Otto Neurath
Otto Neurath ([ˈnɔʏʀaːt]; December 10, 1882 – December 22, 1945) was an Austrian philosopher of science, sociologist, and political economist. Before he fled his native country in 1934, Neurath was on...
Franz Blei
Franz Blei (pseudonyms: Medardus, Dr. Peregrinus Steinhövel, Amadée de la Houlette, Franciscus Amadeus, Gussie Mc-Bill, Prokop Templin, Heliogabal, Nikodemus Schuster, L. O. G., Hans Adolar; January 1...
Nathan Birnbaum
Nathan Birnbaum (Hebrew: נתן בירנבוים‎; pseudonyms: "Mathias Acher", "Dr. N. Birner", "Mathias Palme", "Anton Skart", "Theodor Schwarz", and "Pantarhei") (16 May 1864 – 2 April 1937) was an ...
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Albert Drach
Albert Drach (17 December 1902 – 27 March 1995) was an Austrian-Jewish writer and lawyer. He was born in Vienna and died in Mödling. In 1988 he was awarded the Georg Büchner Prize by the Deutsche Akad...
Hubertus Czernin
Hubertus Czernin (more fully, Hubertus Alexander Felix Franz Maria Czernin von und zu Chudenitz) (17 January 1956 - 10 June 2006) was an Austrian investigative journalist.Born in Vienna to Felix Theob...
Bertha Eckstein-Diener
Bertha Eckstein-Diener (March 18, 1874, Vienna – February 20, 1948, Geneva), also known by her American pseudonym as Helen Diner, was an Austrian writer, travel journalist, feminist historian and inte...
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Anton Wildgans
Anton Wildgans (17 April 1881–3 May 1932) was an Austrian poet and playwright. He was born in Vienna, and died in Mödling.His works, in which realism, neo-romanticism and expressionism mingle, f...
Siegfried L. Kratochwil
Siegfried Leopold Kratochwil (March 24, 1916 – February 25, 2005) was an Austrian painter and poet. Born in Karlstift, Lower Austria he later moved to Vienna and became one of the best-known Austrian ...
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Eva Schloss
Eva Geiringer Schloss, MBE (born 11 May 1929) is a Holocaust survivor memoirist and stepdaughter of Otto Frank the father of Margot and Anne Frank.
Shortly after the annexation of Austria by Germa...
Jakob Bettelheim
Jacob Bettelheim, German: Jakob Bettelheim (pseudonym: Karl Tellheim; October 24 (26), 1841, Vienna - July 13, 1909, Berlin), a Jewish Austrian-German dramatist, writer, translator.He attained con...
Herbert Rosenkranz
Herbert Rosenkranz (July 7, 1924 in Vienna – September 5, 2003) was a Jewish historian.
Herbert Rosenkranz grew up in the Viennese district of Brigittenau. His Jewish parents, Michael and Mircia,...
Franz Schuh (writer)
Franz Schuh (born March 15, 1947) is an Austrian novelist, literary critic and, above all, essayist in the tradition of Karl Kraus and Alfred Polgar. Schuh was born, and lives, in Vienna, where, just ...
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H. C. Artmann
Hans Carl Artmann (12 June 1921 in Vienna – 4 December 2000 in Vienna), also known as Ib Hansen, was (amongst other things) an Austrian-born poet and writer, most popular for his early poems writ...
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Walter Scheidel
Walter Scheidel (born 9 July 1966) is an Austrian historian who teaches ancient history at Stanford University, California. Scheidel's main research interests are ancient social and economic hist...
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Gerd Honsik
Gerd Honsik (born 10 October 1941 in Vienna) is an Austrian writer and lyric poet, and a prominent Holocaust denier.
Honsik was a functionary in the Austrian "Volksbewegung" ("People's Movement")...
Friedrich Katz
C. Friedrich Katz (13 June 1927 – 16 October 2010) was an Austrian-born anthropologist and historian specialized in 19th and 20th century history of Latin America; particularly, in the Mexican Revolut...
Hede Massing
Hede Massing, née "Hedwig Tune" (also "Hede Eisler," "Hede Gumperz," and "Redhead") (6 January 1900 – 8 March 1981), was an Austrian actress in Vienna and Berlin, communist, and Soviet intelligence op...
Hans Kmoch
Johann "Hans" Joseph Kmoch (July 25, 1894, Vienna – February 13, 1973, New York City) was an Austrian-Dutch-American chess International Master (1950), International Arbiter (1951), and a chess journa...
Hans Weigel
Julius Hans Weigel (29 May 1908, Vienna – 12 August 1991, Maria Enzersdorf) was an Austrian Jewish writer and a theater critic (till 1962). He lived in Vienna, except during the period between 1...
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Herbert W. Franke
Herbert W. Franke (born 14 May 1927 in Vienna) is an Austrian scientist and writer. Die Zeit calls him "the most prominent German writing Science Fiction author".He is also active in the fields of fu...
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Erika Ostrovsky
Erika Ostrovsky (born May 30, 1926), author of Céline and his Vision (1967), was born in Vienna and educated mainly in America.Her interest in Louis-Ferdinand Céline stemmed from a 3-year stay in Fran...
Barbara Albert
Barbara Albert (Vienna, 1970) is an Austrian writer, film-producer and film-director.She studied filmmaking at the Wiener Filmakademie. Her first film to become known to a larger audience was Nordrand...
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Klaus Ebner
Klaus Ebner (b. August 8, 1964) is an Austrian writer, essayist, poet, and translator. Born and raised in Vienna, he began writing at an early age. He started submitting stories to magazines in the 1...
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Lorenz Leopold Haschka
Lorenz Leopold Haschka (1 September 1749 – 3 August 1827) was an Austrian poet and author of the words to Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser, Austria's national anthem until 1918.Haschka was born and...
Richard Wahle
Richard Wahle (January 14, 1857, Vienna - October 21, 1935, Vienna) was professor of philosophy at the Universities of Czernowitz and Vienna.Wahle pronounced in his Tragicomedy of Wisdom (2nd edition,...
Ida Laura Pfeiffer
Ida Laura Pfeiffer (October 14, 1797 in Vienna - October 27, 1858 Vienna), was an Austrian traveler and travel book author. She was one of the first female explorers, whose popular books were translat...
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Edith Porada
Edith Porada (22 August 1912, Vienna – 24 March 1994, Honolulu) was an art historian and archaeologist, a leading authority on ancient cylinder seals and a professor of art history and archaeology at ...
Anton Kuh
Anton Kuh (12 July 1890, Vienna - 18 January 1941, New York) was an Austrian-Jewish journalist and essayist.
Ilse Aichinger
Ilse Aichinger (born 1 November 1921) is an Austrian writer noted for her accounts of her persecution by the Nazis because of her Jewish ancestry.
Aichinger was born in 1921 in Vienna, along with ...
Ernst Kris
Ernst Kris (April 26, 1900 – February 27, 1957) was an Austrian psychoanalyst and art historian.
Kris was born in 1900 to Leopold Kris, a lawyer, and Rosa Schick in Vienna, Austria-Hungary.Kris no...