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2000 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2000 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held on July 16, 2000 at the A1-Ring in Austria. It was the tenth race of the 2000 Formula One season. The race was the 24th Austrian Grand Prix; the 22nd to be held at the A1-Ring and the fourth since a major redevelopment saw the circuit return to Formula One. The race was held over 71 laps of the 4.3-kilometre circuit for a total race distance of 307 kilometres. The race was won by Finnish driver, Mika Häkkinen driving a McLaren MP4/15. The win was Hakkinen's second win of the season and McLaren's fifth....

2001 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2001 Austrian Grand Prix (formally the XXV Großer A1 Preis von Österreich) was a Formula One motor race held at A1-Ring on May 13, 2001. It was the sixth round of the 2001 Formula One season. The race, contested over 71 laps, was won by David Coulthard driving for the McLaren team after starting from a seventh position start. Michael Schumacher driving for Ferrari finished second, with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari. Race summary Launch control was a concern as four cars were left on the grid as they stalled as the race started....

2002 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2002 Austrian Grand Prix was a Formula One race held on May 12, 2002 at the A1-Ring. It was the sixth round of the 2002 Formula One season. This race is known for its infamous "staged finish", where race leader Rubens Barrichello, who was running first, was ordered to allow Ferrari teammate Michael Schumacher to overtake him under "team orders" and win the Grand Prix. Ferrari wanted their number one driver Schumacher to win the race and collect the maximum points for the Drivers' Championship. Barrichello let him pass on the last lap at the finish line which greatly upset the spectators....

2003 Austrian Grand Prix

The 2003 Austrian Grand Prix (formally the XXVII A1 Grand Prix of Austria) was a Formula One race held on 18 May 2003 at the A1-Ring. It was the sixth round of the 2003 Formula One season. The race, contested over 69 laps, was won by Michael Schumacher driving a Ferrari car after starting from pole position. Kimi Raikkonen finished second driving for McLaren with Rubens Barrichello third in the other Ferrari. It was the last Austrian Grand Prix to be held to date....

Austrian National Library

The Austrian National Library (abbreviated "ÖNB" and formerly Hof-Bibliothek) is the largest library in Austria with 7.4 million items in its various collections. The library is located in the Hofburg Palace in Vienna. Since 2005, some of the collections have been relocated within the baroque structure of the Palais Mollard-Clary. Founded by the Habsburgs, the library was originally called the 'Hof-Bibliothek' ("Imperial Library"); the change to the current name occurred in 1920. The library complex includes four museums, as well as multiple special collections and archives....

Austrian Parliament

The Austrian Parliament (Österreichisches Parlament) is the institution vested with the legislative power of the Republic of Austria. It consists of two chambers, the National Council (Nationalrat) and the Federal Council (Bundesrat). The National Council is composed of 183 members elected through proportional representation in a general election. This happens every five years, or earlier if the National Council prematurely moves for its own dissolution....

First Austrian Republic

The First Republic of Austria (German: Republik Österreich) existed between the signing of the Treaty of Saint-Germain-en-Laye of September 1919-the settlement after the end of World War I which ended the Republic of German-Austria-and ended to with the establishment of a the Federal State of Austria based upon a dictatorship of Engelbert Dollfuss and the Fatherland's Front. The period was marked by violent strife between those with left-wing and right-wing views, leading to the July Revolt of 1927 and the Austrian Civil War....

Austrian Parliament Building

The Austrian Parliament Building (formerly the Reichsratsgebäude) in Vienna is where the two houses of the Parliament of Austria conduct their sessions. The building is located on the Ringstraße boulevard in the first district Innere Stadt, near the Hofburg Palace and the Palace of Justice. The foundation stone was laid in 1874; the building was completed in 1883. The architect responsible for its Greek revival style was Theophil Edvard Hansen....

St. George's Austrian High School

St. George's Austrian High School (Turkish: Sankt Georg Avusturya Lisesi, German: Österreichisches Sankt Georgs-Kolleg) is a private Austrian-Turkish high school located in Istanbul, Turkey. It is one of several secondary schools that were founded by European or American missions in Turkey during the 19th century, but were then secularized after the founding of the modern Turkish Republic in 1923....

Austrian Institute of Technology

The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT) is an Austrian application-oriented R&D company, employing more than 850 people in various locations across Austria. Its name was changed from Austrian Research Centers (ARC) to the current name in June 2009. Their website states: "The ARC Group is committed to creative and efficient cooperation of natural, economic and social science experts with the ultimate aim of consolidating and extending Austria’s position as a business locatio the face of international competition....

Austrian Postal Savings Bank: The Austrian Postal Savings Bank building (German language: Österreichische Postsparkasse) is a famous modernist building in Vienna, designed and built by the architect Otto Wagner. The building is ...

Austrian Academy of Sciences: The Austrian Academy of Sciences (in German Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften) is a legal entity under the special protection of the Republic of Austria. According to the statutes of the Ac...

Austrian Archaeological Institute at Athens: The Austrian Archaeological Institute at Athens is one of the 17 foreign archaeological institutes operating in Athens, Greece. It is a branch of the Austrian Archaeological Institute based in Vienna...

Austrian Cultural Forum New York: The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is one of Austria’s two cultural representation offices in the United States (the other is in Washington D.C.). It is part of the worldwide network of Austrian ...

Austrian Mint: The Austrian Mint is located in Vienna and is responsible for minting Austrian coins. Since 1989 it has been a public limited company (Aktiengesellschaft) and a subsidiary of the National Bank of Au...

Austrian Theatre Museum: The Austrian Theatre Museum, or Österreichisches Theatermuseum, is the national museum of theatre history in Austria. It is situated in the Palais Lobkowitz in Vienna. History The museum has its ori...

Austrian Student Aid Foundation: The Austrian Student Aid Foundation (de: Österreichische Studentenförderungsstiftung) is the second largest carrier of student housing (de: Studentenheime (denomination in Austria) respectively Stud...

Austrian Oberliga: The Austrian Oberliga is the third level of ice hockey in Austria. The league lies below the Erste Bank Eishockey Liga, and the Austrian National League. Participating teams...

Austrian Institute of Economic Research: The Austrian Institute of Economic Research is a private non-profit association located in Vienna, Austria. The institute was founded in 1927 by Nobel Memorial Prize winner Friedrich August von Haye...

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Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society: The Austrian Ludwig Wittgenstein Society was first established in 1974 to promote philosophical conferences, workshops, summer schools, and research that are inspired by the work of Ludwig Wittgenstei...

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