Günter Grass 1927

Günter Grass - Textportrait Ralph Ueltzhoeffer
Günter Grass – Biography-Portrait by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (2012).

Text: Günter Wilhelm Grass (born 16 October 1927) is a German novelist, poet, playwright, illustrator, graphic artist, sculptor and recipient of the 1999 Nobel Prize in Literature. He is widely regarded as Germany’s most famous living writer. Grass was born in the Free City of Danzig (now Gdańsk, Poland). Continue reading

Mahatma Gandhi, *1869 – 1948

Mahatma Gandhi, Photo Text Portrait: *1869 October – 1948 January 30. Textportrait Mahatma Gandhi by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, September 20. Biography Text (September 20, 2010 by Wikipedia.org). Mahatma Gandhi, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the pre-eminent political and spiritual leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha […]

Martin Luther King, *1929 – 1968

Martin Luther King, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1929-1968)

Martin Luther King, Photo Text Portrait: *1929 – 1968. Textportrait Martin Luther King by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, September 20. Biography Text (September 20, 2010 by Wikipedia.org). Martin Luther King, Jr. (January 15, 1929 – April 4, 1968) was an American clergyman, activist, and prominent leader in the African American civil rights movement […]

Mikhail Gorbachev, *March 2, 1931

Mikhail Gorbachev, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1931)

Mikhail Gorbachev, Photo Text Portrait: *March 2, 1931. Textportrait Mikhail Gorbachev by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, September 12. Biography Text (May 12, 2010 by Wikipedia.org). Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev (Russian: Михаил Сергеевич Горбачёв Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachyov (born 2 March 1931) was the seventh and last General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union, serving from 1985 until 1991 […]

Jean Jacques Rousseau, *June 28, 1712 – 1778

Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1712)

Jean Jacques Rousseau, Photo Text Portrait: *June 28, 1712 – 1778. Textportrait Jean Jacques Rousseau by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2010, August 16. Biography Text (Photo: August 16 by Wikipedia.org – Jean Jacques Rousseau). French Revolution, Rousseau was the most popular of the philosophes among members of the Jacobin Club […]

Helmut Schmidt, *December 23, 1918

Helmut Schmidt, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1918)

Helmut Schmidt, Photo Text Portrait: *December 23, 1918. Textportrait Helmut Schmidt by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2008, December 12. Biography Text (Photo: May 23 by Wikipedia.org – Helmut Schmidt). Chancellor of West Germany from 1974 to 1982. Prior to becoming chancellor, he had served as Minister of Defence and Minister of Finance […]

Willy Brandt, *December 18, 1913 – 1992

Willy Brandt, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1913)

Willy Brandt, Photo Text Portrait: *December 18, 1913 – 1992. Textportrait Willy Brandt by Ralph Ueltzhoeffer 2009, April 12. Biography Text (Photo: May 13 by Wikipedia.org – Willy Brandt). German politician, Chancellor of West Germany 1969–1974, and leader of the Social Democratic Party of Germany (SPD) […]

Angela Merkel, *July 17, 1954

Angela Merkel, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (*1954)

Angela Merkel, Photo Text Portrait: *July 17, 1954. Textportrait Angela Merkel by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2009, November 11. Biography Text (Photo: March 23 by Wikipedia.org – Angela Merkel). Current Chancellor of Germany. She played a central role in the negotiation of the Treaty of Lisbon and the Berlin Declaration […]

Dalai Lama, the 14th

Dalai Lama, Text Portrait, Ralph Ueltzhoeffer (14th)

Dalai Lama, Text Portrait Photo, Textportrait Dalai Lama by Ralph Ueltzhöffer 2009, April 14. Biography Text (Photo: March 27 by Wikipedia.org – Dalai Lama). (Religious name: Tenzin Gyatso, shortened from Jetsun Jamphel Ngawang Lobsang Yeshe Tenzin Gyatso, born Lhamo Dondrub,[2] 6 July 1935) is the 14th and current Dalai Lama […]