At the G8 summit in Heiligendamm , both the future issues and the strict security precautions were in the public eye.
In France, Nicolas Sarkozy wins the presidential election against Ségolène Royal with a high turnout .
Ban Ki-moon takes over the office of 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
- Elisabeth year on the occasion of the 800th birthday of St. Elisabeth
- Euler year on the occasion of the 300th birthday of Leonhard Euler
- Senckenberg year on the occasion of the 300th birthday of Johann Christian Senckenberg
- European Year of Equal Opportunities - as part of the initiative of the EU Commission
- Year of the humanities as part of the Science in Dialogue initiative of the BMBF
- International Heliophysical Year , in which all UN states take part on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the International Geophysical Year (1957) (IHY2007).
- Year of the Dolphin - u. a. within the framework of the Agreement for the Conservation of Small Whales in the North and Baltic Seas ( ASCOBANS ) of UNEP
- The Scots pine (Pinus sylvestris) is tree of the year (Kuratorium Baum des Jahres / Germany).
- The brook avens (Geum rivale) is Flower of the Year ( Foundation 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 (Kuratorium insect of the year / Germany).
- The kestrel (Falco tinnunculus) is bird of the year ( Naturschutzbund Deutschland ).
- The elk (Alces alces) is Wild Animal of the Year ( Schutzgemeinschaft Deutsches Wild ).
- The Murnau-Werdenfelser cattle is the endangered livestock breed of the year ( Society for the Preservation of Old and Endangered Pet Breeds ).
- The doll's core club (Cordyceps militaris) is mushroom of the year (German Society for Mycology)
Politics and world events
- January 1 : The value added tax in Germany increases from 16 to 19%.
- Germany takes over the EU Council Presidency for half a year . January 1:
- Group of Eight . January 1: Germany takes over the presidency of the
- Micheline Calmy-Rey becomes the 2nd Federal President of Switzerland . January 1st:
- Bulgaria and Romania join the European Union on the 26th and 27th respectively . January 1st:
- Slovenia becomes the 13th EU country to adopt the euro as its currency . January 1:
- Ban Ki-moon takes over from Kofi Annan as Secretary General of the United Nations . January 1: The South Korean
- January 3 : Kenya closes the border with Somalia and deports refugees.
- January 8 : As a result of a dispute with Belarus suspends Russia the natural gas supplies via the Druzhba route to Germany, Poland , the Czech Republic , the Slovak Republic and Hungary for a day.
- January 9th : Grand coalition in Austria .
- January 11th : In Austria the federal government of Gusenbauer is sworn in.
- January 18 : The Bavarian Prime Minister Edmund Stoiber announces his resignation on September 30, 2007.
- February 2 : The German Bundestag adopts the reform of health insurance , according to which, among other things, all German citizens must be insured in the future. Every German citizen has the opportunity to be accepted into health insurance.
- February 3 : A suicide bomber detonates a truck loaded with explosives in a busy market in Baghdad . 137 people died and more than 300 were injured in the detonation .
- February 19 : 67 people are killed in a bomb attack on the Samjhauta Express in India . On the same day, the ban on the death penalty was incorporated into the French constitution . The members of the National Assembly and Senate, who met in Congress, passed the amendment with 828 to 26 votes.
- 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 27th : The German Federal Constitutional Court in Karlsruhe strengthens the freedom of the press .
- March 9 : The European Union makes a binding commitment to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by a fifth by 2020 compared to 1990 levels.
- Bundestag , contrary to the protests of the trade unions , passes the pension at the age of 67. March 9th: The
- tornadoes to Afghanistan . As a result, al-Qaeda issued terrorist warnings on the Internet. March 9: The German Bundestag decides to send
- March 23rd : In the various member states of the EU , the celebrations and memorial hours of the parliaments on the 50th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome begin .
- March 25 : In Berlin , on the occasion of the celebrations for the Treaty of Rome, the 27 government representatives of the EU sign a joint declaration on the European Union.
- April 16 : At Virginia Tech shooting in Blacksburg , Virginia , is the second gravest incident of its kind in the history of the United States shot 32 members of the university before the offender, the 23-year-old Cho Seung-Hui, suicide commits.
- April 30 : Chancellor Angela Merkel visits Washington with a business delegation and signs a transatlantic economic alliance with US President George W. Bush .
- May 2 : Queen Elizabeth of Great Britain begins a visit to the United States .
- May 6 : The UMP -Kandidat Nicolas Sarkozy defeated with 53.06 percent of the vote in the runoff for the French presidential election , the Socialist candidate Segolene Royal .
- May 7th : Federal President Horst Köhler rejects the pardon of the RAF member Christian Klar .
- May 13th : With the election of Bremen citizenship , the only election of a German state parliament in 2007 takes place.
- May 25 : The Bundestag lower by a vote of the Grand Coalition , the corporate taxes .
- 6. bis 8. June : In Heiligendamm finds G8 summit instead. The heads of state and government of the eight largest industrial nations met here to discuss in particular the topics of climate protection, financial markets and aid for Africa.
- June 10 : The 2007 German Evangelical Church Congress comes to an end in Cologne . Around one million visitors came to the 3,000 events from June 7th to 10th.
- June 16 : In Berlin , the WASG and the Linkspartei.PDS are formed into the new Die Linke party . Oskar Lafontaine and Lothar Bisky will be chairmen .
- June 16 : The Lötschberg base tunnel , a 34.6 kilometer long railway tunnel, is officially put into operation. It is part of the NEAT ( New Railway Alpine Transversal ).
- June 21 / June 22 : The main features of the basic EU 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 .
- July 1 : Portugal takes over the EU Council Presidency for six months
- July 10 : The Red Mosque in Islamabad , Pakistan is stormed.
- July 19 : Pratibha Patil is elected President of India .
- July 31st : Operation Banner comes to an end. It marks the longest deployment of British forces of all time, the stationing of troops in Northern Ireland since 1969 to prevent civil war .
- August 14 : At least 500 people are killed in coordinated suicide bombings against Yazidi cities in northern Iraq .
- August 28 : Abdullah Gül becomes the eleventh President of Turkey .
- In Germany , the spread bluetongue from.
- September 6 : The alleged Al-Kibar reactor in Syria is bombed.
- September 16 : General elections in Greece .
- September 22nd : In Burma there are nationwide demonstrations by tens of thousands of Buddhist monks , which after a few days more and more citizens join.
- September 29th : Erwin Huber is elected as the new chairman of the Christian-Social Union .
- September 30th : Edmund Stoiber ends his term of office as Bavarian Prime Minister.
- September 30th: parliamentary elections in Ukraine .
- October 6 : Presidential elections in Pakistan
- October 14 : Parliamentary elections in Togo
- October 19 : In Lisbon , the EU heads of government agree on the Lisbon Treaty .
- October 20 : Governor elections in Louisiana , USA
- October 21 : The Swiss Parliament elections in 2007 won the right-wing conservative party SVP and the Green Party of Switzerland .
- October 21: In the presidential elections in Slovenia none of the candidates achieved an absolute majority, so that a runoff election will take place on November 11, 2007.
- October 21: The 2007 parliamentary elections in Poland were won by the liberal Platforma Obywatelska party, well ahead of the conservative Law and Justice party .
- October 21: The referendum on the direct election of the president in Turkey confirms a constitutional amendment, according to which the president will in future be directly elected by the people.
- October 23 : Presidential elections in Lebanon
- October 27th : Shura elections in Oman
- October 28 : In the presidential elections in Argentina , Cristina Fernández de Kirchner is elected the first female president of Argentina in the first ballot . At the same time, half of the members of parliament and a third of the senators are newly elected.
- November 3 : In Pakistan the President shall declare Pervez Musharraf the state of emergency , sending police officers to the streets after it has come to riots. There is state censorship of television and the media. The upcoming parliamentary elections are suspended.
- November 4th : Second round of presidential elections in Guatemala : Álvaro Colom Caballeros wins the runoff elections.
- November 5th : General elections in Trinidad and Tobago
- November 6 : gubernatorial elections in Kentucky and Mississippi - During the Republican Governor Haley Barbour Reeves in Mississippi defended his position, wins in the state of Kentucky Democratic challenger Steve Beshear against Ernie Fletcher .
- November 11 : The winner of the second round of the presidential elections in Slovenia will be Danilo Türk , who will take office on December 23, 2007.
- November 13 : Denmark's parliamentary elections 2007
- Berlin / Germany : The German Vice Chancellor and Federal Minister for Labor and Social Affairs Franz Müntefering resigns from his posts for family reasons. Olaf Scholz becomes the new labor minister and Frank-Walter Steinmeier becomes the new vice chancellor .
- November 17th : Parliamentary elections in Kosovo
- November 19 : Parliamentary elections in the Marshall Islands
- November 20 : Parliamentary elections in Jordan
- Warsaw / Poland : In his first government declaration, Poland's new Prime Minister Donald Tusk announces the swift ratification of the Lisbon Treaty , the introduction of the euro and better relations with neighbors Germany and Russia.
- November 24th : 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 24th: Consistory with installation of 23 new cardinals
- November 25 : Parliamentary elections in Croatia
- November 27 : International Middle East Conference in Annapolis (Maryland) , USA
- December 2 : 2007 Russian parliamentary elections for the Duma of the Russian Federation
- December 3 : UN climate conference in Bali
- December 8 : Two-day EU-Africa summit begins in Lisbon
- December 9 : The founding treaty for the Bank of the South is signed by the heads of state of the seven South American member states.
- December 10 : In Argentina , Cristina Fernández de Kirchner takes over the presidency from her husband Néstor Kirchner
- December 12th : 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 agreement comes into force on December 1, 2009.
- December 14th : In Pakistan determined end of the state of emergency
- December 19 : Presidential elections in South Korea
- December 20 : In his speech in honor of the victims of the Sinti and Roma , the President of the German Federal Council, Ole von Beust, also commemorates the members of the independent group of Yeniche and other travelers for the first time .
- December 21 : Europe - Estonia , Latvia , Lithuania , Poland , the Czech Republic , Slovakia , Hungary , Slovenia and Malta join the Schengen area
- December 23 : Parliamentary elections in Thailand
- December 23: Presidential elections in Uzbekistan
- December 27 : Rawalpindi / Pakistan : The opposition leader and former Prime Minister Benazir Bhutto dies in an attack after an election campaign.
- December 30 : 10,000 Alevis protest in Cologne against the crime scene crime thriller Whose credit is due .
- The two richest people in the world had more money than the 45 poorest countries made per year (2007).
- In Germany, for the first time since 1969, a balanced national budget has been achieved and the increase in national debt has stopped.
- January 1 : An electronic trade and cooperative register is created in Germany.
- January 2nd : Insolvency proceedings of the BenQ-Siemens -Werke Bocholt , Kamp-Lintfort , Munich opened .
- January 22nd : The takeover poker for REpower Systems between AREVA and Suzlon Energy begins
- January 31 : Tata Steel takes over the European steel company Corus .
- February 11 : Hindalco Industries takes over the Canadian company Novelis .
- August 7th : beginning of the financial crisis from 2007 in the USA
- September 29 : The four cooling towers of the UK's first nuclear power plant, Calder Hall, are blown up in a controlled manner. The nuclear facility for commercial power generation itself was decommissioned in 2003.
- October 9 : The Dow Jones Index hits a new high of 14,164.53 points.
- October 29 : Better Place founded
- November 5 : Oil and gold prices reach record levels. The euro climbs to its highest level while the dollar weakens.
- November 16 : Edeka takes over the Plus food company from Tengelmann .
- December 9 : With the timetable change, regular train traffic begins through the Lötschberg base tunnel , an important link in the Alpine transversal .
- The German company Puma is taken over by the French company PPR .
science and technology
- January 9th : The iPhone is introduced by Steve Jobs .
- January 30th : Microsoft releases its new Windows Vista operating system
- January 31st : The main telescope of the Hubble Space Telescope fails again.
- February 25th : The space probe Rosetta performs a swing-by on Mars.
- February 27th : The ARL of the LVR starts the first project for permanent scientific documentation and research of a living language on the Internet with the Rheinisches Mitmachwörterbuch .
- April 25th : The first potentially habitable exoplanet is discovered. It orbits the star Gliese 581, 20.5 light years away .
- May 8 : Israeli archaeologists divide journalists discovering the tomb of the Great Herod the south of Jerusalem located Herodium with.
- May 21 : The as museum ship serving Cutty Sark is an allegedly triggered by a vacuum cleaner fire badly damaged. The clipper , lying in a dry dock in Greenwich , is one of the last remaining sailing ships from the 19th century .
- June 27 : The Egyptian minister of culture, Farouk Hosny, informs the media representatives that a mummy discovered in 1903 and ignored by archaeologists has been unequivocally identified as that of the pharaoh Hatshepsut .
- June 30th to July 10th : RoboCup in Atlanta ( Georgia , USA )
- August 21 : The Endeavor space shuttle successfully completes its flight to the International Space Station .
- September 14 : Japan launches the Selene lunar exploration probe .
- November 5 : The first Chinese space probe 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 first exploring the lunar surface and lunar rocks.
- November 7th : The space shuttle Discovery completes its flight to the International Space Station .
- November 14 : US researchers is the first time that clones of rhesus monkeys and the extraction of stem cells successfully from the embryos of these primates.
- January 1 : Prior to the Indonesian island of Sulawesi disappears one occupied with 96 passengers and six crew members Boeing 737-400 of the Adam Air from the radar . Ten days later, aircraft parts and a body are found near the island.
- March 7 : A Boeing 737-400 of Garuda Indonesia slipped on landing in Yogyakarta on the runway out and catches fire. 23 of the 140 people on board are killed. The machine burns out completely.
- May 5 : An only six months old Boeing 737-800 of the Kenya Airways crash shortly after takeoff during a violent storm behind the Cameroon city of Douala from. All 114 people on board are killed.
- July 17 : An Airbus A320 ( TAM-Linhas-Aéreas-Flug 3054 ) shoots over the runway at São Paulo-Congonhas Airport in bad weather and speeds over a busy street into a gas station and another building, with 200 people arriving killed (187 on the plane, 13 on the ground).
- August 1 : In Minneapolis in the US state of Minnesota , the Mississippi bridge collapses of 35 Interstate W one. At least seven people are killed.
- September 16 : 88 people are killed in a plane crash in Phuket , Thailand .
- September 26 : More than 30 people are killed in the collapse of the Cần Thơ Bridge in Vietnam.
- January 18 : Europe . Hurricane Kyrill , the worst hurricane since Lothar on December 26, 1999, sweeps across large parts of Europe. He 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 the area in snow and cold for days.
- February 22nd : Cyclone Favio causes severe damage in Mozambique , especially on the holiday island of Bazaruto , and kills three people after devastating parts of Madagascar .
- The winter of 2007 is one of the warmest on record in much of Europe.
- April 1 : An earthquake with a magnitude M W = 8.1 off the coast of the Solomon Islands triggers a tsunami that destroys around 900 houses and kills around 50 people.
- After the warmest winter ever, there is one of the warmest springs ever. Temperatures over 30 degrees are measured as early as April, mainly in Central Europe, while floods and unusually low temperatures occur in the Mediterranean region.
- At Whitsun, after extremely high temperatures across Europe, people die in storms . There are a total of 14 deaths. The storms move from Spain via France and Italy to Germany and Austria.
- June 6th : At least 23 people die in the worst cyclone in Oman in 30 years.
- June 20th - June 22nd : 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 enormous, in some areas almost the entire harvest has been destroyed. Roofs are covered, power lines torn down and trees uprooted or demolished. Traffic in Vienna came to a standstill, and there were countless seriously injured people.
- July 14th - July 21st : Austria suffers from a heat wave . For a week the temperatures rose to almost 40 degrees. There are 5 dead to mourn. The maximum temperature was reached in Andau with 39.5 degrees Celsius.
- July: In southern and southeastern Europe a heat wave leads to temperatures of up to 45 degrees. Affected are Hungary , Romania , Bulgaria , Greece , Macedonia , Albania , Montenegro , Serbia , Bosnia-Herzegovina , Croatia , Kosovo and Italy . 500 forest fires are raging in Italy alone. Vacationers on the Croatian Adriatic coast in Greece have to be evacuated. There are hundreds of heat deaths in Hungary, including Romania. While there is a heat disaster in the south, there is a flood of the century in England. Within one day the rain fell for several months. Whole areas 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 monsoons . The number of deaths in India rises to over 1,300 people.
- August 15 : At least 510 people die in Peru in a severe earthquake with a magnitude of 8 on the moment magnitude scale . Over 1600 are injured.
- Mid-August: Category 5 Hurricane Dean wreaked havoc in the Antilles and the Yucatán Peninsula, killing at least 38 people.
- August: Severe forest fires on the Greek Peloponnese peninsula kill at least 64 people. Almost all of Greece and the island of Evia are affected. There is talk of the worst forest fires ever. The whole landscape has been destroyed and the animal carcasses threaten to break out epidemics.
- October: Large areas fall victim to severe forest fires in southern California .
- November: In the Alpine region, more snow falls within a few days than it has been in about 30 years. In some regions of Austria, around 150 cm of snow fall within 48 hours.
- November 9th : Storm surge caused by hurricane Tilo
- November 15 : Cyclone Sidr goes ashore near Bangladesh and devastates parts of the country, killing over 3,000 people and fear of 10,000 deaths.
Culture and society
For the first time in human history, more people live in cities than in the countryside.
- March 12th : The Merovingian exhibition opens in Moscow , where looted art from the Berlin Museum of Prehistory and Early History is shown to the public again for the first time .
- April 27 to October 14 : The 2007 Federal Horticultural Show will take place in the neighboring towns of Gera and Ronneburg ; it is the first federal horticultural show at two locations and at the same time the first in Thuringia.
- June 16 : In Kassel is Documenta 12 opens.
- July 1st : In Frankfurt-Bornheim , the diocese of Limburg founded Germany's first meditation church in the Holy Cross Church .
- July 1st : The first center for bereavement pastoral care in Germany is founded in the Church of St. Michael in Frankfurt-Nordend .
- July 7th : The seven new wonders of the world are chosen in Lisbon , Portugal .
- September 9th : The Venice International Film Festival takes place in Venice . Ang Lee receives the Golden Lion .
- October 6th : In Greenwich, Briton Jason Lewis becomes the first person to complete a circumnavigation of the world with only muscle power, including crossing the equator . He was on the road for over thirteen years on the distance of around 74,842 kilometers .
- October 19 : A paint attack is carried out on the Trevi Fountain in Rome. Unknown people mix red paint into the water.
- November 23rd : 2007 Faust award ceremony in Munich
- December 1st : European Film Award 2007 in Berlin
- December 20th : Two paintings valued at 70 million euros are stolen from the Museu de Arte de São Paulo . The police were able to retrieve both paintings from 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 breaking up the band Audioslave . From now on he continues solo. The remaining members of Audioslave reunite to form Rage Against the Machine .
- February 25 : Melissa Etheridge wins the Oscar for the song I Need to Wake Up from the film An Inconvenient Truth as best song.
- May 5 : Mark Medlock wins the fourth RTL season from Germany is looking for the superstar . It is produced by Dieter Bohlen . To date, Mark Medlock has published five albums and nine singles and sold over three million records - that brought 13 gold and 4 platinum.
- May 12 : Marija Šerifović wins the 52nd edition of the Eurovision Song Contest in Helsinki with the song Molitva for Serbia .
- June 7th : Herbert Grönemeyer initiates the Music & Messages Festival against poverty in Rostock .
- July 1 : The Concert for Diana takes place in Wembley Stadium to mark the 46th birthday of Lady Diana's 10th anniversary of death .
- July 7th : On the initiative of Al Gore , the Live Earth concert takes place on all 7 continents .
- August 25 : The Love Parade takes place in Essen with 1.2 million visitors
See also: 2007 number one hits in Australia , Belgium , Denmark , Germany , Finland , France , Ireland , Italy , Japan , Canada , Croatia , Mexico , New Zealand , the 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
- January 1st : Raymond van Barneveld wins the PDC World Darts Championship
- January 6th : Michael Schumacher gets a new job at Ferrari .
- January 8th : The Norwegian ski jumper Anders Jacobsen wins the Four Hills Tournament .
- February 1st : The regional league team Rot-Weiss Essen turns 100 years old.
- February 3 : Magdalena Neuner becomes biathlon world champion for the first time at the age of 19.
- February 4th : The German men's national handball team wins the final of the handball world championship against Poland in Cologne .
- February 18 : The German men's national hockey team wins the final of the indoor hockey world championship against Poland in Vienna .
- March 31 : Henry Maske wins his revenge boxing match against Virgil Hill unanimously on points after a break of over ten years in Munich . Then he finally says goodbye to active sport.
- April 1 : With VfB Friedrichshafen , a German club wins the European Volleyball Cup for the first time in over forty years.
- April 9 : In Curling - World Championship Men, the host wins Canada 3: 8 against the German national team.
- April 17th : 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.
- April 29th : 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.
- May 5th : VfB Friedrichshafen becomes German volleyball champion for the seventh time.
- May 6th : Panathinaikos Athens defeated CSKA Moscow in the final of the ULEB Euroleague 93:91.
- May 7th : The German biathlete Sven Fischer declares his retirement from active biathlon sport.
- May 12th : The RG Heidelberg wins German rugby union championships for the fourth time.
- May 15 : Sevilla FC beat Espanyol Barcelona 5-3 in the final of the UEFA Cup on penalties , thus defending the title.
- May 19 : VfB Stuttgart become German football champions for the fifth time after a 2-1 draw against FC Energie Cottbus . Borussia Mönchengladbach , 1. FSV Mainz 05 and Alemannia Aachen are relegated to the second division . Ascended the MSV Duisburg , the Hansa Rostock and Karlsruhe SC
- May 23 : AC Milan wins the UEFA Champions League after beating Liverpool 2-1
- May 26 : 1. FC Nürnberg wins the DFB Cup for the fourth time with a 3-2 draw against VfB Stuttgart .
- May 28th : The Crefelder HTC wins the European Cup in men's field hockey for the first time .
- June 2nd : THW Kiel becomes German handball champion for the 13th time. He is the sole record champion. The club thus achieved the triple by winning the Champions League, the DHB Cup and the German championship.
- June 5th : The handball players Stefan Kretzschmar and Jan Holpert end their careers with a game of the German national handball team against a world team of the German handball Bundesliga .
- June 6th : Christoph Schubert is the third German ice hockey player to make it to the Stanley Cup Finals with the Ottawa Senators . Here they fail with 1: 4 after victories at the Anaheim Ducks .
- June 26 : The Brose Baskets from Bamberg become German basketball champions for the second time.
- July 1 : The Dodge Vikings Vienna win against the Marburg Mercenaries with 70:19 their fourth Euro Bowl and sole record are European champions .
- July 7th / July 8th : Venus Williams and Roger Federer win the 2007 Wimbledon Championships .
- July 8th : The club on the Alster from Hamburg becomes German field hockey champion for the fifth time.
- July 8: The 2007 Tour de France begins in London .
- July 13th : On Friday the 13th, the Finnish javelin thrower Tero Pitkämäki made a mistake at the athletics meeting in Rome : on his third attempt, his spear flies far too far to the left and hits the French long jumper Salim Sdiri . The spear digs into his back when Sdiri runs up to try. Sdiri sustains a wound more than 10 centimeters deep, as well as a kidney tear and a hole in the lung.
- July 15 : The United States win the American Football World Cup against hosts Japan for the first time . Germany is third.
- August 24th : The Bulgarian swimmer Petar Stojtschew swims the English Channel in a new record time of 6 h 57 min 50 s
- August 25 : The 2007 World Athletics Championships begin in Osaka .
- September 9 : In Rieti , Asafa Powell improved his own world record in the 100-meter run by three hundredths of a second with 9.74 seconds .
- September 23 : The 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 1974 .
- September 30th The Ethiopian Haile Gebrselassie wins the Berlin Marathon in a new world record time of 2 hours 4 minutes 26 seconds.
- September 30: Germany wins the 2007 Women's World Cup in the People's Republic of China
- September 30th: V. Anand replaces Wladimir Kramnik as world chess champion with his victory in the double-round world championship tournament with eight participants .
- October 20 : South Africa wins the Rugby Union World Cup for the second time with a 15: 6 against England .
- October 21 : The Finn Kimi Räikkönen wins the Formula 1 World Championship .
- February 2 : Pope Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of the Archbishop of Munich and Freising , Friedrich Cardinal Wetter , and appoints him to the appointment of a successor as Apostolic Administrator with all the rights and duties of a diocesan bishop.
- February 2: On the day of his 75th birthday, Pope Benedict XVI. the resignation of Limburg bishop Franz Kamphaus .
- February 5th : Pope Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of the Bishop of Chur , Amédée Grab OSB , and appoints him pending the appointment of a successor as Apostolic Administrator with all the rights and duties of a diocesan bishop.
- February 10 : Pope Benedict XVI. accepts the resignation of Bishop Anton Schlembach from Speyer .
- April 24th : Pope Benedict XVI. appoints the previous vicar general of the Dresden-Meißen diocese , Konrad Zdarsa , as Bishop of Görlitz
- July 7th : Pope Benedict XVI. generally allows the " Liturgy of 1962 " as a special form (forma extraordinaria) of the currently cultivated Roman rite .
- September 27 : The EKD and the American Church ELCA sign a mutual support agreement.
For a detailed list see Nekrolog 2007 .
- January 1 : Hank Häberle , German country musician (* 1957 )
- January 1 : Dieter Hennebo , German agricultural scientist and landscape architect (* 1923 )
- January 1 : Werner Hollweg , German opera singer and opera director (* 1936 )
- January 1 : Tillie Olsen , American writer (* 1912 )
- January 1 : Herbert Prügl , Austrian motorcycle racer (* 1946 )
- January 1 : Del Reeves , American country singer and songwriter (born 1932 )
- January 1 : Darrent Williams , American football player (* 1982 )
- January 2 : Teddy Kollek , Israeli politician, Mayor of Jerusalem (1965–1993) (* 1911 )
- January 2 : Paek Nam-sun , North Korean politician, Foreign Minister (1998–2007) (* 1929 )
- January 2 : Wiard Popkes , Baptist theologian (* 1936 )
- January 3 : Johann Schröder , German mathematician (* 1925 )
- January 3 : William Verity , American businessman and politician (* 1917 )
- January 3 : Michael Yeats , Irish politician (Fianna Fáil) (* 1921 )
- January 4th : Sandro Salvadore , Italian football player (* 1939 )
- January 6 : Cardinal Frédéric Etsou-Nzabi-Bamungwabi , Archbishop of Kinshasa (* 1930 )
- January 8 : Harold Keck , American racing driver (* 1931 )
- January 9 : Josef Huchler , German politician (* 1936 )
- January 9 : Klaus Poche , German writer, screenwriter and illustrator (* 1927 )
- January 9 : Elmer Symons , South African motorcycle racer (* 1977 )
- January 10 : Peter Kliemann , German journalist, radio program director at Hessischer Rundfunk (* 1930 )
- January 10 : Carlo Ponti , Italian film producer (* 1912 )
- January 10 : Hermann Josef Spital , German Roman Catholic theologian, Bishop of Trier 1981–2001 (* 1925 )
- January 11 : Kéba Mbaye , Senegalese lawyer and sports official (* 1924 )
- January 11 : Donald Osterbrock , American astronomer (* 1924 )
- January 11 : Kurt Vossen , German football official (* 1937 )
- January 11 : Robert Anton Wilson , American writer (* 1932 )
- January 12 : Alice Coltrane , American jazz musician (* 1937 )
- January 12 : Jürg Federspiel , Swiss writer (* 1931 )
- January 12 : Larry Stewart , American philanthropist, "Secret Santa" (* 1948 )
- January 13 : Michael Brecker , American jazz tenor saxophonist (* 1949 )
- January 13 : Johannes Oppenheimer , Vice President of the Federal Administrative Court a. D. (* 1918 )
- January 14 : John Hawkins , Canadian composer and pianist (* 1944 )
- January 15 : André Ramseyer , Swiss sculptor (* 1914 )
- January 15 : Bo Yibo , Chinese politician (* 1908 )
- January 16 : Karl Otto Hondrich , German sociologist (* 1937 )
- January 16 : Rudolf-August Oetker , German entrepreneur (* 1916 )
- January 16 : Yuri Stern , Israeli politician (* 1949 )
- January 16 : Gisela Uhlen , German actress (* 1919 )
- January 17 : Arthur Buchwald , American publicist and humorist (* 1925 )
- January 18 : Bienvenido Brens , Dominican musician and composer (* 1925 )
- January 18 : Cyril Baselios Malancharuvil , Grand Archbishop of Trivandrum (* 1935 )
- January 19 : Scott Bigelow , American professional wrestler (* 1961 )
- January 20 : Kurt Kretschmann , German conservationist (* 1914 )
- January 20 : David Mostyn , British army officer and general (* 1928 )
- January 20 : George Smathers , American Senator (born 1913 )
- January 21 : Maria Cioncan , Romanian athlete (* 1977 )
- January 21 : Peer Raben , German composer (* 1940 )
- January 21 : Erich Schumann , German publisher and managing director of WAZ (* 1930 )
- January 22nd : Emmanuel "Toulo" de Graffenried , Swiss racing driver (* 1914 )
- January 22nd : Siegfried Kessler , German-French pianist, composer and flautist (* 1935 )
- January 22nd : Ramón Marsal , Spanish football player (* 1934 )
- January 22nd : Abbé Pierre , French priest, founder of the Emmaus charity (* 1912 )
- January 23 : E. Howard Hunt , American Intelligence Officer (CIA) (born 1918 )
- January 23 : Ryszard Kapuściński , Polish journalist (* 1932 )
- January 23 : Leopoldo Pirelli , Italian entrepreneur (* 1925 )
- January 24 : Denes Agay , American composer and arranger (* 1911 )
- January 24th : Günther Becker , German composer (* 1924 )
- January 24th : İsmail Cem , Turkish journalist and politician; Foreign Minister 1997-2002 (* 1940 )
- January 24 : Jean-François Deniau , French politician and writer; Member of the Académie française (* 1928 )
- January 24th : Krystyna Feldman , Polish actress (* 1916 )
- January 24th : Adolf Frohner , Austrian painter and graphic artist (* 1934 )
- January 24th : Wolfgang Iser , German literary scholar (* 1926 )
- January 24th : Kurt Weinmann , German chemist (* 1922 )
- January 25 : Heidrun Hesse , German philosopher (* 1951 )
- January 25 : Ken Kavanaugh , American football player and coach (born 1916 )
- January 28 : Vittoria Calma , Polish opera singer (* 1920 )
- January 28 : Werner Hackmann , German sports official (* 1947 )
- January 31 : Helmut Apffel , German philologist, local historian and educator (* 1911 )
- January 31 : Molly Ivins , American newspaper columnist, political commentator and bestselling author (born 1944 )
- February 1 : Antonio María Cardinal Javierre Ortas , Spanish Curia Cardinal (* 1921 )
- February 1 : Ray Berres , American baseball player and coach (* 1907 )
- February 1 : Ahmad Abu Laban , Danish-Palestinian Imam (* 1946 )
- February 3 : David Bernard Ast , American dentist and civil servant (* 1902 )
- February 4th : Francesco Valdambrini , Italian composer and music teacher (* 1933 )
- February 6 : Lee Hoffman , American author (* 1932 )
- February 8 : Anna Nicole Smith , American actress and model (* 1967 )
- February 9 : Erik Schumann , German actor and voice actor (* 1925 )
- February 10 : Bruno Ruffo , Italian motorcycle racer (* 1920 )
- February 12 : Georg Buschner , former coach of the GDR national soccer team (* 1925 )
- February 13 : Paolo Pileri , Italian motorcycle racer (* 1944 )
- February 14th : Gareth Morris , English flautist (* 1920 )
- February 15 : Robert Adler , American physicist, electronics technician and inventor (* 1913 )
- February 18 : Barbara Gittings , American journalist and LGBT activist (* 1932 )
- February 19 : Celia Franca , Canadian ballet dancer and choreographer (* 1921 )
- February 20 : Carl-Henning Pedersen , Danish painter (* 1913 )
- February 20 : Zilla Huma Usman , Pakistani politician and women's rights activist (* 1971 )
- February 22nd : Dennis Johnson , American basketball player (born 1954 )
- February 24 : Lamar Lundy , American football player (born 1935 )
- February 24 : Eberhard Spiess , German film historian (* 1925 )
- February 25 : William Robert Anderson , American naval officer, explorer and politician (* 1921 )
- February 27 : Bobby Rosengarden , American jazz drummer and studio musician (* 1924 )
- March 2 : Randolf Kronberg , German actor and voice actor (* 1942 )
- March 2 : Thomas S. Kleppe , American politician (* 1919 )
- March 6 : Jean Baudrillard , French philosopher and sociologist (* 1929 )
- March 8 : Herman Ridderbos Dutch evangelical reformed pastor and New Testament scholar (* 1909 )
- March 8 : Otto Wolff von Amerongen , German entrepreneur and former President of the German Industry and Trade Congress (* 1918 )
- March 8 : Franz Kessler , German musicologist and university lecturer (* 1914 )
- March 9 : Milan V. Dimić , Serbian-Canadian literary scholar (* 1933 )
- March 10 : Gerd Jauch , German TV presenter and TV journalist (* 1924 )
- March 10 : Kurt Wafner , German lecturer, author, anti-militarist (* 1918 )
- March 12 : Lennart Heimer , Swedish-American neurosurgeon (* 1930 )
- March 13 : Herbert Fux , Austrian actor and politician (* 1927 )
- March 13 : Harald Leupold-Löwenthal , Austrian psychoanalyst (* 1926 )
- March 14th : Lucie Aubrac , French resistance fighter (* 1912 )
- March 15 : Fleurette Beauchamp-Huppé , Canadian pianist, music teacher and singer (* 1907 )
- March 17 : John W. Backus , American computer scientist (* 1924 )
- March 18 : Franz Rieser , Austrian teacher (* 1927 )
- March 19 : Menotti Avanzolini , Italian football player (* 1923 )
- March 19 : Giampaolo Calanchini , Italian saber fencer (* 1937 )
- March 23 : Damian McDonald , Australian cyclist (* 1972 )
- March 25 : Robert Austrian , American bacteriologist, immunologist and medic (* 1916 )
- March 25 : Heinz Schiller , Swiss racing driver (* 1930 )
- March 27 : Karl Deres , German politician, Member of the Bundestag (* 1930 )
- March 27th : Stefan Diestelmann , German blues musician (* 1949 )
- March 27 : Paul Christian Lauterbur , American radiologist and Nobel Prize winner (* 1929 )
- March 28 : Tony Scott , American jazz musician (clarinet, saxophone, electronics, composition) (* 1921 )
- March 29 : Margarete Hannsmann , German writer (* 1921 )
- March 31 : Phil Cordell , British musician (* 1947 )
- March 31 : Paul Watzlawick , sociologist, philosopher (* 1921 )
- March : Vladimir Avramov , Bulgarian violinist and music teacher (* 1909 )
- April 1 : Hannah Nydahl , Buddhist teacher (* 1946 )
- April 1 : Hans Filbinger , Prime Minister of Baden-Württemberg (1966–1978) (* 1913 )
- April 2 : Livio Vacchini , Swiss architect (* 1933 )
- April 2 : Ernst Feick , former President of the German Handball Federation (1955–1966) (* 1911 )
- April 5 : Werner Maser , German historian and publicist (* 1922 )
- April 8 : Heinz-Georg Sievers , German doctor and handball player (* 1923 )
- April 9 : Egon Bondy , Czech poet and philosopher (* 1930 )
- April 9 : Wilhelm Karl Prince of Prussia , last grandson of Wilhelm II (* 1922 )
- April 9 : Harry Rasky , Canadian documentary producer and director (* 1928 )
- April 11 : Bob Dyer , American singer-songwriter, author and filmmaker (* 1939 )
- April 11th : Loïc Leferme , French freediver (* 1970 )
- April 11 : Kurt Vonnegut , American writer (* 1922 )
- April 11 : Gordon Wilkins , British journalist and racing car driver (* 1912 )
- April 13 : Peter Beil , German pop singer, trumpeter, composer and band leader (* 1937 )
- April 13 : Matthias Hinze , German voice actor (* 1969 )
- April 20 : Andrew Hill , American jazz pianist and composer (* 1931 )
- April 22 : Kitaoka Fumio , Japanese woodcut artist (* 1918 )
- April 22nd : Karl Holzamer , German educator, philosopher and ZDF director (* 1906 )
- April 23 : Boris Yeltsin , Russian President (1991–1999) (* 1931 )
- April 24th : Arno Borst , German historian (* 1925 )
- April 25 : Edward Astley , British nobleman (* 1912 )
- April 25 : Barbara Blida , former Polish Minister (* 1949 )
- April 25 : Edgar Wisniewski , German architect (* 1930 )
- April 26th : Frank Jürgen "Eff Jott" Krüger , German rock musician (* 1948 )
- April 26 : Jack Valenti , longtime president of the Motion Picture Association of America (* 1921 )
- April 27 : Mstislaw Leopoldowitsch Rostropowitsch , Russian cellist, pianist, conductor and humanist (* 1927 )
- April 28 : Laine Mets , Estonian pianist and music teacher (* 1921 )
- April 28 : Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker , German physicist, philosopher and peace researcher (* 1912 )
- April 30 : Nana Adu Ababio II. , Nigerian chief (* 1931 )
- April 30th : Clemens Ostermann , German voice actor (* 1984 )
- May 1 : Ejnar Krantz , American composer, organist, pianist and music teacher (* 1915 )
- May 3 : Ellsworth Milburn , American composer, music teacher and pianist (* 1938 )
- May 5 : Theodore Maiman , American physicist (* 1927 )
- May 6 : Ikegami Kaneo , Japanese writer and screenwriter (* 1923 )
- May 7 : Hartwig Amman , German pastor and local researcher (* 1927 )
- May 11 : Tanumafili II , Samoan head of state (* 1913 )
- May 12 : José Benito Barros , Colombian composer (* 1915 )
- May 12 : Gottfried Schädlich , German officer and writer (* 1917 )
- May 15 : Tom Andersen , Norwegian psychiatrist and psychotherapist (* 1936 )
- May 17 : Héctor Casanova , Cuban singer and composer (* 1942 )
- May 19 : Jack Findlay , Australian motorcycle racer (* 1935 )
- May 19 : Eva Forest , Spanish writer and publisher (* 1928 )
- May 19 : Hans Wollschläger , German educator, writer and translator (* 1935 )
- May 21 : Clark Adams , American free thinker and atheist (* 1969 )
- May 24th : Wolfgang Bächler , German poet and prose writer (* 1925 )
- May 24th : Buddy Childers , American jazz trumpeter (* 1926 )
- May 24th : Gert Schliephake , German zoologist (* 1925 )
- May 26th : Phyllis Sellick , English pianist and music teacher (* 1911 )
- May 26th : Marek Krejčí , Slovak football player (* 1980 )
- May 27 : Izumi Sakai , Japanese pop singer ( Zard ) (* 1967 )
- May 28 : Jörg Immendorff , German painter (* 1945 )
- May 28 : Fritz Bornemann , German architect (* 1912 )
- May 30th : Jean-Claude Brialy , French actor (born 1933 )
- May 31 : Gerhard Ambros , German politician (* 1928 )
- May 31 : Fritz Swoboda , Austrian Waffen SS member and war criminal (* 1922 )
- June 1 : Warren Mattice Anderson , American lawyer and politician (* 1915 )
- June 2 : Wolfgang Hilbig , German writer (* 1941 )
- June 3 : Bedřich Janáček , Czech organist, composer and music teacher (* 1920 )
- June 5 : André David , French composer (* 1922 )
- June 7 : Michael Hamburger , German-British poet and translator (* 1924 )
- June 8 : Aden Abdullah Osman Daar , Somali President (* 1908 )
- June 8 : Richard Rorty , American philosopher (* 1931 )
- June 9 : Rudolf Arnheim , German-American media scholar (* 1904 )
- June 9 : Walter Hase , German forester (* 1905 )
- June 9 : Ousmane Sembène , Senegalese writer and filmmaker (* 1923 )
- June 12 : Guy de Rothschild , French banker and industrialist (* 1909 )
- June 14 : Kurt Waldheim , Austrian politician, UN Secretary General (1972–1981), Federal President (1986–1992) (* 1918 )
- June 17th : Gianfranco Ferré , Italian fashion designer (* 1944 )
- June 18 : Vilma Espín , President of the Cuban Women's Federation (* 1930 )
- June 19 : Antonio Aguilar , Mexican singer and actor (* 1919 )
- June 19 : Klausjürgen Wussow , German actor (* 1929 )
- June 21 : Georg Danzer , Austrian musician (* 1946 )
- June 21 : James Carson , American country and old-time musician (* 1918 )
- June 22nd : Manuel Correia de Oliveira Andrade , Brazilian author, historian, geographer, lawyer and professor (* 1922 )
- June 24th : Chris Benoit , Canadian professional wrestler (* 1967 )
- June 26 : Luigi Meneghello , Italian writer (* 1922 )
- June 26 : Jupp Derwall , former coach of the German national soccer team (* 1927 )
- June 29 : Edward Yang , Taiwanese film director (* 1947 )
- June 30th : Georg Staudacher , Austrian theater director, screenwriter and actor (* 1965 )
- July 1 : Robert McBride , American composer (* 1911 )
- July 3 : Johnny Frigo , American jazz bassist and violinist (* 1916 )
- July 7th : Hias , Austrian musician (* 1950 )
- July 10 : Frank Kilroy , American football player (born 1921 )
- July 11 : Glenda Emilie Adams , Australian writer (* 1939 )
- July 11th : Nana Gualdi , Italian-German singer and actress (* 1932 )
- July 11 : Lady Bird Johnson , First Lady of the USA (1963–1969) (* 1912 )
- July 12 : Robert Burås , Norwegian guitarist (* 1975 )
- July 12 : Letty Russell , American theologian (born 1929 )
- July 16 : Alan Shepherd , British motorcycle racer (* 1935 )
- July 18 : Karl Seebach , German mathematician and didactic (* 1912 )
- July 19 : Rudolf Günter Langer , German writer and poet (* 1923 )
- July 20 : Ollie Bridewell , British motorcycle racer (born 1985 )
- July 22nd : Ulrich Mühe , German actor (* 1953 )
- July 23 : Mohammed Sahir Shah , Afghan monarch (* 1914 )
- July 23 : George Tabori , Hungarian-British author and theater director (* 1914 )
- July 24th : Thorstein Aaby , Norwegian guitarist (* 1971 )
- July 24th : Hans-Georg Ambrosius , German visual artist (* 1965 )
- July 24 : Albert Ellis , American psychologist and therapist (* 1913 )
- July 25 : Bernd Jakubowski , German football goalkeeper (* 1952 )
- July 28 : Isidore Isou , Romanian-French author (* 1925 )
- July 28 : Theo Altmeyer , German opera tenor (* 1931 )
- July 29th : Michel Serrault , French actor (* 1928 )
- July 30th : Michelangelo Antonioni , Italian film director and author (* 1912 )
- July 30th : Ingmar Bergman , Swedish director (* 1918 )
- July 30th : Louis Moyse , French flautist and composer (* 1912 )
- July 30 : Makoto Oda , Japanese writer (* 1932 )
- July 30 : Bill Walsh , American football coach (born 1931 )
- July 31 : Terry Winter Owens , American composer, pianist and harpsichordist (* 1941 )
- July 31 : Hilde Sicks , German folk actress (* 1920 )
- August 1 : Veikko Karvonen , Finnish marathon runner (* 1926 )
- August 1st : Tommy Makem , Irish folk singer (born 1932 )
- August 2 : Albert Richter , German forest scientist (* 1909 )
- August 2nd : Kay Dotrice , British actress (* 1929 )
- August 4 : Lee Hazlewood , American music producer and singer (* 1929 )
- August 4 : Raul Hilberg , American historian, Holocaust researcher (* 1926 )
- August 4th : Anja Lundholm , German writer (* 1918 )
- August 4th : Ruth Zechlin , German composer (* 1926 )
- August 5 : Oliver Hill , American lawyer and civil rights activist (* 1907 )
- August 5th : Jean-Marie Cardinal Lustiger , Senior Archbishop of Paris (* 1926 )
- August 5th : Pedro Mesías , Chilean pianist and conductor (* 1926 )
- August 5th : Hans Meyer , Mayor of Hemer (* 1914 )
- August 5th : Paul Rutherford , British jazz trombonist (* 1940 )
- August 6 : Heinz Barth , German war criminal (* 1920 )
- August 6 : Teizō Matsumura , Japanese composer (* 1929 )
- August 6 : Élie de Rothschild , French winemaker and banker (* 1917 )
- August 7th : Ernesto Alonso , Mexican actor, television director and producer (* 1917 )
- August 7 : Jürgen Grasmück , German writer (* 1940 )
- August 7th : Alfred Schrick , German writer (* 1919 )
- August 8 : Joybubbles , American phreaker (* 1949 )
- August 8 : Alexander Tollmann , Austrian geologist and environmental activist (* 1928 )
- August 8 : Julius Wess , Austrian physicist (* 1934 )
- August 9 : Ulrich Plenzdorf , German writer, playwright and film writer (* 1934 )
- August 9 : Rudolf Thanner , German national ice hockey player (* 1944 )
- August 10 : Tony Wilson , British music manager and television journalist (born 1950 )
- August 12 : Franz Antel , Austrian film director (* 1913 )
- August 12 : Merv Griffin , American entertainer (born 1925 )
- August 13 : Brian Adams , American wrestler (born 1963 )
- August 13 : Brooke Astor , American philanthropist (* 1902 )
- August 13 : Gerhard Müller-Menckens , German architect and university professor (* 1917 )
- August 14 : Bill Lomas , British motorcycle racer (* 1928 )
- August 14 : Dietmar N. Schmidt , German cultural manager and director (* 1938 )
- August 14 : Alice Schwarz-Gardos , Israeli journalist and author (* 1915 )
- August 16 : Max Roach , American jazz drummer and composer (* 1924 )
- August 18 : Magdalen Nabb , British crime and children's book author (* 1947 )
- August 20 : Bolko Hoffmann , German politician and entrepreneur (* 1937 )
- August 21 : Volkmar Fritz , German archaeologist (* 1938 )
- August 21 : Kurt Hübner , German theater director and director (* 1916 )
- August 21 : Ulrich Müther , German architect (* 1934 )
- August 22 : Grace Paley , American writer (* 1922 )
- August 22nd : Masahiko Togashi , Japanese jazz drummer (* 1940 )
- August 24 : Abd ar-Rahman Arif , former Iraqi President (* 1916 )
- August 24 : Aaron Russo , American filmmaker and politician (* 1943 )
- August 24th : Hansjörg Felmy , German film and theater actor (* 1931 )
- August 25 : Raymond Barre , French politician (* 1924 )
- August 25 : Conrad Drzewiecki , Polish ballet dancer and choreographer (* 1926 )
- August 25 : Folker Weißgerber , German manager (* 1941 )
- August 26 : Petr Kaplan , Czech rock singer and guitarist (* 1940 )
- August 26 : Gaston Thorn , Luxembourg politician (* 1928 )
- August 27 : Driss Basri , Moroccan politician (* 1938 )
- August 27 : Hans Ruesch , Swiss racing driver, publicist and writer (* 1913 )
- August 28 : Socrates Kapsaskis , a Greek poet, film director and translator (* 1928 )
- August 28 : Francisco Umbral , Spanish writer (* 1932 )
- August 28 : Antonio Puerta Pérez , Spanish football player (* 1984 )
- August 29 : Pierre Messmer , French politician (* 1916 )
- August 29 : Miyoshi Umeki , Japanese actress (* 1929 )
- August 30 : Peter Bendixen , German politician (* 1943 )
- August 30 : José Luis de Vilallonga , Spanish actor and author (* 1920 )
- September 2 : Safet Isović , Bosnian singer (* 1936 )
- September 3 : Janis Martin , American rockabilly singer (* 1940 )
- September 3 : Mária Szepes , Hungarian author (* 1908 )
- September 5 : Thomas Hansen , Norwegian musician (* 1976 )
- September 6 : Martin Čech , Czech ice hockey player (* 1976 )
- September 6 : Madeleine L'Engle , American author (* 1918 )
- September 6th : Luciano Pavarotti , Italian tenor (* 1935 )
- September 7th : John Compton , Lucian politician (* 1925 )
- September 7th : Mark Weil , Uzbek theater director (* 1952 )
- September 8 : George Crum , Canadian conductor and pianist (* 1926 )
- September 9 : Helmut Senekowitsch , Austrian football player and trainer (* 1933 )
- September 10 : Rolf Reuter , German conductor and university professor (* 1926 )
- September 10 : Jane Wyman , American actress (born 1917 )
- September 11th : Joe Zawinul , Austrian jazz pianist and band leader (* 1932 )
- September 12 : Gerlind Ahnert , German presenter, actress and voice actress (* 1934 )
- September 12 : Bobby Byrd , American soul musician (* 1934 )
- September 13 : Gaetano Arfé , Italian politician, journalist and historian (* 1925 )
- September 13 : Abdul Sattar Abu Risha , Iraqi Sunnis leader (* 1972 )
- September 14th : Hermine Aichenegg , Austrian artist (* 1915 )
- September 14 : Robert Savoie , Canadian singer and music teacher (* 1927 )
- September 15 : Colin McRae , British rally driver (* 1968 )
- September 15 : Aldemaro Romero , Venezuelan composer and conductor (* 1928 )
- September 15 : Brett Somers , American actress and comedian (* 1924 )
- September 16 : Buster Ramsey , American football player and coach (* 1920 )
- September 16 : Robert Jordan , American writer (* 1948 )
- September 21 : Jürgen Roland , German film director (* 1925 )
- September 22nd : André Gorz , Austro-French social philosopher (* 1923 )
- September 22nd : Marcel Marceau , French pantomime (* 1923 )
- September 24th : Kurt Goldstein , German journalist and artistic director (* 1914 )
- September 24 : Helga Anton , full-time prayer and author (* 1923 )
- September 24th : Wolfgang Panofsky , American particle physicist (* 1919 )
- September 25 : Ella Barowsky , German politician (* 1912 )
- September 25 : Haidar Abdel-Shafi , Palestinian doctor and politician (* 1919 )
- September 26 : Stanisław Andrzejewski , Polish sociologist (* 1919 )
- September 27 : R. Paul Drummond , American composer and music teacher (* 1947 )
- September 27 : Horst Podlasly , German football goalkeeper (* 1936 )
- September 27 : Ilse Schwipper , German political activist (* 1937 )
- September 28 : Anton Schall , German orientalist (* 1920 )
- September 29 : Lois Maxwell , Canadian actress (born 1927 )
- September 30th : Milan Jelić , Bosnian politician (* 1956 )
- September 30th : Oswald Mathias Ungers , German architect (* 1926 )
- October 1 : Marianne Fritz , Austrian writer (* 1948 )
- October 1 : Al Oerter , American discus thrower (* 1936 )
- October 1 : Uwe Ronneburger , German politician (* 1920 )
- October 2 : Elfi von Dassanowsky , Austrian-American producer and musician (* 1924 )
- October 3 : Herbert Muschamp , American architecture critic (* 1947 )
- October 3 : Pablo Palazuelo , Spanish painter (* 1916 )
- October 3 : Tony Ryan , Irish entrepreneur (* 1936 )
- October 4 : Leili Andre , Estonian poet and writer (* 1922 )
- October 5 : Alexandra Boulat , French war photographer (* 1962 )
- October 5 : Walter Kempowski , German writer (* 1929 )
- October 5 : Jeroným Zajíček , American composer and music teacher of Czech origin (* 1926 )
- October 7th : Norick Abe , Japanese motorcycle racer (* 1975 )
- October 7th : Josef Rut , Czech composer, violinist and musicologist (* 1926 )
- October 8 : Constantin Andreou , Greco-French painter (* 1917 )
- October 9 : Kurt Schwaen , German composer (* 1909 )
- October 9 : Fausto Correia , Portuguese politician (* 1951 )
- October 11th : Chinmoy , Indian community founder (* 1931 )
- October 11 : Roy Rosenzweig , American historian (* 1950 )
- October 11 : Mehmed Uzun , Kurdish-Turkish writer (* 1953 )
- October 12 : Kishō Kurokawa , Japanese architect (* 1934 )
- October 13 : Pieter Bakker Schut , Dutch defense lawyer (* 1941 )
- October 14 : Big Moe , American rapper (* 1974 )
- October 16 : Deborah Kerr , British film actress (born 1921 )
- October 16 : Toše Proeski , Macedonian pop singer (* 1981 )
- October 17 : Joey Bishop , American entertainer (* 1918 )
- October 17 : Rüdiger von Wechmar , German diplomat (* 1923 )
- October 18 : Lucky Dube , South African musician and songwriter (* 1964 )
- October 19 : Jan Wolkers , Dutch author and visual artist (* 1925 )
- October 20 : Jürgen Graf , German radio and television journalist (* 1927 )
- October 21 : Ernst Ludwig Ehrlich , Swiss historian and Judaist (* 1921 )
- October 21 : Don Fellows , American actor (born 1922 )
- October 21 : RB Kitaj , American painter (* 1932 )
- October 21 : Ileana Sonnabend , American gallery owner and art dealer (* 1914 )
- October 22 : Ève Curie , French-American author (* 1904 )
- October 23 : David George Kendall , British mathematician (* 1918 )
- October 23 : Gun Kessle , Swedish photographer and author (* 1926 )
- October 23 : Ingrid Trobisch , American author (* 1926 )
- October 24 : Hermann Benjes , landscape gardener, nature photographer and writer (* 1937 )
- October 24 : Petr Eben , Czech composer (* 1929 )
- October 24 : Adolf Oberth , Transylvanian chemist and inventor (* 1928 )
- October 25 : Harvey Shapiro , American cellist and music teacher (* 1911 )
- October 26 : Arthur Kornberg , American biochemist (* 1918 )
- October 28 : Evelyn Hamann , German actress (* 1942 )
- October 28 : Manfred Kuttner , German painter (* 1937 )
- October 28 : Jimmy Makulis , Greek pop singer (* 1935 )
- October 31 : Jacques Heuclin , French politician and racing car driver (* 1946 )
- November 1 : Paul Tibbets , American bomber pilot, Brigadier General (* 1915 )
- November 2 : Oreste Benzi , Italian clergyman and community founder (* 1925 )
- November 2 : Don Freeland , American racing driver (* 1925 )
- November 2 : Jürgen Labenski , German film scholar and critic (* 1940 )
- November 2 : Igor Moissejew , Russian choreographer and dancer (* 1906 )
- November 2 : Peter Bronkhorst , Dutch activist (* 1946 )
- November 4 : Massimo Consoli , Italian author (* 1945 )
- November 4 : Cyprian Ekwensi , Nigerian writer (* 1921 )
- November 4 : Hideo Hagiwara , Japanese painter (* 1913 )
- November 4 : Peter Viertel , German-American (screenplay) author (* 1920 )
- November 5 : Nils Liedholm , Swedish football player and coach (* 1922 )
- November 6th : Enzo Biagi , Italian journalist, author, television presenter (* 1920 )
- November 6 : Hank Thompson , American country singer (born 1925 )
- November 6 : Lee Denson , American rockabilly musician (* 1932 )
- November 8 : Chad Varah , British Anglican clergyman (* 1911 )
- November 9 : Romuald Pekny , Austrian actor (* 1920 )
- November 10 : Norman Mailer , American writer (* 1923 )
- November 10 : John H. Noble , German-American entrepreneur (* 1923 )
- November 11th : Delbert Mann , American film director (* 1920 )
- November 12 : Werner Geier , Austrian radio journalist (* 1962 )
- November 12 : Bob Holbert , American entrepreneur and racing car driver (* 1922 )
- November 12 : Ira Levin , American (screenwriter) writer (* 1929 )
- November 12 : Peter Steiner , Swiss advertising figure and musician (* 1917 )
- November 13 : Robert Taylor , American sprinter and Olympic champion (* 1948 )
- November 14 : Rainer Baumann , German musician (* 1949 )
- November 15 : Domokos Kosáry , Hungarian historian (* 1913 )
- November 16 : Pierre Granier-Deferre , French film director (* 1927 )
- November 16 : Billy Hagan , entrepreneur, racing car driver and racing team owner (* 1932 )
- November 17 : Hans Heigert , German newspaper and television editor (* 1925 )
- November 19 : Magda Szabó , Hungarian writer (* 1917 )
- November 20 : Ian Smith , Rhodesian politician (* 1919 )
- November 21 : Fernando Fernán Gómez , Spanish actor and director (* 1921 )
- November 21 : Valda Aveling , Australian harpsichordist and pianist (* 1920 )
- November 21 : Robert Etcheverry , French actor (Arpad, the Gypsy) (* 1937 )
- November 22nd : Maurice Béjart , French dancer and choreographer (* 1927 )
- November 22nd : Wend von Kalnein , German art historian and writer (* 1914 )
- November 22nd : Reg Park , British bodybuilder (born 1928 )
- November 23 : Vladimir Alexandrovich Kryuchkov , Soviet-Russian KGB functionary (* 1924 )
- November 23 : Inge Langen , German actress (* 1924 )
- November 24th : Gustav Reiner , German motorcycle racer (* 1953 )
- November 25th : Agnethe Davidsen , Greenlandic politician (* 1947 )
- November 25 : Karlhans Frank , German poet and prose author (* 1937 )
- November 25 : Peter Lipton , American philosopher of science (* 1954 )
- November 26th : Pierre Miquel , French historian and author (* 1930 )
- November 27 : Cecil Payne , American jazz musician (* 1922 )
- November 27 : Jane Rule , Canadian author (born 1931 )
- November 27 : Bill Willis , American football player and coach (born 1921 )
- November 28th : Elly Beinhorn , German pilot (* 1907 )
- November 28 : Gudrun Wagner , German festival organizer (* 1944 )
- November 29 : Günter Apel , German trade unionist and politician (* 1927 )
- November 29 : Roger Smith , American manager (* 1925 )
- November 30th : Engin Arık , Turkish nuclear physicist (* 1948 )
- November 30th : Evel Knievel , American stuntman (born 1938 )
- November 30th : François-Xavier Ortoli , French politician and businessman (* 1925 )
- December 1 : Ken McGregor , Australian tennis player (* 1929 )
- December 2 : Tada Michitarō , Japanese literary scholar and critic (* 1924 )
- December 4th : Pimp C , American rapper (* 1973 )
- December 4th : David Reese , American poker player (born 1951 )
- December 5 : H. Wiley Hitchcock , American musicologist (* 1923 )
- December 5 : Karlheinz Stockhausen , German composer (* 1928 )
- December 5 : John Winter , Australian high jump athlete (born 1924 )
- December 6th : Wolfgang Aßbrock , German politician (* 1952 )
- December 9 : Kurt Schmied , Austrian soccer goalkeeper (* 1926 )
- December 12 : Josep Guinovart , Spanish painter and graphic artist (* 1927 )
- December 12th : Hans Hansen , German sports official (* 1926 )
- December 12th : Ike Turner , American musician (* 1931 )
- December 13 : Floyd Westerman , American Indian activist, singer and actor (born 1936 )
- December 15 : Diane Middlebrook , American author (* 1939 )
- December 16 : Dan Fogelberg , American musician and composer (* 1951 )
- December 16 : Harald Genzmer , German composer (* 1909 )
- December 17 : Celestino Piatti , Swiss graphic artist and book designer (* 1922 )
- December 17 : Karl-Emil Schade , German pastor and Bible translator (* 1927 )
- December 19 : Willy Sommerfeld , German silent film pianist (* 1904 )
- December 20 : Peer Hultberg , Danish Slavist, author, psychoanalyst (* 1935 )
- December 21 : Antonia Arnold , German writer (* 1922 )
- December 22nd : Julien Gracq , French writer (* 1910 )
- December 23 : Aloísio Lorscheider , Brazilian Cardinal (* 1924 )
- December 23 : Oscar Peterson , Canadian jazz pianist and composer (* 1925 )
- December 25 : Juan Alfredo Arzube Jaramillo , Auxiliary Bishop in Los Angeles (* 1918 )
- December 25th : Grete Heger , Austrian-Swiss theater actress (* 1916 )
- December 25th : Hans Otte , German composer and pianist (* 1926 )
- December 26th : Joe Dolan , Irish pop singer (* 1939 )
- December 26th : Les Humphries , British pop singer (* 1940 )
- December 27 : Ardyth Alton , American cellist and music teacher (* 1916 )
- December 27 : Benazir Bhutto , Pakistani politician (* 1953 )
- December 27 : Jerzy Kawalerowicz , Polish film director (* 1922 )
- December 27 : Jaan Kross , Estonian writer (* 1920 )
- December 27 : Toni Menzinger , German politician (* 1905 )
- December 30 : Bert Bolin , Swedish meteorologist and climate researcher (* 1925 )
- December 30th : Hans Ulrich Kempski , German journalist (* 1922 )
- December 31 : Markku Peltola , Finnish actor and musician (* 1956 )
- December 31 : Ettore Sottsass , Italian architect and designer (* 1917 )
- Horst Auer , German architect, medalist and professor (* 1934 )
- Alberto Soresina , Italian composer and music teacher (* 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 Baselios Malancharuvil (1996)
January 19: Scott Bigelow (1994)
January 20: George Smathers (?)
January 22nd: Siegfried Kessler (1987)
January 22nd: 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 22nd: 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 30th: 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 22nd: Ulrich Mühe (2005)
July 23: Mohammed Sahir Shah (1963)
July 25: Bernd Jakubowski (1971)
July 29: Michel Serrault (1997)
July 30th: Michelangelo Antonioni (?)
July 30th: Ingmar Bergman (1957)
August 1: Veikko Karvonen (1951)
August 1: Tommy Makem (2005)
August 4th: Lee Hazlewood (1968)
August 5: Jean-Marie Lustiger (1997)
August 5: Paul Rutherford (2005)
August 6: Élie de Rothschild (1994)
August 8: Julius Wess (2006)
August 9: Ulrich Plenzdorf (1993)
August 12: Merv Griffin (?)
August 16: Max Roach (1979)
August 24th: 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: Ève Curie (1937)
October 26th: Arthur Kornberg (?)
October 28: Evelyn Hamann (1980s)
November 1: Paul Tibbets (2003)
November 2: Oreste Benzi (2007)
November 2: Igor Moiseyev (1932)
November 4th: 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 Béjart (1984)
November 26th: Pierre Miquel (2003)
November 27: Cecil Payne (2005)
November 28: Elly Beinhorn (1932)
November 30th: 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 special gene modifications in mice through the use of 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 female experience who, with skepticism, passion and visionary power, has set out to test a fragmented civilization".
- Peace : Al Gore and the UN Climate Change Council " for their efforts to build and disseminate more knowledge about man-made climate change ".
- Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize for Economics : Leonid Hurwicz , Eric Maskin and Roger Myerson “for developing the foundations of economic design ”.
- 800th Anniversary of the Birth of Mawlana Jalal-ud-Din Balkhi-Rumi ( Memento from June 29, 2009) Unesco (English).
- Elizabeth year
- Euler year
- Senckenberg year
- European Year of Equal Opportunities. Retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- Year of the Humanities ( Memento from December 16, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
- International Heliophysical Year
- The Year of the Dolphin. Greenpeace, January 2, 2007, accessed May 7, 2015 .
- Eliminated time online January 19, 2007.
- www.gesundheitpro.de ( Memento from September 27, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Time: Freedom of the press: "Cicero" raid was illegal ( Memento of March 1, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- n-tv: Merkel prevails
- Bundestag passes pension at 67 , Die Welt. March 9, 2007.
- Courageous Chancellor Zeit Online.
- Federal printed matter 384/07 15 June 2007 ( Memento of 9 April 2011 at the Internet Archive )
- N-tv: Dialogue with Terrorists
- "A good day for Europe" (press releases of the EU Council Presidency, June 23, 2007) ( Memento of June 30, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Federal Ministry of Agriculture, Forests and Consumer Protection ( Memento from January 11, 2012 in the web archive archive.today )
- Monk protests in Burma expanded again. Handelsblatt, September 22, 2007, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
- Treaty of Lisbon. State Center for Political Education Baden-Württemberg, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
- National Council 2007
- Government declares state of emergency from Standard November 4, 2007.
- www.tagesschau.de - Tusk wants to improve its neighborhood with Germany ( Memento from July 24, 2010 in the Internet Archive )
- Tagesschau from November 24, 2007
- Tagesschau - An EU agreement for everyone
- Speech by Federal Council President Ole von Beust. Retrieved May 7, 2015 .
- Assassin murders Benazir Bhutto , Spiegel Online. December 27, 2007.
- Alevis see Tatort as an advertisement for Orthodox , Die Welt. December 30, 2007.
- National Geographic , Planet Earth 2008. Our changing world: numbers, data, facts, p. 31.
- Germany: First balanced household since 1969 Zeit Online.
- Ruth David: Hindalco To Buy Novelis For $ 6 Billion. In: forbes.com. Forbes Media, February 11, 2007, accessed June 18, 2017 .
- Global financial and economic crisis. Federal Agency for Civic Education, accessed on May 7, 2015 .
- FAZ: Dollar weakness: will the new key currency soon be called the euro?
- New discount giant: Edeka joins Plus (tagesschau.de archive)
- RoboCup Atlanta 2007
- The Klonprüfung now online on 21 November of 2007.
- Der Tagesspiegel: Flood disaster in Asia Millions of people on the run
- 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 on April 1, 2018 (English): “In 2007, for the first time in history, the global urban population exceeded the global rural population, ... "
- Diocese of Limburg : Decree of Bishop Franz Kamphaus of January 15, 2007. Published in the Official Gazette of the Diocese of Limburg 2007 No. 2 from February 1, 2007 No. 449: Certificate of the establishment of the profile church "Holy Cross - Center for Christian Meditation and Spirituality". In: Website of the parish of St. Josef Frankfurt . February 1, 2007, accessed October 13, 2016 .
- Official Journal of the Diocese of Limburg, No. 2, February 1, 2007, No. 448, document on the establishment of the profile church “St. Michael - Center for Mourning Pastoral “, Frankfurt am Main
- EKD: Contract signed with the US Church ( Memento of October 14, 2007 in the Internet Archive )
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the Nobel Prize for Medicine (PDF, English; 93 kB).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Physics (PDF).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize in Chemistry (PDF).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature (PDF; 22 kB).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize (English).
- Nobel Foundation: Information on the 2007 business award in memory of Alfred Nobel (English).