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Funck, Alexius#

Funck, Alexius, d. Memmingen (Germany), Dec. 3, 1521, merchant. Around 1497 left Memmingen and settled in Wiener Neustadt, where he founded one of the most important wholesale businesses on Austrian territory and maintained business relations with all neighbouring countries. Three times mayor of Wiener Neustadt. An epitaph in the Cathedral of Wiener Neustadt commemorates his achievements.

Literature#

Unsere Heimat 26, 1955; O. Pickl, Das aelteste Geschaeftsbuch Oe., Forschungen zur geschichtl. Landeskunde, Stmk. 23, 1966.