Alexander Van der Bellen

Place of Birth: Vienna, Nazi Germany (now Austria)

Date of Birth: 18 January, 1944

Ethnicity:
*Baltic German, Dutch, 1/16th Estonian, possibly French (father)
*Estonian (mother)

Alexander Van der Bellen is an Austrian politician and economist. He has been President of Austria, since 26 January, 2017. He was a Member of the Austrian National Council, from 1994 to 2012, and Leader of the The Greens – The Green Alternative, from 13 December, 1997 to 3 October, 2008.

His father, Aleksander Konstantin van der Bellen, was a Russian-born aristocrat, of Dutch, Baltic German, 1/16th Estonian, and possibly French, descent. His mother, Alma (Siibold), was also a Russian immigrant, of Estonian descent. He is married to Doris Schmidauer. He was previously married to Brigitte.

Alexander’s paternal grandfather was Aleksander Konstantin van der Bellen (the son of Aleksander van der Bellen and Marie Anna Mollier). Alexander’s great-grandfather Alexander was the son of Alexander van der Bellen, whose own father, Jacobus van der Bellen, moved from Holland to the Russian Empire, in 1763. The surname “Mollier” is of possibly French origin. However, it is unclear if Alexander’s great-grandmother Marie Anna had French ancestry.

Alexander’s paternal grandmother was Adele Emilie Reymann (the daughter of Maximilian Georg Reymann and Catharina Beata Julie Britzke). Adele was of Baltic German, and some Estonian, descent. Maximilian was the son of Johann Nathanael Reymann, who was a Latvian immigrant, from Riga. Catharina was the daughter of Wilhelm August Ludwig Britzke and Beate Christina Masing, who was of part Estonian descent.

Alexander’s maternal grandfather was Julius Friedrich Sibold (the son of Mihkel Sibold and Kadri Siibold). Julius was an Estonian immigrant, from Meeri, Tartu County. Mihkel was the son of Dawid Sibold and Liso Lillo. Kadri was the daughter of Dawid Pehka and Ann Lind.

Alexander’s maternal grandmother was Johanna Adele Kask (the daughter of Mihkel Kask and Ello Kull). Johanna was an Estonian immigrant, from Tartu. Mihkel was born Mihkel Lomp, and was the son of Ado Lomp and Mari. Ello was the daughter of Mart Kull and Leena Tavel.

Alexander’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother, Mai.

Source: Genealogy of Alexander Van der Bellen – https://www.geni.com

6 Responses

  1. follers says:

    Ethnic, is there a picture, please?

  2. Manila says:

    He won the election once again.

  3. Manila says:

    The election result has been annulled. So, the election has to be repeated.

  4. madman says:

    Alexander’s paternal grandmother was quite clearly not an ethnic Latvian, but Baltic German, although her own great-grandfather, George David Masing, had Estonian ancestry. I would also add “possibly French”.

    So his ethnicity would be:
    *Baltic German, Dutch, 1/16th Estonian, possibly French (father)
    *Estonian (mother)

  5. Manila says:

    Alexander’s grandfather Aleksander’s mother was Marie Anna Mollier. The surname “Mollier” is of possibly French origin. However, it is unclear if Marie had French ancestry. Alexander’s great-grandfather Alexander was the son of Alexander van der Bellen. Alexander’s great-great-grandfather Alexander’s father, Jacobus van der Bellen, moved from Holland to the Russian Empire in 1763.

    Alexander’s paternal grandmother Adele was the daughter of Maximilian Georg Reymann and Catharina Beata Julie Britzke. Maximilian was the son of Johann Nathanael Reymann. Johann was a Latvian immigrant, from Riga. Catharina was the daughter of Wilhelm August Ludwig Britzke and Beate Christina Masing.

    Alexander’s maternal grandmother Adele’s first name is Johanna, and her mother was Ello Kull. Mihkel was born Mihkel Lomp, and was the son of Ado Lomp and Mari. Ello was the daughter of Mart Kull and Leena Tavel.

    Alexander’s matrilineal ancestry can be traced back to his third great-grandmother Mai.

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