|Was||Sports official Athlete Football player Association football player Association football manager|
|Birth||11 March 1935, Goldbeck, Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany|
|Death||11 October 2012, Goldbeck, Stendal, Saxony-Anhalt, Germany (aged 77 years)|
Ernst Lindner (11 March 1935 – 11 October 2012) was a German international footballer.
Lindner played 6 matches for the East Germany.
In the 1956 season of the Oberliga he was the topscorer with 18 goals. Overall Ernst Lindner scored 41 goals in the East German top-flight.