Drasche-Wartinberg, Heinrich von#
b. Brno, Czech Republic (then Bruenn) April 19, 1811, d. Inzersdorf, Vienna, July 24, 1880, industrialist; father of Richard von Drasche-Wartinberg. Expanded the brick factory in the south of Vienna, which he inherited from his uncle Alois Miesbach ( Wienerberger Baustoffindustrie AG) and in 1861/1862 commissioned T. Hansen to build the "Heinrichhof" (opposite the Vienna State Opera); the building was destroyed in 1945 (later replaced by the "Opernringhof").
Literature#J. Mentschl and G. Otruba, Oesterreichische Industrielle und Bankiers, 1965.