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Franz Vranitzky

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Franz Vranitzky
19th Chancellor of Austria
In office
16 June 1986 – 28 January 1997
PresidentRudolf Kirchschläger
Kurt Waldheim
Thomas Klestil
DeputyNorbert Steger
Alois Mock
Josef Riegler
Erhard Busek
Wolfgang Schüssel
Preceded byFred Sinowatz
Succeeded byViktor Klima
Personal details
Born (1937-10-04) 4 October 1937 (age 86)
Vienna, Austria
Political partySPÖ
Christine Christen
(m. 1962)

Franz Vranitzky (born 4 October 1937) is an Austrian politician. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party of Austria (SPÖ), he was Chancellor of Austria from 1986 to 1997. In 1984, Vranitzky joined the SPÖ-Freedom Party (FPÖ) government coalition under Chancellor Fred Sinowatz as minister of finance.[1] He is a former member of the Steering Committee of the Bilderberg Group.[2]

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  1. "Austria: The Past's Long Shadow". Time. 1986-09-29. Archived from the original on 2009-09-04. Retrieved 2010-01-30.
  2. "Former Steering Committee Members". bilderbergmeetings.org. Bilderberg Group. Archived from the original on 2009-06-30. Retrieved 2014-02-08.

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