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Franz Kafka

Franz Kafka was a writer famous for stories of bewildered individuals betrayed by an irrational and pointless society. The son of German-Jewish parents, he was raised in Prague, where he earned a law…

Dennis Franz

Name at birth: Dennis Franz SchlactaDennis Franz is an actor most closely associated with his television role as Detective Andy Sipowicz on the long-running ABC drama NYPD Blue (1993-2004). Franz has…

John Franz

inventorBorn: 1929 In 1970, while working at Monsanto, Franz discovered the glyphosate class of herbicides, later marketed under the brand name Roundup®. Glyphosa…

Franz Liszt

Hungarian composer Franz Liszt was major figure in Romantic music who was celebrated during his lifetime as Europe's greatest pianist. He began playing for the public as a child, studied in Vienna an…

Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz(Dennis Schlachta)actorBorn: 10/28/1944Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois Barrel-chested, rough-hewn actor whose niche of portraying tough cops has found its best home in the highly reg…

Dennis Franz

Dennis Franz(Dennis Schlachta)actorBorn: 10/28/1944Birthplace: Maywood, Illinois Barrel-chested, rough-hewn actor whose niche of portraying tough cops has found its best home in the highly reg…

Franz Beckenbauer

Franz BeckenbauerBorn: Sept. 11, 1945Soccer captain of West German World Cup champions in 1974 then coached West Germany to World Cup title in 1990; invented sweeper position; played in U.S. f…

Flying Franz

The man who gave himself "terrible frights" by Mike Morrison Related Links 2014 Winter Olympics Olympic Preview: Alpine Skiing Alpine Skiing Through th…

Franz Anton Mesmer

Franz Anton Mesmer was the Austrian physician after whom mesmerism was named, a famously flamboyant believer in the healing powers of an unknown physical property he dubbed "animal magnetism." He enj…

Marie-Louise von Franz 1998 Deaths

Marie-Louise von FranzAge: 83 leading disciple of the famous psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung. She was an expert on the significance of fairy tales.Died: Feb. 17, 1998.Morris K. UdallR - ZGregor…