Chemnitz - Famous Residents

Famous Residents

  • Stefan Heym (1913–2001), author
  • John Kluge (1921–2010), German-American billionaire and media mogul
  • Helga Lindner (born 1951), swimmer; Olympic silver medalist
  • Max Littmann (1862–1931), architect
  • Anja Mittag (born 1985), footballer, World Champion 2007
  • Frederick and William Nevoigt, founders of the Diamant bicycle brand
  • Sylke Otto (born 1969), luger
  • Siegfried Rapp (1915–1982), one-armed German pianist
  • Frank Rost (born 1973), football goalkeeper, currently playing for New York Red Bulls
  • Karl Schmidt-Rottluff (1884–1976), painter
  • Ingo Steuer (born 1966), figure skater
  • Mandy Wötzel (born 1973), figure skater
  • Klaus Wunderlich (1931–1997), organist
  • Aliona Savchenko and Robin Szolkowy, ice figure skaters: World Champion 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012; Olympic Bronze Medalist 2010
  • Matthias Steiner, weightlifter, Olympic Gold Medalist 2008

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Famous quotes containing the words residents and/or famous:

    Most of the folktales dealing with the Indians are lurid and romantic. The story of the Indian lovers who were refused permission to wed and committed suicide is common to many places. Local residents point out cliffs where Indian maidens leaped to their death until it would seem that the first duty of all Indian girls was to jump off cliffs.
    —For the State of Iowa, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Richard Burton is now my epitaph, my cross, my title, my image. I have achieved a kind of diabolical fame. It has nothing to do with my talents as an actor. That counts for little now. I am the diabolically famous Richard Burton.
    Richard Burton (1925–1984)