Franz Vranitzky

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Franz Vranitzky
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19th Chancellor of Austria
In office
16 June 1986 – 28 January 1997
President Rudolf Kirchschläger
Kurt Waldheim
Thomas Klestil
Deputy Norbert Steger
Alois Mock
Josef Riegler
Erhard Busek
Wolfgang Schüssel
Preceded by Fred Sinowatz
Succeeded by Viktor Klima
Personal details
Born (1937-10-04) 4 October 1937 (age 81)
Vienna, Austria
Nationality Austrian
Political party SPÖ
Christine Christen (m. 1962)
Religion Roman Catholicism

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]

References[change | change source]

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

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