Gunter Sachs

Author + Photographer and Industrialist
Born Nov 14, 1932

Fritz Gunter Sachs was a German photographer, author, industrialist, and latterly head of an institute that researched claims of astrology. As a young man he became a sportsman, then gained international fame as a documentary film-maker and documentary photographer. He was interested in astrology and its connection with mathematics and statistics.… Read More

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1932 Birth Born on November 14, 1932.


1958 25 Years Old Willy committed suicide in 1958 by shooting himself.


1966 33 Years Old …  The couple were married on 14 July 1966 in Las Vegas; they divorced in 1969.
1969 36 Years Old 1 More Event
His final marriage was to Swedish former model, Mirja Larsson, (who was 26 at the time of their engagement) which lasted from 1969 until his death. … Read More
1972 39 Years Old In 1972 Sachs opened a gallery in Hamburg and organised the first European exhibition of his friend Warhol. … Read More


1974 41 Years Old He gained international recognition in 1974 with a special show at the photokina trade show for which he also designed the official exhibition poster.
1976 43 Years Old In 1976 he was awarded the Leica Award.
1977 44 Years Old Sachs' brother, Ernst Wilhelm, died in an avalanche in 1977.


1994 61 Years Old At the 'German photo days' and the photokina he received prizes for "Die Farbe Weiss" in 1994 and for "Die Farbe Rot" in 1995. … Read More
1997 64 Years Old "In every case, there were significant results, way beyond what is explicable through mere coincidence," he is quoted as saying by the Daily Mail newspaper on 6 November 1997. … Read More
2011 78 Years Old 1 More Event
Sachs committed suicide on 7 May 2011 by a gunshot wound to the head at his home in Gstaad, Switzerland. … Read More
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