List of people from Mainz

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This is a list of notable people who were born in or associated with Mainz.

Sons and daughters of the town[edit]

(chronological list)

Honorary citizens[edit]

(47 since 1831)

Chronological list:

Other people related specially to Mainz[edit]

Scientists[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Architecture, art and culture[edit]

Literature[edit]

Sports[edit]

Economy[edit]

Religion[edit]

Music, canto[edit]

Cabaret, comedian, carnivalist[edit]

  • Hanns Dieter Hüsch, cabaret artist
  • Herbert Bonewitz, carnival, cabaret artist
  • Rolf Braun, carnival

Military[edit]

Others[edit]

  • Marx Rumpolt, personal chef to the Elector of Mainz, in 1581 wrote the first textbook "Ein New Kochbuch" (A New Cookbook) for professional cooks.
  • Johannes Wilhelm Bückler, called Schinderhannes (*Miehlen im Taunus 1783, † Mainz 1803 (persecuted)), legendary German outlaw
  • Hans Wagner (* Wittenberg 1852, † Frankfurt am Main 1940), Philatelist
  • Paul Baron von Collas (* Bromberg 1841; † Kassel 1910), military governor of Mainz (1898–1903)

Sources[edit]

  • Wolfgang Balzer: Mainz, Persönlichkeiten der Stadtgeschichte. Kügler, Ingelheim 1985–1993.
    • Bd. 1: Mainzer Ehrenbürger, Mainzer Kirchenfürsten, militärische Persönlichkeiten, Mainzer Bürgermeister. ISBN 3-924124-01-9
    • Bd. 2: Personen des religiösen Lebens, Personen des politischen Lebens, Personen des allgemein kulturellen Lebens, Wissenschaftler, Literaten, Künstler, Musiker. ISBN 3-924124-03-5.
    • Bd. 3: Geschäftsleute, epochale Wegbereiter, Baumeister, Fastnachter, Sonderlinge, Originale. ISBN 3-924124-05-1.