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External Links : Biographies related to Austrian History

For links on general biographical sources, go to Biographies Main Page

Austria Lexicon, from AEIOU, English version; of the more than 14,000 entries, most are (brief) biographies.
World Statesmen : Austria, by Ben Cahoon; not biographies, but lists of kings, prime ministers etc, since the 18th century; Rulers : Austria, by B. Schemmel; World Rulers : Austria, by Enno Schulz, illustrated; Leaders of Austria, from ZPC, including foreign ministers, party leaders
OeH : Ökumenisches Heiligenlexikon (Ecumenical Lexicon of Saints), Österreich (Austria) index; in German; more than 100 entries
Mathematicians born in Austria, from MacTutor
Knights of the Golden Fleece : Austrian Fleece, 1712-1798. in French
Who is Who : Austria-Hungary, from firstworldwar.com, 41 lines
Encyclopedia of Marxism
Wer ist Wer (Who is who), from Parlament österreich, in German
Solving Problems Through Force. Austria's Leadership in WW I, by Glenn W. Stefanovics
Printed Reference : Biographies related to Austrian History



For biographies on periods prior to 1918 see Austria-Hungary


Republic, 1918-1938 ..... go to narrative history of Austria 1918-1920; . 1920-1933, . 1933-1938

Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937, Austrian psychologist
... from AEIOU, in English, 8 lines, illustrated
Bauer, Otto, 1881-1938, Austrian party politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 11 lines, illustrated
Berg, Alban, 1885-1935, Austrian composer
... from AEIOU, in English, 20 lines, illustrated
Broch, Hermann, 1886-1951, Austrian writer
... from Books and Writers, 124 lines, reference
Coudenhove-Kalergi, Richard Nikolaus, 1894-1972, European statesman of Austrian nationality
... from AEIOU, in English, 6 lines, illustrated
Dollfuss, Engelbert, 1892-1934, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 17 lines, illustrated; . from infoplease, 14 lines
Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939, Austrian psychologist
... from AEIOU, in English, 26 lines, illustrated
Furtwängler, Wilhelm, 1886-1954, German conductor who spent much of his career in Austria
... from AEIOU, in English, 11 lines, illustrated
Hess, Victor Franz, 1883-1964, winner of the 1936 Nobel Physics Prize
... from AEIOU, 62 lines, illustrated
Hofmannsthal, Hugo von (Hugo Hofmann Edler von Hofmannsthal), 1874-1929, Austrian writer
... from AEIOU, in English, 19 lines, illustrated
Kisch, Egon Erwin 1885-1948, Prague-born journalist and writer, participated in the revolution in Austria
... from DHM, in German, timeline, illustrated; . from Juedisches Museum der Stadt Wien, extensive article in German; . from AEIOU, in English, 12 lines, illustrated
Kokoschka, Oscar, 1886-1980, Austrian painter and writer
... from Books and Writers, 169 lines, reference
Kraus, Karl, 1874-1936, Austrian writer
... from infoplease, 5 lines
Landsteiner, Karl, 1868-1943, winner of the 1930 Nobel Prize for Medicine
... from Nobel e-Museum, 125 lines, illustrated
Loewi, Otto, 1873-1961, winner of the 1936 Nobel Prize for Medicine
... from Nobel e-Museum, 136 lines, illustrated
Musil, Robert, 1880-1942, Austrian writer
... from Books and Writers, 112 lines, reference
Pregl, Fritz, 1869-1930, winner of the 1923 Nobel Chemistry Prize
... from Nobel e-Museum, 82 lines, illustrated
Reinhardt, Max (M. Goldmann), 1873-1943, Austrian theater manager
... from AEIOU, in English, 15 lines, illustrated
Renner, Karl, 1870-1950, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 13 lines, illustrated
... from Encyclopedia of Marxism, in English, 2 lines
Schnitzler, Arthur, 1862-1931, Austrian writer
... from Books and Writers, 96 lines, reference
Schönberg, Arnold, 1874-1951, Austrian composer
... from AEIOU, in English, 24 lines, illustrated
Schroedinger, Erwin, 1887-1961, winner of the 1933 Nobel Physics Prize
... from Nobel e-Museum, 88 lines, illustrated; . from MacTutor, 141 lines, illustrated
Schuschnigg, Kurt, 1897-1977, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 17 lines, illustrated; . from Cethegus, in German, 21 lines; . from Wer ist Wer, Parlament Österreich, in German, 31 lines
Seipel, Ignaz, 1876-1932, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 16 lines, illustrated
Starhemberg, Ernst Ruediger von, 1899-1956, Austrian militia leader and politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 13 lines, illustrated; . from infoplease, 8 lines
Strauss, Richard, 1864-1949, Austrian composer
... from AEIOU, in English, 13 lines, illustrated; . Richard Strauss Page, numerous links
Wagner-Jauregg, Julius, 1857-1940, winner of the 1927 Nobel Prize for Medicine
... Nobel e-Museum, 92 lines, illustrated
Wittgenstein, Ludwig Joseph Johann, 1889-1951, philosopher and mathematician
... from MacTutor, 105 lines, illustrated
... from Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy, in English, extensive
Zweig, Stefan, 1881-1942, Austrian writer
... from AEIOU, in English, 22 lines, illustrated; . from Books and Writers, 82 lines, reference

Anschluss, 1938-1945 ..... go to narrative history of Austria 1938-1945

Eichmann, Karl Adolf, 1906-1962, Austro-German Nazi, organizer of the Holocaust
... from AEIOU, in English, 7 lines, illustrated
Harrer, Heinrich, 1912-, Austrian mountaineer
... from AEIOU, in English, 6 lines, illustrated
Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, Austrian-born German politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 22 lines, illustrated
Kaltenbrunner, Ernst, 1903-1946, Austrian Nazi and convicted war criminal
... from AEIOU, in English, 9 lines, illustrated
Pauli, Wolfgang, 1900-1958, winner of the 1945 Nobel Physics Prize
... from Nobel e-Museum, 54 lines, illustrated; . from MacTutor, 129 lines, illustrated
Seyss-Inquart, Arthur 1892-1946, Austrian Nazi and convicted war criminal
... from AEIOU, in English, 20 lines, illustrated; . from Cethegus, in German, 16 lines

Occupied Austria, 1945-1955 ..... go to narrative history of Austria 1945-1955

Figl, Leopold, 1902-1965, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 16 lines, illustrated
Körner, Theodor, 1873-1957, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 13 lines, illustrated
Raab, Julius, 1891-1964, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 18 lines, illustrated
Schärff, Adolf, 1890-1965, Austrian party politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 14 lines, illustrated

Austria since 1955 ..... go to narrative history of Austria 1955-1969, 1969-1990

Androsch, Hannes, 1938-, Austrian party politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 12 lines, illustrated
Canetti, Elias, 1905-1994, Austrian writer of Bulgarian-Ladino descent
... cv, from Nobel e-Museum, 71 lines; . from Books and Writers, 96 lines, reference
Haider, Joerg, 1950-, Austrian party politician
... from AEIOU, in English, 12 lines, illustrated
Hundertwasser, Friedensreich (Stowasser, Friedrich), 1928-2000, Austrian painter
... from Sammlung Essl, in German, 25 lines, illustrated
Kandel, Eric R., 1929-, winner of the 2000 Nobel Prize for Medicine
... from Nobel e-Museum, extensive, illustrated
Karajan, Herbert von, 1908-1989, Austrian conductor
... from AEIOU, in English, 15 lines, illustrated; . from Sony Classical, 83 lines, illustrated; . from Herbert von Karajan Centrum, illustrated, extensive
Kreisky, Bruno, 1911-1990, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 15 lines, illustrated; . from kreisy.org, in English, timeline, illustrated
Lorenz, Konrad, 1903-1989, winner of the 1973 Nobel Prize for Medicine
... from Nobel e-Museum, 422 lines, illustrated
Sailer, Anton (Toni), 1935-, skier
... from AEIOU, in English, 6 lines, illustrated
Vranitzky, Franz, 1937-, Austrian statesman
... from AEIOU, in English, 11 lines, illustrated
Waldheim, Kurt, 1918-, Austrian statesman, 1971-1981 Secretary General of the UN
... from AEIOU, in English, 8 lines, illustrated; . from un.org, 44 lines







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