Günter Fronius

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Günter Fronius (11 November 1907 – 21 July 2015) was an entrepreneur and the founder of Fronius International GmbH.[1] Fronius was born in Hermannstadt, Austria-Hungary (now Sibiu, Romania), and obtained his engineering degree from Breslau University of Technology in 1945.[2] A Transylvanian Saxon, Fronius holds the honorific professional title of Kommerzialrat for "long-standing Merit to the Republic of Austria".[2] In 2007 he was presented with the Julius Raab Medal, the highest Austrian award for economics, by Dr. Josef Pühringer, Governor of Upper Austria, on occasion of his 100th birthday.[2] In 2015, he died at the age of 107.[3]