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Encyclopedia > List of Austrians

The following list is a selection of famous Austrians. For full lists of all famous Austrians please view the sublists.

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Arts/culture

Pauline Clementine de Metternich, née countess Sándor de Slawnitze, (February 25, 1836 in Vienna - September 28, 1921 in Vienna) was an eminent Vienesse and Parisien socialite and prime aristocrat of a great spell and elegance, an importent promotress of work of German composer Richard Wagner and Czech composer...

Actors/Actresses

Arnold Schwarzenegger

Image File history File links Arnold_Schwarzenegger_bio. ... Leon Askin (left) and Paulus Manker in a café in Vienna. ... Klaus Maria Brandauer (born June 22, 1944) is an actor and director. ... Käthe Gold as a cleaning lady in an episode of Der Kommissar (1974) Käthe Gold, (February 11, 1907 – October 11, 1997), was an Austrian actress. ... Haid as Lucrezia Borgia Liane Haid (August 16, 1895 – November 28, 2000) was an Austrian actress who has often been referred to as Austrias first movie star. ... Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian/Jewish-American actress and communications technology innovator. ... Spread-spectrum telecommunications is a technique in which a signal is transmitted in a bandwidth considerably greater than the frequency content of the original information. ... Karl Merkatz (b. ... Hans Moser as a waiter in a café in Vienna in the movie Ober zahlen (1957) Hans Moser (August 6, 1880 – June 19, 1964) was an Austrian actor who, during his long career (from the 1920s up to his death), mainly played in comedy films. ... Maximilian Schell (born December 8, 1930) is an Academy Award-winning Austrian actor who has appeared in over 92 film/television roles. ... Romy Schneider (September 23, 1938 – May 29, 1982) was a German-Austrian actress. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Erich von Stroheim (September 22, 1885 – May 12, 1957) was an Austrian - American star of the silent film age, lauded for his directional work in which he was a proto-auteur. ...

Artists/Architects

Main article: List of Austrian artists and architects This is a list of Austrian artists and architects. ...

Egon Schiele
Egon Schiele

Image File history File linksMetadata Egon-Schiele-Anton-Josef-Trcka-1914. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Egon-Schiele-Anton-Josef-Trcka-1914. ... Schnitter by Albin Egger-Lienz Albin Egger-Lienz was an Austrian painter. ... Karl Ehn is a Viennese architect and city planner. ... 12. ... Ernst Fuchs (born February 13, 1930) is an Austrian visionary painter, draftsman, printmaker, sculptor, architect, stage designer, composer, poet, singer and one of the founders of the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism. ... Gottfried Helnwein, Beautiful Victim, watercolor, 1974 Gottfried Helnwein (born October 8, 1948 in Vienna) is an Austrian-Irish fine artist, photographer, installation and performance artist. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Hundertwasser (left) 1965 in Hannover Hundertwasser 1998 in New Zealand Friedensreich Regentag Dunkelbunt Hundertwasser (born Friedrich Stowasser, December 15, 1928 – February 19, 2000) was an Austrian painter, and sculptor. ... Gustav Klimt (July 14, 1862 – February 6, 1918) was an Austrian Symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Art Nouveau (Vienna Secession) movement. ... Oskar Kokoschka (March 1, 1886-February 22, 1980) was an Austrian artist and poet of Czech origin, best known for his intense expressionistic portraits and landscapes. ... Alfred Leopold Isidor Kubin (April 10, 1877 - August 20, 1959) was an Austrian expressionist illustrator and occasional writer of Czech ancestry. ... Adolf Loos (December 10, 1870 in Brno, Moravia–August 8, 1933 in Vienna, Austria) was an early-20th century Viennese architect. ... Hans Makart (May 28, 1840 - October 3, 1884) was a 19th century Austrian academic history painter, designer, and decorator; most well known for his influence on Gustav Klimt and other Austrian artists, but in his own era considered an important artist himself and was a celebrity figure in the high... Inge Morath Ingeborg Morath (May 27, 1923 in Graz, Austria – January 30, 2002 in New York City) was an Austrian-born photographer. ... Kaufmann House, Palm Springs, California. ... Willy Puchner (born 15 March 1952) is an Austrian photographer, artist, painter and author. ... Arnulf Rainer Arnulf Rainer, (born 8 December 1929 in Baden, Austria), is an Austrian painter and is internationally renowned for his abstract informal art. ... Johann Michael Rottmayr Johann Michael Rottmayr (December 11, 1656 in Laufen an der Salzach, Austria; † October 25, 1730) was an Austrian painter. ... Photograph by Anton Josef Trčka Egon Schiele (June 12, 1890 – October 31, 1918) (pronounced approximately SHEE-luh) was an Austrian painter, a protege of Gustav Klimt, and a major figurative painter of the early 20th century. ... Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky (January 23, 1897 – January 18, 2000) was the first female Austrian architect and an activist in the anti-Nazi resistance movement. ... De Es Schwertberger (born Dieter Schwertberger 1942, Gresten, Austria), commonly known simply as De Es (since 1972), is an Austrian artist, painter and modeller. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Bergpredigt by Aloys Wach Aloys Wach or Aloys Ludwig Wachelmayr (sometimes Wachelmeier) was an Austrian expressionist painter and graphic artist. ... Otto Wagner Otto Koloman Wagner (13 July 1841–11 April 1918) was an Austrian architect. ... Vitebsk Railway Station one of the finest examples of Art Nouveau architecture. ... Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller: The expected, 1860 Ferdinand Georg Waldmüller (January 15th 1793 in Vienna, † August 23rd 1865 in Hinterbrühl, Austria) was an Austrian painter and writer. ... Olga Wisinger-Florian, taken around 1890 Olga Wisinger-Florian was an Austrian impressionist painter, mainly of landscapes and flower still-lifes. ...

Composers/Musicians

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Johann Strauss II
Johann Strauss II
Joseph Haydn
Joseph Haydn

Main Article: List of Austrians in music Download high resolution version (594x748, 47 KB)2-dimensional reproduction of public domain (200 year old) painting source:http://www. ... Download high resolution version (594x748, 47 KB)2-dimensional reproduction of public domain (200 year old) painting source:http://www. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File links Haydn_portrait_by_Thomas_Hardy_(small). ... Image File history File links Haydn_portrait_by_Thomas_Hardy_(small). ... This is a list of Austrian composers, singers and conductors: Johann Georg Albrechtsberger, composer and music theorist August Wilhelm Ambros, composer (19th century) Wolfgang Ambros, singer (Austropop) Christian Anders, singer Marianne von Auenbrugger, composer and pianist 1759-1782 Paul Badura-Skoda, pianist (born 1927) Ludwig van Beethoven, composer (born in...

Bust of Alban Berg at Schiefling, Carinthia, Austria Alban Maria Johannes Berg (February 9, 1885 – December 24, 1935) was an Austrian composer. ... Alfred Brendel Alfred Brendel (born January 5, 1931) is an Austrian pianist, born in Czechoslovakia. ... Bruckner redirects here. ... Carl Czerny, lithograph by Joseph Kriehuber, 1833 Carl Czerny (sometimes Karl; February 21, 1791 – July 15, 1857) was an Austrian pianist, composer and teacher. ... Anton Diabelli (September 6, 1781-April 7, 1858) was an Austrian music publisher, editor and composer. ... Karlheinz Essl (born August 15, 1960 in Vienna) is an Austrian composer, performer and improviser. ... Johann (Hans) Hölzel (February 19, 1957 – February 6, 1998), better known by his stage name Falco, was a classical music prodigy turned Austrian hip hop-pop and rock star. ... Wolfgang Ambros, born 1952 in Preßbaum/Niederösterreich (Lower Austria) is one of the most famous Austropop musicians. ... Christian Fennesz (born December 25, 1962) is an Austrian musician who uses white noise to create his electronic compositions. ... Nikolaus Harnoncourt (born Johann Nicolaus Graf de la Fontaine und dHarnoncourt-Unverzagt December 6, 1929 in Berlin) is an Austrian conductor, particularly known for his historically informed performances of music from the classical era and earlier. ... “Haydn” redirects here. ... Michael Haydn Johann Michael Haydn (September 14, 1737 – August 10, 1806) was an Austrian composer, the younger brother of (Franz) Joseph Haydn. ... “Haydn” redirects here. ... Udo Jürgens Udo Jürgens (born 30 September 1934 in Klagenfurt, Carinthia, Austria as Jürgen Udo Bockelmann), is a Austrian composer and singer of popular music who has been very successful for more than four decades. ... Herbert von Karajan (April 5, 1908 – July 16, 1989) was an Austrian conductor. ... “Mahler” redirects here. ... (left to right)Ramono Wulf, Penny McLean and Linda G. Thompson Silver Convention was a German disco recording act of the 1970s. ... Silver Convention was a German disco recording act of the 1970s. ... Leopold Mozart Johann Georg Leopold Mozart (November 14, 1719 – May 28, 1787) was a composer, music teacher and violinist. ... “Mozart” redirects here. ... Gerhard Potuznik (also known as GD Luxxe) is an electronic musician of Vienna, Austria. ... Arnold Schoenberg, Los Angeles, 1948 Arnold Schoenberg (the anglicized form of Schönberg — Schoenberg changed the spelling officially when he left Germany and re-converted to Judaism in 1933; September 13, 1874 – July 13, 1951) was an Austrian and later American composer. ... Schubert redirects here. ... Johann Strauss I Johann Strauss I (German: Johann Strauß) born in Vienna, (March 14, 1804 – September 25, 1849) was an Austrian Romantic composer known particularly for his waltzes and for popularizing it alongside Josef Lanner thereby (without intention) setting the foundations for his sons to carry on his musical dynasty. ... Johann Strauss II The Waltz King coming to life in the Stadtpark, Vienna Johann Strauss II (or Johann Strauss the Younger, or Johann Strauss Jr. ... Josef Strauss Josef Strauss (August 20, 1827 - July 22, 1870) was an Austrian composer. ... Franz von Suppé Franz von Suppé (April 18, 1819 – May 21, 1895) was a composer and conductor of the Romantic period notable for his four dozen operettas. ... Anton Webern (December 3, 1883 – September 15, 1945) was an Austrian composer and conductor. ... Josef Erich Zawinul (July 7, 1932 – September 11, 2007) was a jazz keyboardist and composer. ... Alexander von Zemlinsky Alexander Zemlinsky or Alexander von Zemlinsky, (October 14, 1871 – March 15, 1942) was an Austrian composer of classical music, conductor, and teacher. ...

Entrepreneurs

Ignaz Glaser (* May 5th 1853 in Bohemia; † August 11th 1916) was a businessman from Prague and the founder of one of the biggest sheet glass factories in the k. ... Gaston Glock (1929- ) is an Austrian engineer, and founder of GLOCK. In 2005, Gaston Glock was ranked number 43 on a list of the 100 wealthiest Austrains in the Austrian economy magazine Trend. ... Glock is an Austrian weapons manufacturer (named after the founder Gaston Glock) founded in 1963 in Deutsch-Wagram, near Vienna, Austria. ... Andreas Nikolaus Niki Lauda (born February 22, 1949 in Vienna) is an Austrian aviator, entrepreneur, former Formula One (F1) racing driver and three-time F1 World Champion. ... F1 redirects here. ... Richard and Christina Lugner during a press conference Richard Lugner (born October 11, 1932) is a successful Austrian entrepreneur in the construction industry, a Viennese society figure, and a former political candidate not affiliated with any of the Austrian political parties. ... Dietrich Mateschitz (born May 20, 1944 in St. ... For other uses, see Red Bull (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Ferdinand Anton Ernst Porsche (born 19 September 1909 in Wiener Neustadt – 27 March 1998 in Zell am See), mainly known as Ferry Porsche, was an Austrian technical automobile designer and automaker-entrepreneur. ... This article is about the auto company. ... Udo Proksch (* May 29, 1934 in Rostock, Germany, † June 27, 2001 in Graz, Austria): Austrian businessman, industrialist. ... Johann Puch (Slovenian: Janez Puh) (b. ... Steyr-Daimler-Puch was a large manufacturing conglomerate based in Steyr, Austria. ... Robert Schlumberger, Edler von Goldeck (September 12, 1814 - July 13, 1879) was an Austrian entrepreneur and the first producer of sparkling wine in Austria. ... Frank Stronach, CM (born September 6, 1932 as Franz Strohsack) is an Austrian and Canadian businessman. ... Daniel Swarovski (1862—1956) was an Austrian glass cutter and jeweller born in Bohemia. ... Swarovski is the luxury brand name for the range of precision-cut crystal glass products produced by companies owned by Swarovski AG of Feldmeilen, near Zürich, Switzerland. ... Bruno Kreisky Bruno Kreisky (January 22, 1911—July 29, 1990) was a jewish -Austrian politician. ... Albert Salomon von Rothschild (October 29, 1844 - February 11, 1911) was a banker in Austria-Hungary and a member of the Rothschild banking family of Austria. ... Anselm Salomon von Rothschild (January 29, 1803 – July 27, 1874) was an Austrian banker, and a member of the Vienna branch of the Rothschild family. ... Baron Ferdinand de Rothschild in the House of Commons, caricatured in Vanity Fair, 1889. ... Baron Louis Nathaniel de Rothschild (German language: Louis (Ludwig) Nathaniel Freiherr von Rothschild) was an Austrian baron from the famous Rothschild family. ... Nathaniel Mayer Anselm von Rothschild (October 26, 1836 - June 16, 1905) was an Austria-Hungary personage and a member of the Rothschild banking family of Austria. ... Salomon Mayer von Rothschild Salomon Mayer von Rothschild (September 9, 1774 – July 28, 1855) was a German-born banker in the Austrian Empire and the founder of the Viennese branch of the prominent Mayer Amschel Rothschild family. ...

Filmmakers

Amir Esmann (born 1965) is an Director of Photography. ... Barbara Albert (Vienna, 1970) is an Austrian writer film-producer and film-director. ... Franz Antel (born June 28, 1913) is a veteran Austrian filmmaker. ... Axel Corti (* May 7th 1933 in Paris; † December 29th 1993 in Oberndorf, Austria, was an Austrian writer and director. ... Elfi von Dassanowsky (born February 2, 1924) is an Austrian singer, pianist and film producer. ... Andrea Maria Dusl (* August 12, 1961 in Wien) is an Austrian/Swedish film director, author and illustrator. ... Michael Haneke A feature film is twenty-four lies per second. ... Friedrich Christian Anton Fritz Lang (December 5, 1890 – August 2, 1976) was an Austrian-German-American film director, screenwriter and occasional film producer, one of the best known émigrés from Germanys school of Expressionism. ... Otto Ludwig Preminger (December 5, 1906 – April 23, 1986) was a film director. ... Ulrich Seidl (born November 24, 1952 in Vienna) is an Austrian film director, writer and producer. ... Josef von Sternberg (29 May 1894 – 22 December 1969) was an Austrian-American film director. ... Erich von Stroheim (September 22, 1885 – May 12, 1957) was an Austrian - American star of the silent film age, lauded for his directional work in which he was a proto-auteur. ... Hans Weingartner was born in Feldkirch, Austria. ... Virgil Widrich (* 16 May 1967 in Salzburg) is an Austrian director, scriptwriter, film-maker and multimedia artist. ... Billy Wilder (June 22, 1906 – March 27, 2002) was an Austrian-born, Jewish-American journalist, screenwriter, film director, and producer whose career spanned more than 50 years and 60 films. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907–March 14, 1997) was an Austrian-American film director. ...

Mountaineers

Main Article: List of Austrian mountaineers This is a list of Austrian mountaineers. ...

Peter Aufschnaiter Peter Aufschnaiter (* 1899 in Kitzbühel, Austria; † October 19th 1973 in Innsbruck, Austria) was a mountaineer, agricultural scientist and geographist. ... For the 1997 film, see Seven Years in Tibet (1997 film). ... Karl Blodig (born 16 October 1859 in Vienna; died 7 September 1956 in Bregenz) was an Austrian mountaineer, optician and journalist. ... Hermann Buhl (September 21, 1924 – June 27, 1957) is considered one of the best post-war Austrian climbers and one of the best climbers of all time. ... Nanga Parbat (also known as Nangaparbat Peak or Diamir) is the ninth highest mountain on Earth and the second highest in Pakistan-administered Kashmir. ... Broad Peak (originally named K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth and 4th highest in Pakistan. ... Kurt Diemberger Kurt Diemberger (born 1932 in Austria), is the only remaining person alive that has made the first ascents on two mountains over 8,000 metres. ... Broad Peak (originally named K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth and 4th highest in Pakistan. ... Dhaulagiri (धौलागिरी) is the seventh highest mountain in the world. ... Heinrich Harrer Heinrich Harrer (July 6, 1912 – January 7, 2006) was an Austrian mountaineer, sportsman, geographer, and author. ... Carstensz Pyramid is the traditional name among mountaineers for Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Oceania. ... For the 1997 film, see Seven Years in Tibet (1997 film). ... Peter Habeler (born July 22nd 1942 in Mayrhofen, Austria) is an Austrian mountaineer. ... Everest redirects here. ... Reinhold Messner (born September 17, 1944) is an Italian mountaineer and explorer, often cited [1] as the greatest mountain climber of all time, noted for making the first solo ascents of Mount Everest without supplemental oxygen and for being the first climber to ascend all fourteen eight-thousanders (peaks over... Ludwig Purtscheller Ludwig Purtscheller (* October 6th 1849 in Innsbruck; † March 3rd 1900 in Bern, Switzerland) was an Austrian mountaineer and teacher. ... Kilimanjaro is a mountain in northeastern Tanzania. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Marcus Schmuck (born April 18, 1925) is an Austrian mountaineer. ... Broad Peak (originally named K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth and 4th highest in Pakistan. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Herbert Tichy (* June 1, 1912 Vienna; † September 26, 1987 Vienna) author, geologist, journalist and climber. ... Cho Oyu (or Cho Oyo) is the sixth highest mountain in the world. ... Luis Trenker (actually Alois Franz Trenker) October 4, 1892 in St. ... The Autonomous Province of Bolzano-Bozen[1][2] (Italian: Provincia autonoma di Bolzano; German: Autonome Provinz Bozen; Ladin: Provinzia autonòma de Balsan), also called Alto Adige/Südtirol (Italian: Alto Adige; German: Südtirol; Ladin: Adesc Aut[3][4] or Sudtirol; English: Alto Adige or South Tyrol), is an... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Fritz Wintersteller (born October 21, 1927) is an Austrian mountaineer who made the first ascent of Broad Peak together with Hermann Buhl, Kurt Diemberger and Marcus Schmuck (Expedition Leader) in 1957. ... Broad Peak (originally named K3) is the 12th highest mountain on Earth and 4th highest in Pakistan. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ...

Military leaders

Radetzky
Radetzky

Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Leopold Josef Graf Daun, Fürst von Thiano (Count Leopold Joseph von Daun or Dhaun) (September 24, 1705 – February 5, 1766), Prince of Thiano, Austrian field marshal, was born at Vienna. ... Josef Graf von Radetzky Johann Josef Wenzel Graf Radetzky von Radetz (English: , Czech: ) (November 2, 1766 – January 5, 1858) was a Bohemian nobleman and Austrian general, immortalised by Johann Strauss Is Radetzky March. ... Prince Eugen von Savoyen in a contemporary painting François-Eugène, Prince of Savoy-Carignan, known as Prinz Eugen von Savoyen in German and Eugenio, Principe di Savoia in Italian (October 18, 1663 – April 24, 1736) was arguable the greatest general to serve the Habsburgs. ... Wilhelm von Tegetthoff, a lithography by Joseph Kriehuber, 1866 Wilhelm Freiherr von Tegetthoff (December 23, 1827 – April 7, 1871) was an Austrian Admiral who commanded the Austrian North Sea fleet in during the Second war of Schleswig of 1864 and the Seven Weeks War of 1866. ... Alfred Candidus Ferdinand, Fürst zu Windisch-Graetz (also written zu Windisch-Grätz, or zu Windischgrätz), (May 11, 1787, Brussels — March 21, 1862, Vienna) was an Austrian army officer who distinguished himself throughout the wars fought by the Habsburg Monarchy in the 19th century. ...

Politicians

Main Article: List of Austrian Politicians This is a list of Austrian politicians. ...

Klemens von Metternich
Klemens von Metternich

source: german wiki This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... source: german wiki This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Victor Adler (June 24, 1852 Prague - November 11, 1918 Vienna) was an Austrian Social Democratic leader. ... Kasimir Felix Graf Badeni (October 14, 1846 - July 9, 1909) (Polish:Kazimierz Feliks, Hrabia (Count) Badeni ) was the Minister-President of the Austrian half of the Austro-Hungarian Empire from 1895 until 1897. ... Otto Bauer (1881 - July 4, 1938) was an Austrian Social Democrat who is considered one of the leading thinkers of the Austro-Marxist movement. ... Marxism is the political practice and social theory based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary, along with Friedrich Engels. ... Count Leopold von Berchtold Leopold Anton Johann Sigismund Josef Korsinus Ferdinand Graf Berchtold (in English: Count Leopold Anthony John Sigismund Joseph Corsinus Ferdinand von Berchtold, in Hungarian: Gróf Berchtold Lipót) (April 18, 1863-November 21, 1942) was Austro-Hungarian foreign minister at the outbreak of the First World... Richard Nikolaus Graf Coudenhove-Kalergi (en: Count Richard Nikolaus von Coudenhove-Kalergi ja:リヒャルト・ニコラウス・栄次郎(his japanese name is Eijiro)・クーデンホーフ=カレルギー), (Tokyo, November 16, 1894 - Schruns, Vorarlberg, July 27, 1972) was an Austrian politician and geopolitician. ... Engelbert Dollfuss Engelbert Dollfuss (German: Dollfuß) (October 4, 1892 - July 25, 1934) was an Austrian politician and dictator. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Supporters of the Austrian Christian Social Party in 1934 Austrofascism is a term which is frequently used to describe the authoritarian rule installed in Austria between 1934 and 1938. ... Leopold Figl (October 2, 1902 in Rust, Lower Austria, - May 9, 1965 in Vienna) was an Austrian politician of the ÖVP (Christian Democrats). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Year 1959 (MCMLIX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Heinz Fischer (born 9 October 1938) is the federal president of Austria. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alfred Gusenbauer (born February 8, 1960) has been the leader of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) since 2000. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (German: Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, or SPÖ) is one of the oldest parties in Austria. ... Jörg Haider Jörg Haider (born 26 January 1950) is an Austrian politician. ... Carinthia (Kärnten in German, Koroška in Slovenian) can refer to: Carinthia - a federal state of Austria Carinthia - an informal province in Slovenia Carinthia - a duchy of the Holy Roman Empire and crownland of Austria_Hungary Karantania - the first Slovenian state This is a disambiguation page — a navigational... Hitler redirects here. ... Nazi Germany, or the Third Reich, commonly refers to Germany in the years 1933–1945, when it was under the firm control of the totalitarian and fascist ideology of the Nazi Party, with the Führer Adolf Hitler as dictator. ... Year 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Joseph Hormayr Freiherr zu Hortenburg or Joseph Freiherr von Hormayr zu Hortenburg (20 January 1781 or 1782 - 5 October 1848) was an Austrian/German statesman and historian. ... Theodor Cardinal Innitzer (born December 25, 1875 in Neugeschrei near Weipert, Northern Bohemia; died October 9, 1955 in Vienna) was Archbishop of Vienna and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. ... In Christianity, an archbishop is an elevated bishop. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ernst Kaltenbrunner (October 4, 1903 – October 16, 1946) was a senior Nazi official during World War II. He was the highest ranking SS leader to face trial. ... Wenzel Anton Graf Kaunitz (Count Anton von Kaunitz), (Václav Antonín hrabě Kounic-Rietberg) (February 2, 1711 - June 27, 1794), born into old Bohemian noble family settled in Moravia, was an Austrian statesman. ... Rudolf Kirchschläger Rudolf Kirchschläger (born March 20, 1915, death March 30, 2000) was an Austrian diplomat, politician, judge and from 1974 to 1986 Austrian president. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Thomas Klestil (4 November 1932 – 6 July 2004) was an Austrian diplomat and politician. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Bruno Kreisky Bruno Kreisky (January 22, 1911—July 29, 1990) was a jewish -Austrian politician. ... Year 1970 (MCMLXX) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1983 Gregorian calendar). ... Klemens Wenzel von Metternich Klemens Wenzel Nepomuk Lothar Fürst von Metternich-Winneburg-Beilstein (May 15, 1773 – June 11, 1859) was an Austrian politician, statesman and one of the most important diplomats of his era. ... Julius Raab (November 29, 1891 - January 8, 1964) was a Conservative Austrian politician. ... January 7 - President Harry S. Truman announces the United States has developed a hydrogen bomb. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Karl Renner Monument to Karl Renner next to the Austrian Parliament, Ringstraße, Vienna, Austria Karl Renner (December 14, 1870 - December 31, 1950) was an Austrian politician. ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1945 (MCMXLV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar). ... Year 1950 (MCML) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Adolf Schärf (April 20, 1890, Mikulov — February 28, 1965, Vienna) was from 1957 to his death the president of the Republic of Austria. ... Year 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link displays the 1957 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1965 (MCMLXV) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full calendar) of the 1965 Gregorian calendar. ... Anton von Schmerling ( August 23, 1805 - May 23, 1893), Austrian statesman, was born at Vienna, where his father held a high position on the judicial side of the civil service. ... Kurt Schuschnigg in a propagando manifesto. ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Wolfgang Schüssel Wolfgang Schüssel (born on June 7, 1945 in Vienna, Austria) is a Christian Democratic Austrian politician. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Arnold Alois Schwarzenegger (German pronunciation IPA: ) (born July 30, 1947) is an Austrian-born American bodybuilder, actor, and politician, currently serving as the 38th Governor of the U.S. state of California. ... Official language(s) English Capital Sacramento Largest city Los Angeles Largest metro area Greater Los Angeles Area  Ranked 3rd  - Total 158,302 sq mi (410,000 km²)  - Width 250 miles (400 km)  - Length 770 miles (1,240 km)  - % water 4. ... Ignaz Seipel (19 July 1876 - 2 August 1932) was an Austrian politician who served as Chancellor during the 1920s. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... http://www. ... German troops march into Austria on 12 March 1938. ... Year 1938 (MCMXXXVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Johann Philipp von Stadion (June 18, 1763, Mainz - May 15, 1824, Baden, Austria) was a statesman, foreign minister, and diplomat who served the Habsburg empire during the Napoleonic Wars. ... 1763 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1824 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Alexander Van der Bellen (born January 18, 1944 in Vienna) is an Austrian economist and politician, chairman of the parliamentary club and federal spokesperson of the Austrian Green Party. ... The Austrian Green Party (de: Die Grünen - Die Grüne Alternative, or Die Grünen) is a political party in the Austrian parliament. ... Kurt Josef Waldheim (21 December 1918 – 14 June 2007) was an Austrian diplomat and politician. ... The United Nations Secretary-General is the head of the Secretariat, one of the principal divisions of the United Nations. ... UN and U.N. redirect here. ... Year 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1982 (MCMLXXXII) was a common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ...

Religious leaders

Ignaz Seipel (19 July 1876 - 2 August 1932) was an Austrian politician who served as Chancellor during the 1920s. ... Year 1922 (MCMXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the rap album, see 1924 (album). ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Theodor Cardinal Innitzer (born December 25, 1875 in Neugeschrei near Weipert, Northern Bohemia; died October 9, 1955 in Vienna) was Archbishop of Vienna and a cardinal of the Catholic Church. ... The Archbishop of Vienna is the metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Vienna, which includes the dioceses of Eisenstadt, Linz and St. ... Year 1932 (MCMXXXII) was a leap year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1932 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1955 (MCMLV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays the 1955 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1929 (MCMXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1930 (MCMXXX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display 1930 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Franz Cardinal König (center) His Eminence Franz Cardinal König (August 3, 1905 – March 13, 2004) was Archbishop of Vienna (1956 - 1985), and a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ...

Royalty

Main Article: List of rulers of Austria This is a list of margraves, dukes, archdukes, and emperors of Austria. ...

Franz Joseph I
Franz Joseph I

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Elisabeth in a riding habit, from Vanity Fair, 1884. ... Emperor Ferdinand Ferdinand I Karl Leopold Joseph Franz Marchlin Emperor of Austria King of Hungary and Bohemia (April 19, 1793 – June 29, 1875) succeeded his father (Franz II Holy Roman Emperor/Franz I of Austria) as Emperor and King in 1835 and was forced to abdicate in 1848. ... For the Scottish rock band, see Franz Ferdinand (band). ... Franz Joseph I Franz Joseph I (in English also Francis Joseph) ( August 18, 1830 – November 21, 1916) of the Habsburg Dynasty was Emperor of Austria and King of Bohemia from 1848 until 1916 and King of Hungary from 1867 until 1916. ... Francis I in Austrian coronation regalia, 1832 Austrian thaler of Francis II, dated 1821. ... Frederick II, known as the Quarrelsome (German: Friedrich der Streitbare) (1219 – June 15, 1246), from the dynasty of Babenberg, was the duke of Austria and Styria from 1230 to 1246. ... Originally from Bamberg in Franconia, now northern Bavaria, the Babenbergs or Babenberger ruled Austria as counts of the march and dukes from 976 - 1248, before the rise of the house of Habsburg. ... Joseph II (full name: Joseph Benedikt August Johannes Anton Michel Adam; March 13, 1741 – February 20, 1790) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1765 to 1790 and ruler of the Habsburg lands from 1780 to 1790. ... Capital punishment, or the death penalty, is the execution of a convicted criminal by the state as punishment for crimes known as capital crimes or capital offences. ... 1780 was a leap year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1790 (MDCCXC) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar). ... For the Carlist claimant King Carlos V, see Infante Carlos, Count of Molina. ... 1500 was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... January 7 - French troops led by Francis, Duke of Guise take Calais, the last continental possession of the Kingdom of England July 13 - Battle of Gravelines: In France, Spanish forces led by Count Lamoral of Egmont defeat the French forces of Marshal Paul des Thermes at Gravelines. ... Karl I of Austria, Károly IV. of Hungary, Karel III of Bohemia Karl I (August 17, 1887 – April 1, 1922), Karl Franz Josef Ludwig Hubert Georg Maria von Habsburg-Lothringen (Hungarian: Károly IV (Károly Ferenc József)), was (among other titles) the last Emperor of Austria, the... Leopold V (1157-December 31, 1194), the Virtuous, was a Babenberg duke of Austria from 1177 to 1194 and Styria from 1192 to 1194. ... The Third Crusade (1189–1192), also known as the Kings Crusade, was an attempt by European leaders to reconquer the Holy Land from Saladin. ... D. Maria Leopoldina in 1825, with her children (the future Emperor Dom Pedro II sits at her lap; at her right the future Queen Maria da Glória of Portugal) Archduchess Maria Leopoldina Josepha Caroline of Austria (22 January 1797-11 December 1826), Empress consort of Brazil, and, for two... This page is about Maria Theresa of Austria (often only known as Empress Maria Theresa), ruler of the Habsburg Empire from 1740-1780. ... Marie-Antoinette, Queen of France and Archduchess of Austria (born November 1755 – executed 16 October 1793) Daughter of Maria Theresa of Austria, wife of Louis XVI and mother of Louis XVII. She was guillotined at the height of the French Revolution. ... Maximilian I of Habsburg (March 22, 1459 – January 12, 1519) was Holy Roman Emperor from 1508 until his death. ... Events September 23 - Battle of Blore Heath. ... Events March 4 - Hernán Cortés lands in Mexico. ... Maximilian I, Emperor of Mexico (Emperador Maximiliano I de México) (July 6, 1832 – June 19, 1867) (born Ferdinand Maximilian Joseph) was a member of Austrias Imperial Habsburg-Lorraine family. ... The brass of the tomb of Rudolph I in Speyer Rudolph I (Rudolph of Habsburg) (May 1, 1218 – July 15, 1291) was a German king, who played a vital role in raising the Habsburg family to a leading position among the royal dynasties of Germany. ... Flag of the Habsburg Monarchy; also used as the flag of the Austrian Empire until the Ausgleich of 1867. ... Rudolf IV of Austria Rudolf IV der Stifter (the Founder) (born November 1, 1339 in Vienna, died July 27, 1365 in Milan) was a member of the House of Habsburg and Duke and self-proclaimed Archduke of Austria from 1358 to 1365. ... Events Jacquerie. ... Events Foundation of the University of Vienna Births John de Ros, 6th Baron de Ros (died 1394) Thomas de Mowbray, 1st Duke of Norfolk (died 1399) Deaths May 17 - Louis VI the Roman, elector of Brandenburg (born 1328) July 27 - Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (born 1339) Categories: 1365 ... The Privilegium Maius was a document forged at the behest of Duke Rudolf IV of Austria (1358-1365), which was essentially a modified version of the Privilegium Minus of 1156, which had elevated Austria to a Duchy. ...

Science

Main Article: list of Austrian scientists This is a list of Austrian scientists. ...


Economists

Austrian School economist Carl Menger Carl Menger Carl Menger (February 28, 1840 – February 26, 1921) was the founder of the Austrian School of economics. ... The Austrian School, also known as the “Vienna School” or the “Psychological School”, is a heterodox school of economic thought that advocates adherence to strict methodological individualism. ... Friedrich von Wieser Friedrich von Wieser (July 10, 1851 - July 22, 1926) was an early member of the Austrian School of economics. ... The Austrian School, also known as the “Vienna School” or the “Psychological School”, is a heterodox school of economic thought that advocates adherence to strict methodological individualism. ... Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk Eugen von Böhm-Bawerk (February 12, 1851 – August 27, 1914) made important contributions to the development of Austrian economics. ... The Austrian School, also known as the “Vienna School” or the “Psychological School”, is a heterodox school of economic thought that advocates adherence to strict methodological individualism. ... Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (September 29, 1881 – October 10, 1973) (pronounced was a notable economist and a major influence on the modern libertarian movement. ... Friedrich August von Hayek, CH (May 8, 1899 in Vienna – March 23, 1992 in Freiburg) was an Austrian-born British economist and political philosopher known for his defense of liberal democracy and free-market capitalism against socialist and collectivist thought in the mid-20th century. ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (in Swedish Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... Oskar Morgenstern (January 24, 1902 - July 26, 1977) was an German- American economist who, working with John von Neumann, helped found the mathematical field of game theory. ... Game theory is a branch of applied mathematics that is often used in the context of economics. ... Otto Neurath (December 10, 1882-December 22, 1945) was an Austrian sociologist, political economist, and an unorthodox Marxist. ... Joseph Schumpeter Joseph Alois Schumpeter (February 8, 1883 – January 8, 1950) was an economist from Austria and an influential political scientist. ... Neoclassical economics refers to a general approach (a metatheory) to economics based on supply and demand which depends on individuals (or any economic agent) operating rationally, each seeking to maximize their individual utility or profit by making choices based on available information. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ...

Engineers/Inventors

Anselm Franz (1900-1994) was a pioneering jet engine engineer, known for the development of the Jumo 004 turbojet in Germany during World War II, and his work on turboshaft designs in the US after the war. ... Turbojets are the simplest and oldest kind of general purpose jet engines. ... Gaston Glock (1929- ) is an Austrian engineer, and founder of GLOCK. In 2005, Gaston Glock was ranked number 43 on a list of the 100 wealthiest Austrains in the Austrian economy magazine Trend. ... Glock is an Austrian weapons manufacturer (named after the founder Gaston Glock) founded in 1963 in Deutsch-Wagram, near Vienna, Austria. ... Hedy Lamarr (November 9, 1913 – January 19, 2000) was an Austrian/Jewish-American actress and communications technology innovator. ... Viktor Kaplan Viktor Kaplan (November 27, 1876 in Mürzzuschlag, Austria - August 23, 1934 in Unterach am Attersee, Austria) was an Austrian engineer and the inventor of the Kaplan turbine. ... Wilhelm Kress Wilhelm Kress (* July 29th 1836 in Saint Petersburg; † February 24th 1913 in Vienna) was a pioneer in aviations and constructor of airplanes. ... Sewing machines can make a great variety of plain or patterned stitches. ... Siegfried Marcus 1831-1898 Siegfried Samuel Marcus (born in Malchin, Mecklenburg, Germany, on 1831-09-18, died in Vienna on 1898-07-01) was a German – Austrian inventor and automobile pioneer of Jewish ancestry. ... Mechanical desktop typewriters, such as this Underwood Five, were long time standards of government agencies, newsrooms, and sales offices. ... Alois Negrelli, Ritter von Moldelbe (January 23, 1799 - October 1, 1858), was an engineer and railroad pioneer in Austria, Italy and Switzerland. ... For other uses, see Suez (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... Honda Insight, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle 2004 Toyota Prius, a hybrid gas-electric vehicle A hybrid vehicle uses multiple energy sources or propulsion systems to provide motive power. ... Tiger I ( ) is the common name of a German heavy tank of World War II. The initial official German designation was Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausführung H (abbreviated PzKpfw VI Ausf. ... Tiger II is the common name of a a German heavy tank of the Second World War. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Alois Senefelder (November 6, 1771 _ February 26, 1834) was a German inventor. ... Lithography is a method for printing on a smooth surface. ... Valiers birthplace. ... Carl Auer von Welsbach (9 September 1858 _ 8 April 1929) was an Austrian scientist and inventor who had a talent for not only discovering advances, but turning them into commercially successful products. ... Eduard Haas III (born 1897 ) developed PEZ candy. ... For other uses, see PEZ (disambiguation). ... Josef Ludvík FrantiÅ¡ek Ressel (in Czech) or Joseph Ludwig Franz Ressel (in German) or Josip Ressel (in Slovenian and Croatian) (June 29, 1793- October 9, 1857) was a Bohemian forest warden and the inventor of the ships propeller. ... Pneumatic post is system to deliver letters through pressurized air tubes. ... Working principle for a ball bearing. ...

Philosophers

· Franz Brentano Franz Clemens Honoratus Hermann Brentano (January 16, 1838 Marienberg am Rhein (near Boppard) - March 17, 1917 Zürich) was an influential figure in both philosophy and psychology. ... Martin Buber (8 February 1878 – 13 June 1965) was an Austrian-Israeli-Jewish philosopher, translator, and educator, whose work centered on theistic ideals of religious consciousness, interpersonal relations, and community. ... Christian Freiherr von Ehrenfels (June 2, 1859 in Rodaun near Vienna - September 8, 1932 in Lichtenau), Austrian philosopher, is known as one of the founders and precursors of Gestalt psychology. ... Herbert Feigl (December 14, 1902 - June 1, 1988) was an Austrian philosopher and a member of the Vienna Circle. ... Moritz Schlick around 1930 The Vienna Circle (in German: der Wiener Kreis) was a group of philosophers who gathered around Moritz Schlick when he was called to the Vienna University in 1922, organized in a philosophical association named Verein Ernst Mach (Ernst Mach Society). ... Paul Karl Feyerabend (January 13, 1924 – February 11, 1994) was an Austrian-born philosopher of science best known for his work as a professor of philosophy at the University of California, Berkeley, where he worked for three decades (1958-1989). ... Philipp Frank was an influential philosopher during the first half of the 20th century. ... Moritz Schlick around 1930 The Vienna Circle (in German: der Wiener Kreis) was a group of philosophers who gathered around Moritz Schlick when he was called to the Vienna University in 1922, organized in a philosophical association named Verein Ernst Mach (Ernst Mach Society). ... Edmund Gustav Albrecht Husserl (April 8, 1859 – April 26, 1938) was a German philosopher, known as the father of phenomenology. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Hans Köchler (born October 18, 1948 in Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria) is a professor of Philosophy at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. ... Schwaz, Fuggerhaus, residence of the Fugger family, built in 1525 Schwaz, Tyrol, Austria Schwaz is a city in Tyrol, Austria. ... Year 1948 (MCMXLVIII) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display the 1948 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Alexius Meinong Alexius Meinong (July 17, 1853 - November 27, 1920) was an Austrian philosopher. ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Otto Neurath (December 10, 1882-December 22, 1945) was an Austrian sociologist, political economist, and an unorthodox Marxist. ... Sir Karl Raimund Popper CH FRS FBA (July 28, 1902 â€“ September 17, 1994) was an Austrian and British[1] philosopher and a professor at the London School of Economics. ... Otto Weininger (April 3, 1880 – October 4, 1903) was an Austrian philosopher. ... Friedrich Waismann (March 21, 1896 - November 4, 1959) was an Austrian mathematician, physicist, and philosopher. ... Moritz Schlick around 1930 The Vienna Circle (in German: der Wiener Kreis) was a group of philosophers who gathered around Moritz Schlick when he was called to the Vienna University in 1922, organized in a philosophical association named Verein Ernst Mach (Ernst Mach Society). ... Felix Weltsch (born Oct. ... Christian Freiherr von Ehrenfels (June 2, 1859 in Rodaun near Vienna - September 8, 1932 in Lichtenau), Austrian philosopher, is known as one of the founders and precursors of Gestalt psychology. ... Ludwig Josef Johann Wittgenstein (IPA: ) (April 26, 1889 in Vienna, Austria – April 29, 1951 in Cambridge, England) was an Austrian philosopher who contributed several ground-breaking ideas to philosophy, primarily in the foundations of logic, the philosophy of mathematics, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of mind. ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ...

Physicists, mathematicians and chemists

Ludwig Boltzmann
Lise Meitner

portrait of Ludwig Boltzmann, physicist probably PD, as Boltzmann died in 1906. ... portrait of Ludwig Boltzmann, physicist probably PD, as Boltzmann died in 1906. ... Download high resolution version (1282x1861, 179 KB)Lise Meitner with cigarette This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Download high resolution version (1282x1861, 179 KB)Lise Meitner with cigarette This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Emil Artin (March 3, 1898-December 20, 1962) was an Austrian mathematician born in Vienna who spent his career in Germany (mainly in Hamburg) until the Nazi threat when he emigrated to the USA in 1937 where he was at Indiana University 1938-1946, and Princeton University 1946-1958. ... In mathematics, there are two notable Artin conjectures, the legacy of Emil Artin. ... Ludwig Eduard Boltzmann (Vienna, Austrian Empire, February 20, 1844 – Duino near Trieste, September 5, 1906) was an Austrian physicist famous for his founding contributions in the fields of statistical mechanics and statistical thermodynamics. ... Jan. ... 1906 (MCMVI) was a common year starting on Monday (see link for calendar). ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Carl Ferdinand Cori (December 5, 1896 _ October 20, 1984) was an American biochemist born in Prague (then in Austria-Hungary) who, together with his wife Gerty Cori and Argentine physiologist Bernardo Houssay, received a Nobel Prize in 1947 for their discovery of how glycogen (animal starch) - a derivative of... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Christian Doppler Johann Christian Andreas Doppler (November 29, 1803 – March 17, 1853) was an Austrian mathematician and physicist, most famous for the hypothesis of what is now known as the Doppler effect which is the apparent change in frequency and wavelength of a wave that is perceived by an observer... 1803 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... 1853 was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar). ... This article is about the capital of the Austrian state of Salzburg. ... A source of waves moving to the left. ... Paul Ehrenfest Paul Ehrenfest (Vienna, January 18, 1880 – Amsterdam, September 25, 1933) was an Austrian physicist and mathematician, who obtained Dutch citizenship on March 24, 1922. ... Felix Ehrenhaft (April 24, 1879 - March 4, 1952) was an Austrian-Hungarian physicist known for his maverick style and controversy. ... Year 1879 (MDCCCLXXIX) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1952 (MCMLII) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Kurt Gödel (IPA: ) (April 28, 1906 Brünn, Austria-Hungary (now Brno, Czech Republic) – January 14, 1978 Princeton, New Jersey) was an Austrian American mathematician and philosopher. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Hans Hahn (1879 - 1934) was an Austrian mathematician who made many contributions to functional analysis, topology, set theory, the calculus of variations, real analysis, and order theory. ... Moritz Schlick around 1930 The Vienna Circle (in German: der Wiener Kreis) was a group of philosophers who gathered around Moritz Schlick when he was called to the Vienna University in 1922, organized in a philosophical association named Verein Ernst Mach (Ernst Mach Society). ... Friedrich Hasenöhrl (November 30, 1874 - October 7, 1915), was an Austrian scientist. ... Victor Francis Hess (June 24, 1883 – December 17, 1964) was an Austrian-American physicist. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Nikolaus Joseph von Jacquin (February 16, 1727 - October 26, 1817) was an Austrian scientist who studied medicine, chemistry and botany. ... Richard Kuhn (December 3, 1900 – August 1, 1967) was a German biochemist, born in Vienna, Austria. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Jan or Johann Josef Loschmidt (March 15, 1821 - July 8, 1895) who referred to himself mostly as Josef (omitting his first name), was a notable Austrian scientist who performed groundbreaking work in chemistry, physics (thermodynamics, optics, electrodynamics) and crystal forms. ... Ernst Mach Ernst Mach (February 18, 1838 – February 19, 1916) was an Austrian-Czech physicist and philosopher and is the namesake for the Mach number and the optical illusion known as Mach bands. ... An F/A-18 Hornet breaking the sound barrier. ... Lise Meitner ca. ... Richard von Mises. ... Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (September 29, 1881 – October 10, 1973) (pronounced was a notable economist and a major influence on the modern libertarian movement. ... This article is about the Austrian-Swiss physicist. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Max Ferdinand Perutz (May 19, 1914 - February 6, 2002) was an Austrian molecular biologist. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Fritz (Friderik) Pregl (September 3, 1869 – December 13, 1930) was a Slovenian physician and chemist. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ... Schrödinger in 1933, when he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics Bust of Schrödinger, in the courtyard arcade of the main building, University of Vienna, Austria. ... Hannes Alfvén (1908–1995) accepting the Nobel Prize for his work on magnetohydrodynamics [1]. List of Nobel Prize laureates in Physics from 1901 to the present day. ... Heinrich Franz Friedrich Tietze (August 31, 1880 - February 17, 1964) was an austrian mathematician. ... Carl Auer von Welsbach ( 9 September 1858 - 8 April 1929) was an Austrian scientist and inventor who had a talent for not only discovering advances, but turning them into commercially successful products. ... Dr. Gernot Zippe was an engineer responsible for leading the team which developed the Zippe-type centrifuge, a machine for the collection of Uranium-235. ... The Zippe-type centrifuge is a device designed to collect Uranium-235. ... Richard Zsigmondy Richard Adolf Zsigmondy (April 1, 1865 in Vienna, Austrian Empire (now Austria) - September 23, 1929 in Göttingen, Germany) was an Austrian-German chemist of Hungarian ancestry who studied colloids. ... This is a list of Nobel Prize laureates in Chemistry from 1901 to 2006. ...

Physicians

Sigmund Freud

Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1092x1536, 712 KB) Summary Sigmund Freud Published in the U.S. after 1923, but public domain because copyright was not renewed. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (1092x1536, 712 KB) Summary Sigmund Freud Published in the U.S. after 1923, but public domain because copyright was not renewed. ... Alfred Adler (February 7, 1870 – May 28, 1937) was an Austrian medical doctor and psychologist, founder of the school of individual psychology. ... Hans Asperger, who discovered Asperger syndrome, described his patients as little professors. Hans Asperger (b. ... Autism is a brain development disorder characterized by impairments in social interaction and communication, and restricted and repetitive behavior, all exhibited before a child is three years old. ... Asperger described his patients as little professors. Aspergers syndrome (AS, or the more common shorthand Aspergers), is characterized as one of the five pervasive developmental disorders, and is commonly referred to as a form of high functioning autism. ... Leopold Auenbrugger (November 19, 1722 - May 17, 1807), Austrian physician who invented percussion as a diagnostic technique. ... // Events Abraham De Moivre states De Moivres theorem connecting trigonometric functions and complex numbers Publication of the first book of Bachs Well-Tempered Clavier Fall of Persias Safavid dynasty during a bloody revolt of the Afghani people. ... Year 1809 (MDCCCIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar). ... Percussion is a method used by a doctor to find out about the changes in the thorax or abdomen. ... Robert Bárány Robert Bárány (April 22, 1876 – April 8, 1936) was an Austrian physician of Hungarian-Jewish descent. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Josef Breuer (January 15, 1842- June 20, 1925) was an Austrian psychologist whose works symbolised the foundation of psychoanalysis. ... Today psychoanalysis comprises several interlocking theories concerning the functioning of the mind. ... Ernst von Fleischl-Marxow Ernst von Fleischl-Marxow (1846–1891) was an Austrian physiologist and physician who became known for his important investigations on the electrical activity of nerves and the brain. ... Viktor Emil Frankl, M.D., Ph. ... Developed by neurologist and psychiatrist Viktor Frankl, Logotherapy is considered the third Viennese school of psychotherapy after Freuds psychoanalysis and Adlers individual psychology. ... Sigmund Freud (IPA: ), born Sigismund Schlomo Freud (May 6, 1856 – September 23, 1939), was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who founded the psychoanalytic school of psychology. ... Today psychoanalysis comprises several interlocking theories concerning the functioning of the mind. ... Karl von Frisch 1961 Karl Ritter von Frisch (November 20, 1886 – June 12, 1982) was an Austrian ethologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973, along with Nikolaas Tinbergen and Konrad Lorenz. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Dr Leo Kanner MD Leo Kanner (June 13, 1894 - April 4, 1981) was an Austrian-American physician known for his work related to autism. ... Karl Landsteiner Karl Landsteiner (June 14, 1868 – June 26, 1943), was an Austrian biologist and physician. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Year 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Wednesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Otto Loewi (June 3, 1873 – December 25, 1961) was a Austrian-German-American pharmacologist. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... Franz Anton Mesmer His Grave Franz Anton Mesmer (May 23, 1734 – March 5, 1815) discovered what he called animal magnetism and others often called mesmerism. ... Events January 8 - Premiere of George Frideric Handels opera Ariodante at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. ... April 5-12: Mount Tambora explodes, changing climate. ... Presumed portrait of Paracelsus, attributed to the school of Quentin Matsys. ... Clemens Peter Freiherr (Baron) von Pirquet ( May 12, 1874– February 28, 1929) was an Austrian scientist and pediatrician best known for his contributions to the fields of bacteriology and immunology. ... Wilhelm Reich (March 24, 1897 – November 3, 1957) was an Austrian psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. ... Erwin Ringel Erwin Ringel (April 27, 1921 - July 28, 1994) was an Austrian psychiatrist and neurologist who dedicated his life to suicide prevention and who, in 1960, defined the presuicidal syndrome. ... Ignaz Semmelweis (1860 portrait): advised handwashing with a chlorinated-lime solution in 1847. ... Julius Wagner Ritter von Jauregg, after the abolition of titles of nobility in Austria in 1919 Julius Wagner-Jauregg, (March 7, 1857 Wels, Upper Austria – September 27, 1940 Vienna) was an Austrian physician. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ...

Psychologists

Bruno Bettelheim (August 28, 1903 - March 13, 1990) was an Austrian-born American writer and child psychologist. ... Otto Rank (April 22, 1884 – October 31, 1939) was an Austrian psychologist. ... Paul Watzlawick Paul Watzlawick PhD (* July 25, 1921 in Villach, Austria) is one of the worlds leading theoreticians in Communication Theory and Radical Constructivism and very important inspiration in the field of family therapy and general psychotherapy. ...

Other scientists

Hans Hass Hans Hass (born January 23, 1919 in Vienna, Austria) is a biologist and mainly known for his documentaries about sharks, the energon theory, and his commitment to the protection of the environment. ... Hans Kelsen Hans Kelsen (Prague, October 11, 1881 – April 19, 1973) was an Austrian -American jurist of Jewish descent. ... The Constitution of Austria or sterreichisches Bundes-Verfassungsgesetz (B-VG) is one of the chartas governing political life in the Republic of Austria. ... Lorenz being followed by his imprinted geese Konrad Zacharias Lorenz (November 7, 1903 in Vienna – February 27, 1989 in Vienna) was an Austrian zoologist, animal psychologist, and ornithologist. ... Emil Adolf von Behring was the first person to receive the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, for his work on the treatment of diphtheria. ... “Mendel” redirects here. ... Julius Pokorny (1887–1970) was born in Prague and studied at Vienna university. ... Rupert Riedl (February 22, 1925 - September 18, 2005) was an Austrian zoologist who made contributions in the fields of: Marine biology Morphology Theory of evolution (a systems approach) Evolutionary Epistemology Environment and society Founder President of the Club of Vienna ; Wiener-Rupert-Riedl-Preis Rupert Riedl was one of those...

Sports

Main Article: List of Austrians in Sports This is a list of Austrian sportsmen and women. ...

Gerhard Berger, born August 27, 1959 in Wörgl is a popular Austrian ex-Grand Prix racing driver who owns 50% of Formula One team Scuderia Toro Rosso. ... Michaela Dorfmeister (born 25 March 1973 in Neusiedl, Vienna, Austria) is a successful female skier from Austria. ... Erich Gottlieb Eliskases (February 15, 1913 - February 2, 1997) was a leading chess player of the 1930s and 1940s who represented Austria, Germany and Argentina in international competition. ... Toni Fritsch (born July 10, 1945 in Petronell, died September 13, 2005 in Vienna) was an Austrian football (soccer) player who later started a successful career in American football in the US. Soccer career Toni Fritsch started to play football (soccer) at an early age and joined the Austrian record... Ernst Franz Grünfeld (November 21, 1893 – April 3, 1962), chess player specializing in opening theory and author, was for a brief period after the First World War one of the strongest chess players in the world. ... Ernst Happel (November 29, 1925 – November 14, 1992) was an Austrian football player and coach. ... Hansi Hinterseer Hansi Hinterseer (born February 2, 1954) is known as an Austrian singer, actor and entertainer. ... Franz Klammer (born December 3, 1953) is a former Austrian ski racer who dominated the downhill event throughout much of the mid to late 1970s. ... Hans Krankl (born February 14, 1953 in Vienna, Austria) is a former professional football player and was a centre-forward. ... Andreas Nikolaus Niki Lauda (born February 22, 1949 in Vienna) is an Austrian aviator, entrepreneur, former Formula One (F1) racing driver and three-time F1 World Champion. ... F1 redirects here. ... Hermann Maier (born December 7, 1972, Altenmarkt) is an Austrian skier who has won four overall World Cup titles (1998, 2000, 2001, 2004), two Olympic gold medals (both in 1998) and three World Championship titles (1999: 2, 2005: 1). ... Annemarie Moser-Pröll (born March 27, 1953 in Kleinarl, Salzburg) a former Austrian Alpine skier, was the most successful female skier of the Alpine skiing World Cup during the 1970s. ... Thomas Muster (born October 2, 1967, in Leibnitz, Austria) is a former World No. ... Eva Pawlik was a highly rated Austrian female amateur skater in the 1940s. ... Herbert Prohaska (born 8 August 1955 in Vienna, Austria), nicknamed Schneckerl, is a former Austrian international football player who had great success internationally. ... Jochen Rindt Karl Jochen Rindt (born April 18, 1942 - died September 5, 1970) was a racing driver. ... Toni Sailer in 1957 Anton Toni Sailer (born November 17, 1935 in Kitzbühel) is an Austrian skiing legend. ... The Triple Crown of Alpine Skiing consists of three diffent types of alpine skiing events. ... 1935 (MCMXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar). ... For other uses, see BMW (disambiguation). ... This page is about the Mercedes-Benz brand of automobiles and trucks from the DaimlerChrysler automobile manufacturer. ... Carl Schlechter Carl Schlechter (March 2, 1874 - December 27, 1918) was a leading Austrian chess master at the turn of the 20th century. ... Nicole Trimmel (born October 13, 1982), is an Austrian kickboxer. ... Matthias Sindelar (February 10, 1903 - January 23, 1939) is regarded by many as Austrias greatest ever footballer. ... Rudolf Spielmann (5 May 1883 - 20 August 1942) was an Austrian-Jewish chess player of the romantic school. ... Herma Szabo (February 22, 1902 - May 7, 1986) was an Austrian singles and pairs figure skater. ... Anita Wachter (born February 12, 1967) is an Austrian alpine ski professional. ... Year 1967 (MCMLXVII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the 1967 Gregorian calendar. ...

Writers

Main Article: List of Austrian writers This is a list of Austrian writers and poets. ...

Franz Kafka
Adalbert Stifter
Adalbert Stifter

Studio Photograph of Franz Kafka dated approximately 1917 from http://www. ... Studio Photograph of Franz Kafka dated approximately 1917 from http://www. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... This image has been released into the public domain by the copyright holder, its copyright has expired, or it is ineligible for copyright. ... Ingeborg Bachmann Ingeborg Bachmann (June 25, 1926 Klagenfurt, Austria - October 17, 1973 Rome, Italy) was an Austrian poet and author. ... Year 1926 (MCMXXVI) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For the song by James Blunt, see 1973 (song). ... Hermann Bahr (1904 by Emil Orlik) Hermann Bahr (July 19, 1863 - January 15, 1934) was an Austrian writer, playwright, director, and critic. ... Year 1863 (MDCCCLXIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1934 (MCMXXXIV) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full 1934 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Ludwig Bemelmans (April 27, 1898-October 1, 1962) was an American author and childrens book writer and illustrator. ... For other uses, see Madeleine (disambiguation). ... Year 1898 (MDCCCXCVIII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Thomas Bernhard (February 9, 1931, Heerlen - February 12, 1989, Ohlsdorf) was an Austrian playwright and novelist. ... Year 1931 (MCMXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1931 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays 1989 Gregorian calendar). ... Max Brod Max Brod (May 27, 1884 – December 20, 1968) was a German-speaking Jewish author, composer, and journalist. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Elias Canetti, Nobel Laureate in Literature Canettis tomb-stone in Zürich, Switzerland Elias Canetti (Rousse, Bulgaria, 25 July 1905 – 14 August 1994, Zurich) was a Bulgaria-born novelist of Sephardi Jewish ancestry who wrote in German and won the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1981. ... Dohodno Zdanie is a theatre building which is considered a symbol of the city Rousse (also transliterated as Ruse or Russe; Bulgarian: ; formerly also Rustchuk) is the fifth-largest city in Bulgaria, with a population of 176,115. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Ğ: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Year 1978 (MCMLXXVIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays the 1978 Gregorian calendar). ... Paul Celan Paul Celan (November 23, 1920 – approximately April 20, 1970) was the most frequently used pseudonym of Paul Antschel, one of the major poets of the post-World War II era. ... Austria-Hungary, also known as the Dual monarchy (or: the k. ... Heimito von Doderer (5 September 1896 in Weidlingau near Vienna - 23 December 1966 Vienna) was a famous Austrian writer. ... Year 1896 (MDCCCXCVI) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display calendar). ... Year 1966 (MCMLXVI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display full calendar) of the 1966 Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Marie Freifrau von Ebner-Eschenbach (September 13, 1830 - March 12, 1916) was an Austrian writer. ... Alfred Hermann Fried (1864-1921) was an Austrian pacifist, publicist, co-founder of the German peace movement, and co-winner (with Tobias Asser) of the Nobel Prize for Peace in 1911. ... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... Franz Seraphicus Grillparzer (January 15, 1791 - January 21, 1872), Austrian dramatic poet, was born in Vienna. ... 1791 (MDCCXCI) was a common year starting on Saturday (see link for calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Tuesday of the 11-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1872 (MDCCCLXXII) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a leap year starting on Saturday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Robert Hamerling (March 24, 1830 - July 13, 1889), Austrian poet, was born at Kirchenberg-am-Walde in Lower Austria, of humble parentage. ... Liberty Leading the People by Eugène Delacroix commemorates the July Revolution 1830 (MDCCCXXX) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Peter Handke Peter Handke (born December 6, 1942, in Griffen, Austria) is an avant-garde Austrian novelist and playwright. ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Carinthia (German: Kärnten, Slovenian: Koroška) is the southernmost Austrian state or Land; it is chiefly famous for its mountains and lakes. ... Hugo von Hofmannsthal Hugo von Hofmannsthal (February 1, 1874 – July 15, 1929), was an Austrian novelist, librettist, poet, dramatist, narrator, and essayist. ... Elfriede Jelinek (born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian feminist playwright and novelist. ... Nobel Prize in Literature medal. ... Kafka redirects here. ... Alexander Lernet-Holenia (1897 – 1976) was an Austrian writer. ... 1897 (MDCCCXCVII) was a common year starting on Friday (see link for calendar). ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Robert Menasse Robert Menasse (born June 21, 1954 in Vienna) is an Austrian writer. ... Robert Musil (November 6, 1880, Klagenfurt, Austria – April 15, 1942, Geneva, Switzerland) was an Austrian writer. ... Johann Nepomuk Eduard Ambrosius Nestroy (born December 7, 1801 at Vienna, Austria; died May 25, 1862 at Graz, Austria) was an opera singer, actor and, primarily, a playwright. ... Christine Nöstlinger (born October 13, 1936 at Vienna) is an Austrian writer. ... Christoph Ransmayr (born 20 March 1954) is an Austrian writer. ... Ferdinand Raimund (born June 1, 1790, died September 5, 1836) was an Austrian actor and dramatist. ... Rainer Maria Rilke (4 December 1875 – 29 December 1926) is considered one of the German languages greatest 20th century poets. ... Portrait of Peter Rosegger Peter Rosegger (31 July 1843 - 26 June 1918) was an Austrian poet from the province of Styria. ... Year 1843 (MDCCCXLIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian Calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... 1918 (MCMXVIII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar (see link for calendar) or a common year starting on Wednesday of the Julian calendar. ... Joseph Roth (September 2, 1894 in Brody - May 27, 1939 in Paris) was an Austrian Jewish novelist who converted to Catholicism and is best known for his family saga The Radetzky March (1932), and for his novel of Jewish life Job (1930). ... Arthur Schnitzler Arthur Schnitzler (May 15, 1862 - October 21, 1931) was an Austrian writer and doctor. ... Adalbert Stifter (23 October 1805 – 28 January 1868) was an Austrian writer, poet, painter, and pedagogue. ... 1869 (MDCCCLXIX) is a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar) of the Gregorian calendar or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar. ... Bertha Felicitas Sophie Freifrau von Suttner (Baroness Bertha von Suttner), (9 June 1843 in Prague, [then in Austrian Empire] - 21 June 1914 in Vienna, (then in Austria-Hungary), born as Gräfin (Countess) Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau, was an Austrian novelist, radical pacifist, and was the first woman to... Lester B. Pearson after accepting the 1957 Nobel Peace Prize The Nobel Peace Prize (Swedish and Norwegian: Nobels fredspris) is the name of one of five Nobel Prizes bequeathed by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... Friedrich Torberg (September 16, 1908 - November 10, 1979) is the pen-name of Friedrich Kantor-Berg, an Austrian writer. ... Year 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Also: 1979 by Smashing Pumpkins. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ... Georg Trakl A poem by Trakl inscribed on a plaque in Mirabell Garden, Salzburg. ... Translated from German Wikipedia Josef Weinheber (b. ... Franz Werfel, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Werfels grave in the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna Franz Werfel (September 10, 1890 – August 26, 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet who wrote in German. ... For other uses, see Prague (disambiguation). ... // Events March – The treaty between England and France is extended until April of 1377. ... Events Discovery of Senegal and Cape Verde by Dinas Diaz Births March 1 - Sandro Botticelli, Italian painter (died 1510) March 16 - Johann Geiler von Kaisersberg, Swiss-born preacher (died 1510) Albert Brudzewski, Polish astronomer (died 1497) Nicolas Chuquet, French mathematician Deaths June 5 - Leonel Power, English composer June 11 - Henry... Stefan Zweig Stefan Zweig (November 28, 1881, Vienna, Austria – February 23, 1942, Petrópolis, Brazil) was an Austrian novelist, playwright, journalist and biographer. ... Year 1881 (MDCCCLXXXI) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Thursday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1942 (MCMXLII) was a common year starting on Thursday (the link will display the full 1942 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see Vienna (disambiguation). ...

Other notables

Robert Bernardis Robert Bernardis (born August 7, 1908 in Innsbruck; died August 8, 1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee) was an Austrian resistance fighter involved in the attempt to kill Adolf Hitler in the July 20 Plot in 1944. ... Claus von Stauffenberg The July 20 Plot was an attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler, the dictator of Germany, on July 20, 1944. ... Sir Rudolph Bing Sir Rudolph Bing (January 9, 1902 – September 2, 1997) was an Austrian-born operatic impresario. ... Amon Leopold Göth (or Goeth; November 12, 1908 – September 13, 1946) was a Hauptsturmführer of the SS and was the commandant of the Nazi concentration camp at PÅ‚aszów, Poland. ... . PÅ‚aszów (IPA pronunciation: ) was a concentration camp near Kraków. ... Otto, Crown Prince of Austria or Otto von Habsburg (born 20 November 1912 as Archduke Franz Joseph Otto Robert Maria Anton Karl Max Heinrich Sixtus Xaver Felix Renatus Ludwig Gaetan Pius Ignatius of Austria) is the current head of the Habsburg family and the eldest son of Karl of Austria... Tunç Hamarat Tunc Hamarat (in Turkish: Tunç Hamarat) is the 16th International Correspondence Chess Federation (ICCF) World Champion in 2004. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Theodor Herzl, in his middle age. ... Andreas Hofer on an Austrian stamp. ... Franz Cardinal König (center) His Eminence Franz Cardinal König (August 3, 1905 – March 13, 2004) was Archbishop of Vienna (1956 - 1985), and a Cardinal in the Roman Catholic Church. ... For other uses, see 1905 (disambiguation). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A car from 1956 Year 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... This article is about the year. ... Alma Mahler Alma Maria Mahler-Werfel (née Schindler) (August 31, 1879 – December 11, 1964) was noted in her native Vienna for her beauty and intelligence. ... “Mahler” redirects here. ... Walter Adolph Georg Gropius (May 18, 1883 – July 5, 1969) was a German architect and founder of Bauhaus. ... Franz Werfel, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1940 Werfels grave in the Zentralfriedhof, Vienna Franz Werfel (September 10, 1890 – August 26, 1945) was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet who wrote in German. ... Andreas Maislinger (born 26 February 1955 in St. ... The Austrian Holocaust Memorial Service (AHMS) (German: Österreichischer Gedenkdienst) is an alternative to Austrias compulsory national military service. ... Julius Johannes Ludovicus von Payer an Austro-Hungarian arctic explorer and an arctic landscape artist, was born September 2, 1841, in Schönau (Å anov) near Teplice, Bohemia (now Czech Republic). ... Wolfgang Johann Puck (born Wolfgang Johann Topfschnig on July 8, 1949) is an Austrian-American celebrity chef, restaurateur, and businessman based in Los Angeles. ... In its strictest sense, a celebrity chef is a someone who has become well-known for his/her cooking. ... Max Reinhardt Max Reinhardt (born September 9, 1873 in Baden bei Wien; died October 31, 1943 in New York City) was an influential Austrian director and actor. ... Sister Maria Restituta (1894-1943) Sister Maria Restituta (born 1 May 1894 in Husovice near Brno, Austria-Hungary (now in the Czech Republic); died 30 March 1943 in Vienna) was a nun and a nurse. ... For other uses, see Nun (disambiguation). ... This article is about the occupation. ... The Nazi party used a right-facing swastika as their symbol and the red and black colors were said to represent Blut und Boden (blood and soil). ... Günther Schifter Günther Schifter (born December 23, 1923) is an Austrian journalist, radio presenter and record collector. ... Oskar Schindler (28 April 1908 – 9 October 1974) was a Sudeten German industrialist credited with saving almost 1,200[1] Jews during the Holocaust, by having them work in his enamelware and ammunitions factories located in Poland and what is now the Czech Republic. ... Christoph Cardinal Schönborn His Eminence Christoph Cardinal Schönborn OP (who would have been Count Christoph Maria Michael Hugo Damian Peter Adalbert von Schönborn if Austrian law on nobility were not in place), born on January 22, 1945 at Skalken castle west of Leitmeritz, in Bohemia, which is... Otto Skorzeny (June 12, 1908 – July 6, 1975[1]) was a Standartenführer[2] in the German Waffen-SS during World War II. After fighting on the Eastern Front, he is known as the commando leader who rescued Italian dictator Benito Mussolini from imprisonment after his overthrow. ... Mussolini redirects here. ... Wilhelm (later William) Steinitz (May 17, 1836, Prague–August 12, 1900, New York) was a Jewish-Austrian-American chess player and the first official world chess champion. ... The Nobel Peace Prize (where Nobel is pronounced with the stress on the second syllable) is one of five Nobel Prizes bequested by the Swedish industrialist and inventor Alfred Nobel. ... Carl Szokoll Carl Szokoll (* October 15th 1915 in Vienna; † August 25th 2004 in Vienna) was an Austrian resistance fighter involved in the July 20 Plot, major in the Wehrmacht and after the war author and film producer. ... Kommandant Georg, Ritter von Trapp (April 4, 1880 – May 30, 1947) headed the Austrian singing family portrayed in The Sound of Music. ... For other uses, see The Sound of Music (disambiguation). ... Franz Artur Viehböck (born August 24, 1960 in Vienna) is an Austrian electrical engineer, and Austrias first astronaut. ... Karl Weyprecht, was born on September 8, 1838 in Bad König (alternatively in Michelstadt in Odenwald, Germany), and died March 3, 1881 in Michelstadt. ... Simon Wiesenthal, KBE, (Buczacz, December 31, 1908 – Vienna, September 20, 2005) was an Austrian-Jewish architectural engineer who hunted down Nazi war criminals, after surviving the Holocaust. ... Year 1908 (MCMVIII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Tuesday of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Nazism in history Nazi ideology Nazism and race Outside Germany Related subjects Lists Politics Portal         Nazism or National Socialism (German: Nationalsozialismus), refers primarily to the ideology and practices of the Nazi Party (National Socialist German Workers Party, German: Nationalsozialistische Deutsche Arbeiterpartei or NSDAP) under Adolf Hitler. ... Oscar Baumann (June 25, 1864 - October 12, 1899} was an Austrian cartographer with a keen interest in ethnography. ... German East Africa (German: Deutsch-Ostafrika) was Germanys colony in East Africa, including what is now Burundi, Rwanda, and Tanganyika, the mainland part of present Tanzania. ...

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