Namesakes

German Chancellors and Presidents: 1 chancellor
(chancellor) Gerhard Schröder   1998-2005  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 chemistry, 1 medicine
(medicine) Gerhard Domagk   1939  
(chemistry) Gerhard Herzberg   1971  
(chemistry) Gerhard Ertl   2007  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Gerhard Richter   1932-  
Olympic Medalists: 1 bronze, 1 bronze/silver, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze
(gold/bronze) Gerhard Stöck   1936   javelin throw; shot put  
(bronze/silver) Gerhard Hetz   1964   swimming - 400 m medley; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver/bronze) Gerhard Hennige   1968   400 m hurdles; 4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Gerhard Wucherer   1972   4x100 m relay  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
Louis Gerhard De Geer   1876-1880  
Louis De Geer (a.k.a. Gerhard)   1920-1921