Helena, Duchess of Albany

Helena, Duchess of Albany

Born in Arolsen as Helena Frederica Augusta of Waldeck & Pyrmont. Married, in 1882, Leopold, Duke of Albany, youngest son of Queen Victoria.  Died in the Tyrol. The photograph was taken at the ...

Person, Royalty, Austria, Germany

4 memorials
Austrian Centre

Austrian Centre

A social, cultural and political hub for Austrian exiles from the Nazis. The Centre housed a library, restaurant, theatre, political cabaret, concert venue and functioned as a publisher. It also of...

Group, Nationalism, Austria

1 memorial
Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm

Sir Joseph Edgar Boehm

Born Vienna, educated England, granted English citizenship 1865. Sculptor in Ordinary for Scotland (a member of the royal household in Scotland) 1881 - 1890. Best known for the head of Queen Victor...

Person, Sculpture, Austria

15 memorials
Anton Bruckner

Anton Bruckner

Composer. On 29 July 1871 he stayed in a house in Finsbury Square. He was in London giving six organ recitals at Royal Albert Hall and five at the Crystal Palace. While in London he started work ...

Person, Music / songs, Austria

1 memorial
Theresa Cornelys

Theresa Cornelys

Opera singer, actress and adventuress, was born in Vienna, née Imer. First came to England in 1746. In 1760 rented Carlisle House, a large mansion at the south-east corner of Soho Square, where she...

Person, Music / songs, Theatre, Austria

1 memorial
Milos Crnjanski

Milos Crnjanski

Poet, and diplomat. Born in Csongrád, Hungary. His family moved to Romania in 1896, where the Serbian heritage was instilled in him. In 1912 he went to study in Rijeka (in modern day Croatia) and V...

Person, Poetry, Politics & Administration, Austria, Balkans, Hungary, Romania, Serbia

1 memorial
Norman Douglas

Norman Douglas

Writer. Born George Norman Douglas in Thüringen, Austria, the son of a mountaineer and archaeologist. Joined the Foreign Office in 1894 and served in St Petersburg. He settled in Capri, where his c...

Person, Literature, Austria, Italy, Russia

1 memorial
Arthur Fleischmann

Arthur Fleischmann

Sculptor.  Born Bratislava which was in Hungary at the time.  Studied medicine and started work in Vienna as a dermatologist but he had also been studying sculpture and in 1924 he gave up the 'day ...

Person, Sculpture, Austria, Hungary, Indonisia

2 memorials
Johann Peter Frank

Johann Peter Frank

Born Rotalben, Bavaria to a French father. Worked as a doctor in France and Germany. He wrote on preventative medicine and toured Europe promoting his ideas. Died in Vienna where, despite his re...

Person, Medicine, Austria, France, Germany

1 memorial
Anna Freud

Anna Freud

Pioneer of child psychoanalysis.   Born Vienna, the sixth and last child of Sigmund.  Was on holiday in England in 1914 when war was declared and she had to return home.  After nursing her father i...

Person, Medicine, Austria

1 memorial
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