Wirth is a German surname which may refer to any of the following individuals:

  • Ann Fisher-Wirth (1947–Present), American poet and university professor
  • Christian Wirth (1885–1944), notorious member of the Nazi Schutzstaffel (SS) involved in the Action T4 program and Operation Reinhard
  • Christian Wirth (a.k.a. RaD Man), computer art historian and founder of ACiD
  • George Wirth (1947-Present), a singer-songwriter from New Jersey.
  • James Wirth (listed as Peter Wirth)
  • John Wirth (1936–2002), American historian and university professor
  • Karl Joseph Wirth (1879–1956), Chancellor and Finance Minister of Germany
  • Louis Wirth (1897–1952), American sociologist of German origin and member of the Chicago School of sociology
  • Max Wirth (1822–1900), German journalist and economist
  • Niklaus Wirth (1934–Present), Swiss computer scientist, designer of several programming languages
  • Nick Wirth (1966-Present), British automotive engineer
  • Oswald Wirth (1860–1943), Swiss Tarot writer and occultist
  • Friar (James) Peter Wirth (1830–1871), founder of the congregation of the Franciscan brothers of the Holy Cross (FFSC)
  • Theodore Wirth (1863–1949), Swiss born, horticulturalist, architect of Minneapolis park system
  • Tim Wirth (1939–Present), former United States Senator and leader of the United Nations Foundation
  • Wilhelm Wirth (1876–1952), German psychologist
  • Donald Robert Wirth (1957–Present), noted engineer and automation specialist
  • Dr Hugh Wirth, President of the Victoria RSPCA and was named Victorian of the Year in 1997.


  • Eduard Wirths, Nazi SS chief physician at Auschwitz concentration camp and Holocaust perpetrator

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Comparison Of Pascal And Delphi
... Devised by Niklaus Wirth in the late 1960s and early 1970s, Pascal is a programming language ... While developing Pascal, Wirth employed a bootstrapping procedure in which each newer version of the Pascal compiler was written and compiled with its predecessor ... The 'P5' compiler implemented Pascal in its final state as defined by Wirth, and subsequently became standardised as 'ISO 7185 Pascal' ...
Alan Wirth
... Alan Lee Wirth (born 8 December 1956) is an American former professional baseball pitcher ... Wirth pitched in parts of three seasons in Major League Baseball, from 1978 until 1980, for the Oakland Athletics ...
Charles M. Loring - Park Board - Theodore Wirth
... In 1905 Loring learned of Theodore Wirth and recruited him as park superintendent ... Wirth met with Minneapolis neighborhoods to extend Cleveland's work from landmark geographical features to every street ... wrapped "sixty miles of picturesque parkways around the City like an emerald ribbon." Wirth planned a playground within the reach of most children and canopies of trees throughout the city ...
List Of United States Political Families (W) - The Wirths
... Wirth (1939-), U.S ... Uncle of Peter Wirth ... Peter Wirth, member of New Mexico Legislature ...