Famous People From Austria
If you thought that Austria has only given the world musical marvels like Haydn, Schubert, Mozart, Liszt, and J. Strauss, know that this European country has been home to some equally extraordinary, phenomenal, and world-class physicians too, whose perseverance, healing touch, innovation and compassion radicalized the world of medicine like nothing else. They are pioneers, teachers, researchers, healers, and inventors whose contributions to health and medicine are not only gargantuan, but hugely inspiring too. Where would the world be today without their path-breaking contribution to health science? Medicine and the world in general, would be forever be indebted to the sheer medical ingeniousness and accomplishments of top-notch Austrian physicians like Sigmund Freud, Wilhelm Beiglböck, Karl Stoerk, Hugo Jury, and Friedrich Kraus, who rewrote the course of medical history. Had it not been for their sheer passion and conviction, medical science would not be what it is today? Let us explore the timelines, life stories and interesting trivia & facts related to the lives of these famous Austrian physicians in the biographies below who worked their way to the top and are fondly remembered as medical wonders of their time.
Sigmund FreudSigmund Freud
06 May 1856
Neurologist, Psychiatrist
Wilhelm ReichWilhelm Reich
24 March 1897
Psychoanalyst

Alfred AdlerAlfred Adler
07 February 1870
 

Ignaz SemmelweisIgnaz Semmelweis
01 July 1818
Physician

Hans AspergerHans Asperger
18 February 1906
Paediatrician

Theodor BillrothTheodor Billroth
26 April 1829
Surgeon
Róbert BárányRóbert Bárány
22 April 1876
Otologist

Viktor FranklViktor Frankl
26 March 1905
Surgeon, Psychotherapist, Psychologist,

Eduard BlochEduard Bloch
30 January 1872
Physician

Aribert HeimAribert Heim
28 June 1914
Military physician, Ice hockey player, Torturer,
Julius Wagner-JaureggJulius Wagner-Jauregg
07 March 1857
Physician, Politician, Neurologist, Psychiatrist,

Bruno BettelheimBruno Bettelheim
28 August 1903
Writer, Psychologist, University teacher,
Arthur SchnitzlerArthur Schnitzler
15 May 1862
Writer, Playwright, Physician, Screenwriter,

Richard von Krafft-EbingRichard von Krafft-Ebing
14 August 1840
Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Physician, University

Josef BreuerJosef Breuer
15 January 1842
Physician, Psychologist, University teacher,
Otto F. KernbergOtto F. Kernberg
10 September 1928
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, University teacher,

Irmfried EberlIrmfried Eberl
08 September 1910
Physician, Psychiatrist
Otto GrossOtto Gross
17 March 1877
Psychiatrist, Psychanalyst, Physician

Jacob L. MorenoJacob L. Moreno
18 May 1889
Psychiatrist