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== Notable people==
* [[Sethus Calvisius]], composer, born February 21, 1556 in [[Gorsleben]], died November 24, 1615 in [[Leipzig]], grew up in Frankenhausen
* [[Selmar Schonland]], botanist and a founder of [[Rhodes University]], born
* [[Martin Gottfried Weiss]], commander of the [[Dachau concentration camp]], born June 3, 1905 in [[Weiden in der Oberpfalz]], died May 29, 1946 in [[Landsberg am Lech]], studied electrical engineering in Bad Frankenhausen
* [[Ludwig Elsbett]], inventor of the [[Elsbett]] Engine, born November 8, 1913 in [[Salz, Bavaria]], died there March 28, 2003, studied engineering in Bad Frankenhausen
* [[Doris Schade]], actress, born
* [[Christa Wolf]], novelist, born on March 18, 1929 in [[Gorzów Wielkopolski|Landsberg an der Warthe]] (now Gorzów Wielkopolski), died December 1, 2011 in [[Berlin]], finished school in Bad Frankenhausen
* [[Eva Padberg]], fashion model, born January 27, 1980 in Bad Frankenhausen.▼
* [[Nils Schumann]], track and field athlete and Olympic 800m champion, born May 20 1978 in Bad Frankenhausen.▼
▲* [[Eva Padberg]], fashion model, born January 27, 1980 in Bad Frankenhausen.
▲* [[Nils Schumann]], track and field athlete and Olympic 800m champion, born May 20 1978 in Bad Frankenhausen.
== Twin town ==