Hauser, Johann Nepomuk

Johann Nepomuk Hauser

b. 24 Mar 1866, Kopfing, Upper Austria [1][5]
d. 8 Feb 1927, Linz [1][5]

Title: Präsident der Provisorischen Nationalversammlung (President of the Provisional National Assembly)
Term: 30 Oct 1918 - 16 Feb 1919
Chronology: 30 Oct 1918, elected president of the Provisional National Assembly, 1st session, Ratssaal des Niederösterreichischen Landhauses, Vienna [6, p. 5]
  30 Oct 1918, become member (ex officio) of the State Council with the duties to preside over it (resolution of the Provisional National Assembly of 30 Oct 1918, § 4)
  12 Nov 1918, State Council collectively assumed the functions of head of state (resolution of the Provisional National Assembly of 12 Nov 1918, § 4)
  16 Feb 1919, terms of members of the Provisional National Assembly expired according to a law of 18 Dec 1918 (State Council continued to function according to a law of 6 Feb 1919)
  4 Mar 1919, Konstituierende Nationalversammlung (National Constituent Assembly) collectively assumed the functions of head of state [3, p. 3]
  7 Mar 1919, last meeting of the State Council [4, p. 1]
Biography:
Christian-Socialist politician, prelate. Studied theology. Member of the Landtag of Upper Austria (1899–1927), Reichsrat (1908), Landeshauptmann of Upper Austria (4 May 1908 - 8 Feb 1927); member (21 Oct 1918 - 16 Feb 1919) and president of the Provisional National Assembly (30 Oct 1918 - 16 Feb 1919); member of the State Council for German Austria (30 Oct 1918 - 7 Mar 1919); member (4 Mar 1919 - 10 Nov 1920) and Second President (5 Mar 1919 - 10 Nov 1920) of the Constituent National Assembly. Member of the Nationalrat (10 Nov 1920 – 8 Feb 1927). [1][5]

[1] Österreich-Lexikon (web site).
[2] Wiener Zeitung, Nr. 244, Dienstag, den 22. Oktober 1918.
[3] Wiener Abendpost, Nr. 52, Dienstag, den 4. März 1919.
[4] Wiener Zeitung, Nr. 56, Samstag, den 8. März 1919.
[5] Parlament Österreich (official web site).
[6] Wiener Zeitung, Nr. 252, Donnerstag, den 31. Oktober 1918.
  Image: contemporary photograph of Johann Nepomuk Hauser © Bildarchiv der Österreichischen Nationalbibliothek, Wien. [1]
Last updated on: 26 Jun 2009 02:53:15