König ( ; / / German pronunciation: or [ˈkøːnɪɡ] ) is the [ˈkøːnɪç] German word for . In German and other languages that use the king umlaut, the spellings König, Koenig and Kœnig, when referring to a surname, all occur. As a surname in English-language use Koenig is usual, or occasionally the umlaut is simply dropped, giving the form Konig.
The name may refer to:
As surname [edit ] A to F [edit ] Adrianus Antonie Henri Willem König (1867–1944), Dutch politician Alexander Koenig (1858–1940), German naturalist Alexander König (born 1966), German skater Alfons König (1898–1944), Wehrmacht officer during World War II Andrew Koenig (actor) (1968–2010), American actor Andrew Koenig (politician) (born 1982), American politician in Missouri Andrew Koenig (programmer), American computer scientist and author Anna Leonore König (1771–1854), Swedish singer Arthur König (1856–1901), German physician and researcher into optics Arthur König (luger), Italian luger Charles Konig (1774–1851), German-born British naturalist Claës König (1885–1961), Swedish horse rider Dénes Kőnig (1884–1944), Hungarian mathematician (son of Gyula Kőnig) Dieter König (1931–1991), hydroplane racer, manufacturer of Konig two stroke engines Elazar Mordechai Koenig (born 1945), Israeli Hasidic rabbi Ernst König (1908–1986), Wehrmacht officer during World War II Eugen König (1896–1985), Wehrmacht officer during World War II Ezra Koenig (born 1984), American musician, singer/guitarist from Vampire Weekend Franz König (1905–2004), Cardinal, Archbishop of Vienna Franz König (surgeon), (1832–1910), German surgeon Franz Niklaus König (1765–1832), Swiss painter Franz Koenigs (1881–1941), German-Dutch banker and art collector Fred Koenig (1931–1993), American baseball player and coach Friedrich Koenig (1774–1833), German inventor Friedrich Eduard König (1846–1936), German Protestant theologian and Semitic scholar Fritz Koenig (born 1924), German artist and sculptor G to M [edit ] Gabriela König (born 1952), German politician Gedaliah Aharon Koenig, Israeli Hasidic rabbi George Konig (1856–1913), American politician Gottfried Michael Koenig (born 1926), German-Dutch contemporary composer Gyula Kőnig (1849–1913), also known as Julius König, Hungarian mathematician Harold G. Koenig, American psychiatrist Imre König (1899–1992), Hungarian chess master Jan Latham Koenig (born 1953), English conductor Johann Friedrich König (1619–1664), German Lutheran theologian Johann Gerhard König (1728–1785), German botanist active in India Johann Samuel König (1712–1757), German mathematician Joseph König (1819–1900), German theologian Juan Ramón Koenig (1623–1709) Peruvian scientist Julian Koenig (born 1921), American advertising executive Karl König (1902–1966), Austrian paediatrician Kip Koenig, American film and television producer and screenwriter Laird Koenig, American author Leopold König, Czech professional road cyclist Lothar Koenigs (born 1965), German conductor Ludolf König (1280s–1347 or 1348), Grand Master of the Teutonic Knights Mark Koenig (1904–1993), American baseball player Marie Pierre Kœnig (1898–1970), French army officer and politician Miroslav König (born 1972), Slovak footballer N to Z [edit ] Oliver Koenig (born 1981), German track and field athlete Paul König (1867–1933), German merchant navy officer Pierre Koenig (1925–2004), American architect Ralf König (born 1960), German comic artist Reinhard König (1909–1998), German chief engineer on a U-boat in World War II Regina König, German luger René König (1906–1992), German sociologist. Robbie Koenig (born 1971), South African tennis player, later tennis broadcaster Robert Koenig (sculptor) (born 1961), British sculptor Robert Koenig (filmmaker) (born 1975), American film director, producer, writer and editor Ronny König (born 1983), German footballer Rudolph Koenig (Karl Rudolph Koenig) (1832–1901), German acoustical physicist Rudolf König (1865–1927), Austrian merchant, amateur astronomer and selenographer Samuel S. Koenig (1872–1955), Hungarian-American lawyer and politician Sven Koenig (cricketer) (born 1973), South African cricketer Swen König (born 1985), Swiss footballer Sven Koenig (computer scientist), German-American computer scientist Todd Koenig (born 1985), American football player Trevor Koenig (born 1974), Canadian ice hockey player Walter Koenig (born 1936), American actor Wilhelm König, German archaeologist Vroni König-Salmi (born 1969), Swiss orienteerer Wolf Koenig, German-Canadian film director, producer, animator and cinematographer Fictional [edit ] Eric Koenig, character in the Marvel Comics Universe Erwin König (died 1942), apocryphal World War II German sniper John Koenig, in the science fiction television series Space: 1999 Businesses [edit ] Places [edit ] 3815 König, asteroid König (crater), lunar crater named after Rudolf König König Glacier, South Georgia Koenig Valley, Antactica Bad König, spa town in Hesse, Germany Museum Koenig, natural history museum in Bonn, Germany, named after Alexander Koenig König Pilsener Arena, sports centre in Oberhausen, Germany König Palast, sports venue in Krefeld, Germany Ships, cars and engines [edit ] In mathematics and science [edit ] König's theorem (set theory), named after Gyula Kőnig König's theorem (graph theory), named after Dénes Kőnig König's theorem (kinetics), named after Samuel König (Johann Samuel König) König's lemma in graph theory, named after Dénes Kőnig Abbe–Koenig prism, reflecting prism used to invert an image, named after Albert König (1871−1946) Koenig's manometric flame apparatus, physical instrument used to visualize sound waves, invented by Rudolph Koenig Koenigs–Knorr reaction, substitution reaction of a glycosyl halide with an alcohol to give a glycoside König's syndrome, syndrome of abdominal pain in relation to meals, named after Franz König (surgeon) Other uses [edit ] See also [edit ]