Ludwig van Beethoven
Ludwig van Beethoven (dieja dalam Inggirih /ˈlʊdvɪɡ væn ˈbeɪtoʊvən/ (US) atau /ˈbeɪt.hoʊvən/ (UK); Jerman: [ˈluːtvɪç fan ˈbeːt.hoːfn̩] ( danga); dibaptis 17 Desember 1770 – wafat 26 Maret 1827) saurang pengarang dan pamain piano dari Jerman. Inyo dianggap manjadi tokoh pantiang pado maso peralihan musik klasik jo musik roman di era pakambangan musik di Barat, dan tatok manjadi salah saurang pengarang nan bapangaruah sapanjang maso.
- Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often, in the past, given as 16 December, however this is not known with certainty; his family celebrated his birthday on that date, but there is no documentary evidence that his birth was actually on 16 December.