2013 in Germany
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Events in the year 2013 in Germany.
- President – Joachim Gauck (since 18 March 2012);
- Chancellor – Angela Merkel (since 22 November 2005).
- Minister-President of Baden-Wuerttemberg – Winfried Kretschmann
- Minister-President of Bavaria – Horst Seehofer
- Mayor of Berlin – Klaus Wowereit
- Minister-President of Brandenburg – Matthias Platzeck
- Mayor of Bremen – Jens Boehrnsen
- Mayor of Hamburg – Olaf Scholz
- Minister-President of Hesse – Volker Bouffier
- Minister-President of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern – Erwin Sellering
- Minister-President of Niedersachsen – David McAllister (until February 18), Stephan Weil
- Minister-President of North Rhine-Westphalia – Hannelore Kraft
- Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate – Kurt Beck (until January 16), Malu Dreyer
- Minister-President of Saarland – Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer
- Minister-President of Saxony – Stanislaw Tillich
- Minister-President of Saxony-Anhalt – Reiner Haseloff
- Minister-President of Schleswig-Holstein – Torsten Albig
- Minister-President of Thuringia – Christine Lieberknecht
January – June
- January – Bavarian Film Awards in Munich
- January 16 - Malu Dreyer becomes Minister-President of Rhineland-Palatinate, succeeding Kurt Beck, who had served in this position since 1994.
- January 20 - Lower Saxony state election, 2013 in Niedersachsen
- January 30 - German Snooker Masters in Berlin
- February 9 - Education minister Annette Schavan resigns after having her doctorate removed following a plagiarism scandal.
- February 9–19 – 63rd Berlin International Film Festival in Berlin
- February 13 - The Europe-wide horsemeat scandal spreads to Germany, as some supermarket products sold as beef are found to contain it.
- February 14 - Germany in the Eurovision Song Contest 2013 - Cascada is selected to represent Germany.
- March – CeBIT in Hanover
- March – ITB Berlin in Berlin
- March – Leipzig Book Fair in Leipzig
- March 18 -200 year anniversary of German poet and playwright Christian Friedrich Hebbel
- April – Hanover Messe in Hanover
- April – Deutscher Filmpreis in Berlin
- May 1–5 - German Evangelical Church Day 2013 in Hamburg
- May 18 - Cascada represent Germany at the Eurovision Song Contest in Malmö, Sweden.
- May 22 - 150 year birthday of Social Democratic Party of Germany and in Leipzig organisation Progressive Alliance was found.
- May 22 - 200 year anniversary of German composer Richard Wagner
- May 25 - German football team Bayern Munich win in London Champions League, beating Borussia Dortmund 2-1
- June – Kiel Week in Kiel
- June - Heavy floods have primarily affected south and east German states (Bavaria, Saxonia and Thuringia).
July – December
- August – Hanse Sail in Rostock
- August- September – Internationale Funkausstellung Berlin in Berlin
- September 10 Olympic fencing champion German Thomas Bach elected President of the International Olympic Committee to succeed Jacques Rogge.
- September 16 - Bavaria state election, 2013 in Bavaria
- September – ILA Berlin Air Show in Berlin
- September – gamescom in Cologne
- September – Frankfurt Motor Show in Frankfurt
- September - October – Oktoberfest in Munich
- September 22 - German federal election, 2013
- September 22 - Hesse state election, 2013 in Hesse
- October – Frankfurt Book Fair
- October/November - In German media and public the 2013 global surveillance disclosures is on media and politic topic and German people got to know, that the mobile phone of chancellor Angela Merkel was hacked by NSA since 2002.
- November 3 - Referendum on the recommunalization of energy supply in Berlin
- December 7 - 26th European Film Awards in Berlin
- January 3 - Thomas Schäuble, 64, German politician, complications following a heart attack.
- January 6 - Gerhard Fieber, 96, animation pioneer, producer and director, natural causes.
- January 7 - Carl Berner, 110, German-born American supercentenarian.
- January 9 - Werner Altegoer, 77, businessman and football administrator.
- January 15 - Princess Margarita of Baden, 80, aristocrat.
- January 17 - Jakob Arjouni, 48, writer.
- January 19 - Hans Massaquoi, 86, German-born American journalist and editor.
- January 24 - Gottfried Landwehr, 83, physicist.
- February 3 - Wolfgang Abraham, 71, footballer.
- February 7 - Jurgen Untermann, 84, linguist.
- February 8 - Dieter Schutte, 89, publisher.
- February 9 - Aki Orr, 81, German-born Israeli politician and writer.
- February 13 - Stefan Wigger, 80, actor.
- February 16 - Tony Sheridan, 72, English rock and roll musician and songwriter (died in Hamburg).
- February 18 - Otfried Preußler, 89, children's book author
- February 18 - Otto Beisheim, 88, manager,
- February 19 - Hubert Schieth, 86, football manager
- February 22 - Wolfgang Sawallisch, 89, conductor and pianist
- 3 March: Johann Eekhoff (71), economist
- 5 March: Dieter Pfaff (65), actor
- 6 March: Sabine Bischoff (54), fencer
- 8 March: Ewald-Heinrich von Kleist-Schmenzin (90) (1922-2013), officer
- 11 March: Martin Adolf Bormann (82), theologian
- 13 March: Rolf Schult (85), actor
- 20 March: Nasser El Sonbaty (47), bodybuilder
- 28 March: Heinz Patzig, (83) footballer
- 6 April: Ottmar Schreiner (67), politician
- 10 April: Bernhard Rieger (90), prelate of the Roman Catholic Church
- 16 April: Reinhard Lettmann (80), bishop of the Roman Catholic Church
- 5 May: Sarah Kirsch: German poet
- 12 May: Gerd Langguth (66), German author and professor of policial science
- 17 May: Peter Schulz (81), German politician
- 18 May: Ernst Klee (71), German journalist and author
- 18 May: Lothar Schmid (85), German chess grandmaster
- 23 May: Moritz, Landgrave of Hesse (86), German art collector
- 26 May: Hildegard Krekel (60), German actress
- 28 May: Eddi Arent (88), German actor
- 8 June: Willi Sitte (92), German painter
- 9 June: Walter Jens (90), German philosoph
- 13 June: Gotthard Graubner (82), German painter
- 15 June: Heinz Flohe (65), German footballer
- 16 June: Ottmar Walter (89), German footballer
- July 1: Ulrich Matschoss (96), German actor
- July 11: Egbert Brieskorn (77), German mathematician
- July 19: Bert Trautmann (89), German footballer
- July 29: Ludwig Averkamp (86), German prelate of Roman Catholic Church
- July 30: Berthold Beitz (99), German businessman
- September 12: Erich Loest (87), German writer (born 1926)
- September 12: Otto Sander (72), German actor (born 1941)
- September 18: Marcel Reich-Ranicki (93), German literary critic (born 1920)
- September 21: Walter Wallmann, German politician (born 1932)
- September 23: Paul Kuhn (85), German band leader (born 1928)
- October 11 - Klaus Behrendt (92), German television actor
- October 15 - Hans Riegel (90), German entrepreneur
- October 29 - Rudolf Kehrer (90), German classical pianist
- November 4: Hans von Borsody (84), German film actor
- November 7: Manfred Rommel (84), German politician
- November 7: Christian Tasche (56), German television actor
- November 20: Dieter Hildebrandt (86), German Kabarett artist
- December 5: Günther Förg (61), German painter
- December 9: Peter Urban (72), German translator and writer
- December 15: Helmar Frank (80), German mathematician
- December 28: Margrit Kennedy (74), German architect
- December 31: Irina Korschunow (88), German writer