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Hanfstaengl (or Hanfstängl) is a German surname, meaning "hemp stalk". Notable people with the surname include:

  • Franz Hanfstaengl (1804–1877), German painter, lithographer, and photographer; father of Edgar
  • Edgar Hanfstaengl (1842–1910), son of Franz; art publisher and father of Erna and Ernst
  • Marie Hanfstängl (1848–1917), German soprano
  • Erna Hanfstaengl (1885-1981), daughter of Edgar, sister of Ernst, and confidant of Adolf Hitler and Unity Mitford
  • Ernst Hanfstaengl (1887–1975), son of Edgar, brother of Erna, and confidant of Adolf Hitler and Franklin Delano Roosevelt