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Vienna ("Wien") is the capital of Austria. Nearly one third of Austria's population lives in the Metropolitan area of Vienna. Vienna is one of most visited cities of Europe and known for its high quality of life. Vienna is an important city for Austrian and European History and Culture. Try to name these famous persons, born in the city of Vienna.
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Empress of Austria-Hungary
1717
Maria Theresa
Composer of the Classical period. "Father of the Symphony"
1732
Joseph Haydn
Last Queen of France before the French Revolution. She later got executed by guillotine.
1755
Marie-Antoinette
Composer of the early Romantic era and influencer of several other composers
1797
Franz Schubert
Composer and son of a composer with the same name. "Blue Danube"
1825
Johann Strauß
Physicist and one of those responsible for the discovery of nuclear fission.
1878
Lise Meitner
Jurist who served on the US Supreme Court from 1939 to 1962
1882
Felix Frankfurter
Nobel Prize-winning physicist, Also known for a thought experiment with a cat
1887
Erwin Schrödinger
Considered one of the greatest philosophers of the 20th century
1889
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Director, "Metropolis" "M"
1890
Fritz Lang
Economist and philosopher who is best known for his defence of classical liberalism. Winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
1899
Friedrich August von Hayek
Nobel Prize-winning physicist and one of the pioneers of quantum physics
1900
Wolfgang Pauli
Matriarch of the Trapp Family Singers and inspiration for "Sound of Music"
1905
Maria von Trapp
Medical theorist for whom Asperger syndrome is named
1906
Hans Asperger
SS-functionary and war criminal, famous from "Schindler's List" potrayed by Ralph Fiennes
1908
Amon Göth
SPÖ-Politician and longest serving Chancellor in republican Austria
1911
Bruno Kreisky
female writer known for her accounts of her persecution by the Nazis because of her Jewish ancestry
1921
Ilse Aichinger
One of the greatest football managers of all time, two times winner of the European Cup and champion in Austria, Germany, Belgium and Netherlands
1925
Ernst Happel
Academy Award winning actor for the film "Judgment at Nuremberg"
1930
Maximilian Schell
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Business magnate, engineer and long-time chairman of Volkswagen
1937
Ferdinand Piech
SPÖ-politician and former Chancellor of Austria
1937
Franz Vranitzky
Actress with international sucess mainly in the French film industry. "Sissi"-Trilogy "The Swimming Pool" "The Trial"
1938
Romy Schneider
current President of Austria anf former professor of economics
1944
Alexander van der Bellen
Former jurist who served as first female Chancellor of Austria
1949
Brigitte Bierlein
Formula One Champion and aviation entrepreneur
1949
Niki Lauda
retired Footballer, regarded as one of Austria's greastest players
1953
Hans Krankl
Academy Award winning actor, "Inglorious Basterds" "Django Unchained"
1956
Christoph Waltz
Singer, "Rock me Amadeus" "Der Komissar". Best selling Austrian singer of all time and only german singing artist who reached No.1 on the Billboard charts
1957
Falco
all-time leading Goalscorer for the Austrian national team, Sevilla, Bremen and Austria Wien
1964
Toni Polster
Austria's most capped player of all-time, Rapid Wien and Werder Bremen
1968
Andreas Herzog
former Vice Chancellor of Austria and chairman of the FPÖ. "Ibiza affair"
1969
Heinz-Christian Strache
Danish footballer, Bayern, Glasgow Rangers, Ajax Amsterdam. His brother Michael was a known footballer too
1969
Brian Laudrup
CEO and Team Principal of Mercedes Formula One Team
1972
Toto Wolff
ÖVP-Politician and current Chancellor of Austria
1986
Sebastian Kurz
Footballer and "bad boy of Austrian football", Shanghai Port (former West Ham United, Stoke City and Werder Bremen)
1989
Marko Arnautovic
Footballer, Real Madrid and former Bayern Munich
1992
David Alaba
first NBA-player from Austria, San Antonio Spurs
1995
Jakob Pöltl
Austrian Footballer, VfB Stuttgart
1997
Saša Kalajdžić
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