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Stuttgart, Germany

LOCATION

Population:
590,823 (2005)

SCHOOLS

SchoolFounded
University of Stuttgart
1829

ORCHESTRA

OrchestraFounded
Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra
1945

OPERA

OperaFounded
Staatsoper Stuttgart
1912

COMPANY HEADQUARTERS

CompanyFounded
Daimler Chrysler
1998
Porsche
1931

BIRTHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Wolfgang Dauner
Jazz Musician
30-Dec-1935   Innovative jazz bandleader and pianist
Bruno Frank
Playwright
13-Jun-1878 20-Jun-1945 Storm in a Teacup
Wilhelm Hauff
Poet
29-Nov-1802 18-Nov-1827 Phantasien im Bremer Ratskeller
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
Philosopher
27-Aug-1770 14-Nov-1831 Phenomenology of Spirit
Greg Iles
Novelist
1960   Black Cross
Bert Sakmann
Scientist
12-Jun-1942   Cellular ion channels
Wolfgang Schoellkopf
Business
22-Jul-1932   CFO of First Fidelity Bancorp, 1990-96
Hans Spemann
Scientist
27-Jun-1869 9-Sep-1941 Experimental embryology
Eberhard Weber
Bassist
22-Jan-1940   Accomplished German bassist and composer
Georg Rudolf Weckherlin
Poet
15-Sep-1584 13-Feb-1653 Geistliche und weltliche Gedichte
Richard von Weizsäcker
Head of State
15-Apr-1920   President of Germany, 1984-94
Manfred Wörner
Diplomat
24-Sep-1934 13-Aug-1994 NATO Secretary General, 1988-94

DEATHS

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Robert Bosch
Business
23-Sep-1861 9-Mar-1942 Founder of Bosch GmbH
Wilhelm Hauff
Poet
29-Nov-1802 18-Nov-1827 Phantasien im Bremer Ratskeller
Theodor Heuss
Head of State
31-Jan-1884 12-Dec-1963 President of Germany, 1949-59
Gottlob Honold
Engineer
26-Aug-1876 17-Mar-1923 Invented the spark plug
Wilhelm Maybach
Engineer
9-Feb-1846 29-Dec-1929 Designed the Mercedes
Ferdinand Porsche
Engineer
3-Sep-1875 30-Jan-1951 Designer of the Volkswagen Beetle



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