Eduard Heinl

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Eduard Heinl (born April 9, 1880 in Vienna ; † April 10, 1957 there ) was an Austrian politician ( CS , ÖVP ).


Eduard Heinl's birthplace in Vienna, Naglergasse 19
Oriel relief, Naglergasse 19, Vienna
Central cemetery Vienna, Luegerkirche, crypt floor - grave of Eduard Heinl

Eduard Heinl was born in the 1st district, at Naglergasse 19. After finishing school, he joined the city service in 1898 and the state service in 1910. In 1904 he was entrusted with the political organization of the Christian Social Party . From 1918 he was director of the Institute for the Promotion of Trade, Commerce and Industry in Vienna.

Heinl was a member of the Constituent National Assembly (1919/20). From 1920 to 1924 he was a member of the National Council . As a member of the Mayr I State Government and the Mayr II Federal Government , he was Federal Minister for Trade and Commerce, Industry and Buildings from 1920 to 1921. From 1930 to 1932 he was Federal Minister for Trade and Transport. From 1926 to 1938 he was President of RAVAG . In 1944/45 he was in Gestapo detention for a few days .

In 1945 Heinl became State Secretary. From 1946 to 1948 he was Federal Minister for Trade and Reconstruction . From 1951 he was finance officer of the ÖVP. In 1951 he received the Ring of Honor from the City of Vienna .

In 1954 he received the Grand Decoration of Honor in Gold on ribbon for services to the Republic of Austria .

Heinl was also President of the Austrian League for the United Nations.

He was an honorary member of the Catholic student associations KÖHV Sängerschaft Waltharia Vienna (since 1930), KAV Bajuvaria Vienna (since 1931), AV Austria Innsbruck (since 1931) and KÖHV Mercuria Vienna (since 1953).

In 1961, the Dr.-Eduard-Heinl-Gasse in Vienna- Döbling (19th district) was named after him.


Web links

Individual evidence

  1. List of all decorations awarded by the Federal President for services to the Republic of Austria from 1952 (PDF; 6.9 MB)