Austria ranks 2,735th in number of biographies on Pantheon, behind East Kilbride, Hartlepool, and Stockton-on-Tees. Memorable people born in Austria include Walther von der Vogelweide, Robert Fuchs, and Walter Zeman. Memorable people who died in Austria include Karl Silberbauer, Thomas Luckmann, and Neidhart von Reuental. Austria has been the birth place of many soccer players and writers and the death place of many military personnels and sociologists. Austria is located in Austria.
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 1170 and 1946, Austria was the birth place of 5 globally memorable people, including Walther von der Vogelweide, Robert Fuchs, and Walter Zeman. Additionaly, 4 globally memorable people have passed away in Austria including Karl Silberbauer, Thomas Luckmann, and Neidhart von Reuental.
Below is a visual represetation of the lifespans of the top 3 globally memorable people born in Austria since 1700.