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Friesinger, Herwig#

Friesinger, Herwig, b. Klosterneuburg (Lower Austria), March 5, 1942, archaeologist. Since 1978 professor at the Department of Prehistory and Early History of the University of Vienna, 1978-1992 Chairman of the Department, since 1995 secretary of the philosophy/history section of the Austrian Academy of Sciences. Numerous research expeditions in Austria and abroad, including archaeological investigations of a fortified settlement site in the Weinviertel region and of settlements dating from the Stone Age on the Caribbean islands. Played a major role in establishing a systematic archaeological survey of Austria using aerial photography; since 1979 editor of the archaeological journal "Archaeologica Austriaca".