Famous Austrian - Austrian Celebrities - page 4

Cultured, refined and sophisticated, Austrians are among the world’s most modern people. In fact the nation boasts of having the highest percentage of working women in its population as compared to any other country. Hard working and disciplined, the Austrians place a great deal of value on punctuality. Austrians are famous for their creativity and love of art. Gustav Klimt, the symbolist painter co-founded the Vienna Secession movement which revolutionized art not just in Europe, but also impacted artists from all over the world. A naturally beautiful country, Austria has been further beautified by the lovely buildings and structures designed by its eminent architects like Hans Hollein, Carl Holzmann and Clemens Holzmeister.

Find out more about the greatest Austrians, including Marie Antoinette, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Sigmund Freud, Niki Lauda and Franz Kafka.

The Most Famous Austrian

Boris KodjoeMarch 8, 1973Austrian, German, GhanaianBoris Kodjoe is a German-Ghanaian actor from Austria
Walter KohnMarch 9, 1923AustrianNobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist
Niki LaudaFebruary 22, 1949AustrianNiki Lauda is an Austrian Formula One driver and a three time ‘F1 World Champion’
Ernst KaltenbrunnerOctober 4, 1903AustrianErnst Kaltenbrunner was an Austrian Nazi Party leader during World War II
Reina TriendlJanuary 23, 1992Austrian, JapaneseReina Triendl is a Japanese fashion model, actor, and tarento
Heinrich HarrerJuly 6, 1912AustrianHeinrich Harrer was an Austrian mountaineer who was a part of the team that made the first ascent of the formidable north wall of the Eiger.
John BannerJanuary 28, 1910AmericanJohn Banner was an actor known for his role in the series ‘Hogan’s Heroes’
Simon WiesenthalDecember 31, 1908AustrianSimon Wiesenthal was an Austrian writer and a famous Nazi hunter
Wolfgang PuckJuly 8, 1949AustrianWolfgang Puck is an American celebrity chef, restaurateur and the founder of Wolfgang Puck Companies
Maria AltmannFebruary 18, 1916Austrian, AmericanMaria Altmann was an Austrian-American Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi occupied Austria and took refuge in America
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Wolfgang Mozart was one of the most prolific composers whose name is written in golden letters in the history of music

AustrianJanuary 27, 1756259 views

Ernst Mach

Ernst Mach was a famous Austrian physicist who discovered the Mach number used to represent the ratio of velocity of sound

AustrianFebruary 18, 1838132 views

Joseph Haydn

Joseph Haydn was an 18th century Austrian composer of the Classical period

AustrianMarch 31, 1732270 views

Anna Freud

Anna Freud was an Austrian psychologist, a pioneer in the field of child psychoanalysis

Sigmund Freud

Sigmund Freud was a 19th century neurologist who is hailed as the father of ‘psychoanalysis’

AustrianMay 6, 1856143 views

FaZe Blaziken

FaZe Blaziken is an Austrian YouTube star, Instagrammer, and social media personality

AustrianAugust 19, 1996246 views

Theodor Billroth

Theodor Billroth was a great surgeon who invented many surgical procedures

AustrianApril 26, 1829150 views

Anton Bruckner

The sparkling career of Anton Bruckner has always been an inspiration for many

Gustav Mahler

This biography encompasses all the aspects of the life of the illustrious composer, Gustav Mahler including his childhood, life and timeline

AustrianJuly 7, 1860114 views

Ludwig von Mises

Ludwig von Mises was a famous philosopher, economist and sociologist

AustrianSeptember 29, 1881131 views