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Breitner, Hugo#

b. Vienna, Nov. 9, 1873, d. Clairemont (USA), March 5, 1946, Social-Democratic politician in the field of finance. From 1918 to 1993 member of the Vienna Municipal Council. As municipal councillor for financial affairs (1919-1932) in Vienna introduced a "building tax" in 1923 and laid the foundations of public housing construction. Was arrested during the fights of February 1934, after his release fled to Italy and Paris and from there to the USA.


H. Kaudelka, H. B., in: Wr. Schriften 4, 1956.