Austria: Culture#

World Heritage#

Nobel Prize Winners (20)#

Here persons are counted for the country they born in or if their affiliation is with this country.
Robert BárányMedicine1914"for his work on the physiology and pathology of the vestibular apparatus"
Peter HandkeLiterature2019"for linguistic genius examines the periphery and specificity of human experience"
Alfred Hermann FriedPeace1911
Victor Franz HessPhysics1936"for his discovery of cosmic radiation"
Elfriede JelinekLiterature2004"for her musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and plays that with extraordinary linguistic zeal reveal the absurdity of society's clichés and their subjugating power"
Eric R. KandelMedicine2000"for their discoveries concerning signal transduction in the nervous system"
Martin KarplusChemistry2013"for the development of multiscale models for complex chemical systems"
Walter KohnChemistry1998"for his development of the density-functional theory"
Richard KuhnChemistry1938"for his work on carotenoids and vitamins"
Karl LandsteinerMedicine1930"for his discovery of human blood groups"
Otto LoewiMedicine1936"for their discoveries relating to chemical transmission of nerve impulses"
Konrad LorenzMedicine1973"for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"
Wolfgang PauliPhysics1945"for the discovery of the Exclusion Principle, also called the Pauli Principle"
Max Ferdinand PerutzChemistry1962"for their studies of the structures of globular proteins"
Fritz PreglChemistry1923"for his invention of the method of micro-analysis of organic substances"
Erwin SchrödingerPhysics1933"for the discovery of new productive forms of atomic theory"
Karl von FrischMedicine1973"for their discoveries concerning organization and elicitation of individual and social behaviour patterns"
Friedrich August von HayekEconomics1974"for their pioneering work in the theory of money and economic fluctuations and for their penetrating analysis of the interdependence of economic, social and institutional phenomena"
Julius Wagner-JaureggMedicine1927"for his discovery of the therapeutic value of malaria inoculation in the treatment of dementia paralytica"
Richard Adolf ZsigmondyChemistry1925"for his demonstration of the heterogenous nature of colloid solutions and for the methods he used, which have since become fundamental in modern colloid chemistry"