Heinz Fischer

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Birthday
9, 1938
Birthplace
Austria
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
9, 1938 (age 81)
Birthplace
Austria

About

In 2004, this Social Democratic Party politician took office as President of Austria. Previously, he had served as President of the National Council of Austria.

Before Fame

He spent his early childhood years as a resident of Nazi-occupied Austria. Over a decade after the conclusion of World War II, he received his law degree from the University of Vienna and went on to serve on the Austrian National Council (parliament).

Trivia

He taught in the political science department of the University of Innsbruck.

Family Life

His marriage to Margit Binder resulted in children named Philip and Lisa.

Associated With

A decade apart, Fischer and Kurt Waldheim both held the office of President of Austria.