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List of the most popular authors from Austria, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries authors have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of storytelling. Whether they're known for fiction, non-fiction, poetry or even technical writing, the famous Austrian authors on this list have kept that tradition alive by writing renowned works that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable Austrian writers, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

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Hungary is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Authors from Austria

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Wilhelm Reich is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Wilhelm Reich The Mass Psychology of Fascism, La psychologie de masse du fascisme, Genitality in the Theory and Therapy of Neurosis

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Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Franz Schubert Neue Schubert-Ausgabe, Ein Streifzug durch Leben und Werk, Song book

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Franz Kafka is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Franz Kafka The Metamorphosis, The Trial, The Castle

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Gustav Mahler is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Gustav Mahler Gustav Mahler: Letters To His Wife, The Sealed Book of Daniel Revealed, Wer hat dies Liedlein erdacht? Tief

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Joseph Haydn is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Joseph Haydn Creation an Oratorio Haydn, Piano Sonata in C Major: Hob 16:35, 20 Sonatas - Book 2

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Rudolf Steiner is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Rudolf Steiner The gates of knowledge, Ways to a new style in architecture, Threefold State

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Max Fleischer is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Max Fleischer Betty Boop's Sunday best

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Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach Die unbesiegbare Macht, Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach--Dr. Josef Breuer, Glaubenslos?

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Ingeborg Bachmann is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Ingeborg Bachmann Die Fahre, Bibliothek Suhrkamp, Bd.70

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Karl Kordesch is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Karl Kordesch Fuel cells and their applications

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Arnold Schwarzenegger is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Arnold Schwarzenegger Total Recall: My Unbelievably True Life Story, Arnold Education of a Bodybuilder, The new encyclopedia of modern bodybuilding

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Peter Drucker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Peter Drucker Concept of the Corporation, The Practice of Management: A Study of the Most Important Function in American Society, Management: Tasks

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Rainer Maria Rilke is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Rainer Maria Rilke Duino Elegies, Letters to a Young Poet, Journaux de jeunesse

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Sigmund Freud is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Sigmund Freud The Interpretation of Dreams, The Ego and the Id, The Psychopathology of Everyday Life

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Arnold Schoenberg is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Arnold Schoenberg Twentieth-Century Piano Classics, Arnold Schoenberg correspondence, Preliminary Exercises in Counterpoint

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Christine Nöstlinger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Christine Nöstlinger Lollipop, Liebe Tochter^! werter Sohn!, Der Zwerg im Kopf

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Max Brod is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Max Brod Franz Kafka, Tycho Brahe's Path to God, Reubeni

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Richard Neutra is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Richard Neutra Richard Neutra, promise and fulfillment, 1919-1932

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Arthur Schnitzler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Arthur Schnitzler Dream Story, La Ronde, Komödie der Verführung

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Martin Buber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Martin Buber Der Glaube der Propheten, Das Problem des Menschen, Die jüdische Bewegung : gesammelte Aufsätze und Ansprachen

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Franz Grillparzer is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Franz Grillparzer Hero and Leander, Thou shalt not lie, Sappho

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Billy Wilder is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Billy Wilder Billy Wilder in Hollywood, Der Prinz of Wales geht auf Urlaub, Some Like It Hot

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Anton Bruckner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Anton Bruckner Bruckner: Symphony No.4, Te Deum, for soli

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Thomas Bernhard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Thomas Bernhard Extinction, The Loser, Old Masters

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Albert Einstein is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Albert Einstein The Evolution of Physics, Ideas and Opinions, The Origins of the General Theory of Relativity

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Miklós Rózsa is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Miklós Rózsa Double life

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Tomáš Masaryk is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Tomáš Masaryk Les Slaves après la guerre, Otázka sociální, O bolševictví

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Otto Preminger is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Otto Preminger Preminger

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Fred Zinnemann is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Fred Zinnemann My life in the movies

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Karl Freund is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Karl Freund Shooting live television shows on film

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Vicki Baum is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Vicki Baum A Tale from Bali, Die Karriere der Doris Hart, Kopfloser Engel. Eine Liebe in Mexiko.

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Adolf Hitler is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Adolf Hitler Mein Kampf, Hitler : Reden und Proklamationen, 1932-1945

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Zsa Zsa Gábor is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Zsa Zsa Gábor Zsa Zsa Gábor

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Fritz Lang is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Fritz Lang Die Untersuchungshaft im Jugendstrafverfahren, Trois lumières, Das Steuerrecht der protestantischen Landeskirche in Bayern

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Franz Werfel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Franz Werfel The Song of Bernadette, The Forty Days of Musa Dagh, Class Reunion

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Joseph Roth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Joseph Roth Hotel Savoy, Radetzky March, The Emperor's Tomb

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Theodor Reik is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Theodor Reik Ritual, Psychology Of Sex Relations, From thirty years with Freud

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Hans Kelsen is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Hans Kelsen Pure Theory of Law, Aufsätze zur Ideologiekritik, Fa lü yu guo jia

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Alfred Adler is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Alfred Adler Understanding human nature, Study Of Organ Inferiority And Its Psychical Compensation, The problem child

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Edmund Husserl is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Edmund Husserl Cartesian Meditations, La filosofía como ciencia estricta, Philosophy of Arithmetic

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Pinchas Lapide is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Pinchas Lapide Jewish monotheism and Christian trinitarian doctrine, Three Popes and the Jews, Die Verwendung des Hebräischen in den chris̀tlichen Religionsgemeinschaften mit besonderer Berücksichtigung des Landes Israel

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Karl Kraus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Karl Kraus The last days of mankind, No compromise, Ausgewählte Gedichte

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Manès Sperber is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Manès Sperber Like a tear in the ocean, qu'une larme dans l'océan, Charlatan und seine Zeit

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Nikola Tesla is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Nikola Tesla Colorado Springs Notes, 1899–1900, The Problem of Increasing Human Energy

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Erich von Stroheim is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Erich von Stroheim Greed: a film

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Bruno Schulz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Bruno Schulz The Street of Crocodiles, Sanatorium Under the Sign of the Hourglass, Correspondance et essais critiques

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Liviu Rebreanu is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Liviu Rebreanu Ion, Both, Forest of the Hanged

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H. C. Artmann is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
H. C. Artmann Vienna Group, Fleiss und Industrie, Artmann

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Friedrich Hayek is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Authors from Austria
Friedrich Hayek The Road to Serfdom, The Constitution of Liberty, 1980s unemployment and the unions