29 Notable alumni of
Johannes Kepler University Linz

Johannes Kepler University Linz is 1177th in the world, 404th in Europe, and 10th in Austria by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 29 notable alumni from Johannes Kepler University Linz sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Reinhold Mitterlehner

    Reinhold Mitterlehner
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Reinhold Mitterlehner is an Austrian politician of the Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) who served as minister of economy in Austria's government from 2008 until 2017. In September 2014 he also became vice chancellor of Austria and chairman of the ÖVP. On 9 May 2016 he briefly assumed powers and duties as Acting Chancellor of Austria while his coalition partner, the Social Democratic Party, underwent a change in leadership. After a series of quarrels within the grand coalition as well as his own party, Mitterlehner announced his resignation on 10 May 2017, which became effective on 17 May 2017.

  2. Udo Landbauer

    Udo Landbauer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1986-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Udo Landbauer is an Austrian politician from the FPÖ. From 2011 to 2018 he was head of the FPÖ Youth Ring, from 2010 to 2018 Landbauer was a municipal politician in Wiener Neustadt and from 2013 to 2018 he was a member of the Landtag of Lower Austria. He was the leading candidate of the FPÖ in the 2018 Lower Austrian state election. As a result of the affair surrounding the Germania zu Wiener Neustadt fraternity, he resigned from all political functions on 1 February 2018 and suspended his FPÖ party membership. On the 20. September he officially returned as member of the Freedom Party of Austria into the Landtag of Lower Austria. On the same day he was elected as the head of the FPÖ of Lower Austria.

  3. Manfred Haimbuchner

    Manfred Haimbuchner
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Enrolled in Johannes Kepler University Linz
    In 2003 graduated with Magister Juris in legal science
    In 2006 graduated with Doctor of Laws in legal science
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Manfred Haimbuchner is a Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) politician. He served in the National Council from 2006 to 2009, and in the Landtag of Upper Austria as his party's leader since 2009. In 2015, he became Deputy Governor of the state.

  4. Hans Jörg Schelling

    Hans Jörg Schelling
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Hans Jörg Schelling is an Austrian entrepreneur and politician of the Austrian People's Party and who served as Minister of Finance of Austria in the governments of chancellors Werner Faymann and Christian Kern.

  5. Thomas Drozda

    Thomas Drozda
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politicianstatesperson
    Biography

    Thomas Drozda is an Austrian politician and a member of the National Council. From 2016 to 2017 he was chancellery minister under the Kern government. Since September 2018 he has been serving as managing director of the Social Democratic Party.

  6. Barbara Prammer

    Barbara Prammer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1954-2014 (aged 60)
    Occupations
    civil servantwedding officiantpolitician
    Biography

    Barbara Prammer was an Austrian politician and member of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ). In 2006 she was the first woman to become President of the National Council of Austria, an office she held until her death.

  7. Thomas Stelzer

    Thomas Stelzer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Thomas Stelzer is an Austrian politician who is serving as the current Governor of Upper Austria since 2017. Stelzer studied law at the Johannes Kepler University Linz from 1985 to 1990. Before becoming Governor, Stelzer was the Deputy Governor of Upper Austria from 2015 to 2017. He was a member of the Upper Austrian Parliament from 1997 to 2015.

  8. Josef Pühringer

    Josef Pühringer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianjurist
    Biography

    Josef Pühringer is a former Austrian politician.

  9. Gabriel Felbermayr

    Gabriel Felbermayr
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1976-.. (age 46)
    Occupations
    economistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Gabriel Felbermayr is an Austrian economist who has been serving as president of the Austrian Institute of Economic Research (WIFO) since 2021. He specializes in international economics, international trade agreements, economic policy, and environmental economics. Considered a leading economist in the field of international economics, he is cited in the top 5% of all economists and has been referred to as "Germany's Chief Economist of the North" ("Deutschlands neuer Chefökonom Nordens").

  10. Maria Fekter

    Maria Fekter
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Maria Theresia Fekter is an Austrian politician and was the Austrian Minister of Finance between 2011 and 2013. Before that, she was Minister of the Interior.

  11. Claudia Plakolm

    Claudia Plakolm
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1994-.. (age 28)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Claudia Plakolm is an Austrian politician of the People's Party (ÖVP) and State Secretary in the federal government of Nehammer. She was sworn in as a member of the National Council on November 9, 2017. Since May 15, 2021 she has been the federal chairman of the Young People's Party (JVP).

  12. Christoph Leitl

    Christoph Leitl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Christoph Leitl is an Austrian politician. A member of the Austrian People's Party, he is the former president of the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber and president of EUROCHAMBRES since 2018.

  13. Wilhelm Molterer

    Wilhelm Molterer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1955-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Wilhelm Molterer is an Austrian politician who currently serves as the Managing Director of the European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI). Between 2011 and 2015 he was the Vice-President and member of the Management Committee of the European Investment Bank (EIB). Before joining the EIB, he was Member of the Austrian Parliament. He has been Vice Chancellor and Finance Minister of Austria and chairman of the conservative Austrian People's Party.

  14. Ewald Nowotny

    Ewald Nowotny
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1944-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    university teacherbankereconomistpolitician
    Biography

    Ewald Nowotny is an Austrian economist and social democratic politician and former governor of Austria's central bank Oesterreichische Nationalbank. He was also a member of the European Central Bank’s governing council.

  15. Heinz Engl

    Heinz Engl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    university teachermathematician
    Biography

    Heinz Werner Engl is an Austrian mathematician who currently serves as the rector of the University of Vienna.

  16. Thomas Henzinger

    Thomas Henzinger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1962-.. (age 60)
    Occupations
    university teachercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Thomas Henzinger is an Austrian computer scientist, researcher, and president of the Institute of Science and Technology, Austria.

  17. Magdalena Lobnig

    Magdalena Lobnig
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1990-.. (age 32)
    Occupations
    rower
    Biography

    Magdalena Lobnig is an Austrian rower. She won the double scull World U23 Championship in 2012 and the singles European Championship in 2016. In 2021, at the 2020 Summer Olympics she won the bronze medal in the Women's single sculls event.

  18. Roman Haider

    Roman Haider
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Roman Haider is an Austrian politician who has been a Member of the National Council for the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) since 2008.

  19. Paul Rübig

    Paul Rübig
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1953-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politicianblacksmith
    Biography

    Paul Rübig is an Austrian politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 1996 until 2019. He is a member of the Austrian People's Party, part of the European People's Party.

  20. Josef Weidenholzer

    Josef Weidenholzer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1950-.. (age 72)
    Occupations
    sociologistuniversity teacherpolitician
    Biography

    Josef Weidenholzer is an Austrian politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2011 until 2019. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.

  21. Michael Raml

    Michael Raml
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1987-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Michael Raml is an Austrian politician who has been a Member of the Federal Council for the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) since 2015.

  22. Martin Ehrenhauser

    Martin Ehrenhauser
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Martin Ehrenhauser is an Austrian former Member of the European Parliament (MEP). He took his seat in the parliament in July 2009, when Hans-Peter Martin's List, an independent Austrian list led by author and MEP Hans-Peter Martin gained 17.7% of the Austrian vote in the 2009 elections for the European Parliament. He was defeated in 2014.

  23. Wolfgang F. Danspeckgruber

    Wolfgang F. Danspeckgruber
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1956-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Wolfgang Franz Danspeckgruber is the Founding Director of the Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University and has been teaching on issues of state, international security, self-determination, diplomacy, and crisis diplomacy at Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Department of Politics since 1988. He is also founder and chair of the Liechtenstein Colloquium on European and International Affairs, LCM, a private diplomacy forum.

  24. Andreas Kiefer

    Andreas Kiefer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1957-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Andreas Kiefer is an Austrian politician. Since 2010, he is Secretary General of the Congress of Local and Regional Authorities of the Council of Europe, an institution representing local and regional authorities of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe.

  25. Andreas Altmann

    Andreas Altmann
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    economistprofessor
    Biography

    Andreas Altmann is an Austrian economist.

  26. Wolfgang Pree

    Wolfgang Pree
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    university teachercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Wolfgang Pree is a computer scientist and professor at the University of Salzburg, Austria.

  27. Maksym Kovalenko

    Maksym Kovalenko
    Years
    1982-.. (age 40)
    Occupations
    chemistresearcher
    Biography

    Maksym V. Kovalenko is a full professor of inorganic chemistry and the head of the Functional Inorganic Materials group at ETH Zurich. A part of the research activities of the group are conducted at Empa (Dübendorf). He is working in the fields of solid-state chemistry, quantum dots and other nanomaterials, surface chemistry, self-assembly, optical spectroscopy, optoelectronics and energy storage.

  28. Rosa Ecker

    Rosa Ecker
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1969-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Rosa Ecker is an Austrian politician who has been a Member of the Federal Council for the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) since 2015.

  29. Ingo Mörth

    Ingo Mörth
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    sociologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Ingo Mörth is an Austrian sociologist.