Famous People Born In Linz

Vote for Your Favourite People Born In Linz

Right IconThis ranking is based on an algorithm that combines various factors, including the votes of our users and search trends on the internet.

 1 
Mateo Kovačić
(Croatian Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Mateo Kovačić
12
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: May 6, 1994
Sun Sign: Taurus

Mateo Kovačić is a Croatian football player who plays as a midfielder for the Croatia national football team and Premier League club Chelsea. He has represented Croatia at the World Cups and the UEFA European Football Championships. A versatile midfielder, Mateo Kovačić has also won several titles for Chelsea.

 2 
Geli Raubal
(Austrian Woman Who Was the Half-Niece of Adolf Hitler)
Geli Raubal
20
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: July 4, 1908
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: September 18, 1931
Geli Raubal was the half-niece of Nazi leader Adolf Hitler and the daughter of Hitler’s half-sister, Angela Raubal. She spent her childhood in Hitler’s home, where her mother worked as a housekeeper. She is said to have committed suicide after Hitler forbade her to pursue singing lessons in Vienna.
 3 
Parov Stelar
(Austrian Musician & Record Producer Known for His Pioneering Work in the Electronic Swing Music Genre)
Parov Stelar
0
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: November 27, 1974
Sun Sign: Sagittarius

Austrian electronic music artist and DJ Marcus Füreder, better known as Parov Stelar, has also created music under aliases such as Plasma and Cash Candy. His works include hit collaborations with artists such as Lady Gaga and Lana Del Ray. He also co-established the designer label Stelarbloom with his wife.

 4 
Cesár Sampson
(Austrian Model, Dancer, Singer, Songwriter, and Producer)
Cesár Sampson
1
Listed In: Fashion
Birthdate: August 18, 1983
Sun Sign: Leo
Height: 6'0" (183 cm)
 5 
August Kubizek
(Austrian Conductor Best Known for Being a Close Friend of 'Adolf Hitler')
August Kubizek
3
Listed In: Musicians
Birthdate: August 3, 1888
Sun Sign: Leo
Died: October 23, 1956

Austrian musical conductor August Kubizek is best-remembered for his close friendship with Adolf Hitler during their late-teens. They reunited after thirty years following which the Nazi Party hired Kubizek to write about his youth with Hitler in two short propaganda booklets called Reminiscences. Kubizek also wrote about his childhood experience with Hitler in the book The Young Hitler I Knew.

 6 
Richard Tauber
(Austrian Tenor and Film Actor)
Richard Tauber
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: May 16, 1891
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: January 8, 1948

Richard Tauber was an Austrian tenor and film actor. The son of an actress, he often toured with his mother and developed a love for the theater. He also enjoyed singing and studied at the Hoch Conservatory in Frankfurt. He went on to become a tenor and an actor and also conducted at the Theater an der Wien. 

 7 
Shlomo Sand
(University teacher, Historian)
Shlomo Sand
0
Birthdate: September 10, 1946
Sun Sign: Virgo
 8 
Vincent Kriechmayr
(Austrian Alpine Ski Racer)
Vincent Kriechmayr
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: October 1, 1991
Sun Sign: Libra
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 9 
Luka Sučić
(Croatian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Midfielder)
Luka Sučić
1
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 8, 2002
Sun Sign: Virgo
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 10 
Valie Export
(Austrian Artist Best Known for Provocative Public Performances and Expanded Cinema Work)
Valie Export
0
Birthdate: May 17, 1940
Sun Sign: Taurus

Contemporary Austrian artist Valie Export is best known for her photographs, sculpture, and films, which focus on themes such as the male gaze and the female body. Her work Action Pants: Genital Panic included a performance that had her sitting and walking around wearing pants without a crotch.

 11 
Maria Anna of Austria
(Queen)
Maria Anna of Austria
1
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: September 7, 1683
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: August 14, 1754

The daughter of Leopold I of the Holy Roman Empire, Maria Anna of Austria had also been the queen consort of Portugal by virtue of her marriage to King John V. Following her husband’s stroke and partial paralysis, she also served as a regent. Following her death, her heart was buried in Vienna.

 12 
Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria
(Ruler of Further Austria and since 1564 Imperial count of Tirol)
Ferdinand II, Archduke of Austria
5
Birthdate: June 14, 1529
Sun Sign: Gemini
Died: January 24, 1595
 13 
Elizabeth of Austria
(Queen)
Elizabeth of Austria
0
Birthdate: July 9, 1526
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: June 15, 1545

Elizabeth of Austria was the Queen consort of Poland and Grand Duchess of Lithuania through her marriage to the King of Poland, Sigismund II Augustus. Plagued by ill health and Sigismund Augustus' extramarital affairs, Elizabeth's marriage was unhappy and brief. Elizabeth suffered from epileptic seizures throughout her life and died at the age of 18.

 14 
Elizabeth of Austria
(Queen)
Elizabeth of Austria
0
Listed In: Miscellaneous
Birthdate: 1436 AD
Died: August 30, 1505

Elizabeth of Austria was the Queen consort of Poland through her marriage to King Casimir IV of Poland. Elizabeth's marriage to Casimir proved to be one of Poland's most successful royal marriages. Four of Elizabeth's sons went on to be crowned as kings. As Queen Mother, Elizabeth played an important role in securing the Polish throne to John I Albert.

 15 
Christina Stürmer
(Austrian Singer and Songwriter)
Christina Stürmer
0
Listed In: Singers
Birthdate: June 9, 1982
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)
 16 
Birgit Minichmayr
(Actress)
Birgit Minichmayr
1
Birthdate: April 3, 1977
Sun Sign: Aries
Height: 5'5" (165 cm)
 17 
Hermann Bahr
(Austrian Dramatist and Playwright)
Hermann Bahr
2
Listed In: Writers
Birthdate: July 19, 1863
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: January 15, 1934

Austrian author and dramatist Hermann Bahr attempted to combine naturalism and romanticism and also mastered mysticism and Symbolism. He is best remembered for his works such as the novel Himmelfahrt and the essay Wien, though the latter was banned. He had also been the director of the Deutsches Theater.

 18 
Hedwig Bleibtreu
(Actress)
Hedwig Bleibtreu
0
Birthdate: December 23, 1868
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Died: January 24, 1958
 19 
Tobias Lawal
(Austrian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Goalkeeper)
Tobias Lawal
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: June 7, 2000
Sun Sign: Gemini
Height: 6'5" (196 cm)
 20 
Hannelore Auer
(Singer)
Hannelore Auer
0
Birthdate: May 30, 1942
Sun Sign: Gemini
 21 
Emanuel Aiwu
(Austrian Professional Footballer Who Plays as a Defender)
Emanuel Aiwu
3
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: December 25, 2000
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
 22 
Ludwig Andreas von Khevenhüller
(Field marshal)
Ludwig Andreas von Khevenhüller
0
Listed In: Leaders
Birthdate: November 30, 1683
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: January 26, 1744
 23 
Elisabeth Thereur
(Dressage rider)
Elisabeth Thereur
0
Listed In: Sportspersons
Birthdate: September 20, 1956
Sun Sign: Virgo
 24 
Fritz Eckhardt
(Actor)
Fritz Eckhardt
0
Birthdate: November 30, 1907
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Died: December 31, 1995

Austrian actor-director Fritz Eckhardt is best remembered for his portrayal of Marek in the series Tatort. The winner of the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, Eckhardt is also known for his roles in Almost Angels and Oberinspektor Marek. Actor Irmgard Riessen is her stepdaughter.

 25 
Walter Schmidinger
(Actor)
Walter Schmidinger
0
Birthdate: April 28, 1933
Sun Sign: Taurus
Died: September 28, 2013
 26 
Inge Egger
(Actress)
Inge Egger
0
Birthdate: August 27, 1923
Sun Sign: Virgo
Died: September 5, 1976
 27 
Bruhitzalex
(Comedic YouTube Star)
Bruhitzalex
0
Listed In: YouTubers
Birthdate: June 27, 2001
Sun Sign: Cancer
Height: 5'7" (170 cm)