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Gräffer, Franz Pseudonyme Böttiger, Contée und andere#

Graeffer, Franz (pseudonyms: Boettiger, Contee and others), b. Vienna, Jan. 6, 1785, d. Vienna, Oct. 8, 1852, author, librarian, publisher. Drew sketches of Vienna, wrote accounts of cultural history. published several pocket books and the newspaper "Conversationsblatt" in 1819-1821. Established the first Austrian encyclopaedia, the "Oesterreichische National-Encyklopaedie", together with J. J. Czikann (6 vols., 1835-1837).

Further works#

Kleine Wiener Memoiren und Wiener Dosenstuecke, 5 vols., 1845/1846 (selection in 2 vols., 1918/1922); Vermischte Wiener Skizzen, 8 vols., 1845-1849; Wienerische Kurzweil, 1846. - Neue Wiener Tabletten, 1848.