Heinz Fischer

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Heinz Fischer GColIH, OMRI, RSerafO, GCollSE (German pronunciation: [haɪnts ˈfɪʃɐ] ; born 9 October 1938) is a former Austrian politician who served as President of Austria from 2004 to 2016. Fischer previously served as minister of science from 1983 to 1987 and as president of the National Council of Austria from 1990 to 2002. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Heinz Fischer has received more than 379,465 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia. Heinz Fischer is the 2,179th most popular politician (down from 2,014th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Austria (down from 149th in 2019) and the 47th most popular Austrian Politician.

Heinz Fischer is the current president of Austria. He was elected in 2004 and re-elected in 2010.

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Among politicians, Heinz Fischer ranks 2,179 out of 19,576Before him are Charles Martel of Anjou, Eleanor of Portugal, Holy Roman Empress, Elizabeth of Portugal, Choi Kyu-hah, Lucius Cornelius Cinna, and Theobald I of Navarre. After him are Edward the Martyr, Julia Gillard, Crispus, Toghrul, Agustín de Iturbide, and Mohammad Khodabanda.

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Among people born in 1938, Heinz Fischer ranks 37Before him are Abulfaz Elchibey, Marina Vlady, Albert Fert, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Fuad Masum, and Otto Rehhagel. After him are Diana Rigg, José Altafini, Donald Knuth, Kenny Rogers, Robert Nozick, and Princess Désirée, Baroness Silfverschiöld.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Heinz Fischer ranks 151 out of 1,424Before him are Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (1573), Archduchess Maria Josepha of Austria (1751), Émile Jaques-Dalcroze (1865), Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Paul Ehrenfest (1880), and Helmut Marko (1943). After him are Walther von der Vogelweide (1170), Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria (1529), Georg Joachim Rheticus (1514), Hans Selye (1907), Archduke Ludwig Viktor of Austria (1842), and Leopold V, Duke of Austria (1157).

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