At the G8 summit in Heiligendamm , in addition to the future issues discussed, the public also focused on the strict security precautions.
In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election against Ségolène Royal with a high turnout .
Ban Ki-moon takes office as Secretary-General of the United Nations .
The publication of the fourth climate report leads to a worldwide rethinking of climate protection policy .
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- Jalal ad-Din ar-Rumi year on the occasion of his 800th birthday
- Elizabeth Year on the occasion of the 800th birthday of St. Elizabeth
- Euler Year on the occasion of Leonhard Euler 's 300th birthday
- Senckenberg year on the occasion of the 300th birthday of Johann Christian Senckenberg
- European Year of Equal Opportunities – as part of the EU Commission's initiative
- Year of the Humanities as part of the BMBF 's Science in Dialogue initiative
- International Heliophysical Year , in which all UN countries participate on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (1957) (IHY2007).
- Year of the Dolphin – e.g. under the UNEP Agreement on the Conservation of Small Cetaceans in the North and Baltic Seas ( ASCOBANS ) .
protection of species
- The Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is Tree of the Year (Tree of the Year Board of Trustees/Germany).
- The wild avens (Geum rivale) is flower of the year ( Foundation for Nature and Plants / Germany).
- The tench (Tinca tinca) is Fish of the Year (Association of German Sport Fishermen/Germany).
- The Knight Bug (Lygaeus equestris) is Insect of the Year (Insect of the Year Board of Trustees/Germany).
- The kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is Bird of the Year ( Naturschutzbund Deutschland ).
- The elk (Alces alces) is Wild Animal of the Year ( German Wildlife Protection Association ).
- The Murnau-Werdenfelser cattle is the endangered livestock breed of the year ( Society for the Preservation of Old and Endangered Domestic Breeds e.V.).
- The pupal mace (Cordyceps militaris) is mushroom of the year (German Society for Mycology)
politics and world affairs
- January 1: VAT in Germany rises from 16 to 19%.
- Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency for six months . 1 January:
- Group of Eight . 1 January: Germany assumes the presidency of the
- Micheline Calmy-Rey becomes Switzerland 's 2nd President . 1 January:
- Bulgaria and Romania become the 26th and 27th members of the European Union . 1 January:
- Slovenia becomes the 13th EU country to adopt the euro as its currency . 1 January:
- Ban Ki-moon takes over as Secretary - General of the United Nations from Kofi Annan . January 1: South Korean
- Kenya closes border with Somalia and deports refugees. January 3:
- Belarus , Russia cuts off natural gas supplies via the Druzhba route to Germany, Poland , the Czech Republic , Slovakia and Hungary for one day. January 8: As a result of a dispute with
- Austria . January 9: Grand Coalition in
- January 11: The federal government Gusenbauer is sworn in in Austria.
- January 18: The Bavarian Prime Minister Edmund Stoiber announces his resignation effective September 30, 2007.
- German Bundestag passes the health insurance reform , according to which, among other things, all German citizens must be compulsorily insured in the future. Every German citizen has the opportunity to be accepted into health insurance. February 2: The
- suicide bomber detonates a truck loaded with explosives in a busy Baghdad market . The blast kills 137 people and injures more than 300. February 3: A
- February 19: A bomb attack on the Samjhauta Express in India kills 67 people. On the same day, the ban on the death penalty was included in the French constitution . The members of the National Assembly and Senate, assembled in Congress, passed the amendment by a vote of 828 to 26.
- February 26: According to the International Court of Justice of the United Nations (ICJ) , Serbia is not guilty of genocide in the Bosnian war .
- February 27: The German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe strengthens press freedom .
- March 9: The European Union makes a binding commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a fifth by 2020 compared to 1990 levels.
- trade unions , the Bundestag passes the pension at 67 years of age. March 9: Contrary to the protests of the
- Tornados to Afghanistan . As a result, al-Qaeda issued terror warnings on the Internet. March 9: The German Bundestag decides to send
- 23 March: Celebrations and parliamentary commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the Treaties of Rome begin in the various member states of the EU .
- March 25: In Berlin , on the occasion of the celebrations for the Treaties of Rome, the 27 government representatives of the EU sign a joint declaration on the European Union.
- April 16: The Virginia Tech shooting in Blacksburg , Virginia , kills 32 faculty members before the perpetrator, 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui, commits suicide in the second deadliest incident of its kind in US history .
- April 30: Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Washington with a business delegation and signs a transatlantic economic alliance with US President George W. Bush .
- Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain begins a visit to the United States . May 2:
- UMP candidate Nicolas Sarkozy defeats the socialist candidate Ségolène Royal with 53.06 percent of the votes in the run-off in the French presidential election . May 6: The
- Federal President Horst Koehler refuses to pardon RAF member Christian Klar . May 7:
- May 13: The only election of a German state parliament in 2007 takes place with the election to the Bremen state parliament.
- May 25: The Bundestag lowers corporate taxes with the votes of the grand coalition .
- G8 summit takes place in Heiligendamm . The heads of state and government of the eight largest industrial nations came together to discuss climate protection, financial markets and aid for Africa in particular. June 6th to 8th: The
- June 10: The German Evangelical Church Congress 2007 comes to an end in Cologne . Around a million visitors came to the 3,000 events from June 7th to 10th.
- June 16: The Left Party is formed in Berlin from the WASG and the Left Party.PDS . Oskar Lafontaine and Lothar Bisky become chairmen .
- June 16: The Lötschberg Base Tunnel , a 34.6-kilometer (21.1-mile) railway tunnel, officially opens. It is part of the NEAT ( Neue Eisenbahn-Alpentransversale ).
- 21 June/22 June: The main features of the EU Basic Treaty are decided by the European Council at its summit in Brussels .
- June 27: Gordon Brown replaces Tony Blair as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom .
- Portugal takes over the EU Council Presidency for six months 1 July:
- July 10: The Red Mosque in Islamabad , Pakistan is stormed.
- July 19: Pratibha Patil is elected President of India .
- July 31: Operation Banner comes to an end. It marks the longest deployment of British forces of all time, stationing troops in Northern Ireland to prevent civil war since 1969 .
- August 14: At least 500 people are killed in coordinated suicide bombings against Yazidi towns in northern Iraq .
- August 28: Abdullah Gül becomes the eleventh President of Turkey .
- Bluetongue disease is spreading in Germany .
- Al-Kibar reactor in Syria is bombed. September 6: The suspected
- September 16: General elections in Greece .
- September 22: In Burma , tens of thousands of Buddhist monks stage nationwide demonstrations , which are joined by increasing numbers of citizens after a few days.
- September 29: Erwin Huber is elected the new chairman of the Christian Social Union .
- September 30: Edmund Stoiber ends his term as Prime Minister of Bavaria. His successor will be the previous Bavarian Minister of the Interior, Günther Beckstein .
- September 30: Parliamentary elections in Ukraine .
- Pakistan 6 October: Presidential elections in
- 14 October: Parliamentary elections in Togo
- October 19: In Lisbon , the EU heads of government agree on the Lisbon Treaty .
- October 20: gubernatorial election in Louisiana , United States
- 21 October: The Swiss parliamentary elections of 2007 are won by the right-wing conservative party SVP and the Swiss Green Party .
- October 21: In the presidential elections in Slovenia , no candidate has achieved an absolute majority, so that on November 11, 2007 there is a run-off.
- October 21: The 2007 general election in Poland is won by the liberal Platforma Obywatelska party , ahead of the conservative Law and Justice party .
- October 21: The referendum on the direct election of the president in Turkey confirms a constitutional change according to which the future president will be elected directly by the people.
- October 23: Presidential elections in Lebanon
- October 27 Shura elections in Oman
- October 28: In the presidential elections in Argentina , Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is elected Argentina's first female president in the first ballot . At the same time, half of the members of parliament and a third of the senators will be re-elected.
- Pakistan , President Pervez Musharraf declares a state of emergency and sends police into the streets after riots broke out. There is state censorship of television and the media. The upcoming parliamentary elections are suspended. November 3: In
- Guatemalan presidential elections : Álvaro Colom Caballeros wins runoff. November 4: Second round of
- Trinidad and Tobago November 5: General elections in
- Kentucky and Mississippi gubernatorial elections – While Republican governor Haley Reeves Barbour defends his position in Mississippi, in the state of Kentucky Democratic challenger Steve Beshear wins against Ernie Fletcher . November 6:
- November 11: The winner of the second round of the presidential elections in Slovenia becomes Danilo Türk , who takes office on December 23, 2007.
- 13 November: Denmark 2007 general election
- Berlin / Germany : The German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Labor and Social Affairs Franz Müntefering resigns from his offices for family reasons. Olaf Scholz will be the new labor minister and Frank-Walter Steinmeier will be the new vice chancellor .
- November 17: Parliamentary elections in Kosovo
- November 19 General elections in the Marshall Islands
- November 20: General elections in Jordan
- Warsaw / Poland : In his first government statement, Poland's new Prime Minister Donald Tusk announces the speedy ratification of the Lisbon Treaty , the introduction of the euro and better relations with neighboring Germany and Russia.
- 24 November: General election in Australia 2007 – the Social Democratic Labor Party wins the general election. The new President Kevin Rudd announces that he will ratify the Kyoto Protocol .
- November 24: Consistory installed 23 new cardinals
- November 25: Parliamentary elections in Croatia
- 27 November: International Middle East Conference in Annapolis (Maryland) , USA
- 2007 Russian parliamentary elections to the Duma of the Russian Federation 2 December:
- UN Climate Change Conference in Bali 3 December:
- Lisbon December 8: Two-day EU-Africa Summit begins in
- Bank of the South is signed by the heads of state of the seven South American member states. December 9: The founding treaty for the
- December 10: In Argentina , Cristina Fernández de Kirchner takes over the presidency from her husband Néstor Kirchner
- 12 December: Europe : Proclamation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights
- December 12: Federal Council elections in Switzerland: Christoph Blocher voted out; the united Federal Assembly elects Eveline Widmer-Schlumpf as Federal Councilor in his place.
- December 13: In the Treaty of Lisbon , the member states agree on reforms in the political system of the European Union . The contract comes into effect on December 1, 2009.
- 14 December: Pakistan declared end of state of emergency
- December 19: Presidential elections in South Korea
- 20 December: In his speech in honor of the victims of the Sinti and Roma , the President of the German Federal Council, Ole von Beust , for the first time also commemorates the members of the independent group of Yenish and other travelers.
- 21 December: Europe - Estonia , Latvia , Lithuania , Poland , Czech Republic , Slovakia , Hungary , Slovenia and Malta become members of the Schengen area
- December 23: General elections in Thailand
- December 23 Presidential elections in Uzbekistan
- December 27: Rawalpindi / Pakistan : Opposition leader and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto is assassinated after a campaign rally.
- December 30th: 10,000 Alevis protest in Cologne against the Tatort crime thriller Whom credit is due .
- The two richest people in the world owned more money than the 45 poorest countries earned each year (2007).
- In Germany, for the first time since 1969, a balanced national budget has been achieved and the increase in national debt has been stopped.
- electronic commercial and cooperative register is created in Germany. 1 January: An
- insolvency proceedings of BenQ-Siemens- Werke Bocholt , Kamp-Lintfort , Munich . January 2: Opening of the
- January 22nd: Beginning of the takeover gamble for the REpower Systems group between the AREVA and Suzlon Energy groups
- January 31: Tata Steel acquires European steel company Corus .
- February 11: Hindalco Industries acquires Canadian company Novelis .
- financial crisis from 2007 in the USA August 7: Beginning of the
- September 29: The four cooling towers of the first British nuclear power plant, Calder Hall , are blown up in a controlled manner. The nuclear facility for commercial power generation itself was decommissioned in 2003.
- Dow Jones index reaches a new high of 14,164.53 points. October 9: The
- October 29: Foundation of Better Place
- Oil and gold prices reach record levels. The euro climbs to its highest level while the dollar weakens. November 5:
- November 16: Edeka takes over the food company Plus from Tengelmann .
- Lötschberg base tunnel , an important link in the transalpine route, begin . 9 December: With the timetable change, regular train services through the
- The German company Puma is taken over by the French company PPR .
science and technology
- iPhone is introduced by Steve Jobs . January 9th: The
- January 30: Microsoft releases its new operating system Windows Vista
- January 31: The main telescope of the Hubble Space Telescope fails again.
- February 25: The Rosetta spacecraft performs a swing-by on Mars.
- February 27: With the Rhenish Join -in Dictionary, the ARL of the LVR starts the first project for permanent scientific documentation and research into a living language on the Internet.
- April 25: The first possibly habitable exoplanet is discovered. It orbits the star Gliese 581 , 20.5 light-years away .
- archaeologists tell journalists the discovery of Herod the Great 's tomb at Herodium , south of Jerusalem . May 8: Israeli
- May 21: The Cutty Sark , serving as a museum ship , is badly destroyed by a fire suspected to have been caused by a vacuum cleaner . Lying in a dry dock at Greenwich , the clipper is one of the last surviving 19th-century sailing ships .
- June 27: Egyptian culture minister Farouk Hosny tells the assembled media that a mummy discovered in 1903 that has gone unnoticed has been unequivocally identified by archaeologists as that of the pharaoh Hatshepsut .
- June 30-July 10: RoboCup in Atlanta ( Georgia , USA )
- August 21: The space shuttle Endeavor successfully completes its flight to the International Space Station .
- September 14: Japan launches the Selene lunar exploration probe .
- spacecraft Chang'e-1 reaches its orbit around the moon . In the lunar program of the People's Republic of China , she has the task of initially exploring the lunar surface and lunar rocks. November 5: The first Chinese
- Discovery successfully completes its flight to the International Space Station . November 7: The space shuttle
- November 14: US researchers have succeeded for the first time in cloning rhesus monkeys and obtaining stem cells from the embryos of these primates.
- Adam Air Boeing 737-400 carrying 96 passengers and six crew members disappeared from radar off the Indonesian island of Sulawesi . Ten days later, aircraft parts and a body are found near the island. January 1: An
- Garuda Indonesia Boeing 737-400 skids off the runway on landing in Yogyakarta and catches fire. 23 of the 140 people on board are killed. The machine burns out completely. March 7: A
- Kenya Airways Boeing 737-800 , only six months old, crashes shortly after take-off during a violent thunderstorm outside the Cameroonian city of Douala . All 114 people on board are killed. May 5: A
- July 17: An Airbus A320 ( TAM Linhas Aéreas Flight 3054 ) overran the runway at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport in bad weather and sped down a busy road into a gas station and another building, killing 200 people perished (187 on the plane, 13 on the ground).
- Interstate 35 W collapses in Minneapolis , Minnesota . At least seven people are killed. August 1: The Mississippi Bridge on
- September 16: A plane crash in Phuket , Thailand , kills 88.
- September 26: More than 30 people are killed when the Can Tho Bridge collapses in Vietnam.
- January 18: Europe . Hurricane Kyrill , the heaviest hurricane since Lothar on December 26, 1999, swept across large parts of Europe. It claims 34 lives there and causes at least 8 billion euros in property damage in Germany alone.
- February 12: A winter storm begins in Canada and the northern United States , freezing that area in snow and cold for the next few days.
- February 22: Cyclone Favio causes severe damage and three lives in Mozambique , mainly on the holiday island of Bazaruto , after previously devastating parts of Madagascar .
- In large parts of Europe, the winter of 2007 was one of the warmest on record.
- earthquake with a magnitude MW = 8.1 off the coast of the Solomon Islands triggers a tsunami that destroys about 900 houses and kills about 50 people. April 1: An
- After the warmest winter on record, there is one of the warmest springs on record. As early as April, temperatures above 30 degrees are measured, mainly in Central Europe, while there are floods and unusually low temperatures in the Mediterranean area.
- At Pentecost, after extremely high temperatures across Europe, people die in storms . There are 14 dead in total. The storms are moving from Spain through France and Italy to Germany and Austria.
- Oman 's worst cyclone in 30 years. June 6: At least 23 people die in
- June 20–22 June: Severe storms occur throughout Central Europe. In Austria there were hailstorms and storms with up to 140 km/h. Three people die in Austria because of flying parts and falling trees. The damage is huge, in some areas almost the entire harvest has been destroyed. Roofs are torn off, power lines knocked down and trees uprooted or broken off. Traffic in Vienna came to a standstill and there were countless serious injuries.
- July 14–June 21 July: Austria is hit by a heat wave . Temperatures rose to almost 40 degrees for a week. There are 5 dead to mourn. The maximum temperature was reached in Andau with 39.5 degrees Celsius.
- July: In southern and south-eastern Europe, a heat wave leads to temperatures of up to 45 degrees. Hungary , Romania , Bulgaria , Greece , Macedonia , Albania , Montenegro , Serbia , Bosnia-Herzegovina , Croatia , Kosovo and Italy are affected . In Italy alone, 500 forest fires are raging. On the Croatian Adriatic coast in Greece, holidaymakers have to be evacuated. In Hungary there are hundreds of heat deaths, also in Romania. While there is a heat catastrophe in the south, there is a flood of the century in England. Months of rain fell in one day. Entire regions were flooded and a state of emergency was declared. Hundreds of thousands of people were without drinking water and electricity. Large cities like Oxford were also flooded.
- Beginning of August: Large regions in India and Bangladesh are flooded by the monsoon . The death toll in India rises to over 1,300 people.
- August 15: A massive earthquake measuring 8 on the moment magnitude scale kills at least 510 people in Peru . Over 1600 are injured.
- Mid-August: Category 5 Hurricane Dean wreaks havoc in the West Indies and Yucatán Peninsula, killing at least 38 people.
- August: Severe forest fires on the Greek Peloponnese peninsula claim at least 64 lives. Almost all of Greece and the island of Euboea are affected. There is talk of the worst forest fires of all time. The entire landscape has been destroyed and the animal carcasses are threatening to spread epidemics.
- October: Major wildfires in southern California burn large areas.
- November: Within a few days, more snow falls in the Alpine region than it has in about 30 years. In some regions of Austria, around 150 cm of snow falls within 48 hours.
- Storm surge caused by hurricane Tilo November 9:
- November 15: Cyclone Sidr makes landfall near Bangladesh and devastates parts of the country, killing over 3,000 people and fearing 10,000 deaths.
culture and society
For the first time in human history, more people live in cities than in the countryside.
- March 12: The Merovingian exhibition opens in Moscow , where art looted from the Berlin Museum of Prehistory and Early History is on public display again for the first time.
- April 27th to October 14th: The Federal Garden Show 2007 takes place in the neighboring cities of Gera and Ronneburg ; it is the first federal garden show at two locations and at the same time the first in Thuringia.
- June 16: documenta 12 opens in Kassel .
- Heilig-Kreuz – Center for Christian Meditation and Spirituality is founded in Frankfurt-Bornheim by the Diocese of Limburg as the first meditation church in Germany in the Heilig-Kreuz-Kirche . July 1st: The
- center for bereavement counseling in Germany is founded in the church of St. Michael in Frankfurt-Nordend . July 1st: The first
- Wonders of the World are crowned in Lisbon , Portugal . July 7: The New Seven
- International Film Festival takes place in Venice. Ang Lee receives the Golden Lion . September 9: The Venice
- Jason Lewis becomes the first person to complete a human - powered circumnavigation of the world , including crossing the equator , at Greenwich . He was on the road for more than thirteen years on the covered distance of about 74,842 kilometers . October 6: Briton
- October 19: A paint attack is carried out on the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Unknown people mix red paint into the water.
- November 23: Faust Awards 2007 in Munich
- European Film Awards 2007 in Berlin December 1:
- December 20: Two paintings with an estimated value of 70 million euros are stolen from the Museu de Arte de São Paulo . The police were able to get both paintings back to the museum intact on January 8, 2008.
- January 31: The No Angels officially announce their reunion at a press conference.
- February 16: Chris Cornell announces on his MySpace blog that he is disbanding the band Audioslave . He will continue solo from now on. The remaining members of Audioslave reunite to form Rage Against the Machine .
- February 25: Melissa Etheridge wins the Oscar for best song for the song I Need to Wake Up from the movie An Inconvenient Truth .
- Mark Medlock wins the fourth RTL season of Deutschland sucht den Superstar . It is produced by Dieter Bohlen . To date, Mark Medlock has released five albums and nine singles and has sold over three million records - earning 13 gold and 4 platinum records. May 5:
- May 12: Marija Šerifović wins the 52nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki with the song Molitva for Serbia .
- Herbert Grönemeyer initiates the Music & Messages Festival against poverty in Rostock . June 7:
- Concert for Diana is held at Wembley Stadium to mark the 46th birthday and commemorate the 10th anniversary of Lady Diana's death . 1 July: The
- Al Gore , the Live Earth concert takes place on all 7 continents . July 7th: On the initiative of
- August 25: The Love Parade takes place in Essen with 1.2 million visitors
See also: Number one hits 2007 in Australia , Belgium , Canada , Croatia , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Mexico , New Zealand , Netherlands , Norway , Austria , Poland , Portugal , Romania , Sweden , Switzerland , Slovakia , Spain , South Korea , Czech Republic , Hungary , the United States and the United Kingdom .
See also: Category:Music 2007
- Raymond van Barneveld wins the PDC World Darts Championship January 1st:
- Michael Schumacher gets a new job at Ferrari . January 6:
- Anders Jacobsen wins the Four Hills Tournament . January 8: Norwegian ski jumper
- club Rot-Weiss Essen turns 100 years old. February 1st: The regional league
- Magdalena Neuner becomes biathlon world champion for the first time at the age of 19. February 3:
- German men's national handball team wins the final of the Handball World Championship against Poland in Cologne . 4 February: The
- 18 February: The German men's national hockey team wins the final of the World Indoor Hockey Championships against Poland in Vienna .
- March 10th to November 4th: hosting of the 59th FIM Motorcycle Road World Championship
- March 18 to October 21: Host of the 58th Formula 1 World Championship
- March 31: After a break of more than ten years, Henry Maske wins his revenge boxing match against Virgil Hill in Munich by unanimous decision. Then he declares his final farewell to active sport.
- VfB Friedrichshafen is the first German club to win the European Volleyball Cup in over forty years. 1 April:
- curling world championship , the host Canada wins 3:8 against the German national team. April 9th: At the men's
- April 17: The Adler Mannheim become German ice hockey champions for the sixth time, before that they were German cup winners for the second time. They are the first double winners in the history of German ice hockey.
- 29 April: THW Kiel wins the Champions League against SG Flensburg-Handewitt , HSV Hamburg wins the EHF Cup Winners' Cup and SC Magdeburg wins the EHF Cup in handball.
- VfB Friedrichshafen becomes German volleyball champion for the seventh time. May 5:
- Panathinaikos Athens defeats CSKA Moscow 93-91 in the EuroLeague final . May 6:
- Sven Fischer announces his retirement from active biathlon . May 7: German biathlete
- May 12: RG Heidelberg becomes German rugby union champion for the fourth time.
- 15 May: Sevilla FC beat Espanyol Barcelona 5-3 on penalties in the final of the UEFA Cup to retain the title.
- May 19: After a narrow 2-1 win over FC Energie Cottbus , VfB Stuttgart becomes German soccer champions for the fifth time. Borussia Mönchengladbach , 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Alemannia Aachen are relegated to the second division . MSV Duisburg , Hansa Rostock and Karlsruher SC have risen
- 23 May: AC Milan win the UEFA Champions League after beating Liverpool 2-1
- 26 May: 1. FC Nürnberg wins the DFB-Pokal for the fourth time with a 3-2 aet against VfB Stuttgart .
- May 28: The Crefeld HTC wins the European Cup in men's field hockey for the first time.
- THW Kiel becomes German handball champion for the 13th time. He is the sole record champion. Thus, the club creates the triple by winning the Champions League, the DHB Cup and the German Championship. 2 June:
- players Stefan Kretzschmar and Jan Holpert end their careers with a game of the German national handball team against a world selection of the German Handball Bundesliga . June 5: The handball
- ice hockey player ever, Christoph Schubert is with the Ottawa Senators in the Stanley Cup Finals. Here they fail 4-1 after victories against the Anaheim Ducks . June 6: As the third German
- June 17: Sebastian Vettel contests his first Formula 1 race at the US Grand Prix in Indianapolis .
- June 26: The Brose Baskets from Bamberg become German basketball champions for the second time.
- Dodge Vikings Vienna win their fourth Eurobowl against the Marburg Mercenaries with 70:19 and are thus the sole record European Cup winners . July 1: The
- Venus Williams and Roger Federer win the 2007 Wimbledon Championships . July 7th/8th July:
- The Club an der Alster from Hamburg becomes German field hockey champion for the fifth time. July 8:
- 2007 Tour de France begins in London . 8 July: The
- Friday the 13th at the track and field meeting in Rome , Finland's javelin thrower Tero Pitkämäki makes a mistake: on his third attempt, his javelin flies way too far to the left, hitting French long jumper Salim Sdiri . The spear pierces his back as Sdiri runs to try. Sdiri sustained a wound more than 10 centimeters deep, as well as a kidney tear and a hole in the lung. July 13: On
- July 15: The United States wins the American Football World Cup for the first time against hosts Japan . Germany is third.
- August 24: Bulgarian swimmer Petar Stoychev crosses the English Channel in a new record time of 6 hours 57 minutes 50 seconds
- August 25: The 2007 World Athletics Championships begin in Osaka .
- Rieti , Asafa Powell improved his own world record in the 100 meter dash by three hundredths of a second with a time of 9.74 seconds . September 9: In
- September 23: Australian Casey Stoner wins the MotoGP World Championship at the age of 21 . This makes him the second youngest world champion in the premier class and the first on a non-Japanese make since Phil Read in 1974.
- 30 September The Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie wins the Berlin marathon in a new world record time of 2 hours 4 minutes 26 seconds.
- 30 September: Germany wins the 2007 Women's World Cup in the People's Republic of China
- September 30: V. Anand replaces Vladimir Kramnik as world chess champion by winning the double-round World Championship tournament with eight participants .
- 20 October: South Africa wins the Rugby World Cup for the second time, beating England 15-6 .
- October 21: Finland's Kimi Raikkonen wins the Formula One World Championship .
- Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising , Friedrich Cardinal Wetter , and appoints him as Apostolic Administrator with all the rights and duties of a diocesan bishop pending the appointment of a successor. February 2: Pope
- Limburg bishop Franz Kamphaus . February 2nd: On the day of his 75th birthday, Pope Benedict XVI. the resignation of the
- Chur , Amédée Grab OSB , and appoints him as Apostolic Administrator with all the rights and duties of a diocesan bishop pending the appointment of a successor. February 5: Pope Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of the Bishop of
- February 10: Pope Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of Bishop Anton Schlembach of Speyer .
- April 24: Pope Benedict XVI. appoints the previous Vicar General of the Diocese of Dresden-Meissen , Konrad Zdarsa , as Bishop of Görlitz
- Liturgy of 1962 ” as a special form (forma extraordinaria) of the Roman rite cultivated at present. July 7: Pope Benedict XVI. generally admits the “
- September 27: The EKD and the US church ELCA sign a mutual support agreement.
- January 21: Kennedi Clements , Canadian actress
- January 31: Tex Hammond , American child actor and voice actor
- February 28: Lalla Khadija of Morocco , Moroccan princess
- February 28 Scarlet Spencer , American child actress
- Roman Griffin Davis , British child actor March 5:
- March 20: Elias Chamlali , German voice actor
- March 28: Quan Hongchan , Chinese diver
- April 10: Ariane of the Netherlands , Dutch noblewoman, Princess of the Netherlands
- April 29: Sofía de Borbón y Ortiz , Spanish princess
- Lilly Stoephasius , German skateboarder June 5
- Aubrey Anderson-Emmons , American actress June 6
- June 15 Nico Marischka , German child actor
- July 10: Viki Gabor , Polish singer
- August 16 Seth Carr , American actor
- August 30 Momiji Nishiya , Japanese female skateboarder
- October 22 Elias Harger , American actor
- Scarlett Estevez ,American actress December 4
- December 27: Julius Weckauf , German actor
- December 30: Axel Kei , Ivorian footballer
- Carlotta von Falkenhayn , German actress
For an extensive list, see Necrolog 2007 .
- Hank Häberle , German country musician (b. 1957) January 1:
- Dieter Hennebo , German agronomist and landscape architect (b. 1923) January 1:
- Werner Hollweg , German opera singer and opera director (born 1936) January 1:
- Tillie Olsen , American writer (b. 1912) January 1:
- Herbert Prügl , Austrian motorcycle racer (born 1946) January 1:
- Del Reeves , American country music singer and songwriter (b. 1932) January 1:
- Darrent Williams , American football player (b. 1982) January 1:
- Teddy Kollek , Israeli politician, Mayor of Jerusalem (1965–1993) (b. 1911) January 2:
- Paek Nam-sun , North Korean politician, Minister of Foreign Affairs (1998–2007) (b. 1929) January 2:
- Wiard Popkes , Baptist theologian (b. 1936) January 2:
- Johann Schröder , German mathematician (born 1925) January 3:
- William Verity , American businessman and politician (b. 1917) January 3:
- Michael Yeats , Irish politician (Fianna Fáil) (b. 1921) January 3:
- Sandro Salvadore , Italian footballer (born 1939) January 4:
- Frédéric Cardinal Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi , Archbishop of Kinshasa (b. 1930) January 6:
- Harold Keck , American racing driver (b. 1931) January 8:
- Josef Huchler , German politician (b. 1936) January 9:
- Klaus Poche , German novelist, screenwriter and illustrator (b. 1927) January 9:
- Elmer Symons , South African motorcycle racer (b. 1977) January 9:
- January 10: Peter Kliemann , German journalist, radio program director at Hessischer Rundfunk (b. 1930)
- January 10: Carlo Ponti , Italian film producer (born 1912)
- January 10: Hermann Josef Spital , German Roman Catholic theologian, Bishop of Trier 1981–2001 (b. 1925)
- January 11: Kéba Mbaye , Senegalese jurist and sports official (b. 1924)
- January 11: Donald Osterbrock , American astronomer (b. 1924)
- January 11: Kurt Vossen , German football official (born 1937)
- January 11: Robert Anton Wilson , American writer (b. 1932)
- January 12: Alice Coltrane , American jazz musician (b. 1937)
- January 12: Jürg Federspiel , Swiss writer (b. 1931)
- January 12: Larry Stewart , American philanthropist, "Secret Santa" (b. 1948)
- January 13: Michael Brecker , American jazz tenor saxophonist (b. 1949)
- January 13: Johannes Oppenheimer , former Vice President of the Federal Administrative Court. D (b. 1918)
- January 14: John Hawkins , Canadian composer and pianist (born 1944)
- January 15: André Ramseyer , Swiss sculptor (b. 1914)
- January 15: Bo Yibo , Chinese politician (b. 1908)
- January 16: Karl Otto Hondrich , German sociologist (b. 1937)
- January 16: Rudolf-August Oetker , German entrepreneur (b. 1916)
- January 16: Yuri Stern , Israeli politician (b. 1949)
- January 16: Gisela Uhlen , German actress (born 1919)
- January 17: Arthur Buchwald , American publicist and humorist (b. 1925)
- January 18: Bienvenido Brens , Dominican musician and composer (b. 1925)
- January 18: Cyril Baselios Malancharuvil , Major Archbishop of Trivandrum (b. 1935)
- January 19: Scott Bigelow , American professional wrestler (b. 1961)
- January 20: Kurt Kretschmann , German conservationist (born 1914)
- January 20: David Mostyn , British Army officer and General (b. 1928)
- January 20: George Smathers , United States Senator (b. 1913)
- January 21: Maria Cioncan , Romanian track and field athlete (b. 1977)
- January 21: Peer Raben , German composer (b. 1940)
- January 21: Erich Schumann , German publisher and managing director of WAZ (b. 1930)
- January 22: Emmanuel "Toulo" de Graffenried , Swiss racing driver (b. 1914)
- January 22: Siegfried Kessler , Franco-German pianist, composer and flautist (b. 1935)
- January 22: Ramón Marsal , Spanish footballer (born 1934)
- January 22: Abbé Pierre , French priest, founder of the Emmaus charity (b. 1912)
- January 23: E. Howard Hunt , US Intelligence Service Agent (CIA) (b. 1918)
- January 23: Ryszard Kapuściński , Polish journalist (born 1932)
- January 23: Leopoldo Pirelli , Italian entrepreneur (born 1925)
- January 24: Denes Agay , American composer and arranger (born 1911)
- January 24: Günther Becker , German composer (born 1924)
- January 24: İsmail Cem , Turkish journalist and politician; Secretary of State 1997–2002 (b. 1940)
- January 24: Jean-François Deniau , French politician and writer; Member of the French Academy (b. 1928)
- January 24: Krystyna Feldman , Polish actress (born 1916)
- January 24: Adolf Frohner , Austrian painter and printmaker (b. 1934)
- January 24: Wolfgang Iser , German literary scholar (b. 1926)
- January 24: Kurt Weinmann , German chemist (born 1922)
- January 25: Heidrun Hesse , German philosopher (born 1951)
- January 25: Ken Kavanaugh , American football player and coach (b. 1916)
- January 28: Vittoria Calma , Polish opera singer (b. 1920)
- January 28: Werner Hackmann , German sports official (b. 1947)
- January 31: Helmut Apffel , German philologist, local historian and educator (b. 1911)
- January 31: Molly Ivins , American newspaper columnist, political commentator and best-selling author (b. 1944)
- Antonio María Cardinal Javierre Ortas , Spanish Curia cardinal (b. 1921) 1 February:
- Ray Berres , American baseball player and coach (born 1907) February 1:
- Ahmad Abu Laban , Danish Palestinian imam (b. 1946) February 1:
- David Bernard Ast , American dentist and civil servant (b. 1902) February 3:
- Francesco Valdambrini , Italian composer and music teacher (b. 1933) February 4:
- Lee Hoffman , American author (b. 1932) February 6:
- Anna Nicole Smith , American actress and fashion model (born 1967) February 8:
- Erik Schumann , German actor and voice actor (born 1925) February 9:
- February 10: Bruno Ruffo , Italian motorcycle racer (b. 1920)
- February 12: Georg Buschner , former coach of the East German national football team (b. 1925)
- February 12: Jeane Flieser , German painter (born 1912)
- February 13: Paolo Pileri , Italian motorcycle racer (born 1944)
- February 14: Gareth Morris , English flutist (b. 1920)
- February 15: Robert Adler , American physicist, electronics engineer and inventor (b. 1913)
- February 18: Barbara Gittings , American journalist and LGBT activist (b. 1932)
- February 19: Celia Franca , Canadian ballet dancer and choreographer (b. 1921)
- February 20: Carl-Henning Pedersen , Danish painter (b. 1913)
- February 20: Zilla Huma Usman , Pakistani politician and women's rights activist (b. 1971)
- February 22: Dennis Johnson , American basketball player (b. 1954)
- February 24 – Lamar Lundy , American football player (b. 1935)
- February 24: Eberhard Spiess , German film historian (b. 1925)
- February 25: William Robert Anderson , US naval officer, explorer and politician (b. 1921)
- February 27: Detlef Bayer , German lawyer (b. 1951)
- February 27: Bobby Rosengarden , American jazz drummer and session musician (b. 1924)
- Randolf Kronberg , German actor and voice actor (b. 1942) March 2:
- Thomas S. Kleppe , American politician (b. 1919) March 2:
- Jean Baudrillard , French philosopher and sociologist (born 1929) March 6:
- Herman Ridderbos Dutch Evangelical Reformed minister and New Testament scholar (b. 1909) March 8:
- Otto Wolff von Amerongen , German entrepreneur and former President of the German Association of Industry and Commerce (b. 1918) March 8:
- Franz Kessler , German musicologist and university teacher (b. 1914) March 8:
- Milan V. Dimić , Serbian-Canadian literary scholar (b. 1933) March 9:
- March 10: Gerd Jauch , German TV presenter and TV journalist (b. 1924)
- March 10 Kurt Wafner , German lecturer, author, anti-militarist (b. 1918)
- March 12: Lennart Heimer , Swedish-American neurosurgeon (b. 1930)
- March 13: Herbert Fux , Austrian actor and politician (born 1927)
- March 13: Harald Leupold-Löwenthal , Austrian psychoanalyst (born 1926)
- March 14: Lucie Aubrac , French resistance fighter (b. 1912)
- March 15: Fleurette Beauchamp-Huppé , Canadian pianist, music teacher and singer (b. 1907)
- March 17: John W. Backus , American computer scientist (b. 1924)
- March 18: Franz Rieser , Austrian teacher (b. 1927)
- March 19 Menotti Avanzolini , Italian footballer (born 1923)
- March 19 Giampaolo Calanchini , Italian saber fencer (b. 1937)
- March 23: Damian McDonald , Australian cyclist (b. 1972)
- March 25: Robert Austrian , American bacteriologist, immunologist and medical scientist (b. 1916)
- March 25: Heinz Schiller , Swiss racing car driver (b. 1930)
- March 27: Karl Deres , German politician, MP (b. 1930)
- March 27: Stefan Diestelmann , German blues musician (born 1949)
- March 27: Paul Christian Lauterbur , American radiologist and Nobel laureate (b. 1929)
- March 28: Tony Scott , American jazz musician (clarinet, saxophone, electronics, composition) (b. 1921)
- March 29: Margarete Hannsmann , German writer (born 1921)
- March 31: Phil Cordell , British musician (b. 1947)
- March 31: Paul Watzlawick , sociologist, philosopher (born 1921)
- March : Vladimir Avramov , Bulgarian violinist and music teacher (b. 1909)
- Hannah Nydahl , Buddhist teacher (b. 1946) April 1:
- Hans Filbinger , Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg (1966–1978) (b. 1913) April 1:
- Livio Vacchini , Swiss architect (b. 1933) April 2:
- Ernst Feick , former President of the German Handball Federation (1955–1966) (b. 1911) April 2:
- Werner Maser , German historian and publicist (b. 1922) April 5:
- Heinz-Georg Sievers , German doctor and handball player (b. 1923) April 8
- Egon Bondy , Czech poet and philosopher (born 1930) April 9:
- Wilhelm Karl Prince of Prussia , last grandson of Wilhelm II (b. 1922) 9 April:
- Harry Rasky , Canadian documentary film producer and director (b. 1928) April 9:
- April 11: Bob Dyer , American singer-songwriter, author, and filmmaker (b. 1939)
- April 11: Loïc Leferme , French freediver (born 1970)
- April 11: Kurt Vonnegut , American writer (b. 1922)
- April 11: Gordon Wilkins , British journalist and racing driver (b. 1912)
- April 13: Peter Beil , German schlager singer, trumpeter, composer and bandleader (b. 1937)
- April 13: Matthias Hinze , German voice actor (b. 1969)
- April 20: Andrew Hill , American jazz pianist and composer (b. 1931)
- April 22: Kitaoka Fumio , Japanese woodblock print artist (b. 1918)
- April 22: Karl Holzamer , German educator, philosopher and ZDF director (b. 1906)
- April 23: Boris Yeltsin , President of Russia (1991–1999) (b. 1931)
- April 24: Arno Borst , German historian (b. 1925)
- April 25: Edward Astley , British nobleman (b. 1912)
- April 25: Barbara Blida , former Minister of Poland (b. 1949)
- April 25 Edgar Wisniewski , German architect (born 1930)
- April 26 Frank Jürgen "Eff Jott" Krüger , German rock musician (b. 1948)
- April 26: Jack Valenti , longtime president of the Motion Picture Association of America (b. 1921)
- April 27: Mstislav Leopoldowitsch Rostropovich , Russian cellist, pianist, conductor and humanist (b. 1927)
- April 28: Laine Mets , Estonian pianist and music teacher (b. 1921)
- April 28: Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker , German physicist, philosopher and peace researcher (born 1912)
- April 30: Nana Adu Ababio II , Nigerian chief (b. 1931)
- April 30: Clemens Ostermann , German voice actor (b. 1984)
- Ejnar Krantz , American composer, organist, pianist and music teacher (b. 1915) May 1:
- Ellsworth Milburn , American composer, music educator, and pianist (b. 1938) May 3:
- Theodore Maiman , American physicist (b. 1927) May 5
- Ikegami Kaneo , Japanese novelist and screenwriter (born 1923) May 6:
- Hartwig Amman , German pastor and local historian (b. 1927) May 7:
- May 11: Tanumafili II , Samoan leader (b. 1913)
- May 12: José Benito Barros , Colombian composer (b. 1915)
- May 12: Gottfried Schädlich , German officer and writer (b. 1917)
- May 15: Tom Andersen , Norwegian psychiatrist and psychotherapist (born 1936)
- May 17: Héctor Casanova , Cuban singer and composer (born 1942)
- May 19: Jack Findlay , Australian motorcycle racer (b. 1935)
- May 19: Eva Forest , Spanish writer and publisher (b. 1928)
- May 19: Hans Wollschläger , German Enlightener, writer and translator (b. 1935)
- May 21: Clark Adams , American freethinker and atheist (b. 1969)
- May 24: Wolfgang Bächler , German poet and prose writer (b. 1925)
- May 24: Buddy Childers , American jazz trumpeter (b. 1926)
- May 24 Gert Schliephake , German zoologist (born 1925)
- May 26: Phyllis Sellick , English pianist and music teacher (born 1911)
- May 26: Marek Krejčí , Slovak footballer (b. 1980)
- May 27: Izumi Sakai , Japanese pop singer ( Zard ) (b. 1967)
- May 28 Jörg Immendorff , German painter (born 1945)
- May 28: Fritz Bornemann , German architect (born 1912)
- May 30: Jean-Claude Brialy , French actor (born 1933)
- May 31: Gerhard Ambros , German politician (born 1928)
- May 31 Fritz Swoboda , Austrian Waffen-SS member and war criminal (b. 1922)
- Warren Mattice Anderson , American lawyer and politician (b. 1915) June 1:
- Wolfgang Hilbig , German writer (b. 1941) June 2:
- Bedřich Janáček , Czech organist, composer and music teacher (b. 1920) June 3:
- André David , French composer (born 1922) June 5:
- Michael Hamburger , German-British poet and translator (b. 1924) June 7:
- Aden Abdullah Osman Daar , President of Somalia (b. 1908) June 8:
- Richard Rorty , American philosopher (b. 1931) June 8:
- Rudolf Arnheim , German-American media scholar (b. 1904) June 9
- Walter Hase , German forester (b. 1905) June 9:
- Ousmane Sembène , Senegalese writer and filmmaker (b. 1923) June 9:
- June 12: Guy de Rothschild , French banker and industrialist (b. 1909)
- June 14: Kurt Waldheim , Austrian politician, UN Secretary General (1972–1981), Federal President (1986–1992) (b. 1918)
- June 17: Claude Bridel , Swiss Protestant clergyman and university teacher (b. 1922)
- June 17 Gianfranco Ferré , Italian fashion designer (born 1944)
- June 18: Vilma Espín , President of the Cuban Women's Federation (b. 1930)
- June 19: Antonio Aguilar , Mexican singer and actor (b. 1919)
- June 19: Klausjürgen Wussow , German actor (born 1929)
- June 21: Georg Danzer , Austrian musician (born 1946)
- June 21: James Carson , American country and old-time musician (b. 1918)
- June 22: Manuel Correia de Oliveira Andrade , Brazilian author, historian, geographer, jurist and professor (b. 1922)
- June 24: Chris Benoit , Canadian professional wrestler (b. 1967)
- June 26: Luigi Meneghello , Italian writer (born 1922)
- June 26: Jupp Derwall , former coach of the German national football team (b. 1927)
- June 29: Edward Yang , Taiwanese film director (b. 1947)
- June 30: Georg Staudacher , Austrian theater director, screenwriter and actor (b. 1965)
- Robert McBride , American composer (b. 1911) July 1:
- Johnny Frigo , American jazz bassist and violinist (b. 1916) July 3:
- Hias , Austrian musician (born 1950) July 7:
- July 10 Frank Kilroy , American football player (b. 1921)
- July 11: Glenda Emilie Adams , Australian writer (b. 1939)
- July 11: Nana Gualdi , Italian-German singer and actress (born 1932)
- July 11: Lady Bird Johnson , First Lady of the United States (1963–1969) (b. 1912)
- July 12: Robert Burås , Norwegian guitarist (b. 1975)
- July 12 Letty Russell , American theologian (b. 1929)
- July 16: Alan Shepherd , British motorcycle racer (b. 1935)
- July 18: Karl Seebach , German mathematician and didactician (b. 1912)
- July 19 – Rudolf Günter Langer , German writer and lyric poet (b. 1923)
- July 20: Ollie Bridewell , British motorcycle racer (b. 1985)
- July 21: Sophie Bothilde Jensen , German-Danish painter (born 1912)
- July 22: Ulrich Mühe , German actor (b. 1953)
- July 23: Mohammed Sahir Shah , Afghan monarch (b. 1914)
- July 23: George Tabori , Hungarian-British author and theater director (b. 1914)
- July 24: Thorstein Aaby , Norwegian guitarist (born 1971)
- July 24: Hans-Georg Ambrosius , German visual artist (born 1965)
- July 24: Albert Ellis , American psychologist and therapist (b. 1913)
- July 25: Bernd Jakubowski , German soccer goalkeeper (b. 1952)
- July 28: Isidore Isou , Romanian-French author (b. 1925)
- July 28: Theo Altmeyer , German operatic tenor (b. 1931)
- July 29: Michel Serrault , French actor (born 1928)
- July 30: Michelangelo Antonioni , Italian film director and author (born 1912)
- July 30: Ingmar Bergman , Swedish director (b. 1918)
- July 30: Louis Moyse , French flutist and composer (b. 1912)
- July 30: Makoto Oda , Japanese writer (b. 1932)
- July 30 – Bill Walsh , American football coach (b. 1931)
- July 31: Terry Winter Owens , American composer, pianist and harpsichordist (b. 1941)
- July 31: Hilde Sicks , German folk actress (b. 1920)
- Veikko Karvonen , Finnish marathon runner (b. 1926) August 1:
- Tommy Makem , Irish folk singer (b. 1932) August 1:
- Albert Richter , German forest scientist (b. 1909) August 2:
- Kay Dotrice , British actress (b. 1929) August 2:
- Lee Hazlewood , American record producer and singer (b. 1929) August 4:
- Raul Hilberg , American historian, Holocaust researcher (b. 1926) August 4:
- Anja Lundholm , German writer (born 1918) August 4:
- Ruth Zechlin , German composer (born 1926) August 4:
- Oliver Hill , American lawyer and civil rights activist (b. 1907) August 5:
- Cardinal Jean-Marie Witzer , Senior Archbishop of Paris (b. 1926) 5 August:
- Pedro Mesías , Chilean pianist and conductor (born 1926) August 5:
- Hans Meyer , mayor of the city of Hemer (b. 1914) August 5:
- Paul Rutherford , British jazz trombonist (b. 1940) August 5:
- Heinz Barth , German war criminal (b. 1920) August 6:
- Teizō Matsumura , Japanese composer (b. 1929) August 6:
- Élie de Rothschild , French winemaker and banker (b. 1917) August 6:
- Ernesto Alonso , Mexican actor, television director and producer (b. 1917) August 7:
- Jürgen Grasmück , German writer (b. 1940) August 7:
- Alfred Schrick , German writer (b. 1919) August 7:
- Joybubbles , American phreaker (b. 1949) August 8:
- Alexander Tollmann , Austrian geologist and environmental activist (b. 1928) August 8:
- Julius Wess , Austrian physicist (b. 1934) August 8:
- Ulrich Plenzdorf , German novelist, playwright and film writer (b. 1934) August 9:
- Rudolf Thanner , German national ice hockey player (b. 1944) August 9:
- August 10: Tony Wilson , British music manager and television journalist (b. 1950)
- August 12: Franz Antel , Austrian film director (born 1913)
- August 12: Merv Griffin , American entertainer (b. 1925)
- August 13: Brian Adams , American professional wrestler (b. 1963)
- August 13 Brooke Astor , American philanthropist (b. 1902)
- August 13: Gerhard Müller-Menckens , German architect and university lecturer (b. 1917)
- August 14: Bill Lomas , British motorcycle racer (b. 1928)
- August 14 Dietmar N. Schmidt , German cultural manager and director (b. 1938)
- August 14: Alice Schwarz-Gardos , Israeli journalist and author (b. 1915)
- August 16: Max Roach , American jazz drummer and composer (b. 1924)
- August 18: Magdalen Nabb , British crime and children's writer (b. 1947)
- August 18 Madeleine Stern , American antiquarian bookseller and author (b. 1912)
- August 20: Bolko Hoffmann , German politician and businessman (b. 1937)
- August 21: Volkmar Fritz , German archaeologist (b. 1938)
- August 21: Kurt Hübner , German theater director and artistic director (b. 1916)
- August 21: Ulrich Müther , German architect (b. 1934)
- August 21: Haley Paige , American pornographic actress and director of Mexican and Welsh origin (b. 1981)
- August 22: Grace Paley , American writer (b. 1922)
- August 22: Masahiko Togashi , Japanese jazz drummer (b. 1940)
- August 24: Abd ar-Rahman Arif , former President of Iraq (b. 1916)
- August 24: Aaron Russo , American filmmaker and politician (b. 1943)
- August 24: Hansjörg Felmy , German film and theater actor (born 1931)
- August 25: Raymond Barre , French politician (born 1924)
- August 25: Conrad Drzewiecki , Polish ballet dancer and choreographer (born 1926)
- August 25: Folker Weißgerber , German manager (b. 1941)
- August 26: Petr Kaplan , Czech rock singer and guitarist (b. 1940)
- August 26: Gaston Thorn , Luxembourg politician (b. 1928)
- August 27: Driss Basri , Moroccan politician (b. 1938)
- August 27: Hans Ruesch , Swiss racing driver, publicist and writer (b. 1913)
- August 28: Socrates Kapsaskis , a Greek lyric poet, film director and translator (b. 1928)
- August 28: Francisco Umbral , Spanish writer (b. 1932)
- August 28: Antonio Puerta Pérez , Spanish footballer (b. 1984)
- August 29: Pierre Messmer , French politician (born 1916)
- August 29: Miyoshi Umeki , Japanese actress (born 1929)
- August 29: Peter Willmann , German local politician and Lord Mayor of the city of Weil am Rhein (b. 1938)
- August 30: Peter Bendixen , German politician (b. 1943)
- August 30: José Luis de Vilallonga , Spanish actor and author (born 1920)
- Safet Isović , Bosnian singer (b. 1936) September 2:
- Janis Martin , American rockabilly singer (b. 1940) September 3:
- Mária Szepes , Hungarian author (born 1908) September 3:
- Thomas Hansen , Norwegian musician (b. 1976) September 5:
- Martin Čech , Czech ice hockey player (b. 1976) September 6:
- Madeleine L'Engle , American author (b. 1918) September 6
- Luciano Pavarotti , Italian tenor (born 1935) September 6:
- John Compton , Lucian politician (b. 1925) September 7:
- Mark Weil , Uzbek theater director (b. 1952) September 7:
- George Crum , Canadian conductor and pianist (b. 1926) September 8:
- Helmut Senekowitsch , Austrian football player and coach (b. 1933) September 9:
- September 10: Rolf Reuter , German conductor and university lecturer (b. 1926)
- September 10: Jane Wyman , American actress (b. 1917)
- September 11: Joe Zawinul , Austrian jazz pianist and bandleader (b. 1932)
- September 12: Gerlind Ahnert , German presenter, actress and voice actress (b. 1934)
- September 12: Bobby Byrd , American soul musician (b. 1934)
- September 13: Gaetano Arfé , Italian politician, journalist and historian (b. 1925)
- September 13: Abdul Sattar Abu Risha , Iraqi Sunni leader (b. 1972)
- September 14: Hermine Aichenegg , Austrian artist (b. 1915)
- September 14: Robert Savoie , Canadian singer and music teacher (b. 1927)
- September 15: Colin McRae , British rally driver (b. 1968)
- September 15: Aldemaro Romero , Venezuelan composer and conductor (born 1928)
- September 15: Brett Somers , American actress and comedian (b. 1924)
- September 16: Buster Ramsey , American football player and coach (b. 1920)
- September 16: Robert Jordan , American writer (b. 1948)
- September 21: Jürgen Roland , German film director (born 1925)
- September 22: André Gorz , Austro-French social philosopher (b. 1923)
- September 22: Marcel Marceau , French pantomime (b. 1923)
- September 24: Kurt Goldstein , German journalist and artistic director (b. 1914)
- September 24: Helga Anton , full-time prayer and author (b. 1923)
- September 24: Wolfgang Panofsky , American particle physicist (b. 1919)
- September 25: Ella Barowsky , German politician (born 1912)
- September 25: Haidar Abdel-Shafi , Palestinian doctor and politician (b. 1919)
- September 26: Stanisław Andrzejewski , Polish sociologist (b. 1919)
- September 27: R. Paul Drummond , American composer and music educator (b. 1947)
- September 27: Horst Podlasly , German football goalkeeper (b. 1936)
- September 27: Ilse Schwipper , German political activist (b. 1937)
- September 28: Anton Schall , German orientalist (b. 1920)
- September 29: Lois Maxwell , Canadian actress (born 1927)
- September 30: Milan Jelić , Bosnian politician (b. 1956)
- September 30: Oswald Mathias Ungers , German architect (b. 1926)
- Marianne Fritz , Austrian writer (born 1948) October 1:
- Al Oerter , American discus thrower (b. 1936) October 1:
- Uwe Ronneburger , German politician (b. 1920) October 1:
- Elfi von Dassanowsky , Austrian-American producer and musician (b. 1924) October 2:
- Herbert Muschamp , American architecture critic (b. 1947) October 3
- Pablo Palazuelo , Spanish painter (born 1916) October 3:
- Tony Ryan , Irish entrepreneur (b. 1936) October 3:
- Leili Andre , Estonian poet and writer (b. 1922) October 4:
- Alexandra Boulat , French war photographer (b. 1962) October 5:
- Walter Kempowski , German writer (b. 1929) October 5:
- Jeroným Zajíček , American composer and music educator of Czech descent (b. 1926) October 5:
- Norick Abe , Japanese motorcycle racer (b. 1975) October 7:
- Josef Rut , Czech composer, violinist and musicologist (b. 1926) October 7:
- Constantin Andreou , Greek-French painter (b. 1917) October 8:
- Kurt Schwaen , German composer (b. 1909) October 9:
- Fausto Correia , Portuguese politician (born 1951) October 9:
- October 11: Chinmoy , Indian community founder (b. 1931)
- October 11: Roy Rosenzweig , American historian (b. 1950)
- October 11: Mehmed Uzun , Kurdish-Turkish writer (born 1953)
- October 12: Kishō Kurokawa , Japanese architect (born 1934)
- October 13: Pieter Bakker Schut , Dutch criminal defense attorney (b. 1941)
- October 14: Big Moe , American rapper (b. 1974)
- October 16: Deborah Kerr , British film actress (born 1921)
- October 16: Toše Proeski , Macedonian pop singer (b. 1981)
- October 17: Joey Bishop , American entertainer (b. 1918)
- October 17: Rüdiger von Wechmar , German diplomat (b. 1923)
- October 18: Lucky Dube , South African musician and songwriter (b. 1964)
- October 19: Jan Wolkers , Dutch author and visual artist (b. 1925)
- October 20: Jürgen Graf , German radio and television journalist (b. 1927)
- October 21: Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich , Swiss historian and Judaist (b. 1921)
- October 21: Don Fellows , American actor (b. 1922)
- October 21: R.B. Kitaj , American painter (b. 1932)
- October 21: Ileana Sonnabend , American gallery owner and art dealer (b. 1914)
- October 22: Ève Curie , French-American author (b. 1904)
- October 23: David George Kendall , British mathematician (born 1918)
- October 23: Gun Kessle , Swedish photographer and author (b. 1926)
- October 23: Ingrid Trobisch , American author (b. 1926)
- October 24: Hermann Benjes , landscape gardener, nature photographer and writer (b. 1937)
- October 24: Petr Eben , Czech composer (b. 1929)
- October 24: Adolf Oberth , Transylvanian chemist and inventor (b. 1928)
- October 25: Harvey Shapiro , American cellist and music teacher (b. 1911)
- October 26: José Carlos da Fonseca , Brazilian jurist and politician (b. 1931)
- October 26: Arthur Kornberg , American biochemist (b. 1918)
- October 28: Evelyn Hamann , German actress (born 1942)
- October 28: Manfred Kuttner , German painter (b. 1937)
- October 28: Jimmy Makulis , Greek crooner (b. 1935)
- October 31: Jacques Heuclin , French politician and racing driver (b. 1946)
- Paul Tibbets , American bomber pilot, brigadier general (b. 1915) November 1:
- Oreste Benzi , Italian clergyman and community planter (b. 1925) November 2:
- Don Freeland , American racing driver (b. 1925) November 2:
- Jürgen Labenski , German film scholar and critic (born 1940) November 2:
- Igor Moiseyev , Russian choreographer and dancer (b. 1906) November 2:
- Peter Bronkhorst , Dutch activist (born 1946) November 2:
- Massimo Consoli , Italian author (born 1945) November 4:
- Cyprian Ekwensi , Nigerian writer (b. 1921) November 4:
- Hideo Hagiwara , Japanese painter (b. 1913) November 4:
- Peter Quarter , German-American (screenwriter) author (b. 1920) November 4:
- Nils Liedholm , Swedish football player and coach (b. 1922) November 5:
- Enzo Biagi , Italian journalist, author, TV presenter (b. 1920) November 6:
- Hank Thompson , American country music singer (b. 1925) November 6:
- Lee Denson , American rockabilly musician (b. 1932) November 6:
- Chad Varah , British Anglican cleric (b. 1911) 8 November:
- Romuald Pekny , Austrian actor (born 1920) November 9:
- November 10: Norman Mailer , American writer (b. 1923)
- November 10: John H. Noble , German-American entrepreneur (b. 1923)
- November 11: Delbert Mann , American film director (b. 1920)
- November 12: Werner Geier , Austrian radio journalist (b. 1962)
- November 12: Bob Holbert , American entrepreneur and automobile racer (b. 1922)
- November 12: Ira Levin , American (screenwriter) writer (b. 1929)
- November 12: Peter Steiner , Swiss advertising figure and musician (b. 1917)
- November 13: Robert Taylor , American sprinter and Olympic gold medalist (b. 1948)
- November 14: Rainer Baumann , German musician (born 1949)
- November 15: Domokos Kosáry , Hungarian historian (b. 1913)
- November 16: Pierre Granier-Deferre , French film director (born 1927)
- November 16: Billy Hagan , entrepreneur, automobile racer and racing team owner (b. 1932)
- November 17: Hans Heigert , German newspaper and television editor (b. 1925)
- November 19: Magda Szabó , Hungarian writer (born 1917)
- November 20: Ian Smith , Rhodesian politician (b. 1919)
- November 21: Fernando Fernán Gómez , Spanish actor and director (b. 1921)
- November 21: Valda Aveling , Australian harpsichordist and pianist (b. 1920)
- November 21: Robert Etcheverry , French actor (Arpad the Gypsy) (b. 1937)
- November 22: Maurice Béjart , French dancer and choreographer (b. 1927)
- November 22: Wend von Kalnein , German art historian and writer (born 1914)
- November 22: Reg Park , British bodybuilder (b. 1928)
- November 23: Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov , Soviet-Russian KGB official (b. 1924)
- November 23: Inge Langen , German actress (born 1924)
- November 24: Gustav Reiner , German motorcycle racer (b. 1953)
- November 25: Agnethe Davidsen , Greenlandic politician (b. 1947)
- November 25 Karlhans Frank , German poet and prose writer (b. 1937)
- November 25: Peter Lipton , American philosopher of science (b. 1954)
- November 26: Pierre Miquel , French historian and author (b. 1930)
- November 27: Cecil Payne , American jazz musician (b. 1922)
- November 27: Jane Rule , Canadian author (b. 1931)
- November 27 – Bill Willis , American football player and coach (b. 1921)
- November 28: Elly Beinhorn , German pilot (b. 1907)
- November 28: Gudrun Wagner , German festival organizer (b. 1944)
- November 29: Günter Apel , German trade unionist and politician (b. 1927)
- November 29: Roger Smith , American manager (b. 1925)
- November 30: Engin Arık , Turkish nuclear physicist (b. 1948)
- November 30: Evel Knievel , American stuntman (b. 1938)
- November 30: François-Xavier Ortoli , French politician and businessman (born 1925)
- Ken McGregor , Australian tennis player (b. 1929) December 1:
- Tada Michitarō , Japanese literary scholar and critic (born 1924) December 2:
- Pimp C , American rapper (b. 1973) December 4:
- David Reese , American poker player (b. 1951) December 4:
- H. Wiley Hitchcock , American musicologist (b. 1923) December 5:
- Karlheinz Stockhausen , German composer (born 1928) December 5:
- John Winter , Australian high jump track and field athlete (b. 1924) December 5:
- Wolfgang Aßbrock , German politician (b. 1952) December 6:
- Kurt Schmied , Austrian football goalkeeper (b. 1926) December 9:
- December 12: Josep Guinovart , Spanish painter and printmaker (b. 1927)
- December 12: Hans Hansen , German sports official (b. 1926)
- December 12: Ike Turner , American musician (b. 1931)
- December 13: Floyd Westerman , American Native American activist, singer and actor (b. 1936)
- December 15: Diane Middlebrook , American author (b. 1939)
- December 16: Dan Fogelberg , American musician and composer (b. 1951)
- December 16: Harald Genzmer , German composer (b. 1909)
- December 17 Celestino Piatti , Swiss graphic artist and book designer (b. 1922)
- December 17 Karl-Emil Schade , German pastor and Bible translator (b. 1927)
- December 19 Willy Sommerfeld , German silent film pianist (b. 1904)
- December 20: Peer Hultberg , Danish Slavist, author, psychoanalyst (b. 1935)
- December 21: Antonia Arnold , German writer (b. 1922)
- December 22: Julien Gracq , French writer (b. 1910)
- December 23: Aloísio Lorscheider , Brazilian cardinal (b. 1924)
- December 23: Oscar Peterson , Canadian jazz pianist and composer (born 1925)
- December 25: Juan Alfredo Arzube Jaramillo , Auxiliary Bishop in Los Angeles (b. 1918)
- December 25: Grete Heger , Austrian-Swiss theater actress (born 1916)
- December 25: Hans Otte , German composer and pianist (born 1926)
- December 26: Joe Dolan , Irish pop singer (b. 1939)
- December 26: Les Humphries , British pop singer (b. 1940)
- December 27: Ardyth Alton , American cellist and music teacher (b. 1916)
- December 27: Benazir Bhutto , Pakistani politician (b. 1953)
- December 27: Jerzy Kawalerowicz , Polish film director (b. 1922)
- December 27: Jaan Kross , Estonian writer (born 1920)
- December 27: Toni Menzinger , German politician (b. 1905)
- December 30: Bert Bolin , Swedish meteorologist and climate researcher (b. 1925)
- December 30: Hans Ulrich Kempski , German journalist (b. 1922)
- December 31: Markku Peltola , Finnish actor and musician (born 1956)
- December 31: Ettore Sottsass , Italian architect and designer (b. 1917)
- Horst Auer , German architect, medalist and professor (born 1934)
- Alberto Soresina , Italian composer and music teacher (born 1911)
Gallery of the deceased
January 1: Hank Häberle (2006)
January 2: Teddy Kollek (1984)
January 3: William Verity (?)
January 6: Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi (2006)
January 11: Robert Anton Wilson (1977)
January 12: Alice Coltrane (2006)
January 13: Michael Brecker (2001)
January 15: Bo Yibo (1946)
January 16: Karl Otto Hondrich (?)
January 16: Yuri Stern (2004)
January 18: Cyril Baselio's Malancharuvil (1996)
January 19: Scott Bigelow (1994)
January 20: George Smathers (?)
January 22: Siegfried Kessler (1987)
January 22: Abbé Pierre (1999)
January 23: Ryszard Kapuściński (1997)
January 24: Krystyna Feldman (2005)
January 28: Werner Hackmann (1981)
February 8: Anna Nicole Smith (2005)
February 9: Erik Schumann (1959)
February 12: Georg Buschner (1974)
February 18: Barbara Gittings (2006)
February 19 Celia Franca (1946)
February 22: Dennis Johnson (?)
February 25: William Anderson (?)
March 2nd: Thomas S. Kleppe (?)
March 6: Jean Baudrillard (2004)
March 8: Otto Wolff von Amerongen (1977)
March 13: Herbert Fux (2006)
March 14: Lucie Aubrac (2003)
March 27: Paul Christian Lauterbur (?)
March 29: Margarete Hannsmann (1970)
April 1: Hannah Nydahl (2005)
April 1: Hans Filbinger (1978)
April 11: Kurt Vonnegut (?)
April 20: Andrew Hill (200?)
April 23: Boris Yeltsin (?)
April 26: Jack Valenti (1991)
April 27: Mstislav Rostropovich (1993)
April 28: Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1993)
April 30: Adu Ababio II (?)
May 30: Jean Claude Brialy (1992)
June 5: André David (2004)
June 9: Ousmane Sembène (1987)
June 14: Kurt Waldheim (1973)
June 21: Georg Danzer (2003)
June 24: Chris Benoit (2007)
June 26: Jupp Derwall (2004)
July 11: Lady Bird Johnson (1967)
July 18: Karl Seebach (?)
July 22: Ulrich trouble (2005)
July 23: Mohammed Sahir Shah (1963)
July 25: Bernd Jakubowski (1971)
July 29: Michel Serrault (1997)
July 30: Michelangelo Antonioni (?)
July 30: Ingmar Bergman (1957)
August 1: Veikko Karvonen (1951)
August 1: Tommy Makem (2005)
August 4: Lee Hazlewood (1968)
August 5: Jean-Marie Funeral (1997)
August 5: Paul Rutherford (2005)
August 6: Elie de Rothschild (1994)
August 8: Julius Wess (2006)
August 9: Ulrich Plenzdorf (1993)
August 12: Merv Griffin (?)
August 16: Max Roach (1979)
August 24: Abd ar-Rahman Arif (1950s)
August 24: Aaron Russo (2006)
August 24: Hansjörg Felmy (1959)
August 25: Raymond Barre (1991)
August 26: Gaston Thorn (1980)
August 27: Hans Ruesch (1993)
August 28 Antonio Puerta (?)
August 29: Pierre Messmer (1988)
August 29: Miyoshi Umeki (1950s)
September 5: Thomas Hansen (2004)
September 6: Luciano Pavarotti (2003)
September 10: Jane Wyman (1953)
September 11: Joe Zawinul (2007)
September 13: Abdul Sattar Abu Risha (2007)
September 15: Colin McRae (2007)
September 16: Robert Jordan (2005)
September 22: Marcel Marceau (1962)
September 24: Kurt Goldstein (2005)
October 1: Al Oerter (1960)
October 1: Uwe Ronneburger (1977)
October 5: Walter Kempowski (?)
October 9: Kurt Schwaen (2003)
October 11: Sri Chinmoy (1980s)
October 13: Pieter Bakker Schut (1986)
October 16: Deborah Kerr (1973)
October 16: Toše Proeski (2007)
October 19: Jan Wolkers (1982)
October 22: Eve Curie (1937)
October 26: Arthur Kornberg (?)
October 28: Evelyn Hamann (1980s)
November 1: Paul Tibbets (2003)
November 2: Oreste Benzi (2007)
November 2: Igor Moiseyev (1932)
November 4: Massimo Consoli (2002)
November 5: Nils Liedholm (1945)
November 6: Enzo Biagi (2006)
November 10: Norman Mailer (1948)
November 10: John H. Noble (2007)
November 20: Ian Smith (1950s)
November 22: Maurice Bejart (1984)
November 26: Pierre Miquel (2003)
November 27: Cecil Payne (2005)
November 28: Elly Beinhorn (1932)
November 30: Evel Knievel (1970s)
December 1: Ken McGregor (1950s)
December 4: David Reese (2005)
December 5: Karlheinz Stockhausen (2004)
December 12: Josep Guinovart (2007)
December 12: Hans Hansen (2001)
December 12: Ike Turner (1997)
December 16: Dan Fogelberg (1974)
December 23: Aloísio Lorscheider (2003)
December 23: Oscar Peterson (1977)
December 27: Benazir Bhutto (2004)
December 27: Jerzy Kawalerowicz (2001)
December 27: Jaan Kross (1987)
- Medicine or Physiology : Mario Capecchi , Martin Evans and Oliver Smithies "for their discovery of mechanisms for introducing specific gene modifications into mice using embryonic stem cells ".
- Physics : Albert Fert and Peter Grünberg "for the discovery of the GMR effect ".
- Chemistry : Gerhard Ertl "for his studies of chemical processes on solid surfaces ".
- Literature : Doris Lessing , "[the] epic poet of female experience who, with skepticism, passion and visionary power, has taken on a fragmented civilization for examination".
- Peace : Al Gore and the UN Climate Change Board "for their efforts to build and disseminate more knowledge about human-caused climate change ".
- Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics : Leonid Hurwicz , Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson "for developing the fundamentals of economic design ".
- 800th Anniversary of the Birth of Mawlana Jalal-ud-Din Balkhi-Rumi ( Memento of June 29, 2009) Unesco (English).
- Elizabeth Year
- Euler year
- Senckenberg year
- European Year of Equal Opportunities for All (2007) - Contributing to a fair society. Summary of Legislation. In: EUR-Lex . Publications Office of the European Union , retrieved 7 May 2015 .
- Year of the Humanities ( December 16, 2014 memento at the Internet Archive )
- International Heliophysical Year
- The Year of the Dolphin. Greenpeace, January 2, 2007, retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- Ausstoibert Zeit online January 19, 2007.
- www.gesundheitpro.de ( Memento from September 27, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Zeit: Freedom of the press: "Cicero" raid was unlawful ( Memento of March 1, 2007 at the Internet Archive )
- n-tv: Merkel prevails
- Bundestag passes pension at 67 , Die Welt. March 9, 2007.
- Courageous Chancellor Zeit Online.
- Federal Council printed paper 384/07 June 15, 2007 ( Memento of April 9, 2011 in the Internet Archive )
- n-tv: dialogue with terrorists
- "A good day for Europe" (EU Council Presidency press release, 23 June 2007) ( Memento of 30 June 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Consumer Protection ( Memento from January 11, 2012 in the web archive archive.today )
- Burma monk protests escalate again. Handelsblatt, September 22, 2007, retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- Treaty of Lisbon. State Center for Civic Education Baden-Württemberg, retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- National Council 2007
- Government declares state of emergency Standard November 4, 2007.
- www.tagesschau.de – Tusk wants to improve its relationship with Germany ( Memento from July 24, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
- Tagesschau of November 24, 2007
- Tagesschau - An EU agreement for everyone
- Speech by Federal Council President Ole von Beust. Retrieved 7 May 2015 .
- Assassin kills Benazir Bhutto , Spiegel Online. December 27, 2007.
- Alevis see Tatort as advertisement for Orthodox , Die Welt. December 30, 2007.
- National Geographic , Planet Earth 2008. Our Changing World: Numbers, Data, Facts, p. 31.
- Germany: First balanced budget since 1969 Zeit Online.
- Ruth David: Hindalco To Buy Novelis For $6 Billion. In: forbes.com. Forbes Media, February 11, 2007. Retrieved June 18, 2017 .
- Global Financial and Economic Crisis. Federal Agency for Civic Education, retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- FAZ: Weak dollar: will the new key currency soon be called the euro?
- New discount giant: Edeka joins Plus (tagesschau.de archive)
- RoboCup Atlanta 2007
- The clone test time online of November 21, 2007.
- Der Tagesspiegel: Flood catastrophe in Asia, millions of people fleeing
- World Urbanization Prospects: The 2014 Revision, Highlights (ST/ESA/SER.A/352). (PDF) United Nations , Department of Economic and Social Affairs, Population Division, 2014, p. 7 , accessed April 1, 2018 (English): “In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the global rural populace..."
- Diocese of Limburg : Decree of Bishop Franz Kamphaus of January 15, 2007. Published in the Official Journal of the Diocese of Limburg 2007 No. 2 from February 1st, 2007 No. 449: Document on the erection of the profile church “Holy Cross – Center for Christian Meditation and Spirituality”. In: Website of the parish of St.-Josef Frankfurt . February 1, 2007, retrieved April 8, 2021 .
- Official Journal of the Diocese of Limburg, No. 2, February 1, 2007, No. 448, document on the erection of the profile church “St. Michael – Center for Grief Pastoral”, Frankfurt am Main
- EKD:Treaty signed with US Church ( Memento of October 14, 2007 at the Internet Archive )
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the Nobel Prize in Medicine (PDF, English; 93 kB).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the Physics Nobel Prize 2007 (PDF).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (PDF).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Literature (PDF; 22 kB).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize .
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the Economic Award in memory of Alfred Nobel 2007 (English).