Namesakes

Finnish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Rainer von Fieandt   1957-1958  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 physics
(physics) Rainer Weiss   2017  
Notable Filmmakers: 1 director
Rainer Werner Fassbinder   1945-1982  
Notable Writers: 1 author/poet, 1 playwright
Rainer Maria Rilke   1875-1926  
Rainer Werner Fassbinder   1945-1982  
Olympic Medalists: 5 bronze, 1 silver
(bronze) Jorma Valkama (a.k.a. Rainer)   1956   long jump  
(bronze) Rainer Philipp   1976   ice hockey  
(silver) Rainer Strohbach   1980   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Rainer Osselmann   1984   water polo  
(bronze) Rainer Hoppe   1984   water polo  
(bronze) Rainer Henkel   1988   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
Saints: 1 blessed
Blessed Raynerius Inclusus (a.k.a. Rainer)   ?-1237