- Thomas Kretschmann, Hollywood actor
- Dieter Hallervorden, famous comedian and singer, honorary citizen of Dessau
- Hugo Junkers, first airplane totally made from metal, the Junkers J 1 in 1915 - founded the Junkers & Co-airplane-factory which was Europe's biggest airplane factory during World War II (e g Junkers Ju 52, Junkers G.38, Ju87 Stuka)
- Johannes Winkler, launched the first liquid-fuelled rocket in Europe at Dessau airfield
- Pedigrees of Dessauer, such as Josef Dessauer
- Leopold I, Prince of Anhalt-Dessau
- Heinrich Schwabe, astronomer remembered for his work on sunspots
- Moses Mendelssohn, philosopher, father of Haskalah
- Wilhelm Müller, famous for the Lieder of Franz Schubert
- Max Müller, philologist and orientalist
- Kurt Weill, composer
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The people grow out of the weather;
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Encore, encore, encore les dieux . . .”
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