Famous Austrian

The Most Famous Austrian

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Boris KodjoeMarch 8, 1973AustrianBoris 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
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.
Reina TriendlJanuary 23, 1992AustrianReina Triendl is a Japanese fashion model, actor, and tarento
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, 1916AustrianMaria Altmann was an Austrian-American Jewish refugee who escaped Nazi occupied Austria and took refuge in America
Martin BuberFebruary 8, 1878AustrianOne of the greatest philosophers to have ever walked on earth, Martin Buber contributions to philosophy is a long-standing one

Ernst Kaltenbrunner

Ernst Kaltenbrunner was an Austrian Nazi Party leader during World War II

AustrianOctober 4, 1903395 views

Walter Kohn

Nobel Laureate Walter Kohn was an Austrian-born American theoretical chemist and physicist

AustrianMarch 9, 1923869 views

Fred Zinnemann

Fred Zinnemann was an Austrian-born American film maker who won four ‘Academy Awards’

AustrianApril 29, 190774 views

Heinrich Harrer

Heinrich 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.

AustrianJuly 6, 1912374 views

Karl von Frisch

Karl von Frisch was an Austrian ethologist who received a share of the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1973

AustrianNovember 20, 1886217 views

Albert Szent-Györgyi

Albert von Szent-Györgyi Nagyrápolt was a Hungarian born American physiologist who received the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1937.

AustrianSeptember 16, 1893164 views

Róbert Bárány

Róbert Bárány was an Austro-Hungarian otologist whoreceived the ‘Nobel Prize for Physiology’ or Medicine in 1914

AustrianApril 22, 1876109 views

Oskar Werner

Oskar Werner was an Austrian actor

Rudolf Nureyev

Rudolf Khametovich Nureyev was a Soviet ballet dancer, considered a prominent figure of the art in the 20th century.

AustrianMarch 17, 1938193 views

Kurt Waldheim

Kurt Josef Waldheim was an Austrian politician and diplomat, who served as Secretary General of the United Nations and the President of Austria

AustrianDecember 21, 1918108 views