Famous Austrian Sportspersons

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 1 Niki Lauda

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Famous As: Former Formula One driver
Birthdate: February 22, 1949
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria
Died: May 20, 2019

Austrian Formula One driver and aviation entrepreneur Niki Lauda was a three-time F1 World Drivers' Champion. Considered to be one of the greatest F1 drivers of all time, he was once involved in a near-fatal accident. He founded and ran three airlines as an aviation entrepreneur and also served as the team manager of the Jaguar Formula One racing team.

 2 David Alaba

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 24, 1992
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna
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 3 Toto Wolff

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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.

 4 Josef Bican

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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: September 25, 1913
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: December 12, 2001
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 5 Christian Fuchs

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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 7, 1986
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Neunkirchen

 6 Roland Ratzenberger

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Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: July 4, 1960
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria
Died: April 30, 1994

 7 Jochen Rindt

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Birthdate: April 18, 1942
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Mainz
Died: December 5, 1970
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 8 Andreas Weimann

Andreas Weimann
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: August 5, 1991
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Vienna

 9 Marc Janko

Marc Janko
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 25, 1983
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Vienna

 10 Hermann Maier

Hermann Maier
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Famous As: Alpine skier, Ski instructor
Birthdate: December 7, 1972
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Altenmarkt im Pongau

 11 Franz Klammer

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Famous As: Ski Racer
Birthdate: December 3, 1953
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Carinthia, Austria

 12 Richard Réti

Richard Réti
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Famous As: Chess Player
Birthdate: May 28, 1889
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Pezinok, Slovakia
Died: June 6, 1929

 13 Thomas Morgenstern

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Famous As: Ski jumper
Birthdate: October 30, 1986
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Spittal an der Drau, Austria

 14 Felix Baumgartner

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Famous As: Daredevil
Birthdate: April 20, 1969
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Salzburg

Felix Baumgartner is an Austrian skydiver, BASE jumper, and daredevil. He is best known for jumping from the stratosphere to the Earth as part of the Red Bull Stratos project. Baumgartner set the world record for gaining an estimated top speed of Mach 1.25, becoming the first person without vehicular power to break the sonic barrier relative to the surface.

 15 Mick Blue

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Famous As: Adult Film Star
Birthdate: September 9, 1976
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Graz, Austria

 16 Dietrich Mateschitz

Dietrich Mateschitz
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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.

 17 Brian Laudrup

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 22, 1969
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Vienna

 18 Herbert Nitsch

Herbert Nitsch
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Famous As: Aviator, Free-diver
Birthdate: April 20, 1970
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Austria

 19 Jakob Pöltl

Jakob Pöltl
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Famous As: Basketball player
Birthdate: October 15, 1995
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

 20 Marcel Sabitzer

Marcel Sabitzer
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: March 17, 1994
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Graz

 21 Ferdinand Habsburg

Ferdinand Habsburg
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Famous As: Racing driver
Birthdate: June 21, 1997
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Salzburg, Austria

 22 Marcel Hirscher

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Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: March 2, 1989
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Annaberg-Lungötz, Austria

 23 Alex Manninger

Alex Manninger
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: June 4, 1977
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Salzburg

 24 Helmut Marko

Helmut Marko
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Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: April 27, 1943
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Graz

 25 Gerhard Berger

Gerhard Berger
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Famous As: Formula One driver
Birthdate: August 27, 1959
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Wörgl

 26 Valentino Lazaro

Valentino Lazaro
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Famous As: Football player
Birthdate: March 24, 1996
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Graz, Austria

 27 Thomas Muster

Thomas Muster
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: October 2, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Leibnitz, Austria

 28 Mairbek Taisumov

Mairbek Taisumov
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 8, 1988
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia

 29 Barbara Schett

Barbara Schett
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: March 10, 1976
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Innsbruck, Austria

 30 Thomas Vanek

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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: January 19, 1984
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Baden bei Wien

 31 Wilhelm Steinitz

Wilhelm Steinitz
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Famous As: Chess Master
Birthdate: May 17, 1836
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Prague
Died: August 12, 1900

 32 Gernot Reinstadler

Gernot Reinstadler
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Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: January 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Austria
Died: January 19, 1991

 33 Mathias Lauda

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Famous As: Racecar driver
Birthdate: January 30, 1981
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Salzburg

 34 Roland Kickinger

Roland Kickinger
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Famous As: Bodybuilder
Birthdate: March 30, 1968
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

 35 Sebastian Prödl

Sebastian Prödl
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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: June 21, 1987
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Graz

 36 Michael Grabner

Michael Grabner
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Famous As: Ice hockey player
Birthdate: October 5, 1987
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Villach

 37 Helmuth Koinigg

Helmuth Koinigg
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Famous As: Formula One driver, Engineer, Sportsperson
Birthdate: November 3, 1948
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: October 6, 1974

 38 Alexander Wurz

Alexander Wurz
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Famous As: Austrian racing driver
Birthdate: February 15, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Waidhofen an der Thaya

 39 Ernst Happel

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Famous As: Association football player, Association football manager
Birthdate: November 29, 1925
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Vienna
Died: November 14, 1992

 40 Ismail Naurdiev

Ismail Naurdiev
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Famous As: Mixed martial artist
Birthdate: August 18, 1996
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Grozny, Russia

 41 Matthias Steiner

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Famous As: Weightlifter
Birthdate: August 25, 1982
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Vienna, Austria

 42 Jürgen Melzer

Jürgen Melzer
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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: May 22, 1981
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Vienna

 43 Anna Fenninger

Anna Fenninger
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Birthdate: June 18, 1989
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Hallein

 44 Michael Gregoritsch

Michael Gregoritsch
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: April 18, 1994
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Graz

 45 Gregor Schlierenzauer

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Famous As: Ski jumper
Birthdate: January 7, 1990
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Rum, Austria

 46 Andreas Ivanschitz

Andreas Ivanschitz
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Famous As: Association football player
Birthdate: October 15, 1983
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Eisenstadt

 47 Ulrike Maier

Ulrike Maier
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Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: October 22, 1967
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Rauris, Austria
Died: January 29, 1994

 48 Hans Krankl

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Famous As: Footballer
Birthdate: February 14, 1953
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Vienna

 49 Erik Schinegger

Erik Schinegger
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Famous As: Alpine skier
Birthdate: June 19, 1948
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Carinthia, Austria

 50 Moritz Thiem

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Famous As: Tennis player
Birthdate: December 8, 1999
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Austria