Today Austria is only known as the home of the famous Steyr AUG
. Arnold Schwarzenegger
and Adolf Hitler
are considered to be its 'greatest' sons. But in fact is also a wonderful place in the alps where people like Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
, Joseph Haydn, Franz Schubert, Sigmund Freud
, Ferdinand Porsche
, Erwin Schrödinger, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Karl Landsteiner and many other genius persons were born.
Most people - currently living on this planet - haven't even heard from these Austrians and so they don't know that Austria played a leading role in the development of science, culture and philosophy. Austria was also one of the first superpower states but after the First World War it shrunk to a nonsignificant spot on the globe. Because of this embarrassing fact most of the Austrians turned into misanthropic, unfriendly persons who build bombs in their basements (best known Austrian maniac is Franz Fuchs who blasted several bombs during the mid 90s) or who try to obtain world leadership (e.g. Schwarzenegger
). The small but sane rest of the Austrians are hardworking people who achieved that their country developed to one of the richest countries in the world.
Capital city: Vienna
Inhabitants: 8.26 E6