List of Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich people

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This is a list of people associated with Ludwig Maximilians University of Munich in Germany.

Nobel laureates[edit]

Nobel Prize in Physics[edit]

  1. Theodor W. Hänsch, (Physics 2005; professor,[1] 2001-02 Chairman of the Physics Department[2])
  2. Wolfgang Ketterle, (Physics 2001; PhD physics 1986[3])
  3. Gerd Binnig, (Physics 1986; Honorary Professor since 1987, 1987-1995 Director of IBM physics group at LMU Munich[4])
  4. Hans Bethe, (Physics 1967; PhD)
  5. Wolfgang Pauli, (Physics 1945; PhD)
  6. Werner Heisenberg, (Physics 1932; PhD)
  7. Gustav Hertz, (Physics 1926; student 1907-1908)
  8. Johannes Stark, (Physics 1919; PhD)
  9. Max Planck, (Physics 1918; PhD)
  10. Max von Laue, (Physics 1914; student one semester 1901-02, Privatdozent 1909, Honorary Doctorate[5])
  11. Wilhelm Wien, (Physics 1911; professor of physics since 1920[6])
  12. Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen, (Physics 1901; professor chair since 1900)

Nobel Prize in Chemistry[edit]

  1. Gerhard Ertl, (Chemistry 2007; student 1958-1959, professor 1973-1986)
  2. Hartmut Michel, (Chemistry 1988; student lab work 1972/73)
  3. Ernst Otto Fischer, (Chemistry 1973; professor 1957-1959; honorary doctorate 1972)
  4. Otto Hahn, (Chemistry 1944; PhD student)
  5. Adolf Butenandt, (Chemistry 1939; professor)
  6. Richard Kuhn, (Chemistry 1938; PhD)
  7. Peter Debye, (Chemistry 1936; PhD)
  8. Hans Fischer, (Chemistry 1930; MD 1908)
  9. Heinrich Wieland, (Chemistry 1927; PhD)
  10. Richard Adolf Zsigmondy, (Chemistry 1925; professor)
  11. Richard Willstätter, (Chemistry 1915; diplom & PhD)
  12. Eduard Buchner, (Chemistry 1907; PhD & professor)
  13. Adolf von Baeyer, (Chemistry 1905; professor)
  14. Hermann Emil Fischer, (Chemistry 1902; professor 1875-1881)

Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine[edit]

  1. Günter Blobel, (Physiology or Medicine 1999; studied medicine at the University of Munich[7])
  2. Bert Sakmann, (Physiology or Medicine 1991; medical assistant 1968, MD 1974[8])
  3. Karl von Frisch, (Physiology or Medicine 1973; student, assistant since 1910 & professor since 1925[9])
  4. Feodor Lynen, (Physiology or Medicine 1964; student since 1930, PhD Mar. 1937, professor since 1947)
  5. Hans Adolf Krebs, (Physiology or Medicine 1953; student, 1921 transferred to the University of Munich, started his clinical training, 1923 completed his medical exams[10])
  6. Otto Loewi, (Physiology or Medicine 1936; student[11])
  7. Hans Spemann, (Physiology or Medicine 1935; 1893-1894 studied at the University of Munich for clinical training[12])

Nobel Prize in Literature[edit]

  1. Thomas Mann (Literature 1929; student[13])

Politicians and public figures[edit]

Chancellor of Germany[edit]

President of Germany[edit]

Anti-Nazi resistance activist[edit]

  • Sophie Scholl, anti-Nazi resistance activist in the White Rose rebellion
  • Hans Scholl, anti-Nazi resistance activist, leader of the White Rose rebellion
  • Christoph Probst, anti-nazi resistance activist in the White Rose rebellion
  • Willi Graf,anti-Nazi resistance activist in the White Rose rebellion
  • Ernst Munzinger, Abwehr Lieutenant Colonel, turned anti-Nazi
  • Alexander Schmorell,anti-Nazi resistance activist in the White Rose rebellion
  • Kurt Huber,well known professor during the World War II era, anti-Nazi resistance activist in the White Rose rebellion

Others politicians and public figures[edit]

Other notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]