Deubler, Konrad, b. Bad Goisern (Upper Austria), Nov. 26, 1814, d. Bad Goisern, March 31, 1884. Free-thinking miller, farmer and inn-keeper. In 1853 the "folk philosopher of Primesberg" was sentenced to 2 years in prison in Bruenn (Brno) as a revolutionary, then interned in Olmuetz (Olomouc) until 1857, 1862-1864 exiled to Iglau; 1870-1871 mayor of Bad Goisern, D.'s home in Bad Goisern was a meeting place for writers and philosophers. In Bad Goisern there is a K.D. monument and a K.D. collection in the local heritage museum.
Edition: Tagebuecher und Briefe, 2 vols., ed. A. Dodel, 1886.
Literature#W. Mueller, K. D., Fackeltraeger in die Freiheit aus Metternichs Zeit, 1944; R. Rauscher, K. D. "Der Bauernphilosoph", 1990; A. Mensdorff-Pouilly, K. D., der "Bauernphilosoph", master´s thesis, Vienna 1996.