Category:Thomas Klestil

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Deutsch: Thomas Klestil (* 4. November 1932 in Wien; † 6. Juli 2004 in Wien) war ein österreichischer Diplomat und von 1992 bis zu seinem Tod österreichischer Bundespräsident.
English: Thomas Klestil (November 4, 1932 – July 6, 2004) was an Austrian diplomat and politician. He was elected the tenth President of Austria (Bundespräsident) in 1992 and was re-elected to the position in 1998. His second—and final—term of office was due to end on 8 July 2004, but his death two days prior to his retirement from office cut his term short.

Thomas Klestil 
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austrian diplomat and politician
Date of birth 4 November 1932
Date of death 6 July 2004
Manner of death
  • natural causes
Cause of death
Place of burial
Educated at
Member of political party
Position held
  • President of Austria
  • Austrian ambassador to the United States
Award received
  • Grand Order of King Tomislav
  • collar of the Order of Isabella the Catholic‎
  • Grand Gold Decoration of Styria
  • Order of the White Eagle
  • Collar of the Order of the Star of Romania
  • Royal Order of the Seraphim
  • Grand Cross of the Order of the White Double Cross‎
  • Order of Merit of the Principality of Liechtenstein
  • Order of Stara Planina
  • Grand Star of the Decoration for Services to the Republic of Austria
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
  • Knight Grand Cross with Collar of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic
  • Grand Cross of the Legion of Honour
  • Knight Grand Cross in the Order of the Netherlands Lion
  • Order of Prince Yaroslav the Wise, 1st class
  • Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St. Olav‎
  • Grand Collar of the Order of Prince Henry
  • Grand Cross with Chain of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Hungary (civil)
Authority control
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