The top ten most influential foreigners in Germany

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The top ten most influential foreigners in Germany

From military leaders to artists, CEOs to footballers, Germany is teeming with foreign talent. The Local kicks of its new series with a countdown of influential foreigners in an array of fields.


As the economic powerhouse of Europe, Germany exports its goods across the globe. It has, however, imported numerous high-flying individuals, who have made an indelible mark on the country's society.

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While some of the names on the list may not be instantly recognizable, each is a leader in their respective field.

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