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1947 in Germany



Events in the year 1947 in Germany.

Incidents



  • The Karlslust dance hall fire (also known as Loebel's Restaurant fire) occurred on 8 February 1947.

    Events

  • January 4 - German magazine Der Spiegel was founded.
  • IG Farben Trial
  • Flick Trial
  • Krupp Trial
  • Pohl trial
  • Doctors' trial
  • Judges' Trial
  • Milch Trial
  • Hostages Trial

    Births

  • January 10 - Peer Steinbrück, German politician
  • January 15 - Michael Schanze, German television presenter
  • February 14 - Heide Rosendahl, German athlete
  • February 20 - Henry Hübchen, German actor
  • April 1 - Ingrid Steeger, German comedian
  • April 7 - Florian Schneider, German musician
  • April 11 - Uli Edel, German film director
  • May 3 - Götz Aly, German journalist, historian and political scientist
  • May 20 - Sky du Mont, German actor
  • May 24 - Martin Winterkorn, German businessman
  • June 1 - Konstantin Wecker, German singer-songwriter
  • June 6 - Peter Lenk, German sculptor
  • June 16 - Gunther Kaufmann, actor (died 2012)
  • June 26 - Peter Sloterdijk, German philosoph
  • July 20 - Gerd Binnig, German physicist
  • July 25 - Mickey Scott, German-born American baseball player (died 2011)
  • August 11 - Diether Krebs, German actor and comedian (died 2000)
  • August 27 - Fritz Schramma, German politician
  • September 3 - Nikolaus Schneider, German theologian and Protestant bishop
  • September 4 - Peter Behrens, German musician (died 2016)
  • September 29 - Jörg van Essen, German politician and lawyer
  • October 2 - Dieter Pfaff, German actor (died 2013)
  • October 26 - Christian Ude, German politician
  • October 27 - Gunter Demnig, German artist
  • November 29 - Petra Kelly, German politician (died 1992)
  • December 2 - Rudolf Scharping, German politician

    Deaths

  • January 3 - Ernst Hardt, German playwright, novelist and poet (born 1876)
  • January 31 - Franz Ritter von Epp, German general (born 1868)
  • February 1 - Paul Moldenhauer, German lawyer, economist and politician (born 1876)
  • February 5 - Hans Fallada, German writer (born 1893)
  • February 6 - Max Gülstorff, German actor (born 1882)
  • April 1 - Franz Seldte, German co-founder of the German Stahlhelm paramilitary organization, a Nazi politician, and Minister for Labour of the German Reich from 1933 to 1945 (born 1882)
  • May 20 - Philipp Lenard, German physicist (born 1862)
  • June 22 — Gotthard Fliegel, German geographer (born (1873)
  • July 13 - Carl Hoffmann, German film director (born 1885)
  • October 4 - Max Planck, German physicist (born 1858)
  • November 5 - Fritz Schumacher, German architect (born 1869)
  • November 11 - Martin Dibelius, German academic theologian and New Testament professor at the University of Heidelberg (born 1883)
  • November 20 - Wolfgang Borchert, German author and playwright (born 1921)
  • November 30 - Ernst Lubitsch, German film director (born 1892)
  • December 1 - Franz Joseph Emil Fischer, German chemist (born 1877)
  • December 3 - Heinrich Hetsch, German physician (born 1873)
  • December 25 - Otto Falckenberg, German theatre director and writer (born 1873)