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List of famous people buried in Zentralfriedhof, 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 Zentralfriedhof. If you're ever visiting Zentralfriedhof and want to check out historic graves, then use this list to pinpoint exactly which burial locations you want to see.

This list is made up of people like Ludwig van Beethoven and Franz Schubert.

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

From celebrity tombs at Zentralfriedhof to legendary locals, these are the most well-known people whose final resting place is Zentralfriedhof. You can find useful information below for these notable people buried in Zentralfriedhof, like what year and where the person was born.
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Ludwig van Beethoven is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 2 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 3 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 4 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 5 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 6 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 7 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 8 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 9 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 10 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 11 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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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Wolf Albach-Retty is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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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Franz Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 14 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 15 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 16 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
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) 17 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 76 (1867-1943)
Karl Schönherr was an Austrian writer of Austrian Heimat themes.
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Geli Raubal is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 23 (1908-1931)
Angela Maria "Geli" Raubal was Adolf Hitler's half-niece. Born in Linz, Austria-Hungary, she was the second child and eldest daughter of Leo Raubal Sr. and Hitler's half-sister, Angela ...more
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Theo Lingen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 75 (1903-1978)
Theo Lingen, born Franz Theodor Schmitz, was a German actor, film director and screenwriter. He appeared in more than 230 films between 1929 and 1978, and directed 21 films between 1936 and
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Kurt Meisel is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 82 (1912-1994)
Kurt Meisel was an Austrian actor and film director. He appeared in 65 films between 1934 and 1994. He also directed 21 films between 1949 and 1984. Meisel was married to the actress Ursula ...more
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Franz von Suppé is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 76 (1819-1895)
Franz von Suppé or Francesco Suppé Demelli was an Austrian composer of light operas from the Kingdom of Dalmatia, Austro-Hungarian Empire. A composer and conductor of the Romantic ...more
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Max Lorenz is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 74 (1901-1975)
Max Lorenz was a German heldentenor famous for Wagner roles.
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Walter Nowotny is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Dec. at 24 (1920-1944)
Major Walter "Nowi" Nowotny was an Austrian-born German fighter ace of World War II. He is credited with 258 aerial victories—that is, 258 aerial combat encounters resulting in the ...more
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Albert Salomon von Rothschild is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Buried in Zentralfriedhof
Albert Salomon von Rothschild Dec. at 67 (1844-1911)
Albert Salomon von Rothschild was a banker in Austria-Hungary and a member of the Rothschild banking family of Austria. Businesses that he owned included Creditanstalt and the Northern Railway.