List of Silesians


List of Silesians

List of Silesians lists people who served Silesia and Silesian case:

Nobel laureates

* Paul Ehrlich (1908, medicine)
* Gerhart Hauptmann (1912, literature)
* Fritz Haber (1918, chemistry)
* Friedrich Bergius (1931, chemistry)
* Otto Stern (1943, physics)
* Kurt Alder (1950, chemistry)
* Max Born (1954, physics)
* Maria Goeppert-Mayer (1963, physics)
* Konrad Bloch (1964, medicine)
* Johannes Georg Bednorz (1987, physics)
* Hans Georg Dehmelt (1989, physics)
* Reinhard Selten (1994, economics)
* Günter Blobel (1999, medicine)

Alphabetical order

A

* Andreas Acoluthus, theologian and orientalist
* bishop Stanisław Adamski
* Kurt Alder 1902-1958; chemist
* Johann Baptist Alzog, theologian and historian
* Adolf Anderssen 1818-1879; chess grandmaster
* Hans Assmann Freiherr von Abschatz; de

B

* Hans Baluschek; de
* Walter Bathe
* Johannes Georg Bednorz, physicist
* Hans Bellmer
* Benedykt Polak ca.1200-ca.1280, explorer
* Max Berg 1870-1947, architect
* Friedrich Bergius 1884-1949, chemist
* Gottfried Bermann
* cardinal Adolf Bertram
* Petr Bezruč, poet
* Albert Bielschowsky
* Max Bielschowsky
* Adolf Baginsky, pediatrician
* Horst Bienek, writer
* rev. Franciszek Blachnicki; pl
* Leszek Blanik, gymnast
* Konrad Emil Bloch, biochemist
* Josef Block, painter
* Günter Blobel 1936- biologist
* Fannie Bloomfield Zeisler
* Maurice Bloomfield
* Friedrich Blühmel; de
* Dietrich Bonhoeffer, theologian
* Max Born 1882-1970, physicist
* Wiktor Bross
* Jerzy Buzek, politician

C

* Ernst Cassirer, philosopher
* Claudia Ciesla, female model
* Gerard Cieślik, soccer player
* Jerzy Chromik, long distance runner
* Ferdinand Cohn 1828-1898, biologist
* Richard Courant, mathematician
* Herbert Czaja, politician
* Richard Czaya; de, chess master

D

* Frank Damrosch
* Hans Georg Dehmelt, physicist, Nobel Prize laureate
* count Hans Karl von Diebitsch (Graf Ivan Ivanovich Dibich-Zabalkansky), Russian Field Marshal
* the House of Henckel von Donnersmarck de
* Jerzy Dudek, soccer player
* Rafał Dutkiewicz, politician
* count Wojciech Dzieduszycki

E

* Joseph Freiherr von Eichendorff; de
* Horst Eckert-Janosch
* Paul Ehrlich 1854-1915, physiologist
* Norbert Elias 1897-1990, sociologist
* Emin Pasha (Edward Schnitzer), physician
* Berthold Englisch, chess master
* Johann Samuel Ersch, bibliographer

F

* Gottfried Bermann Fischer, publisher
* Grzegorz Fitelberg, conductor, violinist and composer
* Emanuel Aloys Förster
* Heinz Fraenkel-Conrat 1910-1999
* Egon Franke
* Gustav Freytag, writer
* Fritz von Friedlaender-Fuld, industrialist; de
* Johnny Friedlaender, painter
* Max Friedlaender, musicologist
* Carl Friedländer, bacteriologist
* Max Friedländer, journalist; de
* Walter Friedländer, art historian
* Anni Friesinger, speed skater

G

* archbishop Józef Gawlina
* Adam Gdacjusz
* Eugeniusz Get-Stankiewicz
* Karl Gilg, chess master
* Maria Goeppert-Mayer, physicist
* Eugen Goldstein, physicist
* Rudolf von Gottschall, poet, dramatist, chess master
* Halina Górecka, athlete (sprinter)
* Michael Gratz
* Jerzy Grotowski, theatre director
* Andreas Gryphius; de(October 2 1616, † July 16 1664 Glogau)
* Bernhard Grzimek, zoologist
* Antoni Gucwiński, zoologist
* Hanna Gucwińska, zoologist

H

* the House of Habsburg; Branch of Toscania/Teschen
* Fritz Haber, chemist
* Stanisław Hadyna
* Daniel Harrwitz, chess master
* Alfred Hauptmann, neurologist; de
* Gerhart Hauptmann, dramatist
* Felix Hausdorff, mathematician
* Saint Hedwig of Andechs; św. Jadwiga Śląska Duchess of Silesia (1174-1243)
* Saint Hyacinth; św. Jacek Odrowąż Dominican, called the Apostle of the North
* Henry I the Bearded, Duke
* Henry III the White, Duke
* Henry II the Pious, Duke
* Henry IV Probus, Duke
* Lothar Herbst
* Ludwik Hirszfeld, microbiologist
* Marek Hłasko, writer
* cardinal August Hlond; Primate of Poland
* Carl von Holtei; de
* Herbert Hupka, politician

J

* Lech Janerka, composer
* Otylia Jędrzejczak, swimmer
* Moritz Jursitzky, writer

K

* Maximilian Kaller, bishop
* Theodor Kaluza, mathematician and physicist
* Manfred Kanther, politician
* Anna Louisa Karsch, poet
* Georg Katzer, composer
* Alfred Kerr; de, art critic
* Leon Kieres, Polish historian
* Wojciech Kilar, composer
* Gustav Robert Kirchhoff, physicist
* Eckart Klein; de, social scientist
* Otto Klemperer, conductor and composer
* Miroslav Klose, soccer player
* Alexander Kohut, orientalist
* Bolesław Kominek, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
* Jerzy Konikowski; de, chess master
* Georg von Kopp, cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church
* Wojciech Korfanty, politician
* Józef Kożdoń; pl, Silesian autonomist
* Adolf Kramer, chess master
* Paul Krause; de (December 27 1905, † October 19 1950), politician
* Rafał Kubacki, judo fighter and politician
* Jan Jakub Kolski, film director and writer
* Marek Krajewski, classical philologist and crime-story writer
* Rodolphe Kreutzer (father was born in Silesia), violinist and composer
* Henryk Kroll, politician
* Hans Kudlich; de, politician
* Teofil Kupka; pl, Silesian politician
* Kazimierz Kutz, film director and politician

L

* Ferdinand Lassalle, politician
* Maciej Łagiewski
* Georg Landsberg [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georg_Landsberg de] , mathematician
* Otto Landsberg [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Otto_Landsberg de] , politician
* Benno Landsberger (1890-1968), linguist
* Franz Landsberger [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franz_Landsberger de] , art historian
* Julius Landsberger [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Julius_Landsberger de] , orientalist and rabbi
* Horst Lange; de
* Walter Laqueur, historian
* Ewald Latacz
* Andreas Lees
* Philipp Lenard (Bratislava-)
* the House of Lichnowsky
* Felix Liebrecht
* Paul Löbe; de
* Friedrich von Logau; "de"
* Daniel Casper von Lohenstein; "de"
* Stanisław Ligoń
* Józef Lompa
* Józef Londzin
* Fritz London
* Emil Ludwig; de
* Mariusz Łukasiewicz
* Ondra Łysohorsky

M

* Gottlieb Machate, chess master
* Franz Graf von Magnis id A missionary man and Indonesian public figure.
* Adam Małysz, ski jumper
* Andrzej Markowski
* Kurt Masur, conductor
* Ludwig Meidner, painter
* cardinal Joachim Meisner
* Gregor Mendel, biologist
* Wolfgang Menzel, poet
* Blessed Maria Merkert
* Ewa Michnik
* Jan Miodek, linguist
* Theodor Mommsen, historian and writer
* Paul Mross, chess master

N

* Benjamin Neukirch
* Albert Neisser, physician
* Gustav Neumann, chess master
* archbishop Alfons Nossol
* Erwin Nyc, soccer player

O

* Martin Opitz von Boberfeld, Martin Opitz; de
* Władysław Opolczyk, Duke of Opole

P

* Paul Peikert
* Erwin Peterek; de
* the House of Piast
* the House of Pless
* Józef Pinior, politician
* Sepp Piontek, soccer player and coach
* Richard Pipes, historian
* Marek Plawgo, athlete
* Lukas Podolski, soccer player
* Ernest Pohl, soccer player
* Yosef Porath, chess master
* Hans Poelzig, architect
* Alfred Pringsheim, mathematician
* Ernst Pringsheim, Sr. [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ernst_Pringsheim_sen. de] , physicist
* Ernst Pringsheim, Jr., biochemist and botanist
* Nathanael Pringsheim, botanist
* Rudolf Pringsheim [http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rudolf_Pringsheim de] , railway magnate
* Henryk IV Probus, was a Piast Duke of the Silesian territory of Wrocław and senior prince of Poland
* Igor Przegrodzki

R

* Friedrich Wilhelm von Reden
* Manfred von Richthofen, fighter pilot
* Fritz Riemann, chess master
* Horst Rittner, chess master
* Abraham Robinson, mathematician
* Philipp Roth, cellist
* Tadeusz Różewicz
* Wanda Rutkiewicz

S

* the House of Schaffgotsch
* Theodor von Scheve, chess master
* Joshua M. Schlesinger
* Friedrich Schleiermacher
* Ludwig Schmitt, chess master
* August Scholtis
* Arnold Schottländer, chess master
* Peter Schumann, artist, puppeteer, theatre director
* Joseph Sedlnitzky (Sedlnicky, Sedlnicki)
* Reinhard Selten, economist
* Arthur Silbergleit (1881-1943), poet
* Heinrich Silbergleit (1858-1930), statistician
* Angelus Silesius
* Henryk Sławik, diplomat
* Edith Stein, philosopher, Roman-Catholic saint
* Hugo Steinhaus, mathematician
* Fritz Stern, historian
* Otto Stern, physicist
* Moritz von Strachwitz, writer
* Józef Szmidt, athlete

T

* Siegbert Tarrasch, chess grandmaster
* Wolfgang Thierse; de, politician
* Stanisław Tołpa
* Henryk Tomaszewski, mime
* Ludwig Traube, physician
* Moritz Traube, biochemist
* Wilhelm Traube, chemist
* Oscar Troplowitz, pharmacist, inventor of Nivea

U

* Arnold Ulitz

W

* Andrzej Waligórski
* Krzysztof Warzycha, soccer player
* Franz Waxman, composer
* Karl Weigert, pathologist
* Erich Weinitschke, chess master
* Carl Wernicke, neurologist
* archbishop Stefan Wesoły
* Ernest Wilimowski, soccer player
* Franz Winckler
* Witelo ca.1230-ca.1300, physicist
* Paul Wittich, mathematician and astronomer
* Piotr Włostowic, palatine
* Erich Peter Wohlfarth, physicist
* Rafał Wojaczek, poet
* Tomasz Wylenzek, canoer

Z

* Adam Zagajewski, poet
* Hans Zenker, admiral
* Jerzy Ziętek, politician
* Krystian Zimerman, pianist
* Benedict Zuckermann, scientist
* Arnold Zweig, writer

See also

*Wrocław
*List of Poles
*List of Germans
*List of Czechs
*List of Austrians


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