List of German Argentines


List of German Argentines

German Argentines (in Spanish referred as "germano argentinos") are Argentines of German descent.

The following is a list of some prominent or notable German Argentines:

Academia

* Marcella Althaus-Reid (professor of contextual theology and writer)
* Carlos Berg‎ (prominent scientist)
* Efraín Bischoff‎ (historian)
* [http://acad.uncor.edu/academicos/resenia/bodenbender Guillermo Bodenbender] (prominent scientist)
* Luis Brackebusch‎ (prominent scientist)
* Rafael Bullrich (founder of Argentine cardiologist)
* Carlos Octavio Bunge‎ (sociologist, pedagogue and historian)
* Mario Bunge‎ (prominent scientist)
* Arturo Eduardo Burkart‎ (prominent scientist)
* Hermann Burmeister (prominent scientist)
* Adolfo Döring‎ (prominent scientist)
* Oscar Döring‎ (prominent scientist)
* [http://www.scielo.org.ar/scielo.php?script=sci_arttext&pid=S0004-48222005000400001&lng=pt&nrm=iso Pablo Groeber] (prominent scientist)
* Juan Hartmann‎ ‎(astronomer)
* Christofredo Jakob‎ (prominent scientist)
* [http://www.segemar.gov.ar/expo/LosAportes.html#_Dr._Juan_Keidel Juan Keidel] (geologist)
* Alejandro Korn (physician, philosopher and reformist)
* Otto Krause (engineer, he founded the first Technical School in Argentina in 1899)
* Franz Kühn (prominent scientist)
* Federico Kurtz‎ (prominent scientist)
* Rodolfo Kusch (philosopher, pro Native Americans activist)
* Pablo G. Lorentz‎ (prominent scientist)
* Gustavo Niederlein‎‎ (prominent scientist)
* Anastasius Nordenholz (writer and scientist)
* Raúl Prebisch (the most notoriuos economist of Latin America, he formed the basis of economic dependency theory with the Singer-Prebisch thesis)
* Werner Schad (linguistic scientist and educator)
* Friedrich Schickendantz‎ (prominent scientist)
* [http://www.segemar.gov.ar/expo/LosAportes.html#_Dr._Walter_Schiller Walter Schiller] (prominent scientist)
* [http://www.conicet.gov.ar/NOTICIAS/archivo/otto.php Otto Schneider] (prominent scientist)
* Hans Schumacher (physicist and chemist)
* Marta Teodora Schwarz (medicine woman)
* Alfred Stelzner‎ (prominent scientist)
* Kurt Tank‎ (prominent scientist, he designed FMA IAe 33 Pulqui II in Argentina)
* Max Tepp (prominent scientist)
* [http://www.segemar.gov.ar/expo/LosAportes.html#_Dr._Ricardo_Wichmann Ricardo Wichmann] (prominent scientist)
* Anselmo Windhausen‎ (prominent scientist)

Business

* Guillermo Bauer (manager, proprietor of the first steam-operated flour mill in Argentina)
* Otto Bemberg (founder of Cerveza Quilmes)
* Emilio Bieckert‎ (manager, founder of Cerveza Bieckert and owner of the first ice factory of Argentina)
* Carlos Miguens Bemberg‎ (one of the Latin America's most Important Businessmen and descendant of the wealthy Bemberg family)
* Francis Mallmann (one of the best Latin America's chefs, and prominent manager)
* Roberto Mertig (founder of Orbis)
* Alberto Roemmers‎ (founder of Laboratorios Roemmers, the most important Latin American Pharmaceutical Laboratory)
* Juan Rosauer (founder of Los Alamos de Rosauer SA)
* Enrique Wollmann (prominent manager, he founded Ingenio Jujeño Ledesma- Ledesma Sugar Estates and Refining Co. Limited- The first export sugar exploitation company in Argentina run by his descendants)

Entertainment

* Axel (singer)
* Christian Bach (actress and producer of telenovelas)
* María Luisa Bemberg (film writer, director and actress)
* Sergio Denis (singer)
* Ingrid Grudke (model, TV host)
* Annemarie Heinrich (prominent Celebrity Photographer)‎* Walter Heinze (guitarist, composer)
* Javier Herrlein (drummer of Catupecu Machu)
* Carlos Kaspar (actor)
* Carlos Kleiber (conductor)
* Manfredo Kraemer (violinist)
* Nicole Neumann‎ (model, TV host)
* Gastón Pauls (actor, TV host)
* Pipo Pescador (his real name is Enrique Fischer, humourist, actor)
* Catalina Rautenberg‎ (model, TV host)
* Rosa Rosen (actress)
* Evelyn Scheidl (ex model, TV host)
* Milagros Schmoll‎ (model)
* [http://www.cinenacional.com/personas/index.php?persona=10504 Jorge Schubert] (actor)
* René Strickler (actor)
* Alejandro Wiebe‎ (TV host)

Historical Figures

* Tamara Bunke‎ (famous communist revolutionary)
* Richard Walther Darré (one of the ideologist of Blood and soil)
* Federico Figner (cinematographer, he made the first 3 films of Argentina)
* [http://www.cinenacional.com/personas/index.php?persona=3052 Ivana Kislinger] (Miss Argentina)
* Guillermo Lehmann (pioneer)
* Dietrich Meyer (he founded Sierra de La Ventana with German settlers)
* Gunther Plüschow (aviator, he was the first to explore and film Tierra del Fuego and Patagonia by air; honoured as a hero by the Argentine air force to this day)
* Alberto Prebisch (architect, he designed the Obelisk of Buenos Aires among others)
* Federico Rauch (he won many argentinian wars)
* Ernesto Tornquist (prominent manager, he founded the Tornquist Bank, the Tornquist city and Tornquist Partido in Buenos Aires Province among many other contributions)‎* Carlos von der Becke‎ (military leader)
* Carlos Wiederhold (a Pioneer, he founded the famous city of San Carlos de Bariloche in 1895)
* Kurt Gustav Wilckens‎ (famous anarchist revolutionary)

Journalism

* Osvaldo Bayer (journalist and writer)
* Andrés Klipphan (journalist)
* Romina Mohr (journalist, Canal 9)

Literature

* Roberto Arlt (short-story writer, novelist, and playwright)
* Elsa Bornemann‎ (one of the best writers of children's literature in Latin America)
* Silvina Bullrich‎ (writer)
* Hermann Federico Arturo Hassel‎ (prominent writer)
* Paola Kaufmann (writer)
* Bertha Koessler Ilg (writer)
* Héctor Germán Oesterheld‎ (comic writer, considered the greatest South American to work in his field)
* Alan Pauls (novelist)

Politics

* Luis Alberto Ammann (politician, writer)
* Silvia Augsburger (socialist politician)
* Juan Carlos Blumberg (political activist)
* Cristian Breitenstein (mayor of Bahía Blanca)
* Maurice Closs (governor of Misiones Province)
* Néstor Kirchner‎ (ex president of Argentina)
* María Luisa Kugler (socialist politician)
* Walter Kugler (engineer and politician)
* Rodolfo Lehmann (ex governor of Santa Fe Province)
* Ítalo Luder (politician)
* Carlos Reutemann (former Formula One racing driver and a prominent politician)
* Pablo Tschirsch‎ (ex vice governor of Misiones Province)
* Ernesto Ueltschi‎ (ex governor of Mendoza Province)

Religion

* Luis Guillermo Eichhorn (bishop of Morón)
* Jorge Gottau (bishop of Añatuya, creator of "Colecta Más por Menos")
* Aurelio José Kühn Hergenreder (bishop, prelate of Deán Funes)
* Jorge Kemerer (bishop emeritus of Posadas)
* Jorge Mayer‎ ‎(Roman Catholic Archbishop Emeritus of the Archdiocese of Bahía Blanca, Argentina)
* Enrique José Mühn) (bishop emeritus of Jujuy)
* Jorge Novak‎ (bishop of Quilmes, founder of "Movimiento Ecuménico por los Derechos Humanos")
* Enrique Rau (bishop of Mar del Plata, well known for his humanitarian labour)
* Ricardo Rösch (bishop of Concordia)
* Alejandro Schell (bishop of Lomas de Zamora)
* Bernarda Seitz‎ (nun, TV host)
* Luis Stöckler (bishop of Quilmes)
* Christian Von Wernich (notorious Roman Catholic chaplain of the Buenos Aires Province Police during the Dirty War)
* José Weimann (bishop of Santiago del Estero)
* Bernardo Enrique Witte (bishop emeritus of Concepción)

ports

* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=59730 Diego Daniel Ackermann] (soccer player)
* Damián Akerman (soccer player)
* Fabián Assmann (soccer player)
* Pablo Birger (racing driver, he raced in two World Championship Grands Prix for the Gordini team)
* Gabriel Dietrich (soccer player)
* Juan Esnáider (soccer player)
* Rodolfo Fischer (soccer player)
* Elvio Fredrich‎‎ (soccer player)
* Walter Friedrichs (rugby league player)
* Matías Fritzler (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=7103 Mauro Gerk] (soccer player)
* German Glessner (skeleton racer)
* Claudio Fernando Graf (soccer player)
* Sonja Graf‎ (chess master)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=18904 Carlos Haberkon] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=22239 Diego Hanemann] (soccer player)
* Gabriel Heinze‎ (soccer player, currently at Real Madrid)
* Adolfo Heisinger (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=31828 Leonardo Rubén Heis] (soccer player)
* Diego Herner (soccer player)
* Wálter Herrmann (basketball player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=20816 Cristian Hofmann] (soccer player)
* René Houseman (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=13450 Alberto Rubén Huber] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=24257 Victor Hugo Humhoffe] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=10560 José Humhoffer] (soccer player)
* Horacio Humoller (soccer player)
* Hernán Jasen (basketball player)
* Ricardo Joseph (racing driver)
* Federico Kammerichs (basketball payer)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=34918 Adrián Kees] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=34713 Leonardo Alberto Kees] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=12730 José María Kesseler] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=1346 Alejandro Martín Kenig] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=20821 Próspero Kindernech] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=16937 Rubén Dario Koegler] (soccer player)
* Claudio Kohler (racing driver)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=14230 Fernando Juan Kranevitter] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=41475 Germán Kranz] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=3057 Roberto Krausemann] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=1406 Daniel Luis Kuchen] (soccer player)
* Santiago Lange (olympic sailor)
* Carlos Loeffel (racing driver)
* Federico Lussenhoff‎ (soccer player)
* Germán Lux (soccer player)
* Leonardo Mayer‎ (tennis player)
* Paul Michel (chess player) (chess payer)
* Horacio Neumann (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=8297 Sebastián Nicolás Neuspiller] (soccer player)
* Leonardo Sebastián Prediger (soccer player)
* Heinrich Reinhardt‎ (chess master)
* Carlos Reusch (racing driver)
* Gabriel Roth (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=16718 Carlos Angel Scherl] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=20768 Pablo Schiebelbein] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=48708 Gastón Ezequiel Schmidt] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=32229 Germán Schmidt] (soccer player)
* Raúl Daniel Schmidt‎ (ex soccer player and coach)
* Rodolfo Schmitt (field hockey player)
* Andrés Schneiter (tennis player)
* Miguel Schroeder (racing driver)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=16789 Ruben Schroh] (soccer player)
* Gabriel Schürrer‎ (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=16789 Horacio Schumacher] (soccer player)
* Adolfo Schwelm Cruz (racing driver)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=46139 Cristian Schwindt] (soccer player)
* Dante Senger (soccer player)
* Julio Sieburger (sailor and Olympic medalist)
* Enrique Sieburger (sailor and Olympic medalist)
* Tito Steiner (decathlete, set the national record)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=13362 Hernán Gabriel Stengel] (soccer player)
* Martín Wagner‎ (soccer player)
* Carlos Weber (olympic volleyball player)
* Gabriel Werner (racing driver)
* Mariano Werner (racing driver)
* Solange Witteveen (athlete, high jumper)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=48581 Oscar Wunderlich] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=45846 Walter Yacob] (soccer player)
* [http://www.bdfa.com.ar/jugador2.asp?codigo=7663 Victor Zwenger] (soccer player)

Other

* Helmut Ditsch‎ (prominent Hyperrealism painter)
* Fernando Fader (painter)
* Silvio Gesell (merchant, theoretical economist, social activist, anarchist and founder of Freiwirtschaft)
* Alejandro Guinder‎ (lawyer, he founded the "Festival del Folklore de Cosquín")
* Naty Hollmann (also known as "Naty Petrosino", elected "International Woman of the Year"- 2006- by the Autonomous Region of Valle d'Aosta in Northern Italy)‎
* Eduardo Gudiño Kieffer (writer)
* Fernando von Reichenbach‎ (engineer and inventor)
* Sebastián Spreng (plastic artist)
* Rodolfo Zagert (pastic artist)
* Claus Zieschank‎ (his body was the first one found in Río de La Plata edges, as an evidence of crimes during National Reorganization Process)


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