46 Notable alumni of
University of Salzburg

The University of Salzburg is 930th in the world, 318th in Europe, and 9th in Austria by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 46 notable alumni from the University of Salzburg sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff. 1 individual affiliated with the University of Salzburg won Nobel Prizes for Peace.

  1. Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein

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    Alois, Hereditary Prince of Liechtenstein
    Born in
    Switzerland Flag Switzerland
    Years
    1968-.. (age 53)
    Occupations
    regent
    Biography

    Alois, Hereditary Prince and Regent of Liechtenstein, Count of Rietberg, is the eldest son of Hans-Adam II, Prince of Liechtenstein, and Countess Marie Kinsky von Wchinitz und Tettau. The heir apparent to the throne of Liechtenstein, Alois has also been regent of the country (Stellvertreter des Fürsten) since 15 August 2004. He is married to Duchess Sophie in Bavaria.

  2. Leopold Mozart

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    Leopold Mozart
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1719-1787 (aged 68)
    Occupations
    composermusicologistviolinistpedagoguemusic pedagogue
    Biography

    Johann Georg Leopold Mozart was a German composer, conductor, music teacher, and violinist. Mozart is best known today as the father and teacher of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, and for his violin textbook Versuch einer gründlichen Violinschule.

  3. Karoline Edtstadler

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    Karoline Edtstadler
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1981-.. (age 40)
    Enrolled in the University of Salzburg
    Studied in 1999-2004
    Occupations
    juristpoliticianjudge
    Biography

    Karoline Edtstadler is an Austrian lawyer and politician who has been serving as minister for the EU and the constitution at the Austrian Chancellery in the government of Chancellor Sebastian Kurz since 2020.

  4. Tobias Regner

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    Tobias Regner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1982-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    singer
    Biography

    Tobias Regner is a German singer and guitarist who has enjoyed success in the rock music genre. He made his debut under major label Sony BMG Domestic after he won the highly publicized third season of the television series Deutschland sucht den Superstar, the German version of Pop Idol, in 2006.

  5. Prokop Diviš

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    Prokop Diviš
    Born in
    Czech Republic Flag Czech Republic
    Years
    1698-1765 (aged 67)
    Occupations
    Catholic priesttheologianscientistphysicist
    Biography

    Dom Prokop Diviš, O.Praem. was a Czech canon regular, theologian and natural scientist. In an attempt to prevent thunderstorms from occurring, he inadvertently constructed one of the first grounded lightning rods.

  6. Benita Ferrero-Waldner

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    Benita Ferrero-Waldner
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    diplomatjuristpolitician
    Biography

    Benita Ferrero-Waldner is an Austrian diplomat and politician, and a member of the conservative Austrian People's Party (ÖVP). Ferrero-Waldner served as the Foreign Minister of Austria 2000–2004 and was the candidate of the Austrian People's Party in the 2004 Austrian presidential election, which she narrowly lost with 47.6% of the votes. She served as the European Commissioner for External Relations and European Neighbourhood Policy from 2004 to 2009, and as the European Commissioner for Trade and European Neighbourhood Policy from 2009 to 2010.

  7. Peter Kohlgraf

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    Peter Kohlgraf
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    university teacherCatholic priestphilosophertheologian
    Biography

    Peter Kohlgraf is a German Roman Catholic bishop. He is the current Bishop of Mainz.

  8. Marco Kreuzpaintner

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    Marco Kreuzpaintner
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1977-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    screenwriterfilm producerfilm director
    Biography

    Marco Johann Kreuzpaintner is a German film director and screenwriter.

  9. Ernst Strasser

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    Ernst Strasser
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ernst Strasser is a former Austrian People's Party (ÖVP) politician and former Federal Minister of the Interior in Austria (2000–2004), Member of the European Parliament (2009–2011) and bearer of the "Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold with Sash". Since 2014, he works as an Entrepreneur in the Mergers and acquisitions sector and is also a hotel owner.

  10. Sophie Karmasin

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    Sophie Karmasin
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sophie Karmasin is an opinion researcher who was Minister for Families and Youth of Austria for four years.

  11. Erwin Kräutler

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    Erwin Kräutler
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1939-.. (age 82)
    Occupations
    theologianCatholic priestwriter
    Biography

    Erwin Kräutler C.Pp.S. is a Roman Catholic bishop who headed the Territorial Prelature of Xingu from 1981 until 2015.

  12. Erich Hackl

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    Erich Hackl
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    translatorwriter
    Biography

    Erich Hackl is an Austrian novelist and short story writer. His works have been translated into English, Spanish, French and Czech, though he is significantly better known in the German-speaking world. Many of his works, notably Sara und Simón, bear resemblance to Latin-American testimonial literature, and as such have been the focus of scholarly research by Latin Americanists.

  13. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger

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    Viktor Mayer-Schönberger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    jurist
    Biography

    Viktor Mayer-Schönberger is Professor of Internet Governance and Regulation at the Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. He conducts research into the network economy. Earlier he spent ten years on the faculty of Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is the co-author of Big Data: A Revolution That Will Transform How We Live, Work, and Think (HMH, 2013) and author of Delete: The Virtue of Forgetting in the Digital Age (Princeton, 2009), which won the 2010 Marshall McLuhan Award for Outstanding Book and the 2010 Don K. Price Award for Best Book in Science and Technology Politics, and has written over a hundred articles and book chapters. He is a member of Germany's Digital Council, advising Angela Merkel and her cabinet.

  14. Angelika Mlinar

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    Angelika Mlinar
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Angelika Rosa Mlinar is an Austrian and Slovenian politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2014 until 2019. She is a member of NEOS – The New Austria, part of the Alliance of Liberals and Democrats for Europe. She belongs to the minority of Carinthian Slovenes.

  15. Alexandra Föderl-Schmid

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    Alexandra Föderl-Schmid
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1971-.. (age 50)
    Occupations
    journalist
    Biography

    Alexandra Föderl-Schmid is an Austrian journalist and the first female editor of Der Standard.

  16. Gabriela Moser

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    Gabriela Moser
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1954-2019 (aged 65)
    Occupations
    politicianteacher
    Biography

    Gabriela Moser was an Austrian politician who was a member of the National Council for more than 20 years.

  17. Sigismund von Neukomm

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    Sigismund von Neukomm
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1778-1858 (aged 80)
    Occupations
    conductorcomposerpianist
    Biography

    Sigismond Neukomm or Sigismund Ritter von Neukomm [after ennoblement as a knight] was an Austrian composer and pianist.

  18. Gerhart Holzinger

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    Gerhart Holzinger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1947-.. (age 74)
    Enrolled in the University of Salzburg
    1968-1972 graduated with Doctor of Laws in legal science
    Occupations
    juristuniversity teacherjudge
    Biography

    Gerhart Holzinger is an Austrian jurist, educator, and career civil servant. He was appointed to the Austrian Constitutional Court in 1995, serving as its president from 2008 until his retirement in 2017.

  19. Gabi Burgstaller

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    Gabi Burgstaller
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1963-.. (age 58)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Gabi Burgstaller is an Austrian politician, and the former governess (Landeshauptfrau) of the State of Salzburg.

  20. Wolfgang Eder

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    Wolfgang Eder
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    manager
    Biography

    Wolfgang Eder is an Austrian businessman who has been serving as chairman and chief executive officer of Voestalpine AG since 2014.

  21. Heinz Schaden

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    Heinz Schaden
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1954-.. (age 67)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Heinz Schaden is an Austrian politician of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ) and was the mayor of Salzburg from 1999 to 2017.

  22. Andreas Maislinger

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    Andreas Maislinger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    historianpolitical scientistwriteruniversity teacherpeace activist
    Biography

    Andreas Maislinger is an Austrian historian and political scientist and founder and chairman of the Austrian Service Abroad, including the Gedenkdienst, the Austrian Social Service and the Austrian Peace Service. He also is the founder of the Austrian Holocaust Memorial Award, the Braunau Contemporary History Days and the inventor of the idea of the House of Responsibility regarding the birthplace of Adolf Hitler.

  23. Teresa Präauer

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    Teresa Präauer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1979-.. (age 42)
    Occupations
    authorillustratorwriter
    Biography

    Teresa Präauer is an Austrian writer and visual artist.

  24. Anna Mitgutsch

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    Anna Mitgutsch
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1948-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    translatorwriteruniversity teacherliterary critic
    Biography

    Anna Mitgutsch is an Austrian writer and educator. Her name also appears as Waltraud Anna Mitgutsch.

  25. Bärbel Kofler

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    Bärbel Kofler
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1967-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    politicianbank tellerliterary editor
    Biography

    Bärbel Kofler is a German politician of the Social Democratic Party (SPD) who has been serving as a member of the Bundestag from the state of Bavaria since 2004. In 2016, she was appointed as Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Assistance in the government of Chancellor Angela Merkel.

  26. Carlo Gaetano Gaisruck

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    Carlo Gaetano Gaisruck
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1769-1846 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestcatholic deacon
    Biography

    Karl Kajetan von Gaisruck was an Austrian Cardinal and the archbishop of Milan from 1816 to 1846. He also held the title of Graf or Count.

  27. Franz Schausberger

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    Franz Schausberger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    historianpolitician
    Biography

    Franz Schausberger is an Austrian politician (ÖVP) and historian. From 24 April 1996 to 28 April 2004 he was Landeshauptmann (governor) of Salzburg.

  28. Jeff Gorell

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    Jeff Gorell
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    military officerlawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Jeffrey Frederick Gorell is currently serving as Deputy Mayor of the City of Los Angeles for Homeland Security and Public Safety. As Deputy Mayor, he advises the Mayor on safety issues. He oversees the departments of Police, Fire, and Emergency Management. Gorell is a Republican politician from California and a former candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives in California's 26th congressional district. In 2010, Gorell was elected to the State Legislature to serve as Assembly Member for the 37th Assembly District in California. After the decennial redistricting in 2011, Gorell was re-elected to represent the new 44th Assembly District and served as Vice-Chairman of the Assembly Budget Committee. Gorell, a Navy Reserve officer, is notable for being the first California legislator called to active duty since World War II. During his deployment, fourteen bills were sponsored in his name. In 2019, Fox Network bought the rights to a television drama with working title City Hall that will be developed and executive produced by Jeff Gorell.

  29. Geminiano Montanari

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    Geminiano Montanari
    Born in
    Italy Flag Italy
    Years
    1633-1687 (aged 54)
    Occupations
    astronomer
    Biography

    Geminiano Montanari was an Italian astronomer, lens-maker, and proponent of the experimental approach to science.

  30. Peter Simons

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    Peter Simons
    Years
    1950-.. (age 71)
    Occupations
    philosopher
    Biography

    Peter M. Simons, is a British philosopher and a retired professor of philosophy at Trinity College Dublin. He is known for his work with Kevin Mulligan and Barry Smith on metaphysics and the history of Austrian philosophy. Since 2018 he is Visiting Professor at the University of Italian Switzerland.

  31. Ricardo Gallén

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    Ricardo Gallén
    Born in
    Spain Flag Spain
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    guitaristclassical guitarist
    Biography

    Ricardo Jesús Gallén García, is a Spanish classical guitarist who has been active since the mid-1990s. He is currently a professor of guitar at the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar, Germany.

  32. Evelyn Regner

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    Evelyn Regner
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1966-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Evelyn Regner is an Austrian politician and Member of the European Parliament from Austria. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Austria, part of the Progressive Alliance of Socialists and Democrats.

  33. Hannes Leitgeb

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    Hannes Leitgeb
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1972-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    mathematicianphilosopheruniversity teacher
    Biography

    Hannes Leitgeb is an Austrian philosopher and mathematician. He is Professor of Philosophy at the Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich and has received a Humboldt Professorship in 2010. His areas of research include logic (theories of truth and modality, paradox, conditionals, nonmonotonic reasoning, dynamic doxastic logic), epistemology (belief, inference, belief revision, foundations of probability, Bayesianism), philosophy of mathematics (structuralism, informal provability, abstraction, criteria of identity), philosophy of language (indeterminacy of translation, compositionality), cognitive science (symbolic representation and neural networks, metacognition), philosophy of science (empirical content, measurement theory), and history of philosophy (logical positivism, Carnap, Quine).

  34. Rene Pranz

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    Rene Pranz
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1985-.. (age 36)
    Occupations
    fencer
    Biography

    René Pranz is an Austrian fencer, specialising in the foil, who competed at the 2016 Summer Olympics due to be held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  35. Bettina Baumer

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    Bettina Baumer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1940-.. (age 81)
    Occupations
    academic
    Biography

    Bettina Sharada Bäumer is an Austrian scholar of religion. Vandana Parthasarathy, writing in The Hindu, described Baumer as a "renowned Indologist, one of the foremost expounders of Kashmir Saivism and a well-known figure in the field of inter-religious dialogue". She was awarded the Austrian Decoration for Science and Art by Government of Austria in 2012 and Padma Shri by Government of India in 2015 for her contribution to Literature and Education.

  36. Johannes Katschthaler

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    Johannes Katschthaler
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1832-1914 (aged 82)
    Occupations
    Catholic priestpolitician
    Biography

    Johannes Baptist Katschthaler was an Austrian Cardinal of the Catholic Church. He served as Archbishop of Salzburg from 1900 until his death, and was elevated to the cardinalate in 1903.

  37. Friedrich Stadler

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    Friedrich Stadler
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Friedrich Stadler is an Austrian historian and philosopher and professor for history and philosophy of science at the University of Vienna. He is the founder (in 1991) and long-time director of the Institute Vienna Circle, which was established as a Department of the Faculty of Philosophy and Education of the Vienna University in May 2011. Currently he is a permanent fellow of this Department and serves at the same time as the Director of the co-operating Vienna Circle Society, which is the continuation of the former Institute Vienna Circle as an extra-university institution.

  38. Andreas Kiefer

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    Andreas Kiefer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1957-.. (age 64)
    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.

  39. Karoline Graswander-Hainz

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    Karoline Graswander-Hainz
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Karoline Graswander-Hainz is an Austrian politician who served as Member of the European Parliament (MEP) from 2015 until 2019. She is a member of the Social Democratic Party, part of the Party of European Socialists.

  40. Johann Franz Bessel

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    Johann Franz Bessel
    Born in
    Germany Flag Germany
    Years
    1672-1749 (aged 77)
    Occupations
    historianuniversity teacherjudge
    Biography

    Johann Franz Bessel was a German Benedictine abbot and historian.

  41. Wolfgang Gratzer

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    Wolfgang Gratzer
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1965-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    musicologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Wolfgang Gratzer is an Austrian musicologist.

  42. Johann Egger

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    Johann Egger
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1804-1866 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    entomologist
    Biography

    Johann Nepomuk Georg Egger, was an Austrian entomologist who specialised in Diptera.

  43. Andreas Kornhuber

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    Andreas Kornhuber
    Born in
    Austria Flag Austria
    Years
    1824-1905 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    paleontologistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    (Georg) Andreas von Kornhuber (2 August 1824, Kematen, Oberösterreich – 21 April 1905, Vienna) was an Austrian naturalist and paleontologist.

  44. Mor Antheemos Mathews

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    Mor Antheemos Mathews
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1974-.. (age 47)
    Biography

    Mathews Mor Anthimos is a Syriac Orthodox bishop, currently Metropolitan of Muvattupuzha Region and Patriarchal Vicar of U.K. & Ireland Dioceses.

  45. Marie-Louise Nosch

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    Marie-Louise Nosch
    Years
    1970-.. (age 51)
    Occupations
    academicarchaeologistwriterhistorian
    Biography

    Marie-Louise Bech Nosch is a Professor in the University of Copenhagen and an expert in the interdisciplinary study of prehistoric textiles. Her main research focus is on the evidence for textile production in Mycenaean Greece provided by the Linear B tablets; she has also published widely on the cross-cultural study of textiles from across the ancient Mediterranean and Near East.

  46. Alegria Ferrer

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    Alegria Ferrer
    Occupations
    academicstage actorsinger
    Biography

    Alegria Ocampo Ferrer is a Filipino soprano, professor, theater actress and a musical director who is awarded an Aliw Awards Hall of Fame in the category of Female Classical and included in the Cultural Center of the Philippines Encyclopedia of the Arts. The Aliw Awards is given to recognize excellence in Filipino talents. The CCP Encyclopedia of the Arts contains information about culture and the arts in the Philippines.