Hartwig

Hartwig is a surname of Swedish origin, meaning brave in battle. The first appeared in Pomerania in the wake of the Thirty Years War.

Finnish variants of the name, derived from the North German form Harteke, include Hartik (archaic), Hartikka, Harto, Hartto, Harttu, Hartus, Harttula, Hartikkala, Hartoinen, Hartuinen and most often, Hartikainen, a Savonian noble variant.


The surname Hartwig may refer to:

  • Carter Hartwig (b. 1956), American professional football player
  • Clayton Hartwig (1964–1989), American sailor accused of causing the 1989 explosion of the 16″ gun turret on the USS Iowa
  • Ernst Hartwig (1851–1923), German astronomer
  • Eva Brigitta Hartwig, later Vera Zorina, German prima ballerina active in America
  • Gay Hartwig (contemporary), American voice actress
  • Heike Hartwig (b. 1962), German Olympic shot putter
  • Jeff Hartwig (b. 1967), American Olympic polevaulter
  • Jimmy Hartwig (b. 1954), German professional football player
  • Josef Hartwig (1880-1956), German sculptor, Bauhaus teacher, and designer of an iconic chess set
  • Justin Hartwig (b. 1978), American professional football player
  • Marie Hartwig (1906–2001), American professor of physical education and advocate women’s sports
  • Nicholas Hartwig (1857–1914), Russian diplomat; ambassador to Persia 1906–08 and to Serbia 1904–14
  • Rex Hartwig (b. 1929), Australian professional tennis player
  • Wolf C. Hartwig (b. 1921), German film producer


Other articles related to "hartwig":

Jimmy Hartwig
... William "Jimmy" Hartwig (born 5 October 1954) is a retired German football player ... The son of an African-American soldier and a German mother, Hartwig was one of the first black players in German and Austrian football ... Hartwig won the European Cup in 1983 with Hamburger SV, and was three times German league champion in 1979, 1982 und 1983 and three times league runner-up with Hamburger SV ...
Marie Hartwig - The Marie D. Hartwig Papers
... Hartwig Papers are kept at the University of Michigan's Bentley Historical Library in Ann Arbor ... The papers cover Hartwig's work as an instructor and professor of physical education, 1930-1977, and as the first director of women's athletics, 1972-1976, at the University of Michigan ... sports for women and the development of women's varsity athletics at the university as well as Hartwig's involvement in various professional associations and her work with recreation programs at Interlochen ...
The Gobbler - History
... architect Helmut Ajango for local poultry processor Clarence Hartwig and opened in 1967 ... Hartwig's poultry plant was located just south of the supper club and closed in 1971 after Hartwig announced that it was too costly to upgrade the plant to meet new USDA standards ... Hartwig's other ventures, the Gobbler supper club, the Cackle Shack restaurant and Gobbler motel remained open ...
Lindsay Hartwig
... Lindsay Earle Hartwig (29 December 1919 – 2 April 1996) was an Australian politician ... Hartwig was a farmer and grazier by occupation and pioneered the first aerial sowing of pasture seed ... In 1981, Hartwig was expelled from the National Party caucus by a vote of 33 to 2 for repeated criticism of party president Sir Robert Sparkes ...