Austrian History (Part 5)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events

Events 401 - 442 of 442

  • 1964-01-29 9th Winter Olympic games open in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-09 9th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1964-02-25 Austrian chancellor Alfons Gorbach resigns
  • 1964-04-02 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), dies at 90
  • 1965-05-23 Franz Jonas elected president of Austria
  • 1966-03-05 11th Eurovision Song Contest: Udo Jurgens for Austria wins singing "Merci, Cherie" in Luxembourg
  • 1967-03-12 Austria's Reinhold Bachler ski jumps 505 feet
  • 1970-03-01 Kreisky's social democrats win Austrian parliamentary election
  • 1970-04-20 Bruno Kreisky becomes 1st socialist chancellor of Austria
  • 1971-12-22 UN General Assembly ratifies former Austrian President Kurt Waldheim as Secretary-General
  • 1972-02-04 6th round of Strategic Arms Limitation Talks ends in Vienna Austria
  • 1973-09-28 Palestinian Terrorists hijack Austrian train
  • 1976-02-04 12th Winter Olympic games opens in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-02-13 American Dorothy Hamill wins Olympic figure-skating gold in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-02-15 12th Winter Olympic games close at Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1976-07-11 1st US football club in Austria forms (FAAFC-1st Austrian American)
  • 1982-07-31 Finland, Italy, Germany, Austria & France form American European Football Federation (AEFF)
  • 1983-04-24 Austrian socialist party loses parliamentary election
  • 1983-05-24 Fred Sinowatz succeeds Bruno Kreisky as chancellor of Austria
  • 1984-04-21 Franz Weber of Austria skis downhill at a record 209.8 kph
  • 1985-05-15 Everton of England wins 25th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 3-1 in Rotterdam
  • 1986-06-08 Alleged Nazi Kurt Waldheim elected President of Austria
  • 1987-04-27 US Justice Department bars Austrian Chancellor Kurt Waldheim from entering US, due to his aid of Nazi Germany during WW II

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1987-06-25 Pope John Paul II receives Austrian President Kurt Waldheim

264th Pope John Paul II
264th Pope
John Paul II
  • 1987-11-12 Ulla Weigerstorfer of Austria, 20, crowned 37th Miss World
  • 1991-05-27 Austrian Boeing 767-300 explodes at Bangkok, 223 die
  • 1992-06-08 Thomas Klestil succeeds Waldheim as president of Austria
  • 1992-07-08 Thomas Klestil installed as president of Austria
  • 1994-03-13 33.3% of Austria votes for ultra-right Freedom Party
  • 1994-09-18 Austrian conservative FVP wins election; extreme right gets 18.5%
  • 1994-10-06 -9] European Campaign against Racism confers in Austria
  • 1994-10-09 Austrian parliamentary election (23% extreme-right)
  • 1995-01-01 Austria, Finland & Sweden act to join European Union
  • 1996-05-08 Paris Saint-Germain of France win 36th European Cup Winner's Cup against Rapid Wien of Austria 1-0 in Brussels
  • 1999-02-23 An avalanche destroys the Austrian village of Galtür, killing 31.
  • 2000-11-11 In Kaprun, Austria, 155 skiers and snowboarders die when a cable car catches fire in an alpine tunnel.
  • 2009-05-15 Eurostat report that Austria, Belgium, and Romania have all entered recession in the first quarter of 2009
  • 2013-01-20 Austria votes to maintain compulsory military service in a referendum
  • 2013-01-21 41 people are injured after two trains collide in Vienna, Austria
  • 2014-05-10 59th Eurovision Song Contest: Conchita Wurst for Austria wins singing "Rise Like a Phoenix" in Copenhagen
  • 2016-05-22 Independent Alexander Van der Bellen defeats Freedom Party's Norbert Hofer by just 31,000 votes to become President in Austrian elections
  • 2016-12-04 Austria elects liberal independent Alexander Van der Bellen as President, after original vote in May annulled

Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 401 - 500 of 758

  • 1896-04-30 Hans List, Austrian inventor (d. 1996)
  • 1896-10-06 Otto Siegl, Austrian composer, born in Graz (d. 1978)
  • 1896-11-28 Lilia Skala, Austrian actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • 1896-12-03 John Urzidil, Austria/US writer (Die erbeuteten Frauen)
  • 1897-01-23 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (d. 2000)
  • 1897-02-21 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Soylent Green, T'Pau-Star Trek), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • 1897-03-24 Wilhelm Reich, Austrian-US psycho analysist (character analysis)
  • 1897-04-23 John Wengraf, actor (12 to Moon, Pride & Passion), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1897-05-22 Robert Neumann, Austrian/British author (Waters of Babylon)
  • 1897-05-29 Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Brno Austria, movie composer (Violanta)
  • 1897-06-11 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, born in Bratislava (d. 1988)
  • 1897-08-22 Elizabeth Bergner, Austrian actress (Catherine the Great), born in Drohobycz, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1897-12-10 Karl H Waggerl, Austria writer (Power of Love)
  • 1897-12-14 Kurt Schuschnigg, Austrian politician (d. 1977)
  • 1898-04-09 Julius Patzak, Austrian tenor singer
  • 1898-08-12 Oscar Homolka, actor (I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1898-10-01 Karl Rankl, Austrian-born British composer and conductor (Covent Garden Opera Company), born in Gaaden (d. 1968)
  • 1898-10-18 Lotte Lenya [Karoline Wilhelmine Charlotte Blamauer], Austrian singer and actress (The Roman Spring of Mrs. Stone, From Russia with Love), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1981)
  • 1899-04-13 Alfred Schutz, Austrian/US architect/philosopher
  • 1899-05-26 Otto E Neugebauer, Austrian/US math historian
  • 1900-01-05 Paula Ludwig, Austrian German poet, born in Vorarlberg, Austria (d. 1974)
  • 1900-03-06 Ludwig Donath, actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-05-12 Helene Weigel, Austrian-German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1900-07-20 Gottfried von Haberler, Austrian economist
  • 1900-08-23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-11-19 Anton Walbrook, [Adolf Wohlbrook], actor (Laura), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-12-03 Richard Kuhn, Austrian biochemist, worked with vitamins (Nobel 1938)
  • 1901-01-22 Hans-Erich Apostel, Austrian composer (Sonata Ritmica)
  • 1901-01-31 Blaž Arnič, Slovenian composer, born near Mount Raduha, Austria-Hungary (d. 1970)
  • 1901-05-20 Otto Waldis, Austrian actor (Port of Hell, Unknown World)
  • 1901-06-10 Frederick Loewe [Friedrich Löwe], Austrian-born American composer (My Fair Lady, Camelot), born in Berlin, Germany (d. 1988)
  • 1901-11-17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach/actor (Somewhere in the Night)
  • 1902-02-13 Karl Menger, Austria/US mathematician (theory of dimension)
  • 1902-03-16 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, born in Vienna (d. 1995)
  • 1902-04-08 Josef Krips, conductor (London Symph 1954-63), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1902-05-03 Walter Slezak, actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1902-06-05 Hugo Huppert, Austrian writer and poet, born in Bielitz, Silesia (d. 1982)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1902-07-28 Karl Popper, Austro-British philosopher (Logic of Forschung), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)

Philosopher and Professor Karl Popper
Philosopher and Professor
Karl Popper
  • 1902-09-25 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, born in Cinfalva, Hungary (d. 2005)
  • 1902-10-02 Leopold Figl, premier of Austria
  • 1902-11-17 Lee Strasberg, Austrian acting coach/actor (And Justice for All)
  • 1902-12-17 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, born in Vienna (d. 1995)
  • 1903-02-01 Georg Rendl, Austria miner/beekeeper/writer (The Bees Novel)
  • 1903-02-08 Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1903-02-10 Matthias Sindelar, Austrian footballer (d. 1939)
  • 1903-04-24 Siegfried F Nadel, Austrian/British anthropologist (Black Byzantium)
  • 1903-08-22 René Wellek, writer (Concepts of Criticism), Vienna, Austria
  • 1903-08-25 Bruno Bettelheim, Austrian-American psycho-analyst (Uses of Enchantment), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1990)
  • 1903-10-04 Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Austrian nazi (SS/SD)
  • 1904-01-05 Erica Morini, concert violinist (d. 1995), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1904-03-04 Joseph Schmidt Austrian-Hungarian tenor and actor (d. 1942)
  • 1904-03-06 Joseph Schmidt, Austrian tenor (d. 1942)
  • 1904-03-07 Willy Forst, Austria actor/director (Vienna Blood)
  • 1904-08-17 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (d. 1991)
  • 1904-09-14 Anton Zischka, Austrian writer (Lebendiges Europa)
  • 1904-10-01 Otto Robert Frisch, Austrian-born physicist (d. 1979)
  • 1904-11-15 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 1904-12-15 William Hitzig, Austrian Maxwell physician
  • 1905-01-26 Maria Augusta von Trapp, Austrian singer, inspired "Sound of Music", (d. 2014)
  • 1905-04-27 Julian Stryjkowski, Polish journalist and writer known for his radical leftist leanings, born in Stryi, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1996)
  • 1905-05-18 Eric Zeisl, Austrian American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1959)
  • 1905-05-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, born in Vienna (d. 1991)
  • 1905-08-11 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (d. 2002)
  • 1905-09-22 Eugen Sänger, Austrian aerospace engineer (d. 1964)
  • 1905-09-28 William Northam, Austrian yachtsman (Olympic gold 1964)
  • 1905-12-05 Otto Preminger, Austrian director/producer (Laura, Exodus)
  • 1905-12-12 Manès Sperber, Austrian-born writer (d. 1984)
  • 1906-01-21 Fred Fehl, Austrian/US Broadway photographer
  • 1906-02-08 Henry Roth, American writer (Call it Sleep), born in Tysmenitz, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)
  • 1906-02-18 Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician (d. 1980)
  • 1906-04-28 Kurt Gödel, Austrian mathematician (d. 1978)
  • 1906-06-14 Carl Esmond, Wien (Vienna) Austria, actor (Smash-Up)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1906-06-22 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American filmmakerr (Some Like It Hot, Apartment, Stalag 17), born in Vienna, Austria

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • 1907-01-20 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress and producer (Masquerade), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1907-04-12 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), (d. 2003)
  • 1907-04-16 August Eigruber, Austrian war criminal (d. 1947)
  • 1907-04-29 Fred Zinneman, Austrian director (From Here to Eternity, Julia)
  • 1907-08-29 Joseph Wechsberg, Jewish-Czech writer (Looking For a Bluebird), born in Ostrava, Moravia, Czechoslovakia (d. 1983)
  • 1907-09-08 Leon Askin, actor (Pierre-Charlie Farrell Show), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1907-09-12 Joe Lederer, Austrian actress and writer (Drei Tage Liebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1987)
  • 1908-01-06 Menachem Avidom, Israeli composer, born in Stanislaviv, Austria-Hungary (d. 1995)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-01-10 Paul Henreid, Austrian-American actor (Casablanca, Now, Voyager), born in Trieste, Italy (d. 1992)

  • 1908-01-14 Carl Esmond, actor (Address Unknown, Hitler), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1908-04-05 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), born in Salzburg (d. 1989)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1908-04-28 Oskar Schindler, Austrian businessman and subject of the novel "Schindler's Ark" and the film "Schindler's List", born in Zwittau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1974)

Industrialist Oskar Schindler
Industrialist
Oskar Schindler
  • 1908-12-31 Simon Wiesenthal, Polish/Austrian nazi hunter (Wiesenthal Center)
  • 1909-06-05 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1992)
  • 1909-06-16 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert)
  • 1909-09-13 Herbert Berghof, actor (Belarus File), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1909-09-19 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), born in Wiener Neustadt, Austria-Hungary (d. 1998)
  • 1909-12-25 Mike Mazurki, Tarnopal Austria, actor/wrestler (Centerfold Girls)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1910-01-20 Joy Adamson [Friederike Viktoria Gessner], Austrian naturalist and author (Born Free), born in Troppau, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)

Naturalist and Author Joy Adamson
Naturalist and Author
Joy Adamson
  • 1910-01-28 John Banner, actor (Sgt Hans Schultz-Hogan's Heroes), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1910-08-15 Josef Klaus, Chancellor of Austria (1966-70), born in Kötschach-Mauthen, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1910-10-01 Fritz Köberle, Austrian-born physician (d. 1983)
  • 1911-01-17 Hermann Pfrogner, Austrian musicologist (Zerrissene Orpheus)
  • 1911-01-22 Bruno Kreisky, Austrian bandleader/chancellor (1970-83)
  • 1911-05-27 Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born Israeli politician (d. 2007)
  • 1911-07-29 Jan Cikker, Slovak composer, born in Banská Bystrica, Austria-Hungary
  • 1911-10-19 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, born in Vienna (d. 1990)

Famous Weddings


Famous Deaths

Deaths 401 - 500 of 512

  • 1986-06-01 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver (d. 1958)
  • 1986-06-06 Herbert Eisenreich, Austrian writer, dies at 61
  • 1987-04-03 Hans Gál, Austrian-British composer, dies at 97
  • 1988-04-07 Cesar Bresgen, Austrian composer/organist, dies at 74
  • 1988-05-21 Bruno Frei [Benedikt Freistadt], Austrian Marxist journalist, dies at 91
  • 1988-11-22 Erich Freid, Austrian and British writer, dies at 67
  • 1989-02-12 Thomas Bernhard, Dutch/Austrian writer (Heldenplatz), dies at 58
  • 1989-02-27 Conrad Lorenz, Austria zoologist (Nobel 1973), dies
  • 1989-02-27 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), dies at 85
  • 1989-03-14 Zita, Empress of Austria/Queen of Hungary, dies at 96
  • 1989-07-16 Herbert von Karajan, Austrian conductor (Berlin Philharmonic), dies at 81
  • 1990-03-13 Bruno Bettelhelm, Austrian/US psychoanalyst, commits suicide at 86
  • 1990-07-29 Bruno Kreisky, union chancellor Austria, dies
  • 1990-10-27 Princess Sophie von Hohenberg, daughter of assassinated Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria (b. 1901)
  • 1990-11-30 Hilde Spiel, Austrian writer, dies at 78
  • 1991-02-10 Walter Klien, Austrian pianist, dies of cancer at 62
  • 1991-03-02 Freek Zoetmulder, publisher (Austrian Encyclopedia)/neo-nazi, dies
  • 1991-04-21 Willi Boskovsky, Austrian conductor (new years concert), dies at 81
  • 1991-04-26 Hans Holewa, Austrian-born Swedish composer, dies at 85
  • 1991-05-27 Leopold Nowak, Austrian musicologist (b. 1904)
  • 1991-12-22 Ernst Krenek, Austrian/US composer (Orpheus & Eurydike), dies at 91

Person of interestPerson of Interest

1992-03-29 Paul [G J von] Henreid, Austrian actor (Laszlo-Casablanca), dies at 84

  • 1992-05-02 Margareth Wallmann, Austrian opera director, dies at 88
  • 1992-06-08 Alfred Uhl, Austrian composer, dies at 83
  • 1993-01-06 Elisabeth, arch duch of Austria/princess of Liechtenstein, dies at 70
  • 1993-09-11 Erich Leinsdorf, Austrian-born American conductor, dies at 81
  • 1993-11-16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • 1994-01-01 Werner Schwab, Austrian playwright (Female Presidents) and artist, dies at 35
  • 1994-02-26 Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austrian social philosopher, dies at 84
  • 1994-02-27 Leopold "Hans" Kohr, Austria social philosopher/economist, dies at 84
  • 1994-04-30 Roland Ratzenberger, Austrian race car driver, dies in crash at 31
  • 1994-07-14 Robert Jungk, German/French/Us/Austrian philosopher/historian, dies
  • 1994-09-06 Wolf Donner, Austrian movie historian/festival director, dies at 55
  • 1994-10-15 Hannes Wustinger, Austrian race car driver, dies at 29
  • 1994-11-21 Manfred Longer, Austrian/Dutch gay disco owner, dies at 42
  • 1994-12-18 Lilia Skala, Austrian/US actress (Ship of Fools, Caprice), dies at 98
  • 1995-01-06 Karl Guttmann, Austrian/Dutch playwright/director (Pinter), dies at 81
  • 1995-01-13 Maxwell Henley Harris, Austrian poet/publisher (Critics), dies at 73
  • 1995-02-08 Wilhelm J Soukop, Austrian/British sculptor, dies at 88
  • 1995-02-22 Elfi Althoff-Jacobi, Austrian circus director, dies at 80
  • 1995-03-27 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, dies at 92
  • 1995-04-01 Lucie Rie, Austrian-born British potter, dies at 93
  • 1996-09-10 Hans List, Austrian scientist and inventor (b. 1896)
  • 1997-02-02 Erich Eliskases, Austrian chess player (b. 1913)
  • 1998-03-27 Ferry Porsche, Austrian automobile pioneer (Porsche AG), dies at 88
  • 1999-03-17 Ernest Gold, Austrian-born American film composer (Exodus), dies at 77
  • 2000-01-18 Margarete Schütte-Lihotzky, Austrian architect (b. 1897)

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2000-01-19 Hedy Lamarr, Austrian-American actress (Ecstasy, Samson & Delilah) and inventor (radio guidance system for Allied torpedoes), dies of heart failure at 86

Actress and Inventor Hedy Lamarr
Actress and Inventor
Hedy Lamarr
  • 2000-01-27 Friedrich Gulda, Austrian pianist (b. 1930)
  • 2000-02-19 Friedensreich Hundertwasser, Austrian artist (b. 1928)
  • 2000-05-11 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress (b. 1907)
  • 2000-06-09 Ernst Jandl, Austrian writer and poet (Otto's Pug), dies at 74
  • 2000-10-27 Walter Berry, Austrian bass-baritone (b. 1929)
  • 2000-11-28 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (Lady Hamilton), dies at 105
  • 2000-12-04 H. C. Artmann, Austrian writer, dies at 79
  • 2000-12-26 Paul Kont, Austrian composer, dies at 80
  • 2001-08-13 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (b. 1947)
  • 2001-11-03 Ernst Gombrich, Austrian art historian (b. 1909)
  • 2002-01-30 Ingeborg "Inge" Morath, Austrian born Magnum photographer and wife of Arthur Miller
  • 2002-02-06 Max Perutz, Austrian molecular biologist, Nobel laureate (b. 1914)
  • 2002-02-21 Harold Furth, Austrian-American physicist, dies at 72

Person of interestPerson of Interest

2002-03-27 Billy Wilder, Austrian-born American film director (The Lost Weekend, Some Like it Hot), dies at 95

Filmmaker Billy Wilder
Filmmaker
Billy Wilder
  • 2002-04-09 Leopold Vietoris, Austrian mathematician (b. 1891)
  • 2002-06-20 Erwin Chargaff, Austrian biochemist (b. 1905)
  • 2002-10-02 Heinz von Foerster, Austrian-born physicist and philosopher (b. 1911)
  • 2002-12-02 Ivan Illich, Austrian priest and philosopher (b. 1926)
  • 2003-03-23 Fritz Spiegl, Austrian-born journalist (b. 1926)
  • 2003-03-24 Hans Hermann Groër, Austrian Catholic archbishop (b. 1919)
  • 2003-06-03 Felix de Weldon, Austrian-American sculptor (Marine Corps War Memorial), dies at 96
  • 2003-08-02 Peter Safar, Austrian physician (pioneered cardiopulmonary resuscitation or CPR), dies at 79
  • 2004-03-13 Franz König, Austrian Catholic Archbishop of Vienna (b. 1905)
  • 2004-06-22 Thomas Gold, Austrian astrophysicist, dies from complications due to heart disease at 84
  • 2004-07-06 Thomas Klestil, President of Austria (b. 1932)
  • 2004-07-13 Carlos Kleiber, Austrian conductor (b. 1930)
  • 2005-02-08 Helmut Eder, Austrian composer, dies at 88
  • 2005-03-09 Jeanette Schmid, Austrian professional whistler; aka Baroness Lips von Lipstrill (b. 1924)
  • 2005-04-10 Norbert Brainin, Austrian violinist (b. 1923)
  • 2005-04-26 Maria Schell, Swiss-Austrian actress (b. 1926)
  • 2005-08-21 Marcus Schmuck, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1925)
  • 2005-09-13 Toni Fritsch, Austrian football and American football player (b. 1945)
  • 2005-09-20 Simon Wiesenthal, Austrian-Polish Nazi hunter (b. 1908)
  • 2005-09-25 Friedrich Peter, Austrian politician (b. 1921)
  • 2005-11-14 Jeno Takacs, Austrian composer, dies at 103
  • 2005-12-15 Heinrich Gross, Austrian physician (b. 1914)
  • 2006-01-07 Heinrich Harrer, Austrian mountaineer (b. 1912)
  • 2006-11-08 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, dies at 65
  • 2007-01-02 Teddy Kollek, Austrian-born mayor of Jerusalem (b. 1911)
  • 2007-02-05 Alfred Worm, Austrian investigative journalist (b. 1945)
  • 2007-06-14 Kurt Waldheim, Austrian 4th Secretary-General of the United Nations (1972-81) and 9th President of Austria (1986-92), dies at 88
  • 2007-09-11 Joe Zawinul, Austrian musician (b. 1932)
  • 2008-05-27 Franz Künstler, Last remaining Austro-Hungarian Empire World War I veteran (b. 1900)
  • 2008-06-13 Gertrude Fröhlich-Sandner, Austrian politician (b. 1926)
  • 2008-06-24 Gerhard Ringel, Austrian mathematician (b. 1919)
  • 2008-10-11 Jörg Haider, Austrian far-right politician (b. 1950)
  • 2010-02-03 Regina, Crown Princess of Austria (b. 1925)
  • 2010-03-04 Raimund Abraham, Austrian architect (b. 1933)
  • 2010-12-28 Agathe von Trapp, Austrian-born American singer (oldest von Trapp child), dies at 97
  • 2011-04-17 Eric Gross, Austrian-Australian composer (b. 1926)
  • 2011-07-04 Otto von Habsburg, last crown prince of Austria-Hungary and MEP (1979-1999) (b. 1912)
  • 2012-07-26 Franz West, Austrian artist, dies at 65