Top 10 Things Germany is Best Known For

The Top Ten
1 Adolf Hitler Adolf Hitler (April 20, 1889 - April 30, 1945) was a German politician who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945, and Führer of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator of Nazi Germany, he initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September ...read more.

He is infamous for directly murdering at least 6 MILLION Jews, plus millions of Germans and all kinds of people throughout Europe.

It's like if I said I had German ethnicity someone would say "YOU ARE RELATED TO Hitler!"

The fact that some first think of him when they first think of Germany is sad.

Sad to think that everyone thinks about Hitler when someone says Germany

2 Beer

Beer baths? Germany must been love beer so much!

My relatives drink a lot of beer

Um, interesting picture there.

True. Especially the bavarian state is known for it

3 Sausage

True. Everyone has heard of Bratwurst

Germany has a lot of great sausages.

My grandma makes sausage whenever we have family gatherings. It’s delicious

The sausages are DELICIOUS.
I believe that they call hot dogs Würstels

4 Cars

I love German cars. BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, and Audi are the best. They make amazing luxury cars that even have a sport and sport plus mode.

Audi, Mercedes, Volkswagen, enough said. Even here in Sweden lots of people use these brands

And the first modern car was from a German.

The cars in the photo are American...

5 German Shepherd The German Shepherd is a breed of medium to large-sized working dog that originated in Germany. The breed's officially recognized name is German Shepherd Dog in the English language. The breed is known as the Alsatian in Britain and Ireland.

They're really smart compared to most of the dog breeds.

This dog breed is awesome

They're pretty smart.

This dog is iconic

6 Rammstein Rammstein is a German Neue Deutsche Härte and Industrial Metal band consisting of Till Lindemann (vocals), Richard Kruspe (guitar), Paul Landers (guitar), Oliver Riedel (electric bass), Christoph Schneider (drums) and Christian Lorenz (keyboard), that formed in 1994 in Berlin . ...read more.

If course! The ultimate European metal band.

One of the greatest German bands ever.

Ich will...

Rammstein is AWESOME!

7 Chocolate Chocolate is a typically sweet, usually brown food preparation of Theobroma cacao seeds, roasted and ground, and often flavored with vanilla.

German chocolate is delicious.

I love German chocolate!

Kinder, Lindt, etc.

8 Berlin

Of course, this has to be most well known! It's the capital city of Germany.

The most well known city of Germany.

Well it is the capital after all

9 Nazis

Nazis bad, and everyone thinks about them when someone says germany

10 Soccer Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a sport played between two teams of eleven players each. It is played with a spherical ball. The objective is to score the ball in the other teams goal.

Usually I think of England when it comes to soccer.

One of the best in the world.

Another soccer nation

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11 World War II

I am serious when I say that this tragic war will stay in Germany's infamous history forever, let alone the rest of the world.

Germany was pretty much the start of this war, as well as Japan in Asia.

Ugh, I don’t want to think about this...

WWII sucks.

12 Autobahn

Autobahn and other motorways are different.

Best highways in the world

It’s amazing that you can drive without a speed limit.

13 Castles

Amazing castles definitely recommend!

Germany has some nice castles.

Didn't know that

14 Mercedes

That's a good car brand, but quite expensive.

One of the most popular brands

15 Historical Figures

People like Einstein, Bach, Beethoven etc...

16 Volkswagen

That's a decent car brand.

Most popular car brand

17 Angela Merkel Angela Dorothea Merkel is a German politician and the Chancellor of Germany since 2005. She is also the leader of the Christian Democratic Union.

The worst chancellor of Germany. Ever.

Germany's chancellor, but okay

The chancellor of Germany

18 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era, born in Salzburg.

He was actually austrian but ok

19 Girls

Every country has girls.

20 Ludwig van Beethoven Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and influential of all composers. His best-known compositions include 9 symphonies, 5 piano concertos, 1 violin concerto, ...read more.

One of the best composers

21 Classical Music

An amazing number of world-known composers were born in what is today Germany: Bach, Beethoven, Wagner, Brahms, Schumann, just to name a few examples.

22 Theatre

Goethe, Schiller and Brecht were born in what is today Germany.

23 Scorpions Scorpions are a German rock band formed in 1965 in Hanover by Rudolf Schenker. Since the band's inception, its musical style has ranged from hard rock to heavy metal.

Germany's most legendary music export ever (besides classical)

Great band.

24 Oktoberfest
25 Hot Dogs A hot dog is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a sliced bun as a sandwich.

Bratwurst is the hot dog's ancestor

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