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Famous people

A large number of famous persons stayed in the Wiener Neustadt Castle or were in a direct connection with the building.

Some of these persons are presented on the following pages.

  • Frederic II - he founded the town (and castle) 
  • Leopold III
  • Leopold V
  • Peter von Pusica - he created the wall with the famous coat of arms
  • Eleonore from Portugal
  • Ferdinand I
  • Maximilian I
  • Matthias Corvinus
  • Maximilian III
  • Franz II Rakóczy
  • Empress Maria Theresia
  • Francisca Scanagatta - the first woman at the military academy