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The town also organizes many events such as funfair and several festivals.
* August Schoop (1858-1932), historian
* [[Karl-Heinz Thielen]] (born 1940 in Ariendorf district), football player
* Willi Fischer (1920-1991), politician; 1958-1963 official mayor in Bad Hönningen
* Hermann Ilaender (born 1933), politician, civil servant and forestry association official, 1983-1999 mayor of the municipality