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* 1860 in Atzgersdorf/Vienna
+ 1931 in Mauer/Vienna
Hanns Hörbiger was an Austrian engineer from Vienna with roots in
He took part in the construction of the Budapest subway
and in 1894 invented a new type of valve essential for compressors
still in widespread use today.
Hörbiger is nowadays chiefly remembered for his Welteislehre
("World Ice") theory,
which he first put forward in a 1913 book.
2018 J. Giesen