The 30 Greatest Germans

In 2003, German public television ZDF published a list with the 100 greatest Germans of all time. Can you name the 30 greatest?
DSDS is the German version of British "Pop Idol"
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Last updated: September 9, 2018
First submittedMarch 2, 2018
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What they did / were
German
1
First Chancellor of West Germany
Konrad Adenauer
2
Started the Protestant Refomartion
Martin Luther
3
Writer of the Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx
4
Siblings who fought against the Nazis (White Rose)
Hans and Sophie Scholl
5
Chancellor who won the Nobel Peace Prize
Willy Brandt
6
Composer of the Brandenburg Concertos
Johann Sebastian Bach
7
Playwright who wrote Faust
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
8
He invented the printing press
Johannes Gutenberg
9
He unified Germany and became the first Reichskanzler
Otto von Bismarck
10
E = mc²
Albert Einstein
11
Priest who provided social support for young workers
Adolph Kolping
12
Composer of nine symphonies
Ludwig van Beethoven
13
Chancellor during the Reunification
Helmut Kohl
14
Engineer and industrialist, his company is today world-famous
Robert Bosch
15
Participant in the talent show DSDS in 2003
Daniel Küblböck
16
Inventor of the Z4, the first commercial digital computer
Konrad Zuse
17
Founder of the Schoenstatt Movement
Joseph Kentenich
18
Alsatian humanitarian for the sick in Africa
Albert Schweitzer
19
Actor, played Franz Joseph I of Austria
Karlheinz Böhm
20
Salzburg-born composer of the Magic Flute
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
21
Chancellor (1974-1982)
Helmut Schmidt
22
Social Democratic politician from the GDR
Regine Hildebrandt
23
Feminist journalist, EMMA
Alice Schwarzer
24
Wetten, dass...? and Haribo advertisements
Thomas Gottschalk
25
Most successful musician in Germany
Herbert Grönemeyer
26
Former Formula One driver, now in coma
Michael Schumacher
27
Responsible for the Wirtschaftswunder (economic miracle)
Ludwig Erhard
28
Discovered X-rays
Wilhelm Röntgen
29
Presents the TV show "Wer wird Millionär?
Günther Jauch
30
Modern Talking, DSDS
Dieter Bohlen
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