Tamme Hanken, German television personality, Died at 56


Tamme Hanken was born on May 16, 1960, in Filsum, and died on October 10, 2016.

He was a German horse whisperer and animals bonesetter.

Tamme was known from the two documentary TV shows Der XXL-Ostfriese on NDR and Knochenbrecher on Tour on kabel eins, the latter of which had had up to two million viewers.

Tamme also was the author of a book, Das Glück der Pferde in meinen Händen, which was published in 2001.

Tamme Hanken did not have formal chiropractic education, died in Garmisch-Partenkirchen on October 10 2016, from sudden heart failure.

He was 2,06 m (6 ft 9 in) tall and weighing 140 kg (309 lbs), he was described as a “gentle giant” by an NDR obituary.

Tamme Hanken passed away at 56 years old.