Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich

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Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich (English, Biographical Encyclopedia of the Austrian Empire) (abbreviated Wurzbach from the author's surname) is a 60-volume work, edited and published by Constantin von Wurzbach, containing about 24,254 critical biographies of notable personages in every walk of life and from all parts of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy who were born, lived or worked there during the period 1750–1850.

Constantin von Wurzbach Austrian biographer

Constantin Wurzbach Ritter von Tannenberg was an Austrian biographer, lexicographer and author.

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The Österreichisches Biographisches Lexikon 1815–1950 (ÖBL), Austrian Biographical Lexicon 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. It currently comprises 12 volumes with a total of more than 16,000 biographies. It follows the Biographisches Lexikon des Kaiserthums Oesterreich, which dealt with the period between 1750 and 1850 and which was published from 1856 to 1891 in 60 volumes, containing 24,254 critical biographies.

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