former Lutheran pastor, he came to prominence as an anti-communist civil rights activist in East Germany. During the 1989 ...more

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Gustaf Banér is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Gustaf Banér Gustaf Banér was a Swedish nobleman and member of the Privy Council of Sweden. Gustaf Axelsson Banér was born at Djursholm Castle, the son of the Privy Council Axel Nilsson and ...more

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Wenceslaus Johann Gustav Karst... is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous University Of Rostock Alumni
Wenceslaus Johann Gustav Karsten Wenceslaus Johann Gustav Karsten was a German mathematician. In 1768, Karsten published a graphic representation of infinitely many logarithms of real and complex numbers.