Famous Austrian Business People

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 1 Toto Wolff

Toto Wolff
Famous As: Investor
Birthdate: January 12, 1972
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Vienna
Former racing driver Toto Wolff is the CEO and 30% stakeholder of the Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula One Team. He has been part of the Austrian and German Formula Ford championships. He later established the investment firms Marchfifteen and Marchsixteen. He supports underprivileged children through the Mary Bendet Foundation.

 2 Wolfgang Puck

Wolfgang Puck
Famous As: Chef, Restaurateur
Birthdate: July 8, 1949
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Sankt Veit an der Glan, Austria

Wolfgang Puck is an Austrian-American restaurateur. In 1973, Puck moved to the US and opened a restaurant named Spago in 1982. He then established himself as a respected restaurateur by opening several other restaurants. In 2013, he was inducted into the Culinary Hall of Fame. Also an actor, Puck has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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 3 Ferdinand Porsche

Ferdinand Porsche
Famous As: Founder of Porsche Automobile Company
Birthdate: September 3, 1875
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vratislavice nad Nisou, Liberec, Czechia
Died: January 30, 1951

Ferdinand Porsche was an Austrian-German automotive engineer. He is credited with founding one of the most popular car companies in the world, Porsche AG. He is also credited with creating the Lohner-Porsche mixed hybrid, the first gasoline-electric hybrid vehicle. During World War II, Porsche was a prominent contributor to the German war effort.

 4 Dietrich Mateschitz

Dietrich Mateschitz
Famous As: Businessman
Birthdate: May 20, 1944
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Sankt Marein im Mürztal, Austria
Self-made business magnate and Red Bull founder Dietrich Mateschitz took 10 years to complete his marketing degree. He was also one of the pioneers of content marketing, and rather than depending on paid ad agencies, marketed his brand through numerous media tools, such as the Red Bulletin magazine.

 5 Christine Kaufmann

Christine Kaufmann
Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: January 11, 1945
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Mitterberg-Sankt Martin, Austria
Died: March 28, 2017

 6 Ferdinand Piech

Ferdinand Piech
Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: April 17, 1937
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: August 25, 2019

 7 Friedrich Mandl

Friedrich Mandl
Famous As: entrepreneur
Birthdate: February 9, 1900
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: September 8, 1977
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 8 Frank Stronach

Frank Stronach
Famous As: Politician, Tool and die maker, Industrialist
Birthdate: September 6, 1932
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Weiz

 9 Emilie Louise Flöge

Emilie Louise Flöge
Famous As: Fashion designer
Birthdate: August 30, 1874
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 26, 1952

 10 Nadja Swarovski

Nadja Swarovski
Famous As: Businessperson
Birthdate: 1970 AD
Birthplace: Germany

 11 Louise Piech

Louise Piech
Famous As: Ferdinand Porsche's daughter
Birthdate: August 29, 1904
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: February 10, 1999

 12 Maurice de Hirsch

Maurice de Hirsch
Famous As: Financier
Birthdate: December 9, 1831
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Munich, Germany
Died: April 21, 1896

 13 Karl Schulmeister

Karl Schulmeister
Famous As: Tobacconist
Birthdate: August 5, 1770
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Freistett, Rheinau, Germany
Died: May 8, 1853

 14 Claus Josef Riedel

Claus Josef Riedel
Famous As: Glassmaker
Birthdate: February 19, 1925
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Polaun, Czechia
Died: March 17, 2004