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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 398,221 page views. His biography is available in 50 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Bruno Kreisky is the 3,445th most popular politician (up from 3,467th in 2019), the 237th most popular biography from Austria (up from 253rd in 2019) and the 76th 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 3,445 out of 15,577Before him are Muhammad I of Córdoba, Lê Duẩn, P. W. Botha, Alexander Danilovich Menshikov, Tutush I, and Emperor Tenji. After him are Jill Biden, Kyösti Kallio, Aleksandar Vučić, Yury of Moscow, Charles I Gonzaga, Duke of Mantua, and Ne Win.

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Among people born in 1911, Bruno Kreisky ranks 49Before him are Bernard Katz, Odysseas Elytis, Niels Kaj Jerne, Cantinflas, Louise Bourgeois, and Vincent Price. After him are Robert Taylor, Henri Troyat, Ernesto Sabato, Karl Silberbauer, Alfred Naujocks, and Nicholas Ray. Among people deceased in 1990, Bruno Kreisky ranks 32Before him are Barbara Stanwyck, Sandro Pertini, Jacques Demy, Bruno Bettelheim, Sergio Corbucci, and Luigi Nono. After him are Capucine, Edward A. Murphy Jr., Robert Noyce, Taiichi Ohno, Ivan Serov, and Rex Harrison.

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Among people born in Austria, Bruno Kreisky ranks 237 out of 1,237Before him are Otto Rank (1884), Roland Ratzenberger (1960), Falco (1957), Klaus Ebner (1964), Alexander Wienerberger (1891), and Archduchess Elisabeth Franziska of Austria (1892). After him are Karl Seitz (1869), Archduchess Maria Theresa of Austria (1762), Paul Lazarsfeld (1901), Walter Nowotny (1920), Leopold VI, Duke of Austria (1176), and Karl Lueger (1844).

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