Heinrich Siegmund Blanckertz (born June 3, 1823 in Jüchen; died August 7, 1908 in Berlin), founder of the German steel springindustry - .
Peter Bamm, actually Curt Emmrich, (born October 20, 1897 in Hochneukirch; died 30 March 1975 in Zollikon, Switzerland), German writer.
Fritz von Ameln (born 1901 in Jüchen, died July 27, 1970), Management consultant. From 1954 to 1966 he was a member of the Düsseldorf Landtag. He was also a member of the Committee for Reconstruction and Chairman of the Sports Committee. von Ameln received the Great Cross of Merit in 1967 by the Federal President.
Dietrich Zillessen (born 1937), Professor of Religious Education at the University of Cologne
Willibert Kremer (born October 15, 1939 in Hochneukirch), German football coach and former football player.
Willy Wimmer (born May 18 1943 in Mönchengladbach), German politician of the CDU, who belonged to the Bundestag is 33 years.
Annette Schavan (born June 10, 1955 in Jüchen), politician (CDU), 2005-2013 Federal Minister for Education and Research.