Austrian Top Diplomat Albert Rohan Deceased

PeopleDiplomats ♦ Published: June 5, 2019; 15:51 ♦ (Vindobona)

As one of his first duties the new Foreign Minister Alexander Schallenberg had to inform the public about the death of one of the most distinguished diplomats of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Albert Rohan died shortly after his 83rd birthday. He had played a crucial role in shaping Austrian foreign policy in numerous international functions.

In Albert Rohan Austria loses a great diplomat. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Franz Johann Morgenbesser from Vienna, Austria [CC BY-SA 2.0 (]

The Austrian Foreign Ministry is deeply saddened by the death of Albert Rohan.

"With the death of Albert Rohan, Austria loses one of its most distinguished diplomats. My deepest sympathy goes to his wife Monika and his family. For Austrian diplomacy, for the staff of the Foreign Ministry and also for me personally, his death means the loss of a great role model", said Foreign…