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The famous gay, lesbian, and bisexual people from Vienna are homosexual and bisexual identifying people who were born or raised in Vienna, Austria. You can build your own list using these properties from the Vienna born gay and lesbian list by clicking the Build A List link to the right.
Charles VI, Holy Roman Emperor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual People Born in Vienna
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Charles VI succeeded his elder brother, Joseph I, as Holy Roman Emperor, King of Bohemia, King of Hungary and Croatia, and King of Serbia, Archduke of Austria, etc., in 1711. He unsuccessfully claimed the throne of Spain as Charles III following the death of its ruler, and Charles's relative, Charles II of Spain, in 1700. He married Elisabeth Christine of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel, by whom he had his two children: Maria Theresa, born 1717, the last Habsburg sovereign, and Maria Anna, born 1718, Governess of the Austrian Netherlands. Four years before the birth of Maria Theresa, faced with his lack of male heirs, Charles provided for a male-line succession failure with the Pragmatic Sanction of ...more

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Anton Walbrook is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual People Born in Vienna
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Anton Walbrook was an Austrian actor who settled in the United Kingdom. ...more

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Barbara Gittings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual People Born in Vienna
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Barbara Brooks Gittings was a prominent American activist for gay equality. She organized the New York chapter of the Daughters of Bilitis from 1958 to 1963, edited the national DOB magazine The Ladder from 1963 to 1966, and worked closely with Frank Kameny in the 1960s on the first picket lines that brought attention to the ban on employment of gay people by the largest employer in the US at that time: the United States government. Her early experiences with trying to learn more about lesbianism fueled her lifetime work with libraries. In the 1970s, Gittings was most involved in the American Library Association, forming the first gay caucus in a professional organization, in order to ...more

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Leontine Sagan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Gay, Lesbian & Bisexual People Born in Vienna
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Leontine Sagan was an Austrian-Hungarian theatre director and actress of Jewish descent. Born in Budapest or Vienna, Sagan trained with Max Reinhardt. She is best remembered for the first of two films she directed, Mädchen in Uniform. It has an all-female cast and was ground-breaking not only for its portrayal of lesbian and pedagogical eros, but also for its co-operative and profit-sharing financial arrangements in the production. Whether Sagan herself was a lesbian is unrecorded; the book Women Film Directors lists her as "lesbian film director" as she directed Christa Winsloe's play, that is said to contain lesbian themes. An alternate ending of the movie, which pandered to pro-National ...more

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