Hildegard von Bingen (1097 – 1179) German writer, mystic, composer and polymath.
Konrad Adenauer (1876-1967) West Germany’s first chancellor after the Second World War (1949-63).
He played a key role in the re-integration of Germany in European and international affairs.
He forged closer ties with France, US and the European Community.2.
Martin Luther (1483-1546) Luther Sought to reform the Roman Catholic Church which he felt had been corrupted and lost its original focus.
Considered the father of Protestantism for his reforming zeal.4. As Chancellor of Germany he made famous gesture of reconciliation to victims of Nazi Germany in Warsaw.
Sophie and Hans Scholl (1921/ 1918 -1943) – The Scholls opposed the Nazi ideology of Hitler’s Germany and distributed anti-Nazi propaganda to students in Munich. Willy Brandt (1913-1992) German politician and statesman. He sought rapprochement with the East and a united Europe.8.Johannes Gutenberg (1400-1468) Inventor of movable type printing in Europe .Gutenberg started a ‘printing revolution; which enabled the spread of printed works across Europe. Otto von Bismarck (1815-1898) Politician responsible for creation of German Empire in 1871, and its first chancellor.Bismark is credited with uniting the states of Germany and pursuing a relative moderate foreign policy of keeping the peace.Albert Einstein (1879-1955) German born theoretical physicist who came up with the general theory of relativity, which played a key role in the nuclear age.Einstein also a noted humanitarian who promoted peace.