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Vienna in Innenstadt, Wien, Austria
 

Dr. Karl Lueger

 
 
Dr. Karl Lueger Marker image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
1. Dr. Karl Lueger Marker
Inscription.  
Dr. Karl Lueger (1844-1910)
Gründer der Christlich-Sozialen Partei,
1897-1910 Bürgermeister. Mitgestalter Wiens zu einer
modernen Großstadt. Kritisch bewertet werden
muss sein populistischer Antisemitismus,
der ein politisches Klima förderte, welches die
Verbreitung des Nationalsozialismus begünstigte.

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(English translation:)

Dr. Karl Lueger (1844-1910), founder of the Christian Social Party and mayor, 1897-1910, helped to turn Vienna into a modern city. A critical evaluation of his tenure must include his populist anti-semitism, which promoted a political climate that enabled the proliferation of National Socialism (i.e., nazism).
 
Location. 48° 12.454′ N, 16° 22.823′ E. Marker is in Vienna, Wien, in Innenstadt. Marker is at the intersection of Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz and Stubenring, on the right when traveling west on Dr.-Karl-Lueger-Platz. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Stubenring 24, Vienna, Wien 1010, Austria. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lueger Denkmal / Lueger Monument (within shouting distance of

Dr. Karl Lueger Marker - wide view image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
2. Dr. Karl Lueger Marker - wide view
The marker is visible here, above and to the left of the cafe entrance.
this marker); Die Aula der Wissenschaften / Hall of Sciences (about 210 meters away, measured in a direct line); Rudjer J. Bošković (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Franz Schubert (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang (approx. 0.2 kilometers away); Former University Office (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Leoš Janáček (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vienna.
 
More about this marker. The marker is found tucked beneath the awning on the south side of Café Prückel.
 
Also see . . .  Karl Lueger (Wikipedia). (Submitted on September 8, 2018.)
 
Categories. Politics
 
Dr. Karl Lueger Monument image. Click for full size.
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
3. Dr. Karl Lueger Monument
Opposite the marker there is a monument and square dedicated to Dr. Lueger.
 
More. Search the internet for Dr. Karl Lueger.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 8, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 84 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2018, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California.
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