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...Kreisel, Georg Georg Kreisel was born on 15 September 1923 in Graz, Austria. His Jewish parents sent him to England before Germany’s invasion. He studied mathematics at Trinity College, Cambridge, where he received his BA in 1944...
...Bieler, Ludwig Ludwig Bieler was born in Vienna on 20 October 1906 and died in Dublin on 2 May 1981. The son of a schoolmaster, he was educated at the Landstrasser-Gymnasium in Vienna, where he graduated in 1925. He studied classics...
...Zuckerkandl, Victor Victor Zuckerkandl was born on 2 July 1896 in Vienna, Austria. He earned a PhD in music in 1927 at Vienna University. From 1927 to 1933, Zuckerkandl served as music critic for various Berlin newspapers, and from 1934...
...Michael Ignaz Schmidt was born in Arnstein on 30 January 1736 and died in Vienna on 1 November 1794. The son of a high government official, he was sent in 1748 to the elite Jesuit Gymnasium, the Julianäum in Würzburg. Around 1753, he...
...Bertalanffy, Karl Ludwig von Ludwig von Bertalanffy was born on 19 September 1901 in Atzgerdorf near Vienna, Austria. He studied the history of art, philosophy, and biology at the University of Innsbruck and the University of Vienna...
...Friedrich Schlegel (full name: Carl Friedrich August Wilhelm) was born in Hanover on 10 March 1772 to an intellectually distinguished family. His father, a Protestant Veit-Schlegel, Dorothea Schleiermacher, Friedrich Daniel Schlegel, Johann...

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...The physicist, sense physiologist, and philosopher Ernst Waldfried Josef Wenzel Mach was born on February 18, 1838, in Chirlitz, Moravia (then in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, now part of Brno [Brünn] in the Czech Republic), and baptized...
...Von Mises, Richard Marten Edler Richard von Mises was born on 19 April 1883 in Lemberg (then in Galicia, a province of Austria-Hungary, now Lviv in the Ukraine). His father, of assimilated Viennese Jewish ancestry, was an engineer...
...Friedrich August von Hayek was born in Vienna on 8 May 1899 and died in Freiburg on 23 March 1992. His family had a well-established tradition in the study of the natural sciences and provided a very stimulating intellectual environment...
...Popper, Karl Karl Popper was born in Vienna on 28 July 1902 and died in Croydon on 17 September 1994. He studied mathematics, physics and psychology (the latter with Karl Bühler) at the University of Vienna. He fled from the Nazis in 1937...