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is a male German name
German names consist of one or several Vornamen and a Nachname . The Vorname is usually gender-specific.-Forenames:...
, literally translating to "servant of God
Servant of God is a title given to individuals by various religions, but in general the phrase is used to describe a person believed to be pious in his or her faith tradition. In the Catholic Church, it designates someone who is being investigated by the Church for possibly being recognized as a...
People called Gottschalk:
- Godescalc of Benevento
Godescalc, was the Duke of Benevento in Langobardia minor from 740 to his assassination in 743. Godescalc's accession was without approval of the king....
, 8th-century Lombard duke
- Gottschalk of Orbais, a 9th-century theologian, poet, and unwilling monk, best known as a hero of the Jansenists
Jansenism was a Christian theological movement, primarily in France, that emphasized original sin, human depravity, the necessity of divine grace, and predestination. The movement originated from the posthumously published work of the Dutch theologian Cornelius Otto Jansen, who died in 1638...
and for his conflict with Hincmar
- Gottschalk, Bishop of Freising, Bishop of Freising, beneficiary of the 996 Ostarrîchi document
- Gottschalk (Slavic prince)
Saint Gottschalk was a prince of the Obotrite confederacy from 1043 to 1066. He established a Slavic kingdom on the Elbe in the mid-11th century...
, 11th-century Slavic Prince of the Wends (Saint Gottschalk)
- a 12th-century Holstein peasant, protagonist of the Visio Godeschalci
Visio Godeschalci is a 12th century text relating the vision of a peasant of Harrie, now Großharrie in Holstein, named Gottschalk. In December 1189, during the siege of Segeberg castle, Gottschalk fell ill, and during five days was presumed dead....
As a surname:
- Carl W. Gottschalk
Carl William Gottschalk was the Kenan Professor and Distinguished Research Professor of Medicine at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill...
(1922–1997) American professor and kidney researcher
- John Gottschalk
John E. Gottschalk is the retired chief executive officer and publisher of the Omaha World-Herald and was the national president of the Boy Scouts of America from 2008 to 2010. He and his wife, Carmen, are known for their philanthropy.-Early life:...
- Joseph Gottschalk
Joseph H. Gottschalk was a resident of San Antonio, Texas who gained international notoriety in 2003 through his preference for riding a bicycle clad only in a thong...
(1950–2003) American cycling exhibitionist
- Louis Moreau Gottschalk
Louis Moreau Gottschalk was an American composer and pianist, best known as a virtuoso performer of his own romantic piano works...
(1829–1869) American composer and pianist
- Louis F. Gottschalk
Louis Ferdinand Gottschalk was an American composer and conductor born in St. Louis, Missouri. The son of a Missouri governor, also named Louis, he studied music in Stuttgart, Germany, where his father, a judge, was American consul.He came to attention as conductor of the U.S. premiere of Franz...
(1864–1934) American composer
- Louis A. Gottschalk
Louis A. Gottschalk was an American psychiatrist and neuroscientist.Gottschalk earned his M.D. at Washington University in St. Louis in 1943 and his Ph.D...
(1916–2008) American psychiatrist
- Thomas Gottschalk
Thomas Johannes Gottschalk is a German TV host. He is best-known for hosting the popular show Wetten, dass..?, which he has led to a huge success in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and South Tyrol.-Early life:...
, German entertainer and actor (born 1950)
- Alfred Gottschalk (biochemist)
Alfred Gottschalk was a German biochemist who was a leading authority in glycoprotein research. During his career he wrote 216 research papers and reviews, and four books....
, German biochemist
- Alfred Gottschalk (Rabbi)
Alfred Gottschalk was a German-born American Rabbi who was a leader in the Reform Judaism movement, serving as head of the movement's Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion for 30 years, as president from 1971 to 1996, and then as chancellor until 2000...