List of Famous people named Karl

Name Karl is among the most common names in Germany, Austria, Switzerland. Shortened forms: Charles. Similar names: Charles, Karla, Karlie, Kaarlo, Karle, Karly, Kaarle. Here are some famous Karls:

Karl Marx

Karl Heinrich Marx
First Name Karl
Last Name Marx
Born on May 5, 1818
Died on March 14, 1883 (aged 64)

Karl Heinrich Marx was a German philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist and socialist revolutionary. Born in Trier, Germany, Marx studied law and philosophy at university. He married Jenny von Westphalen in 1843. Due to his political publications, Marx became stateless and lived in exile with his wife and children in London for decades, where he continued to develop his thought in collaboration with German thinker Friedrich Engels and publish his writings, researching in the reading room of the British Museum. His best-known titles are the 1848 pamphlet The Communist Manifesto and the three-volume Das Kapital (1867–1883). Marx's political and philosophical thought had enormous influence on subsequent intellectual, economic and political history. His name has been used as an adjective, a noun and a school of social theory.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Nehammer

First Name Karl
Last Name Nehammer
Born on October 18, 1972 (age 51)
Born in Austria

Karl Nehammer is an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) who has been serving as minister of the interior in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz since January 2020.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Lagerfeld

Karl Otto Lagerfeldt
First Name Karl
Last Name Lagerfeld
Born on September 10, 1933
Died on February 19, 2019 (aged 85)
Born in Germany

Karl Otto Lagerfeld was a German creative director, fashion designer, artist, photographer, and caricaturist who lived in Paris.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Urban

Karl-Heinz Urban
First Name Karl
Last Name Urban
Height 184 cm | 6'0

Karl-Heinz Urban is a New Zealand actor. His career began with appearances in New Zealand films and TV series such as Xena: Warrior Princess. His first Hollywood role was in the 2002 horror film Ghost Ship. Since then, he has appeared in many high-profile movies, including the second and third installments of The Lord of the Rings trilogy in the role of Éomer. He has also portrayed Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film series, Vaako in the Riddick film series, Judge Dredd in Dredd, and Skurge in Thor: Ragnarok. Since 2019, he has starred as Billy Butcher in Amazon's web television series The Boys.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Landsteiner

First Name Karl
Last Name Landsteiner
Born on June 14, 1868
Died on June 26, 1943 (aged 75)
Born in Austria

Karl Landsteiner was an Austrian biologist, physician, and immunologist. He distinguished the main blood groups in 1900, having developed the modern system of classification of blood groups from his identification of the presence of agglutinins in the blood, and in 1937 identified, with Alexander S. Wiener, the Rhesus factor, thus enabling physicians to transfuse blood without endangering the patient's life. With Constantin Levaditi and Erwin Popper, he discovered the polio virus in 1909. He received the Aronson Prize in 1926. In 1930, he received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. He was posthumously awarded the Lasker Award in 1946, and has been described as the father of transfusion medicine.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Lauterbach

Karl Wilhelm Lauterbach
First Name Karl
Last Name Lauterbach
Born on February 21, 1963 (age 61)

Karl Lauterbach is a German scientist and politician of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD). He is professor of health economics and epidemiology at the University of Cologne. Since the 2005 federal elections, he has been a Member of the Bundestag.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Malone

Karl Anthony Malone
First Name Karl
Last Name Malone
Born on July 24, 1963 (age 60)
Height 203 cm | 6'8

Karl Anthony Malone is an American retired professional basketball player. Nicknamed "the Mailman", he is considered one of the greatest power forwards in NBA history.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Eliasberg

First Name Karl
Last Name Eliasberg
Born on June 10, 1907
Died on February 12, 1978 (aged 70)
Born in Belarus

Karl Ilitch Eliasberg was a Soviet conductor.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Davies

First Name Karl
Last Name Davies
Born on August 6, 1982 (age 41)
Height 175 cm | 5'9

Karl Davies is an English actor, who portrayed Lyle Anderson in the TV series Kingdom. Previously he had portrayed Robert Sugden in the ITV soap opera Emmerdale.

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her

Karl Glusman

First Name Karl
Last Name Glusman
Born on January 3, 1988 (age 36)

Karl Glusman is an American actor. He had a lead role in Gaspar Noé’s controversial drama Love (2015) and appeared in The Neon Demon (2016) and Nocturnal Animals (2016).

Know him/her \
Don't know him/her
    index: 1x 0.097901821136475s
fmsppl-page-output: 1x 0.089332103729248s
t_/pages/list-of-people: 1x 0.089301824569702s
t_/blocks/list-of-people: 1x 0.064348936080933s
t_/blocks/person-card: 10x 0.054235219955444s
headline: 8x 0.013718128204346s
people-list-rectangle: 6x 0.011073589324951s
t_/common/header: 1x 0.0074059963226318s
router_page: 1x 0.0059759616851807s
list-of-people-content: 1x 0.0047268867492676s
qids: 5x 0.0024981498718262s
t_/common/footer: 1x 0.00077915191650391s
related: 1x 0.00030303001403809s
t_/common/head: 1x 0.00026798248291016s
head-facts: 1x 0.00024104118347168s
t_/blocks/people-list-rectangle: 6x 0.00019931793212891s
t_/blocks/switcher: 1x 5.2213668823242E-5s
using-file-qids-cache: 7x 1.1444091796875E-5s
using-qids-cache: 1x 2.1457672119141E-6s
----- END OF DUMP (2024-06-25 01:25:06)  -----