Henri Nannen (born December 25th, 1913 in Emden, Lower Saxony, Germany, died October 13th, 1996 in Hanover, Lower Saxony, Germany) was a famous German journalist.
His father was a police officer in Emden. After a one-year book dealer apprenticeship he studied the history of art at the University of Munich. In the 1930s he started working as a journalist. After the war he got back to journalism while working for the Hannoverschen Neusten Nachrichten, the daily newspaper Abendpost and the youth newspaper Zickzack.
He was the founder of the news magazine Der Stern that he lead from 1948 to 1980 to be one of the strongest in Europe. The first issue came out August 1st 1948.
He gained popularity as an art collector and benefactor of the Kunsthalle in Emden, an art museum, that he built in 1983.