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Rudolf Eisenmenger

Full name: Rudolf Hermann Eisenmenger
Gender: Male
Born: August 7, 1902 in Simeria, Hunedoara, Romania
Died: November 3, 1994 in Vienna, Wien, Austria
Country: AUT Austria
Sport: Art Competitions

Medals: 1 Silver (1 Total)


Rudolf Eisenmenger came from Transylvania in Romania, but moved with his parents to Vienna in 1921 and studied there. His classic and romantic painting style was also beloved by Nazi officials and he was not suppressed in those times. In 1936 Eisenmenger won a silver medal in the art competitions of the Olympic Games for his work Läufer vor dem Ziel (Runners at the Finishing Line). From 1939-45 he was President of the Vienna Künstlerhaus. In this role, Eisenmenger actively espoused for Jewish artists and the salvation of their works. After World War II he continued to work successfully in Vienna and won, among other awards, the competition for the design of the iron curtain of the Vienna State Opera.


Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1936 Summer 33 Berlin Art Competitions Mixed Painting, Paintings Austria AUT 2 Silver

Mixed Painting, Paintings

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank Title
1936 Summer 33 Berlin Art Competitions Austria Final Standings 2 Läufer vor dem Ziel
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