Berger


Berger

Berger may refer to:

Places

*Berger, Missouri

People

Berger is a relatively common last name. It means "mountaineer" in Dutch and German, and "shepherd" in French. Notable people by that name include:

Politics

*James S. Berger (born 1902), U.S. senator for Pennsylvania
*Maria Berger (born 1956), Austrian politician and Member of the European Parliament
*Óscar Berger (born 1946), former President of Guatemala
*Philip E. Berger (born 1952), US politician
*Sandy Berger (born 1945), US National Security Advisor to President Bill Clinton
*Thomas Berger (born 1933), Canadian politician
*Victor L. Berger (1860–1929), US politician

ports

*Andreas Berger (born 1961), Austrian track and field sprinter
*David Mark Berger (1944–1972), American-born Israeli weightlifter and one of the 11 hostages murdered in the Munich massacre
*Gerhard Berger (born 1959), Austrian Grand Prix racing driver
*Johann Berger (1845–1933), Austrian chess master, theorist, endgame study composer, author and editor
*Lars Berger (born 1979), Norwegian biathlete
*Olia Berger (born 1983), Canadian judoka
*Patrik Berger (born 1973), Czech football (soccer) player
*Sam Berger (1900–1992), Canadian football team owner

Music

*Christian Wilhelm Berger (b. 1964), Romanian composer and musician
*Erna Berger (1900–1990), German soprano singer
*Henri Berger (1844–1929), Hawaii musician
* Jim Berger, Swedish musician
*Karl Berger (born 1935), German jazz musician
*Michel Berger (1947–1992), French singer and songwriter
*Wilhelm Berger (1861-1911), composer
*Wilhelm Georg Berger (1929–1993), composer
*Wilhelm Peterson Berger (1867-1942), Swedish musician

Culture

*Helmut Berger (born 1944), Austrian actor
*John Berger (born 1926), British art critic, novelist, painter, and author
*Karen Berger, British comic book editor
*Oscar Berger (cartoonist) (1901–1997), cartoonist
*Robert Berger (producer), a film producer
*Senta Berger (born 1941), Austrian actress
*Thomas Berger (born 1924), US novelist
*Wiesław Adam Berger, Polish writer

cience

*Alwin Berger (1871–1931), German botanist
*Hans Berger (1873–1941), German neuroscientist
*James Berger (statistician), American statistician
*Jeffrey W. Berger (1963–2001), American physician and engineer
*Lee R. Berger (born 1965), Explorer and Paleoanthropologist
*Marcel Berger, (born 1927), French mathematician
*Peter L. Berger (born 1929), American sociologist and theologian
*Richard Berger (1894–1984), Swiss professor of design, decoration, and art history
*Robert Berger (mathematician), American mathematician
*Robert W. Berger, German mathematician

Other people

*Gottlob Berger (1896–1975), German SS general
*Josef Berger (1903–1981), American journalist, accused of being a Soviet spy
*Roland Berger (born 1937), entrepreneur, philanthropist, and founder of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants
*Roza Berger (1889–1945), 1945 Krakow pogrom victim

Other uses

*Berger's disease, or IgA-Nephropathie (IgAN), a form of the Glomerulonephritis disease
*Roland Berger Strategy Consultants, European strategy consultancy firm

ee also

*Birger
*Bürger
*Burger
*Burgers
*Burgher


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  • Berger — ist ein Familienname, der vor allem im deutschsprachigen Raum verbreitet ist. Berger ist auch ein armenischer männlicher Vorname. Bekannte Namensträger Inhaltsverzeichnis A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • BERGER (H.) — BERGER HANS (1873 1941) Le 21 mai 1873 à Neuses, petite ville près de Coburg, Hans Berger naît dans une famille d’intellectuels. Après avoir terminé ses études médicales, à l’âge de vingt quatre ans, il rejoignit l’équipe de la clinique… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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  • berger — BERGER, ÈRE. s. Celui ou celle qui garde les brebis. La houlette du Berger. Le chien du Berger. La mort égale les Rois et les Bergers. Un jeune Berger. Une jeune Bergère. [b]f♛/b] On appelle communément La Planète de Vénus, L étoile du Berger.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie Française 1798

  • berger — BERGER, [berg]ere. adj. Qui garde les brebis. La houlette du berger. le chien du berger. la mort esgale les Rois & les bergers. une jeune bergere. Il se prend au sens figuré pour Amant & Amante. Il faut qu une bergere soit fidelle à son berger.… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • BERGER (E.) — Erna BERGER 1900 1990 Wilhelm Furtwängler la considérait comme «la meilleure [chanteuse] que nous ayons». Erna Berger possédait une voix très rare de soprano colorature dramatique qui lui permettait de monter en toute sécurité dans l’extrême aigu …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • BERGER (G.) — BERGER GASTON (1896 1960) Industriel, philosophe et administrateur, fondateur du Centre universitaire international et des centres de prospective, directeur des Études philosophiques . Ayant dû abandonner ses études à la fin de la classe de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Berger — Berger, MO U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 100 Land area (2000): 0.299981 sq. miles (0.776947 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.299981 sq. miles (0.776947 sq.… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places

  • Berger, MO — U.S. city in Missouri Population (2000): 206 Housing Units (2000): 100 Land area (2000): 0.299981 sq. miles (0.776947 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km) Total area (2000): 0.299981 sq. miles (0.776947 sq. km) FIPS… …   StarDict's U.S. Gazetteer Places


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