Karl Lueger

Karl Lueger

Born: October 24, 1844

Died: March 10, 1910



Biography: Karl Lueger was an Austrian politician, mayor of Vienna, and leader and cofounder the Austrian Christian Social Party. He is credited with the transformation of the city of Vienna into a modern city. The populist and anti-Semitic politics of his Christian Social Party are sometimes viewed as a model for Hitler's Nazism.