Dessau - People

People

  • 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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