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Austria ranks 17th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind Turkey, India, and Canada. Memorable people born in present day Austria include Adolf Hitler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Joseph Haydn. Memorable people who died in Austria include Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi. Austria has been the birth place of many politicians and soccer players and the death place of many politicians and composers.

Austria, officially the Republic of Austria, is a landlocked East Alpine country in the southern part of Central Europe. It is composed of nine federated states (Bundesländer), one of which is Vienna, Austria's capital and its largest city. It is bordered by Germany to the northwest, the Czech Republic to the north, Slovakia to the northeast, Hungary to the east, Slovenia and Italy to the south, and Switzerland and Liechtenstein to the west. Austria occupies an area of 83,879 km2 (32,386 sq mi) and has a population of nearly 9 million people. While German is the country's official language, many Austrians communicate informally in a variety of Bavarian dialects. Read more on Wikipedia

Between 0 and 1999, present day Austria was the birth place of 799 globally memorable people, including Adolf Hitler, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Joseph Haydn. Additionaly, 555 globally memorable people have passed away in present day Austria including Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and Antonio Vivaldi.

People Born in Present Day Austria

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People Deceased in Present Day Austria

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Most individuals born in present day Austria were politicians (176), soccer players (75), skiers (51), writers (49), and composers (41),  while most who died were politicians (178), composers (56), writers (45), military personnels (30), and noblemen (22).

Over the past 100 years, soccer players have been the top profession of globally memorable people born in present day Austria, including Brian Laudrup, Ernst Ocwirk, and Gerhard Hanappi. Whereas, throughout history, politicians have been the profession with the most memorable people born in present day Austria, including Adolf Hitler, Maria Theresa, and Franz Joseph I of Austria.

Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 25 globally memorable people born in present day Austria since 1700.