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Famous People Buried in Vienna

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List of famous people buried in Vienna, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Celebrities are often buried in the highest caliber cemeteries, mausoleums and tombs, which is why we've created this list of celebrities buried in Vienna. If you're ever visiting Vienna and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

List people include Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and many additional people as well.

This list answers the questions "Which famous people are buried in Vienna?" and "Which celebrities are buried in Vienna?"

From celebrity tombs at Vienna to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Vienna. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Vienna, like what year and where the person was born.
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Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 35 (1756-1791)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the Classical era. Mozart showed prodigious ability from his ...more
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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 57 (1770-1827)
Ludwig van Beethoven was a German composer and pianist. A crucial figure in the transition between the Classical and Romantic eras in Western art music, he remains one of the most famous and ...more
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Franz Schubert is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 31 (1797-1828)
Franz Peter Schubert was an Austrian composer. Schubert 's life ended at 31 but was extremely prolific during his lifetime. His output consists of over six hundred secular vocal works, seven ...more
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Johannes Brahms is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 64 (1833-1897)
Johannes Brahms was a German composer and pianist. Born in Hamburg into a Lutheran family, Brahms spent much of his professional life in Vienna, Austria. In his lifetime, Brahms's popularity and ...more
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Johann Strauss II is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 74 (1825-1899)
Johann Strauss II, also known as Johann Strauss, Jr., the Younger, the Son, Johann Baptist Strauss, was an Austrian composer of light music, particularly dance music and operettas. He composed ...more
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Arnold Schoenberg is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 77 (1874-1951)
Arnold Schoenberg or Schönberg was an Austrian composer and painter, associated with the expressionist movement in German poetry and art, and leader of the Second Viennese School. With the ...more
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Hugo Wolf is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 43 (1860-1903)
Hugo Wolf was an Austrian composer of Slovene origin, particularly noted for his art songs, or Lieder. He brought to this form a concentrated expressive intensity which was unique in late ...more
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György Ligeti is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 83 (1923-2006)
György Sándor Ligeti was a composer of contemporary classical music. He has been described as "one of the most important avant-garde composers in the latter half of the ...more
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Falco is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 41 (1957-1998)
Johann Hölzel, better known by his stage name Falco, was an Austrian pop and rock musician and rapper. Falco had several international hits, "Rock Me Amadeus", "Der ...more
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Carl Czerny is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 66 (1791-1857)
Carl Czerny was an Austrian composer, teacher, and pianist of Czech origin whose vast musical production amounted to over a thousand works. His books of studies for the piano are still widely ...more
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Christoph Willibald Gluck is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 73 (1714-1787)
Christoph Willibald Ritter von Gluck was a German composer of Italian and French opera in the early classical period. After many years at the Habsburg court at Vienna, Gluck brought about the ...more
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Franz Werfel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 55 (1890-1945)
Franz Viktor Werfel was an Austrian-Bohemian novelist, playwright, and poet whose career spanned World War I, the Interwar period, and World War II. He is primarily known as the author of The ...more
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Theodor Herzl is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 44 (1860-1904)
Theodor Herzl, born Benjamin Ze'ev Herzl was an Austro-Hungarian journalist, playwright, political activist, and writer. He was one of the fathers of modern political Zionism. Herzl formed the ...more
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Gustav Klimt is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 56 (1862-1918)
Gustav Klimt was an Austrian symbolist painter and one of the most prominent members of the Vienna Secession movement. Klimt is noted for his paintings, murals, sketches, and other objets d'art. ...more
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Viktor Frankl is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 92 (1905-1997)
Viktor Emil Frankl, M.D., Ph.D. was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist as well as a Holocaust survivor. Frankl was the founder of logotherapy, which is a form of existential analysis, the ...more
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Wolf Albach-Retty is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 61 (1906-1967)
Wolf Albach-Retty was a Vienna-born Austrian actor. He had a daughter with German actress Magda Schneider named Romy Schneider. Albach-Retty was the son of actress Rosa Albach-Retty and K. u. K. ...more
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Antonio Diabelli is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 77 (1781-1858)
Anton Diabelli was an Austrian music publisher, editor and composer. Best known in his time as a publisher, he is most familiar today as the composer of the waltz on which Ludwig van Beethoven ...more
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Franz Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 65 (1874-1939)
Franz Schmidt was an Austrian composer, cellist and pianist.
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Alexander von Zemlinsky is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 71 (1871-1942)
Alexander Zemlinsky or Alexander von Zemlinsky was an Austrian composer, conductor, and teacher.
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Carl Millöcker is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 57 (1842-1899)
Carl Joseph Millöcker, was an Austrian composer of operettas and a conductor. He was born in Vienna, where he studied the flute at the Vienna Conservatory. While holding various conducting ...more
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Antonio Salieri is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 75 (1750-1825)
Antonio Salieri was an Italian classical composer, conductor and teacher born in Legnago, south of Verona, in the Republic of Venice, but who spent his adult life and career as a subject of the ...more
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Karl Schönherr is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 76 (1867-1943)
Karl Schönherr was an Austrian writer of Austrian Heimat themes.
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Princess Isabella of Parma is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 22 (1741-1763)
Isabella of Parma was the daughter of Infante Felipe of Spain, Duke of Parma and his wife Louise Elisabeth, eldest daughter of Louis XV of France and Maria Leszczyńska. Her paternal grandparents ...more
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Maximilian I of Mexico is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 35 (1832-1867)
Maximilian was the only monarch of the Second Mexican Empire. He was a younger brother of the Austrian emperor Franz Joseph I. After a distinguished career in the Austrian Navy, he entered into ...more
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Hans Moser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Buried in Vienna
Dec. at 84 (1880-1964)
Hans Moser was an Austrian actor who, during his long career, from the 1920s up to his death, mainly played in comedy films. He was particularly associated with the genre of the Wiener Film. ...more