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Memorial to Victor Adler, Vienna
Memorial to Victor Adler, Vienna

Victor Adler (June 24, 1852 PragueNovember 11, 1918 Vienna) was an Austrian Social Democratic leader. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (721x912, 161 KB) Summary Photo by User:Adam Carr, May 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (721x912, 161 KB) Summary Photo by User:Adam Carr, May 2006 Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... June 24 is the 175th day of the year (176th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 190 days remaining. ... 1852 was a leap year starting on Thursday (see link for calendar). ... Prague (Czech: Praha (IPA: ), see also other names) is the capital and largest city of the Czech Republic. ... November 11 is the 315th day of the year (316th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 50 days remaining. ... 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. ... Vienna (German: Wien ; Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian: Beč, Czech: Vídeň, Hungarian: Bécs, Romanian: Viena, Romani: Bech or Vidnya, Russian: Вена, Slovak: Viedeň, Slovenian: Dunaj) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ...


Founder of Socialist movement in Austria, he created the Marxist journals Gleicheit (Equality) in 1886 and Arbeiterzeitung (Workers' Paper) in 1889. That year he participated in the Hainfelder Parteitag, the conference which took part in Hainfel to form the Social Democratic Party of Austria. As a member of the provincial parliament (from 1905) he played a leading role in the fight for universal suffrage. Socialism refers to a broad array of doctrines or political movements that envisage a socio-economic system in which property and the distribution of wealth are subject to social control. ... Marxism is the philosophy, social theory and political practice based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century German socialist philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary. ... 1886 (MDCCCLXXXVI) is a common year starting on Friday (click on link to calendar) // Events January 18 - Modern field hockey is born with the formation of The Hockey Association in England. ... 1889 (MDCCCLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... The Social Democratic Party of Austria (Sozialdemokratische Partei Österreichs, SPÖ) is a political party in Austria. ... 1905 (MCMV) was a common year starting on Sunday (see link for calendar). ... Universal suffrage (also general suffrage or common suffrage) consists of the extension of suffrage to all adults, without distinction as to race, sex, belief, or social status. ...


Before World War I, Adler was a moderate social democrat and leader of the Socialist Party in Vienna. He publicly backed the Imperial government's decision to go to war, but had private misgivings. Combatants Allies: Serbia, Russia, France, Romania, Belgium, British Empire, United States, Italy, and others Central Powers: Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria, Ottoman Empire Casualties Military dead: 5 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total of dead: 8 million Military dead: 4 million Civilian deaths: 3 million Total dead: 7 million The First... Social democracy is a political ideology emerging in the late 19th and early 20th centuries from supporters of Marxism who believed that the transition to a socialist society could be achieved through democratic evolutionary rather than revolutionary means. ... Vienna (German: Wien ; Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian: Beč, Czech: Vídeň, Hungarian: Bécs, Romanian: Viena, Romani: Bech or Vidnya, Russian: Вена, Slovak: Viedeň, Slovenian: Dunaj) is the capital of Austria, and also one of the nine States of Austria. ...


In 1918, as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs under the interim government of Karl Renner he advocated the Anschlus (unification) of Deutsch-Österreich with Germany. 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. ... 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. ...

Foreign Ministers of Austria
Austrian First Republic: Victor Adler | Otto Bauer | Karl Renner | Michael Mayr | Johann Schober | Walter Breisky | Leopold Hennet | Alfred Grünberger | Heinrich Mataja | Rudolf Ramek | Ignaz Seipel | Ernst Streeruwitz | Johann Schober | Ignaz Seipel | Johann Schober | Karl Buresch | Engelbert Dollfuß | Stephan Tauschitz | Egon Berger-Waldenegg | Kurt Schuschnigg | Guido Schmidt | Wilhelm Wolf
Austrian Second Republic: Karl Gruber | Leopold Figl | Bruno Kreisky | Lujo Tončić-Sorinj | Kurt Waldheim | Rudolf Kirchschläger | Erich Bielka | Willibald Pahr | Erwin Lanc | Leopold Gratz | Peter Jankowitsch | Alois Mock | Wolfgang Schüssel | Benita Ferrero-Waldner | Ursula Plassnik

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Victor Adler (1852-1918), the Austro-Hungarian politician, was a pre-war moderate social democrat and leader of the socialist party.
A necessity during wartime in any event, Adler seized the opportunity towards the close of the war in October-November 1918 - as newly-appointed Foreign Secretary - to try and fashion political union between the new Austria and Germany, both in a post-imperial era.
In the meantime however Adler had died - ironically on the day the armistice came into effect, 11 November 1918 aged 66.
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