Forster (surname)

Forster (surname)

Forster may refer people with that exact name.It can also be an anglicization of Förster (with o-umlaut), a Germanic surname which can however also be transliterated Foerster and there are some notable people whose surname is usually spelt in each of these ways.


* Adam Forster (1850–1928), artist
* Brian Forster (b.1960), TV actor in "The Partridge Family"
* Carl Peter Forster (b.1954), President, GM Europe
* Any of the Forster Baronets
* E. M. Forster (1879-1970), English novelist
* Fraser Forster, (b.1988), English footballer
* Georg Forster (1754-1794), Polish-German botanical collector and artist
* George Forster, British convicted murderer
* Henry Forster, 1st Baron Forster (1866-1936), Governor-General of Australia
* Jackie Forster (b.1926), TV reporter and member of the Minorities Research Group
* Johann Reinhold Forster (1729-1798), Polish born naturalist of German descent
* Jill Forster, Australian actress
* John Forster (1812-1876), English biographer and critic
* John Forster (Chief Justice) (1667-1720), Irish Solicitor General and Attorney General
* John Cooper Forster, British surgeon
* Kevin Forster (b.1958), English long-distance runner
* Marc Forster (b.1969), Swiss film director and screenwriter
* Mark Forster, British author
* Mark Forster (rugby league), a former rugby league player
* Mark Arnold-Forster (1920–1981), journalist, author and military historian
* Margaret Forster (b.1938), British author and literary critic
* Martin Onslow Forster, British chemist
* Nicky Forster, English footballer
* Norvela Forster (1931-1993), English businesswoman
* Rayny Forster (b.1978), Canadian singer, founder Moshpit Tragedy Records
* Robert Forster (b.1941), American actor
* Robert Forster (musician), Australian musician, member of "The Go-Betweens"
* Thomas Forster (1683-1738) Northumbrian Jacobite
* William Forster (1818-1882), Premier of New South Wales and poet
* William Forster (disambiguation), other men of that name


* Albert Förster (1902-1952), German governor and war criminal
* Arnold Förster (1810–1884), German entomologist
* Christoph Förster (1693-1745), German composer
* Eckart Förster, professor of Philosophy at Johns Hopkins University
* Elisabeth Förster-Nietzsche, sister of Friedrich Nietzsche
* Emmanuel Aloys Förster (1748-1823), musician and teacher in Vienna
* Ernst Joachim Förster (1800-1885), German art critic
* Friedrich Christoph Förster (1791-1868), German historian and poet
* Friedrich Förster (1908-1999), German spec. NDT, [ Фёрстер, Фридрих (rus)]
* Karl-Heinz Förster and Bernd Förster, two German footballers (brothers)
* Ludwig Förster


* Heinz von Foerster, Austro-American founder of cybernetics
* Josef Bohuslav Foerster (1859–1951), Czech composer of classical music
* Otfrid Foerster (1873-1941), an important German neurologist
* Wilhelm Julius Förster (or Foerster) (1832-1921), German astronomer

ee also

* Forester (disambiguation)
* Forrester
* Foster
* Fosters

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