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Some Famous People with the surname of Brunner

Wikipedia John Kilian Houston Brunner (24 September 1934 ? 26 August 1995) was a prolific British author of science fiction novels and stories.
Wikipedia Alois Brunner (born April 8, 1912, reports of death contested) is an Austrian Nazi war criminal.
Wikipedia Heinrich Emil Brunner (December 23, 1889 ? April 6, 1966) was a Swiss Protestant (Reformed) theologian.
Wikipedia Heinrich Brunner (21 June 1840 ? 11 August 1915) was a German historian born at Wels in Upper Austria.
Wikipedia Sir Hugo Laurence Joseph Brunner KCVO JP was Lord Lieutenant of Oxfordshire, England, between 1996 and 2008.
Wikipedia Scott Lee Brunner (born March 24, 1957, in Sellersville, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American football quarterback in the National Football League who played for the New York Giants from 1980 to 1983, the Denver Broncos in 1984, and the St.
Wikipedia Otto Brunner (1898-1982) was an Austrian historian.
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Wikipedia Luise Brunner was one of only two women to have ever reached the rank of Chef Oberaufseherin (Chief Senior Overseer, a high-ranking officer designation for SS guards in Nazi concentration camps).
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Wikipedia Chantal Brunner (born 5 November 1970) is a New Zealand long jumper.
Wikipedia William Frank Brunner was a United States Representative from New York.
Wikipedia Jennifer Lee Brunner (born February 5, 1957) is an American politician of the Democratic Party who currently serves as the Ohio Secretary of State.
Wikipedia Edo Brunner (11 October, 1970), Dubbeldam (Netherlands) is a Dutch actor and presenter.
Wikipedia Arnold William Brunner (September 25, 1857 ? February 14, 1925) was an American architect who was born and died in New York City.
Wikipedia Kenny Brunner (born December 8, 1978), better known by his nicknames "The Bad One" and "Bad Santa", is an American professional basketball player.
Wikipedia Mary Theresa Brunner (born December 17, 1943) is a former member of the "Manson Family" who was present during the 1969 murder of Gary Allen Hinman, a California musician and UCLA Ph.
Wikipedia Johann Conrad Brunner (January 16, 1653 ? October 2, 1727) was a Swiss anatomist from Diessenhofen.
Wikipedia Edouard Brunner (February 24, 1932 ? June 25, 2007) was a Swiss diplomat, ambassador, and United Nations mediator of Bernese origin.
Wikipedia Sebastian Brunner (10 December, 1814 ? 27 November, 1893) was an Austrian Catholic writer.
Wikipedia Eric Brunner (born February 12, 1986 in Dublin, Ohio) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Columbus Crew in Major League Soccer.
Wikipedia Kaspar Brunner (died 1561) was a Swiss mechanic best known for his construction of the clockwork of the Zytglogge, Berne's medieval clock-tower, in 1527?30.
Wikipedia Alex Brunner (born 8 December, 1973 in Trieste) is an Italian footballer.
Wikipedia George Edward Brunner (January 12, 1896 ? February 8, 1975) was an American Democratic Party politician from New Jersey who served as the mayor of Camden from 1936 to 1959.
Wikipedia Elmer David Brunner (died 3 April 1959) was a convicted American murderer and was the last defendant executed by West Virginia.
Wikipedia Thomas Brunner (born August 10, 1962 in Blaibach) is a German football coach and a former player who is currently managing 1.
Wikipedia Dominik Florian Brunner (18 May 1959 ? 12 September 2009) was a German businessman.
Wikipedia Norbert Brunner (born 21 June 1942) is the bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Sion, Switzerland.