1929 in Germany
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List of years in Germany
Events in the year 1929 in Germany.
- Paul von Hindenburg (Non-partisan)
- 8–29 August - Rigid airship LZ 127 Graf Zeppelin makes a circumnavigation of the Northern Hemisphere eastabout out of Lakehurst, New Jersey, including the first nonstop flight of any kind across the Pacific Ocean (Tokyo–Los Angeles).
- 31 August - The Young Plan for settling German World War I reparations is finalized.
- October - The Wall Street Crash of 1929 marks a major turning point in Germany: following prosperity under the government of the Weimar Republic, foreign investors withdraw their German interests, beginning the crumbling of the Republican government in favor of Nazism. The number of unemployed reaches three million.
- Erich Maria Remarque's All Quiet on the Western Front (Im Westen nichts Neues) is first published in book format
- 9 January - Heiner Müller, dramatist (died 1995)
- 29 January - John Polanyi, Hungarian-Canadian chemist, Nobel laureate
- 31 January - Rudolf Mössbauer, nuclear physicist, Nobel laureate (died 2011)
- 17 April - James Last, born Hans Last, bandleader (died 2015 in the United States)
- 1 May - Ralf Dahrendorf, sociologist and political scientist (died 2009)
- 16 May - Friedrich Nowottny, journalist
- 10 June - Harald Juhnke, comedian (died 2005)
- 12 June - Anne Frank, born Annelies Frank, Jewish diarist (died 1945 in Bergen-Belsen concentration camp)
- 18 June
- 25 October - Peter Rühmkorf, writer (died 2008)
- 11 November - Hans Magnus Enzensberger, writer
- 29 January - Hans Prutz, historian (born 1843)
- 1 March - Ernst Oppler, painter (born 1867)
- 4 April - Karl Benz, automotive pioneer (born 1844)
- 22 June - Alfred Brunswig, philosopher (born 1877)
- 3 October - Gustav Stresemann, Chancellor 1923, Foreign Minister 1923-29, Nobel laureate (born 1878)
- 8 October - Max Lehmann, historian (born 1845)
- 26 October - Aby Warburg, art historian (born 1866)
- 28 October - Bernhard von Bülow, Chancellor 1900-09 (born 1849)
- 6 November - Prince Maximilian of Baden, Chancellor October-November 1918 (born 1867)
- 10 December - Franz Rosenzweig, theologian and philosopher (born 1886)
- 29 December - Wilhelm Maybach, automobile designer (born 1846)
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