List of honorary citizens of Vienna

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The freeman of the city award (Ehrenbürgerrecht) is the highest decoration of the city of Vienna. It can also be revoked. Since 1839, initiated by mayor Ignaz Czapka, recipients have been listed in the honorary citizenship book, although a few are missing. The recipients also receive an official diploma

The following list is ordered according to the year of bestowal:


  • Hanns Jäger-Sunstenau (1992): Die Ehrenbürger und Bürger ehrenhalber der Stadt Wien, ISBN 3-7005-4629-7