German experimental filmmaker is the subject of today’s Google Doodle, in honor of his 117th birthday. Here’s a look at his life and achievements.


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Holi is being celebrated by Google with a Doodle. Here’s what you need to know about the Hindu spring festival.

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Komodo National Park is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on its 37th anniversary. Here is what you need to know about the park and komodo dragons.

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On February 28, Google has chosen to honor Pakistan’s “Angel of Mercy,” Abdul Sattar Edhi.

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The man celebrated by Google on February famously once said, “No religion is higher than humanity.”

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On February 25, Google has decided to honor the person who was once referred to as “The Bravest Woman in America.”

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On February 11, Google has chosen to honor the world’s most trafficked mammal.

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Aletta Jacobs, a Dutch physician, suffragist and inventor, is being celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 163rd birthday.

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To kick off Black History Month, Google has chosen to celebrate the first internationally renowned African-American sculptor.

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Fred Korematsu, a Japanese-American activist who was held in an internment camp during World War II, is celebrated with a Google Doodle today.

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Bessie Coleman, the first female pilot of African American and Native American descent, is celebrated with a Google Doodle on what would have been her 125th birthday.

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Ed Roberts, an activist for disability rights, is the subject of today’s Google Doodle. Here’s a look at his life and career.

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A missed train in Ireland led to the creation of the world’s time zones as we know them. Sir Sandford Fleming’s idea is celebrated by Google on January 7.

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Charles Macintosh, the Scottish chemist whose invention of waterproof material led to the raincoat, is being celebrated today with a Google Doodle.

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The first day of winter, and the 2016 winter solstice, are being celebrated with a Google Doodle. Find out more here.

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South African anti-apartheid activist Steve Biko, who died in police custody in 1977, is being honored with a Google Doodle on what would’ve been his 70th birthday.

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