Vienna in History

Historical Events

Events 1 - 100 of 147


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1192-12-20 Richard the Lionhearted captured in Vienna

  • 1267-05-10 Vienna's church orders all Jews to wear a distinctive garb
  • 1312-04-03 2nd council of Vienna, Knights Templars supressed
  • 1312-05-06 Pope Clement V closes Council of Vienna
  • 1365-03-12 University of Vienna founded
  • 1396-06-24 Crusaders under Earl of Nevers reach Vienna
  • 1462-11-01 Archduke Albrecht VI van Habsburg occupies Vienna
  • 1485-06-01 Matthias of Hungary takes Vienna from Holy Roman Emperor Frederick III
  • 1515-07-22 First Congress of Vienna settles issues between Poland & Holy Roman Empire - rise of the Habsburgs influence

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1529-09-24 Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent and his Ottoman troops arrive in Vienna, beginning of the siege

Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent
Ottoman Sultan
Suleiman the Magnificent
  • 1624-05-08 Hungarian King Bethlen Gabor & Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II sign Treaty of Vienna
  • 1668-02-23 Fire in the Hofburg in Vienna, Emperor Leopold I rescued
  • 1668-07-13 Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro" (the Golden Apple or Tomato) premieres in Vienna
  • 1670-02-14 Roman Catholic Emperor Leopold I chases Jews out of Vienna
  • 1670-07-25 Austrian Emperor Leopold I expels 4,000 Jews from Vienna
  • 1683-07-16 Turkish troops under Kara Mustafa reach Vienna
  • 1683-09-03 Turkish troops break through defense of Vienna
  • 1683-09-12 Austro-Ottoman War: Battle of Vienna - several European armies join forces to defeat the Ottoman Empire
  • 1706-03-08 Vienna's Wiener Stadtbank established
  • 1725-04-30 Emperor Charles VI & King Philip IV of Spain sign Treaty of Vienna
  • 1731-03-16 Treaty of Vienna signed by Prince Eugene of Savoy, Count Sinzendorf and Count Gundacker, Thomas Stahremberg and the British envoy to Vienna, Sir Thomas Robinson.
  • 1731-07-22 Spain signs Treaty of Vienna
  • 1732-02-20 Estates of Holland ratifies Treaty of Vienna
  • 1752-11-11 Theresianische Military Academy opens in Vienna
  • 1762-10-05 Opera "Orfeo Ed Euridice" is produced in Vienna

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1771-06-02 "Armida", an operatic 'dramma per musica' by Antonio Salieri debuts at the Vienna Burgtheater

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri
  • 1772-02-17 1st Partition of Poland signed in Vienna by Austria, Prussia and Russia
  • 1777-05-13 University library at Vienna opens

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1782-07-16 Mozart's opera "Das Entfuhrung aus dem Serail" premieres in Vienna

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart

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1792-12-12 In Vienna, Ludwig Von Beethoven (22) receives 1st lesson in music composition from Franz Joseph Haydn

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1814-10-01 Opening of the Congress of Vienna, which redrew Europe's political map after the defeat of Napoléon Bonaparte

French Emperor Napoléon Bonaparte
French Emperor
Napoléon Bonaparte
  • 1814-11-01 Congress of Vienna opens to re-draw the European political map after the defeat of France, in the Napoleonic Wars.
  • 1815-06-09 End of the Congress of Vienna: New European political situation is set.
  • 1815-11-27 City of Kraków (Poland) declared a free republic state by the Congress of Vienna
  • 1817-01-31 Franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau" premieres in Vienna
  • 1818-04-21 Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho" premieres in Vienna
  • 1821-03-26 Franz Grillparzer's "Das Goldene Vliess" premieres in Vienna

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1823-12-20 Franz Schubert's "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde," premieres in Vienna

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • 1824-05-07 Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna
  • 1825-02-19 Franz Grillparzer's "Konig Ottokars Gluck" premieres in Vienna
  • 1826-03-21 Beethoven's "String Quartet No. 13" in B flat major (Op 130) premieres in Vienna
  • 1827-03-29 20,000 attend Ludwig von Beethovens burial in Vienna
  • 1828-02-28 Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Treuer Diener" premieres in Vienna
  • 1834-10-04 Franz Grillparzer's "Der Traum ein Leben" premieres in Vienna
  • 1838-03-06 Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt" premieres in Vienna
  • 1847-11-25 Opera "Marta" is produced (Vienna)
  • 1848-11-09 Robert Blum, a German revolutionary and MP (Liberal), is executed in Vienna.
  • 1849-11-21 Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin" premieres in Vienna
  • 1861-06-16 Battle of Vienna, Virginia & Secessionville, South Carolina (James Island)
  • 1862-08-21 The Vienna Stadtpark opens its gates.
  • 1867-02-13 Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" waltz premieres in Vienna
  • 1869-10-01 1st postcards are issued (Vienna, Austria)
  • 1870-01-06 The inauguration of the Musikverein (Vienna)
  • 1872-09-24 Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg" premieres in Vienna
  • 1873-05-01 Emperor Franz Joseph opens 5th World's Exposition in Vienna
  • 1873-05-09 Der Krach: Vienna stock market crash heralds the Long Depression
  • 1874-01-21 Franz Grillparzer's "Libussa" premieres in Vienna
  • 1874-04-05 Johann Strauss Jr's opera "Die Fledermaus" premieres in Vienna
  • 1877-12-30 Johnannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna
  • 1881-12-08 Vienna's Ring Theater destroyed by fire, kills between 640-850
  • 1885-10-24 Johann Strauss' operetta "Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron)" premieres in Vienna
  • 1885-12-02 Opera "Regina di Saba" premieres in Vienna

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1886-04-25 Sigmund Freud opens practice at Rathausstrasse 7, Vienna

Father of Psychology Sigmund Freud
Father of Psychology
Sigmund Freud
  • 1892-02-16 Opera "Werther" premieres in Vienna
  • 1898-10-01 The Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration is founded under the name k.u.k. Exportakademie.

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1902-03-18 Arnold Schoenberg's "Verklärte Nacht" premieres in Vienna

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1902-11-25 Franz Lehar's opera "Wiener Frauen" premieres in Vienna

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1902-11-29 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der arme Heinrich" premieres in Vienna

Author and Nobel Laureate Gerhart Hauptmann
Author and Nobel Laureate
Gerhart Hauptmann

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1908-10-03 Pravda newspaper founded by Leon Trotsky, Adolph Joffe, Matvey Skobelev and other Russian exiles in Vienna

Russian Revolutionary Leon Trotsky
Russian Revolutionary
Leon Trotsky
  • 1908-11-14 Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna
  • 1909-03-06 Gerhart Hauptmann's "Griselda" premieres in Vienna
  • 1912-06-26 Gustav Mahler's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna
  • 1919-10-10 Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna
  • 1921-02-27 The International Working Union of Socialist Parties is founded in Vienna
  • 1923-03-16 Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche" premieres in Vienna
  • 1923-05-04 Bloody street battles between nazis, socialist & police in Vienna
  • 1923-09-07 Interpol forms in Vienna
  • 1924-10-14 Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna
  • 1926-10-03 1st congress of Pan European Movement (Pan-Europese Beweging) opens in Vienna
  • 1927-07-15 Massacre in Vienna: 89 protesters are killed by the Austrian police

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1934-06-14 Hitler & Benito Mussolini meet in Vienna

Dictator of Nazi Germany Adolf Hitler
Dictator of Nazi Germany
Adolf Hitler

Famous Birthdays

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  • 1397-08-16 Albrecht II von Habsburg, King of Bohemia, Hungary and Germany, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1439)
  • 1557-02-24 Matthias, Holy Roman emperor (1612-19), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1678-07-26 Joseph I Habsburg, German king and Roman Catholic emperor (1705-11), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1711)
  • 1708-04-06 Johann George Reutter, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1772)
  • 1711-01-29 Giuseppe Bonno, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1788)
  • 1711-02-05 Joseph Umstatt, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1762)
  • 1724-02-29 Eva Marie Veigel [La Violette], Austrian ballet dancer and wife of actor David Garrick, born in Vienna, Austro-Hungarian Empire (d. 1822)
  • 1726-08-26 Karl Kohaut, Austrian composer and lutenist, born in Vienna (d. 1784)
  • 1732-03-31 Franz Joseph Haydn, prominent composer of the classical period (The Creation/Die Schopfung), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1738-10-06 Archduchess Maria Anna of Austria, second child of Francis I Holy Roman Emperor, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1789)

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1747-05-05 Leopold II, Grand Duke of Tuscany (1765-90) and Holy Roman Emperor (1790-92), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1792)

Holy Roman Emperor Leopold II
Holy Roman Emperor
Leopold II

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1755-11-02 Marie Antoinette, Queen of France (1774-92) who allegedly uttered the phrase "let them eat cake", born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1793)

Queen of France Marie Antoinette
Queen of France
Marie Antoinette
  • 1757-10-26 Karl Leonhard Reinhold, Austrian philosopher (elementary philosophy), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1823)
  • 1758-08-25 Franz Teyber, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1810)
  • 1765-06-13 Anton Eberl, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1807)
  • 1772-04-01 Ignaz Franz von Mosel, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1844)
  • 1791-02-20 Carl Czerny, pianist/composer (Schule der Virtuosen), born in Vienna, Austria

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1797-01-31 Franz Peter Schubert, Austrian composer (Unfinished Symphony), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1828)

Composer Franz Schubert
Composer
Franz Schubert
  • 1797-07-21 Franz Schoberlechner, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1843)
  • 1802-01-13 Eduard von Bauernfeld, comedic playwright, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1803-01-06 Henri Herz, Austrian pianist and composer, born in Vienna (d. 1888)
  • 1805-08-18 Josef Danhauser, Austrian painter (Mutterliebe), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1845)
  • 1805-08-23 Anton von Schmerling, Austrian statesman, born in Lichtental, Vienna, Austria (d. 1893)
  • 1808-01-12 Paul "the Great" Taglioni, ballet choreographer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1809-12-22 Benedict Augustin Morel, Fren psychologist (dementia praecox), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1815-10-25 Philipp Fahrbach the Elder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1885)
  • 1816-11-29 Carl Binder, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1860)
  • 1819-05-18 Julius Hopp, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1885)
  • 1825-10-25 Johann Baptist Strauss Jr., Austrian composer (Waltz King), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1899)
  • 1826-03-23 Ludwig Minkus, Austrian ballet composer, born in Vienna (d. 1917)
  • 1826-12-21 Ernst Pauer, Austrian composer and pianist, born in Vienna (d. 1905)
  • 1830-08-18 Emperor Franz Josef I of Austria, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1916)

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1832-07-06 Maximilian I of Mexico and Archduke of Austria, first and only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire, born in Vienna, Austria

Emperor of Mexico Maximilian I
Emperor of Mexico
Maximilian I
  • 1844-02-20 Ludwig Boltzmann, Austrian physicist (thermodynamics), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1906)
  • 1844-10-24 Karl Lueger, anti semitic mayor of Vienna
  • 1853-04-30 Alfred Berger, Austrian playwright, born in Vienna (d. 1912)
  • 1858-08-01 Hans Rott, Austrian composer and organist, born in Vienna (d. 1884)
  • 1860-05-04 Emil Nikolaus von Reznicek, composer (Donna Diana), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1861-02-26 Ferdinand I, 1st tsar of modern Bulgaria (1908-18), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1869-08-10 Lawrence Binyon, poet (Symbolic Wounds), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1870-03-06 Oscar Straus, composer (Ein Walzertraum), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1871-10-14 Alexander von Zemlinsky, composer (Schneeman), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1871-11-15 Erich Tschermak von Seysenegg, Austrian Botanist who was one of three scientists (also Hugo de Vries and Carl Correns) who independently rediscovered Gregor Mendel's work on the laws of genetics, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1874-01-29 Robert Lach, Austrian composer, born in Vienna (d. 1958)

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1874-09-13 Arnold Schoenberg, Austrian composer (2nd Quartet) and painter associated with the expressionist movement, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)

Composer and Painter Arnold Schoenberg
Composer and Painter
Arnold Schoenberg
  • 1875-02-02 Fritz Kreisler, violinist/composer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1875-12-25 Theodor Innitzer, cardinal/archbishop Vienna
  • 1879-08-31 Alma Mahler, Viennese composer and Wife of Gustav Mahler, Walter Gropius and Franz Werfel, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1880-08-17 Leo Ascher, Austrian-born composer who moved to the US, born in Vienna (d. 1942)
  • 1881-02-06 Karl Weigl, Austrian-American composer, born in Vienna (d. 1949)
  • 1881-09-05 Otto Bauer, Austrian Social Democrat, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1938)
  • 1881-11-28 Stefan Zweig, Austrian poet, essayist and dramatist (Beware of Pity), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1942)
  • 1882-11-15 Felix Frankfurter, 80th Supreme Court Justice (1939-62), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 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
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 1887-08-31 Friedrich A Paneth, Austrian-British chemist, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1958)
  • 1887-10-06 Maria Jeritza, [Jedlicka], Austrian singer (Vienna Opera)
  • 1887-10-12 Paula von Preradović, Croatian-Austrian poet and writer, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1951)
  • 1887-12-07 Ernst Toch, composer (Melodie Lehre), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1888-05-10 Max[imilian Raoul Walter] Steiner, composer (Gone With Wind), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1890-08-05 Erich Kleiber, conductor (NBC Symphony 1945-46), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1891-12-22 Edward L Bernays, 1st public relations agent, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 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
  • 1895-08-16 Liane Haid, Austrian actress (Lady Hamilton), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2000)
  • 1896-03-22 Joseph Schildkraut, Austrian actor (Cleopatra, Joseph Schildkraut Presents, Diary of Anne Frank), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1964)
  • 1896-11-28 Lilia Skala, Austrian actress (House of Games, Flashdance, Charly), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1994)
  • 1897-02-21 Celia Lovsky, Austrian-American actress (Soylent Green, T'Pau-Star Trek), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1979)
  • 1897-04-23 John Wengraf, Austrian actor (12 to the Moon, Pride & Passion), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1974)
  • 1897-08-22 Elizabeth Bergner, Austrian actress (Catherine the Great), born in Drohobycz, Galicia, Austria-Hungary (d. 1986)
  • 1898-08-12 Oscar Homolka, Hungarian actor (Sabotage, The Seven Year Itch, Ball of Fire, I Remember Mama), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1978)
  • 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)
  • 1900-03-06 Ludwig Donath, Austrian actor (Torn Curtain, Sirocco, Jolson Sings Again), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungar (d. 1967)
  • 1900-05-12 Helene Weigel, Austrian-German actress (Metropolis, Mutter Courage), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1971)
  • 1900-08-23 Ernst Krenek, composer (Johnny Spielt Auf), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1900-11-19 Anton Walbrook [Adolf Wohlbrook], Austrian actor (Laura, I Accuse), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1967)
  • 1902-02-26 Rudolf Moralt, German conductor (Vienna Philharmonic)
  • 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, Austrian actor (Bedtime for Bonzo, Inspector General), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1983)
  • 1902-06-14 Carl Esmond, Austrian actor (Ministry of Fear, Smash-Up), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2004)

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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
  • 1902-12-17 Albert Drach, Austrian-Jewish writer, born in Vienna (d. 1995)
  • 1903-02-08 Greta Keller, Austrian-born cabaret singer and actress, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1977)
  • 1903-04-07 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1980)
  • 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)
  • 1903-11-07 Konrad Lorenz, Austrian zoologist and ethologist (Man & His Ideas, Nobel Prize 1973), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1989)
  • 1904-01-05 Erica Morini, concert violinist (d. 1995), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1904-11-15 Tilly Losch, Austrian dancer and actress (Duel in the Sun, Garden of Allah), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1975)
  • 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)

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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
  • 1906-09-06 Alexander Bodon, Hungarian-Dutch architect (RAI, Dollywood), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1993)
  • 1907-01-20 Paula Wessely, Austrian actress and producer (Masquerade), born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 2000)
  • 1907-01-26 Hans Selye, Austrian-Canadian endocrinologist, born in Vienna, Austria-Hungary (d. 1982)

Famous Weddings


HeartWedding of Interest

1782-08-04 Musician Wolfang Amadeus Mozart (26) weds Constanze Weber in St. Stephen's Cathedral in Vienna, Austria

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1902-03-09 Composer Gustav Mahler marries Alma Schindler in Vienna

HeartWedding of Interest

1934-02-24 High-ranking member of British intelligence Kim Philby (22) weds communist Litzi Friedmann in Vienna, Austria

  • 1978-06-30 English prince Michael marries baroness Marie-Christine von Reibnitz in Vienna, Austria
  • 1978-11-17 Gerald Lascelles, British aristocrat and son of Princess Mary weds 2nd wife Elizabeth Collingwood in Vienna

Famous Deaths

  • 1522-08-11 Martin Siebenborger, mayor of Vienna, beheaded
  • 1696-06-17 John [Jan] III Sobieski, King of Poland (1674-96), Victor at Battle Vienna over Turks (1683) dies at 66
  • 1723-04-05 J Fischer von Erlach, Austrian architect (Hofburg, Vienna), dies at 66

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1791-12-05 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, composer, dies in Vienna Austria at 35

Classical Musician and Composer Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
Classical Musician and Composer
Wolfang Amadeus Mozart
  • 1820-03-15 Clemens Maria Hofbauer, patron saint of Vienna (b. 1751

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1825-05-07 Antonio Salieri, Italian composer (Tarare), dies in Vienna at 74

Composer Antonio Salieri
Composer
Antonio Salieri
  • 1910-03-10 Karl Lueger, Austrian anti-semite/mayor of Vienna, dies at 65
  • 1945-04-03 Joseph Weinheber, Austria poet/writer (Vienna Verbatim), dies at 43
  • 1954-05-16 Clemens Krauss, Austrian conductor (Vienna State Opera), dies at 61
  • 1973-09-29 W H Auden, Vienna poet, dies
  • 1977-11-11 Greta Keller, Vienna-born cabaret singer and actress (b. 1903)
  • 1982-05-02 Helmut Dantine, Austrian-born American actor, born in Vienna
  • 1993-11-16 Lucia Popp, Czech/Austria soprano (Vienna Opera), dies at 54
  • 1995-07-16 Stephen Spender, English poet and critic (Vienna, Edge of Darkness), dies at 86
  • 2004-03-13 Franz König, Austrian Catholic Archbishop of Vienna (b. 1905)