Bruno Kreisky

1911 - 1990

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Bruno Kreisky (German: [ˈbʁuːno ˈkʁaɪ̯ski]; 22 January 1911 – 29 July 1990) was an Austrian social democratic politician who served as Foreign Minister from 1959 to 1966 and as Chancellor from 1970 to 1983. Aged 72 at the end of his chancellorship, he was the oldest Chancellor after World War II. His 13-year tenure was the longest of any Chancellor in republican Austria. With his 13-year chancellorship, known as the Kreisky era, he is one of the most important political figures in the country as well as in Western European social democracy. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Bruno Kreisky has received more than 416,452 page views. His biography is available in 51 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 50 in 2019). Bruno Kreisky is the 3,288th most popular politician (up from 3,397th in 2019), the 228th most popular biography from Austria (up from 237th in 2019) and the 71st most popular Austrian Politician.

Bruno Kreisky is most famous for being the chancellor of Austria from 1970 to 1983. He was a social democrat and was known for his outspoken criticism of the United States, Israel, and apartheid in South Africa.

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Among politicians, Bruno Kreisky ranks 3,288 out of 19,576Before him are Armand de Vignerot du Plessis, Mikhail Mishustin, Charles Felix of Sardinia, Emperor Suinin, Tahmasp II, and Sancho IV of Castile. After him are Tutush I, Otto Bauer, Lázaro Cárdenas, Eric II of Denmark, Samuel Aba, and Princess Olga of Greece and Denmark.

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Among people born in 1911, Bruno Kreisky ranks 46Before him are Ernesto Sabato, John Archibald Wheeler, Herta Oberheuser, Louise Bourgeois, Richard Baer, and L. Ron Hubbard. After him are Sergey Sokolov, Gustav Wagner, Cantinflas, J. L. Austin, Vincent Price, and Henri Troyat. Among people deceased in 1990, Bruno Kreisky ranks 31Before him are Sandro Pertini, Jacques Demy, Keith Haring, Boris Shcherbina, Oldřich Nejedlý, and Barbara Stanwyck. After him are Sergio Corbucci, Luigi Nono, Patrick White, Meir Kahane, Robert Noyce, and Prince Naruhiko Higashikuni.

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Among people born in Austria, Bruno Kreisky ranks 228 out of 1,424Before him are Albert IV, Duke of Austria (1377), Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1762), Archduke Albrecht, Duke of Teschen (1817), Božena Němcová (1820), Ferdinand II of Portugal (1816), and Miep Gies (1909). After him are Otto Bauer (1881), Oskar Potiorek (1853), Roland Ratzenberger (1960), Gustav Wagner (1911), Otto Robert Frisch (1904), and Josef von Sternberg (1894).

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