Austrian History (Part 4)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 301 - 400 of 442

  • 1916-05-15 Asiago, Italy, falls when Austrian troops attack the Italian front
  • 1916-08-02 World War I: Austrian sabotage causes the sinking of the Italian battleship Leonardo da Vinci in Taranto.
  • 1916-08-27 Romania declares war on Austria-Hungary

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1916-11-05 Emperors Wilhelm II (Germany) and Franz Jozef I (Austria-Hungary) establish the kingdom of Poland

German Emperor and King of Prussia Wilhelm II
German Emperor and King of Prussia
Wilhelm II
  • 1916-12-13 Avalanche kills 10,000 Austrian & Italian troops in 24 hrs in Tyrol
  • 1917-01-08 Austria-Hungarian troops conquer Forlani Italy
  • 1917-08-14 China declares war on Germany & Austria
  • 1917-10-24 Battle at Caporetto: German & Austria smash Italian army
  • 1917-11-26 The new government of Russia offers an armistice to Germany and Austria-Hungary
  • 1917-12-05 Austro-German Forces launch an offensive against the Italians on the western end of their line, around Asiago
  • 1917-12-07 US becomes 13th country to declare war on Austria during World War I
  • 1918-01-16 Austria and Germany are disrupted by strikes as people express impatience with leaders continuing the war
  • 1918-03-03 Facing internal counterrevolutionary pressures and external German offensive, Bolsheviks forced to sign harsh Treaty of Brest-Litovsk with Germany and Austria
  • 1918-04-15 Clemenceau publishes secret French/Austrian documents
  • 1918-09-14 WW I: Austria-Hungary sends a note to the Allies requesting peace discussions, but the Allies reject the offer
  • 1918-10-18 Czechoslovakia declares independence from Austro-Hungarian Empire
  • 1918-10-28 Czechoslovakia gains independence as Austria-Hungary breaks up
  • 1918-11-03 Austro-Hungarian Empire disolves
  • 1918-11-04 The Allied armistice with Austria-Hungary, signed 3 November, goes into effect
  • 1918-11-11 Emperor Charles I of Austria abdicates
  • 1918-11-12 Emperor Karl of Austria-Hungary abdicates, Austria becomes a republic
  • 1919-02-21 German National Meeting accepts Anschluss: incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-03-12 Austrian National Meeting affirms Anschluss (incorporate into Germany)
  • 1919-04-03 Austria expels all Habsburgers
  • 1919-06-20 Treaty of Versailles: Germany ends incorporation of Austria
  • 1919-09-10 Treaty of St Germain: Austria ends incorporation with Germany
  • 1919-12-17 Austrian parliament approves 8-hour working day
  • 1920-03-01 Austria becomes a kingdom again, under Adm Horthy
  • 1921-05-30 Salzburg, Austria, votes to join Germany
  • 1921-08-23 Austria and the US formally end war; the US does the same with Germany on the 25th, and Hungary on the 29th
  • 1922-10-04 Protocol of Genevia signed: Austria gains independence
  • 1922-10-07 Oud-burgem of Rotterdam Zimmerman becomes High Comm's of Austria
  • 1924-11-08 Austria chancellor Ignaz Seipel, resigns after assassination attempt
  • 1924-12-09 Michael Hainisch re-elected Austrian president
  • 1926-02-04 Austrian chancellor Seipel wants to join Germany
  • 1926-10-15 Austria government of Seipel, forms
  • 1927-07-15 Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police
  • 1928-06-28 Friedrich Schmiedl attempted rocket mail in Austria (unsuccessful)
  • 1928-12-05 MW Miklas elected president of Austria
  • 1929-04-01 Austrian government of Ignaz Seipel falls
  • 1929-04-30 Earnest Streeruwitz becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1929-09-26 John Schrober becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1930-09-25 Austrian government of Vaugoin forms
  • 1930-12-03 Otto Ender forms Austrian government
  • 1931-01-26 Hungary-Austria sign peace treaty
  • 1931-02-02 1st use of a rocket to deliver mail (Austria)
  • 1931-05-11 Credit-Anstalt, Austria's largest bank, fails, beginning financial collapse of Central Europe
  • 1931-06-16 Austrian government of Ender falls
  • 1931-06-20 Karl Buresch becomes chancellor of Austrian
  • 1931-09-13 Right-radical coup of Dr Pfrimer fails in Austria

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1932-02-25 Austrian immigrant Adolf Hitler gets German citizenship

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1932-05-20 Engelbert Dollfuss becomes chancellor of Austria
  • 1932-10-19 Austria forbids demonstration by Nazis & anti fascists
  • 1933-03-04 Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves Austrian parliament
  • 1933-05-27 Austrian communist party banned
  • 1933-06-19 Austrian government-Dollfuss bans nazi-organizations
  • 1934-02-01 Austrian Chancellor Dollfuss dissolves all political parties but his
  • 1934-02-12 The four-day February Uprising, sometimes called the Austrian Civil War, begins.
  • 1934-02-13 Austrian Dollfuss government bans socialist party
  • 1934-02-16 Austrian Civil War ends with the defeat of the Social Democrats and the Republican Schutzbund.
  • 1934-04-30 Austria gets "Austrian facist" constitution
  • 1934-05-01 Austria signs pact with Vatican
  • 1934-07-25 Failed nazi coup in Austria
  • 1935-12-01 Austria has world's 1st Day of Postage Stamp
  • 1936-03-23 Italy, Austria & Hungary sign Pact of Rome
  • 1938-02-12 Austrian chancellor Schuschnigg visits Hitler in Berchtesgaden
  • 1938-02-12 German troops entered Austria
  • 1938-03-11 Artur Seyss-Inquart replaces Kurt von Schuschnigg as Chancellor of Austria; German troops also entered the country
  • 1938-03-12 Nazi Germany invades Austria (Anschluss)
  • 1938-03-13 Anschluss - Austria annexed by Nazi Germany
  • 1938-04-10 Austria becomes a state of Germany
  • 1938-04-26 Austrian Jews required to register property above 5,000 Reichsmarks
  • 1938-08-28 Mauthausen concentration camp opens in Austria
  • 1938-11-09 Kristallnacht begins: pogrom against Jews in Germany and Austria - first large-scale physical act of anti-Jewish violence, begins
  • 1938-11-10 Second day of Kristallnacht: pogrom against the Jews in Germany and Austria after assassination of a German diplomat in Paris
  • 1938-11-11 German & Austrian Jewish suffer 1 billion Mark damage in nazi
  • 1941-07-26 1st Dutch Austrians depart Hague
  • 1942-10-10 1,300 Austrian Jews transported to Theresienstadt concentration camp
  • 1944-08-17 Soviet troops arrive at Austria-Prussia border
  • 1944-10-06 Canadians free Austria
  • 1945-03-30 USSR invades Austria
  • 1945-04-27 2nd Republic of Austria forms
  • 1945-05-05 Mauthausen Concentration camp in Austria liberated by US forces from 41st Reconnaissance Squadron.

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1945-07-31 Pierre Laval, fugitive former leader of Vichy France, surrenders to Allied soldiers in Austria

Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France Pierre Laval
Prime Minister of France and Head of Vichy France
Pierre Laval
  • 1945-12-19 Austrian Republic re-establishes
  • 1953-04-02 Raab forms his 1st government in Austria
  • 1954-01-11 2 ton locomotive swept into ravine by avalanche 10 die (Austria)
  • 1954-01-12 Austria's worst avalanche-kills 200; 9hrs later 2nd one-kills 115
  • 1955-02-17 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna Austria won by J Westwood/Demmy GRB
  • 1955-05-15 Vienna Treaty: Britain, France, US & USSR restore Austria's independence
  • 1955-07-27 Austria regains full independence after 4-power occupation since WWII
  • 1955-08-25 Last Soviet forces leave Austria
  • 1955-09-21 Last allied occupying troops leave Austria
  • 1955-10-25 Austria resumed its sovereignty after departure of last Allied occupation forces, for 1st time since German occupation of 1938
  • 1955-11-05 New Vienna Opera house opens (Austria)
  • 1955-12-14 16 countries join the United Nations, including Austria, Finland, Italy, and Spain
  • 1957-05-05 Adolf Scharf elected president of Austria
  • 1961-04-11 Austrian 4th & last government of Raab resigns

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1961-06-04 US President John F. Kennedy and Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev meet at the Vienna Summit in Austria

Soviet First Secretary Nikita Khrushchev
Soviet First Secretary
Nikita Khrushchev
35th US President John F. Kennedy
35th US President
John F. Kennedy
  • 1963-06-26 Alfons Gorbach forms Austrian government

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 301 - 400 of 758

  • 1878-01-21 Egon Friedell, Austria, journalist/actor/writer (Der Partylowe)
  • 1878-03-23 Franz Schrecker, Austrian composer (Der ferne Klang, Der Schatzgräber)
  • 1878-10-01 Othmar Spann, Austria economist/sociologist (Geschichtsfilosofie)
  • 1878-10-12 Karl Buresch, Austria politician
  • 1878-11-07 Lise Meitner, Austrian/Swedish physicist (Protactinium)
  • 1879-01-05 Hans Eppinger, Austrian physician (d. 1946)
  • 1879-06-09 Oscar Back, Austrian-Dutch viola player
  • 1879-07-09 Friedrich Adler, Austria social-democrat/murderer of premier Storgkh
  • 1879-09-27 Hans Hahn, Austrian mathematician (d. 1934)
  • 1880-01-18 Paul Ehrenfest, Austria/Neth physicist (adiabates hypothesis)
  • 1880-08-06 Hans Moser, Austrian actor (d. 1964)
  • 1880-08-17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • 1880-08-25 Robert E. Stolz, Austrian composer and conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 1880-11-06 Robert Musil, Austrian novelist (d. 1942)
  • 1881-02-06 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1949)
  • 1881-02-21 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • 1881-03-25 Béla Bartok, Hungarian composer and pianist (Concerto for Orchestra), born in Nagyszentmiklós, Kingdom of Hungary, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)
  • 1881-04-14 Anton Wildgans, Austrian writer/director (Burg Theater)
  • 1881-09-05 Otto Bauer, Austrian Social Democrat, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1881-09-29 Ludwig von Mises, Austrian Economist
  • 1881-10-11 Hans Kelsen, Austrian legal theorist (d. 1973)
  • 1881-11-28 Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist and dramatist (Beware of Pity), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1882-03-30 Melanie Klein, Austrian/British psycho analysis
  • 1882-04-14 Moritz Schlick, Austrian philosopher, (d. 1936)
  • 1882-04-17 Artur Schnabel, Lipnik Austria, pianist (Beethoven Piano Sonatas)
  • 1882-05-11 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer/critic

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1882-10-20 Bela Lugosi [Blaskó], Austrian actor (Dracula, Plan 9 From Outer Space), born in Lugos, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1956)

  • 1882-10-24 Emmerich Kálmán, Siófok, Austria-Hungary, Hungarian composer of operettas
  • 1882-11-02 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, born in Prague (d. 1957)
  • 1882-11-10 Max Mell, Austria officer/literary (Donauweibchen)
  • 1882-11-15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1883-02-08 Joseph A Schumpeter, Austria/US economist/minister of finance
  • 1883-02-12 Ludwig Stossel, Austria, actor (Man With a Camera)
  • 1883-03-09 Umberto Saba, Italian writer, born in Trieste, Austria-Hungary (d. 1957)
  • 1883-04-19 Richard von Mises, Austrian-born mathematician (d. 1953)

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1883-07-03 Franz Kafka, Czech author (Metamorphosis, Trial, Amerika), born in Prague, Austria-Hungary (d. 1924)

Writer Franz Kafka
Writer
Franz Kafka
  • 1883-07-19 Max Fleischer, Austrian animator and film producer (d. 1972)
  • 1883-09-02 Archduchess Elisabeth Marie of Austria, "The Red Archduchess" (d. 1963)
  • 1883-09-05 Otto Erich Deutsch, Austrian musicologist (Schubert-Brevier), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1883-12-03 Anton (Friedrich Wilhelm) von Webern, Austrian 12-tone composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1884-02-02 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/General Spanish rep army
  • 1884-02-14 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1952)
  • 1884-10-30 Rudolf Forster, Grobming Austria, actor (Threepenny Opera)
  • 1885-01-15 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (d. 1973)
  • 1885-02-09 Alban Maria Johannes Berg, a Lulu of a composer!, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1885-09-06 Franz Theodor Csokor, Austrian author (Writings on the Wall), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1969)
  • 1885-09-13 Wilhelm Blaschke, Austrian geometer (d. 1962)
  • 1885-10-21 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist
  • 1886-03-01 Oskar Kokoschka, Russia/Austrian/British, painter (Erasmus Prize 1960)
  • 1886-06-01 Ernst Kurth, Austrian/Swiss musicologist
  • 1886-11-01 Hermann Broch, Austria, novelist (Sleepwalkers, Bewitchment)
  • 1886-12-23 Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Message from the Madhouse)
  • 1887-01-29 Albert Conti, Trieste Austria, actor (Jazz Heaven, Doomed Battalion)
  • 1887-02-03 Georg Trakl, Austrian poet (Autumn of the Lonely)
  • 1887-02-21 Savielly [Xavier] G Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player
  • 1887-05-11 Paul Wittgenstein, left handed pianist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

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1887-08-12 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Prize Laureate (wave mechanics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1961)

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • 1887-08-17 Charles I, last emperor of Austria-Hungary (1916-18)
  • 1887-08-31 Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian-British chemist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1958)
  • 1887-10-06 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austria, singer (Vienna Opera)
  • 1887-10-12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet (d. 1951)
  • 1887-11-14 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austria, musicologist/conductor/composer
  • 1887-12-07 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1888-01-24 Hedwig "Vicki" Baum, Austrian/US author (Men Never Know)
  • 1888-05-10 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, composer (Gone With Wind), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1888-06-09 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, born in Tovačov (d. 1972)
  • 1889-04-18 Jessie Street, Austrialian pro womans/aborigine rights fighter

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1889-04-20 Adolf Hitler, Austrian-born German dictator and Führer of Nazi Germany (1936-45), born in Gasthof zum Pommer, Braunau am Inn, Austria-Hungary (d. 1945)

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler
  • 1889-04-26 Ludwig Wittgenstein, Austria, philosopher (Tractatus)
  • 1889-09-21 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist
  • 1890-01-16 Karl Freund, Czech/Austrian cameraman/director
  • 1890-06-12 Egon Schiele, Austrian painter/graphic artist
  • 1890-08-05 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1890-08-05 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer (d. 1987)
  • 1890-09-10 Franz Werfel, Austria, author (40 Days of Musa Dagh)
  • 1891-05-15 Fritz Feigl, Austria, chemist (spot tests)
  • 1891-08-26 Ferdinand Bruckner, [Theodor Tagger], Austrian playwright (Races)
  • 1891-09-16 Stephanie von Hohenlohe, Austrian-born German spy (d. 1972)
  • 1891-11-29 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61)
  • 1891-12-22 Edward L Bernays, 1st public relations agent, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1892-02-05 George Saiko, Austrian writer, born in Seestadtl, Bohemia (d. 1962)
  • 1892-03-09 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Adel und Untergang)
  • 1892-05-09 Zita, empress (Austria)/Queen (Hungary)
  • 1892-05-12 Fritz Kortner, Austrian-born director (d. 1970)
  • 1892-05-16 Richard Tauber, [Ernst Seiffert], Austria/British, tenor/conductor
  • 1892-07-22 Arthur Seyss-Inquart, Austrian chancellor (1930s)/war criminal
  • 1892-09-27 John Mylong, Austria, actor (Robot Monsters)
  • 1892-10-04 Engelbert Dollfuss, Austrian Fascist chancellor killed by Nazis
  • 1892-11-17 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, born in Vienna (d. 1982)
  • 1893-03-31 Clemens Krauss, conductor (Berlin State Orch-1937), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1893-07-20 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (From Where I Came)
  • 1894-05-29 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Der blaue Engel)
  • 1894-06-13 Dr. Leo Kanner, Austrian-American physician (d. 1981)
  • 1894-08-28 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, born in Graz, Austria (d. 1981)
  • 1894-09-02 Joseph Roth, Austria, journalist/writer (Hotel Savoy)
  • 1894-11-16 Count Richard Coudenhove Kalergi, Austrian politician
  • 1895-02-13 Fred Essler, Austria, actor (Unsinkable Molly Brown, Saratoga Trunk)
  • 1895-08-16 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (Lady Hamilton), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1895-12-03 Anna Freud, Austrian/English psychoanalytist/daughter of Sigmund F
  • 1896-03-22 Joseph Schildkraut, actor (Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank)), born in Vienna, Austria

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 301 - 400 of 513

  • 1946-10-16 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian Nazi (SS), hanged
  • 1947-02-03 Anna Bahr-von Mildenburg, Austrian soprano/director, dies at 74
  • 1947-03-23 Archduchess Luise of Austria, Princess of Tuscany (b. 1870)
  • 1947-05-20 Philipp Lenard, Austrian physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1862)
  • 1947-05-28 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (b. 1907)
  • 1947-05-30 Georg von Trapp, Austrian WWI submarine commander and inspiration for "The Sound of Music" character, dies at 67
  • 1948-01-08 Richard Tauber, Austrian tenor (b. 1891)
  • 1948-10-24 Franz Lehar, Austrian/Hungarian composer (Wiener Frauen), dies at 78
  • 1949-08-11 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, dies at 68
  • 1949-10-04 Edmund Eysler, Austrian composer, dies at 75
  • 1950-02-03 Karl Seitz, president of Austria, dies at 80
  • 1950-04-08 Albert Ehrenstein, Austria writer (Strum), dies at 63
  • 1950-07-08 Othmar Spann, Austrian economist/sociologist (Wahre State), dies at 71
  • 1950-12-31 Karl Renner, Austrian Chancellor/pres (1918-20, 45-50), dies at 80
  • 1951-04-29 Ludwig J J Wittgenstein, Austria/English philosopher, dies at 62

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1951-07-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (Verklärte Nacht) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, dies at 76

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1951-08-15 Artur Schnabel, Austria/US pianist (Reflections on Music), dies at 69
  • 1952-05-08 William Fox, Austrian-born film producer (b. 1879)
  • 1952-10-05 Joe Jagersberger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1884 or 1885)
  • 1953-11-29 Alfons Fryland, Austrian actor (b. 1888)
  • 1954-01-11 Oscar Straus, Austrian composer (Brave Soldier), dies at 83
  • 1954-05-16 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61
  • 1955-04-24 Alfred Polgar, Austrian writer/theater critic, dies at 79
  • 1955-09-07 Earnest Rabel, Austrian/US civil rights activist, dies at 81
  • 1956-01-27 Erich Kleiber, Austrian conductor, dies
  • 1956-02-05 Savilly Tartakower, Austrian/Polish/French chess player, dies at 74
  • 1957-01-04 Theodor Korner von Siegringen, Austrian pres (1951-57), dies at 84
  • 1957-05-12 Erich von Stroheim, Austrian/US actor (Grand Illusion), dies at 71
  • 1957-08-25 Leo Perutz, Austrian writer and mathematician, dies at 74
  • 1957-11-03 Wilhelm Reich, Austria/US psycho analyst (sexual), dies at 60
  • 1957-11-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Austria/US composer (Kathrin), dies at 60
  • 1958-09-11 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1958-09-17 Friedrich Adolf Paneth, Austrian/British chemist, dies at 71
  • 1958-12-15 Wolfgang Ernst Pauli, Austrian-born American physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1900)
  • 1959-02-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, dies at 53
  • 1959-05-20 Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher, dies at 60
  • 1959-08-20 Alfred Kubin, Austrian writer and illustrator, dies at 82
  • 1960-01-02 Friedrich Adler, Austria soc-dem, murdered PM Storgkh, dies at 80
  • 1960-09-22 Melanie Klein, Austria/British psycho analyst, dies at 78

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1961-01-04 Erwin Schrodinger, Austrian physicist and Nobel Laureate (wave mechanics), dies at 73

Physicist and Nobel Laureate Erwin Schrödinger
Physicist and Nobel Laureate
Erwin Schrödinger
  • 1961-03-03 Paul Wittgenstein, Austrian-born left-handed pianist, dies at 72
  • 1962-01-29 Fritz Kreisler, Austria/US violinist/composer, dies at 86
  • 1962-07-06 Archduke Joseph August of Austria, Austrian field marshal (b. 1872)
  • 1962-10-11 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists to independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, dies at 90
  • 1962-12-23 George Saiko, Austrian writer, dies at 70
  • 1963-01-03 Oscar Backing, Austria/Neth viola player, dies at 83
  • 1964-01-08 Julius Raab, Austrian Chancellor (1953-61), dies at 72
  • 1964-02-10 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (b. 1905)
  • 1964-09-03 Joseph Marx, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1964-12-17 Victor Franz Hess, Austrian-born physicist, Nobel laureate (b. 1883)
  • 1965-02-28 Adolf Scharf, president of Austria (1957-65), dies at 74
  • 1965-04-03 Ernst Kirchweger, Austrian communist and resistance fighter (born 1897 or 1898)
  • 1965-05-03 Otto Forst de Battaglia, Austrian diplomat/genealogist, dies at 75
  • 1965-05-09 Leopold Figl, premier Austria, dies at 62
  • 1965-06-07 Richard Billinger, Austria poet/writer (Bauernpassion), dies
  • 1967-09-29 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), dies of leukemia at 67
  • 1968-01-17 Julis Deutsch, Austria politician/general Spanish rep army, dies at 83
  • 1968-09-06 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), dies at 69
  • 1968-10-27 Lise Meitner, Austria/Swedish physics (protactinium), dies at 89
  • 1969-01-05 Franz Theodor Csokor, Austrian author (Gottes General), dies at 83
  • 1969-12-22 Josef von Sternberg, Austrian director (Shanghai Express), dies at 75
  • 1971-01-23 Fritz Feigl, Austria-born chemist (b. 1871)
  • 1971-05-06 Helene Weigel, Austrian/German actress (Metropolis), dies at 70
  • 1971-06-28 Franz Stangl, Austrian commandant of concentration camps (b. 1908)
  • 1971-07-27 Bernhard Paumgartner, Austrian conductor/composer, dies at 83
  • 1971-12-13 Max Mell, Austria artillery officer/literary, dies at 88
  • 1972-01-10 Georg Rendl, Austriam miner/beekeeper (Satan on Earth), dies at 68
  • 1972-07-22 Hugo Kauder, Austrian composer, dies at 84
  • 1972-11-30 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Kubiniana, Requiem), dies at 71
  • 1973-01-20 Lorenz Böhler, Austrian physician (b. 1885)
  • 1973-01-29 Ludwig Stossel, Austrian actor (Man With a Camera), dies at 89
  • 1973-10-17 Ingeborg Bachmann, Austrian poet (Gott von Manhattan), dies at 47
  • 1973-11-04 Karl H Waggerl, Austria author (Green Friends), dies at 75
  • 1974-01-27 Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, dies at 74
  • 1974-10-06 Helmuth Koinigg, Austrian Formula One driver (b. 1948)

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1974-10-09 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", dies at 66

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 1974-11-09 Egon Joseph Wellesz, Austria, composer/musicologist, dies at 89
  • 1974-12-24 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress actress (Duel in the Sun, Good Earth), dies at 70
  • 1975-01-03 Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (False Flag), dies at 77
  • 1975-07-06 Otto Skorzeny, German/Austrian SS (Mussolini/Ardennen), dies
  • 1975-08-28 Fritz Wotruba, Austrian sculptor (b. 1907)
  • 1976-08-02 Fritz Lang, German-Austrian director (Cloak & Dagger, Metropolis), dies at 85
  • 1977-11-18 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (b. 1897)
  • 1978-01-14 Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1906)
  • 1978-11-09 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, dies at 82
  • 1979-10-12 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Man of a Thousand Faces), dies from natural causes at 82

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1980-01-03 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), murdered at 69 by her servant

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1980-02-22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter/graphic artist, dies at 93
  • 1980-04-13 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956)
  • 1980-10-21 Hans Asperger, Austrian psychologist (b. 1906)
  • 1981-08-14 Karl Böhm, Austrian conductor, dies at 87
  • 1981-11-27 Lotte Lenya, Austrian singer/actress (From Russia With Love), dies of cancer at 83
  • 1982-03-25 Hugo Huppert, Austrian writer and poet, dies at 79
  • 1982-04-07 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (b. 1948)
  • 1982-05-02 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-born American actor, born in Vienna
  • 1982-06-12 Karl von Frisch, Austrian zoologist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1886)
  • 1982-10-09 Anna Freud, Austria/Engl psychoanalyst/daughter of Sigmund, dies at 86
  • 1982-11-22 Max Deutsch, Austrian-French composer, dies at 90
  • 1983-02-20 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-Brazilian physician (b. 1910)
  • 1984-10-20 Carl Ferdinand Cori, Austrian-born biochemist, recipient of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine (b. 1896)