Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950

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The Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (OBL), Austrian Biographical Dictionary 1815-1950, is a dictionary of biographical entries for individuals who have contributed to the History of Austria, published by the Austrian Academy of Sciences issued. It currently comprises 12 volumes (60 deliveries) with a total of more than 16,000 biographies and follows the Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich (Biographical Encyclopedia of the Austrian Empire), which deals with the period between 1750 and 1850 that was published 1856-1891 in 60 volumes, containing about 24,254 critical biographies.

Published Volumes[edit]

The 59th and 60th deliveries were published in 2007 and 2008 (Spanner Anton Carl–Staudigl Oskar in the 59th delivery, Staudigl Oskar–Stich Ignaz in the 60th delivery).


This article incorporates information from the equivalent article on the German Wikipedia.

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