Gruber, Franz von#
b. Vienna, July 20, 1837, d. Vienna, Nov. 1, 1918, architect and military officer; son of Ignaz G. (1803-1872), the first otologist in Austria, and brother of Max von Gruber. From 1867 teacher at the Genie-Akademie, constructed mainly military buildings. 1893-1895 chairman of the board of the Austrian Association of Engineers and Architects. Played a major role in improving sanitation and hygiene.