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Richard von Weizsäcker, 2006
former President of Germany from 1984-1994, head of government of the German state of Berlin 1981-1984

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Helmut Schmidt, 2007
former Chancellor of Germany 1974-1982, endless Prizes and Awards national and international.
One of the last European leaders, who met Mao Tsetung and Deng Xiaoping in China 1975

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Sir Bob Geldoff, 2007
rocksinger and founder of "Live Aid for Africa", nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize 1986 and 2006, MTV Music Award 2005

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Thomas Quasthoff, 2007
baritone singer, born with the birth defects "contergan", three times Grammy Award-winner, Echo Music Award 2004, 2007 and 2011, Herbert-von Karajan Music Award 2009

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Heiner Brandt, 2008
handball-player, the only one who won the Worldchampion in Handbal as player (1978) and as coach (2007)

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Anna-Maria Mühe, 2008
actress, wellknown for her part in the movie "Novemberkind", 2008, new faces award 2003, nominated for German Film Award 2009

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Maria Furtwängler, 2008
actress, German TV-Broadcasting-Award for Best Actress 2007,
president of the organisation "Medecin for the Third World", Goldene Kamera Award 2008

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Iris Berben, 2008
actress, Leo-Baeck Award 2002
for her engagement against Antisemitism, two-times Goldene Kamera Award, three times Bambi Award

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Martin Walser, 2008
writer, poetry
Hermann-Hesse-Award 1957, Gerhardt-Hauptmann-Award 1962, Friedrich-Schiller-Award 1965, Georg-Buechner-Award 1981

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"Loriot", 2009†
humorist, Adolf-Grimme-Award 1973,
Karl-Valentin-Award 1974, Ernst-Lubitsch-Award 1988, died 2011

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Joschka Fischer, 2009
former German Minister of Foreign Affairs, began his carer as a taxidriver and a left-wing militant. After the "German Herbst",
he entered the newly founded Green Party, where he became one of his leaders

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Peter Zadek, 2009†
most celebrated theater director after the second world war, numerous times "Director of the year", Commandeur des Arts et des Lettres 1992, German Federal Cross of Merit 2002

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Liz Mohn, 2009
CEO of Bertelsmann AG, europes biggest media house (RTL-TV, Gruner&Jahr, Random-House)

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Daniel Libeskind, 2009
born in Lodz (Poland), american architect and musician (Accordeon), build among others the Jewish Museum in Berlin and planed the new World Trade Center in New York

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Giovanni di Lorenzo, 2011
writer, editor, half italian, half german, came to Germany in the age of 11, editor in chief "Die Zeit"-newspaper, Adolf-Grimme Award 1986, Theodor-Wolf Award 1993,
editor in chief-of the year 2007

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David Kross, 2012
actor, wellknown for his part in "Knallhart", 2005 and "The Reader" ("Der Vorleser"), 2008

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Cem Özdemir, 2012
Chairman of the German Green Party; from 2004 to 2009 Member of the European Parliament, his parents came in the 60th from Turkey to Germany as immigrant workers

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Robert Wilson, 2012
theater director, set designer, painter, artist
Golden Lion-Award at Venice Biennale 1993
works among others at the Berliner Ensemble Theater

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Michael Haneke, 2012
film director, two times Palme d'Or winner in Cannes for "Das weiße Band" 2009 and "Liebe" 2012, nominated as Best Picture for the Oscar 2013

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Wim Wenders, 2012
film director, british film award and Palme d'Or in Cannes for "Paris, Texas" 1982, two times nominated for the Oscar, 2000 and 2012

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Dr. Shirin Ebadi, 2012
Nobel Peace Prize winner of 2003, human rights activiste, lawyer for women and children in Iran

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Kasper König, 2012
one of the most important art-curators, longtime director of the Museum Städl in Francfort and Museum Ludwig in Cologne, almost known for his communication by writing postcards

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Julia Zange, 2012
writer, poetry, published her first novel in the age of 25 at Suhrkamp-Edition "Die Anstalt der besseren Mädchen", the book came out as a Theater-Drama 2011,
won the Prosanova-Competition 2005

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Christian Boros, 2012
born in Hindenburg (today Poland), owner of an advertising agency, became well-known for his art-collection and his World War II bunker in Berlin, which he bought 2003 and transformed into a Museum

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Markus Lüpertz, 2012
born in Reichenbach, today Czech territory, one of the most controversy german artists, went to the Legion d' etrangers, was over 20 years director of the Kunstakademie Duesseldorf, Villa Romana Award 1970

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Bazon Brock, 2012
born in Pommern (today Poland), art-critic, art-theorist, Prof. for neural aesthetics in Hamburg, Wien and Wuppertal, did happenings with Joseph Beuys, runs the "Amt für Denkerei" in Berlin-Kreuzberg

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Shermine Sherivar, 2012
born in Teheran, model and actress, immigrated 1983 with her parents to Germany, became Miss Deutschland 2004 and Miss Europe 2005

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Seeed, 2012
Pierre Baigorry (also known as Peter Fox), Frank Delle and Demba Nabe. Seeed is a reggae-hip hop band from Berlin, who won the Echo Music Award 2002 and 2004. Wellknown for his song "Dickes B", 2001

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Anton Graf von Faber-Castell, 2012
CEO of Faber-Castell, which is the world's largest manufacturers of pens, pencils with over 1,5 billion pieces, Ecology-Manager of the Year 2008, The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany 2010

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Prof. Dr. Karlheinz Brandenburg, 2013
audio engineer, inventor of the mp3 compression (mpeg audio layer 3). Today mp3 files are used in thousands of portable music players and billions of mobile phones worldwide.

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Dr. Peter Raue, 2013
lawyer. Brought the "Moma-Ausstellung", a huge collection of artworks from the Museum of Modern Art in New York to Berlin. It was the most successful exhibition in Europe 2004 with 1,2 miilion visitors.

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Hüseyin Avni Karslioglu, 2013
Ambassador of Turkey in Germany. Karslioglu worked before in Sidney and New York. From 2008 to 2011 he was the principal private secretary of the President of Turkey, Abdullah Gül.

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Karoline Herfurth, 2013,
actrees, played a.o. in "The Perfume" 2006 by Tom Tykwer, "A year ago in Winter" 2008 by Caroline Link, "Passion" 2012 by Brian de Palma, Movie Star Award 2006, May-Ophüls-Award 2006, Adolf-Grimme-Award 2009

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Helene Hegemann, 2013,
author, wrote her first theater piece at the age of 15, directed her first movie at the age of 16. Her first novel came out 2010 and was considered as a scandal. her second novel, "Jage 2 Tiger", was launched in 2013

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Exhibition
portraits and text are printed on velin arches paper, 2x/ 56x76 cm, hang on a black wooden board

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endorsement by Humboldt-University Berlin

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endorsement by OECD Paris