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Some Famous People with the surname of Braun

Wikipedia Karl Ferdinand Braun (6 June 1850 ? 20 April 1918) was a German inventor, physicist and Nobel laurea.
Wikipedia Wernher Magnus Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (March 23, 1912 ? June 16, 1977) was a German-American rocket physicist, astronautics engineer, and space architect, becoming one of the leading figures in the development of rocket technology in Germany and the United States.
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Wikipedia Lily Braun (2 July 1865 ? 8 August 1916), born Amalie von Kretschmann, was a German feminist writer.
Wikipedia Tamara Braun (born April 18, 1971) is an American actress, best known for her work in daytime television.
Wikipedia Rick Braun (born July 6, 1955 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a smooth jazz trumpet player.
Wikipedia Carl August Braun (born September 25, 1927 in Brooklyn, New York) is an American former professional basketball player and coach.
Wikipedia Victor Braun (August 4, 1935 ? January 6, 2001) was a famous Canadian-born operatic baritone.
Wikipedia Bob Braun (April 20, 1929 - January 15, 2001) was a local television and radio personality in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Wikipedia Steve Braun (born August 14, 1976) is a Canadian television and movie actor.
Wikipedia Zev Braun (born October 19, 1928 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American motion picture producer.
Wikipedia Michael Braun (born 24 March 1978) is an Australian rules footballer who played for the AFL's West Coast Eagles.
Wikipedia Ryan Joseph Braun (born November 17, 1983, in Mission Hills, Los Angeles, California), nicknamed The Hebrew Hammer'", is an American right-handed All-Star left fielder who broke into Major League Baseball with the Milwaukee Brewers in.
Wikipedia Sabine Braun (born June 19, 1965 in Essen) is a German former athlete in track and field.
Wikipedia Stephen Russell Braun (born May 8, 1948 in Trenton, New Jersey) is a former Major League Baseball outfielder, third baseman, and designated hitter.
Wikipedia Timothy Braun (born 1975 in Muncie, Indiana) is an American author.
Wikipedia Solomon Braun (1868?1899) was a French lieutenant of artillery, born at Paris in 1868 and died in Togbao, Chad, in 1899.
Wikipedia Suanne Braun (born 29 February 1968) is an actress from South Africa currently living in London, England.
Wikipedia Bill Braun is an American former NASCAR driver who, in 1951, competed in the single Grand National (Nextel Cup after 1971) event of his career.
Wikipedia Volker Braun (born May 7, 1939, Dresden) is a German writer.
Wikipedia Dieter Braun (born February 2, 1943 in Ulm, Germany) is a former Grand Prix motorcycle road racer from Germany.
Wikipedia Alexander Carl Heinrich Braun (May 10, 1805 ? March 29, 1877) was a German botanist from Regensburg, Bavaria.
Wikipedia Eva Anna Paula Braun, died Eva Anna Paula Hitler (6 February 1912 ? 30 April 1945) was the longtime companion and, for a brief time, wife of Adolf Hitler.
Wikipedia Jayme Guilherme Caetano Braun (Bossoroca, January 30, 1924 - Porto Alegre, July 8, 1999) is a Brazilian folk musician, poet and composer.
Wikipedia Gregor Braun (born December 31, 1955 in Neustadt an der Weinstra?e) is a retired track cyclist and road bicycle racer from Germany, who was a professional rider from 1977 to 1989.
Wikipedia Otto Braun (28 September 1900 in Ismaning ? 15 August 1974 in Varna) was a German Communist with a long and varied career.
Wikipedia Emile, Baron Braun (Nivelles, Walloon Brabant, 2 December 1849-Vichy, 30 August 1927) was an engineer, Belgian liberal politician and mananger of companies in the textile industry.
Wikipedia Magnus "Mac" Freiherr von Braun (10 May 1919 ? 21 June 2003) was a German chemical engineer, Luftwaffe aviator, and rocket scientist at Peenem?nde, the Mittelwerk, and via Operation Paperclip, at Fort Bliss.
Wikipedia Ryan Zachary Braun (born July 29, 1980 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) is a right-handed Major League Baseball pitcher for the Chicago White Sox organization.
Wikipedia Placidus Braun, OSB (February 11, 1756, Peiting.
Wikipedia Maria ("Marie") Johanna Philipsen-Braun (22 June 1911 in Rotterdam ? 23 June 1982 in Gouda) was a Dutch swimmer.
Wikipedia Nico Braun (born October 26, 1950) is a former footballer from Luxembourg.
Wikipedia Adi Braun is a Canadian jazz and cabaret vocalist and composer.
Wikipedia Jerzy Braun (September 13, 1912 ? March 8, 1968) was a Polish rower who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics and in the 1936 Summer Olympics.
Wikipedia Sylwester Braun (code-name "Kris", 1909-1996) was a Polish photographer, Home Army officer.
Wikipedia Ewa Braun (born 2 August 1944 in Krak?w)- is a Polish Academy Award winning set decorator, costume designer and production designer.
Wikipedia Georg Braun (22 February 1907 ? 22 September 1963) was an Austrian footballer and coach.
Wikipedia Carl Braun (1822 ? 1891), sometimes Carl Rudolf Braun alternative spelling: Karl Braun, or Karl von Braun-Fernwald, name after knighthood Carl Ritter von Fernwald Braun was an Austrian obstetrician.
Wikipedia Georg Braun (also "Brunus, Bruin", born 1541 in Cologne (K?ln), Germany, died 10 March 1622 in K?ln) was a topo-geographer.
Wikipedia Georg Braun (born 2 September 1918 in Hechingen, Germany) was a German Grand Prix motorcycle road racer.
Wikipedia Ralf Braun (born 24 January 1973 in Berlin) is a retired backstroke swimmer from Germany, who competed for his native country at two consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in 1996 (Atlanta, Georgia).
Wikipedia Ben Braun is the men's college basketball coach at Rice University.
Wikipedia Wendy Allison Braun (born April 5, 1970) is an American film and television actress.
Wikipedia Adolph Aloys Freiherr von Braun (June 17, 1818, suburb of Bubna in Prague, Kingdom of Bohemia ("today Czech Republic") ? March 4, 1904, Markt Aussee ("today Bad Aussee"), Austria) was a diplomat and statesman who became one of the closest collaborators of the Emperor Franz Joseph I of Austria.
Wikipedia Magnus Alexander Maximilian Freiherr von Braun (8 February 1878 ? 30 August 1972) was a German jurist and politician.
Wikipedia Margarete ?Gretl? Braun (born 31 August 1915 in Munich - 10 October 1987) was one of the two sisters of Eva Braun.
Wikipedia Ilse Braun (1909 - 1979) was one of the two sisters of Eva Braun.
Wikipedia Heinrich Friedrich Wilhelm Braun (January 1, 1862 ? April 26 1934) was a German surgeon remembered for his work in the field of anaesthesiology.