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Wittek, Heinrich#

b. Vienna, Jan. 29, 1844, d. Vienna, April 9, 1930, civil servant and Christian socialist politician. Director-General at the Ministry of Commerce from 1886; Minister of Railways from 1897-1905; Prime Minister from Dec. 1899 to Jan. 1900; member of the Reichsrat from 1907-1911; member of its Upper chamber from 1905-1918. Significantly enlarged the Austrian railway network and greatly improved the social standing of railway-workers.

Work: Die mitteleuropaeischen Wirtschaftsfragen, 1917.