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

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

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Adolf von Liebenberg

Adolf von Liebenberg, or Ritter Adolf Liebenberg von/de Zsittin was an Austrian researcher for the farm products. He taught at Königsberg University and Vienna. ...more

Age: Died at 69 (1851-1920)

Alexandra Adler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Scientists from Austria
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Alexandra Adler was an Austrian neurologist and the daughter of psychoanalyst Alfred Adler. She has been described as one of the "leading systematizers and interpreters" of Adlerian psychology. In 1937, Adler and Tracy Jackson Putnam conducted a study on a brain of a multiple sclerosis victim. Illustrations from the study are frequently used in medical literature. Adler's detailed studies on 500 survivors of the Cocoanut Grove fire is noted as some of the earliest research on posttraumatic stress disorder. Her sister was Socialist activist Valentine Adler. ...more

Age: Died at 100 (1901-2001)

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Alfred Merz

Alfred Merz was an Austrian geographer, oceanographer and director of the Institute of Marine Science in Berlin. He died of pneumonia in Buenos Aires while on an expedition to survey the South Atlantic and is buried in Perchtoldsdorf. Merz Peninsula is named after him. ...more

Age: Died at 45 (1880-1925)

Birthplace: Perchtoldsdorf, Austria


Annie Francé-Harrar

Annie Francé-Harrar was an Austrian writer and scientist. Francé-Harrar created the scientific basis for the humus-compost-economy together with her second husband Raoul Heinrich Francé. During her life she wrote 47 books, some 5000 articles in the German press, and held over 500 lectures and courses, including radio broadcasts. At a young age she combined her artistic and literary talent with technical research. The first printed work appeared in 1911 and described in verses the lives of women over the centuries. In the same year she first married, but after only six years this marriage ended in divorce. In 1916 she met Raoul H. Francé, director of the Biological Institute in Munich, and ...more

Age: Died at 85 (1886-1971)

Birthplace: Munich, Germany