List of Famous people named Josef
Josef Mengele, also known as the Angel of Death was a German Schutzstaffel (SS) officer and physician during World War II. He is mainly remembered for his actions at the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he performed deadly experiments on prisoners, and was a member of the team of doctors who selected victims to be killed in the gas chambers and was one of the doctors who administered the gas. With Red Army troops sweeping through Poland, Mengele was transferred 280 kilometres (170 mi) from Auschwitz to the Gross-Rosen concentration camp on 17 January 1945, just 10 days before the arrival of the Soviet forces at Auschwitz.
Josef Fares is a Swedish-Lebanese film director and game designer. His brother is the actor Fares Fares, who has appeared in many of his films. He is the founder of Hazelight Studios.
Josef "Pepi" Bican was an Austrian-Czech professional footballer who played as a striker. He is the second most prolific goalscorer in official matches in recorded history according to Rec.Sport.Soccer Statistics Foundation (RSSSF) with over 948 goals scored in 621 matches. FIFA recognises 805 goals. In 2000, the IFFHS awarded Bican the "Golden Ball" in recognition of his status as the greatest goalscorer of the 20th century.
Josef Hader is an Austrian comedian, actor, and writer.
Josef Bierbichler is a German actor.
Josef Alexander Martínez Mencia is a Venezuelan professional footballer who plays as a striker for American club Atlanta United FC, and the Venezuela national team.
Josef "Jupp" Posipal was a Romanian-born German footballer who was part of the 1954 FIFA World Cup winning German squad.
Josef Šural was a Czech professional footballer who played as a forward.
Josef Abrhám is a Czech film and theatre actor.
Josef de Souza Dias, known as Josef de Souza, is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for as a midfielder for Turkish club Beşiktaş.