Wolff


Wolff

:"Alternate spellings include Wolfe, Wolf, Wulf, and Woolf."

Wolff is the surname of:
*Albert Wolff, Dutch conductor and pianist
*Lt Col Alexander Wolff, (1788–1863), British officer who served under the Duke of Wellington
*Anna Wolff–Powęska, Polish historian and political scientist
*Betje Wolff (1738–1804), Dutch writer
*Bernard Wolff (1811-1879), German media mogul
*Beverly Wolff (1928–2005), American mezzo-soprano
*Bobby Wolff (born 1932), American bridge player
*Carl Gustaf Wolff, a prominent Finnish shipowner and businessman
*Caspar Friedrich Wolff (1734–1794), founder of embryology
*Charles Wolff, American astronomer
*Christian Wolff (philosopher) (1679–1754), German philosopher and mathematician
*Christian Wolff (composer) (born 1934), American composer of experimental classical music
*Christian Wolff (actor), German actor
*Christoph Wolff (born 1940), German-born musicologist
*David Wolff, music producer
*Magda Lupescu (1895?–1977), mistress and (after his abdication) wife of Carol II of Romania "Lupescu" is a Romanianization of "Wolff"
*Enrique Wolff (born 1949), Argentine football player
*Ernst Victor Wolff (1886–1961), German-born classical pianist and harpsichordist
*Francis Wolff, photographer and the founder of Blue Note Records
*Frank Wolff, fictional scientist in "The Adventures of Tintin" series
*Franklin Merrell-Wolff (1887–1985), an American mystical philosopher
*Frederick Wolff (1910–1988), British athlete
*Geoffrey Wolff (born 1937), American writer
*Hellmuth Wolff (born 1937), Canadian organ builder
*Henry Drummond Wolff (1830–1908), English diplomat
*Hugo Wolff (1860–1903), Austrian composer
*Jonathan Wolff (born 1959), philosopher and Marxist scholar
*Jonathan Wolff, composer of the Seinfeld TV theme
*Josh Wolff (born 1977), American soccer player
*Joseph Wolff (1795–1862), Jewish Christian missionary from Germany
*Julius Wolff (1836–1902), surgeon
*Kurt Wolff (WWI Ace) (1895–1917), German WWI pilot and Ace
*Louis Wolff (1898–1972), American cardiologist
*Karin Wolff (1959), German politician
*Karl Wolff (1900–1984), high-ranking member of the Schutzstaffel
*Maritta Wolff (1918–2002) American novelist
*Milton Wolff Commander of the Lincoln Battalion
*Nelson Wolff (born 1940), American politician
*Patrick Wolff (born 1968), American chess player
*Richard Keith Wolff (born 1947), British photographer
*Rikard Wolff (born 1958), Swedish actor
*Robert Paul Wolff, political philosopher
*Roger Wolff (1911–1994), American baseball player
*Scott Wolff Founder of WOLFF & Associates Consulting for DITA
*Stefan Wolff, German political scientist and professor living in the UK
*Tobias Wolff (born 1945), American writer
*Thomas Wolff (1954–2000), American mathematician
*Werner Wolff, musicologist

Wolff can also refer to:
*Harland and Wolff, ship-building company
*Wolff & Associés, organ building company
*Rudolf Wolff & Co, commodity broker
*Nelson W. Wolff Municipal Stadium
*Wolff-Kishner reduction
*Wolff-Parkinson-White syndrome


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  • Wolff — Wolff, 1) Christian, Freiherr von, berühmter Philosoph und Mathematiker, geb. 24. Jan. 1679 in Breslau als Sohn eines Handwerkers, gest. 9. April 1754 in Halle, beschäftigte sich schon als Student der Theologie zu Jena viel mit Mathematik und… …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

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  • Wolff [4] — Wolff, Emil, Bildhauer, geb. 2. März 1802 zu Berlin, seit 1823 in Rom, 1871 Direktor der Akademie von San Luca das., gest. 29. Sept. 1879; Motive aus der griech. Mythe (Prometheus, Achilles), religiöse Figuren (Jephtas Tochter, Judith [1868,… …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon