Heinz Fischer

Austrian politician (SPÖ), 8th president of Austria (born 1938)

Heinz Fischer (born 9 October 1938) is the former president of Austria. His wife is Margit Fischer.

Heinz Fischer
President of Austria
In office
8 July 2004 – 26 January 2017
ChancellorWolfgang Schüssel
Alfred Gusenbauer
Werner Faymann
Preceded byThomas Klestil
Succeeded byAlexander Van der Bellen
Personal details
Born (1938-10-09) 9 October 1938 (age 85)
Graz, Styria, Germany
Political partySPÖ
Spouse(s)Margit Fischer