1975 in Germany
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Other events of 1975
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Events in the year 1975 in Germany.
- Unknown date; Launch of the Volkswagen Polo, a three-door hatchback which fits into the Volkswagen range below the Golf and is similar in size and concept to the Renault 5 from France.
- February 25 – German Constitutional Court abortion decision
- February 27 – The 2 June Movement kidnaps West German politician Peter Lorenz. He is released on March 4 after most of the kidnappers' demands are met.
- June 27 - July 8 - 25th Berlin International Film Festival
- August: Fire on the Lüneburg Heath
- The Flick affair began in 1975 with a share trade where the Flick company sold shares worth 1.9 Billion Deutsche Mark from Daimler AG to the Deutsche Bank.
- Date unknown: German company Coppenrath & Wiese was founded.
- February 13 – Sabine Bätzing-Lichtenthäler, German politician
- February 21 – Daniel Fehlow, German actor
- February 26 – Frank Busemann, German decathlete
- March 3 – Johanna Wokalek, German actress
- April 13 – Lou Bega, German singer
- May 7 – Michael Kretschmer, German politician
- June 4 – Radost Bokel, German actress
- June 23 – Prince Daniel of Saxony, German nobleman
- June 30 – Ralf Schumacher, German racing car driver
- July 26 – Ingo Schultz, German athlete
- September 22 – Christian Ulmen, German entertainer and actor
- October 19 – Hilde Gerg, German ski alpine skier
- undated - Christoph Bach, German actor
- January 11 – Roma Bahn, German actress (born 1896)
- January 24 – Erich Kempka, chauffeur of Adolf Hitler (born 1910)
- February 2 – Karl Maron, German politician (born 1903)
- March 3 – Therese Giehse, actress (born 1898)
- March 22 – : Paul Verhoeven, actor, theatre and film director (born 1901)
- April 1 – Lorenz Jaeger, German cardinal of Roman-Catholic Church (born 1892)
- April 17 – Philipp Albrecht, Duke of Württemberg, nobleman (born 1893)
- June 17 – Max Barthel, writer (born 1893)
- July 6 – Margret Boveri, journalist and writer (born 1900)
- August 12 – Werner Rittberger, figure skater (born 1891)
- October 30 – Gustav Ludwig Hertz, physicist, Nobel Prize laureate (born 1887)
- November 26 – Anton Storch, politician (born 1892)
- December 16 – Wilhelm Stählin, German Lutheran theologian, bishop, preacher (born 1883)
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