SwimmerDied when: 59 years 65 days (710 months)
Star Sign: Leo
Ernst Hoppenberg (26 July 1878 in Bremen – 29 September 1937 in Kirn) was a German swimmer and water polo player who competed in the late 19th century and early 20th century in the 200 metre events.
He participated in Swimming at the 1900 Summer Olympics in Paris and won two gold medals in the 200 metre backstroke and 200 m team race for Germany.
He was also a member of the German water polo team but he did not participate in the only match for Germany in the 1900 tournament.
He died in a traffic accident.