Johannes Theodor Baargeld
- Category : 1892-births
- Type : GE
- Profile : 2/4 - Hermit / Opportunist
- Definition : Split - Small (14)
- Incarnation Cross : RAX Penetration 3
German painter and poet who, together with Max Ernst, founded the Cologne Dada group. He also used the name Zentrodada in connection with Dada.
Baargeld studied jurisprudence at Oxford and Bonn. He was the editor of the periodical The Fan (Der Ventilator) which Ernst and Hans Arp started in 1919, and he collaborated on many other Dadaist publications such as Bulletin D and Dada W/3.
Baargeld gave up painting in 1921 and on 18 August 1927 died in an avalanche while climbing Aiguille de Bionnassay in the French Alps.