Sebastian Kurz

Sebastian Kurz in 2018, photo by palinchak/Bigstock.com

Place of Birth: Meidling, Vienna, Austria

Date of Birth: 27 August, 1986

Ethnicity: Austrian, German

Sebastian Kurz is an Austrian politician. He has served as Chancellor of Austria, from 18 December, 2017 to 28 May, 2019, and again, from 7 January, 2020 to 11 October 11, 2021. He has also been Chairman of the People’s Party, since 14 May, 2017, and was previously Minister of Foreign Affairs, from 16 December, 2013 to 18 December, 2017, and Chair of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe, from 1 January, 2017 to 18 December, 2017, among other duties.

Chancellor Kurz’s father, Josef Kurz, is an engineer. Chancellor Kurz’s mother, Elisabeth (Döller), is a teacher.

Sebastian’s maternal grandmother was named Magdalena Müller. She was born in Temerin, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (today Vojvodina, Serbia), and was a Danube Swabian. She settled in Zogelsdorf, now in Austria, during World War II, after the Yugoslav Partisans and the Red Army started moved into her birth territory.

Source: http://www.kleinezeitung.at

3 Responses

  1. Manila says:

    I suggest to add his successor, Alexander Schallenberg, to this site. He is interesting as he comes from the noble family.

  2. Manila says:

    He was dismissed in a motion of no confidence.

  3. I Love Hungary says:

    Why Scots-Irish is here an category, but not Hungarian-German? (the ethnicity of his grandmother Maria Müller, because she was born in Vojvodina)

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