List of Famous people born in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Peter III of Russia
Peter III was Emperor of Russia for six months in 1762. He was born in Kiel as Charles Peter Ulrich of Schleswig-Holstein-Gottorp, the only child of Charles Frederick, Duke of Holstein-Gottorp, and Anna Petrovna.
Robert Habeck is a German writer and politician of Alliance '90/The Greens and has been their leader since January 2018.
Allison Christin Mack is an American actress known for her roles as Chloe Sullivan on the WB/CW series Smallville and as Amanda on the FX series Wilfred. She was arrested in Brooklyn by the FBI on April 20, 2018, on charges of sex trafficking, sex trafficking conspiracy, and forced labor conspiracy in relation to her role in the NXIVM organization. Mack pleaded guilty to racketeering charges in April 2019 and is awaiting sentencing.
Willy Brandt was a German politician and statesman who was leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) from 1964 to 1987 and served as Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany from 1969 to 1974.
Wolfgang Wodarg is a German physician and politician for SPD. He was a member of the Bundestag from 1994 to 2009.
Beatrix von Storch
Beatrix Amelie Ehrengard Eilika von Storch is a German politician who has been Deputy Leader of the Alternative for Germany since July 2015 and Member of the Bundestag since September 2017. She previously was Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Germany. She belongs ancestrally to the royal House of Oldenburg which reigned over the Grand Duchy of Oldenburg until 1918.
Tim Mälzer is a German television chef, restaurateur, cookbook author and television presenter.
Ludwig Haas is a German television actor from Eutin, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
Wincent Weiss is a German singer, Wincent has Austrian parents, he was first known for taking part in Deutschland sucht den Superstar in 2013.
Ole Werner is a German football manager, currently managing Holstein Kiel.
Justus von Dohnányi
Justus von Dohnányi is a German actor, best known for portraying Wilhelm Burgdorf in 2004 film Der Untergang.
Jonas Nay is a German actor and musician known for starring as Martin Rauch in Deutschland 83 and its sequels, Deutschland 86 and Deutschland 89.
Paul Thomas Mann was a German novelist, short story writer, social critic, philanthropist, essayist, and the 1929 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. His highly symbolic and ironic epic novels and novellas are noted for their insight into the psychology of the artist and the intellectual. His analysis and critique of the European and German soul used modernized versions of German and Biblical stories, as well as the ideas of Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Friedrich Nietzsche, and Arthur Schopenhauer.
Alexander Bommes is a German handball player, journalist and television host.
Kim Dotcom, also known as Kimble and Kim Tim Jim Vestor, is a German-Finnish Internet entrepreneur and political activist who resides in Queenstown, New Zealand. He first rose to fame in Germany in the 1990s as an Internet entrepreneur, and was convicted on charges of computer fraud in 1994.
August Landmesser was a worker at the Blohm+Voss shipyard in Hamburg, Germany. He became known as the possible identity of a man appearing in a 1936 photograph, conspicuously refusing to perform the Nazi salute with the other workers. Landmesser had run afoul of the Nazi Party over his unlawful relationship with Irma Eckler, a Jewish woman. Later, he was imprisoned and eventually, he was drafted into penal military service, where he was killed in action.
Axel Prahl is a German actor and musician.
Friede Springer is a German publisher and widow of Axel Springer. She is the main owner of the Axel Springer SE media conglomerate, and thus of Europe's largest newspaper Bild, and one of the richest people of Germany.
Carola Rackete is a German ship captain who works for the German sea rescue organisation Sea-Watch. In June 2019, she was arrested for docking a migrant rescue ship without authorization in the port of Lampedusa, Italy.
Torben Liebrecht is a German actor.