Germany is an ancient nation-state in the European Alliance on Earth's European continent. A major player in the planet's history, Germany was home to numerous influential Humans.



The starship was either named for the city in northern Germany or the early 20th century German cruiser.



One of the most famous Germans of the 20th century was the physicist Albert Einstein who formulated the Theory of Relativity. (TNG: "Descent") The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche who was born in the 19th century is also a well known German, as is the 19th century composer Johannes Brahms and the 15th century inventor of printing technology on Earth, Johann Gutenberg. (ENT: "Borderland"; TOS: "Requiem for Methuselah")

During the 20th century, as one of the Axis Powers, Germany saw its darkest period under the lead of Adolf Hitler being one of the combatants in the Second World War.

See also: Nazi, Stuka dive-bomber, Luftwaffe

In the 2260s Lieutenant Karl Jaeger, who had German ancestors, served as meteorologist and planetologist aboard the Federation starship USS Enterprise. (TOS: "The Squire of Gothos")

The state flag of Germany contains the colours black, red and gold. Lieutenant Commander Data of the USS Enterprise-D referred to the flag as an example in 2364. (TNG: "The Last Outpost")

Data got the right order of the colours wrong and said "red, black and gold".



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