Austrian History (Part 10)

Austria: Vienna

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 901 - 1,000 of 1,013

  • 1941-05-13 Senta Berger, Austrian stage and screen actress (Cast a Giant Shadow), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1941-07-14 Andreas Khol, Austrian politician, born in Bergen auf Rügen, Germany
  • 1941-08-22 Hannspeter Winter, Austrian plasma physicist, born in Wels (d. 2006)
  • 1942-06-24 Gerhart Roth, Austrian writer, born in Graz
  • 1942-10-09 Shukri Ghanem, Libyan Prime Minister (2003-2006), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1942-12-06 Peter Handke, Austrian writer (A Sorrow Beyond Dreams), 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature, born in Griffen, Austria
  • 1943-09-19 Christl Haas, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic gold 1964), born in Kitzbühel, Austria (d. 2001)
  • 1943-09-28 Gertrud "Traudl" Hecher, Austrian downhill skier (Olympic bronze 1960)
  • 1944-01-18 Alexander Van der Bellen, Austrian politician, President of Austria (2017-), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1944-05-02 Franz Innerhofer, Austrian writer (Beautiful Days), born in Krimml, Salzberg

Dietrich Mateschitz

1944-05-20 Dietrich Mateschitz, Austrian businessman and co-creator of Red Bull energy drink, born in Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Styria, Austria

  • 1944-06-22 Klaus Maria Brandauer, Austrian actor (Mephisto, Out of Africa)
  • 1944-12-20 Gernot Wolfgruber, Austrian writer, born in Gmünd, Lower Austria
  • 1945-01-11 Christine Kaufmann, Austrian-born actress (Town Without Pity, Red Lips), born in Lendolf (d. 2017)
  • 1945-06-07 Wolfgang Schüssel, Austrian People's Party politician, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1946-04-01 Manfred Stengl, Austrian luger (Olympic gold men's doubles 1964), born in Salzburg, Austria (d. 1992)
  • 1946-06-17 Peter Rosei, Austrian writer (Wer war Edgar Allan?), born in Vienna
  • 1946-09-23 Franz Fischler, Austrian politician
  • 1947-02-16 Franz West, artist (Flause), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2012)
  • 1947-03-03 Otto Stuppacher, Austrian racing driver (d. 2001)
  • 1947-06-04 Viktor Klima, Austrian politician (20th Chancellor of Austria), born in Schwechat, Austria
  • 1947-09-14 Wolfgang Schwartz, Austrian figure skater (Olympic gold 1968), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1947-09-16 Ilona Gusenbauer, Austrian high jumper (Olympic bronze 1972), born in Gummersbach, West Germany
  • 1947-10-14 Lukas Resetarits, Austrian cabaret artist, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • 1948-05-11 Alfred Matt, Austrian slalom (Olympic bronze 1968)
  • 1948-06-12 Hans Binder, Austrian auto racer (European Formula Ford C'ship 1972), born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1948-08-31 Harald Ertl, Austrian racing driver (d. 1982)
  • 1948-09-05 Benita Ferrero-Waldner, Austrian diplomat and politician, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1948-10-23 Hermann Hauser, Austrian-born entrepreneur (Acorn Computers), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1948-12-21 Willi Resetarits, Austrian musician, born in Stinatz, Austria
  • 1949-02-15 Hans Graf, Austrian conductor, and educator, born in Marchtrenk, Austria

Niki Lauda

1949-02-22 Niki Lauda, Austrian auto racer (F1 world champ 1975, 77, 84), born in Vienna, Austria (d. 2019)

  • 1949-05-04 Sybil Danning, Austrian-American actress (Chained Heat), born in Wels, Austria
  • 1949-07-02 Hanno Pöschl, Austrian actor
  • 1949-07-08 Wolfgang Puck, Austrian-born celebrity chef, born in Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria
  • 1950-01-26 Jorg Haider, Austrian political leader (Austrian Freedom Party), born in Bad Goisern, Austria (d. 2008)
  • 1950-09-12 Gustav Brunner, Austrian Formula One designer and engineer, born in Graz, Austria
  • 1951-04-13 Beatrix "Trixie" Schuba, Austrian figure skater considered to be one of the best compulsory figure skaters ever (Olympic gold 1972), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1952-05-13 Manfred Langer, Austrian-Dutch disco builder
  • 1953-12-03 Franz Klammer, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold downhill 1976; World C'ships gold combined 1974, downhill 1976), born in Mooswald, Carinthia, Austria
  • 1954-01-22 Peter Pilz, Austrian politician, born in Kapfenberg, Austria
  • 1954-01-24 Jo Gartner, Austrian racing driver, born in Vienna, Austria (d. 1986)
  • 1954-02-02 Johann "Hansi" Hinterseer, Austrian pop and schlager singer ("Hände Zum Himmel"), actor, and competitive alpine skier (World Championship silver, 1974), born in Kitzbühel, Austria
  • 1954-06-21 Robert Menasse, Austrian writer (Die Vertreibung aus der Hölle), born in Vienna
  • 1955-07-18 Bernd Fasching, Austrian painter and sculptor, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1955-08-08 Herbert Prohaska, Austrian footballer
  • 1955-12-16 Prince Lorenz of Belgium, Archduke of Austria-Este
  • 1956-05-23 Ursula Plassnik, Austrian politician and Minister of Foreign Affairs (2004-8), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1956-05-28 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (d. 1980)
  • 1958-01-25 Harti Weirather, Austrian alpine skier, born in Reutte, Austria
  • 1958-02-04 Werner Schwab, Austrian playwright and artist, born in Graz (d. 1994)
  • 1958-04-01 Toni Innauer, Austrian ski jumper (Olympic gold individual normal hill 1980; silver long hill 1976), born in Bezau, Austria
  • 1959-09-04 Armin Kogler, Austrian skier (2-time winner of jumping World Cup), born in Schwaz, Austria
  • 1960-08-24 Franz Viehböck, Austrian 1st cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1960-12-15 Walter Werzowa, Austrian composer
  • 1961-11-10 Rudolf Grimm, Austrian physics professor (Bose–Einstein condensation of molecules), born in Mannheim, West Germany
  • 1961-12-15 Karin Resetarits, Austrian journalist
  • 1962-12-11 Paul Haslinger, Austrian musician and composer, born in Linz, Austria
  • 1963-01-15 Richard Nasheim, Canadian-Austrian ice hockey coach and forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Regina, Canada
  • 1963-05-08 Clemens Lothaller, Austrian physician cosmonaut (Soyuz TM-13 backup), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1963-05-16 Mercedes Echerer, Austrian actress and politician
  • 1965-06-13 Lukas Ligeti, Austrian composer and drummer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1966-02-08 Alex Antonitsch, Austrian tennis player, born in Villach, Austria
  • 1966-02-15 Petra Huber, Austrian professional tennis player
  • 1966-03-02 Judith Wiesner, Austrian tennis player (World #12 1997; captain Austria's Federation Cup team 2001), born in Hallein Austria
  • 1967-02-22 Alf Poier, Austrian comedian, born in Judenburg, Austria
  • 1968-08-22 Horst Skoff, Austrian tennis star, born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1969-01-02 Karl-Heinz Grasser, Austrian politician
  • 1969-02-21 Petra Kronberger, Austrian alpine skier (Olympic gold 1992), born in Pfarrwerfen, Austria
  • 1969-03-17 Gilbert Schaller, Austrian tennis player, born in Bruck, Austria
  • 1970-03-24 Judith Draxler, Austrian swimmer
  • 1970-09-01 Barbara Paulus, Austrian tennis player (world #10 1996; 6 x WTA titles), born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1971-04-27 Hayley Carr, Salzburg Austria, actress (Courtney-As the World Turns)
  • 1971-06-12 Florencia Labat, Argentine tennis star (1992 Austrian), born in Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 1972-06-08 Christian Mayrleb, Austrian footballer
  • 1972-07-01 Alex Machacek, Austrian jazz fusion musician (Featuring Ourselves), born in Tulln an der Donau, Austria
  • 1972-07-07 Manfred Stohl, Austrian rally driver, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1972-12-07 Hermann Maier, Austrian skier (2 Olympic gold medals 1998), born in Altenmarkt im Pongau, Austria
  • 1973-03-08 Boris Kodjoe, Austrian model
  • 1973-03-11 Martin Hiden, Austrian footballer
  • 1974-02-15 Alexander Wurz, Austrian racing driver, born in Waidhofen an der Thaya, Austria
  • 1974-04-29 Julian Knowle, Austrian tennis player, born in Lauterach, Austria
  • 1974-06-26 Dieter Kalt, Austrian ice hockey forward (Team Austria 1998), born in Klagenfurt, Austria
  • 1975-06-13 Johannes Grenzfurthner, Austrian artist, writer, curator and director
  • 1975-08-06 Renate Götschl, Austrian alpine skier
  • 1976-03-10 Barbara Schett, Austrian tennis player, born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1977-06-04 Alex Manninger, Austrian footballer
  • 1977-08-24 Jürgen Macho, Austrian footballer, born in Vienna, Austria
  • 1978-02-28 Benjamin Raich, Austrian alpine ski racer, born in Innsbruck, Austria
  • 1980-03-11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer
  • 1980-04-08 Manuel Ortega, Austrian singer, born in Steyregg, Austria
  • 1980-04-27 Sybille Bammer, Austrian tennis player, born in Linz, Austria
  • 1980-06-16 Martin Stranzl, Austrian footballer (1860 Munich, Austria), born in Gussing, Austria
  • 1980-09-26 Patrick Friesacher, Austrian race car driver, born in Wolfsberg, Austria
  • 1981-01-30 Mathias Lauda, Austrian racing driver, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1981-05-22 Jürgen Melzer, Austrian tennis player
  • 1982-02-21 Bernhard Auinger, Austrian racing driver, born in Salzburg, Austria
  • 1982-05-04 Markus Rogan, Austrian swimmer, born in Vienna, Austria

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