Heinz Fischer

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Heinz Fischer GColIH OMRI RSerafO GCollSE (German pronunciation: [haɪnts ˈfɪʃɐ] (listen); born 9 October 1938 in Graz, Styria) is a former Austrian politician. He took office as President of Austria on 8 July 2004 and was re-elected for a second and last term on 25 April 2010, leaving office on 8 July 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 298,319 page views. His biography is available in 80 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 78 in 2019). Heinz Fischer is the 2,026th most popular politician (down from 1,469th in 2019), the 151st most popular biography from Austria (down from 105th 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 2,026 out of 15,710Before him are Aníbal Cavaco Silva, Odilo Globočnik, Lucilla, Chiang Ching-kuo, Pang Tong, and Öljaitü. After him are Tamar, Urraca of León, Emperor Daizong of Tang, Rudolph of France, Wen Jiabao, and Louis the Younger.

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Among people born in 1938, Heinz Fischer ranks 31Before him are Mireille Darc, Leonid Kuchma, Albert Fert, Kenny Rogers, Otto Rehhagel, and Bounnhang Vorachith. After him are Donald Knuth, Giorgetto Giugiaro, Robert Nozick, Jean Giraud, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Rod Laver.

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In Austria

Among people born in Austria, Heinz Fischer ranks 151 out of 1,075Before him are Aribert Heim (1914), Hans Selye (1907), Ernest, Duke of Austria (1377), Józef Poniatowski (1763), Anne of Austria, Queen of Poland (1573), and Alois Brunner (1912). After him are Leopold III, Duke of Austria (1351), Hans Asperger (1906), Nikola IV Zrinski (1508), Dietrich Mateschitz (1944), Michael Haydn (1737), and Karl Thomas Mozart (1784).

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