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List of notable or famous engineers from Austria, with bios and photos, including the top engineers born in Austria and even some popular engineers who immigrated to Austria. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Austrian engineers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These engineers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known engineer from Austria is included when available.

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This historic engineers from Austria list can help answer the questions "Who are some Austrian engineers of note?" and "Who are the most famous engineers from Austria?" These prominent engineers of Austria may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Austrian engineers.

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Arthur Schütz

Arthur Schütz was an Austrian engineer and writer, most notable for creating a special kind of hoax called "Grubenhund". ...more

Age: Died at 80 (1880-1960)

Birthplace: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Profession: Writer, Engineer


Conrad Haas

Conrad Haas was a military engineer for the Kingdom of Hungary and Principality of Transilvania, who is often cited as the first person to describe a multistage rocket in writing, although some historians attribute that distinction to Jiao Yu in 14th Century China. Haas was perhaps born in Dornbach. ...more

Age: Died at 67 (1509-1576)

Profession: Scientist, Engineer

Emil Škoda is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Engineers from Austria
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Emil Škoda

Emil Ritter von Škoda was a Czech engineer and industrialist, founder of Škoda Works that later became the parent company of Škoda Auto. Škoda studied engineering in Prague and Karlsruhe and in 1866 became chief engineer of the machine factory of Ernst Fürst von Waldstein-Wartenberg, founded in 1859 ...more

Age: Died at 61 (1839-1900)

Birthplace: Pilsen, Czech Republic

Profession: Engineer

Eugen Sänger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Engineers from Austria
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Eugen Sänger was an Austrian aerospace engineer best known for his contributions to lifting body and ramjet technology. ...more

Age: Died at 59 (1905-1964)

Birthplace: Bohemia, Czech Republic

Profession: Scientist, Aerospace Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Engineer

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