Erik von Kuehnelt-Leddihn

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Birthday
31, 1909
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
May 26, 1999 (89)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
31, 1909
Birthplace
Austria
Death Date
May 26, 1999 (89)

About

Remembered for his books The Menace of the Herd and Liberty or Equality. His works greatly influenced the American conservative movement.

Before Fame

He was hired as the Vienna correspondent for The Spectator when he was just 16 years old.

Trivia

He was called 'the world's most fascinating man' by conservative author and politico William F. Buckley.

Family Life

He was born in Haselsdorf-Tobelbad, Austria.

Associated With

He was considered one of the foremost pioneers of American conservatism whose philosophy was espoused by such pundits as Ann Coulter.