Eduard Baar-Baarenfels

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Eduard Baar-Baarenfels (born November 3, 1885 in Laibach , † March 14, 1967 in Saalfelden , 1913 to 1919 Baar von Baarenfels ) was an Austrian Home Guard leader and politician.

After a military career up to lieutenant colonel in World War I , Baar-Baarenfels became regional leader of the Lower Austrian Heimwehr in 1929, regional chief of staff of the Heimwehr in 1932, and in 1933 regional army leader and deputy federal leader.

In the Austro-Fascist corporate state he was first deputy and then managing governor of Lower Austria (for Josef Reither ) from 1934 to 1935 . During this time he was also a member of the state council and the Bundestag .

From 1935 to 1936 he held the office of Federal Minister for Security and Internal Affairs . After the Heimwehr leader Ernst Rüdiger Starhemberg resigned all of his political offices in 1936, he followed this on May 14 as Vice Chancellor in Schuschnigg's second cabinet until the government was reshuffled on November 3, 1936. He was then envoy in Budapest until the end of the First Republic . He was first retired, then released and finally arrested, and was in the Dachau and Flossenbürg concentration camps from 1939 to 1941 .

He was a member of the K.Ö.L. Starhemberg.

He was a landowner in Rohrbach, today the municipality of Weistrach in the Amstetten district .

His father Eduard Baar von Baarenfels was a field marshal lieutenant in the Austro-Hungarian army.

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  1. ^ "Acta Studentica", 72/1988, p. 6.